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7 Flower Festivals That Are Worth Travelling to Japan For

I came to Iceland for the solitude and all I saw were tourists

Last winter, I set out on an otherwise unremarkable February day to visit a 15-meter-high basalt stack jutting out of the Greenland Sea. Hvítserkur …

The Best Time to Visit Spain: A Season-by-Season Guide

To be honest, visiting Spain any time of year is a good idea. The country is blessed with a mostly mild climate, meaning that even during wintertime …

Madrid

The World's Strangest Beaches

1 of 10<p>Papakolea Beach, Hawaii<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Bay of Fires, Tasmania<p>3 of 10<p>Playa del Amor, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Glass Beach, Fort Bragg, …

Fort Bragg

The Beautiful Island Nation That Might Actually Top Hawaii

When I was young, I drove with some family friends north from Manila to see the mountain retreat of Baguio. During the drive I noticed three small …

Asia Travel

50 States, 50 U.S. Parks You Need to Visit

Experience the best of nature—in every U.S. state. How many have you visited?

National Parks

The History of Toro Nagashi, Japan's Glowing Lantern Festival

Pros And Cons of Traveling Solo

<b>Huffington Post recently covered a rising trend among Asian millennials: independent travel based on personalized agendas. But the zeal for solo</b> …

Loneliness

25 Enchanting Photos of Hoi An, Vietnam That Will Charm Your Socks Off

Pietro Boselli: 'People Should Always Travel with a Spirit of Curiosity'

“I have had my most inspiring moments when on top of one of those mountains,” says model Pietro Boselli of his love for the Italian Alps. (Photo: …

How One Traveler Turned Adventure Into A Career, Without A Trust Fund

There’s this sense that many of us have right after graduating college: The fun is over. It’s time to get a job, start a 401K, and relegate our travel to what can fit into two weeks of vacation time each year. “Endless travel sounds magical,” we think. But it seems out of reach. We have school …

Travel

A Guide For First-Time Solo Travelers

Don’t wait on anyone else ― just book the trip.<p>It was 2011 when I embarked on my first solo traveling adventure. I was in my late 20s, working as a middle manager in a secondary school, a mortgage, nice car, serious boyfriend - all of the things that you fantasise about when you are younger that …

Here’s the 50 cheapest cities in the world to backpack in 2017

Price of Travel have put together a “Backpacker Index” which breaks down the costs of visiting cities around the world. This research was formulated …

11 Reasons You Should Get to Santiago Before Everyone Else Does

Chile's dynamic capital city is much more than just a layover.<p>Once overlooked by travelers making their way down to Patagonia and Easter Island, …

Brazil

How to Explore Barcelona Like a Foodie

Photo by Matt Duckor<p>Ordering conservas at Quimet y Quimet<p>If you love gin and tonics and jamón, then Barcelona is the city for you.<p>Dawn Perry and Matt …

12 spots to frequent in Tokyo if you want to be a true local

Saying Tokyo is overwhelming to visit is a gross understatement. Searching for a decent happy place to unwind or simply enjoy a lazy afternoon can …

Japan

How to travel the world with no money – by people who have done it

Three adventurers share their advice on cash-free journeys around the globe, and reveal the highs and lows of the challenge<p><b>Laura Bingham: 7,000km cycle across South America, July 2016</b><p><b>What was the high point of your trip?</b><br>When my sister joined me for a short while in Argentina. We’d been there for …

21 images of Norway we can’t stop looking at

THERE ARE SO MANY PLACES across our planet that are beautiful. Every place has its own sort of beauty if you look hard enough — some stark and …

Why I refuse to be scared when I travel

IF YOU WERE TO BELIEVE the version of the world presented in the mainstream press, you would think that not only is it is a scary place, but that’s …

How To Plan A Backpacking Trip

There’s nothing quite like spending days, if not weeks, surrounded by nature. Nothing compares to covering miles and miles powered by your own legs …

Backpacking

15 Otherworldly Photographs of Iceland from Above Photos

Iceland might be the world’s hottest vacation destination right now, and it’s not hard to see why. In addition to affordable airfare (not to mention a tourism board that promotes extended layovers on a trip across the pond), the land of fire and ice is a visual delight. It seems as if it belongs in …

How To See Iceland in 10 Days

Iceland seems to be on everybody’s bucket list these days, and for good reason. This small European country is incredibly easy to get to from North …

Travel addicts: where we've been and why we can't stop

It’s not about ticking countries off a list. You can’t ‘do’ a place. Travel is about so much more than counting passport stamps – it’s about experiencing new cultures, exploring nature’s bounty and getting miles out of your comfort zone...<p>Nevertheless, it can be fun to tally up your adventures to …

20 Surreal Places to See the Clearest, Bluest Water on Earth

About 70 percent of the planet is covered in water. Oceans, seas, mountains lakes and jungle lagoons attract thousands of tourists because of their …

Colorado will rock your world: Surreal Garden of the Gods a must-see destination

Print<p>COLORADO SPRINGS — Its soaring peaks tower like cathedral spires over a breathtaking landscape that has taken hundreds of millions of years to …

Colorado Springs

The Ultimate Travel Bucket List

These 27 wow moments will make you want to book a trip around the world.<p>From stargazing in Chile to a hot air balloon ride in Bagan, this travel guide is the stuff indelible memories are made of.

Agatha Christie

World's Top 21 Places To Visit According To Forbes

<b>To travel is to take a journey into yourself. Danny Kaye</b><p>Our world is really beautiful place and it’s hard to say whether single lifetime is enough …

Machu Picchu

10 Scenic Road Trips Around the World

Drives that are jaw-dropping, hair-raising, and even gravity-defying.<p>Road Trips Freda Moon | POSTED ON: August 6, 2015<p>The Trans-Andean Highway …

Hiking

18 Reasons You Should Travel Solo in Your 20s

Nos.13 and 14 go hand in hand.<p>If you're toying with the idea of traveling solo, these 18 points might be able to convince you.<p><b>1.</b> <b>There's no time like the present.</b> Before the serious adulting kicks in (read: children, mortgages, marriage), now's your chance to travel and explore. Just imagine: It's …

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