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Tips for Traveling Outside Your Comfort Zone

Natalie Tanner, The Educational Tourist | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel
Natalie Tanner, The Educational Tourist

When in Rome, do as the Romans do, but if that is painful, scary, or uncomfortable then embrace the tourist experience for a taste of the local culture. It's all good!

From Tokyo to New York: Four Bowls of Ramen That Defined My Summer

Sam Stromberg | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel
Sam Stromberg

As midnight neared at Tokyo Haneda International Airport, I wearily boarded my nine-hour redeye. Moonlight shone through the thick evening smog, gleam...

48 Hours in Istanbul: Where to Eat, Stay and Play

Amy Chan | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel
Amy Chan

Istanbul is one of the world's most historically rich destinations, a busting metropolis with one foot in Asia and the other in Europe. It's a city of many contrasts -- East and West, the old and new, traditional and modern. To help guide your trip, here's a selection of the best of where to eat, stay and play.

What Was Apple Thinking?!!

Patricia Rust | Posted 11.10.2015 | Hawaii
Patricia Rust

From Burberry to Apple Dreary!!! What was Apple thinking? I don't know whether any of you have been in the Apple Stores in Hawaii recently, but the...

Worldly Fashion Photography in the Glamorous 60's

Cristina Hadzi | Posted 11.10.2015 | Style
Cristina Hadzi

Mark Shawn's clever and seemingly spontaneous photography captured the effervescent Tiger Morse and that particular era; their shared love of coloring outside the lines and portraying a chic madcap world is palpable.

These Sexy South Beach Hotels Still Have Rooms for Art Basel 2015

Oyster | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel

One of Miami's most beloved see-and-be-seen fetes, Art Basel kicks off just four weeks from today. And while the temperatures across the country may b...

Donning My Cloak of Semi-Invisibility in Paris

Mina Samuels | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel
Mina Samuels

I had the wind knocked out of me last week ... by a piece of art. At La Fondation Louis Vuitton, a new Frank Gehry-designed gallery in the Bois de Bo...

NYC's Byblos Shows The Amazing Variety Of Lebanese Cuisine

John Mariani | Posted 11.10.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

The food of the Middle East, especially Lebanon, sails on, oblivious to trends and consistent year after year.

8 Things the East Coast Doesn't Understand About the West Coast

Thrillist | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel

By: Daisy Barringer Credit: Flickr/Adam Baker (edited) Whether they've been here or not, East Coasters tend to have pretty strong opinions about wh...

How Not to be Stupid While Traveling

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

After dinner my first night in Split, Croatia, I started back to my hotel only to realize I had no idea what the name of it was or where it was located.

The Best Farm Stay Destinations in the World

Hipmunk | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel

As more and more people look to escape the hustle and bustle of the daily grind and hyperconnectivity, farm stays are becoming increasingly appealing. In addition to overnights on the farm, popular agritourism activities include pick-your-own fields, farm to table dinners, barn dances, classes or tours, corn mazes, fairs, festivals, and hunting or fishing.

And The Airlines With The Most Legroom Are...

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Newer and more efficient airplanes means airlines are offering longer and longer flights, but can you handle 13 hours with only 30 inches of space? Condé Nast Traveler reports which airlines, both domestic and international, offer the best (and the worst) legroom.

The Chef, the Designer, the Dish and the Setting: The Red Velvet Side of Life in Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel
E. Nina Rothe

I definitely did not anticipate that a red mesh dress by Singaporean designer Max.Tan would be turned into an edible study in deconstructing, and then re-assembling, the perfect red velvet cake.

How to Do Vegas in Your 30's

Michelle Poveda | Posted 11.09.2015 | Taste
Michelle Poveda

Vegas in your 30's is way different than Vegas in your 20's. Gone are the days of $1.99 meals, drinking cheap booze (well, at least for some) and shov...

Puglia: Italy's Land of Plenty!

Layne Lieberman | Posted 11.09.2015 | Taste
Layne Lieberman

Otranto by the sea Puglia, the heel of Italy, is one of the most splendid regions in southern Italy, and in my opinion, the world. That's because it...

5 Ways Travel Improves Your Health, According To Science

TripAdvisor | Posted 11.09.2015 | Travel

Americans leave 429 million vacation days unused every year. In fact, as a nation we're taking a week's less vacation annually than we did 15 years ago.

An Art Lover's Road Trip Through The Hudson River Valley

Hipmunk | Posted 11.09.2015 | Travel

Running along the eastern edge of New York State, from Albany south to Yonkers, the Hudson River Valley boasts tons of natural beauty. For art lovers in the tri-state area, the Hudson River Valley also features great works of art, ranging from sculpture gardens to historic estates. Try the following day trip, factoring in at least two hours total driving time from start to end, to see some of the highlights!

The Best Weekend Trips From L.A.

Spot | Posted 11.09.2015 | Travel

Even the most devoted Angeleno will tell you that one of the best things about L.A. is getting out of it for a day -- if not a weekend. Lucky for them, many wildly cool places (including otherworldly Antelope Valley, above) exist within easy striking distance.

10 Best Things About Waking Up in Surfer's Paradise

College Tourist | Posted 11.08.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

If you're lucky enough to study abroad in Australia, there's no better place to find yourself living in than Surfer's Paradise, a small town in Gold Coast, Queensland. As the name suggests, this piece of Paradise provides the perfect backdrop for all your Australian adventures.

10 Of The World's Most Beautiful Cities

College Tourist | Posted 11.09.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Zanzibar is as magical as it's name alludes. Surrounded by miles of turquoise sea and palm-packed beaches, this timeless and cultural city allures travelers from across the world.

What Happens When A Travel Company Drops a Fee? This.

Christopher Elliott | Posted 11.08.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Hertz has quietly dropped one of the car rental industry's most unpopular surcharges: the cleaning fee.

The Chef, the Designer, the Dish and the Location: Thai-ing Up at The Palace Downtown Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.08.2015 | Travel
E. Nina Rothe

Dubai -- like the Manhattan of Julian Schnabel and Jean-Michel Basquiat -- is a land of visionaries and pioneers, but also a megalopolis that is achieving its stellar place on the jet setting world map at dizzying speeds.

VIK Winery Goes Holistic

John Mariani | Posted 11.06.2015 | Style
John Mariani

Ten years ago I wrote of Chilean wines, "I suspect that if most winedrinkers think at all about Chilean wines, they think of Concha y Toro, whose fans down enough of its $5 Chardonnays and Cabernets to make it the number two wine import to the U.S."

Get Lost... and Then Find Yourself in New Zealand

Laura Grier | Posted 11.06.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

At 35 years old I thought I had finally figured it out. As a destination wedding photographer, I have seen what it takes to make it down the aisle....

The Ten Instagram Accounts Every Traveler Needs To Follow

Trippy | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel

Whether it's a food maven, an adrenalin junky, an animal lover or even someone seeing the world for the first time, we here at just can't resist really great travel-themed Instagram feeds or the urge to play them with Instagame.