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30 Lessons I've Learned in 30 Years

My healthy observations over the past 30 years of life. About your body, eating, work and living your dreams.<p>Some I practice daily and others I've only recently discovered. I'm certainly no saint, though I've learned a thing or two...<p>I hope for this list to inspire, entertain and maybe even …

Artist Paints Stunning Seaside Murals While Balancing On A Surfboard

Hawaii-born painter and street artist Sean Yoro (a.k.a. Hula) has created a stunning series of street art murals depicting women emerging from the …

40 Unforgettable Experiences to Have in Vietnam

<i>Cruising around Halong Bay</i><p>From must-do activities like cruising around Halong Bay or crawling through the Cu Chi Tunnels to brag-worthy feats like drinking snake wine or scuba diving in the South China Sea, here are 40 unforgettable experiences to have in Vietnam. See how many you can check off on …

Vietnam

Family Time: 5 Cool Places to Sleep

The family vacation, like the concept of family itself, has evolved. No matter who you’re traveling with, here are five intriguing and unusual places to lay your head that are bound to please everyone in your brood.<p>> Glass Igloos<p><b>Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort (Finland)</b><p>No night-lights or tech toys …

8 Cheesy Love Quotes You’ll Swoon Over without Shame

For your inner hopeless romantic

10 Underrated Travel Destinations in Europe.

By College Tourist - Author, Alex Mathews, Davidson College.<p>If you want to branch out from the major European destinations while abroad, check out this list to add some great cities to your travel bucket list.<p>Chances are, when you studied abroad in Europe, you made sure to visit cities like London, …

European Travel

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

Drawing

Europe's 11 Most Underrated Small Cities

<i>By: Gianni Jaccoma</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/micagoto</i><p>Say "Europe," and informed Americans will think of "The Final Countdown." Because informed Americans love '80s arena rock. Everyone else will likely envision London, Paris or Rome. But there's a lot more to the continent than its mega-cities. Specifically, …

European Travel

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

8 Simple Ways to Be More in the Moment When You Travel

<b>1. Don't make comparisons.</b><p>Whether you travel often or only occasionally, it's far too easy to compare your current situation to one from the past. The pebbly shore off the Promenade des Anglais in Nice instantly makes you long for the black sand beaches you frolicked on in Santorini. The Pad Thai …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

European Travel

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Make My Day: locals' tips for London and San Francisco

In the world's greatest cities, there need never be a dull moment. When it comes to finding things to do, the possibilities are practically endless — so which do you choose?<p>Inspired by our new Make My Day city guides, which help travellers mix and match brilliant ideas for mornings, afternoons and …

14 Adventures to Add to Your Bucket List ASAP

<i>Photo: Michael Matti</i><p>You've probably started a list already and spent countless hours behind your computer daydreaming...but here are a few of our favorites that you might want to take a look at.<p>1. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia<p>Hike through Croatia's largest National Park to a series of …

Hiking

Get Lost in Morocco

Lost in the maze of Marrakech, I pause for a moment to try to get my bearings. It's a mistake. Two young Moroccan men pounce on me and immediately strike up a friendly conversation.<p>"What are you looking for?"<p>"We can show you where to go."<p>The winding mass of little alleyways, lined with shops …

Time Travel

London street art tour at London Graffiti Tours

<b>Tour Title: 3 Hour London Street Art Walking Tour</b><p>3 hour tours operate only on Saturdays and Sundays. If you would like a tour Monday - Friday there …

Streetwear

The Mind-Bending Photoshop Creations of Photographer Caras Ionut

Caras Ionut is one of those rare photographer/photoshopper hybrids whose work stands head and shoulders above even some of the best retouchers. Some of his images tend towards the realistic, others towards the fantastic, but all of them display a skill with both a camera and post-processing …

Hammock Tents Will Have You Sleeping In The Heavens

If you love sleeping under the stars but hate the discomfort of traditional tents, we have two words that will change the way you do the outdoors: Hammock. Tents.<p>Imagine falling asleep suspended over the rugged earth and <i>not</i> directly on it. Yep. Champion levels of outdoor relaxation …

Camping

Where to Travel for the Long Summer Vacation

<b>It's time to start planning your summer break, but make sure you head to the season's best spots.</b><p><b>1. INDONESIA</b><p><b>For Island Hopping</b> While the monsoon season passes through much of Southeast Asia during the northern hemisphere's summer months, it's actually the driest time of year in Indonesia, with …

National Parks

6 Destinations You Should Visit In Ireland, As Recommended By The Actual Irish

Chances are, Dublin, Galway or even Cork immediately come to mind when considering places to visit in Ireland. And those places are undoubtedly lovely, but what about the other, more unknown spots around the Emerald Isle?<p>Based on travel data collected by our friends at Booking.com, we were able to …

Ireland

5 Reasons to Visit Myanmar in 2015

Myanmar (formerly Burma) is authentic, affordable and remarkable, and it should be added to your travel bucket list.<p>Called "The Golden Land" thanks to the thousands of gilded pagodas scattered around the country, Myanmar today is similar to what Thailand was like 25 years ago -- before shopping …

Airports

‘Inkteraction’, Humorous Photos of an Artist Fighting With His Own Character Drawings

In his whimsical photo series <i>Inkteraction</i>, artist Alex Solis (previously) depicts himself fighting with his own character drawings. Solis posts his …

Pictures of the Week 2.5.15

Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's name means "single …

European Travel

These Beautiful Caribbean Beaches Will Make You Hate Winter Even More

<i>Rum Point Beach in Grand Cayman is a quiet alternative. - Photo by SIME / eStockPhoto</i><p>Chances are, there’s one “must-do” on your Caribbean cruise, and that’s … to hit the beach. Good thing there are plenty of gorgeous strands throughout the islands. Here, our favorite picks in the top 15 ports:<p><b>1.</b> …

Caribbean

10 Most Beautiful Fountains in the World

Fountains were originally purely functional, connected to springs or aqueducts and used to provide drinking water and water for bathing and washing to the residents of cities, towns and villages. Until the late 19th century most fountains operated by gravity, and needed a source of water higher …

15 Best Beach Getaways for 2015

No two beach vacations are exactly the same. Some travelers want sun during the day, and a trendy, urban scene to explore by night; others want deserted islands offering peace and quiet. Fortunately, there's no shortage of stunning beaches around the world to choose from, but which ones are the …

Buenos Aires

Your European Vacation Just Got Cheaper: 8 Ways to Explore a Now-Cheaper Europe

<i>Enjoy Europe for less now!</i><p>You know what's the best thing when you're a budget-conscious traveler? When something happens that makes your entire trip cheaper, without you having to change a single thing on your itinerary. That something, in this case, is a steep drop in the value of the euro, making …

European Travel

Dublin Insider Tips | Get Off the Beaten Track with Local Tips

Things to Do in Dublin Discover Dublin's top attractions and activities...<p>Dublin: An Aquatic Adventure Landlubbers and waterbabies, there is fun ahoy …

Ireland