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The World's Most Culturally Rich Countries

The Active Times | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

For hundreds, in some cases, thousands of years, others have stood at the same spots and been touched by the same emotions. The connection to a country's cultural heritage holds a powerful attraction for many tourists and travelers.

Disney World Tips, From One Parent to Another

Travelzoo | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Remember: Disney is a giant playground. You can either play well with others or go home crying. Your choice.

Montezuma's Revenge: How to Avoid Getting Sick From Water

Sonia Gil | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

T.D., or traveler's diarrhea, is the most common illness affecting travelers today. Ten million people are affected by T.D. every year, which means that 20-50 percent of international travelers are a possible target.

Yes, There Is A Cliff Diving World Series And Yes, The Cliffs Are Insane

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel

The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series kicked off May 10... and while the dives are the main event, the cliffs also deserve some attention. The co...

Costa del Sol? More Like Costa del Awesome

Oyster | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Spain's Costa del Sol is pretty renowned, but it doesn't get quite as much international love as the French Riviera or Amalfi Coast. We're not quite sure why, because it's pretty friggin' gorgeous, and hotels here are a fraction of the price of those in more famous Mediterranean beach destinations.

Too Many Bras (and Other 'Unnecessaries')?

Paula H. Noe | Posted 08.01.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

When I came to Italy in September for my "senior year abroad," I brought a large suitcase and a medium-sized one, both full of items I thought were absolutely vital for my every-day life.

Getting Ready for a Family Camping Adventure

Michele Bigley | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Michele Bigley

Let me start by saying that we are not campers. My husband and I have lived in cities for the majority of our lives. My kids (who are six and two) have been camping once. For a night.

How To Get On Italy's Sh*t List

Off Track Planet | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

The proud people of the Boot are passionate about life, and can get passionately pissed off if you break any of the unwritten rules that define their world-celebrated, and oft-imitated, culture.

Why Rick Steves Is Wrong About Wiesbaden, Mainz and Rudesheim

Susan Kraus | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Susan Kraus

I was smack in the middle of wrapping up loose ends with work, deciding on what to pack and squeezing in a few last-minute doctor appointments when it...

Solo Traveler: Adventures in the Mayan Riviera

Kelsey Malenchak | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Kelsey Malenchak

The cold April weather was wearing me out and I needed some sun and an adventure to regain my love of life. I chose Mexico because I had always wanted to see the Mayan ruins.

The Art of the Loom in Varanasi, India

Leora Novick | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Leora Novick

Varanasi, India is home to world class weavers and a huge textile industry. I was lucky enough to get to visit these craftsman and observe as they handled the enormous looms with grace and dexterity.

Special Needs Family Travel

Meg Harris | Posted 05.29.2014 | Travel
Meg Harris

As a child I was blessed with the gift of travel. My family traveled extensively, all across the globe and I wanted to give this gift to my own two ch...

The 10 Best American Beach Resorts

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Where will you spend your summer weekends this year?

3 Gorgeous Wine Tours In 3 Countries

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Originally posted on CNTraveler.com California's Central Coast The small-scale winemakers along the Central Coast favor proprietary blend...

World's Best Ice Cream Parlors

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.01.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Competition was fierce. But we have the scoop on the best parlors to satisfy your creamy cravings around the globe, and we're confident these parlors will live up to all your expectations.

The 10 Best Things About Being An Empty Nester

Marcia Kester Doyle | Posted 08.01.2014 | Fifty
Marcia Kester Doyle

There was a time when I took pride in the fact that my house was one of the busiest (and noisiest) on the street. I had four children of my own, took care of five others during the after school hours, and maintained a revolving door for all the neighborhood kids to come over whenever they chose. My house was always LOUD. Music blasting, televisions blaring, giggling, squealing, and raucous games of basketball in the driveway --this was the norm.

What's Up With These Disappearing Airfares?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The issue of fare advertising has taken on a renewed sense of urgency now that Congress is considering removing the Transportation Department's full-fare advertising rule, which requires airlines and ticket sellers to display a price that you can actually book.

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.