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The Best Airlines That Fly to Hawaii | May 22, 2015 | Travel
A trip to Hawaii sounds exotic and expensive to most travelers, but it doesn't have to be. There are several airlines that fly direct from cities in North America. Even better, several of these airlines partnered with Hawaiian Airlines to provide customers travel...
Mike Arkus

An Atheist in Athos -- Part 3: Greece's Most Famous Monasteries on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | May 22, 2015 | Travel
All in all, a fascinating time in magnificent scenery amid spectacular architecture, even if the faith thing doesn't really work for me.
Rick Steves

Volterra: My Top Italian Hill Town

Rick Steves | May 22, 2015 | Travel
I often say the Volterra is my favorite Italian hill town. Returning this year for my research chores, I was wondering if that was overstating things. But as soon as I settled into the town, my opinion was affirmed. It's got everything just right: beautifully preserved; far enough away...
Conde Nast Traveler

The 8 Best Hotels In Central and South America

Conde Nast Traveler | May 22, 2015 | Travel
Featuring private plunge pools, mountain views, and culture to spare, these are the 30 best hotels in Central and South America, as chosen by Condé Nast Traveler readers.
Bill Finch

Bringing Pleasure Beach Back to Bridgeport

Bill Finch | May 22, 2015 | New York
Last year, we welcomed more than 25,000 people to a spectacular beach which, to me, has the feel of a little piece of Nantucket right here in Bridgeport, Connecticut. This summer, we expect even more kids and families to create great, new memories on sunny days.

21 Reasons Hotel Sex Is Better | May 22, 2015 | Travel
There's a reason nobody's writing ballads about getting it on in your familiar, comfy bed after reading Good Night Moon to the kids.

Dieting's a Trip: How to Stay the Course on Vacation

Travelzoo | May 22, 2015 | Travel
By Mandy Levy, Travelzoo The very best things about summertime-cross-country road tripping are, in order of ascending wonderfulness: 1. Windows down, music up 2. Sunrises 3. Sunsets 4. "World's Largest Artichoke" and/or UFO sightings 5. That thing where you...
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

Travel Essentials for the Stylish Man

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | May 22, 2015 | Travel
It would help if everyone paid the tiniest bit of attention to personal style, if not for one's self than for the comfort of one's immediate neighbors in the air.
Clarissa Ferreira

Scootering Through Asia: It's Easier Than You Think

Clarissa Ferreira | May 22, 2015 | Travel
When in Asia, do what the locals do: get on a motorbike and hit the road. Here are some suggestions of destinations you can hit up on your next vacation!
Timothy Braun

I'm Going to Make You a Beef Sandwich, or If You'll Excuse Me While I Install This Toilet

Timothy Braun | May 22, 2015 | Travel
As my new plumber opened a box filled with porcelain pieces I learn he is from Chicago, and a Bears fan. He spends the season in what he calls "The Bus", an old '74 school bus in the parking lot of Solider Field, and has invited me and my dog to the Windy City for tailgating.

6 Dreamy Travel Destinations for This Summer

Findery | May 22, 2015 | Travel
Oops! I did it again. I forgot to make summer travel plans, and it's almost the end of May! Time to come up with a few ideas of where to head this summer.
Carolyn Bass

Savor the South at One of These Summer Festivals

Carolyn Bass | May 22, 2015 | Travel
Georgia's private Sea Island will open to the public for its first-ever festival of Southern food, beverages and music. The three-day festival beginning June 19 will take place within the various resort properties that comprise the exclusive Sea Island resort complex.
Dr. Gail Gross

Prepping Your Kids for Vacation With Grandparents

Dr. Gail Gross | May 21, 2015 | Parents
He can learn to build deeper bonds with other adults who love him, while also gaining confidence and independence as he experiences life adventures in a supervised environment outside of his immediate family unit.

When Your Child Has an Invisible Disability

Pacer | May 22, 2015 | Parents
"Look at that mother up there with that little blonde kid," barked the middle-aged woman in the red dress. "Who does she think she is? There isn't a thing wrong with that child!"
Rick Steves

Hide and Seek in Pisa

Rick Steves | May 21, 2015 | Travel
A girl hides, quietly hoping the leaning tower doesn't find her. (Or perhaps I misinterpreted this scene. Can you give it a better caption?)
Travel + Leisure

4 Wearable Travel Gadgets That'll Seriously Change Your Trip

Travel + Leisure | May 21, 2015 | Travel
Apple's first smartwatch lets you pay for coffee, get directions, hail a taxi, and more. Best practice: Use it to put boarding passes on your wrist via Passbook or as your room key at Starwood hotels.
Architectural Digest

5 Hauntingly Awesome Prisons-Turned-Hotels

Architectural Digest | May 21, 2015 | Travel
AD surveys the most stunning hotels that were once meant for criminals. Completed in 1851, the Charles Street Jail served as a county lockup for more than a hundred years, housing prisoners such as Malcolm X and former Boston mayor James Michael Curley.
Maika Koehl

How to Climb Your Way out of Mediocrity

Maika Koehl | May 21, 2015 | Travel
"Kilimanjaro." The five syllables were bulky and unfamiliar, but slinked off of my tongue as if eager to escape my oily lips.
Architectural Digest

10 Beautiful Reasons To Visit Detroit NOW

Architectural Digest | May 21, 2015 | Travel
As inventive restaurants, sleek hotels, and forward-thinking galleries pop up among restored architectural landmarks, Detroit brims with excitement and optimism.
Jeanine Barone

A Land Where Writers Are Revered

Jeanine Barone | May 21, 2015 | Travel
In the beginning, there existed an island -- uninhabited but for the Arctic fox -- sculpted by snow and ice, wind, water, and fire. This wild, windswept land had no name, until settlers arrived in the 10th century, and made this place their home.
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