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15 Of The Most Exotic Beaches In The World

Jinna Yang | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Jinna Yang

From colored sand to hidden caves, here are 15 of the most exotic beaches all around the world.

Why I Chose to Volunteer in Ghana

Lindsay Cooper | Posted 06.29.2015 | Impact
Lindsay Cooper

I don't know if this will help me find my purpose. What I do know is that sitting in front of my computer day after day waiting for my purpose to find me is going to get me nowhere. At least now, I'm going somewhere.

The Heart of Humanity: Huge Lessons From a Small Vietnamese Village

Kristy Gustafson | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Kristy Gustafson

After experiencing things from the other side, my only wish is that one day people start to wake up; that they put down the beauty magazines and switch off the E! Network; that they power down to power up, and go out into the world (even their own town) and see it for what it really is, see the people for who they really are: beautiful.

Music Festivals Are Out -- 'Lifestyle' Festivals Are In

Emily Hill | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Hill

Do you 'Roo? Burn? Chella? Well, it's time to loosen your grip on your flower crown and move on. Music festivals are so out. "Lifestyle" festivals are...

The Challenge of Travel

Viputheshwar Sitaraman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Viputheshwar Sitaraman

I'm back in my homeland: rural India, barely clinging to my seat in the back of a jeep negotiating the terrain of potholes called a road in this country. I cautiously peer out the side taking in the blur of browned homes and people littered along the side of the street.

Is There Really a 'Wanderlust Gene'?

Map Happy | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

A recent Elite Daily article claimed some people are just born to be travelers -- literally -- because they possess one very particular gene. But it's a serious oversimplification to chalk up wanderlust tendencies to one piece of genetic hardwiring.

The 4th Happiest Place On Earth

DL Cade | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Born in southern California, landscape and adventure photographer Sean Ensch has harbored a hefty love for the ocean and nature in general from a yo...

Donna De Lory's Awesome New Conscious Devotional World Dance Groove Yoga Music

Ira Israel | Posted 06.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Like Sting and other genre-defying and genre-creating musicians, Donna De Lory's new remix CD "Universal Light Remixes (From the Unchanging)" is a divine delight! As soon as I put it on I was literally swayed by the subtle grooves, delicious tones, compelling melodies, and eclectic beats.

A Man, a Plan, a Canal -- Panama

Laura Grier | Posted 05.31.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

I was completely wrong about Panama. I was wrong to think I could sum up everything this country has to offer in only a week. I honestly left feeling a bit teased by my experience. There is SO much to do here and so much more ground to cover.

My Top 5 Things to Check Off Your Bucket List in Capetown, South Africa

Laura Grier | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

There are moments in life when even a photo can't seem to replace the words to describe what you are actually witnessing. In my career as a photojournalist, m¬y work has taken me to six of the world's seven continents, and I am awestruck on a regular basis.

Your Top Five Favorite Activities You've Never Heard Of

Laura Grier | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

Last year was a crazy year for me personally and professionally and I was in serious need of a "Girl's Gone Wild" trip, but not the kind you are probably envisioning.

35 Photos to Spike Your Adrenaline and Spark your Wanderlust

DL Cade | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Each year, thousands of people start off the New Year determined that, this year, they'll travel. This year, they'll live life to the fullest and stop...

How Traveling Triggered My Puzzle Piece Syndrome

THINK Global School | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel
THINK Global School

More than ever, I start to identify myself as a part of the puzzle that doesn't fit in anywhere. Every time I leave for a new destination and return, the symptoms seem to intensify.

9 Ways to Temporarily Satisfy Your Wanderlust

Paige Smith | Posted 03.15.2015 | Travel
Paige Smith

Finances, job circumstances or family crises can all hold you back from travel. When your current life situation prevents you from planning a new international adventure, follow these guidelines to temporarily satisfy your wanderlust until you're able to book the next plane ticket.

What 2014 Taught Me

Kalpana Sunder | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
Kalpana Sunder

I lost precious sleep, felt anxious, was down and out and lost interest in travel or writing. It was probably one of the worst times of my life... I had after all been traveling non-stop for many years, sometimes making as many as 12 trips in a year.

Meet The People Behind The Programs That Are Helping The World Unplug And Recharge

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.10.2014 | Travel

Feeling a little stressed out lately? You're not alone. Seventy-three percent of Americans report feeling stressed out at work, according to a 2013 s...

So You Want to Quit Your Job and Travel the World?

Jinna Yang | Posted 10.11.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

So if you are, like I once was, miserable waking up every day, it's time to consider saving up as much money as you can and begin planning your trip. Life is too short to be unhappy. Pick a destination and book your ticket to go see the world.

6 Ways to Cure Your Wanderlust Without Traveling

Jinna Yang | Posted 09.27.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

You've spent hours upon hours scrolling through beautiful photographs on the internet (maybe even this blog), but you're sitting at your desk or on your couch and you're sick because you can't travel anytime soon.

Baby, Don't Buy Me Roses -- Take Me Somewhere New

Stephanie Be | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

I haven't found the urge to find another "half" because I've felt "whole" as traveler. When you travel, you discover more than places... you discover more than the world... you discover yourself.

An Open Letter to Travel

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 08.19.2014 | Travel
Jaimee Ratliff

I've had this happy addiction for a while now and it shows no signs of letting up. I'm certain of it--so certain that I've diagnosed myself with a permanent incurable itch called wanderlust.

Where I'm From Is Not Actually Where I'm From

Stephen Mariani | Posted 08.05.2014 | Chicago
Stephen Mariani

"Where are you from?" It's a simple question, but for a generation of 20-somethings constantly trying to find themselves and where they belong, it's so much more than that.

The Art of the Loom in Varanasi, India

Leora Novick | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Leora Novick

Varanasi, India is home to world class weavers and a huge textile industry. I was lucky enough to get to visit these craftsman and observe as they handled the enormous looms with grace and dexterity.

Cuba in the Time of Cholera

Ko Im | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Ko Im

I wanted to head to Cuba while the Castro regime is in place and the U.S. has relaxed its policy through people-to-people programs. I did a cultural e...

Carly Schwartz

What Happens When NYC's Most Creative Trespassers Have Their Event Space Bulldozed

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts

The instructions were equal parts unambiguous and mysterious: Meet in the lobby of the New Yorker Hotel at 7:30 on Saturday morning. Dress in layers. ...

7 Tips for Young Women From a Flight Attendant

Sara Keagle | Posted 07.13.2014 | Women
Sara Keagle

Being adventurous and being stupid is not the same thing. Have fun, travel and get lost in the world, but do it in a safe way. If possible have a travel companion. Make sure people know where you are, always carry a cell phone with you and read up on places before you go.