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Marriage Advice From Those Married A Long, Long Time

<i>Huff/Post50 editor Shelley Emling and senior writer Ann Brenoff have both been married to their respective partners a total of 36 years, collectively. During that time, they believe they've learned a few things about how to make a relationship work. Below are 11 lessons the two have learned along</i> …

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Boomer Parents -- Are Our Little Monsters Turning On Us?

Bullying has now become generational. Those kids who received a trophy for losing at soccer and a ribbon for peeing in the pot have now come of age, and boy are some of them pissed off.<p>Like all age groups, 95% of the generation Xers and millenials are amazing and brilliant and will hopefully fix …

Top 10 young adult books for summer

Spend the summer days with these must-reads for teens.<p>Whether your summer destination is the beach, the mountains or the same old routine, these top new YA titles will help entertain you through the season.<p><b>Rules of Summer by Joanna Philbin:</b> Make your way back to the beach with Joanna Philbin's …

The ultimate in space-saving travel tech

Trying to keep it to carry-on? This list of essential and compact travel gadgets and tips will make your trip easier – and your luggage lighter – without skimping on fun and convenience.<p>'Travel Gear' by Eric Ritchey. Creative Commons Sharealike Attribution licence<p><b>Ebook reader</b><p>Books are beautiful, …

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The 10 Most Relaxing Destinations You Need To Visit On Your Own

Traveling alone can be an incredibly liberating and exciting experience -- and it can also do a lot to lower your stress levels. But of course, not all solo travel destinations are created equal: If you're looking for a relaxing trip, make sure to choose a destination that's known to be safe for …

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

Make or break: travelling as a couple

Travelling as a couple can present unique challenges (and advantages) on top of the exhilaration and standard stress that accompanies long-term travel. Will it make or break the relationship? What happens when one person wants to go to the Full Moon Party and the other wants to jungle trek?<p>Like …

Traveler Tips and Articles - Traveler Tips and ArticlesTraveler Tips and Articles

<b>Steve Waters</b> Lonely Planet author<p>Leave the bright lights and tourist delights of Esfahan and Shiraz far behind to track down these astonishing millennia-old relics among the dusty wilds of ancient Persia. From snow-tipped northern crags to scorching southern deserts, you’ll traverse eroded volcanic …

How to Plan Your First Solo Trip

So you've decided to stop waiting for company and take the plunge to travel alone. Fantastic! As you make your first foray into the world of solo travel, your mind must be boggling with questions. Where should you go? How should you break it to your family and friends? Should you book everything in …

Why Every Woman Should Travel Alone (At Least Once in Her Life)

There was a moment, the last time I traveled alone, when I was stuck in a dark alley in Mexico, with two wild dogs and a lazy pony roaming around that I thought, "hmmm... maybe this wasn't the best idea I've ever had."<p>But, that moment of uncertainty passed. Maybe it wasn't the best idea I've ever …

Nine Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Swear Words

Four-letter words have been around since the days of our forebears—and their forebears, too. In <i>Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing</i>, a book out …

7 Things You Should Never Say To Your Teenager

When I asked a good friend whether there's anything she regrets saying in front of her teenager, she responded "pretty much everything I've ever said."<p>Since I have two teenagers and one preteen myself, I know what she means. When it comes to efforts to engage in real and meaningful dialogue with …

The 10 Best Islands In The World, According To TripAdvisor (PHOTOS)

TripAdvisor is all about its annual lists: The best beaches, the most romantic hotels, the best hotels, and the best hotels for families being among them.<p>Its newest list examines the islands of the world, and the U.S. in particular. While Florida has five of the 10 best islands in the United …

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Italy Travel: Seven Places Off The Tourist Map

Rome, Florence, Venice, and Naples -- these are the destinations where a first-time visitor to Italy dreams of traveling, and rightly so. You could spend your entire vacation in any one of these magnificent cultural hubs. But the lesser-known places; the towns and villages you'd likely pass by -- …

What About Love?

What about love?<p>What is love?<p>Love is a state of connection and respect. Love has a spectrum -- the more pure one's heart and the more aware one's mind become, the more in love one can be with what resonates with him. Loving is a process and with the right foundation, it can grow into an unlimited …