Home to a back-breaking sulfur mining operation, the active Kawah Ijen Volcano in East Java was one of the highlights of our trip to Indonesia.
This abandoned railroad bridge spanning the Hudson River is an engineering marvel on the scale of the Eiffel Tower and Golden Gate Bridge. After years of disuse, it was recently opened as a pedestrian bridge connecting rail trail networks on both sides.
Once an essential part of the backpacker gringo trail around South America, the notorious San Pedro Prison in La Paz, Bolivia is finally closing for good and no more tours will be offered.
While we weren’t too impressed by tiny Gili Trawangan, we loved watching the gorgeous sunsets here every evening.
The carnival rides, freakshows, and sideshows may be (mostly) gone from the Coney Island Boardwalk, but there is still one event each year that brings out Coney Island’s freaky side – The Mermaid Parade.
Head across the Hudson to Weehawken, New Jersey for the best place to watch Macy’s New York City Fourth of July Spectacular. We head over at the last minute and secure a spot quickly and easily.
The new bicycle sharing program has popped up in Manhattan and Brooklyn, but is it worth it for visitors? We take a spin on one of these bright blue bikes in the West Village and share our thoughts.
Campeche is a quiet old walled colonial city on the Yucatan peninsula, famous for its Spanish forts and churches. It’s not as popular as destination elsewhere in the Yucatan, but well worth a visit.
After three years travelling around the world we’ve gone through a number of different cameras. The Sony RX100 blows them all away. Read more about why it’s the ultimate camera for the round-the-world traveler.
It’s no secret that the “good old days” of airline travel are long gone. Luckily, there are still some carriers doing it right. We lay out some of the reasons Asiana Airlines rocks!