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5 'International' Flights for Americans Without a Passport | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel

There's still a vast world to explore beyond the country's borders, a fact that can be a little problematic for the 64% of American citizens who don't have a passport.

The People You Meet While Traveling

THINK Global School | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
THINK Global School

Maybe we're not meant to ever find out if we, too, can create a lasting, positive impression on the people we meet while traveling. But that doesn't mean that we should ever stop trying.

5 Hot Spots to Celebrate Mardi Gras

Architectural Digest | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

These famous celebrations may not be associated with the best behavior--indeed, the spirit of the season encourages the opposite: Up is down, bad is good, and all rules that generally govern civil society can be thrown out the window.

6 Spectacular Places to Visit in 2015

The Active Times | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel
The Active Times

As we all know a resolution or goal is much more successful when it is as specific as possible, so we're here to help you nail down the details. Arguably the biggest -- and toughest -- decision of any trip is deciding where to go.

Afraid of Flying? How to Cope

Findery | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel

Almost everyone has gone through a phase of aerophobia (fear of flying). I'm still dealing with it to this day. Luckily, I haven't turned down many trips. But it has gone through varying stages of extremity.

Miami Winters: The Lush Life and Hip Things

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
Dwight Brown

The likely anecdote for winter melancholia is a trip to a warm climate. Miami comes to mind. And when we think of Miami, South Beach has traditionally been the tourist hub. But these days, it's only one of the entrees Miami is serving.

La Ruta Maya -- One of the World's Toughest and Most Historic River Races

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
Kathleen Peddicord

La Ruta Maya is the biggest annual sporting event in Belize. Thousands of spectators line the banks of the Belize River to cheer on their favorite teams. The race has its origins in the 1995 Save Our Rivers Programme, a canoe race intended to promote cleaning up debris in and on the banks of the Old Belize River.

15 Last Minute Valentine's Day Gift Ideas | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel

As travelers, we strive to collect more moments than things, but sometimes it's those things we carry with us that make the moments even richer. These 15 Valentine's Day gift ideas are sure to do just that.

Indexes for Beginners... and Old Hands

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 02.10.2015 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

For us, looking over International Living's Annual Global Retirement Index for 2015 is like a trip down Memory Lane. We've lived in each of the top three countries on this year's list at one time or another over our past 13+ years as expats.

Why You Want To Avoid The Car Rental Airport Pickup

Map Happy | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

It's almost always more expensive renting a car from the airport versus picking it up in town. Just go to town.

Study Abroad: To Go or Not to Go

Betty Revah | Posted 02.10.2015 | College
Betty Revah

Going abroad is just like taking a huge leap of faith. It won't be anything like you picture in your head, it will be challenging and at times frustrating, but it will also exceed your expectations in unexpected ways, and its not something you will be able to do after you graduate.

Top 10 Benefits Of Traveling With Kids

Cliff Hsia | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Traveling with two kids, now ages five and three years old, over the past few years through various countries has been nothing short of easy. But the benefits of traveling together as a family far outweigh the stress and headaches that are inevitable with little ones.

34 Unique Things To Do In Prague

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

From parks to pubs, tours to theaters, markets to music and more, we've got the insiders' scoop on the best Prague to-dos straight from those in the know.

America's 12 Best Italian Restaurant Chains

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.10.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You'd be hard-pressed to find a moderately-populated town without an Italian restaurant.

Cycling and Sipping in Bordeaux, France (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

The wine's fresh cut grass aromas and frisky acidity perfectly pair with the wealth of scrumptious oysters harvested further south in Cap Ferret, a seaside resort adjacent to the Arcachon Bay, often called the Hamptons of Bordeaux. I can still taste the fat juicy oysters exploding with creamy brininess, like kiss of fresh sea air.

10 Horseback Safaris in the African Wilderness

Jacada Travel | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Venture into Africa's areas of natural beauty to seek out each region's extraordinary game on horseback.

5 Absolutely Magical Places to Visit in Iceland

Jinna Yang | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
Jinna Yang

I started off my Euro trip on an island, but warm weather and coconut cocktails weren't on the menu. I was in search of adventure, majestic sights -- I wanted to change my perspective on the world, and come back a new person.

The Meek vs The Massive: A Tale of Greek Tourism

Maria Paravantes | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
Maria Paravantes

The word "diakopes" (holidays) in Greek means "to stop" -- to leave the quick paced, oblivious-to-everything lifestyle behind and take in the aromas, the air, the sounds, the feeling... to really experience.

Engaging Hotel Service: The World's Most Incredible Proposal Packages | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel

Asking for someone's hand in marriage is undeniably daunting - figuring out how to do so in an unforgettable, ultra-romantic way is just plain stressful. Viral videos capturing extraordinary proposals is certainly putting pressure on would-be fiancés to pop the question in a unique and memorable manner.

Humorous Alternate Airport Names on Social Media

John Nicholson | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
John Nicholson

In my adopted hometown of Washington, DC, we are blessed with three major airports, in addition to lots of prominent figures and entertaining scandals from which to derive fodder for alternate airport names.

Biosphere 2: Real Life Reality TV

Findery | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel

The 30th season of Survivor, premieres on February 25th. For 15 years, I have indulged in my guilty pleasure of watching castaways try to outwit, outlast and outplay each other for a million dollars.

In the Loop with Bill Tai: A Story About Extreme Impact!

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

Bill Tai is a genius who functions like an orchestra conductor. Able to weave together diverse people with a variety of strengths, bring out their greatest gifts. He has surrounded himself with gems.

Bloggers Be Like...

Natalie Thomas | Posted 02.09.2015 | Style
Natalie Thomas

Bloggers be like mason jars, cheese boards, standing mirror selfies, latte art, pumpkin patches, striped straws, sun-streaked shots, party props. I present a Valentine to my fellow bloggers.

A New Chef At The Modern In NYC Keeps The Flame Bright

John Mariani | Posted 02.09.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

Ten years ago I described The Modern as restaurateur Danny Meyer's masterpiece.

This Is Not Yia Yia's Greece Anymore: 5 Points of Reflection

Julie Crain | Posted 02.09.2015 | World
Julie Crain

What was the turning point for Greece? Entry into the EU? The Olympics in 2004? Natural evolution of time? Probably all of the above, but for whatever reason, Greece continues to evolve into a wonderful European country where the behaviors of the citizens are as beautiful and uplifting as the gorgeous scenery and it is a delight living here again.