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Fun Upcoming Events Across the Globe

Party Earth | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Around the world, cities are gearing up for the masses of work-ridden drones looking to spice up their life with something totally new and different. ...

Is This the Best Docking Spot Ever?

The GypsyNesters | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Traveling by cruise ship is not always our favorite way to explore new places. Nothing against the food, flair, and fun onboard, it's just that when i...

I Flew the Dreamliner... and I Can't Wait to Again

Billy Kolber | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel
Billy Kolber

After months of grounding by the FAA, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is poised to take flight again in the next few weeks. And that's great news for those ...

The World's Most Amazing Hikes

The Active Times | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel
The Active Times

Machu Picchu on your bucket list? Take the back way. See the complete list of the World's Most Amazing Hikes How about seeing the jagged spikes of ...

4 Principles To Packing Smart

Minh Chau | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel
Minh Chau

When I started consulting I found having to pack my suitcase every week to be a chore. It was a boring process that required packing my shirts and tie...

Top 10 Must-See Destinations | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel

There's an entire awe-inspiring world out there to see and experience. Rather than stay home and dream of what might have been, unearth that pas...

Travels and Reflection in the Midst of Crisis -- A 9/11 Reflection

Suzanne Guillette | Posted 11.10.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Suzanne Guillette

On the occasion of the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, I am revisiting my thoughts on the diversity of responses to public tragedies; whether disbelief, anger, fear or ambivalence, they are beautifully reflective of our humanity.

10 Best European Cities for Layovers

Viator | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel

Long flights with even longer layovers may seem less than ideal when you are eager to kick-start your vacation, but your stopover doesn't have to be b...

Can You Solve These Mysteries Of Travel?

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Heading somewhere far off means running smack into a spectrum of new sights, new sounds, new tastes. But along with these comes the inevitable oven-fresh batch of eye-rolling, mind-blowing, completely incomprehensible Mysteries of Travel.

Get Out Of The City And Get Into Nature

The Purple Passport | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel
The Purple Passport

If Earth Day finds you deep within the concrete jungle, don't despair: you can still pay tribute to nature and commune with the trees in lush city parks and green spaces tucked into some of the world's most dense and developed cities.

Are Great Hotels A Guarantee Of Great Sex?

Felice Shapiro | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

I'm convinced the reason my husband tolerates my requests to change rooms when we arrive at some of the hotels we go to is because he knows it'll be worth it. He's right.

5 Shops to Hit Up in Buenos Aires

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
Off Track Planet

The shops of bougie Buenos Aires are often hard to navigate when you're looking to part with your pennies wisely. Hit up these five shops to make some smart purchases. They'll hook you up with things you'll be proud to wear or gift without robbing you blind.

On a Power Trip With Jackie Collins

Duane Wells | Posted 05.06.2013 | Books
Duane Wells

When I was barely 10 years old, I somehow got my hands on an old copy of Jackie Collins' novel The Bitch, ripped the cover off of it (so my mother wouldn't know what I was reading) and read the book from cover to cover in a day. Not only did it inspire me to read, it inspired me to write.

How to Avoid Avian Flu While Traveling in China

William D. Chalmers | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

This might ruffle a few feathers with the tourism board, but aside from practicing proactive hygiene and other food safety measures, here are my top 10 things to avoid in Shanghai as a traveler during the recent avian flu outbreak

Long Live the New York Travel Festival

Ethan Gelber | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
Ethan Gelber

The New York Travel Festival on April 20 and 21 aims "to reinvent the consumer travel show for a crowd seeking more interaction and a better sense of NYC and beyond."

Legends Of The Mississippi Delta

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

If you can't wait for the fall, take a virtual spin now of the featured tour stops.

Hawaii vs. Trinidad

Islands | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

A great travel experience is about a lot more than beautiful beaches, dreamy suites and posh spas. It can also be about the meals. There's no better way to explore a new culture than by sampling their food.

Boston Is Open For Business

Melanie Nayer | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

Spring time around the world is a time for renewal. It's a time to rejuvenate, revitalize and refresh. In Boston, it's also a time to rebuild. If you have plans to travel to Boston, keep them. If you don't, come visit. Boston is open for business. And it will remain that way.

Nine "Free" Credit-Card Benefits You Don't Know You Have

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel

You may know about the miles or points you get on each credit-card purchase. Many cards, however, provide other travel benefits that you might not even know you have.

In Celebration Of Content That Lasts

Shawn Amos | Posted 06.16.2013 | Technology
Shawn Amos

I just returned from a ten-day content creation retreat in Italy. It was old-school -- completely analog. I fronted a blues band, re-creating songs ...

The Secret to Packing Everything You Want

Joshua Estrin | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Joshua Estrin

It is time, the world has changed and whether or not you agree with the policy you simply cannot win.

Quantum Of The Seas' New Thrills At Sea

Anita Dunham-Potter | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Anita Dunham-Potter

Its clear Quantum of the Seas is certainly a game changer in an industry that desperately needs some good news lately.

Mindfulness: Don't Leave Home Without It

Ariel Bleth | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Ariel Bleth

More than being aware, mindfulness is often thought of as a state of being fully in the present moment, free from habitual reactions, conclusions and judgments. This can come in handy when we are in situations that we can't change.

Places We've Left Behind

Global Yodel | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

Have you ever stumbled upon an abandoned building and experienced a sense of wonder? What was this? Who built it? Do the people who used to live, work or go to school here care that it's now a crumbling shell? Here's a collection of places that have been abandoned.

Historical Landmark Makes for a Hip Hideaway in San Fran

Mary Rambin | Posted 04.18.2013 | Travel
Mary Rambin

Have you ever noticed new hotels don't spring up often in San Francisco? So when I heard the first new hotel since 2009 had opened in April of last year and won a spot on Fodor's Top 100 hotels list already, we passed on our St. Regis reservation to stay within the walls of The Presidio.