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A Disney World Experience For The Whole Family

Findery | Posted 08.26.2015 | Travel
Findery

Turns out, you don't need to be a kid to enjoy Mickey, Donald, and every other character. You just need to be a kid at heart.

Travel: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Underpants

Inga | Posted 08.25.2015 | Fifty
Inga

With the summer travel season in high gear, a person's thoughts just naturally turn to... underwear.

20 Adventures to Prolong Summer

Andrew Cristi | Posted 08.25.2015 | New York
Andrew Cristi

In truth, not one part of Fire Island is not magical -- and it's been through a lot in the past few years. Whether you're more into the wonderful town-like community feeling of Cherry Grove, or the amped up extravagant resort feeling of The Pines that allows you to believe you've taken a real vacation, you will fall in love.

Shaking it Up: Top 5 Cocktail Bars in Amsterdam

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 08.25.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Sometimes housed in a secret location, sometimes situated on a busy street, the old fashioned cocktail bar has officially made a comeback. Here's our roundup of the best cocktail bars in Amsterdam.

August Rush: Palestinians and Allenby Crossing

Mariam Barghouti | Posted 08.25.2015 | Politics
Mariam Barghouti

As a result of an Israeli ban, Palestinians with West Bank IDs do not possess the option to travel through Ben Gurion airport as thousands of Israeli and carriers of foreign passports do. Instead, Palestinians carrying a West Bank ID must travel through the King Hussein/Allenby crossing.

The Most Photogenic National Parks

The Active Times | Posted 08.25.2015 | Travel
The Active Times

When you can only see one or two parks, and you're looking for the most picturesque and photogenic park, you need to know which of them is the very best.

A Pre-Opening Backstage View of Queen Mary's Dark Harbor 2015: Maze Previews and Interview With J.J. Wickham

Annabel Osberg | Posted 08.24.2015 | Los Angeles
Annabel Osberg

On August 17, Dark Harbor began to materialize on its territory outside the Queen Mary.

Why I Graduated College And Moved To Thailand

Emily Davis | Posted 08.24.2015 | College
Emily Davis

I don't think it's uncommon for a 22-year-old who has just graduated from college to feel lost. But I have a hard time believing any recent graduate felt as lost as I did when a taxi driver dropped me off with no map or sense of direction in the middle of a busy street in Bangkok, Thailand.

How Travel Makes Us Richer

K. Ford K. | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
K. Ford K.

On our way to Florence, we find the five tiny, fishing villages known as Cinque Terre. The houses are built into the sheer rocks and cliffs with thousands of terraces of grapes and olives beyond. It's a magical, colorful place, a good place to rest.

15 Liberating Ways to Experience Paris: A Walking Tour for the August 25 Anniversary of its Liberation

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Meg Waite Clayton

The city's liberation on August 25, 1944 is widely considered the most romantic moment of the war. This short walking tour will visit the highlight moments of the liberation. You might stop along the route for some deliciously reviving French chocolate.

Should You Go to Burning Man?

Maddy Lederman | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Maddy Lederman

Where else can a thumping, disco-pirate ship whisk you across the dark desert and off to unknown attractions that transport, delight or disorient you (and hopefully do all three)?

Do Me a Favor and Travel After Graduation

Shinjini Das | Posted 08.24.2015 | College
Shinjini Das

Hypnotizing. Addictive. Intoxicating. Travel is a heady cocktail of treasured experiences, exotic destinations, and epic memories, a heady cocktail that beckons us time and time again to take a sip.

So Cal Dreaming: A Staycation Guide

Findery | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Findery

Living in Southern California doesn't suck. I'm reminded of this every time I see an orange streaked sky over the Pacific. Friends and relatives sigh over my sun and surf filled snapshots, "Do you know how lucky you are? You're living the dream!"

How to Be the Perfect Beach House Guest

Iris Krasnow | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Iris Krasnow

My mom had a 72-hour rule when visiting us in Annapolis from her home in Chicago. She would come on an early afternoon flight, stay three nights and leave while we were still having fun. When I would say, "Oh, Mom, I wish you could stay longer," I really meant it, but she never did.

6 Of The Best Secret Beaches In The U.S.

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If you're craving the warm sand beneath your toes and picture-perfect sunsets without hordes of other tourists by your side, visit one of these under-the-radar beach destinations, found everywhere from Virginia to Hawaii.

How Growing Up Poor Influenced Me to Travel

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

If you ever see me on a plane, I'll be guaranteed to be dressed up, because to me, even flying coach with the cheapest ticket possible on a crappy airline is a huge privilege that I am grateful to have.

The Ultimate Guide to Being A Lady Nomad

Nicole Kelner | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Nicole Kelner

In the past 2.5 years I have been to 47 cities across three continents. Some of these tricks apply specifically to women, but a lot are just helpful for anyone who likes to travel. Here's a massive brain-dump, so let's do this!

5 Ways to "Find Yourself" By Traveling the Globe

Hipmunk | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk There are more benefits to travel than just having fun. If you're trying to get in touch with your inner self, visiting o...

This Road Trip is One For The Bucket List

Spot | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Spot

North of San Francisco lies a stretch of California coastline that nobody ever tells you about. Locals play sly. And tourists? It rarely crosses their radar. But it's road-trip country at its best, checking all the right boxes from secret beaches to neck-craning views.

10 Travel Blogs Trippy.com Members Can't Live Without

Trippy | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Trippy

Diving lovers and aspiring photographers in particular need to check out Alex in Wanderland, a super-stylish travel blog, before their next diving trip. Both the writing and the format are crisp, economical and incredibly useful.

Beyond What the Eyes Can See

Taylor Dibbert | Posted 08.27.2015 | World
Taylor Dibbert

Upon discovering I had been chosen as a short-term observer for Sri Lanka's parliamentary election on August 17, it felt like Christmas had come early. Dallas to Doha to Colombo. And then on to Jaffna for the election!

Have Air Travelers Reached Their Breaking Point Yet?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

What's your breaking point? When do you say, "That's it -- I'm never flying again!" It's no academic question for America's airlines, which continue to provoke passengers with new fees, surcharges and rules. They want to know when their customers would rather stay home.

7 Under-The-Radar Destinations That Will Reignite Your Sense Of Wonder

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel

Set aside time for awesome experiences and ultimately, studies show, it could help you live a happier life. Gazing up at a powerful waterfall, losing...

Airbnb: A Sleeping Exercise

Hannah Hoel | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel
Hannah Hoel

Airbnb is immersive, like learning a language. You're a local wherever you go and this is the luxury. You are a citizen of the world and with that we sleep with the Other, skin cells and all.

To the People I've Met While Traveling

Marjorie Freimuth | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel
Marjorie Freimuth

Travel in any form is a special kind of adventure, but there is extra beauty in traveling by yourself. You alone choose how you want to fill every minute of your days and nights: what to do, what to eat, where to go, and how to get there.