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7 Best Places in Every Continent for a Romantic Vacation

Credit<p>When looking for the best getaway spots around the world, you put into consideration how warm and welcoming the people of that area are, the food, delicious recipes, the restaurants, beaches, historical sites, the financial constraint/budget etc. Most especially, you must consider the …

European Travel

The 15 Best Dive Spots In The World

It’s time to slip on some flippers, because these locations should not be missed.<p>The experts at the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) have scoured the globe and compiled a list of must-see dive spots around the world.<p>The locations span six continents and vary from including …

Canary Islands

Best national parks for spectacular sights but modest crowds

We’d never throw shade at Yosemite or Grand Canyon. But they are, well, kind of popular —Yosemite got 4 million visitors last year, Grand Canyon 5.5 million.<p>Want to strike out on your own? These five national parks will amaze you with their scenic grandeur and surprise you with their lack of crowds.

Adventure Travel

The world's best hotel pools

Travel

8 Colorful Towns of New England

If jaw dropping scenery is what your heart desires, few places in the world can rival the four seasons of this extraordinary area. So on your next …

New England

10 of the best long-haul adventure holidays

Paddle from inn to inn, Belize<p>The island-rich coast of Belize is home to one of the first guided lodge-to-lodge stand-up paddleboarding trips in the world. Guests paddle through the South Water Caye Marine Reserve, exploring mangrove channels and reefs, watching out for stingrays, manatees and …

Outdoors

10 of the best hikes in Europe

Europe offers an amazing array of hiking trails boasting diverse landscapes, stunning scenery and breathtaking views. From the mighty Triglav in …

Europe

America’s Best Little Beach Towns

Nightlife-driven souls looking for Floridian action point their convertibles toward the likes of Fort Lauderdale and Key West. But a certain quieter, off-the-radar destination on the state’s Gulf Coast holds a different kind of allure.<p>The cult-fave town of Boca Grande is a throwback, an Old Florida …

Beaches

6 Crazy Cool Adventure Trips for You and Your Boo

For adventurous couples, there’s nothing better than bonding over a scenic national park hike, kayaking in crystal clear water, camping at one of the most popular destinations or getting your namaste on together in a gorgeous setting. Outdoorsy duos, you’re in luck — there are more options for …

Adventure Travel

World's Cheapest Travel Destinations

Traveling the world can be expensive, but don’t worry, Nothing Familiar has you covered! If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that even in the …

European Travel

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

Adventure Travel

Sand And Stars: Top 10 Beachside Campsites

Watching the sunrise or the sunset from a pristine beach is a quintessential vacation must-do. While there are countless beachfront hotels in the United States, nothing beats sleeping on the beach with sand between your toes.<p>Cheapflights.com has found a handful of beaches in the United States where …

Camping

9 Secrets of South America

Take a journey with us through South America, as we explore its most secret and hard to find destinations! Some of you might already know these …

Travel

The best European cities for solo travelers

When I was a teenager, my family went on one of those bus tours of Europe, where we saw everything — we took 15-minute photo stops in front of landmarks from the Leaning Tower of Pisa to the Amsterdam Central Train Station. But now looking back, I realize we really saw nothing.<p>While monuments …

European Travel

17 tiny European islands that you've probably never heard of, but should definitely visit

You've probably heard of Ibiza, Corsica, and Santorini. But are you familiar with Formentera, Juist, or Saaremaa? Flying well under the tourist radar, these islands are a must-visit for anyone who feels that they have exhausted Europe's typical destinations.<p>Even if you haven't done much traveling …

Africa

8 Of The World's Best Secret Beaches

Picture a day at the beach and certain words come to mind. Serenity. Silence. Peace. Relaxation.<p>Reality paints a grimmer picture. All too often, …

Beaches

Asia's Wildest Cities

Of the countless things to see and do in Asia, often the biggest draw is that of the unknown. Tourists and travelers alike flock here in search of …

Travel

The world's greatest walking trails

Trails

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …

Backpacking

15 real-world places every movie fan should travel to

The best movies are the ones with the truly memorable settings, and the best settings aren’t stitched together with CGI. They're taken from the real world and made into something more. Some real-world places have become inextricably linked to the movies that were shot there: in New Zealand, <i>Lord of</i> …

Travel

23 Overlooked European Cities You Must Visit In Your Lifetime

(Photo: Getty Images)<p>Everybody loves a European adventure. But when we are going abroad we tend to overlook smaller cities for enduring favorites like Paris, London, Venice and Rome.<p>Once you've visited the classics, it's time to head to one of these underrated cities in Europe.<p><b>1. Cork, Ireland</b> Cork …

Europe

15 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in the World

You might know some of the world's most famous waterfalls, like Niagara and Victoria, but what about Kaieteur Falls or Gullfoss? Here are 15 of our …

Travel

8 Not So Secret Swimming Holes Around the Globe

In the world we live in today, it can be hard to keep a secret… No matter what it is! Nevertheless, there are certain places that still feel so …

Best U.S. Hiking Cities

<b>Get Hiking:</b> This popular four-mile hike has a large measure of challenge (3,700 vertical feet of climbing) with an equal payoff (views of Mount Rainier, Seattle, and the Olympics on a clear day). The journey isn’t so bad either: Along the way, hikers pass classic Pacific Northwest conifer and fir …

Hiking

Rarest Beaches in the World

In today’s interconnected world it can be hard to find truly unique and scenic places, especially when its comes to something as as rare as the …

Ten Places That Deserve More Travelers

Head off the typical tourist trail to explore these surprising destinations.<p>Enlarge<p>Armenia<p><b>The Situation on the Ground:</b> Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the tiny Caucasus country of Armenia has often been associated with conflict. The country’s Nagorno-Karabakh war with Azerbaijan over a …

Iran

Europe's 10 Hippest Cities

By Alix Farr<p>The true meaning of hip can be elusive. Maybe it's a barber shop doubling as an art gallery, which serves lattes on the side? Or maybe it's the coolest bar on the block which keeps adding crazy ingredients to cocktails (bacon Bloody Mary anyone?) Or is it the record store with thousands …

Europe

17 of the World's Most Extraordinary National Parks

<i>Canada's Pacific Rim National Park is one of the world's most extraordinary national parks.</i><p>Yellowstone was the world's first national park. As the US National Park Service turns 100 years old this year, people from around the country (and globe) are flocking to these iconic reserves. US National …

Travel (Australia)

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

The world is home to some incredible terrain that's ideal for driving. Some of these roads have become iconic for their unparalleled views, while others are marveled at for their design.<p>From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you …

Adventure Travel

World's Best Picnic Spots

Adventure Travel