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Summer Travel

Why Riding Your Bike Makes You A Better Person (According To Science)

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 09.03.2014 | Healthy Living

From the 2,400-mile Sierra Cascades route to the colorful RAGBRAI across Iowa -- complete with party buses and the occasional costume -- it's safe to ...

Best Adventure Travel Destinations 2014

Travel + Leisure | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

You might eat your way through Shanghai's bustling food markets and its most renowned chefs' private kitchens, or head to the world's last intact Buddhist kingdom--Bhutan--in search of the elusive snow leopard.

50 Cities You Should See In Your Lifetime

minube | Posted 10.03.2016 | Travel

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to ...

25 Ideas For Your Best Summer Ever

Travel + Leisure | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Summer vacation--the memories and anticipation keep you going all year long. It's the most exhilarating season, when places gleam in the sunlight a...

Feeling a Bit "Off?" Travel During the Off Season

Dane Steele Green | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

I have a friend from Wales who, several years back, wanted his first trip to the United States to be perfect. He settled on a city, New York.

All The Flight Patterns Across the North Atlantic In A 2 Minute Clip

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.03.2014 | Travel

Every day, between two and three thousand flights traverse the North Atlantic on journeys from North America to Europe, or back again. Have you eve...

It'll Be Grand

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.29.2014 | Travel
Miriam Ava

Summer visualizes abundance. It's the magical time of year when life flows effortlessly because I'm enjoying myself thoroughly. Loving sunshine on m...

10 Amazing Free Museums in the U.S.

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel

Cultural discovery doesn't always come cheap. While admission fees support and sustain museums, they can add up for tourists looking for artistic experiences on a budget.

The Only Time I've Ever Experienced Love At First Sight

Lisa Condie | Posted 08.31.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

Some people don't believe in love at first sight, but I do. It has happened only once for me, at seventeen years old, but my love for David has never waned.

5 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford

Budget Travel | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Yes, you CAN afford to visit Machu Picchu! Try going with an affordable group tour by G Adventures. (Photo courtesy of Luq1/Dreamstime. Article by Kae...

America's Best Towns for July 4th (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The Tillery family has vacationed in Boulder, Colorado, every summer since 1998. Pat Tillery, a native of Poulsbo, WA, says all three generations love to "see the mountains, walk the trails, and stroll along Boulder Creek. It's idyllic."

11 Of The Best Swimming Holes Around The World

Cheapflights | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may to...

Sardinia In Summer Is The Ultimate Place To Be

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel

With vibrant towns, sandy beaches, gorgeous scenery, Sardinia is the place you must go in summer. If you've yet to visit Italy's dreamiest island,...

What Does Your S'mores Style Say About Your Travel Style?

Stash Hotel Rewards | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
Stash Hotel Rewards

Mosquito bites, sunburn, Ray Bans, fireworks... nothing says summer more than making s'mores under a starry sky. But if s'mores say summer, what does your s'mores style say about you?

This Is What It's Like to Stay Inside Spain's La Alhambra

Oyster | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel

Plenty of people visit UNESCO World Heritage sites on vacation. Not too many get the experience of actually sleeping in one.

College Students Provide Update to Their "50 States in 50 Days" Travel Adventure

Diane Propsner | Posted 08.21.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

In mid-May I introduced, Madeline Carl and Meredith Jacob, the traveling filmmakers from Stephens College. On schedule (more or less) and already half...

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

Jennifer Segal | Posted 08.21.2014 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves.

The Coolest Things To Do In Parks Around The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.19.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Now that it's finally -- finally! -- warm enough to be outdoors, we want to spend all of our time hanging out in public parks. And at these green spaces, there's more to do than simply lay on the grass or go for a bike ride; we're talking hot-air balloon rides, dancing en masse, and sipping a beer in the sunshine.

What To Do If You Only Have One Day In Florence

Lisa Condie | Posted 08.17.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

Of course savvy tourists want more than a day in Florence, Italy! But cruise ships and jam-packed itineraries leave groups here with a mere 12 hours to explore. It's a city that can be overwhelming if you don't have a plan of action. So, if you are to be in Florence, Italy for just a day, I offer my advice.

The 20 Cheapest Cities To Visit This Summer, According To TripAdvisor

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel

The chilliest winter in recent history is solidly behind us and it's time to make some serious summer plans. But where can you go without breaking the...

4 Must-Visit Neighborhoods in America's Finest City

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 08.16.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

San Diego often does not receive the attention it deserves as a tourist destination. Yet with beautiful beaches, perfect weather, friendly people, fresh food and a lively downtown, it's easy to see why San Diego has been named "America's Finest City."

6 Budget European Hotels

Oyster | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel

The Euro and the pound are a tough pill to swallow for American and Canadian vacationers, but Europe isn't all sky-high prices. We promise there are actually excellent deals to be found across the pond, especially when you plan your escape to miss peak season.

Hotel Tipping Etiquette

Diane Gottsman | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Diane Gottsman

It's the start of summer travel season and for many, staying at a hotel presents multiple opportunities for tipping confusion. Even veteran travelers are sometimes unsure.

5 Affordable Places to Hide From Summer Crowds

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

While it's true that the price of a vacation and volume of domestic travelers have increased since 2013 (according to a recent survey conducted by, a summer getaway isn't out of the question for budget-minded travelers.

8 Reasons to Take Your Teens On a Volunteer Vacation

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 08.09.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

Volunteer vacationing, or voluntourism, is a relatively new phenomenon that includes a service component built into a short-term vacation. Don't confu...