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Going Local - Experiences and Encounters on the Road

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 03.17.2016 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

Some might say that I've been blessed. Born on perhaps the world's most enchanting island of Santorini, Greece, only to be brought to America's cultur...

My Top 10 Travel Experiences

Heather Keleher | Posted 03.04.2016 | Travel
Heather Keleher

Early last year, I had the opportunity to visit the Sistine Chapel on a private tour after hours with a Vatican friend. And the change was indescribable - the Chapel was utter serenity, vast, breathtaking.

9 Can't Miss New Zealand Experiences

Jenn Brown | Posted 02.29.2016 | Travel
Jenn Brown

1. Bungy (or Bungee) Jump in Queenstown "If all of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you do it too?" Well, actually mom, YES! It defies reason...

Retail Chatter #11

June Haynes | Posted 02.11.2016 | Style
June Haynes

Will luxury travel experiences be competing with luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Tiffany's and Hermes? Or is this a trend in fashion like a pair of bell-bottom jeans?

My Life Changing 3 Weeks in Thailand

Katherine Miga | Posted 01.28.2016 | Travel
Katherine Miga

In my last few months of high school, I, Katherine Miga, have so much going on all of the time, however, constantly going through my head are the memories I made last summer when I traveled 11, 604 km from Canada to Thailand.

A World Citizen With a Muslim Name

Ali Ashraf | Posted 01.07.2016 | Travel
Ali Ashraf

In a world where information technology and the internet have supposedly brought us closer on paper, we have drifted away from the nucleus that makes us human. And that is experiencing this planet firsthand.

Shooting for the Moon: Adler Planetarium Curator Talks About 'Rock Stars'

Travelzoo | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel

What's it like working for the oldest planetarium in North America? How do the exhibitions seen by hundreds of thousands of people come together behind the scenes?

HuffPost Readers Share Their Life Changing Travel Experiences And Give Us Extreme Wanderlust

The Huffington Post | Nicole Edine | Posted 11.06.2014 | Travel

Whether it's tasting a new food, experiencing a new culture, or hearing an alternative perspective on the world -- travel changes you, often for the b...

All I Really Need To Know I Learned From Traveling

Pam Grout | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
Pam Grout

I was raised in a small town in Kansas where I learned to read, write and politely answer stranger's number one question, "Where's Toto?" But my real education didn't begin until I left the borders of my own country.

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Wild. Wild? Not a word you'd typically associate with Ireland. Pubs? Check. Shamrocks? Check. Guinness? Oh definitely, but wild? Yes! It's the sea, you see.

A Seoulful Trip – Seoul, New Years 2013

Ari S. Goldberg | Posted 10.11.2014 | Travel
Ari S. Goldberg

So next time you are traveling through Asia make sure you stop by Seoul -- it's a cultural awakening and an amazing experience.

8 Lessons Learned While Traveling The World

Joanna Riquett | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Joanna Riquett

Before I continue with the stories of the places I've traveled to, I wanted to share with you some things I learned during these travels, and the process of understanding each city, culture and people. And food.

The Return: What Happens When You Revisit a Memorable Place?

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Returning to a place you've already visited can mean more than just seeing the things you missed. For me, it means exploring with 15 more years of life experience, including the ability to see nuance and transformation where I normally would have just been awestruck.

We're Only Ever Being Walked Home, an Unexpected Journey from Head to Heart

Shayne Traviss | Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact
Shayne Traviss

As we moved across the corral towards the children I briefly looked around to see which child I wanted to work with and was quickly reminded of my intent, "let go" and when I did the child chose me.

30 Things Traveling Has Taught Me About Life as I Turn 30

Adam Pervez | Posted 02.15.2013 | Travel
Adam Pervez

Having had the opportunity to visit 65 countries in the past eight years, I feel very lucky to have had the opportunity to travel so much. The people in each place have taught me so much about love, happiness, generosity and life.

In Bangkok, Learning To Be 'An Idiot Abroad'

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 01.01.2013 | Travel
Tarun Sakhrani

Since I have moved to Asia, I have had the opportunity and been lucky enough to carry on a trend of expanding my horizons and broadening my mindset, visiting different parts of the world. Since I moved to Singapore three months ago, my travels have taken me to Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. Not only have these travels given me an education, but they've also made me realize that Karl Pilkington wasn't the only Idiot Abroad.

Adrift, Not Unlike an Ash Cloud

Amelia Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amelia Smith

Day Three of our Singapore sojourn, courtesy of the unpronounceable volcano. Both of us wake up with a plan. Mine: find a cheap vacation rental befor...