Jillian Campbell

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Great Read: Aloha, Honolulu

Above the freeway, beyond the suburban houses crawling up the slopes of the Koolau Mountains, through a stand of Cook pines, past a grove of pungent eucalyptus, beside leafy breadfruit and Malay apple trees, long-stemmed bird-of-paradise flowers bloom. A regal-looking rooster struts across my path, …

Ten Great Reasons to Visit Hartford, CT, Now

Planning a sightseeing getaway to the State Capital of Connecticut, in what most people consider the Insurance Capital of the U.S., might at first glance seem a bit odd. Yes, there are curiosities here, but seeing them is just one reason to visit the town where Mark Twain lived and wrote his most …

Mark Twain

National Geographic Travel

Menton Lemon Festival: Celebrating the End of Winter in the French Riviera

In February, when some of our towns are still battered by snowstorms or submerged by flash-floods, others -- in more blessed regions of the northern hemisphere -- are already celebrating the arrival of spring.<p>In Menton, the easternmost town on the French Riviera, the Lemon Festival has marked the …

French Riviera

10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

European Travel

9 Unexpected Ways Travel Makes You a Better Person - Vagabondish

I knew who I was this morning, but I’ve changed a few times since then. <br>– Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland<p>What is travel? Travel is a new bed every …

Beaches

7 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do on a Cruise

Gone are the days when the height of cruise entertainment was limited to poolside lounging and fancy evening soirees. Sure, you can still do both of those things, but today's cruise ships are more like mini-cities equipped with all the fixings for a day at a theme park or a night on Broadway. Even …

Cruise Ships

Svalbard: 5 Fun Summer Adventures

Svalbard lies at the end of the world, quite literally. At 78 degrees north, Longyearbyen is a pretty remote settlement, although getting there is surprisingly easy -- a direct flight from Oslo is all that stands between you and an epic Arctic adventure.<p>For polar bears, go on a cruise around the …

Paragliding

15 Amazing Beaches to Warm Your Soul on a Snowy Day

With much of the continental United States experiencing record cold and snow, we thought we'd do our part by compiling these 15 amazing beaches so you can keep warm on the inside, if not the outside.<p>After sifting through thousands of photos and recommendations from real travelers on minube, we're …

HotelTonight Moving Beyond Hotels, Making Use Of Its Big Funding

Hostels, hotel packages, and even vacation rentals could soon play a part in HotelTonight‘s core offering, as it looks to expand with its recent …

The horror, the horror: frightful travel destinations from scary movies

Do you love scary movies? Ever experience a subtle yearning to summon <i>Tubular Bells</i> from the iPod as you descend the steps down which Father Damien Karras somersaults to his doom at the end of <i>The Exorcist</i>? Well, you’ll find them linking Prospect and M Street in Georgetown, one of Washington’s more …

Horror

10 Quick Tips To Elevate Your Vacation

Going on a vacation? Use this guide to create a different kind of experience and make sure you have the best time of your life -- after all, it's your time and your money -- don't waste it making the same choices you would at home!<p>1. Schedule nothing on arrival/departure days: Especially if you are …

Travel

The 10 Best Islands In The World, According To TripAdvisor Users

But Indian Ocean islands had their fair share of representatives on the list as well.<p>The site ranked islands based on the quality and quantity of the most highly-rated hotels, restaurants, and attractions listed for each location on TripAdvisor gathered during a 12-month period.

TripAdvisor

Discover France's Mysterious Rebel County: Languedoc-Roussillon

Photo credit: Guillen Perez.<p>France's Languedoc-Roussillon region has had a long, bloody, complicated history that has left its mark on the landscape. Medieval fortresses and Roman aqueducts rise majestically from craggy hilltops, providing intrepid visitors endless opportunities to discover hidden …

France

How to Be the World's Smartest Traveler (and Save Time, Money, and Hassle)

• <b>Author:</b> Christopher Elliott<p>Leading travel expert and <i>USA Today</i> columnist Christopher Elliott shares the smartest ways to travel in this tip-filled guide from National Geographic. Drawing on more than 20 years of experience as a consumer travel advocate, Elliott gives you the inside scoop on how to …

10 Reasons to Visit Hamburg

Most tours to Germany include Berlin, Munich and perhaps the Black Forest or a trip along the Rhine. These are fantastic areas to visit, but there is so much more to Germany. Tucked away in northern Germany, Hamburg, the country's second biggest city, has a personality of its own and is well worth …

European Travel

Road Lessons: Around the Bend in Bali

Last fall I attended the <b>Ubud Writers & Readers Festival</b> on the Indonesian island of Bali. I had fallen in love with the artful atmosphere and fervent grace of Ubud at the same festival the year before, so I had arrived in the city full of expectations. Yet on my first day there, as I walked down …