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8 Undiscovered Foodie Destinations Around the World

As the saying goes, "you have to taste a culture to understand it". This sentiment is expressed in multiple sayings and idioms everywhere in the …

Restaurants

Incredible Romantic Getaways in Every Southern State

© Courtesy of Magnolia Springs Bed & Breakfast<p>Alabama: Magnolia Springs Bed & Breakfast<p>Magnolia Springs is basically Southern charm embodied in an …

The best places to winter camp in California

Winter time can be polarizing for fans of the outdoors: some venture out in colder temperatures, with the idea that surviving (and thriving) in the …

8 Awesome North American Road Trips, Mapped

Between coastlines and mountain ranges, big cities and small towns, North America is home to plenty of road trips. Just think of Whistler's …

Road Trips

7 Clearest Waters in the World, and Where to Find Them

Water so clear that it looks like glass seems like something out of a fairy tale, but nature has an uncanny habit of surpassing our wildest …

Beaches

Five Fire Lookout Cabins With Amazing Views

In the early 1900s, thousands of lookout stations were built across the Western U.S. to spot wildfires. The bare-bones dwellings atop mountains from Montana to California numbered around 5,000 by the 1930s. Over the years, modern fire surveillance technology rendered these cabins useless, and many …

National Parks

15 Awe-Inspiring Photos of Lake Baikal in Siberia

Russia, to most people, is largely an undiscovered wilderness. Vast, icy, and diverse, it might be the world's largest nation, but it remains an …

UFOs

26 places you should visit before they disappear forever

Earth is home to incredibly beautiful natural sites.<p>But because of climate change and human carelessness, some of them are in danger of disappearing in the next 100 years — or even sooner.<p>From Patagonia's glaciers to Africa's Congo Basin, these threatened natural wonders span the globe.<p>Keep …

Great Wall of China

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 …

5 Stunning Spots in Costa Rica Tourists Haven't Discovered Yet

Costa Rica is tiny – about half the size of Portugal – yet is one of the most bio-diverse countries in the world. The tropical destination helped …

Costa Rica

Five of the World's Top Ten Beaches are in Asia

The saying may go "life's a beach", but to us, beaches are life. From the flour-soft sand squishing through our toes to the warm, teal-tinged waters …

Travel

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 …

Hotels

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Travel

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 …

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 …

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 …

Travel

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 …

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 …