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10 unique ways to preserve your travel memories

It's estimated that at least 1 trillion photos will be taken this year. Most of them never make it off the device on which they're stored and, unless …

10 Destinations That Prove Water Makes You Happy

Tropical getaways are great, but if it’s water you’re craving, plans shouldn’t begin and end at the shoreline. Urban fountains, wide-open lakes, and city rivers can rejuvenate and relax us, too. Enter what Wallace J. Nichols, Ph.D., a marine biologist and the author of Blue Mind, calls "extreme …

Sea Level

This is the most in-demand Airbnb on the planet

The 50 best travel websites

The experts:<p><i>Mark Hodson founded 101holidays.co.uk, and 101honeymoons.co.uk</i><p><i>Abigail King is a travel writer and blogger, insidethetravellab.com</i><p><i>Srin</i> …

The Best Weekend Escapes of 2017

Southeast<p>North Carolina: Shred in Paradise<p>North Carolina's Bailey Mountain (Steve Barker)<p>North Carolina's Bailey Mountain (Steve Barker)<p>To fill the void of lift­-served bike parks in the southern ­Appalachians, Bailey Mountain Bike Park shuttles riders for $35 to the top of a private peak outside …

Hiking

What Fine Dining Looks Like in Lisbon

Lisbon might not be known as a fine-dining destination, but a group of groundbreaking chefs are ushering in a new era of ambitious cooking. Showcasing the unbelievable ingredients Portugal has to offer, including fresh seafood and <i>porco preto</i> pork from Alentejo, these restaurants blend Portuguese …

How to Beat the Crowds at Banff National Park

Photo by Andrew Querner/Gallery Stock<p>Three tips to help you see the best of Canada's first national park—and the fewest tourists.<p>Banff, Canada’s …

Eight places that hate tourists the most

In the wake of Venice announcing it will no longer tolerate any new kebab shops or fast food outlets in order to “preserve decorum and traditions,” …

Why you should head to the beaches and countryside in Thailand in October and steer clear of Bangkok

October in Thailand sees the end of the rainy season and usually heralds the start of the country’s tourist influx. The famous Thai welcome to visitors will still be there, but this year tourists are being advised to stay away from Bangkok for certain dates in October, during the cremation of the …

The Only North American Mountains That Blow Colorado Away

My parents were professional photographers, and not coincidentally I grew up in the shadow of the most gorgeous mountains in the hemisphere. Work …

The Light Between Oceans

• <b>Author:</b> M.L. Stedman<p>The years-long <i>New York Times</i> bestseller and major motion picture from Spielberg’s Dreamworks is “irresistible…seductive…with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page” (<i>O, The Oprah Magazine</i>).<p>After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne …

We Are Water

• <b>Author:</b> Wally Lamb<p>We Are Water is a disquieting and ultimately uplifting novel about a marriage, a family, and human resilience in the face of tragedy, from Wally Lamb, the New York Times bestselling author of The Hour I First Believed and I Know This Much Is True.<p>After 27 years of marriage and …

The Book Thief

• <b>Author:</b> Markus Zusak<p><b>DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.</b> <b><br>The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.</b> <i><br>When Death has a story to tell, you</i> …

Snapped

• <b>Author:</b> Kendra Little<p>Lucy Hudson likes to watch. She’s made a successful business out of photographing cheating spouses - but now someone is watching Lucy.<p>No innocent wallflower, Lucy has a reputation and a body that drives men wild. But lately she doesn't want any of them. Not even her work turns …

The First Phone Call From Heaven

• <b>Author:</b> Mitch Albom<p>The First Phone Call from Heaven tells the story of a small town on Lake Michigan that gets worldwide attention when its citizens start receiving phone calls from the afterlife. Is it the greatest miracle ever or a massive hoax? Sully Harding, a grief-stricken single father, is …

Looking for Alaska

• <b>Author:</b> John Green<p><b>The award-winning, genre-defining debut from #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars</b><p>Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award<i><br>Los Angeles Times</i> Book Prize Finalist<i><br>New York Times</i> bestseller<p>Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been …

Inferno

• <b>Author:</b> Dan Brown<p><b>In his international blockbusters The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, and The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown masterfully fused history, art, codes, and symbols. In this riveting new thriller, Brown returns to his element and has crafted his highest-stakes novel to date.</b><p>In the heart of …

Beautiful Player

• <b>Author:</b> Christina Lauren<p><b>In the third book in the Beautiful Bastard series, an agreement between a venture capitalist and a bookish woman quickly becomes a very NSFW version of My Fair Lady.</b><p><b>A bombshell bookworm. A chronic Casanova. And a lesson in chemistry too scandalous for school.</b><p>When Hanna …

And the Mountains Echoed

• <b>Author:</b> Khaled Hosseini<p><b>An unforgettable novel about finding a lost piece of yourself in someone else.</b><p>Khaled Hosseini, the #1 <i>New York Times</i>–bestselling author of <i>The Kite Runner</i> and <i>A Thousand Splendid Suns</i>, has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the …