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A FAREWELL TO ARMS from The Ernest Hemingway Audiobook Library

The Choice

• <b>Author:</b> Nicholas Sparks<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><b><br>Nicholas Sparks turns his unrivaled talents to a tale about love found and lost, and the choices we hope we'll never have to make.</b><p>Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in small-town North …

Climate Change May Hit These Communities in Canada the Hardest

If you trace your finger along the invisible line of the Arctic Circle located at 66º, 30'N latitude, your finger will arrive at the Inuk hamlet of …

WATCH: The Surprising Trait That's MUCH More Important Than IQ

<b>UPDATE: Angela Lee Duckworth weighs in on the outpouring of comments inspired by her talk.</b><p>"In response to just a few of the thoughtful comments... I agree that luck and talent also matter. I happen to think kids often underestimate the importance of hard work and sticking with things, but of …

Viral Video: Why Are "Roll Clouds" So Rare?

A Texas couple recently captured the phenomenon on camera.<p><b>It's not something you see every day: a horizontal cloud, vibrant orange and rotating, that's taken over the sky.</b><p><b>But that's just what people got to see online this week after a couple in Timbercreek Canyon, Texas, spotted a "weird-looking</b> …

Making My Way Through Saguenay

“If you aren’t sure what to do, there are signs everywhere,” our guide said as he concluded his orientation on how to connect our safety harnesses to the cables along the zip line course we were about to embark on.<p>“But are they in English?” someone asked.<p>“No,” he said, smirking, much to the chagrin …

The 7 Best Island Escapes

7 Perfect Island Getaways Around the Globe<p>From cheap hideaways to epic fishing and diving spots, we dug up seven crowd-free island escapes for every type of adventurer.<p>Water World: Maalifushi, Maldives<p>7 incredible island getaways from around the globe<p>The English word atoll comes from ­Dhivehi, the …

10 Reasons To Visit Turkey Now

Looking for somewhere new to visit? Something with a good mix of history and pop culture, a balance between bazaars and beaches? Try Turkey. Here’s why.<p><b>1. Witness History.</b> As you know, Turkey has been in the middle of historic protests against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s government. Since May …

A Guide to Tel Aviv’s Best Beaches

In Israel‘s seaside metropolis Tel Aviv, everyone seems to reflect the glow of the cerulean Mediterranean and the golden beaches that run alongside …

5 Reasons to Go to Vancouver This Fall

Affectionately nicknamed Van City, Vancouver—Canada‘s Pacific Northwest jewel—has just put away the summertime gear in time to usher in fall with …

The Top Wellness Travel Trends For 2014

• <b>Mind Matters:</b> Consumers have caught on to mindful vacations that offer mental restoration through meditation, yoga, qi going and journaling.• <b><br>The Rise</b> …

The scenic route: Ireland's most picturesque drives

The Emerald Isle is renowned for its spellbinding scenery. And while state-of-the-art main roads and motorways now link its cities and towns, there are some spectacular alternatives. Turn off the main thoroughfares to discover Ireland’s most scenic stretches of asphalt with these five picturesque …

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The 10 Best Islands In The World

Luckily for you, Condé Nast Traveler just released its list of the Top 25 Islands in the World as part of its annual Readers' Choice Awards. We're taking a closer look at the top 10.<p>From the isolated tranquility of Bora Bora to the sprawling golf courses of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, these …

10 Islands for a Perfect Trip to Thailand

After Bangkok edged out London as 2013's most-visited city, Thailand has finally gained global recognition for what seasoned travelers have known all along: it's one of the most magical and affordable destinations on Earth. While the mountains, temples, and incomparable markets of the mainland …

top 10 countries

These 10 countries are destined for an epic year, whether they’re hosting festivals, cutting the ribbon on new attractions or simply raising their game for travellers. Feast your eyes on 2014's most unmissable destinations.<p>1. Brazil<p><b>All eyes on the pitch for 2014’s World Cup</b><p>A game of beach football …

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