Chicago’s Own Broadway – Upcoming Shows in the Windy City

    When thinking of theater in the United States, Broadway in New York City often comes to mind as being the absolute best. While having the largest collection of shows at any given time, New York does reign supreme. However, many other cities throughout the country have an equally impressive catalog of shows, both touring and […]

    Langkawi Cultural Events

    The archipelago of Langkawi is located off the Northwestern coast of Malaysia in the Andaman Sea.  The 97 uninhabited and 2 inhabited islands that comprise the archipelago were designated a Geopark by UNESCO in 2007.  Unlike neighboring Penang, Langkawi has enjoyed a relatively off-the-beaten track status for many years and boasts serene nature, idyllic beaches, […]

    Eco Friendly Travel IS Possible

    As the movement towards going green increases and there is more talk of things like carbon footprints, some people are starting to think that maybe we’re going to have to choose between loving to travel or loving the earth. But maybe that doesn’t have to be true. As with anything else in life, balance, mindfulness […]

    Buddhas of Bamyan, Afghanistan

    As an addendum to our footage of the new Christ the King monument in Swiebodzin, Poland and discussion of some of the most immense sculpture monuments on the planet, we present a remarkable video of the Buddhas of Bamyan. The remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Bamyan valley of Hazarajat, central Afghanistan, is incomparable and […]

    Off-Beat Washington DC: Oddities of the Smithsonian

    Museum of Natural History by michpowell The history of the Smithsonian Institute itself is unusual: as the institute’s namesake, James Smithson, did not even visit the United States during the course of his lifetime! Smithson’s entire fortune of nearly 10 million US dollars when adjusted for inflation was willed to the United States shortly after […]

    Kununurra: Australia’s Unspoiled Haven

    Set in Western Australia, on the eastern edge of the Kimberley Region, Kununurra is a lively town that still retains its laid-back feeling from back when it was a small settlement. If you are looking to experience Australia’s rugged countryside, then follow this guide for a rewarding visit to pastoral Kununurra.

    The Uniqueness of Japanese Advertising

    There are many certainties that travelers come across while abroad. Most of these, like dealing with vendors and navigating a foreign land, cannot be ignored. Advertising is one of these certainties that can easily blend into the background and be ignored by most travelers. However while in Japan, advertisements should be given a second glance. […]