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The Great Debate: NYC vs. SF
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The Great Debate: NYC vs. SF

It seems that North Americans are perpetually torn and divided on which “coast” to favor. Seeing as the United States and Canada are such expansive countries, it’s a luxury to be able to judge those on the other side of the nation. In Canada, there is a quiet, yet pervasive, […]

Are The Japanese Anti-Traveler?
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Are The Japanese Anti-Traveler?

There’s been some buzz lately here in New York about fake signs cropping up in the NYC subway system. Designed to look like official decrees from the MTA, these posters instruct riders to avoid doing those ever-so-annoying things you’d be surprised people actually do, and quite often I might add, […]

Ten Weird Cities, In No Specific Order
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Ten Weird Cities, In No Specific Order

Just when you think that your city is somewhat unique and interesting, you read an article that makes your head explode. Cities with underground offices, street dogs that can navigate the underground transit system, and a British-themed residential neighborhood on the outskirts of Shanghai are just a few of the “10 Weirdest Urban Ecosystems On […]

Meet Mali’s Jimi Hendrix: Bassekou Kouyate
Meet Mali’s Jimi Hendrix: Bassekou Kouyate

Meet Mali’s Jimi Hendrix: Bassekou Kouyate

Bassekou Kouyate can be thought of as the Jimi Hendrix of Mali. But instead of the guitar, Kouyate is a master of the ngoni, the ancient traditional lute found throughout West Africa (and probably at many Phish shows as well). Backed by his band — Ngoni Ba (four ngonis — […]

Thank You For Not Smoking On This Flight
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Thank You For Not Smoking On This Flight

Wondering why your flight is canceled? A map of the ash cloud of Eyjafjallajokull Volcano courtesy of the NYT.

Amazing Pictures Of Eyjafjallajokull Volcano
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Amazing Pictures Of Eyjafjallajokull Volcano

If you’ve caught any kind of news the last few days, you have seen the pictures of the Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, in Iceland, sending all kinds of ash 30,000 feet into the air, and creating more than a few headaches for travelers. The volcano, who’s name people aren’t even attempting to […]

What’s In Your Bag? The Best Pre-Packed Bag Pictures
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What’s In Your Bag? The Best Pre-Packed Bag Pictures

Being a guy I was completely oblivious to the odd little corner of the internet devoted to girls showing off what they carry in their handbags (a cousin to this is the showing-off-what-I-bought videos on YouTube). On Flickr you can find groups such as Whatsinmybag and Whatsinyourbag, collections consisting of […]

Bring On The Footie! A World Cup Guide
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Bring On The Footie! A World Cup Guide

With neverending controversy and nearly everyone in Vegas betting on its failure, the World Cup is set and ready to roll. If you are lucky enough to get your hands on some tickets, know that we will be watching for you on TV, and wishing we were there too. To […]

Changing The Course Of Tourism Starting With Elephants
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Changing The Course Of Tourism Starting With Elephants

The next time you are in Thailand and see a crowd of people lined up, ready and waiting to ride an elephant, I think you should remember this article. My stomach churned and my heart melted as I read Russ Juskalian´s article in The Boston Globe about his experience in an elephant […]

The Pink Explosion: Top 5 Places To See Cherry Blossoms
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The Pink Explosion: Top 5 Places To See Cherry Blossoms

Spring is here. In Montana, the word for spring translates literally into “wet snow,” but around the world, the cherry blossoms are ripe for the photographing. Some places are notably better than others (read: don’t expect to see any if you come visit me), so Jaunted dropped an article that […]

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