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The 48-state Road Trip

If you really wanted to see America, you’d travel by car to every contiguous state and hit all the famous landmarks on your way. Michigan State …

23 signs you were born to travel

<b>1.</b> You can make friends anywhere, but are just as happy to sit in silence by yourself.<p><b>2.</b> You’ve always been willing to try anything once. Except …

Secrets Of The Ring Road: Iceland’s Epic Road Trip

Driving Iceland’s Ring RoadRing Road, IcelandThere’s nothing like a good road trip. Especially when driving past active volcanoes, blue icebergs, …

European Travel

How I quit my job to travel: The blogger

Liz Carlson traded a stable office job in the US for the uncertainty of full-time writing at the end of the world.<p>It was sunny and the trees had just started to sprout leaves the day I quit my job to travel. As a contract administrator for a shipping company, I’d spent 2012 working in a windowless …

New Zealand

Best U.S. Hiking Cities

<b>Get Hiking:</b> This popular four-mile hike has a large measure of challenge (3,700 vertical feet of climbing) with an equal payoff (views of Mount Rainier, Seattle, and the Olympics on a clear day). The journey isn’t so bad either: Along the way, hikers pass classic Pacific Northwest conifer and fir …

Hiking

10 of the raddest outdoor adventures in Arizona

Three thousand feet beneath the rim of the Grand Canyon, the five waterfalls of Havasu Canyon are a nearly impossible blue-green shade that even …

Hiking

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

Hiking

2014 Tours of a Lifetime

Travel Photography

Digital nomads travel the world while you rot in your office

A few years ago, Greg Jorgensen started supplementing his pay as a full-time programmer with some freelance jobs. Over time, he built up a network of …

37 world class walks

Whether you like teetering on mountain ridges or prefer a gentle jaunt along the beach, we’ve found the best wanders the Earth has to offer. Get your …

Hiking

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

South America

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Machu Picchu: Planning a Trip to the Inca Ruins

No wonder the Spaniard colonists never found Machu Picchu -- five centuries later, getting there is still a challenge. If you don't want to hire a travel agency or wade through the backpacking options in popular guidebooks, considerable due diligence is required to get you to Peru then to Cusco …

How to Fund Your Travel Lifestyle

The biggest excuse for not traveling more often is because we think we don't have enough money.<p>Chances are slim that you'll win the lottery, strike it rich in a hot technology IPO, or have trust funds waiting for you to cash in. Most of us are in the grind of earning and burning with no end in …

Why You Should Quit Your Job and Travel in Your 20s

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p>If you want to grow and make the most of your twenties, do it somewhere overseas. You have your entire life ahead of you to work -- and with the way the economy looks now, you'll be working until you die. Why plow through your best years, hoping to spend your last years doing all …

The New World of Travel Writing

As a writer, editor, and teacher, I care about travel writing that matters. My own journey of learning about and reflecting on the ever-evolving world of travel writing and publishing is a continual one, propelled each year by the Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference, held each …

61 Travel Tips to Make You the World's Savviest Traveler

Most people aren’t born savvy travelers. It’s something that only comes with on-the-road experience. In the beginning, you make a lot of mistakes. …

Asia Travel

5 Ways to Never Pay for Travel Again

<i>By: Jason Steele</i><p>Traveling for free doesn't have to involve couch surfing, dumpster diving, or stowing away in the wheel well of a 747. It doesn't even have to involve credit card fraud.<p>No, there's a kind of free travel where you enjoy business-class flights, luxury hotel suites, and champagne …

Personal Finance

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

Life of Professional Surf Photographer Chris Burkard

<i>Written by Scott Bosco</i><p>Since he was a child, Chris Burkard had dreams of making the cover of Surfer Magazine as a photographer.<p>Photo: Chris Burkard Photography<p>Now at 28-years-old, the Central Coast raised adventurer has not only had several covers published on Surfer Magazine, but he has held many …

Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

National Parks

12 Things You Learn From Biking Around The World

<i>Felix Starck had what he calls a "perfect life." As a recent college grad, he had a degree, a job lined up and a girlfriend and family, all comfortably situated in his German hometown.</i><p>He also had a serious case of wanderlust.<p>The 24-year-old began a mission to bike around the world for 365 days. In …

Cheap Stays: Where Are the World's Most Popular Hostels?

<i>By Alycia Simons, HotelsCombined.com</i><p>Do you opt for luxury or budget accommodation when traveling? Are you a 5 star or a five-person-dorm kind of traveller?<p>Hostels are usually found in the most convenient of locations and increasing numbers of travelers -- both young and old -- are recognizing the …

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

Adventure Travel