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Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

For unspoiled nature, centuries-old architecture, and guaranteed tranquility, hole up in one of these postcard-perfect villages.<p>If you’ve been to …

Barcelona

17 exhilarating road trips to restore your faith in adventure

When I first began writing about cars, going on a road trip meant high adventure off the beaten track, going it alone, triumph over adversity, unexpected new friendships – and a world of discovery. Today, with the rise of convenient self-drive packages that take care of car hire, route planning, …

Hiking

Is Querétaro the New San Miguel de Allende?

Querétaro, once the third largest city in Mexico and twice its capital, is emerging from the obscuring shadows of San Miguel de Allende, to the northwest, and Mexico City, to the southeast. Its region, in central Mexico, is known as El Bajío, the lowlands. But at an elevation of nearly 6,000 feet, …

Mexico

This Ecuadorian City Is More Than Just a Stopover on Your Trip to the Galápagos Islands

There was a moment, on my first day in Quito, when I lost the ability to breathe. At 9,350 feet above sea level, the Ecuadorian capital is the …

South America

Spain's Best Kept Secrets- 15 Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of Spain

The beauty of Spain lies in its sleepy, forgotten corners. This is where the real drama unfolds- mesmerizing sights and timeless heritage. If you’ve …

European Travel

What Not to Wear on Your Trip to Thailand

Thailand is a very relaxed place, and given the image of bikini-clad vacationers frolicking on beaches and backpackers in shorts and sandals …

Clothing

6 Underrated Destinations in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is home to some of the world’s finest beaches, natural landscapes, and vibrant cities. Even better, these diverse attractions can be …

Asia Travel

20+ Reasons To Visit Slovenia If You’re A Photographer (In Pictures)

Hi. My name is Filip Eremita, a photographer from Slovenia.<p>Here I present you some of my finest photos over the course of 6 years.<p>All pictures were …

Photography

The Absolute Best Time To Buy A Plane Ticket, According To A Study Of 917 Million Flights

There are 747 cargo holds stuffed full of advice on when you when you should pull the trigger and buy a plane ticket. For awhile, everyone seemed to think you had to buy your ticket on Tuesdays if you ever wanted to save money. Today, that theory has been thoroughly been debunked. Other pieces of …

Air Travel

A wander near Ronda: Spain’s empty quarter

Andalucía’s first parque natural is pretty unknown, yet Sierra de Grazalema is a stunning wild place of peaks, gorges, hilltop villages and vultures<p>A goat farmer told me no one swims in the lake at Zahara de la Sierra because it’s full of fish with crocodile heads. Is that why I’m the only person …

Hiking

A Peruvian Chef Who Conquered the World Scales Higher Heights

Taking destination dining to new heights, a celebrated Peruvian chef has just hung out his shingle 11,706 feet above sea level, where the entirety of his street address is “ascending 500 meters from the Archaeological Complex of Moray.” Yet despite the enigmatic coordinates, and the fact that the …

South America

25 under-the-radar places in Latin America to visit in your lifetime, according to the world’s top travel experts

From the darkest depths of Peru to the crystal blue underground cenotes of Mexico, there is something incredibly alluring about Latin America.<p>However, the best off-the-beaten-track destinations are usually discovered by word of mouth, often among travellers on the road from hostel bunkbeds or over …

South America

Bikepacking The Continental Divide Trail - Colorado

<i>We continue with the second chapter of Bikepacking The Continental Divide Trail…</i><p>This is a story about thru-riding the Continental Divide Trail. The …

Why the 'Paris of South America' should be your next city break

March means autumn days and tango nights in Argentina’s capital.<p>Why go now?<p>The southern hemisphere late summer/early autumn is a lovely time of year. Peak tourism and scorching temperatures are over. As porteños – BA's residents – arrive back from their beach holidays, the city reawakens.<p>Buenos …

10 traditional Paris shops where you can buy a piece of history

Evidence of the wave of young creatives opening coffee shops and concept stores that challenge Parisian traditions – and some would say bringing …

France

Incest, a Murdered Love Child, and Endless Gold: Inside Madrid's Most Lavish Gilded Age Palace

The Marqués de Linares and his bride scandalized 19th century Madrid with their ostentatious spending on a bling-bedecked mansion that's boggled …

9 things you must do in Peru

OK, visiting Machu Picchu is a given. But there's a lot more to Peru than this magnificent Inca citadel. Here are some activities to get you …

Hiking

Washington's Cascade Loop Scenic Driving Tour

Why You Should Do the Cascade Loop<p>The Cascade Loop is a scenic driving tour that takes you through diverse sections of the beautiful state of …

One Week in Guatemala: The Perfect Itinerary

One Week in Guatemala<p>From ancient Mayan ruins to colorful colonial towns and natural splendor, Guatemala offers something for every type of tourist. …

22 European cities you'd never thought to visit (but really should)

7 Things to Do in Santa Fe, NM

Thanks to a thriving artistic community, a distinctive local cuisine, and margaritas galore, the City Different more than lives up to its name.

25 of the best beaches in Europe

As the country recovers from Storm Emma and the Siberian ‘beast’, we’re dreaming of warmer days – picking the best beaches in Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Greece and Croatia, with a place to stay and eat in each<p>Portugal<p><b>by Celia Pedroso</b><p><b>Tróia Galé, near Lisbon</b><p><b>Type</b> Sandy<b><br>Lifeguard</b> Yes<b><br>Cafe/kiosk</b> …

Italy

Cones and Canyons: Peru Divide (P3A)

Cones and Canyons is a high elevation route that connects Arequipa, one of the country's most appealing cities, with the rest of the Peru Divide. En …

Canada's 14 Most Beautiful Places You Need to See

Big Muddy Valley, Saskatchewan<p>With its vast terrain and history of harboring bandits, Big Muddy Valley exudes a mysterious and captivating …

17 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Andalusia

There’s no place like Andalusia – the mesmerizing, sun-kissed Spanish region, where glorious palaces whisper of wealthy Moorish kings, and […]The …

European Travel

Here 14 fabulous loop hikes in America

14. Buckskin Gulch/Paria Canyon, Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Utah – 20 miles (2-6 days)<p>This half-loop actually requires a shuttle, but …

Hiking

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

These are the 10 'best' cities in France to buy a property

With rising housing prices in France, those wanting to get on the property ladder should be quick about it.<p>A ranking of the top ten French cities in …

Stairway to heaven: hiking ancient pilgrimage trails in southern Japan

Mountainous Kumano is the holy ground of Japan and pilgrims have been trekking there for centuries. Shrines, mist, forests and waterfalls combine to create an entrancing hike<p>Normally I am not given to praying but the occasion demands it. After bowing twice and clapping twice, I make a silent …

Hiking