Amy Autry

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Ride the World's Most Terrifying Roller Coasters—If You Dare

To hard-core roller coaster enthusiasts, the pursuit of the thrill means hair-raising turns, multiple inversions, super-steep drops and negative …

Trains

Why Photographers Should Consider a Fluid Head for Their Tripod

Most still shooters use a ball head mount on their tripod, but photographer Hudson Henry wants you to reconsider. As he explains in the video above, …

A man who flew around the world for 3 months on less than $1,000 shares his best advice to save a fortune on airfare

After retiring at age 34, Brandon traveled around the world for three months, visiting 14 countries on four different continents — and he paid only $947.91 for his flights.<p>What's his secret to traveling so cheaply?<p>Frequent flyer miles, scored through free credit card signup bonuses.<p>Brandon, who …

Personal Finance

How to Book the Cheapest Flights (Based on Recent Travel Trends)

There’s a lot of conflicting travel advice online for finding the cheapest flights, and a lot of advice which is repeated so often it’s now general …

How I Turned $3,000 Into a Successful Fine Art Photo Business

About a year and half ago, after what seemed like a lifetime of living paycheck-to-paycheck (paying off student loans and other debts) my wife and I …

12 flight-booking hacks every traveler should know

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• We rounded up the best flight booking hacks from a Quora thread.<br>• Some tips include clearing your cookies before browsing, changing your IP address, booking early morning flights, and embracing layovers.</b><p>Every frequent traveler has their own tricks for booking the best and …

Hacking

11 awesome podcasts to kill off the dreaded dead time

“Work smarter, not harder” is often heard advice for entrepreneurs wishing to have at least one more hour in their day.<p>While I longed for the same, I also noticed I did actually have a lot of so called ‘dead time’ during my day. You know, commuting from point A to point B, or just one of those …

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

That's why we've rounded up 25 books by self-made billionaires. From the business insights of Bill Gates to the leadership lessons of Richard Branson, the wisdom collected in these pages extends far beyond the classroom.<p>Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words.

Ralph Lauren

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

National Parks

Fly-Along Companions Offer a Way for Older People to Travel

Janet Robertson, a documentary filmmaker in New York, helps look after her uncle, Vincent Fahey. He is nearly 87 and loves to travel.<p>But she can’t always accompany Uncle Vin, who needs some day-to-day assistance. So when he wanted to visit London this past spring, Ms. Robertson did what others have …

British Columbia

A woman who has traveled every 6 weeks of her professional life explains how she's made it possible

She based this pattern on the advice of a business coach she hired many years ago.<p>She and her husband "thought he was crazy at first, especially since we had just graduated from college with our doctorate degrees and in debt of college loans at $100,000 each," she told Business Insider in an …

Travel

This Blogger Visited All 7 Continents in 7 Years—Here's How You Can Too

Many of us dream of dropping everything and escaping from our quotidian lives in pursuit of far-off adventures, wherever the world calls us. British …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

European Travel

Palawan is Declared World’s Best Island Again, Followed by Boracay and Cebu

<i>Palawan / Photo by Travel and Leisure</i><p>It’s no surprise, but Palawan is once again declared by <i>Travel and Leisure</i> magazine as the world’s best island. …

Asia Travel

Train ride between Chicago and Milwaukee gets a retro twist

Most people take the trip from Chicago to Milwaukee as quickly and mindlessly as possible, whether zipping up Interstate 94 at 70 miles an hour — or, let's be honest, 70-plus miles an hour — or riding Amtrak or Megabus with eyes buried in an electronic device.<p>On July 16, the trip slows considerably.<p>…

Milwaukee

11 parenting podcasts worth checking out

<i>An earlier version of this post included a reference to “Making Dad” by Chip Dolce and Zach Anderson. One of the hosts recently left the podcast, and the listing has been removed.</i><p>Do you know how to use that little podcast app on your smartphone yet? It’s time. Podcasts are having a cultural moment, …

Parenting

9 Heavenly Honeymoon Ideas For Couples Who Want To Unplug On A Budget

Wedding planning is stressful. So if you're fortunate enough to go on a honeymoon after the big day, we recommend somewhere you can unplug and recharge.<p>The resorts below are travel agent-recommended and make it easy to disconnect -- plus, they come in under $500 a night.<p><b>1.</b> Rancho Santana in …

Canoeing

10 Ethical Travel Destinations Worth Exploring

Give back while kicking back.<p><i>Original article by Liz Shemaria for AFAR.</i><p><b><br>For more travel content from AFAR, check out:</b><p>* Get Lost: The World's Best Natural Escapes<p>* Digital Detox Around the World<p>* The Planet's Best Hot Springs<p>* 7 Wonders of the Natural World

Six Ways To Travel The World This Summer Without Spending A Dime

People offer a lot of reasons for not traveling more often, with lack of funds usually topping every list. At Uproxx, our basic argument is that traveling is more worthwhile than most of the other crap we spend our money on. Still, even though we firmly believe that travel is cheaper than most …

Great Depression

Hikari Yokoyama’s Trip to Florence Is a Lesson in Italian History and Style

“Across Art and Fashion” is the new exhibit at the Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, a title that could easily apply to Hikari Yokoyama’s recent trip to Florence, too. In town to fete the show’s launch, the London-based art consultant and Paddle8 cofounder took an expansive tour of the city’s rich art and …

Where rain forest meets seashore: In Costa Rica, do it all without breaking the bank

MANUEL ANTONIO, Costa Rica — It is one thing to go to the beach and watch a sea gull fly off with your bag of Doritos.<p>It is something else entirely …

The 5 best places in Austin for classes to express your creativity

Arts and crafts aren't just for tiny tots anymore. Peruse any bookstore in Austin and you are sure to find adult coloring books and sections devoted …

Texas

Must-Do Road Trips to Make Summer 2016 Unforgettable

Photo courtesy of Booking.com<p>There’s a palpable excitement that fills the air as summer approaches. The season promises long sunny days, …

48 Hours in Amsterdam: Fun Things To Do & Where To Stay!

A town most commonly known for its red light district and legal cannabis, any visit to Amsterdam’s beautiful streets and waterways will show it has …

10 Cool Things To Do In Amsterdam

Last month I finally visited Amsterdam for the first time. I’d avoided the city for years, thinking it couldn’t possibly live up to the hype. Boy was …

Super Tuscan Wines – Episode #701

Tuscan wine tours: the Birth of the Sangiovese Grape