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What's Best When Traveling? Cash, Check, or Charge?

Paying for your vacation is fraught with potential pitfalls. Here are a few tips about what form of payment to use when, how to get the best exchange rates and avoid conversion fees, and other things to know before you go.

What are the World's Best Kitesurfing Destinations?

Imagine surfing on a wakeboard while a big-ass kite pulls you across the water (and occasionally out of it). This is kiteboarding in horribly reductive terms, but you knew that already and would prefer we get to the part where pro kitesurfer Damien LeRoy answers the question in question.

What are the Best Craft Brew Towns in America?

It’s a tough, thankless job rating beer towns. It involves buying endless numbers of pints, and spending many long hours sitting on barstools. But someone has to do it.

What Are the Best Triathlon Camps?

A triathlon camp is a fantastic idea if you’re able to get away for three days to a week. There, you’ll not only sharpen your knowledge about proper nutrition, training techniques, and race strategies, but also enjoy the fun of bonding with a small group of people by suffering through excessive amounts of pain together.

What Are the Top Trail-Running Camps in the U.S.?

Regimented work on the track might tune up your speed, but unleashing yourself on scenic trails will feed your soul. Here are four U.S. trail-running camps that turn grueling practice into a vacation.

Colombia’s Craggy Side

Suesca is Colombia’s best hope of shedding its 1980s-era reputation as a hotbed of cocaine production and instead becoming an adventure sports destination. Some of Colombia’s national parks are in...

Where Are the Best Places to Surf on the East Coast?

Great beginner surf destinations need consistent waves, easy access to skilled instructors, and sparse crowds—a trifecta that can be especially hard (but not impossible) to find on the East Coast.

A Fresh Look at Our National Parks

There are better ways to see our national parks than staring at Old Faithful or crawling in Yosemite's traffic.

The 25-Year-Old at the Helm of Lonely Planet

Last year, a media-shy billionaire bought the flailing Lonely Planet travel-guide empire, then shocked observers by hiring an unknown 24-year-old former wedding photographer to save it. Charles...

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