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What to Do if the Airline Loses Your Luggage

Flying to your next vacation destination? The fear of losing your luggage is a common but, as it turns out, slightly irrational phobia.<p>Airlines still …

Plunge into the Best Caribbean Diving

Where to SCUBA and Snorkel in the Caribbean<p>As lovely as the Caribbean is above the water, beneath the waves it is a treasure trove for divers and …

The Top 10 Things to do in Park City, Utah

Park City, Utah has a reputation for being one of the best ski destinations in the U.S., offering visitors plenty of hills to shred and lots of fresh …

The Best -- and the Worst -- in Airport Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi Speeds<p>Travelers are so tethered to their smartphones, tablets and laptops these days that they expect to get free, high-speed Wi-Fi when they …

9 Weird Facts About Seattle's Gum Wall

While Portland, Oregon, to the south really promotes its weirder side, Seattle doesn’t always, most often viewed as a tech and industry hub with an …

Marlon Brando's Private Island in Tahiti Called Tetiaroa

The actor's Tahiti legacy lives on at The Brando, an eco-resort on Tetiaroa<p>While several movies have been filmed in Tahiti, no American actor is so …

The Top 10 Things to Do in Western Australia

Thinking about a holiday to Western Australia? Known for its stunning beaches, beautiful winery regions and picturesque national parks, it’s the …

8 Must-Do "Beauty and the Beast" Experiences at Disney World

With the release of the new live version of Disney's romantic fantasy "Beauty and the Beast" starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, a whole new …

Walt Disney Company

These 10 Airports Are the Best in the World According to Skytrax

And the Winners Are...<p>Skytrax has released its latest World Airport Awards based on what it calls the largest annual global airport customer …

Airports

The Worst Foods to Eat Before Flying

Eat Lightly<p>Travel these days is tough enough without feeling ill when flying. With inflight food scarce, passengers have learned to bring their own …

Nutrition

Things to Do in Langkawi

13 Ideas for Fun Things to Do on the Island<p>You would need weeks — and a <i>lot</i> of motivation — to cover all the things to do in Langkawi, a popular …

10 Essential Things to Eat in Milwaukee

Sure, Milwaukee's known for its cheese and beer, but there are so many other foods that absolutely need to hit your palate when in Wisconsin's …

Restaurants

Best Falafel in Paris: Where to Head

Delicious, Vegan, and Cheap Street Treat<p>Curiously enough, Paris is home to some of the best falafel in the world: that prized, cheap, naturally …

Everything You Need To Know About St. Patrick's Day in Chicago

No doubt about it, <b>St. Patrick’s Day</b> in Chicago is awesome. It's an opportunity for Irish and Irish Americans to showcase their rich heritage, and on …

Where to Go Sledding in NYC

Best Hills to Hit for Sledding in Manhattan<p>What to do when the snowy season sets in in Manhattan? Head for the hills! For kids and kids at heart, …

The World's Coldest Cities

For most of us, cold means having to turn up the heat or bundling up in extra layers. There are a few places on Earth, however, that take our …

Global Warming

7 NYC Stores With Impressive Restaurants

The concept of an in-store restaurant is nothing new, particularly for the "ladies who lunch" set. While you may not automatically think of your …

8 Reasons to Visit Walthamstow

A Neighborhood Guide to Walthamstow's Best Bits<p>In this regular series, we shine a spotlight on a London neighborhood to uncover its highlights and …

London

Preparing to Fly? Don’t Eat These Foods on Your Next Flight

Eating Light<p>A trend in travel is airports and some airlines offering more healthy snacks to passengers. Kate Scarlata is a Boston-based licensed …

Nutrition

Is This Security Program A “Clear” Alternative to TSA PreCheck?

Speedy Screening<p>The biometric Clear program is promising to offer travelers an easier airport security checkpoint experience that works with or …

Airports

The Most Crowded Places in India

With a population of more than 1 billion people, it sure can get crowded in India, especially during festivals and in busy city market areas. These …

Travel

Norwegian Launches Rock-Bottom International Fares from the U.S.

Cheap Flights Across the Pond<p>International low-cost carrier Norwegian will begin offering 10 new trans-Atlantic flights from three U.S. airports with …

Airlines

Which Airlines Are the Safest for 2016?

0 0 Edit this post<p>By <b>Benet Wilson</b><p>Air Travel Expert, <b>about.com</b><p>[post_ads_2]<br>No matter how much you travel, you always wonder just how safe the airline …

Brooklyn's Food Courts and Halls: The Complete Guide

Seven Brooklyn Food Courts and Food Halls Foodies Will Love<p>If you think eating at a food court means you have to choose between a soft pretzel dipped …

Restaurants

La La Land Tour of Los Angeles

If the movie <b>La La Land</b> got you excited to explore Los Angeles and see all the places featured, this <i>La La Land</i> photo tour will show you exactly where …

Los Angeles

What to Do in Yamanashi Prefecture

Yamanashi may get most of its fame from being the home to the iconic Mt. Fuji, but there's plenty more to do than gawk at the stunning natural …

Travel

10 Things You Didn't Know About Queens

Queens, the largest borough of NYC, is more layered with history and modern-day significance than even locals realize. Of course, there’s too much to …

Queens

Top 10 Things to Do in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta is one of the most popular destinations on Mexico's Pacific coast. Located on the lovely Banderas Bay, the city has both modern and …

Puerto Vallarta

The 10 Highest Ski Mountains in the United States

If you're looking for some serious altitude for your skiing, look no further than Silverton Mountain in Colorado. With an altitude of 13,487 feet, it …

Skiing