French Polynesia

I only had one child. It was the best decision I've ever made.

There's something about holding someone else's baby that makes people ask you if and when you're having a child of your own. And if you already have …


WashPost Gossip Who Puffs Obamas Rips Into Mnuchin's Gauche '1-Percenter' Fiancee

On Thursday, <i>Washington Post</i> gossip Emily Heil grew downright catty in attacking Louise Linton, the fiancee of multi-millionaire Treasury Secretary …

Conservative POV

7 Celebrity Instagram Husbands, Ranked

A great Instagram Husband can make or break your feed. They're the difference between a crisp, well-lit outfit shot against a gorgeous background and a sad selfie. They're ready at a moment's notice to capture you looking cute while candid. In the case of celebrities, they can offer a more personal …

Channing Tatum

Where is Barack Obama? The former president's next trip revealed

Former President Barack Obama has been a busy traveler since leaving the White House back in January, and he's not showing any signs of slowing …


Revealed: The world's cheapest (and most expensive) beaches

Beach bums in search of a bargain could do far worse than head to Vietnam, new research has suggested.


It's not just Amazon coming for Whole Foods – Silicon Valley is eating the world

The online retailer’s $14bn purchase of the organic grocer is its latest step towards global domination. Are we heading for a United States of Amazon?<p>Amazon is eating the world, one industry at a time. Last Friday, the gargantuan retailer paid $13.7bn (£10.7bn) to buy Whole Foods Market in the US, …

Silicon Valley

5 Ways to Cruise Around the World

The swell of new ways to travel by boat means that every passenger can be the captain of his or her own adventure, whether they crave a small-ship …

Cruise Ships

Godfrey’s Guide: Which SPF (Really) Makes Sense for the Beach?

Jean Godfrey-June is our beauty editor, but her enthusiasms are many. This is a new column she’s trying out…<p>I love the beach and I hate the beach. I …


Weekend Giveaway: THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING By Grant Ginder

This weekend giveaway is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publisher of <i>The People We Hate at the Wedding</i> by Grant Ginder.A bitingly funny, hugely …

Virgin Islands

Hawaiian canoe finishes trip around the globe

A traditional double-hulled canoe has returned to Hawaii after concluding a three-year epic journey around the globe, the first trip of its kind by such a boat.<p>The Hokule'a vessel and its crew entered the marina at Honolulu's Magic Island peninsula on Saturday after sailing more than 40,000 …


Cruising aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin in 2018

Dip your toes into a world of South Pacific wonder and be forever changed by her beauty. Let your senses be astounded on board the m/s Paul Gauguin. …


15 Of The Best Beaches In The World

From Morocco to the Philippines, here are 15 ways to jumpstart your summer travel.<p>Drooling over these stunning seasides on Instagram isn't quite enough. From their black sand to their adorable sea creatures, the world's best beaches need to be experienced firsthand. Here, 15 natural wonders to add …


Agents arrest man at airport after meth found in underwear

Federal agents have arrested a man in Los Angeles for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly four pounds of crystal methamphetamine in his underwear.<p>U.S. …


Diving Earth's Most Inhospitable Places—With Kids in Tow

Summer vacation for the Bardout family means attempting to break world records deep underwater.<p>This story appears in the July 2017 issue of <i>National Geographic</i> magazine.<p>It started with a husband, a wife, and their dog.<p>In 2010 divers Ghislain Bardout and Emmanuelle Périé-Bardout took their Siberian …


Best summer camp at sea? Which cruise lines have splashy fun for kids

It might be too late to sign your kids up for summer camp at the beach or mountains, but you can do the next best thing: Sign them up for a kids' camp at sea.<p>Most cruise lines offer complimentary activities that are fun and educational, tailored to the age of the child.<p>Princess Cruises, for …

Cruise Ships

The little-known World Heritage Sites of the future


Effects of ozone depletion felt in the tropics

The hole in the ozone layer above Antarctica has more far-reaching consequences than previously assumed. A study by Bernese climate researchers has …

Climate Change

Pippa Middleton, James Matthew Likely To End Honeymoon In Sweden | International Business Times

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews’ honeymoon is likely to come to a close in Sweden, where the couple attended their longtime friends’ wedding, …

Royal Family

Kiaroa Eco-Luxury Resort is Ideal When You’re Feeling Down

Boasting a name inspired by the black pearls of French Polynesia, the gorgeous <b>Kiaroa Eco-Luxury Resort</b> can be found on the outskirts of Barra Grande, …


The 25 Most Beautiful Places in the World


Here are all the places Barack Obama has traveled since leaving the White House

Former President Barack Obama left office on Jan. 20, and has since been on what seems a non-stop tour of countries around the world.<p>No stranger to …

British Virgin Islands

10 Gorgeous Under-the-Radar Honeymoon Destinations

After months of stressful wedding planning, you and your S.O. deserve some quality time together. And heading to a busy destination, overrun with tourists is not really our definition of a relaxing trip. While popular honeymoon spots like Hawaii and the Caribbean are beloved for a reason (they <i>are</i> …


The Spartan Foot-drag

Over the last couple of decades, backhand tuberiding has been steadily evolving. From its humble, rail-groped beginnings, the pig-dog has morphed …


Dream big: Head around the world in January on one of three cruises from L.A. for three- to five-month voyages

Want to get away from it all? You’ll have three opportunities to do it in a big way next January when three separate cruise lines begin their world cruises from the Port of Los Angeles.<p>Most of these long-term cruises, which generally run more than 100 days, depart from Florida. But next year, …

Cruise Ships

8 Unexpected Wine Destinations Around the World

We know: you love Tuscany, Bordeaux and Napa. Problem is, so does every other oenophile. On your next trip to wine country, head to one of these under-the-radar—and rather unlikely—wine regions instead.


Inside the luxurious Italian estate where Barack and Michelle Obama vacationed

You can rent it too, but it will cost you.<p>In case you didn’t know, Barack and Michelle Obama have been living their best lives ever since leaving the …

Barack and Michelle

All of President Obama's Post-White House Vacation Spots

Before he left the White House, Barack Obama said he planned on taking his wife away on a "very nice vacation." He's since made good on that promise, …

British Virgin Islands

Why Paddleboarding Like Pippa Is This Summer's Best Ever Workout

Have you seen that photo of Pippa Middleton paddleboarding on her honeymoon in French Polynesia? There’s just one word: ripped. Seriously, Abs. For. …


Pippa Middleton's £280 Maje dress

<b>Pippa Middleton</b> is continuing her stylish streak while on honeymoon with <b>husband James Matthews</b>, and looked summer chic on a recent sighting at Perth …


This sleek-looking electric yacht is powered by the sun

Cars aren't the only vehicle getting an electric makeover these days.<p>The Netherland-based company Soel Yacht revealed an electric yacht that runs on solar power in 2015, and the<p>The yacht, dubbed the SoelCat 12, has a total lithium battery capacity of 120kWh and can operate six hours at eight knots …