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8 Hotels That Are Excellent for Last Minute Booking

Hipmunk | Posted 06.21.2016 | Travel

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk Sometimes, it's not the early bird that catches the worm--it's the late one! The days of super advanced booking are over,...

Strategies I'm Using to Stay Fit While Traveling

James Clear | Posted 06.21.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

I'm still learning and experimenting with different ideas, but here are some strategies I've been using to stay fit while traveling. (Plus, the new approach that I'm taking this year).

The Book That Taught Me How To Experience Life Properly

Judith Newton | Posted 06.20.2016 | Fifty
Judith Newton

On our flight to England, I'd read Mark Doty's Still Life with Oysters and Lemon: On Objects and Intimacy. It is a book about still life pictures, but also about love, loss and our hunger for intimacy. The book moved me, and in the course of a ten hour journey, altered my understanding of why I travel, of why I need to travel.

The Soul of Yunnan

Mimo Khair | Posted 06.19.2016 | Travel
Mimo Khair

Every new journey gives me a renewed set of reasons to do what I love to do. I love the art of photography. Time stops when I am in the streets of a n...

These Are America's Best Sunrises And Sunsets | Posted 06.19.2016 | Travel

In celebration of the solstice we present the first ever Sunny Awards for the best sunrises and sunsets nationwide. And the award goes to...

My Perspective on Inclusive Study Abroad

College Tourist | Posted 06.18.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

Looking back on my past three years of college, I can easily say that some of my fondest memories are from the study abroad trips that I've been on. It's crazy to think that this time three years ago I had never been out of the country.

20 Ways to Immerse Yourself in the Culture of Hong Kong

College Tourist | Posted 06.18.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

Eat like a local. Dai Pai Dongs are market-like groupings of food stalls located throughout the city of Hong Kong, sometimes attached to markets.

Overlooked Cities in Europe to Add to Your Travel List

College Tourist | Posted 06.18.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

We've all dreamed of going to the most photographed cities in Europe like Paris, London, Prague, Venice, and Rome (guilty as charged), but the truth is that the European continent has so many hidden gems that are equally worth a visit.

6 Budget Friendly Reasons to Visit The Hague

Hipmunk | Posted 06.19.2016 | Travel

Those who speed through The Netherlands on their Euro trip and only spend a couple of hazy nights in Amsterdam are missing out. Sure, the boisterous, touristy capital is an unmissable stop, but Holland has much, much more on offer, and you can find it a 45-minute train ride away in The Hague.

Is There Really A Cheapest Time Of Day To Book A Flight? | Posted 06.19.2016 | Travel

If all of the conflicting travel advice you find online has given you hives, you may wonder, does it even matter when I book?

Finding Myself In My Dad

Joan Stommen | Posted 06.19.2016 | Fifty
Joan Stommen

I held his hand as we laughed and reminisced and he told me his decision not to go on a ventilator. He'd said his goodbyes and he was at peace. I was still holding his hand when the beeping interrupted my dozing. And he was gone ... just like that.

Why You Should Be Eating Sushi in Strip Malls

Hipmunk | Posted 06.18.2016 | Travel

You should be looking for sushi restaurants who are killing it in a strip mall near you. Here's proof.

Napa Valley in New York? You Bet!

Cathy Chester | Posted 06.18.2016 | Travel
Cathy Chester

Sometimes life gets in the way of our best laid plans. It's been awhile since our family has been able to take a vacation. We finally got away for a few days and I'm eager to tell you about a place that's not only beautiful and accessible, but also restorative for the soul.

How To Find That Perfect Offbeat Destination

Map Happy | Posted 06.16.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

I've learned living abroad that there are two types of vacation destinations. There are places that make it into the ears, eyes and guidebooks of international tourists as the places to go. Then there are the places local go. Oftentimes those lists are completely different.

U.S. Open Fans: Check Out America's Only Four National Historic Landmark Golf Courses

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.18.2016 | Sports
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Of the many historic venues that have hosted the U.S. Open over the years, only four have transcended the game of golf and established themselves as icons of American history as National Historic Landmarks. Find out which courses have made the cut.

A Fatherless Father's Day: How My Lost Dad Inspired a Lifelong Journey

Mikah Meyer | Posted 06.18.2016 | Parents
Mikah Meyer

Newspapers proclaiming new grills as the perfect gift. TV ads with plates of food and cheery smiles. Pictures of grey-haired men holding grandkids.

LGBT Tourism Conference Proves Argentina Is Doing It Right

David Duran | Posted 06.18.2016 | Queer Voices
David Duran

Argentina is once again dominating tourism within Latin America, not only because of its wide range of things to see and do throughout the entire country, but because they have cornered the market within LGBT tourism within the region.

Is Israel Safe for Tourists?

John Nicholson | Posted 06.18.2016 | Travel
John Nicholson

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that Israel is located smack dab in the middle of one of the world's biggest political hotspots. But it does take a few to keep this tiny country along the eastern Mediterranean safe and secure, and that seems to be why Israel is bouncing back big time in 2015.

Finding Unique Accommodations Around The World

Findery | Posted 06.18.2016 | Travel

Let's say you're travelling to Kenya to go on safari and see the Big 5. You could stay at an amazing lodge in a breath-taking setting or make sure you can tick at least 1 of the Big 5 off your list by staying at Giraffe Manor.

The Cuban Food Revolution

Tamar Lowell | Posted 06.18.2016 | Travel
Tamar Lowell

Now is the time to go to Cuba because change is exciting. The Cuban Food Revolution is well underway and visiting them now will give a few lucky people an insider's view of the past, present and future of this fascinating country.

Looking for Vegan Food? Check out These 5 Hotels

Hipmunk | Posted 06.18.2016 | Travel

From hotels that keep sustainability in mind, to those that prioritize easy access to vegan-friendly meals (free of any animal products), we've found five places to stay from California to South Africa that will not disappoint.

Looking for the World's Best Indian Food? Check out These Four Hotels!

Hipmunk | Posted 06.18.2016 | Travel

Thanks to a well-traveled diaspora, the rich flavors of the Indian subcontinent can be found worldwide, thousands of miles away from their origin.

Wander in Tandem: The Adventures of Alec & Liz

Jack Meyer | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Jack Meyer

"Come on, Alec, let's do it!" "Okay Liz, let's cash in our savings, pack our bags, and hit the road." Meet Alec and Liz, two NYC professionals who quit their jobs and tossed their armchair to the curb.

Parents: Less Stress Travel with Kids!

Rachel Hollis | Posted 06.18.2016 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

Summer is the perfect time to travel as a family, but it requires a lot of planning ahead. What I like to do is think of all the scenarios that may cause a complete meltdown and plan ways to avoid them. These are some of my tips for a peaceful and much more enjoyable family vacation.

Iceland: It's Magical, Cheap and Free (ish)

Paula Froelich | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Paula Froelich

I'd never been to Iceland -- for some reason, I always assumed it was far, far away. But I was off to film in Greenland and decided to fly via Iceland instead of Denmark, due to said free stopover.