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10 Things You Absolutely Must Do Before You Board a Plane

Get fast-tracked.<p>If you haven’t already, sign up for TSA PreCheck ($85 for five years), which will expedite you through security in more than 130 …

The New Generation of Japanese Accommodations

Any traveler to Japan knows that its sense of hospitality — the sober, subtle beauty of the country’s lodgings, and the elegant, unobtrusive service within them — is unmatched anywhere else. For years, visitors could choose between two kinds of hotels: the Western kind (though often reinterpreted …

14 Roasted Vegetable Recipes You Have to Try This Fall

These healthy dishes star seasonal veggies roasted to perfection—and you'll want to make them all autumn long.

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The Latest: Car strikes 2 women watching eclipse, 1 dies

The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times EDT):<p>7:45 p.m.<p>Authorities say two women watching …

7 Underrated Mediterranean Destinations to Visit on Your Next Trip

The Mediterranean evokes many idyllic images, whether it’s white homes cascading down the hills to the sea or a charming promenade surrounding a …

International Travel Tips and Tricks

<i>For many first-time travelers, venturing beyond the borders of their native country can be an intimidating and overwhelming endeavor. There are so</i> …

6 Incredible Private Islands to Rent With Your Friends in 2018

If you've ever spent time on a remote, exotic island, you're already luckier than millions of other people in the world. But if you want to take …

AT#549 - Travel to Scotland

Hear about travel to Scotland as the Amateur Traveler talks to Sarah from www.thegirlwiththemaptattoo.com about travel to this beautiful and historic …

Mapped: The world's highest countries

Do you like lofty views and rarefied air? Then you could do far worse than take a trip to Bhutan, the country with the highest average elevation on the planet. While the Drangme Chhu valley drops to 97 metres below sea level, and the summit of Gangkhar Puensum is 7,570m above it, Bhutan's average …

Ditch the Pavement: The Ultimate Trail Running Guide

We love trail running because it gives us a little peace and a chance to enjoy the beauty of the woods. Well, it turns out that trail running can …

Three ways to see the Great Wall of China, two much greater than the other

My first trip to China 15 years ago came at a pivotal moment.<p>The country had just been admitted to the<p>World Trade Organization. The largest construction project in the world — the Three Gorges Dam — was nearing completion.<p>A few months before my visit, Beijing had been chosen as the host city for …

The DNA Test as Horoscope

Inside the growing world of lifestyle genetics tests<p>Stephane Budel has an idea for an app, and it goes like this. You get your DNA sequenced to find out which comic book superhero you are.<p>Now bear with us for a minute: The test, Budel explains, could look at the similarity between genes found in …

7 Most Amazing Places for Mountain Biking in India – AGreekAdventure - Adventure Travel Blog

A guest post from Rohit, a fellow adventurer in India. This time it is about experiencing mountain biking there.<p>Mountain biking can be an …

Best snowshoeing in Colorado: 5 hikes for beginners

Helen H. Richardson, Denver Post fileA trio of snowshoers make their way along the trail toward a 10th Mountain Division Hut outside of Leadville …

10 Outrageous Countries to Scratch Your Travel Itch

When putting together your next amazing adventure, you’ll have to decide what’s important to you. Are you the type to book the all inclusive in …

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

8 beautiful open-air restaurants for when you want to dine outdoors

When there’s a slight nip in the air, there’s only one real way to celebrate: with an alfresco meal. From cosy dinner spots and breezy patios, to …

Bucket List Hotels | 5 Incredible Luxury Hotels That Should Be on Your List

<b>Like most people, I get very excited about the thought of staying at a luxury hotel, particularly in a destination that I see on Instagram feeds</b> …

10 Design Ideas to Steal from Luxury Hotels

In her new book, a travel and design writer highlights striking hotel bedrooms, living spaces, libraries, and bathrooms.<p>As a writer, I cover both travel and design, and one of my favorite recent trends is boutique hotels that create welcoming, personal, intimate spaces that feel unusual. Many …

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6 Great National Parks for Fall Hiking

There's no better time of year to get outside.<p>Autumn is the perfect time to visit any of America's national parks, as crowds tend to be at a minimum, the weather is fantastic, and the change of season brings a wash of color to many of these iconic settings. If you're looking to explore a park this …

It's time to put skiing in Antarctica on your bucket list

Forget a week in the Alps – and say hello to the ultimate bucket-list snow-sports expedition, where adventurers get to explore Antarctica by yacht and on skis for 28 days.<p>Antarctica specialist tour operator Chimu Adventures recently launched the trip, which will see small groups of just five people …

Why Greenland should be the next solo adventure on your travel list

Eight days in Greenland in June isn't the most typical summer holiday out there. Especially when you're travelling alone with just a small backpack for company. Let's take a step back. Why Greenland?<p>I was initially planning to hit up Svalbard this summer, the why-would-you-go-there island above …

6 Crazy Beautiful National Parks in China

When we think of China, we're usually envisage bustling metropolises, ancient temples, and vast swaths of smog. Okay, and maybe the Great Wall. But …

National Parks

These Are The 25 Best Fall Hikes In The United States

When it comes to outdoor adventures, fall is about as good as it gets. The near-perfect temperatures are a welcome change after the stifling summer …

The 25 best hotels in the world, according to Condé Nast Traveler

The awards are determined by votes from over 300,000 readers ranking the best hotels, cities, islands, airlines, and more.<p>Below are the top 25 hotels that made it onto this year's list of the 50 Best Hotels in the World.<p>A hotel in Ireland made first place, and a Marriott in Indianapolis made the …

Panasonic's new prototype TV can hide in plain sight

Panasonic has shown off a transparent TV before, but the company has since improved the image quality to the extent that the idea of a television built into your furniture's glass panes is not only possible -- it's <i>right here</i>. The OLED screen is made from a fine mesh, embedded into the glass sliding …

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Roasted Balsamic Chicken with Brussels Sprouts

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — October 3, 2016<p><i>An easy balsamic chicken recipe that’s bursting with flavor and cooked on one pan with roasted</i> …

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