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Venice, Italy: Vacation More as a Traveler & Less Like a Tourist

Marie Ohanesian Nardin | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel
Marie Ohanesian Nardin

Recently, I've read a lot about Venice, Italy, and tourism in the town that's played an important role in my life for close to three decades. Many writers, bloggers, journalists speak about what attractions you should avoid, where not to eat or what not to buy when visiting.

Top 20 Tourist Destinations in Prague

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 07.27.2016 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

It's entirely possible to experience the beauty, history and magic of Prague on a whim and without a plan. With every cobble-stoned step and around every corner of the Golden City, there is something to be discovered.

How To Survive Biking In Amsterdam (Or Anywhere)

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.27.2015 | Travel

Amsterdam is a holy grail for urban cyclers, but if you're planning a trip to the "Venice of the north," it would help to know how to survive amidst t...

Q&A With Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat

Tom Teicholz | Posted 07.23.2016 | World
Tom Teicholz

The general consensus of Jerusalemites I spoke with, including many who characterize Barkat's politics as "right-wing" compared to their own, feel that he has been a good mayor for Jerusalem, and that life is better in Jerusalem due to his administration.

6 Signs You've Stepped Smack Dab Into A Tourist-Trap Restaurant

Thrillist | Posted 07.22.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

Tourist traps aren't as easy to spot as you think -- that is why they're called traps, after all.

The 7 Most Beautiful Places In California You Didn't Know Existed

Thrillist | Posted 07.21.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

California is beautiful enough that no matter how many Half Dome hikes you take, you're still never even going to scratch the surface of all the Instagrammable wonder the Golden State has to offer. But that doesn't mean we're not gonna help you try.

Lift Off -- Whoa!

Jim Joseph | Posted 07.18.2016 | Travel
Jim Joseph

I've been in Europe for two weeks on business, at the height of tourism in Rome, Milan, Madrid, and London. To say it's been crowded would be the understatement of the season. Along with the heatwave, it's been a challenge.

10 Tourist Traps You Absolutely Cannot Miss

Trippy | Posted 07.15.2016 | Travel
Trippy

Just because a tourist attraction is popular doesn't mean it isn't absolutely fantastic. To find out which tourist traps should go on his shortlist, television host and advisor to travel website Trippy.com Andrew Zimmern asked the site's members which ones are worth the trip.

Day Trips From Rome

College Tourist | Posted 07.13.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

During my visit to Rome, I found myself with two extra days that were pretty much empty. Rather than spend them in the city, I decided to visit some nearby villages, partially for the beautiful views they offered but mostly to get a true feel of how modern Italians live their everyday lives.

How to Get More out of Your Trip to Prague

Olena Kagui | Posted 07.09.2016 | Travel
Olena Kagui

Prague is one of the most visited destinations in Europe and has tourists coming from all over the world to discover this beautiful city. Understandably the city is littered with souvenir stores and people offering walking tours, Segway tours and free tours.

Greece Today: Safe, Affordable -- and More Beautiful Than Ever

Jim Luce | Posted 07.13.2016 | Travel
Jim Luce

I was in Greece last week and experienced a country completely different than was being portrayed on TV, amazed at how political and economic considerations could color the news so darkly.

Steps to Becoming More Adventurous: Abroad Edition

College Tourist | Posted 07.11.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

Studying abroad can be one of the most adventurous things a college student can experience. You see the world and your perspective on life changes for the better. You become appreciative to other country's culture, traditions, history and architecture.

Hidden Gems To Visit In Amsterdam

College Tourist | Posted 07.11.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

Amsterdam is a vibrant, colorful city that plays host of a variety of slanted Renaissance-era residences that align the city's winding canals. Take a break from the coffee shops and famous museums and explore another side of this beautiful city.

The Arts in Iran Are Defying Conservatism

William O. Beeman | Posted 07.09.2016 | Arts
William O. Beeman

The arts and cultural activity in Iran today have greatly expanded from the time of the Revolution of 1978-79. Many aspects of the arts challenge conservative religious authorities, but they are flourishing nonetheless to the great appreciation of the Iranian public.

These 23 Undergrads' Reflections on Their Trip to Cambodia May Change the Way You Travel

Sothy Eng | Posted 06.26.2016 | Impact
Sothy Eng

To what extent should Cambodia's past inform plans for travel in the present, which is to say: How ought one to balance the sanguinary with the sanguine? How does one witness, fairly, a horrific genocide in which an estimated 1.7 million people died?

Five Reasons Greek Tourism is Still at the Top of its Game

Maria Paravantes | Posted 07.07.2016 | Travel
Maria Paravantes

The battle ahead for Greece is only beginning against a giant who seems to have grown too big for his own boots. In the meantime, the strongest weapon in this battle and the healthiest component of the Greek economy, tourism, is being badgered by its own.

10 Signs You're A Terrible Tourist

Oneika Raymond | Posted 07.01.2016 | Travel
Oneika Raymond

The fact that you have the time, money and passport needed to travel doesn't mean that the world is at your disposal.

College Tourist City Guide to Bologna, Italy

College Tourist | Posted 06.29.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Hannah McIntyre, Spring Hill College Study abroad in an Italian city known for its food and culture. Culture in Bologna ...

Sharing History: A Gay Dad and His Son Visit SCOTUS

Brent Almond | Posted 06.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Brent Almond

Before we'd gone more than a few steps, people were asking to take photos of us. Okay, mostly they were asking to take photos of my cute kid. Of his semi-toothless grin, blue fedora, pride flag and "My Two Daddies" t-shirt. He obliged politely, a bit overwhelmed.

The Most Beautiful Places In The Country

Thrillist | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

There's a reason that song they play during the seventh-inning stretch at baseball games isn't called "America the Mediocre."

The Big Trip -- 12 Hours in Reykjavik, Iceland

College Tourist | Posted 06.23.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

During the winter months, catch a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis, commonly referred to as the Northern Lights. In contrast, experience the midnight sun during the summer, while partying it up in one of the most underrated nightlife spots in the world.

Going to London? Don't Miss The Wallace Collection!

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
Lev Raphael

London has world-class museums, but one of them isn't as well-known as it should be: The Wallace Collection. There's no entrance fee, you can see all of it in a morning or afternoon, and it won't leave you feeling overwhelmed like The British Museum or the National Gallery might.

This Is What Taking Selfies On Mars Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.19.2015 | Arts

Imagine a world some time in the semi-distant future where space travel is a banal indulgence not unlike a luxury cruise. What would you do upon stepp...

LGBT Tourism Conference Proves Argentina Is Doing It Right

David Duran | Posted 06.18.2016 | Queer Voices
David Duran

Argentina is once again dominating tourism within Latin America, not only because of its wide range of things to see and do throughout the entire country, but because they have cornered the market within LGBT tourism within the region.

Is Israel Safe for Tourists?

John Nicholson | Posted 06.18.2016 | Travel
John Nicholson

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that Israel is located smack dab in the middle of one of the world's biggest political hotspots. But it does take a few to keep this tiny country along the eastern Mediterranean safe and secure, and that seems to be why Israel is bouncing back big time in 2015.