Archived Articles: Travel

From food to art and history and architecture, traveling somewhere is one thing - experiencing that place is another. Skip the tourist stops and delve right into the local dive bar, kitsch cafe, modern culture, ancient ruins or other attraction to get a real sense of what it is like to live, breath, eat and sleep the history of a place.

Ancient Engineering Fail: 12 Historic Structural Disasters

You can’t exactly fault ancient architects for building structures that were unable to withstand stone-shattering earthquakes, or simply experimental in ...

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Ruins of America: 7 Castle-Like Abandoned Modern Wonders

The word ‘castle’ may conjure up visions of medieval villages in places like Scotland or Romania, but believe it or not, America has its own ...

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Destination Design: 12 Forward-Thinking Modern Hotels

Whether by totally transforming a city’s skyline, subverting old standards of hotel architecture or creatively reclaiming historic structures, these 12 ...

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Caught on Video: Illegal BASE Jump Off NYC Freedom Tower

Breaking into One World Trade Center and scaling to its top was just the beginning for this daring trio, who then not only parachuted from close to the peak ...

Derelict Dubai: 7 Sandy Abandoned Wonders of the UAE

Known for its extravagance and disdain for rational limits, Dubai never shies away from incredibly ambitious architectural projects – but when they fail, ...

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Abandoned Underground: 10 Long-Lost Subterranean Cities

Subterranean spaces now silent, dank and cobwebbed once bustled with activity – often of the illicit variety – housing secret speakeasies, opium ...

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Underground Urban Wonders: 7 Stunning Sub-City Spaces

Far below the bustling cities of London, Paris, Montreal, New York and Helsinki are subterranean spaces ranging from dark, dank and dangerous storm drain ...

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End of the World Cinema Abandoned in the Egyptian Desert

In the middle of Egypt’s inhospitable Sinai Desert, stacked on a rocky hillside overlooking a pile of sticks, row after row of worn wooden movie theater ...

Submarine Suite: Private Luxury in Submersible Yacht Hotel

Nemo and his companions on the Nautilus would find themselves quite at home in this self-contained underwater retreat, complete with wraparound views and ...

Drowned Towns: 10 Underwater Ghost Cities & Buildings

Mildewed crosses, lonely spires, barely-visible stone foundations and rusting bed frames are all that’s left to show for these 10 intentionally submerged ...

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