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Travel (and Stay) Healthy

The last thing you want to happen on your vacation or while you are traveling--or even when you return home--is to get sick. That's no fun at all.<p>So it pays to be prepared...before <i>and</i> during your trip.<p><b>Here are a couple of tips that can help keep you healthy and happy:</b><p><b>Before you go...</b><p><b>Make sure</b> …

Good Sam Camping BlogTop 5 Best Camping Movies

Now that it’s winter and most of us are spending our time indoors instead of cruising in our motorhomes, it’s time to reconnect with the outdoors …

Harte Worte von Nikos Xydakis: Griechen-Minister ätzt: "Schäuble benimmt sich, als führe er das Vierte Reich an"

Der neu gewählte Vize-Kulturminister Griechenlands, Nikos Xydakis, hat eine deutliche Meinung von der deutschen Politik: Merkel habe Griechenland …

SmartWheel von FlyKly: Für 430 Euro wird jedes Rad zum E-Bike

Nico Klansek erfindet das Radfahren neu: Für wenig Geld und mit ein paar Handgriffen kann man sein altes Rad in ein E-Bike verwandeln. Das Geld für das Projekt wurde im Netz gesammelt.<p>FlyKly plant die Revolution des Radfahrens: Das StartUp von Nico Klansek hat einen Antrieb entwickelt, der jedes …

Digital

The Incredible Journey of Gray Wolf OR-7

When compelled, wolves travel far. In the search for prey, they might cover up to 50 miles in a single day. When a single wolf disperses from its pack, however, it can move hundreds of miles over a handful of days or longer. That's what a male gray wolf dubbed OR-7 did in late 2011. When he set out …

Müsliriegel Fitness-Riegel zum Selbermachen

Eine ausgewogene Ernährung ist das A und O für jeden, der gesund leben will. Doch wer im Supermarkt ins Ladenregal greift, weiß nicht immer, was er …

Rezepte

Urban Tabby: Auto zum Selberbauen | Euromaxx

Steal away: hidden coastlines of the Mediterranean

If lying elbow-to-elbow with sunbathing strangers on a French Riviera beach doesn't fit your criteria for a relaxing seaside getaway, 1) you're not alone and 2) never fear: there are still stretches of uncrowded, undeveloped, and untrampled coastline along the Mediterranean. Some spots are remote, …

Snowden-Enthüllungen „gefährden die Sicherheit“

Keine Folter, keine millionenfache Datenschutzverletzung, „geheim bedeutet nicht böse” – vor dem Kontrollausschuss des Londoner Parlaments haben sich …

Weltnachrichten

Lonely Planet's top 10 USA fall trips

Roadtripping in Autumn can be an especially photogenic time, and the US affords some lush landscape to motor through. Here are 10 trips for fall across the USA from Lonely Planet's <i>USA's Best Trips: 99 Themed Itineraries Across America</i>:<p><b>1. Weird Vermont</b><p>If the Department of Tourism has convinced you …

Advanced tips for US road trips

As I've candidly admitted in the past, my enthusiasm for road trips is dismal. I'd rather go to a cat fashion show hosted by golf commentators than sit in a car for more than 45 minutes. However, being an avid traveller and professional travel writer means that I have little choice but to submit to …

California road trips

California is the third-largest state in the USA, and you could easily spend weeks navigating its blue highways and rural byways, safely distant from the nerve-jangling, always-jammed interstate system. These classic road-tripping routes are soaked in enough epic scenery to make each deliciously …

Three leaders, one road trip: presidential places in Illinois

One of the best ways to brush up on US presidential history is with a leisurely Illinois road trip. Why Illinois? For American history buffs, the state offers insights into some of the country’s past and present leaders. Stop in the Obamas’ neighborhood from before their D.C. days and check out …

Top 5 day trips from Miami

Just a short hop away from Miami are some of Florida's most alluring, charismatic and well-known attractions. So, if you're tired of clubbing and celebrity-watching, take a break and head for the some of the most exciting sights that lie around the city.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Everglades National Park</b><p>An easy day trip …

How to survive a boring road trip

'Are we there yet?'<p>'But I wanna be there NOWWWWW!'<p>'I’mboredI’mboredI’mboredI’mboredI’mboredI’mboredI’mboredI’mbored...'<p>The above might sound like a small child’s back seat complaints, but it’s actually a sampling of my running commentary from the first 20 minutes of a recent, epic 4.5 hour road …

Five ways to eat well (and cheap) on the road

The cry of 'Are we there yet?' often really means 'When can we eat?' There's something about the joys of a road trip – hopping in and out of the car for new experiences, witnessing amazing scenery, and, yes, getting a chance to try lots of new foods – that fuels hunger. But all too often you can be …

Top 10 scenic drives

They don't call it America the Beautiful for nothing. Roll down that car window and feast your eyes.<p>A road trip is nothing without roads. Here are some doozies, although any mere Top 10 list will inevitably leave out some of the best. See the Itineraries chapter in our new <i>USA</i> guide for more, and …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Road-tripping Spain’s Mediterranean coast

The Mediterranean Sea spreads its calm waters over 1660km of Spanish coast, from Tarifa, the southernmost European point in the province of Cádiz, to the rocky cliffs of Cabo de Creus, on the border between France and Spain in northern Catalunya. This vast distance allows for a wide variety of …

On the Road: following Kerouac across the US

The USA is a big country, and whenever anyone’s tried to define it – be they a Charles Dickens, a Mark Twain or a Stephen Fry – they’ve hit the road. So did the Beat Generation in the 1940s. They’d skip class to dig jazz and debate their place in Cold War America. And then they’d hit the road: …

Ten great cycling routes: from day-trips to long-distance adventures

Wind in your hair, landscapes whipping by, cruising through peaceful forests: embracing the outdoors on two wheels is one of the healthiest and most enjoyable ways to get around. Here’s our round-up of great cycling routes which offer something for everyone, from multi-day adventures to relaxing …

Top 5 alternative New Zealand road trips

<i>Who can resist the urge to hit the open (and almost empty) road in New Zealand? Certainly not us...but don't forget that the country has urban adventures aplenty, too. Check out our selection of lesser known (but no less wonderful) road trips, then head over to BBC Travel to find out about the</i> …

Colorado's best scenic drives

Colorado has 25 nationally designated Scenic & Historic Byways, and a number of mind-blowing drives that didn’t make the list, but should definitely make yours. Some will take all day and have you discussing the blows of history and time; others are short hops to lonely mountain passes that are …

How to road-trip Canada on a budget

Canada is big and beautiful, but climate, distance and the high cost of domestic travel make it hard to get to know her. Having the freedom to throw your stuff in the trunk and set off as you please makes self-driving a tempting way to explore this frequently spectacular country.<p>The Trans-Canada …

America's best North-South roads

Go west, young man! This historic cliché still resonates when it comes to road trips. But whether it's bombing to the Bay Area along the often dull-as-dirt I-80 or trying to find traces of iconic Route 66 amid a tangle of bland Interstates, the old paradigm of thinking horizontal when planning a …