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Put these 10 countries on your travel list for 2014

SOME OF THE PLACES below make the list because they’re hosting mega-events in 2014; others are included simply because they’re awesome and I’m dying …

Paradise found in Malaysia

Trek through the Langkawi archipelago’s luscious rainforest, get a feel for Penang Island’s bustling local life and find an urban oasis in one of Kuala Lumpur’s 52 shopping centres.

Kuala Lumpur

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

Europe's 10 Coziest Mountain Villages

As winter approaches, the first blankets of snow are falling on the great mountains of Europe and the continent's enchanting mountain towns are gearing up for a new season of visitors eager to hit the slopes or take in the unique local culture that these mountain regions seem to inspire. While …

European Travel

Welcome to America's real big country: Colorado, Nevada and Utah

Colorado, Nevada and Utah are among the largest states in the union, covering nearly 300,000 square miles – about the size of Austria, Germany and Italy combined. They have dozens of mountain ranges, myriad deserts, lakes and rivers. I've written five books set in these states, and have not …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Ice Age Trail

Take a journey along Wisconsin’s glacial landscapes. Your trip could be long or short, secluded or social. Whatever you’re looking for, the Ice Age …

Top 10 scenic drives

They don't call it America the Beautiful for nothing. Roll down that car window and feast your eyes.<p>A road trip is nothing without roads. Here are some doozies, although any mere Top 10 list will inevitably leave out some of the best. See the Itineraries chapter in our new <i>USA</i> guide for more, and …

On the trail of Mexico's best-kept secrets

Forget the seaside margaritas and hire yourself a set of wheels to explore this huge, varied but eminently driveable country, and discover some of its best-kept secrets.<p>1. Copper Canyon<p>Formed by the confluence of six rivers, Barranca del Cobre (Copper Canyon) is so vast it could swallow the Grand …

The 10 Cheapest Cities In The World

When I was in Nicaragua in 2011, I had a friend who was renting a room with her boyfriend in Managua.<p>They each paid $25 per month for rent. The bus ride to their job cost 10 American cents.<p>Point being: There are places in the world where your dollar can go a very long way.<p>This is important. If …

Black Sea

The Best Sunscreens for Your Travels

By CNTraveler.com<p><i>This story originally appeared on Condé Nast Traveler's Website.</i><p>Sunscreen is one of the most important travel accessories you'll need, whether you're at the beach, in the tropics, in the desert, or in the city. Our editors pick the best SPF offerings out there.<p><b>Best for the Desert: ­</b><p>…

Skin Care

Summer Fun in the Sun à la Montréal

Hot jazz, cool comedy, fine dining and fabulous European café culture. The world's second-largest French-speaking city after Paris promises all that and more during the sultry season. But Montréal's unabashedly liberal and tolerant art, music, design and fashion scenes aren't the only reasons to …

Montréal

30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers

Your iPhone could be your most valuable travel companion. It can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time, find convenient airport lounges, avoid weather cancellations and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. All these apps are available …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Columbia River

Live-blog: Ayahuasca Trip in Ecuador

Photo from <b>Benjy Hansen Bundy</b><p>Live-blog: Ayahuasca Trip in Ecuador<p>The Nowhere blog showcases a monthly feature from a selection of exclusive stories …

7 Secrets Wealthy People Know About Amassing And Maintaining A Fortune

Becoming wealthy enough to keep the wolf from your door doesn't mean an end to unwanted callers. For every newly minted billionaire, there are …

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

Gulf Coast

Europe's Most Affordable Cities for 2013

For the intrepid budget traveler, few frontiers offer as many challenges--and potential victories--as Europe. It may seem like sky-high prices, particularly in summer, are a nonnegotiable in Europe, but travelers willing to expand their frontiers will encounter dazzling affordability along with …

Colorado's best scenic drives

Colorado has 25 nationally designated Scenic & Historic Byways, and a number of mind-blowing drives that didn’t make the list, but should definitely make yours. Some will take all day and have you discussing the blows of history and time; others are short hops to lonely mountain passes that are …

27 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier

Don't punish yourself with a cleanse or something equally awful. Just make real food better for you with these yummy substitutions.<p><i>Graphics by Chris Ritter for BuzzFeed.</i>

Expert Advice: An Architect’s 15 Essential Tips for Designing the Kitchen

With more than 50 kitchen projects under his belt, Jerome Buttrick of Buttrick Projects (formerly Buttrick Wong Architects) is a veteran of kitchen …