Jon Chapekis

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Paris of the North? Athens of the South? The cities with ideas above their station

Not every destination can be a Venice, Paris or Rome. The next best thing? Add a suffix that describes your global location and hope it takes off. Here we look at some of the most ambitious - and ludicrous - alternatives to the greatest cities in Europe.<p>Venice of the North<p>The list of cities that …

European Travel

Rediscovering Portugal

An insider's guide to home buying and living in one of Europe's most eclectic countries<p>Luxury buyers looking for a new home in Europe would be wise …

Real Estate

CNN's Chris Cuomo grills Bernie Sanders about Medicare-for-all health care, socialism

On CNN Thursday night, Chris Cuomo and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spent a good 15 minutes talking health-care policy, but Cuomo started off with …

Health Care

The ‘What, Me Worry?’ President

Donald Trump has long said he doesn’t worry about the future because nothing really matters. Next week, he’ll be negotiating with a rogue nuclear state.<p>“My attitude,” Donald Trump said last month, “is whatever happens, happens.”<p>He was discussing trade talks with China, in the White House, but he …

Donald Trump

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

European Travel

3 Lisbon Insiders Share Tips on What to Do in the Portuguese Capital

From secret walks to artworks, here’s where to find the best that the city has to offer<p>By Nancy A. Ruhling<p>Lisbon, which is a center of commerce, …

European Travel

The Points Guy

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Buenos Aires

This Beach Hidden in a Sea Cave Is a Secret Slice of Greek Paradise

It was once a hide-out for pirates.<p>Thanks to its volcanic terrain, the Greek island of Milos is home to stunning rock formations that jut into the …

How to Fly First Class Around the World for $273

This past March, TPG reader <b>Brandon</b> knocked a major milestone off of his bucket list: traveling first class around the world.<p>From March 8 to 25, …

6 reasons why you should visit Portugal in 2018 | Travel Feature

Portugal is less than three hours’ flight time from the UK, while flights from the US are generally available for under $500. Moreover, once you get …

20 Places You Have to Visit Before You Turn 30

An old adage says to travel while you're young, and while I firmly believe that world travel is fulfilling at any age, there's a certain wonder that …

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.<p>In the early ‘90s, a New Zealand man named Neil Fleming decided to sort through something that had puzzled him during his time monitoring classrooms as a school inspector. In the course of watching 9,000 …

Pedagogy

9 Amazing Travel Deals For April 2018 That Can Make A Last-Minute Getaway A Reality

It's no secret that traveling is expensive. Between transportation, hotels, food, activities, and souvenirs, even a short trip can cost hundreds, if …

Here Is the Gender Pay Gap in Every U.S. State — and What Could Be Behind It

There are some huge differences.<p>Women in America earn around 80 cents on the dollar compared to men. That means that, across the board, women have to …

Tips and Tricks on Visiting 26 National Parks, Straight From Park Employees

From the best time of the year to visit to the best hidden spots, straight from those who know it best.<p>Each of the National Park Service’s 417 …

National Parks

Three days in the Catskills, a rural escape from NYC

New Yorkers who aren’t enticed by a weekend amid the image-conscious crowds of the Hamptons often head a couple of hours north of the city for a more nature-clad respite: the Catskills. Follow their lead to discover the charms of this woodland escape. The Catskill Forest Preserve has provided the …

Travel Writers Tell Us Where You Should Visit In 2018

Everybody wants to be a travel writer. The chance to dispatch stories from foreign lands is a deeply alluring prospect. So is the potential for free travel. But to be a travel writer means to make the physical world come alive with words. It’s about choosing vital details and peppering each …

More Travel Destinations for 2018

With the start of the new year, many of us are looking ahead at 2018 to decide where we want to go and what we want to do. After all, its a long 12 …

Six Things You Must Do In Queenstown, New Zealand...

Queenstown is one of the most spectacular places on the planet. This is true in every sense of the word. Views: spectacular. Food: spectacular. …

Hurry JetBlue Flash Sale From $20!

Looking for great, last-minute fares to JetBlue destinations that could be gone in a flash? Check out #JetBlueFlashFares which are valid for selected …

Japan

Select sushi rolls from a conveyor belt, walk among pastel pink cherry blossoms, and watch the sunrise over Mount Fuji—you are in the Land of the …

Japan

Use These Awesome Flight And Tour Deals To Plan Your 2018 Travels

January is a great time to travel. The cold and grey winter doldrums offer all the motivation we need to get out and find some sunshine. January is also a great time to book travel for the coming year. Traffic is low and sales abound, as airlines and travel companies vie for your tourist …

WOW Air Has $69 Flights to Iceland, $89 Flights to Europe

Need a last-minute jaunt to Europe?<p>WOWAir has brought back its super cheap flights to Europe, offering one-way $69 flights from six U.S. airports to …

10 New Caribbean Hotels & Coolest Caribbean Hotels for 2018

The Caribbean Journal is out with two of their annual hotel lists for the new year – “10 New Caribbean Hotels We’re Excited About in 2018” and “The …

15 places to stay in Paris for under £100 a night

Cheap city break accommodation! Hooray!<p>A city break doesn't have to be expensive, so why not brighten up your January with these 15 hotels in Paris for under £100 a night? Thanks to Hostelworld, Booking.com, Trip Advisor Rentals and Airbnb, you can be sure to make the most of your money, with the …

Six simple extravagances that can transform a holiday

The other night I faced a wait of at least four hours at Geneva airport. The place was in chaos, with many other flights either cancelled or delayed. Disgruntled skiers packed out the food courts, hogged tables and were paying through the nose for unappetising, overpriced food.<p>We went in search of …

11 signs you have been a backpacker in south-east Asia

A backpacking trip through south-east Asia has become almost a rite of passage for those leaving school, or just emerging from university.<p>Thailand, …

McDonald's

This Is Where You Should Take Your Vacation in 2018, According to TripAdvisor (Video)

If you’re searching for your next vacation in 2018, other travelers are happy to give you plenty of suggestions.<p>But if you want a truly spectacular …

Drop What You're Doing and Buy a $199 Flight to Costa Rica (Video)

This might be the most affordable way to buy a little pura vida.<p>Nothing beats the post-vacation blues quite like booking a super-cheap flight to a …

11 Horrible Body Language Habits You Need to Quit Right Now (Video)

<i>This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>It's not what you say, it's how you say it.<p>It's a cliché, but it's true. Body language is a …