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Bucket List Places You Need To See In The Next Decade

"Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years?" What if instead of a dreaded job interview question, this was asked as a travel challenge? Suddenly the whole world opens up.<p>You had better start thinking, because the world will look very different in the next decade than it does today. For …

Best Honeymoon Hideaway Hotels in the World

Begin married life with an unforgettable trip for two to one of GAYOT's top honeymoon hotels worldwide. Set in romantic destinations from playful Paris to peaceful Thailand, these luxurious properties offer an intimate feel and plenty of pampering extras that are sure to let your love blossom. …

Puerto Rico

About Kasbah du Toukbal

In 1989, two British brothers were visiting a Berber mountain guide in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains, when they set their sights on a ruined Kasbah …

Artists Cover A Chinese Street In 13 Tons Of Candy

Graphic artists Craig & Karl have created the world’s sweetest street: in celebration of the Chinese New Year February 19, they’ve covered Chengdu Street, in the capital of Sichuan province in Southern China, with 13 tons of candy.<p>The 14,000-square-foot candy carpet blooms with sugary images of …

Chinese New Year

70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz – in pictures

Seventy years after the Red Army marched into Auschwitz, international heads of state, dignitaries and over 300 survivors gather at the site synonymous with the Holocaust to honour victims

World History

The 15 Most Surreal Destinations to Visit in 2015

Be prepared for dropped jaws, kids.<p>1. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives<p>photo: Doug Perinne<p>2. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States<p>photo: Laura Grier<p>3. Cave of Crystals, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico<p>photo: Adventure Medicine<p>4. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia<p>photo: PlanetDen.com<p>5. Tunnel of Love …

Beaches

A Photographer Reveals The Spectacular Beauty Of An Iceberg That Flipped Over

"My favorite trips are those that are centered around a beautiful landscape — the more dramatic or unusual the better," says Alex Cornell, a San Francisco-based designer and musician.<p>So it's no surprise that Cornell, along with his mother and sister, traveled to Antarctica in December to take in …

Beauty

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including queues in Paris for the latest Charlie Hebdo magazine, Bhogali Bihu in India, and a brave surfer in Antrim

County Antrim

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy New Year! It's officially 2015, which means some of you might have healthy-eating resolutions to stick to. But just because you're trading butter …

10 Of The Most Fabulous Housing Designs Of 2014

From a house dangling off a cliff to an apartment designed to make friends, here are the most ingenious residential designs of the year.<p>Not everyone can live in a one-of-a-kind, architect-designed home, but there is no shortage of spectacular designs that make us wish we did, whether it’s a …

Architecture

The Advantages of Looking Like a Tourist

There's no shame in looking like a tourist, and, in all honesty, sometimes it can work to your benefit in ways that are underappreciated. Besides, isn't that what we all fundamentally are?<p>For some reason, there's a lot of shame about looking like a tourist but the truth is that -- and this is …

Times Square

How to Wash, Season, and Maintain Cast Iron Cookware

After a recent trip to Woodstock, N.Y., <b>David Cicconi</b> (our creative director) brought two well-used cast iron pans into the test kitchen. Cast iron cookware holds a special place in our culinary hearts because it is economical, durable, versatile, holds heat well, and cooks food evenly. Properly …

Cast Iron Cookware

How we quit our jobs to travel: The married couple

Quitting your job to travel is not only an option for those who go solo. Here is how one couple did it – and how they have stayed on the road, and together, ever since.<p>When people ask us, “What’s the most frightening thing you’ve done while travelling the world?”, they often expect a story from …

Mainstream Media

9 Delicious Ways to Use Sweet Summer Berries

Sweet and juicy summer berries are here! Put them to use in salads, parfaits, muffins and more...<p><b>1. Peaches & Berries with Lemon-Mint Syrup</b><p>This elegant and refreshing fruit salad is perfect for summer entertaining. It's delicious on its own as a healthy dessert but also pairs well with pound cake, …

Breakfast

10 Amazing Free Museums in the U.S.

<i>National Museum of Natural History (Photo: Smithsonian Institution)</i><p>Cultural discovery doesn't always come cheap. While admission fees support and sustain museums, they can add up for tourists looking for artistic experiences on a budget. To help you save a few bucks while on the road, we've rounded …

Museums

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

5 Clever, Easy Twists on Caprese Salad

We're reinventing the classic caprese salad with 4 new innovations, from cantaloupe and scamorza to burrata and peach<p><b>Done right, the caprese salad's timeless combination</b> of tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil is more than the sum of its parts. That's why every component counts: You must seek out …

Food

The 20 Cheapest Cities To Visit This Summer, According To TripAdvisor

The chilliest winter in recent history is solidly behind us and it's time to make some serious summer plans. But where can you go without breaking the bank?<p>TripAdvisor announced Thursday the results of their fourth annual TripIndex Cities, which compares a night out and an overnight stay in major …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

15 Non-Kitchen Tools to Use in the Kitchen

Dental floss just may be our new favorite kitchen tool—here are our favorite surprising and useful kitchen hacks.<p>In the midst of cooking, have you ever realized you were missing the necessary tools for the job? Hey, it's happened to the best of us. If you're scrappy, you've no doubt hacked a …

Sausages

How To Get The Best Seat On An Airplane, According To Flight Attendants And Experts

There’s a perfect day to book your ticket and a perfect time (more or less) to get to the airport. So where’s the perfect place to sit?<p>A study from budget airline easyJet claims to pinpoint the perfect airplane seat: 7F. Their reasoning? It sells the best. But these results conflict with an earlier …

Greece tops Lonely Planet's 2014 Best in Europe list | CNN Travel

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Photography

Aerial Africa: 11 amazing ways to experience the continent from above | CNN Travel

7 Tiny, Perfect European Towns You've Never Heard Of

Flying to Europe is incredibly cheap right now, so it's a perfect time to skip the continent's big-name destinations and visit the tiny towns that dot its countrysides. The most precious European towns may range in size from the super small (Bibury) to slightly bigger (Cesky Krumlov), but they all …

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early …

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …