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Exploring Fire and Ice in South Iceland

Findery | Posted 07.14.2015 | Travel

Everywhere you turn there is more to explore and the photo-taking opportunities are endless. For all these reasons and more, Iceland deserves -- no, demands -- a spot on your bucket list.

Cairene Pastry Innovators, The Batter Half in Egypt

Sarah Dajani | Posted 07.04.2015 | Taste
Sarah Dajani

Ramadan in Cairo. A blessed month for worshippers, for those in need, and for pastry store owners. It's a month with the quietest days the Egyptian...

10 Best Airlines for In-Flight Entertainment | Posted 07.14.2015 | Travel

With innovative seatback screens and nearly endless programming options, airlines seek to differentiate themselves from the competition (at least when it comes to what you're watching mid-flight).

My Year in the Islamic Republic of Iran

F. Scott Hess | Posted 07.14.2015 | Arts
F. Scott Hess

In 1992 I flew into the Islamic Republic of Iran with my wife and two year old daughter on a trip funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and a Getty Museum Fellowship.

8 Amazing Buildings Perched Near Volcanos

Architectural Digest | Posted 07.14.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

The villa's basalt slabs, formed from ancient volcanic activity, emerge organically from the cliff and dramatically frame the distant mountains.

City Guide: New Brunswick, New Jersey - Home of Rutgers University

College Tourist | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

New Brunswick, New Jersey is home to none other than Rutgers University, one of the largest research universities in the nation.

11 Things You May Not Know About Hong Kong

Naomi van der Velde | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
Naomi van der Velde

If you've lived in or visited Hong Kong before, you have most definitely mastered the art of passive-aggressively elbowing strangers out of your way. It's a true city -- ripe with culture and contrast etched into the very core of the people who live there.

This Airplane Seat Design Will Haunt You Forever

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Zodiac Seats France has introduced a new seating configuration that should only exist in the darkest of nightmares. The design takes the already dreaded middle seat of the row and rotates it 180 degrees to maximize space, thus establishing the "Economy Class Cabin Hexagon."

It's Summer Vacation Time: Tips for Happy Travels With Tots

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
Ingrid Prueher

Modern families are busy (yep, that's an understatement!). Family time is important, especially family vacation time, so ensure that time is well spent with these tips for happy travels with little ones.

A Passion for Greece

Ruth G. Zavitsanos | Posted 07.13.2015 | Impact
Ruth G. Zavitsanos

Like their highly sought after Mediterranean diet the Greeks are simple, pure and homegrown. Plato said, "People are like dirt, they can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die." I pray the former is true for the people of Greece.

14 Fun Things To Do With Kids in Dallas

Hipmunk | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel

When looking for a city to explore with kids, look no further than Dallas, Texas. With an amazing array of indoor and outdoor activities, Dallas offers families a great mix of things to do that are perfect for kids--all without leaving parents bored or frustrated out of their minds.

13 Things To Do In Sydney (That The Kids Will Love, Too)

Hipmunk | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel

You spent a few years post-college hitting all the beachfront party destinations (Cancun, Cozumel, The Bahamas). And the romantic spots (think Rome and Paris) should be saved for a trip a deux.

Rainforest Hiking: The Top 4 Basecamps in San Juan

Hipmunk | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel

San Juan, Puerto Rico, has something for everyone: beaches, historic cities, and a vibrant nightlife.

5 Tips for Keeping Your Cool While Traveling with Your Parents

Valerie M. Grubb | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
Valerie M. Grubb

Spending lots of time in close proximity, dealing with different expectations, juggling many interests and ability--any of those factors can lead to stress.

White House Lifts Ban on Photography and Invites Instagrammers to Help Spread the Hashtag

Nastasia Yakoub | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
Nastasia Yakoub

What do you do when you see an e-mail with the subject line: 'Invitation to the White House: July 1st'? Well, if you're like most people, you'd probab...

Manger Tarte au Humble (Eating Humble Pie)

Sarah Thebarge | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
Sarah Thebarge

Recently I spent a weekend in Paris before flying to Togo, where I'll be volunteering at a hospital for a few months. I had a layover in Ethiopia, so I sat on the floor with my laptop and wrote a list of 10 ways to spot an American in Paris, drawn from recent observations.

How Modern Technology Is Keeping Families Overseas Connected

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 07.13.2015 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Many people still feel that if they retire abroad, they'll end up somewhere in the back of beyond, without connection to their loved ones back home. But the ability to communicate instantly with almost anyone, almost anywhere, is now woven into the fabric of modern life.

Greece Today: Safe, Affordable -- and More Beautiful Than Ever

Jim Luce | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
Jim Luce

I was in Greece last week and experienced a country completely different than was being portrayed on TV, amazed at how political and economic considerations could color the news so darkly.

12 Hour Destination Guide to Bled, Slovenia

College Tourist | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

While Slovenia is commonly overlooked in European vacations, it is one of the most beautiful countries. Not only is the food amazing and the people friendly, the country never feels tourist heavy. No matter the restaurant, bar or museum, it feels as if you are always surrounded by locals.

Surviving a Weekend in Berlin

College Tourist | Posted 07.12.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Whenever I would travel around Europe meeting new people, I always got the same response when I told them I was studying in Berlin. From "how are you alive right now?" to "how many beers can you drink?" to "you must rave every weekend," the reaction was overwhelmingly consistent.

Surviving a Weekend in Berlin

College Tourist | Posted 07.12.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Ben Rissler, American University What should you know before taking on Berlin's nightlife? Whenever I would travel arou...

The International WiFi Struggle

College Tourist | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

It all sounds trivial, but I've made friends with Germans in Amsterdam, bonded with Kiwis in Copenhagen and gotten to know Brits in Madrid all because we were trying to figure out how to log in to the hostel's WiFi.

Road Trips for History Lovers: London to Bath

Historvius | Posted 07.10.2015 | Travel

For a road trip that promises bags of gobsmacking cultural allure, it's hard to beat the route from Britain's capital, London, to one of the country's most idyllic cities, Bath.

Greeks Do Not Want to be Pitied

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 07.10.2015 | World
Elena Paravantes RD

Lately there have been several well-meaning articles inviting and urging readers to help Greece by buying Greek products or planning a vacation in Greece. My answer is this: We would rather you visit Greece and buy Greek products because you like them, not out of pity.

The Hotel San Régis Paris France: LuxEcoLiving's Best Hotels in the World

LuxEco Living | Posted 07.10.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

This magnificent 5 star Hotel is one of the most precious finds in all the world! Hotel San Régis is just steps away from the epicenter of fashion...and more!