Heather Sculthorpe

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The 6 most dangerous trips in the world

Some of us prefer vacations spent lying on the beach.<p>But others don't consider travel a treat unless adventure is involved. For this latter group, we've come up with plenty of lists of destinations and activities that will get your heart racing.<p>But we haven't yet covered ones that will make your …

Colorado River

A Brief History of Walking Food Tours in New York City and Beyond

Traveling in the name of food is a common activity today with travelers scouring Yelp reviews, heading into locals’ kitchens, and hopping on tours in …

The Definitive Guide to Drinking in Airports

We rounded up 12 of the most common questions curious souls ask themselves (or their priest) about airport drinking and will now answer them one by one, in as much or little detail as they deserve.<p><i>By Ben Robinson</i><p>According to highly scientific polling, every day, hundreds of people pass through the …

Scotch Whisky

Huge dunes, cool pool, sudden rain in Death Valley

Here's a video about huge dunes, a cool pool -- and what happens when rain hits Death Valley.<p>Most of it was shot in two dramatic spots, which lie about 27 miles from each other in Death Valley National Park.<p>One is Mesquite Flat, where sand dunes rise more than 100 feet from the desert valley's …

National Parks

Angkor Wat's Nude Tourist Photography Problem

Cambodia’s most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At …

15 Travel Tips for First Time Business Travelers

Business trips are intense (because you have no home to go to) and come with high expectations on what will get done (to justify the cost). Approach it thoughtfully to make it less-stressful and more impactful.<p><i>What are some Business Trip 101 tips, especially for first time business travelers?:</i> …

Hacking

Do Discount Travel Booking Sites Really Save You Money?

Since users are tied to their IP address and booking history on individual sites, travel search engines like Priceline can customize results to show the properties that an individual is more likely to look for, and subsequently book.<p>Thanks to our social media feeds, Netflix queues, Amazon accounts …

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African Astronomy: The Top Safari Escapes for Sleeping Under the Stars

After combing through hundreds of incredible safari accommodation options available on our website, we here at HotelsCombined have selected six truly standout open-air beds from which to stargaze.<p><i>By Kristen McKenzie</i>, HotelsCombined.com<p>Africa is renowned for its wildlife, but it also boasts some of …

Luxury Lifestyle

Germany, Off the Beaten Path

These are all worthy of discovery and showcase a lot of what the world knows and loves about the country and the culture. But if you want to see Germany in a different way, take the train or rent a car and head to the south to the countryside.<p>Germany is full of beautiful cities, such as Berlin, …

Farmhouses

Hitlist: Just How Do Those Fares Go So Low?

What started as the Tinder of travel—swipe left to put a destination on your “bucket list”; swipe right to discard it—has suddenly emerged as a …

Eight Hostels for When You're Too Old to Stay at a Hostel

What to do when you want to avoid bunk beds but still save money and meet like-minded travelers? We scoped out eight hostels around the world that offer low rates, stylish design, cool locations, private rooms, and the occasional shared (but clean, we promise) bathroom. No flip-flops or ear plugs …

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