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Paris’ abandoned metro stations might be getting a snazzy makeover

The Parisian metro system may be the sixth-largest in the world, carrying nearly 1.5 billion passengers each year over 132 miles of track, but it has …

Swimming Pools

Mallorca has developed a bad case of tourism phobia

Mallorca, an island off the coast of Spain, is drowning in international visitors, and it’s had enough. On Saturday, a group of local protestors …

Tourism

This cat has lived in Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia for 14 years

Initially a Greek Orthodox basilica, then an Ottoman imperial mosque, now the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul is a museum/cat house. Indeed, the gorgeous …

Loneliness

This map tracks the travels of an American trucker over four years

When you think of the perfect career for travel, being a trucker probably isn’t the first or most glamorous option that comes to mind. But the truth …

Nova Scotia

7 lesser-known Parisian architectural wonders you can check out for free

There are a ton of things to see in Paris, but many of them involve standing in line for a couple of hours and spending some cash. If you don’t want …

France

Singapore’s Changi Airport is getting a makeover and we can’t even

When you’ve been called the best airport in the world for seven years running, there’s a lot of pressure to back it up. That’s why Singapore’s Changi …

Trails

How to see the Amalfi Coast by motorcycle

Italy’s famed Amalfi Coast is exactly as you’ve always pictured: rugged coastline dotted with seaside towns whose classic, balconied buildings …

Italy

5 awesome wildlife safaris that aren’t in Africa

Africa is synonymous with wildlife safaris. After all, its vast network of natural reserves and wide-open plains offer unsurpassed wildlife viewing …

Wildlife

9 things NOT to do in Venice

Traveling to Venice? Here’s the ultimate shortlist of recommendations for how <i>not</i> to spend your time, money, energy, and dignity while not further …

Italy

Get your adrenaline fix at Boca de Tunel, Mexico

The Boca de Tunel adventure park in Aguascalientes, Mexico, is the perfect location for adventure and outdoor enthusiasts. With 13 suspended bridges …

Outdoors

American Airlines has some sick new credit card deals that’ll have you on free flights next month

Nothing ruins the end of a <i>really</i> good episode of <i>Veep</i> like an airline credit card pitch. We get it. Bonus miles. Dollars for purchases. DOUBLE for …

American Airlines

New “wine water” looks and taste like the real deal

If you want to enjoy the taste of wine without worrying about the unavoidable hangover, this new Israeli product might be for you. O.Vine, a new …

Alcohol

Delta’s new seats are now the widest in the industry

While most airlines have been shrinking their seats in an effort to squeeze as many passengers on their flights as possible, Delta recently announced …

American Airlines

How to choose the right Hawaiian island for your outdoor passion

“Which island” is a perennial question. We know that each Hawaiian isle is beautiful, unique, and guaranteed to make for a great visit. So that makes …

Trails

California’s iconic Highway 1 has officially reopened

Good news for road trip fans. An important stretch of California’s Highway 1, from Cambria to Carmel, has reopened after an 18-month closure. The …

California

The 7 most beautiful beaches you didn’t know existed in the UK

Everyone has heard of the popular beaches of Brighton and Blackpool, but with 7,760 miles of coastline, the United Kingdom has an abundance of …

Coastlines

7 epic hotels in Scandinavia with amazing Nordic architecture

Whether you’re taking a last minute trip to bask in the midnight sun, or are already planning a winter getaway, you should consider staying in some …

European Travel

Game of Thrones is filming the new prequel on the Isle of Skye, so you need to visit now before the fans take over

With the end of “Game of Thrones” drawing near, HBO has greenlit a prequel series set in the same universe from author George R.R. Martin and writer …

Game of Thrones

The best places in the world to dive with sharks

It’s officially Shark Week on the Discovery Channel, perhaps the most posted-about TV event of the year that doesn’t involve Jon Snow. If watching …

Scuba Diving

How to prepare for a high-altitude trek

Trekking in the Himalayas or the Andes is on many travelers’ bucket lists. A high-altitude trek is a fantastic experience — and, for many of us, the …

Mountaineering

This shirtless Jeff Goldblum sculpture appeared next to London’s Tower Bridge

If you were feeling nostalgic about the 25th anniversary of Jurassic Park hitting theaters, this shirtless Jeff Goldblum sculpture is here to make …

Tower Bridge

How to raise a wild traveling toddler

Like most travelers, Brian and Pamela wondered about how having a child would change their lifestyles. Before their daughter Kaiya was born, they …

Parenting

Remember Nelson Mandela on his 100th birthday with these 5 moving experiences in South Africa

July 18, 2018, marks the 100-year anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s famed anti-apartheid revolutionary and former president. …

South Africa

India’s Supreme Court tells government: restore Taj Mahal or demolish it

It’s clean it or lose it time for the Taj Mahal. Bug feces and industrial pollution have caused the iconic Indian monument to lose some its shine, …

India

7 ways to humiliate yourself as a bartender

Humiliation is an essential part of everyday life, especially in jobs where you’re surrounded by an audience. Being behind the bar brings a host of …

Alcohol

The Color Factory is coming to spread joy in NYC this August

The creators of the Color Factory clearly underestimated people’s love for colors (and how instagrammable their exhibit was). The pop-up exhibit that …

San Francisco

This city in Japan is suffering from a ninja shortage (despite the crazy high salary incentive)

The Japanese city of Iga, about 280 miles from Tokyo in central Japan, claims to be the birthplace of the ninja, and has built its tourism industry …

Anime

What voluntourists in Africa need to know before visiting, according to a Kenyan NGO photographer

I’m Kevin. I am a Kenyan freelance documentary photographer, specifically working with NGOs and nonprofits around East Africa. In my work, I meet …

Google Search

Why Aboriginal culture should be part of your Australia trip – and how to do it right

If you’re heading to Australia on a Qantas 787 Dreamliner anytime soon, you may notice an intricately-designed livery. What you’re seeing is an …

Australia

How to spend a perfect 48 hours in Watertown, SD

Sometimes you gotta get the heck outta Dodge. To somewhere you’ve never been, somewhere that surprises you, somewhere that takes you completely out …

South Dakota