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To Get the Most out of a Trip to Israel, Do These 11 Things

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.05.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Just over 250 miles long and 70 miles wide at its widest point (9 miles wide at narrowest), Israel can be covered in a matter of hours. But, you'll want to stay for days -- as many as possible -- because every inch of this country is imbued with meaning.

A Sense of Nature and History in Portugal

Jeanine Barone | Posted 03.01.2015 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

All of this history is set in Portugal's Centro region that's barely a one-hour drive from the airport in Lisbon. And yet, it couldn't be more distinct from the capital.

Vacationing in Iran: To Go or Not to Go?

JustLuxe | Posted 02.25.2015 | Travel
JustLuxe

Iran is a beautiful and culturally-rich destination, even if most of its treasures are hidden behind a war-torn countryside and tight-gripped regime.

The Amazing London Museum You Never Heard Of

Lev Raphael | Posted 02.24.2015 | Arts
Lev Raphael

Last Sunday some of the characters on Downton Abbey went to London's Wallace Collection and most viewers probably thought, "What's that?" The Walla...

14 Reasons You Should Book It To Bali

Findery | Posted 02.25.2015 | Travel
Findery

Bali is an island for romantic getaways, ladies-only trips, family vacations, or independent travels. Bali offers the perfect mix of exotic culture, tropical weather and luxury for everyone. Here are 14 tips for eating, praying and loving in Bali.

Why We Travel

Arthur Hoyle | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Arthur Hoyle

Why do we travel? Well, we are all travelers, all the time, traveling the journey of our lives while our planet spins on its orbit. Our trips, whether we call them vacations, or getaways, or adventures, or explorations, are all mini-versions of our big journey, through which we hope to find something, the meaning of our existence, perhaps.

The Weirdest Museums in the World

Findery | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel
Findery

What qualifies a museum as weird? Take a pinch of strange, mix it with morbid, and add a dash of mystery. All of these museums are one-of-a-kind and speak to the curious and will leave you smiling, shuddering or bewildered. Or, all of the above.

The Meek vs The Massive: A Tale of Greek Tourism

Maria Paravantes | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
Maria Paravantes

The word "diakopes" (holidays) in Greek means "to stop" -- to leave the quick paced, oblivious-to-everything lifestyle behind and take in the aromas, the air, the sounds, the feeling... to really experience.

Biosphere 2: Real Life Reality TV

Findery | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
Findery

The 30th season of Survivor, premieres on February 25th. For 15 years, I have indulged in my guilty pleasure of watching castaways try to outwit, outlast and outplay each other for a million dollars.

Dodging Gators On Lake Jesup, Florida's 'Natural' Theme Park

Kari Haugeto | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Lake Jesup is one of Central Florida's largest lakes and part of the St. John's River system. Seminole County, just north of flashy Orange county, bills itself as Florida's "natural" choice. We have to agree. We live here.

How Traveling Helps You Succeed in Business

Paige Brown | Posted 02.05.2015 | Travel
Paige Brown

Get out from behind your desk and beyond the walls of your organization. Go experience the world, and you'll discover you're more prepared to compete and win in business than before.

The Best California Weekend Road Trips

Findery | Posted 02.03.2015 | Travel
Findery

There is something really harsh about the beginning of a new year. We all need something to look forward to. Are you ready to get out of town? While you may not be able to take time off from work, there's always the weekend. Hop in the car, put on your favorite music playlist and drive.

Egypt: Time to Return? What's New?

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 02.02.2015 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

What's new in Egypt? Plenty and that which is not new will always inspire. The Sphinx awed Napoleon and it certainly still leaves me in awe...every visit.

Cephalonia

Lysander Migliaressis | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Lysander Migliaressis

Cephalonia is a sun-kissed destination, where nature and bird lovers, visitors eager for cultural experiences, honeymooners or third age people seeking privacy at a tranquil beach to cherish the sun, can spend a relaxed, carefree holiday with lots of interesting experiences.

The Open Road: Driving From Portugal to Spain

Findery | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
Findery

Travelers to Europe often rave about how great it is getting around via trains. Though there is no doubt that this is one the fastest and most efficient ways to travel the continent, my preference is keeping it old school with a nice, laid-back road trip.

Civilized Travel by Rail

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 01.16.2015 | Travel
Minnesota Historical Society

As the icy winds of winter continue to make their presence known, many Minnesotans are headed to warmer climates for a welcome getaway. At the airp...

2015: The Year of the Ministry of Wellness?

Susie Ellis | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Ellis

But workplace wellness and wellness tourism are simply not enough. What can public servants do to step up their public policy efforts when it comes to the wellbeing of their citizenry and country overall?

The World's Most Amazing Freaky Haunted Touristed Cemetery

Kevin Richberg | Posted 01.09.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

It seems easy to frighten oneself in the dark of night, but it takes a unique locale to stir fear in broad daylight. Despite our evolved sensibilities, humans are still, at our very core, programmed for self-preservation

Watch This Sloth Save American Lives

Amanda Walkins | Posted 01.09.2015 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

Whether to Costa Rica or just a day to sleep in and relax at home, vacation days are provided to workers for a reason. Make time for yourself and you'll soon see the benefits.

This Edwardian Board Game Reveals Something Surprising About English Tourism

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 01.01.2015 | Books

Maps are typically perceived as practical, neutral objects -- the road map in the glove compartment of your car is a faithful representation of the te...

Enjoy Illinois Names Some of Illinois Best Restaurants

Reboot Illinois | Posted 02.28.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Along with all its other merits, Illinois could be called a food destination. As home to some rave restaurants, the state has rightly earned its status as a place full of good eats.

5 Up-and-Coming U.S. Tourism Cities

Shermans Travel | Posted 02.28.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Before the rest of the world catches on, discover these five American cities that are gaining traction in the areas of fine arts, fine food, and fine beverages.

Romania's Resort Tourism

John Feffer | Posted 02.20.2015 | World
John Feffer

Romania has 275 kilometers of Black Sea coastline. The country tries to attract tourists by touting its sandy beaches, temperate climate, spas, and resort hotels. It's tough competition. I met a couple of Romanians who said straight out that they prefer to vacation along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast.

How to Deal With Travel Writers, Part 2: What Writers Want From PR People

Mark Chesnut | Posted 02.17.2015 | Business
Mark Chesnut

A big part of securing ongoing coverage is about relationships. Journalists and travel writers need to know who you are, and you need to know who they are. If you have a personal connection, that's a great way to cement your brand further in their minds.

Digging Out of Tourism Downfalls: Egypt's Archaeology Takes the Stage

Deborah Lehr | Posted 02.16.2015 | World
Deborah Lehr

As the security situation improves, now is the time for Egypt to consider new opportunities to promote -- and protect -- its cultural and aesthetic patrimony.