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A Festival a Month for 2015

Natalie Compagno | Posted 01.24.2015 | Travel
Natalie Compagno

Great festivals are conducive to great travel. They are mankind at its best - free-spirited and welcoming. They also offer countless opportunities for the unexpected. Here is a festival a month to put on your calendar for 2015. And don't worry, January's festival doesn't start until the end of the month, there is still time to get to all of them.

Get Lost In The World's Biggest Labyrinth

HuffPost Italy | Giacomo Talignani | Posted 01.25.2015 | Travel

The labyrinth of Franco Maria Ricci (photo: Carlo Vannini) Bambù the terrier makes an excellent guide. He races around on all fours through the ...

9 Definitive Reasons Why You Should NOT Move To The Caribbean

Amanda Walkins | Posted 01.23.2015 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

Living on an island in the Caribbean, surrounded by jungle-covered hills and picture-perfect beaches sounds like a dream. Wake up, enjoy a cup of coffee and fresh fruit picked from the trees around your house -- But this might not really be the dream life for everyone.

Beyond the Rum and Cigars

John M. Eger | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics
John M. Eger

On a trip to Cuba recently, it was clear to me that change is in the air. It wasn't just that President Obama and Raúl Castro had agreed to see if relations could be normalized, nor was it an admission that communism had failed. Rather, it seems to be an understanding that some form of capitalism is sorely needed to breathe life into the Cuban economy.

What I'm Drinking Now

John Mariani | Posted 01.23.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

The blasts of winter make the choice of full-bodied wines a little too easy, and, as always, I pick my wines to go with my food.

Your Everything Guide To Traveling Solo

PureWow | Posted 01.23.2015 | Travel
PureWow

Robert Frost was on to something: Sometimes the most relaxing journey is a solo one. Here, the best places to see on your own, plus some tried-and-true tips for going it alone.

The Most Beautiful Beaches in Greece

Jinna Yang | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
Jinna Yang

here's something just so romantic about the colors so prominent here -- bright whites and deep blues, and outside of the cities so rich in history, the surrounding islands are usually home to the most beautiful beaches in the world.

How To Travel Without Going Anywhere

Findery | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
Findery

Try the guidelines below to re-explore where you live. Pretend like you're traveling in another country, and you're likely to have one of the best Saturdays you've had in a while.

Top Travel Fears and How to Conquer Them

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Travel fears may start small, but they can take over and quash the very spirit that inspires us to explore the world. Here are ways to manage some of the most common fears associated with travel, from flight phobias to the specter of food poisoning.

10 Relaxing Resorts Where You Can Warm Up This Winter

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Feeling a bit worn out by winter? Then the time is right for a peaceful getaway, where snow shovels and polar vortexes are but a distant dream.

5 Cities Where Getting Lost Is A Good Thing

Shermans Travel | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Sometimes, when you travel, a magical thing happens. You've put your guidebook away and just followed your nose, eyes or feet through a city.

Want to Travel More? Here Are 5 Tips to Get Started

Tausha Cowan | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
Tausha Cowan

While big bucket list trips are undoubtedly amazing, it's easy to forget how great it is to explore any new place, whether near or far. Travel is about discovery and this can happen in the next town over just as much as it can on the other side of the world.

Brooklyn Magazine's Margaret Eby on Her Go-To Spots in Brooklyn

Sarah Stodola | Posted 01.22.2015 | New York
Sarah Stodola

When Margaret Eby moved from her native Alabama to New York City, like many college freshman before her, she found that her first New York experience revolved around Manhattan. But after graduation she found her way to an apartment in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. "It feels more like home" than other spots she's lived, she says.

How to Dress Like a Local in Top U.S. Cities

Orbitz.com | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

It's the number one rule of seasoned travelers: Dress like a local, not like a tourist. Okay, it's our number one rule. But don't worry. Our field guide to fashion in America's top cities will help ensure you'll fit right in, from coast to coast.

How I Negotiated $675 in Travel Fees With Two Phone Calls

Cliff Hsia | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel fees will kill any travel budget. Baggage fees, flight change fees, and rental car alternate location drop-off fees, hotel reservation cancellation fees, etc... All these fees add up quickly and make travel more expensive than it should be. So what can you do so that travel fees don't take up a huge chunk of your travel budget?

Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

Travelzoo | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Travelzoo

So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.

How to Land the Best Holiday Jobs Abroad

Dan Miles | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Dan Miles

I recently worked out that I have spent 15 of the last 20 years working abroad; ranging from tending bar and waiting tables, to teaching, to working on a stall that sold missiles at an arms fair (no experience necessary apparently).

An Endearing Arrogance in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Jake Threadgould | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Jake Threadgould

For Nasrin the headscarf transcends aesthetics, it is a symbol of the Islamic Republic itself. A symbol of that which reduces her to something that she is not. A symbol of something that can quite literally smother her identity. Only in the alcoves of this rigid regime, such as the corner of her friend's café, could she be herself.

How To Work When You're On The Road

Map Happy | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

For the past three or so years, there hasn't been one trip where I've completely abstained from work.

Cephalonia

Lysander Migliaressis | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Lysander Migliaressis

Cephalonia is a sun-kissed destination, where nature and bird lovers, visitors eager for cultural experiences, honeymooners or third age people seeking privacy at a tranquil beach to cherish the sun, can spend a relaxed, carefree holiday with lots of interesting experiences.

Best Villa Rental Agencies

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

These days, many villa rental agencies double as personal concierges, organizing private tours of museums, hands-on cooking classes, and more. These experts have you covered.

The World's Most Breathtaking Waterfalls

The Active Times | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
The Active Times

Waterfalls aren't just cascading tons of water over the edge of a cliff, they are an example of the power of nature, an earthly wonder and a reminder that something as dainty as water has the power to erode something as tough as rock.

LA To Chicago: This Timelapse Takes You Across America In A Minute

Roadtrippers | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Roadtrippers

For a bite-size taste of the most beautiful views, stunning landmarks, and incredible natural features, we sent out adventure timelapser Joel Schat from La to Chicago to capture the sights of Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon, Crater Lake, to the The Willis Tower (Sears Tower) and everything in between.

Coolest Travel Gadgets From CES (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The world's thinnest tablet. The lightest 13-inch laptop. The first-ever truly wireless earbuds. These are a few of the groundbreaking gadgets shown at International CES in Las Vegas, where the 2015 show was the largest ever, with more than 170,000 attendees.

These Beach Hotels Are Where?!

Oyster | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
Oyster

We'll make the assumption that when most people hear the word "beach," England isn't the first place that comes to mind. But England is actually home to some pretty spectacular spots on the sand, and after checking out these seaside hotels, you'll never leave England off of your beach vacation bucket list again.