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Visiting Vietnam's National Park: Cat Tien

Kyle Le | Posted 05.11.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Kyle Le

Is a vacation that forces you to exercise really a vacation? I'm not here to bash forests or National Parks though. I actually enjoy visiting them and share that yearning to return to the brush, and that's the problem.

Travel Friends: 8 Reasons to Thank Them

Kimberly Erin Davies | Posted 04.13.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Erin Davies

Heading out on the road can be a downright daunting experience, full of the unexpected. Traveling is amazing. We see such spectacular things and are in a constant state of learning. But what is an experience without someone to share it with?

7 Reasons I Enjoy Traveling With My Husband!

Nadeen White | Posted 04.12.2016 | Travel
Nadeen White

We have been traveling together for 3 years to places near and far such as Nashville, New York City, California, Seattle, New Orleans, Vancouver, Jamaica, Turks & Caicos and most recently South Africa. Based on our experiences, I wanted to share with you 7 reasons I enjoy traveling with my husband.

These Workers Are Going Blind From Onions

Kyle Le | Posted 03.18.2017 | HuffPost Live 321
Kyle Le

In the small town of Vinh Chau there are about 700 people blind in one eye and 300 more blind in both eyes. Vinh Chau is one of the most fertile red onion production centers of Vietnam, and it is a major reason for their vision loss.

My Life Changing 3 Weeks in Thailand

Katherine Miga | Posted 01.28.2017 | 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.

Travel Sri Lanka: The Tale of Sigiriya Rock

Courtney Lambert | Posted 12.11.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

Once upon a time, a powerful Sinhalese king felt a sudden pang of anxiety. He couldn't understand why, because he had everything any man could desire....

Dear Mr. Steves...

Rick Steves | Posted 11.10.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

My favorite mail-reading time is at the end of a long day at work, when I can lose myself in the words and feelings of other travelers: Newly widowed ...

10 Travel Bloggers' Scariest Travel Stories: Happy Halloween!

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 10.29.2015 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

Ghosts and ghouls ain't got shit on some of the scary things that can happen when you're traveling. Especially if you're someone who travels all the t...

A Picked Pocket: A Piqued Perspective

Tamar Honig | Posted 07.27.2016 | Travel
Tamar Honig

I feel a forceful tugging at my hand and before I have time to register the shock of being robbed, the pickpocket hastily disappears into the crowds and I am dashing right after him. I can hear myself shouting, alternating in Spanish and English, pleading for someone to stop him.

Where To Find The Best Pizza In Vietnam

Courtney and H.J. Derr | Posted 06.16.2014 | Taste
Courtney and H.J. Derr

Turns out, there are lots of valid reasons to eat pizza in Vietnam.

5 Questions to Ask About a Friend's Experience Abroad

Gina Ciliberto | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel
Gina Ciliberto

I don't know how to say, "I have stories I'd like to share with you," without being self-indulgent. And I suspect that those on the other end of the conversation don't know how to ask.

Romantic Getaways Gone Awry

Budget Travel | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

"I can't say a lot of honeymooning went on, but my in-laws did give us a trip we'll never forget."

Traveling in Sin: A Travel Memoir Book Review

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 01.13.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Written in a highly unusual narrative style, it pops between "he said" and "she said" with the authors each penning part of every chapter as they traverse a dozen countries.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Bar, Or How I Crashed That Wedding in Fiji

Fathom | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Fathom

"I'm so sorry to crash your wedding, but our bure mom forced it. I just got here and had no idea what was going on," I explain through my plastic smile. The bride and groom both reassure me that everyone staying on Turtle Island during a grand wedding is invited to be a part of the party.

A Year in Review: The Craziest Travel Stories of 2013

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.15.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

As the year draws to a close, U.S. News Travel takes a look back at some of the wildest, wackiest and most outrageous travel stories of 2013. Next time you encounter a snafu while traveling, remember, it could always be worse.

The Bourbon Orleans: One of New Orleans' Best Hotels

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

They're very proud of their ghosts in NOLA, and I saw charming signs throughout the French Quarter hung on real estate shingles: "Haunted" or "Not Haunted." The Bourbon Orleans is no exception.

Not Worth It

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel

1. When you spent more money on housesitters and dogsitters than on your hotel room. 2. When you lost your credit card on the first night so you ...

A Private Visit to Stonehenge

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 11.25.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

The first time I saw Stonehenge was at night a dozen years ago; it was exactly midnight, in fact.

Why My Honeymoon Was A Total Disaster

Posted 09.04.2013 | Weddings

The honeymoon is the light at the end of the tunnel for many brides and grooms-to-be who have had it up to here with wedding planning. But unfortunate...

Super-Short Travel Disaster Stories

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.26.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

As much as we celebrate the joys of travel, we know it's not all fun and games when you're on the road. Disaster can strike in ways large and small.

10 Travelers Who Set Their Worries Aside And Bought A One-Way Ticket

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.09.2013 | Travel

Many of us dream of packing our belongings, buying a plane ticket to that place we've always dreamed of going, and starting a new life. Have you ever ...

How This Became My Home

Rain Embuscado | Posted 04.18.2013 | HuffPost Home
Rain Embuscado

Who said you had to leave home to travel?

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.

PHOTOS: 10 Unbelievable Travel Tales

Cheapflights | Posted 12.17.2012 | Travel
Cheapflights

Every travel experience is an adventure, but there are a few travel tales that seem to stand out from the rest.

On The Fear of Letting Go: Meeting My Future Self In Rome

Brenda Della Casa | Posted 11.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Brenda Della Casa

My journey to Italy started out as a top-of-the-bucket-list dream that I was never quite sure I would cross off.