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Welcome to Isla Mujeres: Tropical Paradise in Your Backyard

Just off the coast of Mexico, within sight of crowded Cancun but a 20 minute ferry ride across the blue Caribbean, lies Isla Mujeres, a tiny coral island that is one of Mexico's true treasures. Unlike its mainland neighbor Cancun, Isla is no tourist haven. It doesn't boast monstrous resort hotels …

Five Places Locals Love In Prague

<b>1 Café Savoy</b> A bustling cafe in a handsome neoclassical space near the Leglí Bridge, it’s popular for all three meals. Many locals stop here to take a quick edge off their hunger with classic Czech pastries. ambi.cz; 257-311-562<p><b>2 Hájek</b> A beloved Prague institution, famed for soft-serve sorbet (try …

Snapshots from Prague: 10 Must-Eat Foods

GallerySnapshots from Prague: 10 Must-Eat Foods<p>Prague tends to inspire wistful remembrances—of its beauty, its incredible history, its famous beer, its majestic spires, and its graceful bridges. But what many people don't often talk about is how great Czech cuisine is. Drawing heavily from nearby …

Free Things to Do in Prague

Not long ago, Prague was hailed—in hushed tones—as one of the greatest European cities vacationers had yet to discover. Those days are gone, and the city is now well known as a major destination for art, history, and culture. Naturally, its prices have grown along with its reputation. With these …

European Travel

One Week in Prague and Budapest

Before summer slinked its sunshine and idleness into oblivion, we decided spontaneously, mid-month in August, to do a one week trip to Budapest and Prague. Why these two cities in Europe? Well we had only a week available, and I wanted to see Eastern Europe since I had read so much about its being …

8 Things Not to Miss in Prague

The heart and soul of the Czech Republic, as well as traditional Bohemia, are inseparably wrapped up in the amazing cultural confluence that is Prague. There has been a settlement on the site of the city for over 1,200 years.<p><b>Be Enchanted by Old Town Square</b><p>It's like stepping inside a fairy-tale …

Food in London: Anderson & Co

When walking through Peckham during my stay in London, that’s sadly already almost four weeks in the past, I stumbled over a sign in front of a small …

10 Of The Best Craft Beer Pubs In London

It can't have escaped the attention of many pub-goers that London has experienced something of a beer 'renaissance' over the last few years. Some …

Shopping in London

More London shopping ideas<p>Discover the best shopping in London. Whether you’re looking for designer clothing, fun souvenirs or the perfect gift, …

England

Dining In London For Under £20, Part 1

Here’s our pick of ten restaurants that won’t break the bank, outstretch your overdraft or mean the rent doesn’t get paid.<p><i>You’ll be able to get a</i> …

8 Secrets of Ultralight Packing

It’s time to put your suitcase on a diet. Packing light—really light—doesn’t mean sacrificing style or comfort, but it does require rethinking such …

Backpacking

10 Cures for the Chronic Overpacker

Can't seem to travel without an overstuffed bag? We're here to help. If you're a chronic overpacker, these 10 tips will cure you of your bad packing habits forever.<p><b>Start with a Carry-On</b><p>Unless you're traveling with kids, we argue that you don't need to bring more than you can fit in a carry-on. …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

How to pack like the pros

Does traveling more make you pack less? Not necessarily, although we talked to five high-mileage, high-profile travelers (whose combined annual airline points could buy a private island in the Caribbean) to get their take on carry-on and carrying less.<p>Pauline Frommer<p><i>Publisher of Frommers.com and</i> …

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Itinerary Planning Advice for Budget Backpacking in Europe

<i>Updated: March 18, 2017. Originally posted August 2013.</i><p>In our opinion, creating a proper itinerary (even if it’s very loose) is essential if you want …

The Best Travel Guides For Budget Travelers: Travel Guidebooks, Online Travel Guides & More

<i>[Updated: February 27, 2017. Originally Posted: November 2011]</i><p>Guidebooks have always been the traveler’s bible, and I think they’re still a great …

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

A Guide To Magical Cinque Terre, Italy

Italian Riviera

Where To Eat, Drink, Party, And Shop In Berlin

Like the proverbial phoenix rising from the ashes, Berlin keeps adding new feathers to its cap, from ghetto gourmet dinner clubs to romantic cuddle bars that rarely make it into the tourist guidebooks. To lift the veils that shroud these hidden delights, find one of those decadent hotels in Berlin …

Quick Guide To Amsterdam visitors never Run Out of Things

Travels on the Run: Heart of Rome

As Italy’s ancient capital sleeps—relatively speaking—I head out for an early morning jaunt through history. From the wedding-cake monstrosity that is the National Monument to Victor Emmanuel II, I amble past the Roman Forum, noting such amazing ancient monuments as Trajan’s Column and the …

Prague, Vienna and Budapest: Top Tips for Budget Travelling

If you’re looking for an awesome city for your European getaway, why not take three at time? Prague, Vienna and Budapest are three major cities in …

European Travel