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11 US National Parks That Are Totally Out of This World

The US National Park Service will turn 100 this year, which reminds us that you don’t need to travel abroad to feel like you’re in a completely different place — all you need to do is make a trip to one of the extraordinary parks right here in America. Camping beginners can experience their first …

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3 Days In Meteora

Couple of weeks ago I finally have a chance to see and photograph Monasteries of Meteora. I knew they are amazing. I knew they are breathtaking… at …

Go with the flow: 10 active volcanoes you really should visit

There’s something about visiting an active volcano that ignites the imagination: what devastation will this brooding peak wreak; what havoc has it already caused; will we make it out of here before she blows?<p>And for those who like to live dangerously, there are plenty of active volcanoes that are …

Machu Picchu Is Overrated, Go to Choquequirao Instead

The first bus to Machu Picchu leaves Peru’s party-all-night tourist town, Aguas Calientes, at six in the morning. The line to be on it forms sometime …

Wind Cave National Park: an amazing place you need to visit

Wind Cave National Park is found close to the town of Hot Springs, South Dakota. It was established in 1903 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It was …

Off the Beaten Path in Paris: Step Outside Into These Magical Places

Three years ago I took my daughter and her friend to Paris and I fell in love. I've been back twice since--one on my own, and then last summer I took five of my kids for three weeks. I was thrilled when they fell in love with it too.<p>Everyone knows about the famous landmark and touristy sites in …

The Kalalau Trail Is Hands Down The Most Incredible Hike In America

An epic adventure awaits.<p>If you're looking for the most epic hike in America, get ready to pack your bags and head far, far west.<p>The Kalalau Trail on the Hawaiian island of Kauai weaves through one of the world's most famous natural wonders, the Na Pali coast. With 180-degrees of the electric blue …

The American Hiking Trails You Must Do Before You Die

Shutterstock<p>Panorama Trail<p><b>Where it is:</b> Yosemite National Park, CA<b><br>Distance:</b> 8.5 miles<br>Have your GoPro ready—you're definitely going to want to capture …

The Grand Canyon in Color: Stunning Photographs From 1947

Caption from LIFE. Havasu Falls, at the canyon's western end, are in the Havasupai Indian Reservation, which can be reac<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Frank …

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26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

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The World's Most Beautiful Historic Castles

They're literally fit for kings.<p>Built to protect and entertain royalty, ancient castles naturally possess a lasting beauty. But unlike the gated compounds of yesteryear, modern travelers can now step inside their historic gates.

Exotic French territories that you’ve probably never heard before

It is familiar to most people that the beautiful country of France is located in Western Europe, and it touches the waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea from …

Remnants of Roman Britain: in pictures - Telegraph

11 European destinations everyone should travel to alone

To help you figure out where to go next, the European travel website RoutePerfect.com has released a list of the best destinations in Europe for solo travellers.<p>The ranking is based on data from over 100,000 trips saved and booked by solo travellers from around the world through the site.<p>From grand …

Surreal estate: a piece of medieval Italy – in pictures

This fully habitable stone property from the 1600s is in the popular hilltop village of Santo Stefano di Sessanio, north of Rome<p>This fully restored three-bedroom stone property, dating back to 1600, is in the tiny medieval hilltop village of Santo Stefano di Sessanio in the Italian province of …

10 secret and small New York restaurants

<b>The New York restaurant scene has become so well known that even a newbie can navigate it with relative ease. Simply identify a notable chef, say,</b> …

Free Things to Do in Paris

Traipsing around pricey Paris might sound like serious damage to your wallet, but that's only if you don't know where to look (and when to go). Indulge in some of the City of Light's sweetest luxuries <i>gratuit</i>—from hidden nooks of authenticity to world-class museums and sights.<p><b>Art</b><p>Admission is waived …

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