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31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

8 Tips on Selling Your Ideas to Influential People

First you need to get on their radar. From there, a handful of key characteristics will make them want to befriend you.<p>The most successful people in business often have friends in high places. Yes, it's certainly possible to get ahead purely with financial acumen, a product or service customers …

Historic Hastings Pier reopens following £14.2m rebuild

Hastings residents and British holidaymakers had cause for celebration yesterday as the town’s historic pier reopened following extensive renovation.<p>The Victorian pier, which was first erected in 1869, was closed in 2008 for safety reasons.<p>In October 2010, the pier was virtually destroyed by fire, …

Someone is creating a horrifying sci-fi world in Reddit comments

'Flesh interfaces'<p>A lot of weird things happen on Reddit, so it normally wouldn't be all that interesting to hear that someone is posting strange comments. But listen, someone is posting some <i>really strange comments</i>.<p>A user named _9MOTHER9HORSE9EYES9 joined the site yesterday and started discussing …

Inside the underwater Airbnb where guests are surrounded by sharks

Travel lovers looking for a once in a lifetime holiday experience may struggle to find anything that matches this uniquely terrifying offer from Airbnb.<p>Alister Shipman and Hannah Simpson, from Northern Ireland, got the chance to sleep next to sharks after winning a competition launched by the …

10 of the best ancient ruins … that you’ve probably never heard of

Photograph: Alamy<p>The ruined church of Saint Gregory in Ani.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/2/1427992789854/37495f19-766c-477d-bb7d-17e66cffb858-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The ruined church of Saint Gregory in …

15 extraordinary places you've never heard of (but really should visit)

National Parks

These are the 20 greatest cities to live in

European Travel

20 more places in France you never thought to visit (but really should)

Read the first part of our guide here.<p><b>21. Corbières</b>, Languedoc<p>"These are the country’s forgotten mountains," says Anthony Peregrine. "Full of good wine, lost villages, vertiginous Cathar castles, Dan Brown weirdos congregating at Rennes-le-Château, worries about the end of the world, and …

Airbnb's most popular rental: a tiny cabin in the California woods

Kitty Mrache’s ‘geodesic dome loft’ has appeared on the site for seven years and is so busy her own children have to wait in line<p>It started life as DIY kit assembled in a spare patch of land for a newly homeless friend. Now this tiny wooden cabin sheltering in the oaks and redwoods of Aptos, …

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The world's best wildlife holidays: an A-Z guide

Dawn comes up fast in Africa. The year was 1974, in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve, and the first wild lion I had ever seen was silhouetted atop a termite mound. It was a male in his prime with his mane blowing in the wind, and as sunlight poured across the plains he began to roar, …

50 Extraordinary Photos From One Year in Space

Some 340 days ago, astronaut Scott Kelly arrived at the International Space Station to begin his 11-month mission to explore and help document the effects of longterm spaceflight on the human body. For nearly a year, Kelly has shared his days through some of the most astounding photos of our solar …

'I feel freer here' – high times on Iran’s ski slopes

The growth of tourism in Iran is bound to see visitors heading to ski resorts such as Dizin, which enjoys plentiful dry snow. Just don’t expect any aprés-ski<p>For experienced skiers who have ticked off many of the resorts in the Alps, exotic skiing destinations renowned for their powder hold a …

5 of the best sharing economy apps and sites for travellers

From kinky holiday lets to dining in private homes or hiring skis, we recommend the best peer-to-peer apps and sites for travellers<p><b>• Colorado’s Airbnb-style website for cannabis lovers</b><p>Value a dungeon as much as Wi-Fi in a holiday let? Kinkbnb, new last year and calling itself “sex positive Airbnb”, …

The Most Beautiful Places in the World You Didn't Know Existed

By: <i>Matt Meltzer</i><p>@mmeltrez<p><i>Credit: IGUASSU FALLS | CURIOSO/SHUTTERSTOCK</i><p>Anyone who's watched more than two episodes of <i>The Twilight Zone</i> -- or read the angry comments when we named the most beautiful place in every state -- knows that beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. Undaunted, we proceeded …

The most extreme hotels around the world

'Firefall' mesmerizing at Yosemite Park in California | CNN Travel

The Ultimate Guide to Australia's East Coast

Almost the same size as the continental U.S., Australia has incredible natural wonders and landscapes to discover. And while its west coast and the Outback have much to offer, it's the east coast that draws many travelers to Australia's shores. Here are the stops you should make along the way …

Little people in surreal scenarios by macro photographer David Gilliver - Telegraph

Traveling artist paints breathtaking scenes in her Moleskine journals

American artist Missy Dunaway has found an unconventional canvas on which to creatively document her two years of travel.<p>For nine years, Dunaway has …

Digital Art

19 of America's most surreal travel destinations

From massive underground caves to rainbow-clad natural formations, the country is teeming with breathtaking spots that leave travelers in awe.<p>We've put together a collection of 19 such sights to visit in the US, from the world's largest gypsium dunefield to shimmering ice caves hidden within a …

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The 5 Least-Visited Countries in the World

Here's a guide for globe trotters who prefer the road (far) less traveled.<p>The appeal of some travel destinations is that <i>everyone</i> wants to visit them. For the rest of us, nothing beats a country that's <i>not</i> overrun with tourists, where experiences feel authentic, and the majority of the people you …

Sweden's capital is on its way to becoming fossil fuel free by 2040

At the recent Paris climate summit, world leaders set an ambitious global target: no net carbon emissions by mid-century. That means all of the carbon we burn from fossil fuels must be absorbed by the world’s forests and oceans. Achieving that — well, easier said than done.<p>Yet, in the city of …

Fossil Fuels

A Bronze Age Wheel Has Been Unearthed In Britain

It's believed to be the earliest and largest complete wheel of its kind.

Why We Are Learning New Languages

Data from language learning app Babbel shows exactly who is learning to speak other languages, why they’re doing it, and how much difficulty they’re having.<p>Who learns foreign languages and why? When do they study? Do men and women learn then differently? Babbel, the language-learning app company, …

Is Britain No Longer a Nation of Tea Drinkers?

According to new data, the stereotypical national obsession with the drink is much less steeped in reality than it used to be.<p>Almost as old as England itself (or at least since the 17th century) is the caricature of the tea-obsessed Brit. According to the United Kingdom Tea & Infusions Association, …

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Frasier & Eddie the Dog, and the 24 other best comedy duos

13 Ways to Ditch the New Zealand Tourist Experience

Braving the 12-hour flight from Los Angeles to New Zealand is easy. The hard part? Sorting through the overwhelming number of possibilities crammed into these two islands. That’s why we’re here with 13 must-do adventures for your Kiwi checklist.<p>1. Make a Plan<p>The stars aligned. The grandparents …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

Best of 2015: #7 It's incredible to see what goes into capturing that perfect #surf shot. #GoProAwards recipient @sf_photos_hawaii nailed this over-under of @billykemper on the North Shore of #Oahu and took BTS photography to a new level. Share your awe-inspiring photos with us at GoPro.com/awards. #GoPro #SurfCulture