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Think Like a Traveler

Kay Rodriguez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Kay Rodriguez

The folds of human nature and the tests of human skill unravel through the traveler's experience. So think the way a traveler would. Take every opportunity for what it is, not just what it looks like. Be inquisitive and curious. Everyone in this world has a story worth telling;

Foreign Airline Perks Have Convinced Us Never, Ever To Fly Domestic Again

Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel

It shouldn't surprise you that American airlines fail to top "World's Best Airline" lists. All airlines have their issues, but U.S. air carriers seem ...

Everybody Loves Caves

Posted 10.13.2013 | Travel

Ever since discovering the magic of Son Doong, the world's largest cave, we've realized that everyone loves a good cave. Gaping Gill, located in No...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: National Parks

Posted 10.13.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Angela Anderson of Angela Travels. Her photo was taken on an impromptu weekend trip to Yellowsto...

Columbia for the Broke and Fancy

Off Track Planet | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Even the strongest backpacker renegades need to put down the pack, throw back a few cold ones, and stretch those weary legs now and then. Treat yourself to a hint of luxury, without shelling out the big bucks, at these five backpacker resorts in Colombia.

When You Should Leave the Phone at Home

Adventure Collection | Posted 12.13.2013 | Travel
Adventure Collection

Do you think that nature-and-adventure travel companies should now have official cell phone policies in place? Have you ever had a bad -- or good -- experience with cell phone users on an adventure trip?

America's Best Urban Distilleries | Posted 12.12.2013 | Travel

Micro-distilleries have started popping up in cities across the country. A far cry from the bathtub moonshine of Prohibition, these small batch producers thrive on urban craft culture and trial-and-error innovation.

Traveling With Kids: Choosing Which Hawaiian Island Suits Your Family

Michele Bigley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Michele Bigley

People ask me all the time which Hawaiian Island is best for kids. Here's how I'd break down the pros and cons of the islands in terms of hunting for a family friendly vacation.

Leaf Peeping in the Northeast

Travelzoo | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel

Pronounced "Kank-ah-MAW-gus," this stretch of N.H. Route 112 is dotted with some of the most breathtaking scenery in the Northeast, including towering mountains, cascading waterfalls and wooded hikes.

Kindness ONE: Kindness Beats Murphy's Law in Montenegro

Leon Logothetis | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

Murphy's law states that when everything can go wrong it will. What Murphy didn't bargain for, however, was a Montenegrin farmer coming to save the day! Let me explain.

Riga - Through a Local's Eyes

Bart van Poll | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel
Bart van Poll

Four Riga locals share their favorite tips and recommendations, spanning everything from markets, like Latgalīte market and Central market, to bookstores like Robert's Books.

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

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 | 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

#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.