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The Best Global Shopping Trips to Take in Your Lifetime

Anthropologie's buyer-at-large and former star of Man Shops Globe, Keith Johnson, shares his favorite world markets.<p>It's no secret we love to shop at <i>BAZAAR</i>. That combined with an overwhelming sense of wanderlust as of late (summer is just around the corner, after all), we're looking to make a …

10 Earth Landscapes That Look Like They're From Another Planet

Believe it or not, these photos were all taken right here on Earth.<p>The Earth is filled with amazing natural wonders, but some of them are so extraordinary you'd think you landed on another world.

10 National Parks to See Before You Die

Originally Published on on CNTraveler.com<p>Our national parks are overwhelming in every way -- in number, in size, in their capacity to inspire wonder. And the question remains: Which one will you see next? For the following introduction to, and celebration of, our nation's greatest natural …

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Best Hotels With Ocean Views

The perfect beach vacation is incomplete without an ocean view! Enjoy the warmth of the sun and listen to the sound of the crashing waves, all without leaving the comfort of your room in one of these prime waterfront spots.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Best Hotels with Ocean Views<p>--Ally Boutelle, Hipmunk.com<p>Follow …

The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

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41 Thai Recipes to Make at Home

Here are 41 of our favorite Thai recipes, inspired by the cuisine's addictive sweet, savory, salty, and spicy flavors.<p>If you take a deep dive into our recipe database, you'll notice a few interesting things: 1. the liberal use of Aleppo pepper; 2. a relative lack of banana recipes (our boss, <b>Adam</b> …

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7 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas

<i>By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News</i><p>Protein tends to be misunderstood. At times, it's flying high on a fad-diet craze, when it seems that half of our population is shunning carbs in favor of a high-protein diet. At other times, protein is forgotten completely, as people order salads with low-fat …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2014's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to skiing in Japan, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their …

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10 Men's Style Rules To Live By

This is hard - as what they are really asking is:<p><i>Antonio - can you tell me exactly what to do so I don't have to think about it.</i><p>Unfortunately it's not that easy.<p><b>Situation, environments, culture……all this goes into our personal style.</b><p>What I wear to a presentation in Las Vegas during the summer is …

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How to Get a Refund on a Non-Refundable Airfare and Avoid Change Fees

It now costs $200 to change or cancel a non-refundable airfare on the remaining "legacy" U.S. airlines (American, Delta, United, and US Airways), and a bit less on some other carriers. Changing or canceling an international airfare can cost much more. But there are ways of avoiding the fees, and …

Top 10 Valentine's Day Retreats

Find cozy seclusion, starry views, ancient gardens—whatever your romantic heart desires.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California</b> <br>www.postranchinn.com <br>Perched on the Big Sur coastline, between the majestic Santa Lucia Mountains and the endless …

Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you covered:</b><p>Not surprisingly …

Road Trip: Maui's Hana Coast

Maui's Hana coast delivers black-sand beaches, plunging waterfalls—and a doozy of a drive.<p>A restorative for mind and body, Maui's Hana coast delivers black-sand beaches, plunging waterfalls—and a doozy of a drive.<p>Peel a fresh mango purchased from a roadside stand, get ukulele music going on the …

Top five nerve-shredding road trips in Costa Rica

Renting a car in Costa Rica is costly and can even be dangerous if you're not prepared for what's to come. It’s also ridiculously good fun. Some of the most interesting, little-explored destinations are only accessible by car, and for the adventurous traveler, there’s simply no substitute for the …

Istanbul City Stories : most bizarre real life Fuji X100S video review. - My blog is here - Adventure artist Paul Schlemmer

The following movie is an story about how I've hitchhiked with my best friend Ondra from Czech Republic through Europe to Istanbul with no particular …

Six Most Romantic Hotels in Paris

It's arguably the most romantic city in the world, but where do you stay if you want a truly seductive experience of Paris? Here's my personal pick of the six best hotels for couples in love.<p><b>One by the Five</b><p>One by the Five (pictured above) is a luxurious and hedonistic single-suite hotel where a …

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10 Caribbean Adventures in the U.S. Virgin Islands

As I write this post from my favorite coffee shop in New York City, a.k.a. the frozen tundra, I'm bundled up in two pairs of socks and a wool sweater, my hands heated by an extra hot latte. Today, it's 15 degrees in New York City, and 85 degrees in the U.S. Virgin islands. So for a moment, I'll …

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Jaw-Dropping Selfies Taken In The Canadian Wilderness

Paul Zizka photographs himself in front of the Aurora Borealis, under starry night skies, and in the mountains of Canada in this gorgeous series.<p>The ubiquitous “selfie” has gotten a bad reputation for driving epidemic narcissism and the reign of duck lips. But Alberta-based photographer Paul …

Photographer Captures Extreme Weather Conditions in Stunning Detail

You are going to come up with nothing less than spectacular with your camera, if you happen to be a storm chaser. That is a given fact. Storm …

Shoot stunning vacation photographs

We all love vacation. It's a time to relax and enjoy the things we love most. For many, that means lying around doing nothing, or perhaps reading a …

Peaceful Photography from Hungary

Adam Dobrovits is a photographer from Hungary and his photos are so beautiful and extremely peaceful. This may be a different view of Hungary that …

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Where will you go in 2014? We can't plan your vacations for you, but we can certainly help you narrow your wish list of destinations with our annual Top 50 Travel Destinations list. No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you …

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Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

7 Places That Will Delight Your Inner Child

Being a grown-up can be hard, and sometimes you just want to escape and indulge your inner child. We all have a bit of Peter Pan Syndrome, so why not use vacation to harken back to simpler times?<p>These seven spots are carefree destinations or activities where you can feel like a kid again, in the …

Road Trip: Banff and Jasper National Parks, Canada

One of the crown jewels of western Canada, here you'll take in exhilarating vistas of forest, crag, and glacier.<p>Starting on the fringe of the Great Plains and climbing through the incomparable mountain scenery of Banff and Jasper National Parks, this magnificent drive—one of the crown jewels of …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

17 Places You Have To Visit To Truly Understand

Some places are portrayed just perfectly in photos-- in fact, they look even better in photos, because their real-life versions are polluted with crowds and chaos (cough, Eiffel Tower, cough).<p>Other wonders, however, are not so overrated. A picture could never do justice to their majesty, because …

Road Trip: Los Angeles

Explore the back roads and ocean drives of Los Angeles and beyond.<p>Los Angeles is far too sprawling a metropolis to visit like a traditional city, and its notorious traffic can make even short distances seem oceans apart. (Remember “Carmageddon”? Last July, a planned weekend shutdown of a ten-mile …

Turkey Photos

See photos of Turkey (including whirling dervishes, the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Cappadocia, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.