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Cultural London: Top Events and Exhibits This Autumn

George Hobica | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

Which of the world's museums is the most Googled? It's London's Science Museum. I recently spent an hour in the museum's permanent exhibit of information technology through the ages and I can see why.

Beauty in the Ruins of Tintern Abbey

Rick Steves | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

Tintern Abbey is one of most beautiful and evocative sights in all of Britain. And seeing a wedding ceremony inside was icing on the cake.

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 Book That Taught Me How To Experience Life Properly

Judith Newton | Posted 06.20.2015 | Fifty
Judith Newton

On our flight to England, I'd read Mark Doty's Still Life with Oysters and Lemon: On Objects and Intimacy. It is a book about still life pictures, but also about love, loss and our hunger for intimacy. The book moved me, and in the course of a ten hour journey, altered my understanding of why I travel, of why I need to travel.

Beer & Beds: Four Luxurious London Pubs

George Hobica | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

Most London pubs no longer have bedrooms for rent above the shop, but a surprising number still do, and over the past few years several forward (or backward) thinking entrepreneurs have revived the concept.

6 Dreamy Travel Destinations for This Summer

Findery | Posted 05.22.2015 | Travel
Findery

Oops! I did it again. I forgot to make summer travel plans, and it's almost the end of May! Time to come up with a few ideas of where to head this summer.

Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in May?

Lonely Planet | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Lonely Planet

This month, we invite you to sing for spring at one of the world's most famous university cities, and mingle with the stars on the French Riviera.

7 Cinderella Castles To Escape To With Your Prince

trivago | Posted 05.12.2015 | Travel
trivago

Just in time for Disney's new Cinderella movie release, we've found seven secret castles you can sleep in that will make you feel as if you are living in a real-life fairy tale... no fairy godmothers required!

Walking Through Winter to Get to Spring

Alison Chino | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Alison Chino

I can hear the wind outside and the rain hitting the tin roof of the porch. I check the weather three times to see if there is a better window for g...

UK, Canada Travelers Offer Cuba Travel Tips

Travelzoo | Posted 04.22.2015 | Travel
Travelzoo

With relaxed restrictions for American travelers to Cuba making headlines, our Deal Experts are champing at the bit to visit this Caribbean nation that's so close to the U.S., but has been out of reach for so long.

5 Easy Places to Feel Like a Backpacking God

Dan Miles | Posted 03.29.2015 | Travel
Dan Miles

Who hasn't wanted to break loose with nothing but a backpack? But what if you can't just quit your job to go and sell coconut jewelry on a beach? Where can you get maximum traveling kudos for minimum outlay of time and energy?

How to Land the Best Holiday Jobs Abroad

Dan Miles | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
Dan Miles

I recently worked out that I have spent 15 of the last 20 years working abroad; ranging from tending bar and waiting tables, to teaching, to working on a stall that sold missiles at an arms fair (no experience necessary apparently).

Destinations to Watch in 2015

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

With nearly 200 countries in the world, choosing your next destination is no small task. Luckily, some cities and countries are setting themselves apart in 2015 with brand-new service and developments, big birthdays, yearlong festivities and global events.

19 Things You Only Know If You've Been Backpacking

Dan Miles | Posted 01.10.2015 | Travel
Dan Miles

1) However many photos you think you can take of a waterfall, you are not even close. 2) Wherever you go you are never far from a pizza, an Iri...

Delicious Airport Fare That Will Make You Love Your Layover

SmarterTravel | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

These awesome airport dining trends -- some brand-new, some old but solidly growing -- will take your next airport culinary experience to new heights.

Wish You Weren't Here: Wildlife Tourist Attractions To Avoid

Neil D’Cruze | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Neil D’Cruze

More often than not, tourists are entirely unaware of the cruelty that goes on behind the scenes. So to help you to be a responsible, wild animal friendly tourist, here is a list of some of the cruellest types of attractions, to be avoided at all costs.

A Transformational Trip and a New Global View

Global Kids | Posted 10.26.2014 | Impact
Global Kids

Raiyan Syed, photo courtesy of Julie Hassett-Sutton/Frantic Studio via Global Kids Most of the students at my high school would come to school and i...

You Can Pretend To Be An Oxford Student For $158 Per Night

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel

Have you ever dreamed of attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? We all know the magical school doesn't really exist, but if you want...

Europe's 'Leading Destination' Isn't What You Think It Is

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.19.2014 | Travel

While London and Paris are still bickering about who gets to be "Europe's best city", another contender is silently swooping in. The World Travel ...

Walking Through Britain: Following in the Footsteps of A Medieval Saint

Alison Chino | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Alison Chino

Going for a long walk over several days is not a completely new concept for me. I have been backpacking in the mountains for most of my life, and there is nothing like a backcountry experience for getting completely off the grid.

Flybe Will Launch 'Shuttle Bus In The Sky'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.29.2014 | Travel

Bus meets airplane in one airline's innovative new "shuttle bus in the sky." British budget airline Flybe announced its plan Thursday to launch a ...

16 Enchanting UK Spots To Visit Other Than London

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.16.2014 | Travel

London is wonderful, everyone knows that -- it's one of the most visited cities on Earth. And VisitBritian is very appreciative for the tourism... but...

Reluctant Hikers

Alison Chino | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel
Alison Chino

My husband and I love to be outside. You do not have to ask us more than once to trade a day on the trail for a day on the couch. I believe my kids love the outdoors too, but it seems like they have to be reminded of how much they love it.

Traveling in Cornwall: History and Tradition in England's Southwest

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 06.11.2014 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

The sea sparkles in Mediterranean shades of blue and turquoise, coastal paths are pink with sea thrift and the moors are carpeted in heather. Primroses, frothy white angelica and gaudy yellow gorse smother the narrow country lanes.

If You Need a Reason to Visit London This Spring, Take a Peek at These Parks

Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel
Erin Ruberry

London is a pretty magical destination year-round -- the bustling streets, the royal residences, the magnificent museums -- but it's an especially wonderful place to visit during the spring as the city bursts into bloom.