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10 Money-Saving Tips for Cruises

When it comes to finding an affordable vacation, the cruise industry’s got you covered. The very nature of cruising—with your transportation, …

Watching the World Go By: a Scenic Rhine and Moselle River Cruise

I hate cruises. I only go by ship if there is no other way to get to a place -- like traveling around Antarctica or the Amazon Rain Forest. But here I was, snuggled next to my man on the sundeck of the Scenic Diamond river cruiser, watching the world go by. We were sailing alongside fairytale …

How Does A Freaking Amtrak Train Get LOST In The Philly Suburbs?!?

An Amtrak train carrying 130 people got lost last week after it traveled too far backward while turning around and ended up on local tracks in the suburbs of Philadelphia.<p>Amtrak says the train, which was headed to New York from Philly, experienced a mechanical issue in the undercarriage of the …

San Francisco Moves to Block Tour Buses from Site of Family Sitcom

San Francisco officials have banned tour buses in a neighborhood that has become a major tourist draw for a set of Victorian homes featured in the …

The 25 Most Overrated Places On Earth

We wish these places were all that the travel blogs crack them up to be… but they’re not.<p>1. Milan<p>You know Milan as the capital of high-end fashion, so it sounds like there'd be lots to see. But if you can’t afford the Prada flagship, you’re outta luck.<p>2. The Golden Gate Bridge<p>It’s foggy up there. …

Europe's 10 Best Adventure Destinations

Attention thrill-seekers and adrenaline-junkies! We all know Europe as one of the world's best destinations for history, culture, and cuisine, but it's also where you can live some of the world's most unforgettable adventures, provided of course that you're willing to strap on your boots and leave …

36 Questionable Tourism Slogans from Around the World

Earlier this month the Jamaican tourist board unveiled a new brand identity, ditching its previous slogan, “Jamaica – Once you go, you know”, and …

The Best Trips To Take In 2014, According To National Geographic Traveler

2013 is nearly over. Time to start planning next year's trips. Thanks to National Geographic Traveler, you can get even more ideas of places that you wouldn't necessarily think of (i.e. not Paris...<i>again</i>).<p>Comprised of 20 places, the list features everything from New Orleans to Rwanda's Nyungwe …

5 Incredible Ferris Wheels Around the World

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>Most people traveling to a new place will find themselves seeking out the highest point in the city at some point during their trip, whether it's the observation deck at the Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower) …

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KLM Is First Airline to Show Customer Service Wait Times on Twitter

KLM Airlines wants to show customers just how serious it is about social customer service. So, in another example of the offline world moving online, …

Poke Poke, Kaua'i Style

Last week, we were on the gorgeous Garden Isle of Kaua'i, at the famous Sheraton Kaua'i -- the only hotel nestled into the fertile crescent of Poipu Beach and its fantastic snorkeling and sunning.<p>Though Kaua'i is far from the humming hustle of Waikiki, there is plenty to do -- it's just so …

Local Experts from 13 California Destinations Reveal Secrets They'd Rather Keep Secret

By Suzanne Russo, offMetro SF<p>They are purveyors of place, touting their own hometowns to tourists, meeting planners, and writers. By trade, they are experts on and champions of the iconic places, under-the-radar gems, and newfangled darlings in their areas. But where do the tourism board …

National Book Award Winners Announced