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Chevy just dropped a bomb with the new 2015 Colorado

Bringing the Duramax to the masses.<p>Chevrolet just announced a reason for everyone to care about the midsize truck segment. The all-new 2015 Colorado pickup has just been revealed at the LA Auto Show, and Chevy says it will be available with a 2.8-liter Duramax four-cylinder turbodiesel.<p>Chevrolet is …

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Kurfew - NZT [Dubstep]

Spag Heddy - Spunk Moovs [Glitch Hop]

President of Mexico denies meeting Justin Bieber

The president of Mexico has officially denied meeting Justin Bieber. Enrique Peña Nieto rejected Bieber's claim that he attended Bieber's recent concert in Mexico City, forcing the singer to issue a hasty correction.<p>Bieber's diplomatic gaffe was part of a proud tweet on Monday night, posted before …

Rolling Stones Book First Australia Show in Nearly 10 Years

Looks like the Rolling Stones‘ “50 and Counting” anniversary tour is headed well into the “counting” portion: the veteran rockers will travel to …

Music

Katy Perry Braves Fire and Ice in ‘Unconditionally’

There’s plenty happening in Katy Perry’s new video for “Unconditionally”: she crouches in the snow, releases a giant owl, stands alone in the center …

Music Videos

Exclusive: James Franco Explains How He Became Famous

Watch him tell his L.A. story<p><b>Jared Leto,</b> currently starring in <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, has made a short film with his band Thirty Seconds to Mars called <i>City of Angels</i> about the city of Los Angeles, and for it he's gathered an intimidating cast of local celebrities to talk about their lives there, …

Watch Ricky Gervais Lose His Sh*t While David Blaine Lays Some Serious Magic On Him

11.20.13 17 Comments<p>David Blaine’s “<i>Real or Magic</i>” aired Tuesday on ABC and did not disappoint those who love magic or celebrities. We already noted how Blaine blew away “Breaking Bad” stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, but one of the best reactions came from noted skeptic Ricky Gervais.<p>Sure …

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Miraval Wine Named Best Rosé in the World - Great Ideas : People.com

Oh, Brad and Angelina, is there nothing you two can’t pull off?<p>Critically-acclaimed actors, humanitarians, über-parents—and now, thanks to <i>Wine</i> …

Inside Bob Dylan’s Brilliant ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ Video

One of the best music videos of 2013 belongs to a 48-year-old song. The interactive video for Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone,” released yesterday, …

Music

In Hong Kong at rehearsal for the #MAMA Music Awards Show. 🎶🎼

Channing Tatum Made A Parody Of Jean Claude Van Damme’s Volvo Ad

Ayo, who gots jokes? C-Tates got mad jokes, son. Channing Tatum, as you haters call him, is currently filming <i>22 Jump Street</i>, and he and a couple crew members took a break to film their own version of Jean Claude Van Damme’s now viral Volvo ad in which he does a split on two trucks that are slowly …

Nicole’s State of Grace

Next year, one elegant, Academy Award–winning blonde icon will star in the life of another. Learning how Nicole Kidman dug deep into the research for Grace of Monaco, Sam Kashner gets the Australian star to explore the drama of her own story: the isolating fame that came with her marriage to …

"Rooftopping": Dizzying Photographs of People (Almost) Falling Off Buildings — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>I’m not acrophobic per se. It’s more of a general sense of unease – one that I think most …

Photography

10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts According To TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards

Staying at an all-inclusive resort is a guaranteed way to clear your travels of stress -- everything you need is at your fingertips and there's no need to spend your precious vacation time running to the ATM or toting around a credit card.<p>TripAdvisor announced today the winners of its 2013 …

10 Off The Beaten Path Cities You Should Absolutely Visit

Ask a random person and they can easily rattle off the famous cities around the world, and the list will undoubtedly include New York, Paris, and London.<p>Paris is Paris and London is London, but that shouldn’t mean it’s the only city worth checking out. If you’re already planning to shell out the …

8 Of The Worst Sunburn Destinations In The Entire World

We're seen some pretty unfortunate sunburns in our day, and we know the places we're most likely to get them: beaches, hiking trips, and the like.<p>But some sunburn spots might surprise you, and they can scorch you harder than you think. Lather up before hitting these seemingly harmless destinations, …

How to Avoid Expensive Holiday Airfares

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>Reader Question: Can I avoid expensive holiday airfares?</b><p><b>My Answer:</b> Sure, you could do what Dom Beveridge did when he needed to travel with his family from Pittsburgh to Detroit recently. “Prices were ridiculous,” he says. “So we drove.”<p>True, a five-hour drive isn’t as …

Five Travel Startups for Pre-Trip Research and Planning

This week’s roundup of travel startups looks at companies that help travelers research destination and accommodation options based on their budget, …

Almost Half of Economy Class Flyers Now Willing to Pay More for Space

Business travelers are tired of their economy class seats and spending more time and money researching how squeezed they’ll be on their next …

Hotel Hopping In Hong Kong

Hong Kong has some of the best hotels in the world. The two Shangri-La properties, the Four Seasons, the Mandarin Oriental--all are among the finest anywhere when it comes to room quality, amenities and service. Recently, I spent a week staying in a wide range of the city's hotels (this was my …

Greece Is Very Optimistic That Tourism Will Help End Its Recession in 2014

Greek tourism revenues should rise 13 percent to a record 13 billion euros in 2014, the head of the main industry body said on Tuesday, boosting …

Amtrak Invests $86 Million to Improve Repairs in Four NYC Train Tunnels

Amtrak will use part of the $86 million it has received in Superstorm Sandy federal recovery funding to improve maintenance of four East River …

8 Ski Resorts for All Types of Travelers

Whether you’re looking for a high-adrenaline adventure out on the slopes, the best spots for après-ski, or relaxing spa facilities for post-ski …

Photo of the Moment: Seeing the Aurora in a New Light, Whitehorse — Vagabondish

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Top Five Off-Peak Destinations for Winter 2013/2014

Before you grumble at the arrival of frigid winter weather, remember that the upcoming season heralds untold affordable off-peak travel opportunities. In many of the alluring destinations of the Northern Hemisphere, travel providers slash prices as the touristic crowds bid adieu until spring. If …

Australia’s sea of crimson claws

Every year in late spring, Australia’s Christmas Island sees more than 40 million red crabs make the arduous journey from the wet inland forests to the Indian Ocean to spawn.<p>Every year in late spring, Australia’s Christmas Island becomes covered in crabs when the more than 40 million red …

Americans are leaving more than half a billion vacation days on the table

The Western world thinks Americans work too hard, and they may be right.<p>In 2013, Americans only used 10 out of 14 vacation days, leaving more than 577 million days untouched, according to an Expedia survey of 8,535 people across 24 countries. That’s more than twice as many as the year before.<p>What’s …

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Travel South Africa: A Waterfront Stay at Cape Town's Luxurious Lawhill Apartments — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>As the second most populous city in South Africa, Cape Town is a hub of luxury and …

South Africa

Adventure 101: Hiking an American Treasure

“The Appalachian Trail is both intimate and majestic,” says hiker and author <b>Jennifer Pharr Davis</b>, who has through-hiked the megatrail three times and holds the speed record (46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes).<p>Completed in 1937 and stretching 2,180 mountainous miles from Georgia to Maine, the</b> …