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22 Insane Places In Quebec You Need To Travel To If You’re Young, Broke, And Restless

<b>It's mid-summer</b> and it's time for us young, broke, and restless Montrealers to get out there! For those broke Montrealers like me, I think we should …

Camping in Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Known as much for its majestic beauty as for the fact that it’s one of the biggest protected areas in the Eastern U.S. for black bears, Great Smoky …

Hiking

How to Have a Single, Spectacular Day in Miami

<i>We asked D’Michael Haas, concierge of the iconic Delano in South Beach, to plan a single, spectacular day in Miami …</i><p><b>More:</b> See <i>Fortune</i>’s interactive …

8 Reasons to Visit Maui

There is no “bad” day on Maui. The island, whose name refers to a demigod but may as well translate to “perfect vacation,” is perpetually awash in …

Maui

Alabama Gulf Coast a place to unload stress

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — What I loved most about my visit to the Alabama Gulf Coast was the morning I spent walking up and down the beach, the roar of …

Face-Off: Yellowstone vs. Yosemite

America’s National Park Service is turning 100 this year, which is just one of many reasons to celebrate the epic beauty of two great wilderness …

National Parks

The 11 cheapest tourist cities for a summer break, ranked

TripAdvisor has just released a ranking of the world's cheapest destinations for a mini-holiday during the summer.<p>The annual TripIndex Cities study, …

Visit the Most Peaceful Countries in the World

This past year has been one of the most violent in recent memory. Despite significant international turmoil, there are still many amazing places to …

Frequent-flyer Programs

10 of the best walking and hiking adventures in the world

Backpacking the Appalachian Trail<p>Hike North America's most famous trail the original way, carrying all you need on your back and staying in huts …

Hiking

The Most Incredible Underwater Photos Taken off An Island in The Philippines (Sponsored)

It all started with a Google search: “the best surf in The Philippines.” Having just come off the high of shooting waves in Australia, Swedish …

Scuba Diving

Cheeky sea lions pictured snogging and clowning for wildlife photographer's camera

Here’s a friendship that’s definitely been sealed with a kiss .<p>The image of the snogging sea lions – who were putting on a full-mouthed display of …

How to Hike the Backcountry With Your Furry Best Friend

On his multiweek hikes through Utah’s canyon country, Ace Kvale always brings his custom GPS, or Genghis Positioning System, also known as his dog, an Australian blue heeler named Genghis Khan.<p>“He’s always very solid, always there, but never in the way. A really good partner at all times,” says …

Adventure Travel

Do Your Pictures Tell a Story?

<b>Reader Question:</b> How do I tell a story with photographs?<p><b>My Answer:</b> A photo editor’s nightmare is when someone shows him a picture and then starts to explain what’s in it. In the worst cases, the photographer starts to talk about important things that aren’t even in the shot.<p>In the simplest of …

Photography

This Man Is Living Your Tropical Island Dream Life

<b>See all the #InaWeekend Bahamas videos.</b> <br>Charlie and Joyce Beede are as warm and cheerful as anyone I know, and we laughed at offhand jokes and reflected on the day’s adventure amid the crackling sound of fire and the smell of roasting garlic cooking with the fish. There was a scar here, though, and …

Weather

Get snap happy on these 10 great photography tours

Lacklustre photos are the bane of every traveller. But with today’s technology and an array of enticing tours at our fingertips, blurry, out-of-focus …

Meet Your New Travel Destination: Namibia

Move over, Tulum. There's a new luxe hot spot in the travel world, and it's collecting rave reviews from everyone. We're talking about Namibia.<p>If you're like most of us, you've never been to Africa—though it's on your bucket list. Americans don't tend to travel far with our paltry two-week …

The Instagram Star's Guide to Taking Your Best Travel Photos Ever

Because, ugh, how do they make it look like that??<p>Traveling is about the experience, sure—but really, who are we kidding: It's about the Instagrams. So just how do you get the perfect snap of your destination? We caught up with Instagram phenom Olivia Lopez of Lust for Life to get her tips on just …

Mobile Photography

7 of the best adventures you should add to your bucket list

Adventure Travel

Man takes his dog diagnosed with cancer on one last epic road trip

There is no bond greater than a person and his or her loyal canine companion.<p>After his faithful chocolate lab, Bella, was diagnosed with cancer and …

5 Ancient Peruvian Sites That Feel A Bit 'Alien'

By Dustin Turner, for WhereTraveler<p>As a child, TV show host Giorgio Tsoukalos traveled a lot with his parents, and as a teenager, he read a book by Erich von Däniken-an ancient astronaut theorist who thought aliens helped shape construction of some famous historical sites. Today, ancient astronaut …

Couple Hikes All 59 National Parks On Their Bucket List In 7 Years

In time for their 70th birthdays!<p>Mike and Donna Guthrie’s first date at a coffee shop in Denver, Colorado, just over 43 years ago began at 10:30 a.m. The pair had so much to talk about that they stayed, talked and shut the place down over seven hours later. They wed less than a year after that.<p>To …

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

World’s Most Amazing Zip Lines

In December 2015, Puerto Rico’s Toro Verde Adventure Park opened the world’s longest zip line, appropriately named El Monstruo, or “The Monster.” …