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Zion National Park

Visit the dramatic red-and-white cliffs of one of Utah's most beautiful parks.<p><b>Location:</b> Utah<b><br>Established:</b> November 19, 1919<b><br>Size:</b> 148,733 acres<p>Rising in Utah's high plateau country, the Virgin River carves its way to the desert below through a gorge so deep and narrow that sunlight rarely penetrates …

6 Reasons to Hike Zion National Park

Utah's Zion National Park is rich in history, a land once dominated by dinosaurs and inhabited by ancient natives and pioneers. The peaks and valleys themselves were carved by glaciers, leaving behind fascinating arches and rock formations, which means Zion National Park can offer hikers and …

Falling for Zion: Hiking Russell Gulch to the Subway

<i>See all our guide to the world’s best hikes and trails.</i><p>Utah’s Zion National Park is a place of immensity; huge sandstone walls tower far above the valley floor, the sheer magnitude is unreal. Alas, tourists and tour buses are the most common sight to be seen here, yet there are places void of this …

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If the weather is right, this arid Utah desert bursts into spectacular colour

In the South and East areas of the vast State of Utah lie sprawling national parks, cliffs and deserts that are devoid of any plant life save a few …

A Classic Road Trip from Utah to Arizona

Hit six classic national parks in a ten-day, 862-mile epic through the best canyons in the Southwest.<p><b>Packing List</b>: Light hikers, mountain bike, extra camera memory cards<p><b>Highlights</b>: At the Grand Canyon, skip the crowded South Rim and drive to the 8,000-foot North Rim. Give yourself two nights and a …

13 incredible Utah adventures you’ve probably never heard of

EXPLORING UTAH HAD BEEN on my bucket list for 10 years. Once I started mountain biking and climbing, I knew it was a place I had to visit. This was …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Capitol Reef

<b>Nan Groves Anderson</b> has lived near <b>Capitol Reef National Park</b> in south-central Utah for 17 years and hikes there regularly. And as the executive director of the Utah Tourism Industry Coalition, she gets to share her love for her slice of red-rock-country heaven with the world. Now she’s sharing her …

Where to Drink Coffee in Portland, Oregon

Portland is arguably one of good coffee's best towns: you'll have a hard time wandering too far for too long without crashing into great espresso or drip coffee, whether it's in your bone marrow shooter or infused into your bacon ice cream. And now that there's a Stumptown Coffee outlet in nearly …

Portland Neighborhood Guide: Where to Eat Near Powell's City of Books

Exploring the delightful maze that is <b>Powell's City of Books</b> could easily take up an entire day in Portland (maybe even a night, depending on which rockstar author is doing a free reading upstairs). And, thanks to the obscene amount of used (read: dirt cheap) literature on offer, you'll have plenty …

Easy Chicken Tikka Masala

Speculoos

Speculoos are thin, crunchy, golden brown cookies that are traditionally baked and served around Christmas in much of Europe. The brown color comes …

A Breathtaking Timelapse of Pacific Rim National Park

With the U.S. National Parks currently closed, enjoy a visit to one of the most mindblowingly beautiful national parks in all of North America...Pacific Rim National Park. Temperate rainforests, a rugged Pacific coastline, and a lush island chain, less than eight hours from Seattle. It's Canada's …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

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Shutdown 2013: Utah Spends $1.7 Million to Reopen National Parks

Utah state officials say four of the five national parks are reopening Friday after 11 days of being closed due to the partial government …

Mummies, Monet & Napoleon's toothbrush: discover London's top museums

London is home to the world’s greatest collection of museums and galleries, from blockbusters to tucked-away treasures. The result of private and royal collections, and years of imperial acquisitions and plunder, these museums are one of the main attractions of the British capital for locals and …

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A wild world off California's coast

Just beyond San Francisco, the mysterious Farallon Islands are a collection of inhospitable rocky peaks where nutrient-rich waters make it a perfect place for whale watching.<p>Few places off the California coast are more mysterious than the Farallon Islands. Located just 27 miles west of the Golden …

A Parisian-style fairground in NYC

Old-fashioned carnival Fête Paradiso features vintage French carousels and amusements just a ferry ride from Manhattan.<p>With a century’s worth of vintage French carnival rides dating back to the mid- 1800s, New York City’s Fête Paradiso is a Parisian-style celebration of a bygone era.<p>Among the …

Trekking Peru’s Santa Cruz trail

Famous for cutting through the Cordillera Blanca – the world’s highest tropical mountain range – this lesser-known alternative to the Inca Trail could be crucial to locals’ survival.<p>Hearts pounding, lungs gasping for air, and with barely the strength to put one foot in front of the other, even …

A golden slice of old Tokyo

The historical Golden Gai neighbourhood is a world away from the glitz of Japan’s capital, with narrow laneways housing about 200 tiny bars, most of which seat fewer than 10 patrons.<p>Tokyo is known for its hustle and bustle. The flashing lights and crazy street crossings in the Shibuya and Shinjuku …

Mini guide to pubs in London

In a country known for its watering holes, these are the go-to places for craft beers, gastropub dishes and to soak up the city’s wealth of history.<p>One of the city’s great social levellers, a local can be the place to go for craft beers or gastropub dishes, for feeling the sun on your face in an …

A Quick Guide To Normandy, France

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel …

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California's best coastal walks

From its wild and rocky coast in the north to the south coast’s vast, sandy shores, the California coastline lures many to walk along the edge of the continent to gaze at the ocean. Sweeping coastal views are blocked in many cities, but wide-open hiking spaces abound nearby where anyone willing to …

Hiking

How to travel with friends (and not want to kill them)

I have two permanent, oddly positioned bald spots on my head. Though my mother claims they’re from a scalp thing I had as a kid, I have it on good authority from my oracle that they’re probably where the Martians attached the electrodes.<p>However, spontaneous balding frequently has nothing to do with …

Travel

A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

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18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

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