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Flyingyak.com details costs for travel destinations — and connects you with other travelers

Every dollar counts, so use this website for planning either a short-term vacation or an extended stay. Then use the site and app to connect with like-minded travelers.<p><b>Name:</b> FlyingYak.com<p><b>What it does</b>: Breaks down costs for more than 1,000 cities across the globe. Get basic financial information …

10 Artists Who Create Striking Geometric Tattoos Spanning the Body

Geometric shapes are the building blocks of our world, and their brilliant simplicity makes them a popular choice for tattoos. Their historical …

Body Art

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in Africa

Home to 54 countries, Africa has something for everyone. From Algeria's bone-dry Sahara desert to South Africa's iconic urban skylines, the second-largest continent in the world, too, has landscapes as diverse as its animal kingdoms. Still not convinced? These 50 stunning locations should give you …

South Africa

How I traveled to 8 countries in Europe and Asia with only $2,700

As someone who's spent the past three years traveling on a shoestring budget, nothing has taught me more about budget travel than getting my wallet stolen three days into a six-week trip.<p>Using a little flexibility and innovation, I visited Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, the Czech …

Budget Travel

Top Spots To Go Fishing Near Houston

Do you want to get away from the stress of city living without traveling very far from home? If so, then one activity to consider is fishing. All it …

2016 Summer Outdoor Retailer Gear Preview (Part 2)

As the 2016 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market gear convention gets underway in Salt Lake City, we take a sneak peek at all of the great new products …

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

By Christopher Ingraham<p>, Reporter<p>This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road …

National Parks

8 Dating Apps Transforming Solo Travel

So, you've been getting that itch lately -- you know the one. Every time you scroll down your Instagram feed or log into Facebook, you’re drawn in by …

23 Affordable Vacations That Are Perfect For Budget Travelers

Where to go to stretch your dollar as far as possible.<p>Yes, you will probably have to pay more for your plane ticket than you would for a domestic flight. But if you choose your destination wisely, you could end up spending much less while you're there. (And you should always follow these tips for …

The 36 Best Books All Men Should Read | The Art of Manliness

If there is one thing the great men of history have in common it’s this: books. They read, <i>a lot</i>. Theodore Roosevelt carried a dozen books with him on …

RX1R II: The Perfect Travel Camera

In 1988, The Sugarcubes debut album “Life’s Too Good” was getting heavy rotation in my college dorm and served as an introduction to the quirky …

The Secret to Driving Across the Country for Next to Nothing

Summer vacation planning is underway for many Americans, and there are few better ways to see the country than driving along U.S. highways and …

How to Plan Your First Road Trip

Road trips hold a special place in my heart. For our honeymoon, my husband and I embarked on a week long adventure traveling to different U.S. states. We figured, if we truly want to see the beauty of each state, the best way to do it is to go on a road trip. Aside from the routine trips to San …

RVs

How to Create a Life Plan in 5 Easy Steps | The Art of Manliness

The craftsman is an archetype of manliness that has been with us for millennia. We admire his ethos — his independence, his work ethic, and his …

12 World-Class Wines Under $25

A palate-pleasing, where-did-you-find-this bottle of wine is always a good gift. While it’s easy to spend your way to greatness, it takes a lot of sampling and sipping to find something fantastic that won't break the bank. With that in mind, we asked some of the country’s top sommeliers for their …

Wine

8 Beautiful Hawaii Inns (for Every Budget)

<i>By Dara Continenza for Bedandbreakfast.com</i><p>A trip to Hawaii tops many a bucket list, but can seem prohibitively expensive, with nightly rates for many resorts reaching $500 or more. Take comfort: Dreamy accommodations in Hawaii don't have to break the bank. Discover our list of the best bed and …

National Parks

Your Strong Dollar Buys You A Luxury Retirement In These Top Overseas Havens

If you're shopping the world map, trying to choose where to live, retire or invest in a second home overseas, you don't want to make your decision based entirely on currency exchange rates. However, you do want to pay attention to them. The U.S. dollar is now so strong against currencies in some of …

Real Estate

Frederick Douglass’s Faith in Photography

Towards the end of the late nineteenth century, Arabella Chapman, a young African American woman from upstate New York, began to collect and mount …

5 Books Guaranteed to Unlock Your Creative Genius

Why does it seem like some people can effortlessly “follow their passions”, while others can’t? What’s the secret of successful entrepreneurs and …

Creativity

10 Great Pleasure Hikes in the U.S.A.

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Hiking is one outdoor activity that just about anyone old enough to walk can enjoy. Some trails, however, are more challenging than others.<p>If you’re new to the world of hiking—or are a seasoned pro hoping to introduce the younger generation to the joys of walking in the …

Hiking

12 American National Parks You Need To Add To Your Bucket List

Explore The Subway Top-Down | Photo: Chris Burkard<p>American writer, historian, and environmentalist, Wallace Stegner, once said that the National Parks are "the best idea we ever had". We couldn't agree more. The only problem - and it's definitely a good problem - is there are so many parks and so …

National Parks

Unbelievable wildlife pictures from London's photographer of the year competition

A red fox dragging the carcass of an Arctic fox by Canadian photographer Don Gutoski was selected as this year's grand title winner. The event was captured in the Canadian tundra, where red foxes are being pushed farther north as a result of climate change. In turn, encounters between red foxes and …

Ornithology

Norwegian Air CEO Says $69 Flights From U.S. to Europe Coming Soon

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA hopes to sell one-way tickets to Europe for $69 as early as 2017 by flying from U.S. airports that have low fees, Chief Executive Officer Bjørn Kjos said in an interview Tuesday.<p>Europe's third-largest budget airline is considering flights to Edinburgh and Bergen, Norway …

The 8 Most Beautiful Places in Massachusetts You Didn't Know Existed

By: <i>Erik Christensen</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/peragro</i><p>If you're into the great outdoors, nay... the greatest outdoors, then Massachusetts is where you need to be. Period. Everybody knows about the "always-on-vacation" Cape Cod, the crazy foliage in the Berkshires, and the photo-friendly coastline along Cape …

New England

15 Tips For iPhone Photography From trashhand, Steve Sweatpants, Pete Williams and Yopoosh

Earlier this month photographers trashhand, Steven “Steve Sweatpants” Irby, Yopoosh and Highsnobiety’s own Pete Williams took to the stage at Apple …

Podcast Suggestions for Men: 24 Shows to Make You a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

The humble podcast has seen its fair share of ups and downs since its inception (at least as we know it now) about 15 years ago. These days, …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

IBTimesUK unveiled photographs captured by ten of the finalists in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 competition. All winning images will be …

Photography

A Man's Guide to Reddit | The Art of Manliness

Reddit. You’ve probably heard of it. The mega-site has a cult-like and ever-growing following, especially among twenty-somethings. If you aren’t …

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Air Travel