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Glamping Amongst the Grapevines

Was there even a bathroom?<p>Luxurious white fluffy towels and robes were waiting for us in our tent. But nothing prepared me for the ingenuity of the …

On the Road: following Kerouac across the US

The USA is a big country, and whenever anyone’s tried to define it – be they a Charles Dickens, a Mark Twain or a Stephen Fry – they’ve hit the road. So did the Beat Generation in the 1940s. They’d skip class to dig jazz and debate their place in Cold War America. And then they’d hit the road: …

Ireland’s best trips: Ancient Ireland

Ireland is a road-tripper's dream, with scenery and history in every direction. To turn your car into an instant time machine, all you have to do is hit the road and wind your way through middle Ireland’s collection of ancient tombs, Celtic sites and monastic cities, covering 3000 years in just …

The Train Station in Dunedin

Cruising Crazy<p>Do you know how much the internet on a cruise is? Oh my gosh…. it’s just offensive… Where are the Google Loon Balloons when I need …

Things I’ve Gotten for Free at Airport Clubs

<i>by Maria Aspan</i><p>Admirals Club at Buenos Aires Airport.<p>I travel enough to reach a status I’ll call frequent-flier-minus — not quite enough to get free …

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Can you believe it? This woman played Idris? Well, I can see the "sexy" part... - Ken Spivey

The perfect summer Star Wars snack: Chewy cookies

Never underestimate the power of sibling love, a lesson we learned young from Luke and Leia, and the inspiration for creating these fabulous …

Mini guide to eating in San Francisco

With specialities ranging from Far East fusion cuisine to hearty organic comfort food, California’s City by the Bay takes notes from all culinary corners.<p>You will need to build up an appetite to visit San Francisco: it has more restaurants per capita than any other US city, covering every possible …

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Photo of the Moment: Trees Cocooned in Spider Webs, Pakistan — Vagabondish

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Fun in the South African Sun: Durban

If you’re thinking about going to Africa for your next big family vacation, chances are you’re dreaming about seeing lions, elephants, and giraffes. Rightfully so. Going on a safari is undoubtedly one of the continent’s greatest draws, and countries like Kenya and Tanzania offer world-class tour …

How to become a travel writer (seriously)

Start reading and don’t stop.<p>Read all the “greats,” but don’t skip the more obscure writers. Read magazines. Get yourself a library card if you don’t …

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9 Popular (Mis)Conceptions About Istanbul

You can love it or hate it but Istanbul probably won't leave you indifferent.<p>It's one of the most visited cities on earth and there are nearly as many opinions about it as there are visitors. It has been called everything: exotic, historic, unsafe (a claim buttressed by the death of photographer …

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DIY rainbows make their mark in Sydney

Roads Minister Duncan Gay said the crossing had to be removed for safety reasons, citing an audit that found people were skylarking on the crossing …

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In A World That's Always On, We Are Trapped In The 'Present'

By now, you've probably heard people call themselves "slaves" to their phones or their computers. We all know what that means — but why are we allowing ourselves to be slaves to the very instruments of technology we've created?<p>Douglas Rushkoff, who spends his days thinking, writing and teaching …

Book News: Taliban Shooting Victim Is Publishing A Memoir: 'I Am Malala'

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenage girl shot in the head by a Taliban gunman last fall for advocating girls' right to an education, plans to publish a memoir this fall titled, <i>I Am Malala</i>. "I want to tell my story, …

Numerical Sex Positions

Numerical Sex Positions<p>Permanent link to this comic: https://xkcd.com/487/<br>Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding): …

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Bitcoin and Science

“Ride on the Bitcoin Bitcoin wave and earn guaranteed € 13,000 in exactly 24 hours.” Why not? That sounds despite the misspelling of a tempting …

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