Carol Smith

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This Tiny Home On A Trailer Is Styled After Famous Wisconsin Vacation Cottages: the new Escape Traveler

The Escape Traveler – a tiny home on trailer – is designed to look like “prairie style” cottages at the famous couples only Canoe Bay Resort in …

Clever Ways To Fit Beds In Small Rooms

The best money saving travel apps

<i>Chris Guillebeau is a writer, world traveler, entrepreneur, and lifelong learner. To learn more travel hacking tips and tricks,</i> <i>watch Chris’ workshop on creativeLIVE</i><i>. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisGuillebeau.</i><p>You don’t make it to every country in the world without learning a thing or two about how to …

Easy dinner recipes: 25 ways to use rotisserie chicken

Looking for an easy dinner idea? It doesn't get much simpler than the rotisserie chicken you can find at the market. They're perfect served on their own but also work well in many familiar dishes. Best of all? You can get dinner on the table in about an hour or less, and without a lot of stress.<p>I …

Walking to Petra: 7 Pillars of Beauty

Rated among the 15 best treks in the world by National Geographic, one anticipates a great deal in walking across southern Jordan to Petra. Seven reasons why this section of the Abraham Path still exceeds anyone's expectations.<p><b>1. Descending Wadi Dana</b><p>On the King's Highway towards Dana village there …

Hiking

Is Your Chocolate Real? Cacao vs Cocoa: What You Need To Know...

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

10 Best New Beach Hotels for Winter 2014-15

If you need a break from gift shopping and holiday parties, this is a perfect time to start planning a beach getaway. While we all have our favorite tropical destinations, it could be time to consider going somewhere new. The 2014-2015 beach season is offering a wide variety of new beach hotels …

Key West

Croatia: Explore This Beautiful Country's Dalmatian Coast

By Gigi Griffis, InternationalLiving.com<p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and retire better overseas.</i><p>Photo: Steenie Harvey, InternationalLiving.com<p>The scene is like something out of a dream: The sea …

European Travel

Travel Well for Less: How to Save on Accommodations

Ever wonder why someone else always seems to get a better deal for their hotel or travel accommodation than you do? Well, there are lots of ways to score discounted (or even free) accommodations these days. We've done it ourselves in both our personal travel and for our work for International …

Tourism

Idealist

Volunteer and internship work abroad: International humanitarian, environmental and professional programs with ELI

Featured Programs<p>Whether you're a pre-med, med-student, nurse or doctor, international opportunities abound.<p>Read why Dublin is such a great place to …

What Am I Entitled To When My Flight Goes Wrong?

<i>A:</i><p>As airlines pack more passengers than ever onto each plane, a single storm can reverberate through the system—leaving flyers stranded as agents scramble to find ever-rarer empty seats on later flights. But you aren't entirely at the mercy of the airlines. Should your itinerary be delayed, …

Flying

Luther Belden Inc.

As many of you know we lost one of the greats October 12, 2014 when Gordon 'Flash ' Williams took his final tractor ride. Flash and Mary had a copy …

How to Get the Best Deals on Airline Tickets

Airlines

This is the Best Thai Food Outside of Thailand

I’ve left pieces of my heart in many places around the world: New York, Paris, Stockholm, and Hong Kong to name a few. But no place has a bigger …

South-east Asia

Are you a Traveler or a Tourist?

If you dream of setting foot on distant shores, of strolling beneath foreign stars or if you can't wait to pack a bag and leave behind the familiar and the comfortable, then you, kindred soul, are a traveler.<p>There are bits of me all over the world; nail clippings in Taiwan, hair in Oman and skin …

Travel

The Best Time To Book A Plane Ticket, According To A New Study

Ever wondered if there’s a magic number of days before a flight when tickets are at their cheapest? Science has an answer for that.<p>Fifty-four days before takeoff is, on average, when flights within the continental U.S. are at their absolute lowest price. And if you don’t hit 54 days on the head, …

6 Ways To Travel Around Europe On The Cheap

After studying in London for a semester, I know that traveling on a budget in Europe is not always easy.<p>According to an article in USA Today, one week in Europe costs approximately $2,000 (plus airfare) per couple, and that's if you stay in just one city for your whole trip.<p>It is, however, possible …

Air Travel

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

National Parks

15 fantastic U.S. bike trails

You don't have to be an avid cyclist to appreciate an impeccable bike path. Even if you only ever touch a bike while on vacation, there's no denying the enjoyment that comes with cycling along a scenic route.<p>From paved seaside paths to rocky mountain routes, the U.S. is home to more than 40,000 …

Into the Wild: 10 of the World's Most Remote Hotels

One way to up the ante for your next vacation? Pick an uber-remote destination. A remote locale of course means some extra time spent traveling, but …

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …