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The 6 Worst “Vacations” People Actually Pay For

Want to get away from it all? Need a break from your shitty job? Want to relax for a bit and not be stressed out? Then don’t go on any of these vacations.

#6. Tour the Sewers of Paris, Cost: $3 Per Day

Paris isn’t all poodles and Eiffel Towers, and it goes without saying that there’s more to see than the Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe. In fact, after taking a dump in one of the city’s fine restrooms, you may find yourself saying, “Man, I wish I could see the part of Paris where my shit goes.” You’re in luck, you sick bastard, because you can actually pay to take a tour of the Paris Sewer SystemRead more…

Shopping Guide: 10 Colorful Carry-On Bags

For many of us, winter means mini trips — to visit family for the holidays, to escape from family for the holidays, to spend a weekend relaxing on warm beaches or snowboarding on the slopes. If you’ve got a quick jaunt on your calendar, avoid overpacking and skip baggage claim with a cute carry-on bag. We’ve rounded up 10 colorful options, and the best part? They’re all less than a hundred bucks.

Girl Talk: I Travel The World. Alone.

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Since 1998, I’ve filled two passports, trundled through innumerable airports and navigated the border crossings of 28 countries — almost always by myself.  Occasionally I’ve been accompanied by a boyfriend, sometimes by a brave friend I’ve convinced to join me, but most of the time I wandered out into the throng of waiting touts alone.

Now, when you’re a young woman and you tell people you’re going to travel, the first question will be: “Who are you going with?” Keep reading »

Porn Is Ryanair’s New In-Flight Entertainment

November 11, 2011

Etsy Spotlight: 13 Cute Passport Covers

There are few things more exciting than a fresh passport stamp in a new country, but all those international adventures can leave your documents looking worse for wear. Keep your precious passport protected–and add an extra shot of style to your travel accessories–with one of these handmade passport covers. We’ve rounded up a range of styles from preppy stripes to vintage maps, and all of ‘em are under 20 bucks. Bon voyage!

Poll: Do You Travel With Your Vibe?

Writer Jill Filipovic recently went on a trip and discovered that a TSA agent had left her a note in her bag referencing an item he had come across during his search. “GET YOUR FREAK ON GIRL” the note read. It seems he had found her vibrator and thus felt it within his rights to leave her a creepy and unprofessional message about it. Filipovic tweeted about the incident and the TSA employee responsible has since been suspended. While the matter seems to be resolved, I am still fixated on one aspect of this story — traveling with sex toys. Keep reading »

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