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Traveling the World -- A Lady and Her Bicycle

Chana Widawski | Posted 05.03.2016 | Travel
Chana Widawski

I couldn't believe it -- I had jumped into the pages of National Geographic. I had sprung myself across a rickety makeshift bridge, gaping at a raging river in the highlands of West Papua, Indonesia, and there I stood, mesmerized by a procession of men wearing nothing but feathers in their hair and koteka, gourds, on their penises.

13 Super Romantic Places To Elope, Escape Or Just Plain Visit

Refinery29 | Posted 04.26.2016 | Travel

To some, the term "elope" still conjures images of hasty lovers stumbling into clandestine chapels, or frugal pairs looking to save a few pennies on the guest list.

The World's Biggest Water Fight Is Happening In Thailand Right Now

Nina Ragusa | Posted 04.13.2016 | Travel
Nina Ragusa

Yes, it's true! People get into a massive water fight in Thailand... and they do this once a year!

Why I Will Never Quit My Job to Travel

Sharmistha Sahoo | Posted 04.12.2016 | Travel
Sharmistha Sahoo

Hello there! Today I am going to talk about something that has been on my mind lately. I see so many posts along the lines of "How I quit my job to travel" and it has been troubling me.

Suwa Shrine in Kobe, Japan

Jacqueline Hadel | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel
Jacqueline Hadel

First gate to walk past. Torii. A traditional Japanese gate serving as the entrance to a Shinto shrine or any Japanese Buddhist temples. For the Japa...

6 Insanely Dreamy Airbnbs That Cost $200 And Under A Night

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel

Planning a vacation is all fun and games ... until it's time to pay the bill. But the next time you plan a big escape, instead of shelling out major c...

The Most Common Misconception About Traveling Alone

Dave Tomlinson | Posted 04.06.2016 | Travel
Dave Tomlinson

I've heard the comment a number of times and chances are you may have heard it also: 'I can't travel by myself because I'd get lonely'. This is the m...

Travel Addict Needs Her Fix

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 03.29.2016 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

I haven't been out of the country since I returned home from Chad in northern Central Africa on January 2nd and for myriad reasons, I won't be able to...

Off-The-Radar Places Perfect For Your Summer Vacation

PureWow | Posted 03.29.2016 | Travel

While the rest of the world is headed to Nantucket, Spain and the Côte d'Azur, why not consider somewhere off the beaten path? Check out these five d...

Experienced World Traveler Gives His Top Travel Tips For Planning And Packing

Quora | Posted 03.21.2016 | Travel

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

14 Mind-Blowing Historical Locations For Your Bucket List

Historvius | Posted 03.18.2016 | Travel

The world is full of incredible ancient places, some are known by millions and global icons, others are obscure, hidden and forgotten by all except th...

Travel Alone Before You're 30 At Least Once

Vedante Prashar | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel
Vedante Prashar

Whether it's the beach or a city nearby, traveling solo will be one of the most important, fun and major things you'll do in your 20s.

The Most Beautiful Places in the World You Didn't Know Existed

Thrillist | Posted 02.19.2016 | Travel

By: Matt Meltzer @mmeltrez Credit: IGUASSU FALLS | CURIOSO/SHUTTERSTOCK Anyone who's watched more than two episodes of The Twilight Zone -- o...

Don't Quit Your Job to Travel the World

Laura Nalin | Posted 02.19.2016 | Travel
Laura Nalin

While I encourage everyone and anyone to follow their dreams, I'm still a realist at the end of the day. If you're looking to read an inspirational yet unbalanced opinion, I'm sorry but I can't be that person for you. With that said, I want to reiterate a few reasons why I think it's important to take this "quit your job to travel the world" movement with a grain of salt.

The Most Popular Vacation Spots For Families

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.11.2016 | Travel

When it comes to family travel, ease is the name of the game. So it's no wonder that Kayak's 10 most popular family destinations are convenient places...

There's A Jackson Hole In China?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.09.2016 | Travel

Surrounded by mountains two hours north of Beijing lies a town that looks freakishly similar to the American west. Behold -- Jackson Hole, China, a re...

The Best Places To Travel In March

PureWow | Posted 02.08.2016 | Travel

You work hard. You're constantly saving. You deserve a little escape. Here are seven awesome trips to consider for the month of March. Oh, in case you...

Panama: Canal Crawls and a Cup of Perfect Coffee

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Panama wants us to think of it as more than a feat of engineering; more than a continental bridge; more than headquarters for summer hats. This is why I am here. I want to check out its highlands and some of the animals and birds that you have to sneak around quietly to see.

How To Pack For An RTW Trip (And The 11 Things I'll Never Leave Behind Again)

Denise C. Rehrig | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel
Denise C. Rehrig

I am not a packing expert. I don't own zip-off convertible pants or Tevas or carry my own towel when I travel. I backpacked through Europe in coll...

The One Person Who WIll Always Get Hired

Trisha Velarmino | Posted 02.02.2016 | Travel
Trisha Velarmino

A friend of mine texted me today and said, "I can pull off a Trisha. I am convinced that like you, I can also do a 6-mo to a year sabbatical and disco...

Travel The World While Working A Full-Time Job

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 01.20.2016 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

Because I work full time, people often wonder how I travel as much as I do while holding down a job that is neither travel-related, nor requires much, if any, traveling. Some assume I am paid to travel, or endorse travel-related products and services. Neither is true.

These 38 Airlines Have The Lowest Airline Safety Ratings

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

When thinking about the range of qualities we look for in an airline, the ability to deliver us to our destination alive is at the top of the list (j...

The 5 Most Stunning Cities In The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Caitlin Morton, Katherine LaGrave, and the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from ...

A World Citizen With a Muslim Name

Ali Ashraf | Posted 01.07.2016 | Travel
Ali Ashraf

In a world where information technology and the internet have supposedly brought us closer on paper, we have drifted away from the nucleus that makes us human. And that is experiencing this planet firsthand.

50 Sacred Destinations To Visit In Your Lifetime

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.06.2016 | Religion

What makes a place sacred? Émile Durkheim, one of the founders of modern sociology, believed it was society. The collective conscience of a communit...