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Adventurer Reveals Best Skiing Destinations For 2014

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 11.14.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

With skiing season just around the corner, who better to ask for the best places to hit up than a world-class adventurer? Sean Cottman, the preside...

Ain't No Mountain High Enough: 7 Romantic Mountaintop Hotels

Oyster | Posted 11.13.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Rather than traversing mountains, rivers, and valleys to get to your sweetheart, we heartily recommend making that journey together -- because it's really hard to top a romantic getaway snuggled up in a cozy mountain cabin or ski chalet.

Primal Fear and the Legacy of Damien Hirst

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.02.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

What artworks of the past 25 years will we care about in the future? Why is this work so important? In the past when I have lectured on Hirst, I've focused on the following.

19 Totally Canadian Things That No Other Country Will Ever Have

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel

We hate to tell you this, but you've been underestimating Canada all your life. You've never thought to book a trip there, because you've fallen f...

6 Winter Games Getaways to Unleash Your Inner Olympian

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.23.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

The Sochi Winter Games are nearly over, but fervor is at a fever pitch (let's just say I've been Googling "where to learn bobsleigh").

Top 10 Extreme Skiing Spots

Cheapflights | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

For some, performances at the Olympics are great to marvel at from the couch while; for others, they are motivation to take on a challenge and step outside the comfort zone. If you fall into the latter camp, this list is for you.

The World's Ultimate 'Ski-cations': Exploring the Coolest Winter Retreats

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

From world-famous celeb magnets to quirky and humble haunts, here is our list of the world's top spots for skiing and snowboarding escapes.

10 Fun-filled Friends' Getaways

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Valentine's Day isn't going anywhere, so we singletons (and it's complicated-tons) might as well go somewhere. During the flurry of February 14th is an ideal time to skip town and indulge in some unadulterated fun sans romantic pressure.

Catch The Olympic Fever

MiniTime | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
MiniTime

With the Winter Olympics in Sochi fast approaching, now is the perfect time to plan a family getaway to a former Olympic host city right here in North America.

Best Hotels in Canada 2014

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

You'll find 10 properties that represent the crème de la crème of Canadian hospitality. While each hotel maintains a unique style, they all hold a prominent spot on our 2014 list of the Best Hotels in Canada thanks to their upscale amenities, inspiring settings and superlative service.

Top 10 Tastes of Australia Outside Australia

Cheapflights | Posted 03.26.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

We're talking about fresh food, native ingredients, international influences, fusion cooking, meat pies cooked with the flakiest pastry and coffee brewed to perfection -- not a cork hat, didgeridoo or shrimp on the barbie in sight.

10 Incredible Million Dollar Ski Houses

Home Away | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Home Away

The best ski homes don't just sit near the best slopes, they ooze luxury and tempt you to never leave. With style, comfort and amazing views, these 10 ski homes let you live like a local -- a very wealthy local -- in the best ski resorts in the world.

A Look at High Art in the 21st Century: Pictures at a Museum's Shop.

Jura Margulis | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
Jura Margulis

We created abundance in the civilized world and cherish the history of our culture and the culture of our history, or so we say, and that last room before the museum's shop exhibits the best we can do in and with the visual arts sector?

Skiing With an Olympian at Whistler-Blackcomb

Mark Sissons | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Mark Sissons

This kind of alpine atmospheric pea soup can disorient even the most confident of skiers. But this time I know I'll make it down in one piece because I'm skiing with an Olympian.

5 Tips for Mountain Biking

Liftopia | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Liftopia

Here are the best 5 tips I took away from my weekend in the dirt trenches.

PHOTOS: 6 Former Olympic Parks That Are Definite Wins

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.12.2013 | Travel

One year after the 2012 London Olympics, the park which served as a base for the festivities and games is getting ready to reopen as Queen Elizabeth O...

Spring Break Is Not Just For Spring Breakers

Viator | Posted 05.20.2013 | Travel
Viator

One of the most affordable destinations in the Caribbean, the Bahamas offer plenty of Spring Break deals.

The World's Greatest Sledding Hills

Posted 01.23.2013 | Travel

Because sometimes your backyard just won't cut it.

PHOTOS: 14 Luxurious Ski Hotels

Oyster | Posted 03.22.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Skiing is one of our favorite winter activity: There's just something about getting out in the fresh air and fresh powder that does a body good.

PHOTOS: 5 Ski Trips For Non-Skiers

Celeste Moure | Posted 03.16.2013 | Travel
Celeste Moure

So what do you do? The answer is easy: You plan a trip to a ski town that's more than just, well, a ski town.

Canada's Ski-Friendly Snowglobe

Monica Bennett | Posted 03.02.2013 | Travel
Monica Bennett

Peak to Peak not only offers easy accessibility to either mountain but gorgeous views during the ride in one of the 28 sky cabins.

Last-Minute Travel Gift Guide

Karen Loftus | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Karen Loftus

From tech toys to fashion-forward gear and on-the-go gifts that tackle health and wellness while away, this guide covers all lifestyle aspects for the travel savvy.

Strolling the Gallery

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

At a recent exhibition of 'the masters,' I strolled past the paintings of landscapes and bowls of fruit and found myself in a Botticelli.

PHOTOS: The Country's Coolest Chairlifts

Liftopia | Posted 01.03.2013 | Travel
Liftopia

Being a chairlift isn't easy. You're out there in the cold, constantly spinning in circles, pushing people's butts around all day. Plus, no one ever says thank you after a good ride and an angry mob forms when you're out sick. Here's our thank you to some of the best.

Finding Your Muse in Provence

J. Michael Welton | Posted 01.01.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

High atop a hill in the tiny town of Lacoste, overlooking the Luberon Valley in the south of France, the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has restored 33 precious stone buildings dating from the 16th to the 18th centuries.