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Packing Light for a Cold-Weather Getaway

Packing Light for a Cold-Weather Getaway
With bulky jeans, boots, sweaters and outer layers taking up so much room in your bag, it can be tough to pack light for a cold-weather vacation. Find out how to fit everything in—without racking up excess baggage fees in the process. Packing light—or more accurately, packing right —can be one of...

How to Plan an Epic Journey

How to Plan an Epic Journey
Take these four steps to prepare for the trip that might just change your life! Angie Orth, Editor-in-Chief at AngieAway.com Whether you’re burned out at work, confused about that status of your relationship or just in need of some fresh air and wide-open spaces to recalibrate, nothing can change...

Extreme Travel: Adventure Sports in Southeast Asia

Extreme Travel: Adventure Sports in Southeast Asia
Backpacking Southeast Asia? Check out these 5 adventure sports and extreme travel activities for adrenaline junkies in Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Indonesia and the Philippines. By: Alex Baackes, executive editor, alexinwanderland.com If you’re a major adrenaline junkie, Southeast Asia is arguably the...

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...

Flying High: The Best Zip Lines in the World

Flying High: The Best Zip Lines in the World
You won’t want to miss these spots, like Costa Rica and Nepal, when planning your next high-flying zip line adventures! by: Alex Baackes, executive editor of alexinwanderland.com The zip line (also known as flying fox, foefie slide, zip wire, aerial runway, or aerial ropeslide) is the gateway drug...

4 Secret Ways to Save Money on Travel

4 Secret Ways to Save Money on Travel
You don’t need to be bankrolled to travel like a jet-setter: By picking up a handful of tricks employed by in-the-know adventurers, you can feel like a major jetsetter on a bus-fare budget. By Amanda Pressner, editor of The Lost Girls Let’s face it: Even the most hardcore travelers among us...

America’s Coolest Museums and Halls of Fame

America’s Coolest Museums and Halls of Fame
By Amanda Pressner, editor of Lost Girls World If you haven’t been to a museum since someone dragged you to check out Renaissance-era paintings or modern art sculptures, you might have the impression that these hallowed institutions are great big snooze fests. What you might not realize is that...

Surviving a Long-Haul Flight

Surviving a Long-Haul Flight
Long-haul flights are arduous. Wedged into an economy seat in the back of an aluminum-skinned aircraft (in 'steerage' I call it), can make a 10, 14, or 18-hour flight seem interminable – more so when you’re on your way back from your dream vacation, or on a business trip, since you have less to...

Top 10 Tips For Better iPhone Photos

Top 10 Tips For Better iPhone Photos
I have a confession. I’m in love with a camera. What’s worse that camera is a phone, an iPhone. I’ve fallen for its portability, flexibility and simplicity. It takes great images in many situations. And with the myriad of iPhone apps, those images can become pretty much anything I want them to be...

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