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22 Postcard-perfect European Villages Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

Snaking cliff-top roads and a minuscule harbor have protected Tellaro from the wave of tourism that has swallowed other Ligurian seaside towns like …

European Travel

10 Savage Original Reviews Of Classic Works Of Literature

We’re so used to classic works of literature being put up on an intellectual pedestal that it’s hard to empathize with the critics who first …

Literature

Three Christians beheaded by Isil were Eritreans who were 'encouraged to leave Israel'

A group of 30 were killed by Islamic State earlier this week after either being shot or beheaded, Hotline for Refugees and Migrants claims<p>Three Christian men seen on a video being apparently executed by jihadists in <b>Libya</b> were Eritrean refugees who left Israel under its <b>draconian policy towards</b> …

On the Art of Living, or a Weekend in Paris

'Exister est un fait mais vivre est un art. [...] On apprend à vivre, comme on apprend à philosopher ou à faire la cuisine. Et le meilleur éducateur de la vie, c'est la vie elle-même et l'expérience qu'on peut en tirer.'- Frederic Lenoir'To exist is a fact, but to live is an art. [...] We learn to …

62 Unbreakable Rules All Dubliners Live By

Never, ever make eye contact on the LUAS red line.<p><b>1. Never, ever make eye contact with anyone on the LUAS red line.</b><p>2. And <i>always</i> allow for unexpected delays on the DART.<p><b>3. You're never too old to drink cans at the Pav.</b><p>4. It doesn't actually matter whether you went to Trinity or not.<p><b>5. You'll be in</b> …

Ireland

19 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting South Carolina

South Carolina is home to some of the most beautiful (and romantic) places in the U.S.<p>Lakes, beaches, mountains, forests -- South Carolina truly has everything you could want in a vacation destination. It <i>also</i> has the best barbecue in the South, better peaches than Georgia and more intense college …

This Gigantic Mural Is Promoting Marriage Equality In Ireland

Public art + marriage equality = win!<p>However, he is eager to find an "urban canvas" outside of Dublin. "[It's] not just a referendum for the capital," he said.<p>"The public reaction to this drawing has been unbelievable," Caslin wrote on Instagram.

LGBTQI

The 5 Cheapest Places In Europe, According To TripAdvisor

The secret's out: Europe is <i>extremely</i> cheap right now. The euro is nearly equal to the dollar (for now, at least), and flight prices are largely on the decline, too. Hotels and Airbnb rental prices are affordable across the board, making this one of the best times to visit Europe that we've seen in …

46 Incredibly Useful Safety Tips For Women Traveling Alone

Here's what you need to know before traveling abroad solo.<p>Nikki Vargas, travel blogger at The Pin the Map Project, told BuzzFeed Life that her solo traveling began as a way to venture into the world alone with her thoughts. "One of the beautiful things about solo traveling is that you're living …

Swimwear

how to do paris on a budget

it’s possible<p>Last month, the euro hit a 12-year low, making it virtually equivalent to the dollar. If you’ve been looking for an excuse to venture to Europe, this seems like it—it hasn’t been this affordable in over a decade.<p>So, a few weeks ago, I took a trip to Paris to experience the City of …

A majority of Americans support gender equality — so why don’t they identify as feminists?

A new poll shows only 18% of people call themselves feminists — which means they really don’t get feminism<p>The vast majority of Americans have finally come around to the idea of people of different genders having equal rights. Great! Here's one thing that could make that news even better: If people …

14 Things To Do To Be A Great Writer

I am an author, a playwright, and a freelance editor. I get asked all of the time what advice I have for aspiring writers. I have met a lot of …

Creative Writing

A band were fed up with Ryanair, so they wrote a snarky song on board their flight

WE’VE ALL HAD questionable experiences with the budget airline Ryanair, but few of us have ever been moved to write songs about them.<p>But according to …

Flying

European islands: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

<b>This week's winning tip</b><p><b>Lofoten</b><p>Fancy a trip to Hell and back? Feeding wild sea eagles? How about snacking on cod that has been left to dry on a line outside, like your washing? Or walking or kayaking for miles around jagged islands that even Norwegians find exceptionally stunning? If you do, head to …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Has the Most Ferocious Lawyer in America Defending Him

Judy Clarke, the publicity-shy anti-death-penalty attorney, has defended the Unabomber, Susan Smith, and Jared Loughner, and successfully spared them capital punishment. Mark Bowden provides an in-depth portrait of her startling career.<p>We do not often think of a defense lawyer as someone who wars …

Death Row

Surviving Europe's Most Infamous Budget Airline: Ryanair

By College Tourist, Author, Victoria Humphrey<p>Let's face it, "budget travel" is essentially the middle name of every student who studies abroad. I applaud Irish-based Ryanair for offering such a wide selection of budget-friendly flights to destinations throughout Europe and Africa (yes, you can take …

Ryanair

Incredible image of girl, 4, surrendering to photojournalist because she thought camera was a gun

Once in a while a truly amazing photo emerges that really does speak a thousands words. This is one.<p>The four-year-old girl, named Hudea, is said to …

12 Things Girls Who Work at an Office Do But Will Never Admit To

<b>2. You Mentally Chew Out Noisy Coworkers</b><br>While you appreciate the never-ending saga that is your colleague's relationship drama, it can make it hard to get in the zone.<p><b>3. You Use Spare Moments to Get Your Personal Life Together</b><br>Sometimes you need to use your work phone to call your landlord to fix …

Capturing the Bustling Crowds of Tokyo as a Frantic Blur

Tokyo is famous for its obsession with technology. From talking toilets to robot restaurants and, of course, up-to-the-minute consumer gadgets, the …

Four Hacks to Turn Coffee into the Ultimate Health Drink

<b>The Roast</b><p>getty-162755565-roast-foodcollection-rf.jpg<p>Food Collection/Getty Images<p>In the universe of coffee beans, lighter roasts are the dark horses. …

When Is the Cheapest Time to Fly Internationally?

Whether you're heading to the romantic cobblestone towns of Europe, the bustling cityscapes of Asia, the wild backcountry of Africa or somewhere else entirely, this breakdown of the most important points to remember when booking international flights from the United States is a must read. It's been …

Low-cost airline plans $15 flight to Europe

Dreaming of a European vacation? It may pay to wait a few years.<p>Europe's biggest budget carrier Ryanair (RYAOF) is planning to launch cheap transatlantic flights by 2020.<p>The airline is in talks with manufacturers over a long-haul fleet. If they secure the aircraft -- likely provided by Boeing (BA) …

Aviation

6 Ways to Humiliate Yourself in Europe

The consequences of looking like a tourist in a foreign place can range from serious (becoming a target for theft and scams) to humorous (awkwardness, frustration, public embarrassment). Here are a few of the most blatant ways that your lack of familiarity with local culture in Europe can bring you …

The Creative Pilot Hiring Habits of Ryanair and Norwegian Air Shuttle

Travelers have demonstrated a willingness to sacrifice comfort and convenience for cheap airfares. Now this low-cost ethos is extending into the …

25 ways to save money when you travel

Travel isn’t the cheapest hobby – but be savvy and you can conserve your cash. Here are our top wallet-friendly tips on where to go and how much …

4 design trends that will survive 2015

Web design tastes change so fast that it’s hard to keep up. As with all trends, it’s hard to tell what will be a short-lived fad from what will be …

8 Mobile Apps that Will Make You Love Your Next Layover

Prayitno / Flickr<p>Flight delays are impossible to avoid and even more frustrating to deal with. But there are a few smartphone apps that will make your next delay less of a headache. Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find …