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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>

21 Most Beautiful Villages in the UK

Britain is home to some of the most charming, heart-melting villages in the world. With quaint pubs, idyllic stone cottages, and fantastic country …

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

North America

The Best Places to Travel in Portugal

By Lauren Jade Hill<p>Sprawling vineyards, a pristine coastline and towns steeped in history have long drawn visitors to Portugal. And along with the …

European Travel

Fantastic Food Festivals In The UK

How to f*@# up your trip to London

London is objectively one of the coolest cities on the planet. It’s one of those rare places — like New York, Paris, and Tokyo — to which every world …

10 of the greatest British rail journeys

Top 20 free UK museums and galleries for families

National Football Museum, Manchester<p>You'll discover this museum in the uniquely modern Urbis building in the centre of Manchester. The National Football Museum has proved a popular attraction since opening last July and its vast collection includes colourful memorabilia, player profiles, football …

Where to find the best bird's-eye views of London

Hold on to your hats - these are the most awe-inspiring places from which to check out London from on high.<p>1. The Shard<p>London’s latest icon offers the capital’s highest viewing platform. From the first viewpoint at The View from The Shard (www.theviewfromtheshard.com), at dizzying level 69, you’ll …

24 hours in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a walking city – one that repays those who tramp its cobbles with stately Georgian grandeur. So with 24 hours up your sleeve, where would you go and what can you see?<p>Morning<p>Head over to Valvona & Crolla for breakfast. This Italian delicatessen is an Edinburgh institution. Counter staff …

Emily’s Oxford

Nat Geo Young Explorer <b>Emily Ainsworth</b> was born and raised in <b>Oxford, England</b>. After studying at her hometown’s prestigious university, the audacious anthropologist joined the circus in Mexico, performing nightly as a dancer in the ring while producing an award-winning documentary about life …

A craft beer lover's guide to London

In the last 15 years, London has seen incredible growth in its brewing industry from a mere two breweries in 1999 to more than 50 today. Almost all of these new enterprises are small, independent and produce high-quality, innovative styles of beer – an approach to brewing that’s been given the …

The UK's best beaches, pub walks, outdoor pools and seaside hotels

Britain's in for a rather warm week, with temperatures forecast to soar to 30C in parts of the country. So where are the best places to enjoy the sun? We've got the answers.<p>Great pub walks<p>If there's a better way to enjoy the warmth than a walk through picturesque surroundings to a characterful pub, …

Top 10 hotels, B&Bs, hostels and campsites on Skye

Napier Cottage, Isleornsay<p>This purpose-built luxury B&B opened in 2011 and has panoramic views over the Sound of Sleat to Beinn Sgritheall and the Knoydart peninsula. Christine and Ian fell in love with the spot so bought the plot and employed local architects and builders to create their dream …

Great British bike rides: Cornwall

<b>Distance</b> 63.5 miles (102km)<b><br>Grade</b> serious<p>Cornwall doesn't really do shallow hills, it likes them sharp, steep and to the point. Land's End to John O'Groats riders quite rightly fear the Cornish stage of their trip. This circular ride eschews the beaches in favour of quiet roads and back lanes. It …

England's Best Beaches

Summer's here and as we all know there's really no better place to hit the beach than the UK when the weathers' behaving itself. We've picked out …

24 of London's most incredible historic pubs

As the Great British Beer Festival continues in London, we reveal our pick of the best historic pubs in the heart of the capital.<p>There are few more quintessentially English experiences than supping a pint of ale in a centuries-old public house, where the walls could tell you stories. London is …

22 amazing rooftop bars in London

The Fight Against the Dakota Access Pipeline Is Not Over. Here’s How You Can Join

Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline celebrated a win this week when a federal judge ordered the US Army Corp of Engineers to reconsider its …

Hear From the Bold Nebraskans Who Won't Give Up Fighting Keystone XL Pipeline

By Nicole Greenfield<p>When TransCanada began knocking on doors throughout Nebraska in 2008, most residents didn't know much about its Keystone XL …

Oil & Gas Industry