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Timeless or Time-Bound in the City?

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 08.20.2014 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

A uniform filter applied to multiple urban scenes can easily warp time and location, and obscure -- yet somehow enhance -- the reality of place.

Surf's Up! 8 Top Destinations for Riding the Waves

Oyster | Posted 08.19.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Whether you're a total pro or a complete amateur, there's nothing quite like the rush of surfing.

5 Reasons to Move to Sydney -- Or at Least Visit Before Tearing Yourself Away (PHOTOS)

Stephanie Be | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

I bought a one-way ticket to a city I'd never been to. Actually, I didn't even know anyone who had been to Sydney. Here's why I moved to Sydney, over other destinations for my expat experience.

9 Breathtaking Destinations You Must See While Visiting Australia

JustLuxe | Posted 07.25.2014 | Travel
JustLuxe

One of the pleasures of travel is the feeling of discovery. In a time when there is a proliferation of information and everyone is connected all the...

5 Reasons to Visit Australia in (Their) Winter

Paul Jury | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Paul Jury

Australia. Where the seasons and toilets swirl backwards, where the stars shine upside down, and where you're secretly thinking about visiting, even though it's currently winter there.

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.

Five Glam Getaways for Mother's Day

Joy Pecknold | Posted 06.28.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

For a significant part of a child's life, a mother acts as a one-woman concierge, chauffeur, maid, cook, and more. So the least her offspring (with some help from dad, perhaps) can do is to return the favor, and I say take it up a notch and bring in the hotel professionals.

The World's Top 10 Airport Hotels With Stunning Runway Views

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 06.01.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

In the last few years, airport hotels have evolved from being an unavoidable stopover to luxurious, must-visit retreats.

Butterfly Soars on Sydney Harbor

Joyce Morgan | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts
Joyce Morgan

For that reason Madama Butterfly can be one of the trickiest operas to realize today. It is to opera what The Taming of the Shrew is to theater. Times and values have changed.

Boston and Melbourne: Separated at Birth?

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Sydney, Australia, and New York are superman destinations, wrestling for attention and flying onto the world's front page. Boston and Melbourne? They're more like spectacled Clark Kents. And each is secretly glad.

How to Do Sydney on a Budget

Budget Travel | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

A little bit of planning goes a long way as Sydney is full of natural beauty, hidden hotspots, and exciting events. The best part: many of them are free.

Shark Diving in Sydney: I Was Bit!

Stephanie Be | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

There's a peace to swimming amongst sea life, and I felt more relaxed in the aquarium than I did in the pool. Phased by the creatures, I was able to stop worrying about breathing underwater and just "be."

Why Saying "Yes" To Mentors Can Help Women In IT Climb The Ladder

Shae Howard | Posted 05.10.2014 | Impact
Shae Howard

Early in my career, I had loads of excuses for not getting a mentor. Only people who want to be CEOs have mentors, right? Doesn't your mentor have to be some old wizened, eccentric dude who takes you under his wing after a chance meeting, sits on a dozen boards and runs his own wildly successful company from the back of a chauffeured limousine?

Remember Where You Come From

Jeremy Balkin | Posted 04.28.2014 | Impact
Jeremy Balkin

Values are important because they are the things that matter. They make up the core of how we live our lives by keeping us grounded and remembering our raison d'être. Remember where you come from.

WATCH: You Have To Be Pretty Brave To Rescue A Shark

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.25.2014 | Green

When a diver spotted a struggling grey nurse shark off a Sydney beach, her gills encircled by a biting elastic cord and breathing labored, he immediat...

A Few Days in Manly, Sydney

Fathom | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Fathom

Manly, one of the wealthy suburbs surrounding Sydney, is packed with enough top-notch dining, drinking, and surfer-style shopping options to put a serious dent in any wallet. But that's not stopping anyone from flocking to the seaside hamlet.

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Australia

Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Kristen Etzel. Her photo of Katoomba, located in New South Wales, shows the breathtaking natural...

The Best New Hotels of 2013 to Add to Your Travel Bucketlist

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 02.25.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

From the opening of America's first LEGOLAND resort to the introduction of the innovative "Instagram hotel," there's been a slew of amazing new accommodation options on offer for travellers to enjoy.

Top 10 Places to Toast the New Year

Cheapflights | Posted 02.22.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

Whether you're looking for a fresh way to ring in the New Year or you're a fan of more traditional celebrations, check out Cheapflights.com's top plac...

Where to Go in December: 20 Places to Travel Now

Viator | Posted 02.03.2014 | Travel
Viator

With the holiday season under way and Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, December is the perfect time to dust off your passport and celebrate in style.

Heavenly Seafood in Sydney

Findery | Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel
Findery

It's almost Summer in Australia, and for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere that means it's an excellent time to take a trip Down Under.

The World's Spookiest Cemeteries

Gogobot | Posted 10.30.2013 | Travel
Gogobot

Travelers looking for something authentically creepy should note that a slew of blood-chilling haunts exist right below their feet in the form of the world's spookiest cemeteries. Plunge into an inspiring mix of history, sculpture and creepy fun.

Sydney Schools Los Angeles on Sustainability

UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability | Posted 12.25.2013 | Green
UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability

By Mark Gold and Jon Christensen Los Angeles could learn a lot by looking across the Pacific for lessons on how to move quickly towards energy and wa...

Australia's Fires Could Merge Into 'Mega-Blaze'

Evening Standard, London | Michael Howie | Posted 12.21.2013 | World

Bushfires raging across 217-miles in New South Wales could merge to form one “mega-blaze”, a fire chief warned today. Fire Service Commissioner S...

WATCH: '25 Ways To Know You're Gay'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.01.2013 | Gay Voices

(Note: The above video contains sexual language) It seems Internet YouTube celebs Davey Wavey and Tyle Oakley have gone down under together. No...