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Best Family Cruise Itineraries in 2017

Long gone are the days when it was a challenge to find kid-friendly fun on a cruise ship. Nowadays, parents have the opposite problem: Being spoiled …

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

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 …

10 Cheap Airlines Based in Asia

Buy Low, Fly High<p>As aviation continues to grow in Asia, so does the list of low-cost carriers. According to Boeing’s Current Market Outlook …

Airlines

10 Cheap Airlines Based in Europe

Buy Low, Fly High<p>In 1978, the deregulation of U.S. airlines began, leading to lower fares and the creation of low-cost carriers. The deregulation …

Airlines

Top Laos Experiences You'll Love

Just like Thailand and Bali in Indonesia before it, <b>Laos</b> was hot long before ordinary travelers knew where it was. Backpackers have included this …

Best Bay Area Michelin-Starred Restaurants

The Bay Area is known for its great dining, which means we’re not want for Michelin-starred restaurants—there are 53 of them to be exact. So we’ve …

Restaurants

10 French Dishes You Probably Won't Want to Try

Dishes to try, or avoid, but definitely to know about<p>The French have always been great at turning what we consider the most repulsive parts of an …

Foodies

What to Eat in Rome

When in Rome, you should do as the Romans do by eating some of the city's typical dishes. Heavier on meat and butter and less focused on pasta with …

Italian Food

Don't Make These 11 Mistakes While Visiting Hawaii

Avoid the following 11 pitfalls on your next trip to Hawaii to ensure the best (and safest) trip to paradise.<p>1. Don't Tell a Local or Fellow Visitor …

The Strangest Items Found by the TSA in 2016

Every year, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is tasked with keeping the skies safe from those who would willfully or accidentally …

The 10 Best Breakfasts in Brooklyn

Start Your Day With a Brooklyn Breakfast<p>We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but for many, it's also a favorite. If …

A Rainbow of Rivers Around the World

Who needs the beach with rivers like these?<p>I grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, so for most of my life, I didn't have a very positive view of rivers. I …

The Best of New Orleans: Mardi Gras Edition

Cheers of “<i>L</i><i>aissez les bons temps rouler!”</i> will soon fill the streets of New Orleans, as the lively Louisiana city prepares for its biggest …

Travel

The World's 10 Best Swim-Up Bars

From Cancun to Reykjavik, the top 10 best swim-up bars on the planet.<p>Of the myriad reasons people vacation at luxurious beachfront resorts, getting …

5 Ways to Work Out During Your Next Layover

Filling the time during a layover makes it all too easy to veg out and pig out (think: people-watching, snacking, drinking, Netflix bingeing). But …

Five Passport Myths Every Traveler Can Forget

Passport stamps, last-minute travel, and renewals may be easier than you think<p>Before travelers take to the skies or seas to see the world, the one …

Florida Has Some of the World's Best Water Parks

Disney, Universal, SeaWorld, and Other Great Parks<p>You already know that Florida is the theme park capital of the world. Did you know that the state …

Florida

Print & Go: Free Travel Games for Family Road Trips

Staring down the barrel of a long car ride with kids? Make a goal of spotting the license plates of all 50 states and Washington DC. When you spot a …

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 …

Celebrity Air Rage Roundup

Behaving Badly<p>Celebrities are not like the rest of us. Every move they make is photographed or videoed and posted in the news, on websites and on …

What Makes a Great Airport Lounge? LoungeReview.com Founder Explains

Lounge Lizard<p>Air travel can be rough, with flight delays, crowded airports and rude travelers to contend with. One of the bright spots of travel …

Airlines

The 11 Cheapest Airlines in North and South America

Flying Cheap<p>Everyone who loves to travel also wants to get the best fares. In North and South America, low-cost carriers have grown to fill this …

Airlines

10 Airports with Animal Boarding Facilities

Pet Check In<p>Sometimes we travel with pets, and the airlines have rules on how to do it. But there are times when Fido or Miss Kitty just can't make …

The 10 Best Airport Spas

Spas Take Off<p>Airports can be seen as stressful environments, with busy terminals, long Transportation Security Administration lines and crowded gate …

The 10 Most Beautiful Maldives Hotels

Dreaming of a picture perfect island vacation? Maldives hotels are undoubtedly among the most beautiful in the world. Think isolated private islands, …

The World's Worst Destinations For Sustainable Travel

Ah, the relaxing atmosphere of the beach. The excitement of the world’s most romantic cities. We love traveling and experiencing these things until …

Is It Okay to Pull Your Kids Out of School for a Family Vacation?

Thinking about taking your kids out of school for a family vacation? It may seem like no big deal, but don't be surprised if you meet with some …

Top Architectural Sights in Los Angeles

Los Angeles has a lot of interesting buildings designed by famous names like Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank O. Gehry, Renzo Piano, Richard Meier, Rudolph …