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World's Best Ski Resorts Where It Is Already Snowing

‘Tis the season to be jolly but it is also the season to treat yourself to that ski trip somewhere special. It may be early December, but if you …

Skiing in Japan

Japan, home to the famous resort of Niseko is a country which offers a variety of exhilarating skiing and cultural opportunities, with levels of …

12 Things That Surprised Me About Traveling in Hokkaido

Hokkaido is a place that’s all about going into the wild. So what better way to experience my first time there than to go as spectacularly wild as it …

Japan

10 Best Ski Resorts in Italy

They do things differently in Italy – and that goes for its ski resorts too. Forget that urge to be the first on the lift. Instead, make a lunch …

Skiing

Top 5 Best Luxury Wilderness Lodges In The World

Continuing our series of the best places to travel in 2017, I am now looking at the top 5 best luxury wilderness lodges and resorts in the world. If …

Australia

10 best ski towns to visit this winter

Where to ski and where to stay in 2017-2018<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in December 2016 but has been updated with new towns and the latest information for this winter.</i><p>Each winter, skiers and snowboarders are faced with the same dilemma: Where should they ski this year? For the …

The 10 Best Luxury Adventure Lodges

While the idea of planning a luxury outdoor adventure is compelling, the fact is, it takes a ton of work. You need to research what location you want …

9 Amazing Modern Houses!

Have you ever dreamt of your own modern house? A stylish mix of eclectic exterior design using different high quality materials to make it everything …

Modern beachfront house with pivot walls, light-filled atrium, large terraces

Contemporary beach house by Dan Brunn Architecture features cantilevered terraces, light-filled atrium, reflection pool and pivot walls<p>Modern …

Architecture

The world's best private islands

Marlon Brando

37 Bathroom Design Ideas to Inspire Your Next Renovation Photos

Whether you’re making small upgrades or going for a full overhaul, a bathroom renovation can make a big difference in the feel of your home (and its future resale value). So it’s no wonder that along with the kitchen, this practical space often takes top priority when it comes time to remodel. But …

15+ Amazing Pools Ideas & Inspirations

Just because the temperatures are plummeting, it doesn’t mean you can’t plan for your next balmy summer by the water, right? Every man of style, who …

Amazing

18 mountains that celebrities and business moguls love to ski

While there's plenty of mountains to choose from around the world, some ski resorts are specifically known for their exclusive terrain and luxurious amenities.<p>We've put together a list of 18 ski resorts where celebrities, royals, and business travelers are known to flock to.<p>From the exclusive …

Skiing

Alpine ski resorts: Europe's 10 most beautiful | CNN Travel

Skiing

Finding skiing paradise in Greenland

Silence – that is the overwhelming impression I have whenever thinking of Greenland. Even for someone like me who spends his life in the mountains, it’s striking for there to be a complete absence of sound – no machinery, no people, no animals even. The silence takes you out of time and you lose a …

Skiing

27 Underrated U.S. Vacation Spots You Should Visit Before You Die

Did your favorite hidden gem make the list?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Lake Superior

National Geographic Travel

The Hottest Burgers in Los Angeles Right Now

There is no denying the allure of the hamburger in Southern California. The ground beef and bun combination is steeped in Los Angeles-area tradition — heck, Pasadena claims to have invented the cheeseburger — and carries with it a populist appeal this city only otherwise reserves for tacos and …

8 Places to Dine in the Wilderness in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is often thought of as a polluted wasteland of cars, traffic, and more cars. Sure, this is sort of true, but L.A. is also surrounded and …

The World’s Top 10 Ski Resorts

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The Skier's Bucket List

Calling all skiers: Get in your turns before the snow stops flying in the Northern Hemisphere and it's time to head south. From skiing Antarctica to a self-powered adventure through the Alps, here’s a collection of trips that should be on every skier’s bucket list. Plus: Get tips from some of the …

Skiing
Hiking

National Geographic Travel

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

Hiking

National Geographic Travel

9 ridiculous sandwiches you need in your life

Who needs turkey or ham when you can stuff mac 'n' cheese between two slices of bread? For that matter, who needs bread when you can use a doughnut to make your sandwich? Behold: nine outrageous, insanely tasty sandwiches to try for National Sandwich Day, November 3.<p><b>1.</b> Baked bean French toast …