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Content Marketing Close-Up: Airbnb's Content Strategy

Amanda Fayer | Posted 09.02.2013 | Business
Amanda Fayer

Airbnb has single-handedly disrupted the traditional model of short-term vacation rentals. The online service is the web's hottest peer-to-peer rental service, giving users the ability to virtually tour apartments and homes available for rent by actual owners.

In Gratitude

Elissa Kravetz | Posted 09.02.2013 | Good News
Elissa Kravetz

I am writing this blog from a café in Jaffa, an amazing little area just south of Tel Aviv, where Jews and Arabs live together in harmony.

Is This Hollywood, California or Hollywood, Florida?

Greg Schwem | Posted 09.02.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Almost every single morning, I fire up my computer to see the release of some new study whose results could easily be summed up in one word: Really?

3 Digital Disneyland Musts You Shouldn't Be Without

Common Sense Media | Posted 09.02.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

After consulting Disneyland veterans and going a little Google-crazy, I found some solutions that put my fears to rest -- and made the whole trip run smoothly.

Diver Takes Breathtaking Jump

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel

Cliff diver Gary Hunt took a giant leap Saturday -- and it paid off. At the 2013 Cliff Diving World Series, the 28-year-old from Southampton, UK, j...

Ode to the Traveler and Why Terroir Is My Favorite Word

Jennifer Sertl | Posted 09.02.2013 | Business
Jennifer Sertl

Whether you are traveling with family or by yourself it is so important that you not only have a destination in mind, but that you also have a sense of place in mind.

Best Hotels In The World

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Whether you're ready for a nature retreat or eager to pound the pavement of Hong Kong, Berlin, or Beverly Hills, there's a property for you among the World's Best Hotel winners.

Boardwalk Attractions That Make Us Love Summer

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Water park rides, roller coasters, and lighthouses: just a few of the reasons you'll find us at a boardwalk or two this summer.

Patriotic Places to Celebrate Independence Day

Joy Pecknold | Posted 09.02.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Another backyard barbeque? You can do that any old weekend. Give this Fourth of July the glitzy fireworks and epic events it deserves. From D.C. to the American Frontier, here are seven patriotic places to celebrate.

Adventures in Thailand: The Do's and Don'ts of Traveling Abroad

Uloop | Posted 08.31.2013 | College
Uloop

Spring break: a one-week recess from the rigors of exams in which students journey off to a warm, lawless destination--most likely somewhere in Mexico--with the intentions of committing utter debauchery.

Treat Yourself to the Culinary Experience of a Lifetime with Le Dolci Global Foodie Trips

Le Dolci | Posted 09.01.2013 | Travel
Le Dolci

Dreaming of the perfect getaway where you can experience some of the world's most famous tastes and signature dishes? No need to dream because this fa...

The Best Fourth Of July Parades In The Country

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.01.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The best part about Independence Day parades? Small-town celebrations often rival big-city productions. A few of our favorites from both camps follow...

America's Coolest Distilleries

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

While the backstories of the coolest distilleries vary wildly, all are driven by a passion for their products. And since most of the owners can't wait to share that passion with the public, tours of their distilleries aren't just informative -- they're inspiring.

What Would Happen If EVERYBODY Were an Expat?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

There is a radical difference between spending a relaxing week or two in the spot of your dreams and being there long enough to miss the Wednesday night league at the Royal Lanes or Friday evening happy hour at Sarge's Lounge.

Customer Service Part 2: Good, Better, Mind-Blowing

Maile Keone | Posted 09.01.2013 | Travel
Maile Keone

When we travel, we become reliant upon others and interact most with people who are helping us along our journey.

Now What?! Conversations About College, Graduation, and the Next Step

Ari King | Posted 09.01.2013 | Books
Ari King

Upon graduating, you have presumably spent four years in an environment where there is a strong emphasis on getting into college and graduating, but not usually a blueprint for when you get out. Okay, now what?!

The Best Places to Celebrate the 4th of July This Year

Viator | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Viator

For many Americans, July 4th is a family holiday -- it involves backyard barbecues, maybe a parade through town, and a local fireworks show. Some people, however, have dreams of celebrating the nation's birthday with more pizzazz, out of town.

The Perfect Bar for Any Holiday

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

Most people don't need a reason to drop by their neighborhood watering hole, but if you're someone who has to have an occasion to belly up to the bar, then you're in luck. Here are the best bars in which to celebrate some of our major holidays, starting with Independence Day.

How We Downsized 2,000 Sq. Ft. Into Two Rolling Duffles To See The World

Lynne Martin | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty
Lynne Martin

The minute we decided to disengage ourselves from most of our house and possessions so we could spend our retirement traveling internationally, the grinding elimination process began, and we were faced with deciding whose possessions were worthy of how much space!

Giving Back and Gaining a New Perspective

Tracy Christoph | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

I have been lucky enough to travel around the world to pursue a passion of mine, giving back to people in need, but my trip to Oklahoma proves that you don't need to go far to make an impact. Do what you can to make a difference -- you don't need to go far to do something that matters.

The Keys to the Family Castle

Meg Pier | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel
Meg Pier

It was a privilege to speak to the head of the world's second-largest such extended family: His Grace the Duke of Argyll. Our conversation reminded me that while there are many branches of mankind's family tree, we are all rooted in our shared human condition.

The Fess Parker Wine Country Inn and Spa is the most romantic spot in the world

LuxEco Living | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel
LuxEco Living

Step into paradise. Once you enter the Fess Parker Inn all of the stress of travel, parenting, business and any other excess baggage disappears.

50 Nifty United States Capitols

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Need to bone up on your U.S. geography? We gathered photos and trivia from every state capitol.

How to Spot Flag-Jacking Frauds Abroad

Allison Eberle | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel
Allison Eberle

"Flag-Jacking" is the act of displaying the flag of a more favorable country on your garments/backpack (instead of your home country's flag), in the hope of receiving friendlier treatment.

Culturing My Kids, Episode 2

Elise Sax | Posted 08.31.2013 | Parents
Elise Sax

Instead of a tourist with a guide book and suitcase of wash and wear, I would have to be more like Sir Richard Burton, packing to explore Africa in search of the source of the Nile. Richard Burton didn't pack as much as I did.