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8 Travel Apps That Work Better Than A Guidebook

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Skip pricey bus or walking tours on your next trip and instead download these apps, which offer historical insight and cool bits of trivia about areas around the world. Bonus: you won't have to lug around a guidebook.

5 Of The Coldest Places On Earth

PureWow | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
PureWow

These five places around the world are way colder than wherever you are right now.

The Art of Slow Moving: A Journey Through America's Grasslands on Horseback

Robin Walter | Posted 03.06.2015 | Green
Robin Walter

July 26, 2014 About two weeks have passed since four horses, a white mule named Pearl, Winnie the dog, Sebastian Tsocanos and I were dropped off in...

Mosaic of a Lady: 5 Super Femme Stories

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 03.19.2015 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

How do we tell the story about women today? A portrait, more like a contemporary mosaic, if you will, emerged, of disruptive, brilliant, super femmes from diverse backgrounds around the globe, as I interviewed five women to celebrate International Women's Day.

The Ultimate List of Hacks to Prepare for Your Upcoming Disneyland Trip

Quora | Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel
Quora

If you don't want to pay for parking and are going to park hop, you can use the Downtown Disney 3 Hour lot for free (for three hours) and either go in and out every three hours, or buy something and validate the ticket for more time.

An "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Filming Locations Guide to Philadelphia

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.11.2015 | Travel
Roadtrippers

It's hard to believe that It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is in its 10th season-- thinking about that makes me feel ancient, and I'm only 23!

Seven Spectacular Wildlife Phenomenons to Experience

Jacada Travel | Posted 03.06.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Witness some of planet's greatest wildlife spectacles, from the gathering of Antarctica's emperor penguins to the migration of immense herds on the African plains.

How Not to Look Like a Tourist In Milan

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Milan is more than Italy's business or fashion capital -- it's a city as stubbornly passionate about maintaining its sense of tradition as it is dedicated to innovation. Just make sure to follow these rules on your next visit.

8 Gorgeous Spring Getaways Near NYC to Book Now

offMetro.com | Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel
offMetro.com

That morning will come when you don't hear the clanking heaters or shovels scraping the snow off the sidewalks and you'll know it's time to pack a bag for your weekend escape to one of these eight beautiful hotels, each an easy car-free ride away from New York City.

The Girl Guides of Africa: Pioneering Women on Safari

Jacada Travel | Posted 03.06.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

It's no longer a man's world. Here are just some of the inspiring women forging a career for themselves as guides and rangers in the African bush.

The Guide to Bringing Sports Equipment Onboard

Map Happy | Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Some gear you'll be forced check in because of TSA policy, whether you want to or not and incur the baggage fee. Other sports equipment fall within the normal checked baggage and oversize/overweight policy.

How The World Sleeps

Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel

Every country has its own unique and distinguishable customs. Traveling from place to place is a chance to see new sights, learn different histories a...

Winning at Life in Croatia... and in Our World

Tajci Cameron | Posted 03.05.2015 | Impact
Tajci Cameron

Croatia is just a small sample of the world we live in. The world that needs to wake up to both its beauty and and its inner power, and to stand up against those who are mismanaging its resources and abundance of wealth.

A Three Million Mile Flyer Boards an Amtrak Train...

Greg Schwem | Posted 03.05.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Train people, rejoice. I've realized I'm far too cynical and set in my ways to join your ranks. I'm returning to my eye surgeon in a few days, eagerly anticipating hearing those four magical words: "You can fly again."

11 Great Pre-Trip Prep Tips to Start Your Travels off Right

Susan Portnoy | Posted 03.05.2015 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Alexander Graham Bell once said, "Before anything else, preparation is the key to success." I'm pretty sure he wasn't talking about travel but it's apropos nonetheless. It's the little things that you do up front that pave the way to a stress-free experience.

'70 Plussers' -- Bike and Barge Tours for Boomers and More

Susan Kraus | Posted 03.05.2015 | Fifty
Susan Kraus

A great vacation is all about balance: meeting interesting people, seeing new sights, engaging in different cultural activities, physical and mental stimulation and escape from routine. And, maybe, not falling off your bicycle.

Living Life to The Fullest in Italy

Findery | Posted 03.05.2015 | Travel
Findery

If there is one characteristic that describes Italians, it's their ability to enjoy life. If you are looking for ways to enjoy the sweet life, la dolce vita, take tips from the Italians, or better yet, head to Italy.

Who's Ready for an Alternative Spring Break?

Perla Ni | Posted 03.05.2015 | Impact
Perla Ni

In the dead of winter, who doesn't daydream about the upcoming spring break or summer vacation? Did you ever consider planning an "alternative break," donating your time and energy to a community needing help while having fun?

Our Dream Celebrity-Hotel Collaborations

Jetsetter.com | Posted 03.05.2015 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

When celebrities and hotels make the news together, it's generally for sex scandals or penthouse parties. But we've got different ideas for our favori...

Where To Visit If You Really Want To Feel More Alive

OWN | Posted 03.05.2015 | OWN

From the beaches of Bali to the Champs-Élysées in Paris, the outback of Australia to the mountains of Tibet, best-selling author and acclaimed trave...

Can a Red State Turn Green? Arizona Says Yes

Natalie Compagno | Posted 03.04.2015 | Travel
Natalie Compagno

Travel is about breaking down stereotypes, questioning prejudices and exploring new concepts. At least that's my advice to fellow travelers, which of course is meant exclusively for them and not me.

A Window Into My World

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Dear Reader, This past Monday was, I believe, the first time ever I simply said, "Nope I don't have a blog in me." And so we ran someone else's blo...

Jet-Etiquette: How To Handle the Most Annoying Airline Passengers

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 03.04.2015 | Travel
Jacqueline Whitmore

With spring break right around the corner, many of us will be traveling by plane to reach our destinations. But what happens when the stressful state of air travel leaves some people too frazzled to mind their manners?

Rumi's Call: Sacred Adventure to Awaken Your Soul

Laurie Seymour | Posted 03.04.2015 | Travel
Laurie Seymour

I could hardly believe we were finally making this long-planned trip to Turkey. Much in the news today, Turkey sits at the intersection of Europe and Asia and borders the Middle East. It is unique in that it has been home for centuries to all three of the great "revealed" religions.

Cuba: Ricky Ricardo Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Elinor Robin, PhD | Posted 03.04.2015 | Travel
Elinor Robin, PhD

There are obvious limitations on what can be learned about a culture -- especially one that is still wrapped in secrecy -- in just a few days. With that said, here is my take on Cuba in 2015.