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7 Things to Know Before You Visit San Antonio, Texas

The Mexican market in San Antonio<i>This is the third and final post in a three-part series from contributor Dave Zuchowski on his road adventures in</i> …

San Antonio

10 Small But Cool Things that Make Viking Sea Stand Out Above the Rest

My wife Natalie (her website is OhTravelissima.com) and I just disembarked Viking’s new ocean cruise ship, Viking Sea, a few days ago in Le Havre (a …

Travel Style: Lee Anne Wong

Lee Anne WongWant to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite …

Travel

12 Things to Know Before You Travel to Europe

12 Things to Know Before You Travel to Europe<p>If you or a friend are planning to travel to Europe this summer, I’m pretty sure you’ll appreciate any …

Video: Make Sure Your Connecting Room Door Is Locked

Always check to make sure your connecting room door is locked (if you have one). Recently, while staying at the Hyatt Regency in Denver, I noticed …

Productivity

New York Couple Wakes Up Across Québec in “A Room With Many Views”

Yesterday, Québec Original—the tourist arm of Québec, Canada—launched a really cool new campaign. They’re calling it “A room with many views,” and it …

Travel

Driverless flying taxi service set to launch in Dubai

(CNN)Dubai has announced yet another pioneering initiative, but this time it's not the world's first rotating skyscraper or 3D printed office. It's a fleet of flying taxis.<p>Small enough to fit into a car parking space when folded up, the one-seater passenger drones made by Chinese company Ehang are …

Drones

The eight airlines that offer in-flight Wi-Fi for free

With in-flight Wi-Fi increasingly provided by airlines, more and more digital addicts are able to remain connected in the sky.<p>The budget-conscious among you will also be glad to know there are some carriers, though currently only a handful, that offer the service for free.<p><b>Norwegian</b>, Europe’s third …

Airlines

Trump proposes to hike TSA fee on airline tickets

The OMB Director outlined President Donald Trump's budget "blueprint," which will be submitted to Congress. Mick Mulvaney described the budget as a "true America first budget." (Feb. 27) AP<p>WASHINGTON – President Trump rekindled a fight Thursday over Transportation Security Administration funding by …

The White House

How to Experience Whole Flights Without Leaving Your House

Unless you’re a true aviation geek (avgeek) or afraid to fly, I don’t think you’ll want to watch one of these videos in full. However, a man from …

Airlines

24 Hours of Art in Manchester, Vermont

Pup Indigo at sunset at the Wilburton InnIndigo—a four-month-old puppy—and I went on a visit to southern Vermont in early February. It turned out …

Travel

Video: Wild Leopard Encounter and 5-Star Luxury Safari in Sri Lanka

My Australian buddy, who’s a journalist and crime reporter, has filmed a terrific video of what it’s like to get up close with the big cats in the …

Sri Lanka

Travel Books of the Week: Top Paris and France Guidebooks

Last week we featured guidebooks on Bali, and it was a big hit. After multiple readers asked me for my recommendations for guidebooks to get for …

Paris

Visit Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day with Vantage Travel

Whether you’re Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day is one of those holidays we all like to celebrate! But if your typical celebration involves heading …

10 Most Expensive Places to Live in the World

The international relocations experts at MoveHub crunched the numbers and found that these were the ten most expensive countries in the world. Counting down...<p>If you're looking to ditch your current country and try somewhere new, you'd be wise to click through all ten of these slides—unless money …

Travel

Ask a Pilot with Spencer: How Do Pilots Make Up Lost Time?

<i>In our</i> Ask a Pilot<i> series, pilot Spencer Marker answers one of your aviation-related questions each week. See past installments here and submit your</i> …

Aviation

A Great Website for Snow Lovers

I know the ski season is almost over, and I probably should’ve featured this a few months ago—but better late than never! And anyway, spring skiing …

Lake Tahoe

10 Things to Know About the Remote Island of St. Helena

<i>Editor’s note: Contributor Victoria Thorogood left her life in Essex, UK, for a life on a remote island in the South Atlantic: St. Helena. Here, she</i> …

Travel

Travel Style: Masaharu Morimoto

Masaharu Morimoto (Credit: MGM Resorts International Public Relations)Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with …

Travel

Ontario’s Blue Mountains: Canada’s Heavenly Take on the Wintertime Blues

Ontario’s Westin Trillium House (Credit: Westin Trillium House)<i>A daddy-daughter team unfold their Canadian vacation—and life—like a map,</i> …

Travel

10 Uber Tips That Will Totally Improve Your Next Experience

I’m a huge fan of Uber. In fact, I’ve taken over 100 Ubers in over a dozen countries and on four continents. Not only have they cut my transportation …

Uber

What to Do: Weather Delays and Flight Cancellations

Here are my go-to tips, websites and apps for all you need to know about weather delays and cancellations:<p><b>1. Research</b> <br>I don’t leave home without …

Airlines

12 Ways to Actually Get Work Done on a Plane

‪My friends are often surprised to learn that I get most of my work done on airplanes. They ‪think it’s almost impossible for a number of reasons, …

Airlines

Travel Instagrammer of the Week: Krista Simmons

<b>Krista Simmons (kristasimmons)</b><br>If you love food and travel, you need to follow Krista Simmons. She’s a food writer and an intrepid culinary adventurer …

Travel

7 Things to Know Before You Visit Fredericksburg and the Texas Hill Country

Vineyard in Gillespie County in Texas Hill Country (Credit: B. Mistich)<i>This is the second post in a three-part series from contributor Dave Zuchowski</i> …

Travel

Hawaiian Airlines starts new service from Lihue to Kona

LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines has started a new nonstop flight service from the Big Island to Kauai.<p>The inaugural flight between Kailua-Kona and Lihue took off Sunday. It's the first time Hawaiian Airlines passengers have had a direct route option between the two cities.<p>"I bought a ticket …

Airlines

Trump Travel Ban: Girl Guides of Canada Axes All Trips to U.S.

President Donald Trump has said he wants to keep "bad hombres" out of the U.S. — but his travel restrictions are now keeping a somewhat less scary-sounding group out of the country: the Girl Guides of Canada.<p>The organization, which is Canada's equivalent of the Girl Scouts, announced Monday that …

Girl Guides

How to Find and Book a Nearby Doctor in Your Network

Over the weekend I was in San Diego speaking at the Travel & Adventure Show. My son Jack had a rash break out and we needed to find a dermatologist …

Health Care

JetBlue unhappy with gate position at Hartsfield-Jackson

As JetBlue Airways’ planned launch date for Atlanta service nears, the airline is in a dispute with Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport over …

Airlines