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39 Hours Inside The Biggest Human Migration On Earth

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 02.26.2015 | World

Looking across this sea of anxious faces, it’s easy to forget this is a holiday. Knotted brows frame weary eyes in a crowd as deep as a football fie...

9 Must-Try Jet Lag Remedies

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.19.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Few things foil ambitious travel plans as commonly as jet lag. Over the years, scientists have experimented with a slew of solutions to mixed results: Jet lag is, after all, a multi-faceted juggernaut that no one thing, except time, can cure.

14 Photos That Will Want to Make You Fly to Maui Now

WHERE | Posted 02.20.2015 | Travel
WHERE

When you think of Maui, gorgeous beaches with enormous waves that are perfect for surfing come straight to mind. This Hawaiian island has even more to...

35 Photos to Spike Your Adrenaline and Spark your Wanderlust

DL Cade | Posted 02.19.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Each year, thousands of people start off the New Year determined that, this year, they'll travel. This year, they'll live life to the fullest and stop...

Chinese New Year: Top 10 Goat-tastic Places Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 02.19.2015 | Travel
Cheapflights

The Goat is the eighth sign of the 12-year cycle of animals that appear in the Chinese zodiac. Associated with the eighth Earthly Branch symbol, those born in the Year of the Goat are considered to be intelligent, creative, dependable and calm.

Iceland's Sublime Silence

The Week | Sarah Eberspacher | Posted 02.19.2015 | World

For as long as she can remember, Lodoe Laura has been fascinated by Iceland. "I think of it as this really special place, isolated and reclusive," ...

The Future of Vietnam Travel Is Anchored By Deep Traditions

Tamar Lowell | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Tamar Lowell

Vietnam is a name that stirs the senses and emotions. It conjures visions of proud farmers in conical straw hats tending their rice paddies. It conjures smells of lemongrass, ginger and mint, savory spices used in Vietnamese cooking.

Dear Mom: Part Five

Patricia Rust | Posted 02.19.2015 | Fifty
Patricia Rust

Truth be told, most days with Rob feel like Valentine's Day anyway. Why mess with success? I miss you, Mom. Hope you and Dad are dancing on clouds and giving the stars a run for their money.

Students Should Collaborate in the Classroom, Not Compete

THINK Global School | Posted 02.18.2015 | Education
THINK Global School

As the first term of our 2014-15 school year recently wound to a close in New Zealand, I looked through the student survey responses for my course and remembered one of my opening statements to the ninth and tenth grade students.

How to Photograph Yosemite Like a Pro

Global Yodel | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Global Yodel

Situated in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in east central California, the boundaries of Yosemite National Park envelope more than 1,200 square miles of wilderness, including monolithic granite faces, lush grasslands, magnificent forests, tranquil lakes, and thundering waterfalls.

Why We Travel

Arthur Hoyle | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Arthur Hoyle

Why do we travel? Well, we are all travelers, all the time, traveling the journey of our lives while our planet spins on its orbit. Our trips, whether we call them vacations, or getaways, or adventures, or explorations, are all mini-versions of our big journey, through which we hope to find something, the meaning of our existence, perhaps.

The Ups and Downs of Travel and Life

Cliff Hsia | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

These are the ups and downs of travel. Kids get sick, parents get sick, things get lost and stress is created. It was inevitable we'd get sick while we were in Thailand. It was not a question of if, but when.

Travel Is an Attitude

Hiba Giacoletto | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Hiba Giacoletto

Here are five ways you can bring this "keep traveling" attitude to your life without needing to physically travel.

L.A. Confidential

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

The one Los Angeles location visitors never consider... is Los Angeles itself. There used to be no "there" there. But there is now. A newly hip downtown LA has been the best kept secret on the West Coast, until now.

Taking Yoga Off the Mat

Jordi Lippe | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact
Jordi Lippe

Photo Credit: buildOn The beginnings of yoga can be traced back over 5,000 years but has only become massively popular in the last decade. In fact, i...

The World's Best Family-Friendly Hostels

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

With a database of over 800,000 properties, HotelsCombined has a wide variety of hostel options to choose from and the search filters on our site make it particularly easy to locate family-friendly properties. Here are some of our recommendations:

5 Reasons Why Traveling Is the Best Education

Leon Logothetis | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

See the world, and broaden your cultural, intellectual, and spiritual education like you could never have imagined. Here are five reasons why traveling is best education possible.

Packing Tips From Travel Experts

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Whether it's a scent, a special snack, or a specific pair of shoes, everyone has something they're always sure to bring with them on a trip. Here, seven frequent travelers (and expert packers) share what they'd never leave home without.

Retire To This Latin American Paradise For Just $1,200 A Month

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 02.18.2015 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

If your idea of paradise is a tranquil beach where a couple can live comfortably for $1,200, including renting a furnished home, then Uruguay's Department of Rocha is a place you should definitely know about.

The Weirdest Museums in the World

Findery | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel
Findery

What qualifies a museum as weird? Take a pinch of strange, mix it with morbid, and add a dash of mystery. All of these museums are one-of-a-kind and speak to the curious and will leave you smiling, shuddering or bewildered. Or, all of the above.

Mardi Gras Like a Local

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Mardi Gras can seem like a tourist spectacle, but its pleasures are less about watching the action than being part of it. That's why New Orleanians throw so much effort into making costumes, riding in parades, and mingling with the crowds.

Accidental Traveler: My Vacation During a Coup Attempt in Venezuela

Mark Chesnut | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

As a matter of security, the announcer now explained, the government had suspended many basic civil liberties. What rights had we lost during our ill-fated vacation?

The Smart Girl's Guide to Modern Life

Cecily Trowbridge | Posted 02.17.2015 | Women
Cecily Trowbridge

As we progress societally on both a national and global scale, gleaning the benefits and reaping the rewards, so too are we required to adapt to what's best described as "the modern girl's best practices." Revamped secrets to success of the female persuasion, if you will.

Best Credit Cards for Every Type of Traveler

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Plastic is the best way for travelers to spend money: credit cards for big-ticket purchases, debit (ATM) cards for cash. But which cards to choose? Clearly there is no single best card. What's best for you depends on what you want by way of extras and special features.

America's Happiest Airports

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Dating site MissTravel.com recently polled more than 50,000 people to find out their favorite U.S. airports and came up with a list that delivers on the comfort, convenience, customer service, and cleanliness fronts.