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America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

European Travel

When to Book a Cheap Flight from US to Europe?

Experience has taught us that buying in advance can save us a lot of money. Buying the tickets for a music festival in advance, pre-ordering video …

Hiking The Routeburn Track in New Zealand

The Routeburn Track is a 32km traverse through New Zealand’s Southern Alps that links Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Park. The trail weaves …

Top 10 Summer Experiences in Norway

Explore the Arctic tundra, island-hop around scenic archipelagos, cruise majestic fjords, and hike magnificent landscapes under a never setting midnight sun. These experiences and more make up ten ways to enjoy the very best of summer in Norway.<p><b>Ride cable cars to see the midnight sun</b><p>Experience …

European Travel

Adventures Through The World’s Lost Cities

Tourists relish the history, mystery and spiritual draw<p>The Derinkuyu underground city in Turkey was inhabited from about the 8th century B.C. to 10th …

Ancient History

The Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.<p>As great as traveling with companions can be, sometimes it's even better to get out there and discover yourself. If you're plotting your next adventure stag, here are our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.

Costa Rica

The Cure for Brain Diseases Is in Your Gut

Researchers are just now starting to link inflammation in your gut with some of the most deadly and debilitating diseases we have.<p>Why are we making …

15 Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You

To help dispel some of the more common survival myths, we spoke to Tony Nester, an expert on desert survival and head of <b>Ancient Pathways Survival</b> …

Upwardly Mobile: The 8 Best Hiking Shoes for Men

A set of hiking boots are for guys who want to drag their clunky clodhoppers up the hill. Trail running shoes are for those speed demons who don’t …

Backpacking

Sojourning Slacks: The 9 Best Hiking Pants for Men

5.11 TacLite Pro<p><b>Pro:</b> Additional belt loops<b><br>Con:</b> Tend to run baggy<p><b>Carry-All:</b> 5.11 has a long track record of making tactical pants, but what is good …

Backpacking

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Wild Nights: The 8 Best Sleeping Bags for Camping

Take a good long look – and more importantly, a good long smell – at your current sleeping bag. Has it been moldering away, lo these many years, …

Camping

Forgiving My Nazi Father: A Horrific Past Made Present

In the documentary A Nazi Legacy, two men deal with their father’s Nazi pasts—with one not willing to accept his father did anything …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Hiking

Hike Oneonta Gorge

So Much Fun!!<p>This short hike is a blast! Make sure it's warm when you go because the water is chilly and when I went I had to go through water up to …

Hiking

11 Reasons Why Travel Makes You a Happier Person

Travel is good for lots of things, but it can also increase mental well-being - and not just in the short-term. Whether you're traveling for business, on a one-week family holiday, or have sold everything to pursue a life on the road, traveling can make you a happier person by building …

North America: Spectacular West Coast Destinations to Visit Before You Die

The United States is a country full of awe-inspiring natural wonders, and come Wednesday April 8, we take to the road to experience them all (well, …

You Haven't Done Greece Till You've Been to These 7 Islands

The Greek islands I hear so many people speak of—laconic beaches, party towns and small villages populated by idyllic whitewashed buildings—are not exactly the islands I know. When I was a kid, I rafted down Peloponnesian rivers, snorkeled in the Ionian Sea, and once camped with my family for 39 …

European Travel