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Canada photos: 20 of the most beautiful places

Canada

Avenue of the Giants: Northern California's Most Spectacular 39 Miles

Driving on the Avenue of the Giants<p>The Avenue of the Giants runs parallel to U.S. Highway 101 between Exit 672 near Pepperwood and Exit 645. Driving …

Hiking

No, Harry and Meghan’s honeymoon destination isn’t boring — it’s actually magical

Unless you haven’t opened your laptop, turned on your TV, or read a newspaper for the past three months, you know about the UK’s latest royal …

Hiking

You need to drive America's 10 quietest roads

Baseball, cookouts and days at the lake are some of America's favorite summer season pastimes, but there is no rite of passage greater than the …

National Parks

9 Travel Apps That Will Save Money

With so many apps on the market today it can be difficult to find the best. Luckily, we sifted and sorted to find the top money-saving (and even …

Apps

Picos de Europa: Is this jaw-dropping mountain range Spain’s most underrated tourist attraction?

It was a bit Hitchcockian. As I picnicked atop the wind-whipped peak, a chough landed by my feet. I looked away, taking in the panorama from one of …

Hiking

Why You Should Add Iceland to Your Bucket List Now

Given the stunning natural beauty of Iceland, not to mention the friendliness of its 334,000 citizens, it should not come as a surprise that tourism …

European Travel

Take a Micro-Vacation to Tackle Your Personal To-Do List

The point of a vacation, however long, is to help you destress. And sometimes that means doing <i>something</i> instead of lounging around doing nothing. If …

Productivity

Romantic Train Rides Around the World

When you think about the most romantic mode of transportation, what comes to mind? Cars take concentration. Bus rides are too busy. Cruises only …

Trains

The man who cycled across the frozen Arctic

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ben Page set up the shot. He erected the tripod, attached the camera, pressed record.<p>Treading carefully to ensure his footprints in the snow were out of sight -- he got on his bike and cycled past the lens, eyes fixed on the vast untouched landscape ahead.<p>Page, 22 at the time, was in Yukon …

Durham University

Czech Glass Teardrop Beads - Jewelry Making Supplies - Frosted Glass Bead Assortment ( 100 6x9 and 6x8 and 5x10mm)

Czech Glass Teardrop Beads Frosted Matte Assortment Sample Pack (5x10, 6x9 and 6x8mm) Reminiscent of Beach Glass Blue Green Aqua. COLORS MAY VARY depending on inventory.<p>You get 100 beads of a variety of colors such as noted below. Ten of each color. There may be slight variations.<p>Sapphire Blue, Sky …

The 22 best US national parks to escape the crowds, chosen by experts

<b>1</b> <b>The attraction:</b> Acadia national park, Maine (3.5m annual visits)<b><br>The alternative:</b> Voyageurs national park, Minnesota (237,000 visits)<p><b>Location:</b> Northern Minnesota, on the Canadian border<b><br>Best place to stay:</b> Camping near Kabetogama lake, for the incredible quiet<b><br>Best entry point:</b> Start paddling from …

National Parks

Overstock's New Line Was Made for Penny-Pinchers—Shop Our 17-Piece Edit

Despite our unfailing attraction to virtually anything outside of our budgets, we also appreciate a good deal. We can't get enough of Target, H&M …

Small Spaces

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours’ …

Sleep

51 Travel Essentials Travel Experts Never Go on Vacation Without

Whenever I pack, mistakes are made. Though I'm a meticulous list-maker, I always manage to forget something vital—pads and tampons, deodorant, you …

Shopping

These State Parks Have All the Beauty of National Parks — and None of the Crowds

From Hawaiian waterfalls to Florida beaches to a real life fern gully, put these gorgeous preserves on your must-visit list.<p>Every year from Maine to …

National Parks

Washington State

With three National Parks and all the coffee you can drink, Washington will quickly become your favorite state.<p>Washington …

What does your Myers-Briggs personality type mean for your love language?

There’s a reason <i>The Five Love Languages</i> by Gary Chapman skyrocketed to the top of the best-seller list: Each person shows—and needs to be shown—love …

So Your Child's Food Allergies May Be Linked to Baby Wipes, Says a New Study

After spending years trying to pinpoint one of the causes of food allergies in kids and babies, scientists may have finally landed on an answer: baby wipes. In a new study recently published in <b>Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology</b>, scientists from Northwestern Medicine explain that food …

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

18 small changes you can make every day to lose weight

1/<p>1. Invest in a water bottle.<p>Getty<p>When you don't drink enough water, your body can confuse hunger with thirst. This is why "upping the water intake …

The 28 Best Seattle Day-Trip and Getaway Ideas

Whether you are a visitor looking to add on to your Seattle vacation experience, or a local looking for a quick escape, there are many day trips and …

9 Most Beautiful Natural Lakes of the World

The nature is full of beautiful wonders and landscapes that make us rove in a state of awe as we stand admiring them. Lakes are such beautiful water …

The Rocky Mountaineer Is the Most Luxurious Way to Explore Canada

The luxury passenger train just announced four new vacation packages for 2019.<p>Some good things come in moving packages — like the Rocky Mountaineer train's new travel bundles. This privately owned luxury tourist train is the largest in the world and has just added four new trips across Canada to …

59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated

Save this list for a rainy day.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

11 spectacular waterfalls in the US you need to see in your lifetime

1/<p>Palouse Falls, Washington<p>Palouse Falls has been dubbed the "official waterfall of Washington State" for good reason. It clocks in at 198 feet tall …

20 Brilliant Tips For Furnishing A Small Living Space

Big ideas for even the most cramped place.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

Houseplants

Scotland’s beauty is too much for those who can’t resist the urge to concrete it over

Being Scottish, you accept happiness, goodwill and bonhomie in small doses, so long as there is a respectable distance between them. Too much conviviality and benevolence makes us suspicious and edgy. Paranoia is just around the corner.<p>I began to experience such feelings about the slew of accolades …

Scottish Government

6 things you should know before you go to Croatia

<b>Croatia has long been a popular summer holiday spot among those who want a cheap beach holiday or an interesting city break.</b><p>Croatia has plentiful …

European Travel