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Experience an All-American Coastal Summer in 9 Easy Tips

Findery | July 2, 2015 | Travel
If you ask me about my ideal way to spend a Fourth of July weekend, I would tell you about wanting to rent a beach house on the East Coast of the United States, preferably in Cape Ann or Cape Cod in Massachusetts. For me, it's all about small town...

What the Media Gets Completely Wrong About Cruising | July 2, 2015 | Travel
There are plenty of myths about cruising floating around the internet: they're full of old people, there's nothing to do, and so on. Most of them are fairly harmless and easily disproven, but if you're a true lover of cruising, nothing irks you more than the media shining its sensationalist spotlight on your favorite vacation.

Most Travelers Don't Know That These 6 Hotel Upgrades Are Actually Worth the Cost

Oyster | July 2, 2015 | Travel
A real deal can be found in the occasional gem of an upgrade. We plugged in August dates and found six hotel rooms where the upgrade from one room type to the one directly above it is well worth the indulgence.

Free (and Unusual) Roadside Attractions

CheapTickets | July 2, 2015 | Travel
Have you got gasoline in your veins, but dust bunnies in your wallet? Never fear, there are plenty of quirky (and free) roadside attractions to tickle your fancy and keep your road trip cheap. The low price of gas doesn't hurt, either.
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Celebrity Chef Bobby Chinn on What to Eat in Vietnam

Jacada Travel | July 2, 2015 | Travel
"Vietnam has a modern cuisine that was perfected a thousand years ago," the chef tells us, "The food has been influenced by geography, economics and politics. Due to its turbulent history while fighting for independence, the cuisine hasn't been documented like many others have."

17 Creative Ways to Save Money at Disneyland

GOBankingRates | July 2, 2015 | Travel
The "happiest place on earth" is a top destination on many families' bucket lists. If you plan ahead, this magical, unforgettable experience doesn't have to put a large dent in your budget. Here are some tried-and-true tips for saving money while enjoying your Disneyland experience.

5 Summer Getaways on the Great Lakes (You've Probably Never Heard Of)

Hipmunk | July 2, 2015 | Travel
The Great Lakes may be America's best-kept secret as a vacation destination. And while Midwesterners have been vacationing on some of the world's largest freshwater lakes for ages, the rest of the world has some catching up to do.

6 Great Ways to Experience Tampa on a Budget

Hipmunk | July 2, 2015 | Travel
Though stays in luxurious beachfront resorts and dinners at expensive restaurants can certainly help make a vacation to Tampa memorable, they're not the only ways to travel through this city in style.

5 US Gay Pride Parade Cities Worth a Visit

Hipmunk | July 2, 2015 | Travel
In June, members of the LGBT community march for equality all over the world. Many of the marches commemorate the resistance against routine police raids at the Stonewall Inn in New York City in 1969.

The 4 Best Cities for Gold Resorts

Hipmunk | July 2, 2015 | Travel
Whether you are looking to enjoy the ocean air at a links style golf course, or to accept the challenge of one of America's toughest courses, the US has plenty of incredible options for a golf vacation. In fact, of the 34,000 golf courses worldwide, over 15,000 are in the US.
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The Cases For and Against Sex on the Beach

Van Winkle's | July 2, 2015 | Travel
Like its more desperate cousin, "long walks on the beach," there's something clueless about the trope. And yet, sex on the beach cannot be completely dismissed. Clichés hold power.
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15 Money-Saving Hacks When Traveling to Rome

Eating Europe Tours | July 2, 2015 | Travel
At first Rome might seem like it's an expensive city, but if you know what to pay for (and more importantly, what not to pay for), it can be quite affordable. When compared to many other capitals in Europe, Rome has prices that correspond to quality.

The 10 Things I Learned on My First Cruise

Travelzoo | July 2, 2015 | Travel
A big thing I'd recommend to anyone considering a cruise, or really, before booking any type of vacation. Think about what you want and what you like. We like great food and drinks, a four-star experience, amazing service, visiting places we've never been and an environment where we'll feel comfortable bringing two children.
Travel + Leisure

15 Restaurants for Traveling Vegans

Travel + Leisure | July 2, 2015 | Travel
Indeed, vegans and vegetarians deal with some serious challenges on the road. But there are places you can go that are truly amazing -- if you know where to look.
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Why Waiting for Your Vacation to Unwind May Be Hurting You

Kristen Lee Costa | July 2, 2015 | Healthy Living
If you're waiting for your next big vacation to truly de-stress, you may be putting yourself at risk for burnout. Here in the U.S., we don't even guarantee paid time off for all, making us the only advanced country leaving our workers with zero time to regroup.

15 Amazing Wild Animals on Instagram

INK361 | July 1, 2015 | Travel
The National Geographic Instagram account, @natgeo, is one of our favorite things to read and follow. We could spend hours catching up on all the different assignments that they send their photojournalists on. The images they capture on these expeditions are always stunning and eye opening, amazing us...
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The Good People

Mimo Khair | July 1, 2015 | Travel
Life is slow in Yunnan. People walk with no rush; the fields can wait. The clouds change form in slow motion; the lush mountains are great company. Even the birds chirp melodically and without strain; it's just the way it is....
Bob Schulman

From Junkanoo to Brukdown: A Booty-Shakin' Tour of the Caribbean

Bob Schulman | July 1, 2015 | Travel
Don't get me wrong. I love Jamaican reggae music. Ditto for its two predecessors, rocksteady and ska, and before that mento and old-time calypso. But down in the Caribbean you'll hear all kinds of other booty-shaking rhythms.
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8 Great Winter Resorts for Fun in the Summer Sun

U.S. News Travel | July 1, 2015 | Travel
From scenic gondola rides to horseback riding in national forests to splashing around in local swimming holes, there's plenty to do, see and explore in the summer.

Weekend Guide to Atlanta: Food, Fun and Fashion

Shoptiques | July 2, 2015 | Travel
With everything from classic southern neighborhoods to cosmopolitan museums, Atlanta isn't just the "Chicago of the South." It's become a diverse, cosmopolitan city yet still manages to maintain rich southern roots.
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