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Ireland's Dark Hedges Is The Most Mystifyingly Cool Road Ever

Somewhere in Northern Ireland (near the village of Armoy) along Bregagh Road lies a stunning site: A row of Beech trees that curve in crazy cool ways.<p>The trees, planted by the Stuart family in the 18th century to dress up the road towards their manor, sit intertwined, creating a truly bizarro site …

The Best In Travel, 2013: A Personal Inventory

I traveled a lot in 2013, or at least more than I usually do. So I thought I'd share the first ever annual Hobie Awards for the best things I experienced. I flew on over a dozen airlines, stayed in over 30 hotels, took three cruises, and visited 20 cities on four continents. And the winners</b> …

American Airlines

14 Travel Predictions for 2014

<i>by Wendy Perrin</i><p>Coming up with the ten biggest changes in travel of 2013 got me contemplating what 2014 might have in store. Here are a few …

Colossal chart compares hundreds of sci-fi's greatest spaceships

The world of sci-fi has brought us countless spaceships and other galaxy-hopping vessels, but no one's ever brought them all together quite like this. Dirk Loechel has charted out a massive size comparison of ships from dozens of fictional worlds. As you'd expect, iconic franchises like <i>Star Trek,</i> …

10 Modern Coloring Books That Aren’t Just for Kids

Who says you have to be a kid to love a good coloring book? Not us, that’s for sure! When we read about <i>Outside the Lines</i>, the latest cool coloring book on the art scene, we knew it was time to round up a whole bunch of modern coloring books for folks who can’t resist a good set of markers filling …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Movies

U.S. Food Trails: Best Routes For Summer 2013

Road-trip dining has undergone a much-needed makeover, thanks to the rising popularity of food trails. Believe us, greasy fast food might be the easiest option on the road, but it's not the best. The solution? Make food the destination.<p>Food trails are pre-planned maps of the culinary scene that …

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

National Parks

Chris Hadfield's photographs of Earth from space – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/may/13/chris-hadfield-space-in-pictures<p>720<p>During his five months in space onboard the International …

4 Perfect Southern Summer Itineraries

Ah, the American South—a region filled with charming cities, good people, and better food. Although temperatures can soar during the summertime, we …

Mississippi River

Four apps encourage smarter detours

Far beyond showing you the shortest way from A to B, these four GPS-enabled apps show the most interesting and amusing ways to get to your desired destination.<p>Common wisdom has it that technology disconnects us from the real world, hindering us from interacting with our environment and experiencing …

Apps

International Traveler of Mystery: Istanbul

<i>Your mission, should you choose to accept it: Go undercover with us to a series of exotic, daring locales worthy of the most stylish, seductive</i> …

The Best Places To Dine & Drink At Midway, O'Hare Airports

<b>Berghoff Café.</b> Its claim to fame is being known as the city’s longest-standing restaurant. You’ll find Old World German fare, plus sandwiches and …

Michael Jordan

Tips for Going to a Beach in Italy

If you're traveling in Italy during summer, you may want to spend a day (or more) at a beach. Going to the seaside is very popular with Italians, …

Italy

Exploring London on a Budget

London is a beautiful and unique city that has a lot of different attractions to offer. However, in one of the most expensive cities in the world, sometimes going out and enjoying yourself can become quite pricey and can limit your options. But don't despair, here at Party Earth we've got you …

A Few of Our Favorite Breweries

To the brewers, those of you who end your days with grain chaff in your cuffs, whose entire existence has a yeasty odor and who labor in a world of chilled stainless steel vessels, we writers and editors at Where want to thank you for brewing the malt, for double hopping the IPA and for making the …

New Luxury Cliffside Camp Opens in Montana

Montana’s plush Paw’s Up resort is about to get even more posh.<p>Debuting June 1 is Cliffside Camp, taking the glamping trend—which Paw’s Up, based in …

Geocaching

Saunter your way around Manhattan

The Great Saunter, a 32-mile hike around the island, offers sure-footed explorers a new perspective on New York City.<p>It can be easy to forget that dense, frenetic Manhattan is in fact an island. But on 4 May, the 28 annual Great Saunter – a 32-mile urban hike – offers sure-footed explorers a chance …

Hiking

The 10 Most Relaxing Destinations You Need To Visit On Your Own

Traveling alone can be an incredibly liberating and exciting experience -- and it can also do a lot to lower your stress levels. But of course, not all solo travel destinations are created equal: If you're looking for a relaxing trip, make sure to choose a destination that's known to be safe for …

Master Class: Roberto Caporuscio Makes Neapolitan Pizza

5 smart ways to boost your business with data-driven and market research-based decision making

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Vieques digs out from U.S. Navy bombing practice 10 years later

Thousands of activists on Wednesday celebrated the anniversary of the U.S. Navy’s departure from the Puerto Rican island of Vieques 10 years ago, …

10 Ways to Enjoy Copenhagen

Copenhagen is one of those cities that just works. I'm not the only one who thinks so; it always rates highly on those coveted "Best in the World" lists for livability, environmental friendliness, and various other desirable traits. And the shopping is pretty sensational. Packed with palaces and …

12 Hidden Gems in DC, San Francisco, LA, NYC, and Chicago

We begged, pleaded, and bribed a handful of locals in five of the country’s major metropolises (Washington DC, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York …

San Francisco

America's Best Theme Parks

Whizzing around on a roller coaster, splashing down a rushing water slide, noshing on cotton candy and hot dogs -- the theme park might be as quintessentially American as baseball. After all, if you're not going on a family vacation to the beach, chances are that your getaway will include a visit …

Walt Disney Company