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11 Unreal National Parks to Visit in Your Lifetime

Time to make room on your bucket list

26 Gorgeous NorCal Camping Spots Within 100 Miles of SF

The Big Sur River runs adjacent to the campground(Photo by Aron Bosworth)<p><b>PFEIFFER BIG SUR STATE PARK CAMPGROUND</b><p>If Big Sur redwoods, riverside …

12 Breathtaking Roads That Will Make You Gasp in Amazement

Traffic jams, the daily commute; somehow everyday driving never quite lives up to the endless roads they show in car commercials. If you dream of …

The ultimate guide to hidden gems in the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest possesses an abundance of natural wonders. The rugged coastline, the towering mountains, and the lush temperate rainforests are …

2016's 'Best City In The World' Goes To...

Charleston, South Carolina. According to <i>Travel + Leisure</i> magazine, “Charleston is a remarkably dynamic place, so it’s no surprise that it has achieved its highest ranking ever in our survey as the year’s best city in the world.”<p>It’s the first time a U.S. city has received the top honor, but …

South Carolina

25 beautiful US cities to live in if you love spending time outdoors

A recent ranking by Niche, a company that researches and compiles information on cities, revealed the best cities for outdoor activities in America, proving that city life and the great outdoors are not always mutually exclusive.<p>To compile its ranking, Niche gathered data on 227 US cities including …

Hiking

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

National Parks

Explore the incredible sights of Nevada

A trailer car adventure through 59 US national parks

This year sees celebrations across the US to mark the centenary of the National Park Service. To pay homage to this great organisation, Jonathan Irish and Stefanie Payne are visiting every national park in an Airstream trailer. Here, Jonathan shares some of the highlights so far.<p>March 5<p>Death Valley …

These are the things you should really know before visiting Japan

Don’t be caught out by surprise. Here are some top tips that will come in handy for anyone visiting for the first time. 1: Take plenty of cash Japan …

8 Underrated National Parks That Will Leave You Speechless

National Parks such as Yellowstone, Yosemite, or the Grand Canyon are rightfully some of the most famous destinations in the U.S. They're iconic and …

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

Hiking

Stops, sights along a scenic NorCal road trip

School's out forever -- well at least for the summer. That means it's time to hit the open road. Instead of waiting in airport security lines and spending way too much on plane tickets, take advantage of low gas prices and discover California gems.<p>Pack the car, fill up the tank and pull out the …

California

America's Most Scenic Roads

The T-shirts all say: <i>I survived the road to Hana</i>. It can take more than two and a half hours to travel the 52 miles from Kahului to Hana, as you …

Rhode Island

5 Hottest Travel Trends of Summer 2016

Roadtrips, national parks, and cheap airfare make the list.<p>As the summer travel season gets under way in just a few short weeks, pack your …

A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

Hiking

The view from the Tokyo Skytree, one of the tallest structures on Earth

The top viewing platform of the Tokyo Skytree one of the highest in the world. The biggest city in the world looks absolutely spectacular from above.<p>The Tokyo Skytree is amazingly tall. It's the tallest tower in the world, and only the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is a taller structure (for now). It …

Skyscrapers

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 …

Tamil Nadu

World stock markets edge up amid Chinese stimulus hopes

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks opened higher on Wall Street following gains overseas as investors held out hope for more economic stimulus from China.<p>Energy companies were among the winners early Monday as the price of crude rose. Williams Companies jumped 5 percent.<p>The price of benchmark U.S. crude …

Stock Markets

Lessons from recent market turbulence

Financial asset prices have been on a roller coaster in 2016. In mid-February, gloom was pervasive and global equities were down about 10 per cent …

Economics

10 Beautiful National Parks In China

National Parks

10 amazing destinations where your dollars go further this year

This is a good year to be a budget traveler—now is an exceptional time to take advantage of the strong US dollar around the globe.<p>Favorable exchange rates and overall affordability can get you more for your money everywhere, from easy-to-reach places like Canada to bucket-list destinations like …

South Africa

Top 10 things to do in San Juan

A diverse and sprawling metropolis, the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan seamlessly weaves together the historic and the modern; rainbow-colored colonial buildings, smart boutiques, military forts, art districts, world-class cuisine: you'll find it all here. There’s much more to this Caribbean port …

European Travel

Take A Visual Tour Of The World’s 10 ‘Highest Quality of Life’ Cities

For the last 18 years, global human resources consulting firm Mercer has released a Quality of Living Survey. The purpose of the survey is to help large companies fairly evaluate employee compensation while on international assignments.<p>The list provides anyone whose company missed the whole “fair …