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Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014

Are you packing your bags for Europe this summer, or still just fantasizing about it? Either way, you’ll be spoiled for choice when you cast your eyes over our irresistible expert picks.<p>While our Best in Travel 2014 already touted Paris’ urban renaissance, Scotland’s many events, and Yorkshire’s …

European Travel

What Not to Do in New York City

<i>(Photo: Thinkstock/Creatasx)</i><p>New Yorkers aren't exactly famous for being polite to tourists, but that's just because most tourists don't know how to act in the Big Apple. The good news: It's not so hard. Just follow these simple rules of conduct -- from how to behave on the subway to when it's …

New York City

World's Friendliest Countries

Each year, the World Economic Forum ranks 140 countries in order of their hospitality towards international travelers. The ranking is created based …

Tiny countries that pack a big punch

Size isn't everything. Here are ten of the smallest countries in the world. Some of them are rarely visited, except by travellers collecting visa stamps. Most are islands, often far flung. Their wealth varies, from nearly the highest per capita GDP to nearly the lowest, but all still manage to …

European Travel

Move Over, Miami: The Best of St. Pete

It’s our first evening in <b>St. Petersburg, Florida</b>, and the prospect of homemade French-Vietnamese spring rolls has spurred us off the Gulf Coast’s white sands to family-owned Café Alesia. Lofty ceilings, polished concrete floors, wooden tables, Technicolor paintings, and a sympatico waiter who …

The Countries With The Most Powerful Passports

A passport gives a person the ability to travel anywhere in the world — unless that passport is from, say, Afghanistan or Somalia.<p>Good Magazine ranked the most powerful passports in the world, based on the travel freedom that each passport holder enjoys. To create this list, the publication looked …

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Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

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Norwegian's Ridiculously Cheap London-To-U.S. Flights Take Off

The time has come: budget airline Norwegian has launched its much-hyped, low-cost transatlantic flights. Here's everything you need to know.<p>Norwegian announced its new cost-efficient flights last October, and promoted the options as affordable alternatives to the pricey seats on most UK to U.S. …

5 Reasons Everyone Wants to Live in California (Photos)

A TRAVELBREAK original post by Stephanie Be.<p>People from around the world are trying to wiggle their way into the Golden State.<p>Can you blame them?<p>Sure, we might not have the best public transport, the cost of living is inflated, and there's no such things as "perfect" .... but California comes …

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Expat Life: The Difference Between Traveling and Moving Abroad

An Original TRAVELBREAK Post by Stephanie Be.<p><b>Traveling is like a whimsical romance; exciting unpredictable, and passionate. But moving abroad, you strip the city an it's local culture revealing its demons and angels. You become vulnerable, dependent, and invested. The lust of wander is compromised</b> …

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Family Travel Don’t: Fear-Packing

In my travel dreams, my family strides confidently through the airport, wheeling our carry-ons—the only bags we have with us—with expert precision while onlookers marvel at our packing efficiency. The home we left behind is meticulous, of course, as we lift off for our next destination.<p>In my travel …

Locals Recommend The Best Tourist Spots In Their Home Cities

The best travel tips come from locals, who know the destination better than any travel guidebook.<p>Love Home Swap analyzed over 700,000 travel tips from locals and created an infographic that shows the best local bars, restaurants, and activities around the world.<p>Their research found that Londoners …

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The US Airports With The Cheapest Average Airfare

Cheapflights.com just came out with its fifth annual Airport Affordability Index, which ranks popular airports with the most affordable round-trip airfares, including tax.<p>This year, Charleston International Airport (CHS) emerged as the most affordable airport to fly into, with average airfares of …

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The Remote Pacific Island That's Also an American Territory

By Ken Jennings, Condé Nast Traveler<p>In 1787, before the Constitution was even ratified, Congress passed an act called the Northwest Ordinance, creating a new American territory stretching from Ohio all the way south to Illinois and west to Minnesota. The Northwest Territory was the first organized …

Expats should head straight for incredible, affordable India

The cost of living in Indian cities for expatriates happens to be among the lowest in the world.<p>On a list of 211 cities from around the world that Mercer, a global human resources firm, compared in terms of cost of living for expatriates, Kolkata was found to be the least expensive Indian city. The …

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