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How Hospitality Became My First Love

Lina Stahl | Posted 08.04.2015 | Travel
Lina Stahl

Do you really speak Swedish? I was admiring the pretty blonde girl greeting us at the reception in Lyon, France. Not only was she born in Sweden, sh...

Memphis Gets Its Groove Back

John Mariani | Posted 08.04.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

Having not visited Memphis in at least a decade, I returned this summer to sense that the city is really on the verge of a cultural and tourist boom that goes way beyond the requisite pilgrimage to Elvis Presley's cheesy Graceland home.

How To Pick the Right Travel Rewards Program For You

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.05.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Factor in the burden of sifting through constantly changing program structures and it's easy to see how choosing the right loyalty program can be a challenge.

250 Must-Follow Twitter Feeds For Every Food Activist

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 08.05.2015 | Impact
Danielle Nierenberg

Whether you have found a chef that speaks to your soul or want to learn more about organic agriculture, Twitter has proven to be a powerful platform...

6 Of Europe's Best-Kept Secrets

Thrillist | Posted 08.04.2015 | Travel

We decided it was time to let a few of these destinations, and their gorgeous landscapes, tasty food, and historic architecture, out of the bag.

Are Vacations Causing Your Migraines?

Alene Brennan | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Alene Brennan

You've been dreaming about your summer vacation all year. This is your time to finally relax. No meetings, no emails, no alarm clock... but sadly you ...

7 Things TSA Wants You To Know About Airport Security

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.04.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

While some travelers view it as an inconvenience or just another obstacle in the way of their next vacation, airport security is a serious matter.

Persian Gulf Travel: Beyond Dubai, Doha and Abu Dhabi

Maytha Alhassen | Posted 08.04.2015 | Travel
Maytha Alhassen

As friends boasted about their procurement of $187 roundtrip tickets to Abu Dhabi on Etihad, I urged them to consider adding Oman to their itinerary; a five hour drive from AD or a quick, cheap nonstop flight departing close to every hour of the day.

10 Of The World's Weirdest Tourist Attractions

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Marisa LaScala, Condé Nast Traveler United Archives GmbH / Alamy An homage to Stonehenge made of classic cars. A museum devoted to instant nood...

Why You Should Include Bosnia in Your Itinerary

College Tourist | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Hannah McIntyre, Spring Hill College Here's how Bosnia stole my heart and why you should make a trip there part of your ...

Iceland: The Perfect Destination for Solo Travelers

College Tourist | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

More than once, I seriously considered the idea of forgoing the trip and forgetting my impulsive purchase all together. In my moments of doubt I asked myself: would I ever really forgive myself for turning down a trip to Italy? The answer was no.

Your Guide to 5 of UNESCO's Newest World Heritage Sites

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

So you love travel that combines diverse cultures, history, anthropology and archaeology, but wonder how in the world to find a destination that encompasses all of those elements? Well, here's some guidance from one of the world's most reliable sources, UNESCO.

This Is the New Island Jewel of Southeast Asia

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Cynthia Drescher, Condé Nast Traveler Photo by Cynthia Drescher Travelers to Southeast Asia often flock to Bali or Phuket, in search of gr...

The Most Dramatic Shorelines in the U.S.

The Active Times | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel
The Active Times

Standing on the edge of a gigantic bluff overlooking the sea, the breeze continues to roll in as the sun dips toward the horizon. If this is a scene you could only imagine in a foreign country, than you should take a look at the dramatic shorelines in the U.S.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Dallas

Kari Haugeto | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

In addition to the friendly people, nearby ranches, subtle sidewalk art, amazing skyline after dark and the predominant Pegasus, there's one more thing you might not know about Dallas: You won't need a car. Well, not if you're planning to explore downtown. Dallas is a walking city.

America in Black and White

Aaron Caleb Bardo | Posted 08.04.2015 | Media
Aaron Caleb Bardo

The process of change begins with us and ends with us. Through social media and grassroots movement we can unite our colors as we did on June 26, 2015. We can inspire American Dreams for generations to come before the riots begin, before the violence turns viral.

Don't Miss the Surfing in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Suzanne Stavert | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel
Suzanne Stavert

My husband and I are not surfers, however, you need to hear about this amazing surf spot in this quaint little kick back town.

The Grand Tour: The Loire Valley

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel
Maria Rodale

The final stop of The Grand Tour of 2015: The Loire Valley in central France. The house where Leonardo da Vinci died. Gelato like a rose! Some o...

Medicare Options for Retirees Who Travel

Jim T. Miller | Posted 08.03.2015 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

The best Medicare options for retirees who travel extensively depends on your destination. Let's start with a quick review of the different coverage choices Medicare offers beneficiaries today.

The 5 European Cities You Need To Visit Right Now | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel

Crossing the Atlantic can still be pretty steep. To help you figure out the best gateways to Europe, Hopper gathered billions of bits of flight-price data and came up with a list of the 5 cheapest cities in Europe to fly to this fall. Happy travels.

The Urban Arts Scene in Kosice

Michael Schuermann | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

Kosice, the second largest city of Slovakia, has come up with a bright and brilliant solution to spruce up a nondescript residential district.

(Sorta) Relaxing at 35,000 Feet

2BoomerBabes | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel

Do you suffer from other words the fear of flying? It's quite common, despite the stats showing that flying is much safer than car or train travel.

10 Things That I Loved About Israel

Kalpana Sunder | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
Kalpana Sunder

It's more than a week since I came back from Israel and it feels surreal to reflect back on my time there.. It was highly intense and packed -- I was overwhelmed by the cultural, historical, and religious wonders I encountered.

Our Ever-Growing Travel Bucket: 1000 Places to See Before We...

2BoomerBabes | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel

We "Babes" love to travel and often spend hours perusing websites in search of the latest and greatest adventure that will satiate our wanderlust appetites. Since first published in 2003 and updated in 2011, 1000 Places to See Before You Die, has been our go-to getaway bible.

Houston's Local Secrets, A Beautiful Travel Guide

Global Yodel | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
Global Yodel

We sent Houston local and photographer extraordinaire, Christian Watson to The Sam Houston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton to experience the historic property, shoot some beautiful photos, and create a Local Guide for Houston full of tips and local secrets just for you.