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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is the ancient Inca city discovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911 in Peru. Known as the City of the Incas, Machu Picchu sits 7,000 feet above sea level and is both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Alright, now that we’ve knocked out all […]

The Best of the Wursts in Germany

H. L. Mencken once wrote, “…there are more different sausages in Germany than there are breakfast foods in America, and if there is a bad one among them then I have never heard of it.” With over 1,500 different kinds of sausages – called wursts – Germany puts the American hotdog to shame. If you’re […]

An Airport Layover Survival Guide

“I love airport layovers!” said no person, ever. Airport layovers rank pretty high on the list of major travel bummers, right up there with travelers’ illness and being stuck on an overcrowded bus next to a guy with a snake in a pillowcase. (I sadly have been the victim of all aforementioned plights and can […]