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An Epic Middle East Road Trip

The 620-mile drive between Abu Dhabi and Oman takes in the rolling desert, lush oases and lofty mountain passes of this fascinating corner of the Arabian Peninsula.

Homes Away from Home

Travel blogger Lesley Murphy of @lesleyannemurphy takes a California road trip up the coast and into Nevada.

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Nature and Nurture at Penha Longa Resort

Sintra’s Penha Longa Resort features a national park setting with a walkable Historical Circuit, labyrinth, Estoril beach club and kid-friendly activities.

5 Awe-Inspiring Parks in China

As China creates an ambitious national park system, here are five ways to experience the splendor of the country’s outdoor spaces.

Upcountry State of Mind

A transplanted Hawaiian takes a trip through Upcountry Maui, a bohemian heartland inhabited by ranchers, artists, free spirits and the occasional cowboy.