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Travel news roundup: Is it a raft? Is it a backpack? No, it's a packraft!

<b>Escapism</b><p>Visitors to Queenstown, on New Zealand's South Island, can now explore previously inaccessible locations up the Kawarau river with Expedition X's new "packrafting" experience. Carrying paddles and an inflatable kayak backpack-style, you can move over both land and water, encountering lakes …

Travel Through the Galápagos Islands via Google Street View

If you have no exciting vacation plans coming up, don't fret: Google Street View has you covered. It'll soon take you on a virtual journey through …

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Hawaii

HuffPost's newest addition, HuffPost Hawaii, was launched earlier this month. As September comes to a close, we're celebrating Hawaii as this week's <i>Moment of Travel Zen</i>. Of the 50th state, HuffPost Hawaii Editor Chloe Fox says:<p>Hawaii is physically stunning -- that’s no surprise. But the most …

Reviewed: Santa Cruz 5010

The renamed but still-kickass 125-millimeter travel, mini wrecking ball of fun.<p><i>Photos by Dan Barham<br>Words by Seb Kemp</i><p>Santa Cruz Sol…sorry, 5010 in …

How To Be A Responsible Traveler

One of the best things about traveling is that adrenalin rush you get when you’re discovering something new. Whether it’s a new town or a new …

Guide Books

Polish prostitutes: Meet the forest whores outside of Warsaw

We were driving at about 100 clicks an hour. I’d seen some pretty forests in Poland, but this wasn’t one of them. Dark, craggy, and apart from the …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

Best of September 2013

What Travelling to 66 Countries Has Taught Me

While I don't covet passport stamps and don't really pay attention to my little blue book anymore, I hit a travel milestone a couple of weeks ago that I couldn't ignore. My trip to Montenegro and Bosnia marked the 65th and 66th countries I've set foot in: a fact that floors me since I never …

How to survive 5 awkward sex moments

Encountering the occasional embarrassing moment during sex is inevitable. Whether you're walked in on or have a little too much "drank in the tank," …

Eye Contact Might Mess Up Your Game

If you’ve ever stared down a persistent salesperson, you know how powerful looking into someone’s eyes can be. But a new study published in</i> …

Hearst Magazines

Tech Guide 2013

Gear & Gadgets

How to Dress at Work

Men's Fashion

What She Really Wants in Bed

Translate every moan and groan—and then act accordingly<p>Deciphering what she wants in bed isn’t easy. Especially considering a recent Johns Hopkins University study reporting that women often struggle to express what they want in the bedroom—and many even have trouble recognizing their own sexual …

University of Washington

Love Better

We asked 1,430 women about the best sex of their lives. Great news: the encounters they can't stop thinking about are the fantasies men thought were forbidden<p>Surrender. Exposure. Dominance, risk, urgency. When 1,430 women told us about the most erotic experiences they'd ever had, those …

Shades of Grey

The 5 Types of Shoes Every Guy Should Own

From dress shoes for work to casual slip-ons for summer.<p>No matter how extensive your shoe collection may be, it means nothing if you don't have the right pair of shoes for the right occasion.<p>You probably love those comfy Nike sandals or fresh black sneakers, but they're not going to cut it at the …

Shoes

Hearst Magazines

3 Unexpected Ways to Show Your Style

Last week I did something I’ve been meaning to do for about three years: I cleaned out my desk. I had a visitor the previous day who pulled up a chair during a visit and I was ashamed by what lurked around my desk. I realized my small space looked like a scene from <i>Hoarders: Office Edition</i>. Lopsided …

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When it comes to buying shoes, never sacrifice fit and comfort and always invest in quality. Check out this guide on men's footwear you can add to your collection.

Before you upgrade your summer wardrobe, be sure to read our 27 Rules of Modern Summer Style. Rule #1: Consider the updated linen suit. See all the rules: http://ow.ly/mh3iW

Testosterone: Boost Your Love Hormone Naturally

The following simple strategies will give you a nutritional arsenal that will keep your testosterone levels peaked naturally, helping you stay lean …

Style Rules to Live By

Men's Fashion

Hyundai Elantra GT, 2013's Best Automotive Value

Short, but wearing a hatchback design that offers maximum cargo space, the GT version of Hyundai's redesigned Elantra delivers a lot for less than $20,000.<p><b>Base Price: $19,170</b><p>Americans are finally downsizing their vehicles. Cars like the Hyundai Elantra are outselling trucks by 33 percent and SUVs …

Hyundai

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