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What’s It’s Been Like to Travel Under 3 US Presidents and Donald Trump

In the period of fifteen minutes this summer, while walking around the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, I witnessed two things which perfectly showed just how much who is president can impact how it feels to travel as an American. The first was a tour guide who pointed to a nearby

14 Ways Travel Has Changed Over the Last 20 Years

The other day I walked groin first into a poll while touring around Prague's Old Town. Sadly, this was not the result of me staring up at all the beautiful architecture in what I consider to be the most beautiful man-made city in the world. It happened because my eyes

The Cult of Marriage: Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Marry Young

Recently I read an article by Julia Shaw bemoaning the ever decreasing percentage of people getting married young.  Shaw bucked this trend and got married at 23. In her article, she wondered out loud what the rest of us are waiting for. The crux of her argument, that more people

Top 5 Movie Franchises of All Time

Money. Money is awesome and it makes the world go 'round. Movies. Movies are also awesome. They don't make the world turn, but they're damn fun to watch. Well, most of them anyway (that's a post for another day). In any case, wouldn't it be fun if we looked at

8 Cartoon Characters I Wanted To Be When I Was 8

When I was 8, Saturday morning was dedicated to cartoons. I woke up early to be pulled into fantastic worlds filled with mutants, knights, super heroes, and space battles. During the week, my imagination ran wild with daydreams of being some of these characters. This is a list of 8

17 Reasons for Optimism in the Age of Trump

It cannot be understated how much Trump's election has deepened and widened an already enormous divide in our country. Many people have legitimate concerns about this man that are based on things he has said and has already done as president. This is unlike Obama's detractors and their wild conspiracy

Stop Asking Me To Be Sympathetic Towards Trump Voters, Anthony Bourdain!

The level of contention in American has reached such a level that even Anthony Bourdain has managed to piss me off, and that's saying something since I went out of my way to give him a shout out in my travel memoir. Following the election, I've basically had to stop

Don’t Stop: Old School Raps New School Flow

Don't Stop is the newest EP from one of our long-time contributors, Cee Jay. He gives us an artist's-eye view of the tracks, which he describes as "old school raps [with] new school flow." He also shares the first video off the EP, Dynamite (Rock Tonight), a funky, get-hype track

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