Suzanne Shuffitt

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10 of the best glamping sites in the UK

Camping purists may sneer but glamping is here to stay with hundreds of sites scattered across the UK. We pick 10 additions to Cool Camping’s new book, Glamping Getaways<p>Two yurts and an octagonal “caban” (pictured above) accompany a handful of tent pitches at <b>Graig Wen</b> on the banks of the Mawddach …

Camping

Your Next Vacation: One of These 5 Unique Islands

Island life is fundamentally different than being on the mainland — no matter where you are in the world. The pace is slower, the cultural traditions …

The Silence Revolution

If enough people experience this most natural state of calm coherence within, we could generate a powerful influence of peace in the world. How about we give peace a chance? Join the millions of people around the world already engaged in the "Silence Revolution" to create peace from the level of …

Personality

3 New Oils to Put On Your Beauty Radar

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

A Long Love Affair With the Scottish Isles, in Pictures

Picture Stories<p>For photographer Jim Richardson the remote islands of northwest Scotland have become like home.<p>From the deck of the boat, the cloud-raked island of Boreray beckoned me, flanked by fanged stacks rising out of the sea. Odd, perhaps, that I should find this welcoming. But I do.<p>Boreray …

Seeing firsthand why Olympic National Park is one of the nation's great wilderness areas

The bald eagle was soaring on an air current above frosty Lake Crescent, its wings spread wide, white head and electric-yellow beak tilted slightly down. It was hunting, and a few seconds later it rocketed toward the surface of the lake. In an instant it was aloft again, carrying a small trout in …

Best Spring Trips 2018

Fourteen destinations that will help you shake those winter blues and embrace the season of new beginnings.<p>At the end of the day, all spring travel has one goal in common: soaking up some sun after a long, dark winter. This list provides an abundance of venues for the occasion—sailboats in Sri …

Fasting for weight loss? Here’s why scientists say it works long-term

For the past 12 years, Dr. Steve Mount hasn’t eaten on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Those days are earmarked for fasting.<p>In 2004, he read a …

Holistic Medicine

17 Books to Read Before Seeing the Movie Version This Year

From the latest Harry Potter to that zombified Jane Austen adaptation.<p>If you're anything like us, you prefer to read a book before seeing the story in movie form. Sure, Jennifer Lawrence may not have been who you pictured as dystopian heroine Katniss Everdeen, but at least you experienced <i>The Hunger</i> …

Looking for a Better Ride?

Let’s say you’re a middle sort of rider. You aren’t a rank beginner; you’re comfortable in the saddle but it isn’t always pretty. Either you’ve been …

The Coconut-Oil Product You Need to Try (Oh, and It's Less Than $10)

When a beauty-obsesed friend recently insisted I try a new coconut-oil body lotion, I nodded and smiled. I know coconut oil is the cure for everything from chronic dry skin to international terrorism, but I personally don't love the stuff. I figured this would be another moisturizer that smells …

12 Unbelievable Aerial Photos of Burning Man, Ipanema, and More

Some of the world's best travel spots look even more stunning when viewed from overhead. Here are a dozen of the most striking from around the globe, captured by Daily Overview<p>San Alfonso del Mar Resort, Algarrobo, Chile<p>Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2015

It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2015<p>The travel arm of the National Geographic Society received more than 17,000 entries, with one image making it to the top spot: a spectacular …

Astronomy

Destinations Every Traveler Should Visit Off-Season

M.M. Sweet / Getty Images<p>Not a big fan of crowds, inflated prices and rushed schedules? Off-season travel is for you. Locals–and pricing–relax when …

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Great leaders share this little-known quality

But what does "better" mean? Several of today's leaders are visionary; many possess noble values and the ability to manage severe disruption.<p>But there is one key quality that I would argue is too important to disregard, and missing in many of today's most powerful people: meaningfulness.<p>While …

11 most luxurious train rides | CNN Travel

JetBlue Now Offering Year-Round Mint Flights to the Caribbean

<b>Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available – JetBlue Card, JetBlue Plus Card</b><p>The JetBlue cards from Barclaycard are now available. …

JetBlue

Observation House commands stunning 360-degree views atop a verdant green roof

1/11<p>Observation House by IO Architects<p>Building a house with 360-degree views that still preserves the homeowner’s privacy is no easy task, but I/O …

Architecture

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 …

The 18 Best Fiction Books Of 2015

Don't sleep on these bad boys.<p>In 2015, we were overwhelmed by the thoroughly kickass roster of new books on offer. We tore through some, and others we savored slowly. A few disappointed us, while many more thrilled us unexpectedly. Sci-fi, memoir, magical realism, short fiction, very (very) long …

Books

Wilderness Reserve cottages, Sibton, Suffolk: hotel review

Glamorous holiday lets on this country estate make for a glorious country break. Just take a long look at yourself before picking the cute cottage with no electricity<p>To call these “cottages” is a bit like calling the Queen someone’s nan. They are to cottages what champagne is to Tizer. Even Hex …

Best Trips 2016

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

National Parks

Secret Venice: The islands only the locals know

The lagoon islands<p><b>Why limit yourself to Venice's central districts, when there is so much to discover in the lagoon beyond? Lee Marshall visits three</b> …

The Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Italy

We pulled together a list of the prettiest towns on the Italian coast. From Manarola to Ravella, these hamlets of beauty will have you trading the hustle and bustle of big cities Rome, Milan, and Florence, for coastal charm—and relative quiet. La dolce vita, indeed. This post was originally …

The CEO who raised the minimum wage at his company to $70,000 emptied his retirement accounts to make it work

He immediately received a cacophony of praise and skepticism, and an influx of job applications: about 3,500 within one week of the announcement.<p>It's been six months now, and it appears Gravity has defied the skeptics: Revenue is growing, profits have doubled, and customer retention rate has risen …

Employment

Top 10 Adventure Trips

Costa Rica