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25 of the best places to visit in the UK

<b>(CNN) —</b> From vibrant, culture-laden cities to peaceful areas of outstanding natural beauty, the UK is an incredibly diverse destination for travelers.<p>Here's our pick of 25 of the best places to visit in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland:<p>Isles of Scilly<p>Situated 40 kilometers off the tip …

Scotland

Get Ripped Like Ryan Reynolds with the 'Deadpool 2' Full-Body Workout

Ryan Reynolds' personal trainer shows us how he got in superhero shape for 'Deadpool 2'.<p>Superhero movies dominate the box office these days, with hit after hit smashing records like super villains.<p>All of these comic book flicks are powered by A-list talent—the recent <i>Avengers: Infinity Wa</i>r even had …

Top 10 best adventures on the Isle of Skye

Since the road bridge to the Isle of Skye opened in the 1990s, the island has become an even more popular holiday destination and has seen an influx …

DIY Project: How to Build Your Own Modern Outhouse

When an outhouse comes to mind, no one really thinks of it as being a particularly nice or good-looking space—but you can prove that notion wrong by building your own modern version.<p>In fact, outhouses are generally relegated out of sight and thought to be solely utilitarian. Below, we show you how …

Home Improvement

Adam Driver Is Jacked as Hell In 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' and Here's How to Get His Body

Inspired by the premiere of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' here's a workout to give you giant arms like Kylo Ren<p>The last time you saw Kylo Ren, the whiny leader of the First Order was being defeated by Rey and Finn, and he was left with a scar on his face.<p>Two years later, he’s back in <i>Star Wars: The</i> …

You Could Be One of the First People to Visit This Incredibly Remote Island

In this day and age, it’s increasingly impossible to go somewhere untouched or be one of the first to experience something.<p>But it's now possible to …

Vegan Lima: plant power in Peru's capital

Many travelers come to Lima to feast and feast well. The city is South America’s food capital after all. Unique produce from varying ecosystems and some of the most popular plant-based superfoods in the global market make their way to Peru’s capital city, offering a bevy of options for vegans, …

How to visit the Fairy Pools in Scotland

THE FAIRY POOLS on the Isle of Skye in Scotland lure visitors from all over the world. Set at the foot of the Black Cuillin, fed by the River …

15 Modern Playhouses for Cheerful Backyards

There is a real balancing act for families with young kids who prefer modern styles of decorating. You definitely want your home to feel welcoming …

The 7 Bluest Waters in the World, and Where to Find Them

There’s nothing like an idyllic beach screensaver to ignite your wanderlust. The water is so blue it’s hard to imagine somewhere <i>that</i> beautiful …

The ghost town surrounded by ocean

The most remote of the British Isles is home to northwest Europe’s largest seabird colony, cliffs taller than the Empire State Building – and to one of the world’s eeriest ghost towns.<p>There are few places left in the world – particularly in Britain – that remain so isolated, so inaccessible, that …

Scotland

The Olympic National Park offers hiking trails in four amazing regions

The post The Olympic National Park offers hiking trails in four amazing regions appeared first on http://thebesttravelplaces.comOlympic National Park …

Isle Of Skye Road Trip: Scotland’s Land Of Fairies

Isle of Skye Road TripIsle of Skye, ScotlandThe Isle of Skye’s dramatic landscapes are some of the most scenic in Scotland. The best way to …

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Amazing Places to Travel

North America’s remote underwater wonderland

Dry Tortugas National Park presents a unique challenge: how do you preserve an area where weather and predator damage are out of the rangers’ control?<p>Dry Tortugas National Park, located about 70 miles west of Key West in the Gulf of Mexico, covers 100 sq miles of ocean and seven small islands. A …

National Parks

We think we found America's most jaw-droppingly gorgeous beach campground

Olympic National Park

Everything's fresher on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast

Print<p>Related<p>If you haven’t been to the Sunshine Coast, it’s hard to imagine that a 40-minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale will transport …

Hiking

Over the Shropshire hills and far away – by mountain bike

Sam Haddad takes a break from the city – and her kids – for a day’s guided bike tour through gorgeous scenery, and reloads on the delicious food that is part of the trip<p>My day starts like a film cliche, with me, the hapless city dweller, getting lost amid the rolling hills of Shropshire. I drive …

“Don’t Make Decisions Based on Ego”: A Year-Long, Cross-Country Motorcycle Journey

<i>This is a traveler profile. (</i><b>Read others</b><i> or</i> <b>nominate yourself</b><i>.</i><i>)</i>For three years, Mallory Paige and her dog Baylor traveled the country in a cherry red …

North America

Mountain biking in Scotland: Six beginner’s routes to get you started

IT’S fast, it’s thrilling, and it can be scary. But mountain biking isn’t just for daredevils. Alison Campsie runs down Scottish trails even …

A famous island nobody knows

“These islands touched my life without my knowing: the perfumes that waft by at parties, the vanilla that flavours my ice cream and the cloves that spice up my Christmas cookies.”<p>From the sea – when all we could see of Anjouan were its green peaks and the indistinct structures of the city of …

East Africa

13 Ways to Ditch the New Zealand Tourist Experience

Braving the 12-hour flight from Los Angeles to New Zealand is easy. The hard part? Sorting through the overwhelming number of possibilities crammed into these two islands. That’s why we’re here with 13 must-do adventures for your Kiwi checklist.<p>1. Make a Plan<p>The stars aligned. The grandparents …

5 Stretches You Should Do While You’re Watching TV

Replace “Netflix and chill” with “Netflix and stretch”<p>It’s no surprise that Americans log a lot of time in front of the television. Sure, it’s not the “23 hours a day” that <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour jokingly refers to in the video above (it’s actually more like five hours), but it …

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

2 Programs to Build Up Your Pull Ups

<b>Some of the biggest smiles in training come after people achieve their first strict pull up.</b> People feel a great sense of accomplishment when they …

17 Of The Most Underrated National Parks In America

Move over, Yellowstone.

The Smarter Way to Do High-Intensity Interval Training

HIIT doesn't have to be an exercise in pure misery<p>By now, just about anyone who’s even considered starting an exercise program has heard of high-intensity interval training (HIIT). It’s a fitness buzzword, and even though strength coaches like me have been using it for years, it’s just now becoming …

The Great Glen: coast to coast along Scotland’s rift valley

Scotland’s epic Great Glen is the gift of a dramatic tectonic collision that raised the Scottish Highlands and opened a giant crack across the entire width of the country. Surrounded by some of the UK’s highest mountains and filled with four immense lochs, the glen is rich in Highland heritage and …

Loch Ness