Artist creates monsters next to subway passengers

If commute on the subway, you either stare at your phone, the floor, or enjoy the pleasures of people watching. It can be interesting to observe people’s emotions and expressions. And the New York subway can be a pretty strange place, even at the best of times. Sometimes the expressions of these strange…

25 potential culture shocks from around the world

Don’t flush your toilet paper and never finish your food or you’ll seem rude. When traveling to other countries for the first time, some local practices might come as potential culture shocks to foreigners. This handy infographic reveals surprising habits and social faux pas from around the world.

Trams in Amsterdam offer a unique gaming experience

For those who take public transit, playing games on your phone is probably how you pass the time. Parts of the world are going crazy trying to catch Pokémon through their phone with Pokémon Go. But that doesn’t mean you need to run around town chasing digital…

Mesmerizing kinetic sculpture floats over Pershing Square

This eye-catching kinetic sculpture casts moving shadows over those who walk underneath.

Fake animal facts left all over Los Angeles Zoo

If you recently visited the Los Angeles Zoo, you may have spotted some rather unusual animal facts.

Sleep under the stars (literally) in Alps open-air hotel

There is no roof, there are no walls, and not even a bathroom (at least not one closer than a 10-minute walk).

The 2016 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest winners

Chosen from more than 10,000 entries worldwide, these are the best travel photos of 2016.

Pantone Café serves food inspired by colour

if perfectly colour coordinated, tasty food is what brings you joy, head to the pop-up Pantone Café in Monaco.

Celebrate Canada Day with interesting Canadian facts

Did you know that we produce more maple syrup than any other country? Learn more facts about Canada.

Do you want to talk to a random Swede? Call the Swedish Number

To celebrate 250 years of free speech and encourage tourism, Sweden gave itself its own phone number.

Idyllic places to go if the world ends tomorrow

Where on Earth are the best choices for riding out the coming apocalypse?

The most insane things smuggled through customs

If you travel often you know there are strict regulations when crossing international borders. Despite these regulations, many people still try to smuggle strange, unusual and illegal items through customs.
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