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12 game-changing theme park attractions

12 game-changing theme park attractions

The world's top theme park experts pick the attractions that changed the thrill ride industry forever
World's scariest, best water slides

World's scariest, best water slides

Nine of the most acceptable and enjoyable ways to wet yourself this summer
The Philippines' best beaches and islands

The Philippines' best beaches and islands

As the Philippines launches a campaign to thank the world for its help following last year's deadly typhoon, we review 7,000 of its best assets
World's 12 best water parks

World's 12 best water parks

Sometimes an ice cream only goes so far
World's 50 best surf spots

World's 50 best surf spots

Even if you don't surf, these are the beaches and waves you've been dreaming about
25 best foods for summer

25 best foods for summer

Hurry up and read this story before it melts all over your hands!
Italy's best beaches and islands

Italy's best beaches and islands

You're espressoed up, you're Colosseumed out -- time to venture to Italy's coast, where dazzling sea time awaits
50 greatest summer music festivals

50 greatest summer music festivals

Put that iPod away -- these top rock spots don't guarantee sunshine, but they do guarantee a summer 2013 to remember
World's 50 best beach bars

World's 50 best beach bars

There's no magic formula that guarantees a place in a list of the world's best beach bars. But these places will have you planning to go back the minute you leave
Naked, wet, free: 22 sexy skinny dips

Naked, wet, free: 22 sexy skinny dips

Bathing naked isn't just for babies
Europe’s top spots for surf and paddle boarding

Europe’s top spots for surf and paddle boarding

Surf the cold waves of the North Sea, paddle through a Sicilian lagoon -- European spots for those who love hitting the water on a board
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A photo pro explains how to capture some of America's most famous landmarks while dealing the summer travel crowds