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The Comeback Kids: 5 Former Danger Zones That Are Ready for Travel

You know the feeling: daydreaming of traveling to some exotic destination, only to realize that political instability, crime, and civil unrest have landed your dream destination on the naughty list. Travel warnings and restrictions are a traveler's worst nightmare, and a sobering reminder that the …

Top 10 Fall Trips for Food Lovers

Attention, gourmands: There's no better time than September through November to take your taste buds on vacation. As the summer rush winds down, hard-to-score tables at esteemed restaurants are easier to secure, plus it's harvest season in the northern hemisphere, with plenty of foods ready to …

Here's The Cheapest Time To Stay In 25 Major Cities

Hotel prices can fluctuate tremendously: Do you wait until the last minute to snatch up a discounted room or do you book months in advance to get the biggest discount?<p>Agoda, a travel booking site, created a n infographic that shows the best times to book a hotel room, based on hotel booking data …

These Jaw-Dropping Photos Of The Great Lakes Night Sky Seem Too Beautiful To Be Real

There's nothing like a sky full of bright stars to remind you of the vastness of the universe and the breathtaking beauty of Mother Nature.<p><i>Photo of Tahquamenon Falls by Shawn Stockman-Malone for LakeSuperiorPhoto.</i><p>The scene in the photo above isn't an otherworldly vision; it's a common sight in …

Traveling with Tep Wireless Device —The Good and the Bad

Because of the nature of my work (and partly because of my internet addiction), I need internet access wherever I go. It’s easy to get constant WiFi …

Skift Business Traveler: American Express' New Lounges Raise the Bar

What to Know Now<p>Uber and Lyft are the taxi companies that you just hate to love. They’re cheap — my weekly commute from home to ORD is half the cost …

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Traveling Spoon, 360iTours And More

Every day we alert our readers of new startups in the travel industry being listed on AngelList, as an early information service for those who keep …

50 Drives You Must Take In Your Lifetime

Ranging from the mountains of Montana and Wyoming to a breathtaking salt flat in Bolivia, the drives aren't to miss.

How To Book Cheap Plane Tickets

Who am I to come up with such arrogant nonsense? I am a hardcore traveler and I travel more than most. Travel matters to me, and being in control of the travel experience is essential in order to enjoy it.<p>I don't want to end up having to get up at 04:45 because a random travel agent has decided …

Plan your great American road trip

Roadtrippers, a new trip-planning website and app, can pinpoint the country’s most majestic bypasses, plus tell you where to eat and stay along the way.<p>Somewhere in the United States, there are places waiting to be discovered this summer -- jagged mountain peaks, roadside diners with heaps of …

Five family-friendly destinations you may not have considered

Everyone knows travel changes once kids come into the picture. Suddenly you have to plan around naps, easily accessible rescue centers for soiled-underpants and whining backseat drivers. What they don’t tell you is how much fun it can be, and that it doesn’t have to be limited to timeshares on …

A Local's Guide To Shanghai

Shanghai has transformed so much in the past two decades, that some of its prior visitors might not recognize it anymore. To clearly appreciate Shanghai's unbelievable boom, start no further than <b>The Bund</b>. Considered to be the face of Shanghai, it's where the city gets divided by the Huangpu River …

The 19 Most Beautiful Places In The World Are Hidden In America

Europe is great and Asia is awesome, but the song says <i>America</i> the beautiful.<p>These hidden places prove you don't need to spend big bucks and make a transatlantic trek-- the world's most beautiful wonders have been here all along, right in your American backyard.<p><b>Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone</b> …

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Gamescom 2014: Breaking Down Bloodborne's Combat System

And how you can tell Miyazaki's back.<p>Dark Souls is renowned for its sophisticated combat. A complex yet elegant system of parries, blocks and …

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DC Comics announces Lego month with themed variant covers

DC Comics' themed variant cover months must be doing well. Last month it was Batman 75, this month it's selfies, but November might have the coolest theme of all: Lego.<p>The theme is to celebrate the upcoming release of the next instalment in the Lego Batman series of video games, Lego Batman 3: …

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8 iPad Apps to Teach your Children about Space

I’ve been interested in space for as long as I can remember and I was trying to wrack my brains to figure out exactly what it was that got me into it. In a dark corner of my brain, a book appeared: The Arthur Mee’s Children’s Encyclopaedia. I remember having the abridged version as a kid and the …

Deals: Karma 4G Hotspot, Pay As You Go WiFi at 30% Off

Today’s featured iPad Insight Deal is the Karma 4G Hotspot – a pay as you go WiFi option at 30% off – priced at $69, down from its standard price of $99. Here’s the intro on this offer and some of its key features:<p><i>The Karma Hotspot – Put WiFi in your pocket and stay connected with a lightning-fast</i> …

Deals: Super Fisheye Clip-On Lens for iPhone and iPad at 40% Off

Our iPad Insight Deal for today is the <b>Super Fisheye Clip-On Lens for iPhone and iPad</b>. It’s on offer for 40% off – down from $49 to $29.<p>Here’s the rundown on it and some of its key features:<p><i>Add a whole new dimension to your photographs with a 235° view of the world. This Super Fisheye Clip-On Lens</i> …

iOS 7.1.2 Update for iPad Was Released This Week: Security Fix & More

At the beginning of this week Apple released iOS 7.1.2 – the latest version of the iPad and iPhone operating system.<p>iOS 7.1.2 brings a fix to a well-known security vulnerability related to attachments and the iOS Mail app. Here’s the brief description text for this latest iOS update:<p>• Improves …

Deals: Enter To Win a MacBook Air

A MacBook Air is about the closest laptop relative to an iPad – especially the 11 inch model. And today our featured iPad Insight Deal offers a chance to enter to win a free one. Here’s the details on the giveaway offer:<p><b>Win An 11″ MacBook Air!</b><p><i>Whether in a classroom, office, plane, around the house,</i> …

Deals: Bluetooth Shower Speaker

Today’s featured offer at iPad Insight Deals is this <b>Bluetooth Shower Speaker</b>. Here’s the elevator pitch & key features list for this one:<p><i>GET SHOWERED WITH MUSIC</i><p><i>This takes singing in the shower to the next level. Get your tunes blasting and make your shower time an even better part of your day. The</i> …

iPad App of the Week: Alphabeats

Great apps are a big part of what makes for a great mobile (or even desktop) device. As iPad users, we’ve been fortunate that right from the start there have been rich pickings when it comes to great iPad apps – and we continue to be spoiled for choice when it comes to finding excellent apps for …

Review: Sworkit for iPad

Sworkit for iPad<p><b>Sworkit</b> is a mobile circuit training program. It offers an effective and easy way to do full- or partial- body workouts. The exercises are designed to use bodyweight for resistance, thus no equipment is required. The app comes in a free and “Pro” version ($ 0.99). The differences …