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Jim Heimann's Very Brief History of L.A. for Visitors

Bettina Korek | Posted 10.30.2014 | Arts
Bettina Korek

The following interview with Jim Heimann was translated into Chinese for the ForYourArt Guide to Los Angeles, published on the occasion of The Los Angeles Project, an exhibition of Los Angeles artists at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing.

The Golden Journey To Samarkand

Jared S. Baumeister | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
Jared S. Baumeister

The poem "The Golden Journey to Samarkand," by James Elroy Flecker, has no doubt launched countless journeys to the ancient Silk Road city in southern Uzbekistan.

10 Tourist Poses You Need to Stop Making on Vacation

Thrillist | Posted 10.04.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

Put a tourist in front of a camera instead of behind one, and you usually get some awesomely predictable results.

Six of the Coolest Illinois Roadside Attractions

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.28.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Summer is the perfect time to go on a road trip in Illinois, which is home to many parks, historical sites, and for those who are brave enough, creepy roads.

7 Mindful Steps to Make Love Happen Anywhere

Francesca Hogi | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Francesca Hogi

I have singles tell me all the time they want love to "just happen." Well, that can only happen if you are in a mental and emotional place to receive the positive attention of others.

How You Can Stay Free (or Super Cheap) on Your Next Trip

The Active Times | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Planning a trip -- especially an international one -- is a difficult task when you're trying to find the best of everything at a reasonable price. For those of us on a strict budget (practically all of us), value becomes that much more important.

The Best National Parks In America: Ranked!

The Active Times | Posted 08.06.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Which government system protects some of our most prized land, offers affordable recreation and is great for the economy? You guessed it -- it's the National Park System.

Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in Florence, Italy

Betsy Talbot | Posted 08.06.2014 | Travel
Betsy Talbot

Imagining the romance of Florence is easy enough, but it is easy to get overwhelmed with the number of tourists in this historic and popular city. Take a breath, realize you can't do everything in one trip and focus on making memories that will last long after you return home.

5 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy When You Travel

The Active Times | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is enough of a challenge when you're at home, and when you're on the go, well, we all know how much harder it seems once we step outside of our ordinary environment and lose control over constants like a conveniently located gym or easy access to a grocery store that carries fresh produce.

The World's Most Culturally Rich Countries

The Active Times | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

For hundreds, in some cases, thousands of years, others have stood at the same spots and been touched by the same emotions. The connection to a country's cultural heritage holds a powerful attraction for many tourists and travelers.

32 Signs That Prove Deep Down, At Your Core, You'll Always Be A Tourist In New York

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel

You're a certified resident of the Big Apple: You've pointed a stranger to the correct subway, you and the guys behind the deli counter share a couple...

Jimmy And Jon Teach Us The True Meaning Of The Photobomb

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 03.11.2014 | Comedy

There are photobombs and then there are PHOTOBOMBS. Jon Hamm joined Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" to teach us how it's really done. These two...

Morocco Hits All the Right Notes for Travelers

Edward Piegza | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel
Edward Piegza

What I enjoy most about Morocco is that it comes with few of the pre-conceived notions we have about more familiar destinations. Here, it's easy to get lost in flavors, textures and moments so unexpected that they give you pause. What's more exotic -- and memorable -- than a vacation like that?

Tiny Bubbles Make Big Memories

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Denver
EllynAnne Geisel

A year later, I said goodbye to my friends in management. As a parting gift, I received a letter of recommendation. In Denver, I used that reference to land a job and by New Year's Eve, had met Mr. Right.

Woman Nearly Drowns While Checking Facebook

AP | Posted 12.18.2013 | Technology

SYDNEY (AP) — A tourist in Australia had to be rescued by police after plunging off a pier while browsing Facebook on her phone, officials said Wedn...

6 Ways to Get On New York's Sh*t List

Off Track Planet | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Should you ever feel like agitating one of the world's most anxiety-ridden populations, we've got a few sure fire ways to get New Yorkers' blood boiling.

Police Release Shocking Images Of Attack On American Student In London

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.25.2013 | World

Shocking images released by Scotland Yard show a brutal attack on an American student that took place in the capital last June. American student Franc...

How to Be a Good Traveler

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

I just got back from almost two glorious weeks in Spain, and it made me realize even more that there are things we can do to be good travelers, which in turn gives us better travels.

Egypt & Bali: Opposites Attract

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

For me, having been to Egypt nearly 20 times and to Bali over a dozen, they are the perfect Yin/Yang complement to each other -- the masculine and feminine sides of spirituality.

She Doesn't Know What's Coming

Posted 11.03.2013 | Comedy

We should just assume that all statues are secretly alive, right? (via Daily Picks and Flicks)...

Are You a Traveler or a Tourist?

Adventure Collection | Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel
Adventure Collection

What makes a tourist different from a traveler? Is it true that, "The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see"? Answer these five questions to find out whether you're a confirmed, unapologetic tourist or a true traveler.

Are You A Real Traveler -- Or Only A Tourist?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.30.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I checked my reflection in the mirror the other day and saw nothing different, but clearly something must have changed. Ever since I backpacked through Europe for a year after college with a copy of 'Europe On $5 A Day,' I have lived for my next vacation. Work, however rewarding, was just what I did between trips.

PHOTOS: Where The Locals Shop...

Global Yodel | Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

If a picture of a destination is worth a thousand words, then a visit to its local market is worth a million. There is perhaps no other place that en...

Responsible Tourism Day: Resistance Is Futile

Ethan Gelber | Posted 01.08.2013 | Travel
Ethan Gelber

Despite what many people believe, for every large-group bus tour there is a small-group walking tour. In all cases, the alternatives are often cheaper and more immersive.

"Tourist" Is A Dirty Word. It Shouldn't Be.

Kate Hopkins | Posted 07.23.2012 | Travel
Kate Hopkins

The dirty little secret about tourists is that they often go to exactly the places they should.