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A Flight Attendant’s Jet Lag Survival Guide

HuffPost | Meredith Melnick | Posted 04.25.2017 | Healthy Living

The summer I turned 19, having dropped out of college amid some personal upheaval, I decided to apply to be a flight attendant. I wanted to get out in...

This Underwater Art Museum Is An Ocean Lover's Dream

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.17.2017 | Travel

Scuba divers, look out: You may encounter a few more humans below the surface soon. Museo Atlántico, Europe’s first underwater museum, opened this ...

Satirical Nerdcore Rapper M.C. Hawking Set to Perform For Stephen Hawking at STARMUS Festival

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Imitating Stephen Hawking is a bold move, but doing it with wit and satire is an endearing statement. Hailing from Gloucester, Massachusetts is musici...

Tenerife an Island of Beauty From Mountain to Sea

Julee Morrison | Posted 05.11.2016 | Travel
Julee Morrison

Tenerife. When I think of beaches, I envision the end of the world. A place where the waves crash against cliffs or roll into the shore, rushing back...

10 Reasons to Visit La Palma Now

Inma Gregorio | Posted 01.06.2017 | Travel
Inma Gregorio

Along with El Hierro and La Gomera, La Palma enjoys a privileged location West of Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria the main touristic spots in the Canary Islands, Spain.

The 13 Naughtiest Hotels in the World, Ranked

Oyster | Posted 12.09.2016 | Travel
Oyster

We might be in need of some redemption as well, and to make ourselves feel better, we made a list of the 13 naughtiest hotels in the world. Let's just say, they're definitely getting coal.

8 Places With Always-Perfect Weather

Orbitz.com | Posted 04.06.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

Let's get this one out of the way. San Diego is the textbook example of beautiful year-round climate. It's never too hot and never too cold, with a very minimal amount of that pesky California fog to get in the way--when it does roll in, it burns off pretty quickly in the morning.

Canary in the Coal World

Edward Flattau | Posted 12.09.2014 | Green
Edward Flattau

It is only a tiny island, you say, and a remote one at that. Still, the 107-square-mile El Hierro, one of the Canary Islands off the west coast of Africa, could be considered a symbol of hope for a global warming-besieged world.

Tenerife Tourism Officials Tell Locals To Be 'Nicer' To Tourists

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.20.2014 | Travel

Tenerife is popular for its gorgeous weather, family-friendly atmosphere and accessibility from mainland Europe. Now, the island hopes to be known for...

Washington Fights Fire With Fire in Libya

Nick Turse | Posted 06.15.2014 | Politics
Nick Turse

There may be no nation that can get things entirely right when it comes to Libya but one nation has shown an unnerving ability to get things wrong. Should that country really be the one in charge of the delicate process of building a cohesive security force to combat violent, fractious armed groups?

15 Amazing Beaches to Warm Your Soul on a Snowy Day

minube | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel
minube

With much of the continental United States experiencing record cold and snow, we thought we'd do our part by compiling these 15 amazing beaches so you can keep warm on the inside, if not the outside.

20 Reasons To Drop Everything And Go To Spain NOW

minube | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
minube

1.) The Mediterranean coast is paradise Spain's long, sandy Atlantic beaches and cozy Mediterranean coves are rightly famous throughout Europe....

'Frames Of Life' Is Breathtaking Visual Poetry That Will Inspire You

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

If you're in the need for something uplifting and inspiring, you have arrived at the right post. "Frames of Life" by Günther Gheeraert, and featur...

Europe's 10 Best Adventure Destinations

minube | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
minube

From the glaciers and volcanos of Iceland to the warm waters of the Canary Islands, here are Europe's 10 best adventure destinations.

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

minube | Posted 09.05.2013 | Travel
minube

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed.

WHOA: Now, This Is A View

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 06.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

Wouldn't it be nice to leave our cares behind and spend some time at a retreat that looks like the house at Jardin del Sol? Our friends at The Pinnac...

The Sandcastle Life of Fuerteventura

Karin Badt | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Karin Badt

People come to Fuerteventura to escape: to escape the cold climate of mainland Europe in the winter. Many don't go back.

How America's Greatest Ocean Liner Became This Wreck

Andrew Burmon | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel

Over the weekend an engine room fire aboard the Carnival Triumph shut down the massive cruise ship's motors, leaving it adrift in the Gulf of Mexico. ...

Cruise Ship Accident Kills 5

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2013 | World

MADRID, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Five crew members died in an emergency drill on a cruise ship in the Canary Islands on Sunday, police said. ...

Bosnian War Veteran Rows Across Atlantic, Raises Money For Other Vets

Hamilton-Wenham Patch | Posted 04.25.2012 | Impact

Rowing a boat gently down a stream, merrily, merrily merrily, makes life seem but a dream. But what about rowing a boat hard across the sea? It’s a ...

Why The Canary Islands Are Worth A Visit

Posted 04.20.2012 | Travel

The following is an excerpt from the new book Going Local in Gran Canaria: How to Turn a Holiday Destination into a Home by Matthew Hirtes, out now fr...

Tenerife Queen Dazzles

Posted 02.16.2012 | World

Carnival celebrations have yet to kick off in Brazil, but yesterday the island of Tenerife elected its Carnival queen, and boy did she make an impress...

WATCH: Underwater Volcano Releasing Toxic Gases, Animals Behaving Strangely

Posted 11.13.2011 | Green

An underwater volcano near El Hierro in the Canary Islands has begun erupting near the shore, reports Reuters. The eruptions may be spectacular, but o...

Death At Loro Parque: The Risks Of Killer Whale Entertainment

Tim Zimmermann | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Tim Zimmermann

Dawn Brancheau was the first SeaWorld trainer killed by a killer whale. But she wasn't the first trainer killed by a SeaWorld killer whale.

Beyond the Stampede

Black Tomato | Posted 09.06.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

In case running the bulls doesn't sound like a stress free escape, here are few lesser-known Spanish attractions spots that are bullish on relaxation.