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Here's Why I'm Dying To Invest In North Korea

Now I am not a tour group kind of person. I like to make my own way and create my own itinerary, to decide where to go and what to eat. That is not an option in North Korea, where we had government minders every minute we were there. Walking down the main thoroughfare in Pyongyang, I saw a …

North Korea

A Day in the Life of Jamestown, St. Helena - Part 3, Evening: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 10)

There are still two hours left for this 'lazy' day before evening sets in and Jamestown's wild nightlife begins, so there's time for a little local hike along the rugged cliff face.<p>There are still two hours left for this 'lazy' day before evening sets in and Jamestown's wild nightlife begins, so …

Jamestown

The Most Romantic Places to Spend Valentine's Day

In this idyllic archipelago in the Indian Ocean, stay on an exclusive private island, such as Desroches or Denis, for an unrivalled island escape.<p><b>Travel to one of the World's Most Romantic Settings this Valentine's Day.</b><p><b>1. ARGENTINA</b><p><b>Patagonia</b><p><b>Explore dramatic landscape while staying at a luxury lodge.</b> …

Northern Lights

Go Slow: My Soul Under the Full Belize Moon

Standing for only moments in front of the full moon, so round and bright, so clear and radiant, I saw that whole circle. My heart felt complete, and my life will never be the same again. For a key to everlasting happiness is to feel whole. To have God. To have yourself.<p>01.02.15<p>Caye Caulker, 5pm: …

Seafloor

5 Affordable Caribbean Hotels for Families

With their beautiful beach stretches, the clear blue-green waters, and the warm sunny weather, the Caribbean islands are pretty much at the top of the list for every family looking for a quiet and relaxing getaway. And while a family vacation in paradise doesn't come cheap, these five affordable …

Swimming Pools

Piecing together puzzles in Cambodia

Exploring off the map in Banteay Chhmar helps acclaimed travel writer Don George understand the ruins of Cambodia – and of his own life.<p>As Mr Kim navigated his car onto the puddled, potholed road that led to Banteay Chhmar, he turned to me. “Where are you staying?” he asked.<p>“I don’t know,” I …

Guatemala. Who Knew?

In images, majestic volcanoes rise from the edge of inky waters; the lake appears mysterious, haunting. The deepest lake in Central America, Atitlan had been described by friends as a vortex, a portal, the bellybutton of Mayan civilization.<p>Lake Atitlan in Guatemala was a place I had always longed …

Guatemala City

The Craziest Places to Stay on Vacation

Sure, you can always book a hotel or an Airbnb rental, but there will come a time when you might want to shack up in a truly unique abode. And for that, we've got you covered.<p>Sure, you can always book a hotel or an Airbnb rental, but there will come a time when you might want to shack up in a truly …

Glamping

RANKED: The 25 Best Caribbean Islands

Even though all the Caribbean islands are beautiful, some are better than others. So we decided to rank them.<p>We figured that the best islands would have a low cost, be easy to get to, and have beautiful beaches and lots of activities. In most instances, we defined a Caribbean island as a single …

Beaches

World Calendar: 5 Must-Attend Events

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in February:</b><p>Celebrate <b>Carnival samba-style</b> (February 13-18) <b></b>in <b>Rio de Janeiro</b>. This iconic kickoff to Lent lures millions of visitors to Brazil each year with five …

Cricket World Cup

18 Reasons Why Denmark Is A Wonderful Place To Live

1. The landscape of southern Funen (Fyn, Denmark's central island), which undulates like a reclining nude:<p>3. Flødebolle—a chocolate-covered Italian meringue with a wafer base (sometimes they have a marzipan base, but those are to be avoided):<p>4. There's parking.<p>5. The view from the room that houses …

Times Square

The 15 Most Surreal Destinations to Visit in 2015

Where are you hoping to travel to in 2015? Here are 15 surreal destinations to consider.<p>Be prepared for dropped jaws, kids.<p>1. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives<p>photo: Doug Perinne<p>2. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States<p>photo: Laura Grier<p>3. Cave of Crystals, Naica, Chihuahua, …

North Island

5 Easy Places to Feel Like a Backpacking God

Who hasn't wanted to break loose with nothing but a backpack? But what if you can't just quit your job to go and sell coconut jewelry on a beach? Where can you get maximum traveling kudos for minimum outlay of time and energy?<p>Who hasn't wanted to break loose with nothing but a backpack? To one day …

Panama City

20 Most Visited Cities: Asian Destinations Dominate List

More than half of the 20 most visited cities were located in Asia in 2013, according to data released by Euromonitor International today.<p>The same …

Cosy Country Getaways: Australia's 10 Best Hidden Gems

Australia is about so much more than its major city centers - from beaches to deserts, it lays claim to some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes on the planet.<p><i>By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com</i><p>Australia is about so much more than its major city centers - from beaches to deserts, it lays claim …

Wales

Florida gets fresh: best local food experiences in the Sunshine State

Behind the palm-fringed beaches and the dazzling draw of Disney, a food revolution is quietly taking root in Florida’s backyards.<p>Locavores are infiltrating suburban neighborhoods, planting vegetable patches in schools and advocating passionately for sustainable agriculture. With each farm-to-fork …

Can You Survive Five Days on the Amazon?

