Posts tagged travel

These 10 meaningful trips just might allow you to see the world in a completely different way. 

Top: While it’s a familiar image around the globe, there’s no matching the experience of actually stepping on the Great Wall of China, an ancient 4,000-mile barrier. (Photo: Wendy Wu Tours)

Middle: Polar bear viewing in Churchill, Canada, offers a cultural immersion into an Arctic way of life, with a chance to view bears as they migrate from summer to winter hunting grounds in Manitoba. (Photo: Tauck.com)

Bottom: Jerusalem’s Western Wall, the tangible link to the ancient Jewish Temple, is an unforgettable site of prayer and ceremony. (Photo: IsramWorld/Shutterstock)

A woman covered her face with colorful powder during the Holi Festival of Colors in Lisbon, Portugal. 

More images from the week in pictures: http://usat.ly/1bwqXD7

(Photo by Francisco Seco, AP)

A woman covered her face with colorful powder during the Holi Festival of Colors in Lisbon, Portugal.

More images from the week in pictures: http://usat.ly/1bwqXD7

(Photo by Francisco Seco, AP)

25 foods worth traveling for, including glorious Quebec poutine: http://usat.ly/1cm1iwZ(Photo by taylor dahlin, Flickr)

25 foods worth traveling for, including glorious Quebec poutine: http://usat.ly/1cm1iwZ

(Photo by taylor dahlin, Flickr)

A woman takes a picture as she visits an exhibition dedicated to Pablo Picasso at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. 
(Photo by Valery Hache, AFP/Getty Images)

A woman takes a picture as she visits an exhibition dedicated to Pablo Picasso at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. 

(Photo by Valery Hache, AFP/Getty Images)

Rapid lightning, tree-climbing goats and “morning glory” clouds: natural phenomena from around the world. 

Photos from Wikimedia Commons, Shutterstock and NASA.

The world's 10 best cities for coffee

  1. Vienna
  2. Seattle
  3. Havana
  4. Melbourne
  5. Lisbon
  6. Portland
  7. Oslo
  8. Sao Paulo
  9. Vancouver
  10. Taipei 

Shall we, then?

10 best beer cities in the world

Last beer post for a while, promise. 

(Or do I?)

10 amazing free hotel amenities

Because we like bullets, lists, and free.

  • Fender guitar (at the Hard Rock, of course)
  • Bike rental (yeah, yeah)
  • Lending library (can they go out on permaloan?)
  • Record player (painfully hip)
  • Tanning butler (!)
  • Pet goldfish (I worry about these fish)
  • Art kit, with milk and cookies (for a night in)
  • Rolls Royce Phantom (NBD)
  • Remington typewriter (for one hour — start clacking away)
  • Polaroid camera (pay extra for the photos)
  • Book butler (let him/her choose your own adventure)

More details here.