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How We Did the Maldives on the Cheap

Come on, dream with me for a moment. Imagine you're on a beach. You're lying in a hammock, body as loose and floppy as a rag doll. The soft strains of playful island music kisses your ears, its provenance indeterminable. Your skin is warm to the touch -- the sun gilds it with its penetrating golden …

Speedboat

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

Taj Mahal

Places I'd Like to See in Japan

There are some many beautiful places to see in Japan. Here are a few of the destinations that I'd like to see during my travels.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>What I'd Like to See in Japan<p>Follow Claudine Williams on Twitter: www.twitter.com/somewherelux

Japan

Dark Matter -- Still Dark

Dark matter continues to live up to its name. The most recent results from the European Space Agency's Planck spacecraft appear to cast serious doubt on previous claims of potential detections of the elusive dark matter particles.<p>For decades, astronomers have found what appears to be compelling …

Travel Back in Time to These Amazing Ancient Cities

The world's oldest cities are once-in-a-lifetime destinations, places that effortlessly inspire awe and put you in the shoes of a time traveler. To walk labyrinthine streets, marvel at crumbling fortress walls, or see kings' tombs that have endured thousands of years is to experience a fleeting …

The World's Best Adventure Holiday Destinations

For many people, sun, sea and sand are the mark of a decent holiday. It doesn't matter where you are as long as you're lounging on a pristine white-sand beach and enjoying some well-deserved rest and relaxation. But for others, beach holidays just don't cut it.<p>Whether you're a water-lover or …

National Parks

This Week's Most Popular Posts: October 24th to 31st

Chrome's address bar doesn't do much at a glance. Type in a URL and you're taken to a web site. But it can do a lot more if you know how to use it.<p>In …

Lençóis Maranhenses Is A Magical Desert-Like Wonderland

Nope, it's not one of those newfangled, man-made swimming pools.<p>This is Brazil's Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, on the country's northeast coast -- and to us, it just looks like one big, natural water park. The park's white-sand dunes (some tower up to 130 feet high when conditions are right) …

Reinvented Riga: a traveller’s guide to Latvia’s capital city

With over two decades of freedom (and a renewed status as Latvia’s capital) under its belt, Rīga is reclaiming its rightful title as the cosmopolitan cornerstone of the Baltic.<p>Sitting at the crossroads of the great empires that wrote the pages of Europe’s elaborate history, Rīga was – for centuries …

The Back Pocket Pasta: How to Cook Dinner Using Only Pantry Staples

These "back pocket pasta" ideas make use of common pantry staples and come together in minutes—perfect for a weeknight dinner.<p>We're all about the art of a good 'gram, so when we noticed <i>Bon Appétit</i> special projects director <b>Colu Henry</b>'s recurring #backpocketpasta photos, we had to take notice. The …

16 Cheesy Pasta Recipes That Are Definitely Always Worth It

16 cheesy pasta recipes that are rich, creamy, and always worth it.<p><b>C'mon—who doesn't like cheesy pasta?</b> From a dead-simple mac n' cheese to a traditional Italian <i>cacio e pepe</i>, here are 16 recipes that combine two of our favorite things.

The View Of The Great Wall Of China You Didn't Know Existed

Welcome to the seaside area of the Great Wall of China.<p>This wonder has intrigued us in many ways over the years. Remember that time Justin Bieber was allowed to be carried up its incline? Or when a designated graffiti section was announced? But THIS is even more awesome.<p>Reddit user Granjaguar …

Incredible Natural Infinity Pools Around the World

<i>By Lauren Kilberg, CNTraveler.com</i><p>These natural infinity pools make swimming pools look tame.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Natural Infinity Pools<p>The 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S.<p>12 Travel Mistakes We All Think We're Too Smart to Make -- but Do Anyway<p>How Not to Look Like a Tourist in Paris<p>Follow Conde Nast …

