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5 Must-Do Colombian Experiences (VIDEOS)

Courtney Scott | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel
Courtney Scott

For decades, authors, artists and filmmakers have used Colombia as a muse for masterpieces: works of art like Botero's 'Horse' and Gabriel García Márquez's Love in the Time of Cholera. Today, a new influx of travelers is getting to experience the magical realism that is Colombia

Huffington Magazine This Week: Battle of the Beds

Arianna Huffington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Arianna Huffington

As hotels vie for supremacy in what some industry insiders refer to as the "battle of the beds," many are rethinking their priorities, knowing that the difference between a good and bad night's sleep could -- and should -- tip the scales when it comes to where a guest chooses to rest her head.

Is Your Travel Problem a Hopeless Case?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.11.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The government maintains a "no fly" list. Car rental companies keep "do not rent" lists. Hotels sometimes blacklist guests. So it probably makes sense that your favorite consumer advocate has a "do not mediate" list.

A Breathtaking Timelapse

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

With the U.S. National Parks currently closed, enjoy a visit to one of the most mindblowingly beautiful national parks in all of North America...Pacific Rim National Park. It's Canada's best-kept secret.

Gregory Beyer

The Age-Old Problem Hotels Want To Help You Solve

HuffingtonPost.com | Gregory Beyer | Posted 10.23.2013 | Healthy Living

When guests come into the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort And Spa after a day of skiing the western Colorado slopes, the number one priority for staff ...

Why Study Abroad

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Many students express an interest in 'just having fun' while studying abroad, so they're planning on taking a few classes pass/fail and traveling around. They want to know, is that so wrong? It all depends on what the objective is.

Why I Travel

Darden Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Darden Smith

It's not the gig that has brought me this far. Whether I'm across an ocean, across the country, or just a few states over, every time I go somewhere to play music or write songs, the meaning of "home" gets bigger.

Episode 8 - Wellington With a Rock Star

This Is My City | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
This Is My City

Wellington is windy and it knows it. Wind sculptures of all kinds greet you as you make your way from the airport into the heart of this small, blustery city. The place is alive and constantly in flux. Suitably enough, our weekend in Wellington was action-packed.

8 Things Not to Miss in Prague

The GypsyNesters | Posted 10.10.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

The heart and soul of the Czech Republic, as well as traditional Bohemia, are inseparably wrapped up in the amazing cultural confluence that is Prague. It's like stepping inside a fairy-tale picture book.

The Dark and Light of Solo Travel

Dave Gill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Dave Gill

There are times, after riding for 10 hours on a bike, that you find yourself in unusually deep thought. This reflective time is significant and matters. There are also times when everything seems to go wrong.

19 Idiotic (But Real) Travel Complaints

Blogdramedy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Blogdramedy

#5: "The beach was too sandy. We had to clean everything when we returned to our room."

5 Things You Must Do in Valencia, Spain

Off Track Planet | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Valencia may not be the first city you visit in Spain, but it will definitely leave a lasting impression. With mountains of paella to bust your gut and enough fire to burn your beard straight off, this city is well-versed in showing you a damn good time.

There's No Shame in a #LaterGram

Kait Sawyer | Posted 12.09.2013 | Travel
Kait Sawyer

There's a lot to be said about putting down the technology and making a sincere effort to be present for every experience. When did we become a population more worried about what happens online than in real life?!

Is This the Best Thing to Happen to Airport Terminals?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

We've all been there. You line up at airport security and start putting everything on the conveyor belt -- shoes, laptop, scarf -- but then realize you packed a full-sized bottle of shampoo in your carry-on. Luckily, beauty company 3FLOZ is stepping in.

Best Day Trips From NYC

Leora Novick | Posted 12.09.2013 | Travel
Leora Novick

New York may be a teeming metropolis of opportunities, but there are plenty of fun alternatives just a short bus ride away. Try one of these day trips to breathe in some fresh, country air and take a break from the bustle of the city.

Cruise Better

Budget Travel | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

How do you choose the perfect cabin, make your own porthole, and never, ever get lost at sea? The winners of our World's Best Cruiser contest spill their time-tested cruising secrets.

Travel Pink in October: Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Courtney Scott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Courtney Scott

As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets underway, the travel industry is giving you a chance to contribute to the cure when you stay in certain...

Rick's Consumer Report on a Wi-Fi Hotspot Rental

Rick Steves | Posted 12.09.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Perhaps you've noticed how regularly I've been posting to my Facebook page. Part of the reason is this year I've had the luxury of my own portable Wi-...

6 Haunted Hotels That Will Keep You Up All Night

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Hotels love repeat guests. But what about those guests who depart but never leave? Visitors from the past -- some call them ghosts -- not bound by the constraints of time, find their accommodations so supernaturally superior, they never check out!

Foodie Trip To Thailand's Koh Samet Island

Leora Novick | Posted 12.09.2013 | Travel
Leora Novick

The beach island of Koh Samet lays just a few hours drive and a short boat trip from the city of Bangkok. For an enjoyable and edible weekend, don't miss these local Thai treats and get a real taste of the island.

You Shall Not Pass!

AP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel

TUSAYAN, Ariz. -- TUSAYAN, Ariz. (AP) — Nearly two dozen people have been issued citations for entering Grand Canyon National Park after a partial g...

20 Things I Learned From Traveling Around the World

Clayton B. Cornell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Clayton B. Cornell

Long-term traveling can teach you more than almost anything else. About yourself, about life, about what you need to be happy. It's too easy to get complacent at home and if you aren't at least a little uncomfortable, you probably aren't learning anything.

How To Stay Healthy On The Road

Collette Stohler | Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Collette Stohler

When it comes to eating healthy on the go, it's all about preparation. Sure, you can stick to your healthy eating when you have the time to prepare your own meals, but what happens when you have to leave your Paleo cocoon and enter the real world?

We Must Never Stop Exploring

Amy Cheetham | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Amy Cheetham

Five months ago, I found passion. It was 4:30 in the morning and I was at the base of a mountain in Chilean Patagonia. I was exhausted from two days of hiking and from a night spent tossing and turning on the hard ground.

How an American Bakery Became the Third-Best Restaurant in Paris

Diane Vadino | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Diane Vadino

Bobbie Maker transformed a derelict, unused corner of a restaurant on Paris's Île de la Cité into a cheerful cupcake shop that briefly, if spectacularly, ranked as the third-best restaurant in Paris on TripAdvisor this summer.