Dan Zegelien

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The Best Glamping Sites in America

Camping is a great American pastime, no doubt. But the right way to camp is entirely up for debate.<p>Some minimalists like to carry their shelter on …

Glamping

Outfit your bathroom to be the best space in your house

It takes more than a padded toilet seat cover and novelty shower curtain to level up your lavatory.<p>Make the bathroom the room in your house you are most proud of. When giving a house guest a tour of your humble abode, make the commode the first stop. Turn your outhouse into the <b>in</b>house.<p>Activated …

Cleaning

9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

13 Affordable Trips to Europe

For a storybook-worthy vacation to Europe, head straight to Bavaria. Book a room at Burg Colmberg (a 14th-century castle rising from a rocky crag …

No more emails outside the office in France

From today, French workers are no longer obliged to check out-of-hours emails under a new employment law. Firms will now have to negotiate over the …

Great rail journeys of the world: readers’ tips

Whether it’s the coast of Cornwall, Siberia or the savannah of east Africa, our readers have picked train trips memorable for landscapes, food and fellow travellers<p>On my first ever visit to India I embarked on a 40-hour journey from Mumbai to Trivandrum. The sheer amount of time to be on a train …

Relive Your Childhood in These Luxury Treehouse Hotels

We all love a good novelty getaway ( Disney-inspired vacay , anyone?). After all, there's nothing cooler than being ahead of the travel trends and …

10 of the world's most erotic attractions

2. Museum of Sex, U.S.<p>3. Love Land, South Korea<p>4. Love Land, China<p>10. The Secretum, UK<p>1. ErotikaLand, Brazil

This simple formula can tell if you’re getting ripped off by an airline

Travelers no longer have to guess whether they got a decent deal on airfare or not.<p>There’s now a straightforward formula that can reveal whether …

Air Travel

Off Grid Floating Home – Travel the World in a Jet Capsule

A New Way to Live Off GridA company called Jet Capsule has designed an off grid floating home that would allow you to live self sufficiently in the …

'Naked In Nature' Instagram Will Make You Want To Ditch Your Clothes Next Time You Travel

Imagine the breeze...<p>Earlier this week hipster entrepreneurs announced plans to launch London's first naked restaurant.<p>But there are far better …

Entrepreneurship

The 50 best hotels in Italy for summer

It’s the sheer variety that strikes you first. Italy has as many hotels as it has destinations, from old-fashioned family-run pensioni in historic city centres to elegant lakeside resorts where you dine by candlelight at the water’s edge. There are mountain lodges with Michelin-starred restaurants, …

Google wants to be your travel agent

Google launched a new feature called "Destinations on Google" with hopes that you'll never have to use another travel search engine again.<p>Destinations works like this: Type the word "destination" or "vacation" after a continent, country, or state you want to visit into Google on your phone. Google …

The Best Websites for Searching SkyTeam Award Availability

Understanding how to earn and collect miles across partner airlines can be difficult if you’re new to the points and miles hobby. You need to learn …

Delta Airlines

What to do if you lose your passport while traveling abroad

We consulted the US Department of State's website to see what American travelers should do if they find themselves without a passport while abroad.<p>The chance of having a passport lost or stolen while traveling is the reason why travelers should always keep a photocopy or digital picture of their …

Shipping

The 17 most beautiful metro stations around the world

With grand chandeliers, architectural designs, and light projections, these metro stations will make your commute anything but boring.<p>We've put together a collection of the most awe-striking metro stations around the globe, from the Formosa Boulevard Station of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to the …

Audio-visual

There’s Something About Riga

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Look skyward while walking around <b>Riga</b> and you will be rewarded with glimpses of fanciful architectural flourishes. Roughly 40 percent of the buildings in this port city were built in the Art Nouveau style.<p>Some of these stately stunners—constructed primarily at the turn of …

16 incredible movie theaters around the world

Today, you can catch a flick while lounging in a hot tub, laying on a private beach, or in a '50s-style drive-in cinema complete with your own convertible car.<p>We've put together a collection of movie theaters around the world that take going to the movies to a whole new level.<p>From a floating cinema …

12 cultural faux pas you should avoid making in Munich

Bavaria, progressively conservative and traditionally modern, differs from the rest of Germany so crassly it may as well be its own country.<p>But while it prides itself in its famous "gemütlichkeit," or laid back coziness, a decidedly un-laid back Germanness will rear its head should you make any of …

Sausages

Dropped Your iPhone In Water? Putting It In Rice Is Just About The Worst Solution

This might sound like bad news. Reviving dead gadgets is better than buying new ones, but all is not lost. Your phone can still be rescued from a …

Gear & Gadgets

Airport Wi-Fi Hacks You Need To Know Before You Fly

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Airports are the worst. Food is overpriced, people are rude, and the TSA procedures remind you of that nightmare you had after you watched <i>Se7en</i>. Normally, browsing through Facebook and the grossest subreddits known to man would ease the pain of this experience, …

Wi-Fi

The Disneyland Bucket List: 20 Things You Need To Do Before You Die

<i>By: Ben Wener</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Andy Castro</i><p>You might <i>think</i> you've done Disneyland/California Adventure as well as anyone could possibly do it, from main gate to backstage -- but, well, you'd be wrong. It would take a lifetime, a heap of cash, and a slew of special friends with most excellent access to …

Walt Disney Company

The Dos and Don'ts of Budapest's Thermal Baths

And yes, "Don't pee in the pool" tops the list.<p>Before arriving in Budapest for the first time, I had spent the previous two weeks backpacking through …

A Prague Food Crawl: What to Eat and Where to Find It

Food lovers know that meals can be just as memorable as monuments. The warmth and flavor of Czech food are as much a part of the culture as Prague's must-see sites. An ideal Prague food crawl will keep you energized while exploring everything from castles to cobblestoned streets. Here are a few of …

European Travel

The best thing to eat in 50 countries around the world

Quora users set out to answer that question in a thread on the question-and-answer-based website, singling out the most iconic thing to eat in their homelands. We added in some of our own selections.<p>From wiener schnitzel in Austria to feijoada in Brazil to katsudon in Japan, don't miss these 50 …

Wikimedia

Was Your EU Flight Canceled? The Airline May Owe You Money

The European Union has some strong rights for passengers, including compensation of up to €600 for a delayed or canceled flight. Make sure you file a claim and get what you deserve.<p><b>Q: I purchased three round-trip, direct tickets (for my husband, six-year-old daughter, and myself) on SAS from Dulles</b> …

Flying

Airbnb Charges a Foreign Transaction Fee (and This Is How You Beat It)

Imagine my surprise when I found out Airbnb charges a foreign transaction fee on top of listings booked outside the country.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>One of our readers Ted pointed this fact out a little while ago when we originally posted on the fact that it's sometimes possible …

San Francisco

10 Tips to Beating the Crowds at Prague's Top Attractions

Tourists like Prague. And they eat up attractions like the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge and Old Town Square. We get it. They're reasons why we've chosen to reside in the magical capital city. But sometimes, well, we'll confess: oftentimes, we need a break from the crowds. And we're guessing …

European Travel

21 amazing forgotten curse words we need to bring back

SWEARING IS ONE OF MANKIND’S FAVORITE pasttimes. It has never gone out of style, even if some words have come and gone. People’s favorite swear and …