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World's Weirdest Superstitions (PHOTOS)

If you buy flowers to thank a host in Russia, think twice about the color and number lest you offend. Yellow represents infidelity, while Russians give an even dozen--common in the U.S.--only to the dead.<p>Trip planning involves researching where to stay, eat, and sightsee, but it can also be …

Taiwan Offering Free Wi-Fi to Tourists — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Taiwan is now branching out to the tech-savvy traveler on the go, by offering free wi-fi …

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12 Crazy Expensive Hotel Suites Around The World

From high-roller villas in Las Vegas to the uber-decadent suite in Istanbul where Madonna shacked up with her beau, these suites are designed to make you drool — and sold at prices that will make you gag.

The Ultimate Guide to Las Vegas for 2013

Whether you’re going for a girls’ getaway, spa retreat, or casino-and-cocktails sojourn, Las Vegas is an over-the-top destination that always …

Air France and KLM launch Wi-Fi and it isn't cheap

Air France and KLM made good on a promise made last Summer and began a pilot program of onboard, satellite-based Wi-Fi on long-haul flights, charging …

Wearable computing according to Disney: Parks boss touts MagicBand

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs used the high-profile stage of the All Things Digital technology conference to show off the …

How to Pack Light: 9 Tips to Lighten Your Load

Packing requires practicality: Not only must you carefully plot what items to bring, but you must also strategically organize them into one compact carry-on. With steep checked-baggage fees increasing already lofty flight costs, experienced globetrotters often suggest stripping down to the absolute …

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Amtrak Northeast Corridor service still unprofitable

As passengers take to Amtrak trains this Memorial Day weekend, they may be comforted to know that the rail line’s financial picture is improving a …

5 Reasons to Go to Macau (and Stay Awhile)

Mention Macau, and for most people the images that come to mind are likely to be filtered through celluloid: the smoky dens and shady characters of …

Simpsons Theme Park, 'Springfield,' Opening At Universal Orlando This Summer (VIDEO)

Coming to a theme park near you: D'oh!<p>The Simpsons, once relegated to the animated land of make-believe, have found a decidedly real-world venue: Orlando's Universal Studios. The amusement hub announced Thursday it plans to open "Springfield," a Simpsons theme-park of sorts, sometime this …

In-flight tablet use is growing faster than smartphones, laptops

Passengers are increasingly relying on their tablets and other personal electronic devices for entertainment and work on U.S. domestic flights, …

The latest travel scams – and how to avoid them

Have you ever arrived at a hotel to discover that the 'sea view' room you fell head over heels for online doesn't actually exist? Or examined a restaurant bill only to find it includes items that you never ordered?<p>It's easy to become too paranoid while travelling and turn everyone you meet into an …

Turkish Airlines Flies To Wrong Continent: Sandy Valdivieso And Husband, Triet Vo, Sent To Bangladesh

Sorry, Toto, when you end up on the wrong continent, no pair of ruby slippers can make it right.<p>That was the unfortunate reality for Sandy Valdivieso and her husband, Triet Vo, last year when their tickets on Turkish Airlines from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Dakar, Senegal, somehow …

The 25 Most Popular Travel Destinations In America

Millions of TripAdvisor users voted on their favorite destinations around the world, as well as their favorite destinations in the U.S.<p>Paris took the top spot on the World Destinations list, trumping New York City (#2) and London (#3).<p>Unsurprisingly, New York City topped the list of American …

New York City Rules Against Short-Term Rentals

New Yorkers looking to make a few extra dollars by renting out their apartments while on vacation could be breaking the law. Listing your apartment …

Dubai's Most Luxurious Hotel Is Giving Guests 24-Carat Gold iPads

When guests check in, they'll be given their own gold iPads, which will serve as a "virtual concierge" that offers information on everything from the hotel's restaurant menus and spa treatments to housekeeping and butler services.<p>The gold iPads were custom created for the hotel by British brand …