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Adventure 101: Great Barrier Reef

“Immersing yourself in the <b>Great Barrier Reef</b> is the best way to see how fragile it is,” says Ben Southall, who has served as the reef’s honorary “caretaker of islands” and retraced Captain Cook’s route of discovery there, by kayak.<p>The largest coral reef ecosystem in the world, it stretches for …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Road Trip: Los Angeles

Explore the back roads and ocean drives of Los Angeles and beyond.<p>Los Angeles is far too sprawling a metropolis to visit like a traditional city, and its notorious traffic can make even short distances seem oceans apart. (Remember “Carmageddon”? Last July, a planned weekend shutdown of a ten-mile …

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11 Photos Of Mount Kirkjufell Will Convince You To Fly To Iceland

No, you're not in a dream. This dazzling mountain is called Kirkjufell, and it really, truly exists.<p>The mountain is near Grundarfjörður, a teensy-weensy town in western Iceland. With a summit 1,500 feet above sea level, Mount Kirkjufell the biggest landmark in the village of about 900 …

How to travel Iceland on a budget

I seem to be drawn to the world’s most expensive countries. Having already drained my bank account during a five-week stint around Ireland this year, …