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The Best Places To Go Shopping In London

This is something of a different post! Well, actually, it’s not <i>that</i> different, it just starts with a freebie we all can use. 🙂<p>I’ve always been a fan …

London

12 Once-in-a-Lifetime Camping Sites

More than 700 miles of trails wind through Montana’s crystalline lakes, jagged mountain peaks, and ancient glaciers. Go now, before they vanish …

Camping

Salem witchcraft sites and other spots to see in town, mapped - Curbed Boston

Tourism in Salem understandably spikes around Halloween as people queue for tales of the witch trials and executions that gripped the town an hour north of Boston three centuries ago.<p>But there are plenty of other attractions.<p>These include a world-renown museum, historic homes, and the birthplace of …

Salem

UK road trip: northern England from coast to coast

Crossing three national parks and the Pennines, it goes without saying that this one-week route is a stunner, from Scarborough all the way to the Lake District More road trips: Anglo-Scottish Borders | Dorset to Cornwall<p>It’s worth getting up early in <b>Scarborough</b>: this is the east coast and dawn can …

England

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …

Trains

How to Fit Two Weeks' Worth of Clothes in a Carry-On and Other Travel Tips

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Travel

The Best British Pubs to Get Drunk on History

A 14-stop bar tour through Great Britain's past.

Montreal in one day

With a mix of North American swagger and Euro-cool, the city has a cutting-edge culture that outshines its Canadian brethren.<p>Montreal is one of those cities that defies expectation. With a mix of North American swagger and Euro-cool, the city has a cutting-edge culture that outshines its Canadian …

The ugly story behind a breakfast meat

A standard Dominican breakfast is a mix of mashed plantain, fried eggs, slices of deep-fried cheese, and circular slabs of crispy, fried and strangely addictive salami.<p>I was sitting at a hotel cafe in the Dominican city of La Romana, when the waitress slid my breakfast plate in front of me. It was …

Britain's 15 best wild camping spots

England

These Stunning, Less-Visited Castles in Europe Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

Europe’s hidden fortresses are postcard-perfect<p>The Palace of Pena, Sintra, Portugal<p>The Alcazar, Segovia, Spain<p>Castle of Astypalaia, Chora, …

The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2017

From remote hideaways to coastal harbors, discover the towns that topped our list this year<p>Talkeetna, Alaska, Population 876<p>Harpers Ferry, West …

Road Trips

How to Hit Europe's Greatest Cities for Under $500 in One Trip

Remember when the dollar was worth about four cents on the euro and American tourists were paying, like, $14 for ketchup? Trying to visit more than …

Europe

Maggie Wall's Memorial

A mysterious monument where a woman who records say never existed was burnt alive for being a witch.<p>Outside of a small village of Dunning, nestled in …

Ultimate Guide to Eurail Pass Train Travel in Europe

Europe has many amazing countries that have iconic cities all connected by a great rail system, in fact, one of the best in the world, and a …

Trains

Saudi Arabia’s silent desert city

Madain Saleh isn’t as well-known as Petra, but the Nabateans’ second-largest city played a crucial role in their mysterious empire.<p>As always, our Saudia Airline flight from Riyadh to Medina started with prayer.<p>“Ladies and gentlemen,” the flight attendant said over the intercom. “The text that you …

Archaeology

15 Marvelous Trails You Have To Hike In Wisconsin Before You Die

This is the most visited state park in Wisconsin, and people love to come here for the 360 acre lake. Check out the wonderful rock formations, …

Six Stories of Stunning Passports From Countries That No Longer Exist

Yesterday’s bureaucracy is today’s curiosity.<p>British Palestine. The USSR. The Free State of Fiume. History is rife with states that simply didn’t …

British Empire

This Hotel With 50,000 Books Is A Literary Lover's Dream Come True

Oh, and there's a gin bar too.<p>If you tend to spend your vacations reading, then this is the spot for you.<p>The Literary Man hotel in Óbidos, Portugal is home to about 50,000 books and counting, a manager told The Huffington Post. Some titles are available for purchase, and others are reserved for …

Hotels

The most picturesque and best preserved medieval streets in England

Besides of being incredibly picturesque and beautiful, these medieval cobbled streets are the “road” to England’s history. From the Roman age to the …

London

This Photographer Travelled Across New Zealand with a Gandalf Costume

What better way to explore the far reaches of New Zealand … uhh, I mean Middle Earth… than with Tolkien’s Gandalf as your guide? That’s what …

New Zealand

Why Airlines Will Always Overbook Flights

An estimated 50,000 people are bumped from flights every year.<p>Although it’s one of the most infuriating problems to run into while trying to travel, …

Airlines

The Best Places To Visit In Italy For History Buffs

Together with Greece, Italy is one of the birthplaces of everything we know and understand today in modern society. From philosophy and science to …

Europe

What I Wish I Knew Before Working Remotely Around the World

GIF<p>In the last 14 months, I’ve been home for only two. The other 12 were spent vagabonding around the planet, working on my laptop in Tokyo, Hong …

Productivity

Jaime Duque Park

A little known Colombian theme park of giant curiosities.<p>In a small Colombian town 30 minutes outside of Bogotá lies a giant, full-scale replica of …

Coldrum Long Barrow

A Neolithic burial site built 1,000 years before Stonehenge.<p>This ancient burial site, also known as the Coldrum Stones, was built 1,000 years before …

Atlas Obscura

The 20 best destinations to visit in 2017

From the charms of Chile to glorious Granada and the beaches of Bermuda, our experts select the 20 best destinations to visit in the coming months.<p>1. Chile<p>If Brazil owned South American travel last year, Chile takes over for 2017. Slowly, methodically, the continent’s most overlooked wonderland has …

A Visual Tour Through Colombia’s Ancient Lost City

It’s 650 years older than Machu Picchu.<p>In the early 1970s, a group of looters searching for Pre-Columbian artifacts in the jungles of Colombia’s …

The Ultimate Canadian Bucket List Travel Guide in Honor of Canada’s 150th Birthday

Canada is enjoying a moment—not only because of Justin Trudeau mania and the country’s post-U.S.-election appeal, but also because it’s celebrating its sesquicentennial. That’s right, 2017 is the 150th anniversary of confederation, a milestone that will be celebrated countrywide. It’s no wonder …

Canada