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20 Essential Travel Tips You Need To Know Before Visiting Europe

Europe is one incredibly awesome continent to explore! With so many things to see, do and discover, it’s the perfect place to plan your travelling …

Italian Riviera

13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

Nutrition

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

Hiking

15 Awesome Things to Do in Tokyo

There is no city in the world like Tokyo. The lights, smells, colors, and sounds of the capital of Japan are anything but subdued. And with a population of over 9 million inhabitants and 20 million visitors a year, of course there are many intriguing things to do and experience here. It's a city …

Japan

Airbnb Makes Its Battle Against Booking and Expedia Official With New Hotel Campaign

Airbnb has been trying to add more hotels and bed-and-breakfasts onto its platform for some time, but now the company made its entreaties to those …

A new tool uses legal loopholes to get you cheaper flights by checking prices 17,000 times a day

A new service is trying to exploit legal loopholes to get people cheaper plane tickets by automatically checking flight prices 17,000 times a day.<p>DoNotPay, an automated legal tool, is branching out into helping users book airline tickets, it announced on Monday. It says its services have previously …

Mockups

A Breathtaking 40 Day Trip Through New Zealand

German photographer Florian Wenzel presents a stunning visual narrative of his 40-day trip through the breathtaking landscape of New Zealand. Wenzel, …

10 cool things to do in Kyoto

Shiny golden temples, ultra-calm Zen gardens and scarlet-lipped geisha are all evocative of Japan's old imperial capital. Kyoto is a soothing …

Thailand's best scenic journeys

One of the greatest thrills of travel is to be on the move, observing and absorbing a country as you go. By train, bus or motorbike, Thailand’s scenic journeys are to be savoured.<p>Each adventure is packed with opportunities to sample the wares of hawkers and roadside food trucks or chat with fellow …

Asia Travel

Why French kids are more well-behaved, polite, and autonomous than American kids

If that's not enough to pique your curiosity, consider this: According to Druckerman, French parents have social lives and do things like sleep and have sex.<p>Sound interesting? These Crib Notes provide the book's main takeaways and most actionable advice.<p>How French parents talk to infants<p><b>They are</b> …

Child Care

7 genius smartphone photo hacks

It should be easier than ever to take gorgeous, frame-worthy photos right from your smartphone. That’s what Apple’s giant “Shot on iPhone” billboards suggest.<p>If that’s the case though, why do so many of the nearly 20,000 photos I’ve shot on my own iPhone over the past few years mostly stink? The …

Mobile Photography

Ireland’s Cliffs of Moher visitor centre welcomes its one millionth visitor of 2017

For the fourth year in a row, the Visitor Experience at Ireland’s iconic Cliffs of Moher has recorded one million visitors within a calendar year. The epic cliffs are located in Co. Clare, on the country’s west coast, a stop-off along the much-loved Wild Atlantic Way touring route.<p>It’s a fantastic …

Ireland

Summer of Overtourism: 4 Lessons for the Travel Industry

This summer, overtourism has grown into a major global issue that has transcended both local politics and the grasp of individual sectors of the …

Tourism

Dad's Funny Video Tutorial on 'How to Put a Kid to Bed' Is Ridiculously Relatable

This is one parenting struggle that most dads -- and moms! -- know all too well.<p>A dad from Auckland, New Zealand is a bona fide YouTube star these days thanks to his hilarious "How to Dad" video series. Jordan Watson, who has two daughters named Mila and Alba, started making his "tutorials" back in …

Hilton CEO Looks to Airbnb as Hedge Against Power of Expedia and Booking.com

Most major hotel company CEOs are still insistent that their direct booking pushes are working, but they’re candid about also maintaining ties with …

7 Travel Habits Frequent Fliers Swear By

Remember how George Clooney’s ultra-slick character in “Up in the Air” had everything ready to go before he passed through security? Well, seasoned …

Travel

This startup wants to modernize the hotel industry

Calling for room service is kind of annoying, though it’s one of the most first world-type of problems one could have. But that’s just to say the hotel industry is behind, technologically speaking.<p>Startup AavGo is trying to fix that by bringing iPads into hotels to enable hotel staff to communicate …

Hospitality

Quitting your job to care for your child is a financial decision that will follow you the rest of your life

That's an average of $18,000 a year, childcare advocacy group Child Care Aware reports.<p>A majority of working parents (63%) say they've made big career decisions like changing jobs or asking for flexible work arrangements to help alleviate some of the pressure.<p>Almost a quarter of surveyed parents …

Retirement

Hot new e-commerce startup Brandless is totally obsessed with its own brand

E-commerce company Brandless launched last week, but it is already billing itself as the “Procter and Gamble of millennials.” The startup sells a variety of Brandless-branded foods and household goods, supplied by its proprietary partner manufacturers, and all priced at $3. It’s raised nearly $50 …

Johnson & Johnson

Stay | Batanes Pension Ivatan: From Hometel to Boutique Hotel

Pension Ivatan at nightIn a span of a decade, I can say I am seeing how Batanes transform. Recently, accommodations are on the rise to cater to the …

Food & Dining

Top 3 Best Luxury Beach Resorts in Vietnam

Vietnam remains relatively undiscovered when compared to the more mainstream Asian tourist destinations such as Phuket in Thailand. As a result, this …

Da Nang

Don’t Buy My Kids More Toys. Try This Instead.

I got another call from a relative recently asking what toys my kids were into right now. I sat there silent for a minute, unable to respond. “My …

Airbnb Is Testing a Luxury Service That Will Include Inspections for Quality Control

Airbnb Inc. is close to launching a new service that will match guests with quality-inspected home and apartment rentals. The product is intended to …

Hospitality

19 of the most incredible — and affordable — undiscovered holiday destinations in Europe

Luckily, Mastercard has released a list of Europe's top little-known — yet affordable — travel destinations to help you avoid the hoards on your next trip.<p>The list of 44 under-the-radar destinations was compiled using information from local travel bloggers and tourism experts, as well as Mastercard …

European Travel

Keypr Unlocks $19 Million for Hotel Keyless Entry: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Each week we round up travel startups that have recently received or announced funding. The total raised this week was more than $41.5 …

Hospitality

The 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time

The most headbangable records ever, from Metallica's Black Album to Black Sabbath's 'Paranoid'<p>With a crash of thunder, the ringing of ominous church …

A Timeline of Online Travel Agency Battles With Hotels and Airlines

As Hyatt and Expedia face a July 31 deadline to craft a new agreement on commissions and other issues involved in their apparent negotiation impasse, …

Hospitality

Mobile Travel Bookings Will Reach 40 Percent of Online Sales in 2017

Travel booking on mobile continues to grow as a popular channel for U.S. consumers and could soon become the predominate way travel is booked online, …

Mobile

How to Travel Around Europe for Only $380

Croissants not included.<p>It hasn’t been this cheap to travel to Europe in years — the result of both a plunging euro as well as new, competitive …

Air Travel