Is this the most controversial tour on Earth? An ‘illegal immigrant’ adventure in Mexico

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Wednesday 26 August 2015

There’s a town in Mexico named El Alberto which is 800 miles south of the US border. You wouldn’t think a town of 3,000 people would attract many visitors but here is where travellers from all over come to participate in a simulated illegal border crossing.

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The scale and beauty of these animals’ mass migration will stop you in your tracks

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Sunday 14 December 2014

While we are talking about mass movement in migration here, these awesome pics will literally stop you in your tracks. And it’s not surprising when you think it’s thousands and thousands of each animal type we’re talking about. Be it for the changing of seasons, the foraging of food or the reproduction of their young, […]

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Watch whales migrating around the Hawaiian islands from your home

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Friday 16 May 2014

This is pretty amazing. The Smartmine Whale Tracker actually allows you to follow sperm, beaked, false killer, and pigmy killer whales ‘as they migrate around the Hawaiian islands’. The data collection is provided by Dr. Robin Baird of Cascadia Research, and goes toward a larger research project that studies the movements and habits of whales […]

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Map Of Where Americans Are Moving

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Wednesday 20 April 2011

Forbes magazine just posted this awesome interactive map that shows the migration patterns of Americans based on IRS data from 2008.

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