Danielle Schafer

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10 Best Websites To Find Cheap Airfares

We’ll always continue to share great deals as we find them, but I also want you to feel empowered to find great prices on <i>all</i> your flights, so today I …

The to-do list method that actually works

I'm pretty sure there is no new information you could come up with as it relates to productivity and procrastination. Just about anything I could tell you has been written about at some point by someone, and in many cases, at many points by many someones.<p>So with that in mind – knowing that you've …

The Exceptional Traveler

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.— Miriam Beard<p>Since the publication of my book, <i>Without a Spare: A Fearless Woman's Life of Travel</i>, the first thing I'm asked in every interview is, <b>How do you pay for all those trips?</b> A …

Top 10 Infographics and Cheat Sheets That Make Life Easier

You only have so much room in your brain, and nothing's worse than forgetting that one genius tip right when you need it. Stop trying to remember …

Infographics

10 Amusement Parks With VIP Perks

Time to say goodbye to sweating out long lines in the hot summer sun at theme parks and waterparks across the country. VIP ticket options are becoming increasingly common at the most popular parks, and the high price tag guarantees A-list treatment. VIP perks include cruising up to the front of the …

Cruising to Bermuda

Considering a cruise? Love ‘em or hate ‘em, seasoned travelers seem to have strong opinions on the subject.<p>And there’s no denying the impact the industry has had on how families travel. Cruise lines have not only increased capacity by more than 2,000 percent since 1970, they’re working overtime to …

Kauai: Much More Than a Beach Vacation

POIPU, Kauai -- Our first evening here, an endangered green sea turle burrowed into the sand of Poipu Beach Park to add to the excitement of an island sunset shimmering in all shades of yellow, orange and red.<p>On our last, an endangered monk seal came to visit --K31, volunteer Donna Gray told me, …

The Most Amazing National Park Campgrounds

There's no magic formula to finding the perfect national park campground. But with 59 parks to choose from spread across wildly different terrains, there's certainly one to suit every taste <i>(Credit: Shutterstock)</i>.<p><b>Click here for the 12 Best National Park Campgrounds in America</b><p>You might be the kind of …

Make Way for the Penguin Parade

“Just to the right of that rock,” ranger Ash Belsar said, pointing, as we grabbed our night-vision gear. “You’ll see one straight ahead.” I put the lens to my eye and scanned the beach. There it was: my first little penguin of the night, wobbling out of the surf.<p>And it really <i>was</i> little. In fact, at …

4 Methods to Make Personal Development A Lot More Fun | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Personal development can be fun. But often times, it can also feel like a chore. You have to do this, and practice that, and you don’t really feel …

Self-improvement

Riding the Rails with Kids

At the turn of the last century, riding the rails was the swiftest way to traverse a continent. It was reserved for the well-heeled family and quite the swanky affair. The Wright Brothers put a twist on travel and the notion of boarding a train lost its luster. But across the globe many rail …

Trains

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Travel