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14 New, Must-See Public Artworks Across the Globe

ARTINFO | Posted 10.19.2013 | Arts

Here we go. 1. Hamburg, Germany: "Crossing the Elbe" by Anthony McCall Anthony McCall "Crossing the Elbe" in Hamburg, Germany -- © Martin Rog...

11 Awesome Footbridges Around the World

Findery | Posted 10.19.2013 | Travel

Modern and old, organic and manufactured, quaint and high, inviting and terrifying. Here's a list of 11 remarkable footbridges around the world.

A (Small) Dash of Soviet Nostalgia

Ryan O'Rourke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Ryan O'Rourke

Jolted back to life by the screeching of iron, I quickly sat up in my bunk and glanced through the foggy window of my Soviet-era train at an ever-slowing blur of Cyrillic letters. In mere moments I would finally step into the mysterious capital of Belarus, the notorious "last dictatorship in Europe."

Iceland With a Toddler - A Photo Blog

Limari Colon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Limari Colon

"Why Iceland?" My friends ask me when I tell them I just returned from an awesome trip. I'm happy to report it was our best trip yet! We had the time of our lives and I've got pictures to prove it. Here's what you can do if you're planning a trip to Iceland with a toddler:

5 Hip and Cool Yoga Destinations

Alison Lewis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Alison Lewis

Take your yoga practice to new heights with these beautiful destinations with unique, hip and cool yoga classes. Regardless of the style of yoga you typically practice, you will find life-changing experiences here. Grab your mat and check out my top five picks.

How to Celebrate Your Birthday Abroad

Ashley Mateo | Posted 12.18.2013 | Travel
Ashley Mateo

This year, instead of putting myself through the entirely self-generated cycle of hype versus reality, I decided to just leave the country for my birthday. My best friend and I booked a trip to Greece, land of luxurious beaches, gorgeous sunsets and more than a little history.

America's Ugliest College Campuses

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.18.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Campus exteriors are sometimes beautiful, often plain, and occasionally so ugly that students use the term "warts" to describe building elements. While these campuses won't win any beauty competitions, if you're choosing a college based on looks alone, you're probably doing it wrong.

Author Gary Kamiya Sings a Love Song to San Francisco

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 12.18.2013 | Books
Barbara Falconer Newhall

Due to a common writing misstep, Gary Kamiya, a highly experienced writer and editor, found himself with only six months to write a 385-page book. The book is a love song in 49 chapters to his home town.

Making Friends Is Easier Abroad

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 12.18.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

As expats go, we're very lucky in a number of ways. But one of the best things we have going for us is that we are each other's best friend.

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in the U.S. (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.18.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

As a visit to any of the nation's best vegetarian restaurants will affirm, there's never been a better time to eat your veggies.

6 Great Destinations That Survived Sandy

Budget Travel | Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

While so much work still needs to be done in many of New York and New Jersey's residential areas, several popular destinations have bounced back. From the Hamptons to the Jersey Shore, here are six popular places that survived the storm and why you should pay them a visit.

Is Your Favorite Travel "Expert" Blacklisted?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.18.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Who do I trust? The answer may matter to you more than you think, because the folks I call my sources become your sources. They add credibility and context to the customer service stories that you read on my consumer advocacy site. But I also have a "do not quote" list...

These Incredible Hotels Will Leave You Feeling Like A Completely New Person

Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel

Healing Hotels of the World strives to change the way you think about vacation. The hotel collection offers a unique take on travel, one that emph...

Top 10 Marvels of the Modern World

minube | Posted 10.18.2013 | Travel

While the ancient wonders of the world are indeed spectacular, this most recent millennium also has its fair share of jaw-dropping testaments to political, religious or simple human greatness. Here's our list of the most staggering structures hatched from the human imagination.

TSA, Remove These People From Security Lines at Once!

Greg Schwem | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

As a 100,000-mile-a-year flyer, allow me to include a few individuals who, while not dangerous, still are menaces to the quality of air travel. If witnessed, they should be removed from security lines immediately, primarily so they don't suffer bodily harm at the hands of fellow passengers.

The Best Islands in the World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 12.17.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Every year in our annual Readers' Choice Awards, we ask our fellow travelers to rate the world's best hotels, islands, airlines, and cruise lines. Just in time for getting your mind off of fall, we present the best islands in the world.

Truth Revealed at 40,000 Feet

Bill Donius | Posted 12.17.2013 | Impact
Bill Donius

A total stranger made a startling revelation to me on a recent plane trip. It was as if I had somehow strapped a lie detector onto him. The result w...

America's Best Haunted Hotel Tours

MiniTime | Posted 10.17.2013 | Travel

Hotels may have ghosts lurking their halls year-round, but those spirits seem to get awfully busy in October. Here are some hotels where you can try your hand at ghost-hunting.

How to Spot (and Avoid) Resort Fees

Shermans Travel | Posted 12.17.2013 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Ah, those pesky resort fees. We've all encountered them in our travels, lurking on our hotel bills. The things included in your fees run the gamut from the sublime to the ridiculous.

Best Places to See Fall Colors

Budget Travel | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

It's the most colorful time of the year! Here in the northeast, we're surrounded by beautiful shades of orange, red, and yellow as leaf-peeping season kicks into full swing -- but you don't have to be in just one region to appreciate all the fall foliage.

10 Airports With Awesome Amenities

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Wether you've encountered a travel setback or you have some time to kill before your flight, this list of airports with awesome amenities will help keep you occupied in transit. After reading this roundup, you'll be begging for a longer layover.

The Top 10 Cities in the U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Earlier this year we all went mad for the "Friendliest and Unfriendliest U.S. Cities" list, and now we bring you the all around best. Napa's beautiful; Savannah, GA has "got it all"; New York is "electric." Agree? Disagree?

10 Tips: Travel Bargains That Aren't Worth It

Fathom | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

I've spent the last two years knee-deep in deals and discounts. It's been a travel-heavy trip: I've hopscotched from the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul to a luxury outlet mall outside Tokyo. From that journey, both literal and metaphorical, here are my top ten lessons.

Kindness ONE: The Generosity of Strangers Around the World

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

What this trip is showing me is that we are all one. That the TV news and the negativity that we are bombarded by, everyday, although real, is not the fabric that so many people live their lives by.

10 B&Bs Serving Up Paranormal Pinot Noirs And Scary Sauvignons | Posted 12.15.2013 | Travel

Did you know some B&Bs make ideal supernatural playgrounds? These centuries-old homes have seen guests come and go, while others have decided to stay for eternity. Here are 10 inns ripe with supernatural activity and full-bodied fun.