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Best New Bars of 2013

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

No matter where you're hitting the town -- from New York to Shanghai -- these bars, clubs, and cocktail establishments will have you at the center of the city's nightlife scene.

The Flight Departs When?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel

Southwest Airlines has a great sense of humor. And with airlines struggling to stick to departure and arrival times, it's probably smart to keep i...

The Best of Summer Travel

Gogobot | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel

Fireworks displays, Slip 'N Slides and soft serve ice cream: summer's here. Check out the best seasonal destinations.

These Are Not Your Average Travel Posters

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel

Hey! Pokémon fans! If you could go on a vacation to Kanto, would you? Los Angeles-based Little Pixel Posters will take you on an imaginary journey...

Europe's Most Spectacular National Parks

minube | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel

For most people, the word Europe evokes thoughts of world-famous museums, delectable cuisine, and historic cities studded with iconic monuments and vibrant cafés. However, Europe is also home to some truly stunning stretches of wilderness

Finding Yourself in Helping Others

Opal Vadhan | Posted 08.26.2013 | Impact
Opal Vadhan

Wow, this isn't the Jamaica you hear about in the commercials for the resorts or vacations! I've been in Kingston, Jamaica, since Wednesday, June 12 and it's already changing my life.

Another Holiday Looms -- With Its Perilous Pitfalls

Saul Segan | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel
Saul Segan

I wrote about DUI Checkpoints as Memorial Day Weekend approached and cautioned my readers about the additional presence of checkpoints

Tracing the Steps of History Through Hollywood

Andy Steves | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Andy Steves

Just as traveling opens your eyes to things unknown, movies help you visualize them that much better. Of course, be sure to look past the Hollywood filter, but enjoy tracing the steps of the filmmakers and protagonists alike. What are your favorite historic movies?

Healthy Travel Tips for Europe Bound Travelers

Party Earth | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

A piece of cautionary advice for all vacationers exploring Europe this summer: with the novelty of travel, maintaining one's health and wellness can become less of a priority. Travelers who spend more time outside and remain active likely have improved attitudes and less stress.

Cool Off at These Inviting Swim-Up Bars

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

You don't even need to leave the pool to grab a cocktail (and sometimes dinner) at these swanky hotel bars... By Laura Ratliff, Condé Nast Traveler ...

Super-Short Travel Disaster Stories

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.26.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

As much as we celebrate the joys of travel, we know it's not all fun and games when you're on the road. Disaster can strike in ways large and small.

Tristan Prettyman: Musician, Writer, Woman: Part Four

Maria Burnham | Posted 08.26.2013 | Arts
Maria Burnham

Yes, Tristan is only 31, and yes, she is admittedly still growing. But she also recognizes the incredible leaps she has made over the years, the spurts and the bounds separated by crumples and blocks.

How EPA Could Ruin Your Summer Vacation

Steve Fleischli | Posted 08.25.2013 | Green
Steve Fleischli

Too many of America's beaches are sick -- and they're passing on their illnesses to families across the country. It shouldn't be this way.

New Hall Of Fame Gets A Home

AP | Posted 06.25.2013 | Travel

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The great minds of the toy industry will be honored alongside their famous creations when the Toy Industry Hall of Fame combines wi...

5 Travel Fears To Get Over

Gaurav Bhatnagar | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel
Gaurav Bhatnagar

Traveling the world and exploring varied cultures is a dream that everyone, to some degree, yearns to fulfill. But what stops people from fulfilling their dreams?

7 Colorful Beaches

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.25.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

From a Mediterranean shore with a vibrant orange hue to a California coastline strewn with multicolored sea glass, we've rounded up seven of the world's most colorful beaches. So grab your camera and visit one of these beautiful shorelines.

Hot Properties For Cool Summer Stays

Vogue | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel

Ready for summer, four reborn beach hotels bring seasoned luxury and fresh new style to Southern California, Cape Cod, and South Beach.

7 Very Good Reasons to Visit Toronto This Summer

David Landsel | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel
David Landsel

Today's Toronto is different than the Toronto of even a few years ago. It is more vibrant, less predictable. Flatly put, it is more interesting. If you live within driving distance -- and many Americans do -- now's a good time to take a trip up north.

Tree Houses You Can Live In

Vanity Fair | Posted 06.25.2013 | Travel
Vanity Fair

AirBnB has seen property owners rent their private Scottish castles, retro, pastel-colored VW vans, igloos, and -- drumroll -- tree houses.

Hotel Gyms With Great Views

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

We don't know how good you look at the gym, but we're always happier when people have something else to look at besides the uncoordinated klutz on the elliptical.

Cartagena - Eat, Pray, Love, Dance & More

Curtis Ellis | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel
Curtis Ellis

When Spain plundered Colombia's gold, it left behind a treasure that continues to draw seekers and sybarites from around the world: Cartagena. It was the muse for Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and is now one of the hottest travel destinations in the world. These are a few must-do's on your visit.

A Moving Holocaust Memorial in Small Town Tennessee

The GypsyNesters | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

How did a small town in Tennessee become home to such a moving monument? The story is so touching and fascinating that it is almost unbelievable.

On the Road With Humbert and Lolita, 60 Years Later

Landon Jones | Posted 08.24.2013 | Books
Landon Jones

Imagine if Humbert and Lolita were to return to the road again in 2013. What has changed since then on the American landscape? What might that tell us about whom we have become?

Spend the 4th of July in Boston This Year

GoTrexx | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel

This year, come back to where it all began. Come to Boston. Here are some recommendations for fun and educational sightseeing options that will keep your entire family entertained.

The Best Bars in Paris for Going Solo

Fathom | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel

Should you find yourself in the City of Lights, hungry for food, wine and strangers, swap that seat in the salle for a stool at one of these great restaurant bars.