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10 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Ability To Sleep On A Plane

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel

Whether your goal is to squeeze in a catnap during a quick commuter flight or a half dozen REM cycles on a red-eye, these are all the ways you might be sabotaging your mile-high shuteye.

The Power of Perceptual Change

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

Perceptual change is powerful. Knowing our roots and honoring our ancestors is a transformative way to rearrange the social fabric of our society. ...

5 Reasons Summer Is SO Much More Stressful Than It Used To Be

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.27.2015 | Fifty

Summers of our youth were carefree and easy, at least in our memories of them they were. But now we worry about things we never had to before. Here ar...

L'Hostellerie de l'Abbaye de la Celle:LuxEcoLiving's Best Gastronomic Inns in the World

LuxEco Living | Posted 06.26.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

Call them the seedlings of Ducasse; chefs who impart their own culinary abilities, sensibly designed and orchestrated under enormous pressure, almost a self-affliction leading to perfectionism. What else could merit his praise?

Les Lodges Hotel and Spa Aix-en-Provence: LuxEcoLiving's Best Boutique Hotels in the World

LuxEco Living | Posted 06.26.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

Saint Estéve served one of the most remarkable meals in all of France thanks to Michelin star chef Mathias Dandine! Set in the countryside in Aix in a place made famous by French impressionist, Paul Cézanne, this small, (un petit) boutique hotel boasts more than its Relais Chateaux competition.

5 Reasons Every Foodie Should Visit Minneapolis/St. Paul

Hipmunk | Posted 06.26.2015 | Travel

One of the Midwest's truly global economic centers, Minneapolis/St. Paul gives travelers two amazing destinations right next door to each other. And the area's urban boom has spawned new waves of breweries, butchers, and eateries great for locals and tourists alike.

Stay Chill During Washington, D.C.'s Hot Summer Days

Findery | Posted 06.26.2015 | Travel

Summer in Washington, D.C. can be hot, humid and overrun with tourists, but it can also be a wonderful time to discover unexpected places that make you fall in love with the city all over again.

Why I Chose to Volunteer in Ghana

Lindsay Cooper | Posted 06.29.2015 | Impact
Lindsay Cooper

I don't know if this will help me find my purpose. What I do know is that sitting in front of my computer day after day waiting for my purpose to find me is going to get me nowhere. At least now, I'm going somewhere.

The Ugly Ethics of Travel: Finding Compassion in the Face of Poverty

THINK Global School | Posted 06.26.2015 | Travel
THINK Global School

One issue that keeps popping up for me both at home and in each country I visit is ethics. In Greece, it's often been on the forefront of my mind.

In the Midst of the Namib Desert, An Oasis Awaits: Serra Cafema

Susan Portnoy | Posted 06.26.2015 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Nestled between two extremes, Serra Cafema is an anomaly in Namibia. It's both a passport to an arid, otherworldly region and a serene waterside retreat.

Why I'm Taking My Kids Cross-Country This Summer. Solo. And Pregnant.

Erin Dullea | Posted 06.26.2015 | Parents
Erin Dullea

What sane woman would pack up her three kids (7, 5 & 2) with a six-month-pregnant belly to boot and brave a four-week adventure through some twenty-or-so states? Me.

9 Awesome Honeymoon Trips No One Takes

Oyster | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel

We have searched high and low for some out-of-the-box, unique honeymoon ideas for those of you who are looking to mix it up on their post-wedding romp. After all, the excitement and sense of adventure you'll feel after your dream wedding is the perfect time to try something new.

Stockholm Knows How to Rock Summer

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel
Shannah L. Compton

Co-authored by Jeff Game Roof top hiking, human rights, sublime Chinese food and one of the great water cities in the world - just another typical St...

8 Tips for Staying Healthy While on the Road With an Aging Parent

Valerie M. Grubb | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
Valerie M. Grubb

Getting sick is always the pits, but it's even worse when you're on vacation. In addition to wasting money and precious vacation time, an illness on t...

Breaking: Brand New Flights to the Caribbean (and the Prices are Sick) | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel

Low-cost airline Norwegian Air announced today that it's heading to the French Caribbean this winter. Beginning in December, the airline will launch winter flights from three cities (New York City, Boston and Baltimore) to the Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique.

These Are The Busiest Airports For The 4th Of July | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel

Airfare is only about 4 percent cheaper this year, but travelers will still be out in full force. So Hopper decided to analyze what this year's Fourth of July travel patterns will look like by calculating which airports will have the biggest influx of travelers arriving and departing.

Istanbul Chef Revives Forgotten Neighborhood

Hilal Isler | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel
Hilal Isler

The Istanbul neighborhood of Karaköy used to be a bustling port; home to one of the busiest harbors in Europe. But with the collapse of the Ottom...

Around the World in 80-ish Tips

Raja Farah | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Raja Farah

Travel to places that you've never heard of, that make you uncomfortable, that are very hard to get to. Travel where you'll be isolated for days on end. Leave your phone, your iPad, your laptop, your prejudice and your problems at home.

These 5 Hotels Are Using Apple Watch Tech to Reinvent Check-in

Hipmunk | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel

The award-winning Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) loyalty-program app, now available on the Apple Watch, interacts with the following hotels to make your trip as sleek and convenient as that gadget on your wrist.

California Dreaming

Findery | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel

There is so much to do in California, it's no wonder why so many people make it their summer vacation destination. The challenge lies in just trying to decide where to go in this great state!

The Very Easy Way to Live and Work Abroad Instantly

Map Happy | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Several years ago, when I was desperately searching for opportunities to work abroad, I missed the whole concept of working holiday visas entirely. Soooo easy, as long as you're under 30. All it takes is 30 minutes to fill out a form online. Seriously.

The Most Beautiful Places In The Country

Thrillist | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel

There's a reason that song they play during the seventh-inning stretch at baseball games isn't called "America the Mediocre."

If You Could Go Anywhere: 10 Bucket-List Travel Destinations

Leon Logothetis | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

A change of location can feed both body and mind. There is so much to see and do around the globe. The only question becomes where to begin.

Step out of Your Comfort Zone at Club Med CREACTIVE

Michelle Rae Uy | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Michelle Rae Uy

From afar, it looks like your usual kids' playground, what with its vibrant, fun design and printed words on the walls and on pathways aimed to inspire and motivate.

Essentials for Urban Moms : Part Two

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 06.24.2015 | Parents
Anita Mirchandani

Almost a year ago, I wrote a post via the blog on essentials for urban moms. As I was becoming a new mom myself, I found that while living in an urban space like NYC, there were many factors involved.