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Top Trips For Visiting National Geographic's Best Hikes in the World

National Geographic's Top 20 Dream Hikes is a compilation of some truly spectacular long distance, endurance testing, intense hikes and treks. Some …

Keeping an Italian medieval village alive

SANTO STEFANO DI SESSANIO, Italy (Reuters) - Within the stone walls of the medieval village of Santo Stefano di Sessanio, narrow lanes weave through stone arches, cobbled piazzas and overhanging buildings.<p>The streets are mainly empty, except for tourists admiring the architecture and surrounding …

Visiting the 7 Wonders of the World [Updated 2018]

South Africa & Victoria Falls $ 6,795 9-days trip<p>Natural Wonder of the World: Victoria Falls<p>Visit South Africa and experience the thundering Victoria …

Top 10 Train Rail Journey Attractions Landmarks [Updated 2018]

Top Train & Rail Journeys Experiences<p>Looking at the rolling hills and Siberian villages<p>Exploring different cities each day<p>Taking Maharaja Express …

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Top 10 New Zealand Attractions Landmarks [Updated 2018]

Top New Zealand Experiences<p>Top New Zealand Attractions<p>New Zealand Attractions And Landmarks Guide<p>New Zealand is much more than Australia’s little …

All Australia Tours Trips 2018-19

Australia – simultaneously the earth’s smallest continent and largest island, is many a travelers’ dream destination. From Sydney's famous Opera …

There's a new fan theory about Harry Potter and his cupboard that's incredibly depressing

The only thing creepier than a spot-on <i>Harry Potter</i> fan theory is a spot-on <i>Harry Potter</i> fan theory that is ... not exactly unconfirmed by J.K. Rowling herself.<p>Specifically, the theory that Harry Potter never left the cupboard under the stairs throughout the series, and in fact imagined the entire …

DNA Study Finds Aboriginal Australians World’s Oldest Civilization

The newly published paper is the first extensive DNA study of Aboriginal Australians, according to the University of Cambridge. Working in close …

Top 10 Nature Attractions Landmarks [Updated 2018]

Top Nature Experiences<p>Exploring the Amazon Rainforest and learning about its unique ecosystem<p>Visiting Galapagos Island and looking at the Galapagos …

Top 7 Adventure Tour Destinations for 2017

Now that Fall has officially arrived, attention has quickly turned from beach getaways and barbecues to holiday travel planning and adventurous new …

Top 10 Safari Attractions Landmarks [Updated 2018]

Top Safaris Experiences<p>Witnessing the annual migration of 1.3 million wildebeest in East Africa’s Serengeti, one of the great natural wonders of the …

6 Guides Who Changed History

Lewis and Clark would never have made it all the way to the Oregon coast without Sacagawea. Countless of pioneers who followed in their footsteps …

Top 5 Places Where You Really Need a Tour Guide

My wife and I recently spent 12 days in China, the majority of them traveling on our own in Shanghai and other cities, and the rest on a Yangtze …

10 Stunning Downton Abbey Filming Locations

The highly anticipated 6th and final season of Downton Abbey premiered last week and fans are more excited than ever to enter another run of …

Game of Thrones: The Grand Tour

<i>UPDATED: May 26, 2017</i><p>With Season 7 of HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones almost here, it’s time to reacquaint yourself with Westeros, Winterfell, …

Top Tips for Planning a Trip to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is one of the most popular attractions in the world, flocked to year after year by thousands of eager tourists. Peru has rigorously …

All Italy Culinary Wine Tours Trips 2018-19

Nothing beats a food and wine tour in Italy. The rolling vineyards of Tuscany, the Mediterranean influenced fare in the south, delicious thin crust …

7 Antarctic adventures you'll want to book right now

The season for visiting the world’s last great wilderness is approaching fast. Don’t miss out on your adventure of a lifetime<p>1. Cross the Circle – …

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DNA Tests Prove Aboriginal Australians Are the World's Oldest-Living Culture

The genetic study helps show that the ancestors of today's aboriginals came here about 58,000 years ago.<p>Research published this week by <i>Nature</i> has confirmed Australia's aboriginal people are the Earth's most ancient civilization. "A Genomic History of Aboriginal Australia" is a world-first genomic …

24 photos that show how different a destination can look when it's photographed by a professional versus an amateur

There's a difference between the two, and that becomes especially apparent when browsing travel photos on Instagram.<p>We rounded up 13 beautiful places around the world and compared a professional's depiction of those places to an amateur's.<p>Keep scrolling to see the distinction.

Top 10 Birding Attractions Landmarks [Updated 2018]

Top Birding Experiences<p>Watching the magical and extensive bird migration in Cape May<p>Marveling at the brilliantly colored lilac breasted rollers and …

Top 10 Tanzania Attractions Landmarks [Updated 2018]

Top Tanzania Experiences<p>Visiting Serengeti National Park, one of the best spots to see big game in Africa.<p>Checking out the volcano and array of game …

The Scientists Who Are Deciphering 'Unreadable' Ancient Texts

The Lazarus Project has a secret to reading invisible ink: capturing it with multispectral imaging.<p>Sometime around the year 1491, the German cartographer Henricus Martellus produced an influential map of the world, which was likely used by Christopher Columbus on his 1492 expedition to the Americas.<p>…

Siberian Gender-Bending Warrior Princess

Debate is raging over the legendary Siberian warrior princess buried 2,500 years ago. Is she, in fact, a he? Or intersex?<p>One of the archaeological …

All eyes on King Tut's tomb in search for ancient Egypt's lost Queen Nefertiti

Speculation is mounting that Tutankhamun’s tomb could lead the way to the last resting place of the lost Queen Nefertiti, in what would be the most remarkable Egyptian archaeological find this century.<p>Experts say scans of the site make it 90 percent likely that there is something behind the …

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From Tatooine to Hoth: Real Life Star Wars Locations

If you’re like me, you’re getting REALLY excited for the new Star Wars movies. And I mean really excited.<p>But did you ever wonder where Star Wars was …