Aleksei Myller

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Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from. This is all about leveraging foreign currencies and points-of-sale to your advantage.<p>For reasons I never quite understood, every time I …

5 Reasons to Visit Snowdonia, Wales' Oldest National Park

Travelers are spoiled with scenery choices when visiting the United Kingdom, whether it's the first or the twentieth trip. I lived in Manchester for the past year and explored North England's gorgeous countryside from there, but I also found time to squeeze in a couple of jaunts to nearby Wales. …

15 Not-So-Obvious Ways To Cure Jet Lag Once And For All

Astonishing truth: Wearing sunglasses inside is a way to cure jet lag. So is exposing yourself to the outdoors in the afternoon.<p>We already know we should stock up on sleep, and we already know to stay hydrated, but there have <i>got</i> to be more creative ways to zap that terrible jet lag sleepiness. …

Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …

23 Overlooked European Cities You Must Visit In Your Lifetime

(Photo: Getty Images)<p>Everybody loves a European adventure. But when we are going abroad we tend to overlook smaller cities for enduring favorites like Paris, London, Venice and Rome.<p>Once you've visited the classics, it's time to head to one of these underrated cities in Europe.<p><b>1. Cork, Ireland</b><p>Cork …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

The Geography of Bliss

• <b>Author:</b> Eric Weiner<p><b>Part travel memoir, part humor, and part twisted self-help guide, The Geography of Bliss takes the reader across the globe to investigate not what happiness is, but WHERE it is.</b><p>Are people in Switzerland happier because it is the most democratic country in the world? Do citizens …

How to travel with friends (and not want to kill them)

I have two permanent, oddly positioned bald spots on my head. Though my mother claims they’re from a scalp thing I had as a kid, I have it on good authority from my oracle that they’re probably where the Martians attached the electrodes.<p>However, spontaneous balding frequently has nothing to do with …

Landscape GIFs Are The Absolute Best Method Of Virtual Travel

It has recently come to our attention that those magical moving photographs from "Harry Potter" actually exist. In real life.<p>They are called landscape GIFs, and they're the most awesome way to see some of your favorite places in motion (as opposed to puppies or Phoebe from "Friends," as GIFs most …

A Game Of Thrones Travel Guide To Get You Through The Wait

We know. We know.<p>We’re all patiently waiting for the next season to start. What’s next after Season 3’s all too traumatizing Red wedding and the unquestionable winter that’s coming to Westeros?<p>With the premiere scheduled for spring of next year (yes, <i>that</i> long), there’s no better way to get our fill …

The 7 fundamentals of documenting your travels

One of the biggest mistakes in travel is assuming you’ll “never forget” a particular moment or feeling. From launching out of a plane for a skydive, …

Living Rooms

The ultimate in space-saving travel tech

Trying to keep it to carry-on? This list of essential and compact travel gadgets and tips will make your trip easier – and your luggage lighter – without skimping on fun and convenience.<p>'Travel Gear' by Eric Ritchey. Creative Commons Sharealike Attribution licence<p><b>Ebook reader</b><p>Books are beautiful, …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Cocoon Travel Set: Everything You Need to (Finally) Catch Some Mile-High Zzz's - Vagabondish

You know those lovely almost-luxurious sleep kits all the <i>good</i> airlines offer on international flights? The ones with the earplugs, soft socks, …

The 13 Best Hiking Trails in the World (Photos)

Trail Guide<p>Summer is finally here! Take advantage of the beautiful weather and hike one of the world’s best trails.<p>06.02.13 4:45 AM ET