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The 9 most at-risk tourist hotspots and where to go instead

You have saved up for months, maybe even years, to visit one of your bucket-list destinations. You wait patiently for the big day to come. When you …

European Travel

The Rules to Talk About with A Girl: 43 Conversation Starters

Want to avoid the awkward pause when you just don’t know what to say? These things to talk about with a girl will ensure that never happens …

Relationships

The Shortcut To Bonding With A Romantic Partner On A Deeper Level

From Sam Gosling’s book, Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You:<p>Arthur Aron, a psychologist at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, is …

I Traveled to 60 Countries in One Year—Here's Where I Loved | MyDomaine

It's a scenario many have dreamed about but never dared turn into reality: Stacie Flinner and her husband, David, ended their lease, put their …

Travel

Best of Kyoto - A 3 Day Itinerary

The ancient city of Kyoto in Japan thrives on its rich history and culture. From being a religious hub to the center of a variety of traditional art …

10 things to do in Ljubljana

In recent years, Ljubljana has transformed itself from a congested, fume-filled city to a vibrant, cyclist-friendly oasis, teeming with cultural …

European Travel

Varanasi

Dogs

Homage to Syria: PALMYRA TEMPLE (7)

<i>*</i><i>W</i><i>as fortunate enough to travel to Syria and see the country in 2008, three years before the war broke out. This is the reminder, the story about the</i> …

Ancient History

10 spectacular city breaks for solo travellers

Here are 10 of the best go-it-alone trips where you’ll never feel lonely.<p>1. A classical music tour in Germany<p>Coinciding with the city’s Spring Festival series, this four-night tour includes three performances at the Dresden Semperoper: Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor and his L’Elisir d’Amore, as …

European Travel

7 Books That Will Make You Smarter In a Single Plane Ride

Spend your plane ride getting smarter.<p>Flying offers the opportunity to disconnect from the internet — unless you pay for it — and turn your mind off …

The World’s Tiniest Wonders, Revealed Through Photomicrography

Under a microscope, even a toothbrush can be a work of art.<p>Since 1975, Nikon’s Small World Photomicrography Competition has attracted photographers …

Biology

The World's Most Epic Day Hikes

These tremendous treks don't require an overnight bag.<p>Every trail offers a fresh adventure, whether you meander along a river, through a forest, or into a valley. With these 10 treks from around the globe, you'll take in views of gorgeous landscapes, challenge your abilities, and see a new part of …

Hiking

The Steamiest, Sexiest Movies Of All Time

The sexiest movies aren't necessarily lurking in the adults-only section of HBO — or in the deleted archives of one's browser history. Often, the …

26 Complete Proteins to Lose Weight and Build Muscle

There’s no denying that our culture is <i>obsessed</i> with eating protein. So it should come as no surprise that vegans and vegetarians are constantly …

Ten Signs Your Resume Isn't Working

If your resume isn’t doing its job for you, no one will tell you. No one will contact you to say “We think your experience is great, but your resume stinks. Please rewrite your resume and send it back to us.”<p>They will simply ignore your resume and pretend they never received it.<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p>Your …

Employment

Planning a Round the World Trip Can Be Simple and Easy

Hagia Sophia – Istanbul (photo: Dave Lee)Have you ever dreamt of traveling around the world?It starts with a typical round trip flight to a country …

South-east Asia

Manila: The Forgotten City

Shares 5<p><i>This is a guest post by Jerik de Guzman.</i> <i>If you want to guest post on Go Backpacking, please read more here.</i><p><i>Re-discover Manila and be prepared</i> …

5 Most Famous Hikes in Hong Kong (All Free!)

Lugard Road, Victoria Peak – Hong KongWhile most people picture Hong Kong as the city of skyscrapers and crowded streets, it has become increasingly …

Hong Kong

Tram services begin operation to Tallinn Airport

For those of you who took advantage of the cheap British Airways fare to Tallinn, and have segments still to take – you might want to get out and …

European Travel

10 Websites to Use When You Want Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

Having a five-star taste can be quite a burden on your wallet, especially when trying to plan extravagant trips to far off places. One of the most …

Hospitality

Room With a View: The Best Hotel Views Around the World

We've stayed in some spectacularly designed hotels, resorts, and villas over the years. But sometimes, even the decor can't distract from a breathtaking view out the window. Whether in Amsterdam's city center or on safari in South Africa's Kruger National Park, these hotel room views have us asking …

National Parks

Why plane seats are nearly always the colour blue

Airlines believe the colour will help make passengers feel cooler.<p>Flying can cause a wide variety of emotions for different people. For some it can …

Job Interviews

The Ultimate Japan Bucket List: 50 Things to do in Japan

Looking for things to do in Japan? I've compiled the ultimate Japan bucket list full of adventures, cultural experiences, and must-see sights.

Bucket Lists

15 of the Most Beautiful Places to Visit in California

Make it a road trip!<p>The Golden State stretches 840 miles long, boasting a truly diverse range of geography. Whether you want to hit the beach, the desert, the mountains or even an urban city, you can find it all among these most-gorgeous-of-all destinations.

5 Great Cross-Training Sports for Cyclists

Even the most top-level pros dip their toes in other sports now and again. It helps them stay both mentally and physically well-rounded so they avoid burnout and imbalance. Cross-training not only gives you a break from the bike now and then, but it also provides options for burning fat and …

Cycling

Partington Cove in Big Sur

This is a raw, breathtaking spot where crashing surf salts your skin. On the steep, half-mile dirt hike down to the cove, you’ll cross a cool bridge and go through an even cooler tunnel. The cove's water is unbelievably aqua and within it grow tangled kelp forests. Look for the unmarked trailhead …

Fly to Paris for Only $495, Including Summer Travel

Related Articles<p>There’s a great travel deal going on to Paris right now. You can fly from Boston or Washington, DC to Paris for $495.<p>What makes this …

3 businesses changing how millennials are traveling

I HAD recently returned from a cross-country road trip, and already I wanted to go on another adventure. After sitting at my work desk — the day …