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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 08.26.2014 | 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.

Mom I'm Disabled, Not Dead

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2014 | 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!

How to Blog Like an Expert: Tips from the 10 Best Travel Blogs (Pt. 1)

Stephanie Be | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

The rockstars of travel blogging share their advice to us wannabes that have the urge to travel the world and inspire others to do it too.

Strategies I'm Using to Stay Fit While Traveling

James Clear | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

I believe that we are meant to live physical lives, which is why I love training, weightlifting and athletic competition. I also believe that we are meant to explore the world around us, which is why I love adventure, photography and travel. But balancing these two passions can be a struggle sometimes.

All Eyes On Rio

Sonia Gil | Posted 04.30.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

There is much more to Rio than just sand and sea.

10 Reasons Women Need to Solo Travel

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 04.23.2014 | Travel
Amandah Blackwell

You may feel like you're stuck. You may feel as if you have invisible chains around you that you can't break no matter how hard you try. Solo travel frees you from the ties that bind.

10 Reasons Why Rio is AMAZING!

Sonia Gil | Posted 04.22.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

7. Even nuns go to the beach.

Myths And Truths: The Most Romantic Cities Around The World

Sonia Gil | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

Paris and Venice are arguably the most romantic cities in the world. But are they?

The Truth About Travelers

Stephanie Dandan | Posted 02.12.2014 | Hawaii
Stephanie Dandan

We travel at the cost of sacrifices. We're happy living with just barely enough as long as we're on the road. This means that we have given up plenty of comforts for the sake of travel. We would rather choose a dorm bed in a cheap hostel, a couch, a hammock, a tent, or concrete floor.

Travel Tips: Avoiding Fees When Changing a Flight

Sonia Gil | Posted 04.13.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

You finally purchased your plane ticket, you are already daydreaming about the piña colada that will soon be in your hand and then -- life gets in the way.

Expat Recovery Room: Estonia's Winter of Content

Mike Dunphy | Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel
Mike Dunphy

Without a stitch of clothing, I stepped out into the snowy Estonian landscape. Days of sub-zero temperatures had transformed the white coating underfoot into sharp crystals. Scooping a handful, I ground it in a circular motion into my bare chest.

Kyrgyzstan: Winter on the Steppe

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Patrick McGinnis

Despite having grown up in chilly Maine, I don't think I've ever experienced the kind of cold that is January in Kyrgyzstan.

10 Foods No One Should Eat On An Airplane

Posted 02.04.2014 | Taste

We've all been there: as you're settling into your seat on a flight, the person next to you pulls out an elaborate meal whose odor immediately assault...

Why You Absolutely Should Date a Girl Who Travels

Stephanie Ridhalgh | Posted 04.05.2014 | Women
Stephanie Ridhalgh

Date a girl who travels for you will always be pleasantly surprised. She navigates unknown cities with a great sense of direction but also enjoys the spontaneity of getting lost.

The Wekerle Estate: Budapest's Hidden Garden City

Jennifer Walker | Posted 03.26.2014 | Travel
Jennifer Walker

The sun illuminates the square and I sit back and watch the children playing through the window of the warm café. For them, it's just an ordinary Sunday, but for me, it's more.

The Top 12 Travel Phobias You Probably Have and Don't Even Realize

Rita Anya Nara | Posted 03.26.2014 | Travel
Rita Anya Nara

Sure, you may know you have aviatophobia (fear of flying) or claustrophobia (fear of enclosed spaces), but what about all those other angst-inducing scenarios and situations that crop up when you're living life on the road?

Let Me Tell You Why I Don't Want a Real Job

Charli Moore | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Charli Moore

I'm not sure perpetual traveler is a recognized job description. However, adventure addict, house sitter and freelance travel writer might just be an accepted combination of viable employment possibilities.

Atotonilco, Mexico -- High Art, Folk Art, Hot Springs, Food!

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
Barbara Falconer Newhall

If you're planning a trip to San Miguel de Allende, be sure to budget a day at the nearby town of Atotonilco. Here are four solid reasons to make the trip.

Boutique Hotels Abroad and Bragging Rights

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 02.26.2014 | Travel
Rebecca Fannin

They're a good alternative to the five-star brands if you're willing to give up some perks that really aren't all that necessary. And you can have bragging rights that you stayed in perhaps the trendiest and most offbeat hotel in town!

Vaccinations for Travel Abroad

Martin Zabell | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Martin Zabell

Travelers should also get other vaccinations depending on which nation they're going to. Generally, people traveling to economically-advanced nations need fewer vaccinations than people traveling to developing nations.

72 Hours in Dubai

Clint Johnston | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel
Clint Johnston

Dubai may be known for skyscrapers, shopping and fine dining, but there is a little something for everyone.