Heather Naughon

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25 Products Every Traveler Needs

You're not really ready for your next epic adventure—or weekend getaway—until you've seen our perfect carry-on, pickpocket-proof pants, and many more …

Travelers

Get in the Spin With Florida Bike Tours

<i>Cyclists roll by Casa Monica in St. Augustine on Bike Florida's St. Johns River to the Sea Loop tour. Photo by Bike Florida</i><p>Some people travel to Tuscany and Provence to take bike tours through scenic rural landscapes by day and stay in quaint villages and inns at night.<p>Now, thanks to a non-profit …

World's tallest roller coaster set for Orlando | CNN Travel

How To Do Disney At Christmas Time

At Florida's Walt Disney World, the holidays aren't just a celebration. They're an epic production that calls for some 8.5 million lights and 15 miles of garlands.<p>Record crowds show up to rock around Disney World's 1,300 individually decorated Christmas trees. After all, it's the holiday season, …

3 Things We Love About Nashville Right Now

<i>This week, we revealed our 2015 Forbes Travel Guide Star Ratings. Click here to see the complete list of winners.</i><p>If cowboy boots and honky-tonks come to mind when you think of Nashville, that’s just fine. They’re everywhere. However, if they’re the <i>only</i> things that come to mind when you envision …

Trunkster's No-Zipper Suitcase Has A Surprise Feature You Have To See

Looking for a sleeker, more efficient suitcase? Check out Trunkster.<p>The company, which makes zipper-free luggage with "intelligent features," launched a Kickstarter campaign on Tuesday and far surpassed its goal of $50,000. As of Thursday afternoon, Trunkster had raised over $120,000. Once you see …

The 4 Airports You Should Avoid At All Costs This Winter

Holiday travel: those two words alone are enough to make our toes tingle... and <i>not</i> in a jolly holiday way.<p>While we have zero control over nasty holiday flight delays, we do have control over choosing the airports where they're least likely to happen.<p>Just a hint: <b>Chicago O'Hare</b> is NOT one of those …

THE SHOT: Robyn's Odyssey

In 1977, I was given the ultimate National Geographic assignment: track down a mysterious and stunningly beautiful young woman named Robyn Davidson who crossed 2000 miles of treacherous Australian outback alone with four camels and her dog Diggity. I photographed her five times during her nine …

The top 10 words invented by writers

I have long been interested in words but most specifically in the question of how a coinage makes it into the larger language, especially at a time when the English language seems to have more than enough words to sustain itself. It is one thing to create a new word or catchphrase and quite another …

The frog with kaleidoscope eyes: psychedelic close-ups of nature – in pictures

Nature photographer Michael Kern turns reptiles, insects and creepy-crawlies into strange psychedelic creations. It’s time to get up close and weird

How to Buy Groceries: Supermarket Shopping 101

We take you from the front door to the checkout aisle of the typical supermarket to help you buy (and not buy) food the right way<p><i>This is the second part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discussed how supermarkets try to get you to spend</i> …

Personal Finance

The Same Family Has Lived in This Castle for 27 Generations

It's steeped in English history (and there may even be a couple ghosts). This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>The Berkeley Castle in southwest England isn't just a building of historical significance. Sure, battles were fought there. Shakespeare also wrote <i>A Midsummer Night's …