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The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World

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These Travel Instagram Accounts Will Inspire Extreme Wanderlust

Toronto native Tom Ryaboi—better known by his Instagram handle @roof_topper—has “been on more roofs than Santa Claus,” shooting gorgeous, …

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

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Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

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Cenotes In Mexico Are Totally Worth A Visit

If you're a fan of cenotes, or underground sinkholes, you should probably head on down to Mexico ASAP.<p>There are some 6,000 of them along the country's Yucatan Peninsula, mostly around Tulum. The Mayans believed they were sacred gateways to the underworld, and while you may still find relics of …

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Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in June

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in June:</b><p>What do a giant head, a larger-than-life house, and a flying ship have in common? They will be on display at the <b>Greenwich and Docklands International Festival</b> (June 20-28) in …

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A Texas Couple Quit Their Jobs, Sold Their Home, And Traveled To 10 Countries In 6 Months

"One night we were talking about how great it would be to just take some time off and travel, so we took out a piece of paper and wrote down our dream destinations," Seth Hanson told Business Insider. "Our lists turned out almost identical."<p>Wasting no time, they decided to start actually planning …

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The 19 Most Stunning Sacred Places Around the World

From mountaintop monasteries to super-modern temples, these amazing places will make you <i>believe</i>. We've gone through the tips and photos of more than a million travelers on minube to find these places which inspire, astound, and simply take our breath away. From the jungles of Indonesia to the …

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Arbroath: Tiny Town, Big History

When life in the metropolitan U.K. gets dramatic and ridiculous, Scotland provides a merry little old-world escape (for proof, please review our recent reasons to love Scotland, reasons to visit Scotland, and reasons why Scotland is "zen").<p>And if Scotland itself is an escape, the charming town of …

Don't Miss Malta: Eight Reasons to Visit a Mediterranean Gem

The eight points on a Maltese cross stand for the eight original "langues" or foreign origins of the care-giving Knights Hospitaller of St. John who were gifted the islands of Malta in the early 1500s. They can also stand for eight good reasons to travel to the richly historical country. Add in …

I'm With Stupid: Popping Tiny Bubbles of Volcanic Ignorance

I grew up in the East, so everything I know about Hawaii I learned from TV. Think <i>Magnum, P.I</i>.; <i>Hawaii Five-0</i>; <i>The Brady Bunch</i>: that kind of stuff.<p>Here's what I thought I knew about America's 50th state: There's hula dancers, surfers and ukulele players, people eat poi and pigs at luaus, girls throw …

20 Reasons Why South Australia Is the Trip of a Lifetime

<b>1. An average beach in South Australia looks like this:</b><p><b>2. So imagine what the country's best beach -- also in South Australia -- looks like.</b><p>A team from Sydney University traveled to 10,000 Australian beaches (what a cool job!), evaluating them on the colors of the water, cleanliness and privacy, …

Free Things to Do in Chicago

It's no wonder Frank Sinatra paid tribute to Chicago in his ubiquitous song "My Kind of Town." The city has plenty of what he called razzmatazz, from legendary stories about Al "Scarface" Capone to groundbreaking architecture to a vibrant soul and jazz scene. Here's a list of free, year-round art, …

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A Park Ranger's Guide to Yosemite

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been …

Australia's Hidden Gem: Rottnest Island

It's pretty easy to find yourself jealous of Australians when you find places like Rottnest Island.<p>Letting your mind wander to beautiful sunny beaches with attractive men surfing and saying "G'day mate" could become something of a hobby. Especially when you find a gem of a place like Rottnest …

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Freediving with sharks in Roatan, Honduras – in pictures

Freediving with sharks off Honduras's Roatan island is a thrilling, if nerve-racking, experience. Professional freedivers Eusebio and Christina Saenz de Santamaria shot these photographs as they explored the Cara a Cara site, famous for Caribbean reef sharks. Eusebio runs a freediving school in …

Photographs of Dried Whisky Residue on the Bottom of Scotch Glasses

Photographer Ernie Button has a unique project called Vanishing Spirits in which he photographs the bottom of Scotch glasses once the whisky has …

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The Me Bird: Animation by 18bis

The Me Bird: Animation by 18bis<p>A free interpretation of a poem by Pablo Neruda using a strata stencil technique.<p>The inspiration in the strata stencil …