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Alcatraz Facts That May Surprise You

Alcatraz was the "supermax" federal prison of its day, a far cry from its modern, heavily fortified equivalent in Florence, Colorado with motion …

National Parks

8 Romantic Wine Trails and Towns in the US

Travel from Florida to Alaska, and it's likely that you can find a winery in just about every state that you pass. Whether your taste runs to …

Wineries

Vancouver

Incredible scenery, outdoor adventures, and a diverse food scene make Vancouver a must-see on any trip to the Pacific Northwest.

Outdoors

This List Of The Top Tourist Attractions In Every Country Is Actually Super Fascinating

A vacation somewhere new is a great chance to explore and find your own path, stumbling upon unique, hidden gems along the way, and seeing things …

European Travel

Tokyo Disney Is Expanding to Include Entire Frozen and Tangled Villages!

Tokyo Disneyland just gave Disney fans even more reasons — or, more specifically, <i>three</i> reasons — to plan a trip to the Japanese theme park ASAP. In an announcement on June 14, Disney revealed plans to expand its most expensive park, Tokyo DisneySea, in 2022. The expansion will come in the form of a …

Walt Disney Company

Yosemite’s Famous Mariposa Grove Is Reopening to the Public

Yosemite National Park is counting down to its grand reveal.<p>After three years of restoration, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias will reopen to the …

National Parks

Performance Management: One Simple Secret For Doing It Right

As a leader, it’s your responsibility to continuously communicate expectations, to define duties, and to help people accomplish strategic objectives. That’s your job. But, if you want to be great at performance management, there’s a little secret you need to understand.<p>It was Arianna’s fifth year …

Leadership

Hipsters Are Taking Over This Bangkok Neighborhood — and You're Going to Want to Try Their Cocktails

On the banks of the Chao Phraya River, a new generation of artists, designers, and chefs have created some of the Thai capital’s most exciting places …

Mandarin Oriental

The plane seats on the world's longest flight are so luxurious they're basically fit for royalty

If you're the kind of person who gets restless on a six-hour flight, you'll shudder at the thought of Singapore Airlines' new 19-hour nonstop route between New York and Singapore.<p>The good news, however, is that the airplane features custom-designed premium seats that are so spacious, comfortable, …

Singapore Airlines

Your Salespeople Aren't Using Your CRM -- But What If It Did The Work For Them?

As entrepreneurs build companies, they find themselves running into the leadership paradox: They need to lead their growing teams, but they often have no idea how to do so. To help them learn from those who’ve been there, I’m profiling business owners in June who have found ways to grow their …

Artificial Intelligence

Top 7 Adventures for an Unforgettable Japan trip

Japan is a fantastic travel destination for culture, food and natural beauty. There’s also some spectacular adventures to soak in on your Japan trip, …

Japan

Best time to visit Australia: The Land Down Under

Australia is one of my favourite countries, and there are plenty of reasons to visit this amazing country. However, <b>what is the best time to visit</b> …

Australia

Watch This Whale Shoot Out of the Water and Totally Soak a Boatful of Tourists

Whales are terrifyingly massive dinosaur fish (that may not be technically true, but it is <i>emotionally</i> true), yet we insist on going near them. In …

Whale Watching

The curious rise of the fake landmark – and why it could be the future of travel

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so they say. If this is the case the Eiffel Tower, Statue of Liberty and Pyramids of Giza should be blushing right now, for between them they have hundreds of replicas around the world.<p>The weird world of facsimile landmarks made the news this week after …

Intellectual Property

How to Save Money on Beverages in Hawaii

If you plan on going to Hawaii, chances are you are going to want to try a mai tai or blue Hawaii cocktail. If you are at a place that does it right, …

Beverages

What I Learned Photographing Antelope Canyon

LOWER VS UPPER ANTELOPE CANYON<p>There are TWO canyons called Antelope – Lower Antelope Canyon and Upper Antelope Canyon. Both are worth visiting and …

National Parks

These are the 6 most popular national parks this summer—and dreamy Airbnbs near them

It’s no wonder that many people all but count down the days until warm months arrive: Research has shown that communing with nature (a practice many …

National Parks

How to see another side of Vietnam's magical and popular Halong Bay this year

Already one of Vietnam’s most visited destinations, a spate of recent events has brought renewed attention to mystical Halong Bay in northern Vietnam, including a blockbuster Hollywood movie and the imminent opening of a new expressway and international airport.<p>Inscribed as a Unesco World Heritage …

Vietnam

Best Road Trips in the World: 8 Drives Worth Flying For

There’s no shortage of stunning road trips here in the United States. However, some of the most beautiful drives are worth <i>flying</i> for. Here are eight …

Hiking

'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

Anthony Bourdain

5 Stunning Farms to Visit This Lavender Season

Luckily, lavender season is almost upon us, which will quickly be followed by a bountiful harvest. This means there’s a precious window of …

National Parks

Five Classic Southern Ontario Whitewater Rivers

Lower Magnetawan River. Photo by Jim Baird.<p><i>Attention whitewater paddlers: Water levels are still high here in Southern Ontario due to a very rainy</i> …

Hiking

10 Things to Do in Sedona, From the Mystic to the Magnificent

Although Sedona is a good two-and-a-half hour drive from Phoenix, tourists and locals alike have been making the trip to the red rock mecca for …

Hiking

These Are the Top Summer Destinations in America, According to Google (Video)

Summer is almost officially here, which means it’s time to start making plans with your friends for a few warm weather excursions around the country. …

National Parks

20+ Spine Tattoos Highlighting the Powerful Beauty of the Vertebrae

As body art continues to become the norm, people everywhere are experimenting with subject matter and tattoo placement. Before tattoos hit the mainstream, sailors and prisoners were the folks most likely to display permanently inked designs. Nowadays, everyone and their mother (really) are rocking …

Beauty

Why You Shouldn't Worry About Branding Until You Make 6 Figures

If you're not already bringing in major sales, you need to spend your money on this first.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you know the difference between brand marketing and direct response marketing? If not, there's no shame in it, just make sure you keep …

Marketing

Australia Is Giving Away Free Flights to the Outback

If you’re going to sit through the long flight to Australia, why not see all that the country has to offer?<p>There’s plenty to visit, from Sydney to …

Australia

Best food tours and experiences around the world you need to try at least once in your lifetime

For any foodie, sampling local cuisine and trying exciting new dishes is a must on any holiday.<p>However, when you're short on time, you don't want to …

Italy

How to Travel to 10 Different Countries Without Ever Leaving New York City’s 5 Boroughs

In New York City, you can find anything you want — and at any hour, too.<p>But the “city that has it all” extends far beyond the 24/7 chains of Times …

New York City

A Beer Train Is Coming to Napa With Craft Brews and Incredible Views

Hop on and grab a cold one.<p>Napa Valley may be most well known for its stellar wines and world-class vineyards, but the Northern California hot spot …

Napa Valley