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A small but beautiful house that this couple built on a tiny budget

If you’re looking for an attractive yet elegant architecture idea for your modern home, then homify has the perfect design for you. This classic and …

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A wild camper’s guide to the world

Waking up surrounded by natural beauty and experiencing the solitude of the countryside is what lures many a traveller to wild camping.<p>As romantic as it sounds, there are still rules to consider – rules that not only make the experience safe and rewarding, but also preserve such special places for …

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13 Big Questions on the Future of Travel

Nowadays, there are more travelers on the road than ever before, visiting places that were once off-limits and sharing their experiences in ways the Baby Boomer generation could have never imagined.<p>In a world that’s constantly evolving, it’s important to ask big questions about the future of travel …

Ski-BASE Pioneer’s Wife Sherry McConkey on Danger, Loss, Parenthood

Sherry McConkey has spent the better part of the last year touring the world with a biopic of her husband, the professional skier and pioneering wingsuiter Shane McConkey who died in a ski-BASE jumping accident in 2009. The movie, which she co-produced, hopes to set the record straight about the …

Why solo adventures in nature make you stronger

ASK MOST ANY Manhattanite what their dream-home is, and they’ll tell you: “a one-bedroom apartment.” In a place where you’re rarely alone for more …

Volunteering Abroad With Kids: Is a Volunteer Vacation Right for Your Family?

You already travel regularly with your kids. You know that family travel can be eye-opening and foster better global understanding. Taking your children out of their home environment -- near or far -- broadens their minds and discourages prejudice. Are you ready for a volunteer vacation? Here's …

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Beyond the Running of the Bulls: Spain's 10 Wildest Festivals

Every year since Hemingway published his classic, <i>The Sun Also Rises</i>, thousands of thrill-seekers have descended on the small city of Pamplona in northern Spain to take part in the legendary Running of the Bulls. In recent years, other fiestas like Valencia's tomato-throwing bash, La Tomatina, have …

Sardinia, land and sea

The coastline and mountains offer two unique food cultures in Italy’s island region of Sardinia. Follow a fisherman and a shepherd on a culinary journey to trace their roots.<p>The plane drops through the clouds above Olbia on the northeast coast of Sardinia, and tilts on its wing. Below, to the left, …

Costa Rica, better watch your back! Mother Nature shows off in Honduras, too

Honduras is more than twice the size of Costa Rica, has double the protected area and is easier to get to from the United States.<p>The only real difference, says James Adams, the head naturalist at The Lodge at Pico Bonito, is "Costa Rica is more savvy at marketing. Their Tourism Board has ten times …

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

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6 Dream Travel Jobs that Actually Exist

Since graduating from college in 2007, Turner Barr has been traveling the world. Not convinced that a desk job was for him, he headed to South …

Antarctica tourism rose drastically in 2012, but will slow down this season

Alarm bells have been going off in conservation circles for a few years now as tourism to Antarctica is on the rise, and 2012 numbers will surely …

The online travel agencies' hotel tax mess case by case

The City of Los Angeles sued online travel agencies such as Expedia, Priceline, Travelocity and Orbitz in 2004, and over the intervening nine years, …

Indestructible Camping Gear to Tame the Outdoors

Don't rough it on a tenderfoot's equipment. Pack these 12 outdoorsy gadgetsincluding tents, knives, cookware, and indestructible camerasto toughen up your next camping trip.<p>Don't rough it on a tenderfoot's equipment. Pack these 12 outdoorsy gadgets—including tents, knives, cookware, and …

The Top 10 Things To Do in Hawaii 2018

Page: | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next<p>When you stand in front of spouting lava at Kilauea volcano, or marvel at steam as it rises from vents in Halemaumau …

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Find the best campsites, recipes and gear for your next trip, whether you want to rough it or cross the country in a luxury RV.

The Practical and Natural Simplicity of Backcountry Gear

Everyone has different objectives when they visit a Wild Place.<p>Some go to escape, some go to return, some go to get exercise, some go to fish or …

Coolest Hotel Eco Perks

We don't mind sacrificing a little comfort during our travels if that means reducing our carbon footprint. But then again, not all eco-conscious hotels call for lights out and cold showers. The 10 hotels that make our list of those with the best eco-friendly perks aren't all LEED-certified, but …

Why Young People Should Use Travel Agents

Hello there, fellow young, adventurous travelers. I know you. You probably stumbled onto this post in the midst of reading hundreds of reviews and blog posts in anticipation of your next trip to Peru, or Thailand, or Mexico. You're planning on booking and organizing the whole thing on your own …

Beautiful Sunsets Around The World (PHOTOS)

Every now and then it's important to stop and smell the roses, or in this case, ogle at some stunning photos of sunsets from all over the globe.<p>It's almost hard to believe reality can be this beautiful! Take a moment to look through some of the most beautiful sunsets we could find and tip your hat …

How to piss off a Kiwi

In bringing this challenge to the streets of Raglan, some Kiwis insisted that it was just “not possible,” that any attempts would “only entertain …

Top Travel Sites Then and Now: How Usability Has Evolved in Travel

What did Expedia look like before the site and its peers turned the bricks and mortar travel agent industry on its head? And how did airlines connect …

How to use a guidebook

<i>Meet travel’s new MVP (same as the old one)</i><p>While working for Lonely Planet for nearly 15 years, I researched guidebooks in Siberia and Transylvania, …

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

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World's Coolest Treehouse Hotels (PHOTOS)

Want to go out on a limb for your next vacation -- literally? Once the sole province of young boys and Ewoks, treehouses offer adventurous travelers (read: unafraid of heights) a unique travel experience in an age of roadside motel chains and globe-stretching hotel corporations.<p>Building a hotel in …

Natural Hot Springs Destinations

(Photo Courtesy of Blue Lagoon)<p>Mineral baths, therapeutic mud, volcanic springs--when it comes to hydrotherapy, nobody provides better than Mother Nature. Here's a roundup of our favorite hot springs experiences, from historic to luxurious to Viking.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Natural Hot Springs Destinations<p>By …

Sporty Single Mom Getaways

Days are getting longer, the mercury is rising and kids are getting antsy for school to end. It's time to start thinking about family getaways. A unique proposition for single moms. We need to create vacations that allow us special time with our kids, but also activities that together everyone can …