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What You Learn By Traveling Alone

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Traveling solo can be exhilarating, lonely, enlightening, an adventure, and tough all at the same time. Nonetheless, we firmly believe it's something everyone should try, simply because it will teach you so much about yourself. Such as...

The Places with the Longest Living People

PureWow | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel
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PureWow

Want to know the key to becoming a centenarian? Talk to Dan Buettner, an explorer and fellow for National Geographic, who spent ten years researching ...

Diane Guerrero Shares How She Stays Connected To Deported Family

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.19.2015 | Latino Voices

“Some people travel for vacation, to get away from it all. I travel to get to it all,” Diane Guerrero says in a video for Marrio...

Everything You Need To Know About Traveling Solo As A Woman

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.19.2015 | Travel

If you have the heart of an explorer, traveling alone is an excellent way to see the world on your own terms. But it can also be s...

11 Reasons to Visit India During Monsoon Season!

Alyssa Pinsker | Posted 08.19.2015 | Travel
Alyssa Pinsker

I love traveling in India and I chose to arrive this time during the "monsoon" season, which might sound intimidating to an American, but it is simply...

5 Ways to Prepare for Baby's First Flight

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.19.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

For new parents, preparing to embark on that first family vacation can be a stressful experience. There are so many issues to consider -- both in terms of comfort and safety -- that the idea of boarding a flight with a baby can be daunting.

Memphis's Food Scene Is a Lot More Than BBQ

John Mariani | Posted 08.19.2015 | Travel
John Mariani

If the food media had their way, barbecue joints would be about the extent of coverage they'd give this wonderful, newly vibrant Southern city. And, while there is indeed plenty of good 'cue in town, it is sheer ignorance to stop there.

Every Country in Europe, Ranked by Two Somewhat-Ignorant American

Thrillist | Posted 08.19.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Kevin Alexander and Matt Lynch Credit: Jennifer Bui/Thrillist Europe! America's distant relative that it likes to awkwardly visit on occasion! ...

Travelers, Beware of This House of Cards

Christopher Elliott | Posted 08.19.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

They're legal. But maybe it's time for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to say, "Enough is enough."

Can You Just Flash Any Credit Card to Get Lounge Access?

Map Happy | Posted 08.19.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

No need to have a working Amex to get lounge access and free beer. An anonymous tipster who didn't want to be named (for the obvious reasons!) turn...

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

PureWow | Posted 08.25.2015 | Travel
PureWow

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.

7 California Getaways Perfect For The End Of Summer

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 08.19.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

You've still got time to head west for a last-minute trip to enjoy the Golden State's perfect late-summer weather, so start packing your bags now. Can't decide where to go? I've put together itineraries for my seven favorite California weekend getaways, from wine country to the southern coast.

The Hagia Sophia: Church, Mosque -- Or Battleground?

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 08.18.2015 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

As a Christian standing in what had once been a magnificent church, I could not feel the holiness of those huge disks. I felt bullied by them.

Is Curbside Check-In the Best Thing You're Not Using?

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Some airlines still offer free curbside check-in, but others charge $2 per bag (that's of course, in addition to the standard baggage fees). And whether you pay or not, tipping is an expected part of the skycap exchange.

7 Privileges I Was Made Aware Of By Traveling

Gloria Atanmo | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Gloria Atanmo

Some have no idea what exists outside of their home town or village, and it's a privilege if we can turn this into a beautiful cultural exchange.

Five Things Americans Traveling To Bangkok Need To Know

Travel + Leisure | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Several news outlets are reporting that the attacks have made Thailand vulnerable: the Thai baht was teetering on a record low before this week's attacks, but now has reached its lowest rate since 2009.

The Best Airlines for In-Flight Entertainment

Hipmunk | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Long flights can be a drag, but there's nothing better to make the time fly and take your mind off cramped economy quarters than a good in-flight entertainment system.

Forgotten St. Petersburg: Shadows of the Romanovs

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Visiting the opulent restored palaces of St. Petersburg is impressive and a must. But through these untouched sites, I walked into history and found the shadows of the Romanovs.

B&B Summer Hot Spots for Cool Pools

BnBFinder.com | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
BnBFinder.com

The heat is on, so it's time to dive into a few inns that offer some seriously cool pools. Not only are they refreshing and revitalizing, but our picks are pretty stylish and chic too. Check out these four B&B's that are making a serious splash this summer!

This Programmer Is Traveling The World Using Only Bitcoins

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.18.2015 | Technology

Aug 18 (Reuters) - TEL AVIV, Israel - Felix Weis has gotten used to blank stares anytime he tries to pay for something. Since January, the 28-year-ol...

5 Great American Cities Everyone Should Be Visiting

Leon Logothetis | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

Home to the University of Texas, Austin is a burgeoning oasis in the southwest United States that is brimming with culture, great food and iconic events. Its most famous event, SXSW (that's South by Southwest) is a celebration of all things music, film and interactive media.

A Long Weekend in France Without Leaving North America (Really!)

Saul Gitlin | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Saul Gitlin

For the discriminating traveler looking for something different that combines an international flair with rich history and natural beauty, the territory is a "hidden gem" among North American tourist destinations.

9 of the Best Cookery Schools in London

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

If you wish to pursue a career involving food, whether it be for the desire to become a Michelin-starred chef, to run a catering company, to become a private chef or work in food media, then you will find a professional course designed for you.

Berea Celebrates America With First Friday

Critley Lynn King | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Critley Lynn King

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8 Ways To Make Money Online To Travel

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

How do you find this mysterious paid-online-freelance work? It takes some time and patience, but these are all the ways I've found freelance work in the past.