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When the novelist James Scudamore was sent away to boarding school, his grandfather’s generosity sustained him—literally and figuratively ...
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Lonely Planet, the world's leader in travel guides, has compiled a list of the best destinations to visit in 2014. Here are a few of the results.
Photographer Richard Renaldi‘s 6-year-long project Touching Strangers has been an incredible success.
The 10 Biggest Travel Mistakes Outside Magazine The not-as-easy-but-probably-more-interesting solution: Forget popular destinations altogether and explore off-the-radar spots such as Nicaragua, home to great surfing (try the remote surf zone of...
Nothing taints the afterglow of a great trip like realizing you unwittingly overpaid for... (small print can be a big bastard)
Telegraph.co.uk Sweden's Icehotel: Love in a cold climate Telegraph.co.uk Thankfully, their racket stopped the moment we raced off into the woods on a Narnia-style journey, the dogs not stopping to lift a leg as they piddled on the run, until we...
In 1872, a New Yorker headed west to Nebraska to hunt buffalo with the Pawnee Indians. What happened to the man and the tribe? A journey back to the Plains uncovers answers, and more.
Insiders cut through the chaos to offer easy-to-use cheat sheets for spending a week in Beijing, Hong Kong or Shanghai.
We don't have a problem with police officers enforcing laws that prohibit people from driving and talking on their cellphones at the same time.
What possessed the Vatican to call its most contentious reservoir of documents the “Secret Archives”? Don’t they realize that, to inquisitive outsiders, the name is like a red flag to a bull? Dr.
A 40-mile stretch of frozen river is the lifeline for a remote Himalayan village — and a trekker’s challenge.
Technology is inexorably moving Rome's public transportation into the 21st century, but it has also introduced new hazards to bus rides, with rogue bus drivers using their mobile phones in traffic.
Crevalle Jack school, Gladden Spit, Belize...
From ravaged war zones to narco-trafficking hotbeds, these 10 countries are a selection of those that pose the most danger to travelers. The question is: are they worth the risk?
Photographer Jaime Moore wanted to mark her daughter's fifth birthday but before switching on the camera, she came up with an alternative to dressing up as a princess – the dream of most girls of her agePaula Cocozza...
On November 11, Alexandre Caizergues shattered the World Sailing Speed Kitesurfing Record over 500 metres with a blinding average of 56.62 knots in the 'Salt and Speed' Volkswagen Transporter Arena located in Salin-de-Giraud, France.
The World's Most Beautiful Places Without Internet Access (PHOTOS) Huffington Post The Sahara Desert is likely one of the first places that would come to mind if you were asked to make a list in your head of the world's most remote locations -- and...
Prague-based startup travel agency offers tours of "corrupt" areas and cities. Genius or gimmick?
Covert cinema evenings, surprise dinners and now clandestine hotels -- why some people are happy to pay before they know what they're going to get...
This spring, the American Queen welcomed its first passengers in years. As it cruised the Mississippi, things seemed fine until a “wreck” threatened to do the unthinkable: disrupt dinner.
A hearty pot of bean stew evokes the warmth of Russian and Georgian home cooks.
Forget castles, churches, fine art galleries, and history museums; the sites on this list celebrate the thing almost everyone has in common, sex.
A father-son trip to Kolkata for an assignment became a revelatory experience.
In the 1960s and 70s, with free love coursing through the air, so-called "hippies" travelled overland from Europe to Turkey and through Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal and India.
When this reporter left Iraq, everyone urged her to go to the beach to relax. She had a different idea.
Far Europe and Beyond, a Gadling series in partnership with bmi (British Midland International) launches today...