15 Unique Ways to Get Around In The World

15 Unique Ways to Get Around In The World
There are many more interesting and unique ways to get around in the world besides taxis, cars, and buses. When you travel abroad, your typical way of getting from point A to B, like getting an Uber, might not be available. Or maybe it is, but grabbing a taxi would not be the most economical. Trying local transportation is usually the best way to get around and immerse in the culture at the same time. (more…)

All The Beds I Have Slept In Around The World Since 2014

All The Beds I Have Slept In Around The World Since 2014
In the past, I blogged about all the beds I slept in around the world from 2008 to 2013. I think it's time for round two because there's been a lot of them including three moves across states. Amongst the beds around the world where I visited the REM world include a basement apartment, a few B&Bs, a few hotels, lots of Airbnbs, hometown bedrooms, a spiritual pilgrim retreat, a car, and an airplane. (more…)

82 Fun and Weird Soda Flavors Around The World

82 Fun and Weird Soda Flavors Around The World
I confess I am not a soda drinker, never have been. I mean, of course I've had soda, but it's never been regular in my diet. We never had soda in my household growing up in Mexico City and going out to restaurants my drink of choice was always limonada (limeade). But I do find interest in all things food and how it varies across cultures around the world. The sugary bubbly drink is sure loved across

The Most Affordable Countries to Road Trip In

The Most Affordable Countries to Road Trip In
Taking a road trip is a great way to travel to really take in local sceneries, local culture, and explore many miles of touristic spots as well as off the beaten paths. Not only is taking an affordable road trip fun and adventurous, it can also be economically beneficial compared to other ways of travelling. (more…)

10 Weird Things You Can Legally Do Around The World

10 Weird Things You Can Legally Do Around The World
All countries have created laws to keep us safe and secure. Some laws are to prevent bad things from happening again. Some laws are to avoid chaos, disturbance, and anarchy. And if you're a cynic, some laws were probably created to have control over the population and meet the agendas of people in power. There are some very weird laws out there, but what can be even weirder is some of the things you can

7 Of The Best Street Art Cities In The World

7 Of The Best Street Art Cities In The World
Graffiti has a bad reputation, but remarkable street art is appearing in more and more cities. When done by skillful artists, street art really transforms and brings an area to life. Urban areas are commonly filled by these bright artistic creations. It may surprise you what are some of the best street art cities around the world. (more…)

14 Valentine’s Day Traditions Around The World

14 Valentine’s Day Traditions Around The World
Even though we are aware Valentine's Day is too commercialized nowadays, we still enjoy celebrating it. I mean, why not celebrated with those you love? Any excuse is a good excuse. Especially if it involves flowers and chocolate, am I right? And while some countries don't celebrate, some of the ways some countries do might surprise you. Valentine’s Day traditions around the world can get pretty interesting and quirky.  (more…)

How To Order Coffee Around The World

How To Order Coffee Around The World
I'm not a regular coffee drinker, but I do enjoy ordering a coffee every now and then. And if the craving comes while you're traveling, it is helpful to know how to order one. It's also helpful to know how the locals usually take their coffee. You might want to try something you're not used to. Or you might want to avoid a weird look from your waiter or the locals around. For example, Italians

Around The World In 12 Christmas Traditions

Around The World In 12 Christmas Traditions
People around the world are celebrating Christmas in their own unique ways. Some Christmas traditions are really old, while others are created in homes around the planet. Even if you're not very religious you might be celebrating Christmas, gathering with family and eating your heart out. I think we all stop following any diet or healthy eating rules around this season. Hence, why so many people decide to go back to the gym once the

What Does It Look Like to Have A Cup Of Tea Around The World?

What Does It Look Like to Have A Cup Of Tea Around The World?
You can find many ways of drinking tea around the world. It's so comforting. And it's how the British solve everything, or so I hear. In Britain, you will find tea being prepared in the kitchen no matter if the apocalypse is happening outside. Did you know that tea time in Britain causes a massive surge in electricity demand? Right before a popular TV show ends, power stations in the country have to go on standby