Stephanie Grimsley

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14 Gorgeous Islands in Europe That Americans Always Overlook

Europe is chock-full of islands -- big ones, little ones, hot ones, cold ones, and hell, even one confusingly called “Ireland.” Most tourists stick …

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Sebastião Salgado’s Advice For Young Photographers Today

Last weekend at Photo London I had the chance to attend a lecture with Sebastião Salgado. Leo Johnson interviewed the 71-year old photographer about …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places In The World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

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How to Start a Photography Blog That Rocks

So you have been thinking about how to start a photography blog to go along with your shooting and you're wondering how to get started. Well, you've …

How the Korean Sleeping Mask Became a Cult Beauty Staple

When your workweek is packed and deadlines are looming, sleep is often the first thing to go—which is why a cream that delivers the appearance of eight hours of sleep, when worn for much less time, sounded to us like a skin-care miracle. Called sleeping masks, or “packs,” in South Korea, where the …

Skin Care

Zurich city guide: what to see, plus the best restaurants, bars and hotels

Yes, it’s big on banking and watches but don’t imagine the Swiss city is entirely straitlaced – this year it’s going gaga over Dada for starters<p>Although it’s routinely placed at the top of lifestyle rankings, Zurich is rarely, if ever, rated as one of Europe’s cultural capitals. There’s a …

European Travel

How to (Really) Pack for a Year of Travel in One Carry-On

Traveler contributor Ashlea Halpern thought she knew exactly what to pack for a year-long trek through Asia. Turns out, there's no sure way to pinpoint what you need (and what you definitely don't) until you're three months in with a broken carry-on and an unused case full of makeup.<p>I thought I was …

Backpacking

Rare Photographs of Marilyn Monroe Go on Display in London

Monroe's collaborations with photographers Milton H. Greene and Douglas Kirkland produced some of the most iconic images of her career.<p>Two legendary celebrity photographers are united in their mutual affinity for Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," an exhibition showing at The Little …

The Lean Closet

Everyone knows the value of a good closet purge, but very few of us have the necessary hard heart to part with items that often have sentimental …

Minimalism

9 Most Underrated Things to Do in Rome

Nothing is completely new in this 2,768-year-old city, but these magical locations deserve a little extra attention.<p>Rome's most famous sites are as …

Italy

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 …

This May Be The Best Carry-On Suitcase Idea We've EVER Seen

When it comes to carry-on bags, expert travelers know the average duffel simply will not do. With airlines periodically cracking down on carry-on requirements and passengers shaming others for exceeding the bag size limit, it's crucial to maximize every inch of suitcase space (because c'mon, we</i> …

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This Man Has Been Driving Around The World For 19 Years And He’s Got Some Wisdom To Share

Some choose to avoid travel altogether. It seems… dangerous? Expensive? Intimidating? Or maybe it’s just that the comforts of home can be so damn <i>comforting</i>. They hypnotize us into staying put.<p>Others venture out — but just barely. They dip their toes in the water, and it refreshes them, but soon …

The Mali Hotel Attack Is Not Paris, and That's on Us

Where is that handy Facebook Activate tool this morning?<p>Back in July of 2012, three American commandoes died in Mali when their vehicle went off a bridge and into the Niger River. The general reaction in this country can be summed up in the phrase, "What in the unholy <i>fck</i> are American soldiers doing …

Africa

Italy's ruling party sinks deeper in graft scandal, embarrassing Renzi | News Home | Reuters

ROME (Reuters) - The governing Democratic Party (PD) has been sucked deeper into Italy’s vortex of corruption scandals with the governor of one of its most populous regions coming under fire in a further embarrassment for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.<p>Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi attends a …

North Africa

This Icelandic hotel was designed for optimal Northern Lights viewing

Iceland's ION Luxury Adventure Hotel is one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights.<p>The swanky hotel was made from an abandoned building that belonged to a nearby geothermal power plant, and has won many awards, like the 2014 World Boutique Hotel Award for Europe's best …

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5 Ways Science Says Travel Improves Your Health and Well-Being

<b>By Wendy Perrin, TripAdvisor travel advocate</b><p>How many vacation days do you have left this year? If it's more than you can take in the two months remaining before year's end, you're hardly alone. Americans leave 429 million vacation days unused every year. In fact, as a nation we're taking a week's …

Travel

After more than 130 years of construction, Barcelona's most popular tourist attraction is finally almost done

"La Sagrada Família," a dramatic, imposing cathedral designed by Spanish architect Antoni Guadí, is easily Spain's most recognizable landmark, and it isn't even finished yet. Construction began on the church 133 years ago, in 1882, and it continues to this day.<p>Work crews recently began the final …

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The Ten Instagram Accounts Every Traveler Needs To Follow

Whether it's a food maven, an adrenalin junky, an animal lover or even someone seeing the world for the first time, we here at Trippy.com just can't resist really great travel-themed Instagram feeds or the urge to play them with Instagame, the new photo caption game for Instagram! With that in …

Nature Photography

Over half of American millennials say they’d consider leaving the US. Here’s why I’ve already left.

After fifteen months of travel, I returned to the United States ready to give American life another try. After a few months at home with my family, I …

Florence Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>July and August can be unbearably hot and humid in Florence so are best avoided. In August, when sensible Florentines flee the city, …

Travel Guides

10 Amazing Adventures You Need to Do on Your Next European Vacation

Photo: Linny Le<p>When you think of a European vacation, you're probably picturing museums, cafes, and tours through the cities. Don't get us wrong, that side of Europe is amazing, but the continent is also home to some incredible outdoors locations waiting to be explored. From amazing waterfalls to …

Hiking

6 ways flings are better when you’re traveling

1. Meeting someone is completely unexpected.<p>Unless you’re really good at looking people up in other countries, or you pay to use Tinder Plus, meeting …

17 food faux pas to avoid so that you don't embarrass yourself while traveling

It's important to understand the dining rules of each country you visit so that you can avoid insulting others or embarrassing yourself.<p>Luckily, we're here to help — here's a list of table manners you should be aware of when visiting 17 different countries around the world.

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The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. These are the 30 most powerful women in mobile advertising.</b> Business Insider's annual rankings are out.<p><b>2. Yahoo missed its Q3 targets.</b> It says it will now "narrow" its focus.<p><b>3. Yahoo signed a deal with Google to provide search ads.</b> Under the deal, Google will provide the search ads and pay Yahoo …

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5 Must-Do Adventures in Central America

Photo: Matt Hosford<p>With the temperatures cooling down and the earliest signs of winter starting to peek through the fall, we're already day-dreaming of a tropical escape - and we know you are too. That's why we've put together this list of must-do adventures in Central America. Whether you want to …

Costa Rica

The 25 best restaurants in the world, according to travelers

A dish from Vue de Monde in Melbourne, Australia. TripAdvisor TripAdvisor has released its list of the best restaurants in the world.<p>The list is based on millions of traveler ratings and reviews.<p>Most of this year's winners are in Europe, but there are a few restaurants in America, Asia, Africa, and …

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