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United’s Awesome Island Hopper – 6 Amazing Stops from Hawaii to Guam! HNL-MAJ-KWA-KSA-PNI-TKK-GUM

We’ve written about this B737-800 island hopper flight from United before, but now there are multiple reviews from those who stayed on board for …

The world's scariest bridges

Sure, the Brooklyn and Golden Gate bridges are impressive, but we're equally smitten by these fear-inducing wood, steel, glass, and cable structures.<p>From Vietnam to Colorado, here are five bridges that will do anything but calm your fear of heights.<p>1. Aiguille du Midi Bridge, French Alps<p>Acrophobics …

The ghost town surrounded by ocean

The most remote of the British Isles is home to northwest Europe’s largest seabird colony, cliffs taller than the Empire State Building – and to one of the world’s eeriest ghost towns.<p>There are few places left in the world – particularly in Britain – that remain so isolated, so inaccessible, that …

Scotland

Best Treks to Machu Picchu - The Ultimate Guide to choosing which trek is right for you

<b>Planning a trek?</b> Let one of our trusted local operators plan your trip.<p>Overview<p>Machu Picchu is only accessible by train or by foot. Roughly …

The Most Overrated Attractions in Europe (And Where to Go Instead)

When it comes to traveling in Europe, it seems like everyone has something to say. There are countless online polls of best and worst sights to pore …

11 Travel Apps That Take the Stress Out of Vacation Planning

Be your own travel agent with these insightful apps.<p>From weather and flight updates, through hotels and transportation, all the way to dining and entertainment, there's a relevant smartphone app out there to guide you. We've rounded up some of the best travel apps worth your attention.

Road Trip Gear: 11 Essentials To Travel Iceland

For 11 days this summer my wife and I traveled through Iceland in a camper van to explore the land of fire and ice. Check out our gear list and …

Gear Storage Hacks for the Apartment Dweller

Storing gear in a city is like trying to complete an elaborate puzzle with half its pieces missing. Staying organized takes some creativity, especially if you’re like me and have way more gear than the average person. I checked in with a handful of living-space-challenged people, including tiny …

The Small West Virginia Town Reinvigorated by Outdoor Adventure Tourism

Business owners and local officials agree there are good things going on in Fayetteville and the immediate area.<p>The past few years alone have seen …

Outdoors

2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Winners Announced

Six exemplary projects have been announced as winners of the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Presented once every three years, the award was …

This Redesigned Map Of U.S. Train Routes Might Make You Actually Want To Take Amtrak

You might not have known it from the old map, but you can actually get to a lot of places by train (if you’re willing to take a while).<p>If it’s hard to picture the U.S. with a high-speed rail network like China’s–with trains going 186 miles an hour, and rail trips more than 70% faster than they are …

9 Places in Asia You Won't Believe Exist

Every traveler knows that feeling of euphoria. The moment you lose yourself in the scenery of a new destination, and become completely immersed in …

The 30 Best Hotels in New York City

The ultimate accommodations for a stylish stay.<p>With hundreds of hotels across Manhattan's many neighborhoods, it can be challenging to sift through the endless options to find that perfect gem of a place, especially if you're visiting from out of town. Here, we've rounded up the best luxury and …

Hospitality

Four Sherpas Just Climbed Everest with 360° Camera Rigs on Their Backs

Congratulations are in order for all of us couch potatoes: thanks to four incredible, dedicated sherpas, we can now ‘climb’ to the top of the tallest …

Mountaineering

Guide to Grilling: Planking

For all that I've grilled (150-plus recipes and counting), there's always plenty of uncharted territory. One of those areas: <b>planking</b>. There aren't usually many planking recipes in cookbooks, save the ubiquitous planked salmon.<p>It wasn't until I started seeing Mike Lang over at Another Pint Please …

A neon-fueled road trip along Route 66's most iconic spots

Route 66, and its 2,500 miles, is known affectionately as "The Mother Road." It's the quintessential cross-country road trip experience. From Chicago …

