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Travel Like a Local in the Dominican Republic

Anyone who has traveled to the Dominican Republic will tell you that the country not only has amazing beaches, some of the friendliest people, but also a great collection of resorts to choose from.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Girl Gone Travel</i><p>Dominicans pride themselves in offering excellent customer service …

Why Travelers Should Be All About the All-Inclusive Vacation

<i>Britt Reints / Flickr</i><p>When you close your eyes and envision an all-inclusive resort, what do you see?<p>For some, images of sparkly beaches and flowing drinks probably come to mind. The waves crashing in the background, the kids making sandcastles and your cares and troubles left behind.<p>But for others, …

The Ultimate San Francisco Checklist

By College Tourist. Author Jenna Rice, University of Central Florida.<p><b>How to tackle a trip to one of the most iconic cities in both California and the world.</b><p>With so much to do in San Francisco, a visit to this west coast culture hub can be overwhelming for even the most seasoned traveler. From its …

8 Simple Ways to Be More in the Moment When You Travel

<b>1. Don't make comparisons.</b><p>Whether you travel often or only occasionally, it's far too easy to compare your current situation to one from the past. The pebbly shore off the Promenade des Anglais in Nice instantly makes you long for the black sand beaches you frolicked on in Santorini. The Pad Thai …

Taking A River Cruise With Disney? You Can In 2016

By Christine Dayao for ShermansTravel<p>Disney is setting sail once again -- but not on the seas via its own beloved cruise line. Adventures by Disney, the company's family touring arm, is partnering with river cruise company AmaWaterways for four sailings on the Danube River in 2016.<p>Adventures by …

5 Hacks for Saving On Your Disney Vacation

<i>Atiq Nazri / Flickr</i><p>Many families will trek to Orlando, Florida, this spring and summer for some Mickey magic and undoubtedly pay a hefty fee to do so. After a recent trip to the land of the mouse with my family, we engineered some creative ways to shave the cost of a Disney vacation beyond the …

Dresden Is the "New" Prague

They say that no one is building a city like Prague anymore, but that's not quite true. Most of the gorgeous Baroque, "Old Europe" city you see in the heart of Dresden today is brand new, even though it appears to look centuries old.<p>From Medieval-looking back alleys to grand cathedrals, from an …

Why You Should Visit Copenhagen

I didn't know much about Denmark before I booked a flight to Copenhagen a couple of weeks ago. As a child I was enchanted by Hans Christian Andersen's fairytales; as an adult, by Disney's animated retelling of them (though who isn't, really? Only the soulless are impervious to the charms of <i>Frozen</i>). …

Life's a beach! TripAdvisor releases list of 10 best islands in the world

We're no longer in the depths of winter, but if spring hasn't yet sprung like you've been hoping it would, just feast your eyes on this: TripAdvisor has released its list of Travelers' Choice Top 10 islands for 2015. Brace yourself for sun, sand, surf and a sudden desire to go buy a plane</b> …

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The 9 Worst-Designed Cities In The World

<i>By: Gianni Jaccoma</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com</i><p>From sky-scraping metropoles to up-and-coming centers breaking the "large town" mold, cities come in all shapes and sizes. But with that diversity comes one simple truth: no city is perfect. They constantly evolve, much like living beings, but sometimes, …