Eva Garcia

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Airbnb helps hosts in San Francisco get city approval online

Airbnb has had a bumpy ride in San Francisco. After the city passed a law that required all short-term rental hosts to register with the city, only a small percentage did (thanks largely to the onerous process involved), and many of those who didn't were hit with fines totalling $1 million. …

9 Awesome Travel Gadgets That Got Their Start on Kickstarter

The creators of these campaigns aim to make trips less of a hassle for everyone.<p>Traveling can be a hassle, with packing, unpacking, security checks and delayed flights. This year, a number of gadgets designed to make your travels easier have launched on Kickstarter.<p>From portable Wi-Fi to a pillow …

Crowd Funding

Sherpa turns Instagram’s best photos into a travel guide

There are a number of places to find travel inspiration — Pinterest, Google Destinations, travel blogs or media sites like Condé Nast’s Traveler, among others. But a new application called Sherpa launching this week believes that some of the best travel ideas can be found on Instagram. The iOS …

Carnival around the World

While people in Germany’s carnival strongholds of Cologne and Mainz argue about whether they’re supposed to shout “Alaaf” or “Helau”, carnival …

I Traveled To World’s One Of The Oldest City To Photograph Its People And Spiritual Atmosphere

Being one of the oldest living city of the world, Varanasi has always been a magical and mystical place to me. When I got the chance to travel to …

6 bucket list adventures you can actually afford

Achieving your dreams before you metaphorically kick the bucket shouldn’t have to mean spending your kids’ inheritance in one fell swoop.Sure, a …

Puerto Rico

7 Hikes to Take Instead of Going Shopping on Black Friday

Don't want to shop? Get outside instead.<p>As crowds of Americans rush to begin their holiday shopping seasons with the sales of Black Friday, many …

U.S. State Department Issues Holiday Travel Alert for Europe

The advisory, similar to last year's, cites an increased threat of terrorist attacks throughout the winter.<p>Last week, the U.S. State Department issued a Travel Alert for Europe, citing holiday attacks last year on a Berlin Christmas market in early December and a nightclub in Istanbul on New Year's …

U.S. State Department

9 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Traveling Solo

I’m a huge proponent of travel, regardless of parameters. Whether domestic or international; via a backpack, or with a big budget, traveling offers …

Solo Travel

7 Must-Read Books to Change Your Life This Summer 2017

And boost your success and happiness.<p>We’ve been indoors, dragging all winter, and if you’re like me, you’re looking for some serious inspiration for …

Could this be the world’s simplest jet lag cure?

There are lots of drastic measures you can take to perk up after hopping time zones—like hooking yourself up to an IV drip or filling your carry-on …

Jet Lag

The Best Apps for People Who Travel Alone

No matter how much you do it, solo travel can be intimidating.<p>It's perfectly natural to be nervous about dropping into a foreign, new place on your …

Worst airports for summer flight delays

Even without the snow and inclimate weather, summertime is no picnic for busy travelers. Some delays are inevitable but it turns out several airports perform a lot worse than others during this busy travel season.<p>MileCards.com recently analyzed on-time arrival data from the U.S. Department of …

The 25 Best Places to Travel in 2017

The Adventure List<p>The greatest adventure in human history had perhaps many starting points — but, if you were to pick just one, you might say it …

Hot Springs

How To Meet The Locals In The World's Coolest Cities

Get the best travel tips about a city by chatting to the people who live there.<p>Instants via Getty Images<p>We’ve all heard the old adage that a stranger …

These Might Just be the Best Lake Vacations Ever

Lake vacations combine the best elements of summer – not just swimming, fishing, and boating, but also lazy days on the beach, chasing fireflies, and …

Lake Superior

Ready, Set, Jet: 20 Travel Accounts to Follow on Instagram

The best eye candy for your wanderlust.<p>These travel aficionados know how to make good eye candy, are passionate about their travels and know how to travel in style. If you're thinking of hopping on a flight to Bali, going on an African safari or are looking to explore the South of France, we …

Travel

9 gorgeous Greek islands you've probably never heard of

Greece has 1,400 islands, though only 230 of them are inhabited.<p>And while everyone knows about Santorini and Mykonos, there are gorgeous lesser-known islands in Greece, too.<p>Here are 9 incredible Greek islands you may not have heard of, but should have on your radar.

Mykonos

Mastering the Hana Highway: How to do it Right

“The Road To Hana.” It’s a four-word phrase that, for many people, elicits four-letter responses. Driving this serpentine, rainforest road is one of …

Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

A Boozy Butter And Rum Soaked Pound Cake

My grandmother, or "Nonny" as I called her, loved to bake and was known for her signature Rum Cake -- an incredibly rich butter and rum soaked pound cake. The cake was the hit of every family gathering, and no one ever passed through her kitchen without sneaking a thin slice. She baked the cake …