Alexis Gonzalez

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See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Trains

40 Cheapest Countries to Visit (On $30 Per Day Or Less!)

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure page for more details.<p>Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, I’ve found …

National Parks

See How Tourists Have Deserted Egypt's Sinai Region

The entrance of the Kazar hotel, still under construction, in Sharm el Sheikh, Sinai, Jan. 2015.<br>Andrea and Magda—Neutral Grey<p>1 of 12<p>Egypt’s Sinai …

14 ghostly photos of famous Egyptian landmarks with no tourists

Tourists have traveled to Egypt's ancient pyramids and historic monuments for centuries.<p>But tourism has dropped rapidly in recent years, as violent conflicts following the 2011 revolution have been particularly successful in scaring off travelers.<p>According to a recent Reuters article, 9.9 million …

Cairo

Florida's Pristine Parks: Ocala National Forest

Get more out of your Ocala National Forest visit by exploring must-see parks, preserves, and refuges nearby.<p>The Ocala National Forest, north of Orlando, is the world's largest contiguous sand pine scrub forest at nearly 383,000 acres. That means that a sand ridge of dunes, which were once a chain …

7 Nutrients (Besides Fiber and Protein!) That Can Help You Lose Weight

Time to revise that grocery list!<p>Even if your diet is a fruit-and veggie-packed rainbow of healthiness, you could still be missing out on vitamins and nutrients that are essential for getting you closer to your goal weight, says Jessica Cording, R.D., a dietitian in New York City. In order to lose …

Nutrition

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

San Diego's Top 50 Trails

Vitals<p>Dog-Friendly Stroller-Friendly Family-Friendly Pay to Park Bikeable Lake View Beach View Mountain View City View<p>1. Santa Margarita River Trail …

Hiking

Runners See a Different Side of the Roof of Africa

Simon Mtuy knows every inch of the popular hiking routes that snake up the sides of Africa’s highest mountain.<p>A Chagga tribesman who grew up in a small village nestled in the shadows of Mount Kilimanjaro, Mtuy’s first job nearly 35 years ago was to porter equipment for international climbers …

Mountaineering

Photos: Japan's 34 most beautiful places | CNN Travel

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The Pros and Cons of Section Hiking the Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy says that 20% of the people who claim to hiking the Appalachian Trail each year are section hikers, although I …

100 Reasons the National Parks Remain America's Best Idea

Back in 1983, writer Wallace Stegner famously said "National parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they …

National Parks

A hut with a view: a guide to Colorado’s backcountry huts

Colorado offers some of the best skiing, snowshoeing and hiking opportunities in America. And out in the wilds under the big Rocky Mountain sky, you’ll find a remarkable system of remote huts that provide the opportunity to go further into the backcountry than you ever imagined.<p>Colorado’s hut …

Arc’teryx Footwear Collection

The Canadian based crew at Arc’teryx teased a footwear collection at the top of the year, and now the outdoor brand we know and love gives us all the …

Hiking

Glacier National Park - Montana

2875 US-93 Whitefish MT 59937 U.S.<p>Rodeos, cattle drives and glamping tents are just a few of the enticements at this welcoming working ranch.<p>899 …

Travel guide to Utah’s Capitol Reef National Park

PARK DETAILS<p>Sixty-five million years ago, the same immense forces that lifted the Colorado Plateau and shaped so much of the American Southwest …

5 Ways to Maintain Lifelong Friendships

When it comes to our physical and mental health, friendship may truly be the best medicine. An Australian study showed that strong social networks …

11 of the world's most incredible journeys

Up for an extraordinary expedition? Whether by foot, car, boat or train, these adventures will fire up your wanderlust<p>1. Trek with creature comforts, …

Truly Vintage Street Style

A look back at the ladies who ruled the street style scene first.<p>Long before Bill Cunningham hopped on his bicycle or Tommy Ton launched Jak & Jil, photographers captured stylish women in black and white film sporting Dior and Balenciaga on the street. Take a look back at the ladies who ruled the …

Street Style

Argentina wants to hold Citigroup hostage

Citigroup has found itself in an incredibly uncomfortable position in the case between Argentina and a group of hedge fund creditors suing the country for over $1.3 billion in defaulted debt.<p>The bank wants to leave Argentina, but Buenos Aires says that's not happening.<p>Citigroup wants to exit its …

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Science Says Your Chewed Up Nails Are Proof That You're Perfect

Well, we always suspected...<p>Attention, all nail biters, hair twisters, and skin pickers: Your compulsive body-focused habit may actually be a sign that you're a perfectionist, according to researchers at the University of Montreal. Their new study published in the March issue ofthe <i>Journal of</i> …