Emily Dohrmann

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10 Lies Everyone Tells You About Paris

We adore Paris, we really do. It's mesmerizingly beautiful, full of secret gardens and delicious treats that look so utterly <i>chic</i> at first glance.<p>But let's be real: After a visit, most of us come to find Paris is NOT everything we imagined. Which makes us wonder: Why has everyone been spreading …

5 Life Advice Tips for Ski Bums

So, you've decided to forgo the 9-5 hamster wheel in favor of bell-to-bell shredding. Good on you! But, there are a few aspects of real life you should not avoid. By all means, spend your nights on the couches of willing and unwilling friends, subsist on uncooked ramen and almond butter, spend your …

Your Top Five Favorite Activities You've Never Heard Of

Last year was a crazy year for me personally and professionally and I was in serious need of a "Girl's Gone Wild" trip, but not the kind you are probably envisioning. Instead, I wanted to grab a girlfriend and get out into the wild... literally, to experience new people, places, and try new …

The World's 5 Craziest Airport Runways

That moment when the landing gear begins to rumble, the pilot signals for the cabin crew to strap in, and the fuselage of the plane begins to drop between the clouds towards the glowing runways in the distance, is arguably one of the most nerve-wracking of flying overall. But when that runway is …

10 Fun Whistler Winter Activities Other Than Skiing

Most people associate Whistler with skiing, and rightly so as it's one of the top ski destinations on the west coast, but this resort town 90 minutes north of Vancouver has so much more to offer, even if your idea of a good time doesn't involve a single minute in ski boots. Here are ten amazing …

8 Perfect Ski Weekends | Snow

Kelley McMillan<p>Kelley McMillan<p>Feb 1, 2015<p>Behold! A holy place mandatory for any snow devotee.<p>Kelley McMillan<p>Kelley McMillan<p>Feb 1, 2015<p>Where to ski, stay, eat, and drink in the Colorado mountain town.<p>Kelley McMillan<p>Kelley McMillan<p>Feb 1, 2015<p>And it definitely has the coolest heli-skiing setup.<p>Kelley …

The snowiest ski resort in (almost) every state

Sure tough terrain and interesting trails matter, but a ski mountain is only as good as the amount of snow it has.<p>Williams Ski & Patio gathered data on the ski mountains that get the most natural snowfall in each state and created an infographic showing their findings. They omitted some states in …

11 Ways Skiing Was Totally Different in the '80s

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Facebook/John Cusack (Credit: Rob McEwan/MGM Studios)</i><p>If you stop to think about it, the '80s really were America's heyday. Flying wasn't the worst part of the holiday season, people weren't wrapped up in social media, and rock stars sang songs about strip clubs, instead of …

It's About To Get A Whole Lot Easier For Americans To Travel To Cuba

This means that soon it's likely going to get much easier for Americans to travel to Cuba.<p>It's worth noting that travel to Cuba is already booming; In 2012 and 2013, more than 90,000 Americans legally visited Cuba, according to the New York Times— and there's a good chance many more have visited …

21 Hilariously Unnecessary Things Every Girl Considers Packing For Vacation

No suitcase or bag in this world is fit to contain the multitude of useless junk I consider bringing on even the shortest trips. Why shouldn’t I pack …

How to get off the beaten track in St Lucia

Sometimes you just want to lie on a beach chair and drink daiquiris through a bendy straw – you can do that just about anywhere in the Caribbean and have a fantastic time. But if you’re looking for a less predictable vacation, then St Lucia, a rocky chunk of emerald green ringed by silver beaches, …

The 10 Worst Questions to Ask Your Flight Attendant

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Wikimedia Commons</i><p>You know how miserable it is to fly? The crying babies, the perpetual delays, the fistfights breaking out over reclined seats. Now imagine you did that every... single... day. And you didn't get paid much for it either.<p>Welcome to the life of a flight …

A Mountain Town with a Surfing Problem

Photo: Paolo Marchesi<p>America's best kept surfing secret? Missoula, Montana. While the town's Strongwater surf shop doesn't have any beachfront access, the store has cultivated a loyal following of dedicated wave junkies. Photographer Paolo Marchesi caught up with the crew this summer for an …

7 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to Australia

By: Courtney Subramanian<p><i>Credit: Paramount Pictures</i><p>Despite how ubiquitous Aussies are -- try and travel without tripping over at least one on the hostel floor -- the outside perception of their country hinges on 25-year-old commercials about putting shrimp on the barbie, kangaroos, and scenes from …

