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Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

Asia Travel

New Zealand's most wondrous night-time experiences

From night hikes to cave-rafts to midnight munchies, there’s lots to do in New Zealand when the lights go out...<p>1. Night-hike the Tongariro Crossing<p>The 19km Tongariro Alpine Crossing is frequently touted as the world’s best day walk, thanks to its compact combination of sulphurous lakes, huffing …

New Zealand

How to explain long-term travel in a job interview

Traveling the world was probably a lot harder than you’d imagined, and now that you’re back, you find yourself in need of a job. You may be …

Ireland Travel Guide: Incl. Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick, Connemara and more. Illustrated Guide & Maps (Mobi Travel)

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, …

National Geographic Travel

My Spiritual Travels in Jerusalem

I didn't grow up in any religion, but as a travel blogger and TV host, I'm fascinated by global history and spirituality. Spending a day in Jerusalem turned out to be one of the highlights of my recent trip to Israel.<p>My film crew and I went on a guided day tour of Jerusalem, located about an hour's …

Travel

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Hiking

Why you should never date a girl who travels

SHE’S THE ONE WITH the messy unkempt hair colored by the sun. Her skin is now far from fair like it once was. Not even sun-kissed. It’s burnt with …

College & University

The problem with little white girls and boys

White people aren’t told that the color of their skin is a problem very often. We sail through police checkpoints, don’t garner sideways glances in …

Ten amazing off-the-radar experiences in France

No Francophile worth their salt would skip the Eiffel Tower or the lavender fields of Provence. But while France’s tourist trail is well trodden for a reason, there are plenty of wonders that might have escaped your radar. Here’s an alternative bucket list for your trip to France.<p>See flocking …

France

5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

This week’s roundup of travel startups looks at services matching those that have ideas or assets — from itineraries to planes — to those that do not …

12 elevators you need to see to believe | CNN Travel

Buyer beware: 10 common travel scams

While you’re often safer overseas than you are in your hometown, a few scams seem to pop up all over the world. Repeat the mantra: if it looks too good to be true, it must be too good to be true…<p><b>1. Fake police</b><p>Sometimes also the real police, they’ll demand to see your passport and find something …

Identity Theft

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

Italy

5 essential tips for budget travel in Germany

Welcome to Germany! Once you’ve gotten all of the inappropriate questions about World War II, David Hasselhoff, and Rammstein out of your system, …

Eastern Europe

Tour de dessert: Europe’s most delicious pastries, cakes and tarts

American cafe culture has come a long way in the last two decades: corporate coffee has spawned near two generations of independent cafes that offer more than the old standby of roadside diner joe and pie. But in Europe, grand salons with wrap-around pastry cases have more in common with jewellery …

Dessert

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect: fields of clover, gabby locals, etc. But there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and find better things to do …

Ireland

21 Reasons to Finally Take That Trip to Italy (PHOTOS)

"I never saw Venice" is a classic last-words cliché for a reason: Most would love to visit Italy, but very few end up going. Well, now's the time to start thinking about that summer vacation, and we've gone through tips and photos from thousands of travelers at minube to help you make up your mind. …

Italy

12 reasons why empowering women should be the world’s top priority

From home-based micro-businesses to small startups and shops, women will create over half of the 9.72 million new small-business jobs Forbes is …

22 Places In Ireland To Celebrate The Emerald Isle

St. Patrick's Day is just a few weeks away, and while Dublin is an easy choice for where to celebrate the festive holiday, we have something else in mind.<p>The tradition of St. Patrick's Day parades actually originated in America. Instead of getting drunk on Guinness, why not pay homage to all that …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

New Zealand

The Skinny on Travel Insurance

<i>Traveler</i> Editor at Large <b>Christopher Elliott</b> is the magazine’s consumer advocate and ombudsman. Over the past 15 years he has helped countless readers fix their trips.<p><b>Here’s his latest advice:</b><p><b>Reader Question:</b> I just found out my dog is ill and needs surgery. I’m considering canceling my upcoming …

The Exceptional Traveler: Travel on $1200 a Month! Part II

"Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living." -- Miriam Beard<p>Palma, Mallorca<p>The response to my last post, "Travel On $1200 a Month!" was enthusiastic, but I received many emails from people wondering if I could travel so cheaply …

Barcelona

How to seduce your way to fluency in a foreign language

The Turks have a wonderfully poetic phrase that translates as, “Languages cannot be learned without tongues touching.” I’d wager most travelers would …

Language Learning

National Geographic Travel

What You Need to Know Before Traveling to England

London's calling... or the whole country is. And they speak English! So what do else do you need to know before you travel there? Well... a lot! So read this quick and handy guide to make sure you have the best trip!<p><b>How long can I stay without a visa?</b><p>If you're from an English-speaking country, no …

Downton Abbey

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

Top 5 alternative New Zealand road trips

<i>Who can resist the urge to hit the open (and almost empty) road in New Zealand? Certainly not us...but don't forget that the country has urban adventures aplenty, too. Check out our selection of lesser known (but no less wonderful) road trips, then head over to BBC Travel to find out about the</i> …

Travel

Reader Recs: Best Travel Advice Ever

With a new season of travel just around the corner, we asked our Facebook fans to share the best travel advice they’ve ever received. Their responses ranged from practical tips to inspirational musings.<p><b>Here’s what they had to say:</b><p>To kick things off, Ben C. had wise words for those of us with …