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Let's All Take A Moment To Revisit Louis C.K.'s Take On Air Travel

PSA: Please watch before boarding a plane this Labor Day weekend.<p>Yes, flying is stressful. Yes, air travel is going to be busier than ever this Labor Day weekend. And yes, there's a pretty good chance you'll have to wait on the tarmac or sit next to someone who hogs the armrest.<p>Before you get your …

I Travel Therefore I Am

I was three or four years old the first time I visited Disney World and rode "It's a Small World." I remember sitting inside the small boat utterly mesmerized as it slowly rode past hundreds of painted animatronic dolls representing children from all over the world, each dressed in traditional …

Every Country in Europe, Ranked by Two Somewhat-Ignorant American

<i>By: Kevin Alexander and Matt Lynch</i><p><i>Credit: Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>Europe! America's distant relative that it likes to awkwardly visit on occasion! With its myriad misshapen countries, centuries-old feuds, and generally above-average health care, we figured it would be the perfect candidate for a …

Airline Passengers! Is There a Right to Recline?

It's called the Knee Defender. But I prefer to think of it as the Schmuck Identifier. It was dreamed up by a tall man who was tired of getting his knees slammed whenever the person seated in front of him on an airplane reclined. So he designed a device that, when attached to your tray table, …

NYC's most decadent and delightful themed bars - bar crawl travel

From the bright neon lights of Times Square to iconic buildings that touch the sky, New York City is anything but ordinary. Yet, with so much personality thriving in one place, getting noticed is easier said than done. These 11 themed bars, while perhaps not as well known as Jekyll and Hyde or …

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Who Knew There Was Basically A Free In-N-Out Shuttle At LAX?

Foodie travelers know that no snacking opportunity should go wasted... not even on a layover.<p>You'll find a Shake Shack restaurant right in Terminal 4 at JFK, but this is not the case with In-N-Out (the West Coast's rival burger chain) at LAX. The closest In-N-Out is about half a mile from the …

New York To Los Angeles, A Road Trip In Less Than Six Minutes

When Connor Magill decided to accompany two friends on a weeklong, cross-country road trip, the only thing he set out to videotape was the "Hollywood Sign" in their final destination city, Los Angeles. However, Magill, inspired by what he saw on the road, emerged with this beautiful and diverse …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored. Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative …

California

21 Travel Experiences You Must Have Once (And Only Once)

A few epic places on this Earth deserve a permanent, recurring role on your lifetime to-do list. Then there are overhyped places you should never, ever waste your time on in the first place.<p>Finally, there's a hybrid of the two: a "one and done" travel experience so epic and so awesome and so …

Top 10: Beach Cities

See photos of National Geographic Traveler's top 10 beach cities (including Sydney, Barcelona, and Nice) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

The greatest plane mysteries

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is not the first airborne drama that has raised more questions than answers.<p>It’s not the first big jet in the past five years to go missing with no distress signal. It’s not the first suspected plane crash that has taken days to turn up any signs of …

Say Goodbye to Jet Lags With These Easy Tips

I took my first 20-plus hour-long flight when I was 16-years-old. Since then, I have been on countless transcontinental journeys, traveling to almost 50 countries across six continents. The longest flight I took was 26 hours from Atlanta to Singapore. Having family in India, I fly the 20-plus hours …

The 10 Most Sketchy-Sounding Airline Names, In Order

Budget airlines like Ryanair and easyJet are known for skimping on everything from reclining seats to airport check-in in an effort to cut costs and bring us the cheapest tickets in the industry.<p>One element that costs zero dollars, however, is an airline's name. Even though they cost nothing to …

What journalists carry on the front lines: Patrick Tombola, Middle East

PATRICK TOMBOLA is a multimedia photographer and videojournalist who concentrates on long-term personal projects and editorial work in the Middle …

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 …

Incredible UNESCO Sites You May Never See Again

Of the 981 properties included on UNESCO's World Heritage List, some 44 are categorized as in-danger, for reasons ranging from political instability to irresponsible tourism.<p>By Linna Trubowitz, Condé Nast Traveler<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>UNESCO endangered<p><i>More from Condé Nast Traveler:</i><p>The Must-Have Gadgets for …

I Barely Made My $8,000 Business Class Flight To Beijing — Here's What I Would Have Missed

I arrived at Newark at noon, in plenty of time for a 3 p.m. flight to Beijing, where I was going to speak at a forum put on by Chinese Internet company Tencent.<p>I was excited, and not just for China.<p>The flight was going to be great.<p>Tencent had generously shelled out for business class tickets.<p>That …

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Seven incredible places you may have never heard of

As globalisation leaves no stone unturned, we took to Quora.com to find a few secret locales well worth the trip.

How to Board a Plane

<b>Life in the Boomer Lane has had a lot of time lately to do an in-depth assessment of airline boarding policies.</b> This has been done primarily while she has been boarding. And, since she has flown an inordinate number of times recently (due primarily to having three children in three completely …

7 Travel Rules To Live By

Traveling the globe can teach you a thing or two (or seven).<p>Apply these traveler's mantras to the ordinary life beyond your trip, and watch every day become a freeing vacation of its own.<p><b>1. Pack light.</b><p>When traveling, you want your suitcase to be small so you'll have freedom to be active and …

Jumeirah sees opportunity to expand, seeks $1.4 billion loan

Jumeirah Group LLC is raising $1.4 billion in a six-year loan as the operator of Dubai’s iconic sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel takes advantage of a …

Video: Stand Up Paddleboarding off Kaanapali Beach, Maui

During our recent trip to Maui, we had the chance to take a crash course in stand up boarding — a sport I had long wanted to master. It wasn’t my …

The 20 Best Restaurants In Williamsburg, Brooklyn

The hipster neighborhood has recently seen an influx of fantastic restaurants that serve everything from fresh farm-to-table ingredients to hand-made Japanese udon noodles.<p>We polled our editors and reporters as well as foodies who live and eat in Williamsburg to find the best restaurants in …

Quick Steps to Being Mosquito Free This Summer

In a couple of days I'll be kicking off 60-plus days of trekking through Central and South America. Unlike my trips through less tropical climates, I've placed more focus on decreasing the probability of coming back looking like a pin cushion for mosquitoes.<p>Aside from the uncomfortable itchy and …

Dubai Hotel Offering Guests Gold-Plated iPads — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Known as “the only seven star hotel in the world”, Dubai’s Burj al Arab hotel is no …

Burj Al Arab

Top 10 Free Things To Do In New York City This Summer

Sunday, June 8, 2014<p>Free things to do in New York City in the summer? I know it sounds like an oxymoron. Let’s face it, the words “free” and “New …

Summer Eats Across the U.S.

One of the best ways to explore a new city is via food, and one of the best times of year to taste a local favorite is summer. When planning this year's summer escape, consider touring the country taste testing some of these mouth-watering summer bites.<p>Here's just a smorgasbord sampling to whet the …