7 Secrets of Seattle

Seattle is renowned as the home of Kurt Cobain, the venti Frappuccino and depression-inducing drizzle (see: Cobain). But it's also home to the chillest cops in the nation, Eddie Bauer's iconic down jacket and a weird rivalry with Tacoma. Here are a couple of other Seattle secrets you may have never …

2022 World Cup city rises in the desert

If you're trying to create the perfect 21st-century city, it helps to start with a blank slate. Even if that slate is a sweltering strip of sand.<p>That's essentially what the government of Qatar and its developers are trying with Lusail, an ambitious planned city on 28 square miles of waterfront …

Close Encounters With Incoming Jets On St. Maarten's Maho Beach

Planes on Runway 10 at Princess Juliana International Airport must touch down as close to the tarmac as possible, since the airstrip is incredibly short.<p>This wouldn't be much of an issue...if the airport weren't located mere steps from a popular beach.<p>Planes all but skim the sand as they zoom onto …

Here's Why You Should Follow The TSA On Instagram

If you weren't already aware, the TSA has an Instagram account and it's crazy. Chock-full of all the ridiculous (and scary) banned items you could ever think of, let's just say that it's definitely worth a "follow."<p>Even though the TSA gets a pretty bad rep for its slow service and mundane requests, …

Wai-O-Tapu Is Yet Another Reason New Zealand Is Heaven

New Zealand truly has it all, from gorgeous beaches to unparalleled outdoor adventure.<p>And here's yet another reason New Zealand is heaven: Wai-o-Tapu.<p>Wai-o-Tapu, which is Māori for "sacred waters," is a geothermal wonderland located in Taupo Volcanic Zone. The area boasts colorful hot springs and …

The 11 Strangest Things People Ask From Flight Attendants

They've seen breast pumping and booger picking. They put up with travelers who perform yoga in the galley and change diapers on the tray table. Sometimes, people treat them like their own personal bartender.<p>It's a wonder our flight attendants don't hate us yet... especially when you consider all …

We Rank Flight Attendant Uniforms From Worst to Sexiest

<i>Credit: Facebook User Southwest Airlines</i><p>As air travel's evolved from the free-wheeling, chain-smoking, good time emporium at altitude that it once was, to the no frills, no fun hell it's become, it makes sense that the flight attendant's uniforms would also change over the years.<p>Stripped of their …

10 Species of Skiers You Encounter on Every Ski Trip

Stop me if you've heard this one. You walk into the lodge/bar/lift line at a ski resort and you look around, shaking your head in disbelief. <i>"I've been here before,"</i> you think.<p>But you haven't. You've just embarked on your latest ski trip (to a new-to-you ski resort, no less) but you swear that …

4 Steps to Overcoming Your End-of-Ski-Season Blues

Most people greet the coming of spring with enthusiasm and joy. "OMG. Summer's coming!" Shouts the floppy-hat girl in flip-flops. Soon masses of misguided warm-weather lovers will begin prancing around in their sundresses and hipster ball caps while gabbing about their upcoming jolly-jaunts to the …

Nobody Really Wants to Host the 2022 Winter Olympics

<b>Age:</b> Minus eight.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Seriously, it’s anyone’s guess.<p><b>Really? But surely at this point a fleet of potential host cities are putting their</b> …

The World's Greatest Traveler's Go/No-Go List for 2014

Depending on where you stand, this is either the last travel list of 2013 -- or your first one for 2014! Every week, in the course of book signing engagements, travel talks or media interviews, I always, and I mean always get asked, <i>"Where are you traveling to next?</i>" Well, mum is usually the word …

16 Ways To Find Your Vacation Boyfriend Or Girlfriend

Vacations can save a failing relationship. They can prove that a strong relationship isn't going to work. Or, they can ignite an entirely new and sizzling romance.<p>Find a flirtatious fling on your next getaway.<p><b>1. Do something crazy.</b><p>Like zip lining. Or cliff jumping. Or Scuba. Nothing serves as a …

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Why Travel Makes You An Awesome Person

People always ask how travel has changed me. If I look back at who I was before I began traveling and compare that to who I am now, I would have to say that travel has made me a better and more well-rounded person. I'm way cooler now than I was at 25 when I first left to explore the world.<p>Simply …

Powder on your doorstep: ski adventures close to US cities

Head out into the great white winter for the best quick-break ski adventures North America has to offer. Each of these top five destinations is within easy day-trip distance of a metro area, making it easy to catch some powder shots on just a tank of gas.<p>Crystal Mountain: perfect powder in …