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Top 5 Artists to Watch at Paris Photo 2014

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.14.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Paris Photo takes over the Grand Palais through Nov. 16 with over 169 galleries and 1200 artists featured. Poring over the artist list with a discerning, fine-toothed comb, we've selected the Top Five Artists to Watch.

Grand Canyon Workers Allege Abuses

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Federal investigators are looking into allegations of discrimination, retaliation and a sexually hostile work environment in...

7 Things You Absolutely Must Try in a National Park

Orbitz.com | Posted 11.21.2014 | Travel
Orbitz.com

President Franklin Roosevelt once said, "There is nothing so American as our national parks.... The fundamental idea behind the parks...is that the country belongs to the people." If you have yet to explore "your" parks -- there are 401 of them -- then Veterans Day is just the excuse you need.

The Grand Canyon With Rainbows in Hawaii

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 11.04.2014 | Hawaii
Larissa and Michael Milne

If the jungle setting with lush green trees looks familiar it's because the island is a popular filming site for movies, most notably Jurassic Park.

There's ANOTHER Grand Canyon

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.23.2014 | Travel

Just when we thought we'd seen it all, we were shocked as anyone to find out that there's another Grand Canyon in this nation. It's in Yellowstone ...

The Grand Canyon of Our Oceans

Eric Schwaab | Posted 10.02.2014 | Green
Eric Schwaab

President Obama has just protected the Grand Canyon of our oceans. By expanding and protecting the Pacific Remote Islands National Monument, he has created one of the world's largest protected marine reserves and conserved a breathtaking, ecological hot spot for endangered species.

Inspired by Poverty Point, New Orleans could seek UN heritage status

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.28.2014 | Travel
Susan Buchanan

The Paris-based United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in June designated an ancient Native American complex known as Poverty Point, east of Monroe, as Louisiana's first World Heritage site.

Fight Continues Over Grand Canyon Mining Ban

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 11.09.2014 | Green

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Mining industry groups say a ban on the filing of new hard rock mining claims near the Grand Canyon is irresponsible public ...

9 Amazing Places You'll Want To Hurry Up And Visit Because You're Dying

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.01.2014 | Comedy

Whoa, you don't look so hot. Like, maybe you're on the verge of death. But wait! There are a lot of amazing places in the world you MUST see! ...

United States of ... Spain?

Guillermo Fesser | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Guillermo Fesser

The Spanish legacy in the US is something nobody seems to have a clue about. Neither Americans, nor Spaniards. Two thirds of the actual territory of the U.S. was once under Spanish rule, and for some reason, that fascinating part of history has never been told.

Overrated Tourist Attractions You Should Avoid This Summer

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Summertime vacation staples like the Grand Canyon and Mount Rushmore are often at the top of the list for a family road trip, but you may be a little ...

The Grand Canyon Just Got 'Grander'

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel

Just when we thought the Grand Canyon couldn't get any -- yes -- grander, we stumbled upon some epic waterfalls hidden in nearby Havasu Canyon. Ne...

On Finding Wonder As an Adult

Rudri Bhatt Patel | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Rudri Bhatt Patel

My daughter's awe to ordinary occurrences isn't atypical.The world is a mysterious web of discoveries that heighten her ability to embrace the unknown. Sometimes her glee spills over like errant drops of water after a big splash. When I'm paying attention, I catch a few of these drops.

4 Reasons The Grand Canyon Is A Perfect Honeymoon Destination

Stephen Grant | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel
Stephen Grant

However you decide to spend your Grand Canyon honeymoon I can guarantee it will be a time to remember. Being surrounded by the earth's natural beauty is the best way to start your romantic journey together.

What Nobody Tells You About Your Favorite Tourist Attractions

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.22.2014 | Travel

We've all felt the blow of a travel letdown and ridden the high when a place far exceeds our expectations. Before your next visit to a major touris...

Experience The Grand Canyon Like They Did Back In The Day

AP | By JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. (AP) — The drive to the Grand Canyon's South Rim is easy enough. Get to Flagstaff and it's only about 90 miles (145 kilometers) ...

30 Bucket-List Summer Adventures

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

Let's face it: Summer is way too short. While technically summer lasts from June 21 to September 22, traditionally the vacation months for many trav...

7 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of A Trip To The American Southwest

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.07.2014 | Travel

For seven years, my husband and I lived in London with our three children. During that time, we traveled as a family to some fairly unconventional pla...

WATCH: What If Everyone On Earth Were Piled Up In The Grand Canyon?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.05.2014 | Science

There are a lot of people on Earth--7.2 billion, in fact. Ever wondered what it would look like if you took all of us and piled us up on the floor of ...

If You're Going To The Grand Canyon, Make Sure You're 'On The List'

AP | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A primitive campground at the northern reaches of the Grand Canyon will be available by reservation only st...

The 17 Most Amazingly Epic Places on Earth

minube | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
minube

2014-04-25-20140424YaltaElliKraizbergthumb.jpgDo the usual cities and beaches leave you a bit... underwhelmed? Well, we're here to bring you to a magical realm of bubbling volcanoes, cliff-top castles, and roaring waterfalls.

Hummingbirds on Holiday

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 06.11.2014 | Parents
Ann V. Klotz

"Don't hummingbirds remind you of your mom?" Atticus asks solemnly, sitting quietly next to me on a stone bench nearby the spa he has spotted.

Go Here, Not There: 10 Alternative Destinations

Cheapflights | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

The world is filled with must-see destinations we are told we need to tick off our ever-growing bucket lists. Behind these well-traveled hotspots are smaller, lesser-known attractions that are definitely worth your time.

Why You Should Visit America's National Parks in 2014

Shermans Travel | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

The United States maintains more than 6,000 federally-protected sites, spanning over 1 million square miles and totaling roughly 27 percent of the U.S.'s entire land area.

A Roadtrip from Scottsdale to the Grand Canyon

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 05.26.2014 | Travel
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

When my son's run at a national tennis tournament in December ended prematurely, we decided to assuage our flagging spirits by taking a short vacati...