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Zen and the Art of Bicycling

When I’m faced with endless flight delays or find myself on a train that’s going nowhere fast, rather than bury my head in an electronic device, I write haiku. Similar to sensory-laden mindfulness meditation, it has a way of transporting me far away from the madness.<p>So, while riding a sleek bullet …

Historic (and Hip) Atlanta in Just 24 Hours

<b>From an old mill that's become an arts community to a historic home that became a setting for the Hunger Games movie, follow our guide to experience a mix of Atlanta's history (and trendy destinations) in just one day.</b><p><i>By Jessica Hoffman for Where</i><p>Behind the cranes, the sky-reaching modern office …

I Heart My City: Shanna’s Minneapolis

Minnesota native and self-described travel addict <b>Shanna Schultz</b> makes a habit out of exploring the world—and of sharing tales of her adventures on her blog, There and Back Again Travel. But, not one to forget her roots, Shanna is also passionate about the things that make the Midwestern U.S. unique …

10 National Parks to See Before You Die

Originally Published on on CNTraveler.com<p>Our national parks are overwhelming in every way -- in number, in size, in their capacity to inspire wonder. And the question remains: Which one will you see next? For the following introduction to, and celebration of, our nation's greatest natural …

The Best Thing To Eat In 35 Countries Around The World

Quora users set out to answer that question in a thread on the question-and-answer-based website, singling out the most iconic thing to eat in their homelands. We added in some of our own selections.<p>From wiener schnitzel in Austria to feijoada in Brazil to katsudon in Japan, don't miss these 35 …

Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

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Amazing Wedding Updos from Every Angle

As far as important hair and makeup moments go, not much can compare to your wedding day. But deciding on a look isn’t easy: You have to take the …

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Family-Friendly Hiking in America’s National Parks

Finding the right hike for children can be tricky: The trail needs to be safe and not too strenuous, yet interesting enough to keep the young folks’ attention. As a bonus, it would be nice if the hike stimulated them to want to learn more about the place. America’s national parks abound in good …

The 50 Best US Tourist Attractions You've Never Heard Of

Everyone has heard of the Empire State Building in New York, but do you know about Upstate New York's Letchworth State Park, unofficially dubbed the Grand Canyon of the East? How about the Lost Sea in Tennessee, which is the country's largest underground lake?<p>We've put together a list of the …

Shirahama: Nudity, pandas and a beautiful white-sand beach | CNN Travel

4 Perfect Vietnam Itineraries

Vietnam is an emerging, dynamic country of bustling cities, fascinating historical sites, rich cultural heritage, and delicious, world-renowned …

Eating out in Japanese: a guide to Japan's restaurants

The Japanese love to eat out, and the profusion of culinary options, even in the smallest towns, can be overwhelming. There’s something for every taste and budget, from humble slurp-and-go noodle stands, to refined traditional eateries serving seasonal fare. With Japan’s range of dishes and cooking …

Skyscraper's New Tourist Magnet Is Basically Hell On Earth For Acrophobes

If you're afraid of heights, you might want to sit this one out.<p>But if you like the idea of getting a bird's eye view of the Chicago streets from 94 floors--and 1,000 feet--above the ground, the John Hancock Center's new "Tilt!" platform on its observation deck is definitely for you.<p>The attraction …

What Can I Do in 48 Hours in Miami?

<i>A:</i><p>When you’re in Miami for 48 hours, you’re only limited by the amount of sleep you need to grab. This tropical city of long, crystalline beaches on the Atlantic Ocean can be a near-endless playground for outdoor sports on land and sea during the day—if you know where to look—and arguably the …

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5 Places to Fall in Love in Paris

Oh, the city of lights. For centuries, Paris has enticed poets, artists, and lovers with its cobbled streets, cafe culture, and romantic views. Our love affair with the city runs deep, and we've rounded up some of our favorite spots in Gay Paree to fall in love.<p><b>Jardin du Luxembourg</b><p>The lush gardens …

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. …

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

Why The F*ck Aren't You In Koh Rong?

If you ever played Robinson Crusoe as a kid or pretended to be a pirate, this shit has your name all over it.<p>Photo by: Gregory Santulli<p>The islands of Thailand are notorious for their hoards of tourists that think they're visiting something "exotic" along the beaten pancake trail. Ready to really …

75 places so colorful it’s hard to believe they’re real [pics]

No, you don’t need to adjust your screen, nor are any of these the product of extreme photoshopping.<p>Instead, these places (natural and manmade, …

A no-sushi guide to food in Japan

You're in Japan. You've eaten more sushi in two days than you have in your whole life and you feel like you consist entirely of raw fish. It's time to try out these spectacular Japanese culinary classics, without a shred of sashimi in sight.<p><b>Tempura</b><p>If your only experience of tempura is …

Meals worth crossing the world for

Good food always makes for a good trip, and some gastronomically minded Quora.com users have journeyed more than 6,000km to taste the perfect dish.<p>Good food always makes for a good trip – but is it ever worth travelling halfway across the world for a single meal? Some gastronomically minded …

12 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

"Street food, I believe, is the salvation of the human race."<p>So proclaimed Anthony Bourdain, passionate street food advocate and consumer, at the …

Nourishmat: Growing Your Own Food Just Got Super Easy

Do you love the idea of growing your own vegetables and herbs but are slightly intimidated by the idea? Well, I do and I am. Luckily things just got …

The Best Food You Can Eat In Every State

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider From sea to sea, America is jam-packed with amazing foods.<p>We searched for the top foods you should chow down on wherever you find yourself across the country.<p>Some dishes evolved from early immigrants and others were inspired by celebrities, but each contributes to the …

14 Foods You Should Eat On Martha's Vineyard

Specifically we're referring to freedom.<p>And even more specifically, the freedom to fly to an island and fill up on seafood.<p>If you find yourself chillin' on <b>Martha's Vineyard</b> this summer and are wondering what to eat (especially when it comes to midnight donut cravings), we've got a few …