iOS app Android app

Travel

10 College Towns To Visit If You're Not In College

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

You don't need to be a student to pay a visit to these college towns -- there's theater, great restaurants, hiking and microbrews to keep even non-undergrads happy.

Does the Road Make the Difference? (PHOTOS)

Kyrié Sue Carpenter | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kyrié Sue Carpenter

No matter what choices life throws at you keep following your path, refuse to settle, and walk your road your way, it makes all the difference.

Top 5 Haunted Hotels

Hipmunk | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Hipmunk

If you'd prefer a "trick" rather than a "treat" this Halloween, consider a weekend getaway to a haunted hotel. A quick Google search will reveal that almost every region has one, so pack your bags and head to one nearby for a weekend of ghost hunting.

An Artist in (the Middle of Nowhere) Iceland [VIDEO]

HUMANITY.TV | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel
HUMANITY.TV

Iceland might boast the most writers, musicians, singers, and artists per capita than any other nation on earth. With a national population only equal...

Fermented Shark And More Of The World's Stinkiest Foods

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.13.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Some foods, though they might actually be surprisingly tasty, assault our sense of smell.

The 12 Top Bucket List Restaurants In America

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 10.10.2014 | Taste
Abby Tegnelia

Here are NiC's picks for the dozen most "wow" restaurant dining experiences in the U.S. with food so good, one meal is worth the price of the entire vacation. Here they are, in alphabetical order.

Best City for Fall: Chicago

Findery | Posted 10.10.2014 | Travel
Findery

Sure, leaf-peeping in New England, apple picking in Michigan and laughing at the rest of the country from California are all fine fall traditions that you should go ahead and try, but don't discount Chicago.

10 Things That Will Make You Really Want to Go to College

Alexandra Rice | Posted 10.10.2014 | College
Alexandra Rice

Americans collectively have more than $1.2 trillion in student loan debt, an amount that may cause prospective students to wonder whether college is worth the cost.

How I Visualized My Way to a Corporate Layoff

Tara Mullarkey | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Mullarkey

The fearful thoughts of What am I going to do next? How am I going to make money? What am I going to do next? released. It became clear -- I gave up all of the shoes and clothes, sublet my Manhattan apartment, packed a travel backpack, and flew to Thailand.

The Biggest And Baddest Roller Coasters In The World

The Active Times | Posted 10.10.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

These are the big bad coasters that are sure to have you screaming a higher pitch then you knew possible.

This Year's Most Popular Destinations for Fall

SmarterTravel | Posted 10.10.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Fall travel has a lot to recommend it: mild temperatures, fewer crowds, and shoulder-season rates. So what are the most popular destinations for autumn escapes?

Six Warning Signs Your Hotel Is Not What It Seems

SmarterTravel | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

It has probably happened to everyone at least once: That charming B&B or upscale hotel turns out to be not quite as advertised when you see it in person.

NYC's Subterranean Decoy Serves Up A Lot More Than Peking Duck

John Mariani | Posted 10.10.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Be forewarned that Decoy cooks only 24 ducks per night, so pre-ordering is requisite.

The Most Common Complaint Among Those Who Retire Abroad

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 10.10.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

There are always a few expats who feel that, once they arrive in a country, no other foreigners should be allowed in. As soon as they're settled, they'd like all talk of this great place they've found to live or retire to cease (except for their own blogs and posts about what a great place they've found to live or retire).

Pine Nuts: Mongol Style

Nomin Dari | Posted 10.09.2014 | Travel
Nomin Dari

As I am walking through the forest, my Mongolian friend, Baagi, throws up a bulky stick up into the branches of a pine tree. I stand cautiously back and look up to see two pinecones fall to the ground.

Local Secrets Only a Seattleite Would Know

Global Yodel | Posted 10.09.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

Global Yodel recently caught up with Instagram star Dan Cole to ask him about his home city of Seattle. He offered some great insight, local tips and beautiful photos.

The Advantages of Looking Like a Tourist

Map Happy | Posted 10.09.2014 | Travel
Map Happy

There's no shame in looking like a tourist, and, in all honesty, sometimes it can work to your benefit in ways that are underappreciated. Besides, isn't that what we all fundamentally are?

Glamping In Portugal

Melissa Henderson | Posted 10.10.2014 | Style
Melissa Henderson

During the summer months of Portugal, the weather is sunny and warm and the cool nights are made for jean shorts and cashmere sweaters. I arrived in the early afternoon, taking a cab into a city that is located only fifteen minutes away from the airport.

The 5 Sexiest Neighborhoods on Earth

Thrillist | Posted 10.09.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

Thanks to chic shopping, trendy bars, and high-end real estate, certain neighborhoods just happen to be populated by really ridiculously good-looking people.

Wish You Weren't Here: Wildlife Tourist Attractions To Avoid

Neil D’Cruze | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Neil D’Cruze

More often than not, tourists are entirely unaware of the cruelty that goes on behind the scenes. So to help you to be a responsible, wild animal friendly tourist, here is a list of some of the cruellest types of attractions, to be avoided at all costs.

The 5 Best Street Eats in Bangkok

Vayable | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Vayable

With so many mystery meats, crazy colors, and mouth-watering choices, it can be hard to pick which dish to spend your baht on, though. Fret no more, we've made it easy for you. Below, 5 can't-miss-'em

The Intense World of Flamenco in Southern Spain (Video)

Kate Thomas | Posted 10.09.2014 | Travel
Kate Thomas

It has been a dream of mine for years to go to Southern Spain to experience Flamenco. Growing up with the Gypsy Kings and hearing the music along my travels, there was something about the art form that called to my soul.

Spirits Take the Helm at Queen Mary's Dark Harbor 2014, Blurring Boundaries Between Haunted Fantasies and Reality

Annabel Osberg | Posted 10.08.2014 | Los Angeles
Annabel Osberg

On October 2, the Queen Mary opened its 2014 season of Dark Harbor, debuting intriguing additions to the already thrilling Halloween event. While it ...

The JT Insider Guide: Trancoso, Brazil

Jacada Travel | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Dutch fashion designer -- formerly for Diesel -- and the creator of Trancoso's boutique hotel UXUA, Wilbert Das, gives us his insider tips on how to live the good life in the Brazilian coastal town.

Is It a Luxury Apartment Building or a Hotel? Hotels With Gorgeous Apartment-Style Rooms

Oyster | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel
Oyster

These days, more and more hotels are catering to the ever-growing crowd that seeks a home-away-from-home vibe by offering guests super-sized suites with tricked-out amenities.