Just because we are physically traveling doesn't mean our minds have psychologically adjusted to being outside our comfort zone. Now after six months of roaming around Asia, I've learned how to truly appreciate my adventures; by traveling both physically and with my mind.
Traveling is beneficial in a vast variety of ways. Some people find traveling relaxing and some people travel for the inspiration. As long as you feel fulfillment in traveling, there is no right or wrong reason to travel.
The benefits of traveling are extensive -- and often surprising. Traveling has been accredited with the ability to heal, educate, and expand our horizons. The feeling of inspiration many of us get after traveling is undoubtedly one of the best consequences of a trip away.
If you ever see me on a plane, I'll be guaranteed to be dressed up, because to me, even flying coach with the cheapest ticket possible on a crappy airline is a huge privilege that I am grateful to have.
For some, performances at the Olympics are great to marvel at from the couch while; for others, they are motivation to take on a challenge and step outside the comfort zone. If you fall into the latter camp, this list is for you.
It might be a little chilly outside, but that doesn't mean it's time to keep your travel fun indoors. There's no better way to fit in some winter fun than with a frozen pond and some worn-in ice skates.
Travelers on a budget know how quickly entertainment costs can add up. Savvy ones plan ahead, signing up for local deals sites, paying attention to what museums offer free access to and when. But here are some other, more creative ways to entertain yourself on the road.
Fall foliage is unique to certain parts of the world, but, if color in nature is what you seek, explore our top 10 colorful natural wonders. From rainbow mountain ranges to pink lakes, this list will satisfy your color craving even if leaf peeping isn't on your radar.
It's the most wonderful time of the year for television lovers -- fall TV premieres! Season finales left us on edge wondering how we could make it through summer with the futures of our favorite characters in limbo.
Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary classic, takes place in the summer of 1922, in an era of debauchery and decadence. These hotels evoke images of Gatsby's seductive revelries.