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5 Overhyped Tourist Destinations, and Where to Go Instead

Shermans Travel | Posted 04.16.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Whether it's a packed cruise ship unloading throngs of boisterous passengers, or a mob of thirty college students tearing through town, an excess of tourists can make a destination go from in-demand to insufferable, just like that. Consider avoiding these played-out locales and shift your attention to nearby spots that are lesser-known, and more worthy of the term "vacation."

20 of the Coolest Tour Experiences Around the World

Viator | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Viator

Many people equate the word "tours" with the typical big bus excursions led by flag-toting guides that seen at every major tourist attraction around the world. But not all tours are the same.

The Louise Log Season 3: Seen in a Different Light

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 04.14.2014 | Comedy
Marcel Hidalgo

Louise has a new hairstyle and a new hair color. She is now a blonde. And her once straight hair is now curly, pulled away from her face. She we...

5 Most Family-Friendly Cities In Europe

Budget Travel | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

If your motto is "Have family, will travel," you'll be glad to know that Europe is within your reach.

Paris Upside Down

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel

Why tour Paris right-side up when you could do it upside down? Kapstand, a 29-year-old break dancer, has won Instagram fame for epic photos of him ...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Paris

Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Kelly Chiello. Of her photo she says: "Paris is hands down one of my favorite cities. In Pa...

4 Great Tips for Visiting Paris in Springtime

Budget Travel | Posted 04.03.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

With flowering public gardens and boulevards made for strolling hand-in-hand, this is the perfect time of year to visit the City of Light.

This New Paris Scavenger Hunt Is the Perfect Way to See the City

Jenna-Marie Warnecke | Posted 04.03.2014 | Travel
Jenna-Marie Warnecke

When Daisy de Plume, the innovative force behind THATLou (Treasure Hunt At The Louvre), created her popular scavenger hunt in 2012, she didn't expect ...

Going to Paris? Here Are Three Exhibits You'll Want to See

Jerry Lanson | Posted 04.03.2014 | Travel
Jerry Lanson

Psst. Please, people. Art in Paris neither starts at the Mona Lisa nor ends in the Louvre.

Les Etangs de Corot: A "Country" Hotel/Spa Between Paris And Versailles

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.03.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

There's barely a hint of city life and certainly not a shred of evidence that you're so close to Paris.

The World's Most Social Travel Destinations

minube | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
minube

They say "there's no place like home," but we finally put it to the test! The travel site minube along with over 100 tourism boards from Iowa to Indon...

Ooh La La: Experiencing Paris Through Instagram

The Huffington Post | Brendan Bryant | Posted 04.01.2014 | Training

If you can't jump onto the next flight to Paris, you can now experience "The City of Lights" in an instant. Instagram has made it easier than ever to ...

Far-Right Party Drubs Socialists In Local French Elections

Reuters | Mark John | Posted 03.30.2014 | World

By Mark John PARIS, March 31 (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande will take soundings on a possible cabinet reshuffle on Monday after the drubbi...

Here's to the Round Pegs in the Square Holes

Jacqueline Herrera | Posted 03.28.2014 | Travel
Jacqueline Herrera

My path has taken me to work in remote villages in Guatemala, play with giraffes in Kenya, ride motorcycles in the Indian jungle, and literally broaden my perspective on this amazing world, with so many people to meet, places to go and stories to know.

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Eiffel Tower

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.28.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Carin Olsson You might think you've heard all there is to know about the Eiffel Tower, which turns 125 today. But you might be surprised at som...

'Green News Report' - March 25, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Deadly -- and predicted -- landslide disaster in Washington State; Meet...

20 Ways to Save in Paris This Summer

EuroCheapo | Posted 03.27.2014 | Travel
EuroCheapo

The City of Light might be Europe's most visited, but it doesn't need to be its most expensive.

Touching Video Of A Brother Surprising His Sister After World Travels

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel

What do you get when you combine a Jack Johnson song with sibling love, birthday surprises, and traveling the world? A MAGIC FORMULA OF LOVE AND TEARS...

Europe Revisited

Jetsetter.com | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

You've scaled the Eiffel Tower, ridden the London Eye, strolled Las Ramblas and posed outside the Pantheon. If you've been there and done that in Europe, we have some alternative suggestions on how to combat attraction apathy in London, Paris, Barcelona and Rome.

Breaking Israeli-Palestinian Clichés in Paris

Miriam Awadallah | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
Miriam Awadallah

Initiatives like "Pèlerinage en décalage" are inspiring examples of what young people from the region are working towards to encourage more personal interaction between Israelis and Palestinians.

What's Paris to Do With Its Abandoned Subway Stations? Turn Them Into Dance Clubs!

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.21.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

If the final product looks anything like the preliminary renderings, tourists might have a new reason to visit the city of love.

'Green News Report' - March 20, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.20.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Greenland is melting, and sea levels are rising; It's official - Winter...

Fruit at Breakfast

Stanley Ely | Posted 03.19.2014 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

It was several years ago at a French course in, where better, France. I had enrolled in a six-week summer class at the Paris branch of a U.S. college, up for fun and wanting to cop some credits toward teaching French back home.

The World's Most Famous Streets

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.20.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Whether they're known for prime people watching or retail therapy, there are some streets in the world that are simply destinations in themselves. Whi...

'Green News Report' - March 18, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.18.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Secret federal memo warns entire nationwide electric grid could be knoc...