Benjamin Ratchford

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How to Save Money When Booking Travel Online

Websites like Expedia.com, Hotwire.com and Orbitz.com have all but eliminated the need for travel agents -- why pay someone to compare flight durations and room rates when you can do it yourself? The problem is, if you're not careful, you may end up paying more in the long run. Finding a good price …

Expedia Partners With HomeAway To Offer Vacation Rentals

Expedia Inc. just vastly broadened its lodging options by partnering with the world’s largest vacation rental provider, HomeAway, to offer its …

Could Google Glass ease air travel?

High-tech eyewear may help ease boarding queues, speed up security lines and find lost baggage, as soon as 2014.<p>Google’s internet-enabled eyewear, Glass, is undoubtedly the star of a nascent market in wearable computers. But while BBC News has reported that the tech giant won’t sell Glass until …

Iberia Will Return to Profitability in 2014, Says IAG Boss

Recovering Spanish carrier Iberia will return to profit next year for the first time since 2010, the chief executive of its parent International …

The Perfect Day in Amsterdam

<i>Author Russell Shorto was so captivated with Amsterdam during research trips for two best-selling books that he decided to move there permanently.</i> …

Ten things you need to know before visiting Transylvania

Transylvania is best known as the mysterious land of bloodthirsty vampires and howling wolves. Some may think it’s fictional, but this central Romanian region <i>is</i> a real place. And it’s pretty special, too. Bordered to the east by the Carpathian Mountains, ‘the land beyond the forest’ still feels …

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