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13 Affordable Trips to Europe

For a storybook-worthy vacation to Europe, head straight to Bavaria. Book a room at Burg Colmberg (a 14th-century castle rising from a rocky crag …

The Definitive Guide To Finding Cheap Flights On The Web

We’ll keep this lead-in short and sweet: You have to be doing pretty damn well before you stop caring about scoring cheap flights. For most of us, being able to shave a few hundred dollars off the price of a ticket is well worth the trouble. Besides, it’s not <i>that</i> much trouble, and there’s something …

23 Protein Shake Recipes for Weight Loss From Eat This, Not That!

Packed with essential nutrients that keep your skin, hair, bones and heart healthy, there’s virtually no prep work or cleanup with shakes. But not …

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Map shows how far you can get from London by train in under 22 hours

‘Isochrone’ maps created by Vienna University PhD student show how long it takes to travel from 28 European cities to any point in Europe<p>How well-connected is the European rail system? The answer to that question is very, and here are the maps to prove it. Peter Kerpedjiev, a PhD student at the …

6 Insanely Cheap Summer Trips for 2015

<i>McWay Falls, Big Sur, California (Photo: Mark Newman/Getty Images)</i><p>This summer, why not go where the prices are unusually cheap and the dollar is unexpectedly strong? By weighing hotel rates and airfare prices alongside industry trends and local currencies, we've come up with six suggestions for …

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5 Travel Accessories That Will Get You Through Any Trip

Let's be honest, traveling without the right accessories can be dreadful. Always searching for your passport, not prepared for the airline losing your luggage, being afraid the zipper on your suitcase might burst, the list goes on and on. Traveling gives you insight not just on global culture but …

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Top 10 national and state parks in New England, USA

Photograph: Getty Images/Lonely Planet Images<p>Hiker descending Mount Katahdin.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/22/1432307231391/1b37fbbd-187c-48fd-967c-973b5ca7cddc-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Getty Images/Lonely Planet Images<p>Hiker descending Mount …

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, from the …

Astonishing cache of unseen Beatles photos discovered after 50 years

<b>WORLD EXCLUSIVE Hundreds of previously unseen Beatles photos have been found after languishing in boxes for 50 years alongside forgotten images of</b> …

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Photographs Capture the Worldwide Phenomenon Known as ‘Dark Tourism’

For <i>I Was Here</i>, Paris-based photographer Ambroise Tézenas delves the practice of grief tourism (or dark tourism), a global phenomenon whereby …

10 of the Best European Train Trips

Our ten favorite European trains don’t necessarily offer the fastest journeys—just the most memorable. All aboard!<p>Much of European train travel is about efficiency and comfort—punctually leaving and arriving and having a cozy seat or sleeper compartment in which to devour the latest issue of the</i> …

Unearthing the deadly Dad’s Army

<b>The story of how Britain prepared for the threat of Nazi occupation in World War Two is quite literally being unearthed by researchers. They have been uncovering hidden operational bases for resistance fighters, most recently near the town of Selkirk in the Scottish Borders.</b><p>Hidden somewhere in the …

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Anxious? This Mindfulness Website Animates Letting Go of Your Negative Thoughts - Mindful

Past hurts and emotional triggers have a way of keeping us stuck. It can be difficult not to ruminate on negative thoughts.<p>Pixel Thoughts asks you to …

Best Trips 2015 Pictures: Corsica, France

This guy has gamed the airline industry so he never has to pay for a flight again

"It's just a day in the office in here essentially," the 28-year-old Keyes told Business Insider. "I've got a nice work space, food, drinks, some Wi-Fi. This is like this whole other world."<p>Keyes, a reporter for Think Progress, gained access to the lounge as a perk from one of his 25 credit cards. …

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Finding Cheap Flights 101

I've been traveling pretty intensely for many years. When I had a full time entertainment job with minimal pay, I took at least twice monthly weekend trips and bi-annual overseas trips. When I had a more remote job, I roamed for long periods of time. As a result, when I catch up with friends who …

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5 Tricks For Super-Cheap Flights To Thailand

It's a long haul from the United States, but you'll find the journey is worth it the minute you land. The exhilarating sights and sounds of Bangkok, the perfectly turquoise Andaman Sea, the romantic resorts of Koh Samui, the unique cuisine of Chiang Mai ... we could go on forever.<p>Want to plan the …

Air Travel

The 10 best islands in the US, according to TripAdvisor

To create this list, TripAdvisor looked at millions of traveler reviews from over the past year and created an algorithm that ranked the top islands.<p>Maui, Hawaii, was ranked No. 1 thanks to attractions like its Haleakala Crater, where travelers can witness breathtaking views of the entire island. …

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