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Road-tripping Spain’s Mediterranean coast

The Mediterranean Sea spreads its calm waters over 1660km of Spanish coast, from Tarifa, the southernmost European point in the province of Cádiz, to the rocky cliffs of Cabo de Creus, on the border between France and Spain in northern Catalunya. This vast distance allows for a wide variety of …

Where Is the World’s Best Beach Vacation?

<i>Updated March 31, 2015</i>—How do you take your beach? Perhaps its aquatic adventure you seek, with everything from snorkelling to scuba-diving to …

The Most Romantic Places to Spend Valentine's Day

<b>Travel to one of the World's Most Romantic Settings this Valentine's Day.</b><p><b>1. ARGENTINA</b><p><b>Patagonia</b><p><b>Explore dramatic landscape while staying at a luxury lodge.</b> Amidst majestic mountain ranges and windswept plains, Patagonia offers total seclusion as you explore on foot and by horseback, or as you kayak …

The 24 Best All-Inclusive Resorts In The Caribbean

And what better way to enjoy a truly stress free holiday than an all-inclusive resort?<p>With help from Hotels.com, we've rounded up some of the best all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean based on real travelers ratings.<p>From adults-only resorts located on private beaches to family-friendly hotels …

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

New Zealand's most wondrous night-time experiences

From night hikes to cave-rafts to midnight munchies, there’s lots to do in New Zealand when the lights go out...<p>1. Night-hike the Tongariro Crossing<p>The 19km Tongariro Alpine Crossing is frequently touted as the world’s best day walk, thanks to its compact combination of sulphurous lakes, huffing …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored.<p>Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative coast.<p>…

27 Of The Best Places In The World To Swim

Planet Earth is made up of 71% water allowing so many opportunities for <i>great</i> swimming. That would require quite a bit of exploring to find perfection, so we made your life easier and have listed the 27 best places in the world to take a dip.<p><b>1. Linapacan Island, Palawan, Philippines</b><p>An island …

Ten of the world's best destinations for drinkers

Instead of cracking a can at home, why not search out one of these boozy hotspots? Whether you fancy guzzling a pint, sipping a cocktail or knocking back a dram or two, we can help you quench your thirst in style.<p>Pivni Lazne Bernard, Prague, Czech Republic<p>Sure, a pint of pilsner wouldn’t go amiss - …

La Bella Figura

• <b>Author:</b> Beppe Severgnini<p><b>Join the bestselling author of Ciao, America! on a lively tour of modern Italy that takes you behind the seductive face it puts on for visitors—la bella figura—and highlights its maddening, paradoxical true self</b> <br>You won’t need luggage for this hypothetical and hilarious trip …

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I Heart My City: Jeremy’s Miami Beach

<b>Jeremy Albelda</b> was born and raised in Philadelphia, but when it came time to choose a college, he decided to trade in those northern winters for endless summer in Miami Beach. The city hooked him, hard, and he’s been a proud resident ever since. Though Jeremy’s gig as a travel blogger means he …

How much sex are people in your state having?

THERE’S AN APP CALLED SPREADSHEETS that has been collecting data on how much you and your neighbors are banging. Seriously. One of the measures they …

OTP's Guide to Partying Your Ass Off in Prague

Raise a glass of fairy juice to Prague's unique formula for getting your party on.<p>Photo by: kami_pisecka<p>Prague's party scene is more beer and jazz, less ecstasy and techno. Although not as cheap as it once was, Prague's beer-brewing skills are amongst the best on the planet and you can still party …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

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The Warrior Workout

All you need is a pair of light dumbbells and an appetite for lots of work with little rest

Super Bowl Tickets Are 'Cheap,' And Weather Isn't Only Reason

Sure, the game-time temperature's going to be in the low-30s or high-20s at Sunday's Super Bowl in New Jersey.<p>But brokers say that's not the only reason why tickets to the game aren't going for super-high prices on the websites where they're being resold.<p>"The issue with the weather is one thing, …

Top 10 Shopping Avenues

Top 10 Shopping Avenues from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Bahnhofstrasse</b> <br>Zürich, Switzerland<br>The Bahnhofstrasse, Zürich's resplendent, tree-lined exclusive shopping avenue, stretches a mile (1.4 kilometers). You'll find some of Switzerland's top …

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Spectacular Casino Hotels

There is something unabashedly over-the-top about a casino -- even above and beyond it being a place where the brave risk losing a lot of money in hopes of gaining more. And as gaming culture becomes increasingly popular, the casino experience has grown into far more than blackjack and slots, often …

5 Perfect Winter Honeymoon Destinations

Your honeymoon is sure to be one of the most memorable vacations of your life, but after orchestrating an entire wedding, trying to pin down the …

Powder on your doorstep: ski adventures close to US cities

Head out into the great white winter for the best quick-break ski adventures North America has to offer. Each of these top five destinations is within easy day-trip distance of a metro area, making it easy to catch some powder shots on just a tank of gas.<p>Crystal Mountain: perfect powder in …

5 Resumé Secrets That Give You an Edge

Step inside a hiring manager's head<p>It doesn't take long to leave an impression: Recruiters and hiring managers spend an average of 6 seconds reviewing a candidate's resumé before they make an initial assessment, according to a study from the job-search website TheLadders.<p>Six seconds.<p>Now that you’re …

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Rare Weather Phenomenon Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

What an awe-inspiring sight! A few days ago, on Friday, November 29, The Grand Canyon was taken over by a rare weather phenomenon that filled the entire canyon with a thick layer of fog. The occurrence, called a temperature inversion, caused everyone, including rangers, to flock to the rim to take …

How Coffee, Citrus And Nuts Help Cut The Risk Of Diabetes

If you go back to the 1970s, people with a serious coffee habit often had an accompanying habit: smoking.<p>And that's why early studies gave coffee a bad rap. Clearly, smoking was harmful. And it was hard for researchers to disentangle the two habits. "So it made coffee look bad in terms of health …

The Top 10 Marvels of the Modern World

When we think about the wonders of the world, evocative images of ancient structures in Rome, Giza, Peru, or Southeast Asia typically come to mind. And while the ancient wonders of the world are indeed spectacular, this most recent millennium also has its fair share of jaw-dropping testaments to …

10 Detox Destinations

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p><b>After four marathon fashion weeks, hitting the Spring/Summer 2014 shows in New York, London, Milan and Paris, the time has come to</b> …