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The Top 50 Cities to See in Your Lifetime 

Well, we’ve gone to the community of travelers at with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern cities of Asia, the Americas, and beyond, here are the 50 cities you must see during your lifetime. 1.) 5 Brilliant Bookstore-Bars. Boom and Bust - WSJ. 24 Surreal Places In The Southwest You Need To Visit Before You Die. 24 Surreal Places In The Southwest You Need To Visit Before You Die. 20 Photos Of Africa That Aren't Just Trees Or Sunsets. This is, apparently, what everyone thinks Africa looks like.

20 Photos Of Africa That Aren't Just Trees Or Sunsets

News flash: It doesn't. And because we're nearing summer when our minds are getting all wanderlust-y, we thought we'd take this opportunity to show you some other equally-if-not-more-stunning views of the continent. Here's Africa, in all its unique wonder: 39 Truly Spectacular Views Out Airplane Windows.

17 Spectacular Bookshops In Australia To See Before You Die. This Man's Epic Worldwide Selfies Will Inspire You To Travel. 25 Pubs You Must Drink In Before You Die. 15 Of The Most Beautiful Scenic Trails In The World. Crunching the Numbers to Find the Best Airfare. Photo You may have heard that the best day to buy an airline ticket is a Tuesday.

Crunching the Numbers to Find the Best Airfare

Other things you may have heard: Polaroid cameras now let you see photographs shortly after you take them, and bloodletting is no longer an accepted cure for fever. In other words, it’s outdated information. The standard explanation for the Tuesday theory was that airlines release their bargains early in the week and competitors scramble to match them. But even if there’s still some truth to that, other variables have complicated things. There are plenty of companies out there offering reports and tools to help you navigate this and other airfare decisions — Google’s Explore Flights engine and Kayak’s price trend feature among them.

And while static reports provide only broad conclusions, Hopper also provides customizable tools that are as powerful as they are simple to use. Here Are The Top 25 Cities You Should Visit In Your Lifetime. You’ll Never Guess #1! 5 Brilliant Bookstore-Bars. One of my favorite quotes by James Joyce is, “The sacred pint alone can unbind the tongue.”

5 Brilliant Bookstore-Bars

For me at least, reading books and casually drinking have always gone well together. 7 Landmarks to Visit Before Climate Change Ruins Them. Instead of reaching for a bag of Hot Fries, will Americans soon be grabbing hot flies?

7 Landmarks to Visit Before Climate Change Ruins Them

In a widely publicized report last year, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization made the case for all humans to consume insects, on the grounds that they are great for the environment, our bodies, and our economic livelihoods. The truth is, 2 billion people around the world already consume creepy crawlers, and the U.N. suggested that it’s time we in the West see bugs as delicious, not disgusting. 15 Of The Most Beautiful Scenic Trails In The World. 28 Incredibly Beautiful Places In The UK To Visit. 36 Interesting Facts That Will Make You Want To Travel. 50 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Chicago. 31 Breathtaking Photos Of Abandoned Locations. 32 Photos That Prove Oxford Is An Awe-Inspiring Wonderland. When Is the Best Time to Buy Airline Tickets? This year, my family celebrated Thanksgiving in February.

When Is the Best Time to Buy Airline Tickets?

Four of us were flying from New York to Miami, and we tried to be responsible. We checked in on ticket prices as early as summertime—unusually high. We tried again closer to the holiday—no great luck. We found reasonably priced tickets later the next year and decided to “reschedule” Thanksgiving for February. Everything worked out okay in the end, but I wasn’t able to eat turkey with my immediate family. How to Travel the World ... While Working. The author in Vina del Mar, Chile I take a sip of chilled Sauvignon Blanc while gazing at the sprawling vineyards below my balcony.

