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Rick Steves

Deep in the Heart of Orvieto

Rick Steves | May 2, 2016 | Travel
This is Day 20 of my 100 Days in Europe series. As I research my guidebooks and make new TV shows, I'm reporting on my experiences and lessons learned in Portugal, Spain, Italy, France, Bulgaria, Romania, and beyond.
Rick Steves

Visiting Oz With the Wizard of Orvieto

Rick Steves | May 2, 2016 | Travel
This is Day 19 of my 100 Days in Europe series. As I research my guidebooks and make new TV shows, I'm reporting on my experiences and lessons learned in Portugal, Spain, Italy, France, Bulgaria, Romania, and beyond.
Rick Steves

Alone With Giotto and the Bones of St. Francis

Rick Steves | May 2, 2016 | Travel
This is Day 18 of my 100 Days in Europe series. As I research my guidebooks and make new TV shows, I'm reporting on my experiences and lessons learned in Portugal, Spain, Italy, France, Bulgaria, Romania, and beyond.
Nadeen White

5 Things to Know Before Visiting Turks and Caicos!

Nadeen White | May 2, 2016 | Travel
If you are planning to visit Turks and Caicos here are 5 things you need to know! I visited the largest city of Providenciales on Caicos Island last fall and wish I knew these things beforehand.
GOBankingRates

30 Cruise Secrets Only Insiders Know

GOBankingRates | May 2, 2016 | Travel
By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist About 24 million people are expected to take a cruise in 2016, according to Cruise Lines International Association. One of the big draws of this type of travel is that it's considered to be a better value because meals,...
GOBankingRates

How to Quit Your Job and Travel for Two Years

GOBankingRates | May 2, 2016 | Travel
By Terence Loose, Contributor Years ago, on a Sunday afternoon, I sat across from my wife Gayl in a taco stand and told her that I thought we should sell our house, quit our jobs and sail to Tahiti. "Terry, we don't know...
How Far From Home

What Traveling for a Year Looks Like in Numbers

How Far From Home | May 2, 2016 | Travel
March 2nd 2015 was departure day. It was the day we waved goodbye to South Africa, goodbye to a comfortable life with a comfortable salary, and goodbye to the somewhat predictable life we'd lived for over 29 years. On March 2nd 2015 we opted to say hello to spontaneity, curiosity,...
Wendy E. Simmons

The Day I Hit the Wall in North Korea

Wendy E. Simmons | May 2, 2016 | Travel
Me and Boyfriend General at the Concrete "Wall" Chapter 15 Excerpt THE DAY I HIT THE WALL I didn't remember selecting "Concrete Wall" from the list I'd been given when choosing activities for my customized itinerary. And a concrete wall...
John Mariani

A New Restaurant Brings Authentic Piedmontese Cuisine to NYC

John Mariani | May 2, 2016 | Travel
As far as I know, NYC has only two true Piedmontese restaurants--the venerable Barbetta, opened in 1906, and the brand new San Carlo Osteria Piemonte. One could hardly be different from the other in terms of atmosphere, for Barbetta is a townhouse resplendent...
Kimberly Cantor

A Cooking Lesson in Udaipur India

Kimberly Cantor | May 2, 2016 | Travel
We arrived in Udaipur, the last city on our northern India tour. We were joyfully greeted by Rosie, whose AirBnB we were staying at and Aditya, who helped us with ninety percent of our transportation needs throughout this seven week journey. It was so nice to finally meet him as...
Kiley Smith

New York City: Top 10 Things to See and Do

Kiley Smith | May 2, 2016 | Travel
Growing up in New Jersey provided me with many life skills such as talking REALLY loud, cursing at strangers, talking with my hands and mouth simultaneously, driving like a crazy person and getting to know neighboring NYC really well. As an actress, I...
Chandi Wyant

The Best Affordable Weekend Getaway in the Bay Area

Chandi Wyant | May 2, 2016 | Travel
Do you have a nature deficit disorder? A weekend at Point Reyes will fix it. In Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv warned that nature-deficit disorder threatens our health, well-being, and even our human bonds. In an effort to make a total...
Erika Santos

How to Have a Not So Typical Miami Experience

Erika Santos | May 2, 2016 | Travel
If you're going to Miami, experience more than just the typical. If it's your first time in Miami, Florida and you want to experience more than just going out to a bar or club here are some of my suggestions.
Dave Tomlinson

3 Things I'd do if I won the Lottery

Dave Tomlinson | May 2, 2016 | Travel
What would you do if you suddenly found yourself holding the winning lottery ticket? And I don't mean a second or third division prize - I mean the big one. You've become a millionaire or perhaps even a multi-millionaire. How would you enjoy your new lifestyle? What would you identify...
Cecilia Brainard

The Kindness of the French

Cecilia Brainard | May 2, 2016 | Travel
It's May and I'm reminded of the time my husband Lauren and I visited Paris. We were supposed to spend three nights there before taking off on a rented car to visit Normandy and Belgium, but the "accident" changed our plans. Three years ago, Paris had an unusual cold spell,...
Sidonie Sawyer

Sauerkraut, Apple Strudel, Cowboys, Armadillos -- Howdy! We're in Texas!

Sidonie Sawyer | May 1, 2016 | Travel
The tiny town of Fredericksburg certainly knows how to display its charming German heritage.
David DiGregorio

16 Reasons to Bring Your Toddler to Nicaragua

David DiGregorio | May 2, 2016 | Travel
We travel a lot with our daughter. Even though she's only three years old, she's already been to eight countries on three continents and we're always on the lookout for our next family friendly destination. Traveling with a three year old can be...
David Puzzo

Why You Need To Travel Alone Now

David Puzzo | May 2, 2016 | Travel
Often times, I tell my friends and family back at home that I am venturing off to Vietnam & Cambodia for a few days, or I am going to try backpacking through Myanmar (Burma) for some odd number of weeks, or that I have decided to run away to Thailand...
Christopher Elliott

Airlines to Congress: Stop Norwegian Air!

Christopher Elliott | May 2, 2016 | Travel
If there's any doubt Congress is beholden to the powerful airline lobby, this should settle it: An influential group of representatives has just introduced a bill that would effectively block Norwegian Air from operating between the United States and Europe.
Stefani Jackenthal

Mallorca, Spain: Cycling Camp & Sipping! (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | May 2, 2016 | Travel
My jacket fluttered in the cool March breeze as I swooshed down and around the tight hairpin turn. Then feathered my bicycle brakes to slow speed, leaning into the next twisty curve. I snuck a glimpse at the rippling turquoise sea below, wedged between jagged limestone mountains sprouting from sparkly...
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