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No Sinks. No Soap. Not Even a Tissue!

Mathy Wasserman | Posted 05.06.2015 | Travel
Mathy Wasserman

This is my confession. I am not of a faith that weekly goes to the confessional. I am of a religion that fesses up to our sins once a year and even th...

The Madeira Film Festival: Cinema Paraíso

Ari Ratner | Posted 05.11.2015 | Arts
Ari Ratner

The international film scene is dotted with a series of spectacular events -- from the glitz of Cannes to the slopes of Sundance to Toronto and Tribeca -- to more intimate festivals everywhere from Sarajevo to Missoula, Montana.

A Visit to an American War Cemetery Near Paris

Michael Schuermann | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

This American War Cemetery is unusual, perhaps unique, inasmuch as it unites soldiers from different battles and theaters of war who were brought to Paris to receive treatment in one of her many hospitals. They are lying here, side by side, on a hillside above Paris, in some corner of a foreign field that will forever be America.

My First Bite of the Big Apple (and Why I'm Coming Back for More)

Alex Matthews | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel
Alex Matthews

Leaving the city spawned a curious blend of emotions. In some ways it was a relief: I felt like I was coming up for air. In other ways, I felt almost bereft, like I was losing something, leaving something vital and fizzing and rich behind.

New Chef A Voce Brings Refinement to Italian Food in NYC

John Mariani | Posted 05.11.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

The Rockwell Group has made the space both sexy and romantic enough for those in thrall to the city's lights.

Cheap Flights to Mexico? No Problem | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel

Whether you're headed to Cabo or Cancun, Mexico City or beyond, flights to Mexico aren't always cheap. Where you live and which airlines service that airport play a big part in how much you'll pay for your flight.

Remember When...? Readers Share Their Favorite Travel Memories Of Mom

JustLuxe | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel

Whether it's flying to another country, road tripping to a nearby state or fulfilling your mother's lifelong dream, we hold our travel memories with mom close to our hearts.

The 7 Coolest Hotel Pools In The World

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 05.10.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Go ahead and indulge a little; we've found seven on the most beautiful hotel pools with a stunning view you'll remember forever. Come on in, the water's fine.

Is There Such a Thing As Too Young to Travel?

Lea Shapiro | Posted 05.09.2015 | Travel
Lea Shapiro

As a child, I didn't understand the importance of the sites I was witnessing. Now, I want to travel the world and see historical sites. I want to be Intellectually stimulated. Am I wrong? Was I an immature anomaly that was just uninterested? Or does traveling when young actually create unappreciative memories that deter you from traveling there later in life?

New York, New York

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.09.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Celebrity Chef David Higgs on Where to Eat in Johannesburg

Jacada Travel | Posted 05.09.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

South African celebrity chef David Higgs tells us what to eat and where to experience the best of Johannesburg's exuberant dining scene.

What It's Really Like To Sell Your Stuff And Move To Italy

Lisa Condie | Posted 05.11.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

Three years ago this month, as I ordered an espresso in a small café in Rome, I made the decision to sell 90 percent of my earthly possessions in exchange for a life in Italy. It was a decision that has brought me joy, freedom and adventure; but it came at the price of living very small.

9 Podcasts We're Downloading This Spring

Fathom | Posted 05.08.2015 | Travel

If you're into reality television, this is a more tasteful way to get your fix: Eavesdrop on the inner workings of a New York City media startup. It's entertaining, and you'll learn useful lessons like how not to pitch a Silicon Valley billionaire and what to do when your team is totally burnt out.

Where to Stay in Montreal

John Nicholson | Posted 05.08.2015 | Travel
John Nicholson

Montreal is all about F words -- fun, food, fashion, fitness, French, and a whole lot of fabulousness! On a recent trip to Quebec, I spent some time in Montreal exploring some of its higher-end hotels and figuring out what makes each one of these properties unique.

Venice Biennale Arte 2015: Doug Argue's Scattered Rhymes, a Satellite Exhibit You'll Want to See

Marie Ohanesian Nardin | Posted 05.08.2015 | Arts
Marie Ohanesian Nardin

On May 9th the 2015 Venice Biennale Arte officially opens to the public. Yet for the last week the Jewel of the Adriatic has been buzzing with activity. The stylish art crowd, dressed with a proper dose of eccentricity, arrived early and from around the globe.

3 Ways To Save When Planning Your Summer Vacation | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel

Whether you prefer Florida's palms and nightlife or the culture of European capitals, you'll probably have a hard time finding good deals during this busy season.

Ship Ahoy

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.08.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Why Paraguay Is A Fantastic Spot For Budget-Conscious Travelers

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 05.08.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Paraguay is a bargain. Everything is cheap. Right now, everything is especially cheap for anyone with U.S. dollars in his wallet. The dollar is at a five-year high against the guaraní.

Finding a Soulmate on the New Madrid Fault

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.07.2015 | Impact
Georgianne Nienaber

I met a great lady last week. The Grandest of Grande Dames. Her name is Dorothy Cramer, "Cramer with a C," if you please. Dorothy is the docent at the New Madrid Historical Museum, but to me she is much more than that.

Still Busy After All These Years, Redeye Grill Has NYC Spirit

John Mariani | Posted 05.07.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

After such wonderful seafood, you might treat yourself to one of the fine steaks here.

The London West Hollywood hosts Travels with Journey and Friends

LuxEco Living | Posted 05.07.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

It's not unusual to see celebrities in Hollywoof.. duh! But to see them with their pets can create quite THE scene. Watch out for the pet paparazzi! The London West Hollywood was the perfect place to be seen for a Great Cause!

White Night in Florence

Rick Steves | Posted 05.07.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

With my work, I rarely plan to be anywhere for a local festival. But when one hits, I make it a point to enjoy it. In Florence, the night before May D...

A Talk With Epiphany Morgan and Carl Mason

Erin McKelle | Posted 05.07.2015 | Arts
Erin McKelle

Filmmakers and life partners Epiphany Morgan and Carl Mason talked to 365 strangers in the last year, as they set out to create a new bite-sized documentary (they call them docobites) every day about a stranger they met during their adventures.

The Advantages Of Downsizing When You Move Overseas | Posted 05.08.2015 | Fifty

Upon arriving in Brazil, I commenced upon a second and simpler life. I quickly immersed myself in teaching English, exercising, studying Portuguese, and building a new circle of friends. I did not miss my old life, or my old stuff.

Dreaming of Namibian Adventure? Don't Miss This Day Trip of a Lifetime (Photo-essay)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 05.07.2015 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

In a remote section of Namibia's Koakveld, a coastal desert in the country's northwest, sits Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, a new, state-of-the-art accommodation that offers its guests a day-trip unlike any other.