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Your 5 Biggest Dating Mistakes

As a professional dating coach, I talk to single people everyday who are frustrated with the modern dating scene. I see the differences between the people who are successful in finding love, and ones who keep coming up against the same struggles time and time again.<p>What is clear to me is that …

I spent 10 nights alone on a deserted island — here's how I survived

I still can't quite believe it happened.<p>I've been somewhat obsessed with islands and going 'back to basics' since I was kid.<p>"Shipwrecked" was key viewing, Ray Mears was my guy, and more recently, watching shows like 'The Island" and "Naked and Marooned" reinforced just how much I really wanted my …

The 10 Best Restaurants In The U.S., According To TripAdvisor

America the beautiful. 🍴<p>It's tricky to name the best fine-dining restaurants in the U.S.: There's food, and there's price, and then there's ambiance to consider.<p>And nobody knows how to judge all three like a traveler does. TripAdvisor has released a nomad-vetted list of the top fine-dining …

19 photos that show where world leaders live

Unsurprisingly, the world's most powerful people live in luxurious homes befitting their positions. These palaces and abodes are equipped with everything from helipads to priceless works of art.<p>From the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, where Japan's Emperor Akihito lives, to Paris' Élysée Palace, where …

8 overrated wine countries around the world — and where to go instead

<b>Instead of Burgundy, France, try visiting Traverse City, Michigan.</b><p>Burgundy is known for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, but because the area is so famous, the wine is often overpriced. Check out Traverse City in Michigan, which is located on the same parallel as Burgundy and Bordeaux. While the …

Travel Smartly, Not Glamorously

The internet is saturated with articles about how to be a smart traveller, with tips like: "Check local customs to see if exposing yourself at the beach is frowned upon," "Don't get drunk on the plane (or do)," "Take the road less travelled/venture off the beaten track/speak to that toothless local …

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

12 destinations where you can stay in a 5-star hotel for less than $200 a night

Our friends at Hotels.com curated a list of major destinations around the world where visitors can stay at a five-star hotel for under $200 per night.<p>The bulk of the cities are in Europe, with a few in Asia.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you can treat yourself without breaking the bank.

13 bizarre dishes from around the globe that even extreme eaters wouldn't dare to eat

But before you grimace, consider this fun fact: Insects are actually more nutritious than most forms of meat eaten in the US. Some say increased consumption of insects might help alleviate world hunger.<p>While cultures in countries throughout Africa, Asia, and South America swear by the health …

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Blood Moon in pictures: Total 'supermoon' lunar eclipse seen around the world

16 photos that will make you want to travel to the Philippines

It's the ultimate paradise for beach bums, divers, and adventurers.<p>The country offers a vast array of waterfalls, lagoons, caves, and beaches, among other attractions.<p>Keep scrolling for some of the Philippine's must sees.

10 surprising travel perks that probably come with your credit card

Check your cards to potentially uncover some of the following travel benefits.<p>Some cards (like the World Elite MasterCard, American Express, and Visa Signature card) come with concierges — a number on the back that you can call to get help with travel planning, restaurant reservations or event …

Here's what it's like to eat at the world's oldest restaurant

First opened as an inn, the landmark eatery was founded in 1725 by French cook Jean Botín and his wife. It is the world's oldest restaurant according to the Guinness Book of Records. Today, Botín is famed for its rustic Castilian cuisine, including succulent roast meats fired in an oven that's …

16 adrenaline junkie attractions to visit in your lifetime

You can free climb to staggering heights, get up close and personal with majestic sites, and get views that will take your breath away.<p>We've put together a collection of 16 adrenaline-pumping tourist activities around the globe, from volcano boarding in Nicaragua to skydiving over Mount</i> …

20 breathtaking photos of palaces in India

Each is magnificent in its own way — whether it's the bright colors, archways and domes, or beautiful gardens.<p>Many of the palaces are still the official residences of royal families, while others have been turned into luxury hotels.<p>From the famous Mysore Palace to the floating Jal Mahal, here are …

10 Most Popular (+ Safest) Countries To Travel Solo

Is that "Travel" Pinterest board reaching an astronomical number of pins? Has another year has passed without that passport even being been touched? There's no time like the present, ladies! If you are planning on embarking on a solo trip or are just toying with the idea, know that you are going to …

12 cultural faux pas you should avoid making in Munich

Bavaria, progressively conservative and traditionally modern, differs from the rest of Germany so crassly it may as well be its own country.<p>But while it prides itself in its famous "gemütlichkeit," or laid back coziness, a decidedly un-laid back Germanness will rear its head should you make any of …

13 incredible department stores to shop at in your lifetime

How about combining the two?<p>Whether you're into shopping or not, there are several glamorous and historic department stores around the world that are so famous they have become tourist attractions in their own right.<p>Get a taste of local style and culture at these 13 world-famous department stores.

How to Pack the Perfect Suitcase

Ingenious strategies for traveling light, saving space, and arriving at your destination wrinkle-free and ready for any adventure, presented by Real …

The Savvy Traveler: 10 Tips of the Trade

<i>Darn it, I told the agent I wanted a direct flight to Vegas, but the plane stopped - twice - along the way.</i><p>Whether you're booking your vacation online, directly with the airlines, hotels and cruise lines or through travel agents, knowing the jargon of the travel industry can help you save a lot of …

Cedar Point's Newest Roller Coaster Will Break 10 World Records

It makes total sense that the tallest, longest, and fastest roller coaster would live at the "Roller Coaster Capital of the World." Cedar Point …

The best US destination to travel to every month of the year

We teamed up with Kayak to find the best destination in the US to visit each month of the year.<p>Using data from their Travel Hacker Guide, Kayak calculated the median monthly airfare for US destinations for travel between November 2013 and December 2014, and median hotel rates for travel between …

The best spots for incredible views in 15 cities around the world

Iconic buildings such as New York City's Empire State Building and Paris' Eiffel Tower attract long lines of tourists and often have high prices.<p>Most big cities though have other options for breathtaking skyline views.<p>From Taipei to Toronto, we've rounded up 15 lesser-known places where you can …

24 delicious foods you should eat in China

China is a large country that's home to many rich, flavorful dishes.<p>Although there are staples that can be found throughout the country, the cuisine varies greatly from region to region.<p>For example, Shanghai boasts xiao long bao (soup dumplings), while Beijing has Peking duck.<p>Keep scrolling for 24 …

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

30 awesome Turkish expressions to know before you go

TURKS HAVE A SAYING FOR EVERY OCCASION. These expressions serve as bookends to each conversation, providing a handy and automatic beginning and end …

The Perfect Weekend in Savannah

The "hostess city of the South" is the ideal destination for a quick getaway.<p>With its regal antebellum architecture, lush flora, and abundant …

Which New L.A. Hotel Suits Your Personality?

<b>Ideal for:</b> grown-ups who still think they’re in college<p>Finally, a boutique L.A. hotel that doesn’t feel like it’s trying too hard. At Mama Shelter …

11 things that happen when you move to France

1. It becomes normal to dip your breakfast food into your breakfast beverage.<p>The first meal of the day is taken quite seriously in <i>La République</i> with …

What Not To Do In Boston

Shipping up to Boston? Good choice! Boston isn't just home to the Red Sox, Paul Revere, and the world's best clam chowder. It's also <i>my</i> adopted city. And unless you want to immediately stand out as a tourist when you're among us, take it from me: Avoid the following faux pas or you'll drive every …