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Off-Season Mallorca: In Praise of Quiet Landscapes

Katy Miller | Posted 12.01.2014 | Travel
Katy Miller

Valldemossa provides a great base for hiking and is famous for its Chopin connection, while Deià has long been home to expat artists and provides sweeping sea views from its hilltop setting. Here are a few things to look forward to if you decide on a visit.

Beyond the Bounds of Conservation

Vincent L. Michael, Ph.D. | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact
Vincent L. Michael, Ph.D.

Saving world heritage sites is one thing. Activating them as economic and social assets for the local community is another project altogether.

Cattle to Coddle Class; Tips from JetBlue, Turkish and Others

Christine Negroni | Posted 12.01.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I don't often sit outside of the economy cabin when I fly and neither do most of my friends. So when I or someone I know gets an upgraded experience it is fun to compare what the various airlines consider a lux experience.

Why You Absolutely, Positively Must Have Shameless Sex Post-Split

Julie Morey | Posted 12.02.2014 | Divorce
Julie Morey

During my sexual post-divorce journey, for the first time in my life, I discovered my own boundaries. I claimed what I wanted and disregarded what I didn't. I gave myself permission to make choices and not be attached to the outcome.

Celebrating Boston's Architectural Legacy

Architectural Digest | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Architectural Digest

As a young architecture student immersed in my studies at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, I was perhaps unable to fully grasp the importance of my education. Or my surroundings.

Diving Wonders of the World

Victoria Oldridge | Posted 12.02.2014 | Sports
Victoria Oldridge

The instant my foot touched the last step, the vast, tropical ecosystem opened up and all of my senses were ignited.

This Is How to Experience New Orleans' Voodoo Culture

WHERE | Posted 12.01.2014 | Travel
WHERE

In New Orleans, voodoo is more than just a tourism catchphrase and a marketing ploy. Have one day in the city? Here's how to get your own experience with our quick guide of New Orleans voodoo stops for the adventurous traveler.

3 Ways Technology Can Make Travel Easier

WHERE | Posted 12.01.2014 | Travel
WHERE

By Geoff Kohl, chief travel editor for Where® Behind the scenes of your sunny vacation at the beach is the dark-arts world of technology. It's a g...

Being Polite in France Isn't Complicated, But It's Crucial

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.01.2014 | Travel
Lev Raphael

Everywhere I went in France on each trip I'd run into Americans acting rudely, as if they hadn't spent even a few minutes checking a guide book or Google to find out the basics of French cultural interaction.

Where to Fill Up Your Tank in Illinois for Low Gas Prices This Holiday Weekend

Reboot Illinois | Posted 12.02.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

More Americans travel around the Thanksgiving holiday than during any other time of the year. According to the United States Department of Transportat...

10 Best Kept Secrets of Grand Cayman

P. Andrew Och | Posted 12.01.2014 | Travel
P. Andrew Och

There's always another angle to visiting new places, and that's the local's angle. So, here are 10 things that the guidebooks won't tell you about Grand Cayman Island that you might be sorry if you missed!

For Art Basel Miami Beach, Insider Tips to Maximize Fun and Minimize Crowds

Lea Lane | Posted 11.30.2014 | Miami
Lea Lane

I live in Miami, and I've watched Art Basel Miami Beach grow from a stellar art event into one of the world's over-the-top annual parties. In many ways it's become a victim of its success: too much traffic, too many Botoxed air-kisses, too many wannabes in designer clothes and mile-high heels.

A Reason for Every Traveler to Be Thankful

Jill Kozak | Posted 11.29.2014 | Travel
Jill Kozak

For those travelers feeling the pangs of loneliness during a holiday away from family - whether you're across the state or across the world -- remember something to truly be thankful for: How lucky you are to travel.

7 Life-Changing Lessons I've Learned Living on a Caribbean Island

Amanda Walkins | Posted 12.04.2014 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

Living on an island in the Caribbean for two years has taught me many valuable lessons I may not have learned living Stateside. In case you aren't currently basking in tropical sunshine like me, allow me to impart some of my newfound wisdom.

Working It Out on the Go

John Nicholson | Posted 11.29.2014 | Travel
John Nicholson

Frequent travelers, especially younger business travelers, don't just like being pampered. We also like staying fit too, and a service or amenity that catered to this side of our increasingly health-conscious lives would make a welcome addition to our frequent flyer routines.

9 Things I Am Thankful for Because of #Travel

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 12.01.2014 | Travel
Jaimee Ratliff

For me personally, I have quite a few items on my gratitude list this year and many of them I can attribute to my traveling experiences.

5 Ways to Soothe Anxious Dogs

Shayla R. Price | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Shayla R. Price

Dogs are man's best friends; they share many of our emotions and can experience anxiety just like us. It is normal for a dog to become nervous when life changes occur. So instead of punishing innocent behavior, seek out help to relieve their stress.

The Colosseum Is Everything It's Cracked Up To Be

Andres Tardio | Posted 12.05.2014 | Travel
Andres Tardio

For some reason, people like to sleep in while they're on vacation. And sure, I do that sometimes, too. But not while in Italy. When I was in Rome e...

Cruising the Galapagos Islands Is a Voyage Back in Time

George Hobica | Posted 11.28.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

Our rubber craft landed on the rocky shore of this island, one of several the ship visits on its various itineraries, and we were immediately greeted by a troop of sea lions, one of which plopped down on the path in front of us, blocking our way -- not menacingly, just lazily.

This Mom Melted the Hearts of Fellow Travelers

Andrea Smith | Posted 11.26.2014 | Parents
Andrea Smith

In fact, we could all be a little more considerate and thoughtful of people traveling with young kids, especially during the busy holiday travel season.

Traveling With Your New Baby? Here's What You Need to Bring

Lisa Stadnyk-Webb | Posted 11.26.2014 | Parents
Lisa Stadnyk-Webb

Traveling with babies and young children requires a little bit of preparation and a big carry-on bag. It may seem a bit overwhelming at first, but once you get your first trip out of the way you'll see that if you follow the Scout motto and always "Be prepared" it can be a great adventure.

6 Reasons to Travel With a Group

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

While we might be biased, we think there are a number of reasons why traveling with a group is a great idea, whether it's for comfort, flexibility or the people you'll meet. Don't believe us? Check out these six reasons why group travel takes the cake.

Give The Gift Of Sleep: 10 Dream Inspiring Presents

Rank & Style | Posted 12.01.2014 | Style
Rank & Style

You snooze, you win...with these ten dream-inducing gifts for the sleep lovers in your life! From friends who swear by their daily 8 hrs to family members who love spending weekends sleeping, we've got just the gifts for every category of 'sleepyhead' in your life.

8 Mistakes of the Would-Be Digital Nomad Family

AK Turner | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
AK Turner

You work from your laptop. You've heard stories of people just like you who travel for months at a time. You think you're ready to give it a try. I think you're ready, too. When planning your first trip, make sure you avoid these eight common mistakes of would-be traveling families.

A Trip Through the Silk Road City Time Forgot

Paula Froelich | Posted 12.01.2014 | Travel
Paula Froelich

One of the coolest things about travel is wandering into a place that time seems to have truly forgotten. These days, locations like that are few and far between -- but they still exist. One of the most special to me is Bamiyan, Afghanistan. I went there earlier this year for the Afghan Ski Challenge.