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These Are The Best Countries To See The Northern Lights

Seeing the Northern Lights is one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences we can't wait to check off our travel bucket list. What can be more magical …

An Honest Look At 20 Common Ingredients Found In Processed Foods

You are what you eat.<p>It’s no secret that many of our common grocery store staples come with a long list of ingredients. While bread, for example, might only require a few ingredients when homemade, a loaf of sandwich bread from the store will often contain significantly more to keep it shelf-stable.<p>…

Why You Should Hire 'Points Hackers' to Book Your Next Flight

Deciphering airline and credit card points can often feel like reading a foreign language. Luckily, a new brand class of travel agents are here to help: points hackers.<p>By now, you’ve likely heard that the new Chase Sapphire Reserve card is giving away a signup bonus of 100,000 points, among other …

Lagunitas Taproom & Beer Sanctuary Brings Brews to East Bay

Earlier this past summer, Lagunitas Brewing Co. announced its intentions to take over long-standing space Southend. What followed was a quick transition into a more relaxed lounge to sip a few beers. According to the brewery, patrons can find "old favorites, as well as brewing small-batch, …

VIDEO: Take a Travel + Leisure Tour of Charleston, South Carolina

The quiet, antebellum city of Charleston, in South Carolina, has long been creeping its way up the World’s Best Cities list. From its No. 2 spot in …

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18 No-Bake High-Protein Energy Bites for Easy Fueling

Pre-make these snacks for a handy energy boost.<p>1 of 18<p>Chocolate Energy Bites<p>These yummy treats from Cooking Classy combine almond butter, honey, and oats with chocolate for a decadent-tasting treat.<p>2 of 18<p>Chocolate Chip Trail Mix Balls<p>This recipe is from our cookbook, <i>Meals on the Run</i>. Not only are …

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How to Plan a BIG Trip

I will be the first to admit it... I'm not a good traveler. I know some people live to travel and can pack up a backpack and spontaneously live life …

An Eater's Guide to Charleston

Charleston celebrates, and almost worships, the bounty of its surroundings: from freshly-caught blue crabs to grains milled on nearby Edisto Island. The city by the sea sits below the Sandhills, the original coastline of the ancient seas across the Carolinas, and is therefore often referred to as …

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100 trips everyone should take in their lifetime

We've done the work for you and put together this epic list of must-sees, updating our original bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and this year's travel hotspots.<p>From a beach full of pigs in the Bahamas to dogsledding in Sweden, these are the 100 most incredible trips …

A Taste of Charleston: What To Do, Drink, and Eat in 48 Hours

<i>As the plane was lifting from the ground of The Holy City I could still taste the memory of the life-changing biscuits and gravy...</i><p>Upon leaving, I was astounded by the city of Charleston and already fantasizing about returning. The weekend was one filled with southern hospitality and food that I'll …

What's Brewing in Charleston: A Guide to Craft Beer in Lowcountry

Many of us have Charleston, South Carolina, pinned on our maps of places to visit for incredible food. Now, there’s a new burst of excitement in town with the boom of the craft brewing scene and an influx of new breweries opening. They’re all producing a delicious variety of beers—from sours to …

16 Charleston Bars or Restaurants With Breathtaking Views

It's no secret that Holy City sunsets and Charleston waterfronts are some of the most coveted views around (think of the Instagram likes), but where can you relax with a glass of wine or a plate of food while taking in these phenomenons? There's a few rooftop bars or spots nestled on the water …

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This Site Lets You Compare ALL Kinds of Travel Fares

Buses, trains, ferries and planes — oh my! Getting around on a work trip or solo vacation often involves a mix of transportation options… and a fair amount of travel mistakes too — especially when visiting a brand new place. Are cabs the best option? Will the bus still be running when a late night …

Japan: What I Expected, What I Got

<i>This is the second installment of my Japan travel diary. To check out my first impressions, read about</i> <i>Day One</i><i>.</i><p>The plan was always to take it slow in Tokyo.<p>It’s not just because John had emergency surgery a week ago, though that unexpected event certainly fortified our resolve. It’s that since the …

