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12 things I wish I knew before visiting Paris

Paris draws over 80 million visitors every year. In order to be able to enjoy and experience Paris to the fullest, without becoming overwhelmed by …

5 places perfect for a 24-hour visit

Looking for a quick layover spot to break up a long trip? Short on time but eager to travel? Fear not, we've got you covered. From easy-to-manage …

European Travel

10 times you should never use your debit card

Debit might seem great because there's no chance of spending more than you have or risking steep overdraft fees, but the stakes are also higher when it comes to fraud.<p>That's why debit cards are one of the things you should never, ever keep in your purse. For one thing, debit cards take cash …

Personal Finance

The Best Time to Visit Switzerland: A Season-by-Season Guide

A trip to Switzerland offers unparalleled natural beauty and adventure no matter when you visit. Nestled between the Alps and Jura Mountains, the …

The Best Amsterdam Tips From Our Readers

This week our Hack Your City readers wrote 73 comments with tips on Amsterdam, like where to eat and drink, how to stay safe, how to get around, and …

This inexpensive cross-country train route is *begging* to be your summer road trip

Sure, summer still feels about as far away as the next total solar eclipse, but it’s definitely not too soon to start planning a dreamy road trip. …

This remote country is your next bucket list destination

Iceland is over.<p>Sure it’s still beautiful as hell and full of glorious, pristine landscapes. But it’s also full of tourists: Two million of them, in …

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Processed Food

The best adventure destination you've probably never heard of

This weekend, the world’s longest zip-line opened in Ras Al Khaimah, a mark of the lofty ambition of this northernmost emirate of the UEA to be the adventure sports capital of the Middle East. Known as the “Jebel Jais Flight”, the zip-line soars for a mile and three-quarters (2.8km) above the …

Comedian Jim Carrey urges people to delete their Facebook accounts and dump the stock

Jim Carrey is quitting Facebook and dumping his stock — and is urging everyone else to do so as well.<p>"We must encourage more oversight by the owners …

Social Media

'Black Panther' Review: Marvel's History-Making Superhero Movie's a Masterpiece

Director Ryan Coogler and Chadwick Boseman turn the Avenger's solo film into a rousing Afrofuturistic adventure – and make history<p>It's finally here – …

6 Underrated Destinations to Visit in 2018 (Before They Hit the Mainstream)

For a vacation full of unique experiences and long-lasting memories, trade in the predictable destinations of Paris, Tuscany, and London for a locale …

What You See First In This Personality Test Reveals Your Most Deeply Hidden Strengths And Weaknesses

Positive or negative, quirks that seem totally obvious to someone from the outside can be the most easily missed when we try to look at ourselves. It …

Researchers Discover New ‘Tech Support’ Scam Affecting Google Chrome

Online scammers have long had a variety of tools at their disposable. But this week, a security researcher has disclosed yet another method that can …

Google Chrome

It's Official: These are the 10 Most Visited Cities in the World

Ever wondered which city receives the most number of visitors each year? Euromonitor International have compiled a list of 10 cities which receive …

There's a round-the-world plane ticket you can buy that will take you anywhere across the globe for cheap

There's a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe.<p>A round-the-world ticket — sometimes referred to as RTW — is typically offered by an alliance of airlines. Using partnerships like the Oneworld Alliance (including American Airlines, British …

American Airlines

This floating hotel and spa in Sweden will fill you with wanderlust

The team behind the famous Treehotel in Sweden just unveiled plans for a new floating hotel and spa on the Lule River in that will fill you with …

This Is the Itinerary You Need If You're Traveling to Greece

Located in Southeastern Europe and neighbored by islands dotted across the Aegean and Ionian seas, Greece is known for its pristine beaches, ancient …

European Travel

32 Incredible Last-Minute Vacations That Don't Cost A Fortune

We're constantly counting down the number of days between now and the next long weekend. We know: All you want is to sit by a pool (or, better yet, …

Bill Gates promised to pay off this country's $76 million debt — now he's doing it

Billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates will pay off $76 million of Nigeria's debt.<p>It's part of a promise the Bill & Melinda Gates …

Revealed: Ireland's top travel destination - 'You cannot have a bad holiday here'

Reader Travel Awards 2018<p>We asked our readers to nominate their favourite overseas holiday destination for 2018... and here's the result.<p>Ireland’s …

Places You Should Visit in 2018 Before They Get Too Popular

For every primo travel destination, there’s a sweet spot to find it. Visit too soon -- say, before the airlines start offering half-decent service …