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Chinese Hotel Notices Set High Standards

TweetFew things are as straightforwardly elegant as Chinese hotel notices, I say. This paper was left for an American guest [...]

Few things are as straightforwardly elegant as Chinese hotel notices, I say. This paper was left for an American guest at the Star Hotel somewhere in the depths of China. From the verbiage of this leaflet I suspect the hotel manager is assuming all Americans are Paris Hilton. I think I’d travel east again just for the Chinese hotel notices, now that I know how great they can be. [ via ] Re... More...


By • Oct 31st, 2014 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


Man Takes 26-Year Road Trip in One Car

TweetOne man took a 550,000-mile road trip that spanned three decades with only one car. I love a good road [...]

One man took a 550,000-mile road trip that spanned three decades with only one car. I love a good road trip as much as the next gay guy, but spending 26 years in a car is pretty ridiculous. Gunther Holtorf began his trip in 1988 in Africa, and spent the next 556,000 miles visiting 215 countries using only one car, his Mercedes Benz G Wagon named ‘Otto’. If that isn’t loyalty, I don’t know... More...


By • Oct 31st, 2014 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations



A London-Weekend Bucket List

Tweet  If you’re visiting London for just a limited amount of time, you’ve come to the right place. London, like [...]

  If you’re visiting London for just a limited amount of time, you’ve come to the right place. London, like New York, is an incredibly exciting city. It’s also really overwhelming. What should you see? What should you do? After visiting London for the first time over the weekend, I felt inspired to answer these questions for those planning their next trip to London, even if o... More...


By • Oct 29th, 2014 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


Famous Shopping Streets Around the World

TweetThese ten over-the-top famous shopping streets around the world will take your next shopping experience to a whole new level. [...]

These ten over-the-top famous shopping streets around the world will take your next shopping experience to a whole new level. If you’re looking to do some serious shopping, here’s where you need to go: 1. Kohlmarkt, Vienna, Austria Kohlmarkt appears to be one of the most breathtaking places, ever — and the fact that you can shop ’til you drop makes it all the better. [via] Related Post... More...


By • Oct 22nd, 2014 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


Bluetooth Luggage is the Most Genius Thing Ever

TweetBluetooth luggage connectivity helps you track your luggage so it’ll never get stolen or “lost.” Bluesmart is a new bluetooth [...]

Bluetooth luggage connectivity helps you track your luggage so it’ll never get stolen or “lost.” Bluesmart is a new bluetooth luggage system that harnesses technology for all the right things, helping you get to your hotel faster (and with all your underpants). The bag has a built in scale so you’ll never wonder “will this cost me extra?” as well as a TSA-approved mast... More...


By • Oct 22nd, 2014 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


Paris Best: Ethnic Food

TweetIf you want to take a break from all the steak frites and duck confits you’ve been downing in Paris, [...]

If you want to take a break from all the steak frites and duck confits you’ve been downing in Paris, then consider trying these five ethnic restaurants around the city. From Middle-Eastern street food to Korean barbecue lunches, these five dining experiences will spice up your trip — and satisfy your palate: L’As du Fallafel L’As du Fallafel is an experience in which you ... More...


By • Oct 20th, 2014 • Category: Cities, Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


3 Must-See Bookstores in Paris

TweetIf you want to make the most out of your stay in Paris, you have to check out these bookstores. [...]

If you want to make the most out of your stay in Paris, you have to check out these bookstores. These three librairies in Paris are full of character and charm, and will leave you feeling even more enchanted by the City of Light: Shakespeare and Company Shakespeare and Company is an absolute must for any book lover who finds themselves in Paris. The English-literature bookstore, founded by an A... More...


By • Oct 13th, 2014 • Category: Books, Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


Five Weird Islands

TweetFive weird islands so wild, you’ll plan a visit.   I have always been kind of fascinated with weird islands, [...]

Five weird islands so wild, you’ll plan a visit.   I have always been kind of fascinated with weird islands, ever since I was a little gay boy that just wanted to run away and start my own civilization with nothing but naked men and the hut from ‘The Blue Lagoon’. P.S. Brook Shields was not invited. Since I have always enjoyed them, I thought it might be nice to research some weird isla... More...


By • Oct 10th, 2014 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


5 US Airports Begin Screening for Ebola

TweetTraveling through one of these US airports? There’s a chance you’ll be screened for Ebola. According to federal officials, passengers [...]

Traveling through one of these US airports? There’s a chance you’ll be screened for Ebola. According to federal officials, passengers arriving from West Africa will automatically be screened for body temperature at 5 American airports starting this weekend. Starting next week, travelers landing in the US from all affected African nations will be screened as well. Screenings will take plac... More...


By • Oct 9th, 2014 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


These 4 Travel Websites Offer Luxury for Less

TweetIf you want to stay in the nicest hotels around the world without breaking the bank, then you have to [...]

If you want to stay in the nicest hotels around the world without breaking the bank, then you have to check out these four websites. The travel sites below offer luxury accommodation packages in some of the most exotic places around the world — for much, much less. You’re welcome. 1. Luxury Link Luxury Link is one of the greatest websites on which you can book discounted luxury travel, beca... More...


By • Oct 1st, 2014 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Hotels, Vacations