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Nomatic Travel Bag Carry-on Luggage

This travel bag might make carry-ons great again

August 3rd, 2016

For the longest time, I’ve been looking for the perfect carry-on bag. It needs to have plenty of available space so that you can easily squeeze in a few days’ worth of clothes, but also a decent numberof compartments for all my gadgets and the cables that go with them, as well as extra travelling …

Lost Luggage

These are the U.S. airlines most likely to lose or damage your luggage

May 27th, 2016

One of the more frustrating aspects of air travel is when an airline loses or damages your luggage. Even in instances when an airline misplaces your luggage and successfully tracks it down to another city, retrieving it can often be an exercise in frustration. All the more so if your luggage contains items that you need …

Watch the world’s biggest plane land in Australia

May 16th, 2016

Tens of thousands of Australians turned out to gawk as the world’s largest plane descended into Perth’s airport on Sunday. The hulking Antonov An-225 cargo plane, which boasts six engines and wings that measure almost 300 feet long, was delivering a 100-plus-ton generator for a refinery. It landed smoothly with puffs of smoke from its …

Most Forbidden Places

4 of the most forbidden places in the entire world

May 12th, 2016

In today’s modern age, a passport and some cash are all that you really need in order to see the vast wonders that make up world. Whether you want to travel to Australia, China, the rain forests of Costa Rica or even to North Korea (though we wouldn’t recommend it), the world today is more accessible …

Highest Quality Of Life

10 U.S. cities with the highest quality of life

March 31st, 2016

Earlier this month, we highlighted which global cities ranked the highest in terms of quality of life, a ranking based on a whole array of factors, including the prevalence of crime, pollution, health of the citizenry, medical and educational facilities, infrastructure, political repression, and the availability and affordability of essential goods and services. Interestingly, not …

Passport Index

The most powerful passports in the world

March 27th, 2016

One might reasonably and understandably assume that all passports are created equal, which is to say that a passport from most any country will provide a consistent level of travel access across all corners of the globe. The laws governing international travel, however, are much more nuanced than you might otherwise assume. In truth, the country associated with a …

Cheapest Places To Live

Where are the cheapest places to live in the world?

February 9th, 2016

The one and perhaps only golden rule about real estate — location, location, location — is well deserved. Whether you’re renting an apartment or buying a house, you’re not just paying for basic square footage, you’re paying what in essence amounts to a neighborhood tax. It’s why renting a tiny studio in Manhattan can cost …

Travel Hotel Industry Secrets

Hotel personnel reveal the industry’s dirtiest secrets

January 13th, 2016

Now that we know some of the biggest secrets of the airline industry as revealed by personnel, it’s time to focus on the hotel industry – after all, you often take an airplane just to then check into a hotel from a well-deserved vacation. However, not all hotel experiences are pleasant, and some of your biggest …