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Ralph Lauren Opens Polo Bar and NY Celebs Flock to It

John Mariani | Posted 03.20.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

The food is dependable, of a kind your friends insist is surprisingly good at their country club but never is. Polo Bar's food is far better than that.

Breathtaking Winter Camping in Washington

The Outbound Collective | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

This eight-mile roundtrip trek through old-growth forests to the snowy mountaintop of Mount Dickerman rewards you with breathtaking views of the of the Cascade region.

The Next Adventure in Cotacachi, Ecuador -- 7 Countries, 7 Months, 3 Kids

Michael DeSa | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

Beautiful does not describe this place. We are tucked away behind a quaint gate to the busy street, about two blocks from the square. We walked along a cobblestone path, lined with enormous avocado trees to a literal secret garden.

How to Do Vegas Like a Pro

WHERE | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel

We really wish that, on our first visit, someone had told us not to walk all the way from the Bellagio to the MGM Grand -- sure, it doesn't LOOK far, but a couple of blocks in and you'll wonder what made you do it.

6 Tourist Mistakes That'll Land You In Major Trouble

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.20.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

You know how to be a respectful traveler already: Learn the local language, follow regional customs, and be polite to a fault. But some people don't follow these basic rules -- and take rude travel behavior to an entirely other level.

A Tale of (Fraternal) Twin Cities

Allison Pataki | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel
Allison Pataki

When you drive across the border from Austria into Hungary, you barely know that you've passed an international boundary. This took me by surprise the first time I made the two and a half hour drive from Vienna to Budapest.

Rowdy, Raunchy, Jet-Setting Barbados Can Be More Affordable Than You Might Think

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel
Kathleen Peddicord

Barbados dreams are all about lapping tropical waters, swaying palm trees, and postcard-perfect arcs of white sand. The good news is that this Caribbean island lives up to the hype.

How To Hack Your Way To A Cheap Hotel Room

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Some of the best hacks for saving on airfare have been so publicized that they're now obsolete. (So long, searching only on Tuesdays!) Not so with hotel hacks: There are still many effective ways to find excellent deals as long as you know where to look.

Live These '80s Movie Scenes in Chicago | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel

At the film's core beats an optimistic heart, inspiring slackers and desk-anchored professionals alike to get outside and, even if for one day. With the help of this guide, you too can call in sick for the day and check out the same Chicago locations that Ferris and his crew visited.

The Fastest Airline In The Country

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

What's an electoral wizard like Nate Silver -- the analyst/journalist at the helm of data-driven news site FiveThirtyEight -- to do during the relative quiet of an election off-season?

Instead of Going to India, Why Not Sri Lanka?

Findery | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel

Sri Lanka is feast for all senses, whether it comes to nature, architecture, culture, historic sites, culinary experiences, or design.

The Makeup Packing Question

Map Happy | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

It wasn't until after going through security several times that I realized I probably should have never worried so much about packing my makeup properly in the first place.

Cuba -- Doing It Hassle-Free!

Gerald Eskenazi | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel
Gerald Eskenazi

So you're thinking of heading off to Cuba ever since President Obama and Raul Castro jointly announced an easing of more than five decades of travel restrictions. Well, it's an interesting place--I just returned from there.

My Top 5 Things to Check Off Your Bucket List in Capetown, South Africa

Laura Grier | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

There are moments in life when even a photo can't seem to replace the words to describe what you are actually witnessing. In my career as a photojournalist, m¬y work has taken me to six of the world's seven continents, and I am awestruck on a regular basis.

The Best Way to Experience Machu Picchu

The Outbound Collective | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

Wander among the ancient Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. Although some travelers may choose to arrive at the ruins by train, backpacking the 44.5 mile Salkantay Trek allows you to explore Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu in ways many never get to experience.

When Instagram Friends Meet up in the Real World

Tony Bennett | Posted 03.18.2015 | Good News
Tony Bennett

The support and camaraderie I experienced was refreshing, and I'll definitely be taking part in more adventures with groups instead of shooting solo like I have usually done in the past.

This Is How Long Travel-Sized Toothpaste Will Last You

Map Happy | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Ever since the all-important question of how long travel-sized shampoo lasts was answered, I've been wondering about the life expectancy of other travel-size items. Like... how long should a travel-size toothpaste last?

Three Major Misconceptions About Africa

Timothy Kurek | Posted 03.18.2015 | DC
Timothy Kurek

As fate would have it I was introduced to Gessye, a grad student in Washington, D.C. who has experienced firsthand the ignorance of beliefs about her continent and decided to actually do something about it.

The 5 Most Dangerous Vacation Activities Around The World

Thrillist | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel

When it comes to cutting loose on vacation, there are two kinds of crazy: there's "Whoa, we raged waaaay too hard last night and now have sweet Ace of Base tattoos", and then there's the, "Yea, I can totally dive off that cliff, why wouldn't I want to swim with sharks" kinda nuts

7 Signs You're Staying in an English Manor

Oyster | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel

We've made a list of the seven signs that, if you find them during your stay, are surefire bets that you are, in fact, in an English manor.

10 Destinations That Are Warm RIGHT NOW

Details | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel

Most places in the United States are experiencing some pretty chilly temperatures at the moment, so it's no surprise that our Details Style Syndicate contributors are thinking about (and traveling to) balmy beaches and tropical oases. Click through for some of the places they've been to beat the cold.

Hurricane DJ Hitting the Miami Coastline

Mehdy Ghannad | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel
Mehdy Ghannad

Over 3,000 Disc Jockeys and industry enthusiasts will be flooding Miami and the surrounding beaches later this month for the 30th annual Winter Music Conference (WMC).

Spin the Globe and Go: Take the Adventure You Always Dreamed About

Leon Logothetis | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

The beaten path isn't all it's cracked up to be. This summer, spin the globe and go. Take the adventure you've always dreamed of. You'll make it home with a suitcase of souvenirs and more memories than you ever thought possible.

The 10 Airlines With The Best Economy Class Seats | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel

To help you find the airlines that offer the best bang for your buck in terms of comfort, we've used the World Airline Awards for reference to build this list of the ten best economy class seats. Enjoy!

9 Steps to Creating Good Habits

Cliff Hsia | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Cliff Hsia

When you create good habits, you'll feel stronger, healthier, happier, and more capable of taking on even bigger challenges. With each step on your road to a better lifestyle, you'll gain more confidence, increase your momentum, and continue moving forward.