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This Mom Melted the Hearts of Fellow Travelers

Andrea Smith | Posted 11.26.2014 | Parents
Andrea Smith

In fact, we could all be a little more considerate and thoughtful of people traveling with young kids, especially during the busy holiday travel season.

Traveling With Your New Baby? Here's What You Need to Bring

Lisa Stadnyk-Webb | Posted 11.26.2014 | Parents
Lisa Stadnyk-Webb

Traveling with babies and young children requires a little bit of preparation and a big carry-on bag. It may seem a bit overwhelming at first, but once you get your first trip out of the way you'll see that if you follow the Scout motto and always "Be prepared" it can be a great adventure.

6 Reasons to Travel With a Group

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

While we might be biased, we think there are a number of reasons why traveling with a group is a great idea, whether it's for comfort, flexibility or the people you'll meet. Don't believe us? Check out these six reasons why group travel takes the cake.

Give The Gift Of Sleep: 10 Dream Inspiring Presents

Rank & Style | Posted 11.26.2014 | Style
Rank & Style

You snooze, you win...with these ten dream-inducing gifts for the sleep lovers in your life! From friends who swear by their daily 8 hrs to family members who love spending weekends sleeping, we've got just the gifts for every category of 'sleepyhead' in your life.

8 Mistakes of the Would-Be Digital Nomad Family

AK Turner | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
AK Turner

You work from your laptop. You've heard stories of people just like you who travel for months at a time. You think you're ready to give it a try. I think you're ready, too. When planning your first trip, make sure you avoid these eight common mistakes of would-be traveling families.

A Trip Through the Silk Road City Time Forgot

Paula Froelich | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
Paula Froelich

One of the coolest things about travel is wandering into a place that time seems to have truly forgotten. These days, locations like that are few and far between -- but they still exist. One of the most special to me is Bamiyan, Afghanistan. I went there earlier this year for the Afghan Ski Challenge.

5 Steps to a More Mindful Thanksgiving

Jennifer Taitz | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Taitz

Over the past few weeks, my clients and I have thought a lot about navigating family disappointments, anticipating loneliness, and making wise plans. To truly find thanks, we need to consider more than pumpkin pie recipes and holiday sales.

Unsettled by Global Warming

Aaron Caleb Bardo | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
Aaron Caleb Bardo

The world changes. It burns. It's something to live by. My wife and I will settle into its fires one day, but right now they've inspired us to keep moving, to journey and live unpredictably.

Alaska's Denali National Park to Accept 2015 Reservations Starting Dec. 1

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
Alaska Dispatch News

The holiday season may still be ramping up and Alaska may just be settling into winter but officials at Denali National Park and Preserve are urging people to start planning their summer adventures by booking campsites and seats on the park's shuttle buses early.

Tips for Managing Flight Disruptions This Winter

George Hobica | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

Winter is upon us, and in fact it seems like it's arrived early. That means flight delays and cancellations. Here are some tips to make your air travel easier when the flurries start flying.

The Guide to Carrying on Holiday Foods and Goodies

Map Happy | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Map Happy

Thanksgiving and the holidays: It's peak travel time, peak chow time, and, if you're like me and wanting to cling for a taste from home, peak traveling with chow time.

The Ticket to Giving a Great Gift

Travelzoo | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

While a majority of people believe material goods are worth more than experiences, the same people actually got more enjoyment from the experiential purchases when it was all said and done.

Health Care Overseas: Is It Really A Viable Option?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 11.25.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

In many countries you'll find excellent health care, with doctors and other practitioners who have studied at the world's best medical schools and hospitals.

Amazing Hotels in Rome You've GOT to See

Oyster | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Oyster

After all, the "eternal city" a) is beautiful and b) has a rich history dating back to 753 BC, with so many historical sites that seeing them all is nearly impossible.

The Survival Guide for Battling Holiday Travel

Map Happy | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Map Happy

While the holidays are about nice, happy things like spending time with family, it's really every person for him or herself at the airport during the Thanksgiving and Christmas travel season.

7 Photos From the Caribbean That Make Me Want to Go Back

Jinna Yang | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

This winter is harsh in New York City, and although the Caribbean islands are often overlooked, these photos most definitely instill the wanderlust I need to take a trip back -- asap.

The Bizarre World Of Cruise Ship Kitchens

Food & Wine | Posted 11.25.2014 | Taste
Food & Wine

How do you keep bread fresh for a week at sea? You don't. You bake it.

Travel Lessons: Find Your Way, With A Little Help

Cliff Hsia | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

When we are abroad, we are not only tourists, but we are guests of the locals. And as guests, we should be grateful and appreciative of our hosts. With that mindset, we realize that we are all connected to help each other as we walk along the paths we choose to travel.

Top 10 Things You Must Do in Amsterdam

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Jaimee Ratliff

If you ever find yourself venturing out to The Netherlands with a stop in Amsterdam, first call me and invite me to come along and then do these 10 things before you do anything else.

10 Sublime Escapes to the Winter Sun of Latin America

Jacada Travel | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Make the most of Latin America's summer months - from January to March - by retreating to its sun-soaked beaches, mountains and vibrant cities.

The Complete Guide to Hacking In-Flight Wi-Fi

Map Happy | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Map Happy

Going to bite the bullet to get online, are you there? This is the complete set of tricks to doing it the right way without getting robbed and coughing up full price.

Cruise Ship Adventures You Never Knew Existed

The Active Times | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Cruise ships were once a series of dining options pared with sunning spots, a pool or two and cramped galley rooms have now transformed into the ultimate vacation hot spots, bundling anything and everything a traveler could imagine wanting--all within walking distance.

Travels with Journey to The Beverly Hills Hotel: 8 Paws and counting!

LuxEco Living | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
LuxEco Living

It's the mecca for Hollywood's elite, a home to stars and high society patrons, it remains one of the most iconic hotels in the world. Nothing can compare to its history or compete with its 12 lush acres of tropical gardens and exotic flowers... just ask Journey he's been on the prowl.

Finding Gratitude in Boxer Briefs

Mikah Meyer | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Mikah Meyer

By removing ourselves from normal surroundings, we are able to look at the world through a new lens. Traveling allows our brains to notice the simple pleasures we overlook in our everyday routines. Those that we forget to give thanks for.

Discovering Darwin, Australia on a Hop-on Hop-off Bus

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

The sleek Ghan train was my conveyance from Alice Springs to Darwin, Australia this past fall. The 24-hour ride was the last stop on the trek up through the Northern Territory.