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Why This Travel Jacket Has Raised More Than$1 Million$9 Million on Kickstarter

With a sleek design and 15 built-in gadgets, this proposed travel jacket is hoping to make the future of flying much more convenient—and stylish.<p>Who needs a cumbersome carry-on when you can just store your essentials right in your clothing? Apparel-turned-luggage might seem like an outrageous (and …

Crowd Funding

5 Insane Overwater Bungalows You Can Actually Afford

You might not be flush with cash, but that doesn't mean you need to give up on the overwater-bungalow fantasy, because who hasn't dreamed of staying in a cabana stilted over shimmering water, fish cruising below? We combed the world and came up with five stellar stays (like Punta Caracol above) …

Morocco's Best-Kept Secret Is This All-Blue Village

Tucked high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the all-blue town of Chefchaouen is a calming respite from the overwhelming frenzy of Marrakech and Fez. Photographer and writer Lucy Laucht takes us on a tour of Morocco's hidden gem.

I Used to Hate Running, But runDisney Races Have Made Me Feel Like a "Real" Runner

If someone had told my kid or even teenage self that I’d have completed a marathon at any point in my life, let alone before I turned 30, I would’ve laughed in their face.<p>In middle and high school, I wasn’t athletic – in fact, I excelled in pretty much every subject except PE. While my classmates …

Marathons

6 Apartment-Hunting + Moving Apps to Make Your Move a Breeze

On the list of the most fun things to do in life, it’s safe to say moving has never cracked the top ten. It’s stressful, time-consuming and expensive, and even if you’re moving into the ultimate dream home, there’s still an awful lot of work to be done before you can call it your own. Luckily, …

Apps

19 Amazing And Affordable Places To Stay Around The World

Home away from home.

17 Must-See Hostels Across the Globe

When you think of hostels, you may think of budget-traveling college students partying late at night, shared dorm rooms or even the horror film by the same name. While hostels may have gotten a bad rap over the years, they’re actually cool. Really cool — we promise. We’re never one to pass up …

European Travel

The best tour companies for solo travel

And for good reason— it allows you much more freedom and a greater opportunity to connect with locals.<p>According to the 2015 Visa Global Travel Intentions study, which surveyed over 13,000 travelers from 25 different countries, 24% of travelers traveled alone on their most recent leisure trip. …

Norwegian Cruise Line

Best Hotels Under $40

Traveling the world as a couple you never really know what kind of accommodations to expect. It can be difficult to find that perfect place to call …

Asia Travel

29 awesome things to do in New York City this summer

But that doesn't mean you need to have a disposable income to enjoy it.<p>Particularly in the summer, New York offers multiple events that won't cost you a penny to attend.<p>From parades to movie nights in the park to cultural festivals, here's what you can enjoy in the city this summer free.

William Shakespeare

Here's why everyone is talking about this latest hair trend

If you get your hair colored professionally or touch it up at home, then you know what a pain it can be — and how frequently you have to do it. Ugh, …

Guide to Essential Books on Expat Life: From How-Tos and Memoirs to Fiction

The world of books by and for expats is enormous. The how-to books alone could fill a small library. Add to that first-person memoirs, plus endless numbers of novels and works of poetry using the expat life as fodder. Some books combine memoir with how-to, others reflect on expat worlds of earlier …

Books

Why America Demonizes Its Teachers

Evaluating teachers on their students' performance is an issue that has elicited much comment of late. In essence, this view assumes that if students aren't learning, the fault lies squarely with their teachers alone. Well, perhaps, but not necessarily.<p>While the logic of this view seems compelling …

20 Historic B&W Photos Restored In Color (Part III)

These colorized monochrome photos will change the way you imagine the past. Since we live and remember in color, a black-and-white image seems almost …

Matador Network - Travel Fearlessly

In this sequel to our original Palawan from the Air, Matador returns four years later to revisit this paradise in the Western Philippines. Check out …

24+ Brilliant New Words We Should Add To A Dictionary

When languages evolve, it's important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you …

Language

Natural Deodorant That Works | P3 Pure

GET REAL.<p>Feel fresh, longer with 💯% real, natural ingredients and absolutely zero bad stuff!<p>HAVE FUN.<p>Do You Work Hard and Play Harder? Play full …

HelloGiggles: a Positive Community for Women

An Eye-Opening Look At School Playgrounds Around The World

For some of us, the word "playground" conjures images of slides, swings, sand boxes and monkey bars. However, for kids living in the West Bank, recess looks very different from those attending school at a prep school in the United Kingdom, or in Sierra Leone. From the structures and grounds beneath …

The Educators’ Guide to Infographics

Sometimes when you’re compiling your content for your next blog post you find that, to get your point across, you have to cover a lot of facts and …

Infographics

The 5 Big Advantages to Learning Multiple Languages at Once

So, you’re learning Korean, Spanish and French at the same time?<p>You’re definitely not one to shy away from a challenge.<p>It doesn’t matter how much you …

Electric cars can help cool our cities

By reducing the urban heat island effect, electric vehicles may even trim our air conditioning bills.<p>Despite the usual "coal-fired car" taunts of …

Urban Ecology

The EPAs “Green” Transportation Initiative

The SmartWay Transport Partnership is an initiative to voluntarily reduce environmental impacts from freight transportation.

Smart Cities

7 car-free cities

La Cumbrecita, Argentina<p>Billed as a pedestrian town, La Cumbrecita focuses on eco-tourism and features small, stone-paved streets amid homes in an …

Urban Design