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Brazil's See-Through Cave Has Water As Clear As The Caribbean

If you're looking for water as clear as the Caribbean, you might want to book it to Brazil this summer. Hidden in a cave in Chapada Diamantina National Park, one of Brazil's most beautiful bodies of water becomes see-through in the sun.<p>Take a look at Poço Azul cavern:<p>Poço Azul means "blue well" or …

National Parks

The best walks in South America (that aren't the Inca Trail)

The best walks in South America (that aren't the Inca Trail!)<p>Inca history, alien landscapes and little-trodden trails: South America offers hikers …

It's Still Fun in the Philippines: Five of Our Favorite Spots

The Philippines is one of our favorite countries in Southeast Asia. It's got incredible natural beauty, kind locals who take you under their wings, tons of activities and killer beaches.<p>Unfortunately, the beauty of the Philippines comes at a price, and that price is natural disasters. With over …

The Big Apple and the Locals' Favorites

We're all very familiar with New York. We all know where it is, what it's like (at least in the movies), we know about the yellow cabs and what the city's highlights are. So what else is there to tell you, what can I share with you? Me personally, not so much, but the seven locals writing for …

Guide Books

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 …

The World's Most Awe-Inspiring Desert Destinations

While deserts often evoke an image of arid and inhospitable landscapes, they also hold an undeniably special place in our imaginations. The combination of solitude, silence, shifting sands and surreal shapes has given deserts a mysterious charm that beckons travelers like a mirage to head out and …

Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …

5 Quick Content Marketing Tips for Hoteliers

This post comes from our partner Buuteeq.<p>Content marketing has quickly become a tired buzz-word in the SEO community. A popular topic because it is …

"We'll Always Have Paris!"

Let me tell you a few secrets about my native city. From now on of course, they'll definitely be a little less secret, but I believe in sharing.<p>Nothing wrong with visiting the usual landmarks tourists' attractions, but I love Paris so much, I just want to brag about it and give you a different …

France

London for foodies

Gone are the days when London’s food scene left more than a little to be desired. These days the British capital is recognised as one of the world’s great foodie destinations, where Michelin-starred restaurants battle it out with inexpensive ethnic eateries, where food markets are the new rock ‘n’ …

England

Secret Mediterranean islands where you can escape the crowds

There are more than 200 islands in the Med, yet 90 per cent of tourists stay on just 10 per cent of them. We’ve rounded up six lesser-known isles worth seeking out if you’re looking for a little peace and quiet.<p><b>Pantelleria, Italy</b><p>Boat at sunset by Luca Volpi. CC BY-SA 2.0.<p>Closer to Tunisia than …

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …

Salar de Uyuni: a journey across Bolivia’s remarkable salt flats

The world's largest salt flat - Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni - is a surreal realm of mirages, where the bone-dry landscape reflects the sky like a mirror. Lonely Planet's Greg Benchwick explored this eerie and unique place.<p>Exploring the desolation of the Salar de Uyuni. Image by Greg Benchwick / Lonely …

South America

Start Reading – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

Epic Adventures<p>Looking for long, challenging journeys that push you to your limits? Check out my epic adventures.<p>Wildlife Encounters<p>As a wildlife …

Latin America's Top Adventure Destinations

For more than a century, Latin America has lured travelers in search of real adventure: crossing craggy peaks and dense jungles, or rafting mighty rivers and exploring unique islands. This tradition continues today, with many amateur adventurers heading south to challenge themselves on Latin …

Mini guide to Sicily, Italy

At first glance, this Mediterranean haven looks like a scoop of old Italy, but Arabian influences linger in the architecture and culinary traditions of the island.<p>Rumbling volcanoes, crumbling ruins, indulgent ice creams – at first glance, Sicily looks like a scoop of old Italy, but there are …

Italy

10 Mediterranean Islands to Get Away From it All

The Mediterranean's charm is based largely upon its history, cuisine, sun-bleached villages, and relaxed lifestyle, and nowhere are these on better display than its many islands. This summer, why not skip the crowded beaches and touristy fare of the region's traditional summer hotspots and head for …

How to Capture Better Photos of Your Latte

Many people start and finish their days with lattes, especially in cities like New York. There are some out there who like to share their latte art …