tourism

How Land Diving Works

On Pentacost Island the ritual that preceded bungee jumping is alive and well. Just why do these tribesmen risk life and limb? To ensure a hearty yam harvest. Great reason.

The Great Wall of China Episode

The Great Wall of China is one of the most visited tourist desinations in the world. How'd it get built? How old is it? What's the current condition? Learn this and more in today's episode.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Every week, Chuck and Josh read tons of articles. Here are links to the best of the bunch.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Every week, Chuck and Josh read tons of articles. Here are links to the best of the bunch.

French Tourism Board: "Sourire pour les porcs de touristes!"

Translation above -- "Smile for the tourist swine!" Or, as babelfish says it, "To smile for the pigs of tourists!" I like that one better, actually. What we're talking about here is a directive, or maybe that's too harsh. A plea rather, to French citizens to extend a more welcoming hand for the sake of the board of tourism.