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Czech Folk-Rock: Catching Up With Čechomor

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 07.18.2014 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Čechomor marked their 25th year as a band in 2013, and they celebrated with another live concert and recording project, their most ambitious in a career of ambitious projects: a massive outdoor concert in the stunning medieval town of Český Krumlov.

Why the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Tragedy Will Not Keep Me From Traveling

Katka Lapelosová | Posted 07.18.2014 | Travel
Katka Lapelosová

It's never easy to cope with the death of 295 innocents, let alone the thousands upon millions that have already been lost to politically-charged conflict. What we can do as travelers, is what we do best -- travel.

Expat Life: The Difference Between Traveling and Moving Abroad

Stephanie Be | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Traveling is like a whimsical romance; exciting unpredictable, and passionate. But moving abroad, you strip the city an it's local culture revealing its demons and angels. You become vulnerable, dependent, and invested. The lust of wander is compromised by its imperfections and challenges.

Serbia, Culture & More

Martina Buchal | Posted 07.17.2014 | Impact
Martina Buchal

Neighboring countries weren't always friendly to one another. But, you would never guess it sitting with this group of young people. Croatians, Serbians, Bosnians, and Albanians -- most of whom had witnessed war first-hand -- were laughing and exchanging ideas together.

10 National Parks to See Before You Die

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Our national parks are overwhelming in every way -- in number, in size, in their capacity to inspire wonder. And the question remains: Which one will you see next?

Travel 101: Getting Souvenirs Through Customs

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

We always recommend checking with the U.S. Customs & Border Control directly for the most up-to-date regulations, but these tips will help make your pass through customs a breeze:

Where The Sound Of Music Meets The Cows

Inga Batur | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel
Inga Batur

If I had to describe the beautiful Nockalm road in one sentence, that's what I would use to get people to visit it. I got your attention, didn't I? But, you are probably wondering: Why such a description?

Historic (and Hip) Atlanta in Just 24 Hours

WHERE | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel

From an old mill that's become an arts community to a historic home that became a setting for the Hunger Games movie, follow our guide to experience a mix of Atlanta's history (and trendy destinations) in just one day.

Dear Car Talk Brothers: Thanks For Saving My, My Friend's, and Her Dog's Life 20 Years Ago

Suzanne Clores | Posted 07.17.2014 | Women
Suzanne Clores

Without you, we'd have been cooked, which would have been almost as bad as driving over the edge of the Grand Canyon. On behalf of myself, my friend, her dog, and all foolish drivers, I belatedly thank you.

7 Hotel Traditions That Add Spunk to Your Stay

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Many properties embrace traditions and rituals, such as nightly tiki torch lightings or warm cookies at check-in, that bring extra character to any getaway. Many of these traditions date back decades, while others are new ventures designed to create a sense of place.

Six Easy Tips for Traveling Like a Local

Localeur | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel

You're clearly looking to make sure you enjoy everything the city has to offer. Given this information, this is how you lay the foundation for great experience.

So This Could Be Your Plane Seat In The Future

The Huffington Post | Lisa_MIller | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel

Um, can you say back pain? Airbus has filed a patent for a new "seating device" -- yes, device -- that would reduce bulk on aircraft. And whil...

NY's Il Punto Serves Out Of The Ordinary Southern Italian Cuisine

John Mariani | Posted 07.16.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

So many chefs make pasta with bottled squid ink, but you can taste that Mermolia does it the old-fashioned way.

Plan Your Own Tour de France Route in Paris: Museum to Patisserie

Fathom | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel

Cultural institutions are best discussed over a flaky bite. And the fastest way to follow the trail of crumbs is a rented bike.

A NYC Top 10 Must Do List From a Child's Eye

Meg Harris | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel
Meg Harris

After a recent trip to NYC for SpecialGlobe with my 6 and 8 year old children, I asked them both to list their top 5 things. Below were their favorite experiences from the trip.

6 Tips for Planning the Perfect Family Reunion

Home Away | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel
Home Away

Family reunions have been gaining in popularity for the past several decades and show no sign of slowing.

12 Jobs You Can Do Anywhere in the World

Amanda Walkins | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

The traditional 9-5 office job isn't your only option. Sure, it works for plenty of people. But if you are not in that group of plenty, fear not. Your options are endless! Here are just a few of the amazing alternatives to the traditional cubicle life that you can take with you anywhere in the world.

10 Reasons Why Santo Domingo is AMAZING!!!

Sonia Gil | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

1. Colors, colors, colors! 2. It's full of history. Home of the first university, castle, cathedral and monastery in the new world! 3. The foo...

A New Perspective

Global Citizen Year | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Global Citizen Year

A week after returning from my eight-month stay in Ecuador, I found myself on Stanford's campus for the "Admitted Students Weekend." There I was, wear...

Charles de Lisle talks designing Maximo Bistro

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 07.15.2014 | Arts
Elizabeth Baudouin

"Sometimes the best projects are the ones that are not about paying the rent, but loving what you are doing." Interior designer, Charles de Lisle m...

11 Adventure Races That'll Blow You Away

Liftopia | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel

Have you participated in endurance races like Ragnar, Tough Mudder, and the Zombie Run... and you're still left wanting more?

Old and New Taste--All Good--in London, Part One

John Mariani | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
John Mariani

London is--far more than Paris, Rome or Berlin--the epitome of the international city, as much a melting pot of cultures now as the United States.

WTF Are Chicharrones?

Off Track Planet | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Crunchy to the core, these crackly morsels prove that bacon isn't the only addictive snack you can strip off a pig.

8 Things to Do in Taos

Curtis Ellis | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Curtis Ellis

Taos, New Mexico is famous for striking scenery, a vibrant mix of Anglo, Hispanic and Native American cultures, and the calaboose where Jack Nicholson was jailed in Easy Rider.

Summer In St. Michaels At The Harbour Inn

Andrea Poe | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

When it comes to waterfront vacations, it's no cliché to say that location is everything. The Harbour Inn, Marina & Spa in St. Michaels puts you in the heart of a tranquil harbor right off the Chesapeake Bay. This is an unhurried spot, where fishing skiffs are as present as mega yachts.