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13 ultimate Florida adventures you’ll remember for a lifetime

Face it. Most tourists come to Florida for the wild adventure of lying on a beach and breaking from their comfort zones with a daring mango …

Everglades National Park

The Most Beautiful Fairytale Towns in Europe You Need to Visit

Europe has some of the most beautiful towns and villages in the world. Full of historic buildings, castles, towers, bridges and cobblestone streets, …

European Travel

Driving the Luberon Villages of Provence – Ultimate Luberon Tour

The villages of the Luberon valley are some of the most spectacular in Provence, and indeed France! They’ve hosted artists and celebrities throughout …

The Xennials’ Bucket List – 40 Things to do Before 40(Something)

The internet is buzzing with bucket lists for the under thirties crew. But what about us late bloomers? The Xennials (not quite Millennials, not …

12 Most Beautiful Villages in Provence, France

The Provence region of France is one of the most beautiful and culturally intriguing places in the world. It’s also incredibly diverse. From the rich …

France

The Best Cauliflower Recipes That Put the Low-Carb Veggie to Good Use

Tasty comfort food doesn't always call for carb-heavy, health-averse ingredients. In fact, sometimes the best comfort foods come in the form of …

3 Must-Hike Backpacking Trips in the Sierra

Is it possible to find solitude in one of California's mountainous national parks? It certainly is, but like anything worth having, it takes a little …

The Complete Guide to Keto Snacks (Over 50 Keto Diet Snacks)

Folks, I am a good friend. I know that sounds like I am blowing my own horn a little bit, but I am only repeating what I was told by a friend of mine …

My Top 10 "Most Beautiful Villages" in the Deep Heart of France - Deep Heart of France

What makes a town one of the "most beautiful villages" in France? Here's a look at how they are chosen, along with my personal Top 10 list of …

12 short road trip routes that take in the best of America - Matador Network

There’s a beauty in road tripping the States that you won’t find anywhere else. The highways spill out in front you, tumbling from coast to coast. …

Hiking

This Under-the-Radar Beach Town Is Mexico’s Next Great Destination

As we reach the outskirts of Puerto Escondido, my driver grins and gestures with his chin for me to look in the rearview mirror. Just above the …

6 Best Places I Saw in the Deep Heart of France This Year - Deep Heart of France

Here are 6 of my favorite travel destinations in the deep heart of France - from castles in the Dordogne to medieval gems in the Auvergne, the best …

This super-simple (and free) airport hack lets you skip the line at US Customs

I love a good healthy travel hack as much as the next person—whether it’s ways to stay hydrated on an airplane, catch some zzz’s (even in coach), or …

How to Photograph the Northern Lights

Pulsing green curtains and darting, twisting swirls of greens and reds...forests topped by a green mist and twitching displays over fells and …

The Amazing Beach Paradise You’ve Never Heard Of

Halfway between Miami and Key West, you’ll find this hidden Florida gem.<p>One look at these throwback villas tucked into 18 acres on a former coconut …

The 18 best trips for 2018

2017 was the year of traveling fearlessly. In a world so often portrayed as risky, dangerous, the reality is that when you actually get out there, …

Walk one of Europe's most unspoiled coastal routes in northwest Spain

Explore one of the last unspoiled coastlines of Europe on a 10-night walking tour that features sandy beaches, lonely capes and soaring cliffs on the Costa da Morte in northwest Spain.<p>On Foot Holidays, based in England, will begin offering the route in April.<p>The journey spans 124 miles along the …

Travel

The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Havasupai Adventure

An oasis in the desert. A place for you to witness the Grand Canyon walls surrounding you while listening to the sound of rushing water outside your …

Hiking

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Every autumn, one of the most spectacular natural phenomena can be observed in the forested mountains west of Mexico City: wintering Monarch …

La Roque Gageac is officially one of France's "Most Beautiful Villages"

La Roque Gageac isa French "most beautiful village" in the Dordogne - surrounded by other "most beautiful villages" and rich historic sites.

France

The Best Gear for Adventure Travel

These travel essentials are fit for the trail, the plane, and everywhere in between.

Gear Closet: Salewa MS Ultra Flex Mid GTX Speed Hiking Shoe Review

If you've been searching for an excellent hiking shoe for your light and fast adventures, your quest might be over. The new MS Ultra Flex Mid GTX …

Camper vans for rent: 11 companies that let you try van life on for size

It’s camping, made easy<p>If you’ve been itchin’ to try out #VanLife but don’t want to spend big bucks buying a van of your own, you might consider renting one. A new group of companies rent ready-to-camp, converted vans with everything you need to get outside, explore, and sleep.<p>Predominantly located …

RVs

La Garde Guérin is officially one of France's "Most Beautiful Villages"

Other towns may not live up to the billing, but La Garde Guérin is a REAL “Most Beautiful Village” in the deep heart of France

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

The 2017 Thru-hiker Gift Guide

It would appear that we're going to make it through another year, and it's fast approaching the months when people begin thinking about how to best …

Backpacking

6 Things to Do in Croatia That Live Up to the Hype

It seems that Croatia was on everyone's Instagram feed this summer. The Eastern European country has been on people's radars for a few years now, and …

Forget Machu Picchu: Seven Newly Accessible Wonders of the World

If visiting the world's most ancient temples and monuments—Angkor Wat, Machu Picchu, Chichen Itza, Petra—inspires your inner Indiana Jones, just …

Archaeology

Lava Boat Tours on the Big Island

Lava boat tours have become one of the Big Island’s most-acclaimed attractions in the past few years as Kilauea’s lava continues to flow into the …

Peaks of the Balkans: the 120-mile trail across the Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo borders

I’m hiking along the Ropojana Valley, in Prokletije – the so-called ‘Accursed Mountains’ which make up the rugged borderlands of Montenegro, Albania …