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A Photographer’s Quest for People Who Eat Like Their Ancestors

Picture Stories<p>Matthieu Paley traveled to remote communities around the world in search of the origins of what we eat.<p>This article has been updated since its original publication on September 4, 2014.<p>These days, documenting our dinners for the Internet is a universal pastime: sharing your food …

37 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Iceland Right Now

Iceland, a country rich with roaring volcanoes, monolithic glaciers, icy mountains and deep fjords, has become a mecca for photographers looking to …

5 Earth-Friendly Trips That Will Bring Out Your Inner Captain Planet

Earth Day was nearly three weeks ago, and if it taught us anything, it's that our planet is incredibly, overwhelmingly, absolutely breathtaking. Its natural wonders, as striking as they are, should be a living reminder of why we need to take care of this big blue marble of a world.<p>That's why we …

8 Surefire Ways to Infuriate a Hotel's Staff

Credit: Shutterstock<p>Going on vacation means you're supposed to be happy, carefree, and a much nicer version of your usual self. But if that's true, then why do so many travelers morph into first-class a-holes the minute they walk into the hotel lobby?<p>For some reason, people seem to forget all sense …

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10 Places That Are In Danger Of Disappearing Forever

After more than 400,000 people marched in NYC's People's Climate March last weekend, we're paying extra attention to how climate change can affect some of our favorite places in the world.<p>Certain exquisite tourist destinations --like Australia, Africa, Italy and India-- have one unfortunate thing …

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

New 7 Wonders vs. Ancient 7 Wonders

20 roads you should drive in your lifetime

There are millions of miles of roads in the world, and some of these roads provide incredible views of the surrounding landscape. Sometimes, the roads themselves are a work of art.<p>We've come up with the ultimate list of the world's most beautiful roads to prove that sometimes the journey is much …

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19 epic road trips through Scotland

<i>Note: Place names located above the central belt of Scotland have been translated into Scottish Gaelic to help with navigation.</i><p>From Selkirk, cruise …

Drive-By Beauty: Canada's Most Scenic Drives

01 of 11<p>Discover Canada's Dramatic Scenery by Car<p>With its vast natural landscape, Canada offers a wide-range of scenic drives. Explore all that …

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Ten enchanting travel experiences in Greenland

So you think Greenland is a far-flung travel dream? Pinch yourself. This Arctic country might be huge, but a trip to western Greenland can take in a breathtaking range of sights, from Disko Bay’s iceberg studded waters to valleys so vast you’ll feel like the last hiker on Earth. Start with these 10 …

Best Tours in Central and South America 2014

From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Chile: Cowboy Up</b><p>This horseback ride through Torres del Paine and Bernardo O’Higgins National Parks in the stark southern region of Patagonia made veteran traveler Bryan Rees feel like a bona fide cowpuncher. “Drinking mate [traditional herb drink] …

Top 10 Luxury Ranches Around the World

If you think vacationing on a ranch means roughing it, think again. All over the world, there are spots that combine the best of the great outdoors with five-star amenities, so get ready to saddle up for an active day on the trail before settling down for pampering at the spa and a gourmet meal. …

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Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

Adventure<p>These are the quintessential adventure experiences you organize your year around because they require fitness, specialized gear, and maybe a large chunk of time off work. Our top ten cover life-list terrain in the mountains, ocean, and the desert and include the expert advice, gear tips, …

11 Places In NYC That Aren't Totally Chaotic

New York is famously chaotic -- indeed, the labyrinth of taxis, the epically-long food lines and the chaotic subway runaround give you pretty much all the skills you'd need to practically survive the apocalypse.<p>But there are hidden moments of bliss in this urban jungle, if you know where to …

31 can't-miss U.S. beaches | CNN Travel

Seven incredible places you may have never heard of

As globalisation leaves no stone unturned, we took to Quora.com to find a few secret locales well worth the trip.

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The 12 Biggest Travel Mistakes You Think You’re Too Smart to Make

If you think you know all the tips and tricks to avoid a travel snafu, think again—even the smartest travelers can lose valuables thanks to an unexpected checked bag, or have a passport mishap at the last minute. Read on for how to avoid those traps, as well as other common mistakes that even the …

6 Clever Travel-Inspired Home Decor Ideas from a Design Pro — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>As an interior designer, there are few things that make me cringe harder than a tacky …

6 of the Best Travel Apps

<i>Smartphone photo via Shutterstock</i><p>By Aimee Millwood<p>All you tech-savvy travelers know there are plenty of apps out that can help ease the logistical …

17 Maps That Will Change How You See the World

<b>1. The map that will scare most coffee snobs.</b><p><b>2. The map that proves how much Bhutan loves archery.</b><p><i>More info here</i><p><b>3. The map that pinpoints the</b> …

The Most Common Language Spoken in Your State, Besides English and Spanish

<b>The news:</b> Despite growing efforts to make English the official language of the U.S., America's linguistic landscape is only becoming more …

15 Gorgeous Vacation Spots Proving Heaven Is a Place on Earth

Forget water parks, roller coasters and tourist-trap cities, the number one attraction on Earth is its landscapes.<p>Why travel thousands of miles, …

Here's what $100 is really worth around the US

Alright, so people living in rural Tennessee generally don't have too much to hold over the heads of New Yorkers. Well, except moonshine, because …

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9 TED Talks to give you wanderlust

Tiny Tourism: 10 of the World's Smallest Attractions

Bigger isn't always better. These record-holding tiny tourist attractions prove that small things shouldn't be overlooked.<p>Mill Ends Park, Portland, Oregon<p>Prince's Park, Burntwood, UK

9 Restaurants in Completely Unexpected Places

We love good food here at Condé Nast Traveler. But we can't lie—location matters, too. And there's no doubt we'd go out of our way to visit a restaurant in an an amazing and unexpected location—like the ocean floor, perhaps, or inside an ice castle...

50 Tips for World Travel

When traveling to another country it’s important to obtain some background information on the destinations you plan to visit. Taking the time to …