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17 fascinating early photographs of Rome

The world's most romantic cruise destinations

Santorini, Greece<p>Elba, Italy<p>Dubrovnik, Croatia

British Virgin Islands

21 Travel Photos That'll Re-Ignite Your Sense Of Wanderlust

Feed the flame. 🔥<p>As the year draws to a close, explorers across the globe find themselves making travel resolutions for 2016.<p>That makes now an ideal time to re-awaken your innate sense of wanderlust. HuffPost partnered with photographer community EyeEm to unearth some of the best travel photos of …

Behold the Beauty of Bhutan

Two weeks ago, I headed to the Himalayas for the adventure of a lifetime in the Kingdom of Bhutan. Since I was invited to speak at the Royal Palace on disability in Bhutan and Oman at the International Conference on the Gross National Happiness Index, I knew I was in store for a travel experience …

Bhutan

One Of Austria's Top Hiking Spots Transforms Into A Majestic Lake

It's literally a water park.<p>Watch your step.<p>A hike in the park could turn into a scuba trip if you walk slow enough in Grüner See, a mountainous Austrian park that turns into a lake every year.<p>Grüner See, which means "Green Lake" in English, sits at the base of the Hochschwab mountains near the …

Hiking

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Geography

The Most Underrated Caribbean Destinations

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Matt Meltzer/Thrillist</i><p>You feel that? Yeah, that's the first bone-chilling cold of winter sneaking up on you, and unless you are unfortunate enough to live in Florida, the next four-to-six months are going to consist of layered clothes, ice scrapers, and long power-walks at …

You’re either an explorer, or you’re not. Which one are you?

Find out why you might be sitting in your office chair, instead of making your first attempt at the South Pole.<p>Antarctica is unbearable in July. It is so treacherous that in 1911, explorers Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Bill Wilson and Henry Bowers returned to base camp with shattered teeth and …

University of Washington

Pinterest's 20 most-pinned places of all time: The epic travel bucket list

If you’re dreaming up your holiday vacation plans, you may want to read this first: Pinterest has just released its list of the world's 20 top-pinned places of all time, and they include a whole range of stunning spots just right for a range of interests, from exotic sightseeing to pristine …

National Parks

13 Luxury Hotels Taking Sustainable Dining to a New Level

At this all-inclusive Relais & Châteaux property in rural Vermont, chef Nathan Rich maintains a garden on-site, works with local farms, and even …

What It's Really Like To Visit A Bioluminescent Bay

Exploring any of the world's five bioluminescent bays, like the one I recently visited in Vieques, Puerto Rico, called Mosquito Bay, is an adventure. When done right, you'll be dazzled by the millions of illuminating microorganisms that thrive in brackish water. But when you do it the wrong way, it …

Puerto Rico

The Ultimate Photobomb: The Northern Lights Steal The Show in This Video of the Milky Way

Imagine Maciej Winiarczyk's surprise when he found out that the Northern Lights made a surprise appearance while he was filming a particularly …

9 Reasons to head to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico's beachy resort

Mexico is a perennial favorite for American travelers looking for a beach getaway. Yet not all beach destinations were created equal. Some feel like they were built yesterday merely as a place to disgorge jumbo jets. On the other hand, long before tourists discovered it, Puerto Vallarta was a …

The Many Faces of Sustainable Tourism - My Week in Bali

Do you know the difference between ecotourism, sustainable travel, responsible travel and volunteer vacationing? While there is a lot of overlap with each of these terms, they all have one common theme - that is to improve lives through travel and tourism.<p>On a recent Yoga Retreat in Bali, Indonesia …

Bali

This Incredible Tour of Paris Will Only Take You Five Minutes

Time for your afternoon pick-me-up.<p>Not planning on making it to Paris this year? Never fear: This five-minute, hyperlapsed tour of the city's …

From Zagreb to Dubrovnik: A Drive Down Croatia’s A1 Highway

Day 1: Zagreb to Rovinj, 3.5 hours<p>Against my better judgment, I’m beelining through Istria, Croatia’s slow food capital. The reason for my haste: I’m …

