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Walk On the Wild Side: What It's Like to Take a Walking Safari

Most people's image of a safari probably involves driving around Africa in an oversized, secured-against-the-elements Jeep—but some safari adventures let you roam on foot, bringing you up close and personal with nature.<p>I’m at Shamwari Game Reserve, a private, five-star game sanctuary in the Eastern …

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Robots Do All the Work at New Japanese Hotel, Or That's the Plan

From the receptionist that does the check-in and check-out to the porter that’s an automated trolley taking luggage up to the room, this hotel in …

Maryland Crab Cakes with Quick Tartar Sauce

Servings: Makes 6 crab cakes, enough to serve 3 adults as a main course<p>Ingredients<p>For the Crab Cakes<p>2 large eggs<br>• 2-1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise, best …

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Warning: unless you’re an annoyingly carefree bon vivant with a hefty trust fund, reading our annual Best of Travel awards may trigger a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the pathetic state of your mundane life. There are so many cool places to go, you’ll think as you scroll through our 30 epic …

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Metal Craftsman Recreates Animals as Moving Steampunk Sculptures

Artist Igor Verniy assembles stunningly detailed, steampunk-infused animal sculptures out of discarded metal, car and bike parts, watch components, electronics, silverware, and other metal scraps. Spanning a myriad of species from birds to reptiles to insects, Verniy's works feature working joints …

Sculpture

The 25 Best Restaurants In The World, According To Travelers

It's how you discover that a restaurant in Montreal will give you cigars upon arrival, that a place in Copenhagen will shower you in champagne, or that the best restaurant in Beijing is actually hidden inside a restored Temple.<p>So when TripAdvisor wanted to compile a list of the best restaurants …

TripAdvisor

This Brazilian pie maker sold everything to learn game design — and her Oculus Rift game is incredible

It’s a brave decision to start again and leave behind your family, your friends, and everything you’ve worked for. It’s often easier, and safer, to accept the mundane aspects of everyday life and kick your true passions to the curb.<p>But Ana Ribeiro decided to pursue her dream of making games; she …

South Tyrol's Forest Fantasyland

There are mountain views, and then there are mountain views of the Dolomites. Vigilius Mountain Resort in northern Italy's South Tyrol province owns the latter. The resort looks out on the grand mountain range lining the horizon, so you can either stare and relax in your luxury accommodations or …

50 Fictional Destinations You Can Actually Visit

The setting and location of a hit movie or a favourite novel can be integral to the story and why it’s easy to get wrapped up in a world created by …

Spend the Night in the Sky: Rent a Fire Tower

Jack Kerouac spent the summer of 1956 manning a fire tower on Washington’s Desolation Peak, in the northern Cascades. He didn’t do much writing there, apparently, despite being alone with pencil and paper. But he stayed for 63 days. The views were good.<p>Over the following decades, as new …

Hiking

10 Incredible Horseback Riding Adventures

<b>Lush green coffee plantations, snow-capped volcanoes, game-rich safari plains and the rainforest wilderness are just some of the extraordinary destinations just waiting to be traversed on horseback. Finding the opportunity in these incredible destinations isn't always easy though, so we've come up</b> …

Escape pods: 10 extraordinary futuristic wilderness hideouts Style

Toronto

Toronto hides its charms under a practical façade. "If it were a wine, it would not be fruit forward," says Canadian author Andrew Pyper. "You need to pour it into a decanter and let it sit for an hour." Indeed, this "wine" is reaching its peak now. The capital of <b>Ontario</b> is experiencing a building …

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

A dreamy photo of the Great Wall of China taken by Jose Balta while on a National Geographic Photo Expedition. See more of our favorite Traveler Photo Contest submissions from the final week, and vote for your favorites: http://on.natgeo.com/1vxVVzX #TPC2014

Infinite pixels: 8-bit art lives on in the Game Frame

This tiny pixel-art display is infinitely hackable<p>Right now, there's an arms race to pack the most pixels into the tiniest amount of space. It's the tech equivalent of a pissing contest, with major companies trying to boast that their smartphone, tablet, or computer screen is the most indiscernible …

Home - Orpland

Get a REMORP for your Orp!<p>Besides you, the REMORP is your Orp’s best friend. It’s Orp’s dual action, horn firing remote switch that can mount …

Wearable Tech

Go Inside Son Doong, The World's Largest Cave. It's Magnificent.

The Son Doong Cave in Vietnam is the biggest cave in the world. It's over 5.5 miles long, has a jungle and river, and could fit a 40-story skyscraper within its walls.<p>But nobody knew any of that until about six years ago.<p>The recently discovered cave has been touted as the largest in the world, …