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Nine Amazing Outdoor Hotel Suites (Photos)

Sleep Under the Stars<p>Quilts and pillows may seem strange out in the open air, but not at one of these nine spectacular hotel suites. See …

Elephant Poachers Poison Hundreds of Vultures to Evade Authorities

The ongoing slaughter of Africa’s elephants is at record levels. The situation has gotten out of hand in many countries, especially those lacking the resources to fight the increase in demand for ivory from the Far East.<p>Poachers lace the discarded elephant carcass with cheap poisons to kill …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

10 Incredible Ancient Theaters That You Can Still Visit

In Ancient Athens, theater was considered to be the most significant form of art. The stories that were performed in front of the public incorporated …

World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

National Parks

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> …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Best Bassoon Week Ever! (4/28/13-5/4/13)

Hey everyone! It’s finals week here at UNT, and I have been writing papers for the past two weeks. Hope everyone is having a good week. …

Make or break: travelling as a couple

Travelling as a couple can present unique challenges (and advantages) on top of the exhilaration and standard stress that accompanies long-term travel. Will it make or break the relationship? What happens when one person wants to go to the Full Moon Party and the other wants to jungle trek?<p>Like …

Low cost Samsung Galaxy Core unveiled with dual-SIM support

Samsung has unleashed yet another addition to its Galaxy smartphone range, with the low-end Galaxy Core making its bow this time.<p>The modest device …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Profiles<p>Atlanta’s realest rapper doesn't say much—but when he does, we listen.<p>By Samuel Hine21 hours agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>Your new summer secret …

Strap yourself in: the world's most extreme road trips

Travelling these routes inspires wonder and awe in those willing to shrug off the discomforts and heart-in-mouth moments they entail.<p>Whether you're gazing through a dirt-smudged window on a clapped-out bus, its engine revving desperately to clear a narrow pass, or grinding through an endless …

England's best vintage markets and antique fairs

Lincoln, Lincolnshire<p>The bi-monthly fair that takes place at the Lincolnshire Showground is large without feeling overwhelming. This fair is diverse, …

UK's tiny islands: 10 hidden gems to discover

Easdale, off Seil Island, Argyll & Bute<p><b>Size: 0.08sq miles</b><br>In its mid-19th century heyday, this apparently inconsequential island in the Sound of Lorn …

Manon Wethly’s Instagram Photos of Airborne Beverages | Colossal

<p>Belgium-based photographer and designer Manon Wethly keeps a wonderful Instagram account where more traditional landscapes of the European …

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

Felix Blumenfeld - study for the left hand

22 Amazing Destinations You Can See With Google Street Views

That trip you'd been thinking about is so far down the horizon, you can barely make it out.<p>To top that off, your passport expired three months ago, you have a whopping credit card bill, and you need to pay a parking ticket. You are eternally trapped here, but through the power of The Internet you …

Florida

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

Ten of France’s natural wonders

France's smorgasbord of cultural delights could keep even the most avid museum-hopper busy for a lifetime, but don't forget about the great outdoors. France smoulders with natural beauty, so why not go <i>au naturel</i> at mountain ranges, canyons and startling stretches of coast? This round-up of …

France

Africa's Rift Valley from above – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/apr/19/africa-rift-valley-kenya-ethiopia-in-pictures<p>720<p>German photographer Michael Poliza travelled by …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Amazing pools (especially in Winter).

Beautiful roads around the World (23 pictures)

There are certain roads around the world that go above and beyond average. They’re so sceni that traveling them is a true adventure.<p><b>Like it? Share it!</b>

Long Exposure Neon Waterfalls | Colossal

<p>Like a freak midnight rainbow, this ongoing series of lit waterfalls titled Neon Luminance is part of a collaboration between Sean Lenz and …

Online hitchhiking across Europe

I remember the exact moment that it became obvious to me that the very essence of hitchhiking had been transformed by technology. It came as we were …

Ancient Italy: alternatives to Pompeii

The buried city of Pompeii always grabs the headlines — and the tourist hordes. But it wasn’t the only place overwhelmed by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79. That is something worth remembering if, inspired by the new exhibition at the British Museum, you are thinking of travelling out to see the …