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The hidden nasties of your next hotel stay have been revealed

Every hotel has different protocol, schedules, and cleaning staff that determine just how clean your temporary home is going to be. But just because …

Budget Travel Tips

• Before booking your trip, pinpoint the love of your life so as to have someone with whom to split expenses.<br>• Avoid airline baggage fees by swallowing a …

6 cruise lines that have their own private islands

To remedy that, many cruise lines have purchased or leased private islands. Norwegian started the trend in 1977, when it bought Great Stirrup Cay from Belcher Oil Company. (And it will become the first cruise line with an island in Belize when Harvest Caye debuts off the coast of Placencia this …

Five Magical Music Festivals in Unexpected Places

From electronica to acid jazz, the music always sounds better in an extraordinary setting...<p>Nowadays, being asked which summer festival you’ll be …

Yes, You Can Afford the West Coast Road Trip of Your Dreams (Here's How)

Ever priced out that insane West Coast road trip you've been wanting to do forever? There's a good chance you gave up midway through your research -- oceanfront real estate, one quickly learns, is expensive -- if you can even find space. Low season? What's that -- even in the dead of winter, …

13 Experiences Every Traveler Should Have in England

London’s cultural sights tend to go heavy on the grandeur—royal this, crown jewels that—but a stroll down its most famous outdoor market promises a …

10 signs you're a horrible traveler

Everyone thinks they're an awesome traveler. Yes, even the guy who has his seat reclined all the way into your lap on the 30-minute commuter flight thinks he's crushing it in the travel department. It's easy to judge all the other people on your journey, but did you ever stop to ponder that other …

Flying

10 of the best places to stay in North America this Spring

As the ground thaws and flowers blossom, there’s never been a better time take advantage of North America’s natural beauty. Springtime is the perfect …

Roundtrip flights to Hawaii are selling for less than $400

Itching to get out of town?<p>Yeah.<p>You've likely seen several headlines this week about fare sales and cheap flights, but apparently, this time it's the real deal. As travel research site Hopper is reporting, this summer's fares will dip to the point that they'll be lower than they have been in seven …

9 Top Tips For Travelling Solo

Going on holiday alone is a wonderful opportunity to do whatever you want to.<p>lzf via Getty Images<p><b>1. Plan but leave room for spontaneity</b><p>It's sensible …

How to Grow Houseplants That Won't Hurt Your Cat or Dog

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>We gardeners can be a bit obsessive when it comes to our plants – we like them in the garden, on decks and …

Pets

38 Shabby Chic Home Accents To Revamp Your Home!

If you’re inspired by vintage air, texture, romantic colors and warm, inviting spirits then you just may be one that could use a bit of shabby chic …

Review: 'Captain America: Civil War' sets standard for superhero team-ups

For movies, 2016 might be remembered as the year when superhero blockbusters formally entered their "It takes a village" stage.<p>After "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" sought to lay the groundwork for "Justice League," Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War" assembles a dizzying dozen costume-clad …

Marvel Universe

The Marvel Movies You Need to Watch Before Captain America: Civil War—And the Ones You Don't

The reviews are in, and critics are calling <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> Marvel’s best film yet. Sounds like a movie you want to check out—but what if …

Production On The Han Solo Movie May Be Ramping Up As The Director Posts A New Teaser Image

Production on the much-speculated-about Han Solo anthology film could kick off soon if a new tweet from the movie’s director Christopher Miller is any indication. In celebration of <i>Star Wars</i> Day, Miller posted a new teaser image featuring the most infamous blaster in the galaxy.<p>Along with the image, …

How to Make the Healthiest Tacos Ever

You know the advice: Consuming lean protein and healthy carbs postride speeds recovery. But an active human cannot live on kale and almond-milk smoothies alone. We have teeth for a reason and that reason is tacos. Here’s how to pack the most nutrition into this tasty Mexican staple and create a …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of April 25, 2016)

The 2016 U.S. presidential election dominated this week’s news, from the Tuesday’s decisive election results to protests around Republican frontrunner Donald Trump’s appearances in California. Get caught up on news from the campaign trail below and read about some of the other biggest news of the …

North Korea