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A Glimpse of Italy

Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D. | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

Italy is a wonderful place for photography. I started in Rome and traveled up to Venice. All these photographs were taken with a Pentax 645Z medium ...

An Airline Pilot Shares Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Flying

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Mark Vanhoenacker has been a pilot with British Airways for the last 12 years. From the truth about turbulence to what fireworks look like from a plane, here are 12 eye-opening stories from behind the scenes.

8 Ways To Make Life More Exciting

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Sometimes life can get a little boring. You don't feel excited anymore. Life feels pretty mundane and full of routines. We all have been there at one point in our life.

A Tale of Four Cities: Dublin

Maddy Lederman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Maddy Lederman

If you're as ignorant as I was, know The River Liffey winds through Dublin, and asking this question was the equivalent of going to Paris and wondering aloud: "What's this Eifel Tower everyone talks about?"

9 Perfect Holidays For Travelers Seeking Something Different

Carol E Wyer | Posted 06.14.2015 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

It appears our generation is becoming more demanding when it comes to holiday destinations. No longer satisfied with the usual haunts, or with sitting by the hotel pool, we are roaming further afield, seeking out adventures and following in the footsteps of offspring who took off in their teens.

30 Things to Do Before You Turn 30

Jinna Yang | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinna Yang

I put together a video bucket list for you and everyone else you can think of - hopefully it will inspire you to live your life to the fullest, give...

Morning Buns and Bay Views: 5 San Francisco City Hikes

Hipmunk | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

There's so many places to eat -- you've gotta have your Tartine morning bun! Next you need to make sure you hit up the shops in Hayes Valley, see the street art in the mission, enjoy your guilty pleasure of chowder in a bread bowl from Fisherman's Wharf and most importantly, take an Instagram-worthy shot of the Golden Gate.

Apple vs. Android: Does The Technology We Use Influence the Way We Travel?

trivago | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
trivago

When it comes to phones and tablets, there are die-hard Apple users and those who swear by Android. But do their differing tastes in technology influence other parts of their lives?

Overheard in Minnesota, Dontcha Know?

Kari Haugeto | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

It might be too much to call this place inclusive. It's unforgiving winters -- oh, I know, you were waiting for that -- ensure that only the hearty call a place like this home. But Minneapolis is culturally diverse in a way few American cities are.

11 Hotel Bars to Die for

Hipmunk | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Fantasize about sipping mai tais on a seaside cliff or rubbing elbows with society's elite? A few hours in a glamorous (and open to the public) hotel bar may do the trick. From sky high rooftops to Hawaiian beaches, here are a few hotel bars that will leave you open-mouthed and starry-eyed.

The Top 6 Hotels for Father's Day Travelers

Hipmunk | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

What better way to honor the man than the gift of travel? Whether he loves sports, brews, adventures or some good old-fashioned arts, culture and relaxation, we found six hotels that will be sure to make dad smile this Father's Day.

Guide to Premium Economy

George Hobica | Posted 06.12.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

In the beginning, air travel was egalitarian, classless, and, well, classy. Everyone sat in identical seats. In the 1950s, they resembled your dad's La-Z-Boy: luxuriously padded, with footrests.

This Is Me Trying To Take On Motherhood

Andi Wickman | Posted 06.12.2015 | Parents
Andi Wickman

Before I was a mother, I was teaching English in Taipei, driving through Slovenia, taking sake bombs in Japan, sipping absinthe in Paris, dancing on bars in Austin and in bomb shelters in Jerusalem. I even swam with fish in Croatia. Sitting still has never been my thing.

IL Palladio Hotel and Spa Venice Italy:LuxEcoLiving's Best Hotels in the World

LuxEco Living | Posted 06.19.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

It's magical, unforgettable, mysterious....you have to experience this ...now you have a chance to do just that!

48 London Neighborhoods: A Quick Reference Guide

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 06.12.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

As the capital of the United Kingdom, London is a large and bustling city with an incredible amount of things to see and do.

3 Hot Things To Do In Europe Right Now

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 06.12.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Pack your passport because these three new-to-the-scene adventures are worth the jet-lag. Forgoing a tropical summer vacation with sprawling hotel pools and palm trees for the older traditions of Europe? You've come to the right place.

How We Afford to Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Life is a product of our choices. One of the most important choices we make in life -- on a daily basis -- is what we spend our money on. I choose to spend a disproportionate amount of my money on travel for myself and my family.

It's Always Summer In Indonesia

Findery | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel
Findery

All these different societies have emerged organically and there is no way to look at Indonesia as a single homogenous culture. It's part of the magic of the country.

Why I Decided to Finish My Bucket List Before 25

Nicole Martin | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Nicole Martin

If you're not where you want to be, or doing what you want to do. Change it. Pursue a new path. Take a chance. Stop making excuses for why you can't or won't and step outside your comfort zone or you'll never find what you're looking for and what you think you're missing.

Ushering in the New Era of Social Impact: Fringe Diplomacy in Myanmar

Courtney Spence | Posted 06.11.2015 | World
Courtney Spence

While the definition of Fringe can mean "not a part of the mainstream," it is my sincere hope that the ideals and model of Fringe Diplomacy is expanded upon.

Free Summer Events in Each State

Max Levitte | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel
Max Levitte

Whether you want to stay cool indoors at an art gallery or head out for live music and fireworks, there are lots of free things to do all over the country this summer.

The Woman Who Keeps Venice Italy Alive and Afloat: Francesca Bortolotto Possati's Mission for Life

LuxEco Living | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

To step into her shoes is like following a mystical muse whose life ambition is guided by an intuitive historical destiny that does not rest. It is a passion which leads many to achieve greatness in the shadows of their heritage.

The Challenge of Travel

Viputheshwar Sitaraman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Viputheshwar Sitaraman

I'm back in my homeland: rural India, barely clinging to my seat in the back of a jeep negotiating the terrain of potholes called a road in this country. I cautiously peer out the side taking in the blur of browned homes and people littered along the side of the street.

What Is It Like to Visit Pixar Animation Studios?

Quora | Posted 06.11.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

A longtime friend of mine has been an animator at Pixar since Ratatouille. He's been gracious enough to send my boys Pixar posters over these last few years. Posters that cover their walls in their rooms.

The Most Underrated Tourist Attraction In All 50 States

Supercompressor | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Supercompressor

There's nothing wrong with going full tourist when you're visiting a new state--you'd be blowing it if you didn't make time for a trip to The Statue of Liberty or the Golden Gate.