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Faithful Shopper -- More for Mom

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.28.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Flowers, chocolates, perfume -- it's what most of us give the moms in our lives on Mother's Day. But why be conventional? After all, moms have many lives -- they work, they travel, they lead. Get a gift for the woman she is besides a mom.

10 Top Apps I Can't Live Without

Susan Holmes-McKagan | Posted 04.08.2015 | Technology
Susan Holmes-McKagan

Due to the enormous range of apps available, I decided to put together a list of some of my essential and all time favorites, that make my crazy busy life as a mom, wife, businesswoman and world traveler to provide you with perhaps a more pleasurable day to day experience.

An Aussie Out of Water: 3 Nights in the Outback

Dominique Kane | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
Dominique Kane

It was a blistering 35 degrees Celsius, but I was so preoccupied by my new surroundings that I barely noticed the heat. As I started the ignition of my rental car, my nerves tingled. I'm alone, in the desert. I'm going to be driving around in the desert, alone.

A Portrait of Travel, from Kodak to Instagram

Edward Piegza | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel
Edward Piegza

For a perfect symbol of how travel has changed over the last 20 years, I vote for that little cheese-yellow box of Kodak film. Oh, the debates we had about how many rolls of 24 or 36 exposures to cram into our bags.

From Cave Painters to Cassoulet: A Trip to Southwest France 100,000 Years in the Making

Edward Piegza | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Edward Piegza

I'll always be grateful to southwest France and Bart for giving me 100,000 years of memories.

Your Kids' Brains on Spring Break: 8 Is the New 12

Edward Piegza | Posted 05.26.2014 | Travel
Edward Piegza

With spring break upon us and summer vacation just around the corner, parents are once again faced with the age-old debate: When it comes to international travel with kids in tow, how old is old enough for children to truly appreciate a trip abroad?

Travel Tips: Avoiding Fees When Changing a Flight

Sonia Gil | Posted 04.13.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

You finally purchased your plane ticket, you are already daydreaming about the piña colada that will soon be in your hand and then -- life gets in the way.

The Cuban Contradiction

Edward Piegza | Posted 04.12.2014 | Travel
Edward Piegza

Cuba challenged me like no place else I've ever visited. Experiencing it firsthand changed me in ways vastly out of proportion to the length of the trip or the size of the country.

21 Signs You're A Traveler, Not A Tourist

Posted 11.14.2013 | Travel

It may seem like splitting hairs, but there are major differences between being a traveler and being a tourist. Being a traveler is sort of like b...

Ivy League Only: Your Money is No Good Here

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

For elite alumni, the search for the perfect host or trusted tenant just got a little bit easier.

How to Be a Good Traveler

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

I just got back from almost two glorious weeks in Spain, and it made me realize even more that there are things we can do to be good travelers, which in turn gives us better travels.

Are You a Traveler or a Tourist?

Adventure Collection | Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel
Adventure Collection

What makes a tourist different from a traveler? Is it true that, "The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see"? Answer these five questions to find out whether you're a confirmed, unapologetic tourist or a true traveler.

A Backpacker's Guide to Florence

Party Earth | Posted 08.25.2013 | World
Party Earth

While sojourning in a large city can often be quite draining in terms of energy and, more importantly, financial resources, this does not always have ...

Healthy Travel Tips for Europe Bound Travelers

Party Earth | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

A piece of cautionary advice for all vacationers exploring Europe this summer: with the novelty of travel, maintaining one's health and wellness can become less of a priority. Travelers who spend more time outside and remain active likely have improved attitudes and less stress.

The World's Largest...

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.04.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Fourteen oversized items to pose with around the world -- each attraction is the world's largest something.

Around The World As Traveler, Not A Tourist

Deborah Stambler | Posted 05.28.2013 | Travel
Deborah Stambler

When Chris Phillips decided to circumnavigate the globe, it wasn't an attempt to emulate the travels of his fellow quintessential Englishman, Michael ...

Are You A Real Traveler -- Or Only A Tourist?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.30.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I checked my reflection in the mirror the other day and saw nothing different, but clearly something must have changed. Ever since I backpacked through Europe for a year after college with a copy of 'Europe On $5 A Day,' I have lived for my next vacation. Work, however rewarding, was just what I did between trips.

My 2013 Travel Goal: Don't Be A Jerk

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.02.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

There's something about travel -- whether you're flying, driving or sailing -- that brings out the jerk in all of us. Like the guy in seat 26B just in front of me right now on a flight from Honolulu to Los Angeles, who is probably a nice guy on the ground. But put him on a plane, and shortly after takeoff, he jams his seat into my knees without so much as an apology.

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TALK NERDY TO ME: These Kids Are Rocket Scientists, Literally | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 04.29.2012 | Science

This team of undergraduate researchers with a bold mission: to design, build, and launch high powered rockets from scratch, and eventually reach the outer limits of Earth's atmosphere.2012-02-29-Screenshot20120229at8.01.22AM.jpg

Kindness Arrives in Sin City

Leon Logothetis | Posted 01.15.2012 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

The highlight of the day was taking a soon to be married couple to their wedding. It was a special moment to have these two lovely and infectiously smiling people in the cab.

Smile Chicago, You're In The Kindness Cab.

Leon Logothetis | Posted 01.04.2012 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

I was off to pick up a Panamanian family visiting Chicago for the first time. I drove them to the famous navy pier and had a rip roaring time.

The Kindness Cab: Hoosier Style!

Leon Logothetis | Posted 01.03.2012 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

Both girls loved their ice creams and their mother was thrilled that the Kindness Cab had battled through traffic to keep its promise of brightening a child's day.

The Kindness Cab Stops (And Starts Again) In The Capital

Leon Logothetis | Posted 01.02.2012 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

My next few rides included a chap who used to work in the White House and gave it all up for a life of adventure, a hedge fund manager, a pharmacy student and, my favorite, a Bolivian soccer journalist.

The Kindness Cab is Coming to Town

Leon Logothetis | Posted 12.24.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

Starting at Times Square, I will be travelling across America in a vintage London cab winding my way ultimately to the Hollywood sign. Along the route I will be picking up anyone who wants a free cab ride.

Life advice from an English chap...

Leon Logothetis | Posted 11.13.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

"We hate to have some people give us advice because we know how badly they need it themselves."  Author Unknown When you are feeling down, what do y...