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The 10 Most Amazing Parties of All Time

Not all parties are as wild as Edward Russell's 1694 bash, where guests took eight days to polish off the cocktail offerings. These 10 fêtes run the gamut of soirée styles, from staid, formal affairs to creative events with unusual themes.

10 Tips for Finding the Lowest Airfares

Buying plane tickets these days is like placing a bet. You just feel it -- now's the time: Click it now! Is there any rhyme or reason to the airfare pricing game?

10 of the World's Most Touristy Cities

Some cities just seem to be more "blessed" with expensive attractions, wax museums and fudge shops than others. Here are 10 of the world's finest tourist traps.

How Holi Works

In India, springtime is marked by an explosion of color when revelers take to the street with fistfuls of powdered pigment to celebrate Holi. What's the history of the holiday, and how did color-throwing become the main event?

How Burning Man Works

Since 1986, Burners have celebrated radical inclusion and self-expression at a weeklong festival in Nevada's Black Rock Desert. How did Burning Man start, and what does the Man symbolize?

How Carnival Works

Carnival festivities are all about local flavor, and in Rio, that means samba. At the most famous Carnival in Brazil, you'll find dancers, musicians and over-the-top extravagance.

10 Sprawliest Cities in the United States

It's hard to escape the sprawling, sprawly sprawl, especially for anyone who lives in or near a larger American city. But some locations stretch out more than others. Did your town make the list?

4 Surprisingly Relaxing Family Vacations

If you think you can't find a vacation that's relaxing for parents and still fun for the kids, these four trips will make you think again.

5 Ways to Slow Down and Enjoy Your Next Family Vacation

Make your next vacation one you’ll remember for all the right reasons with these skip-the-stress suggestions.

3 Ideas for Memory-Building Family Vacations

Get out of your vacation rut with a new adventure you and your family will remember forever.

10 Ideas for Overseas Adventure Travel

Do you want to explore a part of the world that's new to you, but can't come up with anything exciting? We've got 10 ideas for adventurous trips.

5 Adventures in Eating You'll Never Forget

There's eating a hamburger. And then there's eating a hamburger in the pitch-black dark at the bottom of a cave, while flavor tripping. Would you forget a burger like that?

5 Adventures That'll Make Your Stomach Drop

Bungee jumping from a hot air balloon. The human catapult. Stunt flying. So many ways to make your organs shift.

The Coolest Summer Festivals on the Planet

So what do Meatopia, Outside Lands and Artown have in common? They are all large multi-day festivals being held in the U.S. this summer. We'll explore these and other festivals in our podcast, including a festival that's been around since 1897.

10 Tips for Grand Canyon Rafting Trips

When you think of the Grand Canyon, you might think of a breathtaking view from high above. But one of the best ways to experience one of the seven natural wonders of the world is to see it from the water.

10 Awesome Tree Houses You Can Stay In

Think tree houses are just for kids? Think again. If you're up for an adventure like none other, then check out these 10 leafy getaways across the globe.

10 Challenging Adventure Trips for Climbers

Climbing adventures combined with interesting side treks or explorations turn each trip into an amazing journey. We'll look at 10 great options.

How to Select an African Safari

Safaris aren't just for scientists and big game hunters anymore. Now you can take your family on one of the most unique excursions known to man -- as long as you do your research first. Here's what to look for in a safari.

A Guide to Preparing for an African Safari

The magic of the bush and the wild animals comes alive on a safari. Our guide will tell you where and when to go and what to take.

10 Places to Take a Canoe Adventure Journey

Canoes allowed our early ancestors to escape the confines of land and explore mysterious and alluring places. Can you experience the same adventure via canoe today?

A Guide to Hiking at Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is a beautiful place to visit and take in nature's beauty. It's also enormous, with many places to hike. What's your best bet for a Yosemite adventure?

A Guide to Hiking Mount Whitney

As the tallest peak in the continental United States, Mount Whitney is one of the major accomplishments a hiker can check off his list. What's there to do if you're thinking of conquering the most popular peak in the Sierra Nevada?

10 Amazing Educational Travel Adventures

All travel has the potential to be an adventure; however, it may not be the type of adventure you want. But if you combine adventure with knowledge -- now you have a nearly unbeatable trip.

A Guide to Hiking at Yellowstone National Park

There's grizzly bears in them there hills -- not to mention elk, bison, coyotes and black bears. There's also adventure around just about every bend in our guide to hiking America's first national park.

A Guide to Hiking at Grand Teton National Park

Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park is one of the most stunning and popular sites in the U.S. That means you have to do a little extra planning if you want to see what the trail has to offer.


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