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| 1 year ago
Take advantage of our top beauty travel essentials for worry-free packing this season. These 10 must-haves, including double-duty face products and the perfect travel-size dry shampoo, are flawless fits for your carry-on, tote or duffle... more
| 2 years ago
Not so keen on flying down double black diamonds? Don’t let that stop you from checking out these ski resorts. Each offers a destination-worthy spa that will keep you relaxed and refreshed.
| 2 years ago
Finding the right carry-on bag is a lot like searching for a dance partner. You have to test a few out to get a feel for how they swivel, pivot, and roll. You have find one that’s lightweight and flexible for those quick pickups and easy... more
| 2 years ago
From the Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast Museum to the hotel that inspired "The Shining," these destinations are something to scream about.
| 2 years ago
Art, food and juggalos fill a weekend getaway to Motor City.
| 2 years ago
From epicurean adventures to creativity with carrion, gastronauts won’t go hungry at these degustation destinations.
| 4 years ago
Quick, ask someone about the most romantic place she’s ever traveled. Chances are, descriptions of chilly temperatures and layers of clothing aren’t the first tales to leave her mouth. However, with the winter months looming, planning a... more
| 5 years ago
For travelers looking for a creative way to spend a budget-friendly vacation, yurts allow us to experience the outdoors while simultaneously providing us with heightened protection from the elements. Sounds pretty nice, right? The most... more
| 5 years ago
“Three coins in a fountain …” goes the famous song, and anyone who’s ever visited Rome, Paris, or just about any other ancient city knows that if you tried to fill each fountain in town, you’d end up a beggar. On your next trip abroad,... more
| 6 years ago
Tipping can be tricky here in the U.S., so when we leave our borders—and all the usual rules are off—it becomes downright confusing and completely common to feel ripped off, or like we unknowingly ripped someone else off. The good news?... more
| 6 years ago
Do nightmares of instability or violent political upheaval keep you awake at night? Do you shutter at the thought of having your wallet brutally taken from you in a seemingly quiet train station? Do you yearn to travel, but fret over the... more
| 7 years ago
Traveling frugally doesn’t have to mean an around-the world-tour of McDonald’s or sharing communal bathrooms with sweaty, barefooted men and loud teens living up their gap year. For me, traveling is a high priority—the one thing I save my... more
| 1 year ago
If there’s one thing movies inspire me to do, it’s travel. After watching Amélie, I had visions of traipsing around Paris, and Lost in Translation made me seriously consider spending my next vacation brooding in a Tokyo... more
| 2 years ago
During a light drizzle on Omaha Beach in Normandy, I scoop up a handful of sacred sand and carefully place it in a container. It’s hard to fathom on this eerily quiet day that I’m standing on the site where 12,000 Allied Forces... more
| 2 years ago
Flipping through Allure magazine, I came across an article interviewing Blake Lively. The article was talking about how the actress decided to go to Southern France for a few weeks, taking a French language immersion course. I looked... more
| 2 years ago
Anyone visiting Bangkok will have been prewarned about its less traditional meal offerings. Sure they’ve got McDonald's and other western chains, but let’s be honest, you don’t fly half way across the world to eat a cheeseburger. If you’re... more
| 3 years ago
if you really want to enjoy driving your rented or own car than you should save some time for this drive along the coast.I will give you some tips assuming that you have landed on the airport Split in the region of Dalmatia.If you look on... more
| 3 years ago
Summer in Paris, France, is typically warm and buzzing with tourists, and we found exactly that scene when we visited the city for a weekend in late-July. Luckily for us, we had a reservation at Avalon Hotel Paris, a clean and comfortable... more
| 3 years ago
Some people get very stressed and anxious when they have to travel to a new place. Getting everything ready, getting to the place, and knowing what you are going to do there can cause a lot of stress and anxiety. As a result, here is a... more
| 3 years ago
It can be a little stressful to visit a new place for the first time. Not knowing what to expect can cause some anxiety. As a result, here are some suggestions on how to manage the anxiety of visiting a new place. First, talk to your... more
| 3 years ago
With winter drawing in, Queensland’s Gold Coast becomes a popular destination. The Gold Coast, Australia’s sixth largest city and the second largest in Queensland, is a real surfer's paradise due to the unique combination of superb beaches... more
| 3 years ago
Bubbles and Alfalfa – Part 1 - The History Bubbles the canary was swinging back and forth on the somewhat dubious swing that Larry, the owner of Larry’s Pet Shop, had grudgingly installed in the canary cage the week before.... more
| 3 years ago
Las Vegas, The Bahamas, Cancun—the list of destinations unsuitable for solo travel is as long as a line at Walt Disney World (which, coincidentally, is another place to avoid when vacationing alone).  The list of destinations... more
| 4 years ago
I love art, all kinds of art. I make knitted afgans. I sew together patches of knitted squares together in different shapes and knitting stiches. This makes for a very interesting afgan, which is very warm, by the way. Sometimes I put a... more
| 4 years ago
With Earth Day this Friday, people everywhere are making pledges to support the planet and show appreciation for the environment. Whether it’s planting trees, recycling, or just walking instead of driving, plan to do something eco-... more
| 5 years ago
When you’re en route to your holiday destination, watching a surly TSA agent paw through your purse or silently cursing the screaming toddler who’s kicking your seat, you may find yourself fantasizing about the days of yore,... more
| 5 years ago
Culinary travel has long been a mainstay of the tourism industry, so it should come as no surprise that food-minded entrepreneurs in cities across the United States are always searching for new ways to lure visitors craving authentic... more
| 5 years ago
I want a boyfriend. But not for the usual reasons of wanting a boyfriend—I actually enjoy being single. I’d like a boyfriend for just a minute, just long enough to do my small part in supporting the best advertising campaign in... more
| 5 years ago
“It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.” So goes the summertime lament wailed by every weather watcher across the country. Humidity is generally acknowledged as a serious factor affecting a region’s climate comfort: cities in the West are... more
| 5 years ago
Robin Leach's hilarious show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" showcases the luxurious lifestyles of those more financially fortunate. Sadly, our budgets run more Holiday Inn than Four Seasons, but we can still dream, right? Check out... more
| 5 years ago
According to the Department of Transportation, about 98 percent of luggage checked at the airport eventually makes it to its final destination. Considering the millions of bags airlines handle in a single day, that may seem fine, but when... more
| 5 years ago
If there’s one thing movies inspire me to do, it’s travel. After watching Amélie, I had nonstop visions of myself traipsing around Paris, and Lost in Translation made me seriously consider spending my next vacation... more
| 5 years ago
Like all insurance, travel insurance is full of nuances, exclusions and exceptions that make it difficult to understand. So, we laid it all out on the table and so you can decide whether you need to be shelling out some extra bucks on your... more
| 6 years ago
In Europe, taking a year to travel before going to college is common practice. It provides students with an unstructured education on independence, communication, and maturity. So why isn't taking a gap year more common in the U.S.?
| 6 years ago
From pearls in Beijing and spices in Istanbul to tulips in Amsterdam, the world is full of historic markets with myriad offerings. Check out the nine markets we're dying to visit.