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3 Reasons Why Life Is Better For Americans Abroad

Kallen Diggs | Posted 02.14.2017 | Travel
Kallen Diggs

The expat population is growing. If the American expat population was one state, it would be America's 13th most populous state.

Travel The World While Boosting Your Career

Shannon Ullman | Posted 01.20.2017 | Travel
Shannon Ullman

It's happening guys! More and more programs are popping up that allow their participants to travel while actually getting an education. Learning a mar...

How Should Americans Travel In The Trump Presidency?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.17.2017 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

How should Americans travel abroad in the age of Donald Trump? No matter how you voted in the last election, the answer is the same: carefully.But als...

With $5 In His Pocket, This Man Left His Job As A Stockbroker To Travel The World

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

For years, Leon Logothetis worked as a stockbroker in London crunching numbers. But the job left him feeling "depressed" and "disconnected" from the w...

5 Realizations From Quitting My Job to Travel Europe With No Plan

Anthony Awadalla | Posted 02.02.2017 | Travel
Anthony Awadalla

I've read that traveling can be the best teacher. But the best teacher of what exactly? I believe that depends on the person and how many lessons you ...

If More American's Traveled Overseas Our Perceptions of People and Places Would Change

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 12.18.2016 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

Nicholas Kontis - Making Tamales With Local Women in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Travel was instilled into my blood at an early age. When I was 12 years,...

How I Found Myself Traveling by Myself

Kari Parker | Posted 10.23.2016 | Travel
Kari Parker

I remember in high school when everyone made it a point to remind us at every juncture possible that "it's not the end of the world." That the world was so much bigger than we knew it to be. I hated hearing that.

8 Essential Apps for Traveling Abroad

Sarah Pike | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel
Sarah Pike

Travelers used to carry along guidebooks about each place they were visiting when exploring the world, but now you can find all the information you need in the palm of your hand. There's an app for virtually everything these days and many of them are designed to make traveling easier.

This One Tip Will Make Or Break Your Next Trip

Gina Ciliberto | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel
Gina Ciliberto

It's easy for a lack of planning to result in stress. However, for us, the opposite happened. We had the advantage of traveling during low season; while some sites were closed, most lodging options, and even the roads, were empty.

Instead of Going to India, Why Not Sri Lanka?

Findery | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel

Sri Lanka is feast for all senses, whether it comes to nature, architecture, culture, historic sites, culinary experiences, or design.

How This Budget-Minded Couple Traveled The World In Retirement

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.13.2015 | Fifty

When it came time for Debbie and Michael Campbell to decide how to spend their golden years, the couple was stumped. They knew they wanted "another ad...

What To Do If You're Thinking About Volunteering Abroad

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 10.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Before you decide to travel abroad to volunteer, there are some things you should think about to make the trip as meaningful as possible. Haley No...

How to Find the Courage to Travel With Kids

Cliff Hsia | Posted 11.10.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

We've done this in cities and countries all over the world. One week in Cabo, two weeks in Lima, four weeks in Nicaragua and five weeks in Buenos Aires. We've done it. And our kids are growing up to be better citizens of the world because we continue to do it.

Travel Lessons: Time Is the Only Currency

Cliff Hsia | Posted 11.04.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel teaches you that time is really the only valuable currency in life. We all start out with the same bank account with a deposit of about 30,000 days in our lives (approximately 82 years).

Looking Out the Window

Connor Belson | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Connor Belson

Through all of the incredible ups and downs that comprise the busy lives we lead, take the time to look out the window. Remember the things that made you happy or sad, the things that moved you.

Free Wi-Fi Is More Dangerous Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel

They're those two magic words every traveler wants to hear or see: "Free Wi-Fi." What other sort of incentive inspires travelers to actively seek o...

4 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer Abroad at 40

Yelena Parker | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact
Yelena Parker

Big dates make us pause, review where our lives have taken us, reevaluate our priorities and set new goals. For those who do not have children, a change of scenery to clear your head and make a difference for communities in need can help.

The Envelope, Please! Announcing The First Annual 'Blurbie' Awards for Truly Ridiculous PR

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.05.2014 | Media
Peter Mandel

As a travel writer whose inbox is always jam-packed with profound and deeply moving press releases, it started me thinking. Wasn't it high time that the finest of these works earned the recognition they deserve?

Get Up and Go!

Michael Benson | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
Michael Benson

Having just returned from China -- my third trip there in as many years -- I came away even more impressed by the invaluable lessons one can learn by merely getting out and seeing the world.

Minding Your Ps And Qs | Posted 07.12.2014 | Travel

With National Etiquette Week just around the corner (May 12-16), now seems like a good time to take a cue from past news stories and look at the dos and don'ts of how to behave when traveling abroad.

4 Secret Spots Where You Can Enjoy Italy Like An Italian

Lisa Condie | Posted 07.06.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

Let me say first and foremost, I love Rome! Rome excites me, enthralls and educates me. However, Rome can exhaust me. Rome is expensive, and in the throes of summer heat and throngs of tourists, it does not make me a happy traveler...To see or not to see Rome, that is the question.

The Truth About Travelers

Stephanie Dandan | Posted 02.12.2014 | Hawaii
Stephanie Dandan

We travel at the cost of sacrifices. We're happy living with just barely enough as long as we're on the road. This means that we have given up plenty of comforts for the sake of travel. We would rather choose a dorm bed in a cheap hostel, a couch, a hammock, a tent, or concrete floor.

10 Things I Learned From Studying Abroad

Tara Subramaniam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Tara Subramaniam

Don't forget that a large aspect of study abroad is the scholastic component. Work hard -- play hard applies especially well.

6 Solid Ways to Ward off Creepers While Traveling

Kelly Lewis | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Kelly Lewis

Did any of these experiences ruin my time abroad? No, but I could've certainly done without them.

9 Rules For Westerners Visiting Japan

Scott Norvell | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel
Scott Norvell

In many ways -- to Western eyes anyway -- Japan is as baffling as Bill Murray's facial expressions made it seem in Sofia Coppola's brilliant 2003 Osca...