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99 Rude and Obscene Place Names Around the World (In English)

This is what happens when I run out of ideas of things to write about - 5th grade Christian comes out. Here are 99...

5 Iconic Movie Locations to Visit in the USA

America, home of the blockbuster, movie stars, Hollywood and more films than you can shake a stick at! While many of us have viewed...
Giancarlo Alberti's Watch the Gray Exhibition at Local Project, LIC, NYC

Interview with Giancarlo Alberti, Deputy Consul, Consulate General of Chile in New York

An interview with Giancarlo Alberti Barrios, the Deputy Consul of Chile's consulate in New York, along with a look at his personal artwork.

Foods of Jamaica

Growing up in New York City, I've long been familiar with the foods that Jamaicans eat and prepare, but on my recent trip to...

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.
Smorgasbord Julbord Sweden

Julbord – The Traditional Swedish “Christmas Table” Meal

A traditional Christmas in Sweden is not complete without the traditional julbord, a holiday variation of the quintessential Smörgåsbord buffet-style meal in the Scandinavian country.
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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...

10 Geographical Terms Every Traveler Should Know

A list of 10 geographical terms and their definitions that are helpful to travelers.