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7 Hawaii Destinations The Obamas Should Escape To

Dear Obama family,<p>By now, we know you have your annual holiday vacation down to a science. After all, you've stayed in the same neighborhood for the past seven years -- and we don't blame you. Those digs in Kailua aren't too shabby.<p>But Mr. President, we think you should mix it up a little. That's …

To Sua Ocean Trench Is Your New Happy Place In Samoa

We've seen some amazing secret beaches in our day, but nothing quite blows the mind like a giant aquamarine swimming hole on a Samoan volcanic island.<p>... Right?<p>To Sua Ocean Trench -- whose name literally means "big hole" -- is a 98-foot-deep hole on the Samoan island of Upolu. Intrepid adventurers …

Greece in winter: 6 places to visit | CNN Travel

The 12 Best Travel Drone Videos of 2014

We have been pretty hot on drone videos in travel over the last year, and we believe aerial drone videos can change people’s perspectives on …

Why You Don't Need a lot of Money to Travel

<i>Note: Since I originally wrote this article, I have booked a flight from Dallas to Dubai for 300 bucks using a resource mentioned below.</i><p>I often hear people say the reason they don't travel as much as they would like is because "it's too expensive."<p>Hearing this gets me excited because:<p>A) Challenges …

Personal Finance

Incredible Images of the Northern Lights

Here are some of the best images of the aurora borealis, captured in 2014.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Northern Lights<p>Follow Claudine Williams on Twitter: www.twitter.com/somewherelux

Northern Lights

5 Up-and-Coming U.S. Tourism Cities

<i>By Leah Still for ShermansTravel</i><p>Before the rest of the world catches on, discover these five American cities that are gaining traction in the areas of fine arts, fine food, and fine beverages.<p><b>St. Petersburg</b><p>With a celebrated museum devoted to Salvador Dalí and a revamped downtown that's home to …

Travel

Deal Experts' 2015 Travel Plans

Costa Rica (image courtesy of Stephen Aviano)<p>Resolve to give your passport a workout in 2015. Travelzoo's Deal Experts sure are. We've rounded up the trips we're most excited to take in the new year as a little bit of inspiration. See you at the airport!<p><b>Sun, Sand and Big Skies</b><p>"For 2015 I plan on …

San Francisco

Wild Québec: encountering nature in Canada’s backyard

From moose spotting in the Forêt Montmorency to whale watching in the Baie Ste-Catherine, Québec is the Canada of epic nature, big wildlife and wide-open skies our author Kerry Christiani always dreamed about.<p>Forêt Montmorency<p>Pierre Vaillancourt is no ordinary guide. Wolves, he tells me, are his …

Nature

How to Get Over Your Post-travel Blues

<i>kokorowashinjin / Shutterstock</i><p>Returning home after spending a few years living abroad, or even a few weeks traveling, offers much to celebrate. You have a sense of humor now that you're able to crack jokes in your native tongue (being sarcastic in a foreign language is difficult). You can binge eat …

Blockbusters

Richard's Picks: The 6 Best Places for 2015 -- Can You Guess?

So, once again we raked the globe, dug into the sands, felt the heartbeats, swayed the stages, and lazed in the marvels. Over the months of Sundays we've surveyed over 190 countries, but we do not choose a "best" because "it is a super place," and certainly not because it has fabulous resorts or …

Lifestyle

9 Things That Make Maui Irresistible (In Photos)

I've been missing Maui a lot lately. Like a lot, lot. From the simplicity of lazing around being a beach bum to the incredible beauty of Hawaii's second largest island, nostalgia is definitely an understatement.<p><b>Beach vacation now, please!</b><p>I started missing Maui so much I began looking at old photos …

Maui

The 24 Best All-Inclusive Resorts In The Caribbean

And what better way to enjoy a truly stress free holiday than an all-inclusive resort?<p>With help from Hotels.com, we've rounded up some of the best all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean based on real travelers ratings.<p>From adults-only resorts located on private beaches to family-friendly hotels …

Dominican Republic

5 Ways to Stay Fit on Vacation

<i>AngryJulieMonday / Flickr</i><p>It can be easy to let fitness go by the wayside when you travel. After all, isn't that what vacation is for -- taking a break from your normal routine? But staying fit on the road doesn't have to be difficult. In fact, it can be more fun than exercising at home thanks to …

Outdoors

Auld Lang Syne

The New Year is upon us, and with it celebrations to top off a season filled with gatherings and music. The holiday season has months worths of songs, but on New Years we always turn to the song written by the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Auld Lang Syne is a requirement on that night to hear played …

Scotland

19 global events worth traveling for in 2015 | CNN Travel

Tragedy, air rage, eerie coincidences: 51 biggest travel stories of 2014

This time last year, in the wake of Edward Snowden's infamous Moscow layover and the grounding of Boeing's newly introduced Dreamliner fleet, we made a case for 2013 being the most unusual year in the history of commercial travel.<p>That was before midair fights broke out over something called the …

Learning the Ways of the Laotian Mahouts

On a quest to learn the ways of the Laotian mahouts, Henry Alford discovers that few experiences offer a lesson in humility like learning to ride an …

5 Affordable Amsterdam Hotels

(Photo Credit: The Radisson Blu Hotel Amsterdam)<p>The vibrant Dutch city is one of the most kid-friendly capitals in Europe. Amsterdam, best known for its shady Red Light district, party atmosphere and cultural gems, is also a haven for families with a surprising amount to do with kids. There are …

European Travel

First time Amsterdam: top tips for your first visit to the Dutch capital

Golden Age canals lined by gabled houses, candlelit cafes, whirring bicycles, lush parks, monumental museums, colourful markets, diverse dining, quirky shopping and legendary nightlife make the free-spirited Dutch capital one of Europe's great cities. With so much on offer it can be overwhelming …

European Travel

7 Ways To Travel Smarter In 2015

We've always loved a good travel hack, whether it's the secret to a smaller suitcase or the trick that gets cheaper plane tickets every time.<p>We asked the pros at CheapAir -- and sifted through our favorite hacks -- for 7 tricks that will make 2015 the year you FINALLY get out there, and on a trip …