14 of the best ski hotels Skiing is one of our favorite winter pastimes: There’s just something about getting out in the fresh air (and fresh powder) that does a body good. And whether you’re doing the “pizza” down the bunny slopes or have mastered the double black diamond, you’ll be sure to have a great time, especially considering all the other offerings ski destinations and hotels have: gorgeous spas, fabulous shopping, heated pools, you name it. So without further adieu, here’s a roundup of our favorite ski hotels that go above and beyond with amenities such as ski-in/ski-out locations, elegant rooms, and activity-packed itineraries. Viceroy Snowmass Viceroy Snowmass
Camping Camping is an outdoor recreational activity. The participants (known as campers) leave urban areas, their home region, or civilization and enjoy nature while spending one or several nights outdoors, usually at a campsite. Camping may involve the use of a tent, caravan, motorhome, a primitive structure, or no shelter at all. Camping as a recreational activity became popular in the early 20th century.
12 Guy Trips That Will Change Your Life digg 1. Paddle the Grand Canyon Tackle 300 miles of some of the most powerful white water on the planet the old-school way, in a wooden boat.Why: Spending 13 to 18 days navigating the Colorado River through the mile-deep canyon, gazing up at 2 1/2 billion years’ worth of the earth’s crust on a nimble dory that launches you off the lips of roiling rapids turns you into a geologist, a waterman, and a more humble human being. 2. Track a Tusker I’ll never bring my phone on an international flight again. Neither should you. A few months ago I wrote about how you can encrypt your entire life in less than an hour. Well, all the security in the world can’t save you if someone has physical possession of your phone or laptop, and can intimidate you into giving up your password. And a few weeks ago, that’s precisely what happened to a US citizen returning home from abroad. On January 30th, Sidd Bikkannavar, a US-born scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory flew back to Houston, Texas from Santiago, Chile. On his way through the airport, Customs and Border Patrol agents pulled him aside. They searched him, then detained him in a room with a bunch of other people sleeping in cots.
the world we live in the world we live in Loading… by Arkadiusz Jankowski (via The Planet on Photography Served) photographyserved.com Amazing jellyfish lake Jellyfish Lake is a marine lake located on Eil Malk island in Palau. Eil Malk is part of the Rock Islands, a group of small, rocky, mostly uninhabited islands in Palau’s Southern Lagoon, between Koror and Peleliu. It is notable for the millions of golden jellyfish which migrate horizontally across the lake daily. photo source 25 Things You Need to Know to Happily Travel the World The idea of traveling the world doesn’t have to be some type of romantic notion just for the free-spirited. People of all ages and from all backgrounds have taken on their bucket lists with gusto and are traversing the world to get a broader perspective on life. Travel bestows a new appreciation for cultures and humanity and lends a glimpse into the life and ways of others on this planet. As the world becomes closer than ever and many restrictions have been lifted by various countries, there is no time like the present to globe trek. Here are 25 things to keep in mind about traveling the world that can convince you to get started and make it easier and more cost-effective: 1.
Ministarstvo turizma Republike Hrvatske - Home ROVINJ, 04/12/2014Minister happy with "Red Bull Air Race" in Rovinj ushering in tourist season Tourism Minister Darko Lorencin said on Saturday that the organisation of "Red Bull Air Race" in Rovinj over this weekend was one of the best ways to usher in this year's tourist season in Croatia. The world's fastest motorsport series is making a first-ever stop in Croatia, with its events in the Istrian coastal town of Rovinj on 12-13 April. The Red Bull Air Race World Championship features the world's best race pilots in a pure motorsport competition that combines speed, precision and skill. Using the fastest, most agile and lightweight racing planes, pilots navigate a low-level aerial track made up of air-filled pylons 25 metres high. More >
Cape Lookout National Seashore - Beach camping All camping within the park is primitive beach camping: there are no designated campgrounds. Permits are not generally required for camping, but overnight groups of 25 or more are required to obtain a Special Use Permit. Permit applications can be downloaded from the Camping Permits webpage. Camping is limited to 14 consecutive days. Tent and vehicle campsites must be at least 100 feet from wells, shade shelters, bulletin boards, docks or other structures and at least 100 yards from any cabin or house. Camping is not permitted in long term parking areas, at the Harkers Island Administrative Site, in Portsmouth Village, in the Cape Lookout Light Station complex, in the Cape Village (including the Cape Lookout Coast Guard Station), or on property held under private lease.
10 ways to avoid seasickness, according to cruise experts - AOL Lifestyle Hannah Kramer, AOL.com May 9th 2017 2:41PM It's no coincidence that "nauseous" derives from the Greek word, Vαῦς, for "ship". The VICE Guide to Karachi One of Pakistan’s famous decorative buses gets hit by one of Karachi’s infamous outbursts of violence. Photo by Zia Mazhar/Associated Press. Interviewing a “target killer” in Karachi was probably the scariest thing I’ve done in my 17 years at VICE. Sliding Rock in North Carolina Every summer, there are large number of tourist in Sliding rock, where is located one of most beautiful and unique natural mountain waterfall. It is located in Pisgah National Forest Close to Asheville NC, where people came to slip and slide on this beautiful 60-foot mountain slider. Even water is pretty cold, visitors wait patiently for their turn and slide one-by-one. At the end of the slide they make splash into the big eight-foot deep pool, swim couple feet to get into shore and get back in the line for one more slide… photo source