03 Sep 2017

Indonesian Slum Transforms Into Rainbow Village

Kampung Pelangi, a small village in Indonesia, has transformed into something out of a fairytale. Previously a state of squalor, but now an amazing display of colors and rad, whimsical designs. The Central Java community, located in a southern district of Semarang, spent more than $22k on the makeover in a bid to shake off its status…

15 Feb 2017

If You Love Dolphins, Don’t Pay to Swim with Them

In theory, swimming with dolphins seems straight up magical. But for the dolphins, it’s another story. Most people have good intentions when they go on excursions or visit parks that allow regular people to pay a fee, throw on a nerdy life vest and swim with Flipper’s friends while taking all sorts of ridiculous pictures. But if…

15 Dec 2016

15 Ways to Not Be an Asshole on an Airplane

We are literally zooming through the air at a million miles an hour (or something like that), so actually complaining about anything while on board such a magical convenience is absurd. With that being said, I will throw a complaint out there: some people are assholes when it comes to flying and do things that slowly…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




23 Feb 2016

How to Go Backpacking without being an Asshole

Backpacking etiquette  It’s that time again. Time to go backpacking. Which is both an amazing and a terrifying feeling. I’m excited about all of the amazing places I’ll see, fascinating local people I’ll meet, and fellow travelers I’ll befriend. But life on the road has its hiccups. A lot of them will occur right in…

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30 Nov 2015

Korean Monks to the Rescue

Bicycles in Korea are different, the handbrakes are on opposite sides from where they would be in the west. In a moment of panic, it’s easy to pull the wrong one. That thought would only occur to Barbara O’Connor after she had sailed over her handle bars and skidded face down on a mountain road…

07 Jul 2015

15 Ways to Not be an Asshole when Flying

We are literally zooming through the air at a million miles an hour (or something like that), so actually complaining about anything while on board such a magical convenience is absurd. With that being said, I will throw a complaint out there: some people are assholes when it comes to flying and do things that slowly…