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The 5 Best Clothing-Optional Resorts In The World

Thrillist | Posted 10.10.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

While the world has a lot of beautiful beach resorts where sunscreen's more important than pants, they -- like their naked guests -- come in all shapes and sizes.

Richard's Picks: The 11 Best Hotels for Winter 2014-2015

Richard Bangs | Posted 10.07.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

I think it fair to share some of my discoveries over the past months, and those I think worth exploring during the chilly weeks of winter, when the color of the world is really in the imagination, or in a warm-walled escape to another bliss.

Party in the Ford Fiesta for Mexico's Day of the Dead

Rita Cook | Posted 10.02.2014 | Travel
Rita Cook

Although in the Unites States death is a sad moment when people grieve and mourn the loss of a loved one; for Mexicans, death is not the end of the road, yet an intermediate phase in the cycle of life.

Rockets Red Glare Distract Nation From UN Climate Summit and Import of Global Climate Protests

John J. Berger | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics
John J. Berger

With the dramatic launch of the American-led air war in Syria, and the escalation of Middle Eastern hostilities against ISIL, the critically important UN Climate Summit in New York has had to compete on mainstream media with the far more dramatic war coverage.

How 3 X's Put Mexico's Cozumel Island on the Map

Bob Schulman | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

The first "X": You don't run across many islands with their own goddess. One is Cyprus, the home of the Greek love goddess Aphrodite. Another is Cozumel, a spot on the Mexican Caribbean where the Maya goddess Ixchel doled out love, fertility and lots of offspring.

Getting Lost And Finding My Way

Julia Rosien | Posted 08.20.2014 | Travel
Julia Rosien

Maybe we all need a getaway plane to escape our own mediocrity. If you ask me, that's worth the price a plane ticket -- anywhere.

The Sacred Side of Cancun

Joshua Estrin | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel
Joshua Estrin

Like many siblings Cancun and the Riviera Maya have a slightly edgy but loving rivalry when it come to tourism. Cancun is a wonderful and magical place to use as home base while exploring all that the region has to offer.

Women on the Map: Who Was Virginia? Charlotte? Louise? Beverly?

Bob Schulman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Flying to Mexico for some fun in the sun at Playa del Carmen? Or maybe to Charlotte Amalie down on St. Thomas? Or to Lake Louise up in Canada? Or to Victoria Falls over in Africa? Or to Beverly Hills to spend a week with your rich uncle?

10 Luxury Hotels For Long Weekends

Joy Pecknold | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

There's always a long weekend on the horizon, so here's 10 of the best places across four regions -- North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific -- for a short but sumptuous escape where you're guaranteed to get spoiled rotten.

Kaank'uun to Cancun: The Backstory of Mexico's Blockbuster Resort

Bob Schulman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Today, fun-in-the-sun-loving tourists and wannabe archaeologists alike are bedding down in some 41,000 rooms in 385 hotels along the powdery beaches of the Riviera.

ONE AND DONE: 21 Travel Experience You Only Need Once

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel

A few epic places on this Earth deserve a permanent, recurring role on your lifetime to-do list. Then there are overhyped places you should never, eve...

Take A Day Trip Away From Cancun And Visit Chichen Itza

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.03.2014 | Travel

Cancun is a city more known for shots and spring breakers than its proximity to ancient Mayan ruins, but next time you're down South in the Yucatan, t...

Spring Break Through The Ages

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel

Most of us think of spring break as a chaotic and debaucherous era of sleazy white T-shirts, empty Corona bottles, and memories that get forgotten bef...

11 Gorgeous Swim-Up Suites (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
Oyster

If you love lazing away the day in the hotel pool, you can't do much better than staying in a swim-up suite, where it's possible to dip into the water right from your back door. Who wants to walk when you're on vacation in a tropical paradise?

The Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations Of 2013

Posted 12.17.2013 | Weddings

By Kristen Klein for Bridal Guide Need some help narrowing down your honeymoon options? These locations ranked as Google's most-searched honeymoon ...

Climate Change This Week: Sudden Surprises, Cheap Wind, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Gradual Climate Shifts Could Have Sudden Impacts says the US National Research Council, reports Brian Kahn at Climate Central. Abrupt shifts in the c...

3 Solutions to Destination Wedding Dilemmas

Ariane Fisher | Posted 01.27.2014 | Weddings
Ariane Fisher

'Tis the season. Are those Santa's bells I hear? No, no. It's wedding bells. Destination wedding bells. Did you know that 24 percent of weddings last year were destination?

Day of the Dead Is a Colorful Mexican Fiesta in the Riviera Maya

Mark Chesnut | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

While the tradition of honoring deceased friends and family members takes place around the nation, the Riviera Maya is an especially good place for foreigners interested in experiencing this fascinating bit of Mexican history and culture.

Best Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

Budget Travel | Posted 09.27.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

These resorts really are all-inclusive: a double room, three meals a day, drinks (from soda to cocktails), and lots of activities. And each one has an added bonus, too, from tennis lessons to scuba instructions. The only thing not included? Caveats.

The Different Cancún: Another Side of Paradise

Richard Bangs | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel
Richard Bangs

The pearls of praise for the place called Cancún often sheen to dizzying effect. There is no refuting that this stretch of soft sand caressing the warm, clear waters of the Caribbean is the acreage of paradise, a dazzling tropical necklace that evokes powerful, even passionate imagery.

Riviera Maya in a Weekend

Marisa Churchill | Posted 08.13.2013 | Travel
Marisa Churchill

With Mexico in such close proximity to the U.S., I decided it was the perfect spot to take a last-minute four-day trip. My goal was to enjoy a qu...

Places You Never Thought to Take Your Kids

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Sure, Disneyworld, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon certainly come to mind as essential family trips, but have you ever considered taking your youngsters somewhere that doesn't hold the same kid-friendly reputation?

Feel Like a Kid Again

Oyster | Posted 05.29.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Who doesn't feel like a kid again when at a water park?

Over-the-Top Themed Hotel Rooms and Suites (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Hotels often incorporate themes into their rooms, but these so-called themes are usually "classic elegance," "boho chic," or "understated luxury." In ...

Top 10 Infinity Pools on the Caribbean Sea (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
Oyster

The beach, the pools, the view - these are major reasons why we travel to the Caribbean. And when we can get all in one, that's ideal. So we scoured t...