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North Shore Rescue gets cheeky with hike safety post

Volunteers with North Shore Rescue are getting tired of responding to preventable emergencies. You can tell by the tone of its newest messaging on …

Hiking

Cheap Flights To Cuba and Costa Rica, Camping In Style And A Billion Miles

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn't have time to …

Costa Rica

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

Architecture: The chapel-shaped modern home

Berlin architecture professionals, <i>Mohring Architects</i>, are all about cutting-edge design that merges the traditional with the unconventional.<p>Today we …

5 Mistakes You Need to Stop Doing When Travelling or You've Wasted Your Airfare

1. Not knowing climate of your intended destination<p>It is important to know the climate of the country you’re visiting. You don’t want to get your …

This Home's the Shining Star of the Street

Mexican architects, Grupo Arsciniest, have taken a modern family home to the next level with this stunning piece of architecture that capitalises on …

Great Hikes in Central Colorado around Aspen, Snowmass, Marble, Crested Butte, Leadville and Buena Vista

Featured Hikes<p><b>Distance:</b> 3.4 - 9.2 miles (Round Trip)<p>This popular trail climbs to a 12,462-ft. pass with panoramic views of the 14,000-ft. peaks …

10 Epic Drives in the U.S. National Parks

Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and some camping gear, because some of the most epic drives in the United States are hidden inside National Parks …

National Parks

Walmart introduces line of “ugly” fruit to combat food waste

The largest grocer in America recognizes that beauty is only skin deep when it comes to “ugly” fruits and vegetables. Walmart is rolling out a line …

If Donald Trump wins the election, here's where to escape to

Donald Trump’s official nomination as the Republican candidate for the US presidential election has made the possibility of his win, and the future of the country, that much scarier to at least some, if not many, Americans.<p>But Cape Breton seems to be offering Americans living with such fears a way …

Introducing a Portable Kayak You Can Carry on Your Back

For a lot of adventurers, a day of kayaking often involves first strapping a full-size kayak to the roof of a car and sometimes carrying it overland. …

6 Cool Convertible Campers and Tents

Camping has taken on a whole new meaning ever since clever innovators have hit the scene. Getting outdoors doesn’t have to always be so …

British Columbia

American waterfront towns: 7 charmers worth a visit | CNN Travel

Waterfront

Chasing the Dream: How to Live the Ultimate #VanLife

Many of us dream of hitting the open road in the perfect adventure vehicle—a vintage Land Cruiser or a tricked-out Westaflia. Customizing your machine takes dedication, but as these obsessives can attest, once you go all in, you never look back.<p>The Overlander<p>Mike Sandone; 1986 Land Rover Defender …

RVs

A 24-Year-Old Designed A Self-Driving Minibus; Maker Built It In Weeks

At the recent unveiling of a new self-driving shuttle bus called Olli, its designer sat perched on a stool nearby, his hands cradling a camera in his lap. He and Olli had just met several hours earlier.<p>Edgar Sarmiento is now 24. In 2014, he emerged into the workforce in his native Colombia with a …

Profit

Ultimate Colorado National Parks Guide | #EndlessCaravan

We chose Denver as a starting and ending point because you can stock up and enjoy the comforts of a city before hitting the National Parks.<p>120mi • …

Escape to the country: the best US cities for outdoor adventure

The unseen significance of whales

Changing Planet<p>Co-authored by Jessica Perelman<p><i>Jessica is a recent graduate of the University of Southern California with a degree in biological sciences. She will be attending veterinary school next year and plans to pursue a career in wildlife and conservation veterinary medicine.</i><p>When the …

Man converts van into off-grid, all-terrain, submersible survival vehicle (Video)

What does a life well-lived look like? Well, for many it does not necessarily mean the suburban house (and attached mortgage), 2.6 kids and the white …

News: AT Overland announces new Tacoma Habitat – Expedition Portal

The odd story of a crow that meddled in a Vancouver crime scene by stealing a knife

A very strange crime scene played out in Vancouver, B.C., last week. It involved more than 20 police officers, a man accused of wielding a knife, and a crow seen stealing the knife.<p>According to local media reports, police responded Tuesday to a car that was on fire in a McDonald's parking lot on …

Tim Hortons

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Travel

The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016

Though you'll probably want to move to the one nicknamed "9,000 feet above stress level."<p>The Smithsonian just released its annual list of the best small towns in America, and this year's roundup is bound to give you intense wanderlust.

How Did I Travel Europe on a $2300 Budget? And You Can Too!

"I don't have the money", "I will travel after my bonus comes in", "I will travel when I am older" -- the plethora of excuses we make to procrastinate or not travel at all. That's sad, because as someone who needs to run off to the mountains or a beach ever so often, you don't know what you're …

European Travel

No Bake Hippy Balls the Hiking Snack of Champions

by Elisa Rispoli April 14, 2016<p>Planning a day hike with the family? Here’s a delicious and nutritious treat that will help keep your family …

Inside the happiest office in London — where some employees get a $14,000 travel allowance

Glassdoor allows employees to rate and review their companies honestly, with anonymity, so its results are likely to be pretty accurate.<p>Expedia's employees get a range of ridiculously good benefits to keep them happy, including a travel allowance of between £6,000 ($8,515) and £10,000 ($14,192) for …

Expedia