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Why Morocco Should Be Your Next Vacation Destination

Morocco desert at dawn

Morocco is listed prominently on many people’s bucket lists – and for good reason. From the thick forests and picturesque peaks of the Atlas Mountains down through the country’s culture-rich coastal cities and on towards the sandy desert dunes of the southeast, Morocco has something for every type of traveler. The extensive history of the … Read More

Offbeat Reno Activities: The Biggest Little Quirky City in the World

Off-Roading near Reno, Nevada

Reno’s big sister Las Vegas may get all the attention, however that doesn’t mean visitors to Nevada should skip Reno. The city and surrounding area has plenty to offer — besides just gambling — without the overwhelming crowds of Vegas. Plus for being a “little city” it certainly has a quirky side that is anything … Read More

Unique & Offbeat Arlington, Texas Activities

Offbeat Arlington street art -- because everything is bigger in Texas

Situated in between Fort Worth and Dallas is, Arlington, home to plenty of sights and things to do. Best known as the home of the Dallas Cowboys football team and a couple of major amusement parks, Arlington is a fun, touristy city. Unfortunately, many visitors overlook the odd attractions and offbeat Arlington activities. The next … Read More

Naadam Festival – A Celebration of Manliness & Sports in Mongolia

Eagle trained to hunt in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

I flew halfway around the world and was greeted by this… Right now the 3-day celebration that is the pinnacle of the Mongolian tourist season is in full swing. Naadam is a festival of merriment and machismo. A celebration of what it means to be a man. Athleticism and physical prowess is revered. And men … Read More

India Unexplored: 24 Incredible Offbeat Destinations

India off the beaten path

Ever thought of traveling off the beaten path and glimpsing a side of India that few tourists see? From pristine beaches to quirky villages, hidden architectural marvels and more, there is no shortage of such unseen places in India. These pristine surroundings are waiting to be discovered. Check out these 24 offbeat India destinations that … Read More

The Ultimate Unique & Offbeat Indonesia Travel Guide

Nusa Penida island

Multi-colored volcanic lakes. Haunted resorts. The world’s largest mud volcano. The world’s most elaborate funerals. An abandoned chicken church and other abandoned structures. Welcome to the quirky and offbeat Indonesia few people discover. And the best part? Most of these places are near popular tourist destinations, meaning that you don’t need to go far to … Read More

Christmas in Colombia: The Colors Of El Alumbrado in Medellin

El Alumbrado in Medellin, Colombia

Ever spent Christmas in Colombia? Specifically Medellin, the City of Eternal Spring. This business city turned tourist hub may never be able to shake away the memories of Pablo Escobar and the Medellin cartel, but that’s okay. History builds character and the modern Medellin has become one of the safest (and most fun) cities in … Read More