There's no denying that the world is just a better looking place from several stories up-cocktails taste a little better, pools are a bit more refreshing, and food has that something special. Here are our top five favorite places around the world to get a bird's eye view.
Being prepared to drink in a foreign land requires more than knowing how to order a beer in the local language. Let David Joshua Jennings help maneuver you through 20 drinking traditions and customs around the world.
We love learning at BootsnAll, and we know you do, too - so here are our favorite "how to" articles from 2011, with tips about everything from extreme road-tripping to RTW travel to clothing-optional resorts.
Get caught up on all the great articles our WhyGo family of sites produced in 2011 - learn about drinking in France, packing for Italy, cycling near Portland, Aussie slang, Thai temples, working in Spain, and so much more.
Head to Christmas Island to celebrate the New Year ahead of the rest of the world, watch the stars fade over the Sahara desert as 2011 comes to a close or dive to the depths of the ocean for a truly other-worldly experience… Whichever you choose, these 10 suggestions are sure to trump the average New Year's Eve party.
An exotic safari definitely beats sitting in the office, but what about those dangerous wild animals? From man-eating lions to creepy scorpions, Ian Dickinson takes a look at some of the world's most dangerous creatures and where you're likely to find them.
One of the benefits of long term travel is the ability to spend several days, or even weeks, immersing yourself in a new skill. Here are some suggestions on places where you can learn to do everything from surfing to French cooking.