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TSA Delaying Start Of Controversial Policy

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel

WASHINGTON — Airline passengers will have to leave their knives at home after all. And their bats and golf clubs. A policy change scheduled to ...

The Joy of Language Barriers

Shirley Wade McLoughlin | Posted 06.22.2013 | College
Shirley Wade McLoughlin

I continue to enjoy the nuances of navigating the language barrier, laughing with older Georgians as we share our languages' slang terms, as we engage in foolish but effective pantomimes, and as we correct one another on small specifics in each of our languages.

Packing for Safari: What You Need And What You Don't

Elevate Destinations | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
Elevate Destinations

Packing for safari flummoxes a lot of travelers because it's a weird hybrid of exotic, outdoor adventure and very luxurious accommodations. There are a lot of safari packing lists out there, that's not what this is.

Can't-Miss Foodie Experiences in London (VIDEO)

Kate Thomas | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
Kate Thomas

Street food in London is becoming an increasingly popular phenomenon. The food is cheap. The food is good. And the trend provides a communal, party atmosphere that conventional dining cannot touch.

Shooting Uganda: Goats of Hope

Jeroen Swolfs | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
Jeroen Swolfs

The Goats of Hope project provides children who are HIV/ AIDS infected or affected with a goat, thereby empowering them and helping them build up a life for themselves

Celebrate Mother Nature at these 10 Green Hotels

Oyster | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel

Today more than ever calls for some tree-hugging and eco-friendly practices, so we've picked ten of our favorite green hotels around the globe where y...

3 Aspects to Ensure Your Summer Vacation Is Environmentally Friendly

Drew Hendricks | Posted 06.22.2013 | Green
Drew Hendricks

The ultimate green vacation doesn't require a plane. Instead, opt for public transportation to see a relatively nearby vacation destination. A region that's walkable once travelers get there is perfect.

Europe's Most Affordable Cities

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel

For the intrepid budget traveler, few frontiers offer as many challenges--and potential victories--as Europe. It may seem like sky-high prices, partic...

A Catalonian Feast-ival (Video)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

Located about 50 kilometers from Barcelona, Manresa is a small, laid back Catalonian city. It has its picturesque Old Section as well as an impressive...

Backpacker's Technology Guide

Cody Gossett | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
Cody Gossett

Katie and I are two Americans taking a Gap Year. We're spending time in Southeast Asia, Central America, South America, and Europe. There's a lot to s...

Fun Upcoming Events Across the Globe

Party Earth | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Around the world, cities are gearing up for the masses of work-ridden drones looking to spice up their life with something totally new and different. ...

Is This the Best Docking Spot Ever?

The GypsyNesters | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Traveling by cruise ship is not always our favorite way to explore new places. Nothing against the food, flair, and fun onboard, it's just that when i...

I Flew the Dreamliner... and I Can't Wait to Again

Billy Kolber | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel
Billy Kolber

After months of grounding by the FAA, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is poised to take flight again in the next few weeks. And that's great news for those ...

The World's Most Amazing Hikes

The Active Times | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel
The Active Times

Machu Picchu on your bucket list? Take the back way. See the complete list of the World's Most Amazing Hikes How about seeing the jagged spikes of ...

4 Principles To Packing Smart

Minh Chau | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel
Minh Chau

When I started consulting I found having to pack my suitcase every week to be a chore. It was a boring process that required packing my shirts and tie...

Top 10 Must-See Destinations | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel

There's an entire awe-inspiring world out there to see and experience. Rather than stay home and dream of what might have been, unearth that pas...

Travels and Reflection in the Midst of Crisis -- A 9/11 Reflection

Suzanne Guillette | Posted 11.10.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Suzanne Guillette

On the occasion of the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, I am revisiting my thoughts on the diversity of responses to public tragedies; whether disbelief, anger, fear or ambivalence, they are beautifully reflective of our humanity.

10 Best European Cities for Layovers

Viator | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel

Long flights with even longer layovers may seem less than ideal when you are eager to kick-start your vacation, but your stopover doesn't have to be b...

Can You Solve These Mysteries Of Travel?

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Heading somewhere far off means running smack into a spectrum of new sights, new sounds, new tastes. But along with these comes the inevitable oven-fresh batch of eye-rolling, mind-blowing, completely incomprehensible Mysteries of Travel.

Get Out Of The City And Get Into Nature

The Purple Passport | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel
The Purple Passport

If Earth Day finds you deep within the concrete jungle, don't despair: you can still pay tribute to nature and commune with the trees in lush city parks and green spaces tucked into some of the world's most dense and developed cities.

Are Great Hotels A Guarantee Of Great Sex?

Felice Shapiro | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

I'm convinced the reason my husband tolerates my requests to change rooms when we arrive at some of the hotels we go to is because he knows it'll be worth it. He's right.

5 Shops to Hit Up in Buenos Aires

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
Off Track Planet

The shops of bougie Buenos Aires are often hard to navigate when you're looking to part with your pennies wisely. Hit up these five shops to make some smart purchases. They'll hook you up with things you'll be proud to wear or gift without robbing you blind.

On a Power Trip With Jackie Collins

Duane Wells | Posted 05.06.2013 | Books
Duane Wells

When I was barely 10 years old, I somehow got my hands on an old copy of Jackie Collins' novel The Bitch, ripped the cover off of it (so my mother wouldn't know what I was reading) and read the book from cover to cover in a day. Not only did it inspire me to read, it inspired me to write.

How to Avoid Avian Flu While Traveling in China

William D. Chalmers | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

This might ruffle a few feathers with the tourism board, but aside from practicing proactive hygiene and other food safety measures, here are my top 10 things to avoid in Shanghai as a traveler during the recent avian flu outbreak

Long Live the New York Travel Festival

Ethan Gelber | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
Ethan Gelber

The New York Travel Festival on April 20 and 21 aims "to reinvent the consumer travel show for a crowd seeking more interaction and a better sense of NYC and beyond."