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What You Don't Get To See When Your Plane Is Landing

There’s no better window seat than the one in the cockpit.<p>A Qatar Airways pilot, Sandeep Varma, posted a mesmerizing video to Twitter last week documenting a plane landing at Queenstown Airport in New Zealand, one of the world’s most scenic airports.<p>The tweet, which has been shared more than 27,000 …

Qatar Airways

10 best places to go in Africa (and what to do there)

With 54 countries calling it home, Africa’s topography, landscape and activities vary drastically by region. I’ve been to the continent 26 times, yet each time I go I’m surprised at just how many new things there are to see and do.<p>To make it easier for you to plan a trip, I’ve highlighted some of …

National Parks

A nutritionist explains why juice cleanses don't work

Andy Bellatti is a registered nutritionist based in Las Vegas. He explains why juicing doesn't work. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>What bothers me most about juicing is the idea that it somehow detoxifies or cleanses your body.That is not true. There are a lot of nutrients that you miss</i> …


From swimming sloths to lions in Botswana, this is Planet Earth II

A decade after the groundbreaking Planet Earth, the BBC’s six-part sequel looks set to be even more spectacular. Here are some of its stars


These 20 photos will make you want to drop everything and go to China

Not all of China is factory’s and pollution; it’s vast and diverse territory endows the country with some of the most beautiful natural scenery on …

Articles about hay horses straw houses on - Dwell

In the Napa Valley, one sustainable residence elegantly demonstrates straw bale technology.<p>When Anders Stokholm asked his old friend Felix Jerusalem to design his family’s new home in Eschenz, a northern Swiss village on...<p>The Danish design brand never disappoints.<p>The Greenhaus is a design …

Napa Valley

The Best Drone Photos of 2015

See the world from a different perspective.<p>Drones aren't just used for fishing, warfare, and target practice. As the remote control flying machines grow in popularity, so does the amount of jaw-dropping aerial imagery being produced.<p>"There literally are no physical limits as to where a shot can …

Ellen DeGeneres Cat and Dog Captions Put Fun Spin on Fans' Pet Photos

“What, is there someone behind me?” (Photo: @lifeofhue via Ellen)<p>While we'll always have a place in our hearts for gorgeous animal photography by the likes of Andrew Zuckerman, Morten Koldby, and Rob MacInnis, sometimes it's nice to just see something truly authentic. Forget about setting up the …


Docking with a flying wingsuit

Your Complete Travel Guide to Vietnam

By College Tourist; Author: Nicole Darian, University of Iowa<p><b>A Look into Each City, How to Eat, Where to Stay, and Transportation Options</b><p>After spending a few months backpacking in Southeast Asia, I've concluded that Vietnam was my favorite country in the region for several reasons. I fell in love …


The Difference Between 'Dating' Material and 'Travel the World With' Material

I suck at dating. I'm not cutey, or flirty, or seductive. I won't giggle and agree with everything you say, and I'm not afraid to make it known that I have big dreams, and live a bit of an unconventional life, that I f*cking love.<p>I'm not the always-sweet, always-pretty, "Sugar and Spice and …


8 Reasons to Try Traveling Solo

<i>Photo courtesy of sojourner73/myBudgetTravel. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>According to an article by <i>The New York Times</i>, 24 percent of people traveled solo on their last vacation, up from last year's 15 percent. More and more people, of all different ages and backgrounds, whether …


10 Funny and Fast Reads

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>10 Funny and Fast Reads<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter:


Is Walking as Good a Workout as Running?

There are many reasons why people start running: busting stress, boosting energy, or snagging that treadmill next to a longtime gym crush are just a few. What's more, running can keep your heart healthy, improve your mood, stave off sickness, and aid in weight loss. (1) But depending on your …

Weight Loss

Top 10 Tips for Travel Photography

By College Tourist; Author: Kevin Walsh, Bridgewater State University<p><b>Document Your Travel Adventure With These Travel Photography Must Do's</b><p>As you are currently packing your bags and planning for your next adventure, whether it's that weekend trip to a new city, or a new country all together, you'll …

Top 10

25 Books Every Man Should Read

Literacy is hot. Like CrossFit. Remember this Instagram account? Next time you're caught in a random girl's iPhone lens, make sure you've got your face buried in one of these puppies.*<p>* Burying your face in a puppy is also a surefire way of ending up in a girl's Instagram feed, FWIW.<p>PHOTO …


These pictures will make you want to visit Pompeii, which was covered under a layer of volcanic ash thousands of years ago

Pompeii was buried under an almost 20-foot blanket of volcanic ash that flooded the city, killing 2,000 people.<p>It was one of the world's most famous and deadly volcanic eruptions.<p>The city was left untouched until explorers rediscovered it in 1748, finding that the ancient Roman city was virtually …


Edenic Homer, Elysian Seldovia: Alaska's Volcanic West on the Looney Front, Part 1

The panorama from the tiny 19-seater Beechcraft turboprop for the half-hour hop to Homer from Anchorage is magnificent - the wide glaciers and snow-capped summits of the Kenai Peninsula on the left, the gilded craggy cone of 4,134-foot Augustine volcano, part of the Pacific Rim of Fire, on the …

10 dream trips every traveler should experience | CNN Travel


Cooking Off the Cuff: For Great Summer Tomato Sauce, Grate Great Summer Tomatoes

For last week's Swiss chard and tomato risotto, I employed a snappy technique to make a chunky near-puree of tomatoes: Using palm and fingers to rub halved (raw) tomatoes through the coarse or medium holes of a box grater, leaving the skin (mine and the tomatoes') behind on the surface of the …


This Road Trip is One For The Bucket List

North of San Francisco lies a stretch of California coastline that nobody ever tells you about. Locals play sly. And tourists? It rarely crosses their radar. But it's road-trip country at its best, checking all the right boxes from secret beaches to neck-craning views to oysters sold right at the …


Nutella-Stuffed Pancakes Have Renewed Our Faith In Humanity

Take a look at this beautiful stack.<p>Never has there ever been a more beautiful sight to grace the breakfast table, and we've come across some truly breathtaking pancakes, waffles and biscuits in our time. These pancakes are so beautiful it's hard to believe they exist in real life, but they do. And …


What every business traveler should know when visiting Israel

Israel's tech industry is booming and most of the huge tech companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Intel have big operations there. Plus, investors love it. So do tech companies looking to acquire startups.<p>Israel is also known as a major worldwide tourist destination.<p>But a typical business …

Tel Aviv

What You Learn By Traveling Alone

Traveling solo can be exhilarating, lonely, enlightening, an adventure, and tough all at the same time. Nonetheless, we firmly believe it's something everyone should try, simply because it will teach you so much about yourself. Such as:<p><b>How to Be Self-Sufficient</b><p>When you're traveling with a group or …


The Top 15 Places To See In Your Lifetime

Good news, travelers: your ultimate bucket list is here.<p>Lonely Planet released its list of the Top 50 places to visit on Monday, and we're already packing our bags. The list is an excerpt from the company's upcoming book, <i>Ultimate Travel: The 500 Best Places on the Planet...Ranked</i>, <i></i>which hits shelves …