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Seafood Snacks to Try Before Summer Ends

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.30.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

We all know lobster rolls and fish tacos taste better when it's balmy outside and you can smell the salt in the air. So it's prime time to eat these dishes from America's quintessential seafood towns...

Stay Here, I'm Getting You Out, or Away With Dusty

Timothy Braun | Posted 10.30.2013 | Style
Timothy Braun

Five years ago I looked into a shelter cage and said, "Stay here, I'm getting you out," to my dog, Dusty-Danger. I had no intention of getting a dog, but was enamored by his one blue, one brown eye and his charm.

Lisbon Through the Eyes of Locals

This Is My City | Posted 10.30.2013 | Travel
This Is My City

Lisbon is a beautiful city and the vibe is bright and airy. Yellow trams, espressos, ornate Azulejo tiles, sunshine, seafood and drinking on the streets at night. It's a hilly city and this makes for spectacular viewpoints everywher

9 Amazing Cave Villages You Can Still Visit

minube | Posted 08.30.2013 | Travel
minube

Since the dawn of time, caves have held a special attraction for people the world over. From desert cities from 300 B.C. to thriving subterranean neighborhoods in modern Europe, here are nine amazing cave towns you can still visit.

Inhotim: Brazil's Contemporary Art Wonderland

Zach Udko | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts
Zach Udko

Nothing can prepare you for the breathtaking beauty of Inhotim, Brazil's best-kept secret for lovers of contemporary art.

Kindness ONE: The Little Bike That Could Is a Workhorse for Kindness

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.29.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

Traveling across America on Kindness ONE® has not been an easy endeavor.

This Is My City -- A New Travel Show About Locals

This Is My City | Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel
This Is My City

When Tim and I traveled together we realized that the quickest and most exciting way into the heart and soul of a place was through the people who lived there. Tapping into the knowledge and of locals let us find the hidden gems that define a city's soul.

A Caribbean Island for Everyone

Jetsetter.com | Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

Suffering from Caribbean island indecision? Whatever you want from your tropical fix, Jetsetter has a stretch of sand to suit your needs.

Great Day Trips for Labor Day Weekend

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Here it is. Your last (unofficial, anyway) weekend of summer. If you haven't booked a vacation yet, fear not. We've rounded up a few perfect day trips, so you'll have something cool to talk about around the water cooler Tuesday morning...

Sometimes Traveling With Kids Sucks

Michele Bigley | Posted 10.29.2013 | Travel
Michele Bigley

Some of the most challenging moments of my family-traveling career have occurred in the simplest moments, when my travel plans crash into my children's desires and I am left standing in a foreign country, oozing frustration

Two Gay Days in Paris -- a Travel Diary

Margaret Singer | Posted 10.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Margaret Singer

We hit Sainte-Chappelle, a Gothic chapel on the Ile de la Cité, which hosts the most amazing stained glass experience in the world, and the Berthillon ice cream shop on Île Saint-Louis is very close by, which I was almost equally euphoric about.

The Flower Capital of Latin America

Jeff Thelen | Posted 10.28.2013 | Travel
Jeff Thelen

The Feria de las Flores (Flower Festival) is not to be missed. The fun isn't just limited to flowers. With a classic car show, a horse parade, concerts and the namesake Desfile de Silleteros, or Flower Parade, there is no shortage of things to do during the 10 day festival.

CO Everywhere: Real-Time Travel Porn At Your Fingertips

Joseph Satto | Posted 10.28.2013 | Travel
Joseph Satto

Travel junkies, beware. CO Everywhere, a mobile app that launched this week, is likely to become addictive. It has for me. Living guidebook? Travel porn? Social newsroom? I'm not sure what to call it, but I'm interested to see how it impacts my daily life and my future travel.

Coming (Back) to America

Christina Kelly | Posted 10.28.2013 | Travel
Christina Kelly

Like a grownup watching their favorite movie as a kid for the first time in years, once you leave America for an extended period of time, it's hard to see it in the same way ever again. We don't always realize that sometimes, coming back can be just as hard as leaving it in the first place.

This Gorgeous Lake Holds 1/5 of the Earth's Freshwater

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

In 2008, a Russian newspaper and TV channel held a massive competition to name the official "Seven Wonders of Russia." Topping the list was a place that few international tourists visit due to its remote location: the "Blue Eye of Siberia," the "Sacred Sea," sickle-shaped Lake Baikal.

10 Things You Should Pack (But Probably Won't)

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Humble objects, ranging from an empty reusable water bottle to bandages, can save time and money and go far toward boosting the quality of your travels. Here are the items we often forget to pack -- and always regret not having in our suitcase.

London's Most Famous Bridges

Architectural Digest | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel
Architectural Digest

Today there are more than 30 bridges that weave a tapestry across the Thames, each created in response to industrialization, various monarchies, and the capital city's explosive growth.

Everyone Needs a Summer Bucket List

Greg Schwem | Posted 10.28.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Over beers one recent evening, my buddy Jim innocently broached a subject that, up until the 2007 Jack Nicholson/Morgan Freeman movie, was rarely bantered about publicly.

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.