Melanie Cooper

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Cruising to Bermuda

Considering a cruise? Love ‘em or hate ‘em, seasoned travelers seem to have strong opinions on the subject.<p>And there’s no denying the impact the industry has had on how families travel. Cruise lines have not only increased capacity by more than 2,000 percent since 1970, they’re working overtime to …

Everything You Need To Know About Rental Car Insurance

Renting a car? Buying the over-the-counter insurance that rental car companies sell could be the dumbest move you've made all day. That is, unless it's the smartest.<p>The question is, are you covered? Too many travelers have no idea, and it's in that cone of uncertainty that the rental car companies …

30 Incredible Outdoorsy Instagram Accounts to Follow

Here at Liftopia, we love skiing and riding. A lot. If we can't be out on the slopes, you can rest assured, we're getting our fix in other ways -- reading ski magazines, watching any and all ski movies, looking at an absurd amount of photos from the mountains, and then talking about and sharing all …

10 Travel Tips We Never Follow

We give travel advice all the time -- and we hope you follow some of it. But there are plenty of recommendations that we hear all the time but often choose to ignore. Here are 10 tips we disregard when we're on the road.<p><b>Wear a Fanny Pack</b><p>Fanny-pack wearers will fervently defend their hands-free …

24 Travel Apps to Download Now

At Fathom, we're all about mixing the practical with the inspirational. And when it comes to travel planning, we get equally as excited using high-tech maps as we do handwriting (analog!) postcards.<p>With that in mind, we present the <b>24 Best Travel Apps</b> that help us pack our bags and see the world.<p>Map …