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World's Most Beautiful Bridges

For thousands of years, bridges have been constructed to make transportation easier, thereby allowing cities and empires to flourish. But some bridges do more than just get you from point A to point B; instead, they marry form and function in unforgettable ways. Among the most iconic structures in …

This Couple Sold Everything To Take A Dream Trip Around The World

Three cocktails later, Danika remembers, the couple had decided to quit their jobs to travel abroad for six months. "Chris can pretty much get me to say anything when he bribes me with good food and cocktails!" she said laughing.<p>From there, it was a whirlwind. The plan was originally to spend one …

North York Moors National Park, England

<b>Name:</b> North York Moors National Park <b><br>Location:</b> England <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1952 <b><br>Size:</b> 554 square miles (1,436 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p>• <b>Heather Moorland</b> North York Moors is famed for the heather moorland, which, while rare elsewhere, covers fully one-third of the park—the largest acreage of such …

What to See in These 7 Cities in Greenland (PHOTOS)

Until two weeks ago, I couldn't even pronounce the names of the cities, and now they are deeply engraved in my memory. Greenland is one of those <i>so close, yet so far</i> destinations that make you feel small, insignificant and detached from rest of the world.<p>When people asked me why I was going to …

This Is The Skinniest House You'll Ever See

This London home gives new meaning to close quarters<p>This shot of London's "Thin Home" was captured by blogger Hedvig Sagfjord Opshaug.<p>The unique home can be found on Thurloe Square in Knightsbridge, London. When approached from the west, the entire house appears to be only 7-feet wide, but its …

23 Pictures That Will Make You Want To Visit Scotland

Whatever the outcome, there's no denying that Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. It's home to eerie castles, ancient ruins, and rolling green hills. Here are 23 photos that will make you want to book your next trip to Scotland.

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Summer in Montana

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>It's possible that there's no finer place to be in summer than Big Sky Country. Have a look at some of the best places the state has to offer.

7 Reasons You Should Date a Girl Who Travels

Several years ago, I was sitting in my cubicle at work, as the coworker who sat beside me tacked up a new photo of his fiancé. He looked over at me and said, "Did you ever notice what people put on their desk is a representation of what they care most about in the world." I smiled nervously as I …

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Explore the Largest Sand Dunes in North America

<b>Location: Colorado<br>Established: September 13, 2004<br>Size: 149,137 acres</b><p>Visitors to the Great Sand Dunes experience an undeniable sense of wonder, just as happens in so many of our most spectacular national parks. In contrast to the sudden shock of walking to the rim of the Grand Canyon, though, or …

Best of Montana in Spring: Food and Drink

Travel<p>Find out the top culinary experiences during springtime in Montana.<p><b>Jersey Lilly Bar and Cafe, Ingomar</b><p>“Coming into the Jersey Lilly is a step back in time to the Old West,” says co-owner and manager June Nygren. The bar, named in honor of the Langtry, Texas, saloon (which doubled as a …

Adventures in the Columbia River Gorge

The state border between Oregon and Washington is notable for one thing: a river runs through it. But not just any river – the mighty Columbia, the fourth-largest river in the US, flowing through a massive gorge that’s up to 1219m (4000ft) deep and over 128km (80mi) long. In this gorge, myriad …

Europeans Taste-Test America's Trashiest Snacks

Europeans just <i>looove</i> to sit on their high horse and judge America, smugly mocking our short vacations, our proclivity for sneakers and baseball caps, and most importantly, our junk food. From aerosol cheese to cake that can survive a nuclear war, Europeans laugh at (and remain perplexed by) some of …

I'm Flying to Europe for $300 and You Can Too -- It's Pissing Some People Off

The rumors are true. You can get from North America to Europe (or vice versa) for under $600 round trip! Or for $300, one way, including taxes.<p>This isn't some travel writer/blogger exclusive. Acclaimed as a new airline, Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA has been around for over 10 years, but recently …