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The 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Spain

Spain is well known for its endless beaches, islands that compete with the Caribbean or city breaks, like Barcelona, Madrid or San Sebastian. But the …

European Travel

This Is the Travel Pillow That Made Me Believe I Could Be Comfortable on Planes Again

My neck no longer feels like it’s going to snap in half. I never thought this day would come.<p>For me, neck pillows are a point of contention. They …

Sewing

Does your vacation rental have hidden cameras? Here's how to find out

It's firmly against Airbnb's and other rental companies' policies, but that doesn't stop some hosts from putting hidden, undisclosed cameras in their rentals.<p>Hosts have the right to use surveillance devices to protect their property, provided they are used in common areas and are clearly disclosed …

Smart Homes

This Website Has Hundreds Of Cheap First And Business Class Airfares

Search for cheap first or business class airfares and you get a bunch of ads from various search sites and online travel agencies. Even the articles you find simply refer you back to these sites. Go to these sites and for the most part, it’s nothing special. When you find low premium cabin fares it …

Travel Deals

I went on a magical trip through Iceland — here's what you should know before you go

Katie Lockhart<p><b>Renting a car is the best way to see the country</b>• <b><br>Watch out for hidden speed cameras, they can lead to big fines</b>• <b><br>Visit the lesser-known</b> …

European Travel

Looking for cheap flights? These are the sites (and apps) you'll need to find the best deals.

It’s time for your vacation, and you know what that means: Get the heck out of here! But wait. You haven’t booked a flight anywhere. Or maybe you’ve …

Thailand Travel Information - Vital Information for the First-Time Visitor

If you're planning a trip to Thailand, you're probably more excited about beaches, temples, and street food than you are about visas and …

How Much It Costs to Take an Epic 2,400-mile Road Trip on Route 66

"If you ever plan to motor West, take the highway that is best."<p><i>This story originally appeared on Money.com.</i><p>Back in the 1940s, Nat King Cole was …

Airport Bans Sleeping in Terminal, Will Use Monitors to Enforce

No one plans on sleeping overnight in an airport. But, delays/cancellations happen, plans change and connecting flights often mean travelers have at …

How to Rent an RV This Summer for Only $1 a Day

Recreational vehicle (RV) rentals tend to be expensive, yet I recently managed to rent a five-person RV in Las Vegas for only $1 per day. In addition …

Not Your Parent's Road Trip: How To Do The Pacific Northwest The Right Way

<i>Read Part 1: Los Angeles to Sonoma</i><p>From Sonoma, you can take the time to drive along the coast and hit stops like Redwood National Park – which is what just about everyone does – which is why I recommend making a b-line (with one quick detour to Crate Lake) for your first stop: Sisters, Oregon.<p><b>The</b> …

South Beach

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Frequent-flyer Programs

From The Moors To The Mountains, Alexander Kilian Captures Scotland

From the back streets of Glasgow, Kilian and his partner traveled to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Here, they explored the vast bodies …

70% of Americans Dream of Traveling in Retirement: How to Afford It (Without a Ton of Cash)

It can be surprisingly easy (particularly if you have a retiree's flexible schedule).<p>The most common retirement dream -- shared among 70% of American …

Forget Iceland’s Blue Lagoon, There’s a ‘Secret’ Hot Spring You Need to Check Out

The Blue Lagoon may be one of Iceland’s most sought-after tourist attractions, but it’s also one of the most crowded. If you’re looking for a more …

You need to drive America's 10 quietest roads

Baseball, cookouts and days at the lake are some of America's favorite summer season pastimes, but there is no rite of passage greater than the …

National Parks

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

RVs

Affordable camper van comes with a rooftop deck

Elevate your van life<p>The camper van craze has grown from a fringe Instagram hashtag to a national movement that has people ditching their jobs and hitting the road in Sprinters, Promasters, and the like. And whether you have an unlimited budget or want to DIY, it seems like everywhere you turn, …

Campervans

Gear review: A tent that mounts on top of your car

FENTON CAMPGROUND, LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Ky. — Early morning, and one of the three guys at the neighboring campsite pitched the dregs of his coffee in the campfire and approached with a determined stride.<p>I descended the ladder to greet him.<p>“Hey,” he said jerking his chin …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

Allow Us to Add These 45 Hidden Wonders of the World to Your Bucket List

With the Summer months looming and travel undoubtedly on your mind, allow us to add 45 destinations to your travel bucket list. We all have travel wishlists that include famous hot spots like the Maldives, Santorini, Bora Bora, and Marrakech. But if you're a seasoned traveler, you may want to visit …

Sri Lanka

The Top 6 Mistakes Every Points and Miles Beginner Makes

There’s a reason that dozens of all-encompassing, detailed resources exist for maximizing points and miles: this is a complicated hobby. If you’re …

The Essential Apps These Globetrotters Won’t Travel Without

Apps have revolutionized the way we travel in so many ways. From booking the best points and miles hotels to helping us pack for a last-minute trip, …

Apps

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

National Parks

5 California Road Trips That'll Make You Fall in Love With the Golden State

Like many born-and-bred Californians, I would choose Joan Didion as my fantasy dinner guest and I feel more at home in my car than pretty much …

These Insane Space-Saving Bags Are an Overpacker's Dream — and Only $17 on Amazon

I'm guilty. . . I'm one of those people who fills my suitcase to the brim and can barely close it. A few years ago, I was moving abroad and had to pack up my whole life into just a few suitcases. A friend recommended I try using The Chestnut Travel Space Saver Storage Bags ($17). Not only did they …

Top 10 Small Towns to Visit in Europe

Introduction<p>Europe is a continent full of diverse cultures, languages, food, and architecture all compacted in a relatively small area. Within a five …

10 Incredible Driving Roads You’ve Never Heard Of

Few countries in the world can claim the geographical accolades that the United States can. We are a country flanked by the two largest oceans in the …

Hiking

Magical Words To Upgrade Your Flight & More Amazing Tips!

Last month, my inbox was inundated with a news article claiming that “Just two words will get you a flight upgrade”. What were these two magical …

Luxury Travel