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Settle in for series premiering in the winter TV season

Television fans can get ready to hunker down using this guide to winter series premieres.<p><b>Jan 5:</b> <i>Downton Abbey</i> (PBS, Sundays at 9 ET/PT). The Crawleys return for Season 4 of the British drama that revolves around life at the family estate.<p><b>Jan. 6:</b><i>The Bachelor</i> (ABC, Mondays at 8 ET/PT). It's …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Walking down to the Lake

Free 30 minute video about these photos<p>I took a bunch of photos here in New Zealand – 1000 in fact! These are my favorite 36 from that grouping, and …

The McWay Bay

Secret Places right under your nose<p>Have you ever found a place that is very close to you, or very close to a place you know well — and you were …

A starry night gleams in Utah's Natural Bridges National Monument—named the first Dark Sky Park by the International Dark-Sky Association. http://on.natgeo.com/18XMpvH Photograph by Jim Richardson, National Geographic

Cruising to Bermuda

Considering a cruise? Love ‘em or hate ‘em, seasoned travelers seem to have strong opinions on the subject.<p>And there’s no denying the impact the industry has had on how families travel. Cruise lines have not only increased capacity by more than 2,000 percent since 1970, they’re working overtime to …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

National Parks

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

South Africa

Best of June 2013

Latin America's Top Adventure Destinations

For more than a century, Latin America has lured travelers in search of real adventure: crossing craggy peaks and dense jungles, or rafting mighty rivers and exploring unique islands. This tradition continues today, with many amateur adventurers heading south to challenge themselves on Latin …

Braving the 'Iron Ways': a beginner's guide to climbing Italy's Vie Ferrate

With their sculpted peaks, pinnacles and towers of rock, Italy’s eastern Dolomites are the most beautiful corner of the Alps. The architect Le Corbusier called the rocky amphitheatre ‘the most beautiful architecture in the world’, Unesco granted them world heritage status in 2009, and ever since …

Camo Life Forever

the top destinations of 2013, part 2

It's no easy task deciding on your favourite countries to travel to. We asked our fans on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Thorn Tree to tell us where they have travelled and then we asked them to rate those destinations by 16 criteria (for example, which was the best 'Value for money' destination). …

Northern Laos’ 100 Waterfalls Trek

In the last four years, the rural village of Nong Khiaw has seen a steady stream of adventure travellers who want to experience the 10km trek before it disappears.<p>Strictly speaking, the name of the 100 Waterfalls Trek in northern Laos is misleading, since it is impossible to say how many waterfalls …

Vietnam

11 Pictures That Will Make You Want To Visit Iceland's Blue Lagoon This Summer

A 40-minute drive from Reykjavík, the Blue Lagoon is a gorgeous geothermal spa that's one of the most-visited places in Iceland.<p>At an average temperature of around 100 °F, the lagoon's nutrient-rich waters are reported to fix all sorts of skin ailments, from psoriasis to eczema. People travel …

Explore Italy’s art masterpieces

Italy hosts such a rich variety of historical art pieces it is almost overwhelming to the novice art-appreciator.<p>You can see many of Italian art’s greatest hits in a single day if you want to shuffle along behind everyone else at the Vatican, but this is a recipe for Stendhal syndrome: an arguably …

Exploring Argentina and Chile by bus

First-time visitors to the southern cone of South America arrive in Buenos Aires or Santiago with visions of glaciers, waterfalls, penguin colonies, vineyards, the baby whales off the Patagonian coast and the dramatic spires of Torres del Paine.<p>Argentina and Chile have all of this, and more – but …

Sardinia Beaches: The Glorious Beauty Of Italy's Coastal Gem (PHOTOS)

Well doesn't this look like a little slice of heaven?<p>Sardinia, the tiny island off the coast of Italy just south of Corsica, offers a little bit of everything to travelers. From small medieval towns to crazy beautiful beaches, the Mediterranean island has a busy summer travel season.<p>Interested in …

Mount Fuji Climbing Season Officially Begins (PHOTOS)

Mount Fuji officially opened for its two-month-long climbing season Monday, with hiking enthusiasts flocking to the mountain to participate in rituals, festivities and the famed trek.<p>Japan's highest mountain, Mount Fuji was added to UNESCO's World Heritage list of places of "outstanding universal …

A road trip through Scotland's intoxicating Isle of Skye

Like the finest single malt whisky, the Isle of Skye is an intoxicating distillation of all that is great about Scotland’s Highlands and islands. Its dramatic landscape embraces everything from bleak, wind-scoured mountains to sheer sea cliffs and edge-of-the-world, seashell-strewn beaches. Throw …

Niagara Falls revitalizes itself, wants to turn tourists into citizens

Visitors to Niagara Falls may soon find themselves zip-lining in the Niagara Gorge, biking along the rushing river and staying in a new hotel room, …