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Lessons Learned From Lost Luggage: How to Cope With Traveling Mishaps

Carol Morgan | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
Carol Morgan

Everything happens for a reason. Right? Well, that's the motto I live by. It may or may not be true for you, but it works for me. It helps me put things into perspective and see everything in life as a learning opportunity.

The World's 7 Most Beautiful Unspoiled Islands

Thrillist | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

"Unspoiled." The word conjures up images of chaste fawns lapping up crystal-clear waters in a lush valley while a harpist plays n the background. Or, we might've just described Bambi. But really, here are tourist-friendly islands where civilization hasn't yet fully ruined everything.

You're Pronouncing These 10 Places Completely Wrong

Thrillist | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

While Bruges can at least thank Colin Farrell for teaching the world that it rhymes with "rouge," countless other cities continue to suffer as people awkwardly botch their names.

I Travel Therefore I Am

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

I've learned through traveling how much I truly love embracing what makes me uncomfortable, doing what comes unnaturally, going against the grain, making incautious decisions, facing my fears and refusing to give in.

7 Ways to Travel Like a Millionaire -- on a Budget

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

With a little research and planning, a vacation filled with private jets and luxury accommodations doesn't have to be a far-fetched fantasy. If you'd like to vacation like a millionaire without refinancing your mortgage or sabotaging your credit score, try these seven travel tips to add a little grandeur to your next getaway.

A Letter to My Baby Sister As She Embarks on Study Abroad

Kristy Gustafson | Posted 08.06.2015 | Travel
Kristy Gustafson

While your mind is currently filled to the brim with a never-ending list of what to pack, what your host family and fellow students will be like, how hard your classes will be, etc. etc., I encourage you to take a moment to instead think about just how mother-freaking life-changing these next few months are about to be for you.

Yes, I'm Pretty, And I'm Traveling Alone

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Alyssa Ramos

If I wear makeup, if I wear anything that shows skin, if I wear leggings -- or God forbid, if I wear a bikini -- I always get the most opinionated stares from people assuming I'm looking for my next customer to pick up.

7 Reasons People Who Travel Are More Likely To Be Successful

YourTango | Posted 07.27.2015 | Travel
YourTango

There's a lot of debate about what creates the road to success. It's perseverance, working hard, and being focused and motivated, no doubt. But can success come from knowing when to walk away and take a vacation?

Are You Prepared to Deal With the Top Consequences of Travel?

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel
Amandah Blackwell

Consider this... Traveling may not be what you thought it would be, even though people say that travel is the best thing you can do.

The Best Regional Slang Worlds From Around the Country

Thrillist | Posted 07.08.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

We as a nation have embraced all kinds of dumb slang, from "swag" to "hepcat." (Never mind, hepcat is awesome.) But some words never get out of specific pockets of America, where they easily weed out the locals from the transplants.

The Science Behind Why You Can't Read in the Car

Thrillist | Posted 07.08.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Why do some of us fall violently ill just by glancing at a book in a moving car, while others can read through an entire road trip without any problem at all? Here's the scientific lowdown on what makes carsickness tick, as well as what you can do to prevent (or at least minimize) its wickedly brutal effects.

The Real Dangers Of Flying, According To A Pilot

Supercompressor | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Supercompressor

Turns out there are a few. Hoooraaaaay.

8 Tips for Staying Healthy While on the Road With an Aging Parent

Valerie M. Grubb | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
Valerie M. Grubb

Getting sick is always the pits, but it's even worse when you're on vacation. In addition to wasting money and precious vacation time, an illness on t...

The Most Beautiful Places In The Country

Thrillist | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

There's a reason that song they play during the seventh-inning stretch at baseball games isn't called "America the Mediocre."

18 Camping Tips And Tricks For Survival (And Fun)

Supercompressor | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Supercompressor

With a knife, some denatured alcohol and a little bit of courage, you can transform a 12 oz can into a great DIY camp stove that'll boil water in 5-6 minutes. We did it, and it's remarkably simple.

The 16 Best Rivers In America For Tubing And Drinking

Thrillist | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Really, is there anything better in the summer than sipping canned suds, soaking up the sun, and floating down a river in a giant rubber donut? With a cooler of beer... floating right next to you! Maybe, if you hate fun, but otherwise, no, not at all.

11 Packing Hacks That Will Change the Way You Travel

JackThreads | Posted 06.19.2015 | Travel
JackThreads

The worst aspect of traveling is packing your bags. And with the mounting fees being imposed by greedy airline executives, the art of efficiently fitting a bunch of clothes into a confined space is invaluable as ever.

Parents: Less Stress Travel with Kids!

Rachel Hollis | Posted 06.18.2015 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

Summer is the perfect time to travel as a family, but it requires a lot of planning ahead. What I like to do is think of all the scenarios that may cause a complete meltdown and plan ways to avoid them. These are some of my tips for a peaceful and much more enjoyable family vacation.

9 Ways Flying Is Doing Serious Damage to Your Health

Thrillist | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Matt Meltzer Credit: Flickr/Roger Schultz While waiting in airport security sucks almost as bad as the people you're waiting in line with, you ...

Anthony Bourdain's 12 Greatest Quotes About Drinking

Thrillist | Posted 06.11.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

He's given us plenty of booze-soaked pearls of wisdom from his many years on TV.

The Worst Advice You'll Ever Hear When Making Life-Changing Decisions

Russell V. J. Ward | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel
Russell V. J. Ward

With every life-changing decision, I've received great advice from trusted sources. But I've also heard some of the worst advice about changing my life for the better. And you'll probably hear it too.

Travels With My Dad

Janie Emaus | Posted 06.01.2015 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

No matter what age I was when we traveled, I knew my father would get us to our destination safely. He would take care of everything (hotels, car rentals, food, souvenirs, fun).

How to Market Your Business While Traveling the World

John Rampton | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
John Rampton

I was recently on an amazing cruise with my wife in the Caribbean. During this time, I was forced to work on cruise Wi-Fi as well as internet hotspots. I was able to live the life I wanted while traveling the world... all while marketing my company online. It actually grew ten percent while I was gone.

The Introvert Travel Guide

Melanie Biehle | Posted 05.22.2015 | Travel
Melanie Biehle

There's been more talk about introversion in recent years. By now many people finally understand that being an introvert doesn't mean that I'm quiet or shy.

How to Build a 6-Figure Business While Traveling Around the World

Sean Kim | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Sean Kim

It's not everyday you meet someone with the luxury of running a multiple 6-figure online business, while being able to explore the world at the same time. This is why I'm excited to be sharing this interview with Natalie Sisson, who is a best-selling author of The Suitcase Entrepreneur -- a title that she calls herself.