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Are You a Competitive Traveler?

William D. Chalmers | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Every traveler I know, be they armchair wannabes, neophytes, blog writers, media personalities or travel industry professionals, all believe that they have it wired and know the best way to travel. So, it got me to thinking: What is the best way to challenge, judge, reward and acknowledge great travelers?

Was Christopher Columbus Alone in Thinking That the World Was Spherical?

Quora | Posted 12.13.2013 | Science
Quora

No, he wasn't. In fact, the idea that anyone in his time believed the earth was flat is a complete fiction, invented in 1828.

PHOTOS: Cyclist Chronicles Journey Via Instagram

Posted 03.07.2013 | Travel

Rob Lutter set off from London on an around-the-world journey in 2011, bringing with him only a tent, bike, SLR camera and iPhone. Four months into...

The Man Who Drove Around The World

James Nestor | Posted 05.05.2013 | Travel
James Nestor

It was 1956 and, accompanied by his wife Elinor, Ben Carlin had travelled 9,000 miles from England to Calcutta by land and sea aboard an amphibious Army jeep. The trip had been hell.