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6 Tips on Creating a Travel Video

It’s not easy to take in travel destinations because they’re so breathtaking. We take hundreds of photos on our phones and/or cameras so we can …

Discover La Paz, Bolivia in 3 days

La Paz, the administrative capital of Bolivia, is a bustling political and commercial hub. Though isolated to a certain extent, you’ll surely find a …

Meet the Cheap Airfare Site That Airlines Don’t Want You to Know About

Skiplagged.com uses a little-known secret among frequent fliers to help people find cheaper plane tickets.<p>Tech-savvy travelers have been leaning on …

The Chicest Luxury Cruises in the Mediterranean

Cruises can have a bad rap, whether for cramped quarters, impersonal staff, or general kitsch—and when you're stuck at sea for days, those things can really render your trip a disaster. But these luxury cruise liners take the experience to the next level, combining the upscale amenities of a luxury …

Cruise Ships

The Peloponnese in Greece is the best place in Europe to visit in 2016, says Lonely Planet

Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet has released its annual list of the best places to visit in Europe, this year opting for a mix of the usual suspects (Venice, the Dordogne) and a scattering of off-the-beaten track places such as the Dutch island of Texel.<p>Topping the list is the the Peloponnese, …

Loneliness

Five Trips to Europe for $500—or Less!

San Francisco-based travelers, rejoice! Today, The Airfare Spot found five amazingly low fare deals to destinations across Europe. All of the …

The Most Romantic Beaches in the World

<i>What’s your dream vacation?</i> Glamour <i>asked 1,000 women that question—and then had 13 top travel bloggers plan your most-wanted trips, all for under $1,000! This week, we present everything you need to know about planning your best getaway ever. Here, travel experts reveal the most picturesque—and</i> …

Best Honeymoons Hotels U.S. and Canada

<i>Picking the perfect honeymoon location is no easy feat — countless destinations, endless hotel options, and finding the ideal spot to suit both you and your new spouse's needs... how do you choose? Well, we've got you covered. Whether you're looking for inexpensive honeymoon ideas, ultra-romantic</i> …

Napa Valley

Teruel Airport hosts 'sleeping planes' in Spain | CNN Travel

(CNN) — On a cold, dry plain in rural eastern Spain, 1,000 meters above sea level, a surreal scene greets drivers speeding along the Mudejar Highway inland from the Mediterranean Sea.<p>Line after line of enormous jumbo jets appear silhouetted against the horizon. It's not a mirage, but the site of …

Sea Level

Revealed: The cheapest train journeys for day trips in Europe

• <b>Nice-Menton in France named the most affordable at £3.50 per ticket</b>• <b><br>At £6 per direction, London-Oxford was the second cheapest day trip route</b>• <b><br>Others</b> …

European Travel

10 Italian destinations frequented by the super rich

To find out where the rich travel when they go to the European nation, RoutePerfect.com has shared data for the most popular Italian destinations booked by wealthy travellers on a luxury budget, who spend an average of £13,900 ($20,000) on their overall trip.<p>The ranking is based on over 150,000 …

Add It to the Bucket List: You Can Snorkel Between Two Tectonic Plates in Iceland

Iceland's newfound tourism popularity is well-deserved. Not only is the Nordic island nation home to majestic mountains, an abandoned airplane …

5 New Travel Startups Showing Vacation Rentals How to Navigate Online Bookings

Vacation rentals are portrayed as the alternative to hotel stays, but some travelers view them as their first choice — all while increasingly …

Why I Was Happy I Changed My Mind About Portugal.

I was not a fan of Portugal when I first arrived. Let's just get that off my chest right now.<p>If I had it my way in the beginning, I would probably never go back. Unless someone said <i>"hey let's go to Portugal in NOT January and sit on the beach."</i> Of course, I'm glad I did go considering Lisbon is one …

Why I Don't Tell People 'Quit Your Job and Travel'

The World's Friendliest Islands

Experience nature at some of this Belize island's wildlife sanctuaries — and then chat with residents. "I made true friends with many locals during …

South Carolina

European Style for $17/Night! Hip Hostels to Open in Amsterdam, Stockholm, and Rome

European Travel

Here's How to Fast-Track Your Way to Elite Airline Status

For frequent flyers, airline elite status can be an addiction; once you get a taste, it's hard to give up. While airlines have cut back on elite …

TripAdvisor's 10 best beaches in 2016 | CNN Travel

Beaches

Study Abroad Accommodations Site Student.com Raises $60 Million in Funding

Student.com, a London-based booking site for international student accommodations, landed a $60 million funding round led by VY Capital and with …

The worst possible advice to give someone traveling to Los Angeles

1. ‘Just jaywalk. Nobody’s watching.’<p>Actually, everybody is watching — especially those motorcycle cops who are lurking on the nearest street corner …

Infographic: How to book a perfect apartment when traveling

Renting an apartment instead of staying in a hotel has transformed the way we travel, but what kind of digs should you be choosing? Surely the nature …

Travel

Google’s New “Plan A Trip” Feature Is Changing the Way You Search

Google is never one to miss a beat. To keep up with the trend in smartphone usage over traditional desktop searches, the company has unveiled a brand …

Air Travel

Need a BFF on your next stopover in Iceland? This airline will match you with a local

Icelandair is taking the buddy system to new heights.<p>The Iceland-based airline will match travelers with like-minded staff members so you can "explore Iceland like a native, with a native," according to an Icelandair statement.<p>Want to do yoga at an out-of-the-way hot spring or learn how to cook a …

Travel

The World's Strangest Beaches

While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that. Barking sand, star-shaped fossils and natural underground hot springs are just a few of the experiences …

9 historic places in Turkey where you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time

HISTORY RUNS DEEP throughout the entirety of Turkey, but you’ll find each of the places described below in the Black Sea region, a strip of territory …

5 Charts Showing Pros and Cons of Spend-Based Airline Loyalty Programs

Now that all three major U.S. carriers’ loyalty programs place more emphasis on amount spent on airfares than number of miles flown, following …