An Aunt, a Niece, and India

AN AUNT, A NIECE, AND INDIA

I instinctively held my breath and my whole body was clenched into a knot as I looked out the front window of the taxi. “Brake, brake...

How to do No Trace Hiking and Camping

HOW TO DO NO TRACE HIKING AND CAMPING

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from writer and outdoor adventurer Ben. I was excited...

 
 
 
Roam Sweet Roam Car Camping

ROAM SWEET ROAM CAR CAMPING

I read the Facebook comment “If you're anywhere near Crested Butte, I'd love to say hi!!” left by Ottsworld reader, Vicki Hill. I often...

Packing for India's Monsoon Season

PACKING FOR INDIA'S MONSOON SEASON

The tallest brick minaret in the world - Qutub Minar in Delhi It was as if I had walked into a brick wall. It startled me and I rocked...

 
 
 
Too Scared to Travel To India? I Have a Solution

TOO SCARED TO TRAVEL TO INDIA? I HAVE A SOLUTION

Fear is a weird and powerful thing. It controls our decisions and can hold us hostage. I have plenty of fears - too many. However,...

My Story of How I Ended Up with Blood Clots From Flying

MY STORY OF HOW I ENDED UP WITH BLOOD CLOTS FROM FLYING

There are lots of things that can either be frustrating or scary about flying. There's the lost/delayed luggage, delays, lines at security,...

 
 
 
Everything You Need to Know About Walking Saint Olav's Way in Norway

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WALKING SAINT OLAV'S WAY IN NORWAY

“What next?” is typically the first thought on people's minds as they finish the Camino de Santiago. Long distance hiking and pilgrimages...

Why You Should Travel More

WHY YOU SHOULD TRAVEL MORE

I am currently 30,000 feet in the air flying home after an incredible 2 week vacation in India with my niece. These 2 weeks actually...

 
 
 
Leave Your Burdens Behind on Saint Olav Ways

LEAVE YOUR BURDENS BEHIND ON SAINT OLAV WAYS

Burdens...we all carry many with us. What if you could just choose some to leave some behind? That's what I was thinking about as I...

Take a Costa Brava Fishing Experience Like No Other!

TAKE A COSTA BRAVA FISHING EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER!

The sky was just starting to get light at 6:30AM. I moved slowly still trying to wake up as I took a deep breath of salty sea air....

 
 
 
5 of the Best Upper Midwest Road Trips

5 OF THE BEST UPPER MIDWEST ROAD TRIPS

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from blogger and road trip expert Kristi. She not only...

The Last Niece Project Goes To

THE LAST NIECE PROJECT GOES TO

I surveyed the menu; I felt as if I was under a lot of pressure to choose exactly the right dishes. After all, a big life decision...

 
 
 
How to Order and Enjoy Pintxos in San Sebastian

HOW TO ORDER AND ENJOY PINTXOS IN SAN SEBASTIAN

People are grabbing food, walking out and not paying. If that wasn't confusing enough, I watch as no one behind the bar writes anything...

BIKE TOUR TIPS FROM MY FIRST CYCLING TRIP

 
 
 
Surviving and Loving My First Bike Tour in Basque Country

SURVIVING AND LOVING MY FIRST BIKE TOUR IN BASQUE COUNTRY

I adjusted the strap on the helmet, a helmet I was borrowing because I didn't know I had to bring my own. That was mistake 1 on my...

How Hiking the Colorado Trail Kicked My Butt

HOW HIKING THE COLORADO TRAIL KICKED MY BUTT

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from an Ottsworld reader and blogger Michelle Parsons....

 
 
 
Tips for Buying Annual Multi Trip Travel Insurance

TIPS FOR BUYING ANNUAL MULTI TRIP TRAVEL INSURANCE

I hate insurance shopping. Medical insurance, travel insurance, car insurance - I hate it all. I've always referred to travel insurance...

Hit the Open Road with These Best Drives in the World

HIT THE OPEN ROAD WITH THESE BEST DRIVES IN THE WORLD

There are a billion best drives in the world, best scenic drives, and best road trip articles out there - and honestly, your best ones...

 
 
 
How I found my love of hiking on San Diego's Trails

HOW I FOUND MY LOVE OF HIKING ON SAN DIEGO'S TRAILS

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from an Ottsworld reader and blogger Stacey Ebert. Not...

How to Plan a Destination Classmate Reunion

HOW TO PLAN A DESTINATION CLASSMATE REUNION

Me in 1988 The year was 1988. We had big hair...lots of hair. I used to spend an hour each morning curling my already permed hair into...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Monday's Best Deals: Halloween Costumes, Sonos Play:1, LEGO Apollo, Akira...

Monday's Best Deals: Halloween Costumes, Sonos Play:1, LEGO Apollo, Akira, and More

Halloween costumes , LEGO's incredible Apollo kit , and refurbished Sonos speakers lead off Monday's best deals from around the web. Read more ...

Here's how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal baby will fit into the...

Here's how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal baby will fit into the family tree

Chris Jackson/Getty Images Meghan Markle is pregnant, Kensington Palace announced on Monday, and will give birth next year. Here is how her baby with Prince Harry will fit into... Read more ...

Be the First Man With LEGO's 1,969 Piece Saturn V Apollo Kit, Now $15 Off

Be the First Man With LEGO's 1,969 Piece Saturn V Apollo Kit, Now $15 Off

LEGO's 1969 piece Saturn V Apollo kit is usually out of stock at major retailers, but Amazon actually has it on sale for $105 right now, or $15 off its MSRP right now. That's a... Read more ...

Fabris joins Jumby Bay Island, Antigua

Fabris joins Jumby Bay Island, Antigua

Sandro Fabris will join Oetker Collection's Jumby Bay Island as its new managing director. He has earlier worked with prestigious hotel groups throughout the world and will... Read more ...

Get a Grip On Amazon's One-Day Yost Vise Sale

Get a Grip On Amazon's One-Day Yost Vise Sale

Amazon's squeezing prices today with their Yost vise Gold Box deals. Inside, you'll find both bench vises and smaller, portable clamps marked down to great low prices. Even if... Read more ...

Could This Iconic Car Company Go All-Electric?

Could This Iconic Car Company Go All-Electric?

Jaguar has traditionally been a brand with a reputation for building luxury, high-performance cars. All of them to date have relied on large capacity engines, with V-6 and V-8... Read more ...

Comment of the Day: Not-so-Best Man Edition

Comment of the Day: Not-so-Best Man Edition

You ever have those friends that you just kind of tolerate? Like, they were cool once and now you can't tell a story without them trying to one-up you, so talking to them makes... Read more ...

The 10 Best Deals of October 15, 2018

The 10 Best Deals of October 15, 2018

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals , but these were our ten favorites today. Read more ...

Mercedes' Road-Legal F1 Car Is Delayed Because F1 Cars Aren't Meant to Be...

Mercedes' Road-Legal F1 Car Is Delayed Because F1 Cars Aren't Meant to Be Road Legal

The Mercedes-Benz AMG performance division said two years ago that it would make a $3 million Formula One car for the road, built with the engine used in a series often called... Read more ...

Finally, a Way to Cook With an Air-Cooled Porsche 911

Finally, a Way to Cook With an Air-Cooled Porsche 911

Air-cooled Porsche 911 s: I'm so over them. Sure, they look nice and sound even nicer, but their revoltingly high resale prices and ensuing hoard of bothersome purist fanboys... Read more ...