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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

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

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 Members Can't Live Without

Trippy | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel

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.

How a Travel Agent Works

Sally Black | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Sally Black

When people find out what I do for a living, weird things often happen... Some will tilt their heads to one side and ask "Do Travel Agents still exist?" as if they were magically staring into the eyes of a unicorn.

5 Strange Attractions From American Road Trips

WHERE | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel

Want to see dinosaurs, Cadillacs half-buried in the desert or a blue whale in Oklahoma? Who doesn't? It can all be found along America's highways and byways.

Confessions of a B&B Owner | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel

We've all had the dream: Quit your job and buy a historical home or maybe even a fixer-upper in some tropical locale or urban hub far away from life as you know it. It sounds glamorous, doesn't it? Imagine polishing your entertaining skills while meeting people from all walks of life.

Blogger Tips: Find the Best Local Restaurants in Any City | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel

Ever wondered how jet-setting food bloggers know how to find the best local restaurants in a new city? We chatted with some top foodie travelers to find out how to uncover any destination's most delicious eats, and to hear about some of their most memorable meals.

End of Summer Getaways for Your Zodiac Sign | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel

It's so important to get away from it all to relax and energize your soul, so start planning right now. Here are some spirit-lifting activities and travel destinations for every zodiac sign.

The Best Restaurant Desserts in 2015

Bon Appetit | Posted 08.21.2015 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Photo: Peter Frank Edwards By Bon Appétit While searching for the nation's Best New Restaurants, we stumbled upon a few standout dishes worthy of ...

Is A Vacation Villa Right For You?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If you're looking for a well-appointed getaway that offers some of the hotel luxuries you've come to expect, but without the cookie-cutter feel of a resort, luxury vacation villas offer a compromise.

How to Avoid a Vacation Rental Nightmare

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Before you book your next vacation rental, read these tips to understand your consumer rights and what you can do if the property isn't what you expected.

I Disappeared for Five Years -- Now What?

Eva Papp | Posted 08.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Eva Papp

Dear Eva: For the past five years I have literally and figuratively disappeared from my family and friends. I lost all contact with them, no calls, e...

Hidden Gems In The Caribbean

Oyster | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel

Fortunately some quaint bed-and-breakfasts can be found nestled among the beaches of the Caribbean, and our hotel investigators discovered 10 hidden gems during their recent travels.

5 Tips to Avoid Hotel Scammers

MoneyTips | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel

It is possible to save significant money by booking hotels online, but just make sure you know whom you are dealing with. As the old saying goes, "If it looks too good to be true, it probably is."

The Most Underrated Tourist Attraction In Every EU Country

Thrillist | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel

Don't get me wrong, the Mona Lisa's got a lovely smile and all, but there's something soul-crushing about how she's displayed: stowed away in glass, surrounded by hordes of sightseers throwing up "gang symbols" and cheesy smiles for their selfie sticks.

The Real Cost of the Same-Day Change Fee

Map Happy | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

If I had known about same-day change fees then I probably wouldn't have panicked so much. The average change fee costs anywhere from $100 to $200 these days, making it sometimes cheaper to ditch the flight than taking it.

Les Miserables in Calais

Laura Paull | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel
Laura Paull

People fleeing conflicts in the Mideast and Africa are thronging the French coastal city of Calais, desperate to make the crossing into the imagined paradise of England. Meanwhile, a strike by French ferry workers is critically slowing traffic both ways through the important Eurotunnel.

San Antonio's Secret Chocolate Scene

trivago | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel

Decadent cakes, rich mole sauces and chocolate infused tequila are just a few treats being cooked up on the culinary streets of Alamo City.

What You Learn By Traveling Alone

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel

Traveling solo can be exhilarating, lonely, enlightening, an adventure, and tough all at the same time. Nonetheless, we firmly believe it's something everyone should try, simply because it will teach you so much about yourself. Such as...