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11 of the world's greatest travel experiences

They're big. They're life-affirming. They're bucket-list beauties. Warning: this list will cause instant wanderlust<p>Plunging into the wilderness, …

The 25 Places You Must Explore In 2016

From Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2016 and Afar Media's Where to Go in 2016.

Our Absolute Travel Highlights of 2015

NYT 52 Places to Go’s Extreme Destination This Year is a Doozy: The Gorillas in DR Congo

When they touted Iraqi Kurdistan I took notice and duly went. The New York Times 52 Places to Go slips in an extreme destination each year that …

The Roman road across Africa: 16 beautiful sites associated with the empire

50 Countries and Counting: A Naturalista's Travel Adventures in Glorious Africa, Part I--Kenya, Senegal and Cabo Verde!

There are many misconceptions about travel to Africa, which is a beautiful continent with many wonderful places to visit. After all, it is the Motherland! My first trip to Africa was to Nairobi, Kenya in East Africa, which was fantastic! Subsequent journeys to the continent, on three different …

5 wildlife adventures everyone should have before they die

There are few experiences that compare to witnessing animals in their natural environment.<p>In a world where landscapes are continually altered, it is often calming, and quite breathtaking, to view animals completely in harmony with their habitats.<p>Though they often require some significant travel, …

Wildlife

8 Mold-Breaking Cruise Itineraries

<i>Photo courtesy of Hurtigruten</i><p>While many cruise ships follow similar routes, several exciting itineraries are being introduced in 2016 and 2017. In …

5 beautiful islands you should visit to escape tourists

ES Lifestyle Newsletter<p>There’s nothing travellers hate more than tourists. Hell is other people, after all. So if you’re the kind of traveller that …

‘My favourite beach in the world’ – readers’ travel tips

Wild, peaceful, fun, busy, hot ... we all love the seaside, whether it’s just along the coast from Swansea or sweltering under a tropical sky<p><b>Winning tip: Punta Uva, Costa Rica</b><p>Just a winding road away from vibrant Caribbean-infused Puerto Viejo is the Gandoca-Manzanillo wildlife refuge, a haven for …

19 Images from Southern Africa That Will Make You Want to Go There Right Now

The world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent, Africa is a place of tremendous potential for a traveller. There is so much to see …

South Africa

This Visual Tour Of Trip Advisor’s Top 25 Beaches Will Have You Reaching For Your Passport

Trip Advisor recently published their list of the 25 best beaches in the world, and we’re here to give you a closer look at the most beautiful ones. While there’s no shortage of white sand and turquoise waters, each location is distinctly unique. From nudity near Ibiza to Christmas Carols in the …

Turks and Caicos

7 Offbeat Adventures Around the World

Itching for an adventure, but want to set your sights on something a little out of the ordinary? Look no further.<p>Treat yourself to a wholly unique experience with any one of these offbeat adventures:<p>Live Like a Bedouin in Egypt<p>If commonplace adventures sound too tame for you, consider immersing …

Adventure Travel

Where to Travel While the Canadian Dollar is Weak

Fluctuating currencies are a fact of life. The dollar has an impact on many things, but in the travel world, it can mean the difference between a …

Canadian Dollar

5 Offbeat Countries to Visit This Summer (2016)

With summer creeping up around the corner, it's time to start thinking about your upcoming travel plans!<p>After visiting 75+ countries since 2012, I have discovered some amazing destinations around the world that might not be on your radar to visit... but they definitely won't disappoint you!<p>The …

Flight Deal of the Day: Visit Africa's Top Tourist Destinations From $412

Craft the trip of a lifetime with two destinations for the price of one, thanks to a Qatar Airways sale.<p>If Africa is on your list for 2016, now is the time to book that dream trip. Qatar Airways has put several of their Africa destinations on sale from the U.S., but the catch is that you'll end …

11 of the Most Astounding UNESCO Sites in Africa

<b>With golden sand dunes, thundering falls and the world's largest population of giant tortoises, Africa's world heritage sites encompass staggering beauty and diversity.</b><p><b>BOTSWANA</b><p><b>1. Okavango Delta</b><p>With annual flooding between June and August, this astounding delta is formed as the Okavango River meets …

12 Vacation Spots That Are Cheaper To Get To Today Than In The Past

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Station to station: the best train journeys you've never heard of

Famous railways – from America’s California Zephyr to Switzerland’s Glacier Express – are rightly celebrated in travellers’ lore. But the most iconic journeys tend to have popularity and prices to match their fame. Look a little closer into the world of train travel, however, and there are dozens …

A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

Hiking

12 Bizarre Landscapes That Only Adventure Travelers Can Love

For some travelers, a vacation is about putting their feet up, ordering a favorite cocktail and maybe taking a nap in paradise. At the other end of …

17 of the World's Most Extraordinary National Parks

<i>Canada's Pacific Rim National Park is one of the world's most extraordinary national parks.</i><p>Yellowstone was the world's first national park. As the US National Park Service turns 100 years old this year, people from around the country (and globe) are flocking to these iconic reserves. US National …

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …

29 Must-See Photos of National Parks Around the World

Much like if you were actually there in person, you can spend days wandering around these awe-inspiring, nature-laden photos taken in these national …

National Parks

10 Often Overlooked Countries that make Wonderful Travel Destinations

Every country has had a turbulent history of some degree. And unfortunately, it ended only recently for some, creating poor tourism prospects. Other …

Khmer Rouge

50 great Irish beaches

Whether you’re looking for family fun, seaside activities or a beach with cinematic associations, check out this round-up of some of the top …

25 places we're dying to explore right now - Matador Network

25 places we’re dying to explore right now<p>The Matador team is made up of more than two dozen of the best-traveled people you’ll ever meet. We’re …

Machu Picchu

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