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Four Sherpas Just Climbed Everest with 360° Camera Rigs on Their Backs

Congratulations are in order for all of us couch potatoes: thanks to four incredible, dedicated sherpas, we can now ‘climb’ to the top of the tallest …

Mountaineering

Top 10 wine bars and tasting rooms in Buenos Aires

Argentinians are now into wine more than ever before, thanks to new top-quality vintages that go beyond the purple, juicy malbec. Good spots to sample wines in Buenos Aires used to be relatively few, but that is now changing. Throw into the mix the fact that the government recently named fermented …

Argentina

New York: what to see and do in winter

Some cities suit a season. For me, <b>New York</b> comes into its own in winter. Sure, it gets cold (colder than, say, London) but the sky is an electric blue, the sun shines, and when it snows it buckets down, no half-measures, covering the streets and parks in a blanket of serene white. The city seems …

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

New Zealand

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books

Top 10 train station restaurants in Europe

1e Klas, Centraal station, Amsterdam<p>Named after the former first-class waiting room the restaurant now inhabits, the 1er Klas is a wonderful slice of 1880s glam, with monstrously high ceilings, wood-panelled walls and intricate paintings of wildlife. The menu is wide-ranging and refreshingly …

France

This seal is surfing on a humpback whale like it's NBD

The hottest new form of seal transportation in Australia is humpback whales.<p>This enterprising seal was caught hitching a ride on the back of a …

Humpback Whales

I would drive 500 miles: Scotland’s new North Coast 500 route

The term “road trip” has the roar of a Chevrolet, the lure of never-ending Californian freeways, and nuances of the wild freedom of Beat writer Jack Kerouac. But here we were in the Highlands, about to embark on the recently launched North Coast 500, a new coastal route billed as Scotland’s answer …

Prince Charles

Puppy Portraits in the Style of Baby Photos

Photographer Elisha Minnette recently accompanied her friends Matt and Abby on a trip to pick up their new puppy from Groodle breeder. On the way …

Photography

Bear and Cubs Found in New Jersey Family's Swimming Pool

Tim Basso of Rockaway, New Jersey, found a mama bear and her five clubs taking a dip in his family’s swimming pool Tuesday.<p>He told News 12 New Jersey …

Everything You Need to Know About the Next Five Years of Disney Parks

Yes, there will be Star Wars.<p>At this weekend’s annual Disney fan conference, D23 Expo, the company revealed exciting intel about the parks’ next …

The 8 Most Charming Places to Stay on Your Cuban Vacation

The U.S. flag is now flying again at the embassy in Cuba, which means that easily traveling there from America is becoming more of a reality. While flights will become more readily available in the near future, hotel options are not so prevalent—a complete Havana itinerary isn’t going to be …

Cuba

Tokyo for teenagers

'Otaku' is the Japanese term for people with obsessive interest, usually in anime and manga. Sound like your teenagers? They'll love this guide to …

Free Things to Do in Cape Town

Spilling out of the area between the iconic Table Mountain and the churning waters of the Atlantic, Cape Town provides visitors with a heady mixture of striking natural beauty, incredibly diverse cultures, and notoriously friendly locals. Although many of the upscale hotels, restaurants and …

Cape Town

What to do in San Francisco: tips for every taste

If you’re going to San Francisco, you don’t actually need to wear flowers in your hair – that’s so 1967 ( www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENrmULWKbeM) – just come as you are, do your thing, and bliss out. Whether you’re a freak, geek, diva, or dandy, there’s a niche here with your name on it. At the local …

Free Things to Do in Buenos Aires

First established by the Spanish in 1536, Buenos Aires has grown as a city and cultural center through the centuries. Known as the "Paris of Latin America," some say BA is easy to love and hard to forget. Another bonus: It's more affordable than many other world-class cities.<p><b>Attractions</b><p>The <b>Buenos</b> …

From Disneyland to art treasure hunts: top tips for Paris with kids

Paris is a sprawling global hub, but it somehow works on a scale that kids can comprehend. The urban canyons of Manhattan and ridiculous crowds of London are largely absent, and despite the Parisian rep for treating tourists with disdain, the French love kids!<p>Having your offspring with you will …

‘Denali’: Photographer Ben Moon’s Touching Tribute to His Beloved Dog

The short film above, titled “Denali,” is photographer Ben Moon‘s beautiful and touching tribute to his dog Denali, who passed away last year at the …

44 Easy Breakfast Recipes You Won't Believe Are Gluten-Free

In a diet without gluten, breakfast options become a little limited. And it’s not that oatmeal, eggs, Greek yogurt with berries, and avocado toast on …

Breakfast

Top 10: the most romantic Rome hotels

An insider's guide to the most romantic places to stay in Rome, including the best places to stay for theatrical interiors, sumptuous suites, candlelit roof terraces, Michelin-starred restaurants with views of the Colosseum and four-poster beds, in locations including Palazzo Navona and the centro …

Italy