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Campervans: The New Approach to Visiting Thailand

Findery | Posted 07.10.2015 | Travel

It was a special moment, to be sure, watching this very quiet, private ritual in a residential area outside of Bangkok -- a moment our guides had arranged for us on a tour designed to show us daily life in Thailand. We were guests on a trip to showcase a new travel option in Thailand: campervan rentals.

11 Beautiful Places That Look Like a Postcard

Tausha Cowan | Posted 07.10.2015 | Travel
Tausha Cowan

Have you ever been to a place that's so painfully beautiful, it seems as though you've walked straight into a postcard? Anytime I visit these "postcard places," I feel as though my eyes are playing tricks on me.

Is Travel to Greece About to Get Cheaper? | Posted 07.10.2015 | Travel

The euro crisis has many countries in a panic... and potential travelers, too. What does Greece's economic instability (and possible exit from the eurozone) mean for U.S. travelers?

Thousands Of Tourists Stranded After Indonesian Volcano Erupts

AP | NINIEK KARMINI and HAVEN DALEY | Posted 07.11.2015 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Ash spewing from a volcano on Indonesia's main island of Java sparked chaos for holidaymakers as airports closed and inter...

Insert Earplugs and... Wheels Up!

Hipmunk | Posted 07.09.2015 | Travel

Traveling by air is fast and convenient, but unfortunately, it can sometimes be noisy. From the moment you step on the plane, your ears are accosted with announcements, people chatting away (rarely in their library voice) and, invariably, one or more screaming children.

Brunelleschi and a Leap of Faith

Lisa Condie | Posted 07.09.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

It is the essence of the human experience to push the boundaries of what is, and believe that there is something else, sight unseen, that could be. It happens every day. Falling in love, choosing to have a child, buying a home or moving to a foreign country, it's all a leap of faith.

4 Ways to Relive American History in Newport, RI

Hipmunk | Posted 07.09.2015 | Travel

With more than 300 pre-Revolutionary War buildings still standing, Newport offers a glimpse into the early days of American history. We've put together 4 unforgettable outings that will make you feel like you've stepped into the past.

The Best Cities for Accordion Music

Hipmunk | Posted 07.09.2015 | Travel

Live music is a great way to relax and get a unique insight into the local area. That rings all the more true with the not-so-ubiquitous accordion, an instrument with roots in Germany (or Russia, depending who you talk to). Check out these five destinations for some great samplings of "squeezebox" music both at home and abroad.

5 Reasons for Daredevils to Visit Miami (Immediately)

Hipmunk | Posted 07.09.2015 | Travel

While Miami is known for relaxing holidays and rocking nightlife, the city also has a wide variety of thrills for daredevils and adventure seekers -- some of which you won't find anywhere else. Need a little more excitement on vacation? Here are five reasons Miami should be next on your trip list.

An African in Peru

Craig Howes | Posted 07.09.2015 | Travel
Craig Howes

Thats me, standing at the edge of a massive drop off infront of me. Classic Peruvian Landscape. I'd been up since 4am, tired from the shooting I h...

Nova Scotia, Spain's Costa Brava and 5 Other Food-Filled Honeymoons

Food52 | Posted 07.09.2015 | Travel

Thinking about the moments after the buzz of getting married -- when not every waking hour is dedicated to florals, hors d'oeuvres or seating -- can be exciting and wonderful. And especially when you're planning a trip you and your partner will take to celebrate just being together.

Lights Go On: Part LII -- The Road Not Taken

Thomas Bähler | Posted 07.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Bähler

Click here to listen to Robert Frost recite his poem This poem has made a difference in my life. I'll wager it has in yours too. TWO roads diverged...

A "Destination Wedding" Can Be within Driving Distance of Your Hometown: A Wedding Planner's Challenge to Find the Right Venue

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.08.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

The words "destination wedding" don't have to mean that all of your guests must fly someplace tropical in order for you to have a total getaway for your wedding weekend.

These 23 Undergrads' Reflections on Their Trip to Cambodia May Change the Way You Travel

Sothy Eng | Posted 07.08.2015 | Impact
Sothy Eng

To what extent should Cambodia's past inform plans for travel in the present, which is to say: How ought one to balance the sanguinary with the sanguine? How does one witness, fairly, a horrific genocide in which an estimated 1.7 million people died?

Why These Flights Were 50% Off (and How to Get One Next Time) | Posted 07.08.2015 | Travel

The Hopper app is perfect -- not only will it watch regular routes and flash sales for you, but we'll also notify you when we see a mistake fare on our radar. Hopper watches billions of flight prices every day, so we spot those mistake fares in real time. Then we pass the savings onto you.

How Traveling Abroad Helped Me Explore My World and Myself

Stephan Kozub | Posted 07.08.2015 | Teen
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Stephan Kozub

My trip, however, was not just defined by the new friends I made or by the carpe diem ideas like a challenging hike to the top of a mountain overlooking Neuschwanstein Castle (the inspiration for Cinderella's Castle). It was defined by what I learned about myself.

A Day In The Life Of A World Traveling Family

Cliff Hsia | Posted 07.14.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

We love traveling, being in new places, meeting new people, eating new foods, and doing new things. And we like doing it together, as a family. What we don't like is the act of traveling, or physically moving from one place to another.

Our Journey and The Truth of What We're Doing To Each Other

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 07.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dragos Bratasanu

In the first year of school we learn that the Earth spins around the Sun. What is probably less known is that Earth, the planets in our solar system t...

5 First Class Airplane Cabins That Are Basically Hotel Rooms

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.08.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

With personal butlers and turndown service, it's hard to tell whether you're sitting in a hotel room or on an actual airplane. Here are some of the most extravagant airline suites in the sky.

4 Excellent Post-Breakup Road Trips

Shermans Travel | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

After a relationship has tanked to the point of no return, there's nothing quite like getting in the car -- either by yourself or with a bestie or two -- and taking your mind off everything on the open road.

You Can Eat Well and Enjoy Your Vacation

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

I've got some great ideas for you that will ensure that sticking around town in the sticky weather isn't the only way to cure a case of the vacation induced regrets. Read up on my tips and recommendations and you'll always be prepared to have both a happy and healthy vacation!

Boise's Best Family Staycation

AK Turner | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
AK Turner

Two weeks ago we faced a forecast of temperatures over 105 degrees (as high as 109) for 9 days in a row. And it was still June. Global warming? End times? General penance?

Austin: My Time in Texas' Liberal Haven

Adam Williams | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Adam Williams

When my good friend Tommas informed me he was going to propose to his Texan fiance Jordan, the excitement of a venture to Texas immediately flipped my stomach.

This App Lets You 'Travel Stalk' Your Friends

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 07.07.2015 | Technology

Puts a stop to missed connections while traveling.

Americans Can Now Afford Paris Again

John Mariani | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
John Mariani

As the song says, "I love Paris in the springtime. I love Paris in the fall. I love Paris in the winter when it drizzles. I love Paris in the summer when it sizzles." I suspect most people do. But I love Paris most of all when it is affordable, which it has not been for many years . . . until now.