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The World's Most Beautiful Places In Photos

Lonely Planet has been guiding travelers to destinations across the globe for 40 years.<p>In celebration of those four decades, the company's travel experts handpicked images of the world's most beautiful places and compiled them into a book, <i>Lonely Planet's Beautiful World</i>.<p>Check out some of the …

Exploring Canada's Backcountry in a Hallmark K2 Camper

Share Email Comments<p>Pat and Brian Pilat take their Hallmark K2 deep into Canada’s wilderness searching for gold mines, ghost towns, and more. Get …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

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Lonely Planet's Stunning Photos of Our Beautiful World

As any traveler knows, Lonely Planet creates awesome travel guide books that inspire people to explore far-flung places all over the world. Who hasn't bought a Lonely Travel book before they took off on their vacation?<p>In their latest book, <i>Lonely Planet's Beautiful World</i>, they take us on a journey …

Loneliness

The world's top 25 treehouse hotels

30 images of Morocco we can’t stop looking at

ARGUABLY, Morocco “has it all.” A rich culture (blend of Arab, Berber, and other African and European influences), ancient history (inhabited since …

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'Ultimate bucket list' plotted out

It would take a minimum of 255 days – and almost £50,000 – to complete 100 of the world’s greatest travel experiences in one non-stop trip, according to a home exchange web site.<p>The itinerary put together by LoveHomeSwap would take in activities ranging from cheese-rolling in Gloucestershire to …

Africa’s Okavango Delta For Future Generations

The Okavango Delta is Africa’s last-remaining wetland wilderness. From the air this a vast patchwork mosaic of open floodplains, simmering lagoons, never-ending reed beds, waving impenetrable papyrus, meandering channels, and thousands upon thousands of green, palmed islands and tree-lines seem to …

Man, I need to go for a ride. #twistyroad #twistyroads #hairpin #switchback

Man, I need to go for a ride. #twistyroad #twistyroads #hairpin #switchback

Digging Deeper: Meeting Locals at Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda

On my recent East Africa trip, the biggest surprise for me was Lake Bunyonyi, a stunning part of Africa that I never knew existed.<p>Sprawling across …

Seven incredible places you may have never heard of

As globalisation leaves no stone unturned, we took to Quora.com to find a few secret locales well worth the trip.

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Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …

European Travel

Island hopping off Cambodia's coast

Sandy bliss awaits travellers off Cambodia’s south coast. Whether you favour being glued to a hammock upon an isolated shore, or fancy slothful days recovering from all-night raves, Cambodia has an island for you.<p>Lapped by the lapis-hued waters of the Gulf of Thailand, the scattering of islands in …

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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 …

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Madagascar's wondrous wildlife (and where to see it)

Madagascar is well-known for its biodiversity; 5% of all animal and plant species known to man live here and only here (70% of the fauna and 90% of the flora are endemic). For travellers, admiring this modern-day Noah’s Ark is a highlight of a trip to the Red Island.<p>Fortunately, there are plenty of …

Nature

Top 10 protected areas in Madagascar

It is hard to underestimate how unique Madagascar’s wildlife is: an incredible 615 species have been discovered on the island since 1999. To preserve this precious natural heritage, the country has developed an extensive network of protected areas, each of them special for different reasons.<p><b>Parc</b> …

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Bora Bora beyond the beach

Bora Bora is world-famous for its glinting turquoise lagoon, dazzlingly white sandy stretches of beach and luxurious resorts. With such a dreamlike setting, this magical island is, unsurprisingly, a great spot to decompress. But there’s much more to do than simply sipping a cocktail on your chaise. …

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Honduras’ Bay Islands: a laid-back, uncrowded Caribbean paradise

Plenty of Caribbean islands have been labeled with the daydream-inducing word: paradise. If your definition of paradise includes empty beaches, no crowds, and not having to dress for dinner, consider packing your bags for an easy-access option you might not have considered: the Bay Islands of …

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How to choose a Caribbean island

The dozens of islands scattered across the Caribbean are a remarkably diverse lot. Pulsing Jamaica has little in common with group-filled Aruba, and even islands in plain sight of each other like St Kitts and Nevis are vastly different not just in appearance but in what they offer visitors.<p>So for …

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The best beaches of the Philippines

For serious beach bums, the Philippines is a less-discovered alternative to Southeast Asian hotspots like Bali and southern Thailand.<p>But with more than 7000 islands, it can be tricky to pick your spot. Here are a few areas to home in on in search of your own slice of paradise.<p>El Nido<p>The dramatic …

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The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

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