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Beachy Keen: Warm Getaways From NYC | Posted 01.23.2017 | Travel

To find more beautiful destinations, visit For a relaxing winter retreat, we like these four destinations because they're hot, beautifu...

The Best Things to Do in Bristol, Rhode Island | Posted 11.29.2016 | Travel

For more stories on car-free getaways head to Bristol, Rhode Island is a New England town that is made for car-free coastal exploration...

Dirty Water In Rio Suspected Of Making Belgian Sailor Ill

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 08.12.2016 | Sports

Doctors for the Belgian Olympic medical team suspect polluted water in Rio’s Guanabara Bay is responsible for a serious illness that sapped the stre...

How To Survive The World's Most Treacherous Race

The Huffington Post | Alex Kushneir | Posted 07.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


This Is The First Time I Won't Hear My Sister's Voice On My Birthday

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 05.24.2016 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

I am starting to get Facebook notifications in advance of my birthday. But this year, every time I log in to Facebook I am reminded that this marks the first time in all my 56 years that I will not hear my sister's voice on my birthday.

Cape Hatteras: A Top Family Beach

Kiley Smith | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel
Kiley Smith

Looking for a great place to vacation this year? How about Cape Hatteras? Cape Hatteras consistently ranks at the top of best family beach. That f...

How We Stopped the World and Got Off for 10 Years, and Why It Changed Our Lives

Janis Couvreux | Posted 04.14.2016 | Travel
Janis Couvreux

Our adventures taught us how to "go with the flow," to be flexible, to make do with what we were dealt and attempt to turn it to our advantage.

Sabreena Lachlainn-Henderson Aims to Be the First Transgender Woman to Sail Around the World in 2017

Charlize Veritas | Posted 04.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlize Veritas

Meet Sabreena Lachlainn-Henderson. A transgender woman hailing from Detroit, MI who aims to sail around the world solo, non-stop, unaided and unassist...

See the Grenadines by Sailboat

Chandi Wyant | Posted 03.25.2016 | Travel
Chandi Wyant

The sailing course "Those are Cumulonimbus clouds. A squall is coming. In a second the wind can go to 30 knots." Captain Alessandro says with a tad b...

Meet The Creator Of Sea Bubbles, A Ride-Share Service On Water

HuffPost France | Sara Elkamel | Posted 03.25.2016 | Technology

For years, French navigator Alain Thébault has had a dream to fly over water. In 1994, the Hydroptère -- an experimental sail-powered vessel that is...

Sail Wind Surf's Tall Ships Amsterdam for a Once in a Lifetime Experience: LuxEcoLiving's Best Cruises for 2016

LuxEco Living | Posted 02.12.2017 | Travel
LuxEco Living

The greatest crew in the world too. We just loved it! I wish we could just stow away and live on board for an entire year at sea. Now that's something...

Charting a Course: What Sailing Taught Me About Business

Betsie Gambel | Posted 02.04.2017 | Business
Betsie Gambel

Chart your course. If you don't know where you are going, any road (or in this case waterway) will take you there. And in boating, just like in business, if you do not set your waypoints carefully, you just may run aground or totally miss your destination (i.e. your business goals).

Fly, Swim and Surf On The World's Smartest Cruise Ship

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 01.20.2017 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

Cruise ships are constantly having to reinvent themselves to incorporate more adventure, trendier accommodations, world-class entertainment, and culin...

No, My Kids Didn't Wear Life Jackets for 10 Years at Sea

Janis Couvreux | Posted 01.15.2017 | Parents
Janis Couvreux

For the 10 years we were on our sailboat, whether we were sailing under fair-weather conditions, at anchor, docked on shore, or in a dinghy going from our boat to shore, they did not wear life jackets. Was this irresponsible, was it reckless, was it total ignorance on our part, us, the parents? No. Our boat was our home -- the only home we had.

Why You Should Sail the Croatian Coast

College Tourist | Posted 12.29.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

Not only is Croatia an incredibly gorgeous country, but the whole experience of sailing from town to town in a ship made the trip unforgettable. Here are a few reasons why I think you should consider booking a cruise down the coast of Croatia as your next European adventure.

The Italian Alps - Hiking, Sailing, Snipping & Sipping! (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 12.10.2016 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

The morning sun warmed my face. A refreshing mountain breeze rustled shiny leaves as I snipped golden clusters of plump, glistening Chardonnay grapes ...

'Mama, Don't Let Your Sons Grow Up to be Cowboys'--or Sailors and Rock Climbers?

Janis Couvreux | Posted 11.17.2016 | Parents
Janis Couvreux

"Mama, don't let your sons grow up to be cowboys" the song goes, or in our case, sailors and rock climbers--but then again, why not? We had to hope that we gave our children the tools and know-how to craft their lives successfully, hoping that the jumble in their adolescent and young adult brains would all sort itself out.

The Cat That Almost Created a Military Crisis

ADST | Posted 11.12.2016 | World

This is a story about a demanding ambassador's wife, who was "an ogre and an alcoholic," a demanding ambassador, and a cat in Vienna which in 1968 almost caused a military crisis.

We Sailed Across The Ocean In 30 Days With 2 Children -- And Lived To Tell About It

Janis Couvreux | Posted 11.11.2016 | Fifty
Janis Couvreux

So many questions I have been asked about our 10-year voyage on our sailboat. How do you cross an ocean with a 9-month-old and a 3-year-old? Don't you get bored? Getting bored was not an issue. It's a "survival" mode lifestyle. That was part of the purpose: taking the time to live

The Magic of Summer Camp

Kelly Newsome | Posted 10.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Kelly Newsome

At summer camp, you will find children in search of counsellors as if they are godlike beings, capable of healing all wounds and bandaging all torn fr...

8 Experiences That Trump Stuff

How Far From Home | Posted 10.14.2016 | Travel
How Far From Home

Before departing on our journey, we created our Wanderlist (our version of a travel bucket list) and recently looked at it and noticed how many worthy-of-their-own-limelight experiences were on it.

Toronto: Dining and Dashing Around the 2015 International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.22.2016 | Travel
Dwight Brown

As the Toronto International Film Festival celebrated its 40th anniversary, festivalgoers, vacationers and locals flocked to premieres and screenings. They also dined in high-end restaurants, tested out leisure time activities and visited tourist sites.

Meet The 58-Year-Old Pursuing Her Dream Of A Liveaboard Lifestyle

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.10.2015 | Fifty

This is one story from Huff/Post50's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkable ...

College-Bound Teen Moved Into The Dorms In An Epic Way

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.03.2015 | College

For most incoming freshmen, moving into college dorms is a crazed, but exciting few days. But for Sally Gardiner-Smith, the experience lasted a long a...

Why I Delayed Cancer Surgery And Why It Was Totally Worth It

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 08.28.2016 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

In reality, even with 19 and a half hours, getting anything done on the boat other than eating, drinking, peeing, sleeping, is not easy. Maybe it's the rocking. Maybe it's the birds, the clouds, the soft crests of the sea. Maybe because it is so very easy to sit and look out at the ocean and completely space out.