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These Are The World's Best Water Parks

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel

You may not think of water parks as global travel destinations, but these 10 watery wonderlands are definitely worth a visit. TripAdvisor announce...

The Only Packing Tips You Ever Need To Know

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By Gary Leff, Condé Nast Traveler If you've never missed a flight in your life, you're spending too much time in airports, says travel special...

An Ode to Betsy: The Betsy Hotel

Andria Mitsakos | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Andria Mitsakos

It's fitting to describe you as an ode, an Ancient Greek word glorifying an event or individual, or in my case a small splendor of a hotel. I poetically connected with you during my short stint in Miami, Florida, and darling, I thank you for that.

An Inside Look at America's Diverse Travelers

Cesar M. Melgoza | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Cesar M. Melgoza

By taking language preferences, historical tours and tailored resources into consideration, attractions can ensure that vacationers are having the most fulfilling experience possible while maximizing their profits.

Love Challenged

Lynda Freeman | Posted 07.14.2014 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

Today I was love challenged. My son, his dad, who is my best friend, and I drove up to Gravenhurst, Ontario for a delightful lunch cruise on the Segwun, an old steamship that has been plying Lake Muskoka, off and on, for about 120 years.

What No Parent Wants to Hear on a Flight

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Travel writer Joanna Goddard has spent more than her fair share of time finding clever ways to entertain her toddler and baby on a flight. You think you have it bad sitting in front of a screaming child? What about the parent trying desperately to ease the tension?

A Portrait of Travel, from Kodak to Instagram

Edward Piegza | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Edward Piegza

For a perfect symbol of how travel has changed over the last 20 years, I vote for that little cheese-yellow box of Kodak film. Oh, the debates we had about how many rolls of 24 or 36 exposures to cram into our bags.

5 Reasons Retiring Abroad Doesn't Always Work

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 07.13.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Moving abroad to a place with better weather, a lower cost of living, and decent health care sounds like a no-brainer. It's a wonderful option for anyone looking to improve their current lifestyle and spend less money to do it -- especially for retirees on a limited budget.

Germans Love To Sunbathe In The Nude, Basically Win At Life

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel

Germans are having a WILD week. First, the German national football team played what will perhaps go down in history as one of the craziest World ...

Are You Tough Enough to Trek?

Travelzoo | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel

These are the types of big lessons and small delights that make trekking a worthwhile pursuit at any age.

5 Ways To Make Long-Haul Flights That Much Easier

Tracy Christoph | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

Transcontinental flights can be trying for even the most seasoned traveler. From spending six hours in the same spot to adjusting to new time zones, preparing for a long-haul trip is important to make sure your travel is as pleasant and as comfortable as possible

Same Picture, Different Dots

Brian Benson | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Brian Benson

The day after the Fourth of July, while the rest of Wisconsin is nursing its holiday hangover, I wake at dawn and rack the panniers and slide onto the saddle of my bike-tank. It's a perfect morning for a ride.

A Steamy Tuscan Town

Oyster | Posted 07.13.2014 | Travel

Tuscany is a dream destination for many -- rolling green hills, charming medieval towns, stone farmhouses, and acres of vineyards are what usually come to mind. But there's a side of Tuscany many may not know about -- a steamy side.

How to Inject a Little Wellness Into Your Summer Vacation

Localeur | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel

While nothing will ever fully cure the back-to-reality blues, injecting a little mindfulness into your holiday is sure to at least take the edge off. Even better, giving one or all of these tricks a shot may even make the trip itself more rewarding.

Ski South America During the Northern Summer

Liftopia | Posted 07.10.2014 | Travel

If you're planning a trip South of the Equator to the steep slopes of the Andes Mountains, here are a few tips to help you decide where to go.

6 Hotels That Cater to Millennials

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.13.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

How do you woo a millennial? It's a question dogging brands that want to reach the young, creative class of tech-toting, oversharing individuals.

Journey Does Vegas: Vdara Is a Priceless 6-Paw Pet-friendly Hotel

LuxEco Living | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and co-founders of Healthy Child Healthy World Las Vegas Nevada, City Center, Vdara/ Travels with J...

How to See Times Square Without the Hassle

WHERE | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel

Nothing beats the impact of your first trip to Times Square. It's a must-visit destination for visitors, a place of larger-than-life establishments and illuminated billboards. Even jaded and die-hard New Yorkers are drawn to the energy there.

Signature Hotel Desserts (PHOTOS)

Departures Magazine | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

There are plenty of ways to remember a hotel experience, but desserts are one of the sweetest.

10 Unique Places To Say "I Love You" in France

Samantha Daniels | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel
Samantha Daniels

Sometimes a couple wants more romance than a kiss at the top of the Eiffel Tower or while sunning on the Mediterranean in St Tropez. Here are 10 unique places to say your I love you's in France this summer.

All The Women I Have Been

Jessica Pan | Posted 07.11.2014 | Women
Jessica Pan

Forgetting can be a beautiful thing, but sometimes we live too much in the present. We forget about all the girls and women we have been.

Modern Hostels -- They Do Exist! -- For The Low-Budget, High-Style Traveler

Oyster | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel

Forget no-frills lodging; today's new brand of hostels offers cool decor and plenty of perks. Sounds too good to be true? Well, we've got the scoop on hostels that pack a wow factor with upscale amenities, contemporary comforts, prime locations, and good food.

A Century Later the Same Old Thrill

Christine Negroni | Posted 07.10.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

The first time I flew in an airplane, I was six. It was an Eastern Airlines flight from Miami to Newark, probably in a DC-8, but I can't say for sure.

Talking Journeys, Objects and Mothers with Swoon

Susan Harlan | Posted 07.10.2014 | Arts
Susan Harlan

We still really need spaces of wonder. They don't have to be about a specific religious narrative, but they have the capacity to transport you into a different state of mind. And for me, I feel both a desire to experience it and to make it.

Two-Day Roman Holiday

John Mariani | Posted 07.10.2014 | Travel
John Mariani

Right about now, Rome is overflowing with tourists glued to guidebooks and iPhones, rather than actually looking at the city's grandeur, statues, churches and paintings.