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Travel Lessons: Time Is the Only Currency

Cliff Hsia | Posted 09.04.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel teaches you that time is really the only valuable currency in life. We all start out with the same bank account with a deposit of about 30,000 days in our lives (approximately 82 years).

Make the Most of Your Fall Vacation

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.04.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Whether you're interested in city adventures, vineyard-hopping, a hiking vacation (or something else entirely), here's how to make the most of your time spent in these prime fall locales.

The 21 Best Places To Retire Overseas In 2014

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 09.04.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Live and Invest Overseashas published its annual Retire Overseas Index, naming the 21 best places to retire overseas in 2014. Number one on the list is the Algarve, Portugal.

10 Days in Zambia and South Africa

Minh Chau | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel
Minh Chau

With 10 days on the ground in southern Africa, we began our trip with a safari not in Chobe or Kruger, but in Zambia's South Luangwa. It's home to a rich set of flora and fauna, and also the origin of the walking safari.

On The Menu: 7 Questions For Chef Monica Pope

Lesley Nagy | Posted 09.03.2014 | Taste
Lesley Nagy

I spoke to Chef Pope to find out more about sourcing locally, Houston's culinary scene, dining philosophy and more.

10 Tips for Traveling Light (And Looking Like You Didn't)

Vayable | Posted 09.03.2014 | Travel
Vayable

We're huge fans of the benefits of carry-on -- no extra luggage fees, no losing luggage and greater flexibility for last-minute changes in plans.

Where Bartenders Like to Drink (PHOTOS)

Departures Magazine | Posted 09.03.2014 | Taste
Departures Magazine

After a long evening of shaking and stirring cocktails, even bartenders need a drink. But as many of the nation's best will tell you, this sacred moment typically isn't the occasion for trying something new. Instead, cravings tend toward the familiar, the reliable.

America's Most Scenic Roads

Fodor's | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

With a stunningly diverse range of landscapes and climates, the U.S. is filled with countless scenic roads from coast to coast. Mountains, valleys, fo...

San Francisco's 15 Best Views

Fodor's | Posted 09.03.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

With its hilly terrain, waterfront location, and iconic bridges, San Francisco is always ready for its close-up. There are snapshot-worthy scenes acro...

The Very Best Part Of An Internet-Free Family Vacation

Shelley Emling | Posted 09.03.2014 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

For me, a family vacation's always a bit like my Moroccan chicken: I'm never exactly sure how it's going to turn out.

This Is Where Everyone In Europe Is Relaxing Right Now

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.03.2014 | Travel

Pretty much everyone in Europe is on vacation right now, which should make you very, very jealous. And with everyone on vacation, seaside retreats...

7 Romantic Places to Rendezvous Beneath Fall Foliage

JustLuxe | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
JustLuxe

With orange and red foliage sprinkling the ground, cooler weather and the smell of apple spices filling the air, we can't wait to head to some of our favorite fall destinations.

Hurricane Hideaways: 9 Beachfronts to Brave This Hurricane Season

Oyster | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
Oyster

For many East Coasters, a quick trip to Southern neighbors where the sands are still toasty and the waves still refreshing is dampened by the threat of Mother Nature's finest beast: The Hurricane.

Why Playa Rincon Is the Best Beach in the World

Sonia Gil | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

I have been to MANY beaches in my life, but not many have left me speechless. I came to Dominican Republic in search for the perfect beach, and behold - it has been found!

10 Steps to Survive a Vacation With Your Spouse

Alexii Lardis | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
Alexii Lardis

Maybe your partner likes to sleep in until noon when you want to visit museums. Maybe your partner has a bigger budget. Or maybe, he just snores!

Outdoor Public Art to See Now (PHOTOS)

Departures Magazine | Posted 09.03.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

Explore 10 of the coolest outdoor public artworks on view now, from New York to Chicago to Seattle.

I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen

Kathleen Maloney | Posted 09.02.2014 | Good News
Kathleen Maloney

Last winter, a year after my husband died, I decided to take my first trip to Ireland, birthplace of my ancestors.

How a Book Without a Single Teenage Vampire Became A Best-seller Through Word of Mouth

Dan Miles | Posted 09.02.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

A few weeks ago a book I'd written became a best-seller. As you can imagine I was pretty happy about this and proceeded to get roundly drunk and throw up in a pair of trousers.

Five Years Of Refinement Shows In Every Detail At NYC's SD26

John Mariani | Posted 09.02.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

I had not dined at SD26 in about 18 months, so I was delighted to find, on its fifth anniversary, the food is better than ever.

Citizenship Revoked, Entry Denied: Citizen to Uncitizen

Samia Errazzouki | Posted 09.02.2014 | Impact
Samia Errazzouki

Imagine for a moment that anytime you intend to go back to your country of origin, you must prepare a statement, inform human rights organizations, and confront the uncertainty of either being denied entry, arrested or deported. For Bahraini human rights defender Maryam Al-Khawaja, imagination is not necessary -- this is her reality.

Lucky Magazine's Verena Von Pfetten on Her Favorite Spots in Brooklyn

Sarah Stodola | Posted 09.02.2014 | New York
Sarah Stodola

Verena Von Pfetten's love affair with Brooklyn started with a restaurant. The Lucky Executive Digital Editor moved to Manhattan for college at Colum...

The World's 7 Most Retiree-Friendly Countries

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 09.02.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Before you spend a lot of time and money conceiving a plan for a new life overseas, take a close look at the options for establishing residency in each country on your list. Understanding the various visa options available to you is an important part of making your ultimate where-to-retire-overseas decision.

Trust Your Gut

Terri Britt | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Terri Britt

This is the kind of power we have within us. We have the power to tap into our guts. We are all intuitive. We simply have to be willing to open up, ask and receive.

Here's Proof That Your California Happy Place Is Closer Than You Think

Posted 09.16.2014 | San Francisco

Even East Coasters have to agree that California is a pretty special place. (And we’re not counting the Best Coast’s objectively better burger cha...

Increasingly, Retirees Dump Their Possessions and Hit the Road

The New York Times | David Wallis | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty

SOME call themselves “senior gypsies.” Others prefer “international nomad.” David Law, 74, a retired executive recruiter who has primarily sle...