Alex Sexton

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Stunning images for the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

THE 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest has kicked off and there are already some amazing entries from around the world.

Nature Photography

5 American habits I had to give up when I traveled for 22 months straight

Freshly 24, I had just spent a year teaching English in the Korean capital.<p>Next stop: Beijing, on the way to Lanzhou, an industrial town in the center of China, where I'd celebrate the Spring Festival with my friend and his family.<p>It was the start of the Big Trip.<p>Though I didn't set out with a firm …

Mega Cities

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Scott Keyes , a reporter for Think Progress and author of the e-books " How To Fly For Free " and " How To Find Cheap Flights ," is an expert at …

Metabolic Supercharge: 6-Week Workout Plan for Fat Loss

“You can only burn so much fat <i>during</i> your workout,” says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>Men's Health StreamFIT</b>. “If you want to drop those last 5 or 10 pounds, you also need to torch calories when you’re away from the gym—while you’re sitting at your computer, lying in bed, or commuting in the …

10 Exercises That Burn More Calories Than Running

We're huge fans of running. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road.<p>It also burns calories, of course. At a 10-minute per mile pace, you'll fry about 10 calories a minute.<p>That's a solid number, and if you run faster, you can burn …

New York City

National Geographic Travel

25 Smart Ways To Increase Your Blog Comments

<i>Everyone loves comments.</i><p>Valuable comments can generate qualified visitors and leads for you. For example, I generated $25,000 from 249 comments in …

Marketing

The best free 10-minute online workouts

Working out at home is a killer way to save time and money, not to mention avoid going outside when the weather is… well, you know, the way it is.<p>And …

The Best Free 10-Minute Online Workouts

Working out at home is a killer way to save time and money, not to mention avoid going outside when the weather is… well, you know, the way it is. …

Exercise

How to drink a perfect whisky

There are few drinks in life enjoyed as simply and purely as a glass of Scotch - and equally as few that have as much history and as many opinions contained in a single glass.<p>But is there a proper way to drink your whisky?<p>The perfect pour: "preferably more than a gnat could consume and less than an …

Flavors

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

European Travel

The Pan-American Highway: join us on the ultimate road trip

Ask your friends what their idea of a cool road trip is and you’ll get some great suggestions. South of France in summer in a convertible. Safari in Africa in a jeep. Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles. But you can trump them all and laugh in the face of their puny routes by answering with the …

South America

25 Spring Travel Tips Across Europe

Traveling in springtime has a long list of perks: the days are longer giving you more time to visit a new destination, blooming flowers add a burst of color to your photos, and it might even be warm enough to leave winter jackets at home. From Scandinavia to Sarajevo, European destinations offer …

European Travel

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Warning: unless you’re an annoyingly carefree bon vivant with a hefty trust fund, reading our annual Best of Travel awards may trigger a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the pathetic state of your mundane life. There are so many cool places to go, you’ll think as you scroll through our 30 epic …

Adventure Travel

Hop on a retro Vespa in Ho Chi Minh City | CNN Travel

Ho Chi Minh City

National Geographic Travel

115 Social Media Marketing Tools for 2015

What’s new this year in the social media software industry? Not much, at least from our latest findings in an analysis of social media marketing …

Public Relations

How to Write a Business Plan [Updated for 2018]

<i>This article is part of both our</i> <i>Business Startup Guide</i> <i>and our</i> <i>Business Planning Guide</i><i>—curated lists of our articles that will get you up and running</i> …

The Quick Fix: Blood Orange Cocktail

Juice 7-8 blood oranges and strain until you have 1 cup of juice.<p>In a small pot, bring the juice and 2 tablespoons of sugar to a boil (stir to help dissolve the sugar) then simmer and reduce for 10-15 minutes or until the mixture becomes syrupy. Remove from heat and cool.<p>Add two teaspoons of the …

14 Ways To Lose 5 Pounds in A Week

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, nutritionist-backed tips to drop 5 lbs fast—the healthy way.<p>Cosmo has come up with a fat-torching plan that really will subtract up to 5 pounds from your bod in seven days—without starvation, bizarre supplements, or cutting out entire food groups. How? It's all …

11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …