Celebrate International Map Day!

Maps.com Announces Launch of International Map

“Here at Maps.com, we love to celebrate maps. What better way to celebrate than to give Maps their own day!” – JOHN GLANVILLE, MAPS.COM CEO Maps.com is excited to inaugurate International Map Day on February 3rd. Why this date? February 3rd is Ferdinand Magellan’s birthday, and he is the explorer credited with the first circumnavigation of the Earth, and therefore … Read More

The 7 Most Influential Travel Instagram Accounts

Most Influential Instagram Accounts

Have you ever felt the need to hit the road? To travel somewhere with wild and unfamiliar landscapes, exotic foods, and strange wildlife? It would be great to be able to simply pick up and travel at will—and while some people do, most of us are trapped in gray office cubicles for most of the year. While there may be … Read More

10 of Our Least Favorite New Year’s Resolutions


It’s that time of year again. That special time when glitter sprinkles down and wipes away all the grit of the previous year. Everyone gets a clean slate and all that less than stellar, regrettable, or even embarrassing stuff you did in the last year gets magically wiped away. With that fresh, clean canvas we head into the new year with new resolve. However, some of those resolutions miss the mark when it comes to setting attainable goals. The following resolutions are some of the most common but most impossible, making them some of our least favorite resolution. Here is a list of our 10 least favorite New Year’s resolutions:

10 Tips for Safer Travel Abroad

Safe travel Abroad

While traveling is generally safe—whether you’re walking the streets of Paris or browsing shops in Morocco—increased awareness can lessen the risk of your trip going from a dream to a nightmare.

15 Myths About California

Myths About California

The Golden State is a lot of things, but here are a few things it is not. Check out these 15 myths that don’t hold true about California.

Places to Engage with Native American Culture

Native American Culture

For history buffs wanting to learn more about Native Americans, or travelers who want to take a different type of tour of the country, there are several places where you can still engage with Native American Culture. Here are a few of our favorites.

The Most Haunted Cities in America

Haunted Cities in America

Residents in most cities can point to a location or two known for supernatural activity, but some cities just seem to be generally haunted, with ghastly stories—and sightings—around every corner.