A Woman Gave Out Vodka Shots at the Airport After Security Stopped Her

Spencer Platt/Getty Images News/Getty Images You never know what you're going to see when you visit Florida. It could be an alligator, a Disney character, or a woman ripping shots at the airport. Like we said, you just never know. A woman flying either to or from Miami International Airport was stopped by security for trying to transport a full bottle of vodka in her carry-on, according to Matador Network. Instead of tossing the bottle, she...

With new timeline for testing, here are 6 things to know about at-home COVID-19 tests for travel

Did you know that you can take a COVID-19 test from the comfort of your home or hotel room? Getting a COVID-19 test for travel has become more accessible and more common in recent months after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said airlines could accept at-home tests that included remote supervision. …

Deal alert: Fly to Cartagena, Colombia, for less than $300 round-trip

There is an outstanding sale happening now on flights to South America. Specifically, the bargains can be had for a trip to Cartagena, Colombia. The colonial port city, the country’s fifth-largest, is an ideal place to take in some of the best Colombia has to offer. American and JetBlue have round-trip fares available for less …

This Contest Will Give One Lucky Person the Chance to Travel the World for Free — Here's How to Enter

The winner will travel to a different country every month.

You'll Have to Wear Masks on Planes, Trains, and Buses Until March

Dmitry Marchenko/EyeEm/Getty Images If you're planning on traveling anywhere via plane, train, or bus in the next few months, plan to have a mask on hand. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has extended its mask mandate to March 2022—nearly two months past its initial expiration date. The mandate was extended once more in response to the newly discovered Omicron variant, which is considered to be a more infectious form of COVID-19,...

Dream Deal: A Waterfront Hotel in Philly Is Offering 45% Off

Its a fully refundable deal.

Airline News: Top Air Travel Stories From November

Here are the top headlines from the month.

42 Photos from Miami's Most Iconic Decade: The '80s

A.K.A. the Miami Vice era.

I Visited Singapore As It Reopened to American Travelers — Here's What It Was Like

Singapore Airlines' new Vaccinated Travel Lane flights are now bringing travelers back to Asia.

In New Orleans, Beignets Are a Must—Here’s Where to Eat Them

An integral part of New Orleans cuisine, beignets are demonstrative of the rich and storied history of the Crescent City.

The 10 Top River Cruise Lines

Sail through Europe, Asia, the U.S. and more on one of these exquisite river cruise lines.

Canada’s incredible abandoned buildings

If Canada’s abandoned buildings could speak, they’d have some incredible – and horrifying – tales to tell. From hospitals that bore witness to the nation’s deadly tuberculosis epidemic, to abandoned mines that give us an insight into gold and silver booms, these abandoned sites are like little puzzle pieces in Canadian history. On top of that, their decay is hauntingly beautiful too.

Fiji Welcomes Back Vaccinated International Travelers

Fully vaccinated adults (as well as unvaccinated children accompanying them) can now travel to Fiji from the U.S. and several other countries.

These are the most stunning American landscapes

It’s a true testament to the diversity of America’s landscapes that you can find sweeping sand dunes, cavernous glaciers and hulking mountains all within the country’s borders. But with so many striking sights, which are the prettiest of them all? Here’s our ranking of the top 30 (as always, be sure to check COVID-19 guidelines before heading out).

Biden Announces Stricter Testing Protocol, Extension to Mask Mandate Amid Omicron Variant

Travelers entering the U.S. will be required to test for COVID-19, and present a negative result within 24 hours of their departure, regardless of vaccination status.

International Travel Bloggers Are Drawing Attention to PakistanBut Is That a Good Thing?

As Pakistan grapples with an influx of mass tourism brought on by foreign travel bloggers, the voices of its locals are missing from the conversation.

The Weirdest Buildings In Every State

Consider this list your reason for an epic cross-country road trip. Not only are these peculiar buildings cool to look at, but they're also full of fascinating facts. We've rounded up the most interesting historical structures in every single state that you'll have to see to believe.

