Travel Spain: Getting Off the Beaten Track in Barcelona

From unique neighborhoods, villages and one-of-kind restaurants to hidden gardens and the best view of the city, there is no shortage of things to do when you’re on vacation in Barcelona. Once you’ve finished scratching below the surface of its main attractions, why not try ticking off some of these unusual activities for a truly unique Spanish vacation?

Travel Georgia: Vardzia Cave City

  The Mtkvari river carves its way through the lush and dramatic cliffs of Georgia.  Its course runs like a tour through Georgian history.  Ancient fortresses and castles loom over the river, and ancient trading sites attest to Georgia’s rich history as a crossroads between Europe and Asia.  Eventually, the river’s meandering course passes by […]

Unusual Hotel of the Month: The Oil Rig Pod Hotel

magine being aboard a sinking oil rig and bring set out into the icy oil-slicked waters in one of these tiny orange survival pods. Some adventure travelers might actually be headed to the Pod Hotel in The Hague, Netherlands to live out this particular little fantasy, while others might simply go for the novelty of saying they slept in something that resembles the underwater capsule that Steve Zissou and his crew made famous in The Life Aquatic.