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Copenhagen by Bike Is Best

I saw Copenhagen by bicycle. It was easy, it was safe and it's the best way to get around the city.<p>Copenhagen is going green, and an estimated half of the city's 570,000 people now get to where they want to go by bicycle. You can see the city by tour bus, van or some other organized way of …

Event-o-Rama: 5 Must-Dos in October

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in October:</b><p>For the last half century, thousands of spectators have been drawn to the river that separates <b>Boston</b> and <b>Cambridge</b> to witness the world’s largest rowing competition—the <b>Head of</b> …

What It Takes to Pedal the World in 365 Days

On June 22, 2013, Felix Starck set out on the journey of a lifetime. His goal was quite simple really: to pedal his bike around the globe. Over the next 365 days Felix would ride nearly 11,200 miles through 22 countries and live on to tell the tale. His new film <i>Pedal the World</i>, an entirely …

How To Meet Women While You're Traveling

By: Stephanie Be<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Traveling while you're single has plenty of perks, principal among them meeting -- or even hooking up with -- other people. Visiting a new place presents the opportunity for fun, self-discovery, and adventure. Who better to see the town with, learning about your …

10 Things I Want to Do Before I Die

They say you can speak things into existence. So, fingers crossed -- I'm sharing 10 specific things I definitely want to do before I leave this little world, and I won't quit until I cross every single one of these off my list.<p><b>1. Sit in the "end of the world swing" at Casa del Arbol in</i> …

Why Education Is My Ticket to Travel

When I was growing up in Tennessee, I had friends who took picturesque European vacations while my family stayed much closer to home. Of course, where you go doesn't really matter so long as you're together, and I enjoyed every trip we took to the Smoky Mountains or to Florida's coasts.<p>A small part …

11 Spectacular Spots for Fall Foliage

Summer is a swell season, but throwing on a cozy sweater, pouring some hot cocoa in a travel mug and meandering along a woodland trail lined with trees changing hues isn't so bad either. Hello, Fall. To make the transition easier, park yourself at a property where plenty of nature is on the …

With Its Diminutive, Ammunition-Designed Cube, Polaroid Moves into Low-Cost GoPro Territory

Once wielded by everyone from impatient partygoers to crime scene detectives to insurance inspectors, Polaroid used to be synonymous with instant …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

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Milan's Most Stylish Hotels

Milan is "the most" at many things in Italy: it's the most modern, the most business-oriented, the (nearly) most populated, and the (arguably) most stylish city in the country. And we've got to agree with the latter claim. After all, it plays home base to luxury fashion houses such as Prada, …

Free Things to Do in Rome

Rome may be a city of high fashion and expensive tastes, but its rich history and art offer plenty of cultural sites that won't cost you a dime, including churches and most monuments. You don't have to look far for free activities in the Eternal City.<p><b>Attractions</b><p>Built between A.D. 118 and 125 as a …

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More Good News for Ryanair as Passenger Numbers and Earnings Outlook Rise

Ryanair Holdings Plc predicted it will reach the upper end of its earnings projection this fiscal year as it expects to transport more passengers and …

Incredible view while flying over the Andes Mountains in Chile. Photo by Mike Theiss @ExtremeNature http://instagram.com/p/tV2IE3IMT0/

Fall Foliage Predictor Is Our New Favorite Thing About The Season

Newsflash: Fall foliage is a-comin' our way! You have roughly six weeks to enjoy the crisp colors, and we know exactly how you should make that happen.<p>Behold -- Yankee Magazine's ridiculously cool foliage predictor and map that will tell you where your leaf-peeping journeys should take you. And …