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If You Can Travel Without Luggage, You Can Hop On A Flight Today For $24

Here’s the deal. The calendar says it’s spring but you’re still holding your breath. You have friends and family all over the country who you haven’t seen in months, but everyone’s a little strapped for cash. And the trip you’d planned a few months ago fell through so now, you’re left wondering if …

Women Are Becoming More Adventurous Travelers—and Doing It Alone

Women are choosing mountaineering over pampering, and they don't mind going solo.<p>In the travel game, we hear words like staycation, glamping, and the latest, <i>bleisure</i> (a combo of business and leisure travel that sounds a bit like a wound) a lot. But there’s one far more interesting trend that’s been …

Grand Canyon

10 Steps to Creating the Life You Actually Want

Too many people are living in circumstances that they are not happy with. They do not know that they can actually have the life they want. Some have …

Motivation

Meet a traveller: Jane Wilson-Howarth, travel health expert

Whether you’re looking for wonderful wildlife facts, inspirational tales from around the globe or tips on how to cure travellers' diarrhoea, Jane Wilson-Howarth – zoologist, author, GP and travel health expert – is your go-to guide.<p>We caught up with Dr Jane to talk animal encounters, terrible …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Just back from: Easter Island

MaSovaida chilling with a new stony-faced pal at Ranu Raraku. Image courtesy of MaSovaida Morgan<p>MaSovaida Morgan, Destination Editor for South America, is just back from a once in a lifetime trip to Easter Island.<p><b>Tell us more…</b> I spent a few days exploring Easter Island (Rapa Nui) before attending …

Just back from: the Caribbean

Sarah taking in the architecture around San Juan © Sarah Reid<p>Sarah Reid, Destination Editor at Lonely Planet, recently returned from her first-ever Caribbean cruise.<p><b>Tell us more…</b> My fiancée and I thought it might be fun to escape the European winter in favour of a more tropical festive break and …

Meet a traveller: Lola Akinmade Åkerström, travel writer and photographer

Writing about your travel adventures and snapping shots of exotic locales is a dream job for many – but a hard career to break into. For Lola Akinmade Åkerström, a keen eye for a capture and a passion for geography helped her sculpt this dream into a reality.<p>Born in Nigeria, Lola now calls …

Meet a traveller: Lucas Peterson, budget travel guru

If budget travel makes you think of noisy dorm rooms and slogging across countries in cramped overnight buses then think again. The New York Times’ Frugal Traveler and professional penny-pincher Lucas Peterson reveals it’s less about finding the cheapest deal and more about having the best …

Meet a traveller: Debbie Campbell, the 'nomad' who traded a rocking chair for rocking on

It’s the stuff of fantasy: stow your most important belongings, sell everything else and hit the road for a Bob Dylan-length tour of the globe. But perhaps the life of a rolling stone isn’t such a daydream after all...<p>To mark the new edition of <i>The Travel Book</i> – our epic journey through every …

Explore Bermuda's 500 years of history

Perhaps best known for the lore behind the Bermuda Triangle, the 21-square-mile slice of paradise falls victim to many misconceptions: one being that it’s in the Caribbean Sea (it’s actually in the Atlantic Ocean), and another being that it’s a single island (it’s actually a chain of 181). But no …

Get active in Bermuda

Bermuda is an undeniably picturesque place that conjures visions of delicate pink beaches with palms swaying in the breeze, but it’s also a great location for those who like their vacations action-packed. While the island is known worldwide for its sailing, tennis and golf, it’s also home to many …