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The Best Wellness Vacations For Your Mind, Body, And Soul

Next Avenue | Irene S. Levine | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Irene S. Levine Taking a vacation to improve one’s physical, emotional and/or spiritual well-being is an old conc...

Don Draper's Guide to America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

As Mad Men kicks off its seventh and final season on Sunday, we take a look back at some of Don Draper's favorite -- and most famous -- haunts.

Professional Exploring, Social Media and No Excuses: Interview With JD Andrews

Laura Cococcia | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Laura Cococcia

One person who has left the excuses behind? Professional explorer JD Andrews. He's been around the globe several times, amassing an incredible knowledge base.

Your East Coast Summer Sorted | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel

As East Coast city dwellers prepare for their seasonal exodus to the beaches of Maine, Massachusetts and more, we share the lowdown on five quintessential summer escapes.

I Am a Dog

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 04.15.2014 | Media
Maggie Van Ostrand

I am Cejas Van Ostrand. I am a dog. I am a writer, too. I am the only dog in history ever admitted into the National Society of Newspaper Columnist...

Where To Eat In Orlando Now

Fodor's | Posted 04.15.2014 | Taste

Move over, Mickey, because Orlando's artisanal food scene is miles away from Walt Disney World.

Rome's 10 Best Bars for a Classic Italian Aperitivo

Fodor's | Posted 04.15.2014 | Food


14 Things You Need to Know Before Driving California's Big Sur

David Landsel | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
David Landsel

Visitors to Big Sur can glide through roughly 85 miles of stunning scenery in a couple of hours, but the region remains an overwhelming and somewhat unknowable place to many.

Reluctant Hikers

Alison Chino | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Alison Chino

My husband and I love to be outside. You do not have to ask us more than once to trade a day on the trail for a day on the couch. I believe my kids love the outdoors too, but it seems like they have to be reminded of how much they love it.

If You Only Have a Weekend in Chicago, Do This, Eat Here and Don't Go to Bed Early

Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Erin Ruberry

When you only have one weekend to explore a new city, it's important to make every moment count -- but at the same time, you don't want to run yourself ragged. So when you have just 48 hours in Chicago, let this be your guide to a fun-filled (and delicious!) weekend.

The LEGO Pilot Is The Cutest Thing You'll See All Week

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel

Last week we introduced you to a pilot who takes epic aerial photos from the cockpit. This week, we'd like you to meet the LEGO Pilot. This little...

Hanging at Canary Wharf in London

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

Canary Wharf is many of these things, plus, according to my son, the financial center of the universe. It was easy for me to recognize that there surely is a lot of business going on, and dozens of buildings to do it in.

A Weekend In Vancouver -- Where to Eat and Stay

Amy Chan | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Amy Chan

Vancouver is known for being a cultural melting pot, which can also be translated into the perfect hub for foodies. The amount of Asian-fusion restaurants and charming brunch spots can be overwhelming, so I have picked out the some of the top spots for where to eat and stay.

Travel Is Booming for Boomer Women: Tips to Plan Your Next Trip

Judi Freedman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

Listening to all the talk about travel made me want to pack my suitcase and go, go, go. I would love to go around the world during my life after 50.

Tax-Refund Travel Deals for 2014

Travelzoo | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel

This year's average tax refund is about $3,000 so far, according to USA Today. Lucky recipients of the coveted U.S. Treasury check will find some ...

Seven More Dirty Little Secrets Of The Travel Industry

SmarterTravel | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel

The travel industry seems transparent these days -- for example, you can compare fares yourself with flight-search websites. But there are still a few tricks of the trade that travel insiders and providers don't want to share.

7 Tips for Travel Businesses Looking to Harness Technology

Mark Chesnut | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business
Mark Chesnut

The world uses more mobile technology than ever before; there's no disputing that. The challenge for the travel industry, a segment that's especia...

10 Most Disappointing Destinations In The World

SmarterTravel | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel

Don't believe the hype! These popular but disappointing destinations are more letdown than must-see.

5 Tips for a Successful Family 'Racecation'

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

First and foremost, it's a family vacation. So, you'll want to make sure you plan enough fun things to keep your entire family entertained and happy during the trip. You may be worried about the race, but the rest of your family shouldn't be.

5 Most Family-Friendly Cities In Europe

Budget Travel | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

If your motto is "Have family, will travel," you'll be glad to know that Europe is within your reach.

Irish Ghosts: Searching for Family in Ireland

K. Ford K. | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
K. Ford K.

I drive across Ireland alone, something which is viewed as not only strange here, but downright shocking. In the countryside, the dominant colors are the emerald green of the rolling hills and the comforting blue of the Irish sky.

5 Top Beach Spots To Retire (And None Are In Florida)

Moira McGarvey | Posted 04.14.2014 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

If you want to retire to the beach, to a warm, sunny, tropical beach, but don't want to spend your entire savings in one fell swoop, consider the Texas Gulf Coast. It's not top of mind for those of us who have never visited or lived in the South, but when you combine affordability with natural beauty, it's surprising it's not up there with Florida as a top retirement destination.

Amazing Desserts Around The World You've Never Heard Of

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.14.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Whether you're a food fanatic or just have a very sweet tooth, you probably enjoy a good dessert. We're all familiar with the delights of a baked apple pie, or even more international dishes like Italian tiramisu, or Asian green-tea ice cream.

16 Clever Photos That Will Make You Rethink Your Role As A Tourist

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts

It probably doesn't come as a huge surprise that tourists are amongst the most reviled subgroups of human beings. Butchering languages, crowding up lo...

This Is Definitely The World's Craziest Looking 'Beach'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.13.2014 | Travel

Okay, so it's not a traditional beach... you'll find no sunbathers or sandcastles here. But Panjin Red Beach, located in China's Liaohe River Delta is...