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7 Grim Realities of Quitting Your Job To Travel the World

As travel bloggers, it’s our sworn duty to give you the truth and nothing but the truth! Since there are already hundreds of blogs highlighting the …

How to foil leeches with pantyhose and other travel tips

Writer Joey Green, 58, has carved out a career as a dispenser of quirky tips that straddle the line between absurd and ingenious, all proven to work in a pinch. A former contributor to National Lampoon magazine who lives in greater Los Angeles, Green takes on the world of travel with his latest …

Flying

The World's Cheapest & Priciest Countries to Travel

One of the biggest concerns for any traveller, but especially backpackers, is money. Like it or not, money usually determines the quality of your …

Travel

10 of the best places in the world to retire

Slide 1 of 12<p>This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>These are the top 10 spots to retire on the new 2016 Retire Overseas Annual …

Retirement

Esteemed Photojournalists Teach the Secrets of Storytelling (Sponsored)

2015 Magnum Photos Nominee Matt Black famously said, “I try to stay focused on producing something that rings true, that doesn’t pander,” a sentiment …

Ron Haviv

Polymer repairs nerve damage in animals with spinal injuries

February 2000<p>WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A brief application of a polymer commonly used in medicine and cosmetics has been shown to immediately repair …

Going solo? The best holidays for single travellers

It takes guts to go on holiday solo for the first time. Many singles worry about appearing a Sally-no-mates, the pitying looks of smug couples in French bistros, or experiencing an overwhelming loneliness. Recognising this, travel companies are working much harder to ensure solo travellers feel …

Living in… the best cities for digital nomads

A laptop and an internet connection are all that’s required for some jobs these days – and many globetrotters are making the most of it, living and working in cities across the world.<p>Some jobs these days require little more than a laptop and an internet connection, allowing many digital nomads the …

Travel

16 hostels that are way nicer than you'd expect a hostel to be

No accommodation has a worse reputation than a hostel. The word alone can conjure images of germ-ridden bunk beds, less-than-savory characters and …

Kodak Professional Film App Keeps Film Fans Connected

Kodak Alaris is bringing its Kodak Professional Film app to Android users as well as iPads in a new update released today.<p>Kodak’s Professional Film …

Antimicrobial Mechanism Gone Rogue May Play a Role in Alzheimer's Disease

General consensus among Alzheimer’s researchers has it that the disease’s main culprit, a protein called amyloid beta, is an unfortunate waste …

Dementia

Science reveals what happens as you get drunker

Alcohol consumption has been a part of human culture for thousands of years. But while we have a general understanding of alcohol's effects — most …

27 Wonderful Whisky Shots To Whet Your Whistle

Whatever your libation of choice is, there’s no denying that a glass of whisky (or whiskey; however you like to spell it) always sounds like a good …

Mark Twain

Six Ways To Travel The World This Summer Without Spending A Dime

People offer a lot of reasons for not traveling more often, with lack of funds usually topping every list. At Uproxx, our basic argument is that traveling is more worthwhile than most of the other crap we spend our money on. Still, even though we firmly believe that travel is cheaper than most …

Montreal city guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and music

It’s got Gallic charm, North American grit and parties like nowhere else. And with two new direct flights starting from the UK, Montreal now makes a perfect city break<p>Montreal doubled for Brooklyn in John Crowley’s eponymous 2015 film, has been dubbed the next Seattle, and last year became the new …

France

I flew on an all-business-class airline I had never heard of, and it was one of the best travel experiences I've ever had

And this was the only big trip most of us would be taking this year, so we were willing to spend a bit more.<p>The next day, he sent over a few options. We could fly economy from New York to Heathrow for about $800 per person, premium economy for $1,500, or business class on a big-name airline for …

New Jersey

Asia's underrated places: 9 great travel attractions | CNN Travel

Travel

The wine tasting that shocked the world — and forever changed what we drink

Forty years ago, a publicity stunt for a small wine school in Paris changed the world of wine forever. The scene would look unremarkable today: Nine wine professionals swirling, sniffing, sipping, spitting and scoring their way through 20 wines in a “blind tasting,” meaning the wines were not …

Wine