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The Best Nihilist Holidays

For our nihilist friends, we’ve put together the top trips for fun, active holidays sure to please even the most exhausted of...

Six Songs for a Bachelor Holiday

If the boys are going away, the jams will be played frequently and loud-- but what to put on your iPad? We've got you covered there with...

Strategies for Blackjack Players

As many of you know, traveling takes money. One way to make that money is at the table. Naturally, we don’t encourage unsafe gambling...

Broaden your Horizons – And your Mind

The following is a guest post by Anna Jones. Broaden your horizons – and your mind Further education isn’t just about lectures,...

5 Enjoyable Ways to Get Into Shape

Staying fit and active is an essential factor to healthy living. The only thing is, running on a treadmill or pounding the cross trainer...

Travling Cash

One of the number one reasons we hear that people don’t abandon their cubicles and travel is a lack of money. One tip for managing...

What to Do When Stuck in an Airport? Go Online!

If you are a regular traveler, you know that it is almost unavoidable to be stuck in an airport. Either you have a long layover or your...

Making Money on the Road

We’ve met quite a few people who make their money on the road in interesting ways. Whatever allows you to travel and make a bit of...

An Introduction to Darius Lux

We at ATC are constantly inspired by the travelers around us. Having recently met the digital acquaintance of singer/songwriter and...

Trying on my First Sari

While in London, Bill is staying with some friends from college. They were kind enough to have us over for dinner. Oz is from Sri Lanka,...

Why American’s Can’t Bargain – a Guide to Doing it Right

I noticed something recently on an American TV show called ‘Pawn Stars’ and that is the fact that Americans have no idea how to...

Documentary Review: ‘Running the Sahara’

Few documentary films offer more adventure, travel, excitement, danger, cultural education, athleticism and an inside look at human...

Drinking Cultures from Around the Globe

There is something very strange about the way humans approach booze, and how each nation address alcohol both politically and culturally in...

ATC 2010 Mongol Rally Route

It’s official! We’ve finally ironed out our route details to the finest detail. We have decided to head from London to Paris,...

A Reflective Look at ATC’s Past Two Years

Abandon the Cube has been around since 2008. While we’re not into celebrating a massive birthday party for the website or the...

Influential, but Perhaps not so Famous Adventurers

When ever you get to the point, if this actually happens, that you feel like there isn’t anything else you could do to top what you...

The Redwood National Forest in California

I’ve always wanted to go to the Redwood National Forest in Northern California.  While we were out in the Pacific Northwest, we...

Eugene Oregon and the Best Accident

We packed up the minivan and decided to head south to see two longtime friends and adventurous souls who live in Eugene, OR. The drive was...

New Member Joins ATC for the 2010 Mongol Rally

We (Mike and Lauren) are happy to announce that we have a new team member who will join us for the 2010 Mongol Rally!  We asked Bill to...

Review: REI Stores

REI -Recreational Equipment Incorporated- started out as a club of like-minded outdoorsman who wanted equipment that was not being provided...

Book Reviews: Travel Literature on the Road

On the road last year I read several travel books. Below are a few reviews of some of the amazing adventure tales I’ve enjoyed...

Book Reviews: History on the Road

Traveling is a great way to learn. Every new city visited is a deeper insight into the region’s past and why it developed as it did....

Mt. Rainier National Park

From my family’s home in Washington State you can see Mt. Rainier. It’s one of the most majestic sights on the West Coast at almost...

Book Review: Vagabonding, by Rolf Potts

If you have ever entertained the idea of long-term travel, or ‘Vagabonding’ as Rolf Potts terms it, then this book is an...

Across America by Land

Not many people make backtracks like we do! To make my point, our trips inside America in the last several months have been hectic,...