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America's Flight Attendants Celebrate the Crew of Asiana 214

Bobby Laurie | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

If one thing can be said for the flight attendant community, we always stand together. No matter the airline we work for, or the country we live in, we all realize that we do the same job, with the same ups and downs. When tragedy strikes, we're all there to support each other.

Can You Handle Retirement Travel? This Meter Will Tell You

U.S. News and World Report | Dave Bernard | Posted 07.11.2013 | Fifty

Travel in retirement ranks toward the top of many to-do lists. What better way to spend your second act than journeying to the distant locations you d...

Everything You Need To Know About Rental Car Insurance

George Hobica | Posted 09.09.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

Renting a car? Buying the over-the-counter insurance that rental car companies sell could be the dumbest move you've made all day. That is, unless it'...

Tips for Travel & Life: Let's Get Lost

Aaron Caleb Bardo | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
Aaron Caleb Bardo

Take this invitation into my world as inspiration to find your own. Make the world on your own dime, with your own time. Meet the person of your dreams in a glance. Make money to burn. Get high to feel the lows. Push limits until they no longer limit.

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 Exceptional Traveler

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

How do you do exceptional things inexpensively? So select a place you've always wanted to see, get a ticket and go. Travel light. Talk to strangers. And follow these tips.

Unique Bed-and-Breakfasts Across America

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

For some travelers, a quiet hideaway with a cozy bed and luxurious amenities offers the perfect formula for a relaxing escape. But for those seeking a more unique experience, a bed-and-breakfast may just fit the bill.

Kangaroo Island's 10 Great Attractions

Kalpana Sunder | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
Kalpana Sunder

Australia's third largest island, just half an hour from Adelaide, is a 'back to nature' elemental expanse that is beyond the cliché of 'Australia's Galapagos.' Drive through the island to see seals sunning, koalas napping in eucalyptus trees and mobs of kangaroos.

Iconic American Drives Worth the Gas Money

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

With the price of gas trending downward, there's no better time to jump in the car, put the top down, and head out for a drive. Here, we have 10 itineraries for some of the country's most classic road trips.

Vacation Home Purchase vs. Timeshare Ownership

Tom Gilmore | Posted 09.08.2013 | Travel
Tom Gilmore

As consumers look to purchase a piece of paradise, how do they decide between an investment in full-time or part-time ownership -- and why might the popularity of timeshares be waning?

5 Summer Travel Destinations with Kids

Alison Lewis | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
Alison Lewis

When I plan travel with my three children, I look for destinations that will keep them active and satisfied. Here, I've gathered five of my favorite summer getaways that offer the best in healthy traveling. My kids and I absolutely love them!

Cape Verde: Travels In an African Archipelago

Rachel Stern | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel
Rachel Stern

"Cape Verde...Where is that?" is the response I most commonly received when telling friends about my plans to travel to this scenic West Africa island nation. A series of 10 islands, Cape Verde may feel like a colorful mix of Western Europe and West Africa.

Actor Gilles Marini on Swimming With Sharks, Frostbite and Opening a Dive Bar

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 09.08.2013 | Travel
Stacie Krajchir

Actor Gilles Marini is one of the rare people in the industry who is a humble, kind and a devoted family man; and also a hard working, talented actor, who oozes passion in absolutely everything he does. He shared some of his favorite travel hits and misses with me.

Newest Wonders of the World

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Each summer, UNESCO convenes to announce new picks for the World Heritage List, chosen for their cultural, historical, and environmental importance. Check out this year's new crop of wonders and see which ones speak to you. Tajikistan, anyone?

Chefs' Guide to Portland

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 07.09.2013 | Taste
Find. Eat. Drink.

Go beyond the lobster roll and discover what Portland, Maine has to offer with these tips from two local chefs.

Ugly and Apache: "That's What Makes Us Stabbing Hobos"

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Ugly and Apache walk the on-ramp up to me with their pit bull Molly the Dog on the end of a rope, Molly by far the cleanest.

Weekend Wellness Tour: Lower Manhattan & Brooklyn

Linden Schaffer | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York
Linden Schaffer

With wellness being my career path, the itinerary I created keeps the key aspects of local, culture and fitness in mind as a way for visitors to see some of my favorite New York spots while adding in this healthy spin.

Escape Route

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

If you've got the means and the desire, you can find several hotels around the country that offer stealth access for VIPs. Here are five of the coolest.

Happy Monday!

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel

Fourth of July has come and gone, and another long weekend is behind us. Maybe you're grateful for the office airconditioning, but we'll bet you'r...

'Our Friends Didn't Understand Why We Wanted to Move Overseas'

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 09.07.2013 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

I couldn't be 100% certain, but I think my mother was in tears when I called to tell her that we were moving to Costa Rica. Most of our friends didn't believe us when we told them. Others just couldn't understand why anyone would want to live outside the United States.

10 Urban Legends About Flying That Aren't True

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
SmarterTravel

From terrifying tales about airplane bathrooms to mid-flight door-opening fears, there are a lot of myths about air travel flying around out there. Here are 10 urban legends that just aren't true.

10 Foreign Destinations Where You Can Pay with U.S. Dollars

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
SmarterTravel

There are many great pleasures of the globe-trotting life, but dealing with pesky Travelex lines is not one of them. Sick of exchange rates, transaction fees, and coming home with pockets filled with useless coins? Here are 10 foreign destinations where you can pay with U.S. dollars.

The Windmills of Mason County -- Blight or Art?

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Barbara Falconer Newhall

Three-and-a-half years ago I burst into tears when I read online that a Scandinavian company was fixing to put 200 windmills in Lake Michigan -- right in the lake, and fully visible from the sandy beaches of my Michigan childhood.

Five Can't Miss Cafes in Paris

Party Earth | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

There seem to be almost an unlimited number of things to do in Paris, including enjoying countless idyllic cafes. To save you hours of listless wandering, below are five incredible cafes in Paris that will leave you longing to return.

San Francisco's Newest Indie Neighborhood

Fathom | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Fathom

Dogpatch is proof that good things come in small packages. The charming microhood was largely industrial for years, but has become a budding enclave of artisans and craftsmen. It maintains a sleepy, untouched vibe on the surface, with palpitating creativity at the core.