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5 Reasons Why Berlin Wins

Jonathan Hirsch | Posted 03.07.2014 | Taste
Jonathan Hirsch

Across the ocean, far away there lies a magical city that puts Brooklyn, San Francisco and all other major capitals of hip-ness to shame. Some call it paradise. Others the new Shangri-La. You can call it Berlin.

10 Tech Necessities For Travel: Stay Grounded While Up In The Air

Melissa Thompson | Posted 03.07.2014 | Travel
Melissa Thompson

Don't let a change of scenery spoil your New Year's resolutions -- gear up for 2014 with these 10 apps and gadgets to help make your travel experiences exciting and productive.

My 2014 Resolution: Stop the Travel Industry's Customer Service Armageddon

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.07.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

When you spend most of your waking hours advocating for consumers, it's easy to lose your sense of perspective. Complaints pour in, often hundreds ...

The Winter Addiction That Sparked A Family intervention

Rachael Stark | Posted 03.07.2014 | Fifty
Rachael Stark

I've found true love. My new boyfriend is dark, sleek, and zippers up the middle, just the way I like it. He doesn't need conversation or dinner. What's more he's Canadian and exotic. Just whisper his name 'Canada Goose' and I get going.

Ascension: What I Learned From Getting Kidnapped in Paris

Court Stroud | Posted 03.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Court Stroud

When I came out of my stupor, I found myself squeezed into the backseat of a two-door car filled with strangers. "Only a bad dream," I told myself and shut my eyes again. It was clear this was no mere nightmare.

Best Places to Unplug (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.05.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The phrase "digital detox" was added to the Oxford Dictionaries Online in August 2013 along with, interestingly enough, the term FOMO, or the fear of ...

Journey to the Other Side

Sari Gabbay | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Sari Gabbay

Often, I imagined what heaven would be like and little did I know, its location was just on the other side of the earth, in a place far, far away known to the world as Fiji.

Smart Travel Advice: Ignore All Travel Tips (Except This One, Of Course)

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.05.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

I've been following Gary Arndt's odyssey since 2007, when he started traveling more or less non-stop. "I've been to over 140 countries and territori...

Is Panama Truly a Retirement Haven? El Valle and Pedasi, Part 2 of 5

George Rajna | Posted 03.05.2014 | Fifty
George Rajna

Pedasi was pleasant enough with a small colonial core and outlining wild rocky beaches strewn with driftwood. However, as we were uninterested after a brief visit, we wondered what retirees would do with their spare time.

How To Get A Better Seat Next Time You Fly

George Hobica | Posted 03.05.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

It now costs $200 to change or cancel a non-refundable airfare on the remaining "legacy" U.S. airlines (American, Delta, United, and US Airways), and a bit less on some other airlines. But there are ways of avoiding the fee.

OTP's Favorite Travel Apps of 2013

Off Track Planet | Posted 02.25.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

New apps to color the road from point A to point B (and one to keep you alive should point C be passed-out drunk in a ditch.)

What Really Happens When Your Teens Lose Wi-Fi On Vacation

Shelley Emling | Posted 03.05.2014 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

It's unbelievable to me how something that was a rare perk only a few years back is now considered as indispensable as a napkin or toilet when traveling in any part of the world.

5 Off-The-Beaten-Path Tours Anyone Can Book

Shermans Travel | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

When traveling, it's not always the typical tourist traps that offer the most memorable experiences. Eiffel Tower? Been there, done that. Trevi Fountain? Meh. Far more interesting are the places you don't see at first glance.

Permesso di Soggiorno

Lisa Condie | Posted 03.04.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

I wait with them, under the first pink streaks of sunrise. The mass of bodies, huddled close together against the cold, standing in line to achieve permission. The permission we seek is that of living legally in Italy.

The Best New Hotels of 2013 to Add to Your Travel Bucketlist | Posted 02.25.2014 | Travel

From the opening of America's first LEGOLAND resort to the introduction of the innovative "Instagram hotel," there's been a slew of amazing new accommodation options on offer for travellers to enjoy.

Anticipation And Enjoyment: Dining In Café Pushkin, Moscow

Sarah Dajani | Posted 03.08.2014 | Travel
Sarah Dajani

Café Pushkin, in fact, was not created by a Russian chef, has no roots in czarist Russia, and was never frequented by the poet who shares its namesake [Pushkin]. Instead, it was born from a song.

5 Things Every Kid Should See Before College | Posted 03.04.2014 | New York

New York is a magical place, filled with museums, monuments and experiences that you can not find anywhere else. So we tasked ourselves with selecting 5 that were absolute must-sees for all kids. And it wasn't easy to choose.

OTP's 9 Favorite Travel Bloggers of 2013

Off Track Planet | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

This year, we turned away from analyzing website traffic and rank-o-meters, choosing our travel bloggers on merit alone.

Churchill, Canada: Where the Northern Lights Delight

Karen Loftus | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Karen Loftus

It was an explosive, swirling and exuberant dance of vibrant light that filled the whole sky above us. The weary were suddenly awakened. What a welcome to Churchill!

Explore a Hawaiian Fishpond on Your iPhone

Jason Rushin | Posted 03.04.2014 | Hawaii
Jason Rushin

The Hawaiian people have been practitioners of the art of aquaculture for centuries. Being surrounded by ocean, it's an obvious talent, but the advanced fish-rearing technologies that they developed centuries ago are nothing short of amazing.

4 Tips for Getting Over Jet Lag | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel

If you have an overnight flight, make falling asleep in flight as easy as possible. Pack earplugs, an eye mask, a travel pillow, and your most snooze-worthy book to ensure you'll get some shut-eye.

Bowled Over by Boulder: Part One of a Series

Sally Fay | Posted 03.04.2014 | Denver
Sally Fay

Is there a cosmic Bubble around Boulder or is it some sort of American Shangri-La?

Tokyo's Luckiest Shrine for 2014

Gail Nakada | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Tokyo's colorful Asakusa district is just about the luckiest place in town, with shrines and temples to the Seven Gods of Good Fortune all within walking distance.

9 Reasons to Visit Colorado That Aren't Pot Tourism

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Originally posted on Pot is now legal in Colorado, folks. As of Jan 1, Colorado becomes the first place in the world where ...

Argentina Wine Country: Beyond Malbec! (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

In the old cavernous wine cellar, we whet our appetites sampling wines from a handful of local producers, which we later sipped with a multi-course midday meal.