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20 U.S. Cities You Must Visit In Your 20s

(254) Comments | Posted December 25, 2014 | 8:46 AM

When you think of American tourism, certain locations come to mind: the bright lights of New York City, the palm trees of Southern California, the nostalgia of Disney World.

But for the cash-strapped, adventure-seeking, microbrewed-beer loving, locavore millennial, the old favorites of U.S. tourism don't hold much...

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7 Things Americans Can Learn From Italians

(102) Comments | Posted December 24, 2014 | 10:12 AM

If you've spent time in Italy you know that life in Italy and life in America are very different. While both cultures have their pros and cons, we think Americans can learn a lot from the way Italians live.

Traditionally, Italians have an easy-going and positive outlook on how...

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Disneyland's Original Plans Reveal An Inside Look At The Happiest Place On Earth

(2) Comments | Posted September 25, 2014 | 11:58 AM

Walt Disney had grand plans for his dreamy, magical Disneyland -- and now you can see exactly what he was thinking.

Boing Boing recently posted Disneyland's original prospectus, thanks to "an anonymous benefactor" aka Glenn Beck. The prospectus is made up of three sets of...

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The Best College Towns To Visit This Fall

(34) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 10:23 AM

College towns are at their finest in the fall. Students are fresh-faced, leaves are changing, there's football and beer, nostalgia and charm.

A quick trip to a college town is the perfect weekend getaway. From striking campus architecture to all-American tailgates to leaf-peeping ventures, there's a great college town...

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America's Snowiest Ski Resorts Must Be On Your Winter Bucket List

(4) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 9:00 AM

If you're sick of summer's heat and are itching for some snow, don't fret: Ski season is just a few months away.

That means you should start planning your winter jaunts now. In order to know which American slopes you should head to this year, it might be helpful...

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These European Beach Escapes Are Perfect Year-Round

(1) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 8:00 AM

Pretty much everyone in Europe is on vacation right now, which should make you very, very jealous.

And with everyone on vacation, seaside retreats have filled up with beach-goers in need of some R&R. You know the big name spots -- the French Riviera, Sardinia, Mykonos --...

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Warsaw Is The Cheapest City For A Cultural Vacation, So You Should Go There ASAP

(3) Comments | Posted August 30, 2014 | 9:00 AM

London and Paris are great, but if you're on a budget, a trip to those sparkling cities might make you feel a bit, well, broke.

Thankfully, affordable options are out there, and you'll probably never guess where you can go for a culture-filled vacation on the cheap.

Behold,...

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Kids Reveal Their Perfect Vacations, And They're Way Classier Than You'd Think

(0) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 9:00 AM

A sandy beach, a seaside location and no trip to the airport necessary... sounds pretty ideal, right?

That's not the description of some fabulous vacation, though -- it's actually the perfect trip according to kids. So while kids may say the darndest things, turns out they also have pretty...

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Airlines Ban The Knee Defender, Because That's Clearly Their Largest Concern

(91) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 9:00 AM

The Knee Defender sounded too good to be true.

Reclining seats have plagued long-legged travelers for decades. When the seat back in front of you lowers into your lap, you know it's going to be a bumpy ride.

The Knee Defender, a...

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Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Is Actually Larger Than Switzerland

(21) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 9:00 AM

When it comes to U.S. national parks, everyone knows about Yellowstone and Yosemite. But we bet you've never heard of the national park that's larger than a major European country.

Meet Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. This vast, gorgeous national park in Alaska is the largest...

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You Can Pretend To Be An Oxford Student For $158 Per Night

(0) Comments | Posted August 24, 2014 | 9:00 AM

Have you ever dreamed of attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry?

We all know the magical school doesn't really exist, but if you want to have a Hogwarts-esque experience, the University of Oxford is the next best thing. And you can now rent rooms there for an affordable $158...

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Los países menos visitados del mundo (FOTOS)

(18) Comments | Posted August 23, 2014 | 9:19 AM

Si eres de los que continuamente estás buscando una escapada para huir de la multitud, estás de suerte. Algunos de los países menos visitados del mundo te llaman.

Estos estados son hermosos, pero en la mayor parte de las ocasiones son casi desconocidos. Eso da una mezcla perfecta: pocas aglomeraciones...

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Earth's 'Remotest' Island Is Predictably, Awesomely In The Middle Of Nowhere

(49) Comments | Posted August 23, 2014 | 9:00 AM

Located over a thousand miles from the nearest landmass, Tristan da Cunha is really remote.

This little group of isolated islands is surrounded by miles and miles of the South Atlantic Ocean. It's 1,750 miles away from the coast of South Africa and 1,500 miles...

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These Are The World's Least Visited Countries

(50) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 9:00 AM

If you're constantly searching for an undiscovered, crowd-free getaway, you're in luck -- some of the least-visited countries on earth are calling your name.

These countries are totally beautiful and completely underrated, which means few crowds and pristine, untouched nature. Many of them are small or tropical (or both)...

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British Airways Now Lets You Hold Flights For Three Days, Just In Case You're Super Indecisive

(1) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 12:45 PM

You know that feeling when you're about to book a flight... the price is perfect, but you're not exactly sure if it's the flight for you?

British Airways has your back. The airline has launched a new 72-hour "hold fare" option that requires only a...

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The Bay Of Fires Is The Most Stunning Beach Destination You've Yet To Explore

(2) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 9:00 AM

White sand, turquoise waters and Australian accents... what more could you ask for?

Beautiful beaches are a dime a dozen, but the Bay of Fires is truly special. This remote area along the east coast of Tasmania is lesser-known but highly-lauded by visitors...

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You Don't Need A Magical Wardrobe To Get To Narni

(4) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 8:00 AM

Friends, we have found the real-life Narnia... and you don't need a magical wardrobe to get there.

Narni -- yes, just one letter off from C.S. Lewis' beloved fantasyland -- sits tucked away in the hills of Umbria, the "green heart" of Italy....

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North Korea Launches Surf Tours In An Effort To Draw Tourists

(12) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 8:00 AM

There's a new surfing destination everyone is talking about, and it's not on the coast of Hawaii.

In an effort to draw in tourists, North Korea, which has strict tourism rules, is launching surf tours at three resorts along its 1,550-mile coastline,

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Les endroits les plus relaxants dans le monde (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 3:30 PM

Il y a des jours où nous avons tout simplement besoin de décrocher. Nos collègues du Huffington Post américain ont compilé des photos de 15 endroits à travers le monde que vous devriez visiter si vous désirez vous régénérer et oublier un peu la routine quotidienne.

1. Nordfjord, Norvège

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17 Reasons Yorkshire Is The Wonderland You Never Thought To Visit

(20) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 9:00 AM

While London and Paris are still bickering about who gets to be "Europe's best city", another contender is silently swooping in.

The World Travel Awards named Yorkshire, England Europe's leading destination for the second year in a row. Yorkshire beat out cities like Amsterdam, Barcelona,...

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