Six Flags Jersey Devil Coaster video

If you think your roller coaster resume is impressive, you’re about to have a new heavy hitter to add to your list. Any self-respecting coaster aficionado needs to have ridden the tallest, fastest, longest in the world, and that’s exactly what the Jersey Devil Coaster will be in the summer of 2020. Coming to Six … [Read more…]

Texas man to visit every Starbucks

Everyone has an obsession. Maybe it’s craft beer, or videos of kittens, or in the case of a 47-year-old man from Houston, Texas, named Winter (born Rafael Antonio Lozano Jr.), it’s Starbucks. Yes, Starbucks, home of the Pumpkin Spice Latte and the Unicorn Frappuccino, beverages that transcended their humble origins and became cultural touchstones. There … [Read more…]

Bottomless Mimosas are a scam

The siren song of the bottomless Mimosa is a strong one. Champagne! Until you can’t drink it anymore! It’s like you’re a Roman god minus the vengefulness. All you’re missing is a nymph feeding you grapes. And in some parts of Miami, you can actually do that too. But much like $20 of free play … [Read more…]

Dr Seuss Experience in US and Canada

If you’ve ever fantasized about what life would be like in a Dr. Seuss book, then you only need to dream on a little bit longer. The Dr. Seuss Experience is taking to the road with a multi-city tour, starting on October 26 in Toronto. The exhibit is designed to be an immersive experience through … [Read more…]

Cities to visit for fall outdoors

Fall is about a lot more than foliage and football. The weather isn’t quite drop-dead freezing in the more seasonal parts of the country, and since kids are in school and tourism has slowed, it’s prime time to enjoy the outdoors. To figure out which places, exactly, are best for enjoying the brisk fall weather, … [Read more…]

Budget travel in Dhiffushi, Maldives

Travel to the Maldives is, rather presumptuously, thought of as an activity for honeymooners or others not worried about breaking the bank — or perhaps those with an unbreakable bank to begin with. As tourism has grown to this island nation in the Indian Ocean, an increase in resorts and a diversity of options have … [Read more…]

How to bike the Fruit and Wine Byway

Biking Palisade, Colorado’s Fruit and Wine Byway is the most “Colorado” thing a wine drinker could ever possibly do. You’re outside, getting exercise under the Colorado sun, the beautiful mountains of the Grand Mesa and Bookcliffs surrounding you. Colorado’s only legitimate wine region is compact, with more than two dozen vineyards and tasting rooms tucked … [Read more…]

New Disney park announcements

Some pretty exciting developments are coming to the Disney parks, with new major announcements about fan-favorite franchises. The past few months have seen some major changes at Disney, with the unveiling of the new Star Wars Park features and speculation abounding about additional parks and experiences. Now, at Disney’s D23 exhibition and on their blog, … [Read more…]

Greek island fire forces evacuations

On the heels of the devastating fires in the Amazon, dozens of wildfires broke out in Greece this weekend, forcing evacuations from beaches and hotels as roughly 700 firefighters were deployed across the Mediterranean nation. The fiercest blazes tore through the island of Samos, located just under a mile off the coast of Turkey, where … [Read more…]

Best things to do in Northern BC

The Skeena River slices through northern British Columbia, serving as an important lifeline for the communities along its banks from the headwaters in the Spatsizi Plateau until it spills into the Pacific Ocean 350 miles downstream. The Skeena’s deep turquoise water contrasts with the bright riverside flora and the dark, earthy hues of the Babine … [Read more…]