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10 coastal retreats you'll love in autumn

<b>Beach breaks aren't just for the summer months, you know. While it may be too chilly to don your swimmers, there's still plenty to do by the sea in</b> …

Swimming Pools

12 images that will make you want to explore Scotland right now

Scotland is one of few the places in Western Europe where you can leave the urban life behind and enjoy some serious wilderness. If you crave silence …

Harry Potter

Why you haven't seen London until you've done this pub crawl

Rich in tall tales and superlative ales, these pubs deliver some of London’s most fascinating historical nuggets. Take an afternoon to wend your way around them, soaking up the atmosphere while you partake of a pint or two.<p><i>This walk features in Camra’s excellent new London Pub Walks guide – out</i> …

Is this Britain’s most bizarre village?

The lifelong project of an eccentric architect, the Welsh village of Portmeirion is eclectic, irreverent, impish – and constantly reinventing itself.<p>Constructed in the 1920s on the sandy Dwyryd estuary of north Wales, beneath Snowdonia’s majestic peaks, Portmeirion’s buildings run the stylistic …

The new train that roars to the ancient heart of Scotland

In September, the Scottish Borders opened its first railway in 46 years – whisking passengers through a landscape of Roman ruins, medieval abbeys and even Robert the Bruce’s own heart.<p>I gazed down at the earth encasing Robert the Bruce's long-buried heart and wondered: might this count as the heart …

The spectacular Gobbins Cliff Path

This feat of Edwardian engineering, consisting of cast-iron bridges and stairs hand-chiselled from rock, has reopened to the public for the first time in more than 60 years.

Canada-U.S. Border Is More Bizarre Than You Thought (VIDEO)

If you think the Canada-U.S. border is one of the most boring places on Earth, you're in for a surprise.<p>A new video on the quirkier aspects of the …

101 free things to do in London

Give your credit card a rest with these 101 fabulous London freebies.<p>Free museums<p>1. Come face-to-face with a roaring T-Rex and experience the …

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Top 10 Things to Do in U.K. Parks

See the top ten picks for things to do in U.K. national parks in this travel article from National Geographic.<p><b>Go Fishing at Loch Lomond and the Trossachs</b> <br>Loch Lomond is the largest lake in Great Britain, and its namesake park includes dozens of other lochs and some 50 rivers. Much of that cold, …

10 Gorgeous European Places You've Never Heard Of

You may think you know Europe's wonders from back to front. But newsflash: you don't. As with any well-trodden destination, the continent boasts a number of tucked-away treasures that would make even the most experienced traveler swoon.<p>The continent brims with uncrowded venues, like the islands of …

Stitched Pillow Cover

Shares 0<p>This stitched pillow cover couldn’t be easier! It’s a great project for sewing beginners to learn running stitches and cross stitches.<p>Shares 0<p>…

Antarctica hits 63 degrees, believed to be a record | CNN Travel

My Favorite Place in Northern Ireland: Giant’s Causeway

One usually gets to the <b>Giant’s Causeway</b> by way of Bushmills. It doesn’t hurt that there’s a distillery in the village that makes that great Irish whiskey.<p>I’d driven north from Belfast on narrow roads that stitch the Irish hills together like an old quilt. Somewhere in County Antrim I encountered a …

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Easter Egg Place Card Critters

Shares 0<p>Decorate the Easter table with these adorable chick, bunny and sheep place cards. They’re fun to make and a great way to use up scraps of …

Crafting

Colorful Chicks in Nests

Shares 0<p>Make these colorful Easter decorations using yarn, plastic Easter eggs, and a few other supplies. What a fun project for spring!<p>Shares 0<p>Get …

Crafting

DIY Bouffant Easter Eggs

Take advantage of the shape of your Easter eggs this year by turning them into little heads with big hairdos, just like these DIY bouffant easter eggs from Kelly of Studio DIY!<p>Kelly actually got the idea for these bouffant eggs a couple of weeks ago when she was making her emoji eggs.<p>When I was …

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Yarn and Eucalyptus Wall Hanging

Contributor post by Caitlin of The Merrythought<br>Every time I open up Instagram, I scroll past a photo or two that feature a gorgeous weaving hanging …

Your Patagonia Adventure Photos

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Germany's Most Tricked-Out Theme Park Was Once A Nuclear Reactor

It doesn't get much more sci-fi than this.<p>Germany's Wunderland Kalkar is far from your average family fun zone: the theme park is actually an abandoned nuclear power plant.<p>Originally a nuclear power station, the site "began partial operation" in the 1980s but "did not receive any nuclear …

A Look Back at a Frozen Niagara Falls

8 Places With Always-Perfect Weather

<i>By Kelsie Ozamiz for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Think of all the things you'd talk about if you went to a place where weather was never the topic of conversation.<p>San Diego<p><b>San Diego</b><p>Let's get this one out of the way. San Diego is the textbook example of beautiful year-round climate. It's never too hot and …

Want To Be In Two Places At Once? Go To Llívia.

It's difficult to be in two places at once. But if you're headed to Llívia, Spain, then it's no problem at all. That's because it's a country within a country.<p>Llívia is technically a Spanish territory, though it's situated within French land.<p>That leaves Llívia as an exclave of Spain and an enclave …

6 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Liquor Brands

We've all witnessed the heroic wit of the Most Interesting Man in the World. But have you ever wondered about the real-life tales associated with some of the world's biggest alcohol makers? Behind every great liquor brand is a great story.<p><b>1. Jack Daniel's</b><p><i>Image: bridgeandtunnelclub.com</i><p>Everyone knows …

8 Wildcard Winning Recipes

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard Winner. It's a recipe that may not have won -- or even been entered in -- a contest, but that we know, love, and can't keep to ourselves. Every other Saturday, we'll review our most recent favorites.</i><p><i>Thanks to our community, we've got four more</i> …

The Truth About That White Stuff Oozing Out Of Your Salmon, And How To Avoid It

We hate to be the ones to tell you this, but the white stuff oozing out of your salmon is your fault. It happens to everyone, and it looks gross. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way and we're going to tell you how to fix it.<p>First, let's get to the bottom of what that stuff is. The …

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

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 had, in fact, done the trip twice.<p>For those of us used to ease and access of freeways, it may be difficult to imagine what …

Florida by Land: Places to Photograph Wildlife

Locals know that many of Florida’s lesser known parks and preserves are ideal settings for an impromptu photo safari.<p>While the Everglades is often the go-to destination for wildlife photographers, locals know that many of Florida’s lesser known parks and preserves are ideal settings for an …

Wyoming Top 10 Attractions

Are you planning your next exciting vacation with the entire family? To ensure that everyone in the family has a great time, plan your itinerary well …