Rosemary Walsh

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Egypt detains ex-presidential candidate Aboul Fotouh

Egyptian police have arrested Abdul Moneim Aboul Fotouh, a leading opposition figure and former presidential candidate, over his alleged ties with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group.<p>State Security Prosecution has ordered his detention for 15 days in prison pending investigations on charges …

NRA speaker says he has proof that Islamic extremists are invading American cities

Spoiler: He doesn’t<p>At the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Nashville, TN, over the weekend, a man who claims to have 25 years of experience in law enforcement at the local, state, and federal levels said that he has firsthand knowledge of so-called Muslim "no-go zones" in the United …

6 Must-Have French Beauty Products

As spring weather slowly approaches and lightweight, colorful fashions make their way out of storage, it’s time to take stock of your skin’s …

The right way to pack a suitcase

Packing well is an art: Frequent travelers know how to pack as little as possible while still toting everything they'll need.<p>We've found the best hacks for packing a suitcase, and created an infographic that shows exactly where each item belongs.<p>This is what a well-packed suitcase should really …

10 Genius Ways To Beat Jet Lag

Enjoy every last second of your next international jaunt by planning ahead to fight jet lag. With the proper preparations, you can maximize the most of your time away and soak up as much sunlight as possible.<p>Follow these 10 tips to beat jet lag:<p>1. <b>Make a sleep schedule</b>: I'm what you would call a bad …

Travel Etiquette: 12 Stress Reduction Tips

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, it's the little things that make your experience go much more smoothly. Travel is often full of hassles and uncertainties, but thoughtful behavior can do a great deal to minimize stress. A few simple gestures have the power to enhance your trip and …

How to Find 5th Freedom Flights

Now that you know how cool fifth freedom flights really are, this is how you find one.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy.<p>Unsurprisingly, like most things, the best way to find a fifth freedom flight is through Google. It's not really one of those things you can search for all on its own, …

Cheesy Baked Penne With Broccoli Pesto Is the Perfect Winter Pasta Dish

<i>The following is an excerpt from a post that was originally featured on Cooking For Keeps and written by Nicole Shoemaker, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>When the last leaf of basil falls off the stem in my backyard and the grocery store deems it appropriate to charge me $5.99 for enough basil …

Italian Food

Starbucks Lemon Loaf Recipe

Now you can enjoy the deliciously tangy <b>Starbucks Lemon Loaf</b> without even leaving the house and you'll save money too! How great is that?! This …

The complete guide to Instagramming your Thanksgiving dinner

The fourth Thursday of November, when the US celebrates Thanksgiving, is Instagram’s busiest day of the year. More than 10 million photos mentioning Thanksgiving were uploaded to the social network that day in 2012, and Thanksgiving 2013 was the most active day on Instagram to date.<p>This year, …

Police Target Online Travel Site Scammers in Global Crackdown

Police around the world have arrested 118 suspects in a global investigation into online fraud that targets the travel industry, a crime said to cost …

14 Things Every Traveler Should Pack In Their Carry-On

For that reason, it's imperative that you do everything you can to make it go smoothly — like, for instance, packing the perfect carry-on.<p>Even if your luggage <i>isn't</i> lost (fingers crossed), you'll no doubt be glad to have a fully-stocked bag on hand at all times.<p>At the very least, it will spare you …

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Flying

How Airbnb Will Change the Way You Travel

Michael and I have been on the road for over three years now with no fixed address, yet people still ask us where we call home. We finally have a good answer: <i>we live at Airbnb</i>. We don't work for them, nor do we live at their corporate headquarters (although considering their funky new offices in …

The 9 Best Money-Saving Travel Tips

1-<b>Pick Destinations Based On Currency Exchange Rates</b><p>My destinations are selected based on where the dollar is strongest. Flexibility in choosing my vacation allows me to be opportunistic.<p>Reviewing online currency valuation articles helps determine where the exchange rates are best. A strong dollar …

The 48 Problems With Flying

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>These days, flying is right up there with going to the dentist and doing your taxes on the list of things people hate. All the pain, but no free toothbrush or refund check. Between awful people at TSA, flight attendants who hate you, and never-ending delays, it's …

7 Ways Flying Messes With Your Body

We know flying tinkers with our bodies -- this much is made clear by our messy post-plane hair and our overpowering jet lag.<p>But being in the air causes bodies to react in some ways that are not as obvious. This is your body on an airplane... get acquainted with your mid-air self, and feel better …

How Can I Earn More Frequent Flier Miles?

<i>A:</i><p>Many domestic airlines have quietly made a drastic change to their frequent flier programs. They're now more likely to award points based on how much you spend—not how far you fly. That means your typical economy-class ticket earns fewer miles than it used to, especially for long-distance …

9 Things You Should Know Before Booking Your Next Cruise

<i>kansasphoto / Flickr</i><p>With meals, entertainment and accommodations wrapped into one reasonable rate, cruising offers a convenient and affordable vacation option. Many cruises today offer stimulating onboard enrichment programs, unique culinary experiences and immersive shore excursions (think: …

How to Fund Your Travel Lifestyle

The biggest excuse for not traveling more often is because we think we don't have enough money.<p>Chances are slim that you'll win the lottery, strike it rich in a hot technology IPO, or have trust funds waiting for you to cash in. Most of us are in the grind of earning and burning with no end in …

Product Review: Convenient Packable Goodies

The Most Useful Travel Tool Ever

When it comes to travel, the list of things you "absolutely must have" gets longer and longer with each passing year. My wife and I are in the middle of a year+ trip, and had we done this in the 80s, we would have packed some clothes, a world atlas, a 35mm camera, a Swiss Army knife, and a few …

Georgian Bay Islands National Park

<b>Location: Ontario<br>Date Established: 1929<br>Size: 3,459 acres</b><p>Windswept white pine, rock faces scraped bare, and wide, wild waters number among the most prominent features of Georgian Bay Islands National Park. These characteristics are what drew a collective of painters—known as the Group of Seven—to …

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

Self-Pity

Ask Fodor’s: Can I See Rome’s Top Sights in 5 Hours?

Our column this week features a question submitted by @davis63 via Twitter:<p>You should definitely be able to see Rome's top sights in four or five …

The Exceptional Traveler: Adventure in the Caribbean

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.— Miriam Beard<p><b>How To Do Exceptional Things Inexpensively</b><p><b>Post #13 Adventure in the Caribbean</b><p><b>Any typical resort vacation in the Caribbean can be turned into an exciting adventure by</b> …

12 Tips For Finding The Best Airfares

No question about it, airfares on some routes are higher than they were four or five years ago, although Airfarewatchdog airfare searchers frequently find hundreds of fares crisscrossing the country for $250 or less round-trip. And even though fares seem higher, let's not forget that, adjusted for …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

7 Rookie Mistakes of First-Time Cruisers

Make sure your suitcases are shallow enough (or soft enough) to stash under the bed.<p><i>Photo by Fuse / Thinkstock</i><p>If you’re new to cruising, don’t fall prey to these potential pitfalls. Here are the top seven mistakes cruise newbies make and how to avoid them for smooth sailing, from the minute you …