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14 legendary natural wonders of South America

Tucked in a corner at the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, the 275 falls of Iguazu dwarf Niagara and have to be one of the most amazing …

South America

Not Your Average Accommodations: 10 Cool Places To Spend The Night

Travelers, get ready to rest your head in some rather unusual places. From a tree house to a bus and a "nest" to an igloo, these awesome sleeping spots go (way) beyond your average accommodations.<p>So, step aside, traditional hotels: Spend the night in one of Cheapflights.com's top 10 cool sleeping …

America's Coolest Hotel Elevators

(photo: Legoland Hotel)<p>Certainly, kids can find all kinds of thrills in any hotel stay hotel stay -- pretending to talk on the phone, playing with the ice machine down the hall, or joy-riding the elevator up and down from the lobby. But these six hotels up the ante on that usual hotel elevator …

4 mind-blowing facts about stars

Oh come on. You’re really gonna sit there and just focus on your life all day and not think about the universe at <i>all</i>?<p>Imagine if there were a …

Universe

The World's Most Unforgettable Bathroom View is in this Luxury Ecolodge

By Aimee Millwood<p>At first, the Black Sheep Inn ecolodge -- with comforts including a yoga studio; sun deck perched at a breathtaking 10,500 feet; wood stove heated sauna; and solar-powered Native American-style soaking tub -- seems out of place in a rural village of 7,000 people. I first stumbled …

World's Most Dangerous Path Undergoing Safety Improvements

Bungee jumping, sky-diving, hang-gliding, free-diving... walking?<p>While some of the activities listed above are a bit more dangerous than others, thrill-seekers might want to hurry up and check out the "World's Most Dangerous Path" before they miss their chance.<p>Peter Parkorr/Flickr<p>The Caminito del …

YOLO: Jumping Tourist Photos Forever

We're not mocking anyone because we do it, too, but the "tourist jump" is pretty hilarious to look at...especially out of context.<p>But it's still really fun to take a quick trip around the globe with these folks as it looks like they're having a real blast!<p>And so we begin:<p>We're happy you're in Paris …

29 baller castles you can rent on Airbnb

And the neighbors keep trippin’, I’m like “I’m in a castle … f*ck your condo.”<br>– Macklemore, “Castles”<p>IT’S BEEN A DREAM of mine to stay in a real …

United Kingdom

50 of the most thrilling, daring things you can do on vacation | CNN Travel

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Pictures

Where Are They Now? What do you do after being named a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year? Plenty. See what many of our honored Adventurers are up to today with these photos from Instagram (then follow them!).

A Beautiful Tourist Garden Full Of Plants That Could Kill You

Regular, plentiful gardens full of lovely, fragrant flowers, awesome views of a nearby castle and fountains are such old news guys. What's cool? A poison garden.<p>Hear us out. Set amongst the lush Alnwick Gardens in the U.K.'s Northumberland, sits the Poison Garden, which houses all kinds of deadly …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

The World’s Happiest Countries – Do You Agree? – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

1<p>Since we’re on the subject of happiness, I’d like to share this interesting list of the happiest countries around the world compiled by the World …

Guatemala: A 22-Mile Trek to Lago Atitlan

PHOTO GALLERY<p>22-Mile Hike to Lago Atitlan<p>Quetzaltrekkers is a non-profit and an all volunteer-run group that seeks to build a sustainable way to improve the lives of Guatemalan street children and those at risk of becoming one. Working together with volunteers and highland communities, …

Japan's Cherry Blossoms Are In Bloom And They Are Gorgeous

It may still be snowing in the U.S., but spring is in bloom in Japan and it's a stunning sight.<p>Cherry blossoms -- also known as <i>sakura</i> -- are Japan's symbolic flower of spring. Their blossoms usher in the new season and are a colorful reminder that winter is over.<p>Check out photos of Japan's <i>sakura</i> …

Exotic Silhouette Photos to Inspire Your Travels

Scenes in silhouette are shrouded in drama and mystery, and more than a drop or two of romance.<p>I love them for what I don't see as much as for what I do.<p>( <i>A golden sunset falls on the ancient temples of Bagan, Myanmar</i> )<p>Sure you can see more when it's light, but perhaps it's the darkness that …

Stephen King’s hotel of horrors

Colorado’s Stanley Hotel inspired Stephen King’s horror classic, The Shining. More than 30 years later, the hotel remains as historic – and haunted – as ever.<p>In 1974, famed US horror writer Stephen King and his wife Tabitha lived for a year in Boulder, Colorado. In late October, they spent a night …

The world's best wild swims

Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather than simply marvelling at it.<p>Indulge in one of these stunning swims and we promise they’ll make …

10 Best River Cruises for 2014

The river-cruise boom is only ramping up in 2014, with the coming year set to usher in a brand-new fleet of revolutionary riverboats and innovative …

The 10 Small Towns You Need To Visit This Year, And You Haven't Heard Of Half Of Them

We know, we know, we've seen this list before (from 2012 and 2013), but this one is different.<p>For their third annual list, Smithsonian Magazine examined 20 small towns across America with a population under 15,000 to find towns that are heavily-cultured (read: interesting history, good food, solid …

These Stunning City Skylines Will Give You Another Reason To Travel The World, Right Now

Last week, we pulled together several beautiful U.S. city skylines for your viewing pleasure. And because you can never have too much of a good thing, particularly when that "thing" is an unbelievable city view, we thought an international version could help you plan for next trip to a bustling …

More to Remember in Alamo City

<b>San Antonio</b> recently completed a $358 million face-lift of its famed <b>River Walk</b>, ecologically restoring the San Antonio River while expanding pathways along its banks.<p>Downtown remains a hive of restaurants, water taxis, and Texas history, but now visitors can also connect with locals along the river …

Where to set-jet Game of Thrones

Been missing out on your dose of warring armies, unruly dragons and cunning courtiers? Fans of hit TV show Game of Thrones can rest easy - Series Four of HBO’s adaptation of George RR Martin’s fantasy epic begins in the US on 6 April (and on 7 April in the UK).<p>The story follows the fortunes of …

How to Return to "Normal" Life Gracefully After Long-Term Travel — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>You’ve been the envy of your circle of friends for months. They’ve followed you on social …

Enjoy the great outdoors in Oregon or New Hampshire

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 3:52<p>March 27th, 2014<p>Outside magazine’s Michael Roberts joins TODAY to share some exciting places for a spring getaway, including Bend, Ore., a hub for biking, skiing, and stand-up paddleboarding.<p>More video<p>TRENDING<p>LIFESTYLE

Active Cities: Escape from L.A.

There's more to this western city than movie making and an epic coastline. From mountain biking to running to exploring, follow these tips to get outside in Los Angeles. And make sure you check out our interactive map of the city before planning a trip.<p>Trail Run<p><b>Griffith Park:</b> The park has more than …

What Are Your Favorite Things to Do in Lima and Cusco?

<i>Photo courtesy of Agap13/Dreamstime.com. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>A few weeks from now, I'll be checking off the number one spot on my travel bucket list: Machu Picchu. I've pretty much been obsessed with this beautiful place ever since I was a kid and saw an episode of <i>The Wild</i> …

South America

7 True Stories of Romantic Trips Gone Awry

<i>Photo courtesy of Ufuk Uyanik/Dreamstime. Article by the editors of Budget Travel.</i><p>When it comes to romantic getaways, "unforgettable" isn't always a good thing. Here are seven true stories of when things went terribly wrong.<p><b>This Valentine's Day is a lock</b><p>On our final day in Cancún, I headed to the …