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True Hip-Hop in Paris!

Mike Schreiber | Posted 10.26.2013 | Arts
Mike Schreiber

I recently had a show of my True Hip-Hop photos in Paris at Cite De La Mode Et Du Design. The show was part of the Paris Hip Hop Festival, and I thought it would be fun to take Polaroids of some of the beautiful people who came out for the opening.

Back to School, Pull the Weeds

Rose Tafoya | Posted 10.26.2013 | Fifty
Rose Tafoya

My daughter is going back to her third year of college and that back to school sign has a whole new meaning for me. It is my time to go back to school.

How Travel Helped One Woman Cope With Overwhelming Grief

Tory Zellick | Posted 10.26.2013 | Fifty
Tory Zellick

Four weeks after my mom passed away, my dad, brother and I purchased one-way tickets to Bangkok, Thailand, via Maui, Hawaii, with the intention of relaxing, reflecting, working through our pain as a team, and returning home with a renewed sense of excitement about life.

10 Classic American Bar Signs

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

To some it seems a trivial kind of happiness. It's just a sign after all. But to many, neon bar signs are more: they are in fact works of art, and whole movements exist to document, photograph and preserve these all-too-frequently disappearing bits of America's past.

Five Breathtaking Lake Hikes Near Salt Lake City

Liftopia | Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel

Salt Lake City is known for epic skiing in the winter, however, summertime offers some of the region's best hiking opportunities. Numerous hikes include lakes as destinations and are just minutes from Salt Lake City ski resorts, which offer a variety of summer activities and lodging deals.

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Waterfalls

Brittany Binowski | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Nia Evans of a waterfall in a beach side town in West Wales called Tresaith. "Tresaith is set...

Can Technology Help You Turn the Tables on Your Car Rental Company? (POLL)

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.24.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

If you're tired of technology being used against you -- and how can you not be after the the latest NSA spying allegations -- then you'll probably appreciate this man-bites-dog story.


Hilary Walke | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
Hilary Walke

As I packed my backpack with wanderlust in my eyes and adventure in my heart, I dreamed of all the places I could bring yoga on my eight-month trip across Asia.

Burger Travel: The Hamburger Festival of Akron, Ohio

The GypsyNesters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Nothing says all-American like a summer food festival in the Heartland, and hamburgers are as American as it gets.

Kindness One: A Man Who Has Little but Shares All Is Beyond Rich

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

It is indeed a rare day that I am lost for words. Today was one of those days, a day that literally took my breath away. I was on the receiving end of an act of kindness that touched the deepest place in my heart. A simple, yet profound act.

Week 3 of the Mongol Diaries in Pictures - Road Trip Through Russia

Diana Lee | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
Diana Lee

Thinking back to Day 1 of our supposed 10,000 mile road trip, when our vehicle - good ol' Betsy - unexpectedly broke down, we had to toy with myriad possibilities of how we could make it to Russia (Mongolia suddenly seemed too far-fetched).

9 Mouthwatering Meat Meccas Around the World

minube | Posted 08.23.2013 | Travel

From Japan, where you'll find the most delicate cuts of, to the Mediterranean, home of the hearty roasts, these destinations and their smoky specialties are sure to make meat-lovers' mouths water.

The Exceptional Traveler: House Rentals

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 10.22.2013 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

You have to take the time to find out how much things actually cost or you can't negotiate to do exceptional things less expensively. When I'm visiting a place I think I'd like to return to, I start talking to people.

America's Most Awesome Boardwalks

Budget Travel | Posted 08.22.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Who says a boardwalk has to be by the ocean? Along Lake Michigan in the Windy City, the Navy Pier has got a 150-foot-high Ferris wheel a carousel, wave swinger, mini-golf, and remote-control boats in season.

Cuban Happiness on the Other Side of Turkey

Maura Sweeney | Posted 10.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Maura Sweeney

I marveled at this university professor turned high school math teacher who saw no lack but viewed her life rich in every way. A challenging past equipped her to enjoy the fullness of the present.

When Is a Cruise Cabin Upgrade Worth the Money?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.22.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

It's a very hard question to answer. I'm naturally a bit biased against splurging on a suite in general. I'm simply the sort of person who would rather spend my money on as many trips as possible, staying in basic accommodations. So here's a second opinion.

"What We Need Is an Army of the Kind" - Cleveland Amory

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

Along this journey I have been helped every single step of the way. People have been filling the bike up with Gas, feeding me and opening up their homes from Las Vegas to Colorado.

Lady Elliot Island: Mistress of the Great Barrier Reef

Megan Snedden | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

The mainland disappears as a sliver sliding off the airplane window. Ahead: a dark blue abyss striped turquoise from the Eastern Australian Current. Lady Elliot Island appears like a freckle on the map of Oceania, 46 nautical miles offshore Australia's mainland.

Rooms with a View - Catch America's Cup Action at these San Francisco Hotels

Room 77 | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Room 77

This year's America's Cup, held in San Francisco, is the epitome of boat races that harkens back to the 1800's -- making it the oldest trophy in American sports. These hotels offer some of the best views of the race, so you can take in the event in style.

Around the World in 12 Objects

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Here is my virtual road map, through objects I have collected from traveling to the ends of the earth and back. What inspires you to travel? What have you collected to save the memories?

A Medley of Lobster Rolls

Brian Silverman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Taste
Brian Silverman

When you are on vacation in Cape Cod, there is always the possibility of a rainy day, and the prospect of having to entertain the kids. Lobster rolls, of course, will, not only get the family to temporarily forget rainy day blues, but will also elevate you to hero status.

"To Travel Is to Take a Journey Into Yourself" -- Danny Kaye

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

As I write this I have completed my first day on a bike trip across the world relying entirely on the kindness of strangers. I have no money, no place to stay and no food. I also have no way to cross two oceans. All I have is my trusty bike and a firm belief in the generosity of the human spirit.

One Cold You Want to Get: Five Ways to Catch the Travel Bug This Fall

Christina Kelly | Posted 08.21.2013 | Travel
Christina Kelly

With the summer winding down, it's easy to fall into those dog days of August blues. But fall can be a great time to travel if you didn't get a chance to do so in the summer. Here are a few tips to catching that elusive travel bug this season.

Safety at Sea: What the Newest Cruise Ships Are Implementing

The GypsyNesters | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Cruising has received a bit of a black eye lately and, with the recent highly-publicized events at sea, it's not surprising. The new Safe Return to Port requirement has been newly implemented in the hopes that these sorts of mishaps will be a thing of the past.

Moving Abroad Won't Stop Change

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 10.21.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Both the numbers of expats and of people renouncing their citizenship seem insignificant in the perspective of the total U.S. population. But both numbers seem enormous when compared to the number of people who were moving abroad or renouncing their citizenship just a few years ago.