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Volcanoes and valleys on the Big Island

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 21:14:51 GMT

The youngest of Hawaii's main islands -- and it's still growing, with over 500 acres of new land added over the last 30 years -- the Big Island of Hawai'i overflows with outdoor adventures. Here you can hike to the edge of the world's longest-running volcanic eruption, then climb Hawaii's two tallest peaks.

How tourists can save lives on their travels

The group Not Just Tourists helps travelers potentially to save lives by taking much-needed medical supplies to isolated clinics.

The best things to do in Goa

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 00:39:36 GMT

Goa has been indelibly shaped by its 450 years of Portuguese rule, followed by an influx of hippies in the 1960s.

What to do and where to eat in Central Park

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:57:44 GMT

Manhattan might be best known for its towering skyscrapers and bustling pavement, but there are few New York City locales more loved than the 843 acres of green that is Central Park.

5 places where cats outshine tourist attractions

Mon, 11 Nov 2013 11:37:53 GMT

Since when were a bunch of kids so interested in ancient history?

$20,000 a night: Swanky penthouse suites

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:05:26 GMT

McDonald's offers to lock up your smartphone for more family time

Nothing ruins lunchtime conversations more than a smartphone.

'Wonder List' in the Galapagos: How do Darwin's theories hold up today?

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:38:47 GMT

The rocks are moving.

Sicily's Aeolian islands: Where heaven meets hell

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:31:40 GMT

Locals call them the "shape-shifting" or "floating" islands.

Painting on planes: Stunning sketches of airplane life

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 09:42:31 GMT

What did you do on your last plane journey? Fall asleep, watch a movie, draft some emails?

Non-profit organization Ethical Traveler lists the world's most ethical destinations for 2017.

Some good tips before you visit the London Eye

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:37:53 GMT

Passports for sale: How to buy citizenship

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:27:18 GMT

Turns out money doesn't just buy a glamorous vacation in the Caribbean or a killer suite in Quebec -- it can buy residency too.

It provides food and water to millions, but human pressures and climate change are putting Egypt's Nile River Delta at grave risk. Learn more on "The Wonder List," Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Bill Weir joins a team of divers and archaeologists who have found remnants of the ancient city Hercacleion lying beneath the waves. Tune in to "The Wonder List" Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

They purchased paradise ... then gave it all away

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:41:12 GMT

This is the story of the couple who purchased paradise, the neighbors who curse their name and the idea that might save life as we know it.

Kakadu: Never-before-seen views of Australia's largest national park

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 04:24:57 GMT

For the first time, drones have been allowed to fly inside Kakadu National Park -- Australia's largest national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Territory.

Johannesburg gaining on its stunner of a sibling city

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 13:55:01 GMT

Arriving at the Saxon Hotel requires a series of grand entrances: the imposing 20-foot gate through the high walls that separate the grounds from Johannesburg's suburban expanse; the meandering drive through the lush gardens; the foyer to the hotel with its enormous ostrich egg chandelier.

Golf where the scenery upstages the game

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:40:28 GMT

Elite Escapes looks at golfing in the Canadian Rockies, where the surroundings are even more gorgeous than the game.

Aboard the 1938 fight from London to Australia

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:12:04 GMT

Sketching the shipwrecks of Brunei

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:00:43 GMT

When it comes to odd jobs, Anuar Abdullah's might top the list.

9 luxurious fall escapes

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 21:06:57 GMT

Upon arrival at the Old Edwards Inn in North Carolina, you'll be greeted with a complimentary glass of champagne.

Why Detroit's city storyteller wants to ban the word 'gritty'

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:30:53 GMT

I can't stand the term "gritty" when it's used to describe my hometown and my residence of Detroit. It's empty. It's lost all meaning. It's an overused term that, far too often, simplifies this city to an easily digestible narrative when there are several storylines here.

Laps of luxury: 17 jaw-dropping pools around the world

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 08:33:25 GMT

Diving in at the deep end has never been more enjoyable than in these jaw-dropping pools.

Seattle's best architecture: Beyond the Space Needle

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 19:07:45 GMT

Seattle is a city on the edge. So much of Seattle's recent history is about pushing boundaries, from music to art to technology.

5 spectacular Loire Valley castles

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 02:13:36 GMT

Who doesn't love a good castle? But you can have too much of a good thing ...

31 must-see places around the world

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:21:07 GMT

Temples that tower out of mist-cloaked jungles; a herd of wildebeest, one million-strong, trekking across the African plains; a midnight sky filled with stars.

Wake up to wildlife: Asia's best luxury tented camps

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 01:56:55 GMT

The glamping trend has swept through Asia, with new luxury tented camps setting up in the region's most pristine locations.

Scents on a plane: Why the aviation industry is waking up to fragrance

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 10:48:12 GMT

Ever walked past the open door of a bakery, caught the scent of warm cinnamon rolls, and been transported back to your mother's kitchen?

Could rare sea turtles return to China's Hainan Island?

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 06:59:29 GMT

The sun was blazing on the white sand of Dadonghai Bay when Stanley, an endangered green sea turtle, was slowly lowered back into the ocean to begin his new life.

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