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32 Quotes About Vacation With Friends Who You Love To The Beach & Back

Ah, vacations. Who else could use one right about now? Yeah, me too. There's something to be said about the joys of putting work on hold and living …

Tim Cahill

Instagrammers are sucking the life and soul out of travel

My view of Sri Lanka was spoiled by the peachy backsides of tourists obsessed with their social media feeds<p>A recent trip to Sri Lanka reminded me of that well known Buddhist proverb: “If you visit a temple but do not take a selfie, did it actually happen?” At these sacred sites, tourists are free …

Social Media

The things you have to do when you visit these famous cities [INFOGRAPHIC]

Planning a trip to a new place isn’t easy. Just getting the plane tickets and hotel rooms can be stressful enough without worrying about seeing that …

Buckingham Palace

New York Times 52 Places to Go in 2018

I love reading the annual travel lists compiled by various travel websites and newspapers on top travel destinations for the year. While I don’t …

Los Cabos

The 33 Cheapest Places To Travel In 2018

Looking to take a cheap vacation in 2018? You’ve come to the right place. While experts are predicting that travel prices are on the rise this year, with airfares expected to go up by 3.5% and hotel prices to increase by 3.7%, it’s still possible to take a budget trip in 2018 — if you know where to …

Kuala Lumpur

Here are the cheapest days to travel in 2018

Looking for affordable flights this year? There are tons of theories on how to get the best possible deal. From using an incognito browser to …

Flying

This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

Infographics

The Traveler’s Guide to Staying at a Japanese Ryokan

I was young, single, and travelling alone through Japan. Not only was it my first time abroad, but I barely spoke more than a word of Japanese. It …

I Quit My Job to Travel: Here Are the Best And Worst Things About Nomad Life

It has been almost six years since I quit my job to travel the world, and in that time, I've learned a few things about the experience.<p>Quitting your …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

10 Restaurants First-Time Las Vegas Visitors Should Frequent

Any first time visitor in Las Vegas is surely overwhelmed by the plethora of places to visit. A food lover will already have a list of go-to spots to visit, while a newbie fresh off the plane might not come with an agenda. This list gives a little of both, with over-the-top experiences that come …

Giada De Laurentiis

Make This Simple Miso Marinade for All of Your Meaty Needs

The more I use miso, the more I become convinced that other flavoring agents are simply not needed. Not only does it render soups, dips, and desserts …

Cooking

In her words: Why I chose a medically assisted death

In the months before her death, Martine Partridge wrote a letter to family and friends explaining her decision to seek medical assistance to end her …

Jogger attacked by rabid raccoon drowns it in puddle

HOPE, Maine — A Maine woman says a rabid raccoon attacked her while she was out for a run, so she drowned it in a puddle.<p>Rachel Borch, of Hope, says …

You'll Never Pay Full Price for Flights (If You Book Through These 6 Sites)

One of the most common reasons people opt out of a trip is the standard, "I can't afford it." While we're all about living within your means, the …

The best small town for every type of traveler

Every traveler has their thing.<p>Some want to rappel down waterfalls, others just want to laze by the beach. Some are super into wine, others love a good brew.<p>And with so many towns to choose from, sometimes it's hard to get it right.<p>Here are 15 of the best small towns in the world for every type of …

European Travel

This upside-down street art in Lithuania by Ray Bartkus: https://t.co/3w7Zwf4sRs

50 Most Iconic Video Game Characters of the 21st Century

From a blocky hero beloved by millions to the most memorable monsters modern games have to offer<p>Pull together a list of the most iconic video game …

Unfair parking fees on private lots aren't tickets — so you don't need to pay them, expert says

We've all been there. Maybe you had a medical appointment that ran long or the machine was broken when you went to pay. The result is the same: a …

City Halls

The secret to happiness? Stop trying to be happy.

We’re safer, richer, healthier—and more miserable—than ever before. What new research reveals about happiness. And how to find it.<p>A few minutes after …

Happiness

Rethinking infidelity ... a talk for anyone who has ever loved

Infidelity is the ultimate betrayal. But does it have to be? Relationship therapist Esther Perel examines why people cheat, and unpacks why affairs …

Relationships

No, The Current Generation Isn't 'Too Politically Correct'

About a month ago, Esquire published an interview with Clint Eastwood that made monitor and phone sales skyrocket from the mass device punching that …

Clint Eastwood

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12 Pranks That Were Totally Worth the Setup

1. Went from nice full bedroom to Harry Potter under the staircase just like that.<p>2. You wandered into the wrong supermarket, car.<p>3. Now hopefully …

15+ Finnish Nightmares That Every Introvert Will Relate To

Finland is often considered to be a nation of introverts, and the Finns are usually the first to make fun of themselves about it. "An introverted …

Behavioral Sciences

Get More Done By Focusing on Systems Instead of Goals

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives—getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, …

Homeless People And Their Dream Jobs by Horia Manolache - Blog @ totallycoolpix.com

We often walk past them and don't pay them much attention, but homeless people or people living on the streets have dreams too.<br>Horia Manolache shot a …

7 lessons about finding the work you were meant to do

<i>Emily Pidgeon</i><p>You don’t “find your calling,” you fight for it — and other lessons from people who found their passion (sometimes late in life).<p>Whether …