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The 'hidden airport' travel hack could save you as much as 80% on flights

Chances are when you're searching for flights, you'll check Kayak or Orbitz to find the best price.<p>But a new travel website called Tripdelta claims to have created an unique algorithm that searches for "hidden airports" and can save travelers as much as 80% compared to the bigger websites.<p>The …

AOL

The World's 12 Best Places To Live Or Retire In 2016

The secret to taking control of your retirement in 2016 and making this phase of life a grand adventure, even if your retirement nest egg is modest, is expanding your horizons. Take your retirement global and you can maximize your quality-of-life return for every dollar spent.<p>Where should you …

South America

Scuba Diving in Flores and Alor, Indonesia

I love fish soup. Not the dish but rather the experience. Like this dive at Watu Balu in seas positively boiling with life.<p>Scales of a million fish …

How-To: Setup Photos and iCloud Photo Library with external storage + Time Machine backups

Over the weekend a good friend of mine shared a screenshot of a really scary error message from Photos for Mac. Every photo and video taken over the last two weeks failed to open, saying instead that ‘An error occurred while downloading a larger version of this video for editing.’ The solution? …

Exploring Kota, Jakarta's old town

While Indonesia’s capital is powering ahead as a global business hub, Kota, its old town, is arguably still its top traveller highlight. Indonesia’s Dutch colonial roots can be explored here, and Jakarta's historical quarter gives a snapshot of how the cityscape looked before the skyscrapers moved …

European Travel

Ciao Bella: Italian Leonardo Fioravanti Loves (And Shreds) Hawaii

<b>Italians are known to live and love la bella vita, or the beautiful life.</b> So it should be of no surprise that 16-year-old charger Leonardo Fioravanti …

Top 33 Most Creative Camping DIY Projects and Clever Ideas - Page 4 of 4 -...

Going on a camping trip is such an exciting adventure. Getting back to nature can be very refreshing and spending time in the great outdoors, away …

National Geographic Travel

Secret O’ahu: sights only the locals know about

Most people think of O’ahu strictly as a beach vacation interspersed with hiking and awash with cocktails. But what they don't realise is that there is a lot going on that has nothing to do with the island’s sandy beaches, flip-flopped feet, or the big, sugary, impossibly coloured drinks of …

Live Music

Four ways to explore Chefchaouen, Morocco's blue city

Chefchaouen is an otherworldly escape nestled in Morocco’s Rif Mountains. As well as its distinctive palette of blue and white buildings, a striking contrast with the arid setting, this popular town has plenty to offer. Embark on strenuous hillside hikes or idle strolls, bathe in mountain streams, …

Spices

The Hanoi Street That Has A Train Track Through It

Most of the time, railroad tracks are expertly marked, warning passersby to keep a look out for oncoming trains, but what if you the tracks were literally steps from your front door?<p>So is the case for many in Hanoi. Amidst a busy city street, people live and work alongside the railroad tracks found …

Wipeouts

"If you can't have a spectacular ride, have a spectacular wipeout. It's good for the sport." I don't know exactly when Martin Potter uncorked that …

4 Perfect Vietnam Itineraries

Vietnam is an emerging, dynamic country of bustling cities, fascinating historical sites, rich cultural heritage, and delicious, world-renowned …

Vietnam

From the Coast to the Alps: A Glimpse of New Zealand's South Island

Flushed with vast plains, towering mountains and dramatic beaches, New Zealand’s <b>South Island</b> is teeming with pristine wilderness and alpine beauty …

Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …

European Travel

19 free things to do in Singapore

Singapore may be one of the most expensive countries to visit in Southeast Asia, but there are plenty of free things to see and do to ease the pressure on your wallet. Here are some of our favourite Singapore freebies.<p>Get a taste of Peranakan history at Baba House<p>Baba House, the exquisitely …

Asia Travel

Hidden Honolulu: step away from the crowds in Hawaii's capital

Heading for Honolulu? Then you’re probably going to spend time in Waikiki. For many people, the popular beachfront district is all they see of the Hawaiian capital. However, there’s more to the city than tourist-thronged streets and beaches. When you feel like a break from the crowds, take time to …

Murals

5 Reasons to Visit Australia in (Their) Winter

Australia. Where the seasons and toilets swirl backwards, where the stars shine upside down, and where you're secretly thinking about visiting, even though it's currently winter there. Because, you know, Southern Hemisphere. But good news - there are some very compelling reasons (excuses?) to …

Australia

Affordable Greece

Think Greece and conjure up images of white-washed villages cascading down hillsides, azure seas sparkling in bright sunshine and powder-soft white sand beaches. A visit to this special country is a lifelong dream for many, as it delivers an astounding array of breathtaking landscapes, ancient …

Hit the Top

Wai-O-Tapu Is Yet Another Reason New Zealand Is Heaven

New Zealand truly has it all, from gorgeous beaches to unparalleled outdoor adventure.<p>And here's yet another reason New Zealand is heaven: Wai-o-Tapu.<p>Wai-o-Tapu, which is Māori for "sacred waters," is a geothermal wonderland located in Taupo Volcanic Zone. The area boasts colorful hot springs and …

California's best coastal walks

From its wild and rocky coast in the north to the south coast’s vast, sandy shores, the California coastline lures many to walk along the edge of the continent to gaze at the ocean. Sweeping coastal views are blocked in many cities, but wide-open hiking spaces abound nearby where anyone willing to …

Hiking

UTILA, Isla de Bahia: The Authentic Island Experience Still Exists

This tiny island is not the Caribbean of the $16 piña colada or the orchestrated see-only-what-the-cruise-operators-want-you-to-see routes. There are no behemoth ships in port here because the islanders (approximately 2,500) don't want them. Head to sister island Roatan for mainstream tourism, …

Central America

Apple's iPhone lock stops thieves, but has unintended consequences

A feature that protects iPhones is also hampering some legitimate resellers<p>When Apple introduced the iPhone in 2007 and the iPad in 2010, it not only created a non-stop stream of money for itself, but also for thousands of other companies. And as the markets for smartphones and tablets grew, so did …

How to get lost iCloud contacts back on your iPhone

Whenever I sign out of iCloud and back in on my iPhone, some of my contacts will inevitably disappear. Given enough time, most of them restore (it …

How to switch calendar views on your iPhone or iPad

The Calendar app for iPhone and iPad offers several different ways to view your events and appointments. If you have a busy day ahead of you, list or …

Tip of the Day: How to Create Custom Reminders in iOS Reminders

When you set up reminders in the iOS Reminders app, you have six options for repeating:<p>Never (default)<p>Every Day<p>Every Week<p>Every two Weeks<p>Every Month<p>Every Year<p>But what if you need to repeat a reminder at a different interval? Maybe you want to be reminded every three weeks or every six months or …

iOS Apps