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The Week in Review: Scotland Votes Against Independence

From JK Rowling to David Beckham and Vivienne Westwood, everyone offered their opinion on whether Scotland should have become an independent country …

Great Britain

How Flipboard Does Money

The rising costs of pharmaceutical drugs, equal pay for women and the perils of processed food—these are just some of the topics covered in the …

Processed Food

Catalunya Spain in Photos a Magical Region | Travel Blog | ThePlanetD

The Catalunya region of Spain is so diverse. From the architecture of Gaudi to the beauty of the Pyrenees it seems to have it all. I wanted to …

Brand Storytelling Inspires Air China's New Interiors and Lounge Design

Air China has revealed the design of its new 747-8i interiors in a special ceremony in Beijing, providing a seamless terminal to air experience, …

Which Fitness Apps Should I Actually Use?

<i>A:</i><p>Even before the Apple Watch was announced, fitness apps were a booming market. The only problem? Knowing which one to download. Popularity rankings can't tell you which app will get you out of bed and on your run each morning. Instead, think about your fitness weak spots: energy and motivation, …

Returning To One Of My Favorite Countries – Jordan

Three years ago, when my site was still fairly new, I traveled to a remarkable country in the Middle East for the first time, Jordan. That trip was …

Top 10 Harvest Festivals Around the World

There's a chill in the air and color on the trees in North America. Autumn brings pumpkin patches, apple picking and harvest celebrations. However, Mother Nature's bounty sparks rituals, celebrations and gatherings year round. Cheapflights.com has picked our favorites for top fruit and vegetable …

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …

Archaeology

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

To Get Fit, You Need to Get Strong

Mark Rippetoe believes the $27 billion fitness industry is confusing you. Worst of all, they’re doing it on purpose to nab your cash.<p>The man doesn’t have a degree in exercise physiology or a PhD after his name. Instead, the owner of Wichita Falls Athletic Club in Texas has more than 35 years of …

Fodor’s Week in Travel: Fall Weekend Getaways

While it may be next to impossible to take time off during the work week, weekends are the perfect time to hit the road in search of something …

New Jersey

Autumn in Mallorca: the perfect weekend break

Author Helen Walsh set her latest novel, The Lemon Grove, in the glamorous north of Mallorca, but it’s the bucolic south of the island that keeps drawing her back, and is especially lovely at this time of year with the crowds gone<p>It’s 11 am, and I’m sipping fresh orange juice outside Café Sa Placa …

New York

Essential information<p><b>British Consulate-General:</b> (001 212 745 0200; ukinusa.fco.gov.uk), 845 3rd Avenue, New York<p><b>Emergency services:</b> dial 911<p><b>Tourist office:</b> See nycgo.com, the website of NYC and Company, for extensive information on what's on in the city and tips on where to go. Stop by to pick up …

12 Best Fall Foliage Trips

It's that time of year again. We'll be deep in the heart of leaf-peeping season before you know it and the leaves, they are a-changin'. Whether …

South Africa Travel Guide: Incl. Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Winelands, 20+ National Parks. Illustrated Guide & Maps (Mobi Travel)

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, …

U.S. Airlines Were Less Reliable This August Than Last August

Airline delays and cancellations are up slightly from last year’s peak travel season.<p>The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that flights …

"Sense of Place" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Sense of Place<p>Published <b>Sep 26, 2014</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>24 Contributors</b><p><b>24 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Director of Photography, National Geographic Travel</i><p>View Slideshow<p>I must say that it was quite a job to look through all the photos submitted to the Sense of Place assignment. …

Will Catalonia Hold a Referendum on Whether to Break Away From Spain?

An independence vote was slated for November 9, but Madrid declared it illegal. Who will win the tug-of-war?<p>On Saturday, September 27, in a solemn ceremony in Barcelona's ornate, 15th- century government palace, surrounded by the great and the good of Catalan politics, Artur Mas i Gavarró, the …

The world's finest freebies

It sounds too good to be true – but these top-class experiences wonʼt cost you a penny. From bike trips to walking tours and tasting tea in Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, getting to the heart of a destination was never so richly rewarding yet so downright...free.<p>Staten Island Ferry, New York City, …

Wild Atlantic Way - Tips for Driving Ireland's Coastal Route | The Planet D

<b>The Wild Atlantic Way of Ireland is the longest defined coastal driving route on earth. It's easy to navigate and understand, but there are a few</b> …

British Columbia, Two Ways

Do you remember the movie <i>Sliding Doors</i>? In it, Gwyneth Paltrow plays a character whose destiny depends on whether she catches or misses a train. As viewers, we get to watch her life unfold twice as she experiences the outcome of each scenario. It’s a fascinating concept; too bad the one person …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

The 10 Biggest Fitness Myths

Chances are some bogus training advice has wormed its way into your fitness regimen. Time to root it out. Here are the ten performance myths holding you back, from pre-race stretching to the evils of high-fructose corn syrup. Plus: Three truisms that are still up for debate.<p>Myth #1: Stretching …

Thirty Years of Traveler Magazine in Pictures

Free Things to Do in San Francisco

Ever since Levi Strauss opened for business here during the gold rush, San Francisco—with its cable cars, coffeehouses, and counterculture—has been on the cutting edge of cool. From bustling Chinatown to bohemian Haight-Ashbury, the City by the Bay has long been known for its openness and …

Can I Trust the Reviews on TripAdvisor?

<i>A:</i><p>In its 14 years of existence, TripAdvisor has become a leading online and mobile resource for travelers. It contains 170 million reviews, and rankings of four million properties and businesses in 140,000 places. Contributors add an average of 100 new entries a minute.<p>In theory, all of the reviews …

Where we used to go: childhood haunts worth revisiting

Early holidays etch themselves sharply in eager young minds. Years later, those grainy family pictures of our younger selves act like wormholes in time, instantly transporting us back to travels past: to catching crabs at the seaside; to choruses of cicadas at dusk; to road trips through strange …

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Regular People Who Changed the World, and How You Can Too

Altruism has important evolutionary benefits, say Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.<p>In their first best-selling book, <i>Half the Sky</i>, husband and wife team Nicholas D. Kristof, a <i>New York Times</i> columnist, and Sheryl WuDunn—who together were the first married couple to win a Pulitzer Prize for …

The Quintessential Spanish Town You Didn't Know You Wanted To Visit

Ah, Spain. We just can't get enough of your beautifulness.<p>And we just fell in love with the newest beautiful Spanish city we want to visit -- called Girona -- after we found out it's sort of like a smaller Barcelona, but with nearly just as much to offer visitors.<p>Located in northeast Catalonia, a …