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How To Stay Well-Rested When Traveling

Rosie Osmun | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

If you're going on vacation, chances are you want to have a good time, and sleep may not be your top priority. But getting poor quality rest can put a serious drag on your festivities, whether traveling for business or pleasure.

5 Things I Hate About Traveling

Oneika Raymond | Posted 09.24.2015 | Travel
Oneika Raymond

There are only so many rom-coms starring Keira Knightley that I can watch (and cup noodles I can eat) until the indignity of being crammed into a seat made for a 10-year old causes my right eye to twitch and my blood to boil.

A College Student's Guide To Studying Abroad

Avelist | Posted 09.15.2015 | College

I was naive, scared and broke yet determined to enhance my foreign language studies. Looking back, it amazes me that I even made it through the process of getting there, however, it can certainly be done.

5 Steps to Taking Better Travel Photos

Erika Lafrennie | Posted 09.15.2015 | Travel
Erika Lafrennie

Think about your last trip - what do you remember best? The view of a famous landmark? Or a fresh pastry in the bakery window, the people-watching you did sitting at a cafe, the street markets, the smell of fall and roasting chestnuts and crisp air?

Why I'm Giving Up My Job To Travel The World In An RV

YourTango | Posted 09.15.2015 | Travel

I've had a great job for over six years. Good salary, excellent health insurance, paid vacations and sick days. I like the people I work with. I've had the opportunity to have a voice in the shaping of my community and the future of my hometown. And then ... I just quit.

It's OK To Spend All Your Money On Traveling, Says Science

YourTango | Posted 09.11.2015 | Travel

It turns out that it's not whoever has the most stuff wins; it's whomever has had the most experiences wins, and ends up being happier.

The 5 Best Travel Hacks You've Never Heard Before

Erika Lafrennie | Posted 09.10.2015 | Travel
Erika Lafrennie

There are bunches of articles out there about travel hacking with a variety of focuses from saving money to saving space when you pack. While they are all incredibly helpful, I'm not looking to recreate the wheel.

Hurricane Sandy Puts Perspective Into Survivors' Lives

Posted 09.08.2015 | MarloThomas

The Astin family was living peacefully in Rockaway, New York when Hurricane Sandy struck, destroying their home and way of life. Instead of rebuilding...

What Do Kids Who Live On A Boat Do For Fun?

Posted 09.08.2015 | MarloThomas

The Astin family was living peacefully in Rockaway, New York when Hurricane Sandy struck, destroying their home and way of life. Instead of rebuilding...

Pack Like a Pro: Tips for Traveling Light

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel
Lan Anh Vu

Whether you are packing for a business trip or going on vacation, it pays to travel light. Packing can be problematic -- you don't want to lug too much from place to place, but you also don't want to pack so light and end up forgetting important items.

5 Things Austinites Want You To Know

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel
Deborah Stachelski

Austin has become one of the most sought-after destinations in America. With its vast culture, sprawling hills, busy night life, and blend of international cuisine, art, and music, it has a little bit of everything.

10 People You'll Meet During Your Study Abroad

Uloop | Posted 09.05.2015 | College

Out in the wide, wide world, students will meet lots of different people of all kinds, but in general, students travelling abroad will encounter certain types of people.

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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...