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26 Castles That Have Reached Fairytale Status

Castles are already pretty spectacular but put one on top of a mountain or hanging over the edge of a cliff and they get elevated to fairytale status.<p>From Scotland to Syria, the amazing architecture and jaw-dropping views are sure to impress any traveler.<p><b>Swallow's Nest, Gaspra, Crimea</b><p><b>Aragonese</b> …

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30 Links to Beautiful Photography, Amazing Tutorials and Much More

This week's list of photography links is quite diverse, featuring a hand-selected group of tutorials, reviews, special features, great photography …

Tutorial Shares Tips for Capturing the ‘First Look’ at a Wedding

Wedding photography has grown exponentially over the past decade, and with that growth has come some new trends in weddings that weren’t nearly as …

Incredible Time-Lapse Captures Up Close & Personal View of a Supercell Forming

If there was ever a time to use the term jaw-dropping, this might very well be it. Because while we’ve seen some amazing footage and even more …

Free Things to Do in Chicago

TravelFree Things to Do<p>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 …

The 10 Best Urban Islands

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Looking for an escape from the turmoil of urban existence? Many waterfront cities have island havens where nature beckons, just a quick step across a bridge or a short ferry ride away.<p>Here are ten worth seeing:<p><b>> Île aux Cygnes (Paris, France)</b><p>For a quiet stroll in Paris, head …

The Most Unforgettable Experiences in London

Whether you're looking to check off the top sights, hit the shops or discover the British capital through the eyes of the locals, here are 50 unforgettable experiences to have in London.<p>Teeming with historic architecture, monumental landmarks and world-class museums, few cities are as iconic as …

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The haunting Sichuan-Tibet Highway

A bus ride along one of the world’s riskiest roads leads to altitude headaches, near-death experiences and one of the last chances to see Tibet as it once was.<p>“Double rainbow!” a passenger on the bus yelled. “Look to the left!” We were somewhere in the Hengduan Mountains that stretch across the …

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Canada’s backcountry by air

A new ride shimmies over British Columbia’s jaw-dropping wilderness, giving nature lovers access to terrain usually reserved for steely rock climbers and tough backcountry hikers.<p>Vancouver visitors lured by British Columbia’s jaw-dropping wilderness can now spare their calf muscles thanks to a new …

8 Super Romantic Spas in Europe

A spa day is a relatively romantic endeavor on its own, but move that spa day to Europe and it's nearly guaranteed to spark some l'amour.<p>A spa day is a relatively romantic endeavor on its own, but move that spa day to Europe and it's nearly guaranteed to spark some l'amour. Our expert hotel …

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EccentriCities: Horchaterias, the Holy Grail and Hemingway in Valencia

If good things really do come in threes, then Valencia -- Spain's third-largest city after Madrid and Barcelona -- perfectly completes the trifecta.<p>If good things really do come in threes, then Valencia -- Spain's third-largest city after Madrid and Barcelona -- perfectly completes the trifecta. …

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