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Week 1 of the Mongol Diaries in Pictures: UK to Poland

Diana Lee | Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel
Diana Lee

The reality of setting off on a 10,000 mile road trip from London to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia takes a while to set in.

The 10 Best Hiking Trails on Long Island | Posted 07.31.2013 | New York

Earn your hiking stripes and bragging rights by exploring Long Island's finest trails. Traverse past haunted lighthouses stuffed with peg legs, otherworldly landscapes, sunbathing seals, and sparkling seasides.

Luxury Seaplanes from Southampton to New York, Circa 1937

Heidi Legg | Posted 09.30.2013 | Style
Heidi Legg

Summer for me will forever be associated with jumping off the wharf, mooring to the wharf, youthful loitering and drinking on the Pointe-du-Chêne Wharf in Shediac, New Brunswick, Canada.

Where in the World Do the Royals Vacation?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.31.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Kate and Will couldn't wait to get baby George out of London. After one night at their apartment in Kensington Palace, the new parents zoomed off to the little village of Bucklebury in Berkshire. But there's another royal hideaway that gets little attention these days...

Everything You Wanted To Know About Sochi

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.31.2013 | Travel

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are just six months away. Whether you're planning on traveling to watch the games or are simply a fan of the world's...

Tips for Booking Flights on Europe's Budget Airlines

EuroCheapo | Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel

It costs how much to fly from London to Berlin? I just searched for the flight for mid-October and found incredibly (some would say "suspiciously") cheap offers. What's the catch?

Oman: Middle East With a Twist

Kalpana Sunder | Posted 09.29.2013 | Travel
Kalpana Sunder

Oman straddles effortlessly between the modern and the ancient. I love the way that the developers have embraced Arabic sensibilities in building a modern nation: super fast highways co-exist with the intricately worked wooden doors.

Which Travel Credit Cards Have the Best Rewards?

Jeff Hindenach | Posted 09.29.2013 | Travel
Jeff Hindenach

Gearing up for your summer travel plans and looking forward to racking up the rewards on your credit card? Depending on which credit card you use, you could get some serious value for your travel.

Hotel Scams: 3 Sneaky Ways Your Credit Card Number Can Be Stolen

MyBankTracker | Posted 02.21.2014 | Business

Travel season is in full swing, and as always, you should be cautious about keeping your money safe when you are away from home.

Website Helps Tourists Find Home-Cooked Meal

HuffPost Live | Posted 09.29.2013 | Travel

New person-to-person platforms are emerging that allow travelers to connect with locals in their destination. One such platform is EatWith. EatWith...

A Blue Poppy Grows in Detroit

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 09.29.2013 | Detroit
Deborah Schoeberlein

I'm embarrassed to admit it, but I've never thought much about Michigan and far less, Detroit. But here in Berkley, just outside the city, I've reali...

Good One, Delta!

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel

Who knew Delta Airlines had such a sense of humor? The airline sent out a giggle-inducing tweet Tuesday afternoon and we think Sir Mix-A-Lot would ...

Escaping From Reality

Kelly Bergin | Posted 09.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelly Bergin

I have been on an airplane almost every week for the past three months, scraping pennies from the bottom of my drawer and babysitting for flight tickets. It is not work for which I travel. I travel to escape from the reality of the past year, which has brutally reminded me of what chronic illness truly entails.

Fast-Food Freedom: Best Foreign Chains We Want in the U.S.

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel

How can America, home of the KFC Double Down, Dunkin' Donuts Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich, and Carl's Jr. Pop-Tart Ice Cream Sandwich, not have these amazing foreign fast-food chains within its borders?

Europe's Best Hidden Eats

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel

From local holes-in-the-wall to trendy clandestine establishments, travelers to Europe have plenty of ways to veer off the tired tourist track when they dine. At these hidden spots, diners can immerse themselves in the local culture and be in the know despite being far from home.

'Do' Oslo Like the Locals Do

Bart van Poll | Posted 09.29.2013 | Travel
Bart van Poll

Oslo is on the agenda! You've packed your bags, checked the battery on your camera and phone, packed blister band-aids and you're ready to explore the city. Now check out these tips from real Oslo locals.

Secrets From the Front Desk

Jacob Tomsky | Posted 09.29.2013 | Travel
Jacob Tomsky

It's impossible to explain all that happens or can be learned from working in a hotel. Because everything that can happen in the world happens in hotels. And that right there is why I love the goddamn hotel business.

The Faithful Shopper: Mountain Magic

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.28.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Hard as it is for some of us water babies to believe, not everyone heads straight for a beach during the summer. Others prefer to spend their time exp...

Week 2 of the Mongol Diaries - Lithuania to Russia: On the Road

Diana Lee | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel
Diana Lee

We have strolled along the hill-fortresses of Kernave, Lithuania, and bantered with the costumed vendors in Tallinn's Old Town. In these easy, carefree moments, there is a commune with nature and other individuals.

Crete: The New/Original Tuscany?

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Outside the front door of our villa on the mountain was a fountain. Really just a spigot in a stone hearth bringing water up from the well, but the water from this Cretan well was the best I have ever tasted.

The Best Cheese and Wine in the World : Bridlewood Winery Hosts Mons Fromager-Affineur From France

LuxEco Living | Posted 09.23.2013 | Taste
LuxEco Living

You can't imagine the thrill and the excitement we shared with a group of our special friends when we received the most incredible assortment of cave aged cheeses from Mons fromager-affineur in France.

Travels Without Journey to the Kennel Club LAX: Green Carpet Service You Can Trust

LuxEco Living | Posted 09.23.2013 | Travel
LuxEco Living

Every pet parent worries. Will they be ok? Will they adjust to a strange atmosphere with people they don't know? Might it trigger more fear of being abandoned, or worse: the dreadful feeling of being left behind AGAIN?

On Pins and Needles in Beirut

Emily O'Dell | Posted 09.28.2013 | Religion
Emily O'Dell

When most people think of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, they don't think of the Middle East -- or Islam. I didn't either, until I moved to Beirut and asked a colleague where I could find an acupuncturist -- expecting to find none.

Egypt Travel Dwindles After Recent Events

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 07.29.2013 | Travel

CAIRO -- Cairo airport officials say seven flights to Egypt have been cancelled and that others are arriving with less than 50 percent occupancy follo...

826 Valencia's Student-Journalists on Tourist Hotspots in California

826 Valencia | Posted 09.28.2013 | San Francisco
826 Valencia

There is a fabulous place called Pinnacles National Park. Because I went there and saw it firsthand, this article will have more detail. On some of these trails, there are flowers, frogs, and some crazy smooth rocks.