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Lying awake at 3am? Perhaps you should try biphasic sleeping

Poor sleep and insomnia can make you less effective, but it’s still not necessary to stay in bed for eight hours<p>Madonna, Margaret Thatcher and Donald Trump all claim to have thrived on four hours or less of sleep. If it’s good enough for the queen of pop and the Iron Lady, should entrepreneurs be …

Entrepreneurship

A couple who ditched their 9-5 jobs years ago to travel the world explain how they afford it

"We felt like we got a taste of the tropics, living the dream," Swift remembers. "We did a day trip and took these ATVs out and went through the jungle and the local villages, and it was so different from home that it kind of triggered something."<p>That something came to a head about a month later. …

Why Being Too Frugal on Vacation is a Bad Idea

Hear me out – I’m all for being frugal and getting the best deals possible, <b>especially where travel is concerned</b>. Lodging, gas or plane tickets, …

The Cost of Digital Nomad Living: Our Year 5 Budget

This post is a little late as we’re nearly half way through our sixth year as digital nomads, but here’s what we spent in our fifth year of living …

Personal Finance

Travel Budget - 6 Things You Are Wasting Your Money On

Not everyone has Britney Spears’ cash flow and can make it rain in St. Tropez on a whim. Your average Joe who doesn’t have sweet cash flow from ‘Hit …

Personal Finance

How to Travel to Europe on a Budget

Now is the best time to travel to Europe on a budget. As a family, we have visited fifteen European countries, learning something new each time. With …

How to Dine on a Budget in Paris

Shares 7<p>Paris is famed for its gastronomic attractions, but at what price? Eating the local specialties is all part of a Parisian experience. Check …

10 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Trip

Our good friends and sponsors over at Allianz Global Assistance, a leader in travel insurance, are sharing their top 10 tips for travelers of all …

Norwegian Air Launches Flights to the Caribbean—For Under $200

First they made it possible to cross the Atlantic for under $700. Now Norwegian Air will be expanding its footprint, with routes from three U.S. …

10 After-Dark Activities to Experience This Summer

Only when the sun goes down can you enjoy some of the best outdoor activities of the summer, and in the cooler night air no less. From stargazing parties to desert garden flashlight tours to evening turtle walks, there's a lot that can be done and enjoyed only at night. Here are 10 must-do evening …

Breaking: Brand New Flights to the Caribbean (and the Prices are Sick)

Low-cost airline Norwegian Air announced today that it's heading to the French Caribbean this winter. Beginning in December, the airline will launch winter flights from three cities (New York City, Boston and Baltimore) to the Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique.<p>The airline's new …

10 Secrets to Ultra-Cheap Travel

<i>(Photo: Woman with Elbows on Overflowing Suitcase via Shutterstock)</i><p>Seasoned budget travelers aren't "cheap" in the traditional sense of the word -- they're just good at stretching every dollar. Here are 10 secrets every budget traveler should know about seeing the world on the cheap without …

38 Reasons You Should Never Visit Scotland

It's so grey and ugly.

Scotland

How you can find cheap flights

Ahu Tongariri<p>I take many of my trips using airline miles and points. Having said that though, I’ve been able to take some really cheap paid flights …

Best Spring Trips 2015

Our editor’s list of the ten best spring trips to take this year—plus one reader’s choice—is filled with off-the-beaten-path options.

Travel Photography

Our European Vacation: More Great Things to Do in Paris

We spent a week in Paris with six kids, visiting some of the best places in France for entertainment and education. There are great things to do in …

Paris

6 Destinations You Should Visit In Ireland, As Recommended By The Actual Irish

Chances are, Dublin, Galway or even Cork immediately come to mind when considering places to visit in Ireland. And those places are undoubtedly lovely, but what about the other, more unknown spots around the Emerald Isle?<p>Based on travel data collected by our friends at Booking.com, we were able to …

The best outdoor adventures in Snowdonia, Wales

Steeped in myth, legend, and history, Snowdonia's beauty rivals that of other mountain ranges all over the world – here's how to experience it on …

Booking a flight? This table shows how timing affects ticket pricing

Tickets to North America are cheapest two weeks before travel, but flights to Europe are best booked a month ahead of departure<p>Planning your summer holiday? Time your booking right and save hundreds of pounds on your flights.<p>Trips to North America, Europe and Africa are best booked closer to the …

North America

Servas, an Open Door to Travel the Lonely Planet... for Free!

"Servas" is an Esperanto word that means something like "open doors." It's the best translation we have. And Servas.org is an international non-profit organization "dedicated to world peace through cultural exchange." What exactly does that mean for members? Well, long before there were Airbnb or …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Plan an affordable beach getaway to North Carolina, San Diego and more

Travel + Leisure’s Jacqueline Gifford joins TODAY to share how to find some great beach deals available now, including an $85 a night hotel stay on the coast of Beaufort, North Carolina.

Tips for riding Germany's trains and trams | CNN Travel

Trains

Harry Potter Attractions Cause 38% Jump in Universal Parks’ Profit

Harry Potter continues to work his magic for Comcast Corp.’s Universal Studios theme park unit.<p>The Philadelphia-based media company Tuesday reported …

15 Things Not to Do in Paris

It’s impossible to see and do everything when visiting Paris, so why waste time doing anything that isn’t worthy of your hard-earned vacation hours? …

Street art, city views, coffee and markets: exploring Belleville, Paris’ hip northeastern neighbourhood

Once a patchwork of farms and windmills, Edith Piaf’s old stomping ground and a staunchly working-class <i>quartier</i> (neighbourhood) <i>,</i> brilliantly multicultural Belleville is now home to neobistros, coffee roasters and burgeoning art projects.<p>And with some of the city's best street art, panoramic views …

Expo 92: A look back at Seville's City of the Future | CNN Travel

Travel

Top 20 Free Things To Do In Paris

With travel prices escalating regularly, it's good to know that some of the best things in Paris actually are free. Inquisitive visitors willing to stray a bit off the beaten tourist path will be amply rewarded by discovering many of Paris's lesser-known treasures, while saving enough euros to …

Frozen Beauty: Wisconsin's Ice Caves

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Beauty

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Take Air, Whimsy and More

Every day we alert our readers of new startups in the travel industry being listed on AngelList, as an early information service for those who keep …