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A history of boycotts of the Olympic Games

With the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea underway, we take a glance over past Games and ask: Should politics be benched at the Olympics, …

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The best countries for food

Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some countries the food is <i>the</i> highlight, drawing many a foodie to its borders, like a moth to a flame. …

How Can You Miss America's National Parks If They Never Go Away? (VIDEO)

Maybe we should thank the United States Congress for shutting down our government, which closed America's national parks for 16 unbearably long days.<p>I am.<p>For most of last week, my family and I sat in our vacation rental at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, waiting, hoping, <i>praying</i> that Grand Teton …

5 Reasons to Go to Singapore

If you haven’t been to Singapore in the past three years, it’s almost as if you haven’t been there at all—and given the ambitious scope of the …

World's Cheapest Airlines: Which Ones Top The List?

The world's cheapest airline is Ryanair, correct?<p>According to some research conducted by WhichAirline.com, Ryanair is actually only the fourth cheapest airline in the world. So which airlines will fly you for the least amount of money?<p>When flying a budget airline, fees make all the difference. …

Top 10 sites to fossick for gemstones

FOSSICKING, A UNIQUELY Australian term for prospecting, has been a storied part of this country's cultural history.<p>When European settlers became …

Top 10 Suites You Didn't Know You Could Afford

It was recently reported that the priciest suite in New York, the Ty Warner Penthouse, goes for a whopping $40,000 a night. Fortunately, you don't have to take out a second mortgage to vacation in the lap of luxury. The following suites at prime destinations around the U.S. offer drool-inducing …

The Best Fall Travel Books

This fall, we’re seeing a heap of new #TripLit stocking the shelves, the kind of books that — no matter if they fall under the fiction, adventure, history, or foodie categories — open up the world and inspire us to make a break for new places and embrace new experiences.<p><b>So cuddle up with a cup of</b> …

Croatia Travel: Explore Magical Cities, Islands and Fishing Ports

By Steenie Harvey, InternationalLiving.com<p>Photo by Steenie Harvey, InternationalLiving.com<p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel and retire better overseas.</i><p>Today, Croatia is pulling out all the stops. Trees …

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Four Seasons of Travel

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: travel is so very personal.<p>Each of us has our own idea of what constitutes a great destination and a great time. Indeed, it’s the beauty of changing seasons is how each one caters to our personal fancies, be it Paris in the spring or Alaska in winter. I’ve …

How to Rack Up Miles to Fly for Free

Would you hoard coupons for free airfare? Pull up your sock suspenders, this is going to be a hell of a (free) ride.<p><b>How to Rack Up Miles to Fly for Free</b><p>Plane tickets take a huge chunk out of your travel budget -- international flights can cost $1000 or more, which could be an extra month of travel …

Best Beaches Coast to Coast

With 12,383 miles of coastline in the United States, finding the best beach escape is no small task. Jetsetter.com picks eight great sandy spots from coast to coast.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Best Beaches Coast to Coast<p>Follow Jetsetter.com on Twitter: www.twitter.com/jetsetterdotcom

Berlin's Festival Of Lights Is A Stunning Sight

Sunday marked the end of the ninth annual Festival of Lights in Berlin, one of the largest illumination festivals around the world.<p>Every October, seventy projections are placed around the city, lighting Berlin's famous landmarks and other popular spots with an assortment of designs and colors.<p>This …

10 Types Of Tourists You Should Never Be

If you live in a city or a popular tourist spot, you probably know that feeling of slightly irrational rage when a tourist does something silly or gets in your way.<p>Let's face it: Whining about tourists is a beloved urbanite pastime of the highest order.<p>Below, 10 types of tourists that will fuel a …

Economic Confidence Increases Travel Plans Among U.S. Adults, Finds Survey

Six in ten U.S. adults, or 59 percent, are planning to take at least one leisure trip before the end of 2013, according to the latest quarterly …

How to Save Money When Booking Travel Online

Websites like Expedia.com, Hotwire.com and Orbitz.com have all but eliminated the need for travel agents -- why pay someone to compare flight durations and room rates when you can do it yourself? The problem is, if you're not careful, you may end up paying more in the long run. Finding a good price …

Travel Quote of the Week: On Exploration

Who doesn’t love an inspiring travel quote? (As if we need any more reason to hit the road.) Like what you see here? There are plenty more travel …

A simple video showing 9 endangered animals says a lot about us as a species

Recently, poachers in Hwange National Park in the North West of Zimbabwe put cyanide into two watering holes in an attempt to kill the elephants that …

Travel Trivia: The Sistine Chapel

Consecrated to the Virgin Mary in 1483, the Vatican’s <b>Sistine Chapel</b> was created by Renaissance men: Sixtus IV and Julius II, popes who commissioned its artworks in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, and the artists Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perugino, and, most famously, Michelangelo, who …

Could Google Glass ease air travel?

High-tech eyewear may help ease boarding queues, speed up security lines and find lost baggage, as soon as 2014.<p>Google’s internet-enabled eyewear, Glass, is undoubtedly the star of a nascent market in wearable computers. But while BBC News has reported that the tech giant won’t sell Glass until …

10 Things to Know About Travel in Southeast Asia

Lots of globetrotters and backpackers have journeyed to the fertile and culturally rich Southeast Asia. Known for its beautiful beaches, mesmerizing historical sights and a touch of adventurousness, this comparatively inexpensive travel destination baits thousands amongst thousands of people every …

A Wine Lover’s Guide to Porto, Portugal

It’s no secret to any wine lover that the primary allure of Porto is, quite simply, its port wine. Touting a history that birthed the world’s first …

More Travel Writing Tips From Don George

Last month, I had the pleasure of sitting down with <b>Don George</b>, <i>National Geographic Traveler’</i>s resident <b>#TripLit</b> expert and editor of the wildly popular <i>Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Writing</i> <i></i>(now in its third edition).<p>I asked the veteran travel writer and editor about his plan of attack when he’s out …

10 essential technologies for creative professionals on the road

AS A TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER who spends most of the year moving through airports, exploring remote locations, and documenting life on this planet, I’m …

Watch A Squishy Gel Transform Into Robotic Claws

The "ionoprinting" process converts gels into machines<p>What you see here are hydrogels--squishy, aqueous semi-solids--being turned into tiny machines. By wiring a copper electrode to hydrogels (in any shape), researchers from North Carolina State University can stiffen sections of the gels, making …

Undiscovered Asia: The 5 Places to Go Next

Asia has attracted travelers for centuries. From backpackers to businessmen, luxury seekers to religious pilgrims, this is a continent so vast and …

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