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A call for reform in the Peace Corps

The Peace Corps is experiencing a lot of public criticism lately. <i>The New York Times</i> has been conducting an examination of the organization for …

Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

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Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

10 Ways Travel Changed My Life Forever

I bought a one-way ticket to Iceland on a weekday afternoon hiding behind my computer screen, and a few weeks later I found myself with no job, moved out of my apartment and almost all of my things sold. One amazing month-long backpacking trip later, I'm back in the states surfing couches, …

Aegina Is The Most Beautiful Greek Island You Haven't Heard Of... Yet

Mykonos, Santorini, Crete... been there, done that. But if you're looking for a fresh, unspoiled island to explore, let us introduce you to Aegina.<p>Aegina Island is located in the Saronic Gulf, about 17 nautical miles from Athens. It's home to ancient ruins (including the famous Temple of Aphaia), …

Top 10 Climbs

Top 10 Climbs from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Mount Khuiten, Mongolia</b> <br>In Mongolia, it’s easy for a traveler to be quickly swept away by the endless green steppes, the heartiness of the Kazakh nomads, and the rolling landscapes that define the Altai …

Mountaineering

Did You Know...

- By law, wild donkeys, goats, and iguanas have the right of way on Aruba’s roads.<p>- Around 80 different nationalities make up Aruba’s diverse …

Top Ten New Reasons to Revisit Aruba

01 of 10<p>A New 'Main Street' in Oranjestad<p>Aruba’s charming Dutch colonial capital has received a facelift, especially along Main Street (Caya Grandi) …

Scramble Up Some Tasty Brunch

Recover from your run with eggs, veggies, and goat cheese.<p>Brunch and runners go together like bacon and eggs, or coffee and donuts, or some other non-food analogy that would certainly be less interesting to a hungry runner than the first two.<p>So the existence of bRUNch Running, a group with chapters …

Recipes

Recipe: Breakfast Pita Pizzas

Contributing food writer Mark Bittman refuels after a morning run with this healthy makeover of your favorite toaster pastry.<p>"Inspired by Pop-Tarts, these toasted pita pizzas topped with fresh berry jam are better for you and almost as simple," says Bittman. Strawberries are a rich source of …

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

With only two weeks left in the Traveler Photo Contest, the competition is heating up. See our editor's favorite images from the past week: http://on.natgeo.com/1i6SJuG #TPC2014 Submit your best travel photos today for a chance to win a trip to Alaska: http://on.natgeo.com/1i6SKih Pictured here, the Milky Way over Nepal. Photograph by Max Slastnikov/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

How-To: Mason Jar Beehives

Looking for a good backyard buzz? Create new beehives conveniently located within mason jars with this ingenious tutorial by Instructables member Zevion.<p>If you live in a suburban area, you may think that starting a beehive cannot be done. However a common suburban backyard can be a perfect place …

16 Enchanting UK Spots To Visit Other Than London

London is wonderful, everyone knows that -- it's one of the most visited cities on Earth. And VisitBritian is very appreciative for the tourism... but they're asking you to spread the love.<p>And, why not? There's so much beauty in the United Kingdom outside of foggy Londontown.<p>Here are 16 totally …

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Yoga Inversion Poses for Runners

Try these relaxation stretches to speed running recovery.<p>​<p>​<p>Carving out a few minutes to do an inversion pose (or two or three) after a long run will speed your recovery. Inversions, which either elevate your feet or lower your head below your hips, boost circulation and improve flexibility. They …

Yoga

Watercress Tops Ranking of Nutrient-Dense Foods

CDC compiles list of "powerhouse fruits and vegetables."<p>Step aside, kale and blueberries. According to a new ranking of what it calls "powerhouse fruits and vegetables," the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that the humble green watercress is the most nutrient-dense produce …

Nutrition

Training advice - The Running Bug

Your Guide to Running for Weight Loss

Running can help you lose weight, but not in the way you think. Follow these tips to run your way to weight loss.<p>Does swimming burn calories? Yes. How about cycling? Yes. How about a fancy fitness retreat in the south of France? Oui.<p>All of those things are great for weight loss, but they have a …

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In Meteora—"rocks in the air"—sandstone spires rise from the plain of Thessaly. Seeing the area as a religious retreat, monasteries sprung up here, beginning in 1336. http://on.natgeo.com/1hYxsmO

Best hangover foods from around the world

It’s 10am and you vaguely recall last night involved small glasses of something resembling vodka standing to attention on the bar as you slid off your stool and into a roller coaster dressed up as a taxi and the coffee you just ordered tastes like brown water and you can’t find your sunglasses and …

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How to Spend 48 Hours in Aruba

Home » Blog » Destinations » North America » Caribbean » 48 Hours in Aruba<p>October 17, 2013 8 Comments »<p>Shares 272<p><i>Disclosure: Club Carlson compensated</i> …

What You Should Know About Aruba

<b>VIDEO: Take a Historical Tour of Aruba with Shane O</b><p>Off the coast of South America, you will find Aruba, a Dutch-owned Caribbean island renowned for …

Experience Travel

In Aruba, Life's a Beach

In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.--Rachel Carson<p>Some people love a parade, some love a rainy night. I love a beach. After a long, hard winter, I was so ready for the beach. Aruba, here I come!<p>Aruba, called The Happy Island …

Beyond the Beach in Aruba

Visiting Eagle Beach for the first time feels like déjà vu. Haven’t I seen this place before? Oh yeah, it’s the dream beach on my credit-union checks and desktop wallpaper. Except that nothing beats experiencing it in person: the caressing breeze, the blindingly white sand, the perfect-temperature …

A spectacular night view of Shanghai, China. Have you submitted your best travel photos to the 2014 Traveler Photo Contest? http://on.natgeo.com/1nD3jc0 #TPC2014 Photograph by Collin Hadley/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Burgers Are Big in Florida

Sure, foodies flock to the Sunshine State to nosh at the birthplace of the Cuban sandwich, feast on fresh Florida seafood and traverse the Florida Keys Scenic Highway in search of the best key lime pie. But Florida is also home to a host of fine classic burger joints, places where the burgers are …

5 Interesting Ways People Stay Fit Around the World

America loves Soul Cycle, Spinning, CrossFit, and gluten-free foods--just to name a few of the health and fitness trends that are popular parts of the country's health and fitness culture at the moment.<p>But what if what's popular in American culture isn't quite up your alley? After all, maintaining …

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Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014

Are you packing your bags for Europe this summer, or still just fantasizing about it? Either way, you’ll be spoiled for choice when you cast your eyes over our irresistible expert picks.<p>While our Best in Travel 2014 already touted Paris’ urban renaissance, Scotland’s many events, and Yorkshire’s …

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