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Advice for Travelling Dads This Father's Day

Barry Padgett | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel
Barry Padgett

Today's technology provides more options for travelers to stay in touch with loved ones. Traveling can be easier on the whole family if you make time to let them know that you're thinking of them while you're away. A souvenir for the kids never hurts either!

Are We All Digital Diplomats?

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 08.16.2013 | Technology
Jean Newman Glock

Digital Diplomacy is a topic that conjures up images of embassies conversing with foreign governments and broadcasting information and well -- propaganda -- to impact policy goals. But you don't have to be a government or super influencer to have international impact. Social media has given everyone a voice.

Your Weekly Travel Zen: The Beach

Brittany Binowski | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Casi, travel blogger at, of Phra Nang Beach in Thailand. "Phra Nang Beach is on ...

The Best Places to Grab a Pint and See the Sights in Ireland

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

If you are going to visit Ireland, you'll definitely want to stop for a pint of Guinness or Smithwicks and take in the sights. Not sure which places are the best? We asked Wilma to share her favorites with us.

Belgium's Bizarre and Beloved Festivals

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 08.15.2013 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

"The Venice of the North" and one of Europe's most visited historical cities, Bruges is where our 8-day self guided cycling tour of Belgium begins. ...

Qatar: The New Center of the Universe?

Richard Bangs | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Qatar is aspiring to be the hub that spokes to the world, with its vast investments, its satellite television network, Al Jazeera, among the most watched in the world, and its global philanthropy.

Seven Game of Thrones-inspired Getaways

Joy Pecknold | Posted 08.15.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Fans of the HBO show: these castle-themed hotels in the fantasy series' filming locations of Ireland, Scotland, Morocco, Malta and Croatia are for you.

Armani's Secret Island Of Pantelleria

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel
Rosalyn Hoffman

The Italian island of Pantelleria sits in the Mediterranean Sea closer to Africa than Sicily. A magnificent place of haunting natural beauty, stunning architecture, and delicious food and wine.

World's Safest Airlines (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Travelers can find plenty of reasons to complain about airlines -- except when it comes to safety.

Great (But Forgotten) Historic Sites Linked to 'Fathers' of Innovation and Social Movements

Andrew Carroll | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel
Andrew Carroll

In honor of this Father's Day, I picked out my ten favorite "forgotten places" and the extraordinary individuals to whom they're somehow connected.

Want to Change Your Life? Take One Step

Sasha Cagen | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Sasha Cagen

One of my favorite parts of traveling and living abroad is that I meet kindred spirits. People who are also interested in growth through adventure and who have taken risks to travel and try out new things for the sake of developing themselves.

Great National Park Lodges

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Find out how the right lodge will improve your next national park visit.

The Best Sunscreens for Your Travels

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Sunscreen is one of the most important travel accessories you'll need, whether you're at the beach, in the tropics, in the desert, or in the city. Our editors pick the best SPF offerings out there.

When Two Become One: Airline Mergers

Dane Steele Green | Posted 08.13.2013 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

Wall Street practically flipped at the news of the merger between U.S. Airways and American Airlines. But what does the merger of two major U.S. carriers mean for the rest of us?

Rocco's Lasagna Bolognese

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

Who doesn't love Italian food? American adaptations of Italian classics have taken on a flair of their own over the years, and along with the flair ca...

Ultra-Running: The Epic Giants Causeway, North Ireland

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

I've raced and run around the globe - Borneo, Ecuador, South Africa, Costa Rica, India, Croatia, Uganda, Tibet - and this was amongst the most beautiful and magical.

Glamping: The New Face of Roughing It

Joshua Estrin | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel
Joshua Estrin

If you yearn for falling asleep to the sound of crickets underneath a ceiling of stars, if you find the smell of unnamed bug repellent strangely intoxicating, if a bathing suit is not a priority and WiFi is not a necessity, Glamping -- one of the newer terms in an ever-growing lexicon -- is not for you.

Eat Well Australia: 24 Tasty Hours in Melbourne

Julie Meyer, RD | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel
Julie Meyer, RD

Australia feels a little bit like our spunky southern cousin. Originally colonized by British prisoners, it is now a melting pot of cultures following waves of immigration from China, Italy, Greece, Central Europe, Vietnam, and the Middle East.

Travels With Journey: The San Ysidro Ranch Is a 5 Paw Resort

LuxEco Living | Posted 08.10.2013 | Travel
LuxEco Living

There are many reasons why you should travel with your pet and stay at the San Ysidro Ranch: plush accommodations, best dog mattress to fit his or her size, organic dog treats, and filtered water, separate sleeping space, in-room spa service for you and your dog...

Your First Trip Together? 10 Packing Tips

GalTime | Posted 08.12.2013 | Women

Packing for any vacation can be exhausting, but it gets even harder when you're deciding what to take on your first trip with your new flame. But just like in relationships, when it comes to packing for a trip, it's best to leave all extra baggage behind!

Most Annoying Travel Fees

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

You can still avoid some of the worst penalties if you plan strategically. Read on for tips in dealing with the latest annoying travel fees.

Girl Clears Customs With Toy Passport Identifying Her As A UNICORN

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.13.2013 | Travel

According to childhood legend, it's no secret that unicorns can fly. Once they've reached their destination, though, how do they clear customs? As ...

The World's Weirdest Superstitions

Travel + Leisure | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

If you buy flowers to thank a host in Russia, think twice about the color and number lest you offend. Yellow represents infidelity, while Russians giv...

5 Tips for a Stress-Free Family Trip to Disney World

Cooper Smith Koch | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Cooper Smith Koch

To keep the "Most Magical Place on Earth" from becoming the most stressful, here are a few real-life tips from our travels that might help your family, too.


Hillary Kaylor | Posted 08.11.2013 | Impact
Hillary Kaylor

The Khmer people, they of the lovely almond skin complexions and river stone eyes, have a way of expression, perhaps like none other I have, or will e...