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A whale breaches off the coast of Newfoundland. Photo by Barrett & MacKay Photo

Following the Capelin: Whale Watching in Newfoundland

Some 3,000 whales live in the waters near Newfoundland. Being up close to them is an experience to remember.
Colorado is home to many hot springs, from small pools tucked deep in the mountains to large hot springs that are the centerpiece of the community. Photo by Colorado.com

7 Top Colorado Hot Springs

Colorado may be known for its skiing, but its numerous hot springs are a draw for many. Here are seven of our favorite Colorado hot springs.
Best lakes in Switzerland

Cruising the Lakes of Switzerland

Sometimes the best way to see Switzerland is from the deck of a boat.

Diving Deep in the Yucatan

Diving in Mexico's underwater caves (cenotes) is an otherworldly experience.
Best scenic cruises

World’s Top 7 Scenic Cruises

Sometimes, the best view is from the deck of a cruise ship. Here are our seven picks for the top scenic cruises
Serengeti You can never have too many elephant photos. Photo by Christine Loomis

Photo Essay: Elephants at the Pool & Other Tales of...

In these stunning Serengeti photos, a traveler captures the incredible wildlife and natural beauty to be found in Serengeti National Park, the most popular national park in Tanzania.
Evening light fades in the Queen Charlotte Islands. Flickr/Dale Simonson

Land of Giants: Canada’s Queen Charlotte Islands

Kayaks and canoes provide the only access to many parts of Canada's remote Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia. From ancient forests to hidden bays, exploring the Queen Charlotte Islands is an unforgettable experience.
Texas Bluebonnet Tour

Springtime in Texas: Bluebonnet Tour

Texans are crazy for bluebonnets. The Bluebonnet Festival and "Wildflower Watch" pay homage to this love affair.
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Humans and Gray Whales Meet at Magdalena Bay

In Mexico’s Magdalena Bay, the curiosity between humans and gray whales is mutual. Part three in our series, "Whale Sharks, Sea Lions and Gray Whales: Adventures in La Paz"
A surface lava pool attracts visitors at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Flickr/Thomas Tunsch

Edge of the Abyss: Hawaii’s Drive-In Volcano

Madame Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, attracts thousands of visitors daily to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Here's what to see and do in this popular national park in Hawaii.
Snorkeling with whale sharks near La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Flickr/Julie Edgley

Swimming with Whale Sharks in the Sea of Cortez

The seaside Mexican town of La Paz is the perfect base for an ocean of adventure in the Sea of Cortez. In part one of our series on "Whale Sharks, Sea Lions and Gray Whales: Adventures in La Paz", we head out to sea to swim with whale sharks, the largest fish in the sea.
Travel in Patagonia. The Paine River flowing from the Nordenskjöld Lake towards the Salto Grande iwaterfall within the Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. Flickr/Jon Mould

Making Tracks in Chilean Patagonia

From sun-flamed towers of Torres del Paine to Punta Arenas, the gateway to southern Patagonia on the Straits of Magellan, traveling in Patagonia is filled with natural beauty, rich culture and adventure.
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Video: Kerala, India – A Tropical Paradise

A state in South India on the Malabar coast, Kerala is known as God's own country -- and for good reason.
Solo travel at a dude ranch in Colorado

Heels Down, Eyes Up in Colorado: Solo Travel in the American...

An English woman learns the ways of the west at a Colorado dude ranch.

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