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60 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Curl up with #12 this weekend.<p>When you've had your fill of beach reads, broaden your horizons with a selection from this list of literary masterpieces that range from moving memoirs to hilarious essays. (And okay, okay — we have some "beach" reads in here too.)

Best Places for a Long Weekend Around the World

These days, you can take a long weekend (almost) anywhere and get more mileage out of three days than you once could—literally. Here, our seven picks for the best international designations to go for 72 hours when Napa and Nantucket just don't cut it.

You Can Take One of America's Most Breathtaking Train Rides for Only $97

You can travel from Seattle to Los Angeles all for less than $100.<p>If you’ve ever wanted to see the West Coast without the hassle of driving, then we …

Insider's Guide to the Real Greenwich Village

A world in itself, New York City is home to some of the world's biggest landmarks. A dense metropolis, the Big Apple is an urban ecosystem that …

Cool Cruises Around Iceland

A summer cruise around Iceland is an ideal way to appreciate the country’s landscape, which includes geysers, waterfalls and glaciers. Diane Eide, an Iceland specialist at Travel Experts, said such a trip was “a convenient way to see much of the country because driving from place to place takes a …

3 Best Budget Hotels In The Maldives

The Maldives is a once in a lifetime paradise destination with stunning powdery white sandy beaches, blue lagoons and extensive reefs.<p>Budget …

Outdoors

The Safest Seat On A Plane, According To Studies Of Crash Data

One block of seats has a better survival rate than others.<p>Air travel is the safest form of transportation in the country. In 2016, for the seventh year in a row, exactly zero people died from plane crashes on U.S.-certified scheduled airlines. Experts estimate your overall odds of perishing in a …

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Travel Tips For First Time Visitors to Croatia | Croatia Travel Blog

765 Shares<p>Travel Tips For First Time Visitors to Croatia<p><b>Written by Trevor, a Travel Writer at grabbinglifebytheballs.com</b><p>So you’re thinking of going …

Photos of Iceland's Golden Circle: Sights and secrets | CNN Travel

CNN

A Photographer’s Guide to Iceland

The popularity of Iceland has exploded in the last few years. After the economic crash ended in 2011, they began to do something they’d never really …

Landscape Photography

7 Magical Places to View Auroras

These tips will give you the best shot at experiencing the enchantment of the northern and southern lights.<p>The otherworldly aurora borealis, or northern lights, begin high in the Earth’s atmosphere—at altitudes from 60 to more than 250 miles—when charged particles from the sun become trapped in the …

Astronomy

15 Reasons Croatia Why Should Be Your Next Big Trip

If you go on one trip in 2017, this should be it.<p>Looking for a European destination that's a little more unexpected? Obsessed with food and wine? Love history? If you answered yes to any of these, you'll want to move Croatia to the top of your must-see list immediately. Unlike other European …

European Travel

What you should know before booking a cruise ship balcony room

While regular cruise ship rooms are nice, balcony rooms can feel extra luxurious.<p>Balcony rooms give you the opportunity to escape the crowded decks and unwind on your own private terrance.<p>This all sounds great, but the truth is that these rooms can be much pricier than a typical suite so you may …

South-east Asia

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

How to Save Money on Your Next Trip to Reykjavik

I’ve walked Reykjavik’s main shopping street many times before. There’s not a day that goes by when I visit the city that I don’t end up there …

A 10-Day Itinerary for Iceland in Winter (Without Renting a Car)

The country of Iceland has shot from relative obscurity to bucket list favorite in the last couple of years, catapulting it to the top of many travel …

European Travel

Luxe Adventure Traveler’s Complete Guide to Northern Lights in Iceland

Luxe Adventure TravelerThe Northern Lights are one of the biggest draws of visiting Iceland in winter. In all honesty, Iceland is also one of the …

Landscape Photography