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Spa Hacking: Get Five Worldly Treatments on the Cheap

Spa Hacking: Get Five Worldly Treatments on the Cheap
Paying exorbitant prices to get ultra-basic massages in uninspiring surroundings? Find out how your can stretch your dollar (and your back!) at these alternative-and-relaxing (and cheap) spa destinations! Almost everyone likes massages and treating themselves to a spa day. Hardly anyone likes to...

Foodie: 5 Wacky Pizza Toppings from Around the World

Foodie: 5 Wacky Pizza Toppings from Around the World
From Japan to the Netherlands, we explore five of the strangest pie toppings on the planet. “Yes, two slices, please.” “Right away, what kind?” “Get me that octopus with squid ink.” Yup, that’s a real pizza order—if you’re getting your slice in certain parts of Japan. Pizza is a universal food that...

Free Stuff to Do in New York City

Free Stuff to Do in New York City
The Big Apple can be an expensive time during the holidays, so here are six free activities that won’t cost you a dime! Free. It’s a refreshing word -- especially in an expensive place like New York City. Although a Knicks-Nets game at Madison Square Garden may be $190 or a seat at Book of Mormon...

The Best Hikes Around LA

The Best Hikes Around LA
Get moving on these trails to enjoy gorgeous weather, celebrity sightings, and a little low-key exercise in Hollywood. It’s a known fact that Angelenos love to get fit in the sun, so it’s no surprise that some of the country’s best hikes can be found in Los Angeles. There are tons of urban,...

3 Surprising Places to see Fall or Colorful Foliage

3 Surprising Places to see Fall or Colorful Foliage
You may not have to travel far to catch a glimpse of autumn’s arrival. Check out these cool, undiscovered spots to see fall foliage. It’s one of the most defining—and jaw-dropping—signs of any of our four seasons: The few weeks when the leaves transform into a riot of colors and fall foliage is at...

October Travel Destinations: Top New England Getaways

October Travel Destinations: Top New England Getaways
Thanks to lower rates on flights and hotels, early autumn is an ideal time to travel. Check out these top spots in the Northeast to get your fill of fall. For most of the country, October is the season of foliage and catching falling leaves in your local park. It’s playoff baseball and college...