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Three Trekkers to Walk the Length of the Great Himalaya Trail

Three trekkers are about to embark on a serious adventure that will take them across the length of Nepal, walking through the highest mountains on …

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool: Charting the Changes on German's 1-Year Anniversary

Saturday, October 8, marks the one-year anniversary of Jurgen Klopp's appointment as manager of Liverpool Football Club, with the contrast in atmosphere between then and now stark—the German has overseen a seismic change on Merseyside, with this set to continue long into the future.<p>The Reds parted …

The world's greatest walking trails

Bars that will blow your mind

Cheers, salut, bottoms up – however you say it, nothing beats raising a glass in a new city, country or continent.<p>Whether you’re a fan of barefoot, surfside imbibing or you prefer sophisticated cocktails in stylish surrounds, you’ll find something to quench your thirst in our new book, <i>50 Bars to</i> …

Where to Backpack in 2016

Our editors have scoured the globe to bring you the top destinations to visit with a backpack in tow. Whether you're hoping to get the biggest bang for your travel buck or just looking for an epic adventure, we've got you covered.

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Emotional Intelligence

China's Home-Sharing Site Surpasses Airbnb

A number of Chinese start-ups have attempted, and failed, to duplicate the business model of online lodging marketplace Airbnb. One company has set itself apart from the crowd, however, by pioneering a new marketing strategy with uniquely Chinese characteristics.<p>The winner is Tujia.com (途家), …

Real Estate

5 must-visit destinations in Patagonia for modern explorers

Patagonia's 400,000 square miles are home to some of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes on the planet.<p>It's an ideal destination for adventure …

Top 10 Ridiculous Plays from 2015 'Madden' Sims Regular Season

Each week during the NFL regular season, we've brought you <i>Madden</i> simulations to try to accurately predict the outcome of each game.<p>What were the best plays from this year's sims?<p>Watch as Stephen Nelson and Adam Lefkoe bring you the top 10 plays from our season of <i>Madden</i> sims in the video above.

I can't shake this totally believable theory about the new 'Star Wars' villain

<b>Warning: There are spoilers ahead if you haven't seen "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."</b><p>There's still a lot we don't know about after seeing the new "Star Wars" movie. One of the biggest mysteries surrounds the new villain, Supreme Leader Snoke.<p>Since the moment I saw the character on screen, I've only …

Star Wars

These Were Named The 10 Best Nude Scenes Of 2015

What a year it’s been. First, some dude ate Allison Williams’ butt on <i>Girls</i>, then other, less important stuff happened, and now it’s almost 2016.<p>Crazy days.<p>As he (or the massive collection of interns that make up a single “he”) does every year, Mr. Skin named the best nude scenes of 2015. If you’ll …

10 Luxurious Cabins That Are Well Worth the Trip

These far-flung resorts bring new meaning to getting away.<p>When you <i>need</i> to get away, a trip outside town isn't going to cut it. You need remote, you need relaxation, and you need luxury. We've picked out the world's most luxurious cabins, all of which are a flight and a bumpy Jeep ride away.

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

New Game of Thrones Finale Photos Reveal a Humiliating Ending for Cersei Lannister

HBO has released a new crop of images from this Sunday’s <i>Game of Thrones</i> finale, and if you want a spoiler-free look at some grim staring from some of your favorite characters, you can see them all here or at the bottom of this post. This article will cover one photo in particular in a spoiler-free …

Tonight’s Episode of Game of Thrones Doubled Down on the Sexual Assault

This post contains frank discussion of <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 5, Episode 7, “The Gift.” Spoilers for this episode abound below the warning.<p>Viewers looking for a break from the theme of sexual assault on <i>Game of Thrones</i> were in for a disappointment tonight. After last week’s bleak and disturbing …

Kilimanjaro’s majestic icy giants

Mount Kilimanjaro’s glaciers rise up like frozen waves on a sky island – there now, but not for long.

Glaciers

The 8 Simple Habits of Incredible Bosses

Being a great boss is a lot of work for most people. Developing habits like these can make it easier.<p>Being a boss is hard. It doesn't always come naturally. Many who want to move up the ladder don't really consider whether they have what it takes to consistently motivate people to do good …

Soaring over Nepal with threatened vultures

A British paraglider leads visitors on tandem flights, offering unforgettable bird’s-eye views of the soaring raptors he’s trying to save.

Birds

China for beginners: 7 first-timer fails to avoid on your trip to Beijing

Beijing's contradictions create a rip-roaring adventure for first-time visitors. Neon lights flash alongside swaying lanterns. Enormous squares yawn next to labyrinthine <i>hútòng</i> (alleyways). Catcalling market sellers and car horns provide a constant soundtrack.<p>In a city as deafening as it is …

Video: 30 Days in Nepal

If you're looking for a very well made short-documentary to inspire some adventure this weekend, than look no further than the video below. It is a …

Best Trips 2015

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s India’s literary hub or Switzerland’s mountain majesty, these 20 go-now destinations will send you packing.

A Guide To Driving Iceland’s Golden Circle

Driving the Golden Circle « BUY PRINT »IcelandDriving the Golden Circle is a popular day trip for visitors to Iceland. The 300km route covers many …

National Parks

Secrets Of The Ring Road: Iceland’s Epic Road Trip

Driving Iceland’s Ring RoadRing Road, IcelandThere’s nothing like a good road trip. Especially when driving past active volcanoes, blue icebergs, …

European Travel

David Oyelowo: Selma's Oscars snub 'bothers me'

British actor who missed out on Academy award nomination for his acclaimed performance as Martin Luther King suggests Oscar demographic may be to blame<p>David Oyelowo, the British actor who stars as Martin Luther King Jr in acclaimed civil-rights drama Selma, has admitted to being “bothered” by the …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

Stop Wasting Everyone’s Time

Meetings and Emails Kill Hours, but You Can Identify the Worst Offenders<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>At the end of the day, many people wonder where all their time went.<p>New data-mining tools are helping employers answer that …

Employment

California regions at a glance

A mosaic of Old and New Worlds, California’s cities have more flavors than a jar of jellybeans. Start in San Francisco, equal parts earth-mother and geek-chic, or Los Angeles, where nearly 90 independent cities are rolled into one multicultural mosaic, then drift down the coast, past perfect …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored. Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative …