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2 Hidden Ways We Sabotage Intimacy In The Relationship We Want

Credit: Milkos<p>Do you have a pattern of being attracted to an emotionally unavailable intimate partner who is emotionally protected and difficult to get close with?<p>Or do you have a history of pushing away the sort of person who is available, caring, and easy to get close with?<p>How Do You Sabotage …

Five Excellent National Park Campgrounds

You had a summer for the ages. Bike trips. Weekends surfing. You summited that mountain you’ve always wanted to summit. Got a tan. Bucket list stuff. You know what would make you summer even better? One more camping trip to someplace epic. The problem? Impromptu camping trips can be hard to pull …

National Parks

The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in Philadelphia

In a new series, Travel + Leisure explores the country's best cities, towns, and neighborhoods—one long weekend at a time.<p>Conveniently positioned …

7 ways you're wasting money while traveling

Seemingly tiny expenses can add up quickly when you're traveling. And often it's money that's better spent elsewhere.<p>Here are seven expenses you can (and should) avoid paying for on your next trip.

Most Romantic Hotels in the Bahamas

My most romantic resort experiences in the Bahamas are all aspirational, I must confess. Don’t judge, I am sure it has happened to you at least once …

10 incredible hotels you can only reach by boat

It seems like the new trend in hotels these days is putting them in weird places. Like, in an airplane. Or in a treehouse.<p>Or in railroad cars, train stations, helicopters, or any of the other cool places they've popped up.<p>But what if you want to stay in a hotel so secluded from humanity that the …

Tentrr Is the New Airbnb for Campers

One weekend last summer, Michael D’Agostino fled Manhattan for a campground in the Catskills, where he and his wife hoped to enjoy a respite from the city’s frenzy. He pitched his tent at the last available site, which happened to be near the bathroom and the parade of people passing in and out of …

New Jersey

This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

10 Great Used Cars Under $10,000 - Consumer Reports

Chevrolet Malibu (2009-2012, 4-cyl.)<p><b>Starting at $8,125</b><p>It may scream “rental car,” but the Malibu is solid, comfortable, and quiet. Its …

Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Bahamas for Families

<i>Kamalame Cay (Courtesy Kamalame Cay)</i><p>A family vacation in the Bahamas has a certain dreamy ring to it and the good news is that thanks to these family-friendly all-inclusive resorts, it needn't be complicated or expensive. By booking with a family-friendly resort or hotel that offers an …

The Best Small SUVs – Consumer Reports

Small SUVs make up the fastest-growing vehicle segment on the market. It's no wonder: These right-sized crossovers promise an affordable combination …

How to Use Miles to Get a Seat Upgrade

<i>With the increasingly limited availability of coveted award seats -- and more and more miles and points flooding the system -- finding business-class tickets for a reasonable number of miles is harder than ever. Here are some tips from the mileage pros.</i><p><b>Don't rely on upgrading.</b> In the past, it was …

The 25 Absolute Best Money-Saving Travel Tips Ever

Want the best prices on flights, hotel rooms, cruises, and rental cars? Free upgrades? The fastest way through airport security? The smartest way to …

Cruisers' choice: Best cruise ships of 2015 | CNN Travel

Cruise Ships

Why You Shouldn't Book Flights Too Far In Advance

Are you one of those people who think it's never too early to book a flight? A recent study disproves that responsible theory, and it'll make you want to wait a few weeks to buy those plane tickets.<p>CheapAir, an online travel agency, recently analyzed 2014 flight data and found that while buying a …

Yes, You CAN Afford the South Pacific!

So you thought you had to put those Tahitian dreams on hold? Think again. Luxe locales like Fiji, the Cook Islands—and, yes, even Tahiti!—roll out …

Tahiti

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

5 Exotic Places Americans Can Visit Without a Passport

01 of 06<p>Puerto Rico<p>Puerto Rico is a self-governing commonwealth of the United States in the Caribbean.<p><b>Where Is It?</b> Puerto Rico is in the Caribbean, …

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in the Caribbean

Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, these five best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts promise carefree good times in a natural paradise with unbridled fun under the sun for the whole family. Above and beyond delicious cuisine and decadent spa treatments, each of …

10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>OK, so 2015 is here. Maybe you made resolutions -- eat more bacon, quit smoking, whatever -- but traveling more is one you can definitely keep. Most people don't because they think they're too busy, or it's too expensive. Well, what if I told you saving money …

Who Should You Tip? And How Much?

Chances are, you're tossing around money where you shouldn't—and neglecting to tip some of the people who deserve it most! Budget Travel sheds light …

Budget Travel

The 7 Best Spots on Earth for Stargazing

By Teresa Bitler for ShermansTravel<p>Remember when it seemed like you could reach up and touch the Milky Way, the ribbon of stars that make up our galaxy? Thanks to light pollution, it's becoming harder and harder to see -- unless you get yourself out to dark and remote locales. Here are seven …

The Best Fishing and Hunting Lodges

Just because you're hunting and fishing doesn't mean you have to be sleeping on the ground and eating your meals by a campfire. Increasingly, luxury lodges are catering to hook and bullet clientele, providing guides, gear, and even gourmet meals for any backcountry adventure. And after you spend …

Fishing

Nat Geo Picks the World's Best Hikes

With the weekend nearly upon us, I'm sure more than a few of you are thinking about hitting your favorite hiking trail over the next few days. While …

The Best Day to Buy Airline Tickets

We've got some surprising answers to the travel question we get asked most often.

Airlines

6 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Everyday

Life gets busy, because of it, we forget about what matters most.<p>Committing to a journey of intentional self growth starts with slowing down. It’s …

Outsourcing

Smooth, Tight Flagstone Pathway

01 of 08<p>Stone pathways are what you build when you don't want concrete. I admit to being a great fan of the practicality of concrete pathways. These …

Is Closing a Credit Card Good or Bad for Your Credit?

<b>Q: Dear Credit Card Adviser,</b><p>I want to set the record straight. I've been told that canceling credit cards I no longer use will help my credit score …

With the Old Breed

• <b>Author:</b> E.B. Sledge<p><b>“Eugene Sledge became more than a legend with his memoir, With The Old Breed. He became a chronicler, a historian, a storyteller who turns the extremes of the war in the Pacific—the terror, the camaraderie, the banal and the extraordinary—into terms we mortals can grasp.”—Tom</b> …