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26 Of The Coolest Hotels In The Whole Wide World

There are everyday hotels and there are extraordinary hotels. If you are going to pack up your possessions and travel to an exotic destination you …

The Best Beach Resorts in the World

Private islands in the Caribbean. Mega-resorts on Bali. Readers of Condé Nast Traveler have cast their votes, selecting these 40 as the best beach resorts around the world. Some are unusual, some exclusive, and all are perfect for armchair travel or booking that next warm getaway. Click here to …

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Top 10: Historic Sites in Ireland and Northern Ireland

More than 5,000 years of history are revealed through colossal passage tombs, the beehive huts of early monasteries, and more iconic landmarks. Here are Irish places of curiosity, pilgrimage, and inspiration.

VisaMapper Is A Magical Map Where You Can See Which Countries Require Visas To Visit

This might be the most brilliant thing a Reddit user has done in a while.<p>To curb the pain of the "do I need a visa?!" research headache, udit99 made a no-frills website called VisaMapper. Visitors select their nationality from a drop-down menu and instantly see, on a color-coded world map, which …

15 Maui Adventures That Will Keep You Active, Happy ... And Shark-Bite Free

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times for Maui in 2013. On the one hand, the valley isle was voted the best island in the world by <i>Conde Nast Traveler</i> readers for the 20th consecutive year.<p>On the other hand, it has experienced an unprecedented eight shark attacks so far this year, two …

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in Africa

For travelers, Africa has it all: iconic wildlife, epic landscapes, ancient wonders, and an incredible variety of cultures that have intrigued intrepid adventurers for centuries! However, this vast and beautiful continent also has it's sweet side, and it's a perfect place for newlyweds looking to …

Spotlight on Launceston

<b>1. Ben Lomond National Park</b><b><br>Distance from Launceston:</b> 60 min / 60 km / SE<b><br>Activity:</b> Skiing, rockclimbing, mountain biking, hiking<b><br>The Drawcard:</b> This …

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9 Outdoor Hotel Tubs You Need To Soak In

A room with a view is great... but what about a <i>hot tub</i> with a view?<p>If you've yet to experience the bliss of soaking in a hot tub under the stars with a stunning view of nature, you haven't lived.<p>Whether it's a dip in your skivvies or a private soak <i>au natural</i>, these tubs are a recipe for utter …

5 Ultra-Cool Glamping Sites in the UK

In summer, Britain is awash not only in rain, but also in outdoor music festivals—not what most would consider a happy combination. Presented with …

Where to Glamp Like a Champ

Tent Time<p>What to do if you love the great outdoors but want to rough it without, well, really roughing it? You glamp!<p>08.21.13 6:04 PM ET<p>Courtesy …

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The Neighborhood: Georgetown, Seattle

Even as downtown Seattle goes increasingly sleek, bohemia lives on in Georgetown.<p>Wedged between railroad tracks and Boeing Field, where 737 jets get painted and tested for flight, this blue-collar manufacturing hub dates to 1851 (the city’s oldest residential zone).<p>In recent years, its old …

One Minute MBA

Our One Minute MBA videos explore the ABCs of business and the concentrations you can pursue as part of your online MBA - all in 60 seconds.

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

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TECH NOW: Best new gadgets for women

Take a look at this gear thoughtfully designed with women in mind, from fashionable earbuds to handy charging devices and totes.<p>When it comes to great gadgets for gals, tech companies have been slow to realize they can't just make the same old gadgets and slap some pink paint on them.<p>According to …

23 signs you need to start traveling again

<b>1. You’re lusting after your friends’ travel itineraries.</b><p>(via)<p><b>2. Getting into your own bed every night has gotten pretty boring.</b><p>(via)<p><b>3. You’ve just</b> …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

The Mobile Shopping Life Cycle

Mobile is turning “path to purchase” on its head. One of the most time-honored marketing concepts, that notion that a customer takes a predictable journey toward a sales transaction (in its earliest definition, starting with <i>attention</i> to a product, then moving to <i>interest</i> in it, then <i>desire</i> for it, …

Want To Quit Your Job And Travel The World? How 2 Professionals Did It (VIDEO)

Most of us have probably fantasized about quitting our jobs and traveling around the world, picking up new experiences and life lessons in each continent, a la <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i>. But a number of professionals are actually trading in their high-powered jobs for a life on the road -- and redefining …

Gavin Pretor-Pinney: Cloudy with a chance of joy

Who are the Millennial shoppers? And what do they really want?

Introduction<p>Myth #1: It’s all about online shopping<p>Myth #2: Loyalty is lost<p>Myth #3: Social networks<p>Social media adoption<p>Becoming …

How Millennials Are Changing The Face Of Retail Shopping

Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are not your parents’ generation; they do things differently and in a big way. Millennials also happen to be …

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Protests and riots are spreading around the world. Where do they come from, and what do they signify?<p>Not long before he went to the altar of Notre …

The 13 Best Hiking Trails in the World (Photos)

Trail Guide<p>Summer is finally here! Take advantage of the beautiful weather and hike one of the world’s best trails.<p>06.02.13 4:45 AM ET

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