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6 Greenest Cities to Visit in 2017

Move over, Kermit! It's the 21st century and people are increasingly finding that it is, in fact, easy to be green. And while some folks may balk in front of the myriad of bins that now crowd every major...

12 Odd Extreme Sports and Where to Try Them

I lord over the canyon: sweeping views greet me as I hang from a twist of rope and metal. My hands are white with chalk and red with blood. The rush is incomparable. I’ve snorkeled with sharks, ziplined over...
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Out of This World Landscapes… On Earth

Everyone who’s ever been infected with travel wanderlust has fantasized about visiting another world. The dream of whisking off to planets with fantastical landscapes, and bizarre natural wonders unlike...

Cowabunga! 4 Trips You Can Take to Learn How to Surf

Practiced all over the world, with a "no boundaries" attitude and a deep connection to nature, surfing is much more than a sport. It's a hobby and way of life that many use to escape the daily grind and...
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Do I Even Want to Go Off the Beaten Path?

When I first stepped off of the ferry that took me from Athens to Tinos -- a smaller, cheaper alternative to Mykonos -- I didn't realize that I had gone off the beaten path. After all, I was on a route that...