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The Life and Not-So Crazy Times of a Travel Writer

Sanjay Surana | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel
Sanjay Surana

Here are 10 things that I would like to, though never will, read in a travel writer's or blogger's bio.

The 60 Best Beaches In The World

Bridal Guide | Posted 07.03.2013 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Unsure where to head on your honeymoon? Check out some of the most incredible beaches in the world.

Best Places to Travel After a Divorce (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

"I went through a bad divorce with a lot of heartache," says Lucie Muns, who went surfing in Costa Rica following her split. She found the ocean heali...

Why Do People Back Up into Parking Spaces?

Quora | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Ben Reimers, Student of Everything It's much easier to reverse into a car space where r...

Coolest Hotel Amenities in the Hamptons

Oyster | Posted 05.03.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Take a look at these hotel perks that make weekends away in the Hamptons even better!

A Guide To New Orleans and All Its Jazz

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Yes New Orleans, Louisiana is steeped in history, culture, fine arts and friendly gregarious people. And all those ingredients seem to peak every Apr...

A Tourist's Guide to the New York City Subway System, or How Not To Be A D**K

Kyle Shamberg | Posted 07.02.2013 | Comedy
Kyle Shamberg

The best approach is to stare blankly straight ahead at a fixed point roughly 10-12 inches above the other passengers' heads. If you're feeling slightly more adventurous -- after all, you are on vacation -- you can always pretend to read one of the text-heavy advertisements over and over.

Home Is Where the Local Is

Global Yodel | Posted 06.28.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

We reached out to our contributors and asked them to share pictures of their homes. Click through the slideshow below to meet a speedo-clad man named Cloudy Cloud, see a LA pillow fight and learn what happens when a group of travelers take over a 4,000-square-foot warehouse.

6 Tips on Finding the Best Italian Gelato

Andy Steves | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Andy Steves

After many years exploring Italy's towns and cities sprinkled across the "touristy" spectrum, I've picked up a few tips on how to select the right gelateria for your newly-found discerning tastes.

Amazing Places to Swim With Sharks!

The Active Times | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
The Active Times

Nothing sends ocean swimmers fleeing for shore faster than a fin sighting. For some brave souls, however, the thrill of floating alongside these big fish far outweighs the fright. Here are the best places in the world to get nose-to-snout with sharks.

Amsterdam's Red Light District By Night

Viator | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Viator

From tree-lined canals and museums by day, to an explosion of electronic music and illicit offerings at night, Amsterdam certainly lives up to its nam...

What To Know Before You Go To Cuba

Peggy Goldman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Peggy Goldman

It wasn't until very recently that American travelers were allowed to visit Cuba legally. But since The U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control...

10 Ways To Enjoy Copenhagen

Viator | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Viator

Copenhagen is one of those cities that just works. I'm not the only one who thinks so; it always rates highly on those coveted "Best in the World" lis...

Hungry for Health: 4 Things I Learned While Traveling the Country

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

Though the concepts of how to stay healthy haven't changed much, there are a few universal truths that bubble to the top of the list: Eat an organic, mostly plant-based diet. Cook from scratch if you can, and remember that food is information for our bodies.

Why Airplanes Need Baggage Weight Limits

Quora | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Khaliq Parkar, erstwhile teacher, forever student Because the plane needs to take off, ...

Twelve Days in Heaven (aka Botswana), Part 1 -- Chitabe Camp [PHOTOS]

Susan Portnoy | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Botswana is a magical land of lush plains, staggeringly beautiful sunsets and wildlife that will blow your mind. Over 12 days I explored four camps, in various regions of the Okavango Delta, each with their own personality: Chitabe, Vumbura Plains, Abu and Mombo.

The Most Romantic New Hotels in the World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Calling all lovebirds: These swanky new hotels -- all favorites on our 2013 Hot List -- are made for you.

Driving Argentina's Puna: An Almost-Interplanetary Adventure

Jacada Travel | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Jacada Travel

When you grasp the beauty of this semi-arid plateau -- filled with strange geological formations, salt flats, pumice fields, sand dunes and an absurd array of colors --you won't quite believe it's the same country, let alone the same planet.

What My Grandparents Taught Me About Divorce

Betty Goldstein | Posted 06.30.2013 | Divorce
Betty Goldstein

The first time I learned what divorce meant, I was seven and a half.

10 Things You Didn't Think You Needed While Backpacking

Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel

Getting ready for a backpacking trip is an art. You have to fit everything you need to survive into a bag that looked a whole lot bigger in the store....

In Support of 'Not Quite' Sustainable Travel

Aaron Winston Smith | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Aaron Winston Smith

If we want true wholesale change, we must give merit to those that have earned it, but we must also support those that are trying, especially in these difficult economic times.

The Best Way to Eat While Flying

Bon Appetit | Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel
Bon Appetit

From how to crash the business class lounge to the best in-flight cocktails, former New York Times Frugal Traveler Matt Gross shares his air-travel tips

Surprising, Smart Secrets Of Top Travel Pros

Laura Manske | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Laura Manske

How to find more joy on your journey? I've interviewed dozens of on-the-go, globetrotting gurus to bring you practical and inspirational travel stra...

This Year's Top 10 Memorial Day Destinations

Courtney Scott | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Courtney Scott

There's a glimmer of hope for air travelers this Memorial Day weekend. Domestic and international fares are slightly down. So where are people traveling? U.S. vacationers tend to be creatures of habit when it comes to Memorial Day destinations. Here's the full Top 10 List.

Get Ready for Gatsby With These 8 Great Gatsby-esque Hotels

Joy Pecknold | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

With The Great Gatsby. hitting theaters May 10, 2013, I've rounded up some Gatsby-inspired luxury lodgings. Before cinematically whisking off to West Egg, live it up Art Deco-styles in New York, London and even Lucerne, Switzerland.