Chris Tasker

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The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

How We Travel for Free: Our Basic Budget Travel Strategies

The post How We Travel for Free: Our Basic Budget Travel Strategies appeared first on Club Thrifty.Do you want to travel more often? So did we. …

Personal Finance

Nine budget-friendly hotels on beautiful islands

Does the mere thought of an exotic island vacation cause dollar signs to form in your eyes? It’s true, the crystal-clear blue waters, powdery (or even pebbly) sand, swaying palms and creative cuisine can come at a high price. The key word there, however, is <i>can</i>. While you can certainly splurge on …

Top 5 Budget Travel Getaways for 2018 in Europe

The best way to save money when traveling is to keep in mind the following expenses: exchange rates, buying food in groceries stores, staying at SAFE …

7 Hacks to Keep From Going Broke on a Trip to Iceland

It’s never been cheaper to fly to Iceland thanks largely to budget carrier WOW Air, which offers one-way fares to Reykjavik for under $100 from an …

Travel Hacks for Flying this Holiday Season | The Planet D

You've probably heard of the term travel hacks but do you really know what it means?<p><b>It's simple really, travel hack is a term used to describe tips,</b> …

7 Tips on how to make travel affordable

We all love traveling and being able to explore the world, but one of the unfortunate realities of travel is its cost. Most of us do not have endless …

Best in Travel 2018 - Value

Estonia’s capital is compact, fashionable and terrific value. Explore one of Eastern Europe’s loveliest old towns on foot for free, stay in good-value dorms, guesthouses or private homes, and take in Baltic Sea views and a superb panorama of the city from the flat roof of the vast Linnahall (one of …

Morning Skate: The NHL, still, has no idea what goaltender interference is

The latest rule controversy to hit the NHL? Good old goaltender interference.<p><i>You love hockey. You love SB Nation. You love reading hockey at SB Nation. Search your feelings. You know these things are true. But life's too busy to browse the whole network for news. So we'll send hockey news to your</i> …

8 body-language tricks that are hard to master but will pay off forever

As Ursula the sea witch famously said, "Don't underestimate the importance of body language."<p>Some tricks, like remembering to smile, are easy to …

Body Language

11 Cozy Cabin Vacation Rentals

National Forest A-Frame (Flagstaff, AZ)<p><i>A-Frame Mountain View Cabin in a National Forest; from $129/night</i><p>Feel like you’ve stepped straight out of an …

National Parks

Hikes of a Lifetime

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania<p>Early European explorers who claimed to have seen a snow-capped mountain in Equatorial Africa were dismissed as delusional. …

Mountaineering

How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace the titular advice with a simple plea: use a password manager. Like sunscreen, it can be a hassle to apply, but it’s an easy way to stop yourself from getting burned.<p>The reasons …

Google releases Backup and Sync for Mac and Windows

No need to fear crashes anymore<p>Google’s Backup and Sync desktop app is now available for download for Mac and Windows after a delay last month. Users now have the power to sync up anything, including photos and videos from cameras, SD cards, and USB devices, instead of their files remaining stuck …

The Nicaraguan Islands You’ll Never Want to Leave

On the verge of development, Las Isletas de Granada, Lake Nicaragua’s tranquil archipelago, has a get-here-before-the-rest-of-the-world-does …

Granada

Profile of an American road trip: Where we go, what we eat, what we spend

Nearly 75% of Americans will take a road trip this year, and California is considered the preferred destination. Alaska and Florida finished second and third, respectively.<p>Those are among the findings of the 2017 Road Trip Survey of more than 1,300 U.S. drivers. For the purposes of the study, a …

RVs

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

8 Great Spots to Visit in the Florida Keys • McCool Travel

The Florida Keys comprise more than 1,000 islands at the bottom of Florida. The magnificent Overseas Highway connects dozens of those Florida Keys …

5 of the Best Beaches to Camp in the USA

Beaches and camping go hand-in-hand, especially in the summertime. Enjoy a night under the stars and days filled with sun, sand, and surf.<p>Camping is one of America's favorite pastimes. So is sunbathing along gorgeous coastlines. Combine the two and what do you get? An amazing time. Here are our …

Farming in the Sky

Why agriculture may someday take place in towers, not fields<p>A couple of Octobers ago, I found myself standing on a 5,000-acre cotton crop in the outskirts of Lubbock, Texas, shoulder-to-shoulder with a third-generation cotton farmer. He swept his arm across the flat, brown horizon of his field, …

Farming

Special Report: The war on big food

Try this simple test. Say the following out loud: Artificial colors and flavors. Pesticides. Preservatives. High-fructose corn syrup. Growth …

Inside Walt Disney's Ambitious, Failed Plan to Build the City of Tomorrow

Before EPCOT there was Project X, Florida's first utopian metropolis.<p><i>The future is forged by pouring a stiff drink, kicking back, and taking a second to question everything. We here at Esquire.com love a crazy-idea-that-just-might-work, so this week, we're paying tribute to the forward-thinkers of</i> …

Google fights phishing with a new Chrome extension

No matter how sophisticated your security is, the biggest risk is always the same: users clicking the wrong links and submitting their passwords to the wrong websites. It's a tricky problem to solve, but Google has a new idea about how to fight it. Today, the company is unveiling a new Chrome …