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Travel Etiquette: 12 Stress Reduction Tips

Diane Gottsman | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Diane Gottsman

A few simple gestures have the power to enhance your trip and brighten the mood of those you encounter. Demonstrate polite behavior and create goodwill by remembering these small but significant travel etiquette tips.

Why Private Hostel Rooms Are Terrible Deals

Map Happy | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

We decided to take a stab and compare real prices across several different type of properties to see how much staying in a hostel actually saved. Here's the USD nightly rate as distributed across budget hotels, Airbnbs and private hostel rooms in five different citie

10 Things To Do In Europe Before You Die

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Whether it's catching an opera in Vienna, having afternoon tea in London, shopping for leather in Florence or sipping a cocktail by the Eiffel Tower -- we've rounded up 10 things you need to do, eat, see, shop for and experience in Europe.

7 Small Towns Who Have A LOT To Be Proud Of

Thrillist | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel

People are really proud of their small towns.

So...You Want to do Business in Cuba? A Mini-Guide For U.S. Businesses, Social Entrepreneurs and NGOs

Eric Leenson | Posted 04.13.2015 | Impact
Eric Leenson

Cuba and the U.S. are currently discussing the reestablishment of diplomatic relations. But the complete normalization of relations may take years to achieve and, in a number of fundamental business-related areas, will require congressional approval in the U.S.

Why The Best Part Of A Vacation Happens At Home

OWN | Posted 04.13.2015 | OWN

From India and Ethiopia to Cuba and Kathmandu, Time magazine reporter and travel writer Pico Iyer has been to every corner of the world. After seeing ...

6 Things You Can Only Learn About Life By Traveling

Anita Wing Lee | Posted 04.13.2015 | College
Anita Wing Lee

Growing up in Canada, I always knew that I wanted to explore the world. I researched doing a student exchange in high school, and was always fascinated by National Geographic. It wasn't until university that I got the chance (and the motivation) to pursue this dream.

Why Latin American Countries Are The Happiest

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 04.12.2015 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

If you were judging happiness strictly by what you heard (if anything) about any of these countries on the evening news or could find in rankings of national wealth, you'd probably think that people who live there are some of the most impoverished and dissatisfied on the planet.

Get a Little Bang for Your Baht: 10 Nearly Free Things to Do in Chiang Mai

College Tourist | Posted 04.11.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Studying abroad is an amazing experience but we all know it can be hard on your wallet. Living in Chiang Mai, we found many ways to keep busy and get to know the town without spending too much baht. So here's what I came up with: 10 nearly free things to do in Chiang Mai.

How To Land The Best Housesitting Gigs Around The World | Posted 04.11.2015 | Fifty

Do you want to travel and sample different retirement lifestyles, but have a limited budget? Housesitting may be your answer. Our first housesit was three years ago. Since then we have lived rent-free in Tuscan farmhouses, French vineyards, Spanish casitas and luxury Costa Rican villas.

The Sweetest Airbnbs In Cuba

Architectural Digest | Posted 04.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

By Lindsey DeSimone for Architectural Digest. As U.S. travel to Cuba kicks off, Airbnb has expanded its operations to the island with over 1,000 re...

5 Cruise Cabin Hacks That Will Change the Way You Cruise Forever

Cruise Critic | Posted 04.10.2015 | Travel
Cruise Critic

Your cruise ship cabin is your home away from home when you're at sea. But unlike your own bedroom, you can't tweak the space given to you by the cruise line if you find something lacking.

Escape to Sizzling New Orleans

Jody Reed | Posted 04.10.2015 | Travel
Jody Reed

A rainbow parfait of festivals, a kaleidoscope of music and a rich tapestry of cuisine reflecting cultures from around the globe make New Orleans a "must" destination for every traveler.

How To Snag A Seat Upgrade For Free

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.15.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

It can be tricky, but it's possible. Here are some tried-and-true tips for upgrading your seat on your next flight. I have found that you can often switch to a better seat on the day of departure. Two strategies I use.

Austria's Wine Future Looks Brightest in Burgenland

John Mariani | Posted 04.10.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

These wines are made to be drunk young, though the reds can certainly mature with a few years in bottle.

6 Outdoor Adventure Excursions to Supercharge Your Kauai Vacation

Amy Whitley | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
Amy Whitley

If you're the type of traveler who prefers blisters to pedicures on a beach vacation, or gets more scrapes and bruises than suntan lines, you are our people.

15 of the World's Most Epic Places to Run

Jacada Travel | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Suffering from itchy feet? For adventurous runners, there are dozens of epic races and routes around the world to simultaneously treat the running bug and satisfy wanderlust...

World's Most Romantic Honeymoon Treats

Jane Anderson | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
Jane Anderson

You're planning your honeymoon and you feel like you deserve some VIP treatment. Just how extravagant can things get?

My Family, Minus Me

Jessica Kahan | Posted 04.09.2015 | Divorce
Jessica Kahan

It's not that the idea came out of nowhere, it had been planned for months. It's not that their absence was a surprise. I'd offered him Spring Break, since I knew I couldn't afford to take them anywhere.

Roadtrip Through the Sweet South

Findery | Posted 04.10.2015 | Travel

Both cities are filled with so much Southern charm, American history, and beautiful coastal living. Trying to decide which one I liked better is difficult because they each have their own distinct personality and flair.

Why Traveling Alone May Not Be For Everyone

Sonya Matejko | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
Sonya Matejko

Recently I was ready to get out of my comfort zone and break out of my shell. Yet in the end, I found it rather lonely and paradoxically dependent on Wi-Fi.

How to Visit the Amalfi Coast and Capri for Less

Tausha Cowan | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
Tausha Cowan

The Amalfi Coast, Capri, Sorrento and all of the towns in between are stunning, particularly in the summertime when the water is sparkling and everyone is dressed like they're on the cover of Vogue Italia, seaside edition.

Catherine Karnow's Vietnam: Documenting a Changing Country

Andrew Lam | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Andrew Lam

The drab, impoverished and immobile nation that Catherine saw when she first visited in 1990 quickly shifted under her lens. And fascinated, she kept coming back.

The 7 Absolute Best Free Things You Can Do Around The World

Thrillist | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel

Traveling on a budget leads to making plenty of interesting choices. While "free" doesn't necessarily mean great, sometimes, it absolutely does. This free stuff? Totally worth your time. These are the best things you can do around the world that don't cost a dime.

The Best Place To Travel This Month Is...

Lonely Planet | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
Lonely Planet

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: When the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy...