Kasey Lapp

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Traveling Is the Hardest Therapy I've Ever Had

<i>Some of them are jealous. Others tell me I'm lucky. Optimists say that my life is a dream. Realists say that I should have different ambitions. I am told that I am brave, that I shouldn't travel while I have debts. They say a big bunch of blah, blah. I would love to tell you that my life is a</i> …

24 incredible underground attractions to visit in your lifetime

While some are man-made constructions, others are fascinating natural wonders that have been formed over the course of thousands of years.<p>We've put together a list of 24 subterranean attractions to visit in your lifetime, from a 10,000-year-old cave in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, to a town that built …

How to Beat Jet Lag

Frequent travelers, it’s time to conquer our worst enemy: jet lag.<p>While there’s no easy way to completely beat jet lag, there are several steps you …

Bucket list? Zzzz. But this list of 25 spots -- from caves to critters to Cuba -- crackles with energy

You won't find India's Taj Mahal or San Francisco's Alcatraz on Smithsonian magazine's list of 25 top new places to travel in its September issue. It approaches destinations as a place to learn and experience rather than just snap a photo.<p>Smithsonian calls it a life list -- more about living than …

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Lessons Learned From Lost Luggage: How to Cope With Traveling Mishaps

Everything happens for a reason. Right? Well, that's the motto I live by. It may or may not be true for you, but it works for me. It helps me put things into perspective and see everything in life as a learning opportunity.<p>I went on an international cruise with my family not too long ago. There …

How to piss off someone from England

1. Fail to know how to make a proper cuppa.<p>Tea does not come with hot milk. Why on earth is that so difficult to understand?<p>2. Fail to buy your round.<p>…

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This abandoned Chinese island shows what the world might look like without humans

Shengshan Island is a completely abandoned island town in Eastern China — and it was captured on video by a visitor. All of the structures are still standing, now covered by ivy and other foliage. The island was once a bustling fishing village that was abandoned after its inhabitants discovered …

All-American Adventures in Wonderlands

Don’t just see the world, seize it. From paragliding the Grand Tetons to cave exploring in Kentucky, these six wild adventures in the U.S. turn vacations into calls to action.<p><b>> Descend Into Mammoth Cave</b><p>Kentucky’s <b>Mammoth Cave</b>, the longest known cave system in the world, boasts chambers big enough to …

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7 Must-See Locales in Portland, Oregon

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>Portland, Oregon has a reputation for being unique, hip and a little bit weird. There's enough to see for an exciting day trip or week-long vacation, but no trip is complete without experiencing at least one of these seven must-see places in the City of Roses.<p>1. Tom …