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10 Places in Albania That Look Like They've Been Taken Out Of Fairy Tales

Albania is a country of great history, even though many travelers do not know many things about the country, we lazy penguins can assure you that it …

European Travel

30 things I know to be true

1. <b>Remember you will die</b>. Maybe even today. Don’t forget that. Don’t forget to be thankful for your health. For the ability to walk. For the time you …

Vegetable Gardens

43 Walking Tours We Love Around the World

Our favorite walking tours in some of the biggest cities around the world.<p>There's no better way to explore a new city than on foot, where you can …

European Travel

How a 13-Month Trip Around the World Changed My Life

Anthony Bourdain and I think a like. We both believe that there is no better education than traveling the world. The world is the greatest classroom. Travel breeds tolerance and greater knowledge of life that can be brought to any job. I've stated, written, and spoken many times that I truly …

San Francisco

The scenic route: Ireland's most picturesque drives

The Emerald Isle is renowned for its spellbinding scenery. And while state-of-the-art main roads and motorways now link its cities and towns, there are some spectacular alternatives. Turn off the main thoroughfares to discover Ireland’s most scenic stretches of asphalt with these five picturesque …

Ireland

Ireland's best drives

Whether or not you're used to getting into the driver's seat from the right, and driving on the left, Ireland's (often pot-holed) two-lane roads make up some of Europe's most scenic drives. Particularly going village to village, pub to pub, on and off the rugged coastal drives of western and …

Ireland

Driving Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

The 'Wild Atlantic Way' driving route neatly packages the abundant attractions of Ireland's west coast, from West Cork to Donegal. The well-signed, easy-to-navigate route includes 157 'Discovery Points', where drivers can stop and learn more about the must-sees and lesser-known diversions of this …

Ireland
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Just Back: Ireland’s Dingle Peninsula

Nat Geo Travel’s <b>Annie Fitzsimmons</b> spends a large part of her life scouting out the sites, restaurants, and people that reveal the distinctive soul of cities large and small.<p>But even Urban Insiders need a break from the hustle and bustle once in a while. So after attending the Adventure Travel World …

Top 10 Northern Ireland experiences

Northern Ireland is beautiful, wonderfully scenic and packed with attractions both historic and contemporary.<p>The landscape is rejuvenated and the people, warm and welcoming. Here are the top ways to experience Northern Ireland, past and present.<p><b>Titanic Belfast</b><p>The world’s most famous shipwreck was …

Ireland

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

The Best of Romantic Ireland

With castles and legends, Old World hospitality and indulgent experiences, epic scenery and fairy trees, Ireland is a world of romantic mystique.<p>Here are some of the key highlights from around the Emerald Isle:<p><b>> Ardmore and Environs</b> (County Waterford)<p>Quiet Ardmore offers jaw-dropping sea views, …

Sligo, Ireland: On the trail of W. B. Yeats

As children in 1960’s England, we dreaded summer trips to <b>Sligo</b>.<p>My grandmother’s old house was spidery (we had a relative in the town actually called Miss Moffitt) and filled with In Memoriam cards – photos of other children, mostly drowned in the Atlantic, with the words Jesus, Mercy! Mary, Help! …

The 54 Best Romantic Comedies of All Time

There is no “best” romantic comedy. Something is funny when someone laughs, or romantic when their heart swells, for better or for worse, and we have no right to say why one of these should top another. Your uncle, or cube-mate might say, “That’s stupid. <i>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</i> is obviously the best …

18 Movies to Watch Before They Leave Netflix in October

"That rug really tied the room together."<p>Every month, Netflix bids farewell to a collection of great titles, but this September is a particularly difficult month for those who love the streaming giant. From horror to drama to comedy, an unusually large number of notable films will disappear when …

Harrison Ford

Moment: Gear and Travel Company for Mobile Photography | Moment

The Original Macro Lens captures life sized images of the smallest objects. With low distortion and the sharpest glass imaginable, this macro lens is …

Mobile Photography

20 Inspiring Quotes About What Photography Is

Photography allows one to capture the world around them with the press of a shutter. From a scientific perspective, it is the act of recording light …

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

Apps

Lonely Planet's best places in Europe 2015

Europe is a magical miscellany of peoples and places, and the range of destinations can be overwhelming if you’re planning a trip. To narrow down the choices, we asked our team of Europe-based editors and authors to pick a list of 10 destinations looming large in their travel plans right now.<p>This …

European Travel

The 50 Best Romance Movies

You know the one I’m talking about. The first. The one that made you say, “oh, so this is what everyone’s on about.” When that special someone …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Genealogy

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

You'll Never Make Lasagna Any Other Way

<i>By Andy Baraghani</i><p>Don't mess with me when it comes to ragùs — I've got a few opinions.<p>Growing up, I would flip through cookbooks looking to find as …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Swingrest by Daniel Pouzet

“Swingrest” is a floating furniture item made by architect Daniel Pouzet for Dedon. With its design, it is an ideal object for having rest with …

Somabar, A Compact Robotic Bartender That Precisely Mixes Cocktails in Conjunction With a Smartphone App

Somabar is a kitchen-top robotic bartender that stores different cocktail ingredients and precisely mixes drinks with just the touch of a button on a …

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Better off Red: Great Bottles Under $20

It’s a sad and simple fact that wine hasn’t experienced quite the same boom as craft beer. It’s not that everyone saw <i>Somm</i> and pegged the whole …