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Green vacations: 10 places that don't cost the Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Travelers are more socially and environmentally conscious than ever, seeking to get away safe in the knowledge they've had minimal impact on the planet's resources.<p>With 2017 named as the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the spotlight is even more on …

Costa Rica

10 Things You Have To Do In Tokyo (In Under 60 Seconds)

Tokyo is one incredible metropolis that’s got everything from historic temples, beautiful shrines, delicious food and whole mountains of all things …

What psychology teaches us about opposing an unpopular president

Trump’s best hope is to convince opponents he’s more popular than he actually is.<p>These are disorienting times for American democracy. Key features of a democratic nation — that the candidate who wins the majority has the right to rule, that elections are free from outside influence, and that …

7 Healthy Hot Drinks to Sip on a Cold Day

Wintertime calls for comforting, soothing hot drinks like cocoa and tea — but they don't have to be unhealthy! With these recipes, you can sip on your favorites all season long, without any worry about your diet.

Weight Loss

NASA's Hubble Telescope Captures Stunning Supermassive Black Hole As It Engulfs An Entire Galaxy

Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>NASA<p>Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>NASA and the European Space Agency’s Hubble Space Telescope …

Black Holes

31 Quick-and-Easy Recipes to Help You ROCK Your December Meal Plan

Quick and easy recipes aren’t *just* important around the holidays — there’s no doubt that, come December, they’re absolutely crucial to have on hand. You’ll probably be spending lots of time and energy on Christmas cookie recipes and other holiday noms (candy cane recipes, anyone?), so dinnertime …

Cooking

SF Might Get Its Very Own Puppy Café

On this Friday leading into a very stressful election, we need news like this: that San Francisco may get its very own canine café. The city is already home to a cat cafe, and now it’s time for puppies to get their due. NextGen Shelter Project and Innovative Dog Training and Education have teamed …

18 Home Stores for Anyone Who Loves IKEA

It’s not that you don’t love the idea of decorating your entire home with IKEA furniture. It’s the most popular go-to for affordable furniture and fun DIY hacks for a reason, after all. That said, sometimes you’re on the hunt for something totally different. The trick, of course, is finding chic, …

Home

On a quest to find the best alternative town in the US, our writer takes a road trip through the north-west. Along the way he finds plenty of contenders with great diners, bookshops and easy access to the outdoors, but which place gets his vote?<p>Out on Route 21 in Washington state, the long golden …

Travel

Adorable Hamster Is the Newest Cuddle Buddy for Family of 8 Dogs and a Cat

Earlier this year, we met the photogenic Yuta Family—a brood that includes eight Chihuahas and Richie, the dogs' protective feline friend. Now, the household has welcomed a new animal addition—a cuddly little hamster. The tiny rodent has seamlessly joined the family, adding an adorable element of …

Puppy and cheetah cub to be raised as brothers

An Ohio zoo has given 10-week-old cheetah cub, Emmett, an interesting new friend.<p>Columbus zoo paired the new arrival with 7-week-old puppy Cullen, and the two will be raised as brothers.<p>Emmett caught pneumonia shortly after being born and was hand-reared for several weeks.<p>The cheetah chose Cullen …

Ornithology

17 Border Collie Mixes That Are Unbelievably Adorable

Behold, the mighty ~borgi~.

7 Trips That Are Better (and Cheaper) In the Fall

Where to stay and what to do at each of them.<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

New England

Gorgeous galaxies and stunning stars make up this selection of pictures from the shortlisted entries for this year’s Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year award. The winners will be announced on 15 September, and an exhibition of the winning images will be will be displayed in a free …

Astronomy

The 14 best adults-only, all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean and Mexico

Not only are your food and drinks already included in the price, but most adults-only versions also offer stunning settings and luxurious amenities.<p>We teamed up with Hotels.com to find the 14 best adults-only, all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean and Mexico, based on guest-review scores that had …

The world's 20 fastest growing cities

China

What to Do in Seoul, South Korea

Take a tour with Ken Lee of the best food and sites to experience in Seoul, from tasty street food to secret villages and stunning park views.

5 Less Common European Destinations You'll Fall in Love With

By <b>The College Tourist,</b> Emily Freebery, Fordham University<p><b>Go off the beaten path on your next trip to Europe by visiting one of these less common destinations!</b><p>When planning a trip to Europe certain cities always come to mind. The likes of London, Paris, Dublin, Berlin and Barcelona top the list of …

Hunter Lawrence Captures His Adorable Dog Aspen Enjoying an Epic Journey through America

405 Shares<p>Comments<p>You love to travel, but you don’t have anyone who is willing to travel with you. What do you do then? Well, you bring your dog with …

A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …

Spices

Chicken Breasts

The chicken breast is America's favorite part of its favorite bird, and Food & Wine has the best recipes for this staple weeknight dinner ingredient. …

Slow Cooker Meals

The appeal of a slow cooker is obvious: throw some ingredients into your pot in the morning and come home at night to a hot, ready-to-eat meal. <b><br>How</b> …

5 Kitchen Gadgets We’re Eyeing for 2016

We all know preparing great food is about technique and practice, but a few nifty gadgets can’t hurt.<p>Committing to a kitchen gadget can be tough, …

Easy Crock-Pot Recipes

Sure, you want dinner to be delicious and satisfying to whomever you're serving, but wouldn't it be great if it were simple too? Using your slow …

Portugal’s Algarve emerges as the most affordable destination for UK tourists, according to a Post Office Travel Money report, though the strong dollar makes for more expensive US and Caribbean trips<p>Prices have fallen by up to 31% at major resorts and city break destinations worldwide, according to …

Cape Town

Taiwan's Hello Kitty Hot Pot Restaurant Will Turn You Into the Heart Eyes Emoji

Cue major lunch envy: Taiwan now has its very own Hello Kitty restaurant specializing in shabu-shabu, aka hot pot. This is no cheap imitator, either: Per NBC News, the restaurant is officially licensed through Sanrio.<p>Nearly everything on the menu at Hello Kitty Shabu-Shabu is either shaped like …

50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World

We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from water views and mountain highs; in its people and its history. This list circles the globe, finding the most beautiful cities in the world from Italy to Iran. This gallery was originally published in 2016. It has been updated with new …

Ōkunoshima Rabbit Island

Ōkunoshima Island was the site of Japan's secret chemical-weapons-production factory during World War II.<p>During the war, the island factory produced more than 6 kilotons of poison gases, which were tested on rabbits.<p>Today, the island has been reborn as a tourist attraction and is called "Us agi …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …