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The Berkshires With Baby

Fathom | Posted 09.25.2013 | Travel
Fathom

We over-work and over-schedule, and sometimes we forget to breathe. The lack of air is more pronounced these days, as my husband and I are first-time parents. The Berkshires region of Western Massachusetts has plenty of fresh, piney air for the gulping.

10 Horrifying Facts About Flying

SmarterTravel | Posted 09.25.2013 | Travel
SmarterTravel

If you suffer from a fear of flying, you probably shouldn't read this--unless you enjoy having your worst fears validated. Here for your reading pleasure are 10 horrifying facts about flying that you're probably better off not knowing.

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

minube | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
minube

For fans of the coast, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is full of spectacular coastlines, many of which are more famous for their breathtaking views, cultural heritage and unique geography than for their hazy beach-bum appeal.

11 Best Winter Getaways to Lock in NOW

Budget Travel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

We know, we know: You've still got some sand in your shoes. Who wants to think about winter when it's still so far away? But you might want to reconsider. If you want a price as dreamy as these trips, don't wait for the first snowfall to make your reservation.

Outrageously Lavish Hotel Suites

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.24.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By Christian L. Wright, Condé Nast Traveler More from Condé Nast Traveler: The Friendliest and Unfriendliest Cities in the World Why do 26...

Is Healthy Vacationing the New Black?

Kait Sawyer | Posted 11.24.2013 | Travel
Kait Sawyer

Popular hotel chains are taking the necessary steps to ensure that their guests are enjoying their vacations, all while making healthy choices more attainable and with less hassle.

A Crossing In Kenya: A Thrilling Spectacle of the Great Migration

Susan Portnoy | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

There are no guarantees when it comes to a crossing. You may wait for hours and nothing happens, but when it does, it's magical. At first it was orderly. But suddenly the endeavor became frenzied, as if a wildebeest in the back had screamed, "Lion!"

How to Fit Everything You Need into One Carry-On

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

You can't be a slave to the fashionistas when you're a slave to the overhead storage bin. My system may not be stylish, but it has stood the test of hundreds of thousands of air miles. Here is the unvarnished truth about what my wheelie looks like when you open it.

Could This App Change Hotel Phones Forever?

Hotel Chatter | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel

Last week, we wondered about the future of hotel phones, noting that the technology of old is all but obsolete in today’s world. While the whole cha...

And Then the Summer Ended...

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 11.24.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

There were the in-between moments, too, the turning points, the long hours posted up at the airport during delays, the lesson learned that it's more about the journey than the destination. Backpacking in Sequoia really brought that point home.

A Guide To Tipping In Latin America

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 11.24.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Bottom line: we have to be very careful that we don't skew the local economy with our homegrown customs. Instead, we need to understand and abide by the local customs. That's why we're here, right?

This Veggie Loves to Travel

Martha Lufkin | Posted 11.23.2013 | Fifty
Martha Lufkin

Recently, I took the train from Boston to Washington, D.C. to work on a writing project and visit my mother. As my mother is 91, and I am hardly a college student, we both occasionally worry about losing our memories, but my mother shows no hint of this fate.

Study Ranks Greenest Airlines

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 11.23.2013 | Green
Glenn Hurowitz

This is a great tool for frequent as well as occasional fliers concerned about their ecological footprint. It should also be a red flag for airline investors.

10 Coolest Small Towns in Europe

Budget Travel | Posted 09.23.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

America hasn't cornered the market on Coolest Small Towns! Sure, we love London and Paris as much as the next traveler. Over the years, some of the most charming, delicious, historic, and cool places in Europe are off-the-beaten-path villages. Good things really do come in small packages.

The Ups and Downs of African Bus Journeys

Caroline Henshaw | Posted 11.23.2013 | Travel
Caroline Henshaw

One of the best, and worst things about journeying in Africa -- or any less-developed part of the world -- is traveling on local buses.

Where to See New England's Best Fall Foliage

Viator | Posted 09.23.2013 | Travel
Viator

Every fall, New England rolls out a foliage carpet dressed in blazing oranges and reds, yellows and purples. It's the perfect time to visit the region. If you're planning a trip to the region, here are the most stunning places to see fall foliage state-by-state.

Natural Beauty in East Africa

Michael Hodson | Posted 11.23.2013 | Travel
Michael Hodson

East Africa is a land of amazement, and the combination of stunning scenery and several of the most majestic and fascinating animals on earth makes this area a mecca for nature lovers.

Ask a Flight Attendant

Travelzoo | Posted 09.23.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

What's the best way to annoy a flight attendant? What's the best way to get on a flight attendant's good side? We sat down with a flight attendant at a major passenger airline to learn what it's like being part of the cabin crew.

Healthy Eats for the Road

Food Riot | Posted 11.23.2013 | Taste
Food Riot

If you, like me, have vowed to put some time into packing the car with good foods for an upcoming road trip, here are some of my ultimate favorites to make for the road. What are your favorite healthy treats to pack for the car?

Travel While You're Young

Adam London | Posted 11.23.2013 | Travel
Adam London

"This is the time for small paychecks and big memories. This is the time for travel." It's now or never to make travel a part of your life. You say you'll get to it later, but if it's not important now -- when you're young and limited in your responsibilities -- when will it be?

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Sedona, Arizona

Posted 09.22.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from HuffPost Healthy Living's features editor, Carolyn Gregoire. Of her photo of Sedona, Ariz., she ...

Beers and Brats: The Best Oktoberfests Across America!

Roadtrippers | Posted 11.22.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

"O'zapft is!" is the proclamation that jumpstarts Oktoberfest festivities across Germany, but the celebrations in America have found other unique ways of getting the party started

Go Green

Linden Schaffer | Posted 11.21.2013 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

With hotels across the globe taking steps to show their commitment to the environment, is there a way for us to become even better eco-guests, whether you stay at large hotels chains or local boutique establishments known for their eco-practices? You bet!

Kindness One: A Chance Meeting Reaffirms a Traveler's Faith

Leon Logothetis | Posted 11.20.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

A man who walks the walk and talks the talk is rare. A man who lives his dream is a man who touches lives. Money is not what buys you freedom; it is by living fully that we are connected to the inherent freedom we all possess within.

How to House-Sit Your Way Around the World

Budget Travel | Posted 09.20.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

You've heard about pet-sitting, but what about house-sitting to save money while traveling? The basic idea is reciprocity: keep an eye on someone's home while they're away, and you get to stay in it for free. It's a win-win.