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6 Places You Absolutely Have to Stop on a Florence-to-Rome Road Trip

The drive from Florence to Rome is pretty straightforward, just hop on the A1 and jet three hours south. But you should be making a road trip out of it, so skip eating at the roadside autogrill and extend your drive. Pick one or two of our favorite pit-stop towns along the way for 12th century …


A Perfect 10-Day Southwest Road Trip Itinerary

If you ask me about the best way to explore the United States, I won't hesitate to say a road trip. Road tripping is by...The post A Perfect 10-Day …

Road Trips

The 7 most incredible train trips to take in Europe

If you care more about the journey than the destination, take the scenic route on a luxe European train tour. Get sweeping views of the mountians and hills while you travel in style on these breathtaking train routes.

European Travel

6 Great National Parks for Fall Hiking

There's no better time of year to get outside.<p>Autumn is the perfect time to visit any of America's national parks, as crowds tend to be at a minimum, the weather is fantastic, and the change of season brings a wash of color to many of these iconic settings. If you're looking to explore a park this …

Where to Stay in the Sacred Valley of Peru

Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba serves as a gateway, beyond Machu Picchu, to Peru's Sacred Valley.<p>The Urubamba River curves through Peru’s Sacred Valley, eddying and splashing toward Machu Picchu. Tourists seem to follow its momentum. They touch down in Cusco and hurtle through the Sacred Valley to get …

The Most Overrated Attractions in Europe (And Where to Go Instead)

When it comes to traveling in Europe, it seems like everyone has something to say. There are countless online polls of best and worst sights to pore …

Google Maps For iOS Gets Redesigned Nearby Transit, Travel Times Widgets And New Features In Latest Update

Google Maps users who are running the app via iOS 10 devices can now do more with the addition of new features thanks to a new update, version 4.23.0.<p>…

These air-travel hacks can get you to places you thought you couldn't afford

The benefits of travel are as innumerable as they are indisputable. The chance to get out of town, out of your comfort zone and out into the world …

South America

11 Incredible European Cities That Are Incredibly Cheap To Visit

“Cheap” isn’t usually the first word that comes to mind regarding a trip to Europe. But if expert travelers know anything, it’s that there are <i>always</i> ways to work the system in our financial favor.<p>For those who seek adventure on a budget, travel site Hoppa has curated a list of the cheapest cities …

European Travel

Get paid to travel: the best jobs for globetrotters

World's Cheapest Travel Destinations

Traveling the world can be expensive, but don’t worry, Nothing Familiar has you covered! If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that even in the …

The world's 50 greatest cities - according to you

Buenos Aires

12 dream destinations that don't actually want you to visit

That's why some of the world's dreamiest destinations would rather you <i>didn't</i> pay them a visit, thank you very much.

European Travel

10 Italian destinations frequented by the super rich

To find out where the rich travel when they go to the European nation, has shared data for the most popular Italian destinations booked by wealthy travellers on a luxury budget, who spend an average of £13,900 ($20,000) on their overall trip.<p>The ranking is based on over 150,000 …


VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Prague

Known as the City of a Hundred Spires, Prague tempts travelers with its incredible charm and impressive architecture. The Czech Republic’s capital is …

European Travel

Misty-Eyed: 5 Beautiful Waterfalls to Visit Now

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Don't go chasing waterfalls. So sang TLC in 1994 in a song that cautioned against making bad life choices. Of course, if the song were referring to actual waterfalls the sentiment would've been just the opposite. After all, who doesn't derive absolute …

National Parks

18 Amazing Active Vacations You Can Actually Afford

There’s something about using our vacation days that makes us loosen up—way up—on our otherwise healthy habits. Whether we’re downing margaritas and …

Yellowstone National Park

Top 10 restaurants in Barcelona for great value set lunches

Pick the menú del día and lunch in Barcelona will become a tasty adventure in the best of Catalan cooking in the city’s most interesting quarters – and a more affordable experience too<p>Everyone loves tapas but sometimes you can’t face another plate of patatas bravas. Forget standing in a crowded bar …

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‘How I went from broke to an instant millionaire here’

This was the advice that Will Hatton, a 26-year-old traveller who explores some of the world’s least-visited countries on an extreme budget, received …


8 Mobile Apps that Will Make You Love Your Next Layover

Prayitno / Flickr<p>Flight delays are impossible to avoid and even more frustrating to deal with. But there are a few smartphone apps that will make your next delay less of a headache. Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find …


5 Of The World's Best Places To Buy A Second Home In The Sun

Which overseas property markets should have your attention this shiny new year? The world is alive right now with markets in crisis and markets benefiting from the strong dollar (and the weak euro).<p>Specifically, here are five places where you could get a great deal on a second home in the sun, a …

Real Estate

14 Overrated Tourist Attractions Around The World — And Where To Go Instead

English writer G.K. Chesterton said that the traveler sees what he sees, while a tourist only sees what he came to see.<p>And sometimes, those tourist attractions aren't worth seeing at all.<p>Inspired by this Reddit list of overrated tourist destinations, we wanted to round up some of the biggest …

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