Yadira Rodriguez

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Lodges Robinson Crusoe would love

As an alternative to the Dominican Republic’s all-inclusive resorts, owners are opening more eco-conscious lodges that are small, play a part in the local community – and stunning.<p>For years, a holiday in the Dominican Republic entailed staying at a walled-in, cookie-cutter resort. But not anymore. …

Dominican Republic

Photo of the Moment: Another Tahitian Sunset — Vagabondish

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9 Tricks to Saving $100 on Your Next Cruise

<i>Phil Comeau / Flickr</i><p>All-inclusive cruises offer the perfect formula for a budget-friendly getaway with meals, lodging and entertainment bundled into one price. So, what's the catch? The truth is, with cruise lines continually launching innovative add-ons (think: private deck-side cabanas and …

Paradise Without the Price Tag: Latin America's Top Beachside Stays Under $200 USD — Vagabondish

<i>Editor's note: This post comes to us courtesy of Kristen McKenzie, who works for HotelsCombined.com and specializes in hospitality industry trends.</i> …

National Geographic Travel

Lower Antelope Canyon: Skylight

NASA Releases Beautiful ‘Gravity’-Inspired Photo Set Ahead of Oscar Night

<b>Spoiler Alert</b>: The first paragraph of this article gives away a major part of the movie ‘Gravity.’ Skip past it if you haven’t seen the movie …

Best space images of the month

Here are some of the most stunning pictures captured during a memorable month in space – from cosmic collisions to soaring satellites.<p>Watch Colin Legg's footage of the Moon Saturn occultation.


What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …


The 50 Best Bags of Fall

Our favorite clutches, totes, backpacks, and more.<p>Bold clutches, modern backpacks, embellished totes: This season was all about a statement accessory. Here, all the best, busiest bags we want to grab onto. Plus, shop the best bags for the year AND the best fall bags available now.

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

25 Insane High Heels You Won't Believe Exist

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …


Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Warning to those with vertigo: The Singapore hotel’s nearly 500-foot-long outdoor infinity-edged pool will leave you dizzy. One of the world’s largest infinity pools, the 57th-floor Sands SkyPark sits on top of Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Marina Bay Sands’ futuristic three towers. The …

This composition is made up from 5000 pictures taken in a 48 hour period and looks amazing.

Custom T-Shirt Design App Snaptee Launches Partnership Program

Snaptee, the iOS and Android app that lets users design and order their own custom T-shirts, has launched a new revenue-sharing program for photo-editing and design app developers.<p>The startup’s first beta partner is Manga Camera, a popular app that turns photos into comic book-like graphics. …

Report: Gingerbread Has Highest Crash Rate For Android

Crittercism, a performance monitoring company best known for crash reports, has come up with its first-ever ‘State of Mobile’ report that extrapolates data from their one billion monthly active users to show a variety of mobile app performance metrics.<p>The report found that Gingerbread has the …

Obama Asks Congress to End NSA Mass Surveillance

Pres­id­ent Obama out­lined his plan Thursday to end the Na­tion­al Se­cur­ity Agency’s con­tro­ver­sial prac­tice of col­lect­ing re­cords on …