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10 Ridiculously Romantic Travel Destinations to Feel the Love

Ginny Copestake | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Ginny Copestake

These dreamy travel spots give us all the loving feels, so grab your other half and book the next available ticket to one of (or all of) these crazy romantic travel destinations...

Cuban Accommodations

Rick Steves | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

The sudden spike in tourism in an economy with nowhere near enough infrastructure -- plus the embargo that makes it complicated to make payments from the USA or by credit card -- means that booking a room ahead is frustrating.

The Gift that Travels a Thousand Miles

Melissa Curry | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women
Melissa Curry

Somewhere above the clouds midway across the Atlantic Ocean, flying to Miami with Virgin, I had an epiphany. The little Bar of Success, now available ...

The Best Cruise Ships for 2016

Cruise Critic | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Cruise Critic

The winners of the 2016 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards have been announced, naming the best cruise ships of the year, based entirely on member ...

25 Reasons to Love the World We Live In

Collette Stohler | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Collette Stohler

As I've circumnavigated the globe, the world has shown me a whole new meaning to the kindness of a stranger, given significance to a sunset, and inspired a greater love for the beautiful world we live in.

How To Spend 24-7-365 With Someone

How Far From Home | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
How Far From Home

It has been just the two of us, non-stop, glued together, seeing each other's good sides, tired sides, hangry sides and back sides. It's been just the two of us and our desire to create, travel, explore, and see this fantastic world. I gotta stop and wonder, 'how did I get so lucky?'

A Trip to Europe Will Change You Forever. Here's Why...

Ginny Copestake | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Ginny Copestake

The world is a big old place, and sometimes one of the biggest travelling challenges can actually be deciding where to venture to next. When you're ch...

Travel around the world on a "3rd World Passport"? Here are the stories of 7 Filipino Adventurers

Kach Medina Umandap | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Kach Medina Umandap

A lot of people want to travel and I have recently been talking to many people who want to do it long term - their only real worries: A Philippines pa...

The World's Most Shark Infested Beaches

The Active Times | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
The Active Times

The beautiful white sand and big ocean waves are just what you need for your vacation at the beach. But be careful of the danger lurking beneath the w...

Freedom Trumps View at 30,000 Feet

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

I love the view at 30,000 feet. It's one of the greatest things about flying. But unless the flight is under two hours, there's absolutely no way I'm ...

The Art Of Kissing Big Cats

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 02.12.2016 | Arts
Johnathan Lee Iverson

It is clear to anyone who has been privileged to see Alexander and his big cats at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, either during the show or at one of our many Animal Scout Clinics that their rapport is one of mutual respect.

Travel, The Greatest Educator!

Caroline Hart | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Caroline Hart

When I was very young growing up in England back in the 60's and 70's I was so lucky to have parents who loved to travel and at the time I didn't realize it but they were giving me the best of educations too!

Panama City: Time for Family Fun!

Kiley Smith | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Kiley Smith

Panama City Beach Bans Alcohol During Spring Break - Time for Family Fun! 2016 is prepped to be a year unlike any other for Panama City Beach. T...

Full-Time Travelers Have A Journey Beyond Photographs

Jema Anderson | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Jema Anderson

Do you ever look outside of yourself and think, I wish I could do that? As I dive deeper into the world of travel writing, I find that once again I am only seeing the outer edges of a bubble that holds the real stuff inside. It's just like everything else, the ideal snapshot only tells one side of the story.

Meeting A Man On A Plane And Falling In Love After 50

Jackie Walker | Posted 02.12.2016 | Fifty
Jackie Walker

Approaching my 55th birthday I said a prayer, 'Please let true love come into my life at this stage of my journey.' A couple of years later I was on a plane headed home from a speaking engagement in Chicago. A few minutes later, with cellphone in hand, a tall handsome gentleman strode up the aisle.

NYC Travel: The Hotel Giraffe's Quiet Elegance

Philip David Morton | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Philip David Morton

The Giraffe Hotel is a hidden jewel on the east side of Manhattan at 26th and Park, once considered a neighborhood off the beaten track and now a gentrified area of shops and cafes, which if you know NYC is a neighborhood of beautiful architecture.

Money in Cuba

Rick Steves | Posted 02.11.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

The ongoing American embargo has a crippling impact on the Cuban economy. As is the case with most embargos, rather than bring about the overthrow of ...

Why Hourly Hotels Are No Longer Just for Afternoon Delights

JustLuxe | Posted 02.11.2016 | Travel

Photo Credit: By Nicolle Monico Rent-by-the-hour hotels have gotten a bad rap over the years. Stereotypically they are used for un...

Winter Survival Kit: 20 Items To Save Your Life

The Active Times | Posted 02.11.2016 | Travel
The Active Times

Imagine that you're visiting friends in their country house and you get a flat after spinning on ice. It's the countryside so the reception is not goo...

West Lake Rhapsody: A View From Hanoi

Grryo | Posted 02.11.2016 | Arts

This article originally appeared as a guest article on Grryo My name is Nga Hoang and I am from Hanoi, Vietnam. Bitten by the storytelling bug at an ...

Made It In America

Saleem Ahmed | Posted 02.11.2016 | Arts
Saleem Ahmed

In my last article, I wrote about scanning photographs from old family albums found in Udaipur. While a majority of the images depicted India, I kept ...

How to Squeeze Out Some Extra Mileage When You're Low On Fuel

Map Happy | Posted 02.11.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Roll up those windows. Reducing drag on the vehicle, especially on the highway, can add a few extra miles to that last gallon. This can mean the difference between stalling out on the shoulder or stalling out at the fuel pump.

The Adult's Guide to Crushing Disney World

Thrillist | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel

Since we like to encourage responsible parenting, this might not be the best time to take part in the aforementioned drinking-around-the-world challenge. But, you can surely eat around the world, stopping for a bite at each of the quick-service spots in each country.

A True Valentine's Love Story

Lynda Freeman | Posted 02.10.2016 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

Several years later we remain together. It's amazing how much we've done, experienced, and accomplished despite what people would say.

10 Museums in the U.S. Focused on African American History

JoAnna Niles | Posted 02.11.2016 | Black Voices
JoAnna Niles

Black History Month or African American History month is a celebration of African American's role in the U.S. Though most of it was done involuntarily, our blood, sweat, tears and lives literally built this country.