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The Top 50 Travel Blogs (1st Quarter: 2016)

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 1st quarter (January — March) of 2016 ranked by visitor traffic. There are a few other sites that have put together their own lists of the “top” travel blogs. However, each has their own subjective means of ranking sites, using everything from Alexa […]

The Top 50 Travel Blogs (4th Quarter: 2015)

Friday, January 1, 2016

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 4th quarter (October — December) of 2015 ranked by visitor traffic. There are a few other sites that have put together their own lists of the “top” travel blogs. However, each has their own subjective means of ranking sites, using everything from Alexa […]

You Don’t Know Iwate In Japan, But Here’s Why You Should

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Travel to Iwate may be off the beaten path for most travelers coming to Japan who are much more familiar with the mega-cities Japan is known for, but with its rural vibe and abundant sights steeped in history, there’s no question Iwate should be a part of any visitor’s trip to the country. Chances are, […]

Tokyo Travel For The Food And Culture Obsessed

Sunday, November 22, 2015

When you travel to Tokyo, it’s hard not to fall back on certain well-worn travel clichés to describe the experience. Whether it’s the ever-present pull you see and feel between ancient Japanese tradition and the realities of modernity, the experience of walking through chaotic cityscapes then finding yourself in a serene Shinto shrine, or the […]

Here’s What Tokyo’s Shibuya Crossing Looked Like On Halloween Night

Sunday, November 15, 2015

If you thought Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo’s famous crosswalk, was crazy normally, wait until you see what it looks like on Halloween Night. I shot this clip from the elevated subway station on Halloween night while I was in Tokyo around 9 p.m. My initial intention was to explore the neighborhood to see what it was […]

The Top 50 Travel Blogs (3rd Quarter: 2015)

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 3rd quarter (July — September) of 2015 ranked by visitor traffic. There are a few other sites that have put together their own lists of the “top” travel blogs. However, each has their own subjective means of ranking sites, using everything from Alexa […]

Summer In Scottsdale And The Livin’ Is Line-Free

Sunday, September 20, 2015

To the ordinary outsider, a trip to Scottsdale, Arizona, for the 4th of July, may seem a bit crazy, what with the average temperature hovering above 100 degrees for the month of July. However, throw into the mix the fact that hotel prices drop anywhere from 50% to 80% off their peak season rates (from the […]

The Top 50 Travel Blogs (2nd Quarter: 2015)

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 2nd quarter (April — June) of 2015 ranked by visitor traffic. There are a few other sites that have put together their own lists of the “top” travel blogs. However, each has their own subjective means of ranking sites, using everything from Alexa […]

The Top 10 Fastest Wi-Fi Speeds In Airports Around The World

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Here is a list of the top 10 fastest Wi-Fi speeds (as calculated by Mbps download speed) in airports around the world. The list, compiled by Rottenwifi.com, was constructed by testing 130 airports in 53 countries around the world. Their testing found that Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), in Bangkok, Thailand, provides the fastest average public Wi-Fi download […]

Here’s The New Trailer For Everest

Friday, June 5, 2015

Here’s the newly released trailer for the new movie Everest, based on the events at Mt. Everest made famous by Jon Krakauer’s classic book Into Thin Air. The movie is set to be released September 18. My basic fear of elevations exceeding 10 feet will only be heightened more following that date. By Matt Stabile […]

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