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Road Trip: 10 Must-See Spots From Salt Lake City to San Diego

Since its creation, Interstate 15 has been promoted as a scenic highway, and it’s one of the nation’s longest north-south transcontinental highways, …

Quirky Discipline Rules That Work

Tired of nagging and scolding? Try these 7 surprising solutions.<p>Shutterstock<p>I've made a lot of bad rules in the decade I've been a mom, from …

5 Awesomely Easy Landscaping Projects

It’s your yard — yours to do with as you wish. And while that’s great, that doesn’t mean you have to be one of those people who spends every spare …

Landscaping

These 2-Ingredient Ice Cream Recipes Are So Simple. No Machine, No Churning Required.

The only downfall to ice cream is that it is ridiculously high in sugar, fat and everything else we're supposed to be staying away from. But it's also insanely delicious, super refreshing on a hot day, and pretty much the best dessert option around. That's why it's time to fully embrace the banana …

Ice Cream

Computing the optimal road trip across Europe

As a follow-up to my post about computing optimal road trips across the U.S., I thought it’d be fun to make a road trip map for Europe as well. If …

European Travel

New York City With Kids: Free or Very Cheap

Living in New York City with kids isn't easy, but visiting my hometown with kids is an cinch. Really. Here are some of the best free or super cheap things families can do while visiting New York.<p><b>Sony Wonder Technology Lab.</b> This is free for all ages, but you must make advanced reservations by …

New York City

10 of the Most Colorful Places in the U.S.

We've shown you the world's most colorful places. But wait until you see these ten bright, beautiful spots right here in the U.S. of A.<p><b>Skagit Valley, Washington</b><p>The state's annual tulip festival takes place during the month of April--and gives the Dutch some serious competition. <b>View</b> …

Panoramic Photography

13 Signs You're a Basic Tourist

<i>By Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com</i><p>If you read the Internet at all these days -- and since you're reading this article, we know you do -- it's pretty much impossible to avoid people who've been derisively labeled as "basic." Usually, it's the result of their penchant for bad reality TV, …

Reality TV

10 Amazing Day Trips You Can Take From London

<b>By Alex Mathews, Davidson College</b><p><b>It's important (and easy) to travel around England when studying abroad in London.</b><p>Studying abroad in London is great: there are an infinite number of possibilities in such a massive city. It can be amazing but it can also be overwhelming, and sometimes you just need …

England

Best of Travel: 16 More Things We Loved

Even if they didn’t snag the tippy-top spots on our 2015 Best of Travel list, these outstanding runners-up still deserve an award for being the best in their respective fields.<p>Want to see the wildlife of Uganda or ride a camel in the Sahara? The outfitters here have you covered. Seeking endless …

Adventure Travel

The Differences Between the Iconic Rides at Disneyland and Disney World

<i>Which rides or attractions that exist at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World are markedly better in one version or the other?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora</i> …

Walt Disney Company

America's 14 Best Small-Town Festivals

You may not know it, but some of the country's best festivals are held in small towns scattered throughout the U.S. Featuring a wide range of unique themes, and ranging in size and scope, these celebrations often include parades, entertainment, food, and plenty of special events. Make an effort to …

Travel

How One Couple Earns Money While They Travel Around The World

Now that he works from places like Berlin, Prague, Vietnam, and Amsterdam as he travels the world, he says things aren't much different — at least, things aren't much different for the clients.<p>For Chris and his wife, Danika, everything has changed.<p>"The fact that I'm sitting here in Berlin dealing …

San Francisco

9 Under-The-Radar Attractions In The U.S.

The Grand Canyon. The Statue of Liberty. Mount Rushmore. These iconic tourist attractions are definitely on everyone's must-see list, but there are also a number of hidden gems throughout the country that often go unnoticed. From a ride through the mountains of Nevada on a railway dating back 100 …

National Parks
Argentina

Belarus: Travels in One of Europe's Least-Traveled Countries

When you enter a country often hyped in international media as a draconian dictatorship, it's hard to know what to expect. I felt a tad nervous when traveling to Brest, Belarus from the tiny border town of Terespol, Poland by train. Even for my Polish friends, Belarus -- a landlocked country of …

Russia

The Most Interesting Cities in America

Some places stay with you long after you are gone. While they may not necessarily have the most pleasant weather or the best food, they've got something else, a certain indefinable quality that makes them hard to forget. They're full of adventure waiting to happen, and secrets waiting to be …

San Francisco

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