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These Are Possibly The Most Relaxing Places On Earth

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel

Some days you just need to sit back and enjoy some beautiful scenery. Today is that day. Friday (August 15) is National Relaxation Day; in honor o...

The 1 Minute Blog. God's Architect.

Peg Melnik | Posted 08.16.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

Anthony Gaudi has been coined "God's Architect" because religious images appear in many of his works. Gaudi's most notable structure is the Sagrada Fa...

A 'Little Summer' in Costa Rica

Travelzoo | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel

The period of reprieve from the rain, lasting only a few weeks, can occur sometime between July and August -- a time when prices at the hotels and resorts can be as much as half off the cost of staying later in the year.

NYC's Regency Bar and Grill Re-Opens With a Focus on Food

John Mariani | Posted 08.14.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Time being so valuable in an ever more hectic New York, the Business Breakfast is still a way for executives, media types and politicians to hobnob over eggs.

Cheap Stays: Where Are the World's Most Popular Hostels? | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel

Hostels are usually found in the most convenient of locations and increasing numbers of travelers -- both young and old -- are recognizing the benefits booking into such affordable accommodation.

Celebrate Flight During National Aviation Week

Tracy Christoph | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

This National Aviation Week, take a moment to glance up at the sky and reflect on the past, present and future of air travel and all those who make it possible.

You Can Now Walk To Mont Saint-Michel

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel

In a day and age when supersonic jets and solar-powered drones are all the rage, it's nice to know a simple footbridge can still draw crowds. In l...

Travel Photography How-tos: People Add Perspective

Megan Snedden | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Megan Snedden

For me, seeing a person in an image makes it more memorable because it tells a greater story than a landscape ever could. It also adds cultural reference.

6 Ways to Hack Your Travel

Vayable | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel

Even the most frugal individual can find themselves (and their wallets) overwhelmed by something as seemingly simple as booking a trip. Luckily, there are a few tricks out there to help keep your budget in check -- not to mention your sanity.

Flying With Someone? You May Have to Pay Extra to Sit Together

George Hobica | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

Finding seats together when you fly isn't always easy these days unless you pay sometimes exorbitant fees for "main cabin extra," "economy plus," or other "preferred" economy seats because that's all that's available when booking a flight.

Top 10 Fall Trips for Food Lovers

Fodor's | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel

Attention, gourmands: There's no better time than September through November to take your taste buds on vacation. As the summer rush winds down, hard-...

5 Ski Resort Beer Festivals Not to Miss

Liftopia | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel

Ski resorts offer large open venues, great views, and a population of eager enthusiasts (AKA skiers) ready to knock back a few pints.

On the Menu: 7 Questions for Chef Spike Mendelsohn

Lesley Nagy | Posted 08.13.2014 | Taste
Lesley Nagy

Well known for his television appearances, Chef Spike Mendelsohn runs a slew of popular restaurants when he's not traveling the country.

Babymoon Like a Celeb: Six Gorgeous Hotels Where Celebrities Celebrated Their Babymoons

Oyster | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel

We're always looking for an excuse to go on vacation, and thanks in large part to pregnant celebrities, "babymoons" are becoming a very real thing.

The Comeback Kids: 5 Former Danger Zones That Are Ready for Travel

Gogobot | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel

Travel warnings and restrictions are a traveler's worst nightmare, and a sobering reminder that the world is a complicated place, but you can take solace in knowing that a once-dangerous area can make a comeback.


Marcia Liss | Posted 08.13.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


8 Reasons Why Monte Cristi Is Magical

Sonia Gil | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

There is nothing better than warm, green waters, tropical deserted beaches and the perfect sunset. Monte Cristi, Santo Domingo offers all of this, and so much more!

Are you a Traveler or a Tourist?

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Nikki Fotheringham

If you dream of setting foot on distant shores, of strolling beneath foreign stars or if you can't wait to pack a bag and leave behind the familiar and the comfortable, then you, kindred soul, are a traveler.

Why Now Is the Best Time to Go to Nantucket

John Mariani | Posted 08.12.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Given that Nantucket is both difficult and expensive to get to, this is a pricey destination, and as such, the entrepreneurs and restaurateurs have to make their money fast and in volume.

The Best Boutique Hotels in the World: The Dorset Square London England

LuxEco Living | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World London England I would prefer to live forever in perfect health, b...

The 9 Best Things About Flying Economy Class -- Really!

Mark Chesnut | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Some airlines flying internationally still offer free checked bags within certain weight limits. For many U.S. carriers, you may need to pay -- or you may get at least one bag checked free if you sign up for one of their affinity credit cards.

Discovered: The Coolest Place to Drink Champagne In NYC | Posted 08.12.2014 | New York

When the High Line Hotel opened last year in Manhattan's Chelsea, even jaded New Yorkers sat up and took notice.

These Two Crazy Germans Just Drove a MINI Cooper Around the World

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel

Meet Fritz Fritz Kreis and Thomas Fuerst, two insane Germans who just drove their MINI Cooper east from Heidelberg, Germany to New York City. If you thought that last coast-to-coast trip you took was pretty epic, you have now been officially one-upped

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

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel

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

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