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Stonehenge, on Salisbury Plain, is arguably England's greatest archaeological treasure.Here, lights from the nearby town of Amesbury lend a lavender glow to the sky above the enigmatic monument. http://on.natgeo.com/1ebjAm9 Photograph by Ken Geiger, National Geographic Staff

Paris, France: Illustrated Travel Guide, Phrasebook & Maps (Mobi Travel)

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, …

Bahn Voyage! Through Germany by Train

As America's road system reached every corner of the continent, passenger trains went out of style. But it didn't happen in Germany, then or now.<p>Hey there, yes, you, the traveler with the phrase book. Are you touring Germany this summer? I'll bet you're planning to rent a car to get around. For …

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7 Things Americans Can Learn From Italians

If you've spent time in Italy you know that life in Italy and life in America are very different. While both cultures have their pros and cons, we think Americans can learn a lot from the way Italians live.<p>Traditionally, Italians have an easy-going and positive outlook on how to go about daily …

World's Third Oldest Bible Displayed at Smithsonian

Ancient gospels with unique passages attributed to Jesus makes a rare holiday appearance.<p><b>Perched in the middle of a Victorian dining room, and surrounded by antique Asian vases, the world's third oldest Bible is now on display in Washington, D.C.</b><p><b>The Codex Washingtonianus, located at the</b> …

Laura’s Cape Town

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Hello city-lovers! Today’s city of choice is <b>Cape Town</b>, Africa’s Mother City, and it comes at the hands of <b>Laura Trisnadi.</b><p>Still haven’t seen your city on IT? Just complete our list of fill-in-the-blank questions then copy and paste the list into an e-mail, fill in your …

Brisbane, Australia

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Hello, city-lovers! Today we head down under to <b>Brisbane, Australia</b>, where Luci Hordern tells us why she loves her city.<p>Want to see your city on the Intelligent Travel blog? Copy and paste our list of fill-in-the-blank questions into an e-mail, fill in your answers, and send …

Christine’s Melbourne

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Welcome back city-lovers to another Wednesday edition of I Heart My City! This week’s insider tour is from American expat Christine Amorose who works and lives in <b>Melbourne, Australia</b>. Here are Christine’s tips on the best places to eat, drink, and play in a city recently …

Natalie’s Toronto

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>This week’s <i>I Heart My City</i> comes to us from Natalie Taylor, who writes the blog NearAfar. And what perfect timing! Our Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, is exploring Toronto this week, and will be appearing at a @WheresAndrew Tweetup on tonight (Thursday, June 23), at Ciao Wine …

Keith’s Amsterdam

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Welcome back city lovers to another Friday edition of <b>I Heart My City</b>. This week Keith Jenkins, traveler and writer behind the Velvet Escape blog, gives us his insider’s tour of <b>Amsterdam</b>. Read on to discover some of Keith’s great tips, like where to score the city’s best …

Andy’s Edinburgh

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Hello city lovers! Andy Hayes, author of the Edinburgh Walking Guides, takes us on a stroll through his favorite city.<p>Want to see your city on IT? Copy and paste our list of fill-in-the-blank questions into an e-mail, fill in your answers, and send your responses to …

Lindsey’s Paris

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Bonjour city-lovers! Welcome to another Wednesday edition of <b>I Heart My City</b>. Today’s insider guide to <b>Paris, France</b> comes from Lindsey Tramuta, an American expat, writer, photographer, and baker who shares tales about the City of Light on her Lost in Cheeseland blog. Read …

Emily’s Munich

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>When <b>Emily Rasch</b> fell in love with a German exchange student in the U.S., she knew she couldn’t give him up. So, after two years of dating an ocean apart, they decided to move to Munich. In the six years she’s lived there, the city has become a second love, and one she …

Jo’s Cape Town

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Jo Duxbury got bitten by the travel bug early, having grown up in Cape Town, with grandparents in the UK. After spending 9 years in London – a perfect travel base and the starting point for her solo round-the-world trip in 2004 — Jo returned to Cape Town and now runs her …

Job’s London

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p><i>As the world prepares for the Summer Olympics (the opening ceremony is this Friday), we thought we’d do a</i> <i>special, hyped-up edition of I Heart My City to give you three very different takes on this year’s host city. We’ve asked</i> <i>three unique Londoners — a television producer,</i> …

Tara’s London

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p><i>As the world prepares for the Summer Olympics (the opening ceremony is this Friday), we thought we’d do a</i> <i>special, hyped-up edition of I Heart My City to give you three very different takes on this year’s host city. We’ve asked</i> <i>three unique Londoners — a television producer,</i> …

Colleen’s Beijing

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>In our January-February issue, now on newsstands, writer Colleen Kinder shows travelers how to tap into expat communities to give their trip an insider edge. To research the article, Colleen consulted several expat cultural houses and foreigners’ clubs in <b>Beijing, China</b>— her …

Daniel’s London

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>London Is My City<p><b>The first place I take a visitor from out of town is</b> on a half-day or more exploration — from Cambridge Heath to central London, stopping at Hackney City Farm, Columbia Road (and flower market if it’s Sunday), Brick Lane (with its amazing street art, …

Sarah’s Cape Town

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p><b>Sarah Khan</b> was an editor at <i>Travel + Leisure</i> magazine when she visited Cape Town on a whim in early 2012. In the span of four days, she fell in love with the city…and with a Capetonian. Now she’s married, and happily freelancing from the most beautiful city on Earth. Here …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

There was only one Nelson Mandela

Amid the massive outpouring of tributes to Nelson Mandela this week, there was a dissonant note in a church in the northern Sydney suburb of …

50-foot circle of ice found spinning in North Dakota river

A vast circle of ice has been found slowly rotating in North Dakota's Sheyenne river. Perfectly circular ice disks form on outer bends of rivers, where faster-running currents break chunks of surface ice away during cold weather. The rotational shear of the river's current pulls chunks of ice …

Australia Authorizing Destruction of Great Barrier Reef

By Carl Safina and Elizabeth Brown<p>When Captain Cook almost literally stumbled upon Australia’s Great Barrier Reef—it reached upward and clenched his ship—its size awed him. When the first orbiting astronauts looked down on their home planet, the Great Barrier Reef’s size awed them too. Australia’s …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

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In The Streets Of Iran, A Fashion Shoot Bursting With Color

Iran is a notoriously closed society, so this was an unusual milestone: It was recently the setting for a high-fashion magazine shoot, published in California-based magazine <i>FSHN</i>.<p>Iranian-Canadian photographer Afra Pourdad took photos of model Shabnam Molavi posing in public spaces — in bazaars, on …

“Dear Mr. Watterson”: Remembering the last great newspaper comic

Bill Watterson combined a reckless boy and a conscientious tiger, and brought down the curtain on a pop-culture era<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>November 13, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>One day in the fall of 1985, a small boy captured a tiger in a trap (using a tuna fish sandwich as bait, of course). The newspaper-reading …

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