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So You Want to Be a Travel Writer? Here's the Reality.

Aimee Chan | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Aimee Chan

It's not all complimentary bottles of Champagne in exchange for a few characters in a Word document. Travel writing is much more complicated than that. Here are some of the truths of what's really involved in travel writing.

Build A Life With Longevity

Rachel Schwartzmann | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Rachel Schwartzmann

Travel informs much of our perspective and our pursuits, but let's not forget to think about what motivates our movement throughout the world. Thanks to our global interconnectedness we can be together even when we're a part.

MortadellaBo: Celebrating Mortadella in Bologna

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

During our visit to Bologna in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy, we looked out our window and discovered we were almost sitting on top of MortadellaBo, a one-of-a-kind, four-day festival celebrating mortadella.

An Angler's Paradise in Pedasí, Panama | Posted 10.21.2014 | Fifty

David wanted to spend our vacation somewhere that could provide fantastic saltwater fishing, and he hit the bull's-eye with Pedasí, Panama. Located on the Azuero Peninsula, Pedasí sits on what is known as the "tuna coast," though a more apt nickname might be "anglers' paradise."

Want To Enjoy A Cruising Lifestyle? Here's What You Need To Know | Posted 10.21.2014 | Fifty

If you've decided to buy a boat and live the cruising lifestyle, you have all the same questions we did. Where do you start? What makes a good boat? How much will it cost? Where do you shop?

The Two Sides of Beautiful in the Dolomites

Michael Schuermann | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

The Val Gardena in northeastern Italy is a sight to behold, no matter how you look at it -- or from what height. When people talk about beautiful landscapes, they generally mean one of two different, in fact totally opposite things.

Why You Should Be a Traveler in a New Land, Not a Tourist

THINK Global School | Posted 10.20.2014 | Travel
THINK Global School

Travel is now one of the only sure and solid aspects of my life. I've committed to spending three years of my life bouncing around the globe, leaving a country almost as soon as I become acclimated.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Chicago Landmarks

Architectural Digest | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts
Architectural Digest

Wright would go on to become the impossibly prolific leader of the Prairie School: He completed more than 1,100 designs, nearly half of which were built, and a number of his masterworks were set in and around the Windy City.

When We Connect to One, We Unite With All

Julie Barnes | Posted 10.20.2014 | Technology
Julie Barnes

Social media has become an amazing connector where building friendships and communities happens on a daily basis. It still amazes me that I have c...

The World's 20 Longest Non-Stop Flights | Posted 10.20.2014 | Travel

If you find yourself wondering just how far we've come today and what worldly extremes are now accessible by commercial air, then be sure to check out this list of the top 20 longest non-stop flights on the planet.

This NYC Restaurant Reopened With Pizzas, Pastas, And Wonderful Rotisserie Dishes

John Mariani | Posted 10.20.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

With the wood-fired pizzas and a roaring rotisserie, the kitchen is put to the test at peak hours.

10 Spooky American Ghost Towns

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 10.20.2014 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

Here are 10 American ghost towns, places that were once thriving but are now abandoned. A visit to any one of them is intriguing, desolate . . . and more than a little spooky.

What I Learned From 10 Days Without Shampoo

Grace Li | Posted 10.20.2014 | College
Grace Li

Backpacking has taught me a lot, and I will carry all of those lessons with me into the future, but here's the thing -- I don't plan on carrying much else.

Budget Trips to Napa: Save Your Money for the Wine!

Oyster | Posted 10.17.2014 | Travel

Napa is certainly not known for being cheap -- and if you're booking some last minute flights to get away for Columbus Day, well, better stick to bread and water for dinner tonight (or the rest of the month, really). But at least we can help you out with finding some value-packed hotels.

The World's Wackiest Hostels

The Active Times | Posted 10.17.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

We've tracked down some of the most interesting hostels from all over the world and you won't believe some of these places exist (and are open to travelers).

Prague vs. Amsterdam (PHOTOS)

Olena Kagui | Posted 10.17.2014 | Travel
Olena Kagui

After living in Prague my whole life and visiting Amsterdam for over a week I made a few interesting comparisons when it comes to cleanliness, transportation and alcohol.

Beyond Frieze: Top 5 Satellite Events in London This Week

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 10.17.2014 | Arts

Frieze London opens this week (through Saturday, October 18), and includes a whirlwind of programs including talks, film screenings and performances.

Meet the Toddler Who Rules Seattle

Global Yodel | Posted 10.17.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

Global Yodel recently caught up with Brandon Hill, whose adorable photos of his son Maddex doing "stunts" throughout Seattle are an Instagram sensation.

Hidden European Towns in America

trivago | Posted 10.16.2014 | Travel

Dreaming of sipping sangria on the beaches of Barcelona or roaming the illuminated Christmas markets in Munich? Now is the perfect time to feed your wanderlust and take a spontaneous trip to explore Europe -- without getting out your passport!

Safari Rock Star: An Interview With Ralph Bousfield

Jacada Travel | Posted 10.16.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Your father must have been such a huge influence on your life. What elements of his personality and character did you admire the most, and what is the main thing you learned from him?

Overpacked and Under Pressure

Edward Piegza | Posted 10.16.2014 | Travel
Edward Piegza

Liquids, gels, pastes and creams are heavy. Oversized or half-empty bottles and tubes take up valuable space. If you weight it all separately, you'll be surprise at how it adds up. It's a rare hotel that doesn't provide everything you need.

Why Ebola Isn't Stopping Me From Going to Africa Right Now

Ernest Owens | Posted 10.16.2014 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

As I begin to look forward to what awaits me in the Motherland, my Facebook timeline and social media accounts are filled with ignorance and caution about any and everything African.

How to Book Two Trips for the Price of One

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.16.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

One of the best arguments for using miles instead of cash to book your flights is that the routing rules are so much more flexible for award travel. Many loyalty programs allow you to add connections, stopovers and open jaws to your itinerary -- meaning you can combine multiple trips into a single award.

10 Photos That Justify Washington as the Most Instagrammable State in America

Stephanie Be | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Tour books and maps? That's pre-Google. Today, mobile apps and social media are the root of our travel inspiration and planning.

The Best Bike Rides For Fall

The Active Times | Posted 10.16.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Fall cycling is the most enjoyable time to ride; add some vivid colors of leaves falling in your path and it's like pedaling through a dream.