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Strange, Unique & Quirky Museums in Central Europe

Classic Remise Düsseldorf is a must visit while in Germany

There is nothing like a few good strange, offbeat and quirky museums to add a unique, memorable twist to your travels. For the last decade I’ve been crisscrossing the globe and visiting every weird museum I stumble across with a simple motto: the stranger, the better! Turns out that Central Europe is home to a … Read More

The World’s Shortest Commercial Flight (47 Seconds) In Photos

Flying high over the Orkney Islands in Scotland

Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, a tale of a quick plane trip. It started on a Scottish island….and ended less than a minute later on a different island. This my friends is the twice-daily flight from Westray to Papa Westray, the world’s shortest flight. This 1.7-mile (2.7km) flight in Scotland’s Orkney … Read More

10 Offbeat Madrid Activities For Alternative Travelers

Rooftops of Madrid, Spain

Offbeat activities, alternative museums, cultural centers, nightlife, street art, plus local tips on the best viewpoints for stunning photos and most delicious food. Madrid has it all. The tricky part is knowing where in this sprawling city to look, especially if you have limited time. The best way to discover the top offbeat Madrid activities … Read More

Unique Meteorological Phenomenon Worth Traveling To See

Unique meteorological phenomena like a purple lightning storm

We all know Mother Nature can be unpredictable, however sometimes she can also be strangely predictable. Or just plain strange. Or remain unexplained despite the best efforts of modern technology. Whichever it may be, the following unique meteorological phenomenon are all worth traveling for. Some of these events occur daily, like the massive thunderstorm over … Read More

First Impressions of Georgia: Free Wine & Friendly People

Tbilisi skyline as seen while descending from the mountain

“First time in Georgia?” asked the immigration official after he finished flipping through my passport. “Yes sir, looking forward to it,” I replied. He stamped my passport then handed it back along with a free bottle of wine and a cheery “Welcome to Georgia, enjoy your stay” that was way too energetic for 4am. Now … Read More

Armenia’s Little Secret: Ter-Ghazaryans’ Micro Art Museum

Ter-Ghazaryans' Micro Art Museum

Tucked away in the basement of an inconspicuous book store in Yerevan is Armenia’s coolest little secret and one of its biggest claims to fame — second only to becoming the first Christian country in the world back in 301 AD. They do like to bring that one up. Not much has happened here in … Read More