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Best Beaches in Maui

From the glitzy, cabana-lined shores of Wailea to the quiet, hidden coves of Hana, Maui’s 120-mile coastline has something for every kind of beach-lover. Here, we’ve hand-picked the island’s ten best beaches.

Beaches

The Incredible Italian Island You've Never Heard Of

Plan a visit to Ischia, but don't let the secret out.<p>There are places you go to get away from it all. And then there’s Sant’Angelo.<p>To get to this Italian village, you take an hour-long ferry from Naples to the volcanic island of Ischia, nestled a few waves’ breadth from Capri in the heart of the …

Italy

The Only North American Mountains That Blow Colorado Away

My parents were professional photographers, and not coincidentally I grew up in the shadow of the most gorgeous mountains in the hemisphere. Work …

Dear British Columbians: What were you thinking? NDP-influenced provinces are where the economy goes to die

British Columbians: What were you thinking?<p>Instead of holding your noses and handing the Liberals another majority as you did in 2013, you boosted …

Natural wonders that will blow your mind

For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature.<p>Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls all remind us of our small place in earth’s story. And even with our …

11 incredible world cities best explored by water

AS HUMANS, we’re too often confined to the ground. Our endless fascination with rivers and lakes, Ferris wheels and roller coasters, seas and oceans, …

14 eye-popping images that will make you fall in love with Portugal

Portugal still feels like a dream. As I made my way across the country earlier this year, the image of dark green hills dotted with castles and …

European Travel

9 amazing landmarks you probably had no idea were in Arizona

MENTION ARIZONA and many people think of the Grand Canyon…maybe a few cacti and cow skulls tucked in the sand dunes come to mind, too. But the Grand …

National Parks

The 10 best travel destinations for couples

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Collette and Scott Stohler write couples travel guides on their website, Roamaroo.</b><b><br>• Their top pick for couples is South Island, New Zealand.</b><b><br>• South Africa, Jordan, and New Orleans also make the top 10.</b><p>Solo travel can be a liberating time of self-discovery, but there's nothing …

Hike Through 7 European Countries on this Epic Trail

The Via Dinarica is poised to become one of the world’s top trekking destinations.<p>Twenty years ago, the Balkans seemed an unlikely spot to go trekking. Torn apart by bitter conflict, Yugoslavia painfully splintered, and borders between the new republics were better known for acrimonious rifts than …

European Travel

11 Things Every Traveler Should Experience In Montreal

There’s never been a better time to visit Canada.<p>Montreal feels like a European city, minus the jet lag (depending on where you’re coming from). …

The 12 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Alberta, Canada

Canada’s province of Alberta might be our favorite place in the country, with jaw-dropping scenery and picture-perfect landscapes around every …

Hiking

4 winter hikes not for the faint of heart

Does this sound like you?<p>You own several pairs of insulated boots and at least one pair of snowshoes. You’re thrilled to ski on sub-zero days. You …

12 Of The Best Hiking Routes In Washington State, USA

Whenever I think of Washington, I think of lush green forests, the gorgeous city of Seattle, and, of course, snow-capped mountains that seem to go on …

Hiking

The Top Romantic Getaways Around the World

Looking to propose, honeymoon or just get away? Head to where love is in the air.<p>Whether you're a couple that finds romance in relaxation or in adventure, there's always going to be that place that sparks the flame and sets the mood. For many, that means sand, sun and sparkling blue water. For …

Northern Lights

The 10 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Spain

One of the best ways to see Spain is on a cross-peninsula road trip. Sure, you can't leave without seeing the big cities—Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia—but when you navigate the country by car you see a whole other side of it—the small towns. Maybe you come across a tiny Andalusian mountain town …

European Travel

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

Hiking

The hydropower paradox: is this energy as clean as it seems?

In July, UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon highlighted the role of hydropower in boosting the use of renewable energy globally, when he visited a nonprofit institute in China that helps emerging nations develop and build hydropower plants. Many countries consider hydroelectricity a clean source of power …

Hydroelectric Power

Wells Fargo's Polar Opposite

Wells Fargo continues to wrestle with its recent scandal, in which some 5,000 employees were shown to have opened fake accounts. New CEO Tim Sloan said last Friday that he wants to “earn back” the bank’s reputation.<p>Good luck to him. In the meantime, you’d think more people would be asking some …

Finance

​Trudeau vs Canada’s youth​: Young Canadians are the big losers under Liberal government

One of the ongoing policy themes of the Trudeau government is a supposed focus on youth. As well, most analysts attribute in part the majority …

Anti-RRSP arguments are merely financial urban legends

In a recent column, I wrote about an individual who had a large sum of cash and was planning to contribute part of it to a registered retirement savings plan.<p>Well, it wasn't long before the anti-RRSP crowd weighed in.<p>RRSPs are a terrible idea because "you lose the lucrative dividend tax credit and …

The best long-distance cycle routes

North Sea

16 hotels in California, 5 in Las Vegas earn 2016 five-star Forbes awards

If it's the plush life you're after for your next hotel stay, check out 42 new hotels that have been awarded five stars by the 2016 Forbes Travel Guide.<p>The guide on Monday announced awards for five-star, four-star and recommended hotels for those that meet its criteria each year. (You can read up …

Here's everything we know about Tesla's grid battery business

Which new Tesla product has $1 billion-worth, and 100,000 in orders? No it’s not Tesla’s soon-to-be shipped electric SUV, the Model X, but it’s …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks

The Top Ten Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss!

In conjunction with daily exercise, including healthy snacks in your diet is crucial. There are fibrous foods and protein foods, which make up the …

5 Yoga Poses Every Runner Should Know

<b>Try This: Side Arm Balance pose</b><br>This beginner version will help develop upper-body strength and awareness while also working abs, says Sandy Blaine, codirector of the Alameda Yoga Station in Alameda, California. Start in full Plank pose. Lying face-down, smoothly push your body off the ground just 2 …

How to Pack on 10 Pounds of Muscle

As a 44-year-old, I find that terrifying. But I also see it as a challenge. What would it take for a busy family guy like me to not only regain lost muscle but also add several pounds more? Tied to my quest for “more” was my need for “less.” Less time for training, less stress on my achy back, and …

Alternative Energy Sources for Homes: New Possibilities for Households

The main reason why many people today turn to alternative energy sources for their homes is that it gives them independence and freedom. They no …

Renewable Energy

Why the Saudis Are Going Solar

The fate of one of the biggest fossil-fuel producers may now depend on its investment in renewable energy.<p>Prince Turki bin Saud bin Mohammad Al Saud belongs to the family that rules Saudi Arabia. He wears a white <i>thawb</i> and <i>ghutra</i>, the traditional robe and headdress of Arab men, and he has a cavernous …