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7 Adventurous Vacations the Whole Family Will Love

Planning a family vacation is a form of art. It requires finding the right balance between ease and activities that will interest multiple generations. No wonder crowd-pleasers like cruises and kid-pleasers like theme parks frequently end up on the itinerary. And that’s okay — we love a good cruise, a fun day spent with Mickey,…

5 Things You Should Never Do in Egypt

Mena House Hotel, Giza/Oyster For many travelers, Egypt is near the top of their travel bucket list. The cradle of civilization lures visitors with major attractions like the Great Sphinx of Giza and the Great Pyramid of Giza, as well as the colorful city of Cairo, home to more than 20 million people. While Egypt…

10 of the World’s Newest Hiking Trails to Discover

Dingoa/Wikimedia Commons In an increasingly connected world, where speed is at a premium, walking is probably the ultimate slow travel experience. What better way to get in touch with nature, soak in breathtaking scenery, and create a memorable experience than by embarking on a long-distance hike? In the past three years, a number of long-distance…

Are These Destinations Safe to Travel to Alone as a Woman?

If you’re a woman and you’ve done any amount of solo travel, chances are that friends, family, and maybe even strangers have brought up concerns about safety. While European destinations are generally perceived as safe, some parts of the developing world are not. Moreover, some places just aren’t that safe for anyone — female or…

The World’s Largest Swimming Pools

Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge/Oyster While everyone loves a swimming pool, there’s nothing more galling than trying to enjoy a relaxing soak elbow-to-elbow with a swarm of other bathers. But dive into one of these monster-size pools and, with so much space to yourself, you’re more likely to lose your way than lose your temper.

The Best Birthday Trip for Each Month of the Year

This year, when your loved ones inevitably ask you what you want for your birthday, don’t default to the predictable options like a sweater or a spa day — unless it’s a thermal spa in Japan, of course. Think outside of the department-store gift box and treat yourself to an unforgettable present — an experience…

What to Read in Summer 2017 (and Where to Read It)

A good book can shape a trip, and come to mind every time you see a photo of where you read it. But there’s something extra special about reading while traveling in the summertime, when the days are longer and the beach chairs are calling. With that in mind, we scoured the latest titles to…

7 Places Around the World Where Borders Get Weird

The earth is defined by borders — borders between continents, countries, states, and towns. It’s how we make sense of the world, and how we govern it. While most borders seem to make sense, there are a few places across the globe where boundaries get a little funky. With geographic confusion to time zone issues…

15 Hotels With Iconic Views for $150 or Less a Night

If there’s one thing that we’ve learned in our travels, it’s that you don’t have to be a real estate tycoon to enjoy million-dollar views. Yes, your money will go further in some places than others, but some of the world’s most iconic vistas are available for a relatively budget-friendly price tag of $150 or…