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The 13 most tolerant and fun cities where everyone under 30 wants to live right now

These days most millennials will consider a broad range of factors when considering a city to reside in, including living costs, how liberal a city is, the employment opportunities, as well as more fun aspects, such as what the nightlife's like.<p>Recognising this, apartment hunting website Nestpick …

San Francisco

2,100 cities exceed recommended pollution levels, fueling climate change

<b>(CNN) —</b> Climate change is already affecting the health of populations around the world, but things are set to get worse if adequate changes aren't made, according to an international consortium of climate experts.<p>Fueling the impact is the fact that more than 2,100 cities globally exceed recommended …

Public Health

9 Stunning Photos That Prove Bryggen, Norway Is the Ultimate Storybook Town

It was the place that inspired "Frozen" after all.<p>If you need a break from all the gray you see outside, then you need to take a trip to Bergen, Norway.<p>In particular, the historic district of Bryggen is one of the most beautiful places we've ever seen. The tall and slim wooden townhouses are …

30 Most Colorful Cities Around the World

Many of the world's most iconic metropolises are filled with towering skyscrapers and shiny glass-and-steel facades, but not all cities are gray concrete jungles. From the candy-colored buildings of Havana, Cuba to the blue-painted houses of Jodhpur, India, many urban areas have embraced vivid hues …

Cape Town

'Walking buses' and council housing: a wishlist for world cities in 2017

Oliver Wainwright, Saskia Sassen, Victoria Okoye, Aditi Mittal, Kengo Kuma, Joumana Haddad, Rob Lake, Pedro Rivera and Francesca Perry

The 13 cities with the best work-life balance in the world

Using data from Swiss banking group UBS, the site compiled information on the biggest, most important cities globally , taking into account how many hours per week and per year people work as well as how many days holiday they take, before creating the ranking.<p>All 13 cities are in Europe, although …

European Travel

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in California

Traveling through California is like getting a crash course in America's natural beauty: the windswept deserts, Redwood forests, rocky coastlines, and rows of vines. Add to that some world-famous architecture and city skylines, and you have a state you could spend a lifetime exploring. It's …

30 Most Colorful Cities Around the World

Many of the world's most iconic metropolises are filled with towering skyscrapers and shiny glass-and-steel facades, but not all cities are gray concrete jungles. From the candy-colored buildings of Havana, Cuba to the blue-painted houses of Jodhpur, India, many urban areas have embraced vivid hues …

Cape Town

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …


Secret Venice: The islands only the locals know

The lagoon islands<p><b>Why limit yourself to Venice's central districts, when there is so much to discover in the lagoon beyond? Lee Marshall visits three</b> …

The Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Italy

We pulled together a list of the prettiest towns on the Italian coast. From Manarola to Ravella, these hamlets of beauty will have you trading the hustle and bustle of big cities Rome, Milan, and Florence, for coastal charm—and relative quiet. La dolce vita, indeed. This post was originally …

Midwest manufacturing activity expands less than expected in August

The latest Chicago manufacturing PMI came in at 54.4, just below the 54.5 reading that was expected and down slightly from the 54.7 reading in July.<p>This still indicates expansion in manufacturing activity in the Midwest through the summer, which had been hit hard during the winter months.<p>In its …


World's most livable city | CNN Travel

Photos: Artists turned an entire Mexican neighborhood into a colorful mural

A neighborhood in the Mexican city of Pachuca has become the a giant colorful canvas for a collective of urban artists.<p>More than 200 houses in the hilly neighborhood of Palmitas, one of the most depressed areas of the capital city of Hidalgo, located in the center of the country, have abandoned …


America's 8 Most Overlooked Small Cities

<i>By: Gianni Jaccoma</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com</i><p>Let's be honest: size matters. Being a small city isn't sexy, what with lacking name recognition of a New York or the quaint charm of a tiny town like Carmel-by-the-Sea. Falling somewhere inside the bell curve usually means a middling metropolis is …

Finger Lakes

Permafrost in Central Park

Photo by @dguttenfelder David Guttenfelder. Hunger for electricity in Thailand is driving dam construction on the lower Mekong River in Laos and Cambodia. Bangkok's CentralWorld complex (at right) houses some 500 shops, a hotel, and an ice-skating rink. Please take a look at our new story "Harnessing the Mekong or Killing It?" in the May issue of National Geographic by photographer @dguttenfelder, writer @rhymeswithmyhouse and photo editor @roseleen.

Old City of Jerusalem. Photo by Wissam Nassar @wissamgaza @wissam.lens #Jerusalem #oldcity #everydaymiddleeast #everydayeverywhere

Our second image from this week-end's #lpInstaTakover with @jacob. - 'Nearing the end of our road trip in #Australia brought us to the Gold Coast. The real highlight for me was the incredible views from the #SkyPointTower! Here's a shot from an amazing sunset we watched.' - Jacob - Two more images to come from Jacob this week-end.

Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz Lower Manhattan is spectacular on a crisp spring afternoon. For most people, fall is the classic season in the city. But for an aerial photographer, the colors of spring are hard to beat. For more aerial views of #NewYorkCity, check out @NewYorkAirBook #notadrone

28 dizzying photos from the top of the world’s tallest skyscrapers

In the 20th century, engineering and architectural techniques and resources became stronger and more sophisticated, and skyscrapers took off. For a …

Best Trips 2015 Pictures: Medellín, Colombia

Travelers are rediscovering once notorious Medellín and heading to the Colombian city for hot salsa and even hotter tango.

Photos: Inside China’s unknown mega-city

Tim Franco, a Paris-born photographer now based in Shanghai, has spent the past five-plus years documenting the intense change that urbanization has brought to the Chinese mega-city of Chongqing.<p>Until 1997, Chongqing was a neglected city in the poor Sichuan province. It is two hours by plane to any …


Miami Takes a Big Step Toward Walkability

The city wants to convert car-friendly Biscayne Boulevard into pedestrian-friendly Biscayne Green.<p>For all its sunshine, Miami doesn't have the best reputation as a walkable city. A recent Smart Growth America ranking of walkable urbanism among the 30 largest U.S. metros listed Miami 23rd, just …