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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

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

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

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.

5 Cities That Bring Colonial Cuba to Life

Hipmunk | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel

We've rounded up five cities whose historic districts date as far back as the arrival of Spanish settlements in the early 16th century. Intrepid travelers determined to visit the island before the floodgates open will want to add these places to their itineraries, because there's just something so swashbucklingly romantic about cannons in the tropics.

Healthy Summertime Habits

Margaret Marshall | Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

This year you can be prepared for the challenges, face them head on and persevere. First acknowledge your challenges, and then have healthy summertime habits to carry you through the four major summertime challenges.

One-Day JetBlue Sale Has Airfare From Just $83 RT! | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel

At Hopper, we're always excited when JetBlue announces a sale. It usually means low fares (in this case, starting at just $49 for one-way flights)...

7 Things To Know Before Travelling To Cuba

Hipmunk | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel

While adventurous travelers are urged to visit Cuba before authenticity goes the way of a Starbucks on every corner, travelers should take a little extra time preparing, as heading to the island still isn't that easy.

Four Ways To Save Big On Fourth Of July Travel | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel

Fireworks, flags, food -- and pricey flights. The Fourth of July is simultaneously one of the most popular and one of the most expensive weekends to travel. While driving is a bit cheaper this year due to lower fuel costs, flying is as expensive as ever.

The Amazing Wonders of Studying Abroad

Evelyn Fiske | Posted 06.10.2015 | College
Evelyn Fiske

This was the best experience of my life and something that every college student should experience if the opportunity arises. Studying in a different country allows for students to step outside their comfort zone and grow as a person.

Paraguay: A Lost Paradise and a Land of Opportunity in the Heart of South America

Lorena Rios | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Lorena Rios

Throughout the event, Paraguay was hardly mentioned until a Financial Innovation session where Sharath Dorbala, Vice-President of Amdocs Management, USA briefly commented about the experience of Mobile Financial Services as a success story in Paraguay.

Four Reasons to Visit Ljubljana, Slovenia While It's Still a Hidden Gem

Heather Keleher | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Heather Keleher

Are you looking for a slice of unspoiled, charming, old world Europe? A road less-travelled to a place rich in history, culture, food, scenery and natural wonders?

The Elusive Desert-Adapted Lions Of Namibia And The Man Who Loves Them

Susan Portnoy | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

I didn't know much about desert-adapted lions before my trip to Namibia. I knew they were endangered like every other lion in Africa. But that's just part of their story. It wasn't until Stander's talk that I fully understood the magnificence of these majestic creatures -- the mere 150 that are left.

5 Desert Adventures for City Slickers in Palm Springs, California

Hipmunk | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel

Venture out of the concrete jungle and into the peacefulness of a desert environment in Palm Springs, California. Whether a skilled hiker or a novice explorer, here are five exciting desert adventures for city slickers hoping to get back in touch with nature.

Going Global

Louisa Kasdon | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Louisa Kasdon

As a handicapped accessible destination, China was more challenging than we expected. But we wouldn't have missed for all the tea, in, you know, China. It is a huge country with more than enough to see, with some creative accommodation and spots of luck we gimped gaily along.

Spend Less Time Standing In Line With These 4 Airport Security Tips

Hipmunk | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel

Before entering security, take a moment to observe which line is moving fastest, then join in. It's smart to avoid queuing up behind large families, as it'll take them a while to move the whole clan through security.

How to Pack for an 18-Day Trip in a Carry-On

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

It sounds like an impossible feat: pack for an 18-day trip in a single carry-on-sized suitcase. But Social Media Specialist Melissa proves that it's possible, as she did just the thing on her recent trip to Eastern Europe.

Magical Marseille

Jamal Hammadi | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Jamal Hammadi

On a recent trip to Italy for a Sunsilk Co-Creation, I decided to take the train down to the South of France to visit my aunt. From the second yo...

Is it Time for Fast Track Atheist Security Checks at Airports?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 06.10.2015 | Weird News
Zoltan Istvan

I can't help but wonder if I really have to wait in hour-plus lines since no atheist--so far as I can discover--has ever been accused of bombing or highjacking a plane.