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Merger Mania in the Travel Industry and How it Will Impact You

Jim Pickell | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Jim Pickell

In 2014 over 1.1 billion tourists traveled abroad. That means that one in seven people took an international trip. International tourist arrivals are ...

8 Things Pablo Escobar didn't want you to know about Colombia

Laura Grier | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Laura Grier

My whole life I grew up hearing about the feuding drug cartels and cocaine trade of Colombia. I had the fear of God put in me by my mother to never...

Is It A Crime To Recline Your Airplane Seat?

Oneika Raymond | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Oneika Raymond

Air travel sucks these days. It's expensive, service is increasingly poor, and the perks are few and far between. As such, few topics in travel elic...

Money Saving Tips: Top 10 Ways to Save for Travel

Collette Stohler | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Collette Stohler

Seven months ago, I quit my day job in order to follow my daydream. I've been traveling the world for over seven months and the question I get asked t...

10 Exercise Essentials to Keep your Bikini Body While Traveling

Collette Stohler | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Collette Stohler

When it comes to packing for vacation, the last thing you people want to squeeze into your suitcases is workout gear. But if you want to squeeze into ...

5 Places I Have To Visit In 2016

Matt Gibson | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Matt Gibson

Photo: Matt Gibson A lot of my travel blogger friends are always on the move. They count the number of new countries they visit each year and many s...

How To Travel With Mental Illness

Shanny Matterson | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Shanny Matterson

Here's a scary statistic for you: Around 450 million people currently suffer from [mental illness], placing mental disorders among the leading caus...

5 Perfect Babymoon Locations That Are Zika-Free

Vogue | Posted 02.02.2016 | Travel

The warnings that have hit the news about the Zika virus are quite alarming, specifically for pregnant women living or planning to travel abroad.

The One Person Who WIll Always Get Hired

Trisha Velarmino | Posted 02.02.2016 | Travel
Trisha Velarmino

A friend of mine texted me today and said, "I can pull off a Trisha. I am convinced that like you, I can also do a 6-mo to a year sabbatical and d...

Elm Adds Luster to the Connecticut Dining Scene

John Mariani | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

Towns like Old Saybrook, Essex, and Lyme lie too far north of NYC to be called bedroom communities, but New Canaan, 45 miles and 65 minutes by train ...

3 Ways to Avoid Wild Spring Break Crowds (Or Not)

Mark Chesnut | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Spring breakers. Photo: CW Abas Photography via It happens every spring. Thousands of college students flock to sunny beach destinati...

The Most Incredible Winter Road Trips in the U.S.

The Active Times | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
The Active Times

Winter is finally here after a very slow start. Skiing, snowboarding and all kinds of other activities that require snow can finally begin. But why not consider an alternative this season? It could also turn out to be a lot cheaper, considering the record low prices of gas.

Discover Philadelphia's Local Secrets

Global Yodel | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Global Yodel

Last year Philadelphia was ranked #6 for the best food cities in America by the Washington Post. Most tourists only know of us for our cheesesteaks, which ironically we don't eat often. There are MANY amazing restaurants that will leave your stomach satisfied to say the least.

Why Norway Is One of the Most Remarkable Destinations in the World

Anita Hendrieka | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Anita Hendrieka

Norway is becoming a top destination on travellers bucket lists, but what gives this country its charm?

Thanks to the TSA, it's a Confusing Time to Fly

Christopher Elliott | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

These are confusing times for airline passengers. In recent weeks, the government has made two surprising policy changes: First, the Transportation ...

Antarctica: Pole to Soul Part 3

Ed Gillespie | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Ed Gillespie

The Patagonian Linea Sur ('Southern Line' -- named after the railway line that passes through its inhospitable territory) is a high, dry plateau of extensively grazed, scrubby steppe.

The 10 Best Hotels in Canada 2016

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.30.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Whether you're jetting off to cosmopolitan Toronto, sightseeing in Old Montreal or stealing away to the secluded wilderness of Vancouver Island, you'll find Canada has no shortage of stellar hotels to aid your exploration.

The 10 Best Hotels in Mexico 2016

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.30.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

While each property showcases its own style, all 10 hotels feature three key traits that set them apart: superb customer service, extravagant amenities and serene settings, ranging from cliffside beach oases to tropical island sanctuaries.

The American Zika Virus Threat: What You Need to Know

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.29.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Zika virus (Zv) infects people via daytime mosquitoes carrying it, and rarely via sex with infected partners. Mosquitoes can bite infected people and then bite others, transmitting Zv to new people.

The Surf Love Story of an Introvert Mermaid

Candace Loy | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Candace Loy

In the beginning, I was always more scared, than calm, excited and confident like those around me. The pictures you see of the composed and artful ...

How to Survive Travelling With a Significant Other

Liz Stephenson | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
Liz Stephenson

Let's just get right into it. If you've travelled with a SO, you know that you'll continuously find yourself questioning why the hell you're with this person in the first place. *Especially if jet lagged or hungry.

4 Can't-Miss Mexico City Museums

Sarah Stodola | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
Sarah Stodola

Of the many things that struck me during a recent visit to Mexico City--the food, the traffic, the way art is woven so intricately into the city's fabric--nothing made more of an impression than the museums. There are a staggering number of them, 150 or so, and I went to a lot, double digits, yet made only a dent.

5 Ways To Escape The Snow On A Budget

Robert Harrow | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Robert Harrow

Fantasies of fun at the beach are often wiped away by the harsh realities of their true cost. Fortunately, there are some ways consumers can make that vacation work, without having to pay an arm and a leg. All that's required is a bit of planning and perseverance.

The Ultimate Guide to Mexico City: The Hot Destination for 2016

Paula Froelich | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
Paula Froelich

The ultimate in Mexican entertainment, Lucha Libre puts WWE to shame. Matches take place at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City on Tuesday and Friday nights. The matches included a lot of hair-pulling, women in bikinis, screaming, and vows of vengeance. Basically, a bar brawl in Kentucky.

7 Enchanting Adventures in Big Sur

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

In all honestly I was only expecting to see the cool waterfall that spills onto the beach of a sandy nook along the coastline, but once I got there and had to figure out where to camp and whatnot, I discovered there were a lot more enchanting things to do and see!