Articles Tagged ‘Offbeat’

Plankin’ in the USA

Plankin’ in the USA July 22, 2011 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
The world-wide craze that is “planking” doesn’t make much sense, but it’s still pretty hilarious. According to Urban Dictionary, planking is: To lay horizontally across any object or the ground with their arms by their sides, aiming to occur in daring situations or a brotherly...

Man’s Lost Luggage is Only Part of the Problem

Man’s Lost Luggage is Only Part of the Problem July 6, 2011 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
If you’ve ever had your luggage lost by an airline, you know that it’s almost always an unpleasant experience. But in the end, after the hassle and stress of waiting around for your luggage to be found and delivered to you, things usually turn out okay. A minor inconvenience is usually what...

Sheep is Our Copilot

Sheep is Our Copilot May 24, 2011 | Kid-Friendly, Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Driving the equivalent of Tijuana to Seattle is a daunting task. But doing that trip with a sheep baaaaing and chewing on some hay in the back of your mid ’90s station wagon? Well that’s just a little crazy. But according to The DailyMail, A British man is driving 1,250 miles to Slovenia...

Beyond the Eiffel Tower: Paris off the Beaten Path

Beyond the Eiffel Tower: Paris off the Beaten Path January 7, 2010 | Offbeat, Paris | Read More
Editor’s Note: We’re excited to share a guest post from travel writer Julie Blakley. Julie writes the France Travel Guide for the BootsnAll Travel Network. Growing up with a Parisian grandmother and a few stints living in Paris affirmed Julie’s love for everything francais (though mostly...