FBI Criminal Background Checks are now being required by many countries for work visas and residence permits. Though there is a big problem with this.
I didn't know that I was at the most easternmost point of the USA until I looked down and saw the sign in front of me which told me so. Cool. I've never really had a thing for going to the farthest, highest, longest, driest, wettest . . . most extreme parts of the planet [...]
An integral primer from Bad Mike on how to stave off homesickness and embrace aloneness when traveling.
Want to travel the world but don't have the money? Take a TEFL course and teach English. This is among the best ways to get started traveling and can always be something to fall back on if you run out of cash on the road.
I return home and find a new appreciation for what the sedentary create.
Find out what lies on the road ahead for David Fegan. Discover where he's going in South America and why.
My daughter has a mix of identities, but the one that she recently connected with is surprising.
For 33 years I had no interest in horse racing, but that was soon to change.
Returning to the USA for a visit I realize that the country is different than how I remember it.
An elbow to the gut produces a deeper questioning of the American political system.
China is transitioning to high-speed rail, which is providing a surprisingly "third world" passenger experience.
Save yourself some frustration next time you travel by learning from this experience.
Bad Mike valiantly tries to field one of the unanswerable questions of world travel.
My Chinese pilot on an Air China flight couldn't speak English. I wondered what the broader implications of this is in global aviation and air traffic control.
They came from just about every other corner of China to start new lives in a remote outpost in Inner Mongolia. Ordos Kangbashi was meant to be one of China’s new urban utopias though it hasn’t yet worked out that way.
Want to teach English in a foreign country? This is what you need to know.
An ode to sex, fertility, and the big ones in an otherwise prudish society? Lawrence Hamilton set out to discover the story behind South Korea's Haesindong Penis Park and found something surprising.
Take a chance at winning a trip to Cartagena.
The Queen Victoria market in Melbourne is one of the city's prime social and commercial epicenters. Check it out here.