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30 movies that will inspire you to travel the world

From the "Lord of the Rings," which was filmed in New Zealand, to "Into the Wild," which was filmed in Alaska, here are 30 movies that will make you want to travel all over the world.

24 of London's most incredible historic pubs

As the Great British Beer Festival continues in London, we reveal our pick of the best historic pubs in the heart of the capital.<p>There are few more quintessentially English experiences than supping a pint of ale in a centuries-old public house, where the walls could tell you stories. London is …

18 Photos Over Austin That Will Leave You In Awe

• shares<br>• Facebook<br>• SMS<p>Austin aerial photographer Christopher Sherman runs Over Austin, which takes a spectacular look at our beloved city (and university) …

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Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Colorado Is The Most Magical State In America

There's a reason "Rocky Mountain High" is one of Colorado's official state songs. Because regardless of your feelings on legalized pot, Colorado will leave you feeling absolutely magical.<p>If you're an urbanite, a mountaineer, a ski bum, a history nerd, an outdoor adventurer... you get the point... …

20 places you should visit before they disappear

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>In honor of Earth Day, we found 20 places all travelers should see while they still exist. From ancient Mayan ruins in Guatemala to the Swiss alps, these …

Drone Footage Proves That Oahu's North Shore Is Almost Too Good To Be True

There's one neighborhood in Hawaii, above all the other magical places, that never fails to impress.<p>The seven-mile slice of paradise known famously as Oahu's North Shore is Hawaii's never-never land -- a place where locals and travelers alike seem to be chasing one of two things: waves or bliss. …

4 California Wineries With Rich Histories

<i>By Katherine Flynn</i><p><i>Wine being barrel-aged at the Gundlach Bundschu winery.</i><p>In the Spring 2015 issue of <i>Preservation</i> magazine, we feature the stories of three well-aged and much-loved Northern California wineries that have weathered historical calamities to continue producing award-winning libations …

Tahiti: Trip of a Lifetime

It might be the intense blue of a bewitchingly tranquil lagoon, or a night sky filled with South Pacific stars. Maybe a silhouette of volcanic peaks dramatically lit by a tangerine sunset, or a lunch of poisson cru (raw fish marinated in coconut milk) under the palms to a backing track of lilting …

The world's 10 longest flights

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The World's Shortest Commercial Flight Takes Less Than A Minute

If you need to cross the shallow water that divides two small Orkney islands north of Scotland, your best option is to book a flight on a Loganair …

How to store wine to make it last

Thinking of socking away some bottles of your favorite wine for a later date? Aged wine can definitely be worth the wait, but sticking a bottle in a dark closet next to your hot water heater can jeopardize your investment. Wine is perishable and needs specific conditions to age well.<p>Here are five …

18 Best Trout Streams in the Western U.S. and Canada

The Trout Zone<i>Plan your next fishing trip to one of the best trout streams in the western United States or Canada for a shot at the catch of a</i> …

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Guadalupe River (TX) rainbow trout (Feb 2015)

12 Tiny Nymphs that Always Seem to Get the Job Done

Rainbow trout falls for a tiny attractor midge larva. Photo Louis Cahill<p>I used to shy away from fishing tiny nymphs during my rookie years of fly …

Trolltunga, Norway Is The Scariest Instagram Spot On Earth

We've seen a lot of scary spots in Norway, but this is the hands-down scariest. It's called Trolltunga, and it's the edge of a cliff. Waaay back in the ice age, glacial water froze a hunk of this mountain and caused it to break off, leaving what locals call "the troll's tongue."<p>Crazy hikers make …

20 Mountains All Skiers And Snowboarders Should Visit In Their Lifetime

From ritzy Snowmass in Aspen, Colorado, to the steep terrain of Cerro Catedral in Argentina, here are 20 mountains that all skiers and boarders should visit in their lifetime.<p><i>Julie Zeveloff contributed to this story.</i>