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Your 10-Step Guide to Traveling the World

Tausha Cowan | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel
Tausha Cowan

I am not saying drop everything and go travel right this minute, but you can start to put a plan in place to make it happen at some point in the future. Here are 10 steps you can take today to help you travel the world.

The Rules Of Airbnb Sex

Map Happy | Posted 05.23.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Give me a second while I mull this over, pause, slightly gross out and then somewhat reluctantly accept that we're all human beings here.

The REAL Reason Airplane Wi-Fi Costs So Much

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Gogo -- not the airlines -- have control over prices, and consumers are already accustomed to paying high rates

Orange County East Coast Style

Andrea Poe | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Long before Andy Cohen ushered the ladies of the West Coast OC into our living rooms, another Orange County made a mark on America.

Flying With My Toddler

Kaitlyn Jones | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
Kaitlyn Jones

The passenger sitting in front me decides even though he isn't sleeping, he is going to take whatever legal space he can get in economy. My injured child wails from the pain of the seat pushed on her head while my bladder lets loose from the pressure of her cranium in my pelvis.

Dreamlike Photos Show The Journey Of China's Last Steam Trains

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.20.2015 | World

In China's Sichuan province, some of the last passenger steam train services in the world still carry out their runs. These holdovers from past decade...

The 14 Best Small Beach Towns In America

Thrillist | Posted 05.28.2015 | Travel

Because we already told you about the country's best beaches, and its best small towns, the next logical step seemed obvious: America's best small beach towns (as in, small towns with beaches; not small beaches with towns). Here are 14 of the country's finest.

8 Best Resorts in Europe

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

This Palladian-Georgian hotel, located just 25 minutes from Dublin's city center, is set amidst one of the most scenic and historic estates in Ireland. Built as a 68-room palace in 1741, it was restored in the 1990s after a fire, but you'll find that the grounds are a greater draw.

This Tiny, Tropical AirBnB Treehouse Is All Your Dreams Come True

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel

AirBnB has a lot of great hidden gems, but this tiny tropical treehouse has to be one of our favorites. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom treehouse...

Last Minute Memorial Day Rentals In The Hamptons

PureWow | Posted 05.20.2015 | New York

OK, we know it's two days away, but believe it or not, it isn't too late to score a great Memorial Day Weekend rental in the Hamptons.

10 Of The Happiest Places On Earth

PureWow | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel

Even if you don't live in one of these allegedly jubilant locales, you can and should visit them. Here, the top ten, plus the one place in each country you've just got to see.

A Mad Way South: Kite Buggying Across the Sahara

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Stefan Simanowitz

News that a madcap team of British adventurers have used snow kites to break the record for the fastest crossing of Greenland's ice cap reminds me of another record breaking journey by an even madder bunch of Antipodeans who use kite surfs to cross the Sahara.

Know Instantly Which Side Your Car's Gas Tank Is on

Map Happy | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Of course, there is a way to know. Of course, I'm stupid and don't pay attention. That's because there's an indicator on the car's dashboard that tells you where the fuel door is.

One Family's Journey Exemplifies Anytime-Anywhere Learning

Smart Parents | Posted 05.19.2015 | Education
Smart Parents

We are a family of five consisting of two parents and three children; Noah age 14, Caleb age 12, and Rohama age 10.

Southern California's Newest Dark Ride Debuts With a Splash: A Look Beneath Its Surface

Annabel Osberg | Posted 05.19.2015 | Los Angeles
Annabel Osberg

On the morning of May 13, Knott's Berry Farm unveiled its new 4D shooting game ride, "Voyage to the Iron Reef," to throngs of media and special guests in advance of the ride's May 15 opening to the general public.

Stick Around! Leave the Airport and Discover Qatar

Richard Powell | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Richard Powell

The world's richest country per capita, lying on the north-eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, has traditionally been an unlikely place for a holiday.

Is There Really a 'Wanderlust Gene'?

Map Happy | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

A recent Elite Daily article claimed some people are just born to be travelers -- literally -- because they possess one very particular gene. But it's a serious oversimplification to chalk up wanderlust tendencies to one piece of genetic hardwiring.

Flying to Europe Just Got Easier

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Seasonal routes that take a hiatus in the colder months resume this month and next: These nonstop flights will take you to Dublin, Edinburgh, and beyond.

5 Simple Money-Saving Tips for Senior Travelers | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel

Avoid school holidays, spring break, and summer peak season (usually the month of July), and you could not only save a bundle on flights, hotels, and attractions but you may just have them to yourself!

The 9 Weirdest Small Towns On Earth

Thrillist | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel

From an underground town in Australia to an "Austrian" town in China, these little localities give new meaning to the term "Weirdoville." Or at least they would, if that was an actual term people used.

5 New York City Adventures: Where You Think You Should Go And Where You Should Go Instead

Erik Seide | Posted 05.18.2015 | New York
Erik Seide

They are written down in guide books and talked about on blogs and done over and over again for very good reasons but there are also well known experiences that unfortunately have morphed into tourist traps with long lines.

A Lap Around Monte Carlo

Michael Schuermann | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

The fastest cars will complete the 2-mile lap around the Monte Carlo circuit in about 75 seconds. You will need a little longer, but if you are up for it, here is where to go.

Why the Hotel Can Be the Destination Itself

Map Happy | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

In just about every urban destination I've visited I can find some property that leaves me amazed and wanting to play Eloise, whether that's London or Buenos Aires. And in Buenos Aires, that can be a trip.

The Top 5 Disneyland Hotels

MiniTime | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel

Whether you want to indulge or keep the pennies close, we've picked five of the best Disneyland off-site hotels for a happy, magical family vacation in Anaheim, California.

21 Reasons Hotel Sex Is Better | Posted 05.22.2015 | Travel

There's a reason nobody's writing ballads about getting it on in your familiar, comfy bed after reading Good Night Moon to the kids.