Kristen Jolly

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Ugly American Sentiment Abroad by Rick Steves

By Rick Steves<p>Many Americans' trips suffer because they are treated like Ugly Americans. Those who are treated like Ugly Americans are treated that …

Ghost Stories: Vietnamese Refugees Wrestle With Memory in a New Book by the Author of ‘The Sympathizer’

<b>THE REFUGEES</b><br>By Viet Thanh Nguyen<br>209 pp. Grove Press. $25.<p>Fiction supposedly “gives voice” to its characters, but what can it do for those who would rather not speak? In Viet Thanh Nguyen’s superb new collection, “The Refugees,” men and women displaced from wartime Saigon and resettled in California …

Books

9 Overrated Classic Novels — And Which Books To Read Instead

I still have nightmares about trying to read <i>Moby Dick</i> for a college literature class. Seriously, that book is <i>my</i> great whale. Despite many (many!<i>)</i> …

50 Books Every Woman Should Read Before She Turns 40

Consider this your life's library.<p>This list celebrates female writers who wrote coming-of-age classics as well as modern page-turners. They've won awards, provoked discussion, and ultimately their work has become cherished favorites on the bookshelves of many.

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

Apps

92-year-old photography doyenne found her focus in fleeing the Nazis

LONDON — In a remarkable career spanning over seven decades, renowned British photographer Dorothy Bohm’s motivation to capture a person, place, or …

Discover the Unsung American Female Photographers of the Past Century

Alice Austen (1866–1952)A Self-taught photographer born on Staten Island best known for her documentary images of New Yo<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Alice …

Feminism

Resource Travel’s Top 10 Travel Photos of the Week

<i>Editor’s Note – Michael Bonocore is the Editor in Chief for Resource Travel, a new division of Resource Magazine. Resource Travel is dedicated to</i> …

Top 10

The Last Gasps of Texas German

Nearly 15 years ago at a diner in Texas, linguistics professor Hans Boas recognized a dialect of German he'd never heard before. It was Texas German. In a few decades, it will be extinct.<p>In 2001, Hans Boas was eating lunch in a diner deep in Central Texas. A couple of tables over, he heard a group …

10 European Festivals & Events You Can't Miss This Fall

<i>Image by Gerard Reyes</i><p>Just because summer is over doesn't mean you have to say goodbye to festival season. For travelers and students visiting Europe we have put together a round-up of this fall's best music and art festivals. Cities like Paris, Berlin, Barcelona and Istanbul are bursting with …

5 Easy Exercises to Lose Belly Fat Quickly For Women.

Belly fat is a common problem for women. Female hormones cause women to carry more fat around the pelvic area. This is great for pregnancy, but not …

Your First Step Into The Great Outdoors

How I Make Money as a Travel Photographer in 2015

Long gone are the days in which being a travel photographer simply meant you shot photography for a certain travel magazine or newspaper. The world …

6 reasons photography tourism is for you

Throw away the guidebooks and bask in the beauty of the world, spend time understanding the locals and capture fleeting moments of sheer spontaneity …

6 Simple Ways to Hang Art

Six fuss-free ways to display art (trip to framing store not required).<p>Above: The Moebe Frame, designed by Copenhagen design collaborative Moebe, …

Framing