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.
Have you been avoiding travel-related horror flicks or their settings? Even if these 13 movies are scream worthy for the silver screen, it would appear there are no tangible reasons to avoid the places where they took place.
Movies are a great way to learn about other places. There are plenty of lists out there tallying up travel movies, but these particular movies are less overtly about travel and more about foreign people, places, and stories. These aren't films that necessarily glamorize travel or even want to make you visit the countries, but they all have a strong sense of place/time and reveal cultural quirks.