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  • World's Best Islands for a Bohemian Escape

    Being bohemian in the big city is so passé. Search out "La Vie Bohème" island-style instead, where you can skip out on urban smog in favor of sunshine, and forgo the standard island mega-resorts for artsy, rustic digs. We've rounded up seven island destinations that will have you letting loose and reconnecting with the good life in no time.

    Posted by Bee Shapiro on April 11, 2012 at 5:00:31 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Trip Ideas
  • Discover Boracay: Paradise in the Philippines

    For decades, the central Philippine island of Boracay, about 200 miles south of Manila, was a closely guarded secret—just a beautiful, low-key getaway for in-the-know city folk and a few intrepid foreigners. But now, the secret is getting out: Inspired by tales of pristine white-sand beaches, excellent diving, and still-affordable prices, visitors from all over the globe are helping to make this one of the Philippines' most visited—but thankfully, still laid-back—destinations.

    Posted by Sandra Ramani on January 28, 2011 at 12:46:00 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • The World's Stinkiest Foods - And Where to Try Them

    Along with the universal emotions of love, hurt, and happiness shared by all cultures around the globe, there is another thing that ties us together: it's our bizarre love of smelly foods (how did you guess?). From fermented herring to vegetables that smell worse than boiling Brussels sprouts, we've gone in search of the world's stinkiest—yet surprisingly tasty—delicacies.

    Posted by Lola Akinmade on July 07, 2009 at 12:01:56 PM EDT in Trip Ideas Tagged: caymanislands, ecotravel

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