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Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

Bitcoin exchange operator pleads guilty in U.S. case tied to JPMorgan hack

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Florida man pleaded guilty on Monday to charges that he conspired to operate an illegal bitcoin exchange, which prosecutors said was owned by an Israeli who oversaw a massive scheme to hack companies, including JPMorgan Chase & Co(JPM.N).<p>Anthony Murgio, 33, entered his plea …

Five Tips and Tricks to Help You Better Navigate Google Maps

Save offline maps and find the hottest concerts using these tricks.<p>When I think of the tech that I’m most thankful for, mapping and navigation applications are at the top of my list.<p>I still remember the days when getting to a new destination meant printing out pages of MapQuest directions, breaking …

10 Mediterranean Islands to Get Away From it All

The Mediterranean's charm is based largely upon its history, cuisine, sun-bleached villages, and relaxed lifestyle, and nowhere are these on better display than its many islands. This summer, why not skip the crowded beaches and touristy fare of the region's traditional summer hotspots and head for …

Five Resorts For Adventure Travelers This Summer

Vacations are all about relaxing—soaking up the sun, catching up on a good book, napping in the middle of the day—but sometimes that just doesn’t cut it. Adrenaline junkies, active travelers and even leisurely folk enjoy spicing things up every once in a while. Resorts from Florida to British …

The Cities That Live Behind Walls

For thousands of years, humans have been defending their cities by building huge walls around them. Over time, the cities often spill over the walls …

The Best Grilled Cheeses from Grilled Cheese Month

A collection of sandwiches from all over, all of them delicious, all worth your time. Plus: essays, chef wisdom, and how to make and eat the ultimate grilled cheese.<p>A collection of sandwiches from all over, all of them delicious, all worth your time. Plus: essays, chef wisdom, and how to make and …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

The 10 Best Small Towns In America

In a time when "authentic" is a travel buzzword, these hamlets are attracting visitors with an often unexpected—and surprisingly sophisticated—array of independent and locally-minded cultural, outdoor, and culinary offerings, all minus the urban price tags.<p>The only downside to all this small town …