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Saudi Arabia’s latest big idea? Sober cruise holidays

The news that Saudi Arabia is launching its own luxury cruise line this winter offers an exciting prospect for travellers: the chance to see the Red Sea in style. But true to Saudi values, it will come with one firm condition: absolutely no booze allowed. Whatever your personal drinking habits, it’s hardly unfair to say that many of us regard cruis...

Just 26 Comfy Shoes That Might Be The Only Pair You Need For That Upcoming Trip (Aka More Suitcase Space)

Meet your travel footwear MVPs. View Entire Post ›

I live rent-free in NYC. Moving into a van has allowed me to save, avoid taking out loans, and live a life of adventure.

Gerardo Rios Garcia got accepted into Columbia University, packed up everything, and drove his van from Mexico to NYC to start his master's program.

I'm not exaggerating when I say a wellness retreat changed my life

I visited Santorini with Travel Gems for a life-changing wellness retreat – here's what happened

Half of Americans work while on vacation, and feel guilty for taking one

A majority of Americans say they work while on vacation, and roughly half said they feel guilty for taking one in the first place. Experts weigh in on why U.S. workers can't unplug.

Duty Free: Is It a Good Deal?

Duty-free stores are fun to check out when traveling but make sure you compare prices and consider alternatives before buying.

16 Best Travel Dresses for Jet-Setters, According to a Fashion Expert

Pack your bags with styles you'll love.

If You Refuse To Pay That Check-In Fee, Here Are 28 Products That’ll Help Turn You Into A Carry-On Traveler

I swear those check-in fees get more and more expensive every year, so it's time we put our foot down and embrace the carry-on lifestyle. View Entire Post ›

Amazon Has the Best Travel Shoes to Pack for Your Next Vacation

And yes, that includes comfortable sneakers and sandals.

You’re never too old to fly but here are the health risks to consider

While many people the monarch’s age might prefer to take it easy after receiving treatment for cancer, instead the King intends to fly to Australia this autumn, and has said he “remains hopeful it will go ahead”. Even the most direct flight from the UK to Down Under requires 16 and a half hours in the air. The most common complaint among older trav...

All over the world, workers complain about not having enough vacation

All over the world, workers complain about not having enough vacation When it comes to vacation days, you might feel hard done by compared to workers in certain other countries. Generally speaking, workers in Japan feel the least deprived when it comes to vacations.

The best time to book flights for the cheapest airfare in 2024

Experts share their advice on the best time to book flights so you can save money on airfare this year.

Apple unveils new travel-friendly features coming to Apple Pay, iPhone, AirPods

Apple is on a mission to replace your physical wallet with a digital one.

My FIRST Time EATING In Uzbekistan

Coming in with a BIG travel day arriving in Tashkent, Uzbekistan as I get my first glimpse of the food, scenery, and culture. This is the first of 5 days in this country. Up next I bring you with me to an Uzbek Wedding. New MERCH 🔪 FOOD HACKS BOOK 📙 Let's Connect 🍕

Protect Your Valuables On The Go With These 33 Useful Travel Products

If you're going to a winery, go ahead and pack these bottle-saving bags. Y'know, *just* in case. View Entire Post ›

The Best Small Town to Visit in Every State for a Charming Weekend

Bookmark these quaint destinations for your next trip! America might be best known for its major cities, but there's more to this beautiful, sprawling country than New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Those bustling metropolises are wonderful places to live and visit, but you need to know about the prettiest towns in America that are equally worth seeing. Whether you're seeking lush scenic landscapes, exquisite fine dining, or intriguing cultural attractions, the attributes of a great destination aren't limited to the most popular or densely populated areas. In fact, there are countless hidden gems throughout the United States, and we've found them. From sea to shining sea, we've rounded up some of the best small towns in every state. With populations averaging 5,000 people or less, these communities offer unforgettable experiences to suit every taste, from adventurous outdoor excursions like whitewater rafting to premier antique shopping. No matter if you're planning a fun-filled family vacation, a much-needed girlfriend getaway, or a romantic couple's trip, there's something for everyone on this comprehensive list. Add these small towns to your travel plans, and start dreaming up your next off-the-beaten path trip today.

These Vintage Beach Photos Show That Summer Fun Is Timeless

No matter how fast the world changes and technology evolves, nothing will ever take the place of good old-fashioned fun in the sun on the beach.

Cabin crew share the best plane travel hacks you need to know

Cabin crew share the best plane travel hacks you need to know - You’d be surprised by what tips people pick up

5 ways to ensure you have lounge access before your next flight

The most comfortable way to wait for your next flight is to relax in a luxurious airport lounge. Here are five ways to ensure you have access next time you fly.

27 Family-Friendly Airbnbs With Putting Greens, Bowling Alleys, and More

There's room for everyone—even the grumpy teen.

Madrid to Barcelona: OUIGO’s Incredible 320km/h train for 9 EURO!

Wow! Ouigo's super cheap, high speed train between Madrid and Barcelona is perhaps Western Europe's best value train trip.

I Just Spent 3 Weeks Traveling Non-Stop and These Are the 6 Essentials I Can't Recommend Enough

Consider them vacation must-haves.

"A Group Of Tourists Pushed Me To The Floor": People Are Sharing The Global Destinations That Have Been Completely "Ruined" By Their Popularity

"Next time, I'll just buy a postcard because I couldn't get much closer than three blocks away anyhow. It's just so crowded." View Entire Post ›

The Immersive Attraction Providing Exhilarating Views of America's Wonders

FlyOver Las Vegas is the latest experience helping to diversify the Strip from its gambling roots.

