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It's Official: These are the World's Most Livable Cities

Whether you're applying for your first travel visa or you're planning on fleeing your home country for good, this list may just make your decision of …

Australia

This Course Teaches You Backcountry Navigation Basics From Home

I was taught basic orienteering and map reading by a grizzled Eagle Scout. He was the head of a little archaeology crew I was in, performing a …

This Charming Scottish Beach House Is For Sale

There's no such thing as too many beach days, especially when you live on one. Luckily, this charming cottage on Scotland's Isle of Coll is for sale, …

Scotland

'Artificial womb' promises to boost survival of premature babies

An "artificial womb" has been developed that promises to dramatically improve the survival chances of extremely premature babies.<p>The device, which incorporates a plastic bag filled with artificial nutrient-rich amniotic fluid, has successfully been tested on foetal lambs equivalent in age to …

A Guide to the Best Hiking Trails in Los Angeles

Photo credit: Chris GoldbergWaterfalls, caves, mountain peaks, and ancient forests. This probably doesn’t sound much like Los Angeles to those who …

Hiking

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Travel

10 ways to beat the lines at Disneyland like a pro!

Some people go to Disneyland and spend all day standing in lines. Do not be one of these people. Instead, be a person who goes to Disneyland and …

Want to Know the Exact Time to Leave for the Airport? Download This App

Nothing ruins the perfect vacation like rushing frantically to the airport, stumbling through security, and worse yet, missing your flight. In this …

Military Packing Secrets That Will Make You a Better Traveler

Packing, the worst part of any trip, is a pain because nearly all of us just make it up as we go along. Filling a suitcase is a rushed disaster that …

How We Plan Frugal Family Vacations in National Parks

It’s never too early to start thinking about your travels, particularly if you want to enjoy the beauty of the world on a nice, tidy budget. One of …

How to Fly With Children, According to a Traveling Nanny

Parenting

Load up your plate like a lumberjack at the Samoa Cookhouse in Humboldt County

Feb. 18, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>Family-friendly<br>• North Coast<p><b>Why:</b> You're hungry. And these people have been in the business of feeding lumberjacks for about 100 years.<p><b>What:</b> The Samoa Cookhouse is a smorgasbord that dates back more than a century and still feeds off-duty timber industry workers now and then. …

The best places to winter camp in California

Winter time can be polarizing for fans of the outdoors: some venture out in colder temperatures, with the idea that surviving (and thriving) in the …

National Parks

The Two Travel Cards I went for to Start 2017 & my Change in Award Strategy!

The Two Travel Cards I went for to Start 2017 & my Change in Award Strategy! Continue reading →The post The Two Travel Cards I went for to Start 2017 …

The Post

T-Shirts That Proclaim Your Love of Our National Parks — And Are Stylish Enough to Actually Wear

Ever been to a national park souvenir shop? Slim pickings, right? We’re not expecting a T-shirt to capture the grandeur of Yosemite, but shirts like …

New Sweet Shop Combines Ice Cream With Churros, Cookies, Doughnuts & More

Readers alerted us to a new dessert store dropping into the Midway District. Scheduled to open within the next two weeks, TREET Ice Cream Sandwiches is owner Todd Bernard’s first foray into the food business. Bernard told Eater that he’s aiming to make his own mark in the frozen treats realm by …

Dessert

How to Prepare for a Hike with Your Dog

Any seasoned hiker who routinely hits the trail with a canine companion knows having their beloved dog along for the adventure elevates the …

Best Road Trip Apps to Help You Hit the Road

<b>Planning to go and explore on four wheels? These apps will help you make the most of your road trip experience.</b><p>1. Roadtrippers<p>The Roadtrippers app is …

How to Visit the National Parks for Free in 2018

Photo by Aislyn Greene<p>Joshua Tree National Park, one of the many that will be free during certain times this year<p>The U.S. National Park Service has …

National Parks

California Bucket List

<b>Why:</b> It’ll quicken your pulse, drop your jaw and demand your full attention. There’s no more dramatic passage from Central California’s blond hills to the Big Sur coast than this 24-mile route.<p><b>What:</b> Nacimiento-Fergusson Road, a winding, two-lane highway, begins in the Salinas Valley countryside …

National park tips: To get into Alcatraz, do some work in advance

Alcatraz Island has been a tourist attraction for longer than it was a federal prison — 42 years versus 29 — and its popularity seems to be only growing.<p>Ferry tickets sell out weeks in advance, and they aren't cheap; the round trip from Pier 33 costs about $35 per adult.<p>Here is where to book a spot …

12 Of The Best Hiking Routes You Have To Experience In California

California is a pretty incredible state to explore. Of course, you’ve got the glossy lights of tinsel town, the incredible things to see and do in …

Hiking

Heading to Disney World for the First Time? Here’s What No One Tells You

This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure<p>As you’ve likely just learned, it takes a ton of time and hundreds of Google searches to plan a …

Walt Disney Company

Why winter can be the best time to visit Yosemite National Park

Visitor numbers drop dramatically and you practically have the park to yourself<p>In the summer months, some 600,000 people visit Yosemite National Park a month.<p>Anyone who has spent time at what may be California's most popular outdoor attraction in July or August knows it can be a zoo with traffic …

National Parks

National park tips: Your secret weapon when booking a spot in Yosemite

At Yosemite National Park, if you can't get the lodging or camping spot you want in the valley, look into the Redwoods in Yosemite, a collection of rentable privately owned vacation cabins near the Big Trees Lodge (the former Wawona Hotel), about 45 minutes from the valley.<p>There are about 130 …

Google Flights will now tell you when fares will increase, help you find cheaper tickets

Google’s airfare search destination Google Flights already offered a variety of features aimed at helping you find low-cost tickets, but today it’s rolling out one more: it will show you when prices are expected to increase for certain flights, so you can book before the tickets become more …

Flying

waterfalls in Northern California

When it comes to chasing waterfalls, you'd be hard-pressed to find a region in North America more prolific than Northern California. From a sheer …

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A Hospital Charged a Couple $40 to Hold Their Baby After His Birth

Medical costs in the U.S. are astronomically high, even for a procedure as common as birth, but the bill can still come as quite a shock when you …

Pregnancy