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21 Signs You Have Been Bitten by the Travel Bug

Sonal Kwatra Paladini | Posted 11.24.2015 | Travel
Sonal Kwatra Paladini

There is a wicked bug that tends to bite curious minds. A single bite is strong enough to transform the victim's mind and life forever. Yes, I'm tal...

6 Life-Altering Things We Only Learn From Backpacking

Colleen Berge | Posted 11.21.2015 | Travel
Colleen Berge

Traveling takes us from the security of the known to the excitement of the unknown. Put into new situations, we can learn to see ourselves in a different light. Each trip we take has the potential to teach us and mold our characters and thoughts.

What a 9-Month Long Trip Around the World Looks Like in 150 Photos

How Far From Home | Posted 11.18.2015 | Travel
How Far From Home

Since departing on our global trip we have covered the equivalent of 40 000 miles, which is almost twice around the equator, visiting 4 continents, 12 countries and 40 cities - and we're only getting started.

You Won't Want to Bring Your Kids to These 12 Destinations

Oyster | Posted 11.16.2015 | Travel

Whether you're looking to have a romantic getaway with your significant other, or simply cut travel expenses (and annoyances? maybe we're going too far...), there are plenty of destinations best suited for couples.

Avoiding International Incidents and Other Noble Travel Goals: Part 3

Erika Lafrennie | Posted 11.16.2015 | Travel
Erika Lafrennie

After all this excitement, we finally staggered back to camp, only to realize that now we had to find some way to relax enough to actually fall asleep on a blanket in the desert.

These 9 Cozy Hotels Will Get You Through the Winter

Oyster | Posted 11.02.2015 | Travel

Our strategy to make it through the colder months? Find a warm, cozy hideout to hunker down, preferably one with room service. These nine hotels -- with their fireplaces, fire pits, and other toasty features -- provide the perfect hibernation spots that will thaw out our feet and our hearts.

5 Reasons Why You Should Take Your Kids to Western Germany

Liz Brownlees | Posted 10.13.2015 | Travel
Liz Brownlees

It appears our Dutch friends have found a secret that they don't want to share! There is so much to see and do here, that in the 6 months that we have called Germany home, we feel like we have only just scratched the surface.

Expectations Versus Reality

Katie Shapiro | Posted 10.01.2015 | Women
Katie Shapiro

I want to see the mess and the tears and the bags under the eyes. I want to see the piles of homework and the stack of books that will never actually get read. I want to see people laughing because life is so hectic that sometimes that's the only option. Because that's where I'm at right now, and I really wouldn't mind some company.

The Perfect Spot To Visit, Every Month Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.30.2015 | Travel

We all know the feeling -- we want to get the heck out of town but we're not exactly sure where we want to travel to next. Between researching ai...

8 Warning Signs That You'll Never Save Money For Travel

Mirna Segal | Posted 09.29.2015 | Travel
Mirna Segal

I hear lots of people talking about how they wished they could save money to travel or they wished they didn't have so many bills. Maybe they're banking on winning the lottery to get them going.

What If a School Could Teach You to Be Great?

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Danielle Sabrina

What if there was a school that focused on living passionately? One that showed you that you can build not only an epic business, but also an epic life?

The Best Phuket Hotels Along the Beach

Oyster | Posted 09.22.2015 | Travel

Travelers and locals alike often spend their days splashing in the water, snorkeling along the reef, or diving from cliffs. For the most stunning ocean views and easy access to the beach, we suggest considering staying at a hotel with its own waterfront.

Travel Nightmares: The Less Lusty Side of Wandering

Saanya Gulati | Posted 09.17.2015 | Travel
Saanya Gulati

I am finally talking about my worst travel nightmares, which most of us wanderlust souls will have experienced at some point in our lives.

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Wanderlust While Studying Abroad

Unwritten | Posted 09.16.2015 | Women

For those of you unpacking in your new campus dorm or trying to find the way to your new class thinking how you could make a killer first impression, let me tell you 4 things that will make your life a whole lot easier.

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.

Four Kick-Ass Wanderlust Women That You Need To Know

Catherine Okafor | Posted 09.15.2015 | Travel
Catherine Okafor

I've always had a zest for traveling but have never worked up the nerve to take the ultimate leap oversees and see the world. Just as Maya Angelou once said, "I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass."That's so true and that's what these wanderlust women are doing.

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?

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.

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.

The Top 15 Places To See In Your Lifetime

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel

Good news, travelers: your ultimate bucket list is here.   Lonely Planet released its list of the Top 50 places to visit on Monday, an...

On a Change of Scenery

Yara Zgheib | Posted 08.17.2015 | Travel
Yara Zgheib

It is nine in the evening somewhere, and at least once a day, that somewhere is Paris. I acknowledge the passing moment by pouring a glass of pinot noir and swirling it thoughtfully as I stare at the expectant suitcase sprawled on the inviting bed. I make a silent toast.

The Colors of Colombia

Black Tomato | Posted 08.13.2015 | Travel
Black Tomato

From the crumbling walls of colonial cities, to the carnivals that are held across the breadth of the country, from the beaches facing both the Pacific and the Caribbean oceans, to the diversity of wildlife that spills out across these lands - all of these things are bold, bright and beautiful.

3 Days In San Francisco

Nastasia Yakoub | Posted 08.11.2015 | Travel
Nastasia Yakoub

San Francisco is truly an awe-inspiring city. From it's stunning landscapes to it's funky street art and coffee shops, San Francisco has so much to of...

Life Is But a Dream: Sailing on a Phinisi Boat

Laura Grier | Posted 07.28.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

In the Indonesian language, Bahasa, there is no future or past tense. You literally are forced to speak in the present and it is the way of life for the people that live here...being in the present.

The Grand Tour: Paris

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.23.2015 | Travel
Maria Rodale

The Grand Tour continues... Hello, Paris! Best salad of the whole trip, enjoyed at Hotel Le Meurice, Paris. The Eiffel Tower! Never enough E...