The most compelling new airline card: Review of the Chase Aeroplan World Elite Mastercard

Chase Aeroplan World Elite Mastercard Credit Card overview The Chase Aeroplan World Elite Mastercard Credit Card is the first cobranded airline credit card to offer the best of both worlds: award flexibility and valuable airline benefits. With its strong earning rate and incentives to spend on the card beyond earning the sign-up bonus, the Aeroplan …

Snag 35k bonus points by renewing your IHG InterContinental Ambassador membership

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information. Elite status comes with lots of great perks, but earning mid- to high-tier hotel status usually requires a lot of nights in return. However, the InterContinental Ambassador program allows you to skip accruing stays and simply buy status in the IHG Rewards program instead. …

Do December Right With These Magical, Queer-Friendly Festivities

Steve Gadomski/Shutterstock If you’re looking for LGBTQIA-friendly destinations and activities to get into the holiday spirit, we're here for you. From the biggest and brightest holiday light displays, markets, and more in some of the best spots across the country, these are our favorite ways to make the yuletide gay. Go all out with chocolate and lights in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania LGBTQIA-friendly and filled with holiday hotspots, Pennsylvania’s...

This 'House of Gucci'-inspired Vacation Takes You to Rome, Milan, and Lake Como for a Taste of Italian Glamour

It's a love letter to Italy.

Traveling to Vietnam Will Be Easier Than Ever Next Year, Thanks to These Airlines

In 2022, Hanoi-based Vietnam Airlines and Bamboo Airways will both fly to the West Coast of the U.S.

Incredible underground attractions you might not know about

From cavernous underground cities and age-old subterranean passageways to secret sacred hideouts and wartime bunkers, a whole host of atmospheric abandoned spaces unfold beneath the Earth's surface...

Every state's most charming small city you need to visit

Sure, the bright lights, big streets and towering skyscrapers of LA, New York, Chicago or Seattle are enticing, but they're also extremely tiring. In cities that never sleep it's hard to catch a breath so we've narrowed down the best and most beautiful small city in every state that still has all the trappings of big city life but in a more casual way. Sit back, relax and join us as we venture around the country through the most charming small city in every state.

Entire ghostly Spanish village reappears after lying underwater for 30 years

We're used to reports that climate change will soon plunge the world's beloved landmarks underwater. But this curious Spanish village has an opposite story: once engulfed by water, it recently re-emerged due to extremely low rainfall. Read on to discover the full story – plus more amazing places that were once hidden underwater.

10 Key Travel Advisories Announced in November

The US State Department issued dozens of updated travel advisories over the past month but some are more notable than others.

How to meet minimum spending on the Capital One Venture X

The Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card debuted in October 2021 and has already proved its worth as one of the top travel credit cards available for applicants today. But as with most rewards cards, there’s a six-figure sign-up bonus on the line that also requires a hefty amount of spend. If you’ve been …

New discoveries about planet Earth in 2021

You could be forgiven for thinking that human beings know all there is to know about our planet by now. Far from it. In fact, every year we’re still making incredible new discoveries, whether that’s describing new animal species or digging up incredible archaeological finds. And as these examples go to show, there’s still plenty left to be curious about right here on planet Earth.

The Tiniest Town in Every State

Move your family to one of these teeny towns and you just might double its population!

1920s charm meets influencer era: What it’s like staying at the Park Hyatt Istanbul

Rather than focusing on the city’s rich history, my second visit to Istanbul was centered on exploring the more modern side of the metropolis. With a location in the upscale shopping district of Nisantasi, the Park Hyatt Istanbul-Maka Palas seemed ideal for my more contemporary ambitions. The Park Hyatt opened in a celebrated Art Deco …

Bob Dylan's Beloved Paintings Are Getting Their Own Exhibit at a Miami Museum

A retrospective of the legendary singer's artwork opened to the public in Miami this week in conjunction with Art Basel.

Top Hotels & Resorts News Stories From November

Here's what you might have missed this month.

