Well, well, well… what have we here? The abandoned Hotel Monte Palace in São Miguel, Azores. This hotel there would be the perfect place to stay, but for the fact it’s completely falling apart. It’s actually perched on a mountaintop overlooking the super picturesque Sete Cidades lagoon and offers some of the best views
If you’ve visited a thousand and one castles and cathedrals like the #AdventurePartnerForLife and me, you might be thinking that this is just. another. castle. I have a secret for you, though—it’s not. Welcome to Bran Castle, better known to the world as Dracula’s Castle, and one-time home
Welcome to the “tiny bar district” in Tokyo! Golden Gai, or “Golden District,” is a six-alley network of some 200 bars in the Shinjuku neighborhood. Each shanty establishment seats anywhere from five to thirty people, and they all come with their very own personalized theme—death metal, karaoke, and the like. (Who doesn’t love a kitschy […]
At 282 feet below sea level, Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park is the lowest point in the United States. Oddly enough, the highest point in the continental United States, Mount Whitney, is only 85 miles north. The basin’s salt flats cover almost 200 square miles. And make up some of the largest
If you ever have the pleasure of traveling through Southeast Europe, you’re sure to visit walled city after walled city. And they’re all amazing, of course. One of the most popular these days is none other than the Old City of Dubrovnik, Croatia. And Cafe Buza is a must-stop bar there. Finding Café Buža Now, […]
Welcome to the largest volcanic desert in the world, Skeiðarársandur in southeast Iceland. This vast wasteland was created by a combination of geothermal and glacial activity and covers some 500 square miles. Criss-crossed by drainage channels, the area’s most recent volcanic eruption was in 1996.
If you’re at all a fan of Irish pubs, maybe you’ve encountered one named “Finn McCool’s” at some point in time. They’re everywhere—from New Orleans to Chicago to Philadelphia. But why is this name so popular? And who is Finn McCool, anyway? Let me introduce you to the Giant’s Causeway