National Parks

10 of the world's most beautiful new nature reserves

10 of the world's most beautiful new nature reserves

From an old mining zone in rural Australia to a new breeding ground in Zambia, here's a look at the latest and greatest national parks and marine reserves
Yellowstone supervolcano magma more vast than thought

Yellowstone supervolcano magma more vast than thought

Tourists visiting national park are treading on one of the planet's greatest time bombs
U.S. national parks saw record numbers of visitors in 2014

U.S. national parks saw record numbers of visitors in 2014

Golden Gate National Recreation Area topped the list of the most visited, but which one was most popular?
Meet the world's ultimate checklist traveler

Meet the world's ultimate checklist traveler

Travel blogger Gary Arndt has been to more than 170 countries and nearly 300 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. So which are his favorites?
9 reasons we want to visit Namibia right now

9 reasons we want to visit Namibia right now

Sure it's got deserts and safaris, but Namibia also has smoke baths, star gazing and surreal shifting sandscapes
See elephant crush a tourist's car

See elephant crush a tourist's car

An eight-year-old male elephant attacked a car at Thailand's Khao Yai National Park
30 of the world's best national parks

30 of the world's best national parks

Tips for travelers interested in touring parks abroad
Poachers turn game-keepers to protect Ghana's Kakum National Park

Poachers turn game-keepers to protect Ghana's Kakum National Park

Villagers and hunters are now protecters of the 360-square-kilometer sanctuary for plants and animals
Destination United States: 50 states, 50 travel spots

Destination United States: 50 states, 50 travel spots

From cowboy culture to the world's best national parks, what to see in every state
U.S. national parks on brink of closure

U.S. national parks on brink of closure

Visit the Statue of Liberty? Hike at Yellowstone National Park? These might not happen if Congress doesn't pass a spending bill
10 things the U.S. does better than anywhere else

10 things the U.S. does better than anywhere else

Love it or hate it – and please feel free to do both – the U.S. is the world’ s undisputed leader – at least at these things
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Carl Warner's surreal "foodscapes"
London-based photographer Carl Warner's surreal "foodscapes" prove that playing with your food isn't always a bad thing

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great American factory tours
These manufacturing walk-throughs give a glimpse of assembly line magic. And free samples