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My Experience At The Tiger Temple Sanctuary In Thailand

Preethi Chandrasekhar | Posted 07.22.2016 | Travel
Preethi Chandrasekhar

I stood in line, restlessly shifting from left foot to right as little rivulets of sweat ran down the nape of my neck. The Bangkok heat was not meant for standing. Outdoors. To take a selfie with a tiger.

My Life Is a Mess (A Millennials Tale)

David Anthony | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

Contrary to the title of this blog post, it's not the type of mess that one would perceive it to be. For the most part, it's actually pretty consistent in the fact that it is constantly inconsistent, it is organized in the way your utility drawer at home probably is.

36 Hours in Edinburgh Scotland

David Anthony | Posted 05.24.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

Planning to travel around or backpack throughout Europe? Edinburgh, Scotland should definitely be a stop along your route, and here is what you can ex...

12 Summer Travel Tips, According To A Flight Attendant

David Anthony | Posted 05.13.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

Here are twelve easy tips for making your journey more smooth and memorable, saving you some precious holiday time that you can use on your travels!

The Real Reason I Travel Alone

David Anthony | Posted 05.02.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

Often times, I tell my friends and family back at home that I am venturing off to Vietnam & Cambodia for a few days, or I am going to try backpacking ...

How to Spend a Weekend in Chiang Rai

Courtney Lambert | Posted 04.28.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

Chiang Rai is often compared to what Chiang Mai was like years ago before tourism boomed and saturated the local community.

16 Questions To Stop Asking Flight Attendants

David Anthony | Posted 04.07.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

If you want to avoid eye rolls and sassiness, avoid asking these bothersome 16 questions to ensure a pleasant flight.

8 Ways to Backpack Chiang Mai (on a Budget)

David Anthony | Posted 04.06.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

A few helpful tips to make your backpacking experience through Chiang Mai, Thailand stress-free.

12 Things You Need To Know Before Traveling To South East Asia

David Anthony | Posted 04.04.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

A few simple tips to help make your backpacking travels through South East Asia much more enjoyable.

32 Everyday Things That Become Luxuries When Backpacking

Kimberly Conner | Posted 03.23.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Conner

We're backpackers. We're trying to see the world on a budget, and more often than not it means that we must sacrifice some things that were used to at...

5 Reasons Why The Unlucky Ones Travel

Melissa Giroux | Posted 10.05.2015 | Travel
Melissa Giroux

For a long time, I have made my decisions based on my fears. Change is scary, but also refreshing. Since that day, I try the best that I can to make my decisions based on what makes me vibrate. They tell me I'm lucky. I'm telling you that I challenge and defeat my fears.

OTP's Guide to Partying Your Ass Off in Madeira

Off Track Planet | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

A Portuguese island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, Madeira adds flavor to its Mediterranean seasonings by smothering itself in booze, soaking in year-round warm weather and setting it all ablaze with the world's greatest fireworks show.

How To Get On Italy's Sh*t List

Off Track Planet | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

The proud people of the Boot are passionate about life, and can get passionately pissed off if you break any of the unwritten rules that define their world-celebrated, and oft-imitated, culture.

Why the F*ck Aren't You in Bratislava?

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Slovakia is the country that used to be married to the Czech Republic before the end of the Cold War and is like the Kansas of Europe. Bratislava is situated on the far western end along the Danube river.

CW Has Exciting New Series In The Works

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 04.08.2014 | TV

The CW’s seed has grown a full-blown television series. "Backpackers," an online series from the network’s digital studio CW Seed, has been ordere...

Who Ruins the World? Travelers? A Chat With Gringo Trails Director Pegi Vail (Part 2 of 2)

Adedana Ashebir | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
Adedana Ashebir

I think traveling is among the best ways we can all get to know one another around the world and be more aware of, respect, and enjoy both our similarities and differences.

How to Survive That Massive Overnight Layover

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

How can someone possibly kill eight... ten... twelve hours without succumbing to the physical and emotional pain involved in such an ordeal? The answer is preparation.

9 Places You Must Have Sex Around the World in 2014

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Now that Obamacare is keeping an eye on your pulse, you're free to spike your heartbeat by any means you please. Start breathing hard; we've pinned down nine new places for you to plant your pervy seed in 2014.

Hey Man, Why Are You Surfing on a River?

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.13.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

When land's got you locked and your surfboard is ready to go, there's no need to get your shorts in a knot because inner city rivers are the new waves...

OTP's 9 Favorite Travel Bloggers of 2013

Off Track Planet | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

This year, we turned away from analyzing website traffic and rank-o-meters, choosing our travel bloggers on merit alone.

Laura Prudom

'Nikita' Star Talks New 'Euro Trip'-Style Webseries

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 08.23.2013 | TV

On August 15, The CW launched CW Seed, a digital studio focused on developing original series on the Web, with the goal of establishing projects that ...

PHOTOS: Back In Time In Misunderstood Myanmar

Robert Schrader | Posted 06.26.2012 | Travel
Robert Schrader

From the moment I stepped off the plane, I was indeed taken aback, but not by any seeming threats to my safety or personal freedom. Rather, it felt like I had traveled back in time at least half a century.

What Third World Travel Has Taught Me

Robert Schrader | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
Robert Schrader

My extensive travel in the developing world has highlighted to me how incredibly easy our developed world lives are.

Kolkata: Summertime on Sudder St.

Zachary Stockill | Posted 07.16.2011 | Travel
Zachary Stockill

India's poverty is no more visible in Kolkata than any other major city, though still it maintains this damning reputation in certain quarters through media, myth, and rumor.