Erin Hughes

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Bangkok's best views: top spots to admire the Thai capital

In pancake-flat Bangkok, elevated views are as precious as a good dish of pat tai. Yet for a place that barely breaks sea level there are quite a few places to marvel at the scale of the city: from a Buddhist temple on an artificial mountain to chic restaurants crowning towering skyscrapers.<p>River …

Loneliness

The Best California Weekend Road Trips

There is something really harsh about the beginning of a new year. We all need something to look forward to. Are you ready to get out of town? While you may not be able to take time off from work, there's always the weekend. Hop in the car, put on your favorite music playlist and drive to one of …

Exploring Sumatra’s Kerinci Seblat National Park: where tigers still roam

Kerinci Seblat National Park sprawls from the coastal plains of West Sumatra, up the forested valleys and over the deep river gorges of the Barisan Mountains. Stretching across a swathe of land more than twice the size of Bali, Sumatra’s largest national park offers ample adventure for those …

Hiking

Somewhere in Central Asia

Central Asia is a land unto itself. From the jaw-droppingly beautiful and harsh heights of the Pamir and Tian Shan Mountains to the vibrant hues of …

Asian street food fight: Singapore vs Taipei

Many Asian cities claim to be the one true king of street food. Thais boast that Bangkok’s endless alleyways filled with tasty dishes make their capital tops, while Hong Kongers swear their <i>dai pai dongs</i> (street stalls) offering Cantonese fare put their city in street-food slot number one. When it …

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Brown Butter Popovers With Fig Butter: A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe

Popovers are so special to me. I have a Pepe Le Pew reaction to them. That seductive scent of fresh-baked loveliness pulls me into the kitchen. It's basically pancake batter baked in a goofy muffin tin, but whatever magic happens in the oven transforms them into crusty/custardy/eggy/savory/sweet …

Into the Arctic: driving Norway’s Kystriksveien

When it comes to imagined destinations, few can rival the Arctic. It is a place of deep and abiding longing, and has been for centuries; a land so utterly different from our own that entering it calls for some grand rite of passage, for a journey of such beauty as to prove worthy of these …

Best Budget Airlines (PHOTOS)

Fifteen minutes from check-in to gate sounds far-fetched, but it's already a reality for travelers who fly Peach, a new Japanese low-cost carrier that operates from its own terminal at Osaka's International Airport.<p>Cost-conscious fliers already know about Europe's biggest budget airlines, easyJet …

The world's best architects named | CNN Travel

Thailand Photos

See photos of Thailand (including Bangkok, the Reclining Buddha, Phuket, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

The Perfect Day You Never Expected to Have in Los Angeles

The City of Angels, a megacity and metropolis you kinda have to visit once in your life. Yes, yes, it tends to get a bad rep - the traffic, the dirt, the people - but only, because most visitors don't know what to do and where the cool kids hang. No local friend present? Well, hey there stranger, …

Best Tours in Asia 2014

From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia: Caucasus Culture Club</b><p>This specialist in travel to post-Soviet states has plumbed the rich culture of the Caucasus to deliver an itinerary with uncommon access, from a recital by Armenia’s Luys Quintet to a private tour …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

How to choose between Thailand’s classic gulf islands

With hundreds of dreamy tropical islands scattered along Thailand’s extensive coastline, choosing your ideal island escape can be overwhelming. Each one of those specks in the ocean is a tantalising composition of turquoise water, lush jungles and divine beaches – so how's a traveller to …

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What Should I Know About Hiking the Ice Age National Scenic Trail?

<i>A:</i><p>There's no better time than August to hike the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, one of 11 national scenic trails in the United States that’s federally protected thanks to its natural beauty. It’s also the only National Scenic Trail that traces a geologic landscape rather that being a point-to-point …

8 Reasons A Trip To The Philippines Should Be In Your Future

There's an incredible chain of tropical islands in the Pacific that is sprinkled with pink, white and black sand beaches, ultra-relaxing luxury resorts, charming countrysides and villages, exotic foods and an enticing nightlife. You know it exists, but you've probably never thought of planning a …