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Fodor’s Week in Travel: Off the Beaten Path

Nothing ruins a vacation like being stuck in the middle of a crowd, and with so many great things to see away from the throngs, there's no reason …

18 Life-Changing Adventures That'll Make You Curse Your Desk

Every day, we spend hours reading thousands of amazing experiences shared by the minube community of travelers, many of which make us curse the office walls around us!<p>But beyond mere office-fever, these exhilarating adventures also inspire us get started planning that next trip. They inspire us to …

Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

Simple Tips to Create Levitation Photography with Snapheal

Photographers make magic happen using a wide range of interesting techniques. Some popular wizardry now being spread around is levitation …

Mesmerizing Photos of Cenote Angelita, an Underwater River

No, you didn’t read the title wrong. Although it might seem like a bit of a strange concept, there is such a thing as an “underwater river,” and …

Researchers Successfully Implant Mice With False Memories

So it is possible.<p>Call it cool or just plain creepy: Memory researchers from U.S. and Japan have, for the first time, implanted false memories into a lab animal.<p>The researchers made mice believe that they had once received electrical shocks in their feet while sitting in a certain little chamber, …

Our favourite images of the week

Take a journey around the world, from a remote paradise in Africa to the US’ Last Frontier, with these travel photos from the past seven days.

How I Took This Award Winning Night Sky Group Photo

Last weekend one of my photos was selected as a category winner in the national night sky photography competition, the David Malin Awards. The …

Digital Photography

7 Keys for Creating Stunning Urban Landscape Photography

When thinking of landscape photography, what often comes to mind are photographs of mountainsides or desolate beaches, but landscape photography is …

the top destinations of 2013, part 2

It’s no easy task deciding on your favourite countries to travel to. We asked our fans on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Thorn Tree to tell us where they have travelled and then we asked them to rate those destinations by 16 criteria (for example, which was the best ‘Value for money’ destination). …