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Paitently Waiting: Five Hours in JFK's Terminal 8 and a Memorable First Day

Mac Cassells | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel
Mac Cassells

While an inconvenience, this delay provided our group of four to get to know each other, as we would be spending the next couple of weeks learning, eating and living together in Riva. Our group exchanged stories of our summers thus far and what we expected and wanted to do while in Europe.

Non-Touristy Places in San Francisco

Findery | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel
Findery

San Francisco is known all over as a popular tourist destination. With visitors from around the world seeking out famous landmarks, it can be tough to see the city's sights through the bustling crowds. For those seeking non-touristy places to visit in San Francisco, I have a few suggestions.

15 Reasons Every American Should Learn Spanish

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 08.31.2015 | Latino Voices

If you don’t already speak Spanish, you really should consider learning, like, ahora! Whether you want to improve your job prospects, keep your ...

6 Mobile Apps That Let You Book Travel on Your Phone

Hopper.com | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

In 2014, 33% of U.S. travelers used their smartphones to book flights hotels, transportation, and tours. And most experts say that number is only going to grow, as more and more travelers turn to their iPhones and Androids to book travel.

On Vacation? Rise and Shine -- Explore the Arts All Around You!

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 08.31.2015 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

Can you think of a trip you took where you didn't see an interesting piece of art or fascinating architecture, or learned something new about the local culture? I bet you can't. The arts become a part of the travel experience even when that isn't the intent of a trip.

Never Get Lost Again With This Basic Trick

Map Happy | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Some people are born with a sense of direction and some aren't. I just happen to be born with an excellent one, even if I don't know where most countries are on the map.

Tasca Chino Expands a Delectable Niche in NYC

John Mariani | Posted 08.31.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

The menu is long with tapas, dumplings (above), large plates, vegetables, paellas and charcuterie, so I just asked Ureña to send out whatever he'd like. We cried "no mas!" after two hours of amazing food.

Floyd Mayweather Is Terrible At Actually Packing When Traveling

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.31.2015 | Sports

A back-of-the-envelope packing list for any travel situation calls for sets of clothes, toiletries, a toothbrush, phone chargers -- basically, anythin...

Inspirock: Vacation Itinerary Creation Made Easy

Andrew Weinreich | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Andrew Weinreich

A few weeks ago, I went to Asheville for a 4-day cycling trip. I'm not a particularly good planner, and I'm terrible at thinking through itineraries in advance. My planning for this trip was similar to my planning for every other trip I take: a few days before the trip, or even once I land, I search TripAdvisor, Yelp and Google to make an itinerary.

Discovering Prince Edward Island, My Magic Sweater and the Woman Who Made It

Holly Robinson | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel
Holly Robinson

Before buying a house on Prince Edward Island, my husband and I rented places all over the island. Whether we were staying in Tignish or Fortune, Rustico Bay or Souris, though, we always spent time in Charlottetown.

5 Things Every Parent Needs To Know About Senior Year

Julie Fingersh | Posted 08.28.2015 | Fifty
Julie Fingersh

Skaftafell, Iceland -- With her whole life ahead of her, our daughter will likely forget this moment in our family's history, but I won't. I am sitt...

Love Locks: The History and Appeal

Frankie Rendón | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
Frankie Rendón

Although these symbols of eternal love will no longer be part of Paris' romanticized landscape, all you Romeos and Juliets can still take heart because more international centers are keeping the love locks tradition alive in their own unique ways.

Confuddling Cuba

College Tourist | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

I had to put my camera down and remind myself that this was not about capturing the perfect Instagram snap; this was about watching, learning and soaking up all that Cuba could offer.

Finding Thrills in New Jersey

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

When I was spending my high school years in New Jersey, all I could dream about was getting out and exploring the world. Now that I'm middle aged with two young kids growing up in Europe, New Jersey doesn't look so bad... at least when it comes to thrill rides.

Antibes, a Place for Joy

Andrew M. Tolentino | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
Andrew M. Tolentino

I am not tortured, and certainly not a genius, but if ever I found myself to be, like Fitzgerald, Greene and Picasso, I would know where to find joy. Antibes.

Notes on Travel, Loss and Forgetting

Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi | Posted 08.30.2015 | Travel
Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi

Something in travel releases us from the dead weight of ourselves, the empty husk, the old skin. I don't know how this happens.

Just a "Simple" Day-Trip to the City When You Can't See

Matthew A. Weed PhD | Posted 08.28.2015 | New York
Matthew A. Weed PhD

For someone who doesn't have significant challenges to manage, it's hard to truly understand the difference between our lives. Here's an example of what I, and many people who are either chronically ill or disabled, need to do to make a comparatively "easy" day trip to the city happen.

The World's 7 Most Beautiful Unspoiled Islands

Thrillist | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

"Unspoiled." The word conjures up images of chaste fawns lapping up crystal-clear waters in a lush valley while a harpist plays n the background. Or, we might've just described Bambi. But really, here are tourist-friendly islands where civilization hasn't yet fully ruined everything.

Eating Well in Martha's Vineyard

Rozanne Gold | Posted 08.29.2015 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

My husband and I trolloped around the island like gastronomads, looking for great things to eat. Some food was expensive and overwrought - and I encountered the worst lobster roll ever -- but mostly we were excited by what we found and continued our search for the sublime.

A Quick Guide To Japanese Etiquette

Jacada Travel | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Despite the array of social rules, for the Japanese, the most important thing is that you try; with the right attitude, all mistakes will be forgiven.

The 10 Most Scenic Pools On Instagram

Vogue | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
Vogue

This summer, our Instagram feeds have turned into an endless series of envy-inducing dispatches from around the world. The main culprit of late? The jaw-dropping pools.

Check Your Health Before You Check In For Your Next Flight

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Whatever condition you may be traveling with, always check with your physician if there's any question about the safety of flying.

Landmark Replicas That Are as Good as the Real Deal

CheapTickets | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
CheapTickets

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then some landmarks should be downright charmed. If you don't have the time or money to see the real thing, then opt for one of these faux versions of tourists attractions that are often imitated and nearly duplicated.

Retiring Overseas -- What About the Grandchildren?

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 08.27.2015 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

We have six grandchildren now ranging from one month to 11 years old, with another due in four months. So what's wrong with us? Are we cruel and heartless grandparents, who don't care about our kids or their kids?

The 7 Most Insane Abandoned Places In California

Thrillist | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Grant Marek Credit: Flickr/Thomas Hawk If you've ever seen I Am Legend or 28 Days Later you know that 1) there's something eerily fascinating a...