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9 Most Colorful Beaches in the World

The classic beach scene is beige sand, blue water. Yawn. On these nine beaches, you'll find sand ranging from purple to green to orange, plus one …

Beaches

Six beautiful and bizarre bridges

Many bridges are the archetype of urban blight, essential yet uninspired. But informed Quora.com users know better. They identified fantastic structures that double as art.

More Than Half of Hotels.com Mobile Bookings Are for Same-Day Stays

Hotels.com culled its mobile data and found that 60% of its mobile bookings during the first six months of 2013 were made the day of the stay.<p>That …

The 10 Best Islands In The World

Luckily for you, Condé Nast Traveler just released its list of the Top 25 Islands in the World as part of its annual Readers' Choice Awards. We're taking a closer look at the top 10.<p>From the isolated tranquility of Bora Bora to the sprawling golf courses of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, these …

South Carolina

Best of the World Weekly

Each week National Geographic Traveler editors select a seasonal trip showcasing the world's best destinations to visit right now.

Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …

Watch: Quite Possibly the Best Video Guide to NYC

If you’re planning to visit New York City—whether for the first time or the tenth—we’ve got the ultimate guide for you. This isn’t the same type of …

New York City

5 Travel Startups to Watch This Week

This week’s roundup looks at startups that use data — both big and small — to make easier everything from hotel bookings to flight reservations to …

Spotting Borneo's Wild Orangutans, Pygmy Elephants, and Proboscis Monkeys--on a Budget

When people hear the word "Borneo" they typically think two things: unexplored and expensive. While Borneo is definitely not a cheap destination, especially since the Malaysian ringgit is doing well against the dollar, there <b>are</b> ways to explore its rain forests and keep your wallet intact.<p>We had two …

Orangutans

Top five nerve-shredding road trips in Costa Rica

Renting a car in Costa Rica is costly and can even be dangerous if you're not prepared for what's to come. It’s also ridiculously good fun. Some of the most interesting, little-explored destinations are only accessible by car, and for the adventurous traveler, there’s simply no substitute for the …

20-Somethings: Spoil Yourself With a Graduate Degree Abroad

Image: Flickr by Dimitry B<p>Thinking about advancing your education? Let me guess, you're a 20-something that wants more than your job can give. You miss the glory days of college and are really, just looking for an excuse to go back to school. While, you'll never get the first-time college …

Smart Traveler, Smartphone

If you want better customer service on your next trip — and who doesn’t? — then reach for your pocket.<p>But don’t bother pulling out your platinum card to impress a ticket agent, or a crisp bill to tip your bellhop. Whip out your wireless device instead.<p>Your smartphone is likely the most effective …

11 Best Winter Getaways to Lock in NOW

Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello of Budget Travel.<p>We know, we know: You've still got some sand in your shoes. Who wants to think about winter when it's still so far away? But you might want to reconsider because we've got 11 irresistible winter getaways that can put …

Laguna Beach