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Cuba in the Time of Cholera

Ko Im | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Ko Im

I wanted to head to Cuba while the Castro regime is in place and the U.S. has relaxed its policy through people-to-people programs. I did a cultural e...

Cancun: Save the Iguanas!

Mark I. Pinsky | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Mark I. Pinsky

For the crested, wrinkled amphibians lazing unmolested in the tropical sun, the billboards could mean only one thing: There goes the neighborhood. A virtual biosphere sacrificed for another cheap show to siphon tourists' dollars.

Panties Are Stuffed in the Bicycle Helmet, Ouagadougou, Here She Comes!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.30.2014 | Impact
Sidonie Sawyer

The excitement is reaching a fever pick. Tuesday is the day I say goodbye, knowing my youngest will be gone for years makes me feel like she is getting deployed -- only I am lucky she goes to a country at peace.

The Bay Area's Craft Beer Boom

WHERE | Posted 07.30.2014 | San Francisco
WHERE

Many, including both new and established places, are perfectly positioned for urban beer hiking -- think connoisseur's voyage, not pub crawl. Craft your own adventure with these five beer-tasting itineraries.

CityLove is Coming to You LIVE in Philadelphia!

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

In #Philly, old #buildings have big hearts and simple messages. #philAdelphia #pa #love #loveletter #preservation #savingplaces #urban #urbanex #ci...

10 Serene Swimming Holes You Should Visit This Summer

The Active Times | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Defined as a natural body of fresh water usually situated near a river, stream, creek or spring, these smaller but still substantial bodies of water are scattered all across the U.S. and offer even those who live in non-coastal areas the opportunity to wade and play in the water on warm spring and summer days.

These National Park Hotels Are as Pretty as the Parks They're In

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Check out 10 of the most amazing cabins and hotels within parks like Yellowstone, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon.

Hotels With Live Music

Departures Magazine | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

Whether it's sunset concerts sung in the local language at Malawi's Kaya Mawa resort, up-and-coming musicians performing at the Santa Monica beach club Casa del Mar or access to one of the most renowned music venues in the world at the W Austin, hotels have found a way to truly shape their atmosphere.

Two New York Steakhouses, Two Different Styles

John Mariani | Posted 07.30.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

The more links a steakhouse chain adds diminishes that quality significantly.

Sponsors, Mentors and Women Expats' Success

Yelena Parker | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women
Yelena Parker

Sponsors are critical for international moves. We need people who are personally invested in us, want to see us succeed and can use their position power to remove the final barriers. We also need mentors, people who we can trust and want to learn from.

Lost and Found in Translation

Marjorie Freimuth | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Marjorie Freimuth

From my adult students, I hear hectic work stories and anecdotes about their spouses and children, and I've congratulated them on birthdays and babies. And yet, all of this takes place in my linguistic comfort zone, not theirs.

Guide to Adventure Sports in Veracruz, Mexico

Off Track Planet | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Veracruz isn't the Mexico you are used to, and you'll thank us for that. Let your adrenaline loose for less, and get a taste of the real Mexico while you're at it.

5 Reasons You Should Prepare Nothing When You Move Abroad

Jessica Pan | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Jessica Pan

Pick a place, pick a purpose, book your flight and go! Just go. Don't read a travel book. Don't search on every forum. Do not take a language class. GO! Now. Put your shoes on and get out of town. You should get to your destination with as little research as possible...

Skateboarders Take to the Streets of Cuba (VIDEO)

HUMANITY.TV | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
HUMANITY.TV

Cuba isn't known for its non-conformists, so skateboarding, with its counter-cultural roots, is not a sport that has been encouraged on the Caribbean island. But a group of young individuals are still ollie-ing and grinding through the streets of Havana.

FInd Your Perfect Fitcation

SELF | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Instead of getting in killer shape for your vacation, why not do it on vacation? A new breed of getaways is designed to send you home healthier and happier.

30 Great Experiences For Your Travel Bucket List

Felice Shapiro | Posted 07.29.2014 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

My travel bucket list just got really long because I stole my friend's and added a few of my own to it. Just this past winter, I was on a women's ski trip and met a new friend from Toronto. We were talking about travels and she told me she had a travel bucket list. I loved that she had it on her iPhone. I asked if she minded sharing it with me and so she did.

Three Italian Towns Are Fighting Over Who Boasts The Narrowest Alley In Italy

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.30.2014 | Travel

Hands down, Italy has the best food and the best local arguments. Three towns in Italy are currently waging war over who gets to claim they boast ...

I Still Just Don't Understand

Paula H. Noe | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

I have been living my dream in Italy since September, so I have been watching and learning and trying hard to comprehend since then, with mixed succes...

How to Combat Flight Anxiety: 7 Tips to Keep Calm and Carry On

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

As any anxious flier can attest, air travel can inspire a sense of dread, panic and, at worst, paralyzing fear.

Francis Ford Coppola Creates His Vision of an Italian Palazzo

John Mariani | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
John Mariani

If you want to see how Coppola and his daughter, Sofia, think a modern gentiluomo should live, you have to drive through the gorgeous territory of Basilicata in southern Italy, along the Ionian coast, up to the hill town of Bernalda.

5 Very Good Reasons Why I'm Not On Board With Uber

George Hobica | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

Let's be clear: Uber has made a really slick little app. But when you fire it up and summon a driver, you're putting your life in their hands.

Daring Foodie or Leisure Lover? Iceland Has Both Covered

Travelzoo | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Just a five-hour flight from New York City, the Scandinavian-influenced capital of Iceland is awakening for the day when tourists from the night's red eye arrive. The sleepy scene promises a quiet retreat, but adventure seekers will also find plenty to occupy their schedules and taste buds.

Ballpark Bucket List: Flying to All 30 MLB Ballparks for Under $2,500

Hopper.com | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports
Hopper.com

Don't settle with just visiting one ballpark this baseball season, instead live out every baseball fan's dream and visit all 30 major league baseball stadiums! We've looked at two routes to do this: the cheapest route and the shortest route.

Wake-Up Fall in Your 60s

Celeste Carlucci | Posted 07.28.2014 | Fifty
Celeste Carlucci

Your 60s are a great time to start making each walk a mindful meditation. Pay attention to every step.

Why Your Image of Africa Is Wrong, and How to Change It

Francis Tapon | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
Francis Tapon

Just like there are many sides to America, there are many sides to Africa. Can you imagine if Africans stereotyped us just like we stereotype them?