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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

Why You Must Visit Jamaica

Aerial view of Ocho Rios beach, Jamaica

Jamaica is an island country in the Caribbean Sea that boasts a treasure trove of breathtaking, natural and man-made landmarks, unique artwork, amazing music, and memorable experiences. It is one of the most attractive places in the world, and one destination that rarely disappoints guests. Here is a list of some of the most iconic … Read More

Gamcheon Culture Village: From Shanty Town to Tourist Attraction

Panorama of Gamcheon Culture Village in Busan, South Korea

Perched on a hillside in Busan, South Korea, this once colorless neighborhood is now a colorful tourist attraction known as Gamcheon Culture Village (부산 감천문화마을). Although it resembles the colorful favelas of Rio de Janeiro upon first glance, explore within and you quickly realize that color is the only thing the two have in common. … Read More

Inside Changdong Art Village in Masan, Korea (창동예술촌)

Welcome to Changdong Art Village in Masan, Korea

Artists are interesting folks and anytime a bunch of them gather in one neighborhood it becomes an interesting neighborhood. A perfect example is Changdong Art Village, full of narrow alleys overflowing with street art, boutique art shops, studios, cafes, coffee shops and even an arcade. Scattered throughout the neighborhood are murals and tributes to some … 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, tourist-friendly city. Such a shame so many visitors overlook the odd attractions and offbeat Arlington … Read More

Offbeat Nashville: Quirky Sights, Activities & Things To Do

Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville is known as Music City and the city definitely lives up to its reputation. However, there is much more to the city besides just country music. From street art to history to haunted locations, this is one city that will keep you on your toes – if you know where to look and what … Read More

Offbeat London Sights & Activities

Shoreditch Street Art, London

People all over the world know two things that London has in abundance: amazing street art and crappy weather. While I cannot help you with the latter, I can show you where to find some magnificent street art — as well as a few other offbeat London sights and activities that should not be missed. … Read More

Unique, Offbeat Seattle Sights & Activities

Offbeat Seattle Sights & Activities

Good coffee. Stylish street art. Grunge music. The Space Needle. Offbeat Seattle street-fashion. These are all things you find in Seattle that might not surprise you. But the city is also friendly, eclectic, and sometimes even a bit eccentric — which means that it is a veritable hotbed of strange sights and activities. The next … Read More

Offbeat Oslo, Norway: A Quirky Travel Guide

Offbeat Oslo, Norway

Exploring the fjords and glaciers. Embracing the midnight sun. Breathtaking scenery and one of the homes of the Northern Lights. A vibrant sauna culture. Yes, Norway is known for a lot of things. However the country is not known for its one-of-a-kind museums, eccentric artists and lust for liquor….but maybe it should be 😉 The … Read More