Street Dining in Style at London’s Dalston Yard

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By JJ Fox London is the home of swanky restaurants and chic eateries with enough celebrity chefs to populate a small village. The quality of the food is sky high but so is the price tag and the clientele are certainly not your average Joe. So what happens when you combine great quality food with […]

Why Oaxaca is One of Mexico’s Best Kept Secrets

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By Steven Van Yoder When Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortez was asked to describe the Mexican landscape he conquered some 500 years ago, he crumpled a piece of paper and set it on a table. Cortez managed to subjugate an entire country in a few years, but was quick to note that victory had not been […]

Eco Friendly Hostels from Around the World

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Eco Key Chain via Shutterstock By Diana Smith When it came to finding a good hostel, it used to be that travelers were lucky if they could land in one that provided a warm shower. Fortunately, for the millennial traveler, in the last decade hostels have really stepped up their game. From themed hostels to […]

The Most Incredible Places to Picnic the World Over

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Picnic on beach photo via Shutterstock By Meghan Black Picnic—just the word alone is joyfully buoyant, a bounce of syllables that signifies savoring the moment. Somehow, the idea of doing away with convention and enjoying a meal out there, really out there, surrounded by nothing but the sky and the land makes life feel decadent and simple […]

Farm Stay Programs for the Millennial Traveler

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 Tea plantation photo via Shutterstock By Diana Smith Finding a way into the heart of any culture can be a challenge even for the most experienced traveler. Sometimes it’s that we move so quickly through a place that we end up only grazing its surface. But sometimes, even when we are fortunate enough to find […]

Dancing in Ubud’s Pondok Pekak Library

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Dancers in Ubud photo via Shutterstock By JJ Fox Acie greeted me as I walked through the door to the Pondok Pekak library, which was hidden behind a football field near Monkey Forest Road. “My name is Atch-ee, not Ay-cee” she said with a grin as she noticed me glancing at the slip of paper […]

The Best Day Trips From San Francisco (And a Travel Giveaway)

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Sonoma vineyard photo via Shutterstock Most of us know that San Francisco is one of the coolest cities in the U.S., but during the summer it’s always fun to jet off for a weekend and enjoy the laid-back vibe of the open countryside, beaches and  parks that surround the city. During the month of August, […]