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Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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Carnival Time in Rio

<i>Cidade Maravilhosa</i> -- Wonderful City. This is the name the <i>Cariocas</i> (residents of Rio) fondly call their town -- and with good reason. A city of six million inhabitants, Rio de Janeiro has a special vibe all its own -- a Samba vibe, to be sure, and it all begins when we deplane at Tom Jobim, an …

SD Cards Aren’t As Secure As We Think

The hardware hacker Bunnie Huang gave a talk at the Chaos Compute Club Congress where he offered some good news and some bad news. The good news? SD cards contain powerful, handy micro controllers that are useful to hackers and hobbyists. The bad news? SD cards are woefully insecure.<p>In a detailed …

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 …

Voyager 1 leaves solar system

Carrying the images, sounds and technology of the 1970s, the space probe Voyager 1 has left our solar system and begun a journey that will take it to interstellar space and possibly other life forms.<p>Equipped with an eight-track tape recorder, computers with 240,000 times less memory than an iPhone …

Meals worth crossing the world for

Good food always makes for a good trip, and some gastronomically minded Quora.com users have journeyed more than 6,000km to taste the perfect dish.<p>Good food always makes for a good trip – but is it ever worth travelling halfway across the world for a single meal? Some gastronomically minded …

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

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When Is The Best Time To Visit Hawaii?

With the lowest average temperature not falling below 72 degrees, there isn't really a <i>bad</i> time to visit Hawaii. But if you're looking for some parameters, let the chart below be your guide.<p>From the weather, to when to book your airfare (the best months to visit Hawaii are late summer/fall and it's …

A Taste of Rio's Finest

Confeitaria Colombo in Downtown Rio de Janeiro<p>Between the dramatic mountains and white sands of Rio de Janeiro lurks one of Brazil's most baffling mysteries: How does a diet so rich in meat, rice, cheese, and cream produce a country filled with so many tanned and toned beach bodies?<p>While São Paulo …

Top 10 Caribbean Resorts

Planning a trip to the Caribbean? Check out our list of the 10 best hotels and resorts in the Caribbean Islands. From Anguilla to the Turks & Caicos, this list includes our favorite hotels and resorts to help you plan the ultimate escape.<p><b>ANGUILLA</b><p><b>Cap Juluca</b><p>A mere 25-minute boat ride from the shops …

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6 Best Beaches For People Watching In Hawaii

People in Hawaii have a different idea of what constitutes a “beach day.” The islands' gorgeous beaches are used for an array of adventures, sports and spectacles, which makes them more lively and entertaining than your average tropical paradise. Below you’ll find a list of the best beaches for …