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The Check-In List: Don't Leave Home Without It!

Lynne Martin | Posted 05.07.2014 | Fifty
Lynne Martin

We never dreamed that one day we'd be living full-time internationally in short-term vacation rentals without a home base.

10 Greatest Travel Books Of All Time

Budget Travel | Posted 02.22.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Despite their differences in genre and style, these books all give an unforgettable sense of place -- whether that place is a small patch of ground, an entire continent, or just the wrinkles of the writer's mind.

'Five Free Things' Series Now Available In E-Book Form

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — A series of travel stories by The Associated Press about free things to see and do is now available as an e-book. Tit...

Creating a Great Summer Read

Lea Lane | Posted 09.09.2013 | Books
Lea Lane

The rest of the year may be filled with serious book club choices and the necessary readings of the workplace. But for me, summer reading is for pleasure, guilty or not.

The Best Travel Memoirs For Food Fans

Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel

By Nathan Rostron for Bookish.com Food and travel have always made for a delicious combination in a book, fueling dreams of spectacular vacations -...

10 Inspiring Travel Books

Adventure Collection | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel
Adventure Collection

Here are my 10 choices for the most inspiring travel tomes I've ever read. Through the years, they've taken me on introspective, imaginative, wild, reflective and humorous journeys and road trips.

Lonely Planets Brand New Orbit

Skift | Posted 05.19.2013 | Travel
Skift

BBC Worldwide has been exploring strategic options for Lonely Planet over the last year and was keen to find a new owner that could bring greater focus and capital to the business.

Why Right Now Is The Best Time To Travel The World

Matt Kepnes | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel
Matt Kepnes

The most difficult part about traveling the world isn't the logistics of the trip -- it's finding the motivation to go. It takes a lot of courage to leave your life and journey into the unknown.

PHOTOS: 16 'Secret' Costa Rican Beaches

James Kaiser | Posted 04.17.2013 | Travel
James Kaiser

You may think this destination is way too touristy, but most of the coastline remains as lovely and untouched as ever.

Wandering Jews Of The Diaspora: Where Are They?

Bernard Starr | Posted 04.14.2013 | Religion
Bernard Starr

As a travel writer with a passion for Jewish history, Ben Frank is the perfect person to have undertaken the task. He eventually visited 89 Jewish communities. I interviewed him to learn more about his fascinating journey.

The Beauty Of A New Year's Eve Vacation

Michael Clinton | Posted 02.25.2013 | Travel
Michael Clinton

Some years ago I discovered my answer to the New Year's Eve conundrum, and that is to build a great trip around that night.

2012's Best Books For Armchair Travelers

AP | By BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 01.29.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — From memoirs and maps to beautiful hard-covers suitable for coffee-table display, here are some ideas for holiday gifts from this ye...

PHOTOS: Stieg Larsson's Sweden

Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel

A new book highlights the dreamy, the seedy and the atmospheric sides of Sweden, with a nod to the dark world of Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy. ...

PHOTOS: New Book Explores Rio's Favelas

Posted 09.21.2012 | Travel

A new photo-heavy book, Inside the Favelas, explores with great depth the shantytown neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro. Photographer and author Dougl...

PHOTOS: 10 Transporting End Of Summer Reads

Cheapflights | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel
Cheapflights

These books will transport you to exactly where you want to go. Consider it your dream vacation for $20 or less. Not bad, huh?

PHOTOS: The Best Images From 25 Years Of Conde Nast Traveler

Posted 06.20.2012 | Travel

A new book from Assouline and Condé Nast Traveler collects a quarter-century of stunning photos from the glossy pages of the storied travel magazine....

How Arthur Frommer Helped Shape Travel To Europe

Doug Mack | Posted 07.04.2012 | Travel
Doug Mack

By 1972, everyone knew, Frommer was on to something.

Why The Canary Islands Are Worth A Visit

Posted 04.20.2012 | Travel

The following is an excerpt from the new book Going Local in Gran Canaria: How to Turn a Holiday Destination into a Home by Matthew Hirtes, out now fr...

A Difficult Hunt For Authentic Pizza

Doug Mack | Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel
Doug Mack

On a trip to Europe in search of true Italian pizza, I learned that globalization has made the quest for authenticity a tricky one.

6 Tips For Traveling Abroad

Chris Pavone | Posted 05.07.2012 | Books
Chris Pavone

It's to glimpse what life is like somewhere else. An opportunity to put ourselves in shoes that walk those cobblestoned streets every day, to get a sense what life would be like if we lived there, instead of here and to feel that we are part of a place that doesn't belong to us.

Young, Broke and Beautiful...

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 04.29.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

They say we float around here in San Francisco, and perhaps we do. But we are artists, poets, entrepreneurs, sex workers, writers, and much more. Mainly we are doers, because the people in San Francisco are always doing something.

'A 1,000-Mile Walk On The Beach'

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 03.28.2012 | Travel
Olga Bonfiglio

Interesting shapes or places on a map frequently move us to go and see what's there. It might be an island, a peninsula, an isthmus, a continent. For Loreen Niewenhuis, it was Lake Michigan.

PHOTOS: New Book Offers Stunning Images Of Spanish Bullfights

Posted 01.01.2012 | Travel

The following is an excerpt from Bullfight: The Pas de Deux by Ricardo B. Sanchez, out now from Glitterati. A bullfight is above all about the demo...

13 Quick Airplane Reads

Madeleine Crum | Posted 11.21.2011 | Books

If you're anything like the rest of the country, you'll be spending Thanksgiving in your hometown, happily surrounded by family and food. The only thi...

PHOTOS: Conquering The Spectre In The Gothic Mountains

Ed Stump | Posted 01.19.2012 | Travel
Ed Stump

They were a fantasy of mountains rendered with bold and simple strokes, faceted grandeur in black and white.