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Creative Escapes: 3 B&B's Where Your Art Can Take Shape

BnBFinder.com | Posted 04.17.2015 | Travel
BnBFinder.com

Fancy yourself a painter? Still dreaming of college art seminars? You may not be able to commit to taking ongoing classes in your day-to-day life, but a weekend getaway at an inn could double as a time for some serious artistic indulgence.

The Ultimate San Francisco Checklist

College Tourist | Posted 04.17.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

With so much to do in San Francisco, a visit to this west coast culture hub can be overwhelming for even the most seasoned traveler. From its many neighborhoods, hilltop vistas, foodie spots and beyond, this glorious city is basically the poster child for the United States.

Around the World in 8 Stunning Sunsets

The Outbound Collective | Posted 04.17.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

There are sunsets... and then there are sunsets. This collection of adventurous destinations is the latter. We hope that you get a chance to go out and experience views like these for yourself.

The Top 8 Cheapest Flight Destinations in the EU: Summer 2015

Hipmunk | Posted 04.17.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

It's late afternoon. Chances are you're staring into space and not wanting to do work. So, let us help you do something productive; plan out your optimal summer vacation.

Instant Achievement

Laura Berger | Posted 04.17.2015 | Travel
Laura Berger

We undulated the never-ending steep path while clumsily hurdling felled trees many feet in diameter and used limbs lain from bank to bank to cross rivers like a tightrope. Someone did occasionally end up in the drink.

The Best Way to Learn a New Language... Fast!

Quora | Posted 04.17.2015 | Education
Quora

What works best when learning a new language?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Lear...

A Taste of Thailand

Findery | Posted 04.17.2015 | Travel
Findery

Of all the things I imagined Thailand to be, I never expected it to make me feel so beautifully overwhelmed.

The Most Useless Travel Products To Pack

Map Happy | Posted 04.17.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

There's the good, bad and ugly of travel gear. I bristle when I think about all the gear I've purchased thinking I'd "need" it and then went untouched for months.

Before Booking That 'Perfect' Vacation Rental, Make Sure It's Not a Scam

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.17.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The bottom line is, no matter which service you use to find and book a vacation rental, remember that it isn't the same as booking a hotel room. Rental agreements are between you and the owner, not necessarily a brick-and-mortar business with accounting and customer service departments.

10 Caribbean Islands You Can Fly to For Less

Hopper.com | Posted 04.17.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

City dwellers eager to leave behind the stresses and worries of their day-­to­-day lives can't do much better than a trip to the Caribbean, where all-­inclusive resorts, quaint colonial towns, beautiful beaches and constant sunshine delight over 10 million American visitors every year.

The 9 People You'll Meet At The Airport

PureWow | Posted 04.17.2015 | Travel
PureWow

The long lines. The uncomfortable security checks. The ill manners. The inebriation. Air travel is intrinsically unpleasant.

The Future of Access in Hotels Is in the Design

Eric Lipp | Posted 04.16.2015 | Impact
Eric Lipp

Access and inclusion for hotel and lodging changed forever in 2010. That year proved to be a very defining year for hotels and accessibility for people with disabilities. The US Department of Justice issued new standards under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

The 8 Best Food Cities In The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Travelers love to eat -- that's why every year, as part of our Readers' Choice Awards survey, we ask our readers to rank their favorite food cities around the world.

Slovenia: Travels in Central Europe's Green Gem

Rachel Stern | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Rachel Stern

The tongue-twister stems from the Slovenian word for "beloved" -- an apt name for an often overlooked European country, and its walkable main city, subtly sandwiched in between Austria, Italy, Hungary and Croatia.

South Africa: A Nation at War With Itself

Alex Matthews | Posted 04.16.2015 | World
Alex Matthews

Returning to a city you once lived in (and loved living in) is a bit like spending time with an erstwhile lover with whom you parted amicably. There is so much that still connects you, that remains feels familiar; and yet the encounter is fleeting.

An African in New York

Craig Howes | Posted 04.16.2015 | New York
Craig Howes

There are probably more articles about New York than there are stars in the sky. So I'm guessing you are sitting there thinking why should I read th...

The Top 10 Sights to See in Cuba

Architectural Digest | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

As travel restrictions lift and embargoes soften, AD's Mitchell Owens heads to Havana, where the mojitos are sweet, the architecture is astounding, and society is embracing a new era.

10 Adventurous Digs That Totally Beat A Hotel Room

Architectural Digest | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

Make your next trip something truly out of the ordinary with our roundup of offbeat travel accommodations, including tepees in Texas and tree houses in Sweden.

The 8 Greatest Tiki Bars In America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The first tiki bar, Don the Beachcomber, opened in Los Angeles in 1933; it started a sensation as celebrities were regularly spotted sipping mai tais, eating pu pu platters, and listening to ukulele tunes.

8 Lessons I Learned From Traveling Solo

Elodie Cheesman | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Elodie Cheesman

With a six-week long university break stretching out before me and indecisive friends "umm-ing" and "aah-ing" over holiday plans, I decided to travel alone. My solo adventures in Copenhagen, Budapest and Vienna really emboldened me. Corny as it is to say, my solo traveling experience has literally opened up a world of possibilities.

The Extraordinary Life of Rita Kallerhoff: Could She be the World's Greatest Under-Discovered Artist?

Larry Dvoskin | Posted 04.15.2015 | Arts
Larry Dvoskin

This blog is the second installment of a "Do What You Love: Travel" series published here on February 3, 2015. It describes my road trip to Morocco and how I accidentally came upon Rita Kallerhoff.

When Adults Behave Worse Than Children

Lianne Mandelbaum | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Lianne Mandelbaum

My son said the most frightening moment he has ever had was when an airline manager in Denver told us, "If you think he's going to die, don't get on the plane."

Cotacachi, Ecuador: A Bit of Everything for Everyone - 7 Countries, 7 Months, 3 Kids

Michael DeSa | Posted 04.15.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

While I was in the Cloud Valley, having grand adventures through uncharted jungles and drinking mystery sugar cane drinks, Katie and the boys strolled around the town and soaked up the culture.

12 Life Lessons you Can Learn From Crossing the Street in Vietnam

SmarterTravel | Posted 04.15.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

The question, "how did the tourist cross the road" is not a joke, it's a real query from most visitors to Vietnam. To make it to the other side, you need to be brave, focused, and a risk-taker -- just like in life. Here are 12 life lessons that you can learn from crossing the street in Vietnam:

Why You Should Always Know What Kind Of Plane You're On

SmarterTravel | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Although some important factors, like noise or smoothness, are inherent to the plane model itself, others depend on how each airline outfits its planes.