Category: Travel

How Collecting Trash On A Hike Can Shift Your Approach To Adventure

Allison Sanchez A few years ago, I lived in Hollywood — close to the base of a hike in the Hollywood Hills called Runyon Canyon. The trails are insanely busy, perpetually crowded with LA-strivers, tourists, and celebs. Also, dogs. So many dogs. The park gets about 1.8 million human visitors a year and three-hundred-thousand canine […]

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Help The World While Traveling, With These Voluntourism Opportunities

Uproxx When you’re traveling a lot, it’s tough to volunteer and give back to the world. You can’t necessarily take a daily or weekly position in one city and commit to being there. You can’t mentor a kid for a year without skipping town and letting them down or organize a major fundraiser when your […]

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Everyone Should Experience These Iconic American Road Trips

Unsplash There’s this feeling you have when you realize you’re in a car with someone your own age and no adults for the first time. I remember being a freshman in high school when a senior said he’d drive me home from our cast party after closing night for Inherit The Wind. Being alone in […]

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The Best Credit Cards For Travel Points, Miles, And Rewards Right Now

Uproxx Picture yourself walking across a white sand beach in the Cook Islands. Feel your feet sinking into the pristine sugary sand. Listen to the turquoise ocean lapping against the shoreline. Pretty incredible daydream, huh? What could possibly make that pristine moment better? How could you ever top these levels of bliss? How about making […]

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What To Do If Your Flight Was Booked On A Boeing 737 Max 8

Getty / Uproxx On Wednesday afternoon, following Canada’s decision to ground the Boeing 737 Max 8, President Trump announced that the US would also be temporarily ceasing operation of the controversial aircraft (and its sister craft the 737 Max 9) until further investigation. If you’ve already been booked on a flight on the 737 Max […]

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Pilots Shared Doubts About The Boeing 737 Max 8 Months Before The Ethiopia Crash

Wikimedia Commons Months before Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed on its way to Nairobi, US-based pilots had reportedly expressed concerns about the Boeing 737 Max 8 to federal authorities, according to The Dallas Morning News. Sunday’s 737 Max 8 crash was the second since October 2018, when the same type of aircraft crashed in Indonesia, […]

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Everything We Know About Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 And The Boeing 737 Max 8

Getty Image This post is updating regularly. Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed shortly after takeoff this past Sunday, killing all 157 passengers on board. The route was the Ethiopian city of Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Kenya. The Washington Post reports that the flight was carrying passengers representing more than 30 nationalities and the victims of […]

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Will Democrats Ever Be Able to Win Back Rural America?

Heidi Heitkamp, the last Democrat to win a Senate race in North Dakota, stands with a duck call in 2018. Photo by Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Heidi Heitkamp is nearing the end of her remarks, and she’s tearing up, her voice trembling over the speakers in this Grand Forks, North Dakota, coffee shop. It’s a […]

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$99 Flights To Ireland Lead This Week’s Cheap Flights And Travel Deals

Pexels Summer is just around the corner. Finding a cheap flight or budget travel deal is only going to get harder and harder until fall hits. Luckily, prices are still trending on the low side and sales are still popping. That means it’s time to start planning that summer vacay if you don’t want to […]

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How To Enjoy California’s Superbloom From Now Until May

20th Century Fox Southern California has been experiencing one of its wettest winters in decades, making conditions ripe for a super bloom. The abundance of rain in and around LA has brought out so much of the state’s natural beauty that it’s even made the act of sitting in traffic just a little more bearable. […]

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Everything We Know About Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge At Disneyland — From Opening Dates To Lightsaber Costs

Disney Parks In a shareholders meeting on Thursday, Walt Disney Co. Chairman and CEO Bob Iger finally revealed the long-anticipated opening date of the new Star Wars-themed section at Disney Parks. The new land, dubbed “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge,” will open on May 31st at Disneyland in Anaheim and August 29th at Florida’s Disney World. […]

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A Guide To Nitt Witt Ridge, The ‘Poor Man’s Hearst Castle’

Josh McNair Switching Scenes is brought to you by Boost, a brand that knows the best experiences come when you change things up. About a hundred years ago, two very different men shared a similar dream — to build a castle in central California. They’d both devote their lives and resources to do so, and […]

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Catch Spiritual Vibes With These Photos From Envision Festival 2019

Getty Image/Uproxx When winter in the US hits, we recommend that those itching to party make like birds and head south for the warmer climes — where the festival scene is still going strong. Since the Southern Hemisphere is in the throes of summer and the tropics never get cold, hardcore partiers craving some raving […]

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Get Hyped For The End Of ‘Game Of Thrones’ At This Very Intense Arctic Hotel

HBO We’ve had an entire decade of Game of Thrones warning us that “winter is coming.” Now, as we approach the eighth and final season, the wall has come tumbling down and the storm is upon us. Forget Netflix and chill, it’s time for HBO and freeze (in spring, ironically enough). To celebrate the show’s […]

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Fat Tuesday in Mobile: Like Regular Mardi Gras … But Blacker

Screenshot: YouTube (Mystic Monday) The citizens of Mobile, Ala., know it’s the birthplace of Mardi Gras in America. If the subject of New Orleans comes up, they might mention the Big Easy’s Fat Tuesday party. Anyone who has attended the twin bacchanalian Fat Tuesday celebrations in New Orleans and Mobile, Ala., will testify that the […]

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