Category: Travel

Post-New Year’s Travel Deals

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You survived the holidays. Now it’s time for a real vacation, and here’s the good news: The first few weeks after the New Year are a great time to snag some killer travel deals, says travel deals expert

Diamond-Bearing Rock Discovered in Antarctica

Ice on the Ellsworth Range in Antarctica

A nice sparkly ring with a piece of Antarctic ice on it—you have to admit, it would have a certain appeal. Scientists have confirmed for the first time that Antarctica’s crust contains kimberlite, the igneous rock that often harbors diamonds.

Explore Big Sur’s Enigmatic Beauty

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The Pacific Coast Highway’s winding roads are magnificent along Big Sur’s craggy cliffs and crashing surf some 30 miles south of Carmel, CA. Discover the splendor of the serpentine coast for the first time, on one of America’s most beloved road trips.

Enjoying a little slice of the globe


Go Ferry-Hopping Across Lake Zurich Venture outside Switzerland’s largest city to find quieter shores with top-tier restaurants, placid swimming. Escape the Crowds in French St. Martin, forget traffic jams and overcrowded beaches,— you’ll find empty stretches of sand.

Show your support for National Parks

Ah, the great outdoors. There’s nothing quite like a vacation to hike Half Dome in Yosemite National Park or check out Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park. Yosemite National Park in California boasts deep valleys …