I picked up a book called '1000 places to visit before you die' today and discovered one of my recent trips had made the cut, specifically my excursion down the Amazon River.<p>I picked up a book called '1000 places to visit before you die' today and discovered one of my recent trips had made the cut, …

Brazil

Here's Some Undeniable Proof That Tahiti Is, In Fact, Paradise

This time of year is the ultimate challenge for those of us who suffer from wanderlust: The holidays are over, but the frost is still sticking. Spring still seems to be eons away.<p>However, a remedy exists for this existential monotony, and that is to plan a trip. Where better to go than …

Striking it rich in Mexico: the Age of Silver in the Northern Central Highlands

The fabled silver mining cities of central Mexico are a great place to dig into some significant (if not always so glittery) periods of Mexican history.<p>We’re not just talking about the regions’ former mineral wealth (though to this day minerals are still extracted from some working mines), but the …

Paris Is Filled With Secret Gardens, You Just Have To Know Where To Look

When you think of touring Paris, you likely think of the Eiffel Tower or Notre Dame Cathedral or the Louvre. When you think of enjoying your time in Paris, you likely think about lounging in one of the city's famous parks with a croissant and a classic read to feel, you know, Parisian. And while …

Notre Dame

Pantelleria Might Just Be Italy's Most Fantastically Awesome Island You Didn't Know About

It's completely horrible outside and so of course you're envisioning your summer retreat, wherever that may be. Be it Greece or Italy (or anywhere else on the continent for that matter), summer is a great time to go to Europe, and Italy is a prime spot for many Americans.<p>Yes, you could make like …

Italy

Instagram Envy: Grand Wailea, Maui

Now when visiting Hawaii, it's pretty hard to take a bad photo of all the island beauty, but sometimes...you don't even need to leave your hotel to get those photos that will cause pure envy.<p>If you are like me, Instagram is part of your almost daily routine, especially when traveling. The whole …

Travel Writing

5 travel deals for February that save on train, hotels, car rentals

Looking for a good travel deal in the post-Super Bowl doldrums of February? Discounts are offered on trains, boats and planes -- and you don't have to go to snow-filled cities to get a bargain either.<p>1. <b>Hyatt Ziva and Zilara</b>: Dissolve into swim-up luxury for half the price at Hyatt's all-inclusive …

Seven Seas Explorer's inaugural 2016 cruise nearly sold out

Talk about a rock star! The luxury Seven Seas Explorer won't sail until next year, but the cruise ship already is breaking sales records for Regent Seven Seas Cruises.<p>The cruise line announced this week that demand for the top-tier ship helped push sales for a single day at three times the …

Causing a stir: the best cocktails in Paris

Paris is in the midst of a cocktail revolution. Cocktail bars are making a huge resurgence with glitzy spots and cool backstreet speakeasies mixing wildly inventive creations Parisians wouldn't have dared to try a decade ago.<p>So whether you're after a traditional dry martini or an elaborate cocktail …

Where To Find The Best Sushi In Tokyo

Obviously, if you love sushi, Tokyo is probably your number one foodie vacation destination, but Tokyo is a big place! There are plenty of excellent sushi restaurants-and plenty of great ones at that. But for seriously fresh sushi, there might be no better place than right off the boat.<p>And if you …

World's Best Honeymoon Destinations for 2015

Romance means different things to different couples, leading to a diverse range of honeymoon offerings, so it's important to choose the right destination. After all, that's the best way to keep the afterglow of a lovely wedding alive.<p>Romance means different things to different couples, leading to a …

Travel Guides

How 40,000 Tons of Cosmic Dust Falling to Earth Affects You and Me

Book Talk<p>Our bodies are made of remnants of stars and massive explosions in the galaxies, authors say.<p>Astrophysics and medical pathology don't, at first sight, appear to have much in common. What do sunspots have to do with liver spots? How does the big bang connect with cystic …

The asteroid that flew by Earth yesterday has its own moon

Yesterday, the mountain-sized asteroid 2004 BL86 zipped right by Earth—the closest that one of that size will come to us until 2027. Today, NASA released radar images it took of the flying space rock, which revealed that another (smaller) flying space rock is orbiting it: Its very own moon.<p>The …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket - Bon Appétit

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …