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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
Thrillist

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.

Washing Machine in a Bag and Other Tools for Travel

Christine Negroni | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Christine Negroni

When I travel I am often on my own so compact is best, especially since my Lenovo laptop and assorted techie accoutrement is one entire (albeit small) backpack unto itself.

Inside 5 Of The World's Most Expensive Hotels

Michael Lazar | Posted 06.24.2015 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

When money's no object, then there's ample reasons to stay in the five most expensive hotels in the world. Of course, for most of us, this is not a reality. But we can still dream ... can't we?

The Big Trip: College Tourist City Guide to Milan

College Tourist | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

This city guide to Milan will making traveling around the famous Italian city more enjoyable.

The Big Trip: A City-by-City Guide to Portugal

College Tourist | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

I was only going to spend about 5 days in Portugal and see only a couple of highlights before moving onto the next country, but I have no regrets about changing my plans and staying for 12 days to really see the entire country.

The Big Trip -- 12 Hours in Reykjavik, Iceland

College Tourist | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

During the winter months, catch a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis, commonly referred to as the Northern Lights. In contrast, experience the midnight sun during the summer, while partying it up in one of the most underrated nightlife spots in the world.

The Heart of Humanity: Huge Lessons From a Small Vietnamese Village

Kristy Gustafson | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Kristy Gustafson

After experiencing things from the other side, my only wish is that one day people start to wake up; that they put down the beauty magazines and switch off the E! Network; that they power down to power up, and go out into the world (even their own town) and see it for what it really is, see the people for who they really are: beautiful.

The 5 Best Coastal Drives In The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

One of the most famous landmarks on the Oregon coast is Haystack Rock, forever known as Goonies Rock, thanks to its appearance at the end of the 1981 kidventure flick The Goonies.

24 Hours in Greenville, SC

Shoptiques | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Shoptiques

Restaurants and shops thrive in a downtown area that Forbes calls one of America's Best Downtowns. The perfect starting point to see for yourself is at Augusta Twenty, recognized by ELLE magazine as one of the top 50 boutiques in the country.

"Live Large - Live Abroad"

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

Ever since I married a Mexican girl, with true ties to Mexico, not the typical Southern California Mexican, with no ties to Mexico. Who just as my friends in San Francisco, New York and Los Angles, continue to ask me, "Is it safe?"

How to Postpone Travel Plans When Jury Duty Calls

Map Happy | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Leave nothing to chance. It's probably a lot easier to deal with the court than the airline.

The 10 Most Visited Cities Of 2015

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Every year, MasterCard puts together its Global Destination Cities Index, which tracks airline ticket purchases, souvenir purchases, and other travel spending data to figure out which cities are the most popular with tourists. Here's 2015's list.

Customer Service Just Died; and Your Training Budget Killed It!

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

Once a month the CEO of a certain Five-Star resort company would return to the home office. A status meeting was always held. All vice presidents and middle management would attend either in person or via Skype.

On Solitude In A Waiting Room

Hannah Lamarque | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Hannah Lamarque

Amsterdam airport is a huge and stark place. Lit by sheets of neon lights, it towers into the heavens and winds into places unseen. There are other airports which are warmer, more familiar, less intimidating, but as I sit here at 8.30 in the morning, I feel more comforted than I have for a long time.

Places You're Most Likely to Be Struck by Lightning in the U.S.

The Active Times | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
The Active Times

When you think of summer, you probably imagine the sunny days you'll spend outside from sunrise to sunset and overlook the chance of storms until they're looming overhead. You might think that people don't actually get struck by lightning, so why worry about it, but you should take a closer look.

5 Life Lessons One Man Learned While Traveling The World For 5 Years

Business Insider | Mark Manson | Posted 06.23.2015 | World

Almost five years ago, my apartment lease expired, I shipped a few boxes to my mom’s house, packed a suitcase to (hopefully) last me a few months, a...

THIS Is How To Afford Living Abroad

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 06.23.2015 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

When you're researching your options for retirement or work abroad, it's not unusual to run into indexes and rankings of the relative cost of living in different countries. These can be excellent guides when comparing various locations.

Nine Green Spaces You Need to Explore in Singapore

Jacada Travel | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

From futuristic vertical gardens to lush primary rainforest, find out why Singapore is also named 'the Garden City' by visiting the city-state's most captivating green spaces.

10 Instagram Accounts That Make Us Want To Hike And Explore The Planet

INK361 | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
INK361

While some of us enjoy sharing photos of our selfies, food or pets on Instagram - these folks are hiking in the most beautiful places on earth and sha...

The 16 Best Rivers In America For Tubing And Drinking

Thrillist | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Really, is there anything better in the summer than sipping canned suds, soaking up the sun, and floating down a river in a giant rubber donut? With a cooler of beer... floating right next to you! Maybe, if you hate fun, but otherwise, no, not at all.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Bucket List

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Vanessa Van Edwards

7 months ago I was sitting on the beach in Thaliand with my husband gearing up to play with a local baby elephant. Suddenly my husband got an alert on his phone. He was silent for a few minutes while peering intently at the screen.