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I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

European Travel

33 Sites to Discover in California

If you are wandering in The Golden State and looking to get away from the hustle and bustle, you don't have to look too far to find some of the nation's most treasured landscapes and natural wonders.<p>California is rich with land that has been set aside, protected, and carefully managed by the …

National Parks

The Best Camping Spots In California

California, with its impressive diverse terrains, is the best place for camping. From stargazing in the desert to leaping into a mountainous …

The Best Cities in North America 2015

Readers found this small city on California's central coast to be a little pricey, and the locals a little aloof—but who cares? It ranked at No. 1 in …

Europe's Most (And Least) Affordable Cities: The European Backpacker Index For 2016

Budget-savvy travelers in need a little inspiration are in luck: The 6th annual Europe Backpacker Index that ranks 56 of the continents popular cities – from cheapest to most expensive – was recently released.<p>“The good news for those of us holding US dollars is that our currency has surged in most …

Here's Every Barista Competitor At Next Week's US Coffee Qualifiers

T. Ben Fischer of Stone Creek Coffee Roasters in Milwaukee, WI<p>Next week the world of United States competitive coffee will gather in Kansas City, …

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

The Best Tech Gifts for Men

Pick out the guy toys you want Santa to drop down your chimney

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

The 7 Most Beautiful Places in California You Didn't Know Existed

<i>By: Grant Marek</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Joe Parks</i><p>From Yosemite and Big Sur, to Joshua Tree and Santa Barbara, California is home to some of the most beautiful places on the West Coast, nay, the country, nay, THE WORLD, okay reverse nay, still just the country. It's beautiful enough, that no matter how many …

San Andreas

What to pack when you're... hiking the Inca Trail, Peru

It's one of the world's most iconic walks – but its varied terrain, altitude and weather conditions can make it a packing nightmare. Until you read …

6 Hotels That Give You Great Club Access

Sometimes you just want to dance. And sometimes you just want an epic night out without, well, actually having to go out. These hotels make it easy to enjoy a top notch clubbing experience without venturing far from the comfort of your guest room. Because who needs cabs anyway?<p><b>1. The Cromwell</b><p>Las …

Hospitality

RANKED: The 11 Best Donuts In America

We couldn't personally taste donuts from every beloved pastry shop in the country, so we scoured blogs and online reviews to come up with 20 bakeries known for their rave-worthy donuts.<p>The we ranked the donuts based on availability, originality, and price, in addition to how they tasted.<p>Keep …

Los Angeles

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in June

<b>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in June:</b><p><b>Fête de la Musique</b> (June 21) isn’t your average music festival…because anyone can perform! The festival was first held in <b>Paris</b> on the summer solstice with the idea of having “the …

Obama accused of nuclear U-turn as guided weapons plan emerges

Barack Obama has been accused of reneging on his disarmament pledges after it emerged the administration was planning to spend billions on upgrading …

Top 10 Places to Eat Ice Cream

Globe-trotters can experience flavors that go far beyond the standard chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry. Experience eel ice cream in Japan or green tea in Florence.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Food Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>Capogiro Gelato, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania</b><br>Made with the freshest …