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Driven to distraction: the Norway road trip where cool design meets dramatic scenery

Norway’s roadside architecture project, part of its National Tourist Routes, has led to the creation of bridges and viewing platforms that make every journey a tour de force – and more new designs are on the horizon<p>Vertigo-inducing viewing platforms, island-hopping bridges, and some of the funkiest …

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10 Glamping Destinations For People Who Want To Go Camping But Need The Luxuries Of A Hotel

Let’s face it, camping isn’t for everyone. From bugs to the lack of plumbing to sleeping on the hard ground, it isn’t exactly a luxury experience. Or …

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Dear travelers to Australia: Please don’t come visit until you’ve understood these 6 things

1. It’s not always summer in Australia.<p>It’s amazing how many tourists visit Australia believing that it’s always summer here, though in most parts of …

Treat Yourself

Driving from Vienna to Salzburg is a quick and easy way to visit two of Austria’s magnificent cities. Salzburg is approximately 300 km to the west of …

European Travel

This Volkswagen Bus Road Trip Was Shot Entirely Using Mobile Phones

Isn’t technology incredible?<p>Sure, this is a road trip undertaken recently by two very talented photographers across Switzerland in a Volkswagen Bus, …

Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Motorbike Essentials

Sponsored by Alpinestars<p>For many, owning a motorbike isn't just about riding—it's a theme that permeates one's entire existence and identity. We've trawled the web for motorbike-inspired gifts for those people in your life (whether it be a sister, uncle, pal or yourself) that are already set with …

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World 2017

Pinpointing all of the most beautiful places in the world could take a lifetime, but we think that these 50 otherworldly landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list. This piece was originally published in 2015 and has been updated.<p>Cliffs of …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

From arid deserts to lush forests, America's landscape is as varied as it is stunning.<p>Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.

Everything You Want To Know About Delhi To Bangkok Road Trip - Myths Reality

Never miss another travel video!<p>This trip <b>had and still has</b> its own challenges and a few difficult ones while travelling on the India Myanmar Thailand …

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Top 10 Motorcycle Rides in the U.S.

Explore the best drives in the United States for motorcyclists.<p>There’s something uniquely satisfying about touring by motorcycle. The enhanced sense of freedom. The heightened adventure and awareness as you sweep through twisties and curves. You could never get so close to nature's beauty from …

Ford's latest eBike breaks down to fit in your trunk

Ford is serious about marrying eBikes and cars and just revealed a new bike concept called the MoDe:Flex, complete with a new smartwatch app. Like other prototypes from its new Palo Alto Research and Innovation Center, it's an electric-assisted bicycle that uses a special app to help you do …

Pictures of the Week 11.20.14

Quaint Fishing Village Reine Will Make You Want To Run Off To Norway Immediately

Have you ever felt the urge to escape it all, run off to Norway and hole up in a converted red fisherman's cottage?<p>No, you have not? Perhaps that's because you haven't seen Reine, the Norwegian fishing village with an estimated population of just about 300. The village is nestled in the Lofoten …

Watch This Free Webinar on Personalizing Travel Marketing Efforts

The travel and hospitality industry is teeming with data, and smart brands are figuring out new ways to use these insights to develop more …

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day Five

Wednesday September 10, 2014 - Oklahoma City to Amarillo, Texas<p>When you set out on any adventure, you know by definition there will be many surprises, including the unfolding of the journey itself. This is truly the heart of a good adventure: exploring the unknown - the physical and ultimately the …

Travel photos that defy perspective | CNN Travel

Starwood Betting That High Cost of Mobile Check-Ins Will Be Worth It

Starwood plans to begin rolling out keyless check-ins next month at additional Aloft Hotels and at W hotels around the world, and in addition to the …

Top 10 sheepish travel encounters for the Chinese Year of the Sheep

From wild flocks to woolly socks to lamb chops: we shepherd ewe through a global celebration of the Chinese Year of the Sheep.<p>1. Jade Chinese zodiac, New York City, USA<p>As part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s permanent collection of Chinese Decorative Arts, this zodiac is usually on display in …

Driving California's Sierra Nevada

Drive up into the lofty Sierra Nevada, which conservationist John Muir called ‘The Range of Light.’ Here you can witness earth-shaking waterfalls, hug towering trees, clamber up granite domes and camp out in high-country meadows where wildflowers bloom.<p>This article is an excerpt from the thorough …

National Parks

Signspotting around the world: Funny fails | CNN Travel

Pictures of the Week 7.31.14

What Are the Best Travel Guide Apps for My Phone?

<i>A:</i><p>Gone are the days of lugging around travel tomes with dog-eared pages. In the digital era, all that info is jammed in a Smartphone-size package. And sure, you can still download entire guidebooks in app form—such as Fodor’s City Guides or Rick Steves’ audio tours—but those versions hardly take …

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22 Places In Ireland To Celebrate The Emerald Isle

St. Patrick's Day is just a few weeks away, and while Dublin is an easy choice for where to celebrate the festive holiday, we have something else in mind.<p>The tradition of St. Patrick's Day parades actually originated in America. Instead of getting drunk on Guinness, why not pay homage to all that …

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Car Tech Isn't Failing. Owners and Infotainment Interfaces Are

Kris Reynier recently bought a 2012 Porsche Cayenne S that she "ordered with an incredible list of options." But even though the Hood River, Oregon …

Beautiful roads around the World (23 pictures)

There are certain roads around the world that go above and beyond average. They’re so sceni that traveling them is a true adventure.<p><b>Like it? Share it!</b>