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

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 04.10.2014 | 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 03.28.2014 | 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 03.20.2014 | 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 03.17.2014 | 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 03.14.2014 | 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 03.13.2014 | 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 02.26.2014 | 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...

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

minube | Posted 09.05.2013 | Travel
minube

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed.

Tasty Cooking Vacations

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.17.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Want to learn how to craft fresh pasta in Rome or dig for oysters in South Carolina?

PHOTOS: 6 Former Olympic Parks That Are Definite Wins

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.12.2013 | Travel

One year after the 2012 London Olympics, the park which served as a base for the festivities and games is getting ready to reopen as Queen Elizabeth O...

Ambien, People Who Say Stupid Things, and My New Travel Hero

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 08.19.2013 | Comedy
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

After placing my carry on bag in the overhead compartment I sank into the luxurious econ chair and clicked my seatbelt into place. My fellow traveler, Ambien, was jumping up and down in my purse beckoning me with promises of slumber and sweet dreams.

Naked Asian Covered In Blood Awakes Elderly Couple, Disappears

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.03.2013 | World

Police in Sydney were Tuesday trying to work out what happened to a mystery Asian man who hammered on the door of an elderly couple's house naked and ...

LOOK: Sydney's Oldest Barmaid Still Serving At Age 91

Agence France Presse | Madeleine Coorey | Posted 07.31.2013 | World

Sydney's oldest barmaid Lil Miles has never been a drinker, but after four decades in the job at her family's Bells Hotel in Woolloomooloo the 91-year...

Best Places to Watch the Sunset

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.07.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

There's some kind of magic that happens when the sun drifts down. The world -- it seems -- glows with bright light and brilliant color, but just for a...