Serafina Baronowski

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Decades Of Research Uncover How World Travel Makes You Smarter

When I decided to become self-employed four years ago, I thought I was climbing the biggest mountain of my life. Then, I went to Tanzania (to climb a …

South America

Flight Cabin Etiquette 101

A few rules from the pros on how to have an easy flight:<p>The downside is that people who are snotty and obnoxious on the ground are also snotty and obnoxious in the air. Worse, once you are on the plane, you can't get away from them. But if you think it's bad having to sit next to such a person, …

Into the Wild Islands of Alaska

Grizzly Man<p>Has anyone seen “Grizzly Man” — that documentary about that crazy dude that lives with the grizzly bears in Alaska? It was the first …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

This Is Exactly How Spring Break Evolves Throughout Your Life

Most of us think of spring break as a chaotic and debaucherous era of sleazy white T-shirts, empty Corona bottles, and memories that get forgotten before they're made.<p>But spring break hasn't always been that way. And nor will it always be. Over our lifetimes (assuming we have fabulous lifetimes …

5 Hospitality Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Malaysia Prime Minister Identifies 4 Trends Key to Tourism Growth

Four global and economic “megatrends” have been identified to catapult the national tourism industry further.<p>They are the creation of a global elite; …

B&Bs for getting into winter

This year we've all gotten way more winter than we probably want, and cabin fever seems rampant. So maybe getting out for some snow sports would be a great idea. To make that experience all the better, these rural bed-and-breakfast inns, all within 250 miles of Chicago, offer easy access to winter …

6 Easy Safe-Eating Tips I Wish I'd Known Before My Last Trip

In some corners of the world, one wrong sip can put a serious cramp in your travel plans. Try these common-sense steps to prevent—and bounce back …

Common Sense

4 reasons employers should hire travelers

FINDING WORK when you’re traveling can be difficult, as employers don’t like the idea of bringing in somebody they know isn’t sticking around. But …

Ten countries that deserve more tourists

The beaches may be beautiful and the coastline inviting, but you can understand why Tuvalu doesn’t get much through-traffic. It’s tiny for a start; one of the smallest nations in the world, and not much bigger than Vatican City. It’s also about as far from the beaten track as possible – right out …

The 10 Best Metal Albums of 2013

Inevitably, every “best of” list features some tiny–or not so tiny–bias from its compilers. Journalistic objectivity takes precedence, sure, but when …

Nat Geo Travel Staff’s 2014 Bucket List

The staff at National Geographic Travel is continually criss-crossing the globe to uncover the best and the brightest places, but we have travel wish lists just like everyone else.<p><b>Here’s where we want to go in 2014 and why:</b><p><b>> Iceland and Greenland</b><p>“I have a strange love for quiet, empty, ‘desolate’ …

HERE // HEAR celebrates moving bodies and curiosity about embodiment, moving voices and the thrill of deep listening.<p>by Jaren<p>My request is for funds …

A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

Home Decorating

Michigan Tech scientists build a $1,500 DIY metal 3D printer

More and more, it’s clear that 3D printers aren’t just for printing plastic. A team at Michigan Technological University announced Monday that it has …

Glass Beach Disappearing in Ft Bragg

Glass Beach is best viewed at low tide, and it is pocketed with tide pools where sea anemones rest among motley-colored pebbles. Photo by Travis Burke<p>…

More Londoners opting to live on boats 'is leading to overcrowding'

Up to 10,000 Londoners are opting to live on boats to avoid soaring rents and house prices in the capital, according to a report.<p>London assembly members said extra moorings were needed to support rising numbers of water dwelling residents, estimating that 10,000 people could be living on London's …

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