Michele Morris

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The Mighty Walls of the Glacier

30 Epic Places You Absolutely Must Visit Before You're 30

Traveling young is important because it shapes your worldview. When you travel young, you realize who you are and what you believe in before it’s time to make the big-kid decisions (career, marriage, and all that scary stuff) that will impact the rest of your life.<p>If you were to visit each of these …

These Insanely Extreme Road Trips Will Make You Want To Hop In Your Car

Have you ever wondered how far you could <i>seriously</i> drive without getting out of your car? Because there are people who have wondered this wonder. And they've wondered very seriously.<p>Behold: this is (almost certainly) the longest Google Maps driving route you can make. It goes from Quoin Point in …

Rouen, France: The Four C's of Normandy Cuisine

5 Things You Must Do in Valencia, Spain

When you've had enough of Madrid and Barcelona, head down to party-hungry Valencia for a flaming good time.<p>Design/Photo Editing: Nick Ross<p>The third largest city in Spain, Valencia is often overlooked for big brother Madrid and Barcelona. But this fast-talking city is full of spectacular sights, …

Inspired by Istria: Visiting Croatian Wine Country

After a few glasses of his delicious aged Malvasia Istriana, (known locally as Malvazija Istarska) winemaker Ivica Matosevic told us, "My grandfather lived in Austria, my father was born in Italy, I was raised in Yugoslavia, and my daughter was born in Croatia, yet nobody ever moved." Matosevic, …

Does this cameraman have balls of steel or is he a candidate for a Darwin award?

I’ve never been in a situation where I’m being charged by a one-ton horned mammal, but if I was, I can almost guarantee my response would be to soil …

The World's Most Beautiful Places In Photos

Lonely Planet has been guiding travelers to destinations across the globe for 40 years.<p>In celebration of those four decades, the company's travel experts handpicked images of the world's most beautiful places and compiled them into a book, <i>Lonely Planet's Beautiful World</i>.<p>Check out some of the …

Let's Ride Back To The 1950s With The Orient Express (PHOTOS)

Before airplanes were in the mix, there was train travel. Before there were trains, as we know them today, there was the Orient Express – known for the setting of the famous 1934 mystery novel, <i>Murder on the Train</i> by Agatha Christie.<p>While we're certain a murder is unlikely, the historic train can …

Images of a Polynesian oasis: Mitiaro, Cook Islands

It was just before sunrise when I opened my eyes. A soft palette of pastels reflected off the polished steel perimeter of my cabin window, signaling …

8 Things Not to Miss in Prague

The heart and soul of the Czech Republic, as well as traditional Bohemia, are inseparably wrapped up in the amazing cultural confluence that is Prague. There has been a settlement on the site of the city for over 1,200 years.<p><b>Be Enchanted by Old Town Square</b><p>It's like stepping inside a fairy-tale …

Mexico’s Secret Beach

I don flippers and a life vest, leave my goggles, smartphone, and camera behind, and line up to dive into the waters off the coast of Mexico’s Marieta Islands.<p>Clusters of people jump off ahead of me — couples, friends, families, all bobbing in the water like Halloween apples. I survey the landscape …

Ten amazing off-the-radar experiences in France

No Francophile worth their salt would skip the Eiffel Tower or the lavender fields of Provence. But while France’s tourist trail is well trodden for a reason, there are plenty of wonders that might have escaped your radar. Here’s an alternative bucket list for your trip to France.<p>See flocking …

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This Is The Absolute Bluest Water In The World

As fall descends, we're tired of looking up at orange leaves and craving a peek down at blue waves. So we embarked on a hunt for the absolute bluest water on Earth, and this is what we found.<p>Don't jump in-- it's just a computer screen.<p><b>The Maldives</b><p><b>Five Flower Lake, China</b><p><b>Peyto Lake, Canada</b><p><b>Aragusuku</b> …

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Joost Bakker’s Vertical Gardens

From Australia, eco-designer Joost Bakker offers home gardeners small-scale versions of the massive steel and terracotta vertical gardens that cover …

Alternatives to Ivy: Vertical Growers

Recently we offered a professional’s recommendation of the perfect Ivy plant. Little did we know this benign (OK, maybe “invasive” is more apt) plant …

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7 Vibrant Vertical Gardens and Gorgeous Green Walls

1/8<p>7 Vertical Gardens in NYC<p>Those of us who've ogled spectacular vertical gardens in other cities may feel that New York City is a bit lacking when …

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An Instant Vertical Garden Kit for Small Spaces

All you need is a depth of about 12 inches of open space against a wall to create a green curtain with a DIY vertical garden kit:<p>Above: An Easiwall …

How to Start a Vertical Garden

Vertical gardens are an alternative for gardeners who don't have a lot of horizontal space, want to cover an unattractive wall, or just want something different.<p>Vertical gardens are an alternative for gardeners who don't have a lot of horizontal space, want to cover an unattractive wall, or just …