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Don't Make These Study Abroad Mistakes

Posted 04.04.2014 | Travel

Studying abroad is the first opportunity most young adults have to travel the world on their own. With all the excitement, it's easy to make some mist...

United Launches Flights In Popular Summer Town

AP | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The first United Airlines flight landed at Atlantic City International Airport from Chicago on Tuesday, signaling w...

Death Valley In Spring Is Totally Perfect

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel

FURNACE CREEK, Calif. (AP) — The perception of Death Valley is that it's hot and desolate. The hot part is right, at least in the sum...

The World's Top 10 Airport Hotels With Stunning Runway Views

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

In the last few years, airport hotels have evolved from being an unavoidable stopover to luxurious, must-visit retreats.

Unlocking the Secrets of Lake Bohinj

Inga Batur | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel
Inga Batur

Everywhere you look there's a mountain top sticking out, and trees and just one road leading you to the other end of the lake. No distractions, and sometimes no people, if it happens to be less than a perfect day.

Milk Your Credit Card Rewards Without Spending a Dime

MyBankTracker | Posted 04.01.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

Collecting points, bonuses, and other rewards by using a rewards credit card can be exciting, fun, and addicting. However, there are many ways to rack...

Street Photographer Captures Warm Glow Of 'Unguarded' Tourists (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 03.31.2014 | Arts

Millions of tourists visit Hawaii every year, spending billions of dollars and crowding popular spots like Waikiki. You might think that locals love t...

Good Afternoon, Vietnam: A Revolutionary Small Business Impetus and I Learned About It on Skype (Part 2)

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

As exciting as the social enterprises presented were, the most interesting and perspective-changing lesson for me was the Vietnamese flat tax.

Wines I'm Drinking This Spring

John Mariani | Posted 03.31.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

In early spring, you can certainly still drink big-bodied red wines.

Tourist Scams: What You Need to Know

Rita Anya Nara | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Rita Anya Nara

One of the best ways to defend ourselves against scammers is to know what their tricks are, and how to avoid them -- then you can go back to actually enjoying your vacation.

First Time Istanbul

Jetsetter.com | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

Istanbul first-timers need comfy shoes, hearty appetites, history lessons and laser-sharp haggling skills.

Exotic Seafood You Have To Travel For

The Daily Meal | Posted 03.31.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Near or far, seafood is one of the most universally enjoyed cuisines in the world.

10 Tips on How to Survive a Spiritual Festival

Megan Snedden | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Snedden

During the course of the festival, I experienced the rainbow of human emotion: I was angry, I cried, I was sad, I felt confused and vulnerable. Transformation is never like walking through a golden gate over a path of pillows, whether you do it at a festival or through a life coach at home. Having support is paramount to your well-being. This will also help you make better sense of what you are processing.

Seven Super Hotel Innovations You Need to Know About

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

The hotel industry, unlike the far less competitive airline sector, is seeing some positive progress. Arguably, traveler-friendly trends -- from innovations in booking to fresh and alluring amenities -- reveal the promising shape of lodging to come.

Worst Travel Mishaps (and How to Avoid Them)

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

From the tiniest troubles (spilling your preflight Starbucks) to the absolute catastrophes (losing your passport in a strange country), no trip will go perfectly as planned. But there are preparations you can make to prevent a total vacation meltdown.

4 Ways to Book a "Round the World" Ticket for Cheaper Than You Thought

Paul Jury | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Paul Jury

Yes, we're super lucky to be doing such a thing, and yes, we've had to save up a bit, but after a ton of research, I've learned that an Earth-lapping adventure-of-a-lifetime is not such an unattainable thing.

7 Tips for Visiting the Golden Gate Bridge

Travelzoo | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Good news is that glimpses of the bridge can be found from many a hilltop in the city's northern neighborhoods. But for those who want a better look, here are tips for making the most of a visit.

Love Someone and Say It Out Loud

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 03.31.2014 | Good News
Kathleen Buckstaff

What if I did this with my teen-something boys? What if I did this with my best-girlfriends? With my Dad? With his new wife? My mother-in-law? My father-in-law? My 20-something daughter? What if I let myself be bold and open and in love?

Here's to the Round Pegs in the Square Holes

Jacqueline Herrera | Posted 03.28.2014 | Travel
Jacqueline Herrera

My path has taken me to work in remote villages in Guatemala, play with giraffes in Kenya, ride motorcycles in the Indian jungle, and literally broaden my perspective on this amazing world, with so many people to meet, places to go and stories to know.

Thank the Women for the Cherry Trees

Caroline Cunningham | Posted 03.28.2014 | DC
Caroline Cunningham

If you venture across the National Mall, you will find precious few memorials to women. At one end, Abraham Lincoln's stoic face scans the two-mile-long lawn. In the middle is the monument to George Washington.

Good Afternoon, Vietnam: A Revolutionary Small Business Impetus and I Learned About It on Skype (Part 1)

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

In growing economies like Vietnam's, we are seeing innovations in business--through both national and foreign investments. But the government, almost 40 years after the US left, is also empowering social enterprises with its reforms.

My Italian Journey

Thom Nickels | Posted 03.28.2014 | Travel
Thom Nickels

Where Florence's small streets splinter into myriad pathways, you may come out onto Piazza Della Signoria, the city's main square, and find large numbers of locals and tourists mixing.

Community Comes From Difference, Not Just Commonality

Bob Deutsch | Posted 03.28.2014 | Technology
Bob Deutsch

Sameness can elicit the beginning of an approach to other people. Difference gets you to something more authentic and intimate and wider.

Observations From the Roman Bus

Paula H. Noe | Posted 03.28.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

I observe a lot on the bus. Rome is so big (about 2 million people) and so beautiful and so full of history (both living and dead) that the views out the windows are just overwhelming.

Sel & Poivre Celebrates 25 Years Without Showing Its Age

John Mariani | Posted 03.28.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Each dish has been perfected by long practice, day after day, night after night.