With North Korea in the news every day, it has led to some fascinating stories about this mysterious country – in particular THIS! North Korea Has A Legendary “Mystery Meat” Burger! Bravo to the LA Times for their story on… Read More ›
J. Maarten Troost
Talk about a wall of ice! A small town in Newfoundland reports that an iceberg has washed ashore and has become a huge tourist attraction! Here is the story from The Guardian: A towering iceberg is causing traffic jams in… Read More ›
Welcome To A Surreal American Junkyard! I came across this photo and was mesmerized: a junkyard full of abandoned cars, broken down, twisted and stretched out to give the entire image a surreal, science fiction quality. This is the amazing… Read More ›
UPDATE! Disturbing News From Antarctica… The Larsen C iceberg has broken off from Antarctica! The New York Times is reporting that the Larsen C ice shelf has broken, creating a massive iceberg. The Washington Post also had a terrific and… Read More ›
Tragedy At “Pig Beach!” Were Swine Poisoned? The Mystery Behind The World’s Best “Animal” Vacations!
Shocking News From “Pig Beach!” The Huffington Post reports that several of the pigs at the famed “Pig Beach” have died…here is the report: “The pigs were given the wrong food,” a local told the news outlet. He didn’t specify… Read More ›
Welcome To Rapa Nui! I think that some of us are in the mood to escape to somewhere less frenetic, more relaxed, perhaps less controversial. Well, Rapa Nui is for you! Also known as Easter Island, this looks like one… Read More ›
Talk About Hiking AROUND A Mountain! I love these stories about China, including this incredible bridge made of glass! It’s a glass-bottomed “skywalk” – that is wrapped around a mountain more than 3,000 feet in the air! Welcome to Yuntai… Read More ›
The Fiery “Gates Of Hell!” Monster Spiders! $2-Billion Airport To Nowhere! Welcome To Wacky Turkmenistan – Marble Building Capital Of The World!
Welcome To Turkmenistan’s “Gates Of Hell!” OK, you all know how much I love to travel – and the world is an amazing place, with new things to discover every day – like the country of Turkmenistan, and their “Gates… Read More ›
Dancing To Save A Culture! I understand when Olympic Athletes celebrate on the world stage – but in this case, one Olympics Weightlifter is dancing to save his country! The Fight To Save Kiribati! Olympic Weightlifter David Katoatau of the… Read More ›
A Real “Stairway To Heaven!” Talk about a pathway to the top of the world – this is an amazing hiking trail in Hawaii! The Haʻikū Stairs, also known as the “Stairway to Heaven” or “Haʻikū Ladder”, is a steep… Read More ›