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22 Cities Around the World Best Explored by Bicycle

Our Definitive Guide to Planning a Train Trip Around Europe

Last month, Eurostar launched twice-daily direct train service from London to Amsterdam. Taking just three hours and 41 minutes from city-center to …

Trains

Where to Go in Europe: A Cheat Sheet to Top Destinations

You want to go to Europe, but don't know where to start your travel research. From picking a country to choosing between big metropolises and quiet …

Essential Listening: 10 Stellar Headphone Albums

0<p>SHARES<p>What, exactly, is a headphone album? Well, the definition changes depending on who you are.<p>For audiophiles, a headphone album is a work that …

Adobe unlocks a Lightroom power tool for photo editing

Adobe Lightroom's new profiles feature puts photo editing presets on steroids -- and now you can build your own profiles, too.<p>Profiles now use technology called a 3D lookup table (LUT) that mathematically transforms colors and tones in precise ways. They've long been used in cinema to give movies a …

Tutorials

13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,<p>I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

Top 10

Where to Travel in 2018, According to the Experts

Buenos Aires, Argentina<p>A new year brings with it a whole new list of plans—and for the intrepid traveler, a whole new list of places to visit. 2018 is no different: Economies and tourism are flourishing in far-flung locales that travelers rarely considered previously, while beloved but forgotten …

Travel

12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Start planning your next vacation now.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical limits? Have you fantasized about …

These 7 Destinations Will Be Huge in 2018, Say Travel Insiders

Summer vacations might be behind us, but that doesn't mean travel talk is over until the new year. While everyone else is busy prepping for …

This Airbnb alternative lets you stay in modern homes by top architects around the world

Architecture aficionados take note – a new Airbnb-inspired platform is offering stays in stunning modernist homes around the world. Started by two …

A One-Week Travel Itinerary for First-Time Visitors to Tokyo

The world-class city of Tokyo is one of the most exciting places to visit, with an endless list of things to see and do. From traditional Japanese …

From fishing to climbing: The best California state parks for all types

Nearly 300 state park units dot the varied landscape of California – that translates to about 1.6 million acres of protected land and the wildlife contained therein.<p>From the granite spires of Castle Crags to the pink and purple hills of Anza-Borrego, each state park offers unique natural delights, …

National Parks

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Research

Beware of this travel scam that hacks directly into your phone

Your phone's on two percent battery and you're stuck at the airport due to a delayed flight, when you see your saving grace—a free charging station at the gate! We've all been there, and we've all used them, especially while traveling, but you probably didn't think twice about plugging in. Well, …

Five Reasons To Put The Kettle On And Have A Cup Of Tea

Growing up, tea drinking was reserved for my grandmother’s visits. Making it followed a strict and fascinating ritual. Take scalding hot water. Warm …

An Irish Worker Just Found a 2,000-Year-Old Lump of 'Bog Butter' That's Still Edible

Toast, anyone?<p>A worker in Ireland recently uncovered a 2,000-year-old, 10-kilogram (22-pound) chunk of 'bog butter' - a cheese-like substance that …

Archaeology

The Best American Road Trips

01 of 36<p>East Coast<p>The most logical place to start an East Coast road trip? The region's—and the nation's—largest city. If you've never been, check …

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

The Grand Tour: The Loire Valley

The final stop of The Grand Tour of 2015: The Loire Valley in central France.<p>The house where Leonardo da Vinci died.<p>Gelato like a rose! Some of their flavors were organic.<p>The castle where Catherine de' Medici lived.<p>Blue doors at a duck farm.<p>The gardens at The Château de Villandry.<p>An incredible …

Stunning Photos of the World's Rarest and Oldest Trees

For the last 14 years, Beth Moon has been circling the globe documenting the world's rarest trees. The San Francisco-photographer has traveled …

Socotra

14 Places to Swim Before You Die

One of the best things about a warm-weather getaway is the thrill of throwing on a bathing suit and going for a swim. For some folks, a great swim means floating in a pool and catching some much-needed rays. Others enjoy the prospect of jumping into an ocean (or natural swimming hole) and taking in …

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

29 travel hacks that even frequent fliers don't know

Essentially an express lane for the proactive, these programs are pre-approvals from the US Customs and Border Protection that designate you a low-risk traveler. As long as you're not a convicted criminal, you're good to go after little more than some light paperwork and a quick in-person interview.<p>…

Virgin America

Essential Baby Travel Gear Picks from Family Travel Bloggers

Don't even think about postponing your summer travel ideas because you've got a baby in tow. These picks for essential baby travel gear, from those who make a living toting their tots, will help lighten the load.<p>That's figuratively, of course, not literally.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Essential Baby Travel Gear …

Secluded Beaches Worth The Trek

What comes to mind when you think of the perfect beach? Do you hear the sound of ocean waves crashing on the shore, feel white sand shifting beneath your feet? Maybe there are even a few surfboards or kayaks waiting nearby.<p>Whatever your ideal sandy spot, we're willing to bet it doesn't include …

5 ways to travel smarter this summer | CNN Travel

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The 25 most popular tourist attractions in the world

The list is part of TripAdvisor's Traveler's Choice awards, which highlight traveler favorites based on ratings and reviews.<p>From the impressive Burj Khalifa in Dubai to the stunning Church of the Savior on Blood in St. Petersburg, Russia, here are the world's highest-rated landmarks.

10 Fail-Safe Family Holiday Experiences

What's your insurance policy to successful family travel with kids? Fail safe activities that keep them entertained and happy every time. When the sightseeing days get long or the kids are exhausted by all the touring, you need activities you can rely on that you know will work as a fun break for …

10 Well-Traveled Women on What You Need in Your Travel Wardrobe

I love pretty much everything about travel... except packing. There are so many questions. What will the weather do? How do I know what I'll need? What won't get wrinkled? Someone must have this figured out, right?<p>It turns out a few people do. I asked a bunch of well-traveled women from around the …