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12 Trails to Hike Before They're Gone

From climate change to energy development, various threats promise to wipe out what’s best about America’s 12 most endangered trails. Hike them now …

10 insanely affordable destinations for winter 2017-18

While winter travel typically means holiday-inflated airfares, inclement weather and long delays, it can also be one of the best seasons to travel on …

Peru seeks to boost tourism with new media campaign

A multi-colored mountain in Vinicunca National Park, in the Cusco district of Peru Photo: IC<p>From backpacking in the Andes to luxury Amazon river …

The Best Things to See, Do and Eat in Indonesia

<i>A Food Fun Travel Guest Post</i><p>Before you go anywhere, its best to check out the recommended sights to see and activities to do and create an itinerary …

Asia Travel

A Practical Guide to Travel in Myanmar

I read a lot of things before heading to Myanmar, especially about the practicalities of trip planning and what to expect in country. In reality, …

Asia Travel

And the happiest city in America is…

There are countless benefits to being happy, and those who live in 25 special cities are reaping a whole bunch <i></i>of ’em.<p>According to a press release,</i> …

Happiness

Why Young American Expats Flock to This Cheap Beach Paradise

There’s a village in Bali where American expats cavort on scooters, surf swells, and beach verandas all year round. No, this isn’t the <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> …

Asia Travel

Minnesota northern lights

Judy Allen captured this image on September 28, 2017.<p>Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the …

Northern Lights

Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park

Namesake of the world’s largest living thing (as well as one of the tallest and oldest), Sequoia National Park is an incredible landscape. From tall …

Petrified Forest National Park

An ancient forest preserved in stone in the middle of the desert, the Petrified Forest is a rugged and breathtaking landscape is a joy to discover no …

National Parks

This Small Village in Himachal Pradesh is a Hippie Haven

Parvati Valley is dotted with picture-perfect villages and undisturbed trekking trails | © Alok Kumar / WikiCommons

Himachal Pradesh

These 10 beautiful hikes will transport you to another world

Don't forget your camera at home. Norway's best hikes lead to views akin to any description of paradise: cliffs rising from the ocean, waterfalls …

Hiking

This Insane 18-Day Trip Will Take You Around the World for Just $1,300

People often toss out the line "I want to travel the world!" as shorthand for their wanderlust. But what if you could literally travel around the …

Abu Dhabi

How to Visit Yosemite, From a Guy Who’s Done It 100 Times

There’s a way to arrive at Yosemite Valley, the well-trafficked area of Yosemite National Park that houses its most picturesque cliffs and …

National Parks

Instagram hashtags are revealing some of Australia’s most hidden gems

Australia’s expansive size means it is filled with amazing places that will keep travellers in awe, with iconic sights like the Sydney Opera House and Uluru.<p>But there are plenty of hidden gems to be found all over the country, and Assured Removalists looked at Instagram hashtags to find out just …

Australia

5 Reasons to Visit Maui's Secret Painted Forest

Breathtaking waterfalls, lush rainforests, coastal views—the 65-mile Road to Hana on Maui has it all. Its possible travelers could get so wrapped up …

Maui

Top 10 Washington State Attractions

Washington State's top attractions are all outstanding and will provide memories that will stick with you for a lifetime. The state of Washington is …

Planning a trip to Iceland to see the Northern Lights? This airline will give you a discount

Wow Air is offering travellers a 20% discount to see the Northern Lights, meaning you may save money on that dream trip to see the Aurora Borealis this year.<p>The Icelandic budget airline has announced a promo code for anyone looking to see Aurora Borealis; they just need to enter WOWBOREALIS in …

Northern Lights

10 places Californian residents won’t tell you about

California seems to have it all: a beautiful, accessible and often surfable coastline; intriguing deserts with phenomenal sunsets and moonrises; …

National Parks

6 Amazing Waterfalls Around the World (You Don’t Have to Be a National Geographic Photographer to See)

Love ya, TLC, but we are, in fact, totally up for chasing waterfalls. And there are grand cascades all across the globe to consider adding to your …

Best Things to Do in Portugal

Despite sharing the Iberian peninsula with one of the world's most visited countries, Portugal's lures are not widely known internationally.<p>But …

This 23-year-old Travels the World on Weekends for Under $1,000 a Trip

Proving you don't need much time of money to travel.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>When Elona Karafin was a child, she was …

Air Travel

Hiking out of the Grand Canyon was a huge challenge. But Havasu Falls was worth every step.

HAVASUPAI INDIAN RESERVATION — It was just 9 a.m., and the 100-degree Arizona sun was on my back, creating a pool of sweat so big I’m pretty sure …

Hiking

10 of the Best American Cities to Live Comfortably on $40,000 a Year

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Much of America's charm is predicated on small-town life. It's community-oriented, nostalgic, …

American Cities

Extraordinary landscapes: Mono Lake’s Tufa Towers in California

Looking for unusual things to do and sights to see in California? A natural wonder that should be on your California travel must-do list is the …

National Parks

What it's like to take the new sleeper bus from LA to SF

A new bus line called Cabin is positioning itself as a "hotel on wheels." For $115 you get a sleeping pod on a bus that goes between LA and San …

San Francisco

The Healing Power of India’s Ganges River

Some of the world's most highly-contaminated water might just contain the healing properties we've been searching for.<p>Imagine if one of the world’s most famous rivers could naturally provide a non-antibiotic treatment for, among other things, tuberculosis, typhoid, pneumonia, cholera, dysentery, …

India

You Can Take One of America’s Most Breathtaking Train Rides for Only $97

United States

You Need To Hurry To This Nordic Island Before Everyone Else Does

Scoring top marks in lists including 'world's most liveable city,' 'happiest place on earth' and even 'the best country in the world,' Nordic …

The 10 road trips you have to experience before you die

If you’re a person who plans trips around driving — or prefers to travel a stretch of a country on your own schedule — we’ve put together a selection …