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Faces of Cuba

Peggy Goldman | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel
Peggy Goldman

Among the greatest joys of visiting a new place is the opportunity to get to know the locals. And after 30-plus years of traveling the world, one constant that I've found everywhere is that despite how different we look, live, work and play, people are essentially the same everywhere.

The World's Worst Airline Names

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.27.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

What's in an airline name? Some truly cringe-worthy monikers have plied the skies.

Hotel Room Hacks

Travelzoo | Posted 08.27.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

These hotel-room hacks will help you transform your sleeping space into a place to keep off extra weight, keep up with your inbox, or keep your kids safe and entertained.

Where The Lakes At?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.27.2013 | Travel

Sometimes a beautiful photo goes viral on the Internet, cueing a conversation and eliciting oohs and aahs from those who stumble upon it. Sunday, ...

Backpacking With Kids

Michele Bigley | Posted 08.27.2013 | Travel
Michele Bigley

Resorts aren't all bad, but you also don't have to travel that way. Kids are more like backpackers than most adults, because they are present, and without plans. So, while you may not be strapping your backpack on your back anymore, you can, and you should, strap your kids on your back.

Best Mountain Music Venues You May Be Missing

Liftopia | Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel
Liftopia

When it comes to memorable mountain music venues, there are some places that stand out in hearts and minds for good reason, like Red Rocks or Telluride during the Bluegrass Festival. But there are other mountain gems that are still waiting to be discovered by the masses.

Not Another Post-grad Statistic

Serena Piper | Posted 10.26.2013 | College
Serena Piper

At first I really thought I'd made a mistake choosing The Republic of Georgia as my first abroad experience. Who does this? Who chooses a completely odd and unusual part of the world to see their very first time out of the country? It's either the adventurous or the insane.

What Not to Do in Chicago

Viator | Posted 08.13.2013 | Travel
Viator

Ask someone for tips on traveling to Chicago and they will probably list off tons of different things to do and places to see. But what they likely will not say is what you should not do while visiting the Windy City.

South East Asia on a Budget

Lina Eroh | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel
Lina Eroh

In February of this year, my husband and I quit our well-paid and exciting jobs, left California and the company we helped build, and set off to travel the world. Our goal: live on $1,000 (each) a month.

Hotel Barge Offers the Rogue Life on the Thames

Emilie C. Harting | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel
Emilie C. Harting

We took the boat trip because we love traveling in Britain, and we love the serenity of hotel barging. The boat seemed to glide across glass like water, and it rose and fell effortlessly when it we went through locks.

Do You Remember When Traveling in Coach Looked Like This?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.26.2013 | Fifty

Do you remember when airline travel looked like this? Wide seats, plenty of legroom, and a flying clientele who dressed for the occasion of the flight...

Traveling on Thanksgiving - But Not to Grandma's

Elevate Destinations | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Elevate Destinations

It's getting to be the end of August, and thus the end of summer. It's that time of year when people are breaking out the boots, jeans, and flannel o...

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

Ella Frances Sanders | Posted 10.26.2013 | Arts
Ella Frances Sanders

As Friedrich Nietzsche said, "Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon the absolute truth." Here, illustrated, are 11 words whose concepts cannot be properly explained across cultures.

This Is The Job Of A Lifetime

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel

Do you want to get paid to travel the world? Finding a job that not only encourages, but requires, you to live from a suitcase, experience new cult...

Instagram Or Reality?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel

You come across a beautiful photo on the Internet -- one with vibrant colors, the perfect amount of light or a vintage hue -- and one thought pops int...

America's Favorite Labor Day Weekend Destinations

trivago | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel
trivago

Americans are packing up and heading out of town over the long weekend that traditionally marks the end of summer. The top 10 most searched Labor Day destinations are...

True Hip-Hop in Paris!

Mike Schreiber | Posted 10.26.2013 | Arts
Mike Schreiber

I recently had a show of my True Hip-Hop photos in Paris at Cite De La Mode Et Du Design. The show was part of the Paris Hip Hop Festival, and I thought it would be fun to take Polaroids of some of the beautiful people who came out for the opening.

Back to School, Pull the Weeds

Rose Tafoya | Posted 10.26.2013 | Fifty
Rose Tafoya

My daughter is going back to her third year of college and that back to school sign has a whole new meaning for me. It is my time to go back to school.

How Travel Helped One Woman Cope With Overwhelming Grief

Tory Zellick | Posted 10.26.2013 | Fifty
Tory Zellick

Four weeks after my mom passed away, my dad, brother and I purchased one-way tickets to Bangkok, Thailand, via Maui, Hawaii, with the intention of relaxing, reflecting, working through our pain as a team, and returning home with a renewed sense of excitement about life.

10 Classic American Bar Signs

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

To some it seems a trivial kind of happiness. It's just a sign after all. But to many, neon bar signs are more: they are in fact works of art, and whole movements exist to document, photograph and preserve these all-too-frequently disappearing bits of America's past.

Five Breathtaking Lake Hikes Near Salt Lake City

Liftopia | Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel
Liftopia

Salt Lake City is known for epic skiing in the winter, however, summertime offers some of the region's best hiking opportunities. Numerous hikes include lakes as destinations and are just minutes from Salt Lake City ski resorts, which offer a variety of summer activities and lodging deals.

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Waterfalls

Brittany Binowski | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Nia Evans of a waterfall in a beach side town in West Wales called Tresaith. "Tresaith is set...

Can Technology Help You Turn the Tables on Your Car Rental Company? (POLL)

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.24.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

If you're tired of technology being used against you -- and how can you not be after the the latest NSA spying allegations -- then you'll probably appreciate this man-bites-dog story.

Namaste

Hilary Walke | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
Hilary Walke

As I packed my backpack with wanderlust in my eyes and adventure in my heart, I dreamed of all the places I could bring yoga on my eight-month trip across Asia.

Burger Travel: The Hamburger Festival of Akron, Ohio

The GypsyNesters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Nothing says all-American like a summer food festival in the Heartland, and hamburgers are as American as it gets.