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Off The Beaten Path in The Bahamas

Sunset in the Bahamas

Just because this archipelago is a hugely popular destination for cruise ships and romantic getaways, don’t be fooled into believing that there is no stone left unturned in the Bahamas. These tropical islands still have several hidden gems that help make them even more of a must for anyone’s traveling bucket list 😉 Underwater Plane … 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

Offbeat Orlando, Florida: Unique Sights and Activities

Relaxing lakeside in Orlando, Florida

Orlando is the Theme Park Capital Of The World, however there is much more to do in the heart of Florida than merely wandering around a sprawling, crowded amusement park on a hot day. There is art, food, nightlife, culture and everything else that comes with the modern metropolis. And then there are all those … Read More

Unique & Offbeat Colorado Springs Activities

Learning how to operate standing kayaks in Colorado

Colorado Springs is famous for its breathtaking natural beauty, stunning scenery and the countless outdoor activities and adventures that await. Every visitor already knows about Pike’s Peak and the Garden of the Gods, and they already have them on their to-do list. Unfortunately when one destination becomes so well-known for just a couple of its … Read More

Going Off The Beaten Path in Jackson, Wyoming

Breathtaking view of Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Jackson is a unique and famous city. The area, collectively referred to as Jackson Hole, is like a bubble of flat land surrounded 360° by forests, mountains and national parks. The high elevation keeps the entire region cold at night year round and thanks to the rugged yet scenic terrain, the area is also famous … Read More

Unique & Offbeat Kolkata Activities

Kolkata, India

Kolkata is a colorful mega-city rich in culture, architecture and of course food, but the best part of traveling the “City of Joy” is the sheer unpredictability! You never know what you’ll stumble upon around on the next street corner of what used to be India’s capital. Although this variety keeps locals and expats entertained, … Read More

Going Down: Top Caves, Mines & Underground Destinations in Europe

Ben Cruachan, also known as The Hollow Mountain, in Scotland

I don’t know if it is due to my mother coming from a mining area, visiting underground mines or caves at a young age, or my own technical work experience gained at mines in Germany and Mongolia, but I like going underground. Caverns, mines, tunnels…you name it! Some of these trips have been pretty spectacular … Read More

Experiencing The Best Offbeat Amsterdam Activities

Colorful buildings in a frozen white Amsterdam winter -- welcome to the Netherlands

Few cities are as quirky and universally known as Amsterdam. It is a wildly popular tourist destination, and for good reason. The general vibe in Amsterdam and the feeling you get walking the streets is distinctly unique and impossible to ignore. The next time you find yourself in Amsterdam and need something new to do, … Read More

Monster Pizza Challenge in Las Vegas!

The Sofia pizza from Pizzeria Sofia in Rayong, Thailand

In the grand pantheon of arousing audio/visual entertainment, food-based television ranks second only to hardcore porn. They are very similar if you really stop to think about it. Both give us a graphic, up close and personal look at the satiation of very deep, primal biological urges. That is why food television is more popular … Read More