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Japan's Cherry Blossoms Are In Bloom And They Are Gorgeous

Posted 03.26.2014 | Travel

It may still be snowing in the U.S., but spring is in bloom in Japan and it's a stunning sight. Cherry blossoms -- also known as sakura -- are Jap...

An Insider's Guide to Berlin Street Art

Vayable | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Vayable

This vibrant neighborhood, which is linked with Kreuzberg, offers some of Berlin's most famous works of street art. It's home to the East Side Gallery, and famous works by street artists Blu and Revaler Strasse 99.

Mom I'm Disabled, Not Dead

Michelle Renee | Posted 03.25.2014 | Parents
Michelle Renee

Being disabled comes with some serious challenges. But we have the choice of allowing those challenges to keep us stuck at home or we can say hey, this makes me appreciate life so much more and I am going to LIVE IT!

"Don't Worry, Be Happy" And A Dirt Road in Tanzania

Pippa Biddle | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Pippa Biddle

This young girl whose parents struggled to scrape together the funds to send her to school and who works in the fields when she isn't studying to become a doctor, had made me a necklace and brought me the very t-shirt she had been wearing the day before as gifts.

Haunted Travel: Wisconsin's Most Notorious Haunted House

Corey Schjoth | Posted 03.25.2014 | Weird News
Corey Schjoth

Summerwind mansion has always been steeped in legend and mystery and I had experienced its strangeness myself during a spring visit to explore the ruins.

10 Trips That Will Make You a Better Person

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

These 10 trips -- from volunteering in an orphanage in Cambodia to learning environmental stewardship on an organic farm in Scotland -- will enlarge your heart, help you live more mindfully, and inspire a better version of you to emerge.

Houston is One of the Country's Coolest Cities -- So Why Haven't You Been Yet?

David Landsel | Posted 03.28.2014 | Travel
David Landsel

The food here is so good, Beyoncé raps about it.

20 Ways to Save in Paris This Summer

EuroCheapo | Posted 03.27.2014 | Travel
EuroCheapo

The City of Light might be Europe's most visited, but it doesn't need to be its most expensive.

10 Questions for Anthony Bourdain

WHERE | Posted 03.27.2014 | Travel
WHERE

And he's doing so with all his signature sass and spunk. This one's juicy -- grab a few extra napkins before sinking your teeth in. Or don't, and just let all the drippings dribble down your chin.

Touching Video Of A Brother Surprising His Sister After World Travels

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel

What do you get when you combine a Jack Johnson song with sibling love, birthday surprises, and traveling the world? A MAGIC FORMULA OF LOVE AND TEARS...

7 Best Budget Vacations for Spring

Budget Travel | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Smart travelers know that there's no time like April and May to visit brag-worthy beaches and celebrated cities -- for a fraction of what the crowds will be paying in summer!

The Time the Hadzabe Tribe in Tanzania Got My Goat... Literally (PHOTOS)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Holding the beast over his shoulders like a shawl, the man walked into the center of the clearing, wedged the goat's head between his knees and grabbed its horns. In a flash I realized what was coming next.

Overwater Bungalows That Will Blow Your Mind

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.28.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

From Bora Bora to the Maldives, these overwater bungalows are some of the most beautiful hotel rooms you'll find anywhere.

The Story Behind the World's Smallest Island

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.28.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

You have to disqualify all the bigger landmasses as continents, and ignore the possibility that Greenland might actually be three smaller islands connected by an ice sheet. But what about the world's smallest island? Would every single pebble in every single mud puddle theoretically be a contender? What makes a real island?

Europe Revisited

Jetsetter.com | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

You've scaled the Eiffel Tower, ridden the London Eye, strolled Las Ramblas and posed outside the Pantheon. If you've been there and done that in Europe, we have some alternative suggestions on how to combat attraction apathy in London, Paris, Barcelona and Rome.

Daily Moments of Zen

Jetsetter.com | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

Take a deep breath, forget about the deadline peering over your shoulder, and get inspired.

How to Get on Russia's Sh*t List

Off Track Planet | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

If a stampede of angry drunk Russians is your idea of adventure, get on the Soviet sh*t list and unleash the beast. Photo by: Kyle Taylor If there ...

WTF Is Hakarl?

Off Track Planet | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

When your mother's biscuits and gravy have nightmares, they are imagining Hakarl. Photo by: Spey2008 Iceland is a place of many wonders. The Northe...

Why Are Millions of Baby Boomers Retiring Overseas?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 03.24.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Moving just a few hours by plane from where you live now can save you tens of thousands of dollars every year, and may mean you can finally afford and/or greatly reduce your health care costs.

10 Innocent Hand Gestures You Should Never Use Abroad

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Certain gestures that are innocent in the United States mean something completely different (and offensive) overseas.

10 New Rules for Traveling Without Being a Jerk

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Don't expect everyone on the planet to speak English. Leave a tip. Know that things will go wrong, and when they do go wrong, try not to yell at whoever appears responsible. These are hard-and-fast guidelines that travelers should know and follow -- and that we've probably all heard before. Is there anything new to say on this matter? I think so.

Dining Out in Charleston

John Mariani | Posted 03.24.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

I got to eat around town, including some impressive new places showing the traditional depth and the continuing innovation of the city's cuisine.

How to Not D-I-E on a D-I-Y Amusement Park Ride

Oral Fixation | Posted 03.24.2014 | Comedy
Oral Fixation

You know how they say that in the moments before death, your life flashes before your eyes? It doesn't. Mainly it's just images of a Latvian amusement park ride rushing past.

On Foot: A Guide to Indy's Walkable Neighborhoods

WHERE | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
WHERE

For all the car culture that surrounds Indianapolis when it's time for the Indy 500 or the Brickyard 400, you might be surprised that one of best ways to explore this midwestern city is on foot.

On a Roll to the Beach... Or Anywhere

Craig Giesecke | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
Craig Giesecke

I find I'm much more relaxed when I get where I'm going and can get work accomplished on the way, if there's work to be done. If not, there's always someone to talk to or the passing scenery, if it's not always pretty, is at least interesting.