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31 Incredible Ways to Use Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is incredibly popular and for good reason. It offers many health benefits, has a delicate taste and is widely available. It's also an …

8 Reasons to Go to Arizona's Saguaro National Park

There is no symbol more emblematic of the American southwest than the saguaro tree -- standing tall with two arms reaching out from it toward the sky. If you've ever purchased El Paso brand Tex-Mex products at the grocery store, you've seen at least some version of this tree. (It's worth noting …

National Parks

Seven Tips For Better Photographic Backgrounds

It’s easily the most important lesson I learned in photography – how to make better photos by controlling the background.<p>I am a background fanatic. …

Depth Of Field

Top 10 Adventure Trips

Seven wintry walks around the world

Clean and crisp air, the chance of snow underfoot and the promise of a warm fire to ward off the chill at the end of it all... winter is unquestionably the best time of year to pull on your boots and go for a wander.<p>Whether you want a short stroll or a strenuous clamber, these walks will sate your …

10 Neighborhoods To Add To Your 2016 Travel Bucket List

According to Airbnb, these locations are about to become super popular.<p>We already know the home trends to look out for in 2016, as well as the U.S. real estate markets that are poised to blossom this year, but what about the vacation cities we should be keeping on our radar?<p>According to Airbnb, …

The world's 18 greatest cities for food

Where to Backpack in 2016

Our editors have scoured the globe to bring you the top destinations to visit with a backpack in tow. Whether you're hoping to get the biggest bang for your travel buck or just looking for an epic adventure, we've got you covered.

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

The 10 Most Romantic Cities In America May Surprise You

Just in time for Valentine's Day.<p>Turns out, Paris isn't the only city with love in the air. According to OpenTable, there are a hand full of cities in the U.S. boasting romantic dining experiences and passionate atmospheres.<p>The online reservation service created the list of romantic cities of based …

The Most Romantic Restaurants in the World

<i>By Elizabeth Stamp for Architectural Digest.</i><p>Photo: Carol Sachs<p>With Valentine's Day just around the corner, <i>AD</i> surveys the most romantic restaurants from England to India.<p><b>Clos Maggiore, London</b> (above)<p>A truly romantic evening should pull out all the stops--from sumptuous cuisine and exquisite flowers …

France

The Most Beautiful Museums in the World

Be it a Frank Gehry work of asymmetric art or an 18th-century Russian palace, these 15 museums are among the most beautiful in the world, with stately buildings that complement the treasures housed within.<p>The Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar<p>The Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy<p>Niterói Contemporary …

12 National Parks That Will Take Your Breath Away

Have you ever been somewhere so beautiful, that it literally leaves you speechless? Well, if you love nature and the great outdoors, you’re sure to …

Mouthwatering Food from Around the World

Now there’s no shame in admitting what gets you excited about travel, is all the new food that you’ll be able to sample. But hey, on your next trip, …

Costa Rica

World's 15 Most Unexpected Ski Areas

11 Thrilling Outdoor Adventures

Well we all love a good outdoor hike in New Hampshire, there is some incredible places around the world that are just too good to pass up! In this …

The Top 10 Most-Visited National Parks

If someone tells you to take a hike, head directly to Montana’s Glacier National Park where 700 miles of trails wind through the forest-covered …

14 Mind-Blowing Historical Locations For Your Bucket List

<b>The world is full of incredible ancient places, some are known by millions and global icons, others are obscure, hidden and forgotten by all except the most geeky history buff. For the cultural traveller there is so much to explore that you'll have to put the effort in to discover everything. But</b> …

European Travel

Best Places to Live as Soon as You're a Billionaire

As with everything in life, it’s absolutely essential to be prepared. So on the day when you inevitably strike it rich and become a billionaire, …

10 Best Hiking Trails in the World

[section]If everyone placing personal ads who claimed the hobby of “hiking” really did it with any regularity, the earth would have been trampled …

Hiking

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

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The 30 Most Beautiful Places in the World

Time to dust off your passport.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to relax on a beach, get …

Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

Adventure<p>These are the quintessential adventure experiences you organize your year around because they require fitness, specialized gear, and maybe a large chunk of time off work. Our top ten cover life-list terrain in the mountains, ocean, and the desert and include the expert advice, gear tips, …

Must See Rainforests Around the World

Of all the amazing places that travel can take you, nothing is quite as exhilarating as exploring natures most beautiful rainforests. With climate …

10 Best Campgrounds in the Parks

There are few better traditions in the United States than taking to the road and pulling into a national park campground for a few nights of adventure. Of course, the parks can be crowded, so the best spots to pitch a tent are off the beaten trail, where they immerse you a bit deeper into the …

7 Simple Ways to Travel Like a Local

Travel like a local. A simple idea that can mean drastically different things depending on what corner of the world you find yourself. However, this …

11 Unexpected Beach Destinations

Some places are known for their beaches - the Caribbean, California, Croatia - while others remain hidden, just waiting to be discovered. Chelsea Bengier goes on a hunt for the world's most unexpected strips of sand.<p>1. Northern Michigan<p>St. Joseph, Muskegon, Grand Haven. Come summer, locals crowd …

The 10 Most Deserted National Parks in America

There's more attention than ever to national parks, and travelers everywhere are reserving campsites and plotting adventurous itineraries to these …

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Izaac Enciso's Conceptual Street Photography

Mexican-born and LA-based photographer Izaac Enciso's latest book 'Symbols' blends contemporary street photography with found objects and intervention.<p>Mexican-born and LA-based photographer Izaac Enciso's latest book <i>Symbols</i> blends contemporary street photography with found objects and intervention. …

‘Jumping, walking, scrambling, sliding, wading’: Canyon adventures planned for Jasper National Park

JASPER, Alta. — Thrill-seekers who don’t mind getting wet have a new option in Jasper National Park.<p>Rocky Mountain Canyoning, a small Jasper-based …