Katelyn Pervis

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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 …

Hot Springs

Eerie plane wrecks contain forgotten stories of survival

At first glance, "Happy End" may not seem like the most natural title for pictures of wrecked planes in forbidding landscapes, but German photographer Dietmar Eckell has a very positive outlook on what these photos represent. As described by Eckell, these pictures document 'miracles' in aviation …

Tourists Snap Photos of Cougar Stalking Them in Lake Louise — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>They only realized afterward that the cougar had been following them the whole time. A …

Tea House

Video Captures Hot Air Balloon Crashing Into A Lake In The Netherlands

On Tuesday, a hot air balloon carrying 11 people caught fire and crashed into a lake in the Netherlands.<p>After the balloon caught fire, the driver steered the vehicle into Lake Gooi, near the Dutch city of Almere. The wind then dragged the basket along the water until it hit the shore, when …

From Serbia to Montenegro: The Most Scenic Train Ride in the Balkans

<i>Join me on my journey from Serbia to Montenegro — on the most scenic train journey in the Balkans!</i><p>One of the most spectacular train rides on our Med …

'Secret' CIA museum features Osama bin Laden's AK-47

<i>Editor's note: A correction has been made to this story.</i><p>The “coolest museum you’ll never see” has a new piece de resistance – the gun found next to the body of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan when Navy SEALs killed him in a midnight raid.<p>The AK-47 is a recent addition to a collection that’s among the …

Travel Tips: Which Plugs and Adapters to use When Traveling

Jane Austen Added to British Currency - Vagabondish

Whether you’re a literary buff or not, your future travels in the United Kingdom could have you carrying Jane Austen with you wherever you go.<p>In a …

London Paradise: Following the Kinks

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>The Beatles sang better, the Stones played better, and the Who had more flash, but I’ve always had a soft spot for the lost-cause appeal of the <b>Kinks</b>, a band that sat out of the “British Invasion” due to a never-explained ban in America.<p>Being tethered to London, though, …

14 Tips to Make the Most of Your Trip to Paris

As Audrey Hepburn famously said in the film <i>Sabrina</i>, "Paris is always a good idea." We couldn't agree more.<p>Whether you know it as the city of light, love or one of your bucket list destinations, Paris will leave you longing to return for more.<p>Our deal experts have strolled along the Champs-Elysees, …

Photographing Icons: Beyond the Postcard Shot

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Looking for fresh ways to photograph iconic monuments? Get tips from a National Geographic photographer in this new travel gallery.

Leonardo Da Vinci

First Person: The 100th Tour de France

It was no hardship to indulge my husband’s cycling fantasy with a pilgrimage to the Tour de France. (Who needs an excuse to return to France?) But what surprised me was how deeply our 100th Tour odyssey took us inside the two-wheeling French love affair.<p>Originally a publicity stunt to boost …

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Chow down in China

Like the huge range of awe-inspiring landscapes that lies within its vast boundaries, China is also home to an incredible diversity of people. The Han are the dominant force here, but more than 50 ethnic groups call China home and the range of traditions, customs, languages and general way of life …

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5 Things to Love About Jindabyne, Australia

Nestled in picturesque surroundings amongst the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales, Jindabyne is known as the opening to the mountain range. The town sits along and shares its name with an expansive lake half the size of Sydney Harbour. It makes for a spectacular sight -- especially with the …

If Hawaii Acts Quickly it Has a $217 Million Gay Tourism Bonanza Waiting

A new economic analysis from the University of Hawaii says legalizing gay marriage in the state would boost tourism by $217 million over the next …

10 Of The Quirkiest Hotels In The U.S., According To TripAdvisor

We've heard of our share of very unusual hotels, including prison hotels, a cruise ship resort, ice hotels, treehouse lodging, a gas station-turned-AirBnB, a "homeless" hotel, and even a morgue hotel. But a bed & breakfast in the shape of a giant beagle?! Yes, it exists -- here in the U.S.<p>Now …

Anthony Weiner Might Need This Woman's Number

No American airline thinks of its customers in quite the same way Spirit Airlines does. And the feeling is mutual, as far as many of its passengers are concerned.<p>If you have any doubts about this, look no further than this week's tasteless Anthony Weiner promotion. Seriously, folks. You can't make …

5 Reasons to Visit Park City, UT this Summer

Everyone knows Park City as a world-class ski destination, but in the summer the city comes alive with festivals and is a mecca for outdoor …

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How two Iranian brothers created one of the world's first travel documentaries

Travel writer Kevin Rushby on the Omidvar brothers' significance<p>It would take a brave soul to set out today on a 10-year journey around the world on …

New iKnife Scalpel Finds Cancer As It's Cutting

One of the biggest problems with cancer is getting rid of it. Often, that involves surgery, but surgeons can have a difficult time separating …

Get Comfy With Nike's Free Flyknit Sneaker (video)

Nike just keeps pushing the envelope when it comes to the latest sneaker technology and their latest Free Flyknit sneaker might be their most …

LSTN Headphones Are Built From Wood, And Built For Charity

Wood is more a novelty than a commonplace material in headphones, but if you think about it, it really shouldn’t be. Quite a few instruments involve …

Light Your Home The Way You Want It With The WeMo Light Switch

Have you ever left your house wondering if you turned off the lights? I know I have…lots of times! I couldn’t do anything knowing that the thought …

Everpurse Charges Your Phone While You Go About Your Day

We’ve all had phones die on us throughout the day. Most of us wind up carrying around a charger, or leaving them at certain key locations like our …

Nike's Free Hyperfeel Will Amplify The Body's Natural Ability (video)

Nike’s new Free Hyperfeel was designed to function as an extension of your foot so that it moves with natural motion principals that will boost the …

The New Nexus 7 Is A Superb Tablet

When Google rolled out the Nexus 7 last year, it was the best tablet you could buy for the money. And why wouldn’t it be? Google makes its money by …

Hops Holster 12 Can Ammo Pack Carries 12 Beers, Keeps them Cool and In Arm's Reach

Managing your alcohol intake usually implies that one should be careful not to over drink. But that’s not the case when referencing the Hops Holster …

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