The Jellyfish Lake in the Miocene Reef

Jellyfish Lake is connected to the ocean through fissures and tunnels in the limestone of ancient Miocene reef. However, the lake is sufficiently isolated and the conditions are different enough that the diversity of species in the lake is greatly…

It’s Complicated: 5 Puzzling International Borders

Most of us think of international borders as invisible, but clear-cut lines: stand on one side, and you’re in one country; stand on the other, you’re in another country. But here’s a list of five international borders that, for one…

The World’s Top Ten Ecolodges

Seven years ago, Florida resident Hitesh Mehta embarked on a journey that took him through 46 countries in six continents. The purpose of his trek? To find the world’s greatest ecolodges–places where tourism and sustainablility combine to create one-of-a-kind, environmentally…

5 Favorite Travel Destinations to Get Out & Get Immersed In Culture

Inspiration comes from many sources in our lives and to me I have always been very receptive to my surroundings. Be it the street musicians rocking out along Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago, or the ambient sounds of prayer wheels…