Wandering Chicken: Travel

By Todd Merriman | And I, I took the road less traveled by, and that has been the crux of the problem.

Incredible Cycling Destinations Best Seen on Two Wheels

Credit: bigstock.com<p>SHARE<p>1. La Route Verte, Canada<p>Canada is a huge country in terms of square mileage, which makes many cyclists feel intimidated to …

European Travel

28 Incredible Hot Air Balloon Rides Around the World

28 Incredible Hot Air Balloons Around the World<p>One of our favorite ways to get a perspective on a new place is to see it from above. There’s nothing …

Travel

Lonely Planet's top Asia spots for 2016

<b>(CNN) —</b> Asia is the world's biggest and most populous continent.<p>The region is enclosed by seas and oceans, and strewn with cities, rainforests and diverse landscapes that include Earth's highest point -- Mount Everest -- and its lowest, the Dead Sea.<p>After dispatching its Asia-focused writers to …

Lonely Planet

7 waterfront towns worth a closer look

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sun, sand and a large body of water. Check, check and check.<p>Those are the basics of any trip to the shore.<p>But some of the United States' protected coasts and lakeshores are cozied up near towns with their own unique appeal.<p>These seven towns, located within easy reach of national seashores …

Adventure Travel

10 of the best walking and hiking adventures in the world

Backpacking the Appalachian Trail<p>Hike North America's most famous trail the original way, carrying all you need on your back and staying in huts …

Outdoors

10 Beautiful Resorts on North American Lakes

Burnt out on the beach? Our favorite lakeside lodgings run the gamut from rustic cabins to lavish suites, and provide no shortage of outdoor action.

25 Stunning National Park Vistas

<p>If these 25 astounding vistas tell us anything, it’s that America’s beauty is a fierce kind. There are the alien landscapes of Arches and …

Denali National Park

7 Stunning Glamping Spots in Texas

Credit: facebook.com<p>SHARE<p>1. Sinya on Lone Man Creek, Wimberley<p>Sinya is the ultimate in Hill Country glamour. The safari tent overlooking Lone Man …

Satellite TV

Where to Find the Best Snorkeling in the World

Don a mask and fin and slip into the waters of these 10 island beaches, voted by <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> readers as the best in the world for swimming and …

Oceans

The 5 Best Summer Beach Bars

A co-owner of Experimental Beach in Ibiza gives his picks for the world's best beach bars, where the house rosé comes from André Balazs and Leonardo …

Beaches

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in Asia

Asia is the largest continent both in terms of sheer size (17,139,445 square miles) and population (more than four billion), which means there's</i> …

Travel

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

Adventure Travel

World's Best Boozy Experiences

Master your malt in Scotland<p>Drinking whiskey in Scotland is neat. (See what we did there?) Drinking whiskey you blended yourself at a 180-year-old …

Travel

20 of the best holiday cottages and cabins in Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark

SWEDEN<p><b>Kolarbyn Eco-Lodge, Västmanland</b><p>Hidden under turf and grass, Kolarbyn’s charcoal huts, 30 miles from the city of Västerås, scream fairytale. They forgo electricity or running water in favour of old-fashioned pleasures: you drift off in front of a log fire and awake to birdsong. Beds are …

Adventure Travel

The 50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World

We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from water views and mountain highs; in its people and its history. This list circles the …

Travel (Canada)

The World's Clearest Waters

Silky, powder-white sand seems to get all the attention these days—but what good is perfect sand without crystal-clear water to match? Like sand, not …

Travel

5 Places to Experience the Midnight Sun

There’s something strangely exotic about visiting a place so close to one of the poles that the sun refuses to set for a chunk of the year. Each June …

The Arctic

10 of Europe’s oddest attractions and events

A country in miniature, Portugal<p>Bored with all that pesky sightseeing, those endless historical monuments, the dull drag of yet another rococo cathedral altar? Instead, see the entire country – and more – in one surreal morning at Portugal do Pequenitos (Portugal of the Little Ones) in Coimbra, a …

Portugal

16 of The World's Most Terrifying Roller Coasters for Adrenaline Addicts

Our lives are full of fear. Fear that our kids are going to grow up to resent us. Fear that we’re going to be fired, or not get a promotion. Fear …

Roller Coasters

Nocturnal Festivals

Noche de la Primavera, Mexico City, Mexico<p>Mexico City welcomes the arrival of spring in style. All through the night, the streets and plazas pulse with music and dancing. Mexican folk rhythms mingle with Latino pop, while acrobats, theater troupes, and animators entertain the revelers until …

Festivals

15 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in the World

You might know some of the world's most famous waterfalls, like Niagara and Victoria, but what about Kaieteur Falls or Gullfoss? Here are 15 of our …

Travel

World's Best Trails

Acorn Street, Boston, MA<p>Bordered by historic 1820s homes and Mt. Vernon's colorful gardens, this cobblestone street in Beacon Hill is one of our …

Trails

Nine Amazing Adventures to Add to a Trip to Southern Africa

[section]Southern Africa is so much more than the country named for the region. While South Africa is a great place to get started, there are …

Travel

These Overwater Bungalows Will Blow Your Mind

From Bora Bora to the Maldives, these overwater bungalows are some of the most beautiful hotel rooms you'll find anywhere.

The Most Beautiful Museums in the World

Be it a Frank Gehry work of asymmetric art or an 18th-century Russian palace, these 15 museums are among the most beautiful in the world, with …

An untouched world of quiet enchantment

To Mike Williams, a former hotelier and current volunteer guide, Voyageurs National Park wasn’t simply a region to preserve; it was home, and had been to his family for generations.<p>Venture up to far northern Minnesota to discover an untouched world of quiet enchantment.<p>On clear evenings, the bright …

Adventure Travel

This is the Most Epic, Luxurious Round-the-World Cruise

Ready for the ultimate cruising adventure? Regent Seven Seas Cruises is now offering an epic, 137-night cruise—to five continents.<p>Better start saving that vacation time: Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced a new 137-night Navigate the World cruise for 2018 on the luxe 490-passenger <i>Seven Seas</i> …

Central America Travel

The 10 Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Spain

Spain has more than 1,000 miles of Mediterranean coastline (just for starters), a mix of ancient port cities and resort towns that draw the European …

The 10 Most Beautiful Small Towns in France

While we love Paris in the summer when it sizzles or the winter when it drizzles, there's plenty more to see in France than just the capital. From …

France