10 of the Best Places to Hike in the United States The United States is a huge country with tons of variety, so there’s no shortage of awesome places to lace up the boots, get that blood pumping, and take in some amazing views. Want to add US hikes to your trip itinerary? If you’ve been stuck indoors much of the winter and spring, here are ten great places around the country to get out and hike. Zion National Park – Utah With a wide variety of options and a multitude of landscapes, Zion National Park in Utah is a hiker’s and climber’s paradise.
Erlebnis Tours Maroc - Zagora Things to See & Do At first sight, Zagora is a dusty, single street town. However, its location and festivals save it from being just another dust-filled desert town. Everplaces Because it's not a lonely planet Everplaces is a community where people who lovetravel, food and design share recommendations or use your Email Love from people around the world Beautiful design, you can tell the Everplaces team really wanted to make recommendations easy on the eyes. Done and done. The Mileage Run Method The Mileage Run Method We examine mileage runs to show you when, why and how to take to the skies and earn the most miles in the least amount of time. It's December. If you haven't already earned the elite status level you were aiming for this year, time is slipping by quickly.
Top ten hostels in Europe Staying in a hostel in Europe is a rite of passage for budget-conscious travelers making their way around the continent. This is particularly the case for budget-conscious younger travelers. Here are ten hostels across Europe that either receive particularly high user-review grades or are notorious enough in one or another way to be noteworthy. St. Christopher's at the Winston, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Matador Travel Senior Editor of Matador and founding editor of the Traveler's Notebook. Expert Live, Love, Laugh, and Travel ! Community Manager, Contributing Editor and Social Media Manager for Matador Network Lucy is from the UK, loves sunrises and trees, and wants to travel the world with a pen and camera Twitter: @mundayjourney
escape normal The 100 Most Beautiful Places in the World in Pictures From the bold and vibrant to the sublime and desolate, here are 100 of the most beautiful landscapes on planet Earth. (In no particular order. Photography referenced at the bottom.) Also see the 50 Greatest Festivals in the World and the 100 Most Amazing, Unique, & Beautiful Hotels in the World. If you like it, pin it!
The world’s best secret islands Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new Best in Travel 2011 guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe. 1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia Image by Killer White Fluff As far as you can go in Oz without falling off the map, the Torres Strait Islands are Australia as it might have been if Europeans had never arrived. Practical Survivor Urban survival is a tricky subject to discuss. There are advantages to urban survival. Anywhere you look there are items in trash cans and dumpsters that can be used to improve a survival situation. Cardboard boxes can be used for shelter, newspapers can be used for insulation and to the practical survivor another persons trash can be a treasure. In this case we will use a coffee can to build a stove. Whether you call it a hobo stove, can stove, or just a survival stove, this is a cheap effective way to both cook and stay warm.
Austrian border region of Hungary Sopron by Emmanuel Dyan You can find picturesque towns and quiet villages close to the Austrian border in Zala, Vas and Győr-Moson-Sopron counties. This area is ideal for those who love sking but don’t want to spend a fortune on hotels. The Austrian slopes can be easily accessed accross the border: there are four popular Austrian ski resorts close to the Hungarian border Mönichkirchen – Mariensee Skischaukel offers three 4-seater chairlifts and a draglift, with a vertical drop of around 2000 feet (580m). Altitude: 880m www.schischaukel.net Semmering boasts 1 gondola, one chairlift and a draglift and a vertical drop of just over 1000 feet (336m).