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Before Sunrise in Vienna, Austria

Betsy Talbot | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Betsy Talbot

We're still learning new things about each other, asking questions as we put ourselves in new situations and refitting the puzzle pieces of our personalities into different pictures as our love matures.

9 Things To Never Say At Customs

Thrillist | Posted 07.24.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

Being detained in the airport basement is the perfect way to ruin the beginning of any vacation.

The Perspective-Shifting Habit Of These Extremely Creative People

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Sometimes the best ideas come to the person who isn’t actively searching for them. We spend a lot of time racking our brains in morning meetings...

The No-Bullsh*t Goody Bag For Parents To Give Out On Planes

Mike Julianelle | Posted 07.15.2014 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

I'm simply not about to preemptively beg forgiveness in case my son disturbs your flight, and I'm certainly not going to pay some kind of tax to every other passenger just because my wife and I wanted to get away for a few days and we figured our son might want to come along.

A Magical Six-Week Life Experiment

Carolina Rogoll | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Carolina Rogoll

I want to be energized and more present. Give my best to others. Make meditation and watching the sunset part of my weekly routine. That is what having a thriving life means to me. And if I ever forget how to do it, I will keep going on sabbaticals to rediscover life's magic.

Surviving 18 Months Traveling With My Wife

Kip Patrick | Posted 07.09.2014 | Travel
Kip Patrick

Was surviving our sojourn an achievement worth noting on a resume? And more importantly, am I so terrible a travel partner as to note mere survival as a successful outcome? This would require serious thought.

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...

Taiwan's Natural Side

Jeanine Barone | Posted 06.26.2014 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

Silence reigns as black swans glide on a creek-fed pond, walkways zig-zag this way and that, and elaborately carved wooden pavilions provide much welcome shade. Walking to the garden's upper level provides a sweeping perspective of this idyllic arrangement.

Town of Chatham and Its Shopping Gem

Shoptiques | Posted 06.23.2014 | Small Business
Shoptiques

While strolling down Chatham's charming cobblestone-clad Main Street, stumbling upon Sundance Clothing Co is completely inevitable.

I Left Everything to Travel the World for and With My Father

Jinna Yang | Posted 08.20.2014 | Women
Jinna Yang

One day I woke up and made the decision to take back control of my life. I bought a one-way ticket to Iceland, inspired by the hundreds of Pinterest images and travel blogs I read online. I left everything in New York City to travel the world for the first time with a life-size cutout of my dad.

This Is What Adventure Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.20.2014 | Green

Cory Richards' work combines discomfort and adventure and the results are sheer inspiration. In this stunning short, "A Tribute to Discomfort," Na...

Hostel Behavior

Katherine LaGrave | Posted 08.16.2014 | Travel
Katherine LaGrave

As a cultural institution, they have enabled generations of travelers to travel affordably, freely and comfortably all around the world. They're becoming safer, more common and even more affordable.

3-Year-Old Allegedly Forced To Urinate In Seat On Plane: A Flight Attendant's Perspective

Sara Keagle | Posted 08.16.2014 | Travel
Sara Keagle

You may think that because I'm a flight attendant, I'm going to side with the flight attendant, but in this instance, I am not. As a mom and a flight attendant, I completely disagree with the way this was handled.

How You Can Stay Free (or Super Cheap) on Your Next Trip

The Active Times | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Planning a trip -- especially an international one -- is a difficult task when you're trying to find the best of everything at a reasonable price. For those of us on a strict budget (practically all of us), value becomes that much more important.

The Best National Parks In America: Ranked!

The Active Times | Posted 08.06.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Which government system protects some of our most prized land, offers affordable recreation and is great for the economy? You guessed it -- it's the National Park System.

5 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy When You Travel

The Active Times | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is enough of a challenge when you're at home, and when you're on the go, well, we all know how much harder it seems once we step outside of our ordinary environment and lose control over constants like a conveniently located gym or easy access to a grocery store that carries fresh produce.

Mercury Retrograde: June 7 to July 1st - 8 Ways To Survive It!

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

Unless you've been living in a cave, you've most likely heard of the cosmic event called, Mercury Retrograde. Well, get ready to buckle up your seat belt and strap yourself in because this event will happen again from June 7 to July 1.

'Go Local!' and You Just Might Return a Better Person

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

On your next journey, ditch the idea of staying in an all-inclusive or high rise hotel. Make a positive mark on our planet. Become a better traveler. Go and find an authentic, original experience and "go local."

The World's Most Culturally Rich Countries

The Active Times | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

For hundreds, in some cases, thousands of years, others have stood at the same spots and been touched by the same emotions. The connection to a country's cultural heritage holds a powerful attraction for many tourists and travelers.

What's Up With These Disappearing Airfares?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The issue of fare advertising has taken on a renewed sense of urgency now that Congress is considering removing the Transportation Department's full-fare advertising rule, which requires airlines and ticket sellers to display a price that you can actually book.

8 Surefire Ways To Infuriate A Hotel's Staff

Thrillist | Posted 05.29.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

For some reason, people seem to forget all sense of good manners and basic ethics when they're not staying in their own home.

4 Proven Ways to Cram a Language Before an International Trip

Chris Lopinto | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Chris Lopinto

In many foreign countries, Americans have helped generate a stereotypical image, and it's usually not very pretty -- especially when we get called out on our loudness or hefty appearance. Adding insult to injury, Americans are also known for their limited language skills.

You Down with Koh Phi Phi? Yeah You Know Me

Zack Simon | Posted 07.13.2014 | Travel
Zack Simon

A few large Chang beers, and another night watching the fire show on the beach was all we needed in order to feel that we were enjoying our lives. Indeed, even amongst the muddled talk of graduate school and economic malaise, we were enjoying our lives.

6 Shockingly Childish Abuses Of Power By Airport Employees

Cracked | Posted 04.23.2014 | Weird News

Anyone who's danced the airport waltz is probably familiar with random delays, overpriced everything, and security precautions that flirt with idiotic...

In the Mundane and Ordinary of Motherhood I've Found my Happiness

Melissa Chapman | Posted 06.09.2014 | Parents
Melissa Chapman

All that wanderlust I had in 20 years has dissipated and I can't imagine needing or searching for anything more than what I have right here. Right now.