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10 Best Zombie Movie Scenes

Watching Brad Pitt take on the zombie apocalypse in <i>World War Z</i> reminds me of scenes that are good enough to cause nightmares – and keep them coming …

10 Crossovers Worth Waiting For

One needs only to take a cursory glance at current and future offerings of the world's auto builders to know that the crossover SUV is here to stay. Here are 10 of the more intriguing CUVs on their way to showrooms near you.<p>One needs only to take a cursory glance at current and future offerings of …

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Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

World's Top Landmarks, According To TripAdvisor (PHOTOS)

TripAdvisor has been doing its "Travelers' Choice" lists for quite some time now--including the best tippers, most popular destinations, the most and least expenses cities to visit this summer, and the best beaches, among others --but world's largest travel site just announced the winners of its …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

14 Pictures That Show The World Is Too Crowded

By 2100, the world's population is expected to reach 11 billion people.<p>As of today, we're at 7.09 billion and counting, according to the U.S. Census World Clock.<p>Whether you agree or disagree, overpopulation has become a major challenge and concern for countries around the world.<p>This collection of …

10 Literary Restaurants for Hungry Book Nerds Around the World

What’s even better than drinking while reading? Eating while reading, of course (hint: you can have a drink, too). With the news that Biblio, a …

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

11 Tips For Taking Travel Pictures And Videos With Your Phone

Remember lugging around your Dad's brand-new Nikon & telephoto lens during the family trip to the Kennedy Space Center? Those days are over.<p>Most mobile phones have 8.0 megapixel cameras. They produce high-definition video and photos that can become beautiful 8 x 10s. And if you really want to …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

13 Gorgeous Mountain Retreats Around the World

Forget the Beach!<p>Mountains aren’t just for wintertime skiing. This summer, check out these high-altitude resorts instead.<p>06.16.13 4:45 AM ET<p>Oyster

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Current Obsessions: The Spring Collection<p>by Gardenista Team<p>Trending on Remodelista: 5 Ideas for Sustainable Design<p>by Gardenista Team<p>Current …

The 20 New Most Popular Cities For Tourists

Bangkok, Thailand will be the number one destination for tourists in 2013, according to MasterCard's new Global Destination Cities Index.<p>It beat out major destinations like London, Paris, New York, and Dubai with an anticipated 15.98 million international arrivals in 2013.<p>The annual report …

Top 10 City Beaches Around the World

Summer is finally in full swing, and many find themselves facing the tough decision of a city break or a beach escape as they start planning a vacation. But for visitors looking for the best of both worlds, check out Cheapflights.com's top 10 city beaches where travelers are guaranteed some summer …

4 Reasons to Go to Belgium

Bordered by France, Germany, and the Netherlands, little Belgium is often overlooked. Yet it manages to squeeze an amazing amount into a landmass …

Road Tested Advice for Women Traveling Alone - It Ain't No Eat, Pray, Love

The idea of traveling alone through India, Italy and Indonesia and other exotic locales is heady and romantic, and has been made even more so by the hugely successful book <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i>.<p>Recently, there have been a number of gang rapes reported in India of both Indian women and tourists. On Monday, …

What Not to Do in Paris

Everyone asks what there is to do in Paris, but no one seems to ask what <b>not</b> to do. Here's some solid advice for all visitors to Paris, whether it's your first or your 51st time in the City of Light.<p><b>DO NOT be scared to bust out your high school French</b><p>A lot of Parisians speak a little bit of English, …

Splendid Landscapes Photography

The weekend is about to begin and it's time to check some super splendid photography, just for fun! I thought it would be great to share with you …

French Open results 2013: Rafael Nadal bests David Ferrer en route to 8th title at Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal won the 2013 French Open over David Ferrer, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3.<p>Rafael Nadal has won at the 2013 French Open, besting David Ferrer 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 to secure his record eighth championship at Roland Garros. Nadal improved to an incredible 59-1 at the French Open and reaffirmed his moniker as …

10 ways to kill time at the airport

Your bags have been checked, your boarding pass issued... and now you’ve got hours to wait before getting on your plane. What can you do with an airport layover?<p>Plenty, as it turns out. Here are some of our suggestions:<p>Exercise<p>Feeling your muscles atrophy from all those flight delays? Hit the gym! …

10 Best Places to See From Above

For the ultimate bird's eye view of your destination there's no more thrilling way to get your bearings than zooming over the landscape in a helicopter. Whether hovering over a kaleidoscope of corals at the Great Barrier Reef or soaring around the Statue of Liberty in New York, here are 10 of the …

5 Easy Ways to Eat More Whole Grains This Summer

You've likely read a lot about whole grains in the news lately. It seems everywhere I turn, a magazine or major news source is touting their …

22 American Fast Foods That Aren't About To Apologize For Anything

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How to Finally Stop Worrying While You're Traveling - Vagabondish

There are always reasons to worry while you’re traveling, and it only takes one glance at the news headlines to come up with a few big ones: …

The 10 cheapest cities in the world, 2013

When I was in Nicaragua in 2011, I had a friend who was renting a room with her boyfriend in Managua. They each paid $25 per month for rent. The bus …

The World's 'Must-Ride' Coasters, According To The Travel Channel (PHOTOS)

It's summer, which means it's time for roller coasters (at least to some people). Leave it to The Travel Channel to have a show dedicated to the art and insanity of such things. The new season of "Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination" kicks off Sunday, June 9 and as such, their Roller Coaster …

Essential Questions for Every Traveler to Ask to Learn About a New Destination

Surely one of the reasons we get off the couch and head abroad is because we have questions that must be answered. Or, at the very least the desire …

10 Of The World’s Most Challenging Spots To Land A Plane

But what if we ignore all this? What if we look at the sheer excitement and pleasure of flying - of being able to choose where you go, who you go with and how you arrive? This is in essence the pinnacle of what everyone who travels wants.<p>So here are ten exotic locations where the majority of pilots …

The 20 Most Expensive Cities In The World

ECA International, a global management consulting firm, just came out with its semiannual cost of living survey, which calculates the cost of living based on prices of various day-to-day goods and services.<p>Tokyo has always claimed the number one spot as the most expensive city for expatriates to …

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