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How To Survive A Long-Haul Flight Effortlessly

Map Happy | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

I think it's safe to say that no one enjoys long-haul flights. No one. But here's how to safely survive a couple of days trapped in an aluminum canister with your sanity intact.

Top 5 Safety Tips for the Solo Female Expat

Amanda Walkins | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

Solo female travelers have a plethora of information and advice available to them through a simple online search. But what about those single ladies looking to move somewhere new rather than simply passing through?

British Columbia Unveils a Virtual Reality Travel Experience

Karen Schaler | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
Karen Schaler

This week I got to take a mind-blowing journey to breathtaking British Columbia, Canada, without ever leaving where I live in New York City.

A Photographer's Quest to Document America's Vanishing Roadside Rest Stops

Ryann Ford | Posted 02.08.2015 | Arts
Ryann Ford

For the past five years, I've driven all over the country documenting America's rest stops. With drive-thrus and gas stations at nearly every exit, rest areas are losing the fight and are vanishing in nearly every state. Shortly after moving to Texas from California seven years ago, I was struck by a recurring sight - the humble rest stop. The more of these roadside parks I saw, the more inspired I became - there were tables shaded by faux oil rigs, teepees and wagon wheels, and geometric shapes echoing classic mid-century design.

Wellness Travel Trends for 2015

Linden Schaffer | Posted 02.06.2015 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

As personal health and wellness initiatives continue to gain momentum by leaps and bounds, travelers are taking a stand and refusing to sacrifice their latest lifestyle changes when they leave home.

6 Hotels That Have All Your Bases Covered (For Once You've, Er, Rounded the Bases)

Oyster | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Whether you've booked the room with the sole purpose of getting down with your significant other, or waves of passion spontaneously overtake you, the following hotels have everything you need to stay happy after you get lucky.

7 Gadgets You Should Never Use on a Plane

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

There are some things you just shouldn't bring on a plane: smelly cheese, inappropriate clothing, porn. But gadgets that annoy, intrude upon others, or foster in-flight conflict are at the very top of the list.

Destinations to Watch in 2015

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

With nearly 200 countries in the world, choosing your next destination is no small task. Luckily, some cities and countries are setting themselves apart in 2015 with brand-new service and developments, big birthdays, yearlong festivities and global events.

Are You Making Discipline Harder on Yourself?

Tracy Cutchlow | Posted 02.08.2015 | Parents
Tracy Cutchlow

The rules weren't all that necessary or important. Which is why, when her kids didn't obey, she didn't enforce the rules. She just got more and more agitated.

Christmas In Canada

John Mariani | Posted 02.08.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

I was delighted to see grilled guinea fowl with parsnip puree, barley, smoked lardoons and a dried grape sauce.

Why I Turned Down 2 Full-Time Job Offers Out of College to Freelance and Travel

Hailley Griffis | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
Hailley Griffis

I decided to go and take what I want from the world, rather than take what the world was throwing at me.

Oahu: Big City Buzz, History, Rural Beauty, All in One

George Hobica | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

On my most recent visit I even discovered some things that I somehow missed on a dozen previous occasions.

Why I Left Delta and Took My Diamonds Elsewhere

John Nicholson | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
John Nicholson

In this traveler's eyes, American air carriers generally, and Delta specifically, have slipped from atop the quality and service rankings. They have gone from diamonds to diamonds in the rough. And with a good bit of polishing, we may both one day be Diamonds again.

Petra, Jordan: "A Rose-Red City, Half as Old as Time"

Geetika Jain | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
Geetika Jain

The two-kilometer long passage is just as spectacular as the hidden city it leads to. Mahmoud keenly emphasized that the city we were about to enter was, "carved, and not built."

Reasons Why I Love Living in Utah

Maile Keone | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
Maile Keone

Utah has 11 ski resorts within 60 minutes of the Salt Lake City International Airport. For those flying into Denver and making the trek to Vail, the math says it's a lot shorter to the slopes here. And I'd argue we've got better snow.

Secrets of a True Parisian: Part III

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 02.06.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Cities are often defined by their urban parks - think Central Park in New York, Hyde Park in London, the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco - and Paris is no exception.

What You Never Knew About Ronald Reagan National Airport: Abingdon Plantation, an Extraordinary Resource for American History

Thomas A. Foster | Posted 02.04.2015 | DC
Thomas A. Foster

The next time that you're in Washington, DC, stop by the remains of Abingdon Plantation and reflect on how it symbolizes our nation's history.

An Aussie Out of Water: 3 Nights in the Outback

Dominique Kane | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
Dominique Kane

It was a blistering 35 degrees Celsius, but I was so preoccupied by my new surroundings that I barely noticed the heat. As I started the ignition of my rental car, my nerves tingled. I'm alone, in the desert. I'm going to be driving around in the desert, alone.

The Beautiful Sights of Rio de Janeiro

Architectural Digest | Posted 02.07.2015 | Arts
Architectural Digest

Rio de Janeiro becomes the epicenter of the celebrations going on throughout the country.

The Lion of Judea: A Good Deed Story

Honey Good | Posted 02.07.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

I was wearing my pin on my Levi's pocket. As the hike ended, I glanced down at my pocket and noticed my pin was gone! There was no way I could retrace my thousands of steps. So, with a heavy heart, I proceeded down the rest of the hike with my husband, Shelly.

The Timeless Allure Of The Pilgrimage To India

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.08.2014 | World

Every country has its particular draws for travelers, from history and thrilling scenery to opportunities to step outside comfort zones and be immerse...

5 Reasons It's Better -- And Possibly Cheaper -- To Travel On Weekdays

Dave Austin | Posted 02.07.2015 | Fifty
Dave Austin

Millions of Americans, particularly baby boomers, will hit the road this coming year in search of a relaxing escape. Despite the popularity of weekend travel, trips taken between Monday and Friday can often provide greater value to a traveler. Consider the following benefits.

5 Splurge-Worthy U.S. Resorts

PureWow | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
PureWow

These luxury resorts across the U.S. will have you fantasizing about your next big trip.

6 Incredible Up-And-Coming Places To Retire In America In 2015

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ashley Neglia | Posted 12.08.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com When it comes to the best places to retire, we’ve covered prettiest, happiest, and most affordable cities and towns...

We Visited Mummies of the World at the Cincinnati Museum Center and So Should You!

Roadtrippers | Posted 02.04.2015 | Travel
Roadtrippers

With two tickets in our adventurous hands we got a sneak-peek of the mysterious Mummies of the World exhibit opening on November 26, and let me tell you, it did not disappoint.