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The Advantage Of Starting A New Life In Costa Rica

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

After a long career in Silicon Valley, Robbie Felix, 58, was ready for a change. "I showed up there in 1978 right after they broke up the telephone monopolies, and it was booming," says Robbie, who worked as a headhunter specialized in staffing start-up companies. "I loved it. It was fascinating, but extremely stressful."

4 Options: Travel and Long Distance Relationships

Stephanie Be | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

A TRAVELBREAK original post by Stephanie Be. The Inconvenient Crush (A Look at a Long-Distance Relationships - or the Lack Of) Long distance relati...

Eastern Europe: Better Views, Cheaper Prices, and Fewer Crowds

Shermans Travel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Paris, Rome, and London are all classic first-time Eurotrip destinations. But for savvy or returning travelers, Eastern European cities -- think: Prague, Budapest, and Tallinn, among offers -- offer just as much beauty and history, but at cheaper prices and in fewer crowds.

The Sexiest Adults-Only Pools in Florida's Kid-Friendly Hotels

Oyster | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Summertime is often when families choose to get away as a group for some family togetherness and sibling bonding. But that doesn't mean Mom and Dad (or any other couples along for the family reunion) shouldn't be allowed some alone time of their own, as well.

So Over the Beach? 10 Amazing Non-Beach Alternatives for a Summer Getaway

Oyster | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Don't get us wrong -- the beach will always hold a special place in our hearts. But when sandy toes and sunburn get to be too much, here are ten great alternatives to the typical beach getaway.

Five Amazing Places to Spend Christmas in South East Asia

Jacada Travel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

South East Asia is the perfect place to spend a relaxed holiday away from everything that causes the blood to boil. If you need some inspiration as to where to stay, here are five of our favorite properties for a chill break in South East Asia.

The Remote Pacific Island That's Also An American Territory

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

When Alaska and Hawaii gained statehood in 1959, the era of the incorporated territory ended -- except in one place. A tiny Pacific island called Palmyra Atoll has, for the past 55 years, been America's last incorporated territory.

I Want to Visit Detroit Again, And Here's Why

Joah Spearman | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Joah Spearman

I have spent a total of two days in Detroit, far too little time to assess whether or not any or all of those things are entirely accurate, but I can say without a doubt that I am excited to go back.

Benefits of River Cruising

Travelzoo | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

River cruising has quickly become one of the fastest growing trends in the cruise industry. With smaller ships that are able to navigate through inland waterways, river cruises often dock in the heart of cities and villages, allowing for seamless exploration of places that large ocean carriers could never reach.

Baking Bread In France: Boulangerie Les Copains Part III

Sarah Dajani | Posted 07.22.2014 | Taste
Sarah Dajani

It's hard not to idealize a place where one neighbor presses apple cider while the other makes cheese for your evening tartines.

The 10 Best Small Cities In America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By David Jefferys, CNTraveler.com Instead of planning a trip to New York City or Los Angeles, explore some of America's quainter cities. These spots,...

OTP's Guide to Partying Your Ass Off in Madeira

Off Track Planet | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

A Portuguese island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, Madeira adds flavor to its Mediterranean seasonings by smothering itself in booze, soaking in year-round warm weather and setting it all ablaze with the world's greatest fireworks show.

Raise Your Glass for National Tequila Day

Joshua Estrin | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Joshua Estrin

Maria Teresa Lara and Ruben Aceves introduced me to the object of my newest desire -- the small-batch Double Barrel Reposado Tequila.

Take the Good Road

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 07.22.2014 | Technology
Devishobha Ramanan

"My first car was a motorcycle." -- Adam Carolla Motorcycles exude an inexplicable desirability. There's a a certain machismo and vulnerability asso...

Travelling Green: The World's Top Eco-Friendly Hotels

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

A boutique hotel offering a private beach and rooftop pool, the Hi Hotel Eco Spa and Beach has received Green Globe certification for using recycled paper, organic paint, eco-friendly cleaning products and organic food.

Books, Apps and Activities to Help Special Needs Children Prepare for Air Travel

Meg Harris | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Meg Harris

The first trip on an airplane can be exciting but also intimidating. Often books are a great way of preparing children for an unknown experience.

Worst Airplane Seat Ever

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

If you thought your coach-class seat was just a little too cozy, those armrests just a little too soft, then you're in luck. Flying could get even less comfortable than before.

Best Apps to Prevent Travel Disasters

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Despite your best intentions and most thorough preparation, disaster can strike, whether it's as small as a rental-car fender bender or as serious as a hurricane. Thankfully, technology can help.

Malaysia Airlines Offers Refunds, Retires Flight Number After MH17 Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel

Malaysia Airlines made a series of announcements over the weekend about passengers' future travel plans in the wake of the Flight MH17 tragedy last we...

Why This Mom and Her Tween Daughter Climbed Kilimanjaro

Scholastic Parent and Child | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Scholastic Parent and Child

In January 2014, Cokie Berenyi and Helen Simons "HS" Berenyi climbed Africa's Mt. Kilimanjaro -- making HS, then 9, the youngest American female on record ever to do so.

10 Ways Travel Changed My Life Forever

Jinna Yang | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

Was I scared to leave a steady paycheck, long-term boyfriend, friends and family to travel the world for a month with a lifesize cutout of my late father? ABSOLUTELY. Do I regret doing it? Absolutely not.

Taking Time Off Is Good For Your Body, Your Mind, And Your Business

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living

Earlier this year, researchers reported that the average American employee only takes advantage of half of their earned vacation days, and 61 percent ...

This Barber Backpacked Across The Globe And Found More Than Just The Perfect Shave

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

If you told Miguel Gutierrez at the start of his career that he would one day be backpacking across the world to perfect his haircutting craft, he'd h...

The Most Beautiful Greek Island You Haven't Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Lisa | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel

Mykonos, Santorini, Crete... been there, done that. But if you're looking for a fresh, unspoiled island to explore, let us introduce you to Aegina. ...

WATCH: Japan's Rotating Seats Solve Train Travel's Biggest Woe

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel

For motion-averse passengers, enduring a rocky train ride in a seat facing backward can be a painfully nauseating experience. But for those in Jap...