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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.

6 Chic Cities for Long Weekend Getaways

Joy Pecknold | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Summer's over, but the fun needn't fade -- it's weekend warrior season.

Why You Should Take A Babymoon

Lisa Stadnyk-Webb | Posted 10.08.2014 | Parents
Lisa Stadnyk-Webb

According to my mother, my whole life is a vacation. Did I really need a specific holiday just because a baby was coming?

Are Airport Lounges Worth It?

Map Happy | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel
Map Happy

Airport lounges are often touted as the ultimate relaxation area, a place where all the goodies are free and unlimited, whether that's the Wi-Fi, the wine or both. Unfortunately, there are a few barriers to entry otherwise they couldn't otherwise retain their allure and mystique.

Apps That Make Travel More Social

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Whether you're in the planning stages, or already on your way, here are eight apps to help you engage with your fellow adventurers.

10 Things I Learned While Dealing With The Death Of A Loved One

Jinna Yang | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jinna Yang

I've realized that everyone processes death in a different way. Knowing this means that you don't have to second guess your thoughts, feelings and actions. This is your personal journey, and you're allowed to feel, think, say or do whatever it is that you need to heal.

How I Reinvigorated Long-Time Friendships With A Guys' Weekend

Mike Bushman | Posted 10.08.2014 | Fifty
Mike Bushman

Celebrating 50th birthdays together with two men who have been my best friends since high school, we came for a weekend to Iron Mountain on Michigan's upper peninsula to celebrate in style. We wanted to try something new. Pasties were only an added reward.

How Travel Taught Me to Live With Less

Cliff Hsia | Posted 10.07.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Take your first step to living a fuller and more meaningful life by living with less. Do something. Donate some clothes, give away some toys, sell the extra car. Simplify your life.

10 Hotels Where You Can Stay For Austin City Limits

Oyster | Posted 10.07.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Although one-day and weekend passes have been sold out for some time, you can still see what all the fuss is about for the city whose motto is "Keep Austin Weird" by heading to one of these ten hotels.