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10 Outrageous Countries to Scratch Your Travel Itch

When putting together your next amazing adventure, you’ll have to decide what’s important to you. Are you the type to book the all inclusive in …

Travel

10 of the World's Most Unusual Hotels

From a desert palace constructed of salt to an upcycled Boeing 727, these unique lodgings will redefine how you think of hotels.<p>Pack excitement and whimsy into your travels the moment you check in. At these 10 unique destinations, your hotel is the adventure. Sleep under the magical glow of the …

The Top 10 Ethical Travel Destinations Are Surprisingly Exotic

If one of your New Year's resolutions was to better yourself, you're not alone. After the shit show that was 2016, many people are battling feelings …

Travel

From Powder to Parties: The Top 10 Après Ski Towns in North America

Serious skiers and snowboarders look for so many factors when choosing a destination: the best powder, highest concentration of black diamonds, …

Travel

6 Ridiculously Italian Things You Need to Do At Least Once

Oh, Italy — the birthplace of delicious, guilt-inducing carbs and sculpted naked statues. You simply can’t visit the boot-shaped country without …

Mediterranean

Top 10 Historic Trail Drives

Three hundred years of U.S. history come alive along these ten roadways.<p><i>From the October 2010 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler <i>and the National Geographic book</i> Drives of a Lifetime<p><b>Three hundred years of U.S. history come alive along these ten roadways.</b><p><b>George Washington Memorial Parkway, …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Best Food Festival in Every U.S. State

Eat your way across America with this ultimate map of foodie celebrations.<p>When it comes to quirky food festivals, America stands united. Our cross-country map of state-by-state cuisine celebrations, adapted from National Geographic's new book, <i>Great American Eating Experiences</i>, takes you from …

Festivals

Passport Ready? 10 Countries You Really Need to Visit in 2017

We can't say we're devastated to see the end of 2016. Thanks to Trump's win, Brexit's shock and Bowie's death, the year has left us, quite frankly, a …

Travel

The 12 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe for couples

LONDON — The first few weeks of January leave most people dreaming of an idyllic beach holiday.<p>With that in mind, a new report from Post Office Travel Money released today has unearthed the cheapest tourist hotspots in Europe.<p>To produce the ranking, Post Office Travel Money calculated several …

Prague

The 17 Best Places to Honeymoon in 2017

Try these picks for a once-in-a-lifetime escape.<p>You've made it official – and now it's time to unwind. Whether you're the type of couple that wants to explore a once-in-a-lifetime destination, experience otherworldly food and architecture or simply veg out on one of the world's most beautiful …

French Polynesia

The 7 Bluest Waters in the World, and Where to Find Them

There’s nothing like an idyllic beach screensaver to ignite your wanderlust. The water is so blue it’s hard to imagine somewhere <i>that</i> beautiful …

Beaches

19 Incredible Photos Proving Antarctica Is Unlike Anywhere Else on Earth

Based in Toronto, but nearly always on the road, Dave Merron is a photographer who spends the bulk of his time in the earth's polar region (the …

Photography

25 Museums Around the World You Have to Visit in 2017

If your resolutions for 2017 are more about getting cultured than getting fit (we don't blame you) then hitting up a bunch of museums and galleries …

Art

10 Steps to Starting a Side Business While Working a Full-Time Job

We are living at a time of unlimited potential. Never before have we experienced such a rapid growth in the number of young entrepreneurs who’ve …

Entrepreneurship

7 Insanely Beautiful Swings Around the World

There’s nothing more exhilarating (and Snapchat-worthy) than riding a swing with breathtaking views. Whether you’re a daredevil who lives for the …

Asia

5 Awesome Bars That You Have to Swim, Snorkel or Boat To

Sure, you've been to bars on the beach, saloons by the sea and lounges on the lake. But, it's time to step it up a gear, and venture somewhere a …

Travel

The 20 best destinations to visit in 2017

From the charms of Chile to glorious Granada and the beaches of Bermuda, our experts select the 20 best destinations to visit in the coming months.<p>1. Chile<p>If Brazil owned South American travel last year, Chile takes over for 2017. Slowly, methodically, the continent’s most overlooked wonderland has …

Travel

Top 10 New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Chime in the New Year with festivities both large and small around the world on this intercontinental journey.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>New York City, New York</b> <br>www.nycgo.com <br>New Year’s Eve in New York’s Times Square defines the evening for hundreds of millions around …

18 Incredible Photos of Cuba Taken by Travelers in 2016

Cuba needs little introduction. Though the rest of the world has known how damn beautiful this Caribbean island is for quite some time, Americans are …

Cuba

5 Exotic Retreats to Kick Off 2017

So 2016 kind of sucked, and that's all the more reason to stick to your resolutions for the new year. Combine that with the rise of health and …

Yoga

7 Stunning African Resorts to Add to Your Bucket List

Africa may not come first to mind when you think of luxury destinations, but it definitely should be considered. There are many countries in Africa …

Hotels

17 of the World's Most Wild and Beautiful Places

Nature

2017's Trendiest Neighborhoods, According to Airbnb

We all have a bucket list of destinations to visit, be it in 2017 or later in life. The tricky part is deciding which part of that place you should …

Travel

11 Photos Revealing the Unexpected Beauty of Bolivia

Bolivia is a country filled with crazy extremes. Boasting some of the most diverse landscapes in the world, the South American gem is also home to …

Photography

The Results Are In: Here Are 2017's Top Travel Experiences

The top travel experiences for 2017 were recently revealed, and admittedly, some were a little on the basic side. That said, they're popular for good …

Great Wall of China

6 Ridiculously British Things You Need to Do At Least Once

There are some pretty well-known stereotypes about Brits, most of which are genuinely spot on. Whatever the question, tea is the solution. Wherever …

Travel

5 Reasons Why Phuket is Totally Overrated

Sure, the food is great, the beaches brilliant and luxury resorts aplenty, but the charms of Phuket tend to lose their shine once you look around …

Travel

7 Unexpectedly Affordable Beach Getaways Around the World

You might think that sunning and sipping the hours away in an exotic beach destination will forever be out of your budget. But it doesn’t have to be …

Hotels

Top 15 Destinations for Trekking Adventure in Nepal

Beach vacations and city breaks are expected to be the most popular escapades chosen by solo travelers as well as families when it comes to choosing …

Australia's 5 Most Stunning Ocean Pools to Get That Vitamin Sea

Yes, yes, Australia has amazing beaches – tell us something we don’t know. But almost as iconic as the sandy stretches they overlook are the ocean …

Australia