Jena Mills

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How to Beat Online Price Discrimination

A new study found that major e-commerce retailers show some users different prices or a different set of results.<p>Do you think you can find the lowest …

Amazing Facts About America's Most Famous Landmarks

As travelers, as adventurers, as Americans, when we have the chance to explore, we revel at the spectacular national monuments and landmarks that are scattered across our country. They make up our nation's character, and no doubt they're appreciated, but with such an abundance of history (some that …

Mount Rushmore

21 Buildings You Need To See In Your Lifetime

We've come a long way since then — creating temples to our gods, houses for our operas, and museums for our art that rival nature's beauty.<p>Here are 21 buildings you need to see before you kick the bucket.

Los Angeles

'Europe's Best Island' Is An All-Natural Playground Called Madeira

Madeira is probably not the number-one island on your bucket list -- either because you don't consider Europe an "island" destination, or simply because you haven't seen Madeira yet. The Madeira Archipelago was recently crowned Europe's Best Island Destination for the SECOND year in a row by the …

Machu Picchu named 'world's top landmark' by TripAdvisor | CNN Travel

2013's 20 best museums in the world | CNN Travel

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

Bora Bora beyond the beach

Bora Bora is world-famous for its glinting turquoise lagoon, dazzlingly white sandy stretches of beach and luxurious resorts. With such a dreamlike setting, this magical island is, unsurprisingly, a great spot to decompress. But there’s much more to do than simply sipping a cocktail on your chaise. …

Europe's best new boutique hotels for 2014 | CNN Travel

Skydiving Gold Coast Australia

“Are you ready?” David, my skydive master from Gold Coast Skydive, shouts from behind me amidst the strong winds and the roaring engine.<p>I’m sitting …

Exploring Canada’s Extremes

Want to get off the tourist-beaten track? Then look no farther than our northern neighbor, where a string of five national parks—with shifting ice and steep-walled fjords—peer over North America’s 49th parallel.<p>These Canadian preserves stretch from Newfoundland to high above the magnetic North …

6 Worst Travel Nightmares! (And How to Make Them Go Away)

Photo courtesy of Michaeljung/Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello of Budget Travel.<p>Relax! Budget Travel's common-sense tips will help banish even the worst-ever travel nightmares.<p>For a few unlucky travelers, vacation can feel a little like that bad dream where you're walking the halls of …

Cruising Down Under

You can go to Iceland for hot pools. Chicago for art deco. Napa for wines. The Galapagos or Antarctica for penguins. Norway for cascading waterfalls. Miami's Wynwood section for graffiti. Minnesota for kayaking.<p>But then, you also can see hot pools, art deco, penguins et al. on a cruise of New …

In Transit. In Angkor Wat.

It was a quarter to four in the morning, and as the city groaned with damp, pink light at its far edge, my friend and I made our way drowsily to the taxi we had hired just five hours earlier. We moved past a steady trickle of tuk tuks and motorbikes that tugged plumes of colored dust along the side …

Gilded Glamour Galore: A Whimsical Weekend In Newport, Rhode Island

Eyes wide and mouths agape, my boyfriend and I -- both simpletons at heart and Bostonians at the moment -- took in the absolute stateliness of the opulent room we would call home for the weekend.<p>Deemed the "English Tudor" suite at <b>The Chanler</b> historic hotel, located along Newport's historic Cliff …

Advice If Your Child Is Traveling On Their Own

<i>International travel is a great way for kids to have fun experiences in worlds beyond school and home. For parents it can be a really good time but also stressful when children travel on their own. Our sons are good travelers. They are smart and careful. They love experiencing other cultures and</i> …

10 Things To See If You Visit Ghana

If the World Cup has taught us anything about travel so far, it's that we're still not very well-versed in Africa's diversity.<p>Delta Air Lines caused a kerfuffle on Monday when, in a congratulatory tweet to the United States men's national soccer team, the airline included a photo of a giraffe to …

Greece's Rock-Pinnacle Churches: Suspended in Mid-Air on the Looney Front, Part I

Some say it started 10 million years ago, other 25 to 30 million, yet others 60 million years ago. Just for the heck of it, let's say 25,636,666 B.C., give or take a week. It was then that Mother Earth got a bad case of tectonic indigestion and burped up the floor of what was then an inland sea on …

New 7 Wonders vs. Ancient 7 Wonders

10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …

Backpacking

Why Montpellier's Old Town Is One of France's Perfect Little Cities

Want to spend a few days strolling through narrow, centuries old streets, viewing the old masters and modern art, savoring southwestern French cuisine, and listening to music in the squares? Come to Montpellier, the eighth largest city in France and just a little over three hours from Paris on the …

In Search of Americana? Try Paris. For the Real Founding Fathers, it's not just Philadelphia and Boston

Travelers who enjoy American history but yearn for more exotic locales can follow the paths of the American Founders, many of whom spent significant time in Europe. Paris has much to offer visitors in search of American history.<p>In Paris one can also visit the birth place of today's only super …

France

The 25 Most Popular Tourist Attractions In The US

And the No. 1 tourist attraction in the U.S. is Gettysburg National Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, which sees well over 1 million visitors each year. Several states were represented on the list this year, but six of the attractions are in Washington, D.C.<p>To determine these awards, TripAdvisor …

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Top 10 Summer Sunsets

Travel<p>Let nature's greatest light show cap the perfect end to a warm summer day.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Halekulani Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii</b> <br>www.halekulani.com <br>It’s a Hawaiian classic. Take a seat on the veranda. Let the breeze coming off the water, a mai tai (a house …

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Love Letters: Los Angeles

<i>Leticia Preciado is a sports producer and entertainment reporter. A native from the city of Pomona in LA County, she's loves getting to know all that Los Angeles has to offer from driving to the beach to watch the sunset to driving to Mt. Baldy after a storm just to build a snowman. Leticia enjoys</i> …

20 Most Popular U.S. Cities Among International Travelers in 2013

Although New York City and Miami have long been among international visitors’ top urban destinations when coming to the U.S., an unexpected city …

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