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19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

The Lean Muscle Diet

Principle No. 1 <br>You Need to Eat More Food<p>If you have a Taco Bell Cheesy Gordita Crunch habit, the first step is easy: Limit your intake of anything with a name that includes the words "cheesy," "gordita," and/or "crunch."<p>But you still need to eat something, and whatever it is, it'll have calories …

How To Lose 8 Kgs Weight In 7 Days

Are you looking for the fastest way of reducing the weight? The following ideal tips that helps you to easily lose weight in a week’s time.<p>The most …

The Next Big Thing: Climbing WWI Metal In The Dolomites

During the world wars, Europeans built metal and wooden protection into the cliffs of the Dolomites and other mountains for quick passage by soldiers and civilians. Hundreds of routes were established, many still in existence.<p>“The climbing community outside of Europe is just beginning to discover …

Not just a stocking stuffer: Gift cards a money-laundering loophole

To most, gift cards are an increasingly common stocking stuffer, on which Canadians spend an estimated $6-billion a year. But to organized crime, they are also an inviting loophole to launder money.<p>Police and money-laundering experts believe organized crime is using gift cards, along with prepaid …

Corruption

Pictures of the year 2014: World news- part 1 - Telegraph

Earn While You Travel: 10 Tips For Money-Seeking Adventurers

<b>Are you the type who just buy a flight ticket and hit the road without sufficient financial backup? Well, maybe you should consider making some money</b> …

Employment

National Geographic Travel

40 incredible eco-hotels to visit before you die

Misool Eco Resort sits within the 46,000km² Raja Ampat Shark and Manta Sanctuary, and contributes to 9 community and conservation projects in the …

Better weather, easier terrain: Explore Patagonia-lite instead

As I careen down a gravelly path encircling Chile’s largest lake, gripping my mountain bike’s handlebars for my dear and sometimes wayward life, I think about whether I’m wearing appropriate underwear should I find myself flung flat out at the bottom of the hill. Funny how your mother’s voice …

How many of these 39 natural wonders of the world have you been to?

Humanity’s love of travel list-making did <i>not</i> start with the internet age. The famous Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was considered a guidebook …

Great Barrier Reef

7 signs you are a global citizen

There’s some truth to the saying that good fences make good neighbors: it’s good to know where you stop and the person next to you begins. But a good …

Stereotypes

Off the beaten path in Morocco

While the plush tour buses pull in to ex-hippie-hangout Essauoira, the rattling, once-an-hour public bus takes you down the Atlantic coast to tiny …

Leaving Canada? Minimize the departure tax when going

Last week I introduced James and Kate – friends who will be moving to the United States in the new year. I reminded James that the U.S. can be a strange place with some crazy laws.<p>If you believe what you'll find on the Internet, it's illegal for chickens to cross the road (Quitman, Ga.), police …

10 truths about traveling on a Eurail pass

I remember arriving by train to Cologne late at night, gliding by the dark water of the Rhine and seeing the giant, illuminated hulk of the Kölner …

8 of the strangest places on planet Earth

EARTH IS A MIGHTY BIG PLACE, and if you’re willing to strap on some snowshoes or trek through barren deserts there’s a whole lot of strangeness left …

10 simple rules for not annoying every single person in your hostel at night

Do you know what is one of the most annoying sounds in the universe? Zippers when you’re trying to sleep. And boy, there must be backpacks that have …

Travel

Free college degree, passport required

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, tell your parents: it’s financially irresponsible to not study abroad. At a time when the average debt load of the American …

College & University

Living in: The world’s healthiest cities

Five destinations across the globe that have excellent mass transit, ample green spaces and readily available healthcare.<p>What makes a city healthy? A combination of factors, ranging from readily available healthcare to excellent mass transit to a commitment to improving access to green spaces. …

Bike Lanes

In Alpine villages, Hobbits lurk

With jagged peaks, glacial grottoes and fertile dells of wildflowers, it was Switzerland’s epic landscape – not New Zealand – that inspired JRR Tolkien.<p>No one will believe you are going to Middle Earth. Most visitors arrive in Zurich ready to shop on Bahnhofstrasse and sightsee in the Niederdorf …

Literature

The 22 craziest party hostels around the world

I’VE SEARCHED HIGH AND LOW, drank with the best of them, and endured sleepless nights by the toilet to find the best party hostels out there.<p>Here are …

Buenos Aires

19 reasons you should probably up and move to Lima, Peru

1. It’s got some of the world’s finest dining — at affordable prices.<p>Lima regularly has several restaurants ranked in the global top 100, and you …

South America

Seven incredible places you may have never heard of

As globalisation leaves no stone unturned, we took to Quora.com to find a few secret locales well worth the trip.

Lake Superior

59 incredible photos of America’s 59 national parks

I never think, when I start itching to travel again, to just seek out the nearest national park. That’s Shenandoah for me, and it’s only about an …

National Parks

4 adventures in Thailand you’ve probably never heard of

The Junk was once a haggard sailboat lugging cargo across the Indian Ocean. Now she’s a luxury liveaboard that cruises the sparkly waters of Southern …

20 spectacular places to see before they’re changed forever

THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF WAYS places change. As you’ll see in this list, the threats can be environmental, political, or simply the result of too small …

29 baller castles you can rent on Airbnb

And the neighbors keep trippin’, I’m like “I’m in a castle … f*ck your condo.”<br>– Macklemore, “Castles”<p>IT’S BEEN A DREAM of mine to stay in a real …

The perfect trip: Dordogne

Steeped in tradition, this rural idyll is a vision of quintessential France, with standout cuisine, castle-strewn riverlands and mesmerising prehistoric cave paintings.<p>Steeped in tradition, this rural idyll is a vision of quintessential France, with standout cuisine, castle-strewn riverlands and …

France

30 images of Morocco we can’t stop looking at

ARGUABLY, Morocco “has it all.” A rich culture (blend of Arab, Berber, and other African and European influences), ancient history (inhabited since …

Travel Photography