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The Guy Who Spent His Summer Helping Strangers From the Internet

What did you do this summer? Now, what would you have done if you had unlimited airline miles and no job to tie you down? Most people would simply vacation in a few places they’ve always wanted to visit, but Reddit user Generique opted to use his unique opportunity to help others. At the beginning of [...]

Prince Harry is Partial Owner of a Racehorse Named Usain Colt

John Stillwell/PA Photos/Landov Adrienne Crezo is on vacation this week, but she found time to share that fact with me yesterday. I am grateful. Stealing a line from our Managing Editor Jessanne Collins, I love the things that things are named. If you’d like to use this opening to come up with some punny names for [...]

12 Movies That Will Make You Afraid to Go on Vacation

Consider this list of movies as those you will want to avoid before your planned vacation. Nothing puts a damper on your enjoyment of an expensive holiday trip more than that nagging feeling that some stranger will want to cut you into little pieces like that film you saw just before leaving home. Link

Vicious Circle

Have you ever taken a vacation from one job so you could catch upon your other job? I have. This is from the webcomic Mr. Lovenstein by J.L. Westover. Link -via The Daily What

An American Vacationing in Libya

Chris Jeon is a 21-year-old college student from Los Angeles. On a whim, he decided to go on vacation by himself -to Libya. “I just go and see what happens,” he said. “At spring break I told my friends a ’sick’ vacation would be to come here and fight with the rebels.” He spent $800 on a [...]

Victor Canas’ Costa Rican Getaway House

Home Designing recently featured an incredible new vacation home by architect Victor Canas. The 4,500 square foot home was designed for a young couple and their son. The home is unique in the fact it has pools on both the inside and the outside of the home, including one that serves as the stair landing [...]

Amazing Underground Walks

Want to go on an amazing vacation this summer filled with adventures that would even make our notorious explorer Ransom Riggs jealous? Well then, it might be time you check out one of these amazing underground destinations. Not all of them are tourist-free meccas of ecological wonder; some are downright urban destinations, like Montreal’s Underground City [...]

Man on Hawaiian Vacation Accidentally Meets Brother

Rick Hill of Lunenburg, Massachusetts went on vacation to Hawaii and took an unplanned visit to Waikiki Beach. There he met resident Joe Parker, who went on an unplanned errand to the beach as part of his job. Parker recognized Hill’s accent and made an offhand remark that led them to a discussion about how [...]

Where to Nap in Europe

You can plan a vacation in Europe, or you can dream about one. Either way, you’ll enjoy reading about some lovely relaxing places to have a siesta in France, Italy, Germany, and Spain. Pictured is the town of Manarola, Italy, “not recommended for those who tend to roll around a lot in their sleep”. Link [...]

Extreme Vacation: Descending Into an Active Volcano

Photo: Bradley Ambrose Tired of your boring ol’ vacation? Try extreme vacations, which will definitely make you feel alive, if they don’t kill you first. National Geographic has a gallery of 20 of the most extreme, hair-raising adventures on the planet. For example: Descend Into an Active VolcanoVanuatu, South Pacific As a general rule, lava is best seen [...]