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To Anyone Who Thinks They're Falling Behind

You don't need more motivation. You don't need to be inspired to action. You don't need to read any more lists and posts about how you're not doing …

Real Madrid v Real Sociedad Live Commentary & Result, 12/30/15, Primera División

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31 Quick and Easy Recipes For Fall

You'll want to bookmark these easy weeknight recipes that embrace the cooler weather.<p><b>17 Simple Fall Weeknight Meals</b><p>Simple dinners that will soon become staple favorites. <b>See the recipes</b>.<p><b>Slow-Cooker Pulled Chicken</b><p>Just the recipe to transition from summer to fall. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Veggie-Filled …

Cooking

GOP hopeful Scott Walker offers health plan with tax credits

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker on Tuesday offered an alternative to President Barack Obama's health care law that would provide tax credits and restructure Medicaid, and took a swipe at GOP rivals in Congress for their inability to repeal the law.<p>"I'm …

Health Care

Bucket List Places You Need To See In The Next Decade

"Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years?" What if instead of a dreaded job interview question, this was asked as a travel challenge? Suddenly the whole world opens up.<p>You had better start thinking, because the world will look very different in the next decade than it does today. For …

9 Destinations with Pristine Private Pools

Sometimes you want the people watching and social scene of a lively pool. Other times, you’re not in the mood for screaming, splashing children, or preening. If you just want to float freely and alone, or with a special friend, that’s when it’s worth upgrading to a room with its own private pool …

Swimming Pools

Destinations of a Lifetime: 10 Incredible Caribbean Beaches

<i>Seven Mile Beach in the Grand Cayman (Flickr: SF Brit)</i><p>Dreaming of a family vacation somewhere sunny? Look no further than the glorious, year-round sunshine of the Caribbean. With the Caribbean home to over 700 islands, islets and reefs, your hardest choice is going to be choosing which one to make …

Caribbean

Hawaii for first-timers: how to choose an island

Planning a trip to the Hawaiian Islands but not sure where to start? Torn between picking a single island or doing some island-hopping?<p>Wherever you travel around the Hawaiian Islands, fantastic beaches, friendly faces and <i>ono grinds</i> (good eats) are practically guaranteed, but every island has a …

National Parks

Australia Travel Tips: How to Get the Most Out of the Smallest Continent

Australia may be the smallest continent but it's still a vast amount of space to cover -- about equal in size to the continental U.S. Trying to see it all in a week or two is daunting, but here are some pointers to help maximize your travel Down Under.<p><b>Buy tickets online</b><p>Transit fares, city tours, …

48 hours in New Orleans

Arriving in New Orleans can seem like turning up to a party in a time-warp. Folk sip cocktails on colonial-era balconies, and restaurants thrum with buzzy gossip just like they have done since the 19th century.<p>But this vibrant city is not stuck in the past. New cocktail bars, inventive eateries and …

Travel

Top 10 Maui travel experiences

Admit it – you’re grinning already, even before you step on the plane. It starts with the idea of Maui… the anticipation. With the abundance of white beaches, waterfalls, and waves, what is there not to love? With all this island has to offer, you may be wondering where to start – never fear we got …

Top 10

14 free things to do in Seattle

Over the past few decades, Seattle has changed from a small, relatively ignored Pacific Northwestern city into a bustling metropolis filled with gourmet restaurants, top-quality culture, and a plethora of high-quality, high-end things to do.<p>Unfortunately, with a rising profile come rising prices, …

Barcelona

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

Everyone has their dream bucket list of travel destinations, but what about dream hotels?<p>Since summer is right around the corner and we're dreaming about vacations in far off places, we've come up with the ultimate bucket list of hotels to stay in around the world.<p>From private overwater bungalow …

Southern Ocean

I Heart My City: Ana Maria’s Zurich

Ana Maria Malpartida was born an ocean away from <b>Zurich</b>, but that hasn’t stopped her from calling Switzerland’s biggest city home. The Peruvian-born, Swiss-at-heart foodie has been living in Switzerland for the last seven years and spends most of her time—and a good portion of her salary—searching …

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

10 Vacations To Take With Your BFF

BAZAAR's edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.<p>Courtesy

The 35 Most Amazing National Parks on Earth

What's the quickest way to realize how truly amazing our planet is? Simple: Visit the world's greatest national parks. We're thankful that governments around the world have set aside these amazing tracts of pristine wilderness, and with the help of the tips and photos from over 1 million travelers …

National Parks

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored.<p>Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative coast.<p>…

California

The Best National Parks in America: Ranked!

Which government system protects some of our most prized land, offers affordable recreation and is great for the economy? You guessed it -- it's the National Park System.<p>Some have called it, "the best idea we ever had" and others, like Franklin D. Roosevelt, have said there is nothing more American …

National Parks

Voters' Choice: The 4 Best Towns in America

Here at <i>Outside</i>, we've been watching the Best Towns 2014 bracket with bated breath—not only because there have been some big surprises (we're looking at you, Duluth) but also because we've been rooting for our favorite towns, too. Now, our editors share some of what make the four finalists so …

Adventure Travel

10 Great Getaways Within The World's Busiest Cities

Cities have everything -- great people, great food, great public transportation -- the list goes on and on. But sometimes they don't have the <i>one</i> thing that everyone wants, which is typically a little slice of nature. So we've located a few places within some of the world's busiest cities, where in …

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 …

Vietnam War

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

San Francisco

A Perfect Day in San Diego

When I know I’m going on a trip, I immediately start canvassing my network of friends, writers, and editors around the world for advice about what to see and do.<p>So when I knew I’d be heading to San Diego, I went straight to National Geographic Travel’s digital director, Carolyn Fox, who grew up a …

Jembatan Akar: Indonesia's Living Root Bridge

There are some pretty cool bridges all over the world, constructed by engineers to serve not only as utilitarian structures but also as works of art. But when the engineer is simply nature, an entirely different type of product is produced: a <i>living</i> bridge.<p>Located over the Batang Bayang river in …

Best New Rooftop Bars in NYC

Summer is (unofficially) here and what better way to take in the glorious New York City skyline than from a rooftop bar? Visitors and locals alike …

New York City

Top 10 City Beaches Around the World

Summer is finally in full swing, and many find themselves facing the tough decision of a city break or a beach escape as they start planning a vacation. But for visitors looking for the best of both worlds, check out Cheapflights.com's top 10 city beaches where travelers are guaranteed some summer …

Top 10

7 A-List Celebrity Summer Vacation Spots

<i>Photo Courtesy of Villa d'Este</i><p>It seems like every time we open a magazine, there's another celebrity frolicking on the beach somewhere. Stars just love to get away from the flashbulbs of the paparazzi and screaming fans for some peaceful relaxation before going back to their hectic lives of fame …

Summer Vacation

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

Asia Travel

How to choose a South Pacific island

The South Pacific confounds even the savviest map buffs with its splatter of dots spread across the world's biggest ocean. What you can't tell from a map, or even most tourist brochures is that these palm-laden pinpricks are as diverse as the region is vast. While the postcards might look similar, …

Ecotourism