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These are 10 of the best rated travel experiences in the world

According to people who have actually done them.<p><b>From climbing the iconic Sydney bridge to witnessing the magic of Canada's Niagra Falls, our bucket lists are continuously expanding.</b><p>With so much to see, do and enjoy across the world, it's tricky to know where to start and which world experiences are</i> …

Travel

7-Day 1200-Calorie Meal Plan for Weight Loss

Think a 1200-calorie diet is impossible to follow? Think again.<p>We’ve made sure you won’t feel deprived with these hearty lower-calorie breakfasts, …

Healthy Eating

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 …

25 Places Every Serious Traveller Should Have On Their Bucket List

Sometimes, the crowds of tourists are worth it.<p><i>An earlier version of this post had an incorrect image for the Plaza De España. Sorry!</i>

Turn On Your Auto-Reply—These Are the Best Places to Travel in June

There are multiple reasons to look forward to June: Longer days are welcomed with chirping birds and budding trees, summer dresses are making a …

The Ultimate Arizona & Utah Road Trip Guide: 15 Days Of Scenic Byways, Canyons, Hiking And Exploring

Arizona and Utah are amongst my favourite places on Earth. The stunning natural beauty speaks for itself. Jaw-dropping canyons, snaking rivers, rusty …

10 Must-Do Waterfalls Hikes in Utah

From the Wasatch to the desert, Utah has some stunning waterfalls.<p>One of our favorite kinds of hikes to do in the spring and summer are those that …

This Tiny Group of Indonesian Islands Needs to Be on Your Bucket List

The Gili Islands might as well be renamed "heaven on earth." All you have to do is Google search a few photos of this dream destination and you'll agree. If you've decided it will be your next holiday destination or it's on your bucket list, there are a few things to consider before deciding which …

Best place to escape to in every state

Looking for reprieve in beautiful spaces<p>The hustle of everyday life can wear you down in the best of times, but lately things have been…shall we …

Paris on a budget: Five ways to save - Trains, Planes and Tuk Tuks

Ah, Paris. So romantic, so beautiful. So expensive. This is a city where a coffee can cost upwards of €5, a bistro meal easily runs €20 or more, and …

35 Hidden Bars Around the World and How to Find Them

Some of the world's most intriguing bars are in locations you might not expect, hidden in taco joints and noodle shops, or disguised as everything …

34 under-the-radar things everyone should do on a weekend in London, according to Londoners

According to TripAdvisor, there are over 1,700 tourist attractions and 18,000 restaurants in London, not even counting parks, pop-ups, and seasonal attractions.<p>That's certainly more than enough to satisfy the 19 million tourists that visit London every year and the 8.63 million people that occupy …

The Amazing Ways Spotify Uses Big Data, AI And Machine Learning To Drive Business Success

Spotify, the largest on-demand music service in the world, has a history of pushing technological boundaries and using big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning to drive success. The digital music company with more than 100 million users has been busy this year enhancing its service …

Machine Learning

The World's Most Epic Day Hikes

Adventure<p>These tremendous treks don't require an overnight bag.<p>Every trail offers a fresh adventure, whether you meander along a river, through a forest, or into a valley. With these 10 treks from around the globe, you'll take in views of gorgeous landscapes, challenge your abilities, and see a new …

Hiking

The Best Podcasts for Road Trips and Long Flights

With so many podcasts out there, it can be hard to choose which to download in anticipation of a long trip—here are our top picks.<p>An unwavering, wide open road through the middle of the country; a 12-hour flight across the Pacific with nothing to look at it but sea and sky—that's a whole lot of …

The Best Travel Websites You've Never Heard Of

In the old days, vacation planning was practically a workout. To land a good deal, you had to keep your eyes peeled for newspaper ads and hit up …

The Most Stunningly Beautiful Train Rides in America

If you're trying to get from point A to point B as ruthlessly fast as possible, you're not taking a train. But for those who subscribe to the adage …

The Best Places to Walk in Paris

In her new book, “Flâneuse,” Lauren Elkin expands the concept of the <i>flâneur</i> — that aristocratic bohemian man strolling the city streets, possibly with a top hat or some other touch of the dandy — to include women wanderers from Virginia Woolf to Sophie Calle (one of whose works will be featured in …

I've Traveled to 70 Countries Solo—This Is the One Everyone Should Visit

Packing up your possessions, booking a ticket, and venturing to a foreign country on your own is one of the most daunting but liberating things you …

Time I

48hrs in Edinburgh - the must-sees for the first-time visitor to Scotland's magnificent capital city

Who wants to be a millionaire? Well, most of us probably wouldn’t object too strongly.<p>On a city break to ­Scotland’s wonderful capital you can at …

2 (or 3) Days in Paris: An Alternative Guide for a Weekend Trip to Paris

There is no better way of getting yourself in the mood for a short weekend trip than watching a film set in that city. <i>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</i> in New …

The Best Free Attractions in Paris

Paris, France, is a top destination for travelers all over the world and with so many sights to see, an itinerary could quickly become expensive. …

Today's Essential Travel Tips For Paris

<b>A Few Of My Favorite Things About Paris</b><p>France has always been serious about collecting tax revenues. Starting in the 16th century and continuing until the French Revolution, the country took a privatized, entrepreneurial approach. Tax collection was farmed out to private individuals who bid for …

Southern California Residents: Enjoy Three Days at Disneyland Resort for Less than $50 per Day with New Ticket Offer

Attention Southern California residents! Get your New Year started with extra happiness at the Disneyland Resort with a special ticket offer!<p>The …

Five Ways to Make Extra Cash While You Travel

Some jobs come with a built-in requirement for travel, like teaching a language abroad or working in sales. But if you want to travel for fun and …

The 12 Types Of Trips You Should Take In Your Lifetime

Better than your average beach vacation, and cheaper too.<p>To some travelers, “vacation” means lying on a tropical beach or staying in an urban hotel, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But the start of a new year is time to think outside the box and start planning trips that help you both unwind …

Feel small under North America's tallest falls

<b>Why:</b> North America's tallest waterfall, splashing down in one of its most gorgeous valleys.<p><b>What:</b> The essence of Yosemite Valley is soaring granite and falling water. So if you’re a park beginner, get yourself to the base of Lower Yosemite Fall. Preferably in spring.<p>This is the bottom of a …

This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time

Road Trips

12 Of The Best Hiking Routes You Have To Experience In California

California is a pretty incredible state to explore. Of course, you’ve got the glossy lights of tinsel town, the incredible things to see and do in …

Best Places to Take a Detour on the Pacific Coast Highway

California's coastal route along the pounding Pacific is perhaps America's best-loved driving destination.<p>Many a honeymoon has been spent, a book …