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Will you need a visa to go to Europe this summer? That's a definite maybe.

<b>Question:</b> My wife and I are planning a trip to Europe this summer. I recently read that the<p>European Unionmay not allow visa-free travel for U.S. citizens. Does this mean we’ll need to get visas for the countries we plan to visit?<p>Murray Zichlinsky<p>Anaheim<p><b>Answer:</b> At this point, the answer is a …

Immigration

Daily Travel Photo – Beautiful Timisoara the Little Vienna of Romania

Timisoara is the third largest city in Romania.<p>Nicknamed “Little Vienna” after the Austrian Capital.<p>MAKE MONEY SELLING YOUR PHOTOS!<p>I sell a decent …

European Travel

What to Pack for a Winter Trip to Iceland | The Planet D Travel Blog

You’ve decided to step out of your comfort zone and planned a trip to beautiful Iceland. Naturally, one of the most often asked questions is what to …

A Cultural Bucketlist for Europe

Europe is one of the best places in the world to experience art and culture, and the continent’s expansive history has created a very diverse …

10 Things to Do in Florence for Under $10

Looking for a romantic spring getaway or a great place to experience with friends? Snag an amazing round-trip flight deal to Italy, and visit Florence, one of the country’s most adored locales. There, you’ll see sweeping vistas, get an education on Renaissance history, and enjoy delicious food and …

Travel advice from the pros: How to prevent your dream vacation from becoming a nightmare

Despite the sunny weather and ocean views, some recent "nightmare" Caribbean vacations have left more than a few Canadians feeling stranded after …

Diver trapped in underwater cave for 60 hours thought he’d never be found

Primeres imatges de Xisco Grcia a la sortida de la Cova Sa Piqueta #Manacor pic.twitter.com/GiVoUKSrSh112 Illes Balears (@112IllesBalears) April 17, …

Scuba Diving

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Scientists Announce That The Great Barrier Reef is Officially “Terminal”

The Great Barrier Reef<p>Why care about reefs? In a word—biodiversity. The reef is home to 3,000 varieties of mollusks, over a hundred types of …

I make the same 3 choices before every trip I take, and it always saves me money

I love to travel.<p>It would be friendlier to my wallet if I loved gardening herbs or distance running or ... pretty much anything else. But for me, there's nothing like a good view over the Mediterranean, even if it's thousands of miles — and dollars — from home.<p>The internet is brimming with …

​Trancoso: Brazil's best hidden beach town

“Everyone sings really badly here,” says Bob Shevlin. “But it doesn’t matter – it’s an expression of soul.”<p>It’s not easy in 2017 to find places that …

12 Photos that will make you want to visit the Banaue Rice Terraces

Banaue Rice Terraces in the PhilippinesIf you find yourself in the Philippines you should seriously consider adding a visit to Banaue and the Rice …

Mudslides

The 20 greatest destinations on Earth for flowers

Spring<p>1. Oman’s rose harvest<p>Think of Oman and you think of frankincense, but another fragrant delight, the rose, permeates Omani culture. The rose harvest, taking place in the mountain landscape of Jabal Akhdar between March and May, is a sensory delight when the rugged scenery is transformed by a …

From Lima to Machu Pichu with Peru Hop

“Please hopsters, do not use the toilet for big needs. Only small needs, so if you feel something bigger needs to come out. Please come to me and we …

Dad Post: 48 Hours in Jordan Without Renting a Car – Including Camping Near Petra and Visit to the Dead Sea

Hello, Salam, Marhaba and Shalom!I recently took an amazing trip with my sister and niece to Jordan and Israel. The purpose of this post is to …

Travel

Here's the budget of a couple who traveled for an entire year on less than $30,000

(Jarryd Salem and Alesha Bradford)<br>In early 2014, Jarryd Salem and Alesha Bradford left their native Australia to backpack from Thailand to South …

You can buy elite residency in Thailand for $60,000 — and the government will even provide a 'concierge' service

There are seven different packages, with the most expensive being the "Elite Ultimate Privilege" scheme.<p>It costs $60,000 for 20 years residency, along with a $600 a year membership fee.<p>Included in the price is a state-sponsored concierge programme, entitling members to VIP access to government …

Immigration

The 13 most safe, cheap, and hygienic countries in the world to visit as a tourist

The World Economic Forum's "Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report," which is published every two years, measures the relative health of 136 leading countries' tourism sectors using a wide range of sub-indexes, including safety and security, natural resources, soundness of infrastructure, health …

10 images that prove Iceland should be on your bucket list

I love Iceland so much that I’m a little obsessed with the country. I have visited twice and want to plan another trip to Iceland again soon. It’s …

This Couple Makes Up To $9000 Per Instagram Photo While Traveling, And Here’s How They Do It

Jack Morris and Lauren Bullen have been living what most people on Instagram would call “life goals” since they met in Fiji last year. Not only do …

Mobile Photography

You Might Stop Buying Greek Yogurt After Reading This

We've been fans of Greek yogurt for a long time — it's a high-protein, low-sugar, satisfying snack that can be blended into smoothies or even savory dishes like chicken salad. But then, we met someone new . . . or something new, rather. We met skyr, and things changed forever.<p>In case you haven't …

22 destinations to travel to this spring

While many would argue that summer and winter are the best times to travel, spring trips give you more bang for your buck.<p>Hotels and airfare are slightly cheaper, the weather is neither too hot nor too cold, and, since many people save their vacations for the summer, most places will be blissfully …

Madrid's Five Best Photo Locations

Once again in a series of articles for my frequently visited cities, I have compiled a list of locations for first time photographers to Madrid. The …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

11 island retreats you don’t need a passport to get to

<b>Desperate for a holiday but have a crippling fear of travelling abroad?</b><p>Thanks to Brexit, holidays to Europe (and abroad in general) are getting more …

Pic of the Week: Trekking Everest, Nepal

This photo of mountain, sky, and rock was taken by a Solo Travel Society member who was trekking Everest, en route to Base Camp, in Nepal.The post …

Solo Travel

Poorna Malavath: 'My reason for climbing Mt Everest was to prove girls can achieve anything'

<b>By Ila Ananya</b><p>The first time Poorna Malavath saw Mount Everest, she turned to her coach and said cheerfully, “It’s not that tall. We can climb it in a …

Mountaineering