Dan Sizer

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5 Steps to Become Conversationally Fluent in Spanish - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

Spanish is the language that started off my lifelong obsession with language learning, so it holds a special place in my heart. Thanks to Spanish I …

Language Learning

The world's best bikes and cycling gear

Your world is better with bikes<p>Watch the world's best cyclocross. For free.<p>The lightest gets lighter<p>Electric …

Literature

19 Camping Hacks That Might Actually Save Your Life One Day

Be prepared.

10 Best Car-Free Bike Paths in the USA

Why take just the lane when you can take the whole road? Pedal blissfully through stunning scenery on these car-free roads, lanes, and bike paths.<p>There’s no reason to yell “Car back!” on America’s rail trails and bike paths, where the bike is king of the road. On these 10 routes, take in the …

Time travel in Gyeongju: Korea’s ancient capital

Often referred to as Korea’s ‘museum without walls’ Gyeongju is an archaeological and architectural wonderland, comprising more marvels from the Middle Ages than any other place in the country. Overwritten with an epic history that saw Gyeongju as the capital of the ancient Shilla kingdom from the …

National Geographic Travel

5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

Two of this week’s startups focus on travelers inside cities and aim to improve their safety and spontaneity while exploring urban areas. The other …

Bicycling's 50 Golden Rules

The cycling standards you need to know<p>Cyclists are innovators, constantly hunting for an edge. Over the last half-century, we've tried thousands of methods to become stronger, faster, and smarter on a bike—many of which have been discarded through the years.<p>These are the rules that have …

China to tighten hold on Internet, citing worries about nation's stability

China is moving to tighten its grip over social networking services even more, citing possible threats to stability.<p>On Friday, Chinese authorities released a new blueprint for the country's future that covered economic and social reforms including loosening the nation's decades old one-child …

China

How Long Can Bloomberg Censor Its Own China Exposé?

Bloomberg’s China troubles took another ugly twist over the weekend with the news, first reported by the <i>New York Post</i><i>,</i> that award-winning journalist …

Fred Hiatt: Chinese leaders control media, academics to shape the perception of China

It’s well known that Chinese censors shape and limit the news and history their people can learn. What may be more surprising is how Chinese officials shape and limit what Americans learn about China.<p>Last month, a cultural attache in the Chinese embassy in Washington invited Perry Link to attend a …

China’s Great Firewall Won’t Be Touched by Beijing’s New Reforms

China boasts a Web-censorship system that would be the envy of any autocrat. The state blocks Facebook, Twitter and a growing list of foreign news …

American Samoa: an unsung South Pacific paradise

American Samoa, the only inhabited US territory south of the equator, is given the occasional nod for its love of American football and McDonald's, but few people realize that these lush tropical islands hold geometrically cut mountains and blue waters that rival the beauty of Tahiti and Hawaii. …

New Zealand

Report: Chinese University Students Forced To Manufacture PlayStation 4 In Foxconn Plant

<i>Yet another labor scandal hits Chinese supplier Foxconn.</i><p>According to a report by the Dongfang Daily, over a thousand Chinese university students from Xi’an Technological University were required to work in a Foxconn plant that manufactures the PlayStation 4 video game console.<p>The students were …

30 Epic Places You Absolutely Must Visit Before You're 30

Traveling young is important because it shapes your worldview. When you travel young, you realize who you are and what you believe in before it’s time to make the big-kid decisions (career, marriage, and all that scary stuff) that will impact the rest of your life.<p>If you were to visit each of these …

The Best Bike Ride in Every State

From climbs over majestic mountain passes to blissful Sunday beach cruises, truly great cycling routes can be found in all 50 states, from Maine to Hawaii. Make plans to ride as many as you can.<p><b>ALABAMA</b> <br>The Fort Morgan Ride<br>Start this rocking ride at Lulu’s, home of fried crab claws, then trace …