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Beyond Boobs: The Real Food Scene of the OC

Fathom | April 16, 2014 | Travel
Steak picado at Javier's Cantina and Grill. All photos by Courtney Baird By Courtney Baird for Fathom | If your only familiarity with Orange County, California, comes from bad television, you'd probably be surprised to find that the area is populated...
JustLuxe

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7 Sweet Places to Steal a Kiss in Colorado

JustLuxe | April 16, 2014 | Travel
Colorado is made for lovers, with spectacular outdoor views, natural beauty, fresh air, great restaurants and friendliness all around the great state. Take your honey on a romantic rendezvous and steal a kiss at seven of our favorite posh places.
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5 Overhyped Tourist Destinations, and Where to Go Instead

Shermans Travel | April 16, 2014 | Travel
Whether it's a packed cruise ship unloading throngs of boisterous passengers, or a mob of thirty college students tearing through town, an excess of tourists can make a destination go from in-demand to insufferable, just like that. Consider avoiding these played-out locales and shift your attention to nearby spots that are lesser-known, and more worthy of the term "vacation."
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7 Tips for Planning a Budget-Friendly Family Cruise

U.S. News Travel | April 16, 2014 | Travel
Chances are, if you're not planning a summer trip that involves sinking your toes in the sand or sitting around a crackling campfire, you're contemplating taking a cruise.
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7 U.S. Pub Crawls You Will Never Forget (No Matter How Much You Drink)

trivago | April 16, 2014 | Travel
From to a peddling party through the streets of Portland, to a day of drinking and reciting poetry during a walking tour of Manhattan, these seven unique pub crawls in cities across the U.S. are sure to quench your hankering for hops.
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Hospitality Jobs You Wish You Had

U.S. News Travel | April 16, 2014 | Travel
From a fairy godmother to a guacamologist, these are some of the coolest jobs in the hotel industry.
Tracy Christoph

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This Year, Conquer Your Fear (of Flying!)

Tracy Christoph | April 16, 2014 | Travel
If you have flight anxiety, however severe, keep these tips in mind next time you travel. You have more control over your fears than you think, and once you manage them, flying will become a more enjoyable experience.
Jeanne Oliver

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Top 10 Croatian Islands

Jeanne Oliver | April 16, 2014 | Travel
They say that Marco Polo was born in Korcula town. If so, one wonders why he ever left.
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Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Rome

Rick Steves | April 16, 2014 | Travel
In May I'll give myself a little vacation. This year, I'm booked on our Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour--the same route I drove in my minibus back in the 1970s and 1980s. It collects Europe's greatest hits into an amazing three-week journey. Of all our tour...
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Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Florence

Rick Steves | April 16, 2014 | Travel
In May I'll give myself a little vacation. This year, I'm booked on our Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour--the same route I drove in my minibus back in the 1970s and 1980s. It collects Europe's greatest hits into an amazing three-week journey. Of all our tour...
Dana King

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What It Means to Be From Boston

Dana King | April 16, 2014 | Impact
Even more so, I want to focus on the positives that have come from these events and the true meaning of what it means to be a Bostonian. This is what it means to be from Boston.
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Blessing Easter Baskets on Easter Saturday at Slovenia's Tustanj Castle

Meg Pier | April 16, 2014 | Travel
I tentatively pushed opened the heavy wooden door of Tuštanj Castle and peeked inside. An open air courtyard lay in front of me, enclosed by a graceful portico of grey stone arches. While I was expected by the owners...
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Dirty Little Secrets: Confessions of a Hotel Maid

trivago | April 16, 2014 | Travel
"Where I work now, bedding and pillows are replaced at every check-out. However, before, when I used to work at a budget hotel, we rarely changed them."
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The Best Pizza in Vietnam

Courtney and H.J. Derr | April 16, 2014 | Taste
Turns out, there are lots of valid reasons to eat pizza in Vietnam.
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13 Reasons why the Cyclades are Basically Paradise

minube | April 17, 2014 | Travel
Paradise isn't on some far-flung, pricey South Pacific island; actually, it's in Europe. Greece to be precise. The Cyclades islands have an amazing mix of culture, history, and cuisine, and a natural beauty to rival any of the world's exotic island getaways. Using the tips and photos of the
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Love Letters: St. Augustine

Love Letters | April 16, 2014 | Travel
Thank you St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra for bringing out my spirit of adventure. You beckon people to challenge themselves.
Layne Lieberman

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Is United Airlines Out to Destroy Business Class?

Layne Lieberman | April 16, 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sorry to sound like a downer, but let's face it, we can agree that airline food is mediocre at its best. No matter the propaganda sent out by the airline's marketing "mad-men", five-star cuisine and reheated food just don't mesh.
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The School From the X-Men Movies Is Actually Canada's Most Haunted Castle

Roadtrippers | April 16, 2014 | Travel
Spooky stuff began to happen in 1930 when a new family moved in. They claimed to see the ghost of their son, a young war hero who had died in WWI.
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6 International Beer Fests You Should Hit This Year

Thrillist | April 15, 2014 | Taste
What can you possibly do for this year's big beercation?
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The Coolest Hotels Around the World Right Now

Andrea Magrath | April 15, 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Is the offer of an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet just not impressing you anymore? These unique properties offer something extraordinary, from infinity pools suspended above the jungle, to a floating suite in the ocean, and a bed 155m deep in a silver mine.
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