Mary Grace Antiller

30 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Following | @marygracean4jbi | Keep up with Mary Grace Antiller on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mary Grace Antiller”

Supersized natural wonders of US National Parks

Superlative natural wonders appear wherever you turn in the USA's national parks. Whether you're working on your bucket list - 'Climb North America's highest mountain!' - or just wanting to hug the world's largest living tree, you can explore nature's extreme outer limits at these record-setting US …

Best Space Pictures: Blood Moon, Auroras, and Rover Tracks

A Martian rover makes tracks and the moon turns blood red in this week's best space pictures.<p>The night sky presides over a cherry tree in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, on April 12.<p>The mayor of Tokyo presented 3,000 cherry trees to Washington, D.C., in 1912 as a sign of friendship between Japan and …

The Most Photogenic Places On Earth

The most photogenic places on earth may sound reductive -- especially when you consider that only 701 rich people voted in the poll conducted by VeryFirstTo.com (commissioned by Fujifilm) -- but it still makes for pretty photos.<p>The site also asked their members what they thought the least …

20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

Quebec’s Family-Friendly Traditions

In New York, where I live, this is the time of year where everyone either flees for warmer pastures, or heads for the hills…the snow-covered ones that is.<p>When Old Man Winter arrives, my family basically adopts a “<i>if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em”</i> attitude towards traveling. The only problem is, only …

Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you covered:</b><p>Not surprisingly …

Scientists Move Levitating Objects Through Space for the First Time

Now rather than merely lifting objects with sound waves, scientists can move them in every direction.<p>Levitation isn't just for mystics anymore.<p>A Japanese technology team has demonstrated ultrasonic levitation of objects that for the first time works in three dimensions. This means that as opposed …

Hubble Reveals Universe's Oldest Galaxies

The new Frontier Fields images show 13-billion-year-old stars.<p>Hubble Space Telescope astronomers Tuesday released views of the oldest galaxies yet seen, about 13.2 billion years old. They offer intriguing glimpses of the chaotic birth of the first stars.<p>The images are the first in a series called …

Rare Conjoined Gray Whale Calves Found in Lagoon—Could Be First for Species

Researchers found the aborted twins floating in a lagoon in Baja California on Sunday.<p><b>Scientists made an unexpected discovery on January 5 when they found the bodies of two conjoined gray whale calves (Eschrichtius robustus) floating inLaguna Ojo de Liebre (map) in Baja California.</b><p>The conjoined …

Pictures: Fish Light Up in Neon Colors

Camouflaged fish light up in neon hues when hit with blue light.<p><b>Coral reefs are full of flamboyantly colored creatures. But a new study finds that even the more subtly hued camouflaged species hiding in nooks and crannies have their gaudy side. You just have to know how to look at them.</b><p><b>Some 180</b> …

Best of December 2013

Best of 2013

5 Reasons to Go to Lake Tahoe this Winter

Straddling California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe is a year-round destination. But it really comes to life in the winter, as the go-to spot for winter …

Skiing

10 Places To See Before They're Gone

Places, much like animals can become endangered, and some of the world's most amazing sights are gradually disappearing. Scientists say climate change has been affecting oceans, reefs, beaches, and even cities. Development is another danger for once-pristine, off-the-beaten-path spots and their …

Puerto Rico

See the Best of Travel 365

Balinese Bootcamp for the Broken Hearted

"I'm either going to come back murdered or married," I joked as I boarded the plane to Mumbai, the first stop on a solo sabbatical across India, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand and Bali.<p>This is not an "I got swept out of lotus position and into a new life" tale, nor is there an outline of a bleached-out …

Romantic Comedy

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

22 Epic Places You Didn't Know Existed

The world is full of wonders... wonders we know about (the Grand Canyon) and those we might not (see below). But it's important to note that this earth we all live on is an insanely beautiful place. In case you don't have the time (or funds) to visit these spectacular places, we thought we'd do you …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Hiking

How To See The Aurora Borealis Northern Lights From Michigan's Upper Peninsula

You don't have to fly to Iceland to see the Northern Lights. Just ask Shawn Malone.<p>She's a photographer living in one of the northernmost parts of the continental United States, Michigan's Upper Peninsula. In a region where residents literally see the Northern Lights from their backyards, she has a …

Soul Searching in Seoul

Feeling stressed? Unbalanced? In need of some inner peace? Our travel experts at FlipKey have a great solution for you. As South Korea's former capital nearly 2,000 years ago, there is still plenty to discover in the city of Seoul including ancient royal palaces, the great Hangang river, and …

Cherry Blossom

Kindness One: A passage to India From Turkey, Thanks to Good Hearts

<i>"Never ever give up"</i> - Winston Churchill<p>I had to find a way to get from Turkey to India without traveling overland. This left me with two options: by sea or by air. Unfortunately I couldn't find a workable sea option, but I had met a guy in Istanbul who seemed connected and also had put me up for …

The 10 Best Islands In The World

Luckily for you, Condé Nast Traveler just released its list of the Top 25 Islands in the World as part of its annual Readers' Choice Awards. We're taking a closer look at the top 10.<p>From the isolated tranquility of Bora Bora to the sprawling golf courses of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, these …

South Carolina

10 Great Spots For A Ghostly Encounter

With Halloween on the horizon, how about a seasonal getaway where you'll have a good chance of seeing something plenty more freaky than fall foliage? Consider these spooky spots around the world, where the eerie encounters that have reportedly taken place include full-bodied apparitions of former …

Mental Disorders

How to Celebrate Your Birthday Abroad

Here's the thing about birthdays: When they go as planned, they can be a day full of celebrations, fresh starts and warm and fuzzy Facebook notifications. But they can also be a crushing disappointment when expectations are too high -- not to mention, admitting another year has flown by is …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Top 10 adventures in Peru

Peru may be known as a cradle of ancient civilisations, but its wild topography also makes it a wonderland of adventure. The icy mountain peaks of the Andes draw trekkers and climbers, the untamed desert coast is lapped by excellent waves for surfers, and for explorer types there’s the Amazon – a …

Top 10

Kindness ONE: The Generosity of Strangers Around the World

<i>"It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - finding themselves"</i> --- Andre Gide<p>It's quite humbling to think that I have already travelled from the fabled Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles to the edge of Asia! Istanbul. Turkey is a magnificent country, filled with culture …

Maui Voted Best Island In The World... And Has Been For The Last 20 Years

If Conde Nast Traveler readers are one thing, it's loyal. In the annual Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards that selects the Top 25 Islands in the World, Maui has come out on top for 20 consecutive years. It also regained its top ranking in the Top 10 Islands in the United States. How could …