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When you only have 24 hours in the Mountain State’s capital, here’s how to pack in the sights and sounds while still enjoying West Virginia’s relaxed pace.
You will likely arrive in Charle...
In 2001, the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) began the International Dark Sky Places (IDSP) Program, designating communities, parks and protected areas around the world that are actively working to decrease light pollution and preserve night sky visibility. While there are 120 rural or exurban parks, reserves, and sanctuaries worldwide that have earned IDA recognition, there are also select Dark Sky Communities (DSC) that qualify thanks to stringent tests measuring outdoor light poll...
Winter nights are long, with twinkling lights on icicle-festooned houses beckoning us to slow down and look. And then, of course, there are the stars.
Jesus welcomes you to Dinosaur Gardens, where science and religion have playfully coexisted for 85 years
Hundreds of miles from the nearest dinosaur fossil dig, on a lakeshore that teemed with invertebrates during the Devonian Period, a forest of dinosaurs stands frozen in time.
Pining for a holly, jolly Christmas journey straight out of a movie? Climb aboard!
It’s impossible to make it through a modern school system without confronting a barrage of assessments, career quizzes included. But are career tests actually worth our time?
Michigan is hemmed in by water on three sides. Along the western shoreline, beach towns across Lake Michigan from Chicago teem with dune hikers, stand-up paddle boarders, and oenophiles sipping their way toward the grapevine-twined peninsulas of Traverse City. It’s no wonder a gem like Alpena can hide in plain sight on the other side of the state. But this tiny town tucked into northeast Michigan’s Thunder Bay packs a big punch.
But while it's already pulling in visitors to its Black Sea beaches, its competitively priced ski resorts and its historic city of Plovdiv, the country still has many treasures waiting to be discovered.
A drive south from capital Sofia, the park is home to a world of wonders ranging from a gilded Orthodox church that rivals Italian cathedrals to steep green ridges reminiscent of Northern Europe.
Read on for our top picks of what to see and do in Rila.
It doesn't take long for tourists fresh o...
If you didn’t get a chance to gather around the campfire and trade spooky stories this Halloween, it’s not too late to jump in on the fall magic! In parts of the country, leaves still cling to the trees and our frosty breath—a promise of snow days to come—gives us the chance to hang onto autumn traditions a little longer.
We think fall is the perfect time to slow down and snuggle up before the festivities of Christmas are in full force. And what better way to welcome long, quiet nights and wa...
Croatia’s pebbled beaches have long been a siren song to northern and central European vacationers, but the country’s tourism industry soared when the medieval city of Dubrovnik became a key filming location for HBO’s staggeringly popular Game of Thrones series.
It’s a good time to be a Kurt Vonnegut fan.
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Sometimes it seems easier to stick to the old “reduce, reuse, recycle” when we’re settled into the comfort of our own homes. Once we hit the tarmac or land in unfamiliar territory, we’re in vacation mode, throwing caution to the wind.
But that doesn’t mean we should, right?