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As Climate Change Hits Economies, Small Island States Turn to Selling Passports

Till Bruckner | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
Till Bruckner

Such economic citizenship programmes, which are being run by several small island states in the region, have raised concerns that terrorists, criminals and other shady characters could buy Caribbean passports to evade justice, slip into Europe and North America through the back door, or squirrel away billions in stolen public money in tropical tax paradises.

Just Curious: A Short Interview with Museum Hack's Nick Gray

Danny Groner | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel
Danny Groner

Museums can be tough to navigate. Even with a docent, depending on who it is, a few hours might seem endless. So back in 2013, Nick Gray had an idea t...

Holidaying in Europe post-Brexit, what you need to know

William Morrow | Posted 07.21.2016 | Travel
William Morrow

Image Source With the holiday frenzy about to begin, most people are afraid, or rather cautious of visiting the UK after their vote to leave the EU. W...

I Left My Heart (And Phone/Wallet/Camera) In Barcelona

J.J. Stranko | Posted 07.20.2016 | Travel
J.J. Stranko

Now that I've become a source of recommendations and itinerary planning for the Catalan capital, I've become ever more aware that the city has developed a deserved and depressing reputation for opportunistic theft.

Artist’s Alluring Travel Photos Will Teach You To Look Beyond Touristy Landmarks

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.20.2016 | Arts

When you think of Christ the Redeemer ― Brazil’s best-known cultural landmark ― you probably think of a massive white monument, arms splayed wid...

Taiwan Tour Bus Crashes And Bursts Into Flames, Killing All 26 Aboard

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.19.2016 | World

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A Taiwan tour bus carrying tourists from China crashed into a highway railing en route to the airport on Tuesday and burst into fla...

A Busy Day on a Rick Steves Tour

Rick Steves | Posted 07.18.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

A good tour leader -- especially on a Rick Steves tour -- creates a learning atmosphere on the bus, laces together a good balance of sights and expe...

Meet Your Rick Steves Tour Group: The Name Game

Rick Steves | Posted 07.15.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I just met 26 happy travelers and we're well into our My Way Alpine Europe Tour. It's so much fun to be personally leading our tours again. (Over the ...

Back in the Tour-Guiding Saddle

Rick Steves | Posted 07.15.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

For 25 years, I personally led lots of Rick Steves Europe Tours. But for the last decade or so, I've preferred to just ride along as a tour member in...

How To Live Like A Local While Traveling Like A Tourist

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 07.14.2016 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

These days traveling like a tourist is out, and living like a local is in. Everyone wants to circumnavigate the sightseers and avoid the hordes that crowd the world's most well-known spots. But the truth is, we all want to see the same spots for a reason... because most are pretty incredible.

Solidarity and No Fear - The Only Response to Terrorism

Sasha Toperich | Posted 07.12.2016 | World
Sasha Toperich

Co-authored by Aylin Ünver Noi, Non-Resident Scholar, Center for Transatlantic Relations SAIS "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." Fran...

What I Learned When I Toured the Whole Country by Greyhound Bus

Quora | Posted 07.05.2016 | Travel
Quora

What is it like riding the Greyhound bus on a long distance route? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling quest...

I Took A Trip Back In Time At The New York Transit Museum

Tom Falco | Posted 07.01.2016 | New York
Tom Falco

The older subway cars reminded me of the old trains you see on westerns, you know, the trains used for long distance travel across the country.

On The Beach In Aqaba

Austin Blake Mullins | Posted 07.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Austin Blake Mullins

I left Damascus in the morning, sharing a taxi with an Iraqi dentist who lived in Texas, a teenage boy from Daraa, and an old woman whose hands were permanently dyed indigo from years of clothes making.

Venice: Unique Views Of Its Fascinating And Historic Bridges

Vic Stefanu | Posted 07.01.2016 | Travel
Vic Stefanu

World famous Venice is also known as the "City of Canals" or the "City of Bridges."

Looking Back on 50 Years of Flight

Rob Britton | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Rob Britton

50 years ago this week, at age 14, I took my first airline flight. My buddy Greg and I finished Sunday-morning caddying at a country club (earned five bucks for 18 holes!), got on our bikes, rode 9 miles to the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport, and - just for fun -- flew to Rochester Minnesota, 72 miles away. The ticket cost $10.50 round-trip.

Greece’s Fragile Economy Faces New Tests After Brexit

HuffPost Greece | Sara Elkamel | Posted 06.27.2016 | World

The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union in a so-called "Brexit" has sent shocks through Europe, raising questions about the contin...

Hiking on Ice at Fox Glacier, New Zealand

Isabel Leong | Posted 06.23.2016 | Travel
Isabel Leong

You have no idea how much we were looking forward to paying a visit to the famed Fox Glacier while planning our South island New Zealand travels. If the idea of sitting on a helicopter and walking on ice doesn't keep you on the edge of your seat, what will?

Don't Let Terrorism Stop You From Visiting Orlando

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

Americans must show that terrorism cannot defeat us. If we stop traveling it means that we have succumbed to the strategy of terror. We must stand in solidarity, and make it known that fanatics who kill innocent civilians will not divide us.

China Heading for a 4.5 Day Work Week, S. Korea Expected to Benefit

AsiaToday | Posted 06.14.2016 | World
AsiaToday

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - China has begun implementing an official policy for a 4.5-day work week as part of an effort to bo...

Signs of Friendship toward the United States are Everywhere in Iran Today

William O. Beeman | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
William O. Beeman

We walked into our Tehran hotel last week and the pianist in the lobby startled us by playing The Star Spangled Banner. He did it again every time we ...

Dominica: The Best Hikes on the Nature Island of the Caribbean

Till Bruckner | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
Till Bruckner

I recently had the pleasure of spending four months in the Commonwealth of Dominica, one of the most beautiful countries on earth. In between listenin...

4 Reasons Why You Should Discover Turkey

Milena Milićević | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
Milena Milićević

Surrounded by three seas: the Black, the Aegean and the Mediterranean Sea; in the neighborhood of the Balkan and Middle East countries; at the crossro...

Let's Visit Nepal

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 06.07.2016 | Travel
Rajan Thapaliya

Photo: welcomenepal I had an extra-ordinary opportunity to travel across the western Nepal on a bus-trip along the dangerous roads which are made...

Visit These Famous Sites Before They Disappear Forever

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.07.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Photo: Annie SprattVenice, the Statue of Liberty, the Galapagos Islands, and Stonehenge are all at risk of disappearing due to climate change, accordi...