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Exploring Toronto’s Graffiti Alley in 100 Photos

Rainbow sunglasses street art at Graffiti Alley, Toronto, Canada

Toronto, like most modern major metropolises, is home to its own unique collection of street art. The heart of all this urban art is one long stretch of street aptly nicknamed Graffiti Alley. And although I already hate myself for saying typing this, Graffiti Alley is one of those perfect “Instagram-worthy” destinations. Definitely one of … Read More

Shah Alam Street Art @ Laman Seni 7

Laman Seni 7 street art scene in Shah Alam, Malaysia

There is good, and then there is great. That is the difference between Penang and Shah Alam street art. Everyone who has ever visited Malaysia knows about the impressive street art of Penang. Sure, it is cool and unique. And it can be fun hunting around to try and find them all. Don’t get me … Read More

Weird, Wacky, and Wunderbar – A Stroll Through Berlin, Germany

Everyone needs to get away, sometimes. Whether it’s from the place you grew up in, or a city with too many stories, or just somewhere you’ve become too familiar with, the world is full of new exciting places to explore and call home. Growing up in the rural US state of New Mexico, I never … Read More

How To Market Art To Millenials

Millennials, people born in the 80s and 90s, seem to be most hated generation. They live off of their parents’ fortunes, they’re always on their cell phones, and they can’t keep a job longer than a week. If millennials are as entitled and irresponsible as the media seems to believe they are, then what will … Read More

The Amazing Batik Art Of Indonesia (And How It’s Made!)

Beautiful batik art in Indonesia

Colorful patterns. Intricate designs. Vivid landscapes. One of the most iconic things about Indonesian culture is the batik art and batik clothing. It is also an important part of the country’s history. So of course while I was exploring Indonesia on motorcycle of course I had to pause in Yogyakarta briefly to attend a week … Read More

The Best New Travel Blogs Of June 2014

Odd Years Travel

Ever thought about white-water rafting the Nile, feeding wild hyenas or living with local tribes in the middle of nowhere? Maybe you’ve wondered what the toilets are like in Tajikistan or which cruel African dictator has the most social media followers? Well then these new travel blogs will be perfect for you…enjoy! Just be sure … Read More

FriFotos: Impressive Flames And Unparalleled Fun At Burning Flipside

Burning Flipside Effigy Burn

“What is Burning Flipside?” you ask. Well, it’s the younger sister of Burning Man, the infamous week-long festival celebrating radical self-expression, love, art, and yes, other less than admirable qualities including — but not limited to — excessive drug and alcohol use, nudity, and sex. However if any of my burner (the term for regular … Read More