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What Disney Parks Looked Like Through the Decades

The Disney parks have changed a lot over the years, but the magical memories remain. Here's what The Happiest Place on Earth looked like between 1955 and 2020.

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How This Travel Writer Is Satisfying Her Wanderlust From Home

Just because we’re currently grounded, it doesn’t mean that we can’t explore the world virtually—and plan our next amazing trip.


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Why You Should Still Use Your Vacation Days During Quarantine

By taking time away from work, you take much-needed recovery time for yourself.


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14 Travel Movies That Will Make You Feel Like You Went There

With real-life travel at a standstill, get engrossed in films that take you to exotic locales—right from your sofa.


This Heartwarming Interaction Shows That It’s OK to Ask Strangers for Help

Sometimes random interactions can 
be the most meaningful.

This Is the Last Remaining Opening Day Ride in Universal Studios Florida

Almost all of the opening day rides at Universal Studios Florida closed over the years. But it's still possible to...


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Can You Pass the Nearly Impossible Test Air Traffic Controllers Used to Take?

This simple-sounding numbers game is way harder than it looks.

16 Summer Destinations That Are Surprisingly Gorgeous in the Winter

Maybe the beach or desert fades from your memory when the temps drop, but these warm-weather locales are even more...


22 Things Everyone Should Do at Least Once Before Summer’s Over

Don't let the last few warm, beautiful days of the season go to waste! Ice cream, stat!


9 Phrases to Commit to Memory Before You Go Abroad

Being able to communicate, especially in emergency conditions, can save a trip and an experience from falling apart, super quickly.


Here’s Why Norway Is the Best Country for Writers

In this Scandinavian nation, authors (and other artists as well!) have it pretty good.

11 Winter Date Night Ideas That Will Keep Your Romance Toasty

Romantic nights out shouldn't be on hold until the weather cooperates. Winter date nights are a must for couples to...


This Is the Happiest Airport in the World

Spoiler: It’s not in the United States.



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If You Walk Like This, It Says a Whole Lot About Your Personality

The way you walk may be determined by your daily schedule. But it also might be reflective of your personality,...


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This Is What Picking a Window Seat on an Airplane Says About Your Personality

Choosing between a window seat or an aisle seat isn't just about comfort and convenience.

I Went to a Native American Pow Wow—This Is What I Learned

My expectations came from a second-grade textbook, but what I found was strength and purpose shining through the sage smoke.


This Is the Super Sneaky Way Hotels Make You Want to Come Back

High-end hotels have zeroed in on the power of psychology to keep guests coming back again and again. Here's how...


The Happiest States in America—Did Yours Make the List?

Feeling cheery? It may be because of where you live. Check to see if your state made the list of...


30 Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love with Country Life

Country magazine celebrates its 30th birthday with a tribute to life's simple pleasures.


A Groundbreaking New Water Park for People with Disabilities Just Opened—and You Have to See It

Morgan’s Inspiration Island is the first water park of its kind. Thanks to its amazing technology, it's both inclusive and...



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10 Genius Shortcuts to Keep Your Sanity When Flying with Children

Though traveling with children has its challenges, creating memories with your family is worth it. In order to save your...


The Smartest Way to Spend Your Tax Refund (According To Science)

Just got your tax refund? Don't head to the mall just yet. Science says money can, in fact, buy happiness,...

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The Stunning Rainbow Is Only One of the Reasons This Woman Is So Adorably Happy

Ola loves to tell her friends that she lives in a barn in the country.


Can’t Sleep on Vacay? 17 Tips to Snooze Better When Traveling

In an unfamiliar setting, your ears pick up every noise and you're hyperaware of your surroundings, making it harder than...


A Couple Spent Just $30 on Their Honeymoon to Maine—and Loved Every Minute Of It

Newlyweds Terry and Jim Orcutt created honeymoon memories on vacation in Maine during the 1970s.



How This Chance Meeting at the Ganges Changed 5 Lives Forever

An impromptu lesson in kindness inspires one man to give an incredible gift to a complete stranger and his family....


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How You Pack a Suitcase Can Predict Your Personality

The Holy Roller, the Carry-On Connoisseur: Your packing style says a lot about who you are as a person, according...