Matthew Endicott

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Bewitching Hampi: Ancient city of gods, kings and ruins

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's a view that renders speech impossible.<p>We're standing atop Matanga Parvata, or Matanga Hill, after a 30-minute climb that began in pre-dawn darkness up a barely there path laid out hundreds of years ago for worshippers.<p>The rising sun, diffused behind the curtain of a cloudy sky, begins …

São Tomé & Príncipe: a travel adventure that's great, green and diverse

Nelito, the boatman, took one look at the rocks and the swell smashing over them and shook his head. A clutch of tropical birds looped overhead, their long white tail streamers dancing in the wind. Ahead of us a cliff with a skirt of steep jungle ended in a maelstrom of rock and surf. Landing …

Beyond Angkor Wat: The forgotten temples of Cambodia's Banteay Chhmar

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've heard of one Cambodian temple, it's probably Angkor Wat -- an awe-inspiring yet well-trodden UNESCO World Heritage Site in Siem Reap.<p>But many travelers don't realize the Seventh Wonder of the World is one of thousands of ancient Khmer temples dotting the Cambodian …

10 of the best attractions in Emilia-Romagna: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: open-air gallery, Dozza<p>On a hilltop between Bologna and Imola is Dozza, a handsome village of classic medieval appearance, with an unexpected twist. The entire village is an open-air gallery with around 100 artworks displayed wherever space allows. Murals adorn walls, doors and …

Why a Lake Titicaca Home Stay is a Worthwhile Cultural Experience

The Uros Islands<p>Originally conceived in an attempt to escape the Inca empire, the floating islands of Uros are one of the most remarkable attractions …

These enchanting islands are Europe's best-kept secret

Situated in the heart of the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic Ocean, there is a windswept world where the grass is so electric green, the terrain so …

Slow Cooker Thai Beef Curry

<b>The challenge:</b> The flavors are always too bland.<p><b>Our solution:</b> It’s true that the long, slow cooking period mellows flavors. But bold spices, in bold …

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Why Your Crown Chakra Needs Healing—and How to Do It

Hair is <i>so</i> much more than just protein and melanin. “Each strand is a tiny chronicle of every emotional, hormonal and nutritional experience,” says …

7 Remote Destinations Best Seen From a Cruise Ship

Sometimes, it's nice to leave the legwork to the professionals, especially when you're heading far, far away to places like Norway's Svalbard Archipelago or Indonesia's Gili Islands. Better yet, you can pull off some of these remote itineraries in a week or less.

5 of the best road trips in Scotland

With gorgeous landscapes and wildlife, Scotland is ripe for a road trip. Ginny Weeks chooses five of the country's best road trips to take in …

World’s Most Extreme Places For Your Next Adventure Trip

The world is an incredible – we can climb up mountains to get closer to space, or go swimming towards the bottom of Earth. So many places to travel …

32 beautiful reasons to visit Ireland

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Tohoku: Beautiful scenes of an overlooked region

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nothing beats Tokyo for bright lights and busy nights. But when it comes to natural beauty in Japan , it's hard to top Tohoku.<p>Located at the tip of Japan's main island of Honshu, the Tohoku region is made up of six prefectures: Aomori, Akita, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata.<p>Though …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Four dimensions

We have already seen that there is nothing terribly mysterious about adding one dimension to space to form a spacetime. Nonetheless it is hard to …

Mathematics

Best Hikes: 11 Thrilling Hikes Around the World

These via ferratas, or "iron roads," draw climbers and hikers to peaks in the Andes, Rockies, Alps, and other mountain ranges.<p>Via ferratas, meaning "iron roads" in Italian, are climbing routes with fixed ladders, suspension bridges, cables, chains, or other anchor points that offer access to …

This man has visited every country on Earth and made $1m – and you can do it too

Have you ever dreamed of leaving your 9-to-5 routine behind?<p>Irishman Johnny Ward did, and has just completed a 10-year mission to visit every country in the world, a trip which has seen him visit 197 nations, ending in Norway earlier this month, where he celebrated the achievement with his …

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World's biggest dinosaur footprints found in 'Australia's Jurassic Park'

Scientists have published details of the world's biggest dinosaur footprints found in what has been dubbed "Australia’s Jurassic Park".<p>A team of palaeontologists identified an unprecedented 21 different types of dinosaur tracks, including the only confirmed evidence for stegosaurs in Australia, on …

The 1930s were humanity's darkest, bloodiest hour. Are you paying attention?

A decade haunted by mass poverty, violent extremism and world war gives us one crucial advantage: the chance to learn the era’s lessons and avoid its mistakes<p>Even to mention the 1930s is to evoke the period when human civilisation entered its darkest, bloodiest chapter. No case needs to be argued; …

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Ribble Valley, Lancashire: the best places to eat, drink and stay

This bosky corner of Lancashire should be rammed but, for now, you can enjoy its posh hotpots, artisan cheeses and venison cobblers in peace<p>When …

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10 of the best travel apps ... that you'll actually use: part two

Ever needed to make a cheap international call without the internet, or been worried about security as you move between wifi hotspots? These apps make travel safer, easier and cheaper<p>Skype and Whatsapp will always be staples when it comes to international calling and messaging, but a wifi …

Top Travel Hacks For 2017

According to Expedia and ARC's annual Global Air Travel Outlook for 2017, travel hackers may not have to work quite as hard to get air travel deals in 2017. It seems average ticket prices for economy class are dropping all over the world. In fact, they haven't been this low since 2013. Good news! …

Pumpkin And Pear Soup

Step 1<p>Chop The Veggies<p>leave the pear for later. In a big pot start with 2 tbsp of oil and the onions, garlic, chili and stalks of parsley without the …