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9 Summer Survival Tools When You Have a Chronic Illness

Lisa Copen | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Lisa Copen

It's summertime! And it seems everyone must be playing beach volleyball or experiencing their perfect vacation. It is easy for the chronically ill person to feel left out.

Are Women's-Only Hotel Floors Anti-Feminist?

Oyster | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel

These properties are targeting well-heeled businesswomen with female-oriented amenities such as curling irons and glossy fashion mags; some may find it convenient, others a bit insulting.

My Failed Attempt at a Summer Romance

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women
Evelyn Lauer

We sat on the edge of Berehaven harbor, a fishing port on the southwestern coast of Ireland. Looking out into the misty water as a light drizzle began to fall onto empty boats, I wanted Charlie to kiss me even though I had a boyfriend back home.

Fly South for Winter: Skiing in New Zealand & Australia

Liftopia | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel

Summer skiing in North America exists, but the options are few and far between. Take a trip below the Equator, however, and you'll find something different... the seasons are flipped.

Potter Heads Unite for A New Adventure at Universal Orlando

Joshua Estrin | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Joshua Estrin

While the masses of muggles, the non-magicians among us anxiously await any word from the world of wizardry.

5 Amazing Experiences Every Traveler Must Try!

Budget Travel | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

The phrase "adventure travel" has a bit of an image problem. For many, it conjures only images of climbing mountains, diving into underwater caverns, and, well, aching muscles. But when we asked ourselves what kinds of adventures belong on everyone's travel list, we cast a much wider net.

Expedition Photography (for Beginners!): 9 Tips for Better Travel Photos

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Still daunted by settings and white balance, I shot in auto mode but I did try and pay attention to composition and create images that would help me tell a story.

Travel Tuesday: Amazing Places You Can Swim With Sharks

The Active Times | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Some people look past the sensationalism and all those razor-sharp teeth to see sharks for what they really are -- streamlined, beautiful animals that are fantastically adapted to their environment (there's a reason they've been around for 64 million years) and, for the most part, aren't too interested in eating humans.

12 Must-Pack Essentials for Your Summer Carry-On

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel

(Photo: SmarterTravel) Savvy travelers know how to pack a week's worth of wardrobe changes into one carry-on year-round, but even the most packing-c...

NY's Beautique Aims for a Glam Crowd and Fine Cuisine

John Mariani | Posted 07.01.2014 | Style
John Mariani

I've long admired the work of Chef Craig Hopson, first at One If by Land, then at Le Cirque, so I was happy to hear he was back behind the stoves, this time at a swanky new 125-seat restaurant with a too-cutesy name, set in the belly of a building across from the Plaza Hotel and next to the venerable Paris movie theater.

10 Amazing Free Museums in the U.S.

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel

Cultural discovery doesn't always come cheap. While admission fees support and sustain museums, they can add up for tourists looking for artistic experiences on a budget.

10 Fun Facts About The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter's New Diagon Alley

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is about to get a little bigger. And while Diagon Alley, the park's new addition, won't open until July 8, perhaps...

The Only Time I've Ever Experienced Love At First Sight

Lisa Condie | Posted 07.01.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

Some people don't believe in love at first sight, but I do. It has happened only once for me, at seventeen years old, but my love for David has never waned.

Spoleto Festival Dei 2Mondi

Paula H. Noe | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

The Spoleto Festival dei 2Mondi (big big arts festival) started on Friday and the town, its residents and its shops have all been spiffed up; the air of anticipation and the wandering tourists are both readily evident.

5 Amazing Libraries You Must Visit

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

To safeguard libraries from analog death, modern book houses are spruced up with crazy cool architectural cues and new forms of media to keep you people comfortable and entertained while being informed.

Baking Bread In France: Boulangerie Les Copains Part II

Sarah Dajani | Posted 06.30.2014 | Taste
Sarah Dajani

The philosophy of the Boulangerie rests on timeworn traditions in French bread-making.

The 'I Am Not' Challenge

Erin Michelle Threlfall | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Michelle Threlfall

As I get to know who I am, I am realizing that I all too often limit my own possibilities by declaring who I am not louder than declaring who I could possibly become.

The Most Amazing Spots to Watch Fireworks This 4th of July

The Active Times | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

We won't say which we think is the best--though we will name the biggest--we're outlining a few of the major shows and where you should go to get the best view.

The Norwegian Town Whose Name Is One Letter Long

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Manufacturing the world's longest town name sure put the village of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Wales on the map--if there are any maps that actually have room for a 58-letter town.

Our Favorite Off-Beat Beaches For Escaping The (Major) Crowds

Shermans Travel | Posted 07.03.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

We won't go as far as to call these spots "secret," but we will promise that you'll find a relatively intimate excursion with lots of character at any one of them. Ready to feel like a beach insider and stretch out?

Where To Go On Holiday -- And Why

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 06.30.2014 | World

Going travelling is one of the most exciting pastimes of all. It’s up there with love in terms of the happiness it can bring – though, unlike love...

Here's Why Summer In The Midwest Is Actually Awesome

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel

The Midwest may not have the Atlantic or the Pacific or the Gulf of Mexico, but that doesn't mean it lacks awesome summer destinations. From lakef...

Pools Around The World You'll Want To Take A Dip In | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel

Pool parties are a novelty in NYC, but you won't find throngs of bikini-clad bachelorettes a la Vegas or South Beach. That's thanks to the bouncer and strict guest list.

Foods That Are Better Outside the U.S.

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.30.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Though it is often a point of contention, many argue that the overseas version is simply a lot better than its American counterpart.

5 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford

Budget Travel | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Yes, you CAN afford to visit Machu Picchu! Try going with an affordable group tour by G Adventures. (Photo courtesy of Luq1/Dreamstime. Article by Ka...