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20 Stunning European Cities To Visit In Your 20s

From major metropolises to charming, overlooked locales, Europe is brimming with cities everyone should visit. But where does a penny-pinching, adventure-seeking twentysomething even begin when it comes to traveling Europe?<p>The big players -- London, Paris, Amsterdam -- are great. Those should be on</i> …

5 Amazing Experiences Every Traveler Must Try!

<i>Photo courtesy of Pics1/Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello of Budget Travel.</i><p>The phrase "adventure travel" has a bit of an image problem. For many, it conjures only images of climbing mountains, diving into underwater caverns, and, well, aching muscles. But when we asked ourselves what …

Budget Travel

OTP's Guide to Swagger on the Road

Make like the hippies, beatniks, rastas, and punks and pioneer your own street style.<p>Photo by: Angelo GonzÁlez<p>That popped-collar polo and pre-distressed pair of khaki shorts make you look like you were stamped out from the same douche-shaped cookie cutter as the rest of the uninspired masses. …

Potter Heads Unite for A New Adventure at Universal Orlando

While the masses of muggles, the non-magicians among us anxiously await any word from the world of wizardry. I too countdown the hours waiting for breaking news and line up in costume for hours at bookstores upon release of anything potteresque , theaters sell out in minutes at mere mention of …

50 Places In Europe You Need To Visit In Your Lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to tasting Chianti in Italy's Tuscany region, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

European Travel

The 10 Rules of Packing

When you’ve spent more than a decade on the road, you get asked some pretty interesting questions. The one query I get most, though, is about packing: what to take, what to leave, where to put it. I’ve taken scads of trips, but every time I get back, I know I could have gone even lighter. Let’s …

25 things we love about Poland

It's the land of Pope John Paul II, Frederic Chopin and really good cheese.<p>To celebrate Poland's 25 years of independence, June 4, 2014, we asked readers to share their favorite things about the country.<p>Don't pay attention to the outdated stereotypes. From gorgeous town squares to wise …

What's New at Walt Disney World in 2014

There's always something new cooking at Disney World. From new attractions and parades to improved smartphone apps and massive park expansions (and, yes, price increases), here's what to expect at Walt Disney World in 2014.<p><b>Walt Disney World Ticket Prices Increase</b><p>The price of admission when Walt …

Walt Disney Company

My guilty pleasure: The Bodyguard

The rommiest of all romcoms shows Whitney Houston at the beginning of her greatness – plus it has one of the best head-shaking snogs in film<p>• More from My guilty pleasure series<p>The Bodyguard. What's not to like? This is not just your average romcom. There's glitz and glamour, swearing, sex and, …

Han Solo Reportedly Has 'Gigantic Role' In 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

As a result, many anticipate that this Sunday may be the date chosen by Disney and LucasFilm to officially announce the cast of the upcoming <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i>. Nothing has been confirmed on this front, but regardless we are definitely getting closer and closer to the reveal. Hence why the rumor …

Star Wars

6 Unforgettable North American Road Trips

Nothing builds bonds in a family more than road trips. Confined to a car with your wife and kids is a perfect time to talk and really get to know them and when you get to your destination, it's time to make memories that will last a lifetime. Here are 6 road trips you can take with the family today.<p>…

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

The 10 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

Well, a good chunk of 2014 is already done and gone. And while we're sad to see it go, it seems like the perfect opportunity to stop and reflect on the movies that have been released thus far this year. While last year was championed as affording a standout collection of cinematic treasures, from …

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The 17 Most Amazingly Epic Places on Earth

Do the usual cities and beaches leave you a bit... underwhelmed? Well, we're here to bring you to a magical realm of bubbling volcanoes, cliff-top castles, and roaring waterfalls. After pouring through the tips and experiences from the minube travel community, we're happy to present this list of …

Grand Canyon

It's Fabulous to Be Single: 7 Advantages of Traveling Solo

Divorced after 20 years of marriage, I find traveling as a single woman a doorway to self-discovery. Without having to compromise, I'm free to live life on my own terms. Despite loneliness at times, I am pleased to have found a whole new world and a whole new me.<p>Here are seven of my favorite …

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National Geographic Expeditions

Loading video...<p><b>Grand Canyon, Bryce, and Zion National Parks</b><p>National Geographic’s naturalists bring you to the hidden gems of our national parks. See …

National Parks

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15 Movies You Should See This Summer

Come May, three highly anticipated movies will make their way into theaters.<p>Past the web-slinging, transforming, and roaring monsters and superheroes are a few films you may not have heard of with talent ranging from Scarlett Johansson to the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman.<p>We've gone through more …

Movies

The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Alaska

Alaska is big. Extreme weather is kind of its thing. The state is full of bears, moose and other animals you really don't want to tangle with. It's no accident there are reality shows dedicated to highlighting just how dangerous/remote/weird Alaska can be. No wonder so many travelers prefer to let …

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A Perfect Day in San Diego

When I know I’m going on a trip, I immediately start canvassing my network of friends, writers, and editors around the world for advice about what to see and do.<p>So when I knew I’d be heading to San Diego, I went straight to National Geographic Travel’s digital director, Carolyn Fox, who grew up a …

Reader Recs: Favorite National Parks in the U.S.

The beauty of America’s 59 national parks is hard to put into words.<p>From the crystal clear waters of Glacier to the breathtaking enormity of the Grand Tetons, it’s something you should experience firsthand—and this is the perfect time to do it. Why? It’s <b>National Park Week</b>.<p>To pay homage to the …

Primark to open in the United States

Discount clothing retailer to expand in north-east of US after 'extensive research'<p>Primark will try to succeed where some of Britain’s biggest retailers have failed by opening stores in the United States.<p>The discount clothing retailer has agreed to open a 70,000 sq ft store in Boston on the site of …

Emma Stone Called Andrew Garfield Out for Being Sexist

Mind your tongue, Spider-Man.<p>There are many, many reasons why we love Emma Stone. The actress is not only beautiful, talented, funny, and down-to-earth, she doesn't take a dig — even an unintentional one from her boyfriend — lying down. When answering a little boy's question about how Spider-Man …

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Nothing Quite Like Paris In The Springtime, Especially In Black & White

It's hard to find an angle or season that doesn't suit Paris. And while the city is spectacular in color, it seems like the sort of place that's just <i>meant</i> to be photographed in black and white.<p>In a series called "Enjoy the Silence: Paris," photographer Vittorio Zunino Celotto gives us photographs …

10 Multiuse Travel Products You Need to Pack

Save space in your suitcase with these travel products that serve two or more purposes at once. Think a flashlight that doubles as a battery pack, a suitcase that serves as a chair, and a travel pillow that supports more than your neck. Here are 10 of the best multiuse travel products that will …

I Heart My National Park: Yellowstone

There are few people living who know Yellowstone better than <b>Jeremy Schmidt</b>. The Jackson Hole, Wyoming-based writer and photographer has spent 40 years as a ranger, “winterkeeper,” and guide in the park.<p>The author of more than a dozen books, Schmidt is a longtime contributor to <i>National Geographic</i> …