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15 books that will fuel your wanderlust in 2017

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>After travelling, sitting at your desk almost every day of the week can be unbearable. Most of us know that feeling of restlessness, the …

6 Of Canada's Most Epic National Parks

1 / 6<p>Banff National Park, Alberta<p>Possibly the most well known National Park in all of Canada, what Banff lacks in anonymity it makes up for in …

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San …

Pacific Aviation Museum - Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

01 of 18<p>Celebrating 10 Years in December 2016<p>Celebrating its 10th anniversary in December 2016, the Pacific Aviation Museum - Pearl Harbor (PAM) has …

Military

The Perfect 10-day Japan Trip Guide

Are you ready for your trip to Japan? I hope your bags are packed and your 7 day JR Rail Pass paperwork is in hand. After a handful of visitors made …

Japan

Farewell: Cathay Pacific Just Flew its Passenger 747 for the Last Time

About a month ago, I wrote about Cathay Pacific retiring its 747 from passenger service in early October. It’s personally a very sentimental moment …

15 Things You Didn’t Know About The Boeing 747

Introduced in the 1970s with Pan Am, nothing has ever screamed “American prosperity” quite like a double-decker plane, the Boeing 747. Large enough …

Aviation

World's first 24-hour Hello Kitty cafe opens at Singapore Changi Airport

SINGAPORE — You'll now want to get to the airport super early just so you can dine at the brand new Hello Kitty themed cafe with the world's most …

World's 10 most scenic airport approaches in 2016 | CNN Travel

Travel

The Best (and Worst) Airports, According to Pilots, Flight Attendants, and Travelers

A recent Reddit thread shined some light on the airports that are worth a visit, and others to avoid entirely.<p>Enjoying your time at an airport can be …

An Illustrated Guide to Every Feeling You Have on an Airplane

<i>This piece originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>You can share stories about "that one terrible flight" all you want, but it won't leave as much of …

The easiest and quickest way to transfer any movie to your iPhone

To be more accurate, most videos aren't compatible with the video player app on iPhone and iPad.<p>That's why it's best to use a different video player, like VLC, which lets you watch almost any video in almost any format. You can download VLC here.<p>Check out the best, quickest, and easiest way to …

Apps

The Most Ridiculous Things That Happened On Planes This Year

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Matt_Weibo</i><p>It's scientifically proven that flying makes you look and feel your absolute worst. So it shouldn't shock anybody that it can also make you act your absolute worst too. And while most of us just throw on our Beats and suffer through the experience, some …

Exclusive: MH370 Was Crippled by Sudden Electrical Failure

New data reveals a runaway power outage doomed the 777, supporting the theory a fire in the cargo hold turned the jet into a flying zombie.<p>The pilots …

Airplanes

The Real Reason Airplane Food Tastes So Bad

It's you.<p>Airplane food isn't known for its quality. But it turns out that bad taste in your mouth may be YOUR fault. Or, rather, a fault of the plane itself.<p>Recent research has found that <b>loud noise -- specifically the noise in an airplane cabin -- can significantly alter our perceptions of taste,</b> …

The 7 Wonders of Canada

By Kathryn Munro on Sep 15, 2015 in Attractions, Canada, Going Out, North America, Regions<p>There are so many Canadian wonders – it’s hard to decide …

Canada

30 Trips Everyone Should Take At Least Once In Their Lives

Modern life can become quite repetitive and may cause a person to feel trapped and stifled by the repetitive routines we tend to slide into. There …

The real reason airport shops want to see your boarding pass

Airport retailers have been accused of misleading travellers by claiming millions in VAT refunds without passing on the savings to passengers.<p>The vast majority of airport shops in the UK request that passengers hand over their boarding passes to be scanned at the checkout – a practice that few …

10 Amazing Stretches That Feel SO Good

Stretch it. Stretch it real good. Try these easy stretches before or after a workout, or any other time.<p>BuzzFeed Life spoke with personal trainer Mary Jane Detroyer, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., who recommended these 10 easy stretches. She says they'll help reduce muscle soreness, lower your stress, and …

Yoga

No-Running Cardio Program You Can Do at Home

You don't need a gym membership, and you don't need to check the weather report -- you can do cardio in the comfort of your home right now, for free. Simply follow the visual guides and you'll be done in half an hour! The best part is, since these are printable A4 posters, you can catch up on your …

The 15-Minute Standing Workout for Flat Abs

Tone your core without the crunch with this stand-up workout for trim, toned abs<p>You got 15 minutes? Then you've got time for this killer stand-up abs workout. Fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, demonstrates all the moves in this quick video above. Check it out, and then …

Workouts

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

Up in the Air: Meet the Man Who Flies Around the World for Free

Last year, a young man walked into the Seattle airport and took the next flight to anywhere — and he hasn't come down since<p>The boarding procedure has …

University of Florida

What it's like to fly on EVA's Hello Kitty airplane

EVA Air's Hello Kitty plane, a Boeing 777-300ER, is the brainchild of K.W. Chang, the airline's chairman.<p>Chang, who started his career as an airport check-in agent, captained the jet during its inaugural flight into Houston on June 19, 2015. He's a happy-go-lucky guy who insists that flying should …

The psychology of selfies

How many photos of you are on your phone right now?<p>These days, humans take almost a trillion photos a year. (To put that into context, that’s more photos every few minutes than in the entire 19th century.)<p>And lots of these photos are selfies—self-portraits, usually taken with a smartphone. As of …

Why airplane windows have tiny holes

My friends laugh at me when I ask for a window seat. You're an airline pilot, they say. You have the window seat all the time.<p>True enough. But the cockpit, well, that's work. As a passenger I'm actually free to enjoy the experience—to listen to music or a long-postponed podcast while gazing out at …

The Simpsons: "Mathlete's Feat" Review

Where's Waldorf?<p><b>Warning: full episode spoilers follow!</b><p>The Simpsons isn't a show that generally acknowledges season finales or attempts anything …

TV

Meet the Cheap Airfare Site That Airlines Don't Want You to Know About

Tech-savvy travelers have been leaning on the Internet for getaway deals for years, but there's one site that's shaking up the industry in a way …

Here's how to get the best airline ticket deal

You've picked the perfect spot for this year's vacation, and now the trick is getting there without going broke. That's easier said than done, especially if you're flying.<p>I've told you before that the days you buy and fly can drop prices quite a bit, but you still might be paying more than you …

Travel Deals