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11 North American Hikes For Your Bucket List

Hike these 11 trails at some point in your life. You’ll be happy you did.<p><b>There are thousands of miles of amazing trail in the United States</b>, and …

Wide Path Camper Camping Trailer is Designed for Bikes

We have features many great camping trailers, but if you have a preference for cycling, the following Wide Path Camper camping trailer may draw your …

Google Maps is adding offline navigation and search starting today

Offline search and navigation was one of the biggest announcements at I/O this May — and now, nearly six months later, that feature is finally reaching users. Today, Google Maps will roll out a new offline mode allowing for driving directions and search. It's designed to fit seamlessly alongside …

Google Maps

The 10 Best Honeymoon Destinations -- For ANY Budget

<i>By Amanda Chatel</i><p>After the madness of the wedding is over, it's time to relax. Traditionally, that relaxation comes in the form of a nice long honeymoon in some exotic place, of which both you and your partner have dreamed.<p><b>Unfortunately, after the big event and the amount of money you spent on it,</b> …

Reader Recs: Island Getaways

Nothing screams vacation quite like a sandy beach, clear blue water, and a fruity drink. To inspire a bit of summer wanderlust (or to help with your winter escape plans), we recently asked our Facebook fans to tell us their favorite island getaways in the world. Their answers ranged from large …

10 Luxury Islands That Are Surprisingly Affordable

We've never had such a good excuse to ditch the real world.<p>We always thought our living-on-an-island dreams would stay forever plunked on a Pinterest board, but now, there's reason to believe that actually living on a luxury island is totally possible.<p>The folks at Samujana Retreats and Residences …

5 Things To Avoid When Planning Your Honeymoon

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Kevin Lamb</i><p>Because your lovely new bride was gracious enough to spend the last year planning essential wedding stuff like dessert garnishes and the color of your napkin rings, it's now your turn to plan the honeymoon. Or so you've been told.<p>But even if you're an expert at …

Weddings

10 Annoying Things About Hotels (and How to Deal with Them)

(Photo: Thinkstock/iStock)<p>Nothing beats a well-thought-out hotel room for sheer vacation luxury. That's what makes it so annoying when we encounter a hotel that's a little more ... quirky. Here are the 10 hotel room features that annoy us the most--and the workarounds we've discovered to help deal …

Hospitality

8 Infinity Pools You Have to See to Believe

From the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea to the soaring skyscrapers of Singapore, there may be no better way to truly soak in a destination this summer than by lazily lounging beside one of the world's most beautiful infinity swimming pools. While it's impossible to pick a favorite, …

Marina Bay Sands

National Geographic Travel

World's Best Hikes: 15 Classic Trails

Over the past decade, author Peter Potterfield has hiked more than 10,000 miles over six continents to research this list. He here tells us his picks for the world's 15 best hikes, including Patagonia, Tasmania, Newfoundland, and Petra. Read more in his best-selling book Classic Hikes of the World …

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National Geographic Travel

Gallery: Beats’ exotic 105,000 sq ft office in California

Early last year, Beats announced it would be renovating an abandoned warehouse in Southern California to become its newest office. Located in Culver City, just minutes from Los Angeles, the area purchased measures in at a whopping 105,000 square feet and reportedly sold for upwards of $20 …

This Is Where You'll Go On Vacation In 20 Years

We've seen the future of flight, and it's awesome. But where will those see-through cabins and self-repairing wings be taking you?<p>Prepare for takeoff into the vacations of the future... and unlike those futuristic airplanes, these attractions are coming sooner than you think.<p><b>NEW YORK: A massive</b> …

5 of the World's Sexiest Infinity Pools

By: Jordi Lippe<p><i>Credit: Six Senses Yao Noi</i><p>While the thought of sailing off the edge of the planet used to strike terror into the most intrepid of explorers, today's Mai Tai-sipping vacationers the world over explicitly seek out the sensation of teetering on the edge of the horizon -- in the form of …

Swimming Pools

This Is How Drastically Your Windows Computer Has Changed Over The Years

We've come a long way from the aging, chunky monitors we used to play "The Oregon Trail" in elementary school.<p>And, as computers have become slimmer and more sleek, so has the software that goes along with it.<p>Here's a look at how Windows has changed throughout the years.

Software

This Secret Slice Of Oregon Coast Is The Most Beautiful Place You've Never Heard Of

Picture this: Twelve miles of forested park. A rocky, rugged coastline dotted by secret sandy beaches. Seaside prairies. Three-hundred-year-old Sitka spruce trees.<p>Turns out heaven IS a place on Earth, and it's called Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor.<p>Located on the southern Oregon coast …

Aviation

10 National Parks to See Before You Die

Originally Published on on CNTraveler.com<p>Our national parks are overwhelming in every way -- in number, in size, in their capacity to inspire wonder. And the question remains: Which one will you see next? For the following introduction to, and celebration of, our nation's greatest natural …

National Parks

7 Amazing Sites You've Maybe Never Heard Before

Serving as the Event Director for over a decade of the annual world travel championship, the around the world travel adventure competition known as The Global Scavenger Hunt, I am regularly asked what my favorite spot in the world is?<p>I get the curiosity behind the question, but I loathe it …

Travel

Farnborough: Europe's combat drone challenge

<b>Taranis, named after the Celtic god of thunder, is easily BAE Systems' spookiest-looking aircraft.</b><p>Sleek, with swept-back wings, the grey, wedge-shaped Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV), or drone, is "the most advanced aircraft ever produced in the UK," says the firm.<p>Taranis is designed to be the …

Aviation

Are Norwegian Air Shuttle's New Low-Cost Flights Really a Good Deal?

<i>By Karen Dion</i><p><i>(Photo: Norwegian.com)</i><p>Last week, Norwegian Air Shuttle launched non-stop service between New York and London, as the first budget airline to fly the route since Laker Airways in 1977. And it's not a huge surprise -- the low-cost market is the fastest growing airline sector, with other …

Flying

20 roads you should drive in your lifetime

There are millions of miles of roads in the world, and some of these roads provide incredible views of the surrounding landscape. Sometimes, the roads themselves are a work of art.<p>We've come up with the ultimate list of the world's most beautiful roads to prove that sometimes the journey is much …

Hiking

10 Strangest Things Ever Found by Airport Security

(Photo: Getty Images/E+)<p>Don't feel bad about forgetting to toss your bottled water before the airport security checkpoint. That's nothing compared to what some of your fellow travelers have been up to. You won't believe these 10 bizarre things found by airport security. And you might learn a thing …

Flying

iPhone 6 Release Date: Feature That Will Disappoint Apple Fans When New Device is Launched

There is excitement among Apple fans with the release date of iPhone 6 drawing near but the Cupertino giant may leave many disappointed upon launch, …

10 Beaches That Will Make You Want To Plan A Trip To The Great Lakes Immediately

Here's a problem we love to have: too many stunning beaches to choose from.<p>That's the constant conundrum with the Great Lakes, where you could spend an entire summer adventuring, swimming and sunning at a new spot each day and still not see most of the shoreline.<p>Though there are many reasons the …