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Here's your round-up of need-to-know travel news and daily delights.

July 29, 2016

Deep in the woods of Vermont a town of 3,000 is home to what may be the one product every outdoor enthusiast needs: the most durable, comfortable, versatile socks in the world.  [INC]

There’s a mysterious attraction in Arizona dubbed, “The Thing.” It’s advertised for miles and miles—430 to be exact—with billboards calling out, “The Mystery of the Desert!” “What is it? The Thing?” At the end of the billboard journey you end up at a gift shop of sorts, but that’s not The Thing—or is it? No one has quite figured out The Thing yet, but feel free to draw your own conclusion.  [VICE]

Being a beauty queen has its perks. Miss Universe, Pia Wurtzbach, recently visited the Cayman Islands as part of her duties as the titleholder, where she swam with stingrays. See the video here. [ABSCBN]

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