Would you be a travel junkie if not for your budget? Check out Atlas Obscura to get your thrill-seeking fill from the comfort of your couch.
Via lush photographs and first-person accounts, the site explores exciting locales off the beaten path, like a temple in Nepal populated by hundreds of monkeys and an abandoned West Virginia amusement park built on a Native American burial ground.
One of our favorite posts? The write-up on Las Vegas’s Dig This, a giant sandbox where adults live out Tonka-truck fantasies and operate real buzzdozers… you know, for kicks!
Preparing for an adventure of your own? Read this list of 10 things every traveler should do.