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Best places to travel in April 2016

With spring in full swing in the northern hemisphere, and fewer crowds in the southern hemisphere’s hotspots, April is an excellent time to travel.<p>Immerse yourself in epic landscapes, like Ecuador’s 'valley of the volcanoes' or Oman’s spectacular coast; celebrate history and culture in England, …

Five Ways to Travel for Free in 2016

<i>Free. Travel. Fun. Sex. Win. New.</i> Six words that always get our attention.<p>Last week's national Powerball obsession clearly demonstrates that we all want to win something. And who doesn't want more sex or more travel experiences? Everyone wants to have more fun and loves new experiences. We …

Start Reading – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

Epic Adventures<p>Looking for long, challenging journeys that push you to your limits? Check out my epic adventures.<p>Wildlife Encounters<p>As a wildlife …

7 Ways You're Throwing Money Away While Traveling

Seemingly tiny expenses can add up quickly when you're traveling. And often it's money that's better spent elsewhere. Here are seven expenses you can (and should) avoid paying for on your next trip.<p>(Photo: Thinkstock/iStock)<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>7 Ways You're Throwing Money Away While Traveling<p><b>More From</b> …

Personal Finance

When Where You’ve Been Isn’t on a Map

Adventure<p><i>Introducing</i> Way Finding<i>, a new column about our sense of wild places</i><p>“Where did you come from?” The woman was small, no older than 30, I’d guess, in a big floppy hat and holding a tall walking stick, making her appear, for a moment, wizardly.<p>She’d passed my companions without saying a word, …

What The Heck Is Wave Season

What the heck is wave season?<p>In simple terms, Wave Season is like Black Friday -- except three months long, and for cruises.<p>Wave Season rolls ashore (pun intended) in January and runs until March - conveniently after the holiday buzz has died down and when consumers have extra time to focus on …

The Most Beautiful Building In Every State

<i>By: Erik Christensen</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Blake Lewis</i><p>Our purple mountains and amber waves are nice and all, but we've been building fast and furiously (2 Fast, 2 Furiously?) since we landed at Plymouth Rock. And we've come a long way since log cabins on fruited plains. Here is the most beautiful building …

5 things people hate about Los Angeles that make me love it even more

You NEED a car to get around.<p>I like traveling on my own time. I like being able to jump in my car at 11PM to go to CVS, which is down the street, …

The Craziest Laws That Still Exist In The United States

It's a strange, strange world we're in.<p>If you allow your donkey to sleep in a bathtub, you're an ass. If you allow it while you're in Arizona, you're a criminal. According to a law made in 1924, it is illegal for donkeys to sleep in bathtubs.<p>Good to know, right? It's not the only wackadoodle law …

United States

7 Incredible Hotel Fitness Centers You Won't Believe

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Had a good new year? Made a few resolutions? Already forgot them? These unbelievable hotel fitness centers make it easy to get back on track. If you're tired of hitting the hotel fitness center only to discover it's basically a converted janitor's closet …

20 Unique Places in Europe Suggested by Instagram Followers

One thing I've learned from traveling is that you can research the shit out of a place for days, but there's a good chance you'll only find the typical, "tourist things to do" in the most popular places. Well, I don't really like " typical tourist things to do", and I don't think you do either.<p>So …

5 Ways I've Benefited From Being a Ginger Traveler

Of course I was bullied as a kid. Which ginger wasn't?<p>It's safe to admit that for my entire 24 years of existence, I've always been the center of attention. Both positive and negative attention -- all because of my hair color. If I wasn't being made fun of as a kid, then I had just the opposite …

Shanghai street food | CNN Travel

9 tourist attractions that are dying

<b>(CNN) —</b> The dilemma is sometimes likened to a double-edged sword.<p>Historical and natural sites of extraordinary beauty often draw large numbers of visitors to the countries that host them, providing a healthy tourism revenue.<p>However, those same crowds often have a detrimental effect on the places …

Taj Mahal

Iran: Your next travel destination | CNN Travel

Top 5 Castle Hotels in the World

Sleep like a king (or queen) at these regal properties across the planet -- literally! From Medieval-style English manors to an Indian palace in the middle of a lake, GAYOT's Top 5 Castle Hotels give guests the royal treatment. Centuries-old architecture is complemented by modern amenities and …

World Leaders

12 Easy Last-Minute Weekend Escapes

No plans this weekend? No problem. These easy escapes will get you out of town on a moment's notice. All you need is a tank of gas, an adventurous …

Budget Travel

5 Ways to Save on a Trip to Paris

The City of Light is more affordable than you think<p>Piles of pastel <i>macaron</i> at Laduree. The steep steps of Montmartre. Masterworks at the Louvre. A …

Citymaps app helps users collect, share points of interest

A global map app that enables you to collect and share points of interest.<p><b>Name:</b> Citymaps<p><b>Available:</b> iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch with iOS 7.0 or later, Android 4.0.2 and up.<p><b>Cost:</b> Free.<p><b>What's hot:</b> It's easy to put together your own map-based guide to favorite hot spots, whether you're collecting as …