10 Ethical Travel Destinations Worth Exploring

Give back while kicking back.<p><i>Original article by Liz Shemaria for AFAR.</i><p><b><br>For more travel content from AFAR, check out:</b><p>* Get Lost: The World's Best Natural Escapes<p>* Digital Detox Around the World<p>* The Planet's Best Hot Springs<p>* 7 Wonders of the Natural World

10 secret places in Paris you would never discover on your own

SECRET TOUR GUIDE and filmmaker Mathieu Stern reveals the top 10 secret places to discover in Paris.<p>1 – Jardin alpin (Map)<br>Nestled in the heart of the …

France

How to Vacation in Paris on a $1,000 Budget. (Including the Flight. Ye

<i>What’s your dream vacation?</i> Glamour <i>asked 1,000 women that question—and then had 13 top travel bloggers plan your most-wanted trips, all for under $1,000! This week, we present everything you need to know about planning your best getaway ever. The final stop: Paris, France</i><p>Paris is the city you most …

House being built into a cliff, thanks to internet - CNN Style

Written by By Tomo Taka, The Spaces<p>A madcap proposal for a concrete house inside a cliff went viral last year -- and now it's set to be built, thanks to the internet.<p>Dutch practice OPA designed a home wedged in a mountaintop, topped by an infinity pool that doubles as a skylight for the underground …

The 10 Most Deserted National Parks in America

There's more attention than ever to national parks, and travelers everywhere are reserving campsites and plotting adventurous itineraries to these …

Insider's Guide to Grand Canyon National Park

<i>Located just outside the boundaries of the Grand Canyon, Horseshoe Bend is the most-photographed stretch of the Colorado River</i><p>“The Grand Canyon fills …

All You Need to Know on 3 Programs That Speed You Through Airport Security Lines

It's going to be brutal this summer.<p>Road warriors swear by traveler programs that essentially give you “express lane” access through airport …

Notes: The Value of Spontaneous Travel

I went to Barcelona last weekend with $116 in my checking account. I knew I'd need five of those dollars to pay for the AirTrain from JFK to the Howard Beach Station, so I had $111 in reality. I do not have a credit card. I am fortunate enough to have nominal back-up resources if something goes …

12 YouTube Vloggers to Watch When You Have a Serious Case of Wanderlust

From getting a tattoo on vacation or planning a volunteer trip to the right way to bargain while traveling, a true wanderlust warrior knows tons of tricks of the trade. Heck, they probably have a pre-packed suitcase somewhere in their closet just in case they hear the words “spontaneous road trip.” …

Travel

5 Mexican Street Foods Everyone Should Eat

Over the past year, I've taken three trips to Mexico's vibrant, chaotic capital city. My reasons for such frequent peregrinations can basically be …

GoPro attached their camera to a sub-orbital rocket — and the results are stunning

In a giant leap for the company, GoPro has released footage of a suborbital rocket launch that climbed to 396,000ft (120,700 meters) and hit speeds up to Mach 5.5 (3800 mph or 6115 km/h) at engine burnout.<p>The launch in the video took place at Spaceport America in New Mexico on November 6, 2015, …

31 Places Around The World You Should Eat At Before You Die

Eat your way around the world.<p><i>We asked people who work and travel around the world to tell us about their favorite restaurants on the planet. From holes in the wall to Michelin-starred feasts, these are some of the places they recommended, presented in no particular order.</i><p>Najd Village, Riyadh, …

Deep Frying

Spectacular bridge designs from around the world - CNN Style

Written by Allyssia Alleyne, CNN<p>In a world of bamboo skyscrapers and transforming apartments, it's easy to forget about the bridge, the humble structure that makes getting from point A to B all the more simple.<p>But today, world-class architects, artists, designers are collaborating with city …

10 of the Craziest Places to Sleep Around the World

Whether bedding down in a wacky hotel, camping at a dizzying altitude or indulging in an unforgettable back-to-nature experience, your accommodation choice can sometimes be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. Looking to add a unique twist to your trip, impress a loved one with a …