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51 natural wonders so amazing it’s hard to believe they exist

The world’s an incredible place, but sometimes I’ll find myself somewhere and actually have to take a second and ask, “Really? This is exists?”<p>This …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2014's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to skiing in Japan, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their …

Find Your Perfect Beach With Fodor's Travel

Find Your Perfect Beach With Fodor’s Travel<p>Category:<p>Bucket List Worthy<p>By Kraig Becker | February 5, 2014<p>Have you found yourself frequently dreaming …

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35 images of Costa Rica we can’t stop looking at

COSTA RICA has staked its reputation on being a progressive pioneer when it comes to environmental conservation policy. A full 25% of its territory …

Happier Than A Billionaire: Quitting My Job, Moving to Costa Rica, & Living the Zero Hour Work Week

• <b>Author:</b> Nadine Hays Pisani<p>One couple's celebration of risking it all for the dream of living a happier life.<p>In this humorous and witty account, Nadine Pisani shares what is is like to follow her dream of quitting her job and carving a new life under the sunny skies of Costa Rica. Along the way, she …

14 Breathtaking Places You Probably Didn't Know Existed

Do you ever feel like you've seen it all? Do you crave those breathtaking moments of your first travel adventures?<p>The world is full of wonders, sometimes you just have to look a little harder to find them. These 14 spots are lesser-known but equally (if not more) breathtaking.<p><b>1. Whitehaven Beach</b><p>The …

Maldive Islands: One by One

While it may be the case that no man is an island, practically every resort in the Maldives is its own island, and they are exquisite destinations. Of the republic's 1,100 tiny tropical jewels stretching through the Indian Ocean southwest of India and Sri Lanka, about 200 are inhabited and nearly …

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7 Incredible Grand Tours You Can Actually Afford

Sometimes a one-week vacation just isn't enough. From a safari journey around Africa to an extensive cross-country tour of the U.S., we've rounded up …

These Beautiful Water Landscapes Will Totally Take Your Breath Away

There’s no doubt that water is essential. We drink it. We swim in it. We’re even made up of it. But sometimes, we should stop and appreciate the sheer beauty of it.<p>If you’re yearning for that feeling of serenity, the peaceful moment amidst the craziness of the world, these fifteen water landscapes …

Climbers descend the ridge of the Arête de l’Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix, France. http://on.natgeo.com/1bSBI0w Photograph by Dan Westergren, National Geographic

The Truth About Cruise Ships

• <b>Author:</b> Jay Herring<p>This is a behind-the-scenes look at cruise ships in a way that's never been done before. Some of the stories are shocking, some are enlightening, but most are just laugh-out-loud entertaining. This tour behind those "Crew Only" doors will reveal:<p>- How romance on a cruise ship is …

Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

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5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

As a travel writer since 1997, I have visited 100 countries, and I make 20 to 30 trips a year. I am always being asked where in the world I'd most like to go. In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die. This includes, of course, the biggie …

Costa Cruises Introduces “Slow Cruising” Itineraries

There’s a new trend in travel and it’s called slow cruising. What is it, why is it so appealing, and why has Costa Cruises adopted it for neoRiviera …

7 Most Mysterious Places In The World

There is so much we can learn about the ancient world. With every discovery, archaeologists uncover more about civilizations that came before us. What we know, however, is nothing compared to the questions left unanswered.<p>Even today, these 7 historic places remain obscure and mysterious to</b> …

Ultimate Cruise Planner

If you’ve never stepped foot on a cruise ship, you might not know the first thing about planning the perfect vacation at sea. Get your feet wet with …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. …

22 Epic Places You Didn't Know Existed

The world is full of wonders... wonders we know about (the Grand Canyon) and those we might not (see below). But it's important to note that this earth we all live on is an insanely beautiful place. In case you don't have the time (or funds) to visit these spectacular places, we thought we'd do you …

The 10 Best Islands In The World

Luckily for you, Condé Nast Traveler just released its list of the Top 25 Islands in the World as part of its annual Readers' Choice Awards. We're taking a closer look at the top 10.<p>From the isolated tranquility of Bora Bora to the sprawling golf courses of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, these …

This may be the most intimate look at the Great Barrier Reef we’ve seen

<i>Editor’s note:</i> For those of us who haven’t yet made the trip, Matador Ambassador Scott Sporleder brings us along as he explores just a small part of …

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global …

Funko Releasing THE GOONIES Toy Line!

Best Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

Photo Courtesy of Krystal Cancun. Article by Chanize Thorpe, contributor to Budget Travel.<p>It's a fact that all-inclusive resorts can be expensive, with the average nightly rate at some of the bigger chains running $450 -- per person. And when you find one in your price range there's usually a …

Egypt's Tourism Industry Has Been Reduced to a Trickle

The lone tourist bus curved through the desert past the limestone-topped Pyramid of Khafre, leaving the camel handlers and postcard sellers trudging …

8 Reasons to Drop Everything & Visit Maldives Right Now — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Every destination promises “something for everyone”, but let’s be honest: <i>that’s almost</i> …

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in the USA

Way back in 1810, Bavarian commoners were invited to a royal wedding celebration. It was such a rollicking good time that the fall festival became a yearly tradition. Munich's Oktoberfest, as it came to be called, now attracts more than 6 million revelers each year -- and it's one of the world's …

10 Travel Tips for NFL Fans

Football season is about to kickoff, and soon parking lots will be filled with that oh-so-sweet smelling BBQ and cries of "Bear Down!" (No secret which team I'm rooting for.) Check out your team's road schedule and make a long weekend of it to explore another city, and cheer on your team come …

Oktoberfest In The US: Where And When To Celebrate This Year

Unless you're a study abroad student or a wealthy jet-setter, chances are you don't have the time or money to hop over to Munich for Oktoberfest.<p>But that doesn't mean you can't enjoy beer, bratwurst and all the accompanying festivities. There are plenty of places to celebrate the fall festival in …