Brett Fredericks

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What Travelers Need to Know About Booking a California Campsite This Year

It's harder than ever to secure a prime spot.<p>Scott Lewis and his family have camped at San Elijo State Beach Campground, just north of San Diego, for …

Not Sure Where to Travel Next? #MyDomaineTravels Has All the Answers

The world isn't short of incredible new vistas and far-flung beaches, but bucket lists can get overwhelming. Too many choices don't always make life …

Travel
Personal Finance

The 10 Best Fall Hiking Trails in the U.S.

Hiking

10 of Our Favorite Vintage Bars in L.A.

<b>Chez Jay</b><p>For nearly 60 years, Chez Jay has been Santa Monica's most star-studded nocturnal hangout, spanning the Rat Pack, the Brat Pack and beyond. …

Santa Monica

These Are the Only 3 Websites You Should Use to Score Cheap Flights

As we near the end of summer, flight flash sales are becoming more frequent, but according to travel experts, you don't have to sign up to every …

Scuba diving trips around the world: readers’ tips

The Maldives and the Barrier Reef are famous scuba spots, but our readers also love some less obvious places for wrecks, weird fish and top diving companies<p>WINNING TIP: Muck diving, Lembeh, Indonesia<p>For some excellent muck diving (on organism-rich but murky sediment), head to the Lembeh Strait in …

Scuba Diving

These photos might convince you to take the leap and start living the van life

A couple of young travellers are journeying around North America in a converted van and documenting it in incredible photographs, giving a glimpse into the true beauty of the continent.<p>Capturing everything from the couple tending to a bonfire outside their van under the stars, exploring the deep …

National Parks

How to do Aspen like a local

Glitter Gulch, Tony Town, Fat City, Canary City … ah, Aspen. The monikers for this rich-in-history former mining enclave — with its glitz-and-glam …

Learn How to Build Apps on Android, the World's Most Popular Smartphone OS

Get the skills you need to develop for Android N in a single, immersive course package.<p>Building apps can be a tough skill to master. But before you decide that Apple's iOS is good enough, it's worth giving the world's most popular operating system a shot—Google's Android.<p>Android Nougat (also known …

Android News

Los Angeles' Best New Restaurants For 2015

From killer kalbi burgers and French-meets-Mexican brunch, affordable bites to hit-the-town splurges, here are our favorite new restaurants of 2015. …

Mad Men

10 Westside Dive Bars for Cheap Cocktails

Sometimes all you need is a toned down, or run down dive bar, where you can forget your sorrows with some cheap drinks and everyone (for the most part) is interesting and easygoing. Or you just want to play pool or darts with some friends and listen to a local band; or maybe sing karaoke with a …

Santa Monica

15 American Campsites To Visit At Least Once In Your Life

Camping may not be your “thing.” It’s not for a lot of people. They prefer hotels with heated swimming pools, nice restaurants, and the comforts of …

Ten Most Amazing Abandoned Places in Colorado

Crystal Mill, photo taken July 2015 by Brandon Tormanen.<p><b>Crystal Mill</b> <b><br>11520 Co Rd 3, Carbondale</b><p>You’ll find Crystal Mill outside of Carbondale, about …

The Ultimate Amsterdam Backpacking Guide

Amsterdam is a tourist-trap. This is a city famed for its legal marijuana, plentiful hookers and bar crawls. The tourist centre is loud, it’s dirty, …

15 Things to Do in L.A. If You're Having a Bad Day

The Last Bookstore<p>Voice Places<p><b>15. Wander a labyrinth of books</b><p>The Last Bookstore is more than a store, it is a labyrinth. You don't walk in here with …

Los Angeles

The Top 23 Most Beautiful American Campsites

Photo by Christin Healey, Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>It's not too late to get that summer camping trip in the books and any one of these 23 campsites would make for an amazing trip. Rally the crew, pack up the car, and head out to sleep under the stars at one of these beautiful American …

Hiking

Why Millennials Are Moving Home Design Trends

Home design trends are like fashion— constantly in flux. What’s hot one minute is not so hot the next, leaving you with an outdated home. Let’s try …

University of Michigan

29 Surreal Places In America You Need To Visit Before You Die

<b>If you live in the U.S., you don’t need a passport to see what mother nature has to offer.</b><p>1. Mendenhall Glacier Caves, Alaska<p>In Mendenhall Valley of …

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Warning: unless you’re an annoyingly carefree bon vivant with a hefty trust fund, reading our annual Best of Travel awards may trigger a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the pathetic state of your mundane life. There are so many cool places to go, you’ll think as you scroll through our 30 epic …

National Parks

This map shows the optimal road trip across Europe

Europe is a massive continent with a diverse mix of cultures, so there's no way I'm going to pick a set of stops that will please everyone. However, last year Business Insider published a nice article listing "50 Places In Europe You Need To Visit In Your Lifetime."<p>These stops seemed like a nice …

Road Trips

National Geographic Travel

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

National Parks

18 Beautiful Places You Probably Didn’t Know Were In Los Angeles

It's not all skyscrapers and beautiful people.

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

National Parks

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks

50 Things to Do in Europe Before You Die

Europe

9 outdoor adventure apps to boost your call of the wild

There is a lot to be said for "unplugging" when you venture into nature. But some outdoor adventure apps are so useful — for navigating in backcountry and identifying what you see along the way, among other things — that you may find it hard to leave your mobile phone behind.<p>One essential element …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks

8 vacations to help you relive the magic of summer camp

It’s the first day of camp. The car pulls up to the green pastures of your sacred summer home, a place of many firsts — when you snuck away from …