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This Is How You Conquer The Stress Of Traveling

James E. Porter | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

Over the course of a 17-day European vacation we journeyed by plane, by overnight train and even by water taxi. Here are 10 important lessons that I learned about creating a relatively low-stress travel experience that apply whether you are traveling on business or heading out for a well-earned vacation.

Latin America Adventure Land

minube | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
minube

For more than a century, Latin America has lured travelers in search of real adventure: crossing craggy peaks and dense jungles, or rafting mighty riv...

The Best of Summer Travel

Gogobot | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel
Gogobot

Fireworks displays, Slip 'N Slides and soft serve ice cream: summer's here. Check out the best seasonal destinations.

Yes, You Can Home Swap--Si Se Puede!

Shelley Miller | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel
Shelley Miller

As you begin thinking about vacation and wondering if you can make a home swap happen, let me be the first to tell you, "Si se puede!"

No Kids Allowed: The World's Top Five Adults-Only Retreats

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 05.26.2013 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

Maybe you don't have kids. Or maybe you do, but need an escape from a world of dirty diapers and dancing dinosaurs. If you're seeking relaxation and romance instead of rampaging rug rats, check out our top five destinations for adults only.

12 Months Of Travel Resolutions

Home Away | Posted 03.07.2013 | Travel
Home Away

When you look back on 2013, what do you think will stand out: the Pilates classes you signed up for, the productivity goals you made or the trips you took?

The Travel Lessons Your Mother Never Taught

Maile Keone | Posted 01.12.2013 | Travel
Maile Keone

Kick back, relax, and leave your boring office persona at home, but remember that everyone in your network will see photos you post from your camera phone.

25 Pre-Departure Musts

Michael Kaye | Posted 10.31.2012 | Travel
Michael Kaye

For a carefree vacation and homecoming, what you do before you leave home can be as important as what you do when you are away.

Disconnected Vacation: 7 Places You Can Go To Escape Technology

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology

The phone buzzes; an email "pings." Let's own up it: We are a Facebook-obsessed, Twitter-loving society with a penchant for email checking and Goog...

With Gas Prices It's 'Heads I Win, Tails You Lose'

Tyson Slocum | Posted 07.25.2012 | Business
Tyson Slocum

You might think that the declining price of gasoline means that we don't have to pay attention to all that talk about oil speculation driving up the price of oil. Right? Wrong.

How To Find The Perfect Post50 Vacation Resort

blog.aarp.org | Posted 12.24.2011 | Fifty

We are often asked, "How do you find such beautiful properties to stay at when you travel?" We have a systematic process that we use to cull out be...

What I Did (and Didn't Do) On My Summer Vacation

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel
Arianna Huffington

This summer, with all of HuffPost's new launches and international expansions, I've had no time for a "traditional" vacation. My travel-less vacation has been a lovely reminder that when it comes to travel, the journey to knowledge and adventure need not be long. READ MORE WIE 2011: Connecting With the Next Generation of Women Leaders: This year's WIE Symposium (Women: Inspiration & Enterprise) promises to be even better than last year's, with an amazing lineup of speakers, honorees, and participants all sharing our ideas, our experiences, and our desire to help make life better for women around the world. READ MORE The MLK Monument: A Reminder of Dreams Yet Unfulfilled: The opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. monument couldn't come at a more opportune time. Hopefully it will refocus our attention on the principles he stood for, inspiring all Americans to tap into the better angels he was guided by. READ MORE

Vail Is Splendid

Connie Lawn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Connie Lawn

Some of the best easy cruising trails, including Simba and Born Free, are in the Cascades section of Vail, and the village is a bucolic contrast to the bustle of Lionshead.

Exploring the Los Angeles Times Travel & Adventure Show

Tara Settembre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tara Settembre

With the Internet and online travel sites, one wonders why such a convention is needed anymore, but apparently you can get show only specials and giveaways on travel only at this show.

Live Like a Local With Vacation Rentals

Millie Kerr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Millie Kerr

Vacation rentals are fast becoming my travel obsession: how else can travelers, especially those on a budget, really get to know a place? Spend the night cooking in with friends, rather than dining out among strangers?

Vacation Planning for Mommies

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lamond Simone

The purpose of a vacation, they say, is to make us feel better. It is an opportunity to escape from real life for awhile, to pamper ourselves, to do things we ordinarily don't do.

The Geographical: How Short Breaks Can Have Long-Term Gains

Laura Day | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Day

Short, frequent, pleasurable breaks in your life can have intense rewards, especially if you commit to restructuring how you think and deal with the dysfunctional parts of your life before you leave.

A Spirit Starved for Travel

Stephen Montemayor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen Montemayor

The hunger to travel, to breathe new life into one's free spirit after years of neglect, is unforgiving and insatiable.

Should You Be Using Your Vacation Days?

Nicole Williams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nicole Williams

Can't wait to ditch the Blackberry and escape from the grip of The Man? Think again. This won't be the completely stress-free trip you'd imagined.

Great U.S. Destinations for a Romantic Weekend

Kim Mance | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Mance

If you were going to take your spouse somewhere in the USA for a 25th wedding anniversary in May, where would you go?

Luxury Stays For Less This Winter Holiday

The Huffington Post | Nour Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

With the holidays around the corner and the economy in the dumpster, this winter vacation is all about being a recessionista and/or a recessionisto. ...

Save Time and Money: Learn to Live out of a Carry-On

Perry Yeatman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Perry Yeatman

Combining an impatient nature with chronic back aches and frequent travel made me a "carry-on only" girl nearly two decades ago.

Hotel Room Hell: Sense of Humor Required!

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michelle Renee

Back at the Avenue hotel off Michigan Avenue on the Magnificent Mile, things went from bad to worse.

US Changes Passport Rules

CNN | Gerri Willis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Beginning today, there are going to be some changes if you're planning on flying to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda. We'll tell you what you...