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Top 5 alternative New Zealand road trips

<i>Who can resist the urge to hit the open (and almost empty) road in New Zealand? Certainly not us...but don't forget that the country has urban adventures aplenty, too. Check out our selection of lesser known (but no less wonderful) road trips, then head over to BBC Travel to find out about the</i> …

Why Young People Should Use Travel Agents

Hello there, fellow young, adventurous travelers. I know you. You probably stumbled onto this post in the midst of reading hundreds of reviews and blog posts in anticipation of your next trip to Peru, or Thailand, or Mexico. You're planning on booking and organizing the whole thing on your own …

Momondo launches tool for insights on why fares go up or down

Let no flight or route go unrated, and let the data crunchers unravel the reasons fares spike high or low.<p>That seems to be the flight-search mantra …

4 things most native English speakers don’t know about English

I went to Paris to take a 4-week intensive TEFL course, not without hubris. Of course I could get a certification to teach English as a second …

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Insider's Guide to Malaysia's Best Beaches

I'll let you in on a secret...<p>Thailand is not the only country in southeast Asia with stunning beaches. Malaysia has dozens of tiny islands on both the east and west coasts that rival the beauty of southern Thailand. Plus, the beaches in Malaysia have the added advantage of being relatively unknown …

Google Glass: Tight restrictions for developers

It seems as if there’s something new to learn just about every day when it comes to Google Glass, the company’s new Internet-connected glasses that …

How to travel with friends (and not want to kill them)

I have two permanent, oddly positioned bald spots on my head. Though my mother claims they’re from a scalp thing I had as a kid, I have it on good authority from my oracle that they’re probably where the Martians attached the electrodes.<p>However, spontaneous balding frequently has nothing to do with …

Top 10 Must-See Travel Destinations

There's an entire awe-inspiring world out there to see and experience. Rather than stay home and dream of what might have been, unearth that passport and get going. To get you started in the right direction, we've whittled down a "bucket list" of ten of the world's most magnificent wonders.<p><b>Great</b> …

4 Principles To Packing Smart

When I started consulting I found having to pack my suitcase every week to be a chore. It was a boring process that required packing my shirts and ties so they stayed wrinkle free while being jammed like sardines in a can. When I started going to the gym on a more regular basis, it also required …

The World's Most Amazing Hikes

Machu Picchu on your bucket list? Take the back way.<p><b>See the complete list of the World's Most Amazing Hikes</b><p>How about seeing the jagged spikes of Patagonia's Monte Fitz Roy? Hike the shores of nearby Laguna Capri and take in the mountain's reflection in this turquoise alpine lake.<p>These are two of …

North Korea: Facts on the Ground

Here are some of the things we know about the notoriously secretive country.<p>So much about New Korea is unknown—the progress of its nuclear weapons industry, the hierarchy of its power elite, the range of its missiles, the extent of its industry hidden underground. And now the world is wondering if …

Tiny countries that pack a big punch

Size isn't everything. Here are ten of the smallest countries in the world. Some of them are rarely visited, except by travellers collecting visa stamps. Most are islands, often far flung. Their wealth varies, from nearly the highest per capita GDP to nearly the lowest, but all still manage to …

Solar panels finally produce more energy than it takes to make them, study finds

Solar energy has a reputation as being a clean energy source but hasn't earned it — at least not up until now. That's because in a darkly ironic truth, the power used to manufacture solar panels still comes mainly from electricity generated by fossil fuels. But a new study from Stanford researchers …

50 Things to Do in Asia Before You Die

Whether you prefer to meet a holy monkey, eat sushi for breakfast, receive a monk's blessing, helicopter over the Himalayas, or just enjoy the myriad unique views—we've rounded up 50 things that you need to do, eat, see, shop for, and experience in the wide world of Asia.<p>Meet a holy monkey<p>Fly over …

6 Things To Do In Asia Before You Die

Whether you prefer to meet a holy monkey, eat sushi for breakfast, receive a monk's blessing, helicopter over the Himalayas, or just enjoy the myriad unique views -- we've rounded up a bucket list of things to do, eat, see, shop for, and experience in the wide world of Asia.<p>Check out six of these …

How to Plan Your Next Great Adventure - Part 2 of 2

This is part two of "How to Plan for Your Next Great Adventure." Part one dealt with figuring out your itinerary and finding the right price. In this follow up, we'll take a look at other things to consider (travel insurance and unexpected costs) as you prepare for your trip of a lifetime.<p>First, …

How to Plan Your Next Great Adventure - Part 1 of 2

Old man winter is slowly creeping back into his cave. If you're starting to get the itch for summer travel, you're probably not alone. However, depending on how adventurous your itinerary is, planning for a trip can be frustrating and a deal breaker for some folks. Having completed a …

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

It's a fact almost every traveler faces: The world is bigger than our wallets are deep. And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation …