Julio Garcia

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These are your most ethical travel destinations for 2017

EVERY YEAR, THE ETHICAL TRAVELER organization releases a list of ten developing nations that it believes are the most ethical places for the socially …

The Eiffel Tower to Undergo 15-Year, €300 Million Renovation Project

The Eiffel Tower is set to undergo a massive renovation project: a 15-year, €300 Million endeavor that will preserve the attraction for decades to …

Airbus' New Jet Concept Features Swappable Spas and Cafes

Air travel once merited suits and steak knives. On jets like the new Boeing 747, elegant travelers of the 1960s and 70s floated between their …

10 Hotel Room Design Ideas To Use In Your Own Bedroom

It’s always fun to stay at a hotel. The beds are usually super comfy, you don’t have to clean up after yourself, and as long as you’re staying at a …

Best Small Luxury Hotels in Paris For Valentines

Small Luxury Hotels in Paris can be very special. Pick one of the best ones and your romantic stay will be so much more memorable. Be it walks along …

France

Sri Lanka has become a prime destination

Each year, more than 5.5 million Germans travel to countries outside Europe and the Mediterranean. Until recently, Sri Lanka scarcely appeared on the …

8 essential trips that should be on your bucket list

From Canada to Saudi Arabia, where to go in 2017.<p>For wildlife: East Africa<p>Unique new safari lodges make a trip to spot the Big Five in East Africa’s …

9 travel hacks you'll wish you knew all along

Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much for that flight? Forget to pack some important items? What happens if your flight is delayed or canceled?<p>As always, knowledge is power. The more you plan, research and prepare, the better off you'll be. With that in mind, I've rounded up these nine tricks …

The Japanese Museum of Rocks That Look Like Faces

The Chichibu Chinsekikan | all photos courtesy Sankei PhotoIn Chichibu, Japan, two hours northwest of Tokyo, there’s an odd museum; perhaps the only …

Japanese Culture

Festive penguins dress up as Father Christmas at park in Japan

Not feeling festive yet? These penguins are likely to nudge you into the Christmas spirit.<p>The penguins have been dressed in little Christmas outfits as they parade around a park in Japan.<p>The Matsue City park has many bespoke outfits for the little birds.<p>However, their Christmas garments are …

Adorable parade of Santa penguins is the best gift you'll get this holiday

Matsue Vogel Park in Shimane Prefecture, Japan, dressed six adorable penguins in Santa costumes to celebrate Christmas.

Penguins parade in Christmas outfits in Japanese park

Little penguins dressed in Christmas outfits walk around Vogel Park in Matsue, Japan.<p>Video has emerged of a group of penguins dressed in Santa …

10 Tips To Make Your Flying Time Super Productive

How to make the most of your flight time<p>When you’re up in the air, take this precious personal time to gather your thoughts, catch up on work and …

Australian government approves second Sydney airport

Australia's largest city, Sydney, is to get a second international airport after the government approved plans. The project aims to bolster the …

The runaway who travelled the world

Despite having little money, he’s the second most travelled person on the planet<p>Although he’s ranked the world’s #2 on The Best Traveled website, 62-year-old Barcelona native Jorge Sanchez insists that he is nothing like the other competitive travellers. He comes from a poor background, dropped out …

South America

Tokyo sees November snow for the first time in 54 years

Residents in Tokyo have woken up to the city's first November snowfall in more than half a century.<p>An abnormally cold air mass brought wet snow to …

Only in 'Murica: This New Hotel Has a Texas-Shaped Pool

Shocking news: the state known for big things just made another big thing, though this time it's a little more self indulgent. The Marriott Marquis …

Kemi’s Snow Hotel is a world-famous luxury destination

The gigantic Snow Castle is a real artwork made of ice and snow. It is built every year on the sea coast, not far from Kemi city centre, and stands …

7 Countryside Destinations From Tokyo You Never Knew About

Contrary to popular belief, Tokyo is not just about the glitzy skyscrapers. There are many tranquil destinations in the countryside that are all …

Texas investors build $300 million luxury bunker community for doomsday scenario

DALLAS — A Texas investor group is planning for a doomsday scenario by building a $300 million luxury community replete with underground homes and …

The Best Sleeping Pads for Comfortable Camping

Because roughing it doesn’t have to be that rough.<p>When you’re camping, a good sleeping bag alone doesn’t guarantee a good night’s sleep. During the …

Documenting the Secret Lives of India's LGBTQ Youth

In the new book 'Delhi: Communities of Belonging,' photographers Sunil Gupta and Charan Singh explore and celebrate queer culture in India, including the gay men who were forced to get married and have children, yet still cruise in secrecy.<p><i>All photos by Sunil Gupta and Charan Singh</i><p>Photographers …

Budget Travel Tips by Gabriel Morris Adventure Travel

<b>Gabe’s Guide to Budget Travel: Travel Tips, Tricks, Things to Bring and Places to Go compiles tons of practical information picked up by Gabriel</b> …

Kayaker surrounded by sharks takes defensive actions | Adventure Sports Network

A video posted by Max Mironov (@maxmironov) on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:20am PST<p>Max Mironov was on a dive trip to Ascension Island last month hoping to spear …

10 of the world's epic train journeys

Whether gliding through the Rockies or labouring up the Andes, our pick of spectacular railway trips gets a green light for all budgets<p>Somewhat greedily, the Swiss boast three world-class rail journeys: the Glacier Express, the Bernina Express and, most spectacular of all, the Jungfraubahn. …

Trains