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The Perfect Walking Tour of NYC, According to a Data Scientist

New York City is chock full of cultural and historical landmarks, some of which not even the most seasoned New Yorkers have visited. So how is it that tourists, who are in the city for a fraction of the time, whittle down their <b>list of must-sees</b>? Well here's some good news for the <b>eager sightseer</b> …

The Best Secret Streets in 10 Cities Worldwide

Even in these popular locales, discoveries await. Here are our favorite off-the-beaten-path stretches in each.<p>Rome, London, Tokyo, Los Angeles: to …

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Traveling Out Of Your Comfort Zone and the Lessons You'll Learn

Have you ever noticed in movies that take place in a far-off, exotic local, there's likely to be a scene set in a bazaar? It doesn't resemble your favorite mall or even a farmer's market, but it seems like a place for people to come together and buy ... sell ... trade...yell ... and eat.<p>Here's the …

Discover Ireland’s most ancient secrets

Exploring Ireland’s ancient east means choosing your own adventure through 5,000 years of history – with no route, itinerary or list of sites.<p>Ireland is not very big. In fact, you can drive from the east to west coast in less than four hours. But the country’s newest tourism initiative – Ireland’s …

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The best 24-hour restaurants in NYC

New York is the city that never sleeps, it's no surprise that the same goes for its food-and-drink scene. But we’re not talking about greasy, nasty, …

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Where To Find The Best Oysters In NYC

Photo: Courtesy of Ditch Plains.<p>Oyster lovers rejoice. It doesn't matter whether you know the difference between Blue Point and Kumamoto, it's Oyster …

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People are going nuts for this bagel that looks like a rainbow and tastes like cereal

I discovered The Bagel Store's Rainbow Bagels a couple of days ago on Snapchat. In a 10-second video, reality-TV star Jonathan Cheban — Kim Kardashian's best friend — emptied a bag of the colorful creations onto a table and stared at them as if they were the bagel equivalent of a unicorn. And they …

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The 7 most luxurious safari lodges in Africa

We recently published a list of the 30 best hotels in the world, and many of the properties that made the list are are luxury safari lodges in Africa.<p>Considering that an African safari is a once-in-a-lifetime trip during which most people spare no expense, it should come as no surprise that these …

5 Reasons Why Treehouse Point Is Your Perfect Glampsite

Photo taken by Michael Wigle, an Explorer for The Outbound.<p>1. You Can Fulfill Your Childhood Dreams<p>As kids, we all dreamed of camping out in an epic treehouse in the backyard. Grown ups can dream too, ya know. Better yet, grown ups can actually do what they want and you know you still want to …

30 Places To See Before You're 30

Seeing the world is a surefire way to enrich your life and learn, and some destinations are best visited while in your twenties. Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set. These spots might be more physically challenging or …

12 destinations where you can stay in a 5-star hotel for less than $200 a night

Our friends at Hotels.com curated a list of major destinations around the world where visitors can stay at a five-star hotel for under $200 per night.<p>The bulk of the cities are in Europe, with a few in Asia.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you can treat yourself without breaking the bank.

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The 29 coolest new businesses in New York City

We sought out the freshest, most innovative businesses in New York City, focusing our search on places that have opened within the last five years.<p>Though we included some tech startups, we mostly focused on brick and mortar shops, since we already published a list on the hottest startups in New …

21 tips that will help you experience Oktoberfest like a local

That means that I've also witnessed foreigners make plenty of cultural faux pas at the festival.<p>Here are 21 tips that will help you experience the world's largest beer festival like a local.<p>Oktoberfest actually starts in September (September 19th to October 4th this year). The first version of the …

Live Out Your Oregon Trail Fantasies at Utah’s New Conestoga Ranch

All of the wagon-circling fun, with none of the dysentery.<p>A new luxury camping resort in Utah is enticing travelers to the state’s northeast corner, …