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10 U.S. Places To Travel Before They Get Famous

Beat the tourists.<p>Nashville, Charleston, Portland (the Oregon one)... you've heard all about "America's up-and-coming destination cities," and chances are you've even been to a few. But as these pockets of culture blossom into full-blown vacation destinations, travelers are left yearning for …

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10 Epic Places You Can Visit On A Budget

Wanderlust knows no wallets. 💸<p>Traveling on the cheap doesn't have to mean seedy motels and a road trip across the U.S. (Though trust us, that's not a bad plan at all.)<p>But for the wanderluster who wants to go somewhere <i>truly</i> epic, there are a number of options you're probably failing to consider. …

Moorea Is The World's Most Beautiful Island You've Never Heard Of

It almost doesn't look real.<p>Just northwest of Tahiti lies another island that's part of French Polynesia, and despite how utterly stunning it is, chances are you've never heard of it.<p>Surrounded by a bright blue lagoon, the volcanically formed island of Moorea was rated as the third-best island in …

The 20 best countries to visit in your lifetime

The awards are based on the ratings and feedback of more than 128,000 readers — the highest level of participation in the magazine's history.<p>Other Readers' Choice Awards include the world's best cruise lines, hotels, spas, and airlines, all of which you can check out here.<p>Keep scrolling to see a …

Physicists learn how to control the movement of electrons in a molecule

Researchers have, for the first time, been able to track the movement of an electron in a molecule in real time and have demonstrated that these …

Pinterest's 20 most-pinned places of all time: The epic travel bucket list

If you’re dreaming up your holiday vacation plans, you may want to read this first: Pinterest has just released its list of the world's 20 top-pinned places of all time, and they include a whole range of stunning spots just right for a range of interests, from exotic sightseeing to pristine …

10 Ways to Get Bumped Up to First Class on Your Next Flight

First-class airline tickets can cost four times the price of coach. Don't splurge--try these 10 things and get upgraded for free.<p>Admit it: Flying first class can make the hassles of air travel so much better. I've been bumped up to first class twice: once while traveling solo on a business trip to …

Beaches So Spectacular You'd Visit Them In A Sweater

Ask just about anyone and they'll tell you that beach getaways are for summer, but we think there are a few out there that are worth a visit when the weather cools down.<p>Sure, the hot sun, smooth sand and revitalizing water that laps ashore can easily be enjoyed during the hotter months, but there …

Take A Peek At The World’s Coolest Cabins

The popular Cabin Porn Tumblr is now a gorgeous coffee table book.<p>City-dwellers have been idealizing remote cabin life since well before Thoreau penned <i>Walden</i>, but our current hyper-connected, productivity-obsessed lifestyles have made the quest for calm feel especially pertinent. It’s the …

21 Portraits That Gaze Into Your Very Soul

When it comes to portraits, it's hard to argue against the saying, "it's all about the eyes." The so-called windows of the soul can draw you in like few other features have to power to. There's a reason one of (if not the) most popular National Geographic cover ever was Afghan Girl by Steve …

The 6 Best Spots For Fall Foliage In Colorado

Written by Eric Schuette, Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>Many of us are excited about the arrival of autumn and all that comes with it -- the crisp air, cool temperatures, bluebird days, and perhaps most important of all, mountainsides turning gold. The fall colors in Colorado are very …

How Traveling Solo Destroyed My Dating Life

Up until about a year ago, I would have expected myself to be in a serious relationship right now, and getting engaged in five months, since that's when I'll be turning 28. Year-ago-me would have expected to be getting married by 29, and having a baby by 30, because that's what seemed to be …

Why Everyone's Going to Iceland (and Why You Should Join Them)

<i>A few reasons we're obsessed with Iceland: Elves, the Northern Lights, canyons, puffins, waterfalls, glaciers, long-haired ponies...</i><p>The first mistake I made in packing for my week­long trip to Iceland was the number of books I brought. By my logic, the Ring Road, an 840-­mile highway that skirts …

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10 Most Popular (+ Safest) Countries To Travel Solo

Is that "Travel" Pinterest board reaching an astronomical number of pins? Has another year has passed without that passport even being been touched? There's no time like the present, ladies! If you are planning on embarking on a solo trip or are just toying with the idea, know that you are going to …

Vivid Illustrations Depict Dynamic Scenes of Nature and East Asian Mythology

Shenzhen, China-based artist RLoN Wang is back with more intricate illustrations that burst with color and life. Since we last shared his work a year ago, Wang has branched out from more understated portraits of animals to vibrant illustrations jam-packed with wild beasts, mythical creatures, and …

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

How to pickle vegetables (yes, even you can do it!)

You don't have to give up on summer flavor even though the season is winding down. Turn summer's bounty into pickles! Here, TODAY's director of culinary production Bianca Borges shares a recipe and tutorial for pickling at home. The key? Don't be afraid to experiment! Watch the video to see how …

Where in the World is the Best Place to Be in September?

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: When the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy scruff-bucket town transforms for its once-a-year fabulous fiesta; or, when a mass mob of whales gathers at the nearby reef. That's why our book, <i>The</i> …

The World's 7 Most Beautiful Unspoiled Islands

<i>By: Adam Lapetina</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Stignygaard</i><p>"Unspoiled." The word itself conjures up images of chaste fawns lapping up crystal-clear waters in a lush valley while a harpist plays minuets in the background, or something. The places on this list aren't like that, though, because that place most likely …

New Zealand's 'Other' Island Is A Dazzling Slice Of Paradise

The search is over.<p>If you travel mostly in the Northern Hemisphere, then you may have always imagined New Zealand as one singular island. Yet savvy travelers know the country actually consists of <i>two</i> main islands: the North and the South.<p>New Zealand's North Island is a hub for Maori culture, a …

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

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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 …

7 Under-The-Radar Destinations That Will Reignite Your Sense Of Wonder

Do yourself a favor and book a ticket immediately.<p>Set aside time for awesome experiences and ultimately, studies show, it could help you live a happier life.<p>Gazing up at a powerful waterfall, losing yourself in the majesty of a sunset, and feeling the icy magnitude of a glacier all have the ability …

A man who explored the world for 2 years on $12,000 gives his best advice for traveling on the cheap

He did it all on $12,000.<p>"It took me about ten years to save that much money," he says. "I opened a savings account and set aside about $200 from my biweekly paycheck." He explains that he kept himself from touching the money unless it was an emergency, although he did have a few that necessitated …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

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 Most Underrated Tourist Attraction In Every EU Country

<i>By: Barbara Woolsey</i><p><i>Credit: Škocjan Caves, Slovenia | iStock.com/Gremlin</i><p>Let me just come out and say it: I hate tourist attractions. Or rather, I hate touristy tourist attractions. Don't get me wrong, the Mona Lisa's got a lovely smile and all, but there's something soul-crushing about the scenario …

10 Adrenaline-Pumping Outdoor Activities in the West

<b>buck·et list</b><p>noun, informal<p>A number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime.<p>The diverse climate and terrain of the Western U.S. make it a popular destination for adventurers and adrenaline junkies. Quick to mind are the deep slot canyons of Utah …