Kristina Farnsworth

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National Geographic Travel

Get stop-by-stop directions for a driving tour of Vermont's Cheese Trail, where you can taste cheddar, gorgonzola, gouda, feta, and more.

Video: Hiking The Appalachian Trail In 3.5 Minutes

Ever wanted to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail but just don't have the time? Then you'll certainly enjoy the video below, which features an …

Top 10 family travel destinations for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>Planning a family vacation can become a series of questions followed by several attempts to get everyone from grandparents to parents …

What we learned at CES 2014

We came. We saw. We shocked the bejeezus out of ourselves with a weird iPhone stun gun case. All in all, CES 2014 was a massive success – the year …

CES

'At least three' more major US retailers reportedly suffer data breaches

Target and Neiman Marcus could be the tip of the iceberg, if a new Reuters report is correct. The organization writes that at least three other US retailers also suffered data breaches "using similar techniques" to the one that penetrated Target last month. Reuters doesn't specify the names of the …

Farewell CES 2014: a look back at an insane week in tech

Powerful cyclone rips through Tonga islands

Authorities are searching remote islands for cyclone victims after the most powerful storm to hit Tonga in decades tore through the South Pacific archipelago, flattening homes and leaving at least one person dead.<p>Relief efforts on Sunday were concentrating on the Ha'apai islands, between the main …

4 Risky Places to Swipe Your Debit Card

Would you give a thief direct access to your checking account?<p>No? Unfortunately, you may be doing just that by regularly using your debit card. Debit …

There Are Bugs in Your Coffee and Other Things I Learned in Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua has a mild climate, Mayan ruins, volcanic hiking, a gorgeous lake, and shopping galore…and not many tourists know about it. So why are you …

Set-jetting: top 10 movie and TV destinations for travellers

Rather than dreaming about the sometimes stunning, often gritty destinations in your favourite flick, why not get off the sofa and experience it yourself?<p>Set–jetting, visiting the places where movies and TV shows are shot, is easier than ever thanks to dedicated tours and heaps of rabid fans …

Effective habits of great travel writers

When I was writing the first edition of <i>Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Writing</i>, we decided to incorporate interviews with a wide range of travel writers, editors and agents into the book, thinking that readers would profit from hearing a spectrum of experiences and opinions.<p>We’ve continued this …

North America’s top amusement parks

Nowhere can you find more family-friendly daredevil thrills (and gentler rides) than in the USA and Canada. Here are our 10 favorite amusement and water parks in North America (diplomatically listed in alphabetical order):<p>Canada’s Wonderland, Vaughan, Ontario<p>The first major park in Canada (25 miles …