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Who Was The Best In 2013?

Wall Street Journal | Scott McCartney | Posted 01.09.2014 | Travel

Travel is an ice-jammed nightmare now, but travelers have been getting used to more problems: Last year was one of the worst for airline reliability o...

A New Kind of Grown Up: Discoveries From 5 Months on the Road

Vayable | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Vayable

2013 was the year that my husband and I were married. It was also the year we chose to sell most of our possessions, store our valuables in a closet at my in-laws and set out with the rest packed tightly in our car for a seven month, cross-country road trip.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Bar, Or How I Crashed That Wedding in Fiji

Fathom | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Fathom

"I'm so sorry to crash your wedding, but our bure mom forced it. I just got here and had no idea what was going on," I explain through my plastic smile. The bride and groom both reassure me that everyone staying on Turtle Island during a grand wedding is invited to be a part of the party.

Top 5 Things to Do in Philly With Kids

Christina Valhouli | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Christina Valhouli

Although enthusiastic renditions of "Yo, Adrian" would elicit blank stares ('Rocky who?') and they're too young to appreciate a gooey Philly cheese steak, Philadelphia is ideal for a weekend getaway and combines good old fashioned fun, child friendly attractions plus a big dose of history.

The Miracle Man: Medium John of God

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion
Shannon Kaiser

I've traveled to the remote South American town of Abadiânia, Brazil, with the belief that it is possible. I have arrived in this dusty, petite town, to pour my desperation into the man some arguably call the world's best healer.

London: By Appointment

Duane Wells | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Duane Wells

Royalty may be to London, as Wall Street is to New York, or as Hollywood is to Los Angeles, but it does not necessarily follow that one needs either a crown or a royal bloodline in order to live like a queen in England's capital city.

4 Palm Springs Hotels Under $160

Budget Travel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Palm Springs, Calif., is one stylish vacation destination that loves you right back, with a laid-back, relaxing vibe and prices that say "welcome"!

Cures For The Travel Hangover

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

With a few simple tips and tricks, you can beat the inertia, dive right back into a productive routine, and even infuse your home life with that excitement and inspiration you felt while you were away.

10 Things We Wish All Airlines Did

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

To say there's room for improvement in the airline industry is a clear understatement. Between baggage fees, customer-service fails, and hellish flight delays, most carriers consistently keep our expectations at tarmac level.

New Year's Travel Resolutions (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

When it comes to travel, it's okay to have lofty goals. Just don't wait too long to book your getaway. Only then will it become a reality -- and a completed resolution. We'll toast to that.

Not Your Average Airline Calendar

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Thai budget airline Nok Air is taking Ryanair's skimpy flight attendant calendar concept to the next level once again. Instead of the airline's fl...

This Massive Chilean Lake Disappears Overnight

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

If you ever go for a dip in Lake Cachet II, be careful. You might just end up paddling around on dry ground like Daffy Duck in a desert mirage.

Believe

Jack Meyer | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Jack Meyer

the signs for Assisi are black and white and appear in an Old English Font. Before even stepping onto the platform, I was reminded that this was a special place, much like the signs at the entrances to churches reading Silence and Respect.

Paris, Believe the Hype

Anne Sobel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Anne Sobel

Even New York doesn't hold the mantle of the most defied plot of land on planet earth. Despite all the hoopla about Paris -- the cinema, literature, poetry, music and art --it still exceeds my expectations.

What's on Flores? Komodo Dragons and Active Volcanoes!

Lina Eroh | Posted 01.08.2014 | Travel
Lina Eroh

If you're expecting Bali-quality accommodation and food, you'll be disappointed, but if you're looking for a slice of Indonesia that's away from the crowds, this may be just the place.

15 Amazing Photos Of Daily Life Around the World

minube | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
minube

For many travelers exploring the far reaches of our planet, it's tempting to focus exclusively on the sights, museums, beaches, and bars while overlooking the very thing that breathes life into these amazing places: the people.

New Virgin America Credit Card With Free Ticket Change/Cancel (Sort Of)

George Hobica | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

The Virgin America media folks sent me an email today touting the new Virgin America credit cards. One thing caught my eye: get the "premium" version ...

New Laws for the New Year

Global Yodel | Posted 03.09.2014 | Weird News
Global Yodel

Heads up. Things have changed. The New Year brings new laws, and in some instances new freedoms, in destinations around the world.

The Most Dangerous Four-Letter Word

Dick Simon | Posted 03.09.2014 | World
Dick Simon

This word is used to isolate, to insult, to marginalize. It has a devastating impact on geopolitical and societal levels, as well as within personal relationships, yet we continue to use it every day. This four-letter word is T-H-E-M.

The World's Largest Cruise Ships

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

To be honest, the world's 10 largest cruise ships are more like small cities than little schooners.

Here's Why Extreme Cold Is Disastrous For Air Travel

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Extreme cold in the Midwest and Northeast has led airlines to cancel more than 6,000 U.S. flights over the past two days, ...

River Gods: Confessions of a Grand Canyon Guide

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

River Gods (author kneeling) It all began, for me, at a meeting of the Canoe Cruisers Association, the Washington, D.C. chapter. In the midst of th...

The Ultimate (Affordable!) Tropical Vacation

Budget Travel | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

We can almost guarantee that if you haven't been to Costa Rica yet, one of your travel-crazy friends has. And they've told you all about it, right? The beaches and the rain forests. The food. The eco-resorts. And, of course, the zip-lining. Yes, it really is as great as your friends say it is.

Learning from a Year of Living On a Bicycle

Dave Gill | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
Dave Gill

2014 is here. How crazy is that? A simple minute, 11.59 to 00.00, but with it a switch from one year to the next. Even though in reality it's just a b...

7 New Year's Resolutions by a Kitten

Leslie Goshko | Posted 03.09.2014 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

Hi. My name is Tater. I'm 9 months old which is why I've never had to do these so-called "New Year's resolutions" before. But apparently, they're pretty important to start the year off right. So now, in no particular order, my first-ever New Year's resolutions.