Traci Huggans

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Can Success Ruin Your Sex Life?

Success and sex are two of the most important elements in the lives of many women. Does getting to the top mean a sacrifice of sexuality? And just how intimate is the relationship between sex and success? One of the country's leading sex experts answers the questions in the January 1976 issue.<p>It …

Advice on quitting your job and travelling for a year

Embarking on an extended adventure often means taking a leap of faith and leaving key responsibilities behind. But those that have done it say the experience is more than worth it.<p>Most of us see the world in snippets at a time – a long weekend here, a two-week vacation there. But when wanderlust …

12 Tips on How to Spend 6 Months in France Without Going Broke

From the start, the math didn't add up.<p>My wife, Kathy, and I were headed to France for a half year. I'd be on a paid sabbatical, but Kathy was retiring, and we weren't ready to tap her Social Security. Even with our house rented at a discount, complete with our golden retriever, the basic addition …

Best paragliding school in Queenstown

Learning to Paraglide in Queenstown?<p>This is an amazing experience and ANYONE can do it. Honestly. You should contact my master, Alan Swann, at …

Scotland Really Is A Place To Love, Here Are Some Reasons Why

It's hard not to love Scotland, especially this week, when the country became the 17th in the world to legalize gay marriage.<p>Scotland is a small country packed with wonders, both natural and manmade, and a culture that's vibrant and welcoming. If you're not already smitten with Scotland, these 22 …

Europe Covered In Snow Is A LOT Prettier Than America Covered In Snow...Just Sayin'

Sure, it's been bitterly cold around wide swaths of the United States of late. And sure, it's snowed and been pretty, but it's also snowed and been not so pretty.<p>We're always upset when it snows here in this lovely country of ours and it doesn't look charming and cozy, like how Europe does in the …

The Most Popular Tourism Photos on Instagram All Come From Australia

Pity the poor travel marketer that goes up against Tourism Australia on social media.<p>Australia has already had success with images on social media …

Free Things to Do in Charleston

Don’t be fooled by appearances—although grandiose architecture and a sense of old southern aristocracy abound in Charleston, South Carolina, this city plays host to many options that won’t cost you a penny. With daytime temperatures that average 66ºF you can spend the majority of your trip outside, …

World's Coolest Underwater Lodgings

Undersea hotels represent one of the newest frontiers in hospitality. From Zanzibar to Sweden, beautiful underwater properties with one-of-a-kind views have been popping up around the globe, featuring some of the most unique rooms that travelers can book. Meanwhile, closer to home, many celebrated …

20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

Australia

Worth the Drive: 3 Quick Trips From Melbourne, Australia

In just one month, I tagged along with visiting family members on all of the top three day trips around Melbourne, Australia. Some of them, twice. And, even as a skeptical traveller eager to avoid crowds, I can say that each destination is more fulfilling than the next.<p><b>Phillip Island</b><p>The trip to …

Australia

5 Ways to Unwind in Adventure Capital Queenstown, New Zealand

<i>by Michelle Locke</i><p>Queenstown, New Zealand—aka the "Adventure Capital of the World"—is more than ready to scare the pants off you. Jet boating? Check. …

The Aura Alarm Clock Hacks Your Circadian Rhythm To Help You Sleep Better

The Withings Aura reimagines the loathed alarm clock as a fully equipped sleeping assistant.<p>Wearing a sleep tracker at night can be an amazing experience, because you can analyze exactly when you were in REM or deep sleep. But there’s a problem with most of those devices. While most tell you how …

CES

tH2O Medical Bracelet Monitors Hydration Levels of Your Body

<b>tH2O medical bracelet</b> is a design submission by Maeva Berthelot, it’s a concept wearable device for elderly people. Due to the loss of thirst notion, …

Rainy Pots Keep Plants Happy + Healthy

At first glance, these adorable Rainy Pots look simply like a whimsical indoor planter. However, Rainy Pots combines form and function by bringing …

Fig Newtons, Made at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Megan Scott of The Joy Kitchen is returning to childhood and remaking Fig Newtons the way they</i> <i>always</i> <i>should have been.</i><p>This recipe grew out of a …

28 Fruits And Vegetables That You Had No Idea Grew Like That

OK, some of these you might know, but the first time I saw Brussels sprouts in their true form, I literally screamed.

Off the Edge at Midnight

Scene from downtown Queenstown<p>This is not a great artistic video or anything — just a little slice of life from down here in Queenstown. There is …

An Insider's Guide to the Best Beaches in the Caribbean

If you want powdery sands, soul-warming sun, and crystal clear waters, the Caribbean provides thousands of beaches to choose between. Whether you want secluded mountain-coddled coves and peaceful palm-lined stretches of sand or idyllic resort-fronted stretches and lively people-watching expanses, …

Organizing a Trip Around the World

This is the beginning of the adventure of my life. 85 days on the road, 4 continents, 14 countries, 17 cities, 9 different languages, hundreds of stories, thousands of pictures and many, many interesting people. Me, my husband Dario, and his new venture, Quietly. Just us, for three months, …

National Geographic's Best Travel Photos 2013 - in pictures

National Geographic has picked 10 of the most stunning travel images from 2013, from their daily photo feature Travel 365 Continue reading...

Nat Geo Travel Staff’s 2014 Bucket List

The staff at National Geographic Travel is continually criss-crossing the globe to uncover the best and the brightest places, but we have travel wish lists just like everyone else.<p><b>Here’s where we want to go in 2014 and why:</b><p><b>> Iceland and Greenland</b><p>“I have a strange love for quiet, empty, ‘desolate’ …

What to Do with Leftover Wine

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: So you popped the cork on too many bottles this holiday season (who didn't?) -- here's what to do with all that wine when it's no longer good enough to</i> …