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100 trips everyone should take in their lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2015's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to sleeping in a luxurious overwater bungalow in the Maldives, these are the 100 …

Camping It Up: 11 Incredible Camping Experiences

From sleeping suspended over a valley from a cliff-edge to glamping in high style on the plains of the Serengeti, these are 11 of the most incredible and unique camping experiences in the world.<p><b>Skylodge Adventure Suites - Peru</b><p>Not for the faint of heart, these transparent pods dangle 400 metres …

Strange But True: 8 Out of the Ordinary Ski Areas

Ski holidays are generally fairly straightforward experiences. You plan your trip; you make your trip; hopefully there's fresh snow and blue skies; you find some great lodging; you have a great time and you head home. Perfect.<p>But some areas are just a bit different, and could make a good choice if …

My City: Alexander McCall Smith’s Edinburgh

<b>By Alexander McCall Smith</b><p>Some years ago I started to write a serial novel, <i>44 Scotland Street</i>, set in <b>Edinburgh</b>. In this series—now in its ninth volume—I wanted to explain why it was that this city should so beguile those who come to know it, why each morning makes me feel as if I am waking up to a …

Scotland

Bookshelf: Great New Travel Reads

Looking for some travel inspiration?<p><b>Here are three new #TripLit reads that will transport you to a faraway place:</b><p><b>> Wide-Open</b> <i>World</i>, <b></b><b>by John Marshall</b><p>The Marshalls learn that six months of sweaty voluntourism draw them together as no family therapist ever can. Don’t miss the spider monkey encounter.<p><b>></b> …

Travel

Adventure 101: Skiing the Haute Route

Traders and shepherds have traveled through the high passes of the Alps for centuries, but it wasn’t until 1911 that the first skiers completed what is now known as the <b>Haute Route</b>: a six-day, 46-mile traverse through the skyscraping peaks between Chamonix, France, and Zermatt, Switzerland, two of …

Skiing

It's a powder party at ski resorts from Mammoth to North Lake Tahoe

The bad news: The snowpack survey in the Sierra Nevada on Tuesday measured far below normal, leaving California facing a fourth year of severe drought, the Associated Press reports.<p>The better news: in the short term, storms brought serious powder to California ski resorts from Mammoth Mountain in …

Everything You Need to Know About the New Eurail Pass

Anyone who has spent time traversing Europe knows: The continent's countryside is the kind of charming that feels like it was plucked from a storybook. Since 1959, the Eurail Pass has treated travelers between Europe's biggest urban destinations to this scenic landscape via railway. But, in the …

European Travel

The Guide to Bringing Sports Equipment Onboard

Last time I checked, ski season isn't exactly over yet. Too bad bringing on sports equipment is the death knell of all baggage fees.<p>Ok, let me take you into the bullshit world of bringing on sports equipment. A long, long time ago, when I was a young wee figure skater--yes, that was my sport …

“It’s like a guided hallucination”: John Vaillant on making the switch from journalism to fiction

After a nonfiction bestseller, “fiction was the only container big enough to hold everything” for his Mexico story<p>Countless journalists have proclaimed, often after a few rounds at the local watering hole, that someday they’ll finally get around to writing that novel. The mythical offspring that’s …