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This New Booking Tool Makes it Easy to Take Back-to-back Cruises

Because sometimes one is just not enough.<p>Cruises can be a great way to see multiple countries in one journey, but sometimes travelers may find …

Disney Cruise Line

The Secret Google Map Trick You've Got to Try

There's no quicker way to ruin a vacation or even a fun weekend outing in your hometown than to forget where you parked.<p>While you may rely on Google …

Google Maps

Activate Chase Freedom Q4 5x Category Bonus 2018

Chase has activated the Chase Freedom Card 5x category bonus sign up for the 4th quarter link. For the 4th quarter, you can earn 5x points for each …

Macy's

Top 10 Attractions and Things to Do in Minneapolis

Visiting Minneapolis? Or new in town? Many people don't realize all that the great Minnesotan city has to offer, even people who have lived there for …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

The Most Beautiful Fall Train Trips You Can Take For Under $50 From Montreal

<b>Travelling to cities across Canada</b> is amazing, especially since there's so much diversity. We have everything from beautiful mountains, to lush …

Via Rail

Best Affordable All-Inclusive Resorts

1 of 10<p>Azul Beach Hotel, by Karisma, Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Meliá Caribe Tropical Punta Cana, Dominican Republic<p>3 of 10<p>Divi …

Los Cabos

11 Things You Should Always Pack on a Cruise

Every cruise line will give you a long and thorough list of what to bring on your cruise. But cruising expert Janice Wald Henderson—who’s traveled …

Cruise Ships

Three luxurious train journeys that put air travel to shame

The most luxurious carriages have new features that evoke the past and future of train travel.<p>Golden Eagle<p>If an Imperial Suite wasn't quite lavish …

Art Deco

The 16 Most Beautiful Places in Europe Will Take Your Breath Away

Complete with fairy-tale castles, picturesque seaside retreats, otherworldly natural parks, and charming cities, Europe is full of striking places to …

National Parks

Disney World Is Ending One of Its Most Iconic Firework Shows

After 18 years, one of Disney’s classic nighttime shows is finally ending. IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth, the evening spectacle that has lit up …

Disney World

When Exactly to Buy Your Next International Flight, According to a Study of 350 Million Fares

By analyzing 350 million airfares to more than 3,000 international markets, CheapAir.com identified the “Prime Booking Window” (the period of time …

Air Travel

7 Things To Know Before Riding The Vietnam Overnight Train

Everybody said it had to be done.<p>That it was an “experience”.<p>Well, sorry folks, but this was one experience I would have been ok without. I mean …

Da Nang

Incredible round-the-world cruises (that are still cheaper than renting a flat in London)

World cruise. Repeat: world cruise. Sounds exotic, right? At a time when many of us take frequent city breaks, when we no longer need the excuse of a honeymoon to visit the Maldives, and our holiday wish lists are effortlessly ticked, it is increasingly hard to find that little bit of “wow!” that …

San Francisco

The 'Slowest Express Train in the World' Lets You Enjoy Switzerland’s Breathtaking Views in One Relaxing Journey (Video)

This winding ride takes you along streams, meadows, peaks, and glaciers across the Swiss Alps.<p>If you’re looking for a relaxing way to admire …

Grand Canyon

This $213 Train Ride Shows You All of America's Most Beautiful Sights

News<p>By Sam Blum Updated On 03/08/2017 at 06:21PM EST<p>@Blumnessmonster<p>By Sam Blum @Blumnessmonster Updated On 03/08/2017 at 06:21PM EST<p>Trains are a …

Trains

Pack This, Not That: 8 Travel Items I Won't Board a Plane Without

I can pinpoint the moment this summer when I was about to reach my breaking point. It was late June, and I'd returned from a trip to Nashville to …

Headphones

Pack This $3 Item With You Every Time You Fly, According to Travel Experts

Blame the ultra-low humidity.<p>Besides your passport and boarding pass, there’s one more item that travel bloggers (and doctors, for that matter) …

Skin Care

The Best Beaches in Lisbon

Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is one of Europe’s most vibrant and charismatic cities. One thing visitors love about Lisbon is the weather. The sun …

European Travel

River Cruising in Europe & the USA

River Cruising in Europe & the USA provides a reader with everything they need to know about river cruises, the different riverships, by an expert …

Mark Twain

The most scenic drives through Europe in the fall

America often seems to have a monopoly on dramatic fall road trips, but Europe boasts many scenic drives to rival those of New England. Autumn lovers …

European Travel

How To Plan For The Two Most Crucial Days On Any Disney Vacation

There are vacations, then there are <i>Disney</i> vacations.<p>These fun-filled, action-packed, and sometimes overwhelming trips are in a category all their …

Walt Disney Company

I visited the Portuguese castle called 'Disneyland for adults,' and it's a magical, real-life fairy-tale setting you can't miss

I almost didn't go.<p>After spending several weeks running around Lisbon, Porto, the sun-drenched beach region of Algarve, and everywhere in between, I thought: Why not relax on my last day in Portugal and avoid a place often described as "Disneyland for adults"?<p>What a mistake that would've been.<p>Only …

European Travel

This Padded Foot Sling Makes Economy Feel Like First Class

Some people can fall asleep anywhere. I’ve watched longingly as friends of mine have passed out on short subway rides, intermissions during musicals, …

Inflammation

This Padded Foot Sling Makes Economy Feel Like First Class

Thanks to this gizmo, I was able to sleep for four to six hours at a time on my flight to Singapore.<p>Some people can fall asleep anywhere. I’ve …

Avoid Tourist Traps, visit these Lesser-Known Europe Destinations Instead

Europe’s popular draws like Venice and Bruges are bursting to the brim. Why not explore these less busy but as charming lesser-known Europe …

Every Tourist in Madrid Makes the Same 12 Mistakes

We’ve all committed major tourist errors in some way or another — especially when traveling abroad and immersing ourselves in a new culture or …

10 Things Full-time Travelers Never Fly Without

Short flights along the coastline or country-hopping through Europe are easy enough to prepare for, but when you’re tangoing through multiple time …

The Best $69 You Can Spend at Disney World

There will never be a shortage of things for families to spend money on during a Walt Disney World vacation — but I think I may have found the very …

Walt Disney Company

Travel fraud is on the rise: what to watch for

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Beau Bergman had planned a romantic evening in Paris with his girlfriend, but the two were …

6 Things You Should Never Do in Paris

Visiting Paris can be daunting for faux-pas-conscious travelers, particularly as Parisians have a reputation for being quick to judge foreigners who …