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El Salvador Street Art: Murals, Murals, Everywhere

In El Salvador street art is always colorful. Found this wall in Santa Tecla.

El Salvador. Despite being just a hop, skip and a jump from Honduras, the differences immediately bombards you once crossing the imaginary line which divides the two Latin American countries. Although in the same blood line, I guess you could say El Salvador is the better looking sister. But don’t get your feelings hurt Honduras, … 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

8 Reasons Northern Vietnam Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

Thien Hau Temple in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Raging motorbikes, breathtaking natural wonders, a thriving art and culture community, the northern region of Vietnam is truly as stunning as it sounds. Covering the larger area of land and has all the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, northern Vietnam is something not to be missed in your lifetime. Below are the top 8 reasons why … Read More

Perla del Pacifico: Mansion Turned Pirate Hostel + Private Art Collection in Costa Rica

Perla del Pacifico, Costa Rica

Located on a four-mile long sand peninsula, Puntarenas is a relatively small coastal fishing town that also supports a lot of tourism. While there we happened to stumble upon this magnificent mansion turned hostel on the northern shore, the Perla del Pacifico (which as you may have guessed translates as “Pearl of the Pacific”), the … Read More