9 Mistakes New Millionaires Make When They Travel

Maybe you just came into a lot of money through the sale of your shoestringed start-up business. Or maybe you've saved for most of your adult life and your investments are paying off in today's...

The Best Carry-On Luggage

These top-tested suitcases are lightweight, spacious and easy to roll on the go.

Sweden travel guide for an exciting Nordic vacation

This travel guide details some of the must-see places in Sweden, highlighting its breathtaking views, innovative cities and deep-rooted cultural traditions.

Fifth-freedom routes: Flying top international airlines without setting foot in their home countries

Fifth-freedom flights from North America can offer some terrific value when redeeming points or miles. See which routes and carriers are the best to book.

This 8-mile Barrier Island in Florida Has Some of the Best Beaches in the State — Plus Frequent Dolphin Sightings

Siesta Key is home to beaches with sand made of ground quartz that never feels hot no matter the temperature.

Flight attendant explains why you should always throw a bottle of water under hotel beds

I've Lived in Las Vegas for 8 Years — Here's My Ultimate Guide to Sin City

From luxury resorts and fine-dining restaurants to relaxing spas and outdoor activities, Las Vegas today is far more than the world’s gambling mecca.

I’m a Travel Agent: Here Are 5 Things I Always Do to Save Money During My Vacations

Most people will agree that vacations are great. They are a chance to relax, unwind, and reset, but vacations can be expensive. After speaking with several travel agents, I've learned a few tricks to...

These Small Towns in California Are Bursting With Beauty and Charm

Nope, this isn't Italy.

"It's Common In Europe But Non-Existent In America": People Are Sharing Little Experiences Or Traditions From Abroad They Wish They Could Adopt Back Home

"When I was abroad, I saw them on pretty much every city block. I would love to have the same thing here in the US." View Entire Post ›

This Disney Park Is One of the Most Beautiful in the World — How to Visit

Here’s our magical guide to visiting Disneyland Paris.

14 HOURS in Deluxe Nightjet Sleeper train: Amsterdam to Vienna

Nightjet's Amsterdam to Vienna service is one of the newest revivals of sleeper train routes in Europe! In the era of "flygskam", or flight shaming, can its deluxe sleeper really provide good value when crossing Europe? I check out my favourite sleeper train operator in this video again: Nightjet is a wonderful service and I hope you'll be a sleeper train convert too!

24 Most Scenic Train Rides Across the U.S.

No planes or automobiles here, thank you very much.

5 Tips Only Delta Insiders Know About, According to Frequent Flyers

Traveling can be very expensive and stressful, which is why it helps to research tips and tricks to ease the process. If you're planning on flying with Delta Airlines, there are a few tips for saving...

This Lesser-visited Caribbean Island Has Pristine Beaches, Excellent Rum, Rainforest Hikes, and Incredible Biodiversity

The French overseas territory is perfect for adventurous travelers who love a mix of relaxation and activity.

Ask Amy: Elder traveler wants to go solo

Dear Amy: I love to travel. It’s almost an obsession, and age (I’m over 80) has not dulled my desire to GO. I had a good job and saved so that I could travel a lot in retirement. My husband, however, has lost a lot of his wanderlust, and will only go if I beg and plead. To keep us both happy, I take one or two trips a year by myself. I have learned...

25 Beautiful Cities Around the World to Add to Your Travel Bucket List

These skylines will give you a surge of inspiration.

Photographer spends two years with traveller families

They are one of Britain’s oldest and, in the view of those who know them, most “misunderstood” minorities. But a photographer hopes his work will show travellers and Romany people in a more sympathetic light, dispelling the myths and negative connotations that have grown up around the community. Sam Wright’s ambition may be about to be fulfilled. H...

If You’re Only Taking A Carry-On For Your Next Trip (And The Thought Is Making You Nervous Sweat), These 30 Things Will Help

No need to pay extra for luggage and then spend time at baggage claim when you can now easily fit what you need into a carry-on. View Entire Post ›

The Taylor Swift surge in business includes European and US Airbnb bookings

The Swift effect on travel is driving more than high hotel rates and airfare. The pop music diva is also driving a booming business at Airbnb through the end of this year.

Travel Insurance Statistics: Business Insider's Travel Insurance Survey

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14 Overrated Tourist Attractions That Aren’t Worth the Line

Save your heard-earned-money for more rewarding experiences.

Planning your next trip? These are the cheapest days to book flights and travel.

When you book your flights can save you money when traveling. Here's why some days are cheaper than others.

Rick Steves’ Europe: Pleasant, progressive Oslo puts people first

On my last visit to Oslo, I was struck by how peaceful the city felt. It seemed a world away from the commotion and angst that comes with the 24-hour news here in the US. I couldn’t help but take notes: Parents park their baby carriages on the sidewalk as they abandon their infants for a few moments to step into a store to do some shopping. You can...

19 "I Wish I Knew That Sooner" International Travel Tips That Saved Me So Much Money, Time, And Patience

I'll never leave the country again without following these tips, downloading these free apps, and saving alllll this money. View Entire Post ›

Nature's Wonderland: Top Things to Know When Visiting Yellowstone National Park

Here are the best things to know visiting Yellowstone National Park, a family's must-take, must-see vacation.