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10 Hotel Booking Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Booking a hotel seems pretty straightforward, right? From booking on the wrong sites to forgetting to check some vital information, these mistakes could easily make or break your trip.

The 40 Best Beaches on Earth

minube | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel
minube

It ain't summertime without at least spending a few days at the beach soaking up the rays and relaxing with family and friends.

Through the Looking Glass: How Entertainment Media Just Gets in the Way

Chris Bernholdt | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Chris Bernholdt

While some apps are educational and have some merit, there is something to be said about putting limitations on the time we spend with technology. What is our obsession with filling every moment with something when there are things all around us passing us by?

Can Embracing Cultural Differences Make You a Better Person?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 08.11.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

After 13 years living overseas, we sometimes forget to acknowledge these differences... these cultural anomalies that make up our national identities.

A Seoulful Trip – Seoul, New Years 2013

Ari S. Goldberg | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
Ari S. Goldberg

So next time you are traveling through Asia make sure you stop by Seoul -- it's a cultural awakening and an amazing experience.

Your Survival Guide for SF's Outside Lands Festival

WHERE | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
WHERE

For three days every year, two famous vintage wooden windmills and 180,000 people turn San Francisco's Golden Gate Park into a veritable musical epicenter.

The Most Useful Travel Tool Ever

Courtney and H.J. Derr | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel
Courtney and H.J. Derr

In our last eight and a half months on the road, we've had the opportunity to put all the items in our bag to the test -- some proved useful and worthy investments, others not so much.

These Science Museums Are Actually Fun for Kids

WHERE | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
WHERE

After a visit to one of these destinations, they'll return to school knowing that learning can be fun. Apparently, if you hide education behind a cloak of fun (dinosaurs, astronauts, dolphins and observatories), they will love it.

So You Want to Quit Your Job and Travel the World?

Jinna Yang | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

So if you are, like I once was, miserable waking up every day, it's time to consider saving up as much money as you can and begin planning your trip. Life is too short to be unhappy. Pick a destination and book your ticket to go see the world.

What a Road Trip Down US 50, the 'Loneliest Road,' Is Really Like

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

The only stop we made on the high-speed stretch of highway was at The Shoe Tree. The original "Shoe Tree," was cut down a few years back, but thankfully pretty much any tree will do, so a new shoe tree now exists for your offbeat pleasure.

The Most Overrated Vacation Destinations, According To YOU

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel

Strong opinions emerge when the topic of overrated travel destinations comes up. Conversations can get so heated that on Thursday, we asked the fo...

Chios Is The Most Magical Greek Island

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel

If Greece has a magical island, Chios is definitely it. This lesser-known isle sits happily in the northeastern area of the Aegean Sea. Chios is m...

9 Money-Saving Items to Pack on Your Next Cruise

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Don't fret: With a bit of planning, cutting costs is possible. Before your next cruise, maximize your savings with this list of money-saving items.

My Three Life Secrets to Thriving

Caitlin Roberson | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Caitlin Roberson

Action influences emotions, which crystalize beliefs. These in turn inspire us to pursue what we hope for with that much more joy, focus and hope. That's what these three practices do for me.

This Is How You Do Route 66 Like A Badass American Hero

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

s a new mom to a fantastic little boy, it's my duty to raise him to be a man that has fortitude, drive, passion and other manly stuff like that. So, on our road trip down Route 66, I'm focused on exposing him to as many awesome American places I can.

Drink the World: New Zealand

Dan Miles | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
Dan Miles

This is wine country; especially Sauvignon Blanc, which tastes like a citrus grove is exploding lovingly in your mouth, and the dark god that is Pinot Noir.

The Quin is Manhattan's Quintessential Luxury Boutique Hotel and one of the Best in the World

LuxEco Living | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda founder of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World New York City 57th and 6th Avenue, The Quin Hotel When you t...

10 Travelgasmic Instagram Accounts: Best Travel Instagram Accounts to Follow

Stephanie Be | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

If visual story-telling doesn't make you want to hop on a plane, train, or road trip, I don't know what will.

Best Spots for Live Music: 10 Hotels From Las Vegas To Mexico

Oyster | Posted 08.07.2014 | Travel
Oyster

From poolside DJ sets to soulful jazz in a cozy lounge, hotels give their guests a unique way to enjoy the city without leaving the grounds. If you're someone who loves to kick back and enjoy live music, you'll definitely want to bookmark these 10 hotels!

4 of Hong Kong's Hippest New Restaurants

La Carmina | Posted 08.07.2014 | Taste
La Carmina

From "sexy naked rolls" to "magic mushroom maki," here's what the innovators are serving up.

I Needed a Pedicure in Italy

Paula H. Noe | Posted 08.07.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

Italian nail 'salons' are different than the ones I am used to in the States, where walking in to a salon without an appointment is common and easy.

At the Spa: 7 Questions for YeloSpa

Lesley Nagy | Posted 08.07.2014 | Style
Lesley Nagy

We spoke to Nicolas Ronco to find out more about this nap haven, meditation, city life and more.

Travel Tips for the Frequent and Budget Savvy Flyer

Justin Hernandez | Posted 08.07.2014 | Travel
Justin Hernandez

Over the past year I've done my fair share of flying back and forth between New York and Los Angeles. In the process, I have figured out how to make the treks as seamless and cost-effective as possible through trial and error.

Travel Insurance: Do You Really Need It?

Sonia Gil | Posted 08.07.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

It all comes down to what will give you the most peace of mind. How bad are the consequences if something does happen and you don't have insurance?

Missiles, Poetry, and Stunning Scenery: California's Angel Island State Park

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.07.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Angel Island State Park is definitely a hidden gem in California. In fact, it's so hidden that it can only be reached by boat or ferry -- which means it's a peaceful getaway, right in the San Francisco Bay.