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SPACIOUS 2 plus 2 Hollywood walk of Fame

About the Property<p>This large 2 bedroom 2 bath is centrally located in Hollywood right next to Pantages theatre and some of the best shopping, dining, …

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Game Room Ideas for Vacation Rentals

Whether you’re hitting the slopes or taking a beach vacation, HomeEscape has many unique and entertaining vacation rentals to choose from. Just in …

7 steps for decorating your first apartment

A blank slate doesn’t have to be daunting. This bright and preppy room can be your inspiration.<p>A blank slate doesn’t have to be daunting. This bright and preppy room can be your inspiration.<p>I’ve always thought of September as the beginning of the year — the real “new year.” To this day (many years …

Six FREE things to do in London this week

<i>Put your money away! Here are the week’s best free events</i><p>Missed out on the Olympic cycling in Rio this year? Then make sure you’re in prime cheering …

These 3 off-season travel destinations offer luxury for less

Sure, "off peak" travel is cheaper — but doesn't it take you places where the weather is bad and there's nothing to do?<p>Think again. On Wednesday, TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen and the Rossen Reports team revealed three amazing travel deals happening right now and lasting …

The 15 best food cities in Europe

Planning to holiday throughout Europe and not sure how to decide which cities to visit? Some people might base their itinerary on famous or historical sights, but we foodies look to research which cities will be the best food and wine destinations to enhance our overall travel experience.<p>You might …

4 Real Estate Market Trends in 2016 You Haven’t Read About

The housing market was back up in 2015 and performing as well as pre-2007. This promised a bright future for 2016, with expectations that the market …

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St Petersburg named Europe’s leading destination at the World Travel Awards

Known for its incredible history, beautiful canals and long summer days, Saint Petersburg, Russia, has been named Europe’s leading destination at the World Travel Awards.<p>St Petersburg took the top award for the second year in a row at the European edition of the 23rd annual ceremony, which names …

India to give tourists free SIM cards

India is set to hand out free SIM cards to tourists on arrival. That's a bigger deal than you think. For years, visitors to the country had to endure …

These Are the Airlines With the Best (and Worst) Food

Be wary of chowing down while you're up in the air.<p>Flying definitely isn't as glamorous as it used to be. You've probably heard your grandparents (or even parents) bemoan the days when people dressed up to travel, and your flight came complete with a warm, semi-gourmet meal. But today, passengers …

5 Bedroom Renovations You Can Copy

Your bedroom is meant to be a little cocoon or haven, where you can escape from the rest of the world, relax and enjoy some peace and quiet. Many …

Airbnb Says City’s Ban On Short-Term Rentals Violates Federal Law, Constitution

In May 2015, the California city of Santa Monica — the one with the famous pier that’s in just about every beach movie ever made — revised its laws …

Living Spaces You'd Never Want to Leave

The unusual layout of René Roupinian’s Upper West Side home is what initially attracted her to the space, but the...<p>Now You...<p>Arbel’s projects—both products and architectural commissions—follow a chronological numbering system.<p>By the Saey fireplace, a wicker chair from Malawi echoes the lines of …

6 Weirdest Travel Accessories

Travel can be fun, but it’s often associated with many inconveniences, which is why travel accessories can just make life easier. Whether it’s the …

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How to Buy Wholesale Luggage

Suitcases, carry-ons, and other kinds of luggage all have plenty in common. They usually come with wheels, a handle, and zippers. But, not all …

9 Hiking Essentials

As the dog days of summer drag on, one of the best ways to spend time is to go hiking.<p>Especially if you live in a big city, getting away on a nature …

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5 Essentials To Bring With You On Every Single Hike

I don't know about you, but the final days of summer days make me think of one thing: hiking.<p>Don't get wrong, I'm all about squeezing in a few more …

With Fly-Tot, Your Baby Might Actually Sleep Like a Baby on a Plane

Our new favorite gadget essentially creates business class for your toddler.<p>It's rare that a trip to Paris sounds like a bad idea—but when you have a two-year-old squirming and screaming on a seven-hour flight, there's no eden worth the hassle. Unless...you have a trick stashed in your carry-on.</i> …

What Guests Expect When Booking a Vacation Rental

When it comes to any type of business, the customer is always right. Vacation rental guests always have high expectations that owners strive to meet …

5 Tips to Make Your Vacation Rental Stand Out

A vacation rental is a serious investment, and in an increasingly competitive rental home market, you will need to do everything you can to leave a …

Chill Big Time at "Little Chill"

Enjoy this pristinely cared for home with all the bells and whistles you would expect from a stylish vacation rental. The house is owned by a …

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How to Plan a Last-Minute Vacation for Less

Routine can be attractive and certainly has its uses, but life is no fun without a little spontaneity. If you’ve always wanted to visit a new place …

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20+ Travel Organizers for Your Summer Adventure 2016

Are you planning to travel during this summer season? If so, you would need to have some travel organizers with you for your trip! If you do not know …

10 Ways to Update Your Living Room (Without Spending Too Much)

Are you in a living room rut, or looking for an easy -- and affordable -- way to change up your main space? If you're getting tired of your living room and don't have the budget to shell out for new flooring, wall color, and furniture all at once, just follow these tips and tricks to help give your …

Should the Government Regulate Travel Fees?

Ever wonder why change fees for airlines are so expensive or hotel bookings cost you a one-night stay? As Chris Elliot finds out for USA Today, it’s …

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World Trade Center mall reopens, shows progress since 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — The reopening — and reinvention — of the World Trade Center mall Tuesday reflects how much lower Manhattan has changed since the 9/11 attacks.<p>Once a scene of massive destruction, the area is now a vibrant one of office towers and upscale hotels, with three times the number of …

Fly From Miami to South Africa for Only $469 Round-trip

This deal is almost too good to be true.<p>Round-trip flights to South Africa are available for only $469 in what may be an error fare (a ticket price …

10 Sneaky Vacation Costs That Add Up Quickly

We all love going away on vacation, but we don't love the costs associated with it. Usually, the big costs are taken into account before leaving the …

How we saved $40,000 to travel the world for a year...and never came back

Many of us have dreamed of trading in our 9-5 desk jobs to travel the world.<p>But a lucky few have made it a reality.<p>After returning home from a week in Mexico in 2008, Nick Wharton and Dariece Swift decided they wanted to spend an entire year traveling.<p>So the couple spent the next eight months …