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CMT Music Awards 2016: Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw win big

<b>(Billboard) —</b> In the 1980s, the awards show that kicked off the events of Fan Fair week was The Music City News Awards. Regardless of what trends were happening in the industry, the fans had their favorites -- and most years it was The Statler Brothers.<p>Fast forward three decades, and Fan Fair is …

Microsoft launches a free trial of Minecraft: Education Edition for teachers to test over the summer

Following up on its promises from January, Microsoft today released a free trial of Minecraft Education Edition – the version of Minecraft meant for use in the classroom – to educators worldwide. This “early access” version of the program includes new features and updated classroom content and …

FAA encourages pilots to seek mental health treatment

WASHINGTON – One year after an intentional Germanwings plane crash, the Federal Aviation Administration announced steps Thursday to encourage pilots with mental health problems to seek treatment.<p>But the FAA won't initiate psychological testing for pilots or change rules on locked cockpit doors that …

Yellowstone Bison Tourists Speak Out After Nationwide Shaming

"We thought we were doing a nice thing."<p>The Canadian tourists who were lambasted on social media after putting a newborn bison into the trunk of their SUV during a trip to Yellowstone National Park last month have spoken out for the first time, saying people have been unfairly critical.<p>In an …

F-Stop Gear Sukha Review | The Gold Standard Of Adventure Travel Camera Backpacks

Sometimes a big project in the outdoors calls for an immense amount of camera gear. If you’ve ever tried cramming multiple bodies, lenses, and …

9 Rules for Creating the Perfect Weekend Getaway with Your Friends

Getting out of town for the weekend makes a difference. It's not just a change of scenery from the rest of week, but there's also that subtle thrill …

Montana

There’s a lot of ground to cover in Montana, and almost all of it is stunningly beautiful, so it lends itself to an old-fashioned road trip—there are …

N. Oregon Coast Guided Hikes a Mind-Bending Bit of Science

One happens in Manzanita, and the other in the Warrenton are. Manzanita events, Warrenton events

50 Ways to Have Your Best Summer Ever

Karakoram 2016: K2 Ramps Up, Nanga Parbat Reopens

The spring Himalayan climbing season is over, and the teams of climbers that made it one of the most successful in recent memory have departed Nepal …

Northern Cays, Ambergris Caye travel tips and articles

ArticleFamily fun in BelizeBelize has many of the key ingredients needed for a quality family holiday in that this pint-sized country offers diverse and accessible travel experiences for an affordable price in a safe environment...Belize has many of the key ingredients needed for a quality family …

Central America

8 experiences you can only have on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel

1. Seeing the best shells in the world<p>Shelling isn’t just for kids — it’s an activity that gives these beaches international recognition. Over 200 …

Florida

48 hours in the Gold Coast: rainforest walks, organic food and fine dining shake up expectations

Forget the theme parks: the Gold Coast regains its cool factor, thanks to hip cafes, farmers’ markets and unusual accommodation<p>When I think about holidays on the Gold Coast, it’s Wet ’n’ Wild, Sea World and Dreamworld that spring to mind. I don’t think of organic farms, night markets, world-class …

100 Reasons to Love the National Parks

A century after their creation, we've got a lot of reasons to love the national parks—100 by our count.<p>They have preserved some 84 million acres of forest, mountain, prairie, canyon, coastline, and tundra. They offer peaceful sanctuaries for reflection and rejuvenation, and give our kids …

Strange but true: 10 bizarre cruising customs

Beyond the Bike Park: Winter Park, Colorado

Forget Maui — the Big Island Is Hawaii’s True Adventure Capital

Hawaii Island (aka the Big Island) is as fascinating an island as they come. The size of Connecticut, it is built on the shoulders of five shield …

Let Travel Impressions Set Up a Staycation For You

<i>PHOTO: Travel Impressions will take you around the world and keep you close to home with a U.S. Staycation, like in Las Vegasa. (Courtesy …

National Parks

Tent caterpillar infestation at provincial parks

A normally relaxing weekend at the lake had a surprising twist for some people when they found themselves camping in the middle of a tent caterpillar …

Experience the natural splendour of Clarens

Clarens - Protea Hotel Clarens is nestled in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains in close proximity to the Golden Gate National Park and the …

Asheville, North Carolina Climbing Destination Guide

Craft brews and craft crags<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p><i>This story originally appeared in the September 2015 issue of our print edition.</i><p>Nestled in the heart …

Historic lodges at national parks: 10 favorites | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Waking up near the rim of the Grand Canyon, at the edge of a Yellowstone geyser or within view of a Hawaiian volcano are some of the highlights of these hotels in the USA.<p>Situated in or near National Park Service sites, they are among the most exclusive resorts in the world, despite the …

7 Abandoned Airports Reborn as Massive Parks

Sky-high costs, political unrest, and crumbling infrastructure have left a trail of abandoned airports around the globe. While most of these deserted tarmacs have been razed to make way for residential communities and retail spaces, a few have been transformed into incredibly cool public parks. …

Urbanism