Megan Chow

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Friends want life advice? Tell them to travel more

From broadening perspectives to creating lasting memories, seeing the world can be a major exercise in self-improvement.<p><i>“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.”</i> – Mark Twain<p>Mark Twain is just one of history’s many …

Mark Twain

The world’s most beautiful volcanoes

Whether they’re long dormant or spewing lava to this day, these eight stunning volcanoes attract sightseers from all over the world.<p>With fiery molten channels that stretch far below the surface, volcanoes connect us to the very core of the Earth. Active or dormant – they resonate with an energy and …

Geology

A Walk on New Zealand’s Wild Side: Hiking the Routeburn Track

For the ultimate adventure, escape into the supersize spectacle of one of the country’s nine Great Walks<p>“HIKING IS JUST walking,” a friend assured me before I flew almost halfway around the globe with my husband, David, to embark on a three-day trek along the 20-mile Routeburn Track on New …

Hiking

Sandra Bullock's Style Evolution, From America's Sweetheart to Oscar Winner

Sandra Bullock made her film debut 30 years ago, with a minor role in the 1987 thriller <i>Hangmen</i>. In the following decades, she's gone on to win an Academy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a Golden Globe, among many other awards. Such accolades have made the actress a staple on the awards …

The Style Has Spoken: See the Top Trends

See the prevailing looks captured by Diego Zuko.<p>Like a well-preserved eco-system, the world of fashion can work like a machine. See a stellar trend on the runway one season and watch it come to life outside the shows the next. See which catwalk styles were embraced by the finest on the street and …

Living in: The world’s happiest places

The world’s top five happiest countries, all of which fall in northern Europe, have cities that delight residents with old town charm, cultural offerings and easy access to nature.<p>If, as Tolstoy wrote in Anna Karenina, happy families are all alike, what about happy countries?<p>The World Happiness …

Seoul food: a guide to eating Korean

Bibimbap (bee-bim-bap)<p>It might sound a bit like a jazz scat, but bibimbap is a dish of rice with other bits and bobs such as beef, eggs, vegetables …

South Korea

Rosewood Mayakoba - Playa del Carmen, Mexico Set...

Set in its own 1,600-acre grounds of lush jungle and white pristine Caribbean sands, between Cancun and the famous Playa del Carmen, Rosewood …

Lonely Planet’s best value travel destinations for 2014

When times are tight we suggest you travel more, not less – but pick carefully. This is where your wallet will smile at the memories for years to come.<p>Greek Islands<p>View of Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Cove, on Zakynthos Island. Image by Dave Porter Peterborough Uk / Photolibrary / Getty …