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16 apps that fix the most annoying things about traveling

When it comes to traveling, there are plenty of annoying little problems that can put a damper on your trip.<p>You may not know it, but there's a way to skip the long customs line at the airport, find a last-minute hotel room for cheap, and renew your passport without ever leaving your home. All you …

A frequent flier is giving his first class tickets to anyone who can find him at an airport

As the founder of air miles site God Save the Points, he has made a career out of helping fliers use miles to get free seats in business and first class. He even once bagged a free ride on a private jet.<p>Business Insider has previously picked Ott's brain for tips on all things travel, including how …

World's Greatest City: 50 reasons why Bangkok is No. 1

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bangkok 's buzz is like no other place in the world. Relentless traffic gives way to quiet "klongs" or canals and 24-hour party people queue up for clubs next to serene colonial mansions on quarter-acre blocks.<p>All of this and its people are among the friendliest on earth. Not a bad effort …

The Dark Art of How (and When) to Buy an Airline Ticket

Buying a plane ticket has never been easier — or more complicated. Online travel agencies claim to offer the greatest fares; fare aggregators claim …

British Airways

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the Amazon Fire TV -- you might find yourself talking to her more …

Smart Homes

The 45 Essential Travel Hacks

×<p>Shop<p>Where To Go<p>What To Buy<p>How To Live<p>Cities<p>Nation<br>• New York<br>• Los Angeles<br>• San Francisco<br>• Chicago<p>Your starter kit for a savvier, cheaper summer vacation<p>Two …

This Airline Is Selling $0 Tickets To Dubai, Cape Town And Seychelles

The "Treasure Hunt" lasts only an hour, so GET ON IT NOW!<p>Searching for cheap airfare is a daunting task, but one airline is giving travelers some irresistible motivation.<p>Qatar Airways is in the middle of its Travel Festival sale, offering half off the price of international flights from the U.S. …

10 Parts Of Cuba We Cannot WAIT To See

Cuba is a place unlike any other -- there aren't many places where you'll find old plantations, lush valleys, rich history and literary relics, all …

Cuba

10 Things No One Tells You About... Paris

Ask an American about traveling to Paris, and you’ll hear the same two complaints: “It’s expensive!” and “The French aren’t friendly!”<p>But with a few …

In loving memory of Vine: Quartz picks the greatest Vines ever

Vine is dead. The team behind the Twitter-owned six-second video app announced today in a Medium post that it would be discontinued “in the coming months.”<p>To honor the popular app, Quartz staff picked some of their favorites from across Vine’s four-year history. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile …

Apps

One Interactive Map Reveals the Wi-Fi Passwords From Airports Around the World

Frequent travelers understand the headache of finding decent Wi-Fi in most airports. Slow lines or service that is limited to 30 minutes can make killing time on a layover a nightmare. Travel blogger and computer security engineer Anil Polat has solved the problem with this online map of …

16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain mostly unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest …

12 Amazing Places Most Millennials Will Never See

The world is full of magical hidden wonders. Need proof? The talented team at Atlas Obscura spent the past five years working on a gorgeous, 480-page book that uncovers 600 of the strangest, most fascinating, and downright bizarre places you've never heard of before.<p>We asked Atlas Obscura cofounder …

You Need To Indulge In This Cheap And Mouth-Watering Thai Food

The post You Need To Indulge In This Cheap And Mouth-Watering Thai Food appeared first on http://thebesttravelplaces.comThailand is a culinary …

Thai Food

15 of the world's most terrifying airport runways

From a Caribbean island where the runway ends right at a popular beach to a runway made entirely of ice in Antarctica, here are 15 of the most terrifying airport runways around the world.

These Are the Airlines With The Best (And Worst) Food

Be wary of chowing down while you're up in the air.<p>Flying definitely isn't as glamorous as it used to be. You've probably heard your grandparents (or even parents) bemoan the days when people dressed up to travel, and your flight came complete with a warm, semi-gourmet meal. But today, passengers …

Asia's underrated places: 9 great travel attractions | CNN Travel

10 Token Travel Photos that are Really Tourist Traps

Have awesome travel photos of a token landmark or site ever convinced you to go somewhere, only to discover that it's actually a massive tourist trap? It definitely has for me, and while I'm usually a little disappointed, I'm also guilty being one of the people who have mastered angling and editing …

Pilot 'draws' huge aircraft outline using GPS flight data over Germany (then returns an hour later to sign the masterpiece)

• <b>Artistic pilot was behind the controls of a single-engined plane on Saturday</b>• <b><br>The enormous image of a plane was sketched in the air near</b> …

A Month-by-Month Guide to the Best Places to Travel in 2016

12 places to visit this …

• Murray: hypocritical to allow bookmakers to sponsor tournaments<br>• World No2 ‘not really’ surprised by allegations of corruption in tennis<p>Andy Murray accused tennis of being “a little bit hypocritical” for allowing betting firms to sponsor tournaments and said he would not be surprised if players …

Tennis

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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15 words to eliminate from your vocabulary to sound smarter

People don't have the time or the attention span to read any more words than necessary.<p>You want your readers to hear you out, understand your message, and perhaps be entertained, right? Here's a list of words to eliminate in order to help you write more succinctly.<p>It's superfluous most of the time. …

25 roads that everyone should drive in their lifetime

Some provide incredible views and others are works of art in their own right.<p>From an oceanside cruise in Hawaii to treacherous hairpin turns in the Swiss Alps, these roads prove that sometimes the journey is much more captivating than the destination.<p><i>An earlier version of this post was written by</i> …

Florida Keys: Best stops on the Overseas Highway | CNN Travel

The 17 most beautiful metro stations around the world

With grand chandeliers, architectural designs, and light projections, these metro stations will make your commute anything but boring.<p>We've put together a collection of the most awe-striking metro stations around the globe, from the Formosa Boulevard Station of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to the …

11 clothing and style hacks for the modern gentleman

From packing your suit the wrinkle-free way to keeping your rolled-up sleeves from unfurling, heed these 11 clothing and style hacks that will save you time, money, and, in some cases, embarrassment.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your …

12 incredible places you’ll only find in Mississippi

HISTORY, BEAUTY, CULTURE, SOUL — it’s all going on in Mississippi. From the authentic juke joints of the Delta to Elvis Presley’s birthplace, …

Black History