adventure

I Spent Five Days Completely Silent

I had never meditated a day in my life before I decided to attend a five-day silent meditation retreat. Honestly, I can’t even say that I ever had a desire to try it out. What I was looking to do, however, was to feel a stronger connection to my own …
By Isabel Klein

5 Travel Tips For People With Anxiety

I am one of the 18 percent of American adults who suffer from anxiety. Generalized anxiety disorder is the official clinical diagnosis, if you want to get technical about it. But I didn't want to let that stop me from fulfilling my lifelong dream of …
By Jess Hendel

7 Health & Wellness Retreats For Spring Break

Spring break partying sure is great, but sometimes you need to use those five vacation days for a little rest and relaxation. And the good news is you don't have to break the bank in order to achieve personal nirvana, because these are seven health a…
By Marion Bernstein

6 Road Trips For Spring Breakers On A Budget

With the windows down, the music turned up, and miles of highway laid out in front of you, a road trip can be an exciting way to bond with friends and get a little change of scenery from the everyday without dropping a ton of money on air travel. So,…
By Jessica Learish

11 Harry Potter Quotes About Adventure

Life is the greatest adventure, or so they say, but when your life is filled with the same old work, eat, sleep, repeat routine, it can seem like the greatest bore fest instead. To break up the monotony of the every day, people often look toward tele…
By Sadie Trombetta

What Your Favorite Childhood Book Says About You

The books you read as a kid were likely a big influence in shaping your personality; yes, all that time you spent reading with your parents or siblings at bedtime probably had a big effect on who you are today. No matter which book was your favorite,…
By Alex Weiss

13 Book Recommendations For Casual Readers

OK, so, first: What exactly is a casual reader? Lots of people think that being a casual reader just means you don’t read that much. But lots of people don’t have time to read hundreds of books a year. That doesn’t make them all casual readers, howev…
By Crystal Paul

10 Prints That Speak To Travel Lovers

If there is one thing that all travelers have in common, it's the fact that they all want to constantly feel inspired. While there is plenty of inspiration to be harvested out on the road, I've rounded up alternative sources of inspiration for inside…
By Chelsey Grasso

This Might Be The Weirdest Museum In America

Everybody knows that the best part of going on a road trip — aside from the bounty of car snacks you have on hand for the ride, of course — is stopping at weird, wacky, and wonderful roadside attractions. In her latest video for Yahoo! Travel, 'A Bro…
By Kathryn Kattalia

5 Labor Day Road Trips You Can't Miss

Can you believe that it's almost Labor Day? Despite the fact that it feels like we just celebrated New Year's Eve last week, September is already upon us. With the last long weekend before Thanksgiving right around the corner and only a couple of day…
By Jessica Learish

What Doughnuts Look Like In Other Countries

There's no doubting America's love affair with doughnuts, but this dessert du jour has won hearts the world over. Its worldwide presence is indisputable, even if the rotund pastry takes on varying forms in its foreign locales, and its universal appea…
By Dacy Knight

8 Getaways To Celebrate National Relaxation Day

I just got back from my first real vacation in 10 years, and believe me, I feel fantastic. As someone with near constant anxiety, it was amazing to spend 10 days in Maui, and really take some time to relax. August 15 is National Relaxation Day, a day…
By Emily Kelley

7 Road Trip Hacks

At this point, most of us have probably seen plenty of articles about how to plan the “Best Road Trip Ever”. We've all fantasized about following those lines on the map, and might be getting especially restless now that summer is (say it ain't so!) i…
By Rosemary Donahue

Would You Ever Swim With Monster Crocs?

Unless you spend a lot of time playing Jumanji, tackling a crocodile is probably one of the last things you'd want to do — and you definitely don't want a croc encounter to literally be the last thing you ever do. In the latest episode of Yahoo Trave…
By Marisa Ross

Why It's OK If You Didn't Study Abroad

As studying abroad becomes increasingly more common for college students, it's tempting to leave campus for a semester or more in search of new opportunities, friends, and experiences. But not everyone has the option to jet off to travel the world du…
By Rebecca Deczynski

How To Speak Australian Like A Pro

If you've ever traveled, you know that most countries use several, very specific dialects that can often cause conversational confusion, even among native speakers. But this doesn't only apply to "foreign" languages — English speakers around the worl…
By Jessica Learish

7 Amazing Airbnbs For The Perfect Labor Day Escape

Labor Day is less than a month away, and it's not just the last day that you can wear white without offending Gloria Vanderbilt — it's also the last long weekend of summer. Book your final hurrah with one of these Labor Day Airbnb rentals. Even if yo…
By Jessica Learish

7 YA Books To Read Before Studying Abroad

Last summer, I had the opportunity to study abroad in the magical city of Prague. I met amazing people and gained some of my best friends exploring those cobblestone streets. While I can look back now and smile at the adventures I had, I can't ignore…
By Alex Weiss

13 Airbnb Getaways To Reenact Romantic Movies

What better way to indulge in a couple's getaway than with Airbnb rentals that provide the perfect setting for you to reenact your favorite romantic movie? Add a touch of role play to your weekend with these lovely hideaways that offer a sweet escape…
By Dacy Knight

9 Mind-Blowing Train Journeys Around The World

Got wanderlust? These train trips are not going to help. Trains are the new-old hot way of taking in a new country — which isn't news to any person who's picked up a Eurail pass to country-hop in Europe. But you may not have known that you can get a …
By JR Thorpe