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8 epic spots in Germany even most Germans don’t know

You’ve partied in Berlin. You’ve practiced your Deutsch in Munich. Maybe you’ve flown into Frankfurt and stopped in Hamburg on your way north. But …

European Travel

40 of the last storybook towns left in Europe

Much of old-world Europe has been swept away. Thanks to countless wars, the irresistible draw of modernization, and overwrought tourism …

20 of the world’s most spectacular roads

THE FAMOUS SPANISH WRITER Miguel de Cervantes once said “The journey is better than the inn.” While a lot of the world’s roads are boring strips of …

Hiking

15 lesser-known ruins of the world

You’ve heard of Machu Picchu and Stonehenge. You’ve seen pictures of them your entire life. If you ever made it to Easter Island, you’d see the …

60 mind-bending rock formations from around the world [PICs]

Once you’re fired up by the images below, check back to our rock climbing page + destination pages to plan your next expedition.<p>Double O Arch, Arches …

35 places to swim in the world's clearest water

33 places to swim in the world’s clearest water<p>HERE ARE 35 places around the world to strap on your GoPro, do some underwater exploring, and come …

100 ways to travel the world (almost) for free

TRAVELING IS EASY. PAYING FOR TRAVEL is not. There are a trillion travel hacks on the internet — some of them good, some of them bad — that are aimed …

Ten Places That Deserve More Travelers

Head off the typical tourist trail to explore these surprising destinations.<p>Armenia<p><b>The Situation on the Ground:</b> Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the tiny Caucasus country of Armenia has often been associated with conflict. The country’s Nagorno-Karabakh war with Azerbaijan over a …

Costa Rica

The world’s most spoken languages in one simple infographic

This circle was created by Alberto Lucas Lopez for the South China Morning Post. It’s an easy way to wrap your head around the 4.1 billion people …

The world's 25 most inspiring places to visit in 2017 - Matador Network

The world’s 25 most inspiring places to visit in 2017<p>TAKE A SECOND TO STUDY THE ABOVE PICTURE OF BURNING MAN. As with all truly inspirational …

Mapped: the most popular tourist attraction of every country

While many travelers profess a desire to avoid the “tourist-trap,” it is tough to fight the gravitational pull of the truly world famous destinations …

Traversing Croatia’s exquisite Adriatic coast

Go beyond Dubrovnik to find former pirate settlements, marble-rich lands, a wine region worth hiking and secret swimming holes worth exploring.

European Travel

17 responsible traveler habits to pick up in 2017

1. Use less water.<p>At home I try to turn off the faucet while brushing my teeth, or washing dishes. But I never realized that on average, tourists use …

Space nerds rejoice: We're about to learn a whole lot more about outer space

Space lovers rejoice: We're about to learn a whole lot more about outer space<p>The Globe and Mail | <br>Show Description<p>The Globe's science reporter Ivan Semeniuk explains why space exploration is about to get very interesting<p>Articles Related to this Story<p>More from this section<p>Editor's Picks<p>Add to …

Your Italy Photos

Italy

57 maps that will challenge what you thought you knew about the world

THERE’S SO MUCH MORE to the world than we can usually glean from a map of a place.<p>Sure, you’ve got the political and topographical maps we’re all …

Maps

"The idea that travel is free is bullshit — there are always costs to you living your dreams, even if not to you." Here are 10 reasons why your travel hacking is costing the world a hell of a lot ➤ http://bit.ly/1cvwUvh

Talks on granting permits for the creation of a coal port terminal at Abbot Point, along with permission to dump dredge into parts of the Great Barrier Reef, have been postponed until January 31st. Here are 16 reasons dredging at the Great Barrier Reef can’t happen: http://bit.ly/1cBv4ZI

Isle of Skye... or Mordor?

Could Some Alien Worlds Be More Habitable Than Earth?

Extraterrestrial life may hide on planets quite different from Earth.<p>Planet hunters have always been keen to find Earth's twin, but an astrobiology team now suggests that "superhabitable" planets may be even better places to look for alien life.<p>Since 1995, astronomers have detected more than 1,000 …

The Romanesque Revival #architecture of Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, #Germany as shot by Dan Belmont. #bbc_travel

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First Known Sea Anemone Found That Lives Upside Down in Sea Ice

Delicate-looking creatures burrow into the bottom of sea ice in the Antarctic.<p>Where else would a species that spends its life upside down live but in the Southern Hemisphere? The newly discovered Antarctic sea anemone resides in burrows dug into the bottom of sea ice in the Ross Sea, where it lives …

New Years are about new beginnings. And hangovers. But the benefit of spending January 1st groaning in bed is that it gives you time to think about those new beginnings. What are you going to do different? Here are some ways to be a better traveler in 2014: http://bit.ly/1cFIDvo

How to go off the grid when you travel

Ever yearn to travel old-school style, without the screens, gadgets and multitasking stress? Do away with worrying about chargers, adapters, cables, cases, insuring all your devices, and organising foreign wi-fi plans and roaming. Instead, enjoy the moment, get out of your comfort zone, generate …

Sneak-Peek: Top 5 Sky Events of 2014

<b>The New Year promises a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potential surprise meteor shower, among other celestial delights.</b><p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here are our picks for sky-watching events worth circling on your calendar for 2014.<p><b>1. Total Eclipse of</b> …