Carol Schwarzenberg

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The Hidden Way to Cheaply Fly Around the World

For your next big trip, what if you could take advantage of a single airline ticket to check several destinations off your travel wish list for a fraction of the time and expense of seeing them one at a time?<p>I recently talked with Jenny McIver, a Round-the-World (RTW) travel pro to get the lowdown …

Why This Is the Best Steak I've Ever Had

A few weeks ago I made the best steak I've ever had – it was better than anything I'd had in a restaurant, and any recipe that required the best cut …

Two Easy Hacks for "Vacuum-Sealing" Bags Without a Vacuum Sealer

A vacuum sealer is in the "Want, But Do Not Need" category in my small kitchen. One day, maybe, I'll get my hands on one. For now, when I need to …

A Nat Geo Photographer's Favorite Canada Places

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>Photographer Catherine Karnow got to know Canada while shooting for our Canada's 50 Places of a Lifetime package. Here are the places she fell in love with.<p><b>Saturday Market on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia</b><p>On Salt Spring Island, the Saturday Market, which has been …

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11 Unusual Drinks That Will Up Your Cocktail Game

Because there's more out there than just rum and coke.<p>Be warned: you might have to repeat your order to a (kind of annoyed) bartender a few times, but it's totally worth it.

Great Bear Rainforest

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., calls the Great Bear Rainforest "the planet's last large expanse of coastal temperate rain forest." Stretching for more than 250 miles along the coast of <b>British Columbia</b>, the 21-million-acre wilderness is sometimes called the Amazon of the North. …

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Canada’s Sweetest Secret

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Ask a Canadian about his favorite dessert and “<b>Nanaimo bar</b>” (pronounced nuh-NYE-mo) is the likely reply. Named for the harbor town on Vancouver Island, the no-bake treat has sweetened the collective Canadian memory for decades.<p>The three-layer dessert — a textured crust …

This Coastal National Park Is a Haven for Wildlife—and Adventure

Alaska's Kenai Fjords National Park is the state's smallest, but offers outsized opportunities to explore the rich glacial landscape.<p><b>Location:</b> Alaska<b><br>Established:</b> December 2, 1980<b><br>Size:</b> 607,000 acres<p>Distill the essence of coastal Alaska into one place—wild, dynamic, and scenic, rich with the …

Europe's 10 Coziest Mountain Villages

As winter approaches, the first blankets of snow are falling on the great mountains of Europe and the continent's enchanting mountain towns are gearing up for a new season of visitors eager to hit the slopes or take in the unique local culture that these mountain regions seem to inspire. While …

100-Year-Old Woman Fulfills Lifelong Travel Dream to See Polar Bears in the Wild — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>How great is this lady? If this doesn’t bring a little tear to your eye, check your pulse …<p>…

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5 badass New Zealand itineraries for surf, snow, and flow

NEW ZEALAND’S exceptional geography — mountains in close proximity to the ocean and rivers flowing out to enormous, wave-filled bays — creates all …

The world's best places to see autumn colours

The dog days of summer are over. But despite the chill in the air, there’s no need to be downhearted. Autumn is the most spectacular season, a last hurrah before the bitter winds of winter take hold.<p>Pull on your walking boots and head to one of these stunning destinations to witness glorious autumn …

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The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

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