Between Europe's Borders

How the Netherlands Nearly Banned Tourists from Buying Weed

Should tourists in the Netherlands be allowed to buy weed?
Thijs Roes
Question Of The Day

Question of the Day: Are Indians the World’s Worst Tourists?

“As soon as the seatbelt sign went off, hoards of onions, tomatoes and dhaniya (coriander) emerged from their handbags. They even asked the air hostess for knives and a chopping board.”
Shamani Joshi
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Inspired by Video Game, Teenage Girl Leaves Home and Travels 10 Cities in 18 Days

The 15-year-old from Uttarakhand got so addicted to Taxi Driver 2 that she wanted to be on the move constantly and ran away from home to live her life like in the mobile game.
Shamani Joshi
food news

Instagrammer Threatened With Criminal Charges for Photo of Airline's Ugly Menu

While flying business class on Garuda Indonesia, he was handed a handwritten menu on what looked like a sheet of spiral-bound paper.
Jelisa Castrodale

Only Seven Families Are Allowed to Live in This 'Cursed' Indonesian Village

Residents of Pitu believe their land is sacred, allowing only their direct descendants to reside there.
Titah AW

A Bali Instagram Hotspot is a Sham

The camera trick used at Lempuyang temple, popularly known as 'Gate of Heaven’, is more common around the world than you may think.
Ikhwan Hastanto

Hostel Managers Tell Us Their Worst Backpacker Stories

"He crapped himself while crawling up the stairs, then slid over in it, then picked it up and carried it back to his room."
Laura Woods

Western Australia Is Lonely Planet’s Best Place to Visit in the Asia Pacific

Other top contenders include New Zealand, Japan, and Fiji.
Meera Navlakha

How Previous Drug Use Can Stop You Getting Into America

After a British tourist was turned away from the US because customs officials found an old text about cocaine on her phone, we asked an expert what else might get in your way.
David Hillier
Australia Today

A Pilot Fell Asleep Mid-Flight and Overshot his Destination by 78km

A safety report later found the pilot hadn't slept for 24 hours before the flight.
Gavin Butler

Werner Herzog's New Film Is About an Old, Dead Friend

"When he came to see my new film at the time, the first thing he said was: 'Werner, I'm dying.' I said, 'Yes I can see that.'"
Daniel Dylan Wray

This Theme Park Devoted to Ancient Aliens Really Makes You Think

One of the park's main attractions is a flight simulator that suggests Peru's Nazca Lines might be a landing strip for alien craft.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete