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8 Epic European Summer Road Trips

With summer quickly approaching, there is no better time to think about your next vacation! And instead of just settling on one spot, why not jump in …

The 10 Best Places to Visit This Summer

We've heard this refrain all too frequently of late: "Where should I go in August? I want a long-weekend getaway, or maybe I'll just take the week …

Travel

The 10 Most Deserted National Parks in America

In a year that celebrates the centennial of the National Park Service, there's more attention than ever to national parks, and travelers everywhere …

Camping

World's best food festivals for serious food fanatics

<b>(CNN) —</b> Seems everywhere has a food festival these days, or at least an excuse to sell overpriced paper bowls of pulled pork in a tent.<p>For the dedicated diner, the standard shindigs are unlikely to satisfy.<p>They're after something more.<p>The good news is, as the global gastro revolution continues …

Food

11 Unexpected Beach Destinations

Some places are known for their beaches - the Caribbean, California, Croatia - while others remain hidden, just waiting to be discovered. Chelsea Bengier goes on a hunt for the world's most unexpected strips of sand.<p><b>1. Northern Michigan</b><p>St. Joseph, Muskegon, Grand Haven. Come summer, locals crowd …

Portugal

The Best Beaches In The World

27 reasons to drop everything and book your summer vacation now.​<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South …

Travel

7 Simple Ways to Travel Like a Local

Travel like a local. A simple idea that can mean drastically different things depending on what corner of the world you find yourself. However, this …

Asia Travel

20 of Europe's most beautiful hotels

(CNN)With so many iconic cities and diverse landscapes, beautiful hotels in Europe are commonplace.<p>But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others.<p>From clifftop luxury retreats on Italy's Amalfi Coast to art nouveau masterpieces in the heart of Budapest, we've handpicked Europe's 20 most …

Hotels

10 Best Campgrounds in the Parks

Camping

World's Most Magnificent Castles

In our never-ending quest to see the world, we simply couldn’t ignore these amazing works of architecture. I think the only thing more impressive …

Castles

World's Best Airport Bars

Layovers and flight delays are good for one thing: airport drinking. And these are <i>the</i> bars to do it in. Bottoms up.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Flughafen München</i><p><b>Airbrau Beer Garden, Munich Airport</b><p>An alfresco beer garden - complete with an on-site brewery, master brewer, and local musicians taking the stage - …

American West

Must See Rainforests Around the World

Of all the amazing places that travel can take you, nothing is quite as exhilarating as exploring natures most beautiful rainforests. With climate …

Caribbean Travel

Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

Bicycle Touring

Honeymoon Ideas for the Adventurous Couple

To celebrate our friends who were married this past weekend in Massachusetts, we decided to write an article in honor of the adventurous couple. …

U.S. Travel

Best Hotels Under $40

Traveling the world as a couple you never really know what kind of accommodations to expect. It can be difficult to find that perfect place to call …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

U.S. Travel

7 Offbeat Adventures Around the World

Itching for an adventure, but want to set your sights on something a little out of the ordinary? Look no further.<p>Treat yourself to a wholly unique experience with any one of these offbeat adventures:<p>Live Like a Bedouin in Egypt<p>If commonplace adventures sound too tame for you, consider immersing …

Travel (Canada)

World's Best Ecolodges

World News

Spectacular Destinations to Visit Before They Disappear

Our world is full of so many amazing places, but due to unforeseen circumstances, sadly some of them are starting to disappear. So when planning your …

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template

Writing a business plan doesn't have to be an intimidating task, but it does require foresight, honesty, and plenty of research. Here is an outline and some smart tips to help get you started.<p>Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business …

Business Planning

Five underrated countries you need to visit

From a medieval African trading town to a Mediterranean island nation, these overlooked outposts are worth a look.<p>With each welcoming more than 50 million international visitors each year, France, the United States and China dominate the list of most popular countries for travellers. But are the …

Behold the many wonders of the oyster, the sex-crazed champion of the sea

Oysters seem like very simple animals: just two rocky shells surrounding globs of gray flesh.<p>But this modest appearance belies the oyster's …

Environment

10 Best Hiking Trails in the World

If everyone placing personal ads who claimed the hobby of “hiking” really did it with any regularity, the earth would have been trampled flat decades …

Hiking

10 Weekend Trips to Take This Spring

PHOTO: PATRICK FRILET/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK.<p>The dreary months of winter may have you hankering for a vacation, and April is the perfect time to take a quick weekend getaway. Whether you're looking for the bustle of a city or the calm of the countryside, there are plenty of easy weekend trips that will …

Best Places to Live as Soon as You're a Billionaire

As with everything in life, it’s absolutely essential to be prepared. So on the day when you inevitably strike it rich and become a billionaire, …

10 Tips for your Cross Country Road Trip

Your car is packed and ready to go, but before you start off on your long drive across the United States, there are some things you should know. …

14 Mind-Blowing Historical Locations For Your Bucket List

<b>The world is full of incredible ancient places, some are known by millions and global icons, others are obscure, hidden and forgotten by all except the most geeky history buff. For the cultural traveller there is so much to explore that you'll have to put the effort in to discover everything. But</b> …

The Top 10 Most-Visited National Parks

In 1904, twelve years before the National Park Service Organic Act was signed and the National Parks Service was officially created, American park rangers began documenting the number of visitors to the national parks. Then, 120,000 people came through the gates of the 11 nationally designated …

Camping

11 Outdoor Adventures for the Average Joe

Well we all love a good outdoor hike in New Hampshire, there is some incredible places around the world that are just too good to pass up! In this …