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17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Got a spare million pounds in your pocket? You could buy this entire village on Scotland’s Isle of Skye

If you’re in the market for a holiday home and like your privacy, you could buy an entire village on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. For a cool £1.25 million, you could potentially purchase four thatched stone holiday cottages in Elgol along with their current owner’s modern five-bedroom house. You …

Scotland

19 Life-Changing Wild Adventures Everyone Must Try In Scotland

Unleash your inner Bear Grylls with this guide to Scotland's wildest, greatest, and most epic adventures. H/t Wild Guide Scotland.

The Best European Capitals To Visit In Summer 2017, According To Uproxx Travel Writers

What makes a great European city? Unique and well-executed food culture? A little high society blended with a fair bit of bacchanalia? Ease of transport? History? Or just the standards: Good food, plenty to do, and nice people to enjoy all of it with. That’s the simple, pulsing heart of our love of …

European Travel

Here’s the 50 cheapest cities in the world to backpack in 2017

Price of Travel have put together a “Backpacker Index” which breaks down the costs of visiting cities around the world. This research was formulated …

Former White House official slams Obama: ‘I think he left a more dangerous world’

A former Obama administration National Security Council staffer, Barry Pavel, slammed the previous president's policies in Syria on Fox News Monday, saying that Obama's inaction led to unstable situation. He also praised President Donald Trump's April 4 missile strike in Syria.<p>"I think [Obama] left …

Nine of the most extreme places to stay in the world

Maybe it's the rise of Instagram, maybe it's a millennial thing but travellers are becoming more adventurous not just about where they go but also …

9 Trips to Take With Your Significant Other

Traveling with someone is one of the best ways to really get to know them.<p>If you’re considering taking the next step and turning your significant …

Travel

How to road trip Scotland

Scotland is one of the best countries in the world to take a road trip. Here are some of my favourite routes, many of them easily linkable for longer …

The Fellowship of the Ring Is Still Ready to Take on a Cave Troll

These days, the world feels more like Mordor than the Shire. Thankfully, a few hobbits are still around to bring us some hope.<p>Monday night, Dominic …

The Ultimate Road Trip Map of 26 Places To See Across Great Britain

A road trip is an incredible way to see a country especially, the truly stunning, Great Britain! One of the best things about our wonderful country …

European Travel

Has Tom Hardy Just Put Himself Forward to be the Next James Bond?

And he wants Christopher Nolan to be the director.<p>The future of James Bond is still very much uncertain by the sounds of things, but don't worry—Tom Hardy (the coolest actor alive, remember) may have just put himself forward for the coveted role.<p>In an interview with <i>The Daily Beast</i>, Tom kept it coy …

Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park has turned into a frozen wonderland

A prolonged spell of unusually cold weather, with daytime temperatures averaging around -10°C, has frozen the many waterfalls and cascades at Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia, turning it into a winter wonderland.<p>Croatia’s top natural attraction and a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1979, …

National Parks

Why Did Obama Pander to the UN’s Stunning Anti-Israel Bias?

There are horrific injustices all over the world, including and especially in the Muslim world, but those are ignored by an institution obsessed with …

The 19 cheapest cities in Europe to rent an Airbnb

Since millions of Europeans have opened their homes to strangers on the website, we've teamed up with Airbnb to find out the European cities with the cheapest rates.<p>Looking at cities with at least 200 listings, Airbnb found bargains all over the continent in the likes of Slovakia and Poland, as …

Infographic: Here are the cheapest Cities in Europe 2017

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Arctic Circle

A scholar of Islamist extremism makes a prediction: Europe’s problem will get worse

In recent years, Europe has been rocked by a series of catastrophic terrorist attacks either organized or inspired by Islamist groups. The attacks have left the continent fearful and divided, fundamentally changing the political discourse about Islam and immigration.<p>This week's incidents — the …

12 trips everyone should take in Europe in 2017

Europe is always a good idea.<p>However, some places might be a better idea than others next year.<p>We've put together the ultimate European bucket list …

President Trump could be either the best or the worst thing to happen to the global economy in 2017

The research house's annual Global Risk Survey examined what investors see as being both the biggest risks to the world economy over the next 12 months and the biggest potential upsides.<p>In both cases, the top answer was directly linked to Trump's presidency.<p>On the downside, the chance Trump may …

Take a tour of Scotland on this luxurious train

If you are thinking of taking a vacation in Scotland and want to do it in style then you couldn’t do better than spending a few days travelling on …

Only 4% of British Muslims believe Al Qaeda planned 9/11

Only 4% of British Muslims can correctly identify who was responsible for the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center, according to a survey of conducted by centre-right think tank Policy Exchange, a non-profit education think tank.<p>The survey — of 3,000 British Muslims from a variety of towns …

The Queen just approved the UK's mass surveillance bill

The legislation will be coming into force in 2017.<p>The Investigatory Powers Bill (or IP Bill), as the legislation is known, was passed by Parliament on November 19 "with barely a whimper," according to The Guardian.<p>After the legislation was approved by both the House of Commons and the House of …

A theory about the fight over Mitt Romney

But I do have a theory that I don't think has been fully considered.<p>In the case of Mitt Romney as a candidate for the post, Trump's incentives are not aligned with those of his entourage. They have good reason to oppose Romney even if Trump wants him — <i>especially</i> if Trump wants him.<p>Remember the …

This viral email from General James 'Mad Dog' Mattis about being 'too busy to read' is a must-read

Just before Marine Gen. James 'Mad Dog' Mattis was getting ready to deploy with the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force to Iraq in early 2004, one of his colleagues asked him about the importance of reading for military officers who sometimes found themselves "too busy to read."<p>The legendary general …

The Queen to invite Donald Trump to UK

The U.K. government is deploying the Queen to reach out to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and establish a good relationship with his …

Donald Trump

Trump praises Chuck Schumer, says his appointment to leadership of Senate Democrats is 'good news'

In a tweet on Sunday that coincided with Schumer's interview on "Meet The Press," Trump claimed that Schumer was smarter than outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, and said Schumer's appointment to the post was "good news."<p>"I have always had a good relationship with Chuck Schumer. He is far …

Trump cranks up speed of transition

But he still takes some time out for Twitter feuds.<p>President-elect Donald Trump has picked up the pace of his transition efforts, holding court at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf resort throughout the weekend with contenders for top administration jobs while at the same time continuing his feud …

NBC News under fire for misleading tweets about Trump chief of staff's answer on Muslim registry

NBC News came under fire Sunday morning for two tweets that removed context from an answer Reince Priebus, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for White House chief of staff, offered on the idea of a Muslim registry.<p>Priebus appeared "Meet the Press" and was asked by host Chuck Todd whether he could …

Discover Scotland: The Scottish Borders

With a history that predates the written record, covered in ruins from another time, and decorated with more “modern” castles and estates, Scotland …

Scotland