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Deena Milgram

My Computer Was Slowly Killing Me

Deena Milgram | May 23, 2016 | Travel
I've been traveling the world continuously for a few years now, and I set up a non-traditional work station wherever I am. It can be in the kitchen of our new digs, in the din of a chaotic café in Medellin, in a bustling pub in Whangarei or even on a beach.
Rick Steves

Floodlit Paris Uber Tour Lets the Party Roll On

Rick Steves | May 23, 2016 | Travel
I'm all about providing travel tips, and this video clip shows you one of my all-time favorites: hire a taxi after dinner for your own private, tailor-made tour of a floodlit Paris.
Liz Cleland

7 Ways to Enjoy Miami

Liz Cleland | May 23, 2016 | Travel
Spanning for two plus miles along Miami southeastern tip, this stretch of beach is graced with turquoise waves and white sand. Northerners like myself flock to it as an escape from the harsh winter weather. There are many things to see, experience, taste and enjoy whilst here!
National Trust for Historic Preservation

America's Top Main Streets for 2016

National Trust for Historic Preservation | May 23, 2016 | Travel
By National Main Street Center The National Main Street Center Reveals Its 2016 Great American Main Street Award Winners The National Main Street Center announced today that Audubon Park in Orlando, Fla., Dahlonega, Ga. and Shaw District in Washington, D.C. have...
Mona Shadia

EgyptAir: Blissful Memories and Prayers for Victims

Mona Shadia | May 23, 2016 | Travel
My first plane ride was on EgyptAir nearly 18 years ago was with my mom and sister, coming to America.
Kim Kalicky

Falling Waters, Bar Harbor, Maine

Kim Kalicky | May 23, 2016 | Travel
Bar Harbor, one of our favorite places, seemed a good choice. We talk about possibly retiring to Bar Harbor -- him a park ranger at Acadia, me, the owner of an adorable café/bookshop where the author is on the premises. Sherman's might enjoy a bit of a facelift.
Rick Steves

A Fun Dining Discovery in Dinan

Rick Steves | May 23, 2016 | Travel
When researching our guidebooks for the best-value restaurants, the last thing I want to do is follow the crowd to a top listing on a crowd-sourcing website. My co-author Steve Smith and I get recommendations from locals we trust -- locals who know what works for tourists in their...
Rick Steves

Mont St-Michel Is an Island Once More

Rick Steves | May 23, 2016 | Travel
It's great to get back to Mont St-Michel to celebrate the long-awaited new bridge connecting it to the mainland. The previous causeway, built more than a century ago to let pilgrims reach the abbey regardless of the tide, altered the bay's water circulation and caused the mud flats...
Kelly Payne

Why I Love Long Flights

Kelly Payne | May 23, 2016 | Travel
So many people seem to hate flying, especially on long flights. I've seen a lot of articles lately on how to "survive" a long plane ride. And... I feel you. I can see why people would think that way. But I'm over here, like "10 hour flight?? Oh heck yes! Two hour layover?? Don't mind if I do!"
Melinda Parrish

Just Say 'No' to the Beach Body Craze

Melinda Parrish | May 23, 2016 | Women
Your body is perfect, just as it is. You don't need to lose weight, or tighten up your tummy, or pop out your butt in order to have a perfect beach body. You already have the perfect beach body. You are divine, feminine perfection.
Travel + Leisure

Is Memphis the Next Hot Southern City?

Travel + Leisure | May 23, 2016 | Travel
Photo: Michael Turek If I learned anything about Memphis in the years since attending college there, it was that the city was famously unchanging. Known almost exclusively for fall-off-the-bone ribs and smoky blues clubs on Beale Street, the Tennessee river city was...
Travel + Leisure

Here's How to Experience Disney World Without Buying Park Tickets

Travel + Leisure | May 23, 2016 | Travel
Photo: The Walt Disney Company With the recent ticket increase and upcharges introduced at Walt Disney World, it seems more expensive than ever to hop between Magic Kingdom and Epcot or be among the first to experience Animal Kingdom...
Quora

What One Man Learned From Traveling To Every Country in the World

Quora | May 23, 2016 | Travel
These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answers by Chris Guillebeau, Author of Born for This, Visited Every Country in the World, on Quora. Q: How does...
Travel + Leisure

47 First-Look Photos Inside Shanghai Disney

Travel + Leisure | May 23, 2016 | Travel
Photo: Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images While we've gotten glimpses and heard rumblings about the upcoming Shanghai Disney, the opening is still a month away. But, a few lucky people were able to explore the park early and, lucky for...
GOBankingRates

7 Money-Saving Tips for Your Summer Road Trip

GOBankingRates | May 23, 2016 | Travel
By Charlene Oldham, Contributor 2016 will be a record-setting year for gasoline consumption and total miles traveled thanks, in part, to fuel prices that are at their lowest levels since 2009, according to figures from AAA. You can save money on your summer road...
Colleen Fogerty

Why I Need a Career Break at Age 23

Colleen Fogerty | May 23, 2016 | College
We spend the first 18 years of our life learning English, math, science and history. Once we know how to write in MLA format and long divide, we're expected to have the tools to select the best path to lead us to our dream career.
How Far From Home

We Traveled the World -- And Took Funny Animal Mugshots Along the Way

How Far From Home | May 23, 2016 | Travel
Here are a few close up "mugshots" of some of the friends we made along the way.
Laurel Moll

What I Learned From My Romantic Vacation Alone

Laurel Moll | May 23, 2016 | Travel
Don't get me wrong, I love to travel with friends, family, or with a lover, but I am so happy I experienced a solo trip, and I'll definitely do it again (though next time I'll probably pick a spot that's less packed with honeymooners).
Travel + Leisure

The Scientific Reason You Should Take a Beach Vacation

Travel + Leisure | May 23, 2016 | Travel
You probably already know that a beach vacation is relaxing, but now there's a scientific reason you should be booking an oceanside escape.
Rajan Thapaliya

Where Was Buddha Born?

Rajan Thapaliya | May 23, 2016 | Travel
The word "Buddha" means a person who has personally been able to perceive the ultimate truth. Buddha was considered "Siddhartha Gautam" before being recognized as the enlightened being. Most of the historians agree that his lifetime was between 563B.C. to 483B.C.
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