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How to have a budget break in Iceland

‘Iceland is too expensive to visit if you’re on a budget’. Along with ‘don’t eat the street food – it will make you ill’<i>,</i> this is one of the great travel myths. And it could lead you to miss out on some amazing experiences.<p>True, Iceland can be eye-wateringly pricey, but with some planning it is …

Top 10 Maui travel experiences

Admit it – you’re grinning already, even before you step on the plane. It starts with the idea of Maui… the anticipation. With the abundance of white beaches, waterfalls, and waves, what is there not to love? With all this island has to offer, you may be wondering where to start – never fear we got …

10 Underrated Travel Destinations in Europe.

If you want to branch out from the major European destinations while abroad, check out this list to add some great cities to your travel bucket list.<p>By College Tourist - Author, Alex Mathews, Davidson College.<p>If you want to branch out from the major European destinations while abroad, check out …

Notre Dame

8 American habits that saved me in Vietnam

1. Being OK with driving insanely long hours<p>This commute across the city on a motorbike with a light breeze and headphones on is nothing compared to …

8 Simple Ways to Be More in the Moment When You Travel

<b>1. Don't make comparisons.</b><p>Whether you travel often or only occasionally, it's far too easy to compare your current situation to one from the past. The pebbly shore off the Promenade des Anglais in Nice instantly makes you long for the black sand beaches you frolicked on in Santorini. The Pad Thai …

Mumbai Must-Dos

Travel<p>Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Mumbai—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Museum</b> <br>Mumbai’s largest museum; filled with an excellent array of items from around the country. Exhibits include old sculptures, …

14 Ways To Experience Exotic Bali

Bali is an island for romantic getaways, ladies-only trips, family vacations, or independent travels. Bali offers the perfect mix of exotic culture, tropical weather and luxury for everyone. Here are 14 tips for eating, praying and loving in Bali.<p>Did you read Elizabeth Gilbert's <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> (or …

Indian Ocean

8 Trips You HAVE to Take Before You Die

Made up of 26 atolls scattered in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is a beach destination that's totally set apart from other tropical getaways like the Caribbean and Mexico.<p>There are trips we strongly recommend you take and then there are those that we basically demand. Trust us, as travel experts, …

National Parks

5 Absolutely Magical Places to Visit in Iceland

I started off my Euro trip on an island, but warm weather and coconut cocktails weren't on the menu. I was in search of adventure, majestic sights -- I wanted to change my perspective on the world, and come back a new person.<p>I started off my Euro trip on an island, but warm weather and coconut …

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How to Travel to North Korea: FAQ – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

6<p>2<p>Whenever we talk about our trip to North Korea, it comes as a surprise to many that tourism is actually allowed in North Korea. Yes, you <i>can</i> travel …

Why You Should Travel Norway – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

1<p><i>Norway is one of my favorite countries in the world because of its spectacular landscapes — here’s why you should travel Norway.</i><p>From stunning fjords …

Cuba Travel FAQs: Travel Is Easier But Tourism Is Still Restricted

The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama today announced that effective tomorrow, restrictions on travel by U.S. citizens to Cuba that have …

21 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit Cuba

These changes will make it easier for Americans to travel to Cuba, and that's great news for Americans, because Cuba is full of gorgeous beaches, historic architecture, and incredible natural landscapes teeming with wildlife.

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21 Reasons To Fall In Love With Vietnam

Vietnam should be on the top of everyone's travel list. It's that simple. With its dramatic landscapes, fascinating history, epic food and pulsating energy, Vietnam will electrify all of your senses and seize you from all angles. Vietnam is at once crazy and serene, thrilling and relaxing.<p>There are …

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Top 15 International Destinations for 2015

Every New Year's resolution involves three key ingredients -- the commitment to better one's self, the passion to try something new, and the inevitable promise to venture beyond one's comfort zone -- and no one act accomplishes those goals more than international travel.<p>Every New Year's resolution …

Costa Rica

10 Parts Of Cuba We Cannot WAIT To See

Cuba is a place unlike any other -- there aren't many places where you'll find old plantations, lush valleys, rich history and literary relics, all with the backdrop of a stunning Caribbean island. Soon American travelers will be able to hop a flight to the incredible country, and for cheap!<p>JetBlue …

What to expect on your first trip to Cuba

With the news this week that the US and Cuba will resume diplomatic relations for the first time in over 50 years, many will want to visit Cuba for the first time. It’s important to note that while the US is indeed loosening travel restrictions to Cuba, it is not yet <i>officially</i> allowing tourism. In …

Hurdles Facing U.S. Travel Companies Doing Business in Cuba

Cargill aims to sell more corn and soybeans. MasterCard covets another site for Americans to swipe credit cards. Marriott sees beachfront property …

These 12 Places Are Reason Enough To Head To Florida

There's a lot you probably don't know about America's 27th state. Sure, there are the usual stomping grounds of Disney World, St. Augustine, Miami and Daytona, but there are, surprisingly, still some spots that are relatively under-the-radar in the Sunshine State.<p>So if you're looking to add a …

En Route: Road to Angkor Wat

At Angkor Wat, in Siam Reap, the stone ruins of a lost civilization rise up out of the jungle, so intertwined with the forest that they seem a part …

Iceland: More Than Just the Northern Lights

By the time I went on my northern lights "safari," I had already fallen in love with the land of ice and gnomes, realizing there's so much more the country has to offer.<p>When I booked my five-night adventure to Iceland I had one thing in mind -- I wanted to see the northern lights. I wanted to see …

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Glimpsing the future in Singapore

The future has arrived early in Singapore with more ultra-modern infrastructure - skyscrapers, parks, metro lines - being built every day. Many of the projects showcase technologies that we may soon see in other countries - and that could someday help all of us deal with global challenges such as …

Take an Epic Road Trip Through the Land of Fire and Ice

Travel<p>Iceland's Ring Road is steeped in natural wonder and mythical lore.<p>Travel<p>Iceland is one of the warmest cold countries you’ll find—especially so toward children. It seems everywhere you look there are pram-pushing moms and blond-haired kids swarming the capital of Reykjavik. The big hit for …

2014 Tours of a Lifetime

European Parks—Mountains

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of the mountain landscapes and wildlife of Europe (including alpine scenery, national parks, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

National Parks

World's most amazing travel experiences | CNN Travel

Dubai Plans to Build the World’s First Temperature-Controlled City

This month Dubai announced grandiose plans to build “the world’s first temperature-controlled city, Mall of the World” in the Al Sufouh …

Where to stay in Dubai | CNN Travel

(CNN) — These days, Dubai is a pacesetter for world travel.<p>The Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest skyscraper, sets the scene for the quaint fishing port turned 21st century architectural destination. This building trend extends to its hotels and other lodging.<p>Not only a nice place to spend a night, …

Dubai faces moment of truth over looming property bubble

DUBAI (Reuters) - “Keep calm. There’s no bubble”, proclaimed a giant poster on a 40-storey building overlooking a Dubai highway, advertising a property finding portal late last year. That may have been true at the time, but the risks are rising.<p>A general view shows Dubai's cityscape September 24, …

The Dark Side Of Dubai

The wide, beneficent face of Sheikh Mohammed - the absolute ruler of Dubai - smiles down on his creation. His image is displayed on every other building, sandwiched between the more familiar corporate rictuses of Ronald McDonald and Colonel Saunders. He dominates the Manhattan-manqué skyline, …