Condé Nast

23 Latin American Destinations That Prove There's A Lot More To See Than Rio And Buenos Aires

It's no secret that Latin America houses many of this planet's most jaw-dropping destinations. Spotlight countries such as Brazil continue to be among our favorites due to the beautiful beaches, cities and colonial sights that easily captivate those who find themselves in constant wanderlust.<p>You …

8 Of The Best Nude Beaches In Europe

By: Gianni Jaccoma<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>American exceptionalism may have gotten us to the moon and back, but when it comes to actually <i>mooning</i> each other (you know, on the beach), we're not exactly world-beaters. Europe, by contrast, is in a completely different league when it comes to shoreline …

Beaches

National Geographic Expeditions

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16 Accessories to Improve Your Travel Experience

The month of August is when parents of school-age children begin to switch gears in anticipation of the start of a new school year. It is also the time when many folks try to squeeze in one last quick summer vacation - either with or without the kids.<p>If you are planning a late summer vacation of …

Barnes & Noble

The essential guide to backpacking China's Silk Road

The section of the ancient Silk Road that runs through China is an epic journey through desert dunes to the end of the Great Wall, a length of pink mud that ends abruptly in the magnificent beige towers of the Jiayuguan Fort.<p>This is not a voyage that many travellers experience; it's often and …

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

Eat like a local in the Algarve

Alongside sun-drenched beaches and historical villages, the Algarve region of Portugal is packed with choices for anyone with a passion for simple, lovingly prepared local food. The Algarve's busy hotels and resorts offer an abundance of dining options, and the destination is dotted with …

How to Spend 7 Days in Tokyo With Only $100

<i>So here’s a fact:<br>“Tokyo has the most Michelin-starred restaurants in the world.”</i><p>What does this have to do with how to spend a week in Tokyo with only …

Japan

Traveling with Tep Wireless Device —The Good and the Bad – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

Because of the nature of my work (and partly because of my internet addiction), I need internet access wherever I go. It’s easy to get constant WiFi …

Top 10 Mind Hacks To Help You Save More Money

You already know the common strategies for saving money: Automatically set aside a portion of your paycheck, stick to a budget, plan your purchases, …

Personal Finance

Visiting Bali, Indonesia: Earth's Paradise

<i>Written by Scott Bosco</i><p>If you have as much wanderlust as I do, then you could imagine how often I dream of Bali's Bukit Peninsula. Kneading my toes through the island's chalky-white sand beaches, while staring hypnotized at a sunset burning out over the sapphire and emerald waters. The image of …

Coastlines

Free Things to Do in Barcelona

From the street performers who line Las Ramblas to works by modernist masters like Picasso, Gaudí, and Miró, the Catalan capital is awash in culture, much of it accessible for free with a little planning.<p>From the street performers who line La Rambla to works by modernist masters like Picasso, …

Livestream Now: How to Travel Cheaply by Thinking Like a Hacker

2600.com columnist TProphet, AKA The Telecom Informer, shares insights on mistake fares, using creative routing, exploiting the fine-print as shrewdly as airlines' lawyers, and how to generally think like a hacker to get cheap fares. You can watch the live feed now HERE

The planet’s most spellbinding sights

Most everyday experiences are lessons in the inevitable pull of the future: books are replaced with e-books, laptops are replaced with tablet computers, billions of dollars are replaced with trillions of dollars, fresh is replaced with cling-wrapped. When travelling, however, you may find fragile …

Modern Hostels -- They Do Exist! -- For the Low-Budget, High-Style Traveler

Forget no-frills lodging; today's new brand of hostels offers cool decor and plenty of perks. Sounds too good to be true? Well, we've got the scoop on hostels that pack a wow factor with upscale amenities, contemporary comforts, prime locations, and good food. Plus, with fun social scenes and …

Hospitality

10 Amazing Free Museums in the U.S.

<i>National Museum of Natural History (Photo: Smithsonian Institution)</i><p>Cultural discovery doesn't always come cheap. While admission fees support and sustain museums, they can add up for tourists looking for artistic experiences on a budget. To help you save a few bucks while on the road, we've rounded …

Museums