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15 tech upgrades you can get for free

You’ve spent so much money already – on a laptop, tablet, computer, router, network extender, printer and smartphone. You’ve signed up for the internet, and you’re paying monthly fees. You’ll be relieved to know that a lot of tech is free.<p>Open-source software is like the generic brands you find in …


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10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

National Parks

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

National Parks

Seven Spectacular Wildlife Phenomenons to Experience

<b>Witness some of planet's greatest wildlife spectacles, from the gathering of Antarctica's emperor penguins to the migration of immense herds on the African plains.</b><p><b>1. ANTARCTICA</b><p><b>The Migration of Emperor Penguins</b><p>This species of penguin is the only one to spend all year round in Antarctica. In early …

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Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in March?

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: When the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy scruff-bucket town transforms for its once-a-year fabulous fiesta; or when a mass mob of whales gathers at the nearby reef. That's why our book, <i>The</i> …

The best outdoor adventures in Snowdonia, Wales

Steeped in myth, legend, and history, Snowdonia's beauty rivals that of other mountain ranges all over the world – here's how to experience it on …

Hawaii's Most Epic And Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens?<p>To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like:<p>Well, thanks to a powerful storm, it's gone. Possibly forever. And we're heartbroken.<p>The Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii's …

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15 natural winter wonderlands photos | CNN Travel

The 15 Most Surreal Destinations to Visit in 2015

Be prepared for dropped jaws, kids.<p>1. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives<p>photo: Doug Perinne<p>2. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States<p>photo: Laura Grier<p>3. Cave of Crystals, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico<p>photo: Adventure Medicine<p>4. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia<p>photo:<p>5. Tunnel of Love …

10 Great National Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

Tucked away in Colorado’s southwestern corner, the sheer scale of this 48-mile-long canyon takes most visitors by surprise. Sculpted by the Gunnison …

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Walking holidays in France: The 12 best companies for French hiking tours

It’s easy to see the appeal of walking holidays. You retreat from the rigours of modern life and take in the landscapes at your own pace, usually in a very scenic setting. France, with its extraordinary, varied terrain, and its timeless appeal for British visitors, is one of our readers’ favourite …

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Top 10 Extreme Environments

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Climbing in St Lucia: the best view in the Caribbean

After flying west, you wake early. For a night owl like me, this is a wonderful bonus. On my first morning in <b>St Lucia</b>, with my body clock five hours ahead of local time, I was wide-awake soon after 4am. By well before six I had wandered out on to the balcony of my room to enjoy the warm air and …