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18 Cats That Are Shaking Off The Haters

Leave the liars and the dirty, dirty cheats with a bitter taste in their mouth while you enjoy Taylor's new album, 1989, and the delicious taste of Diet Coke.

10 of the easiest mountains to climb around the world

UK<p>Garth Hill, Gwaelod-y-Garth, Cardiff<p>At 307 metres, Garth is classed as a “Marilyn” (a hill with a relative height of at least 150 metres), rather than a mountain, but it is special to me because my boyfriend proposed to me at the top in August. I said “Yes”! It was also made famous in the Hugh …

We love fairy tales — maybe we'd love them more if they were translated right

Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty... they are some of the best-known stories of our time. But how well do we really know these and other fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm? Probably not well at all, since we have generally read sanitized translations.<p>Take Snow White. Her stepmother — …

Adventurous Mountaineers Scale the Alps for Incredible Photos

Although these stunning images might look like the work of Photoshop magic, photographer Robert Bsch (or Robert Boesch) captured these campaign photos for the Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut by carefully coordinating an entire team of mountaineers on the snowy Alps. Racing against time and …

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23 Latin American Destinations That Prove There's A Lot More To See Than Rio And Buenos Aires

It's no secret that Latin America houses many of this planet's most jaw-dropping destinations. Spotlight countries such as Brazil continue to be among our favorites due to the beautiful beaches, cities and colonial sights that easily captivate those who find themselves in constant wanderlust.<p>You …

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. …

9 Reasons You Should Visit Costa Rica During Green Season

<i>By Nina Kokotas Hahn,CNTraveler.com</i><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Costa Rica's Green Season<p>The 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S.<p>12 Travel Mistakes We All Think We're Too Smart to Make -- but Do Anyway<p>How Not to Look Like a Tourist in Paris<p>Follow Conde Nast Traveler on Twitter: www.twitter.com/CNTraveler

Surprise! Hello Kitty Is Not a Cat

Hello Kitty! You have seen her on your eight-year-old cousin’s backpack and your college roommate’s tote bag (“I . . . uh, got this when I was younger!”), on a dress worn by Lady Gaga and the track list of Avril Lavigne’s most recent album. Hello Kitty has become something of a behemoth, reportedly …

Female Photographer Imagines Her Life with Dozens of Different Partners in ‘Self Portraits with Men’

Who do you want to be? Or, more accurately, who could you have been? Czech photographer Dita Pepe takes these musings quite literally, re-imaging her …

Discover China's History Along the Great Wall

One of the world's greatest feats of engineering reveals the ingenuity of the ancients.<p>"The Great Wall impresses everyone who sees it for the first time, from children to adults, from the general tourists to scholars,” says Henry Ng, the manager of the World Monuments Fund’s China projects. “The …

Dive Into the Wildlife-Rich Waters of the Galápagos

Discover the “living laboratory” that inspired the work of Charles Darwin.<p>The Galápagos Islands are located 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) from the South American mainland but a world apart from anywhere else on Earth. The archipelago and its surrounding waters, located where three ocean currents …

Keep on truckin': a guide to overlanding

So you fancy an epic adventure, but don't want to go it alone...<p>Overland trips can offer a good balance of offbeat exploration and independence, guaranteeing transport but leaving you free to decide what to do once you've rolled into town.<p>A typical day<p>Life on a truck requires plenty of community …

Chug Along Ecuador's Epic Andes Mountains on the Luxurious Tren Crucero

Possibly one of the most difficult train routes to build, the railway that weaves through the Andean Mountains in Ecuador offer some of the most beautiful views of the countryside. Giving you a front row seat to the scenic route is <b>Tren Crucero</b>, a 19th century Baroque-style locomotive that was …

The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World (PHOTOS)

The ingeniously simple concept for the library at Tokyo's Musashino Art University speaks volumes: it's made entirely of wood bookshelves, with a glass exterior.<p>Inside, architect Sou Fujimoto's spiral-shaped design naturally spurs the visitor onward and features light-filled, comfortable corners …

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Top 10 Reasons to Travel the Ex-USSR

<i>Ancient Church in Kazbegi, Georgia.</i><p>I am asked pretty regularly why I go to countries like Russia, Ukraine or Tajikistan. At first glance, there is not much to attract visitors, what with the civil wars, frowning shopkeepers, bitter winters and general chaos. Admittedly, these places are not for …

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England Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of England (including Stonehenge, Hadrian's Wall, Tower Bridge, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Someone

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p>Enon<p>By Paul Harding<p>238 …

Obama on Ukraine’s Pro-Russia Separatists: ‘What Are They Trying to Hide?’

Echo­ing frus­tra­tions felt across the world, Pres­id­ent Obama called for “im­me­di­ate and full ac­cess to the crash site” of Malay­si­an …

Madagascar Adventure

Cut off from other landmasses 80 million years ago, Madagascar is nature’s great experiment. In this wonderland of unique species, playful lemurs …

This Robotic Tank Gives Goldfish The Steering Wheel

You go, fish!<p>If Thomas de Wolf gets his way, pet fish will soon navigate terra firma. A co-founder of Netherlands design firm Studio diip, de Wolf built a motorized tank that empowers goldfish to drive around. “We wanted to make something that showcases computer vision technology, but not in such …