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Cramming 10 Stops In A 2-Week Vacation Is Like Juggling 5 Dates At A Wedding

Nina Ragusa | Posted 12.08.2016 | Travel
Nina Ragusa

Your legs are cramped and you're tired of sitting. You're starting to realize you've seen more of the inside of a bus or a plane than you've seen of y...

Traveling the "World in Slow Motion" With a Three-Wheeler

Bibbi Abruzzini | Posted 12.08.2016 | Travel
Bibbi Abruzzini

Have you ever thought of putting together a team and embarking on a journey aboard tuktuks, mopeds, bicycles, or any other means of transportation who...

Why We Gave Up 'Normal Life' To Pursue Something Different

Lori Osterberg | Posted 06.25.2016 | Fifty
Lori Osterberg

With 50 fast approaching, we knew we wanted to escape the safety and security we were taught was normal, and pursue life on our terms instead. We no longer want what most consider to be the safe route. We no longer want to live risk-free.

Dazzling Long-Exposure Photos Prove Slow Travel Is Always Worth It

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner & Gabriela Landazuri | Posted 05.29.2015 | Travel

(Photo Credit: Lucas Sere Peltzer/Snapwire) There's much to be said for slow travel. Taking extra time to savor your surroundings -- without racing...

5 Reasons to Travel Slowly

Cliff Hsia | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Have you ever been in a tour group? The benefits of traveling slowly, especially when traveling with your family, far outweigh any perceived benefits of traveling as fast as humanly possible.

Alena Hall

How 'Slow Travel' Transformed This Couple's Life | Alena Hall | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel

When Mark and Betsy Blondin emerged from the 2008 economic crisis with huge financial losses, they did what some would consider the unthinkable. They ...

7 Trips To Take If You Want To Enjoy Traveling Slowly

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 11.21.2014 | Travel

Yes, high-tech hotel rooms can be fun but they can also be distracting from the real reason we often travel: To connect with our new surroundings and ...

PHOTOS: How I Became A Rail Fan

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 01.28.2012 | Travel
Olga Bonfiglio

Years after a childhood Amtrak ride, I discovered the Empire Builder, the long-haul line from Chicago to Seattle and Portland. I decided the adventure of traveling all those miles was just too good to miss.

PHOTOS: A Look At Jemez Springs, NM

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 01.22.2012 | Travel
Olga Bonfiglio

It didn't take long before we saw amazing vistas where land and sky meet at a faraway horizon and mountains in green, pink, blue or beige depending on their geologic time of formation.

In Honor of Women's History Month: Travel as a Catalyst for Change

Leah Mayor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Leah Mayor

Travel is a strong catalyst for change. Sustainable tourism, at its best, "provides hard currency, jobs, and connects people to really understand the needs of a community."

Home Belongs to the Traveler

Leah Mayor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Leah Mayor

It is in community gatherings and traditions that I look to understand how we might be better at bringing communities together -- not just as part of a distant past, but in order to forge a new kind of future.

Sustainable Travel Is Taking Root

Leah Mayor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Leah Mayor

Like Slow Food, Slow Travel offers an alternative to global tourism, one that promotes the pleasure of travel, while making commitments to protect local communities and the environment.

In Praise of Silence

Ann Medlock | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ann Medlock

I'm taking a stand for fewer communications, for timeout for reflection and maybe even a little research before we all hit the Post/Send/Publish buttons. The result could well be more signal and less noise.

Slow Food, Slow Blog... Slow Sex?

Ethan Imboden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ethan Imboden

I'm suggesting that we shamelessly co-opt the Slow Food mission, bending it to the service of our more prurient predilections.