Matthew Sillato

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How to See Myanmar in Six Days

Is it possible to tour a country in less than a week?<p>Adventure Weeks, a new program from legacy adventure tour company Mountain Travel Sobek is …

20 popular tourist sites you should see before they disappear

Thanks to a combination of factors like climate change and increased development project proposals in their areas, some of these popular tourist attractions are starting to shrink in size, sink, or erode.<p>From the breathtaking Alps to the iconic Taj Mahal, we've put together a list of some of the …

Siem Reap

Places You Need to See Before You Die

So much to see, so little time--there are no shortage of amazing sights on this planet and you probably won't get to see all of them, so how do you decide which ones to visit?<p>Whether or not you have a formal bucket list, you've likely made a mental list of places you want to go and things you'd …

The 10 most popular American cities to visit this summer

Hamilton Pool is a popular summer stop in Austin, thanks to its 50 foot waterfall.Flickr/KnowsphotosAmerican Express Travel recently released its list of the top 10 most popular cities to visit this summer in the United States.<p>To make this list, the travel company looked at the top destinations …

Outdoors

Great American road trip guide | CNN Travel

Travel

Britain’s 10 unmissable stops

Few places pack so much variety into such a tiny space as Britain. The cities tempt with top-class shops and restaurants, and some of the world’s finest museums, while cutting-edge clubs and world-famous theatres provide endless nights to remember. Next day, you’re deep in the countryside, high in …

Beautiful EarthPorn Will Make You Feel Very, VERY Small

It's a big, big world, and these are big, BIG photos.<p>In a stunning series of round-the-world photo tours, online nonprofit AirPano shows us just how tiny we really are compared to our dazzling planet of teeming cities, sprawling mountains and wide-open waterfalls. It's pretty much the best …

Places I'd Like to See in Japan

There are some many beautiful places to see in Japan. Here are a few of the destinations that I'd like to see during my travels.<p>Follow Claudine Williams on Twitter: www.twitter.com/somewherelux

Why We Travel: Anticipation and Arrival

Tickets booked, accommodations set, and plans taking shape...nothing beats the anticipation of travel. It's the feeling of knowing you're going somewhere new and exhilarating, but you cannot quite pinpoint what will unfold, who you'll meet, or where you'll eat. It's the awakening of the senses …

The Most Beautiful Remote Destinations Worth The Trek

It's a small world and it seems to be shrinking all the time.<p>We're now well into 2014 and there isn't much left on earth that hasn't been poked, prodded and probed by the human race. Aside from the deepest depths of the ocean, there aren't many places left that are total and complete …

15 Reasons Why Everyone Should Visit Ireland

Ireland is home to incredibly peaceful cemeteries, gorgeous castles, an awesome landscape of bogs, beaches, and cliffs, and of course, Guinness.<p>As I learned in a nine-day trip around Ireland and its sibling Northern Ireland, this island is one of the most magically friendly places on Earth.<p>Here are …

Ireland

5 Photo Apps Every iPhone Photographer Will Want to Try

With the arrival of new iPhone models and the improvements (however marginal) to the built-in camera, there is always a renewed interest in …

Apps

19 Things You Only Know If You've Been Backpacking

1) However many photos you think you can take of a waterfall, you are not even close.<p>2) Wherever you go you are never far from a pizza, an Irish bar or a strike.<p>3) Canadians lead the world in stitching small national flags to the rear of backpacks.<p>4) Only taxi drivers truly appreciate the subtle …

Our All-Time Favorite Volcano Pictures

National Geographic digs into its archives to find the most stunning and surprising photographs of volcanoes around the world.

Geology

A Year in the Life of Pro Photographer Forest Woodward

Photo: Forest Woodward<p>Forest Woodward has an enviable travel schedule. In the last year, the climber, surfer, and pro photographer has visited half a dozen countries, including Spain and Peru, and about 20 states in the U.S. Here are a few of the best shots he's taken over the past year. Don't be …

Adventure Travel

The Best Wildlife Photography Of 2014

Every year, London’s Natural History Museum and the BBC team up to wade through tens of thousands of the very best images of the natural world in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards. Last week, American photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols was awarded the top prize for a dramatic …

Ten films to watch in November

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Alan Watts: What do you desire?