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25 Free Things to Do on Your Next Visit to Los Angeles

Tourists flock to Los Angeles for a behind-the-scenes peek at the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but there’s so much more to this SoCal city beyond …

Los Angeles

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of November 15, 2017

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: U.S. publishes long list of places in Cuba off limits to Americans Venice says cruise ships no...The post Top 10 …

Travel

Unusual Potato Chip Flavors From Around the World

When I travel, one of my favorite things to do is check out local grocery stores. It’s a great way to get a sense of...The post Unusual Potato Chip …

South-east Asia

The Wristband That Can Save You From Drowning

Kingii, the smallest inflatable in the world, was invented by Tom Agapiades after a good friend of his—an experienced swimmer—died from drowning. …

Money

Flying Southwest Airlines With a Peanut Allergy

About four hours before a recent flight from Nashville to Tampa, I remembered that Southwest is one of the few airlines that still serves …

Airlines

Travel Contests: Week of November 15, 2017

This week’s travel contests include: Win a three-night getaway for two people to Cambodia Win a three-night getaway for two people to Antigua Win …

Travel

Travel Instagrammer of the Week: Altug Galip

Altug Galip (kyrenian) Altug Galip (kyrenian) is a world traveler who was born in London but later moved backed to his parents’s native land of...The …

Travel

Know Your Airline Policies When Your Flight Gets Delayed or Canceled

From ever-shrinking seats to congested airports and flight delays, air travel today seems to come with unlimited potential for stress. However, in …

Airlines

Why You Should Lay a Towel on Hotel Chairs Before Sitting Down

Women’s Health ran an interesting story recently on hotels as their employees see them. One behind-the-scenes tip—which didn’t surprise me one bit …

Lifehacks

Where Are Americans Traveling for Thanksgiving in 2017?

Today, some news that will not surprise you: Americans like New York City and Cancun. In an annual review of Thanksgiving travel plans by Allianz …

Thanksgiving

Travel Webcam of the Week: Clearwater, Florida

Clearwater, Florida (beachtourism.com/pier.htm) I’m in Clearwater, Florida, this week to speak at the TMS Family Travel Conference. If you haven’t …

Florida

How to Take a Still Photo While Shooting Video on an iPhone

Today’s tip is a simple one. If you’re like me, I bet that at some point while recording video on your iPhone, you’ve wished you were...The post How …

iOS

Worst Seatmate Ever: Frequent Flyers Reveal Their Worst Experiences

Many of us have made a friend while flying, however many of us have also experienced the exact opposite…the worst passenger ever. And as luck...The …

Airlines

The Death of First Class

Price pressures are shrinking cabins inexorably.<p>At the beginning of November, Singapore Airlines Ltd. announced the world's most luxurious, fully-enclosed first-class seat. Passengers can expect the best: bedding (for two, if desired) embroidered by Lalique, dinner served on Wedgewood, a 32-inch HD …

Airlines

Want to Sit Next to A Celebrity On Your Next Flight? Sit Here!

I’ve flown with an array of Hollywood, rock and sports stars. Everyone from Pelé to John Travolta to Billy Corgan, just a few days ago. I spotted …

Airlines

The Travel Gadget That Allows Passengers to Share the Armrest

Most frequent travelers know that the passenger that get the person in the middle seat should get the armrest. After all, that person has to...The …

Airlines

Travel Contests: Week of November 1, 2017

This week’s travel contests include: Win a trip to Dubai to meet Gwen Stefani Win a trip to Peru from GlobeKick Win 500,000 Marriott Rewards …

Travel

Fallen Soldier on My Delta Flight

Ask a Pilot with Spencer: How Old Do You Have to Be to Become an Airline Pilot?

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

Aviation

The Coolest Website for Tracking Current and Past Flights

If you’re an aviation geek (AvGeek) like me or you just want to know what plane just buzzed over your house, you need to check...The post The Coolest …

Airports

Heal: A Tool for Doctor House Calls, Including to Hotels

Last week I wrote about a great service that I used to find a baby doctor in New York City. Baby Doctor (as it’s called), however,...The post Heal: A …

Medicine

5 Survival Tips for Driving (and Not Getting Your Car Stolen) in Italy

Everyone loves Italy. I do, too. I’ve traveled there every year for over 40 years. I’ve lived there, I got married there once, I’ve worked...The post …

Italy

24 Hours in Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny is an amazing little town in southeastern Ireland home to castles, churches and a rich heritage dating back to the 9th century. For …

Ireland

Travel Instagrammer of the Week: Alicia Ward

Alicia Ward (aliciaunderwater) If you love Hawaii and the water, you’ll definitely want to follow aliciaunderwater. Her photos are gorgeous and it’s …

Extreme Sports

The 25 Countries Where the Most Americans Are Killed

When the State Department issues a travel warning for a country, is it safe to travel there? In this extremely in-depth post, Ian Greenleigh of...The …

Costa Rica

Why You Don’t Want to Put Anything of Value in Your Suitcase

Here’s why you don’t ever want to put anything of value in your suitcase. A 27-year-old airport worker from Phuket International Airport was caught …

Hacking

The All-New Uber Credit Card from Barclays

It’s here! The all-new Uber Visa Credit Card from Barclays. If you’re an Uber fan, this new Visa credit card might be one of the...The post The …

Uber

Travel Webcam of the Week: Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy (youtube.com/watch?v=vPbQcM4k1Ys) One of the world’s most dreamt-about and romantic destinations has to be Venice, Italy. Thanks to …

Travel

How to Get a Baby Doctor in NYC 24/7

Natalie, Jack and I are in New York City this week for work. When baby Jack developed a fever, we didn’t know who to turn...The post How to Get a …

Medicine