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Women Share Their Steamiest Vacation Sex Stories, Giving 'Wanderlust' A New Meaning

There's a funny one-liner that goes, “When the bed goes rocking, you don't come knocking."<p>This especially goes for those steamy hookups abroad, …

I never knew how to travel until I visited India

I sit in Mexico as I write this, a year later and still stubbornly refusing to go home and be normal. And no matter what I do, my mind wanders back to India every chance it gets.<p>So I dig my toes into the powder white sand of the Mayan Riveria and indulge in the waves of memories shamelessly washing …

Tamil Nadu

Hands Down, This Is the Most Instagrammable Place to Visit This Spring

Japan takes the cake for being one of the most popular destinations as of late—travelers simply cannot get enough. Spring—April especially—is the …

In Puerto Escondido, great food, low prices, super surf. What's not to love? (Maybe a few things, but just a few)

Not long ago I began looking for a place where I could spend a few months relaxing while spending very little money. My destination would have to offer a leisurely lifestyle, great weather, even better food and — to reiterate — as a writer, an affordable price tag.<p>Last summer I settled on Mexico, …

Travel

10 Hidden Beaches In North America You Never Thought To Visit

Top Hidden Beaches In North America<p>In "News"<p>North Carolina’s Carova Beach is hidden away in the Outer Banks, and is only accessible by boat or by …

15 Travel Sites for Scoring the Best Deals

For that much-needed weekend getaway.<p>Sometimes, you just need to get away. A weekend in the countryside might do the trick, or maybe you're thinking something along the lines of a week-long trip through the Greek islands. But how to get the best travel deals? Well, these 15 travel sites can help. …

Italy on a budget: live la dolce vita at affordable restaurants, hotels and spas

Italy is a nation that loves a bargain, so follow the locals’ example and explore great-value food options, low-cost hotels and cheap – or free – beaches and spas<p>Italians really know how to stretch their euros on holiday. They may have a reputation for living the <i>dolce vita</i>, but they really, <i>really</i> …

Italy

10 Most Colorful Cities Around The World You Must Visit

Exploring new cities is always an exciting adventure to take on when you travel, but when the cities are painted with eye-popping colors, it makes …

This 33-year-old travelled to every country in the world and made $1.5 million doing it

Johnny Ward is living the dream.<p>The travel blog he started as a broke backpacker called OneStep4Ward developed into anonline marketing firm that he …

First impressions and observations from our trip to Aruba

Thoughts from our trip to ArubaIt’s been a few weeks since we returned from our first trip to the island nation of Aruba. Now that we’ve had some …

Aruba

Are Women Doomed to Unfair Treatment at Work?

Before the election, the notion of “implicit bias” — the unconscious stereotyping and positions we hold against other races, cultures, genders, and …

Women of Color

Let’s Talk About Black Women’s Daily ‘Indignities’

• <b>Spicer, O’Reilly Spawn #BlackWomenAtWork</b>• <b><br>2 Black Employees File Complaint Against Fox News</b>• <b><br>Omarosa Manigault Walks Out on Black Press</b>• <b><br>Almost 50 Years</b> …

All the yes: This beauty brand ​created ​nude lipsticks specifically for women of color

For everyone whose skin has never blended in with a band aid, finding a true nude lip color is a labor of love. The standard peachy hue associated …

ESSENCE Fest Spotlight: Luvvie Ajayi On The Powerful Connection Between Black Women, Her New Shonda Rhimes TV Series & More

Author, speaker and influencer Luvvie Ajayi talks with ESSENCE about recently partnering with AT&T, her upcoming appearance at ESSENCE Fest and why …

7 Steps To Marketing Your Luxury Vacation Rental Online

The dramatic rise in popularity of vacation rentals has been in greater part thanks to AirBnB, a company that has largely popularized short-rentals around the world. While suffering a severe and acute backlash in sporadic cities that have seen demand for housing increase due to landlords’ desires …

Hospitality

The Happiest Place on Earth: Why Bhutan Belongs on Your Travel List Now

It’s been decades since the fourth king of Bhutan came up with the notion of gross national happiness. But that’s still what comes to mind when most of us think of the country. Even though it’s sort of silly, it proved to be successful marketing, on top of the inherent mystique and allure of this …

Bhutan

9 incredible places you had no idea existed in Ireland

IRELAND IS EVERYTHING YOU EXPECT — patchwork landscapes and wild Atlantic coastlines, cozy pubs and warm welcomes — but it’s a lot of things you …

Ireland

Best Beaches In The World: Nosy Be – Madagascar

Madagascar has long been famed for its incredible biodiversity and unique wildlife. Nestled off the north-western coast is the beautiful island of …

Europe's best urban beaches

City breaks are in vogue. Last year alone they rose by 15 percent. Coastal cities are especially popular. First a stroll through town, then off to …

On Teaching Afro-Cubana Feminisms

Black and <i>mulata</i> women have participated in constructing Cubanidad (Cuban nationalism) since the beginning of the Cuban republic in 1902. However, the …

You Can Travel Across The U.S. By Train For Just Over $200

Gas is still pretty expensive in most places, and air travel is full of ridiculous TSA delays, so train travel is starting to look pretty good to …

The Best Countries In The World To Live In (Part 2)

We continue where we left of with the Top 5 Countries on our list. Here we go with the final list of the best countries in the world to live …

The island of lost explorers

On Canada’s bleak Beechey Island are the remains of four men who died in the 19th Century. They weren’t famous in life – but their deaths sparked 165 years of searching for answers.<p>Through icy rain and mist, I could just make out the headstones of the graves on the bleak shores of Beechey Island. …

Archaeology

A social travel app will connect you with people who've ticked off things on your bucket list

A new social travel app will connect you with people who have already done the things that might be riding high on your bucket list.<p>Timeset allows users set their life goals via the ‘Bucket List’ option in the application, allowing them to instantly find others across the globe who have reached, or …

New Zealand Will Give You a Free Trip If You Agree to a Job Interview

Anyone else looking for a career change?<p>If New Zealand is on your bucket list, it's time to fill out a job application. You see, the tech industry in Wellington, New Zealand is trying to recruit experts from around the world to their community, so they're offering a free trip if you can prove you …

This Woman Travels The World Alone On The Back Of A Motorcycle

The fact of the matter is this: Travel scares a lot of people. The fear of the unknown keeps many of us from striking out on the road and chasing adventure. It makes us hesitate, waffle, and (all too often) pick the easy route rather than the more fulfilling one.<p>We’re here to break down those fears …

15 amazing places you wouldn't have visited 15 years ago

10 insanely cheap flights to Europe this summer

The combination of cheap fuel, increased airline competition, and a strong U.S. dollar means that a summertime trip to Europe is more affordable than …

A Local's Guide to Seychelles

Travel<p>This island nation is a destination of a lifetime with its laid-back vibe and gorgeous beaches that draw thousands to its cerulean shores each year.<p>I came to Seychelles 40 years ago on vacation, and when I returned two years later, it was for good. This allure says rather a lot about the …

Seychelles

Renina Jarmon On The Power Of Black Girls On And Off The Internet

#Blackgirlsarefromthefuture<p><i>In celebration of Black History Month, NYLON is running a spotlight series called</i> <i>UNAPOLOGETIC</i><i>. Every day, w</i><i>e’ll celebrate different aspects of black culture through</i> <i></i><i>profiles, interviews, roundtables, reviews, videos, and op-eds</i><i>. #Blacklivesmatter and we hold that truth to</i> …