Lauren Buckley

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5 Ways To Increase The Serotonin In Your Brain

<i>Serotonin acts as a neurotransmitter, a type of chemical that helps relay signals from one area of the brain to another…it is believed to influence a</i> …

How to explore the world's greatest archipelagos

Readers share their tips on exploring the world's archipelagos.<p>This week's winning entry<p><b>Escape from modern living</b><p>Inspired by your article in Discover, we explored Palawan and the surrounding islands on the only sailing paraw [outrigger] in the Philippines. This is as remote as travel gets. …

100+ Inspiring Mudrooms and Entryways

[tps_header]<p>100+ Inspiring Mudrooms and Entryways<p>Entryways and mudrooms are a small portion of a home, but can have such a HUGE impact. That small …

7 Affordable Countries to Travel to This Year

We all have excuses for not traveling. This year, though, cost is less of a factor.<p>The reason: The U.S. dollar is at its strongest in more than a …

South America

National Geographic Travel

13 essential items to bring on your next road trip

Google Maps

Study Finds That Chronic Stress Really Does Spread Cancer in The Body

Stress is a b*tch.<p>When mice are exposed to chronic, ongoing stress, their lymphatic systems undergo physical changes that make it quicker and easier …

Cancer

Here's the Best Time to Book a Plane Ticket

Remember this number to get a deal worth bragging about.<p>If you're in midst of planning a romantic getaway (or, let's be honest, non-exciting plans to go see the in-laws when the kids are out of school), you might wanna consider putting this magic number in your iCalendar right now: 54.<p>Why 54, you …

Dogs Don’t Give Up. Neither Should We.

The Airedale was under the ice for nearly an hour. The frenzied rescue attempt always seemed crazy—until last week.<p>I have a brother, Tom Tollefson, …

Smoky Mountains National Park; Gorgeous and Plenty to Do

Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the most visited parks in the United States. It is found in both North Carolina and Tennessee and is famous …

The Best National Park for Every Type of Traveler

Grand Teton has some of the most rugged peaks and terrain in the country. Located only a few miles south of overly crowded Yellowstone, this park is …

Hiking

These spots are definitely THE things to do in Zion National Park

The State of Utah is the home of Zion National Park. This fantastic place has many things to do and see and is one of the top places to visit in the …

A 23rd-century tourist guide to the solar system (pictures)

Climbing Olympus Mons, Mars

Astronomy

The Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth: a trip to Australia through the middle of nowhere

Food and wine masterclasses, sky going on forever and the feeling of space you only get in the outback … this is a train journey you will never forget<p>You don’t take the 4,352 kilometre Indian Pacific Railway journey to get from Sydney to Perth (or vice versa). It’s a train you take to discover …

Australia

Gawk at these super gorgeous Instagram shots of Australia

Australia is a photogenic place, and these popular Instagram pics are certainly a testament to that.<p>These are nine of the most popular photos on the …

Family-friendly entertainment, gourmet dining and all-inclusive luxury: The world's best cruise ships revealed

• <b>Cruise Critic compiled the best cruise list winners from member votes</b>• <b><br>Norwegian Spirit, Oceania Riviera and Seven Seas Voyager scored highly</b>• <b><br>Categories</b> …

Europe's 28 best hidden seaside resorts

The world's least visited countries – have you been to any of them?

Great Barrier Reef

14 places in South-East Asia to see before it's too late

45 Of The Most Stunning Paradises In The World

<i>Ever wonder where the next paradise you should run off to is? These 45 travel bloggers have revealed their perfect place from all over the world. NOTE: If you have an extreme case of wanderlust, look away now! These places are beyond stunning!</i><p><b>New Zealand</b> - A Broken Backpack<p><i>"What if Paradise is in</i> …

National Parks

Sighing Is Actually a Life-Saving Reflex, And Scientists Have Found The Switch That Controls It

Here's why we all need to be sighing 12 times an hour.<p>Remember all those times your parents told you it was rude to sigh? Well, you can discount that …

Neuroscience

Here's What to Do if You Want to Quit Your Job and Travel

Or have a giant wedding, or any other majorly expensive goal!<p>We make a ton of small financial decisions every day. Do you buy a $10 salad for lunch or brown-bag it? Should you move out on your own or get a roommate? Your little decisions will be smarter (and stress you out less) if you set some …

The Most Romantic Islands in the World: Readers' Choice Awards

When it comes to romantic getaways, there's something infinitely appealing about the isolation and untouched beauty of an island. Whether you want a luxury resort for your honeymoon or a pristine beach for a last-minute Valentine's Day escape, you can't go wrong with these 20 destinations, voted …

East Africa

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

1 of 12<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>February: Honolulu<p>3 of 12<p>March: Buenos Aires<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>April: Chicago<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 12<p>May: …

Buenos Aires

12 unusual, strange and downright bizarre hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When it comes to travel, most of us usually look for hotels that are conveniently located, affordable and comfortable. But sometimes, we want something out of the ordinary.<p>Need inspiration? These 12 eccentric hotels highlighted by TripAdvisor provide an unforgettable sleep:<p>1. Inntel Hotel …

Costa Rica

National Geographic Travel

19 beautiful off-the-grid destinations that are actually worth the trek

We've put together a collection of 19 travel destinations that are harder to reach, but provide you with one-of-a-kind experiences and some of the world's most dramatic scenery.<p>From a hidden beach in Mexico to lakes nestled in the Sahara Desert, here are 19 off-the-grid destinations to add to your …

Hiking