Lace up your boots and explore waterfalls of the Grand Canyon

Explore an unusual section of the Grand Canyon known as Havasupai on a three-night camping trip with REI Adventures. From the trailhead at Hualapai Hilltop, backpackers will descend into Havasu Canyon, where they will visit the remote village of Supai, encounter a number of waterfalls, including …

The 5 Most Beautiful Places to Spend the Night

<i>by Stephanie Duval, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy El Cosmico<p>A certain type of traveler seeks out unique experiences, but not without some of the comforts and luxuries that make a vacation just that: a vacation. If you enjoy your adventure with a good dose of design and a smidge of extravagance, check …

North Atlantic

Australia’s Great Ocean Road

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>A mob of kangaroos grazes in a chilly pasture, then flees in front of an approaching pickup truck. The herd looks like a bunch of deer on pogo sticks.<p>The scene is unfolding outside the ecolodge window I’m peering from on this early winter morning in August. It’s my second …

Australia

12 Things Not to Miss In Zanzibar

By College Tourist; Author: Julia Wiesmann<p><b>There are fewer African names more attractive and magical than Zanzibar.</b><p>There are fewer African names more attractive and magical than Zanzibar. Turquoise sea, palm-packed beaches, timeless fishing villages and the smell of exotic spices make Zanzibar a …

8 Gorgeous Day Trips From Amsterdam

By College Tourist; Author: Veronica White of University of East Anglia<p><b>Bring a book, catch a train and spend a day exploring everything Dutch in the Netherlands.</b><p>When you think of the Netherlands, the first things that jump to mind are windmills, tulips, canals, bikes and cheese (and maybe some …

European Travel

22 Instagram Accounts That Show The Beauty Of Being Location Independent

You've heard about the digital nomad buzz, right?<p>Those location independent professionals who take advantage of technology to work from anywhere in the world. The lucky tribe of folks working from a local coffee shop a park, or a remote location on the other side of the globe.<p>Since so much business …

Digital Nomads

25 Reasons to Visit Romania (7): Maramures

<i>Photo by Vlad Semen</i><p>Maramures is probably the most wonderful hidden secret of Romania. Traditions are still preserved and local tourism boards promote treasures that cannot be found elsewhere in the country. Maramures is unique because of the Romanian classic lifestyle which focuses on customs, …

European Travel

Go Here, Not There: Undiscovered Places to Visit Now

There’s no denying the beauty of the Cyclades, especially the iconic Santorini sunsets on Oia, but there’s only so many times we can see that same …

7 Under-The-Radar Destinations That Will Reignite Your Sense Of Wonder

Do yourself a favor and book a ticket immediately.<p>Set aside time for awesome experiences and ultimately, studies show, it could help you live a happier life.<p>Gazing up at a powerful waterfall, losing yourself in the majesty of a sunset, and feeling the icy magnitude of a glacier all have the ability …

Glaciers

31 Free Things to Do in Las Vegas

When you're a Las Vegas local, the clanging of slot machines in the McCarran Airport arrivals area signals you're home, but for everyone else it's a …

Travel

The Most Underrated Tourist Attraction In Every EU Country

<i>By: Barbara Woolsey</i><p><i>Credit: Škocjan Caves, Slovenia | iStock.com/Gremlin</i><p>Let me just come out and say it: I hate tourist attractions. Or rather, I hate touristy tourist attractions. Don't get me wrong, the Mona Lisa's got a lovely smile and all, but there's something soul-crushing about the scenario …

European Travel

21 Free Things to Do in NYC

New York consistently ranks among the most expensive cities in the U.S., and while many of us who call the city home have become blasé about shelling …

Every Country in Europe, Ranked by Two Somewhat-Ignorant American

<i>By: Kevin Alexander and Matt Lynch</i><p><i>Credit: Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>Europe! America's distant relative that it likes to awkwardly visit on occasion! With its myriad misshapen countries, centuries-old feuds, and generally above-average health care, we figured it would be the perfect candidate for a …

27 photos from Business Insider readers that will make you want to travel

Because we received so many entries, we decided to break down the winners into different categories.<p>We've already announced the best beaches, cityscapes, and mountain views, but here we present the winners of the general travel category.<p>These images have us gazing at our screens, and jotting down …

Northern Ireland