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Students Go Glocal, Make Change

EF Education First | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
EF Education First

Upon starting my senior year at West Potomac High School, that was exactly how I felt. I knew Global Warming and greenhouse gasses were problems in the environment, but I did not do much more than recycle used cans and newspapers to help make a change.

Spend The Perfect Day In Monterey

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

While history-rich Monterey is the ideal destination for those hoping to learn more about California's colonial past, it is also chock-full of scenic views, stunning art, and delicious food.

The World's Best Seafood Restaurants

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

For travelers, sampling the catch of the day is one of the most satisfying ways to feel like a native -- and nothing makes you one quite like having a strong opinion.

The Return to America

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Maria Rodale

I'd never been out of the country for three weeks before. I missed my kids like crazy and was happy to come home. But I'd be lying if I didn't tell y...

People Are Overrated, Not Cities

Zachary Ehren | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Zachary Ehren

Mr. Landsel, with all that being said, I'm hoping you are starting to catch what I'm pitching. Just as our homeless population stinks, so do your arguments.

Travel Tips from a Yoga Road Warrior

Kino MacGregor | Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

Yoga helps me adjust to the exhaustion of changing time zones, sitting on airplanes for endless hours and being in new places all the time.

Your Weekly Travel Zen: India

Brittany Binowski | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Arnab Banerjee of the setting sun over the beaches of India. "Walking through the beaches of ...

Jay-Z, Beyoncé, and Me: Our Trips to Cuba

Isabel Kaplan | Posted 06.13.2013 | World
Isabel Kaplan

Not one to be left out of the discussion, Jay-Z just dropped a new track called "Open Letter" (produced by Timbaland and Swizz Beatz) in which he discusses his recent trip to Cuba. He raps: "I'm in Cuba, I love Cubans/ This talk about Communism is so confusing." I feel ya, Jay-Z.

WARNING: Safaris Are Highly Addictive! A Primer for the Adventure of a Lifetime (PHOTOS)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 04.13.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy


Dispelling Four Misconceptions About Travel to Cuba

Peggy Goldman | Posted 06.13.2013 | Travel
Peggy Goldman

When Beyoncé and Jay-Z recently celebrated their five-year wedding anniversary in Cuba, their trip reignited questions about whether Americans can travel to Cuba legally. There are still many misconceptions about Americans traveling to Cuba. So, here are the facts.

Going Home to Hawaii

Maile Keone | Posted 06.13.2013 | Travel
Maile Keone

Other than the almost indescribable scenery, one thing from the trip that will stick with me was the comment from our pilot Captain Jimmy that Kauai is the perfect antidote to the frantic pace of life.

America's Strangest Taxes

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.13.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Although taxes are one of life's certainties, they can still surprise you. Consider the iconic New York bagel: decide to have yours toasted, and it'l...

How To Eat For (Mostly) Free On The Road

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.13.2013 | Travel

Gratis gourmet meals, complimentary appetizers, and snacks on the house aren't hard to procure -- as long as you know where to look. Here are 10 clever little tips for finding free food on the road.

The Squawk Heard 'Round the World

Rob White | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

My mind settled down by the time the flight attendant announced our arrival in Boston, at which point it dawned on me that Philippa was exhibiting three great human qualities: acceptance, tolerance, and forgiveness.

40 Years Later: My Best Trip Ever with My Mom

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 06.12.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

One of the biggest adventures of my entire life was learning to read and constantly getting lost in great adventures. I

A Budget Guide to London's Soho Neighborhood

EuroCheapo | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel

London's Soho neighborhood is a microcosm for both the very best and some of the least appealing aspects of the city's life, with plush media offices, chic boutiques and some of the city's fanciest restaurants rubbing up against sex shops and scruffy bars.

Why You Should STOP Complaining About the Airlines

Gene Marks | Posted 06.12.2013 | Small Business
Gene Marks

A client was very upset with me. We had sold him software a few weeks ago and he called because he needed help. When I explained to him that all of ou...

Travel The World With Children's Books (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 04.12.2013 | Books

From childhood, books help us travel in our minds. But many of our favorite children's books can inspire actual travel. and Neomam ...

Funny Thing Happened On Our Way to the Vatican

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 06.06.2013 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

You've seen it in pictures. You've read about it in clever, witty blogs. But you can't fully appreciate the majesty of human endeavor until you see the Colosseum through your own eyes. Avanti!

A Boutique Hotel In The Heart Of Tel Aviv

Sivan Askayo | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel
Sivan Askayo

Imagine walking in dark long corridors that lead into 15 colorful rooms, each one is different from the other. Imagine opening each room's door, not knowing what to expect. But each room is a marvelous surprise. This is how I felt while I was shooting Alma Hotel.

A Billion Baby Sea Turtles?

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 06.11.2013 | Good News
Wallace J Nichols

This isn't a bad news story. That's because over the past several decades a massive global network of sea turtle scientists, advocates, conservationists, and even lawyers has evolved to work day and night to bring them back.

Guide to Hitchhiking in Burma

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Responsible tourism can mean a lot of things, but in Burma it means getting down and dirty with locals. Hitchhiking through the country isn't the easiest way to get around, but it's definitely a backpacker badge of honor.

What the F*ck Is Gueuze?

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Gueuze (pronounced gooze) is the bubbly of Brussels. Although its taste is deceptive, gueuze is beer. Often called the "Champagne of Brussels," at its core, gueuze is lightly sweet, fruity, earthy, dry and sour with a lot of carbonation.

Why Every Woman Should Travel Alone At Least Once

Hemal Jhaveri | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel
Hemal Jhaveri

There are plenty of reasons to travel alone, but embarking on some Eat,Pray,Love adventure to find yourself or some hokey, new-agey, mumbo jumbo like that, is not one of them.

Top 10 Easy Earth Day Activity Ideas

Carolyn Scott | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Carolyn Scott

Earth Day is just around the corner. Have you thought about what you might do to celebrate this big blue and green marble we call home? Well, here are some ideas for some earth friendly activities that you can do with friends and/or family for a fun and green Earth Day!