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32 Unbelievably Cheap And Beautiful DIY Photo Backdrops

Now you can have an in-home selfie photo booth at your disposal for under $20.

Hung Up

Berlin, Germany City Guide

As much as I’m embarrassed to admit it, traveling kind of stresses me out. It isn’t necessarily the travel itself I find overwhelming, but the …

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

The two newest flagship Android phones, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 go on sale April 10. If you're in the market for a new phone, this is a good month to buy.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and</i> …

How to make the most of a last-minute trip to Yosemite

It seems like nearly every traveller has Ansel-Adams-fueled dreams of visiting Yosemite National Park (and the ones that don't should), and with those dreams come questions. We put two of the most common questions we get from travellers - both on short and last-minute trips - to Beth Kohn, author …

New Website Gives Travelers Ability to Make Travel Plans in Entirely New Way

If you're making travel plans for 2015, you owe it to yourself to drop by Amadeus.net, a new website designed to give travelers all the tools they …

Take a Beer Road Trip to the Russian River Valley

Need a weekend getaway? Seek inspiration in the form of delicious, delicious beer. Which brings us to our current brew-fueled road trip itinerary: …

SF Guide

17 Outdoorsy Instagram Accounts to Follow

Snow can be beautiful, but the wetness and the cold? Not so much. If braving the weather this time of the year requires a bit more motivation, these 17 Instagram accounts will have you scrambling to get outside. And if you’re still not quite ready to face the cold, just snuggle up next to the …

Clearing Browser Cookies Probably Won't Get You Better Flight Deals

We -- and probably everybody else in the travel universe -- thought we had cracked a MAJOR code when we heard that clearing your Internet browser cookies will find you cheap flights.<p>As it turns out, though, <b>this is likely not true</b>.<p>The idea behind the hack is that when you're searching for flights, …

Daily Travel Startup Watch: NAI'A, TripMaid and More

Every day we alert our readers of new startups in the travel industry being listed on AngelList, as an early information service for those who keep …

Ultimate Safari Planner

For many, an African safari represents a once-in-a-lifetime dream trip. We’ve rounded up some of the best that the continent has to offer, but with a …

8 Websites That Will Dramatically Increase Your Internet Productivity

Take your procrastination to the next level.

Quora

Strength in Numbers: 5 Amazing Animal Swarms

<b>While a single animal may not catch the eye, when thousands or millions of them come together, it is an awe-inspiring—and sometimes fear-inspiring—sight to see.</b><p>Swarms of Asian giant hornets have been in the news recently, after killing more than 40 people in northwestern China. (Read “Swarm Theory” …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Sweet Potatoes

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Cooking

11 Super Foods for Your Skin and Brain

Beauty versus brains. We can forever debate which is more important, but when it comes to our diet, many of the same foods support both our skin AND intellect. Besides, who decided we can’t have it all?<p>If you’ve been looking for a shortlist that will keep you healthy and primed to make your best …

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

Lamai Serengeti, Northern Serengeti, Tanzania

This 12-room lodge is built into a rocky outcropping with expansive views of an acacia-dotted plain.<p>Some of the region’s best game viewing happens a …

Wildlife

New York City's top shopping strips

<i>This is an excerpt from the Shopping chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>New York City</i> <i>guide.</i><p>To the question ‘Where do I shop?’, NYC answers ‘How much you got?’ Well-funded shoppers head to Midtown’s Fifth Ave and the Upper East Side’s Madison Ave. SoHo has high-end boutiques stocking the wares of …

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

The easiest way for Priceline to get rid of competition from Kayak was to buy it

Right around the time that Priceline closed on its $1.8 billion acquisition of Kayak in May, Kayak sort of went away.<p>Or at least its digital ad spending in the US apparently did as the travel metasearch player turned off its SEM (search engine marketing) spigots stateside.<p>Competitors have noticed, …

Hospitality

Island hopping off Cambodia's coast

Sandy bliss awaits travellers off Cambodia’s south coast. Whether you favour being glued to a hammock upon an isolated shore, or fancy slothful days recovering from all-night raves, Cambodia has an island for you.<p>Lapped by the lapis-hued waters of the Gulf of Thailand, the scattering of islands in …

High-end Chefs Go Casual

Now you can sample the cuisine of celebrated local chefs by visiting their walk-in wine bars. Braden Perkins eases his elegant culinary style at …

Pork Belly

This Yom Kippur "Hunger Games" Parody Is Freaking Perfect

"May the lox be ever in your flavor."<p>(h/t @carlymach)

Yom Kippur

Pen & Palate

I find the majority of my web inspiration these days from the incredible food blogs that have popped across across the country and across the globe. …

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Cheap Oakland flights put Norway, Sweden in reach

Who needs Hawaii when you can fly to Oslo or Stockholm from Oakland for $236? Nonstop, on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, no less.<p><b>Norwegian Air Shuttle</b> begins twice-a-week flights to and from Stockholm and three times a week to Oslo in May. The budget airline, which launched flights to New York and Fort …