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14 surprising psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

Love is many things: butterflies and giggles, happiness and comfort, commitment and best friendship.<p>But love, alas, is not easy to find.<p>How and why …

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

18 Weird and Crazy Facts About Germany

<i>By Barbara Woolsey</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Germany has a reputation for being a straight-laced, by-the-books country -- but plenty of weirdness bubbles just below the surface. Honestly, "Sprockets" isn't that far-fetched. As it turns out, there's more than enough weird and wacky going down between the …

Bottoms up: New Zealand's top 10 country pubs

With a shed load of rural settlements and a penchant for a cold pint, it’s no wonder New Zealand does a great line in country pubs.<p>Here’s a thirst-quenching selection of pretty spots to imbibe the amber nectar.<p><b>Leigh Sawmill,</b> Northland<p>Once a stalwart of the local logging industry, this historic …

New Zealand

Now Is The Best Time To Visit Europe. Here's Where To Go.

If continents were dogs, Europe would win Best in Show. The landmass is a seemingly perfect combination of pristine beaches, charming villages, historic cities and stunning nature. There's so much to see that planning a trip can be overwhelming... mostly because it's overwhelmingly expensive.<p>But …

Best things to do in Brisbane in summer

Summer is a slow awakening in Brisbane. After the indulgences of Christmas and New Year the city shakes off its hangover and the events calendar slowly springs back into life. Restaurants reopen, bars begin to fill and the city’s sultry, sociable party atmosphere once again takes hold. By late …

Australia

Top 10 Museums and Galleries

Travel<p>Experience fine art at one of the top ten museums and galleries in the world.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.</b> <br>The Smithsonian is the world’s largest research and museum complex, with 19 museums and galleries, the National …

Museums

Free Things to Do in Cape Town

Spilling out of the area between the iconic Table Mountain and the churning waters of the Atlantic, Cape Town provides visitors with a heady mixture of striking natural beauty, incredibly diverse cultures, and notoriously friendly locals. Although many of the upscale hotels, restaurants and …

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

As a travel writer since 1997, I have visited 100 countries, and I make 20 to 30 trips a year. I am always being asked where in the world I'd most like to go. In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die. This includes, of course, the biggie …

The Top 10 New Zealand Beaches

New Zealand has more than 9,000 miles of coast and hundreds of pristine beaches. From jagged, rocky shores to hidden black and white sands, turquoise lagoons to tumultuous surf, seaside natural hot springs to immense dunes, there's a beach for every temperament in the land of the Kiwis. Whether …

Work Abroad: 5 Awesome Hostels

F*ck accumulating vacation days! Ditch the stuffy cubicle and work at any of these hostels to reap the benefits of working from home away from home.<p>Extended periods of time on the travel trail can wear you and your wallet down. One option to offset travel costs, or to settle down in one spot for …

Discover the Green Side of Lisbon

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Anyone who’s visited Lisbon can easily reel off the prerequisite activities: listening to melancholic Fado music, hopping aboard an old tram straining up a steep incline, climbing the ramparts of the old Moorish Castelo de São Jorge, visiting the Belem district with its …

5 Reasons to Go to Cappadocia, Turkey

With its mix of naturally formed rounded and jagged rock, hill, valley, and chimney formations in hues ranging from clays to pinks, Cappadocia looks …