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Amazing Sequential Photography, Courtesy of Red Bull Illume Contest

<i>Photographer: Scott Serfas Athlete: John Jackson Location: Aniak, AK, USA</i><p>The physical design of the GoPro camera changed videography, as its small, …

Imagine Quitting Your Job And Traveling The World

Imagine this: One day you quit your job, pack up your things and set sail on a journey around the world. For one very adventurous traveler, that's exactly how it went.<p>Raf Horemans tells the story of quitting his job over nine months ago, buying a nice camera and traveling the world. He details his …

10 Amazing River Trips in North America

Whitewater rafting can spice up any trip, whether you're looking for a pleasant family float or a white-knuckle reunion of college friends. Here's what you need to know as you plan your next raft trip.<p>There's a place for vacations that include museum tours and visits to the childhood homes of …

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The hidden meaning of olive dust

Nobody warns you about the olive dust.<p>It falls in a mist with each shake of the branches, spurts and sneezes with each blast of the chainsaw. Leafy …

7 Trends in Boomer Travel to Fill a Bucket List

Recently, the Preferred Hotel Group teamed up with Harrison Group, a marketing research firm, to learn more about boomers’ travel preferences. “This …

Here's What Those Notorious Expats Are Really Doing In China

When those of us in the Western world look at China, we often do so through the prism of the expatriate, usually a young(ish) Westerner living in one of the country's major metropolitan areas.<p>However, these expats are not always the most reliable narrators. Even websites that cater to expats are …

Our favourite images of the week

From the world’s newest wonders to Zimbabwe’s wildlife and the mountains of Peru, this week’s photos are enough to curb your wanderlust, at least for a moment.

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Al-Qaida Threat Sparks Worldwide Travel Alert

The U.S. State Department issued a worldwide terror alert for August today. The alert does not push travelers to stay at home, but encourages them to …

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The Best Travel Photos of 2013

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>The 25th annual <b>National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest</b> has been a long, strange, and beautiful trip. We loved every minute of it, and we hope you did, too.<p>Our panel of judges had their work cut out for them since the contest closed on June 30, sifting through more than …

Stunning Images from Easter Island

“Navel of the World”<p>Stunning Images from Easter Island<p>Photographer Chaney Kwak visited this remote island and found dramatic landscapes and ancient …

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Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

The Stunning, Spiritual Barcelona Sagrada Familia Basilica

Antoni Gaudi, artist, designer and architect, was responsible for most of Barcelona's distinct features, including Guell Park, myriad churches and cathedrals, and his most famous project, the Sagrada Famᅢᆳlia (Holy Family) church.<p>Antoni Gaudi, artist, designer and architect, was responsible for …

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Coolest Modes of Transportation Around the World

Planes, trains, and automobiles are universal, but in some reaches of the world, moving parts are put to new uses. Here is just a glimpse of some of the coolest modes of transportation you could find yourself flagging down, jumping on, or jumping off when traveling the world.<p>Planes, trains, and …

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The Good Old Travel Guide Days

“There’s a military checkpoint ahead,” my guide said. “Lie down on the floor, and we’ll cover you with a tarpaulin until we get past.”<p>It was 1983, …

Forty Miles of Ice Cream from Watertown to Kingston

We started the day on the STIHL Tour des Trees with a tree dedication of a Japanese lilac at the Jefferson County Historical Society Victorian Garden in Watertown, N.Y. Having just left Syracuse the day before, Watertown was a stark difference with its hometown atmosphere.<p>We started the day on the …

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Top 10 Extreme Hotels in the World

As the world grows smaller and the luxury hotel scene expands, it's becoming more and more difficult to find a corner of this planet to call your own -- not to mention finding a hotel that doesn't look like a thousand others. That said, it's not impossible, as GAYOT's list of extreme hotels proves. …

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