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On The Road Again: Summer Travels

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

Our collection is brimming with travel shots -- artists from Boston to U2 going places. Planes, trains and automobiles -- not to mention motorcycles and sailboats.

Training for a 600-Mile Cycling Tour

Chuck Kellen | Posted 08.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Chuck Kellen

My goal this year is to push myself on the rides but still enjoy every minute. I find motivation from other Tour riders and share their dedication and support for those having a hard time getting time in the saddle.

Turn Your Next Layover Into a Mini-Vacation at the 15 Best Airport Hotels

George Hobica | Posted 08.01.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

Gone are the days when an airport hotel was little more than a purgatory for delayed passengers. Lavish spas, gorgeous restaurants and enticing décor are making overnight layovers into big fun.

Four Reasons Your Next Vacation Should Be a Solo One

Localeur | Posted 08.01.2014 | Travel

You know who knows you in Vancouver? No one, that's who. So there's really nothing stopping you from being your truest self (or trying on another personality for a day).

Why Does Everyone Hate American Tourists?

Nora Turriago | Posted 08.01.2014 | Travel
Nora Turriago

Venture even further, and you'll quickly find that the image of the American tourist is reflective of how the world at large views Americans: self-entitled, oblivious to matters outside of the U.S., with little desire to learn of different cultures or languages.

Conquering The Holy Grail Of Second Language Fluency

Sarah Wike Loyola | Posted 08.01.2014 | Education
Sarah Wike Loyola

Imagine that you progressed through upper-level Spanish in high school, studied 3 additional semesters of Spanish in college, and you are just back from a semester in Madrid. What next?

The Way to San Jose - Things to Do

Tara Settembre | Posted 08.01.2014 | Travel
Tara Settembre

If you want to make the most of your future visit, the following recommended activities can be accomplished during a long weekend.

Here's How NOT To Have A Giant Phone Bill When You Travel

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.01.2014 | Travel

Smartphones have revolutionized the way we travel. From staying in touch with folks back home to apps of all sorts, our phones play a big role in 21st...

On The Menu: 7 Questions For Chef Vic Casanova

Lesley Nagy | Posted 07.31.2014 | Taste
Lesley Nagy

We spoke to Chef Casanova to find out about his dining philosophy, family life, new restaurant projects and more.

Hotels With Spectacular Views (PHOTOS)

Departures Magazine | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

The most memorable hotel rooms offer views you can’t find on the ground, and access to unique vantage points is the reason to check in.

10 Amazing Apps to Make Your Honeymoon Travels a Breeze

Adam Warner | Posted 07.31.2014 | Weddings
Adam Warner

Whether you need to find a reliable taxi within minutes or come up with a quick foreign translation, many of the latest travel apps have the ability to make your honeymoon a lot more convenient.

Favorite Travel Destinations, Now and Then

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The world's most historic sites have a storied past -- some really show their age, while others don't look a day past 500. From the Acropolis to the Arc de Triomphe, take a look at the then and now of history's celebrated structures.

Which Honeymoon Destination Is Right For You?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

You've searched the world and managed to find the perfect person with whom to spend the rest of your life. But now you're faced with searching for another ideal match -- your ultimate honeymoon destination.

Travel: 5 Amazing Luxury Hotels

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
Abby Tegnelia

Summer means travel, and time to think big, from private bungalows in the tropics to romantic Tuscan villas and stunning escapes closer to home. Behold, the five luxury hotels on the CS Bucket List.

Where Did All the Ski Bums Go? 4 Ways Ski Bums Spend Summer

Liftopia | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel

Heat waves heralding the start of summer melt the ski bums off the hill, giving a ghost town feel to the mountain towns they once overran.

The Best American Restaurants Outside The States

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.31.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

It is hard to go too long without a juicy cheeseburger smack between the fluffiest bun.

In Time for the Scottish Referendum, the Battle of Bannockburn Gets a Facelift

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

The 1314 Battle of Bannockburn victory for the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence, led by Robert the Bruce, inspired the Scots to believe they could triumph even if they were outnumbered and outarmored by the English.

Mind Your Manners Tips for Effective Cross-Cultural Communications

Colette A.M.Phillips | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business
Colette A.M.Phillips

Communicating across cultures in the business world can often be confusing and uncertain, but it doesn't need to be. With a little bit of homework and open-mindedness you can avoid some of the pitfalls.

Africa: A Beach Guide

Jacada Travel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

From sublime private islands in the Indian Ocean to adrenaline-fuelled cage diving with great white sharks off the coast of South Africa, the shores that rim this vast continent offer some incredible experiences.

The Hot Zones: A Year in Review of Travel Illness

Dane Steele Green | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

No one likes to think about getting sick on a vacation, and the fact is that most of us never will. However, 2014 has thrown up some very lurid headlines about just such a subject.

World's Best Urban Beaches | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel

Max out your weekend by hitting up an urban beach and combine sunshine, sand and skyline views. We sought out the best of the bunch, from a hammock-strung stretch of sand in Philly to a floating swimming pool in Berlin.

Why I Am Heartbroken To Leave New York At 23

Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Sara Roncero-Menendez

That's the magic of this city. There's always something to do, something to see, something to hold or taste or smell or read and every reason to be unapologetically enthusiastic about every single moment of it.

5 Reasons to Adore an All-Inclusive for a Destination Wedding

Amy Hubbard | Posted 07.30.2014 | Weddings
Amy Hubbard

Think about it: all-inclusives operate on a bell curve of utility. There will always be guests who don't take full advantage of the resorts' offerings, but they pay for it anyway. And there will always be people who use some of the amenities.

Keeping Memories Alive and the Importance of Family Values

Gramma Good | Posted 07.29.2014 | Fifty
Gramma Good

As parents and grandparents we know it our responsibility to teach positive family values. My daughters, I am proud to say, value family above all else. Growing up in our home, life revolved around family. Living on an island played a positive role in reinforcing our teachings because island living is all about family.

5 Must-do Things in Ljubljana With Kids

Inga Batur | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
Inga Batur

The capital of Slovenia might be small in terms of size but it's quality over quantity that makes Ljubljana special. It has everything you need, it is easily accessible, intimate and it quickly makes you believe you know its every nook and cranny.