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Top Ten Things to Do in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Travel<p>Epic coastal drives. Historic links courses. Literary pub tours. Castles that echo of ancestry. The allure of Ireland and Northern Ireland is as strong as ever—soak it all in with these ten don't-miss experiences.

Ireland

The Unfriendliest Cities In The U.S.

<i>Originally posted on CNTraveler.com</i><p>Our annual Readers' Choice Survey always yields fascinating insights into your travel experiences--including the best (and worst) hotels, cruises, beaches, and cities around the world. For the second year running, we've asked you to rate a city's "friendliness," …

The Best Adventure Photography: Exposure 2014

Photo: Blake Jorgenson<p>Last March, Jorgenson and pro skier James Heim spent three days scouting on Ipsoot Mountain, near Whistler, British Columbia, while filming their latest project, <i>Days of My Youth</i>. “James kept looking for something at his limit,” Jorgenson says, referring to the 400-foot pitch …

The 10 Best US Beaches Where You Can Drink (Legally)

By Gianni Jaccoma<p>With the threat of a second polar vortex now safely behind us, we can wholly devote ourselves to enjoying the rest of the Summer -- namely, by gorging on sticky barbecue and drinking frosty beers. Or better yet, drinking frosty beers on the beach. Simple, right?<p>Not really. In this …

National Geographic Travel

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

A spectacular sunset clouds a surfer in Morocco. See more of the best surfing photos from our fans. http://on.natgeo.com/XD2PtX Photograph by Ben Grozier, Your Shot

Alex Honnold's Ultimate Adventure Vehicle | Outside Online

Honnold's Humble Abode<p>Welcome to Alex Honnold's home sweet home, parked in American Fork, Utah. We caught up with the climber for an inside look at his deluxe camper-van setup, complete with all the gear you could ever want to free solo Half Dome—or to go on a slightly less adrenaline-filled …

Splish Splash: Aqua Trekking in Costa Brava

With my hands across my chest, I take a leap into the shallow waters beneath me. It’s a 5m drop, nothing quite as intimidating as the heights I’d …

Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

Adventure<p>These are the quintessential adventure experiences you organize your year around because they require fitness, specialized gear, and maybe a large chunk of time off work. Our top ten cover life-list terrain in the mountains, ocean, and the desert and include the expert advice, gear tips, …

Hiking

Photo of the Day: Best of July 2014

Travel Photography

Your Hawaii Pictures

Travel Photography

Lagoa Do Fogo Is The Hike You Must Add To Your Bucket List

São Miguel Island has no shortage of gorgeous natural scenery. But Lagoa do Fogo might take the cake for the most stunning spot around.<p>Lagoa do Fogo (aka "Lake of Fire") is a crater lake at the center of São Miguel Island in Azores, Portugal. It sits within the Agua de Pau stratovolcano.<p>While São …

Let This Aerial Island Video Seduce You Into Buying A Plane Ticket, Right. Now.

Ever heard of Palawan Island? If your answer is no, that's OK. In less than three minutes, the seductive aerial video below will show you everything you need to convince you to plan a trip there A.S.A.P.<p>As the largest island in the Palawan Province of the Philippines, Palawan Island is enchanting, …

National Geographic Travel

Best of the West: Sweden by the Sea

<i>By Stephanie Pearson</i><p>“Oysters always taste best when you open them yourself,” says Hanna Thorén Karlsson, as she throws a thick blond braid over her shoulder and grabs a bivalve from a bed of seaweed. With a move that would bloody a lesser shucker, she slices the oyster in half. “The first rule of …

Extreme Photo of the Week: Stand-up paddleboarding through the Grand Canyon in Arizona. http://on.natgeo.com/1zXPASB Photograph by Forest Woodward