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5 Lessons Learned to Truly Enjoy Traveling

Traveling is exciting and exhausting, exhilarating and stressful. Regardless if you're taking a weekend getaway versus an extended holiday, or if you're traveling on a budget versus a luxury vacation, stepping outside of your comfort bubble to a new city or country will give you both emotional …

New York City

After 90 years, Route 66 still driving tourism, nostalgia

Poor Kansas. While bands from the King Cole Trio to the Rolling Stones sang about the famous highway — name dropping Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California — the lyrics ignore Kansas.<p>Maybe it's because just a few miles of Route 66 passed through the Sunflower State. …

The Best Places to Travel and Teach in 2016

We all know traveling makes us more creative, but most people get stumped when it comes to funding an international adventure. That’s why teaching English abroad, fraught with all of its little surprises, is still one of the most popular ways to actually experience a new culture firsthand, while …

Travel

5 Places I Have To Visit In 2016

Photo: Matt Gibson<p>A lot of my travel blogger friends are always on the move. They count the number of new countries they visit each year and many seem to have the goal of visiting every country in the world.<p>I don't.<p>Not that there's anything wrong with traveling like crazy. But, working on the road …

Sea Level

The world's most romantic hotel bars

The world's most breathtaking waterfalls

Waterfalls aren't just cascading tons of water over the edge of a cliff, they are an example of the power of nature, an earthly wonder and a reminder that something as dainty as water has the power to erode something as tough as rock.<p>The falls are majestic beauties, sure, but they're more than …

Ice Age

Daily Deals: Doom, iPad Pro, Amazon Prime, blue Xbox One consoles and more!

Rakuten is back with another collection of voucher code offers and we've selected a sweet hat-trick of gaming and tech deals for you. Fancy blasting …

Top 10 Places to See Autumn Leaves

Discover fabulous fall foliage the world over.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Sonoma County, California</b> <br>www.sonomacounty.com/ <br>With leaves on both tree and vine, fall foliage is doubly intense in Sonoma County. Drive through Sonoma Valley along Arnold Drive, lined with …

Travel Photography

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

Namibia: The Greatest Wildlife Recovery Story Ever Told

Only in Namibia<p><i>Length: 1:08</i><p>Come experience the most remarkable story Africa has to tell.<p>Travel <i>h</i><br>Experience this unique conservation success story for …

Hospital door handle sanitises users' hands and measures cleanliness of staff

A new type of hospital door handle by British studio Agency of Design transforms a hotbed for germs into a sanitising device, with a sensor that …

How An Ohio Housewife Flew Around The World, Made History, And Was Then Forgotten

Jerrie Mock was a 38-year-old housewife from Columbus, Ohio, when, 50 years ago this week, she accomplished what Amelia Earhart is famous for having failed to do. But in the decades since, as Mock's life began to unravel, history all but forgot the pilot who made it.<p>Just before the coast …

India's Punjab: What to see in Amritsar and beyond | CNN Travel

Top 10 historic sights in San Francisco

San Francisco has iconic landmarks aplenty: the Golden Gate bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, Alcatraz … and fog. But dig deeper and you'll find a richer history beyond the famous tourist sights<p>Fort Point<p>At the foot of the Golden Gate bridge is Fort Point, built from 1853 to 1861 to protect the Bay from …

The best independent travel magazines

A new breed of independent travel magazines is on the rise. We talk to their creators to find out what inspires them and ask which travel publications are on their must-read lists<p>Did we miss your favourite magazine? Tell us which ones inspire you in the comments below<p>Renegade<p><b>What's the …

Top 10 state and national parks in Texas

Texas's vast and spectacular landscape is dotted with more than 100 national and state parks – and they're not all desert. Here's our pick of 10 varied parks, from the Lone Star state's own 'Grand Canyon' to historic sites, a forest and an urban oasis<p>Read more in our Austin City Guide<p>Big Bend …

Move over Heathrow. Now Dubai International is the world's No 1 airport.

It's not just better passenger numbers. When it comes to size and glamour, nowhere compares with the Gulf airport<p>With its boulevards of plastic palm trees, gleaming silver interior and "Zen Garden" complete with lush ferns and refreshing mist machine, Dubai International is a world away from the …

Three days in Bruny Island, Tasmania – travel guide

Where to stay, eat and visit on a trip to Bruny Island: a long weekend spent hiking rugged coastlines and tasting (very) local products on the Tasmanian island<p>Standing 3,000km from Antarctica, Bruny might as well be the end of the earth. The small island, situated at the southern point of Tasmania, …

Pictures of the Week 4.10.14

This Week in Review: Vox and the wonk boom, and Comcast defends its TWC merger plans

Plus: Heartbleed exposes the Internet’s vulnerability, the alleged decline of the mobile web, and the rest of the week’s must-reads in journalism and tech.<p><b>This week’s essential reads</b>: If you’ve only got a minute or two, this week’s essential reads are Felix Salmon on the boom in wonk journalism, …