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A Cautionary Tale About Shower Gel

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I consider myself an international travel expert. My journeys have taken me from Beijing to Morocco. So when I make appearances, people often ask me for advice. I am quick to share my travel expertise, and when it comes to packing, I consider myself an expert. But on a recent trip to Namibia, I failed to heed my own advice.

How To Throw The Ultimate Boho Desert Wedding

Leila Lewis | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

Succulents, neutrals and an awesome desert setting! It's the perfect design for a laid back, fun gathering and you'll look amazing in all that flowey fabric and boho headbands.

18 Reasons Why Australia Is Travel Heaven

minube | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
minube

With it's vast and varied landscapes, unique wildlife, and white-sand beaches, Australia is one of the most interesting continents around.

FiSahara: The Cannes of the Desert

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 07.20.2014 | Arts
Stefan Simanowitz

Far from the red-carpeted Mediterranean opulence of the Croisette, the Sahara International film festival -- known as FiSahara -- took place in a sun-baked refugee camp deep in the Algerian desert.

Which Popular American City Is Secretly an Amazing Outdoor Adventure Destination?

David Landsel | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
David Landsel

Quick question: Which western city brags a location less than an hour from unforgettable trails plus one more hour from both a death-defying hike and the lowest point on the North American continent? That's right -- we're talking about Las Vegas.

America's Coolest Desert Towns

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.28.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The little desert town of Marfa makes no logical sense. How did this dusty outpost in far West Texas become a buzzworthy contemporary art center? T...

'Behind Every Successful Woman Is Herself'

Narkis Alon | Posted 05.19.2014 | Women
Narkis Alon

Although I strongly believe each person is responsible for his own happiness, saying the gender gap doesn't exist is just ignoring reality. People that didn't experience gender-gap before, can never understand what it means.

Ghastly State of Affairs in Tharparkar

Mariam Khan | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
Mariam Khan

Tharparkar, a desert region in Pakistan is yet again suffering from one of the worst famines in its history. Did the Pakistan government not learn from the preceding famines that have repeatedly targeted the area in the past?

Visiting the Driest Place on Earth

Charlotte Temple | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Charlotte Temple

When I learned there was a place on this earth where there has been almost no measurable rainfall...ever...my curiosity was piqued, and I booked a trip to this extraordinary place -- the Atacama desert in northern Chile.

Desolated Decadence: The Planet's Top Desert Retreats

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 04.16.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

Tired of overcrowded beach holidays and of the hustle and bustle of urban escapes? To really get away from it all, it might be time to journey into the earth's most formidable deserts.

10 Places Where Winter Never Happens

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.30.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

This winter -- filled with flight-cancelling snowstorms and polar vortexes -- is seemingly never-ending. It's got us thinking about packing up and moving to one of these perpetually warm and snow-free destinations.

72 Hours in Dubai

Clint Johnston | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel
Clint Johnston

Dubai may be known for skyscrapers, shopping and fine dining, but there is a little something for everyone.

Five Great Cabin Getaways for Fall

Sunset | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Sunset

This fall, we decided to round up our very favorites and created the ultimate getaway guide. Here are five on my own travel wish list -- from the Big Sur coast to the Joshua Tree desert.

Road Trip on Route 66, Americana

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The original and legendary blue and red U.S. Route 66 signs have now faded to pink and dust, but let's not be blue about it, for the lavender Laundromats and rusting green tractors can still be spotted along the way.

Deadly Morocco: Time Wounds All Heels

Richard Bangs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

My son Walker wants to join me on an adventure in Morocco. I propose a rash undertaking, a trek to the Riff Mountains, the Mediterranean coastal range where the grass is greener, so they say... Not many tourists yet venture here.

Awe-Inspiring Desert Destinations

minube | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel
minube

While deserts often evoke an image of arid and inhospitable landscapes, they can also be awe-inspiring. From the bubbling basins of Ethiopia to the monumental landscapes of the American southwest, here are the most otherworldly and captivating stretches of sand our planet has to offer.

The World's Remotest Film Festival: FiSahara Unveils 10th Edition Programme

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 11.24.2013 | Arts
Stefan Simanowitz

The Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem described the Sahara International Film Festival, which will take place in the Sahrawi refugee camps in the Sahara desert next month, as "nothing short of a miracle."

The Rise of the Adventure Honeymoon

Jane Anderson | Posted 11.22.2013 | Travel
Jane Anderson

There was a time when honeymoon couples were happy with a room on a beach and thick curtains. Now couples are demanding so much more, with many embarking on adrenalin-packed adventures.

Breathtaking Time-Lapse Video Shows Burning Man From A Mountain Top

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.18.2013 | Arts

Watch the cameras of Jason Phipps and his team capture the craziness, beauty and other-worldliness that is Burning Man in this four-minute time-lapse....

Stunning Desert Sky Photos Offer A Moment Of Peace

Posted 09.12.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Drone's Eye Gives Awesome View Of Burning Man

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

Burning Man has just ended and surreal images are beginning to emerge, revealing the magic that took place on the playa this year. Check out this dron...

WATCH: Desert Comes Alive At Night In Cool Video

Posted 08.06.2013 | Green

By day, the hot sands of Southern California's Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area are inhabited mostly by human visitors, who take advanta...

Great American Day Hikes

The Active Times | Posted 07.11.2013 | Travel
The Active Times

At its best, a day hike gets straight to the essence of the place. t takes you inside the canyon, beneath the waterfall and delivers you straight to the wildflower-strewn clearing at the mountain's peak.

Latin America Adventure Land

minube | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
minube

For more than a century, Latin America has lured travelers in search of real adventure: crossing craggy peaks and dense jungles, or rafting mighty riv...

The Driest Place on Earth

Celeste Moure | Posted 08.10.2013 | Travel
Celeste Moure

The driest place on Earth is a dramatic landscape of surreally fiery red canyons, grassy gorges, turquoise thermal lakes, cerulean lagoons and steaming geysers. Chile's Atacama looks like an alien planet (but it's a whole lot easier to get to).