Pieter Mergan

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The coolest places in NYC right now

In a city as big and overwhelming as Gotham, you might be struggling to find the absolute coolest places in NYC. Well, you’ve come to the right …

Long Island

It’s Cheap Flights Season — Here Are Some Insane Deals You Can Book Right Now

It may be hard to accept, but the truth is that travel doesn’t have to be more expensive than life at home. It can even be <i>less</i> expensive, depending on where you go and when. You spend money everyday at home, don’t you? That cash could easily be spent seeing someplace new. Yet, cost is often cited …

San Francisco

23 Romantic Love Quotes That Instantly Make You Think of Someone Special

Though it may seem like the language of love is slowly getting killed by texting, all you need is a few reminders that romance is still out there. We looked to Instagram to find beautiful love quotes that will make your heart swell. You might recognize a few or discover your newest favorite, but …

10 Things You Must Do When Visiting the Florida Keys

In 1513, Juan Ponce de Leon and his crew set sail in search of the elusive Fountain of Youth. As you may have guessed, they didn't find forever …

Dominica, the hidden jewel of the Caribbean

When Anthony Trollope sailed through the Caribbean in 1856 he declared Dominica to be “the most picturesque of all the islands,” and noted down “an ardent desire to be off and rambling among those green mountains.”<p>Sadly his schedule didn’t permit this, but it’s precisely why I’ve landed on this …

Travel

6 Ways Dominica Will Surprise You

Many Americans and Europeans head to the Caribbean when they need some R&R. And don’t get me wrong—I love St. Barths, the Bahamas, Barbados, and the …

Caribbean

Nature Bucket List in Dominica

Dominica is known as the Nature Island. It is a trailhead to adventure and discovery. It is volcanic peaks, sparking waterfalls, boiling waters, …

Hiking

The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

Motivation

The US Virgin Islands Will Give You Money To Visit in 2017

🚨 This is not a drill. 🚨<p>When daydreaming about your life next year, are you envisioning yourself lounging on a beach with the wind in your hair and some sort of fruity tropical drink right beside you? No? Well, YOU SHOULD. Because in 2017, the US Virgin Islands will *pay you* to take a vacation …

US Virgin Islands

8 Apps Everyone with Wanderlust Needs to Download ASAP

The days are short and the world is wide, my friends—there's so much to see out there and seemingly so little time to do it, which is perhaps why …

Apps

5 Tech Hacks That Will Save You a Bundle on Airfare

We all love to complain about airlines and their never-ending efforts to find new, clever, and incredibly annoying ways to squeeze every penny out of …

Airplanes

Guide to Bali: What to pack and where to shop

<b>Lindy Klim</b><p><b>Where to shop for clothes:</b> Seminyak is the best place to shop for clothes in Bali. Bali Boat Shed is at the top of my list! <b><br>Where to shop</b> …

7 Unexpectedly Affordable Beach Getaways Around the World

You might think that sunning and sipping the hours away in an exotic beach destination will forever be out of your budget. But it doesn’t have to be …

Asia Travel

5 Detox Diet Myths And Tips From People Who Cleaned Up Their Diets The Healthier Way

Sonya heard about detox diets from her yoga teacher. Sarah got the tip at a health food store. Kendell's real estate agent urged her to try one. All …

Meet the Former Banker Who Is Helping Millennial Men Step Up Their Shoe Game

When Evan Fript finished up his Master’s degree in finance, he made the natural transition into investment banking. But after a few years on Wall …

17 Subtle Pieces Of Jewelry That Are Effortlessly Chic

Big isn't always better.<p>Delicate jewelry is having a moment. Don’t get us wrong: we love a good statement piece, but there’s something about dainty jewelry that just sets our hearts aflutter. It’s polished, it’s versatile, and it’s sophisticated.<p>We’ve rounded up 17 lovely pieces of delicate jewelry …

The Absolute Best Travel Deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The problem with spotting the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel deals is that a lot of them are medium-sized discounts on really expensive …

Revealed: The 20 cheapest European cities for an autumn break

Revealed: where millennials want to go on holiday

Bathing in the Blue Lagoon of Iceland is the most coveted travel expereince amongst millennials (those born between the early Eighties and early 2000s), according to a new survey.<p>The top ranking of the country, known for its otherworldly glacial landscape, should come as no surprise; Iceland has …

Costa Rica

Everything you should eat when you’re sick to feel better ASAP

The medicine cabinet can provide quick relief when you’re suddenly slammed with a nasty cold or a pounding headache, but healing and long-term health …

Wellness

NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home

Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while being an effective way to purify the air.<p>NASA hardly seems like the organization that would …

12 Coolest Neighborhoods in the World

A ton of street art, quirky cafés and an underground club scene are just some of the hallmarks of a 'cool' neighborhood. In other words, we're …

My Favourite Countries to Travel

As a perpetual traveller, you start to become a bit of a snob. Well, in my case, you become a massive snob. Questions that would tickle you silly by …

13 Reasons To Get To Nicaragua Before Everyone Discovers It

Ahh, Central America. While most travelers spend their time plotting escapes to Europe or Southeast Asia, this little nugget sits unassumingly right under their noses (literally -- it's pretty much directly south, and a shorter flight than you'd think).<p>And Nicaragua may just be the best nation in …

Guatemala. Who Knew?

Lake Atitlan in Guatemala was a place I had always longed to visit. In images, majestic volcanoes rise from the edge of inky waters; the lake appears mysterious, haunting. The deepest lake in Central America, Atitlan had been described by friends as a vortex, a portal, the bellybutton of Mayan …

Central America

Our Expert Guide for Newbies to Costa Rica's Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio, a small peninsula on the Pacific coast side of Costa Rica, is one of the most visited and biologically diverse areas in the country. …

Central America

The 10 Best Beach Hotels in Costa Rica

If you're heading to Costa Rica, you'll likely want to spend some time on those gorgeous beaches. Whether on the Pacific or Caribbean side, hotels …

Central America

10 Amazing Things to Do in... Uruguay

Rent a beach house and ride a wave<p>Every Christmas and New Year the pop-up restaurant scene in La Pedrera gets better and better and what better way …

Ultimate List of the Best Hotels in Cuba - Havana and All Inclusive Resorts

After defrosting the chilly relations between America and Cuba, this Caribbean island nation has then shifted into a booming tourism spot, with …

Cuba

A Mother-Daughter Road Trip up the California Coast

Photo by Jenny Miller<p>Roses and Spanish colonial architecture—this must be Santa Barbara.<p>Here’s how one writer took her mom on a multi-day, 963-mile …

San Luis Obispo