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We’d Buy This iWatch In A Cupertino Second [Concept]

Despite the lack of concrete news available on the subject, we’re hardly short of concept designs for Apple’s eventual iWatch.<p>This one, by San Francisco UI designer Todd Hamilton, is among the best yet — a sleek design that resembles a cross between the Nike Fuelband and an iPhone.<p>Improving upon a …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Germany

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Hiking

Saipan Is The Most Beautiful Place In America You've Never Heard Of

There's a story, possibly apocryphal, about a federal drug agent who was stationed on a tropical island near Guam -- and every time she called headquarters back in D.C., the conversation would begin like this.<p>"I'm calling from Saipan. Yes, we have an office there. Because it's part of …

The World of Generation Next

Last summer I brought a wisp of my childhood to our dinner table, a game called Geography that my family played when I was growing up.<p>Each person would name a place starting with the last letter of the preceding destination: me, SwedeN; my mother, NormandY; my sister, YellowstonE; and so on. …

8 Aviation Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

A diver explores a cenote in Tulum, Mexico. Ancient Maya believed that the rain god Chaak lived in these natural wells.http://on.natgeo.com/1dhQH1e Photograph by Patrik Gustafsson, National Geographic Your Shot

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 …

Hot Springs

Toronto Architecture

7 Places That Will Delight Your Inner Child

Being a grown-up can be hard, and sometimes you just want to escape and indulge your inner child. We all have a bit of Peter Pan Syndrome, so why not use vacation to harken back to simpler times?<p>These seven spots are carefree destinations or activities where you can feel like a kid again, in the …

Get more battery life on the go

Nothing makes a heart skip a beat like a red-flat battery icon: how will I finish off that text, email, presentation, photo or ebook? The tricks below will let you power your devices and gadgets while travelling without adding much bulk to your baggage – but the best way to avoid a battery …

Gear & Gadgets

Stunning Bodies of Water Around the World (Photos)

Refreshing<p>Nothing fuels our wanderlust quite like a vast pool of water—especially in the dead of winter. From the jungles of Bali to the lava fields …

6 Things Do in Tokyo When the Train Stops Running

Just because the train left your broke ass in the dust doesn't mean the party is over.<p>Photo by: luxtonnerre<p>Instead of curling up in a corner and crying your eyes out until public transportation will take your sorry ass back home, spend the train downtime wisely. Tokyo's trains shut down between …

How Asian dating sites cracked your biggest complaint—everyone lies online

Online dating site OKCupid has found an inexplicable number of men happen to be exactly six feet tall and there are four times as many people who claim to earn $100,000 per year as there should be. False advertising, or misrepresentation, is standard in any marketplace; the dating market is no …

Relationships

Could The Rhino Slider Be The Best DSLR Video Slider On The Market?

In the photography world it is all about lighting, lighting, lighting. For videographers the main emphasis is not necessarily lighting as much as it …