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Ready, Set, Go: How to Book a Last-Minute Trip

My recent flight to Taiwan was booked at 10:45 a.m. and I left later that evening at 10 p.m. It didn't seem odd to me to book and leave the same day for a vacation to Asia. My friends, however, were unable to fathom how I could pull together a trip so quickly. They wanted my "secret" tips and here …

The Top 10 Sights to See in Cuba

<b>By Mitchell Owens for Architectural Digest.</b><p><i>(photo: Nicholas Pitt)</i><p>As travel restrictions lift and embargoes soften, AD's Mitchell Owens heads to Havana, where the mojitos are sweet, the architecture is astounding, and society is embracing a new era. Take a look at the city's unchanged architecture, …

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Travel Channel Combines Time Travel and a Comedian for Latest Series

Travelers have never been more interested in learning about the culture and context of the cities that they visit. Travel Channel is hoping to tap …

7 Reasons Your Next Vacation Should Be To A Charleston 'Suburb'

Let's all take a minute and give a little praise to the beach. Ah, the beach. It's a wondrous place in general, full of roaring waves and sunburnt cheeks.<p>It's also particularly nice to visit the beach if there's stuff to do once you're off it for the day. And that's where the barrier islands of …

10 Caribbean Islands You Can Fly To For Less

City dwellers eager to leave behind the stresses and worries of their day-­to­-day lives can't do much better than a trip to the Caribbean, where all-­inclusive resorts, quaint colonial towns, beautiful beaches and constant sunshine delight over 10 million American visitors every year. Those fancy …

Airlines Slash Routes to Moscow as Travel Demand Slows

In 2012, British discount airline easyJet beat Virgin Atlantic Airways in a fierce competition for the rights to fly from London’s Gatwick to …

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Festival of Books: Travel talks on Cuba, travel bargains and TSA singers

The Los Angeles Times<p>Festival of Booksat USC this weekend will feature hourlong sessions on travel topics like how to get the best deal for your next vacation and what the eased rules mean for travel to Cuba.<p>Presentations are scheduled Saturday and Sunday, most at the Travel Smart Stage near the …

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The Most Useless Travel Products To Pack

There's the good, bad and ugly of travel gear. I bristle when I think about all the gear I've purchased thinking I'd "need" it and then went untouched for months.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy.<p>After fumbling with so-called helpful travel gear trip after trip, I've realized I just don't …

Top 10 Must-Do's In Charleston

By College Tourist. Author, Jenna Rice, University of Central Florida.<p><b>From southern food to breathtaking views: What not to miss in America's most charming city.</b><p><b>1. Hot Little Biscuit</b><p>This hole in the wall shop serves up an assortment of the best house-made biscuits you'll ever have. The blackberry …

The Top 8 Cheapest Flight Destinations in the EU: Summer 2015

It's late afternoon. Chances are you're staring into space and not wanting to do work. So, let us help you do something productive; plan out your optimal summer vacation. Hipmunk even pulled together the data on vacation rental vs. hotel, best trip for your budget and color coded the maps so you …

Around the World in 8 Stunning Sunsets

<i>Photo: Nick Lake</i><p>There are sunsets... and then there are <i>sunsets</i>. This collection of adventurous destinations is the latter. We hope that you get a chance to go out and experience views like these for yourself, or at the very least, take a look, daydream, and enjoy these brilliant hues.<p><b>Summit Lake,</b> …

One Man Calculated The Ultimate NYC Walking Tour

Exploring all of New York City is hard, whether you live there or you're just visiting for a short time. Though subways make journeying a little bit faster, the best way to see the city and all it has to offer is to walk it. Lucky for us, one guy has calculated an optimized walking tour of NYC that …

These Animated GIFs Show the Evolution of Cameras Through History

How have the designs of cameras changed over the past 100 years? The team over at eBay Deals wants to show you. They’ve created a series of animated …