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This Map Reveals the Ultimate Cross-U.S. Train Trip for Under $250

Travel across the U.S. in style.<p>Want to see the sights of the continental United States, but don’t want to pay an arm and a leg to do it? You’re in …

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

How to travel the world with no money – by people who have done it

<b>Laura Bingham: 7,000km cycle across South America, July 2016</b><p><b>What was the high point of your trip?</b><br>When my sister joined me for a short while in Argentina. We’d been there for two days and a man stopped on the side of the road and began speaking to us. He told us how he’d cycled around Spain last …

South America

The 12 Types Of Trips You Should Take In Your Lifetime

Better than your average beach vacation, and cheaper too.<p>To some travelers, “vacation” means lying on a tropical beach or staying in an urban hotel, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But the start of a new year is time to think outside the box and start planning trips that help you both unwind …

Travel

The European train trip that every family should take

As a child I used to stand beside my dad in the corridor of the overnight car train from Calais to Narbonne in southern France. We’d watch fields of sunflowers shoot by while freight trains roared past like angry dragons. Lost in a reverie, his hair tangled from the rushing wind, my father rarely …

European Travel

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …

8 reasons Belize should be on your radar

From the verdant jungles to the I-can’t-believe-these blues of the coast, Belize is a small Central American nation that packs a punch for those looking for an affordable paradise. We've compiled a list of reasons why you need to drop everything right now and book a trip.<p>It’s affordable and easier …

5 Ways Your Body Changes Before, During And After Travel

It truly is magical.<p>A travel writer can tell you that you need a vacation. But if you're employed in any sort of office job, you'll likely think of some very real reasons you can't get away:<p>"<i>Are you kidding?! I don't have enough money for a vacation!"</i><p><i>"I have kids to take to school!</i>"<p><i>"There's no WAY</i> …

Immune System

Secrets of the “Exile” sessions: Drugs, sex and madness as the Rolling Stones took over France

Behind the scenes with the Rolling Stones — and all the women, musicians and hangers-on — as they stormed Paris<p>When did Keith Richards take his first hit of heroin?<p>Even he doesn’t know.<p>He says it was probably an accident, that he mistook a line of smack for a line of blow at a party at the rag end …

25 superb hacks to make your home more stylish

Without a doubt, all of us want to make our home look like a magazine cover. Sometimes, we strive so desperately to change it that it seems like …

Interior Design

Radiohead OK Computer song lyrics 'inspired by William Blake poems'

Lines from Airbag found in copy of Songs of Innocence and Experience donated to Oxfam shop by frontman Thom Yorke and put on sale for 50p<p>Some of Radiohead's most famous lyrics could have been inspired by William Blake, it has emerged, after charity shop workers found a draft in a paperback book …

Madeira, the Portuguese island of eternal spring | CNN Travel

Madeira

10 great European road trips you must do in your lifetime

Driving need not be the chore that it has become for many of us as we struggle along stop-start commuter routes, or Britain’s overcrowded motorways. It can be a brilliant way to explore a landscape and enjoy the sights en route. To help inspire you, our experts have selected 10 of the best drives …

Hiking

The world's best hostels

From Beijing to Berlin and Miami to Madrid, a guide to the world's best hostels, including the top places to stay for rooftop bars, characterful dorms, private rooms, spectacular views and outdoor pools.<p><b>Where to stay in Amsterdam</b><p>Generator Hostel Amsterdam<p>Amsterdam, Netherlands<p>8 Telegraph expert …

European Travel

10 Smart Ways to Save Money on Travel

Make your New Year's resolution to travel more a reality with these tips.<p>You probably already know that Tuesday and Wednesday are the cheapest days to fly—even more so if it’s the off season. You already have got fare alerts set up through Airfarewatchdog, a prioritized Facebook follow on Secret …

19 Hacks for Mastering Solo Travel

As soon as you check in, pick up a card or brochure with the hotel’s name and address (and ideally a map) on it. This way if you get lost, you can …

How To Do Disney World On The Cheap

<i>Disney's Magic Kingdom in Orlando (Flickr: tegioz)</i><p>If you're planning a trip to <b>Walt Disney World</b> and are worried about burning a hole in your pocket, it's time to de-stress. Just about every child dreams of a family vacation at Walt Disney World and just about every parent wants to make those dreams …

Why We Travel Slowly

We travel rather slowly, almost at a tortoise's pace, as compared to others who squeeze in five European countries in a two-week vacation or four Central American countries in a ten-day cruise. We're not in the business of tour busing and picture taking. We're traveling and living as slowly as …

The World's Most Incredible Hotel Pools

The typical hotel pool might bring to mind images of rowdy kids, tiny towels and water all over the floor. Not exactly a relaxing experience--and swimming laps? Good luck.<p>It can be tough and expensive to find a hotel that will guarantee a quality swim, but avoiding the crowds (and that awful …

Adriatic Adventure: Travels in Two Italian and Slovenian Coastal Cities

Nearly 3.5 million people live along the iridescent shores of the Adriatic Sea, with tourist-flocked Split, Croatia and Venice among its best known cities. Yet Trieste, Italy and Piran, Slovenia are two impressive coastal gems that are often overlooked.<p><b>Trieste: Where East Meets West in Italy</b><p>Walking …

43 Meals Everyone Should Eat In Their Lifetime

From unpretentious fried fish tacos in Baja, Mexico, to the foraged tasting menu at Copenhagen's Noma (the best restaurant in the world), we found 43 meals that are worth traversing the planet for.<p>Foodies will want to put these spots on their travel bucket list.

On the Red Couch with Rancher Bill Niman

Inside Flipboard / November 26, 2013<p><i>Bill Niman never thought he was going to be a rancher—never mind one who’d take the food industry by storm. But</i> …

Edinburgh -- Half of Scotland's Wonder in One Urban Bundle

Sure, there's plenty more to Scotland. But Edinburgh is one of Europe's most entertaining cities. It seems to hold half of the country's tourists -- and for good reason. The Royal Mile, a leisurely and fascination-filled stroll gradually downhill from the castle to the palace, is one of Europe's …

Gastronomic B&B Getaways Along Maine's Coast

The historic lighthouses and quaint seaside villages of Maine's storied coastline have always drawn visitors far and wide. But now they have another reason for escaping to the region. Its plentiful farmers' markets, craft beer scene, innumerable eateries and ocean-to-table seafood are attracting …