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08

Apr

If you’re tired of traffic and high gas prices, it’s time to put the car in park, unbuckle your seatbelt and enjoy one of these vacation destinations where your wheels aren’t welcome. You won’t find a single automobile in any of the places on our list — just bicycles and the occasional golf cart or horse-drawn carriage.10 places in the U.S. where bikes and boats rule

If you’re tired of traffic and high gas prices, it’s time to put the car in park, unbuckle your seatbelt and enjoy one of these vacation destinations where your wheels aren’t welcome. You won’t find a single automobile in any of the places on our list — just bicycles and the occasional golf cart or horse-drawn carriage.
10 places in the U.S. where bikes and boats rule

02

Apr

Is your photography good enough for National Geographic?
The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is officially underway! Prizes include an eight-day Alaskan expedition for two, photography workshops, B&H gift certificates and, of course, a chance to be featured in National Geographic’s Traveler magazine.
 
Here is a sneak peek of just a few of the jaw-dropping photographs that have already been submitted.

30

Mar

8 of the most colorful ‘painted’ hillsides in the world

19

Mar

Yes, it is possible to earn free trips with your credit cardA seasoned traveler says you just need to know which kind of credit card best suits your goals and spending habits. That’s how you maximize travel rewards.

Yes, it is possible to earn free trips with your credit card
A seasoned traveler says you just need to know which kind of credit card best suits your goals and spending habits. That’s how you maximize travel rewards.

17

Mar

Mindful travel: Explore the top 10 ethical destinations for 2014
As you plan your next vacation, know where your money is going and what it will support. That’s the message behind Ethical Traveler’s 10 Best Ethical Destinations report. The report looks at developing countries and considers whether the country is protecting its environment, supporting social welfare and promoting human rights.

25

Jan

10 ancient walls you should see for yourself

30

Dec

8 beautiful places prone to natural disasters

05

Dec

The best national parks for extreme sports
How do you train to become a space tourist?A Danish business mogul is discovering the answer to that question has he trains his body to deal with zero gravity and other space sensations.

How do you train to become a space tourist?
A Danish business mogul is discovering the answer to that question has he trains his body to deal with zero gravity and other space sensations.

01

Dec

Some of the smallest nations on Earth are also the most interesting.
9 tiny countries with big appeal