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How to Catch an Airline Pricing Glitch

Grace McClure | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Grace McClure

Although pure, unadulterated luck certainly plays a factor, there are other ways to increase your chances of becoming one of the "chosen ones."

Resolve to Explore the Golden State in 2014

Tracy Christoph | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

It's not too late to make a New Year's resolution, or if you've already given up on yours, start all over with a resolution to travel west in 2014. And having just wrapped up an amazing trip to California, I can guarantee that resolving to travel through the Golden State will be a commitment worth keeping.

Best Cities for Skiers

Hipmunk | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel
Hipmunk

Snow is falling, which means it's time to hit the slopes! Here are our top cities for anyone who is looking to spend some time in the snow.

Too Connected When You Travel?

William D. Chalmers | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

It is hard to get lost when your Smartphone's GPS won't let you. It is hard to allow absence make the heart grow fonder when you are connected 24/7.

10 Fun-filled Friends' Getaways

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Valentine's Day isn't going anywhere, so we singletons (and it's complicated-tons) might as well go somewhere. During the flurry of February 14th is an ideal time to skip town and indulge in some unadulterated fun sans romantic pressure.

Madrasati: My Responsibility. My Community. My Future

Carla Moreno | Posted 04.01.2014 | Education
Carla Moreno

Education is my shield, my sword and my olive branch. -- Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan As an educator and adventurer, travel is essential to my ...

Exploring the Uniqueness of Namibia: An Unconventional Safari Experience

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

For those willing to get off the beaten path, Namibia is a traveler's paradise with unlimited potential to explore.

8 Free/Nearly Free Things to Do in Aspen

Alison Lewis | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel
Alison Lewis

Most people think Aspen is another expensive ski town. I went two weeks ago with my son for his 13th birthday, and I was amazed of all the free/nearly free awesome things to do. Here are my top eight picks.

7 Things Not to Miss in Hong Kong

The GypsyNesters | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Hong Kong is the world's most vertical city, with two hundred and ninety-three buildings higher than five hundred feet -- sixty more than second-place New York City.

The Craziest Market in the World: The Bamako Death Market

Paula Froelich | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Paula Froelich

When I went to Bamako, Mali, these baskets are what I expected to find. Then I went to the Death Market. Fun fact: People in the Wes...

The Importance Of Being Uncomfortable

Kamrin Baker | Posted 03.31.2014 | Teen
Kamrin Baker

I think it all started when I began watching Dora the Explorer as a child, that incessant urge to grab a backpack and slink down a rabbit hole somewhere. It was never about escaping anything, and it still isn't, but there has always been this dire need for me to go somewhere.

How to Ski Breckenridge

Fathom | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Fathom

I chose Colorado because I wanted good snow in December, and there aren't that many places you can be sure to get it. In California, December snow is inconsistent: In 2012, the Sierra Nevadas had more snow than any other mountain range in the world. In 2013: nada. It was all man-made.

Awesome and Artful Vintage Olympic Posters

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

There are a lot of advertisements out there for the Sochi Olympics right now, but these vintage travel posters are the ones we prefer.

Hate to Downhill? I've Found a Great Alternative

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 03.31.2014 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

Skate skiers get to pass the slower, classic skiers, leaving them literally in their tracks, and well -- not that I'm competitive or anything -- but it's totally badass. And at fifty-something, even a little badass is a good thing.

6 City Escapes To Calm Your Mind This Winter

Posted 01.29.2014 | Travel

Winter, it turns out, is hard to get through when you live in a city. There's only so much bitter cold and abundant snowfall that you can take without...

3 Reasons This American Will Never Leave Italy

Lisa Condie | Posted 03.31.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

The title is probably an exaggeration. I most likely will live in the United States again. Statistically, very few expats live out their lives in a foreign country. Most, eventually, find their way back to the land of their birth. So let me just say that these are the top three reasons that I can't imagine leaving Italy... today.

Why Women Make the Best Traveling Companions

Amy Koko | Posted 03.30.2014 | Women
Amy Koko

I watched in the reflection of a shop window as they disappeared into a street side cafe behind me. Those poor women, I thought. It most be so lonely traveling without a man

Travels with Journey and Friends: The Cliff Resort Pismo Beach Gets 5 Paws

LuxEco Living | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
LuxEco Living

"Best in Show for Service, Pet Amenities, Accommodations, Location and Marisol's Fabulous Cuisine" Nancy Chuda. The Cliff Resort gets LuxEcoLiving's ...

Proof of Ancient Aliens in the National Museum of Iraq?

Paula Froelich | Posted 03.30.2014 | Arts
Paula Froelich

One of the most amazing, inspiring museums a lot of people will (sadly) never get to visit is the National Museum Of Iraq in Baghdad.

10 Old Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

So, you didn't get a ticket to Sochi this winter. Not to worry, sports fans: There are still plenty of sites used in Olympic Games that are open to visitors.

The Only Yoga Retreats Worth Visiting, According to Expert Yogis

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

No matter where you choose, book any of these yoga retreats and you'll come back feeling zen, tan, and uh, bendy.

6 Amazing Bucket List Trips That Won't Break The Bank

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ashley Neglia | Posted 01.28.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Put these unforgettable getaways at the top of your list without breaking the bank. We calculated food and lodging co...

6 'Tourist Traps' Worth a Visit

Travelzoo | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Some spots have earned their bad reputation by charging high fees for underwhelming, overcrowded attractions. But others have cemented their status as beloved attractions, either by reinventing themselves or staying exactly the way you remember them from your childhood.

America's Best Food Truck Cities

Jetsetter.com | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

With the food truck trend continuing to grow, it's safe to say some of America's best grub now comes on wheels.

Best Hotels in the Caribbean 2014

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

When contemplating a Caribbean getaway, visions of aquamarine waves crashing against a honey-hued shoreline surely come to mind. What might not be as easy to imagine is where to bed down.