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Reasons Why I Love Living in Utah

Maile Keone | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
Maile Keone

Utah has 11 ski resorts within 60 minutes of the Salt Lake City International Airport. For those flying into Denver and making the trek to Vail, the math says it's a lot shorter to the slopes here. And I'd argue we've got better snow.

Secrets of a True Parisian: Part III

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 12.10.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Cities are often defined by their urban parks - think Central Park in New York, Hyde Park in London, the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco - and Paris is no exception.

What You Never Knew About Ronald Reagan National Airport: Abingdon Plantation, an Extraordinary Resource for American History

Thomas A. Foster | Posted 12.08.2014 | DC
Thomas A. Foster

The next time that you're in Washington, DC, stop by the remains of Abingdon Plantation and reflect on how it symbolizes our nation's history.

An Aussie Out of Water: 3 Nights in the Outback

Dominique Kane | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
Dominique Kane

It was a blistering 35 degrees Celsius, but I was so preoccupied by my new surroundings that I barely noticed the heat. As I started the ignition of my rental car, my nerves tingled. I'm alone, in the desert. I'm going to be driving around in the desert, alone.

The Beautiful Sights of Rio de Janeiro

Architectural Digest | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts
Architectural Digest

Rio de Janeiro becomes the epicenter of the celebrations going on throughout the country.

The Lion of Judea: A Good Deed Story

Honey Good | Posted 12.08.2014 | Fifty
Honey Good

I was wearing my pin on my Levi's pocket. As the hike ended, I glanced down at my pocket and noticed my pin was gone! There was no way I could retrace my thousands of steps. So, with a heavy heart, I proceeded down the rest of the hike with my husband, Shelly.

The Timeless Allure Of The Pilgrimage To India

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.08.2014 | World

Every country has its particular draws for travelers, from history and thrilling scenery to opportunities to step outside comfort zones and be immerse...

5 Reasons It's Better -- And Possibly Cheaper -- To Travel On Weekdays

Dave Austin | Posted 12.08.2014 | Fifty
Dave Austin

Millions of Americans, particularly baby boomers, will hit the road this coming year in search of a relaxing escape. Despite the popularity of weekend travel, trips taken between Monday and Friday can often provide greater value to a traveler. Consider the following benefits.

5 Splurge-Worthy U.S. Resorts

PureWow | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
PureWow

These luxury resorts across the U.S. will have you fantasizing about your next big trip.

6 Incredible Up-And-Coming Places To Retire In America In 2015

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ashley Neglia | Posted 12.08.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com When it comes to the best places to retire, we’ve covered prettiest, happiest, and most affordable cities and towns...

We Visited Mummies of the World at the Cincinnati Museum Center and So Should You!

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.16.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

With two tickets in our adventurous hands we got a sneak-peek of the mysterious Mummies of the World exhibit opening on November 26, and let me tell you, it did not disappoint.

On New Year's in North Carolina, They Drop a Live Possum Instead of a Ball

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.12.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

If you want to check out the back woods festivities for yourself, fire some muskets, and sing some church hymns, just head to Clay's Corner Store in Brasstown, North Carolina.

Evel Knievel Is Riding Into the Next Sundance Film Festival

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.05.2014 | Entertainment
Roadtrippers

Johnny Knoxville teamed up (through his production company, Dickhouse) with an Oscar-winning director, Daniel Junge, to bring you what is sure to be the most high-flying film to premier at January's Sundance Film Festival: Being Evel, a biographical documentary about Evel Knievel's life.

There Is No 'Right Way' to a Career

Connor Belson | Posted 12.06.2014 | College
Connor Belson

I still have yet to see where the curveballs in my life will bounce me. I know that they will not be taking me to medical school next year, but that does not mean they will not take me there in two years, or four, or even 10.

The 50 Best Ski Resorts in North America

The Active Times | Posted 12.05.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Last year when announcing the top 50 resorts we began by stating the obvious: there are a lot of great ski resorts out there. While that hasn't changed, our list of the top 50 certainly has--thanks to our readers.

Want Some Serious Bling? Forget Diamonds and Head to Myanmar's Jade Market Instead

Paula Froelich | Posted 12.05.2014 | Travel
Paula Froelich

I've never really thought much about jade. Perhaps it's because in New York (where I currently reside) there are thousands of jade bracelets for sale on almost every street corner for around $5. But I was schooled hard in Mandalay, Myanmar, where I hit the world-famous jade market.

9 Lifesaving Tips to Survive Homeschooling Overseas

AK Turner | Posted 12.05.2014 | Parents
AK Turner

If you can survive traveling with your kids, you can survive schooling them, as well. Here are nine tips to keep in mind when homeschooling your kids away from home.

Notes from the 3rd World

Eric Trules | Posted 12.05.2014 | Travel
Eric Trules

I have been traveling in Indonesia for October and November. I know I am in the Third World there because I can't get a stable enough Internet conn...

Our 5 Favorite Slightly Weird, Totally Wordly Holiday Traditions

Vayable | Posted 12.05.2014 | Travel
Vayable

While we're singing carols, decking the halls, and generally making merry, there's a whole world of alternate holiday traditions out there, ready and waiting for you to discover.

An Apology & Travel Tips... From Professionals!

Kait Sawyer | Posted 12.05.2014 | Travel
Kait Sawyer

What kind of writer would I be if I didn't listen to my readers? Not one that is willing to grow and learn. After I wrote my piece on planning a honey...

Mexico in the Making: The Emerging Tech and Entrepreneurship Community

Carla Holtze | Posted 12.04.2014 | Technology
Carla Holtze

Candles lined the streets at night in Mexico City the week of November 12th as the city mourned the massacre of 43 teaching students from Guerrero State.

Learning to Let Go: Love Lessons From a Nomad

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 12.04.2014 | Women
Jennifer Nagy

I'm still relatively new to the world of travel dating so my heart has not yet hardened to the understanding that some things just can't last... no matter how absolutely amazing the connection is and how much you really want to be with the person beyond the vacation.

You'll Moon Over Mexico's Moon Palace Resort

Oyster | Posted 12.04.2014 | Travel
Oyster

With 2,433 rooms across three resort sections -- each with their own decor, design, amenities, and appeal -- it's no shock that this is the largest Palace property in the world.

Why Did the Government Stop Fining Travel Companies?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 12.04.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Government fines against airlines for consumer rule violations are on track to hit a six-year low as the U.S. Department of Transportation's enforcement actions shift from punishment to preventing infractions.

The Hemingway House in Key West

Susan Fogwell | Posted 12.03.2014 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

It's one of the most popular tourist attractions in Key West. Originally built in the 1870s in the French Colonial Style by Asa Tift, a prominent Key West citizen, the house was given to Ernest Hemingway in 1931.