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The Easiest Places to Travel From

25 busiest airport systems in world, most passengers airports
Demonym endings

What’s a Demonym?

A demonym is the adjectival word that describes the people of the place in question.
Train Amsterdam

Why is Flying Often Cheaper than Taking a Train in Europe?

It took awhile for me to wrap my head around the fact that plane travel within Europe is often the cheaper option for getting...

The 5 Longest Place Names in the World

While researching a city, I was intrigued to discover that its official full name was on the list of the longest place names in...

What the Hell is a Voivodeship?

As I was researching Poland about a month ago, after completing my first travel there, to Warsaw, I came across the word voivodeship. At...

10 Geographical Terms Every Traveler Should Know

A list of 10 geographical terms and their definitions that are helpful to travelers.
Children Are the Victims of Adult Vices Monument Moscow

Weekly Photo: Children Are the Victims of Adult Vices Monument, Moscow, Russia

The Children Are the Victims of Adult Vices Monument, located in Moscow, Russia, is dedicated to bringing awareness to the "sins" of adults.

The Global Guide To Hand Gestures (Infographic)

Infographic depicting the kinds of hand gestures that you might want to refrain from using when traveling abroad.

Essential Map of Europe: How to Say “Beer” Around Europe

What's more important than knowing how to say the word for beer in the language of the country you're visiting? Check out this cool graphic...
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom, Quayside

A Brief History of the UK’s Friendliest City, Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, often dubbed "the United Kingdom's friendliest city," has a rich and colorful history that's just begging to be discovered.