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9 companies that help pay for your vacation

It’s been commonly reported that Americans don’t take the majority of their allotted vacation time. Whether it’s due to an inability (real or …

Choosing the Location for Your Next Dive Vacation

One of the top reasons to dive a liveaboard is to reach otherwise inaccessible destinations. Many of these itineraries visit National Parks and …

6 Tips to Save Money on Summer Travel

How not to overpay for your vacation.<p>The urge to travel is always stronger in the summer months. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, AAA estimates …

Gorgeous Summer Destinations Where Your U.S. Dollar Will Go Far

“School’s out” may not be your June anthem anymore, but that doesn’t mean the season’s allure is gone. Warm weather—and extra hours of …

Uganda Gorilla Trekking: A Sustainable Wildlife Encounter

Where the Gold meets the Silver, Mgahinga National Park is a tiny slice of primate paradise, and the ultimate in Uganda Gorilla trekking. We started …

The World's Most Thrilling Zip Line Experiences

Need a high-flying thrill? How about strapping in and zooming across the tree tops at 100 mph? There are some pretty wild zip lines out there if …

16 Amazing Things To Do During a Norway Winter

Norway is absolutely beautiful and every traveler should include this country on their bucket list. With its scenic mountain views, interesting …

European Travel

Why You Should Learn to Hike Off Trail

No, it's not allowed (or a good idea) everywhere. But find the right spot, and navigating off trail can open up the wilderness in a whole new …

Why the Atacama Salt Flats Are Like Nowhere Else on Earth

In northern Chile, a short drive south from the local capital of San Pedro, you'll find one of the world’s most alluring treasures: the Atacama Salt …

8 Best Trekking Trips Around The World

These trekking trips are not for the faint-hearted nor for the narrow-minded. A great trail is bound to make you look at more than the map and these …

How to Capture Candid Moments on the Go

Accordion player in Portugal, shot on the Nikon D7500<p>No matter where he finds himself in the world, Nikon photographer Flash Parker is inspired by …

Via Ferrata in the Dolomites

I’m walking along a small ledge, about a metre or so wide. To my right is a steep slope which levels off around 20 metres below me, and to left is a …

Walking

An Instagrammer's guide to travelling

Anyone who has been to Europe knows that travelling to this beautiful part of the world doesn’t come cheap, but it is possible to travel on a budget while still having the trip of your dreams. Instagrammer Laura McWhinnie, aka @thisislandlife, provides her top 10 money saving tips to use when …

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These are the coolest places to visit in 21st century Mumbai

Traces of old Bombay may still exist in this sprawling metropolis, but India’s original ‘City of Dreams’ is now so much more than that.<p>From trendy …

10 unique ways to experience the Grand Canyon

Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park is nothing short of a natural spectacle. Millennia have carved a geological masterpiece rising 7,000 feet above …

A Treehouse Paradise on Dominica

A note from Secret Bay (10/24/2017): <i>On the evening of Monday, September 18, the island of Dominica sustained a direct hit from Hurricane Maria. At the time, the resort was closed for regular maintenance and, thus, no guests were on-site. We are heartbroken to report our beloved Secret Bay has</i> …

From Mexico to Canada...and back to California

Hello readers!<p>It’s been 1,243 miles since I last wrote a blog post. That’s 47% of the trail that I’ve been silent on. I’m sorry about that. Guess I’m …

15 of Britain's best wild cycling routes

Wild cycling is a release: it’s getting back to nature, and even more to our collective childhoods. That’s when most of us first got bikes. Remember how it felt? The freedom, the means to roam and discover places, and the visceral rush of bombing through the woods and bouncing over the bumps. It’s …

8 Reasons Why I'm Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

When I tell someone that I’m thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, their first reaction is to ask, “Oh! Have you read <i>Wild</i>?”<p>When I told people in 2012 …

10 restaurants that are literally underground

Cavern cuisine<p>Foodies may seek out underground restaurants — sometimes called supper clubs — that are often operated out of someone's home or a …

Grand Canyon

26 Travel Hacks That Will Help You Get Through the Airport Faster

Flying doesn't have to be stressful.<p>Flying can be stressful, expensive, and exhausting — but it doesn’t have to be.<p>We’ve rounded up the best tricks …

This Photographer Plays With Stark Contrast As She Travels All Over The World

There are plenty of wanderers who Instagram their travels, but few have as specific an aesthetic as Hong Kong’s Karen Ng. Her stark, contrasting photos, often in monochromatic tones, are entirely unique. In a world of travel Instas of people sipping drinks in a pool at sunset, Ng takes an entirely …

Why This Is the Best Island in the Caribbean

The slow-paced tropical getaway of Anguilla is a haven for epicures and beach lovers.<p>With 33 gorgeous beaches that are open to the public (yet …

A Colorado trail where each waterfall is more spectacular than the last

This is not a story about the Rocky Mountain National Park most people know.<p>There is no entrance through a busy town.<p>There are no shuttle buses …

Best Time To Travel

Eastern Africa<p>Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zambia<p>January to March: In the Southern Serengeti, the young are born to wildebeest, zebra, and antelope. …

13 Useful Apps for Off the Grid Adventures

Adventure<p>These wifi-free apps were designed with remote areas in mind.<p>Though purists may say nothing can replace a printed topographic map, the world’s leading smartphone apps are getting close. Technology is making it easier than ever to get lost in an adventure without getting lost in the …

One of the Best: A Dive Site for Every Kind of Diver in Raja Ampat

For those who want to discover new countries and cultures, as well as nature in its purest state, Raja Ampat is the ideal destination. Its marine …

Scuba Diving