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Ljubljana: a small but beautiful capital

Ljubljana, Slovenia's biggest city (say lyoob- <i>lya</i>-nah – the j’s are mostly silent), also happens to be one of Europe's greenest and most liveable capitals. It’s conveniently set up for visitors too – most of the city’s top attractions are clustered in a compact pedestrianised area around a bend in …

European Travel

The 25 Most Popular Tourist Attractions In The US

And the No. 1 tourist attraction in the U.S. is Gettysburg National Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, which sees well over 1 million visitors each year. Several states were represented on the list this year, but six of the attractions are in Washington, D.C.<p>To determine these awards, TripAdvisor …

18 Life Lessons Learned From Traveling The World

By Matthew Kepnes,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1gSYViY<p>I never thought I would still be nomadic. My original round-the-world trip was only …

10 of the best travel quotes of all time

By Paul Johnson on Apr 17, 2013 in Featured, Travel Miscellany<p>If you ever needed inspiration to travel, then hopefully these quotes will offer just …

7 Travel Rules To Live By

Traveling the globe can teach you a thing or two (or seven).<p>Apply these traveler's mantras to the ordinary life beyond your trip, and watch every day become a freeing vacation of its own.<p><b>1. Pack light.</b><p>When traveling, you want your suitcase to be small so you'll have freedom to be active and …

Otavalo: The land of Andean artistry

Ecuador’s Otavalo market is a place of history and tradition, where centuries-old artisan practices continue to thrive in villages around the northern town.<p>On any given morning in the Ecuadorian town of Otavalo, Plaza de los Ponchos is a rainbow of textiles. Blankets, wall hangings, handbags, table …

53 Travel Quotes To Inspire You To See the World

Here’s an inspirational travel quote for each week of the year (plus one for good measure) to keep you dreaming of exotic lands:<p>1. “To move, to …

20 Life Lessons I Have Learned from Travel

20 Life Lessons I’ve Learned from Travel<p>The arrival of the new year has gotten me thinking a lot about the past year of travels – in fact the past …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Hiking

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

10 of the Coolest Hotels We’ve Stayed At – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

27<p>1<p>4<p>Thanks to this website, Alberto and I have had the chance to travel far and beyond, from Antarctica to Zimbabwe, North Korea to South Africa. …

Top 15 travel experiences in Sikkim, India

One of the Himalaya’s best-kept travel secrets, Sikkim is a welcome diversion from all conventional notions of an Indian holiday. Far from Rajasthan’s royal trail, Goa’s beaches and Kerala’s backwaters, this tiny Indian hill state prides itself on pristine alpine forests, lofty snow-capped …

Sikkim

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The Gates of Jerusalem

Jaffa Gate<p>A small, walled area in the center of Jerusalem contains holy sites revered by followers of the three major monotheistic religions. The …

7 reasons why, exactly, you should travel

Let’s face it: Traveling takes planning, is expensive, and, depending on where you’re going and who you’re going with, can be a little …

Why you should never date a girl who travels

SHE’S THE ONE WITH the messy unkempt hair colored by the sun. Her skin is now far from fair like it once was. Not even sun-kissed. It’s burnt with …

College & University

Jaipur’s Craft Renaissance

From gem cutters to weavers, artisans have long been synonymous with India’s Pink City, but <b>Jaipur</b>’s craft heritage continues to evolve. In recent years, Western designers have immigrated here and are learning from and employing skilled locals.<p>Swedish-born <b>Sophia Edstrand</b> discovered the centuries-old</i> …

Reinvented Riga: a traveller’s guide to Latvia’s capital city

With over two decades of freedom (and a renewed status as Latvia’s capital) under its belt, Rīga is reclaiming its rightful title as the cosmopolitan cornerstone of the Baltic.<p>Sitting at the crossroads of the great empires that wrote the pages of Europe’s elaborate history, Rīga was – for centuries …

European Travel

Trieste: Crossroads of Culture

The vessel that carried the first humans to the deepest part of the ocean in the Mariana Trench back in 1960 was named <i>Trieste</i> to honor the Adriatic port city where it was built.<p>After a recent visit, I decided the name couldn’t be more apt.<p>Everywhere you look in Trieste, there are signs of a people …

10 Glorious Places Where Daylight Savings Time Does Not Exist

On the morning of March 9, most of us loyal Americans will "spring forward," faithfully turning our clocks ahead in celebration of daylight savings time. Two o'clock will become 3 o'clock, and one precious hour of life will be forever lost to the eternal vortex.<p>You can avoid this travesty -- and …

The Impulse to Travel

I do not know where the impulse to travel comes from but I have always had it bad, ever since I was four or five.<p>A Vietnamese child living in the Mekong Delta, I remember listening to my French-educated father's stories of snow -on the gilded bridges across the Seine; in the well-groomed parks of …

Delta Details How Many Miles Are Needed to Redeem Free Flights

Delta is providing more details about changes to its frequent-flier program after complaints about the overhaul from some travelers.<p>Delta is changing …

Using Airplane Wi-Fi? Watch Out For The Guy In 27A

Accessing private information from someone on an airplane isn't as hard as portrayed in "Inception." In fact, the act can be completed simply by using onboard Wi-Fi.<p>So say security experts, who want travelers to know the Wi-Fi commonly available on commercial airliners isn't any safer than the …

Nicaragua emerging as prime tourist destination

GRANADA, Nicaragua — I came to Nicaragua to climb a volcano, to listen to howler monkeys scream in the trees of a rain forest and to walk along a deserted beach, watching the sun flame out at the end of day, turning the sea and sky ablaze.<p>I did all those things and more in this star-crossed Central …

The women who inspired me to travel

WHILE RESEARCHING topics for International Women’s Day, I came across this infographic by momondo (below) that depicts the women whose achievements …

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

Italy

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …