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Forget Atlantis. 14 Real Cities That Are Completely Underwater

Dive into these real-life versions of Atlantis.

The legend of Atlantis is an enduring one. Invented by Plato some 2,300 years ago, he claimed that this utopian civilization, that allegedly existed 9,000 years before even his time, was punished by the gods for becoming selfish, greedy, and amoral and thus sunk into the seas. Which sea exactly, is not known. While Atlantis is an entirely fictional sunken city, there are plenty of real ones out there that through some misfortune, if not necessarily the wrath of gods, can now only be found at the bottom of the sea, or, indeed, a lake. Here are some of the world’s best.

10 of the Best National Park-Adjacent Airbnbs

The ideal base camps for your National Park adventures.

After you’ve spent a day exploring the natural splendor of America’s National Parks, you’ll want somewhere equally beautiful to rest your head and reflect on everything you’ve just experienced. Whether you prefer the creature comforts of a place to stay or just don’t want to lug around all of your camping equipment, these Airbnbs will allow you to relax while still giving you easy access to the park.

15 of the Best Italian Restaurants in the United States

Let’s get ready to mangia!

Are you craving some hand-made pasta, a bottle of Barolo, and maybe a little tiramisu to cap it all off? Luckily, you don’t have to go all the way to Italy in order to sample some of this exquisite cuisine. The United States is home to some incredible Italian restaurants where all you need is one bite to transport you from Bologna to Sicily.

10 Women in Aviation You Should Know

Honoring the women who paved their own path in aviation.

The achievements and progress made by women throughout history shouldn’t just be relegated to Women’s History Month. While there is still so much room for female inclusion in the aviation industry (roughly, only 8% of pilots in the United States are women), there have been some incredible women who have stood out across decades with their accomplishments in the field.

15 Epic Travel Reads for Armchair Adventurers

These thrilling travelogues will take you on a journey around the world.

The pandemic may have halted our travels for now, but it’s made us more determined than ever to plan that trip of a lifetime. With slower and more mindful travel set to be a big travel trend once the world opens up again, we’ve put together a collection of inspiring travelogues and memoirs brimming with adventure—beyond the usual contenders—to get your imaginations whirring and your feet itching with wanderlust.