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Travel Reveals How America Is Different From the Rest of the World, Part 2

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 06.25.2014 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

From eating pizza to the metric system and more it's really a different world out there. Here are some more differences that travel has revealed.

There Doesn't Have to be Finality in a Move Abroad | Posted 08.25.2014 | Fifty

Despite the advantages and excitement that a move abroad brings, there was one stumbling block that nearly prevented us from taking the leap: Fear of commitment.

The Hotel Suites to Book in New York

Departures Magazine | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

For most travelers, booking a hotel is a simple means to an end. While the room itself is rarely the highlight of a trip, what a difference it makes when it goes above and beyond.

5 Things to Channel Your Rio Style

Fathom | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel

Seriously: Rio makes L.A. look uptight. Come prepared to bare it all. This isn't a town that likes to cover up. This means you should leave your inhibitions home, too.

Vietnam Beyond The Hostel

Findery | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel

Vietnam is a great destination to test out traveling like an adult because you can create an experience that affords you a little bit of luxury for not a lot of money -- and hang on to that feeling that you're really traveling, not just hanging out at an all-inclusive resort and never leaving the property.

City Life vs. Island Life: The Best of Both Worlds

Amanda Walkins | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

Both city life and island life have their perks. I can personally recommend both, but of course, one or both may not be perfect for you. Here are my favorite aspects of each so you can decide for yourself.

Your Package Is So Gay

David Duran | Posted 08.25.2014 | Gay Voices
David Duran

When it comes to same-sex weddings, I stand pretty firm in my beliefs that a wedding is a wedding and anytime the word "wedding" is proceeded with the word, "gay", and followed by the word "package", I cringe. But do we really need that welcome, or are we as a community possibly taking advantage of the extra attention?

Undiscovered Apulia, Part One

John Mariani | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
John Mariani

There are certainly millennia of history to attest to Apulia's importance to Italy, dating to when the Romans used the ports of Brindisi and Taranto as major trade cities to the Middle East.

The Top 5 of Florence

Andy Steves | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
Andy Steves

As many people around the world know, Florence, Italy is the European capital of renaissance history and art. Before you go across the pond, make sure these five activities are set in stone as you plan to walk the same streets as Michelangelo.

Snapshots From 18 Months of Adventure in New Zealand

Charli Moore | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
Charli Moore

Wild and untamed New Zealand encompasses some of the most spectacular landscapes on the planet. Largely uninhabited, yet bursting with unquestionable beauty, the islands offer visitors a veritable buffet of landscapes to explore, each one painted with a unique palate of color.

Road Trips, Road Blocks and Putting on Pants Again

Ashley Massis | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
Ashley Massis

Being fearless isn't living without fear, but recognizing the fears you have and still leaping anyway. With each leap you take, you are heading closer to the path you were meant to be on.

Why Even Married People Should Travel Solo

Patrick Furlong | Posted 08.25.2014 | Religion
Patrick Furlong

When you believe that God is in everyone, you see him everywhere. As a student of mine reminded me recently, it isn't that we find goodness to believe in it; rather, when we believe it exists, we start to see it everywhere.

The Upside of 'Island Time' (And Six Other Wellness Lessons From My Tropical Travels)

Alena Hall | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Alena Hall

As impossible as it may feel to slow down and live by "island time" back home in my hectic, New York City life, sometimes it's a lesson I took from my roots that carries immeasurable value when it comes to leading a balanced, fulfilling life.

The Most Popular Destinations to Visit This 4th of July!

The Active Times | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

The warm weather has arrived, the beaches are open and Independence Day is inching closer. We all know what that means -- vacation time.

A Beginner's Guide to Babymoons

Travelzoo | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel

For some, the babymoon might be a "last-chance at the bucket-list" adventure, but among my friends, most trips were beach-oriented -- a last chance at lounging around, doing absolutely nothing on a sandy beach while gazing out into the crystal clear blue sea.

Deulmusae: South Korea's Penis Restaurant

Mimsie Ladner | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
Mimsie Ladner

It's not the size that counts, but the way it's incorporated into a themed restaurant that really matters.

This Is How You Conquer The Stress Of Traveling

James E. Porter | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

Over the course of a 17-day European vacation we journeyed by plane, by overnight train and even by water taxi. Here are 10 important lessons that I learned about creating a relatively low-stress travel experience that apply whether you are traveling on business or heading out for a well-earned vacation.

This Austrian Park Literally Transforms Into A Lake And It's Totally Awesome

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.27.2014 | Travel

It's a park! It's a lake! It's... both? Just below Austria's Hochschwab mountains near the town of Tragoess sits Grüner See ("Green Lake" in Engl...

Great American Road Trips | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel

A classic American pastime, road trips are an amazing way to experience the beauty and charm of America's incredibly diverse landscape.

5 Bachelorette Party Destinations That Are Not Las Vegas

Joanne Barken | Posted 08.24.2014 | Weddings
Joanne Barken

A girls' getaway to celebrate the bride-to-be is the perfect excuse to explore a fun and interesting new destination you have always wanted to visit. We rounded up five cities best for a memorable bachelorette party getaway.

14 Do's and Don'ts For Honeymoon Packing

Adam Warner | Posted 08.24.2014 | Weddings
Adam Warner

Now it's time to get packed for that once-in-a-lifetime vacation. Follow these easy organizational tips and travel recommendations to ensure your trip goes as smoothly as possible.

Element Lifestyle: The Personal Concierge to the A-List

Duane Wells | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel
Duane Wells

The glitterati almost always have a helping hand - a wizard of sorts responsible for pulling all the levers behind the scenes to ensure that life in the fantasy land that is their world is always picture perfect and hassle free.

Ugandan Happiness

Nourish International | Posted 08.24.2014 | Impact
Nourish International

This post was written by Nourish International student interns from Penn State University and Duke University, currently working with Community Concer...

Where to Vacation in 2014-15

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

For those prone to exploring the world, travel can be one of life's greatest joys -- though often woefully preceded by months of stressful decision-making and mind-numbing research.

In Search of the Sea Gypsies (PHOTOS)

Peter Levi | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel
Peter Levi

Chao Le seems to live their lives as the day comes. They rather use trading instead of money. They fish, hunt for pearls and sell their handcrafts to tourists. Like the local Thais, they have a calm, respectful way about them.