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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
EuroCheapo

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. Cheapflights.co.uk 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!

Conversations With Female Forces of Nature in Small Business: Renee Rouleau

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 06.10.2013 | Small Business
Cari E. Guittard

For 25 years, Renee Rouleau has built an incredible global brand that continues to innovate, educate, and inspire. In short, she is a force of nature empowering other forces of nature by helping everyone, at every stage in life, look and feel their best.

The World's Greatest Travelers

William D. Chalmers | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

People have now walked, biked, hitchhiked, ballooned, any other mode of transportation you could think, to become famous, and infamous, great travelers. But who are the world's greatest travelers? Battle-tested against their peers and proven?

The Once-Friendly Skies are Now Plagued With Turbulence

Lorie Eber | Posted 06.10.2013 | Fifty
Lorie Eber

If you're a boomer, you're old enough to remember when flying was a treat. Those days are long gone. Today, air travel is on par with colonoscopy prep.

Visiting a "Winter Wonderland" -- Switzerland

Elise Doganieri | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Elise Doganieri

In my opinion, there's no better way to travel through Europe than by train. Europe has a fantastic rail system, and it's a more relaxed way to travel.

A Travel Snob's Review of Megabus

Quia Querisma | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Quia Querisma

Let's begin with this: I am not a road-tripper. If I'm forced to drive alone for any longer than an hour there's a very real chance that I'll fall asleep at the wheel.

How To Stay Safe While Traveling

AP | By BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — Recent high-profile attacks on tourists in India, Brazil, Turkey and Mexico — including rapes — have raised questions about pers...

Five Best Summer Festivals in Spain

Party Earth | Posted 06.09.2013 | Entertainment
Party Earth

It's time to shed the threads because it's officially summer festival season in Spain! Throughout the summer months, there are tons of Spanish fests that celebrate saints, celebrate music, celebrate life, and celebrate celebrating.

Five Ways To Avoid Cruise Hell

Anita Dunham-Potter | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Anita Dunham-Potter

Plenty of things can go wrong on a cruise vacation. You could get seasick, or sleep through breakfast, or lose at blackjack, or puke over the rail, or god forbid be on a cruise ship that's lost power and drifting out to sea.

The New, And Frankly Much Better, Braniff

Richard Bangs | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Richard Bangs

The next day I join the Carrs for tours of the Charles Darwin Research Station (a short walk from the Red Mangrove), to a lava tunnel the size of a subway, to a giant tortoise preserve, and the beach at El Garrapatero Parque Nacional for sunset.

INFOGRAPHIC: Meet Pope Francis and Get to Know Vatican City

Viator | Posted 04.09.2013 | Travel
Viator

How much do you know about the new pope and Vatican City? Here's your infographic introduction to Vatican City and its new pope. 2013-04-09-vaticancity

The Festival Next Door

Global Yodel | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

We here at Global Yodel asked our contributors to share with us photos and stories from festivals in their hometowns. We wanted to see cities come alive with visitors, lights and costumes.

Soaking Up St. Lucia

Vitamin Daily | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Vitamin Daily

With its black sand beaches, lush rainforest and natural hot springs, it's no wonder we're crushing on the Caribbean island of St Lucia. We took a trip to the "sleepy south" and found laid back resorts, natural beauty, and plenty of local flavour.

The Best Destinations For Cheap Spring Travel

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Last-minute airfare is always so expensive.