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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada: Family Travel Guide

What to do in Red Rock Canyon<p>The Mojave Desert's technicolor rock formations, canyons and cliffs are even more mesmerizing than the non-stop glitz and glitter of the Las Vegas Strip. It's the best of both worlds: An adventurous vacation with beautiful scenery mixed with the convenient, affordable …

Family Travel

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

1. The Bernina Express from Switzerland to Italy<p>Roberto Moiola / Getty Images<p>The Bernina Express train makes its way through breathtaking views of …

Trains

11 Reasons Why Montenegro Needs to Be Your Next Holiday Destination

Ask anyone who visits this slice of absolute paradise and they’ll tell you that Montenegro is a land of Adriatic heaven. Bursting with rolling, …

European Travel

10 of the Best Hiking Trails in Canada

Canada’s got a lot to be proud of, and as the summer months roll in, nowhere is our Northern pride more on display than in the great outdoors, where …

Hiking

Top Five Western U.S. Campsites

I’ve spent the last five months of my life traveling out of my camper full time, searching the Western half of the United States for the best …

Hiking

These Are the Most Beautiful Villages in Italy

Italy is home to some of the most spectacular, art-filled cities out there, but the country’s true charm lies in the countryside, where life revolves …

Italy

Psychedelic Drugs May Help the Brain Repair Itself, Study Finds

In recent years, psychedelic party drugs such as LSD and MDMA have been studied by scientists for their potential ability to treat mental health …

Neuroscience

12 of the Most Scenic Train Rides in the World

Train travel has seen a resurgence in popularity over recent years, and for good reason. Not only is it eco-friendly and often cheaper than flying, …

5 spectacular Scottish walks that landscape photographers love

1: The West Highland Way<p>Charlie Waite<p>My favourite walk in Scotland is the West Highland Way, from Glasgow to Fort William. I did it with a wonderful …

7 BEST HIKES IN EUROPE

<i>When you’re planning a Europe trip, spreading out the guidebooks and checking the maps, you probably include landmark cities and the famous battle</i> …

Devil's Punchbowl is beautiful, but dangerous

This spectacular geological formation is one of the gems of the Oregon coast. Just don't get caught inside at high tide.<p>The Oregon coast is famous …

Hiking

12 Beautiful but Dangerous Hikes in the United States

1. Washington’s Mount Rainier Is One of the Deadliest Hikes in the World<p>Rising 14,000 feet above sea level, the risks associated with this climb are …

Windows 10 April 2018 Update: the 10 best new features

Lots of hidden features<p>Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update is arriving for PCs and tablets today. Like the previous Fall Creators Update, it’s full of small features that improve Windows 10 without dramatically changing the platform. Microsoft is only adding one major feature with this update, and …

Apps

12 of the Deadliest Hiking Trails Around the World

Hiking is one outdoor activity that is enjoyed by people all over the world. Some like peaceful and slow hikes, while others seek thrill and …

Best Paso Robles Wineries to Visit

Located about halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the Paso Robles American Viticultural Area (AVA) takes in a sprawling, western landscape …

4 of the Most Dangerous Hikes in the World

Hiking, by most accounts, involves nothing more than putting one foot in front of the other over and over until you reach your final destination. …

Trek the Valley of Ten Peaks to Eiffel Lake

Favorite hike to date...<p>This is by far my favorite hike we have ever done to date. I loved it. We got there super early to get some sunrise photos of …

Hiking

Can’t-Miss Landscape Photography Tips That Will Have an Immediate Impact on Your Photos

I don't know about you, but landscape photography is an escape for me.<p>I love grabbing my camera and heading to the beach or the mountains or places …

Everything You Need to Know About the Jimmy Kimmel-Matt Damon Feud

The infamous feud between Jimmy Kimmel and Matt Damon may technically be fake, but that doesn’t make it any less entertaining. In the 12 years since …

Comedy

12 things I wish I knew before visiting Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza is one of the new seven wonders of the world, and one of the most popular destinations in the Yucatan Peninsula and Mexico. The Mayan …

Photo Basics: Watch This Crash Course on Using Your Camera’s Manual Mode for Better Photos (VIDEO)

You’ve probably heard someone boast that, “You’re not a real photographer until you switch your camera’s mode dial from Auto to Manual.” While we …

Going it alone: top trips for solo travel

The notion of travelling solo can be a daunting one for the first-timer, raising a number of unsettling questions: will I be safe? What route should I follow? Who will take photos of me staring off into the distance atop scenic vantage points?<p>A major factor in mastering the art of solo travel is …

Travel

The Grand Tetons might be the most beautiful place in America

Between the jagged mountains, the beautiful landscape, and the incredible wildlife, the Grand Teton National Park might be the most beautiful place …

National Parks

Quit Your Job And Move Abroad: The Cheapest Places To Live In 2018

It’s the ultimate fantasy: Escape the 9-5 by moving to a place where it’s so cheap you barely need to work — and could even retire early. The Panama-based Live and Invest Overseas advises people on how to do just that, and the company has just announced its list of the 10 best places in the world …

Dominican Republic

The Best Apps for Photographers

Man, is it fun to be a photographer right now.<p>I don't mean to say that photography wasn't fun before, but if you ask me, we're in a golden age of …

Best of Italy

Use our best of Italy guide as you plan your Italian vacation. Below you'll find our picks for where to go in Italy including top cities, romantic …

The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Havasupai Adventure

An oasis in the desert. A place for you to witness the Grand Canyon walls surrounding you while listening to the sound of rushing water outside your …

The 9 most popular audiobooks of 2017

If you've got a long drive or flight ahead of you for the holidays, you might be in search of the right audiobook to get you through your travels.<p>A list compiled by Amazon-owned audio book retailer Audible might help with your decision.<p>Audible compiled its list by looking at the most listened-to …