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When you think of taking a vacation do you dream of relaxing on a beach? Or does your mind turn to something a little wilder -- an African safari or agritoursim chores?

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5 Suggestions for Scenic Cycling Day Trips

Got the tour-bus blues? Cycling day trips will help you see the sights and get some exercise at the same time. These two-wheeled excursions are getting more popular every day.


Can You Be Addicted to Travel?

Many articles have been written about the positive effects of travel. But can it also be too much of a good thing? See more »

Scientists Reveal What Living and Working in Antarctica Is Really Like

The most inhospitable continent in the world can be a surprisingly normal at times. But then you have to mail your poop home. See more »

Sailing Around the Globe With a Pet Chicken Named Monique

Frenchman Guirec Soudée is sailing around the world by himself. But since everyone needs a first mate, he enlisted a laying hen. See more »

10 Eerie Abandoned Cities You Can Visit

There's something about abandoned cities that makes you curious about what happened. Here are 10 where you can satisfy that curiosity by taking a visit. See more »

Everest: Still Tough to Conquer Decades After First Summit

Thousands have summited the world's highest mountain since Hillary and Norgay made their historic climb in 1953. What's changed about that formidable trek? See more »

Mesmerizing Drone Footage Shows Eerily Abandoned Chernobyl

Photographer Philip Grossman used drones to capture these amazing shots of the nuclear meltdown site and abandoned city of Pripyat. See more »

Japanese Corpse Hotels Arise in Response to Super Busy Crematoriums

Cremation in Japan is pretty much a nationwide tradition. That means you may have to wait days or weeks before your loved one is cremated. What to do in the meantime? See more »

Cathartic 'Rage Rooms' Grow More Popular, But Could Actually Increase Aggression

The "rage room," where people can buy incremental time to smash household items and office products, is a European craze that may be coming to a city near you. See more »

One Crazy Odyssey: Traveling Around the World … on Foot

Sometimes you need to take a walk to clear your head. For one man who circumnavigated the globe, that walk lasted more than a decade and stretched nearly 50,000 miles. See more »

Yep, People Still Hitchhike

Hitchhiking is a polarizing topic. But is it really as dangerous as it’s often made out to be, or is it a relatively safe way to get around? Are people still hitchhiking? See more »