Think hotels are deliberately blocking your personal Wi-Fi networks so you'll buy theirs? No, it's not just a conspiracy theory. It turns out the federal government is concerned about it, too. Marriott
Photo: Paolo Marchesi America's best kept surfing secret? Missoula, Montana. While the town's Strongwater surf shop doesn't have any beachfront access, the store has cultivated a loyal following of dedicated
So you think Greenland is a far-flung travel dream? Pinch yourself. This Arctic country might be huge, but a trip to western Greenland can take in a breathtaking range of sights, from Disko Bay’s iceberg
• Author: Backpacker Magazine There are day hikes. There are weekend trips. There’s even your annual weeklong family road trip to a national park. All well and good. But then there are the once-in-a-lifetime,
A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that getting
Set your pulse racing with the wildest animal adventures around the world. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Adventures. Get close to giant pandas near Xi'an, China Pandas by King.
TravelIntelligent Travel The taxi driver hoisted my suitcase on his shoulder, stepped gingerly around the puddles and slopped through the mud on the earthen path to my homestay family’s stilt house. He
Sometimes, when you are planning a vacation, where to go isn't the most important part of the equation. For me, any number of factors can determine the destination: Is it relaxing? Is it interesting? it
Travel Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch. Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for National Geographic magazine. He designs and builds equipment
Shanghai has transformed so much in the past two decades, that some of its prior visitors might not recognize it anymore. To clearly appreciate Shanghai's unbelievable boom, start no further than The Considered
The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.
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
It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs. Check out our pick of the freebies on offer. 1. Canal Ring More canals flow in
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