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Inside The Most Beautiful Libraries on Earth

Trying to encapsulate what libraries mean to humanity in a single photograph seems like an insurmountable task. But, against the odds, that’s exactly …

San Francisco

34 Hearty Vegetarian Recipes for Fall

Beef up your fall dinners (without actually adding beef).<p>These great vegetarian recipes are flavorful, filling, and a perfect complement for the …

Cooking

12 of the Best Hiking Trails in the World

12. Fitz Roy, Argentina: Moderate (25 km, 15.5 mi)<p>The Fitz Roy is one of the most famous mountains in Patagonia, proudly displayed on the Patagonia …

Hiking

My son, Osama: the al-Qaida leader’s mother speaks for the first time

'He met some people who pretty much brainwashed him in his early 20s. You can call it a cult'<p>Reform is beginning to creep through Saudi society; the ban on women drivers has been lifted, cinemas have opened<p>Osama's son Hamza may well cloud the family’s attempts to shake off their past<p>On the corner …

Osama Bin Laden

35 Places Every Woman Should Visit — By Herself

Doing things alone can be immensely therapeutic: A solo meal can help you really appreciate food; a solitary walk can be a rare opportunity to think; …

These 10 Landscape Photography Tips Will Immediately Improve Your Images

If I were a betting man, I'd say that landscapes are the most popular subject for photographers.<p>I'm in that group - I seldom photograph anything <i>but</i> …

Learn How to Do Long Exposure Photography

When each frame takes a half a minute or more to capture, the road to learning long exposure photography can be a long one. Here’s a much-needed …

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are …

World's Best Sustainable Travel Experiences Named For 2017

Seven resorts and individuals have been honoured by the PURE Life Experiences awards for their contributions to sustainable and experiential …

Everything you need to know about Cambodia from jungle temples to the hidden magic in the city streets

It's no surprise that Cambodia is on most people's bucket lists.<p>The southeast Asian country has something for everyone, whether you're a nature-lover …

10 Stovetop Vegetarian Dinners With Tons of Protein

I'm not a vegetarian, but I do try to eat at least a few meatless meals a week. It's better for the environment, and, since meat can be expensive, …

Healthy Eating

Infographic: Epic European Roads

Road trips are synonymous with the United States of America due to its sheer size and vast highways, but did you know that the first ever road trip …

European Travel

The summer solstice is here: 6 things to know about the longest day of the year

Why do we have a summer solstice, anyway?<p>The summer solstice is upon us: June 21 is the longest day of 2018 for anyone living north of the equator. If pagan rituals are your thing, this is probably a big moment for you. If not, the solstice is still pretty neat. (Google is marking the occasion with …

In a World-First, Scientists Have Achieved 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>For the first time, physicists have achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature, making this strange form …

12 of the most glamorous destinations for a European vacation this summer

Forget the typical European towns like Berlin and Madrid. Instead, treat yourself to a trip to some of the most glamorous destinations Europe has to offer, and vacation like a celebrity in hotspots like St. Tropez and Monaco.<p>Everyone deserves a little luxury, so check out these sophisticated spots …

Beyond beaches: why you'll love the Cook Islands

From the mirrored horizon of Aitutaki's lagoon to the snorkel-friendly Rarotonga, the Cook Islands are brimming with beaches worthy of a few relaxing days' attention.<p>But this South Pacific nation – easily reached on direct flights from New Zealand, Australia and the United States – also offers …

Cook Islands

5 Healthy And Delicious Vegan Burger Recipes To Try This BBQ Season

Meat, who?<p>Memorial Day Weekend has come to a close, and with that, we’ve celebrated National Burger Day and the official kickoff to barbecue season. While some of you may have enjoyed a juicy burger or two during this past weekend’s festivities, others may have been left craving a meatless version …

The Secret of Great Vegetarian Cooking Is Sauces Like These

I'm not quite sure when the veggie bowl trend sparked, but I rejoiced because with it came a renaissance of sauces. Think about it — before you could …

95 Ways to Eat More Veggies

It can be easy to say, "I'm going to eat more vegetables." But when it comes down to it, many of us fall short of our daily needs. Pack in the …

Healthy Eating

4 to 5 Day Southern Iceland Itinerary and Travel Tips

This flexible Southern Iceland itinerary takes advantage of long summer days to pack a lot of beauty and fun into a 4 or 5 day visit to the land of …

Want to Travel the World for Almost Nothing? Try Housesitting

An expansive brick farmhouse covered in greenery and vines in the town of Fordingbridge in the United Kingdom. A private beachside two-bedroom apartment with balconies in Australia’s state of New South Wales. A house in a small Colorado mountain town half an hour outside Boulder. What do these …

The Most Beautiful Caves in the World

Caves typically conjure images of spelunking horror movies, or fairy-tale baddies. But in reality, the structures are among some of the most stunning, untouched geological formations on the planet—just look at the vibrant red rocks of Antelope Valley, the glittering ice caverns of Iceland's …

Extreme Sports

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

Iceland’s psychedelic Stonehenge

In Iceland’s northeast corner, there’s a road that few will recommend. It has largely been forgotten by the tourism boom – and that’s what makes it so special.

Stonehenge

This recent scientific finding on DNA could be a forensic breakthrough

It's hair-raising news for criminals on the run.<p>Scientists behind a new study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, have worked out how to identify individuals solely based on the proteins in a single strand of their hair.<p>While prosecutors already look at DNA from hair as part of investigations, the …

Genetics

20 One-week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

The best way to get ready for a new job? Take a vacation!<p>Getting a new full-time gig is thrilling, and the very best way to start a new position is …

Seattle girls who captivated nation with homemade spacecraft ready to launch again — with new science goals, new Star Wars hero on board

The Seattle sisters who captivated GeekWire’s audience and earned an invitation to the White House after launching a homemade craft to the edge of …

22 Pieces Of Advice For First-Time Solo Travelers

Embrace the awkwardness and loneliness.<p>After six solo adventures, I’ve learned the ins-and-outs about what it’s like to go off on your own. Here are a few bits of wisdom I picked up along the way.<p>Mindset Preparation<p>1. Forget everything you’ve heard or read.<p>There’s no right or wrong way to solo …