• When was the last time a trip changed your life? Here are 14 trips that inspire travelers to rethink the world around us. [Frommer's]
  • From hiking dramatic hills to exploring haunted castles, there are plenty of adventures to be had in Scotland. Check out these seven offbeat excursions. [The Planet D]
  • On your next tropical vacation, skip the cruise crowds. To discover the authentic Caribbean lifestyle, try these serene island paradises overlooked by cruise ships. [Gadling]

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