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Photo tour: The castles of Scotland

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Eilean Donan Castle in Inverness-shire.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Scotland’s castles range from the picturesque ruins of Urquhart Castle on the shores of Loch Ness to the royal splendor of Balmoral Castle. Take a tour … Continue reading

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Affordable Riviera Nayarit: Bargains beyond the big resorts

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Riviera Nayarit is situated 10 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta’s Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR).(Photo: Riviera Nayarit Convention & Visitors Bureau) The word “riviera” sparks instant thoughts of luxury and privilege. It’s … Continue reading

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10 great international national parks

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Canada’s Waterton Lakes National Park joined with Montana’s Glacier National Park in the 1930s to form the world’s first peace park, a formal arrangement to protect areas on both sides of an international … Continue reading

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The best beachcombing beaches around the USA

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Sanibel and Captiva, sister islands off the southwest coast of Florida, are probably the most famous spots for shelling in the USA.(Photo: The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel) Is there a simpler … Continue reading

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The benefits and beauty of breakfast bowls

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide With a focus on wellness, healthy dining options are abundant at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. At Veladora, the vibrantly colored Pitaya Breakfast Bowl is compiled of pitaya, … Continue reading

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America's best beachcombing beaches

None You’ll need a boat (they can be rented in Naples) to reach Keewaydin Island, where starfish, sand dollars, horseshoe crab shells and urchins and mollusks of all sorts litter sand as fine as powdered sugar. Naples, Marco Island, Everglades … Continue reading

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The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide President Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir and others in Yosemite by an unknown photographer around 1903.(Photo: National Park Service) 2016 marks the centennial of the National Park Service, the mission of which is to … Continue reading

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OMG! rated: Barbecue restaurants worth a pilgrimage

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Find absolute barbecued rib perfection at Joe’s Kansas City BBQ in Kansas City, Kan.(Photo: Larry Olmsted, for USA TODAY) The scene: August is coming to an end, and with it summer. In much of … Continue reading

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Aloft hotels debut voice-activated rooms

Aloft Hotels are affordable boutique hotels where Starwood Hotels and Resorts often introduces new technology first, including a voice-activated room. (Photo: Aloftn Hotels) Aloft Hotels are taking Apple’s Siri to a new level. The hotel chain, part of Starwood Hotels and … Continue reading

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10Best: #MyNationalPark photo contest winners

Happy 100th birthday to the National Park Service! In celebration, we’re featuring some of your best photos from America’s national parks. Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park by @tr.uc   Milky Way Over Lassen Volcanic National Park by @roamtowonder   Elk … Continue reading

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