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Don’t Get Stuck Without Emergency Medical Evacuation

For most people, the term medevac (medical evacuation) sounds like something reserved for a wounded soldier in the field of battle. But, as our …

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The Important Difference Between Non-Stop and Direct Flights

Learn what to say—and what not to say—to get the flight you want.<p>"Have you ever in your life seen a domestic flight so crazy?" one woman posted on Facebook. "Look at this! It stops <i>five times</i> between Boise, Idaho and Birmingham, Alabama!" In her simple search for a flight home, the user had stumbled …

Say goodbye at the gate as Pittsburgh airport allows guests past security with no boarding pass

Greeting or saying goodbye to loved ones at the airport gate has long been a thing of the past – but one US airport is bringing it back, allowing visitors to head past security and access the gates without a boarding pass.<p>Pittsburgh International Airport will allow public access to gates, shops and …

This 1 Tip Can Keep You From Ever Checking a Bag at an Airport Gate Again | Inc.com

As I write this article, I'm sitting in Oregon Wine Country at one of the Willamette Valley winery tasting rooms. I travel a lot, both leisure and business. This trip is both.<p>I've visited nearly 50 countries and worked on three continents. In all my travels, I've never checked a bag at the gate. …

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How to rack up millions of frequent flyer miles without even flying

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>My husband Trent and I are just back from a dream vacation that we couldn’t possibly …

What is experiential tourism?

A different way of seeing the world<p>“Experiential tourism” has become a popular term for travel marketers, but it can mean different things to …

How to Find the Cheapest Flights with These 5 Money-Saving Travel Tips

In recent years, August 23rd, has come to be dubbed “Cheap Flight Day” in the travel world. Indeed, industry experts admit there’s no miracle day to …

Take the High Route: The Best High Elevation Hikes Around the World

Taking the high route involves more preparation, both physically and mentally. Our list below of some of the world’s best high elevation hikes will …

5 Breathtaking Coastal Hiking Trails that Will Blow Your Mind

When we think about hiking, we tend to picture mountain ridges, forests and lakes. But have you ever considered taking your hiking to the coast? …

How These European Airlines Are Offering Such Cheap Flights

Two European low-cost, long-haul carriers—Iceland’s WOW Air and Norwegian Air Shuttle—are continuing to add new trans-Atlantic routes with bargain …

7 questions to ask before accepting an airline voucher

Unless you’re really lucky, sometime during your travels you will find yourself in a situation where an airline owes you something. Maybe it’s because of a delay, lost baggage, a rescheduled flight, whatever. When that day comes, the airline will almost surely try to settle by issuing you airline …

4 New US Cities are Getting $99 Flights to Iceland

For quite some time now, Iceland has been a hot destination. And we of course mean that in a metaphorical sense — the 'land of fire and ice' is a far …

A Little Less US Visitor Visa Drama

If you’ve ever had to help a friend, a loved one or your parents get a first-timer tourist visa to the United States, then you know how unfun it is. …

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63 Bucket List Ideas For The Ultimate Backpacker

We asked a bunch of our favourite travel bloggers for some of the off-the-beaten-path highlights of their travels so far, and have formed a list of …

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the need, the necessity<p>Imagine you're someplace abroad and you neither know your way around, nor do you speak the local language. Call it …

8 Essential Things To Take With You When You Travel

Whether you’re a seasoned business traveler or just getting away for a few days, you know that hitting the road often has its share of inconveniences.<p>…

The Case for Visiting State Parks

In January, my wife, Jen, and I pulled Artemis the Airstream south to visit White Sands National Monument, but we ended up staying at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park.<p>That re-route will shape all our future travel. <br>When we arrived late on a mid-winter afternoon at White Sands to find that travel …

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Bucket List Travel: Five Once-in-a-lifetime African Adventures

Africa offers more once-in-a-lifetime bucket list opportunities than any continent on earth.<p>From the shark-rich waters of South Africa’s Western …