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Ten of France’s natural wonders

France's smorgasbord of cultural delights could keep even the most avid museum-hopper busy for a lifetime, but don't forget about the great outdoors. France smoulders with natural beauty, so why not go <i>au naturel</i> at mountain ranges, canyons and startling stretches of coast? This round-up of …

L'Anse aux Meadows

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>This windswept coastal outpost is the very spot where Norse sailors first settled in North America, the only authenticated Viking site on the continent. Here, the grassy, low-slung roofs of the Vikings' simple homes and work huts undulate like Nordic echo waves on the …

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Road Trip: Alaska's Seward Highway

Travel<p>There's enough visual overload here to fill a hard drive with digital pictures.<p>If all the billboards along Alaska's Seward Highway were laid end to end, they'd reach—nowhere. There are no billboards here, no tollbooths, few towns, and fewer gas stations. But if you're looking for whales and …

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Canada National Parks

Travel<p>What’s your fancy: sandy beaches, rocky coasts, lush forests, or glacial lakes? Canada has them all, in a national park system that’s one of the world’s best.

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Big Muddy Valley

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>No matter how wired or worldly we may be, the old-fashioned romance of the outlaw hiding in wide-open spaces never seems to fade. Just north of the U.S. border, Canada's wild west lies in the rugged middle of the country, in <b>Saskatchewan's</b> Big Muddy Valley. Its remote …

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The battle for Tasmania's wilderness

<b>AUSTRALIA’S WORLD HERITAGE</b> areas are having a tough time. In 2013 it was revealed that the Great Barrier Reef had lost half its coral cover since the …

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Floating Utah’s Escalante River: Getting Lost to be Found Again

Adventure<p>Adventurers Paddle 70 miles down the Escalante River in a Toy Raft<p>The Grand Staircase of the Escalante, located deep within the tortured deserts of southern Utah, was one of the last places in the United States to be mapped—yet for good reason. It encompasses perhaps the most wild and …

Adventure 101: Hiking an American Treasure

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>“The Appalachian Trail is both intimate and majestic,” says hiker and author <b>Jennifer Pharr Davis</b>, who has through-hiked the megatrail three times and holds the speed record (46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes).<p>Completed in 1937 and stretching 2,180 mountainous miles from …

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6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

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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 …

Your Weekly Travel Zen: National Parks

This week's <i>Moment of Travel Zen</i> comes to us from Angela Anderson of Angela Travels. Her photo was taken on an impromptu weekend trip to Yellowstone National Park.<p>"After painting the Lower Falls from a postcard image when I was 12, I finally was able to see it in person. As the sunrise lit up the …

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Beyond Beer and Lederhosen: Top 10 German Destinations

Autumn in Germany may be synonymous with beloved Oktoberfest, but this European powerhouse has more to offer than beer, pretzels and lederhosen. These German destinations beyond Oktoberfest will leave you feeling like this is one of the most underrated corners of the world.<p>Autumn in Germany may be …

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The world's best multi-day treks...without high altitudes

Love trekking but suffer from altitude sickness? Or do you just want to want to enjoy a good trek without worrying about acclimatising? Altitude sickness, which usually kicks in around 2500-3000 metres (8200-9850 feet) and higher, affects some (but not all) of us, no matter how healthy you are.<p>And …

A Weekend in Berlin - Where to Eat, Stay and Play

Berlin is charged with edginess in their architecture, fashion, art and food and at the same time its laidbackness and friendliness of Berliners makes this grand city fitting for the relaxed explorer. Three days barely scratched the surface so plan to stay for at least five days in this illustrious …

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First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

Alaska’s Lost Coast: Welcome to the Last Frontier

Adventure<p><b>See Cameron Lawson’s previous dispatches on Alaska’s Lost Coast >></b><p>A twinge of nervous energy flowed through my body as I entered the small, metal airport terminal in Yakutat in search of my companion for the Lost Coast expedition ahead. Amongst a dispersed crowd of tourists dressed in chic …

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Forget the Med: five stunning stretches of coast in northern Europe

Travellers flock to the Mediterranean shores of Italy, France and Spain, but for deliciously different places to dip your toes, look a little further north on your map of Europe. You’ll need a sweater if you visit outside the summer, but the views, dunes and magical history are worth a slightly …

Improve Your Photography for Free with PhotoWhoa — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>They don’t call it “travel porn” for nothing. Let’s face it, most of us get travel …

Top 10 Travel Mistakes and How Not to Make Them

Even the most meticulously planned trip is subject to snafus, but with a little insider know-how, you can avoid making the common mistakes that can derail a vacation. Stick to these guidelines and your trip will be memorable not for lost luggage but for the thrill of discovering a new place.<p>Photo …

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