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10 great road trips around the world: readers’ tips

Winning tip: Transylvania, Romania<p>This is a wonderfully underrated road-trip destination. From Bucharest, take Road 1 towards the Carpathian mountains, to the well-preserved medieval towns of Braşov and Sighişoara. On the way, you’ll often be surrounded by dense, dark woodland and craggy peaks, …

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17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

<i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

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15 cities across the world that should be at the top of your travel bucket-list

Every year, we ask our readers to rate the best cities in the world, and the results continue to surprise us. Not only do newcomers sometimes float to the top, but longtime favorites also continue to reappear — a testament to a destination's enduring popularity. This year's group of winners span …

The 60 greatest train journeys for 2018

The best train journey I’ve ever done? Tricky. In terms of sheer pinch-me-is-this-for-real wow-factor, it has to be the Trans-Mongolian, a journey of truly epic proportions. In my case it involved four days of travelling between Moscow and Lake Baikal on the traditional Trans-Siberian before …

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The 20 Best Hot Springs Destinations in the World

There are few naturally occurring phenomena that are as relaxing and rejuvenating as a hot spring. These geothermal features are a bit like nature's …

15 Skills Every Adventurer Needs

Adventure<p>Use these essential abilities to slay your next big trip.<p>If you’re well prepared for adventure and can find the humor in things not going according to plan, you’ll never stop exploring. To understand just what will get you to that place, we spoke with endurance athletes, gear gurus, and …

15 Places to Take the Solo Trip of a Lifetime

Solo travel, like dining alone, gets a bad rap -- mostly from people who don't particularly enjoy their own company. If you can put up with yourself, …

35 Hidden Bars Around the World and How to Find Them

Some of the world's most intriguing bars are in locations you might not expect, hidden in taco joints and noodle shops, or disguised as everything …

The 25 places you need to visit in 2018, according to the world's top travel experts

The more you travel, the more you realise there's so much of the world still to discover.<p>In order to help you put together your 2018 travel bucket list, Business Insider asked the world's most esteemed travel experts — from the likes of Airbnb and Lonely Planet to independent bloggers and …

17 Incredible Vacations That Are Even Better For Solo Travelers

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30 Easy, Safe and Fun Destinations for Your First Solo Adventure

Lima, Peru was my first destination as a solo traveler a few years ago when I was a senior in college. I actually stopped there on my way to Brazil …

Where To Sleep For Cheap In Our Favorite Big Cities

How much you pay for accommodation can often make or break a trip. Too often we’ll shy away from cheaper digs like hostels, believing them to be worn down and grimy. This worn out stereotype couldn’t be further from the truth. Hostels have been evolving over the years, and making travel on a budget …

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10 Train Trips That Cost $100 (or Less!) You Need to Take Your Family On

See the beauty of America like never before.<p>If you've traveled around the United States by car or plane your entire life, you've been missing out on some seriously stunning countryside — but it's not too late. All of these trips are affordable and will leave you stunned by the beauty in the U.S.

100 trips everyone should take in their lifetime, according to the world's top travel experts

But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritize one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked 20 top travel bloggers and writers/editors from the likes of Lonely Planet, Suitcase, and Airbnb for the top five destinations they've ever visited — …

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Need Money to Buy Land? Here Are Several Ways to Borrow.

Buying land allows you to build the home of your dreams or conserve a slice of nature. However, land can be expensive in high-demand areas, so you …

These are the 20 greatest cities to live in

The 10 Best Speakeasy Bars In New York City

Although the Prohibition era is over, this doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the thrill of secret bars with hidden entrances. Behind its bright lights and …

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The Most Luxurious (but Sneakily Affordable) Vacation Spots Across The Globe

Good news: A trip abroad doesn’t necessarily mean you have to cut the luxe out of your stay.<p>You want all the “Roman Holiday” Audrey Hepburn vacation vibes (oversize sunnies, silk scarf, vintage convertible), but let’s be real: You’re going to have to pick and choose between lavish splurges in a …

The best secret beaches, pubs and places to stay in the UK

United Kingdom holidays,Food and drink,Beach holidays,Walking holidays,Hotels,Bed and breakfasts,Travel,Pubs,Food & drink,Life and style<p>For those who like to keep things low-key, our writers recommend lovely, quiet coastal spots, cosy pubs and boltholes with superb views

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17 places around the world that look like a Wes Anderson film

6. The Deccan Odyssey, India<p>8. Houses in Amsterdam<p>9. The Winter Palace, St Petersburg, Russia<p>12. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia<p>13. Golden Lane Bowling Alley, North Korea<p>14. Paramount Theatre, US<p>15. Congress Hall, New Jersey, US<p>16. St Louis Art Museum, US<p>17. Hotel Belvédère, Switzerland<p>1. Hungarian …

Best banks for earning interest: These high-yield checking and savings accounts really pay

Remember that time you earned 4% interest on a savings account? Yeah, probably not, unless you're over the age of 40 — considering that the last time …

Opinion: We’re not smart enough to spot a coming stock-market crash

The psychology of money and investing is infuriating. Economists assume we’re rational beings, that we constantly evaluate cost and value to maximize …

12 Things You Must Do to Avoid Money Disasters While Traveling Abroad

Here's a fun game to play with yourself: Book a long-overdue vacation abroad and naturally become excited. Now, think of every single thing that can …

George Orwell's 1984 was published 68 years ago: Other dystopian novels that now hit home

George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984 was published 68 years ago on this day, and never has his cynical hypothesis about a future where we are being …

Cool and classy: how to make your conservatory the most fashion-forward room in the house

Perceived as seasonal spaces, conservatories don't seem to get the same care and attention lavished on their interiors as other rooms in the house. Stuck in the past with uncomfortable Victorian-style wirework furniture, unpleasantly chunky rattan and relentlessly beige upholstery, they are the one …

Why did the 2016 election look so much like the 2012 election?

Partisan identity — not policies or even candidates — now drives American politics.<p>A few months ago, I stopped by Larry Bartels’s office at Vanderbilt University. Bartels, alongside Christopher Achen, is the author of <i>Democracy for Realists</i>, which I’d become a bit obsessed with. The book argues that …

5 Countries Where Your Dollar Goes the Furthest: $10 Hotel Rooms, $1 Dinners and More Crazy-Cheap Travel Finds

Summer is approaching, and the cost of travel is starting to rise. Airline and hotel prices will continue to increase along with the temperature, and …

How to Build an Entire Portfolio With Only the Best of Vanguard Funds

Build a Portfolio With the Best Vanguard Funds<p>A Sample Portfolio of Vanguard Funds<p>Updated July 02, 2018<p>It's not difficult to spot the best Vanguard …