Leigh Ann

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How to Visit One of America’s Geographic Oddities: Point Roberts, Washington

Here at <i>TPG</i>, we’re big fans of extremes and geographic oddities. No visit to Florence is complete without swinging by the microscopic nation of San …

Weird

Only 10% of People Understand Their Air Travel Rights, Survey Says

Most flyers are aware that airlines can use, mislead and downright abuse their passengers. But a surprisingly low number of Americans know that they …

Flying

The Best Place To Sit On An Airplane, According To Flight Attendants

Flying can be hard. Unless you're one of those fancy first class travelers (and, um, if you are, can we hang with you?), it pretty much looks like …

Snoring

9 Packing Mistakes Everybody Makes and How to Avoid Them

Jill Johnson/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT via Getty Images<p>Forgetting TSA Guidelines for Carry-On Liquids<p>There’s nothing more disheartening than …

Backpacking

A guide to Hokkaido: Japan's destination for nature buffs and adrenaline junkies

Hokkaido is usually synonymous with winter, it being well known for its snow-covered mountains and fresh snow-crab. Japan’s second largest island …

Hokkaido

The Ten Best Guided Tours For Every Type of Traveler in Iceland

It's easy to see Iceland in all its beauty with a guided tour. Here are the 10 best tours of Iceland for any kind of traveler: From jeep tours and …

European Travel

You Can Stay at This Beautiful Hotel Where 5 Hallmark Channel Movies Were Filmed

For fans of formulaic small screen romances (guilty!), Rowena’s Inn on the River has a lot more going for it than picturesque views and cozy private …

The Best Luggage Brands for Every Budget

Courtesy of American Tourister<p>American Tourister<p>For good quality at lower- to mid-range prices, American Tourister could be considered the best …

9 of the Wackiest Bestselling Travel Accessories From Amazon

1 of 10<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Trtl Pillow<p>3 of 10<p>Vowov Inflatable Travel Pillow<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Huzi Infinity Pillow<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 10<p>Andyer …

I Got a Blood Clot on a 6-Hour Flight From Iceland — Here’s How to Keep It From Happening to You

There are a few things people warn you about when you travel: keep your money and your passport close, never leave your luggage unattended and make …

Forget the Cherry Blossoms, the 'Three Shibas' Are the Best Tourist Attraction in Japan (Video)

When traveling in Japan, there are a few iconic things every first-time visitor should see, such as the cherry blossom bloom, the geishas performing …

Meet The Cleanest Badasses In Japan

These are modern day heroes. Dressed in traditional threads, they walk the streets of Japan. When they see trash, they pick it up, and throw it away. …

This movie about a 1300-year-old family business is the most sublime thing you'll see today

Built in 718 AD, Hōshi is the second oldest ryokan (hotel or inn) in the world and, with 46 consecutive generations of the same family running it, is …

19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

8 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Nippori

When most people think of Nippori, they think old-school Tokyo: classic <i>kissaten</i> (coffee shops), ramshackle but charming bars and historic shopping …

Japan

A Guide to the Cutest, Coolest, and Craziest Stationery in Tokyo

For some, stationery begins and ends with the essentials—once you have a classic Moleskine and a tried and true Mont Blanc, what more do you need?—but in Japan, pens, paper, and the assorted accoutrements of writing are taken to the next level. Even with email and texts outpacing letter-writing, …

10 Under-the-Radar Hidden Gems You Can Only See in Japan

It’s time to venture outside Tokyo! From subtropical beaches and snow-capped mountains to ancient shrines and animal reserves, there’s no a shortage …

The Things You Should Always Carry With You in Japan

Japan is a great place to visit, especially for first-time international travelers. It feels completely different than western countries, yet totally …

15 Life-changing Trips for Couples

One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy, and one of the best parts of traveling with that built-in buddy …

You can actually still (kind of) travel on the Orient Express

Seemingly since its inception, the <i>Orient Express</i> has been surrounded by a certain mystique. Within the confines of its luxurious train cars, there …

The Best Hacks For Finding A Cheap Flight

The airline industry desperately wants to squeeze as many Benjamins out of us flyers as they can, but you don’t have to fall prey to their price …

Hacking

7 Dishes You Have to Eat in Iceland

Everyone knows about Iceland's dramatic natural beauty—from the cascading waterfalls thundering down the jagged mountain cliffs to the vibrant, colorful dancing auroras illuminating the Arctic sky, to the icy fragmented glaciers flanked by black sand beaches and rugged lava rocks. But most people …

The Most Dangerous Countries in the World for Travelers, Mapped

Just last week, three suicide bombers tragically killed 45 people at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul in what was just one of many hate …

Airports