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The three coolest places in the world are Setouchi, Antarctica, and Pittsburgh

National Geographic compiled its list of the twenty coolest places on planet Earth in 2019. The top three: the small Japanese town of Setouchi, the continent of Antarctica, and the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Setouchi has the world's greatest small-town art scene and the coast looks like something from a movie about colonizing another ...

Taiwan-based travel startup AsiaYo raises $7M Series B led by Alibaba Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund

AsiaYo, a travel accommodation booking platform based in Taipei, Taiwan, has raised a $7 million Series B led by Alibaba Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund, a non-profit initiative run by the Chinese e-commerce giant, and China Development Financial. Darwin Ventures and Delta Ventures also participated in the round, which brings AsiaYo’s total raised since its launch in ...

The human and financial cost to summit Mount Everest is staggering

Everest isn't the most difficult mountain in the world to climb, but it is one of the most expensive. The individual cost of getting one's athletic *** to the top of the mountain range is between $40,000-$130,000. Most of this cheddar gets thrown at logistics. It takes a lot of money for a mountain outfitter ...

Marriott says 500 million Starwood guest records stolen in massive data breach

Starwood Hotels has confirmed its hotel guest database of about 500 million customers has been stolen in a data breach. The hotel and resorts giant said in a statement that the “unauthorized access” to its guest database was detected on or before September 10 — but may have dated back as far as 2014. “Marriott ...

Stay in one of the world’s most remote and Instagram-worthy locations for free

11.29.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles, Travel Articles

People like to say that they're "off the grid" when they don't check social media for a week. Residents in the town of Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland probably laugh at that expression. Want to stay there for free? Keep reading. Your clickbait senses mig... ...

Best Cyber Monday travel deals: Expedia and Hotwire coupons, flight sales, Amtrak savings, and more

11.26.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles, Travel Articles

The only thing we love more than traveling to a cool new location is finding a great flight deal that'll get us there for less. (Hotel deals and coupon codes to save on car rentals and fun excursions are also pretty great.) SEE ALSO: Best Cyber Monda... ...

Top 7 Underwater Sites That Have Surprisingly Re-Emerged

Nature works in mysterious ways, most of which even transcend human comprehension. It wipes away and builds again. It drowns and resurrects. There is an order in its chaos and a chaos in its order which simply astounds adventure enthusiasts like myself. Frankly speaking, I travel all over the world on a regular basis but ...