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The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

Whether you dream of escaping to a far-flung beach, adventuring up a mountain, wandering a new city’s streets, discovering ancient ruins, or simply …

10 of the best places to stay in Marrakech

More than 1,000 traditional riad houses in Marrakech’s ancient medina now offer tourist accommodation. At the luxurious end prices soar, but there is a great selection of budget stays, including several that have been converted into fun, modern hostels. As smartphone GPS coverage can be patchy in …

Travel

How medical tourism – a hot-button issue – could help Canada’s economy

Canada's health-care system is regarded as a national treasure by many, though it has not fared well in recent international studies, in which it has taken hits for well-known problems, such as long wait times for emergency treatment and poor access to specialists.<p>This, despite the fact that as a …

Henley Index: 2 Asian passports now world's most powerful

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are few things more liberating than travel -- although some passports offer more freedom than others.<p>A new report published in February 2018, reveals just how many borders some travel documents can cross.<p>There are, it says, just two countries whose citizens enjoy visa-free access to a …

Is this the most luxurious airport terminal in the world?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most of us are not VIPs.<p>For the majority, several hours of boredom and misery stand between us and our dream vacation, navigating the drive to the airport, then inside the terminal there's the kiosks, the baggage areas, TSA, Cinnabon and a bottle of water that costs enough to affect your …

Sakura season: Your guide to cherry blossoms

<b>(CNN) —</b> For just a few weeks every spring, Japan celebrates an annual ritual known as hanami. In theory, it's a simple pleasure: stopping to view and appreciate the beautiful spring blossoms, most commonly cherry trees.<p>In reality, it's a hugely symbolic and much-loved source of national pride, a …

Japan

The 6 Best Places To See The Northern Lights

While we once (ahem, college) thought nothing of staying up past midnight, these days it takes something truly special to keep us awake past our bedtime. And nature’s light show definitely fits the bill. Quick astronomy lesson: The northern lights are actually solar particles blown into the earth’s …

Northern Lights

PyeongChang: Your guide to South Korea's ski culture

<b>(CNN) —</b> Korean hip-hop music blasts from the speakers as snowboarders, decked out in neon from head to toe, cruise by on a slope as busy and bustling as a street in downtown Seoul. It's midnight. The slopes are still open and the music's still blaring.<p>This is skiing South Korean-style: fast, …

10 Travel Essentials For Any Successful Solo Trip

Hear us out: The solo trip is not something to be feared, it's something to be embraced and celebrated. Aside from not having to deal with someone …

Best in US

Lose all track of time (and cell signal) along California's Redwood Coast. Movie buffs might recognize the region’s scene-stealing backdrops from Hollywood blockbusters like <i>Jurassic Park</i>, <i>E.T.</i> and <i>Star Wars</i>. But the full wonder of California’s 2000-year-old redwoods – some reaching 20 stories high – …

10 of the best restaurants and food stalls in Paris's covered markets

Paris has not had a single central food market since Les Halles was demolished in the 1970s. But there are still flourishing historic covered markets serving neighbourhoods all over city. Apart from selling tempting cheeses, charcuterie and wines to take home, these bustling, friendly <i>marchés</i> also …

France

Why Norway is teaching travellers to travel

Trolltunga is one of Norway’s most famous geological sites – and one of its most controversial.<p>We reached Trolltunga after seven hours, 13.5km and 1,000m of elevation gain. The fog rolled in as a line of 35 people waited to take their picture on the iconic cliff. Translating to ‘Troll’s Tongue’, …

European Travel

World's best and worst passports revealed

The 10 best cities in the world to visit, based on your interests

Love history or architecture or wine? There's a destination for each...

