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What to Say to Your Kid When a Parent Leaves

Tracy Schorn | Posted 07.30.2014 | Divorce
Tracy Schorn

I would argue it's not your job to explain it. Your job is to pick up the pieces and do your parenting job in spite of their absence. Your job is to demonstrate your love in the love language of cleaning up barf, and making dioramas at 1 a.m., and packing lunches.

Explore Ohio's Legendary 110-year-old Ghost Ship

Roadtrippers | Posted 07.24.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

She first set sail back in 1902 from Wilmington, Delaware, originally as a luxury yacht, commissioned by a wealthy railroad executive, J. Rogers Maxwell.

28 Abandoned Structures Still As Vibrant As The Day They Were Deserted

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.13.2014 | Weird News

An empty, foggy diner with the tables still set. An abandoned aquarium, complete with shark paintings on the walls. A desolate church, with architectu...

Exploring the Magnificent Railway Boneyard Near Uyuni, Bolivia

Tom Moran | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
Tom Moran

In his book Ghost Train through the Andes, author Michael Jacobs tells of how Bolivia's then-president, Aniceto Arce, saw a modern transport network as the key to his country's prosperity, transforming Bolivia into a 'land of the future'.

Haunted Travel: Wisconsin's Most Notorious Haunted House

Corey Schjoth | Posted 05.25.2014 | Weird News
Corey Schjoth

Summerwind mansion has always been steeped in legend and mystery and I had experienced its strangeness myself during a spring visit to explore the ruins.

Abandoned, Historic & Totally Awesome

Posted 01.28.2014 | Travel

Bokor Hill Station is the trifecta of awesome: it's abandoned, historic and open to the public. The abandoned Cambodian resort town has a dark pas...

England's Hauntingly Abandoned Workhouse-Turned-Hospital

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Welcome to heebie-jeebie central. New photos from British photographer Damien McFadden capture the grisly interior of a building most recently know...

Abandoned America Is More Impressive At Night

Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel

Want to see America at its most fascinating? Would you mind if it were slightly eery at the same time? You’ve probably never thought about a road tr...

PHOTOS: Belgium's Vintage WWII Vehicle Cemetery

Tom Moran | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Tom Moran

In a narrow woodland clearing near the village of Chatillon, in southern Belgium, was arguably one of Europe's most intriguing vehicle cemeteries. (...

You Won't Believe Your Eyes

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.07.2013 | Travel

Take a look at this picture for a second. You know where that is, right? That's Paris, obviously. There's the Eiffel Tower, and there are some ...

Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.30.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

A ship graveyard in Mauritania, a picturesque 16th century Italian village, a once-grand train station--we can't help but be mesmerized by these mysterious and beautiful abandoned places around the world.

PHOTOS: Eerie Abandoned Palaces

Posted 04.04.2013 | Travel

These 19 photos are completely fascinating.

PHOTOS: Beijing's Abandoned Wonderland

Mitch Moxley | Posted 04.08.2013 | Travel
Mitch Moxley

A disorienting staircase with no railings winds up the castle's main tower before stopping abruptly at a wall near the top.

Andrew Burmon

Inside Mexico's Abandoned 'Eiffel Tower'

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.20.2012 | Travel

A thin cement pier juts out into the warm waters of Chetumal's bay toward a small island dominated by a mysterious structure. Though fences have been ...

PHOTOS: World's Eeriest Abandoned Places

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Whether you're visiting sanctioned abandoned places or exploring more off-the-beaten-path terrain, here are some of the world's most creepy destinations.

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: Touring Colorado's Abandoned Mines

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 02.14.2013 | Travel

Things are different above 10,000 feet. Visitors to Leadville, Colorado learn that lesson quickly, huffing and puffing while climbing a single flig...

PHOTOS: Former Borscht Belt Resort Sits Abandoned

Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

Grossinger's Resort in the town of Liberty in New York's Catskills was famous back in its heyday. The resort was part of the so-called "Borscht Bel...

PHOTOS: An Abandoned Town In Spain

Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel

Much like the abandoned Ciudad Real International airport, Ciudad Valdeluz also sits nearly abandoned in central Spain. Valdeluz, a suburb roughly ...

PHOTOS: Berlin's Abandoned Amusement Park

Posted 03.20.2013 | Travel

Spreepark, formerly Kulturpark Plänterwald, opened in 1969 as a roughly 73-acre entertainment park in what was then East Germany. At the time, it...

PHOTOS: Abandoned Asylums Of New England

Posted 11.27.2012 | Travel

There will always be something fascinating about abandoned buildings -- how their crumbling edifices and withering artifacts seem like eerie time caps...

Exploring Bermuda's Abandoned NASA Outpost

Rebecca Dolan | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel
Rebecca Dolan

The road is no longer lined with quaint houses painted in shades of lime and coral. Industrial structures that seem both foreign and familiar loom.

PHOTOS: Rust And Roll On Route 66

Hans Proppe | Posted 06.14.2012 | Travel
Hans Proppe

If you go off the freeways and find the backroads or old routes of the western U.S., there are some interesting things to be seen.

PHOTOS: America's Abandoned Places And How They Got That Way

Posted 01.12.2012 | Travel

The following is a post from David Schalliol, the Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Sciences at the Illinois Institute of Technology. The pho...

PHOTOS: World's Ghost Towns

Posted 12.18.2011 | Travel

It's one thing to share space with a haunted hotel. It's quite another to encounter an entirely abandoned town, perfectly and oddly preserved. In ...

North Korea's Ryugyong Hotel Monstrosity To Open

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel

UPDATE 10/11/11: Things are looking up for our unfinished monuments, as another has received an anticipated completion date. North Korea's Ryugyong Ho...