8 Actually Fun Things to Do in Dallas This Weekend

Dallas Holiday Parade The light at the end of the 2021 tunnel is clearly emerging, and along with it, like clockwork, comes a cavalcade of holiday festivities. For your merriment this weekend, we’ve made a to-do list and checked it thrice (we’re more OCD than Santa). Among the options, you’ll find a wassail-soaked event in Denton, a singing-and-dancing Buddy the Elf in Coppell, and a massive Hanukkah event in North Dallas. There isn’t a single...

50 of the most jaw-dropping beaches in the world

21 of California's Best Restaurants That Represent The Golden State's Brilliant Culinary Scene

From cosmopolitan sushi spots in L.A. to classic French cuisine in Napa Valley.

The Best Small Businesses to Shop for Travel Gifts

Check out our top picks from around the U.S., which all ship domestically.

Growing pains: A review of the Sable at Navy Pier Chicago, Curio Collection

I may live in New York City now, but I grew up in the Chicago suburbs and lived in the city for a number of years. You’ll still find me in a Cubs hat with a Chicago flag t-shirt on, longing for a can of Old Style beer and an Italian Beef. Chicago blood runs …

This Resort Has the First Overwater Bungalows in the British Virgin Islands

The overwater bungalow life, without a flight to the Maldives.

Take a peek at this $25M glass house in Napa Valley

The land of fire and ice: incredible things to see in Iceland

The Land of Fire and Ice is far more than waterfalls and volcanoes. From majestic ice caves to surreal lava fields and iconic pieces of architecture, these are Iceland's most incredible sights

These Countries Are Open to Fully Vaccinated Travelers

Many countries are now open to vaccinated U.S. travelers, but there's still a lot to consider before booking a trip.

This Montana Mountain Town Is an Outdoorsy Paradise

The Ranch at Rock Creek “Anymore,” as locals here tend to start proclamatory sentences, “Missoula isn’t what it used to be.” Once a stopover town for visitors en route to Glacier National Park or Yellowstone, Montana’s second-largest city—often called Zootown, after the name’s pronunciation and its citizens’ high energy—has grown into much more than a base for epic hikes (though it’s still great for that, too). Nestled in a valley of golden...

The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Are you ready for the best road trip of your life?

Wander Through These 10 Magical Mural Alleys Across the U.S.

U.S. News Survey Finds Cruisers Ready to Return to the Seas

Both longtime and potential first-time cruisers are booked at a higher rate than pre-pandemic.

New year, new card art: 2 new designs are here for the Amex Platinum

Few cards carry the cachet of The Platinum Card® from American Express. It’s hard not to notice its flash — or its heft at a whopping 18.6 grams thanks to the fact that it’s made of metal — when you whip it out of your wallet to pay for something. (Photo by The Points Guy) …

These Chicago Neighborhoods Will Get You to the Heart of the City

Chicago has some 77 neighborhoods, and numerous more sub-neighborhoods, each with its own charm. Explore a handful for a real insight into the third largest U.S. city.

Caribbean vs. Bahamas cruises: Which itinerary will I like better?

You’re looking for warm weather, gorgeous beaches, water sports and guaranteed R&R on your next cruise. Should you book a cruise to the Caribbean or the Bahamas? With so many islands on a vast number of itineraries, the vacation choices can get overwhelming – the exact opposite of the therapeutic cruise you’re hoping to take. …

Unspoiled America: undiscovered places in the US

The USA's remotest nooks and farthest flung crannies, from sprawling national parks to tiny islands home only to wild creatures, are beautiful. Explore them through these stunning photos for some virtual peace and quiet.

US tightens pre-travel testing windows, extends mask mandates for travelers to fight omicron variant

The Biden Administration has announced a plan of action to ward off the omicron variant of the coronavirus — including several steps that will impact travelers. The new protocols, which the White House unveiled Thursday, include shoring up pre-departure testing requirements for international travel. Starting next week, all travelers coming to the U.S., whether they …