Come for the devils and stay for the desserts in weird, wonderful Tasmania
Mount Wellington Observation Center
A strange and beautiful island, from which ships chart their course to Antarctica, Tasmania is a part of Australia like no other. Foodies flock to the “Apple Isle” to devour gorgeous produce that adorns the menus of some of Australia’s finest restaurants. Read More
BY Kellie Galentine
on Sep 15, 2015
Just in case you ever need a travel guide while wandering the deserts of Tanzania, trekking through waist-high weeds of Indonesia or hopping country to country on the Eurorail: look no further. From beer in Munich to pot in Saigon, Ayun Halliday, is no foreigner to the secrets of adventurous traveling. In No Touch Monkey! And Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late, she shares her wisdoms through hilariously candid personal tales of her mishaps on the road and the lessons she learned along the way. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Jul 13, 2015
This Unexpected Destination is a Cosmopolitan Community in Every Sense of the Word
Jersey City's official nickname is “The Golden Door,” but a more fitting one might be “the best of both worlds.” The second-largest city in New Jersey (watch your back, Newark!) is just eight minutes on the PATH train from Manhattan, but manages to feel totally unique from that big city across the river. Read More
BY Natasha Rodriguez
on May 11, 2015
Sunny days are finally here to stay and it’s the perfect time to start planning that vacation you've been wanting to take with your girlfriends for months. Here are some of our favorite places to visit—guaranteed to make for an epic summer girls adventure. (And sure, you could include the guys if you wanted too. But sometimes a lady trip is exactly what the doctor ordered!)
1. Mushroom Dome Cabin—Aptos, California
This cozy and ridiculously cute cabin located in Aptos, California accommodates three and is perfect for all nature lovers. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Mar 12, 2015
Have you ever dreamed of living and working in Paris or Prague, Milan or Munich? Well, now there’s a way to make it happen.
To entice new blood into their workforce, the European Union (EU) started introducing the “blue card” program in 2011. Like the American green card, it allows foreign nationals to secure employment in the EU (so you can make your favorite city your long-term residence). Plus, the blue card is recognized in all member countries within the EU (excluding the U.K. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Dec 23, 2014
Pack Like a Champ This Holiday Season
Travel can be a real pain, but being a skilled packer definitely simplifies things. As a hardcore globe-trekker, I’ve developed a knack for packing on the fly, tucking away essentials into my lightweight, durable suitcase during trips to East Africa, New Zealand, and in-between. Whether you’re hopping a train or stuffing yourself into a plane’s economy class, these tips will maximize your packing options when you’re heading home (or wherever) during the holidays: 210681. Read More
BY Nina K. Guzman
on Feb 05, 2014
That is not a typo. Yes you, YOU RIGH THERE, have a chance of winning a day on the set of the Masterpiece Classic hit, Downton Abbey.
Have you ever wondered what Lady Mary smells like (no, just me?) or how to set up a table for a proper British supper? By making a $10 donation, benefitting Be The Change Philippines relief, you and a friend will be one step closer to answering these unsolved mysteries.
The grand prize includes airfare and hotel for 2 and an entire day with the cast of Downton Abbey on set. Read More
BY Ellyn Kail
on Nov 06, 2013
It’s Wednesday; you need some spice in your day. Well, here it is. This adorable group of people figured out that New York City’s subway conductors have a tedious and somewhat pointless task: when they arrive in the station, they must point at a sign to prove they’re awake. Read More
BY Ellyn Kail
on Oct 17, 2013
Quick: name a famous inventor. Is it a man? Women continue to fight hard to gain recognition as inventors. Scientific fields and patenting usually favor the dudes, but women created a lot of things that make our modern lives easy and efficient. We were inspired by Mental Floss's list of inventions by ladies and wanted to share them (and add a few), so take a look at twenty five items to be thankful for, and give these women a big round of applause!
1. The First Computer
Grace Hopper, with the help of colleague Howard Aiken, constructed the first computer in 1944. Read More
My boyfriend and I recently took a leap of faith, quit our jobs, and took a much needed vacation from New York City across the border to Canada! We chose three cities and took our first train ride to Montreal. We spent most of our time there and then headed for a brief visit to Quebec City and Toronto.
We both invested in new cameras right before we left and were staying with seasoned photographer Mary Elam so we were all a bunch of photo-happy campers. We even created this short travel film of our adventures in Montreal. Read More