How to Travel the World ... While Working

With the sun on my face, my husband and I dig into some fresh fruit from the local farmers’ market—crisp pears, figs and goat cheese. A warm breeze flutters the gauzy fabric of my sundress as we open our laptops to start the workday. It’s 1:00 PM in Santa Cruz, Chile, 9:00 AM on the West Coast in the U.S.

How I Spent Just $1,000 on a 7-Day Island Getaway. This post originally appeared on MainStreet.

How I Spent Just $1,000 on a 7-Day Island Getaway

Travel is one of the great joys of summer, and my husband and I were eager to get away without blowing our budget. We live on a busy street in New York City, with noise from the bar downstairs wafting into our apartment at all hours. Between the crowded streets and ever-rising temperatures, the city was getting under our skin. We got married in December and haven’t yet been on an “official” honeymoon. International Travel: What are your top 10 experiences while travelling. BOOK RIOTPub Scrawl: The Eight Best (Actual) Literary Bars. I am but an innocent man, devoid of all pun gills.

BOOK RIOTPub Scrawl: The Eight Best (Actual) Literary Bars

Here’s why. When I saw the #literarybars hashtag on Twitter last week, I believed the good people of the internet were sharing the best places where their writing idols got drunk. But as Amanda Nelson revealed, it was but smart people indulging in some wordplay, mixing literature and alcohol. Tequila Mockingbird was a personal favourite. Very good, nerds, very good.

What Appears To Be A Pile Of Trash Floating In The Ocean Is Much, Much More Than That. Wow..!! What you see here isn’t a tiny island of trash floating through the ocean (even though it looks like it).

What Appears To Be A Pile Of Trash Floating In The Ocean Is Much, Much More Than That. Wow..!!

It’s actually Migingo, a small fishing island located in Lake Victoria. Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa and the largest tropical lake in the world. The fishing is so good there, that over a hundred people live on it, crammed together just so they can take advantage of the profitable location. What you see on top of the island isn’t trash, they are little lean-tos that the inhabitants turned into homes. The 1 Weirdest Thing You Never Knew About Your Home State. Your home state is special. Forget "the Great State of... " nonsense. Your home state is weird, maybe even weirder than you realize. For all the proud historical landmarks achieved by your state's leaders, there are countless bizarre moments of which you can be equally proud. Become a hometown hero and master your state's most random piece of trivia below. Alabama.

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Try everything twice, and then try it again. This Is The ONE Thing You Must Do In Each U.S. State. "If you could only tell a visitor to do ONE thing in your whole state, what would it be? " We asked this question to ourselves, to our trusted friends, and to a whole bunch of HuffPost editors. We thought our comrades' answers would help us create the ultimate American travel guide. But their suggestions -- from ice cream scoops to National Park hikes -- did much more than that. They reminded us that America is truly beautiful... every snow-capped, white-sand, deep-fried corner of it. We'll never be able to capture each state's huge array of awesomeness in a single post. ALABAMA Go to space camp at the U.S. ALASKA Hang with polar bears in their real home at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The villages of Kaktovik and Barrow, located on Alaska's 19 million-acre wildlife refuge, are especially spectacular spots to stay the night, meet a guide, and watch polar bears live wild and freely.

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Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs. Different geographical locations, climatic conditions and even seasons offer the widest variety of natural wonders: pink lakes, stunning lavender or tulip fields, breath-taking canyons and mountains, and other places you can hardly believe actually exist!

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Top 15 Converted Hotels. World's 7 most mind-blowing walls to visit. Cool Bookish Places: Gladstone's Library. In 1889, British Prime Minister William Gladstone got out a wheelbarrow and began moving his personal collection of 32,000 books from Hawarden Castle in Wales to their new home about a quarter of a mile away. The 15 Craziest Things In Nature You Won’t Believe Actually Exist. Mother Nature is beautiful and amazing because we can see many amazing stuff like these 15 things that you won’t believe they actually exist. Cool Bookish Places: Hay-on-Wye. Top 100 Photos of the Year 2012. *Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2012, they just happened to be featured as a POTD this year.

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