Shana Coulthurst

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How To Force People To Do Anything (And Have Them Thank You For it)

Does someone in your life not want to do something? Do you not care, even the slightest bit, about their wishes? Here's how to force them to complete …

11 Travel Hacks TV Producers Want You To Know

We’ve gotten tips from backpackers, budget bloggers and etiquette experts -- but nobody knows how to make a trip more fabulous than TV producers and hosts.<p>It’s their job to expose you to the thrill of adventure, so you <i>know</i> they’re doing their own trips right, too.<p>Elise Doganieri, co-creator of “The …

Caribbean Food Festivals Worth the Splurge

Move over Paris and Rome, the Caribbean is quickly becoming a gourmet dining epicenter. Beckoning to international award-winning chefs like Anthony Bourdain, Eric Ripert and José Andrés, the Caribbean boasts an impressive array of acclaimed resort restaurants and foodie festivals. Care to pair your …

Brewery tour of Alaska

A road trip of Interior and Southcentral Alaska is an excellent approach for discovering the regions’ best sights: the tallest mountain in North America, the largest wild salmon in the world as well as a myriad of adventures. And almost every town from Fairbanks to Homer is home to at least one …

New Zealand's Adventure HQ

When it comes to natural beauty, New Zealand doesn't do nuance. Its greens and blues border on neon and its mountains plunge into the sea with all the subtlety of an elephant stepping into a bathtub. What better place to see these visual fireworks than Matakauri Lodge, located minutes from …

13 Family-Friendly Hotels For Your Next Big Vacation

There's no need to skimp on luxury when you're booking a hotel that'll keep both the kids and the parents entertained. Whether you prefer to stay in a castle or on a beach, enjoying breakfast on a private terrace or a picnic lunch on a remote island, you're sure to make memories your family will …

20 of the World's Best Romantic Hotels

The right room in the right hotel can transform a typical trip for two into the romantic getaway of your dreams. Candlelit sunset dinners, Champagne-soaked yacht cruises, and private butler service contribute to the rejuvenating quality at these urban oases and country retreats. Plan a trip to one …

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The World's Wackiest Hostels

Budget backpackers and adventurous travelers visit hostels around the world for more than cheap rates. Sure, it's always amazing when you can save big on overnight accommodations and use that money on another part of your trip, but low room rates are just one of the things that draw travelers to …

10 Hacks for Stylish Air Travel

At one time or another, we all fly. Weddings, funerals, or vacations all require a boarding pass and a high level of patience. Flying has come a long way, but unless you've got a little extra cash to go first or business class, coach still leaves much to be desired in terms of comfort and ease. …

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Absolutely Everyone You Need to Tip While Traveling

By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>It's probably safe to say the idea of tipping the flight attendant has never crossed your mind, but apparently a whopping 30 percent of flyers have done it. How do you feel now, cheapskate?<p>While tipping in restaurants is a fairly black and white (albeit …

Budget Trips to Napa: Save Your Money for the Wine!

Stomp season may have commenced in September, but it's still prime harvest time in Napa. Despite the recent earthquake that rocked area hotels and wineries, most are up-and-running once again and where there's wine, there will be people (friendly ones, at that). This weekend in particular will be …

Napa Valley

Disney ‘s New 3-D Printing Technique Makes Any Object Transmit Sound

Disney Research has revealed an exciting new technology that turns any object into a speaker.<p>What if every object in your life could talk? A door handle warns you when someone has attempted to enter without a key. A desk ticks off your appointments when you sit down. A rubber duckie quacks at a …