Some folks like to spend their time wandering around museums, strolling in pleasant little gardens, or perhaps investigating the cultural streets of foreign countries. You say nuts to all that soul-soothing, mind enriching nonsense, strap on your gas mask, and head to the crater left by an enormous nuclear bomb blast. Is there serious risk of inhaling irradiated dust, and getting cancer in your lungs? Yes, there seriously is. But what would dark tourism be without a bit of risk? [Read more…]
Modern-day challenges call for modern-day solutions. And that’s exactly what Airbnb founders Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia did when they fell on hard times, struggling to pay the rent after having recently moved from New York to San Francisco and being, at the time, very much unemployed. They soon noticed that every conceivable place to stay was fully booked due to the popularity of the San Francisco Industrial Design Conference, and came up with a plan. They purchased a number of air-beds, put up a site called, “Air Bed and Breakfast” and soon played hosts to the first three Airbnb guests sleeping on inflatable mattresses on their floor. [Read more…]
Unless you do it yourself, a low-cost vacation can easily turn sour very quickly. Who has not eaten the bland food, slept in the uncomfortable beds, and used the grotty shower of a budget hotel or resort? Sometimes self-catering accommodation really is the way to go. At the very least, you will probably enjoy better meals, even if you do have to cook them yourself in a manky chalet. [Read more…]
Let’s be honest, Atlantic City isn’t known for much more than being a gambling and casino hotspot. Much like Las Vegas, the area really draws most of its tourists with promises of slot games, table games, and plenty of cash changing hands. [Read more…]
With summer in full swing, many are looking forward taking vacation time to refresh and relax. Canada is full of interesting, exciting and enriching experiences for individuals and families alike. Our list of the 5 best ways to spend your summer holidays in Canada offers some of out favourite options.
The beautiful town of Dubrovnik was the main fictional city in Croatia for King’s landing in Game of Thrones. For those who are passionate about the popular series, a visit to Dubrovnik will become a beautiful déjà vu because of the way in which it was so well integrated into the setting of the series.