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25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

Wedding Photo Checklist

Your wedding day is a day in your life that you'll want to remember forever — and you will. You'll remember the details, the feeling of your post "I do" kiss and even a couple of songs that you broke it down to on the dance floor. But the best way to make sure your wedding memories are captured and …

Weddings

Alberta's 25 Best Hikes

<i><br>Article presented by</i><p><i>Trail suggestions made by David Webb</i><p>If you haven't stood among the majestic peaks of Alberta's Rocky Mountains, chances are …

8 of the most memorable drives in the West

In national parks throughout the West, rangers and traffic engineers work long hours to nudge travelers out of their cars and onto trails — or at least onto shuttle buses and other less polluting alternatives. But the dramatic roads that the National Park Service carved out in the early 20th …

National Parks

The World’s Most Colorful Cities

It’s easy to spot the Venetian Island of Burano from the sea. The jewel-colored homes act like a beacon, which is what they were intended to be. …

Cities

Studio McGee Gives a Utah Mountain Home a Modern Edge

The design firm and Instagram sensation offers its own spin on a rustic retreat<p>A designer’s job is hard enough. Add distance, frigid temperatures, and a looming deadline (baby number two) and a project becomes a real challenge. But Syd and then-pregnant Shea McGee of design firm Studio McGee …

23 photographs that prove America is already great

15 Phone Hacks Every Traveler Needs To Know

How to plan for the worst, prevent insane fees, and make the MOST out of your device.<p>You're going to want to keep these three goals in mind:<p>* Have a plan if your phone gets stolen or lost.<p>* Prevent insane roaming fees.<p>* Make the most of your phone's capabilities with offline maps, translators, etc. …

Apps

The 22 Most Beautiful Places In The World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

The 5 best travel tripods: great carbon fiber stands for your camera

Whether it's a weekend city break or a longer trip away, if you're taking your camera, then a tripod is an essential item of kit to take with you. …

Cameras

How to skip the crowds at these 12 iconic travel sites

From Great Wall to Grand Canyon – skip the queues and leave flag-waving tour guides in your dust with these alternative approaches to the world’s …

These Beaches Look Even More Beautiful From the Sky

Have you ever seen the world from a doorless helicopter? (We've tried it, and highly recommend it.) Photographer Gray Malin captures beaches around the world—and the essence of summer—from this precarious angle, showcased in his new book, Beaches. See some of his best aerial photography here, …

Photography

One photographer is documenting the surprisingly beautiful doors of the world

Travelling can often present us with surprising beauty in unexpected places. One photographer turned that surprise into a stunning collection of beautiful ‘Doors of the World’.<p>Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves is already known for his ongoing Windows of the World project, documenting …

The Ultimate Highway 1 Road Trip For Nature Lovers

<i>Photo by A Cruising Couple</i><p>One of the most scenic stretches in the United States, Highway 1 is over 600 miles of dramatic cliff-side driving. Running …

California

Baked Pork Spring Rolls Recipe

"An exciting blend of pork, vegetables and spices is sealed inside wrappers, then baked until crisp. Delicious and crunchy without deep …

30 places you should travel to this summer

While some places have been popular with summer travelers for years, others have just recently started to catch attention.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places to visit this summer, making our selections from destinations that won notable awards over the last year, that are seeing an increase in …

Marie Kondo's Joy-Sparking Tokyo Home

<b>Name:</b> Marie <b><br>Location:</b> Tokyo, Japan <b><br>Size:</b> 1200 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 3 years owned<p>What does a truly tidy home <i>feel</i> like? If you're Marie Kondo, …

Minimalism

23 Reasons to Drop Everything and Travel Now

As if we needed more motivation to hit the road, we pulled wise words from travelers past and present on the importance of constantly experiencing …

How to Make Ombre Donuts That Are Insanely Instagram-able

Thinking about veering from the traditional wedding cake and going with a dessert table? Let us inspire you :) Donuts are on trend right now, but frying them at home can be intimidating, so we’re going to make an easier (and <i>slightly</i> healthier) baked version. They’re the perfect addition to a …

New Marble and Resin Coffee Table Captures the Soothing Beauty of a Blue Lagoon

LA Table is a conceptual design company that disregards the notions of what furniture should look like. Creator and designer of the company, Alexandre Chapelin, takes pride in creating artistic, effortlessly attractive pieces that are as distinctive as each of his clients. As part of his Lagoon …

Furniture

19 Bedroom Organization Hacks to Kickstart Your Spring Cleaning

Your day begins and ends in the bedroom, so it only makes sense to give it some extra TLC when the spring cleaning begins. Extra organization keeps you sane just by purging your overflowing drawers, that cluttered nightstand and those messy closet hangers. As an added bonus, it’ll also leave you …

The Top 10 Most-Visited National Parks

If someone tells you to take a hike, head directly to Montana’s Glacier National Park where 700 miles of trails wind through the forest-covered …

Death Valley's Rare 'Super Bloom' Covers Desert With Beautiful Flowers

California's Death Valley National Park is so named because it's the driest, hottest place in North America. But the normally arid site is suddenly awash in bright yellow, pink, and purple blooms thanks to El Niño, which brought unusually plentiful rains in the fall. The result is a …

National Parks

The 10 Places Everyone Should Visit Before They Die

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and every traveler has their own idea of what constitutes a must-visit destination. Some people geek out on …

19 Crazy Ideas for Adventurous Home Decor

We all want to make our home look beautiful and unique, personal and one of a kind, a place where we would feel cozy but which we could also show off …

Home Decorating

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

South America

Best Countries for Tea Lovers

<i>Tea time in Morocco</i><p>Tea may have just started gaining popularity in North America and Western Europe, but in the rest of the world it's been a household staple for centuries. It doesn't matter whether locals refer to it as "cha," "tee," "the," "cay" or "tea," whether the brew is black, green, white …

12 Things to Do in Bali. The Last One is Unbelievable.

It's on everyone's bucket list. Everyone. And for good reason. Just whisper the seductive word "Bali" at a party and witness the dreamy, faraway look in the hearer's eyes. Bali is more than just a destination. It's the epitome of an exotic paradise.<p>An Indonesian island known for lush terraced rice …

Asia Travel

50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World

We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from water views and mountain highs; in its people and its history. This list circles the globe, finding the most beautiful cities in the world from Italy to Iran. This gallery was originally published in 2016. It has been updated with new …

European Travel

Double Exposure Of Animals In The Aurora Borealis

Inspired by the wonderful winter here in Norway I wanted to create something that captured the mood of it. So I made these digital double exposures …

Northern Lights