Cities

Mexico is Leading the Hemisphere's Medical Tourism

Medical tourism has grown to be big business in Mexico.<p>Last year, more than one million foreign patients traveled to the country for medical …

Dubai’s Crazy New Floating Underwater Resort Will Be Inspired by Venice

Dubai — already home to the world’s biggest indoor theme park and on the way to opening the world’s longest zip line — is getting another …

Seafloor

This Hotel Claims to Have the Most Comfortable Bed in the World

A blissful night atop rare yak fibers will cost you.<p>If you’re dreaming of exceptional comfort, this is the place to be.<p>The Royal Suite at London’s …

Land Rights

Photos: World's fastest-growing destinations for 2017

12 of the best military museums around the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> The history of warfare is intertwined with that of mankind. And while, unfortunately, war is not a rare occurrence in history, it remains one of the most traumatic experiences that a nation and its inhabitants can endure.<p>No wonder then that museums have been set up around the world to …

New airport scanner to allow passengers to keep laptops and liquids in their bags

Air passengers might soon be free from the hassle of having to remove their iPads and laptops from their bags when going through security.<p>New scanners using CT (computed tomography) technology and 3D imaging will also mean travellers no longer have to repackage their liquids into small plastic bags …

Flying

Visiting Mexico’s Maya in a Chiapas Cave of Curses

Travel<p>Visit this Mexican state to experience colonial San Cristóbal, learn about Maya history, and discover the region's lush jungle.<p>“Do you want to leave a curse?”<p>I don’t get asked this often, but I’m rarely in a Maya cave. On the steep climb in, one of our group bit it and had to clamber up the …

بالصور.. أكثر الأماكن السياحية إثارة على وجه الأرض

العالم مليء بصور عديدة من الجمال في أشكال متعددة، كالشلالات والكثبان الرملية والبحيرات والجبال والوديان وأكثر من ذلك بكثير، وعلى الرغم من ذلك تبقى …

‏القصر الملكي في أمستردام أمستردام صور | موقع | عنوان | احداثيات | أسعار

يقع القصر الملكي في أمستردام Royal Palace Amsterdam في ساحة دام وسط أمستردام، وهو واحد من ثلاثة قصور في هولندا هي تحت تصرف العاهل بموجب القانون …

What Makes People Travel?

I was three when I boarded my first flight.<p>By College Tourist, Author Alea Gilhuly-Mandel<p>My mother lugged her suitcase, as well as my own Mickey Mouse suitcase, behind her as we made our way through the airport in 1997. I wore hideously patterned short, a basic white t-shirt with a Disney character …

Siblings

World's fastest-growing tourist destinations for 2017

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't be surprised if your favorite city feels a bit more crowded the next time you visit.<p>The United Nations World Tourism Organization has released its latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer and the flood of global travelers looking to journey beyond their borders is stronger than …

See 90 great images from spots around the world in 2017

Best Kept Secrets of Versailles

Travel<p>Get an unprecedented look inside France’s remarkable royal château.<p>Although a monarch hasn't lived in the Palace of Versailles since the French Revolution, this UNESCO World Heritage site remains a testament to five centuries of France's rich history. In 1682, Louis XIV transformed his …

France

21 Striking Pictures of How the World Gets Around

TravelPhoto Contest<p>From the mighty train to the humble hoof, see unique modes of transportation across the globe.<p>Feel the crush of Tokyo's subway at rush hour. See the rolling dunes of Morocco from the back of a camel. Cruise through a traditional floating market in Bangkok. Every traveler knows …

Travel Photography

10 of the World's Most Unusual Hotels

Travel<p>From a desert palace constructed of salt to an upcycled Boeing 727, these unique lodgings will redefine how you think of hotels.<p>Pack excitement and whimsy into your travels the moment you check in. At these 10 unique destinations, your hotel is the adventure. Sleep under the magical glow of …

Forestry

Best Fall Trips 2017

Let your wanderlust heat up as temperatures cool down.<p>Summer’s winding down, and that means cooler weather and new possibilities for the perfect getaway. Here are our top 10 fall trips this year, inspired by our own National Geographic Expeditions and Lodges.<p><b>SEE SACRED BIRDS AND RITUAL DANCES:</b> …