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The Best Reason To Stay Local This Summer

Gas is cheap and flying is not. The dollar is strong, so tourists will be flocking to Europe—leaving domestic destinations blissfully uncrowded. The result: stay local and the country will be yours.

Charlie Zaharoff
Feb 11, 2015

Found: An Indian Oasis. Left Behind: Your Manic Self.

That's what they call the southern Indian state of Kerala, a laid-back tropical paradise where you can paddle hidden backwaters, trek the rugged Western Ghats, look for tigers, indulge in Ayurvedic treatments, and chill out on unspoiled beaches. Just leave your manic Western self behind.

Stephanie Pearson
Jan 8, 2015

What started as a simple idea four years ago finally ended last week when Graham Hughes became the first person to visit all 201 countries without setting foot on an airplane

Patrick Wrigley
Dec 3, 2012