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African Instagrammers documenting rare, hidden hotspots on the continent are disrupting tourism – Quartz

Traveling around Africa was once considered unsafe, costly, and lacking in variety.<p>There were the usual places to visit and the usual things to do: safari in Kenya, pyramids in Egypt, and river rafting in Zambia or Zimbabwe (depending on which side of Victoria Falls you live on).<p>But young African …

Social Media

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

European Travel

Icelandic Adventures: Once In A Lifetime Trip To The Land Of Gods, Trolls And Elves

My dream came true when we bought the tickets to Iceland. I was very excited about the journey and hoping that apart from admiring the beauties of …

Iceland's Greatest Natural Wonders That Tourists Overlook

Iceland is Mother Nature’s favorite plaything. This little island nation dangling from the Arctic Circle, with its ethereal geothermal terrain, is …

36 Hours in Oaxaca

Even as strong earthquakes have shaken the region, the centuries-old city of Oaxaca remains largely unrattled. In the shadow of Monte Albán, the hilltop capital of the Zapotec civilization, this multicultural hub in the highlands of southern Mexico was once a quiet regional center. In recent years, …

Mexico

A new tool uses legal loopholes to get you cheaper flights by checking prices 17,000 times a day

A new service is trying to exploit legal loopholes to get people cheaper plane tickets by automatically checking flight prices 17,000 times a day.<p>DoNotPay, an automated legal tool, is branching out into helping users book airline tickets, it announced on Monday. It says its services have previously …

Where to Shoot Cherry Blossoms in Japan: A Practical Photo Guide

Japan goes into a frenzy each spring as millions of locals and tourists gather to catch a glimpse of the elusive cherry blossom. Simply known as …

Japan

The most impressive underground railway stations in Europe

10 incredible winter wildlife adventures

Winter exerts a special magic for anyone who puts wildlife and wild places at the top of their holiday wish list – and many of the most exciting trips coincide with the next three months.<p>In Antarctica it is currently the austral summer, when the sun rises above the horizon again, giving 20 hours of …

12 destinations travelers might want to avoid in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tourism backlash has been in full effect over the past 12 months, with several destinations announcing they'd had enough of foreign visitors flooding their streets or disrupting their fragile ecosystems.<p>Unsurprisingly, this has posed a a dilemma for mindful travelers planning their next …

European Travel

Ways You're Getting Ripped Off When You Travel Abroad

People go to extraordinary lengths to save up for a Big Trip. There are the small things -- like taking a miserable ham sandwich to work every day …

Guide to Popular Tourist Sites in India by Region

India is an extremely diverse country, with every state offering something different. This can make planning a trip challenging. Where to go? What to …

CAPPADOCIA ON A BUDGET 2018: Travel Guide & Itinerary

As with many other first times in life, I was mostly excited and a little bit scared. Before the big moment, I imagined that a gazillion silly …

66 Ideas For Your Magical 2018 World Bucket List

Whether you set New Year's resolutions or not, you undoubtedly have a few things in the back of your mind that you want to achieve, see, or do. …

Everest Base Camp

Here are 10 enchanting tree tunnels (and where to find them)

Tunnels of trees have a way of making you feel safe, as if the branches are stretching out to form a protected path just for you. It's like walking …

Northern Ireland

10 of the best apps for independent travellers

Luckytrip<p>Want an adventure and don’t care where? Luckytrip is the smarter version of showing up at the airport and buying the first flight you can afford. Just set a budget and let the app plan the perfect trip: it will figure out somewhere to go, a place to stay and something to do, with …

Apps

Glass suspension bridge opens to public in north China

Tourists walk on the glass suspension bridge at Hongyagu scenic spot in Pingshan County, north China's Hebei Province, Dec. 24, 2017. The …

China

Winter sun destinations: 10 top trips

Best for beach lovers: Phu Quoc, Vietnam<p>Lying just off the coast of Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc is the kind of place backpackers used to congratulate themselves on finding. But for those of us who don’t have the luxury of taking a gap year, tour operator Tui has just launched the …

São Paulo

These Are the Best Places to Travel in 2018

<b>Why:</b> Breathtaking views, incredible hospitality, year-round beauty.<p><b>While You’re There:</b> Spend half of your trip at a remote luxury lodge like Blanket …

The Most Exciting New Airline Routes Coming in 2018

Each new year is a new opportunity — to go somewhere new.<p>In 2018, the world will continue getting smaller as international airlines continue to add …

Flying

The 27 best under-the-radar places to spend New Year's Eve, according to the world's leading travel experts

Some people spend months planning an action-packed New Year's Eve, while others prefer to retire to somewhere quiet and watch the festivities unfold with a blanket and a hot drink.<p>Business Insider asked 20 esteemed travel professionals — each of whom has travelled the globe and seen New Year's Eve …

The 5 best under-the-radar European Christmas markets you've probably never heard of

While the Christmas markets of Nuremberg, Munich, Vienna, and Strasbourg are some of the best known, there are many other European cities hosting yuletide markets at this time of year. What's largely a Germanic tradition has spread to cities across Europe in recent years with each one vying for the …

European Capitals of Culture you've probably never heard of – including the world's most adorable city

Introduced in 1985 with the noble aim of bringing our continent closer together, the European Capital of Culture scheme offered few early surprises. That year saw Athens bestowed with the title (birthplace of democracy, fair choice), the following year it was Florence’s turn (birthplace of the …

Kyoto's Five Best Photo Locations

For first time travelers to Kyoto, it can be a bit confusing to choose where to shoot. Unlike my previous posts on Madrid and Barcelona which are …

Japan

There’s a 'Secret Versailles' Right Outside Paris — and It's Amazing

Before King Louis XIV set the gold standard for decadent design, there was Vaux-le-Vicomte.<p>It’s hidden in plain sight, in Maincy, less than an hour …

France

6 amazing places in Indonesia that aren’t Bali

<b>Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country.</b><p>It is composed of over 17,000 islands and is home to a multitude of cultures, languages and …

Forget Machu Picchu: Seven Newly Accessible Wonders of the World

If visiting the world's most ancient temples and monuments—Angkor Wat, Machu Picchu, Chichen Itza, Petra—inspires your inner Indiana Jones, just …

Archaeology