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Talking Journeys, Objects and Mothers with Swoon

Susan Harlan | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts
Susan Harlan

We still really need spaces of wonder. They don't have to be about a specific religious narrative, but they have the capacity to transport you into a different state of mind. And for me, I feel both a desire to experience it and to make it.

Two-Day Roman Holiday

John Mariani | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
John Mariani

Right about now, Rome is overflowing with tourists glued to guidebooks and iPhones, rather than actually looking at the city's grandeur, statues, churches and paintings.

The Biggest Little (Underrated) City

Findery | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
Findery

Forget the flashy lights and cigarette stench of the casinos and come discover the other side of small business owners and artists that make Reno a community.

Disconnected (and Detained) in Cuba: My 'Third Metric' Experience

Michael Maisel | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Maisel

Forced to disconnect, I was able to challenge my own preconceived academic assumptions of what I would find in a 2014-era Cuba. On a more spiritual level, I underwent a heightened sense of awareness that I thought was reserved for fictional characters

How Global Visa Changes Impact Travelers

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Many countries have taken heed of the traveler's plight and simplified their visa processes. Here is a list of countries that have recently updated their visa requirements -- see how those updates affect you.

Finding and Renting an Apartment in Europe

Andy Steves | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel
Andy Steves

There are two routes you can choose from when you are looking for an apartment in Europe. You can use a direct booking website or you can go through a rental agency.

Private Memberships to Have Now (PHOTOS)

Departures Magazine | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

In a globalized world, member-based organizations have never mattered -- or meant -- more.

Surviving 18 Months Traveling With My Wife

Kip Patrick | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
Kip Patrick

Was surviving our sojourn an achievement worth noting on a resume? And more importantly, am I so terrible a travel partner as to note mere survival as a successful outcome? This would require serious thought.

This Is The Tour Of Barcelona You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel

It is no secret that Barcelona is a vibrant international destination, but the city has never looked livelier -- or lovelier -- than it does in these ...

To Speak With God, Press '6'

Greg Schwem | Posted 09.08.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

My religious epiphany occurred in the midst of trying to locate the concierge at the Grand Wailea hotel, a Maui vacation destination that will play host to my family later this month.

3 Luxury Paris Hotels You'll Never Want to Leave

Jinna Yang | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

Say hello to Paris and three of the city's most magnificent hotels.

Top 10 Tips for Flying with Special Needs Children

Meg Harris | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
Meg Harris

If it is their first flight, take them to the airport in the days before the flight to get them used to seeing the planes take off and land and hearing the noises. It gives you a nice time to talk to them about their upcoming experience.

Taste the World in Ljubljana

Inga Batur | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
Inga Batur

We are not modern nomads traveling the world and eating cool, different and uniqe foods. For the better part of the year we are stuck at home, planning our next great escape but until that date comes, we don't just sulk in the corner and wait.

Her Husband Asked Her To Take A Trip – 47 States Later, This Couple Lives Life On The Road, Permanently!

Posted 07.09.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Travel Safely: Evidence of Abundance #3

Peter Diamandis | Posted 09.08.2014 | Good News
Peter Diamandis

If you have a fear of flying, don't. The data are very clear: If you have to travel someplace, the safest way is by airplane. The increase in sensors, materials science and design capabilities are giving us a world where we are safer.

Daily Meditation: The World Before You

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.09.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Spanish Guerrilla Street Photography

Carl Pettit | Posted 09.07.2014 | Arts
Carl Pettit

Sergio de Arrola is a Spanish guerrilla artist and photographer who is uncomfortable with the moniker "artist." Sergio's mission, it seems, is to depict the world in black, as well as striking color.

Money 101: Tips for Exchanging Currency Before a Trip

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

Exchanging money before a trip abroad can be a little confusing -- we get questions all the time about how to avoid certain fees and get the best rate. Here are our tried-and-true currency tips to keep in mind, no matter where you're going.

This Is What Happens When You Visit A Greek Market Early In The Morning (VIDEO)

David Rosengarten | Posted 09.07.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

The place is ringed by dining establishments, which I cannot resist, even at 9 a.m.!

Are Airline Pet Fees Justified? Passengers Say No, But There Are Costs Involved

George Hobica | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

You'd be surprised what can happen when you mix animals and airplanes.

Being a Lowly Tourist in a Pretentious Paris: How to Thrive in the City of Light

Jacqueline Herrera | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel
Jacqueline Herrera

There is a "je ne sais quoi" in moving to a new city, one as magnificent and idyllic as Paris, and discovering it on your own, not through what you think you should do because people say you MUST go the Louvre.

From Florida to Havana: A Reporter's Guide to Traveling to Cuba

Carrie Seidman | Posted 09.06.2014 | Travel
Carrie Seidman

As I boarded the plane at Havana's José Martí Airport to return to Tampa after a week-long stay in Cuba I felt pulled in two directions.

5 Cities to Travel to With Your Grandchildren

Honey Good | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel
Honey Good

Grandparents, we are celebrating a great time of the year -- the happy summer months! It is the time when grandparents and parents can pack up their family and travel our great country...the home of the brave and the free... our beautiful United States of America.

Teen Girls Get Muddy and Do Beautiful Things in Peru With The Advice Project

The Advice Project | Posted 09.06.2014 | Travel
The Advice Project

They say home is where the heart is. And where is the heart but a place that makes a person feel good, strong, smart and adventurous - a place where instead of feeling self-consciousness over looks, a teen can make conscious decisions to do beautiful things?

The Mountain of Athens

Michael Schuermann | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

After your first day's obligatory ascent of the Acropolis and a second day of more ruins scattered among 1970s residential homes, you may yearn for something completely different. A mountain, for instance?