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Adrenaline Junkies Embrace Hurricane Irene On East Coast (VIDEOS)

(19) Comments | Posted August 26, 2011 | 2:27 PM

Hurricane Irene's been a boon for adrenaline junkies with an affinity for water sports. Rather than wimping out and running for cover, these brave — or foolish — souls are confronting Irene straight on, heading to the shore and hitting the amplified waves.

As everyone else ran to...

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5 Amazing Castles To Visit In The United Kingdom (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2011 | 5:21 PM

Hundreds of years ago and across the pond, an English man's home was his castle, literally. There were enough royals, bishops and conquerors in the United Kingdom once that the country is now dotted with lavish castle estates and expansive gardens. It's the stuff of fairy tales.

Deciding which castles...

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Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic's Unknown Vacation Destination (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted August 10, 2011 | 12:33 PM

When I speak to some of the 4.1 million people who vacation in my native Dominican Republic every year, there's a lot of talk of banana boats, swim up bars and all-you-can-eat buffets. World-acclaimed cities like Bavaro Beach and Punta Cana have made the Dominican vacation synonymous with the all-inclusive...

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Jaeger Mah, Canadian Man, Will Live At Vancouver Airport For 80 Days

(53) Comments | Posted August 9, 2011 | 3:44 PM

Grumpy travelers stranded at the airport for one night have nothing to pout about. A Canadian man will be confined to Vancouver International Airport for 80 days and 80 nights starting on Aug. 17 -- by choice.

Jaeger Mah, 29, campaigned for two weeks until being named the clear...

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Destin-Nation Guatemala: Treating The Tropical Troubles (PHOTO)

(0) Comments | Posted July 12, 2011 | 3:43 PM

Forget Costa Rica. Guatemala's rough beauty and powerful history make it the desirable Central American destination for explorers with a philanthropic agenda.

With a diversity of indigenous tribes, like the Maya and the Garifuna, the country has cultural appeal in addition to the obvious virtues of its landscape: volcanoes, mountains,...

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