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Two New York Veteran Italian Restaurants Are Better Than Ever

John Mariani | Posted 01.17.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

The dedicated owners never take a single guest for granted.

A Night At The Museum: Sleepovers In Unusual Spaces

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.17.2015 | Travel

There are other public spaces, from museums to amusement parks to stores, that allow pajama-clad guests to park their sleeping bags beneath dinosaur bones or waterslides and stay until morning.

Travel Back In Time To These Amazing Ancient Cities

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.17.2015 | Travel

To walk labyrinthine streets, marvel at crumbling fortress walls, or see kings' tombs that have endured thousands of years is to experience a fleeting moment of what life was like for the first civilizations on Earth.

Reaching New Heights in Peru: How One Woman Conquered a Mountain, Fear of Heights, Achy Joints and All

Amy Schoenberger | Posted 01.17.2015 | Travel
Amy Schoenberger

I thought about the contaminated drinking water, the multiple flights, the steep, scary climbs, fear that I would hold back my much more athletic travel companions, the potential debilitating altitude sickness, and the list goes on.

A Vegabond's 2014 U.S. Travel

Carly Cylinder | Posted 01.17.2015 | Travel
Carly Cylinder

From about this time last year until the present, this year has been insanely good. I count my blessings daily. That came from an insanely bad year-- funny how that works, right?

A Message From the People of Egypt's South Sinai

Egyptian Streets | Posted 01.14.2015 | World
Egyptian Streets

The more the name of Sinai can be reclaimed and coupled with positive associations and the more things might begin to change for its local Bedouin communities, whose livelihoods and name have suffered through misinformed narratives about the Sinai for too long.

5 Air Travel Tips to Keep Your Lumbar Spine Limber

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

I don't have a work-around for these issues; however, I do have some tips to help lessen back and neck pain while taking that flight to your holiday destination.

5 Ways to Reduce Costs When Traveling for Cancer Treatments

Robyn Stoller | Posted 01.15.2015 | Impact
Robyn Stoller

To get the best care possible, many cancer patients need to travel out-of-state for treatments, surgeries and even second opinions. Being away from...

The Most High-Tech Cruise Ship Ever

George Hobica | Posted 01.15.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

Here are a few of the technology innovations on RCCL's new Quantum of the Seas, the first of three ships in its class, and without a doubt the most technologically advanced ship afloat.

Baños, Ecuador: A Thriving Tourist Town With Hot Springs and "Miracle" Cures | Posted 01.14.2015 | Travel

With all this natural beauty, it's no wonder that Baños, cupped in a small valley at about 5,900 feet above sea level, is a thriving tourist town, equally popular with both Ecuadorian and international visitors

Faithful Shopper: Lovely Luggage

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.12.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With the busiest travel week of the year - Thanksgiving -- coming momentarily, now is the time to invest in a nice piece or set of luggage that will i...

13 Things You Should Never Do When Visiting Florence

Lisa Condie | Posted 01.14.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

Tourists flock to Florence, Italy for good reason. It is a magnificent city! Filled with world class art, architecture, fabulous food and wine, millions stop by the city each year. Given that time and money are the precious commodities of traveling, knowing what to avoid in Florence can be as important as knowing what to see and do.

Flying Solo: Three Reasons to Travel Alone

Heather Budimulia | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
Heather Budimulia

When you travel alone, every day is left wide open for whatever you want to do. Finding the right pace is easier when you only need to consider one person instead of trying to reach a compromise among more.

Ain't No Mountain High Enough: 7 Romantic Mountaintop Hotels

Oyster | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel

Rather than traversing mountains, rivers, and valleys to get to your sweetheart, we heartily recommend making that journey together -- because it's really hard to top a romantic getaway snuggled up in a cozy mountain cabin or ski chalet.

5 Getaways That Are Only Good in Winter

Vayable | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel

It's cold out. Not just "cold," but that finally-really-winter frigid that makes you feel achey, keeps you at home, and -- more often than not -- makes you feel totally, maddeningly stir-crazy. But fear not, our temporarily housebound readers: The savviest travelers know that winter is the secretly best time to travel.

Welcome to Myanmar's (Empty) Capital City, President Obama!

Paula Froelich | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
Paula Froelich

President Obama is about to go to Myanmar for the second time in two years - #BIGDEAL alert! - but, after a recent visit to Myanmar's brand spanking new capital, Nay Pyi Taw, I was wondering: Will anyone actually be there to greet him when he gets there?

Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Northern Territory of Australia

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

1. Uluru or Ayers Rock: An impressively large, red sandstone monolith rising from the Central Australian desert. A spiritual and sacred place for the ...

Travels From a Beatnik Boomer

Joan Moran | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
Joan Moran

On a personal note, the past 10 years was about the joys of working as a yoga and meditation teacher at UCLA and saving for my journey to South Africa.

An American Pilgrimage: The Normandy Beaches

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Rarely, can a traveler today still touch history on such a personal level. Walking the beaches, seeing the towns and even touching the infamous impenetrable hedgerows takes you back 70 years.

Baltimore's Renaissance In Full Swing

John Mariani | Posted 11.13.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Baltimore's restaurants are as varied as in any big city right now, so avoiding the banal offerings in Harborplace is easy.

The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide For Travellers And Travel Lovers

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elle-Rose Williams

As a traveller myself, when Christmas rolls around, my wish-list is usually full of things that are going to make travelling easier, more comfortable, more enjoyable or more memorable. And the great thing about buying for someone who loves travel, is the sheer amount of great accessories, techy-bits and fashion they'll love.

The 9 Best Money-Saving Travel Tips

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 01.12.2015 | Travel
Janice S. Lintz

1-Pick Destinations Based On Currency Exchange Rates My destinations are selected based on where the dollar is strongest. Flexibility in choosing my ...

Free Pizza and Gelato for Toddlers in Rome

Juliet Linley | Posted 01.12.2015 | Parents
Juliet Linley

I can guarantee you that not once in the seven years since I have had small children in Rome have I ever been charged for the kids' milk. They brush it off with genuine kindness, almost as if they were offended by your offer to pay.

Where To Go To Get A Deal Next Year

trivago | Posted 01.12.2015 | Travel

Whether you're planning a much-needed vacation or a spontaneous weekend away, these 50 bargain hotspots complied by hotel search are not to be missed in the coming year.

Four Virginia Hotels Focus on Farm-to-Table Menus

Andrea Poe | Posted 01.11.2015 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Virginia didn't need the current local food movement to appreciate its natural bounty. The Virginia countryside and its waterways have been a source of fresh ingredients for centuries.