Kathy G

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Vacation Blues? 6 Tips to Ease the Before, During, and After

When you consider the Herculean effort to get away, the unpredictable stresses of travel, and the post-vacation blues, you have to wonder if it's even worth the trouble! But before you stress your next vacation, try these six tips.<p>"How was your vacation?" I asked my friend who had just returned …

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The 10 Best Summer Vacation Destinations in America

From the Grand Canyon to Graceland, summer is the season to appreciate the beauty our country has to offer.<p>Cape Cod<p>Chicago<p>Graceland<p>Grand Canyon<p>Mount …

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Italy's top attractions: taking the 'trap' out of tourist trap

Across the globe, lucky souls are packing for Italy to explore the famed marvels of ancient Rome, find romance along Venice's teal-blue canals – and well-meaning friends are still trying to talk them out of it. 'You're going where? When? But it's a tourist trap!' they gasp.<p>This popular wisdom may …

Top 10 ways to delve into Hong Kong’s underbelly

Hong Kong is a place that provokes questions, some without answers. Those five-star hotels and soaring skyscrapers are first world, but those crumbling tenements look third world, don’t they? How do seven million people fit on this tiny speck of land? And how do they decide where to eat in The City …

Yes, You Do Have to Tell the IRS About that Airbnb Rental

<i>This post previously appeared on</i> <i>Business Insider</i><i>.</i><p>By Mandi Woodruff<p>Advertisement<p>With sites like AirBnB and Craigslist, it's easier than ever to turn …

Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers

The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.<p>For starters, try climbing lava-gurgling volcanoes with perfect cones that poke above the …

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

15 of the Best Travel Photos Taken With an iPhone

I asked some of the world's leading travel bloggers each to select one of their favorite iPhone images, and explain how they took it. Check out the slideshow to see what they chose and why.<p>There are many ways that Apple's iPhone has transformed our lives. It has put a previously unimaginable array …

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Prismatic Layers of Air in Tuscany

Though not much is known about photographer Adnan Bubalo, his stunning nature and landscape photos speak for themselves. His most captivating works feature the hills of Tuscany in central Italy. With its spectacular rolling hills and surrounding scenery, Tuscany is one of Italy's top vacation …

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

The grand art museum houses 35,000 masterpieces, from prehistory to contemporary works. But with over 600,000 square feet of exhibition space, navigating the enormous museum can be overwhelming if you don't know what to look out for.<p>Christine Kuan, the chief curator at Artsy, selected 15 must-see …

5 Best West Coast Road Trips

There’s something about warm weather that makes us want to hop in the car and drive into the sunset (preferably in a red convertible). While …

Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …

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The planet’s most spellbinding sights

Most everyday experiences are lessons in the inevitable pull of the future: books are replaced with e-books, laptops are replaced with tablet computers, billions of dollars are replaced with trillions of dollars, fresh is replaced with cling-wrapped. When travelling, however, you may find fragile …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or …

11 Tips to Make Your Travel Photos Worthy of National Geographic

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

10 Most Annoying People You'll Encounter on Flights, and How to Deal with Them

Think about every flight you have ever been on. There are a few types of people you see, no matter what type of flight you take, how long it is, or …

20 Places to Educate Yourself Online for Free

Sarah White<p>Freelance Writer, Editor, Professional Crafter Read full profile<p>It seems like these days you can learn just about anything online for …

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