Author: Jordan Rane

Jordan Rane writes regularly for CNN Travel and The Los Angeles Times. A Lowell Thomas Award recipient from the Society of American Travel Writers, his work on travel and the outdoors has spanned six continents and appeared in over 50 publications. He lives in Los Angeles.

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49 journeys that'll change your life

49 journeys that'll change your life

Camel treks, elevator rides and "the finest walk in the world" -- when going from A to B, you may as well do it in style
How to get America's most crowded natural wonders to yourself

How to get America's most crowded natural wonders to yourself

Beat the millions: Tips for gaining uncongested access to four natural treasures
4 super swell surf towns (even if you don't surf)

4 super swell surf towns (even if you don't surf)

Big waves, lots of sun, fresh fish, chill beach bars. This is what we want in our surf towns and this is where we get it
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Cycling around the world
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Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine dim sum
What happens when you merge possibly the two best things on Earth? Hello Kitty dim sum

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American Southwest photo
A photo pro explains how to capture some of America's most famous landmarks while dealing the summer travel crowds