Robert Peters

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This is the most practical travel gadget you'll ever use

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><b>Amazon</b> Whether for work or pleasure, traveling shouldn't be stressful. But if you're the type who can't stop using things with screens …

Gear & Gadgets

5 Underrated Countries Where You Should Take Your Next Adventure

Where to travel when you've already traveled to all the typical places.<p>So you've already climbed Kilimanjaro, hiked the Inca Trail, and trekked to Everest base camp. And now that those trips are off your bucket list, you're looking for some off-the-beaten-path suggestions on where to go next. …

Turn Your Dodge into a Camper—For $4,700

The American propensity for the preposterously gargantuan should leave no doubt as to why Winnebagos and other Greyhound-bus-sized RVs rule the road. Testament to this: the discontinuation of Volkswagen's Eurovan and Westfalia—two of the most popular small camper vans ever made.<p>That's where Ian …

15 Phone Hacks Every Traveler Needs To Know

How to plan for the worst, prevent insane fees, and make the MOST out of your device.<p>You're going to want to keep these three goals in mind:<p>* Have a plan if your phone gets stolen or lost.<p>* Prevent insane roaming fees.<p>* Make the most of your phone's capabilities with offline maps, translators, etc. …

The world's 15 most peaceful countries – which nation has been number one for seven years?

10 Reasons Why You Should Go to Belgium’s Feast of Ghent

In 1843, the city government of the ancient Belgian city of Ghent decided that there were just too many separate festivities spread across its …

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each<b><br>More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit</b><p>The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the …

Hiking

A Beginner's Guide To Essential Camping Gear

Spring is in full swing, which means that camping trip you’ve been itching to take is just around the corner. Of course, you’ve also been meaning to …

Camping

The most dangerous places in national parks

Now that spring is here, the days are longer, the sun is shining and you’re itching to get out of the house. But beaches are not open yet, so why not visit one of America’s 58 national parks? They have always been the perfect cheap getaway for families and adventurers.<p>While people still camp, hike, …

The Ultimate 30 Min MMA Conditioning Workout

Download the Workout Sheets Here<i>jump to:</i> <b>Have you ever wanted to get in shape like a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter?</b>These guys are ripped. They …

Muscle

AccuBite

AccuBite is a wearable Bluetooth device that monitors eating and physical activity and provides actionable feedback via the smartphone app. With a …

Weight Loss

10 of the best adventure holidays in Europe

Walk, cycle, kayak or horse ride around some of the continent’s most stunning and remote corners<p>The Persians named Cappadocia “the land of beautiful horses” after its wild mountain ponies – and the striking landscape of deep canyons and strangely shaped rocks is perfect for an unusual horseback …

Cycling the Middle East: the kindness of strangers and the desperation of refugee camps

The writer is travelling through the region by bicycle – trying to understand what lies beyond the bloody headlines<p><b>I’m very much of the Ranulph Fiennes school of thought: “plod forever” and take one step at a time.</b> I began my trip on 29 July last year from my flat in London. I’ve now made it to …

Middle East

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

12 emerging travel destinations that you have to visit in 2016

2016 is all about emerging destinations. Wilderness, wildlife and culture; these themes will illuminate the year's travel itineraries. Escapism and authenticity are key and nowhere offers them quite like fledgling and far-flung nations. Kyrgyzstan's vast rolling mountains, Iceland's wild natural …

Papua New Guinea

Meet the adventurer who's gone to nearly 100 countries and can take you on the adventure of a lifetime

During Matt's Adventure Academy course, participants are taken to this stunning hidden village. Matt Prior Matt Prior takes adventure to a new level.<p>A member of the prestigious Explorers Club, his past endeavors have included circumnavigating Lake Baikal on a WWII-era Russian motorbike, traveling …

South America

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

Namib Desert: Ever Changing Dunes

Travel<p>See trip details for the Namib Desert, one of our best family trips from National Geographic.<p><i>Excerpt from</i> 100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life<i>, by Keith Bellows</i><p>"The Namib Desert is rugged, diverse, barren, beautiful, and a fascinating place to take your kids. In such a completely …

Nature

The American people are clueless: Why income inequality is so much worse than we realize

<b>(Shutterstock/zstock)</b><p>A wealth of new research confirms the rich and the poor have no idea how good and how bad the other have it<p>Nicholas Fitz<p>April 1, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>In a candid conversation with Frank Rich last fall, Chris Rock said, …

Wealth Inequality in America

Florida by Land: Go Beach Camping

Travel<p>Start the day with a sunrise walk on the beach and let the rolling surf lull you to sleep at night by camping on or near the sand.<p>Start the day with a sunrise walk on the beach and let the rolling surf lull you to sleep at night by camping on or near the sand. Options range from primitive …

National Parks

Top Venture Investors Pick Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

We asked some of the more thoughtful and outspoken members of the 2015 Forbes Midas List for their recommendations of books they’d like to see their entrepreneurs reading (and they suggest you do make time to read). Fire these up on your e-readers now.<p><b>Chris Sacca</b><br>Lowercase Capital <i><br>Not Fade Away: A</i> …

10 Superfoods Every Man Needs

You've loaded up on apples and lettuce, and eaten more than your weight in carrots. Your efforts are noble, but you might be missing out on some of …

Nutrition

15 Useful Gadgets For Living Anywhere - Part 2.

Collection of 'Useful Gadgets For Living Anywhere' from all over the world.<p><b>Voltmaker</b>: The Voltmaker is a small and compact rapid kinetic electricity …