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Why You Should Be Eating Sushi in Strip Malls

Hipmunk | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

You should be looking for sushi restaurants who are killing it in a strip mall near you. Here's proof.

Napa Valley in New York? You Bet!

Cathy Chester | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Cathy Chester

Sometimes life gets in the way of our best laid plans. It's been awhile since our family has been able to take a vacation. We finally got away for a few days and I'm eager to tell you about a place that's not only beautiful and accessible, but also restorative for the soul.

How To Find That Perfect Offbeat Destination

Map Happy | Posted 06.19.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

I've learned living abroad that there are two types of vacation destinations. There are places that make it into the ears, eyes and guidebooks of international tourists as the places to go. Then there are the places local go. Oftentimes those lists are completely different.

U.S. Open Fans: Check Out America's Only Four National Historic Landmark Golf Courses

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.18.2015 | Sports
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Of the many historic venues that have hosted the U.S. Open over the years, only four have transcended the game of golf and established themselves as icons of American history as National Historic Landmarks. Find out which courses have made the cut.

A Fatherless Father's Day: How My Lost Dad Inspired a Lifelong Journey

Mikah Meyer | Posted 06.18.2015 | Parents
Mikah Meyer

Newspapers proclaiming new grills as the perfect gift. TV ads with plates of food and cheery smiles. Pictures of grey-haired men holding grandkids.

LGBT Tourism Conference Proves Argentina Is Doing It Right

David Duran | Posted 06.18.2015 | Gay Voices
David Duran

Argentina is once again dominating tourism within Latin America, not only because of its wide range of things to see and do throughout the entire country, but because they have cornered the market within LGBT tourism within the region.

Is Israel Safe for Tourists?

John Nicholson | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
John Nicholson

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that Israel is located smack dab in the middle of one of the world's biggest political hotspots. But it does take a few to keep this tiny country along the eastern Mediterranean safe and secure, and that seems to be why Israel is bouncing back big time in 2015.

Finding Unique Accommodations Around The World

Findery | Posted 06.19.2015 | Travel
Findery

Let's say you're travelling to Kenya to go on safari and see the Big 5. You could stay at an amazing lodge in a breath-taking setting or make sure you can tick at least 1 of the Big 5 off your list by staying at Giraffe Manor.

The Cuban Food Revolution

Tamar Lowell | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Tamar Lowell

Now is the time to go to Cuba because change is exciting. The Cuban Food Revolution is well underway and visiting them now will give a few lucky people an insider's view of the past, present and future of this fascinating country.

Looking for Vegan Food? Check out These 5 Hotels

Hipmunk | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

From hotels that keep sustainability in mind, to those that prioritize easy access to vegan-friendly meals (free of any animal products), we've found five places to stay from California to South Africa that will not disappoint.

Looking for the World's Best Indian Food? Check out These Four Hotels!

Hipmunk | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Thanks to a well-traveled diaspora, the rich flavors of the Indian subcontinent can be found worldwide, thousands of miles away from their origin.

Wander in Tandem: The Adventures of Alec & Liz

Jack Meyer | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Jack Meyer

"Come on, Alec, let's do it!" "Okay Liz, let's cash in our savings, pack our bags, and hit the road." Meet Alec and Liz, two NYC professionals who quit their jobs and tossed their armchair to the curb.

Parents: Less Stress Travel with Kids!

Rachel Hollis | Posted 06.18.2015 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

Summer is the perfect time to travel as a family, but it requires a lot of planning ahead. What I like to do is think of all the scenarios that may cause a complete meltdown and plan ways to avoid them. These are some of my tips for a peaceful and much more enjoyable family vacation.

Iceland: It's Magical, Cheap and Free (ish)

Paula Froelich | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Paula Froelich

I'd never been to Iceland -- for some reason, I always assumed it was far, far away. But I was off to film in Greenland and decided to fly via Iceland instead of Denmark, due to said free stopover.

24 Hours in America's Cultural Hub: New Orleans

Shoptiques | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Shoptiques

New Orleans reminds us of a slew of things, including boutiques, bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and did we mention bars? There's no question the Big Easy is notorious for Mardi Gras and wild nightlife, but the scenic streets of these districts hold much more culture and history than many visitors realize.

Exploring Europe's Summer Food Festivals

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Every summer, Europe hosts some of the most incredible food festivals in the world. With the warm weather and longer days, summer is the best time of the year to travel to these amazing countries.

Why You Should Travel Blog Your Next Trip (Even if You're Not a Blogger)

Starre Vartan | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Starre Vartan

Unless you are already a diligent journaler during trips, you are probably forgetting most of what you did on your last voyage abroad (you know it's true!).

Don't Know What to Do For Fathers' Day? Here's an Easy Way to Celebrate With Dad This Sunday in Brooklyn

Fathom | Posted 06.17.2015 | Travel
Fathom

If mom and dad are too wiped after a long day, we'll eat out early with the kid, preferably at Franny's, my favorite restaurant anywhere. Interesting salads, insane pizzas and pastas, chocolate sorbetto from God, always a good Lambrusco.

Ocho Rios, Jamaica: Sun and Adventure

Dwight Brown | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Dwight Brown

The hilly town of Ocho Rios sits on the north coast of Jamaica, at the base of the St. Ann Mountains. The former fishing village, now a tourist destination, is as noted for its resorts and beaches as its mountainous terrain and natural wonders.

The 5 Best Spots for Lobster This Summer

Oyster | Posted 06.17.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Maine may be many's first pick for the destination with the best lobster in the United States, but we've found some spots across the country with delicious lobster dishes as well.

The Places You Need To Visit Before They Disappear

The Active Times | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
The Active Times

Eco-friendly travel is a crucial part, though, so be sure to travel with a responsible operator and remember these tips when traveling abroad.

Tiny Travel Gadgets You Didn't Know You Needed

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.17.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Having the latest technology at your fingertips doesn't have to mean weighing down your suitcase. We've found eight can't-travel-without gadgets you never knew existed (until now), and best of all, they're all pocket-sized.

Father's Day: Remembering the LIFE of a Dad Who Died Young

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty
Peter Mandel

When someone says the word "bravery" out loud it sounds like it's from a book on noblemen or knights. I can almost hear the clank of sword on shield. Call it medieval if you want, but I believe in trying to be brave.

Summer 2015: Where to Go, and Whose Going

Dane Steele Green | Posted 06.17.2015 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

It's a forgone conclusion people seek out warmer climes, but there is a limit, it seems. In other words, if you can't beat the heat, leave the heat.

Travel Companies & Hoteliers Are Calling Egypt Safe Again: Here's What Analysts Think

JustLuxe | Posted 06.17.2015 | Travel
JustLuxe

If you do go, do so without caution, and do your homework. Look into ratings and reviews of tour companies, talk with representatives, and find out what kinds of activities you'd be experiencing.