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The Free App That Can Save Your Life or Help You Save a Life in a Disaster

Zello is a free walkie-talkie app that launched in 2011 and made it to the top of the U.S. app store this week thanks to...The post The Free App That …

Cajun Navy

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

Flight Over Pyongyang, North Korea

A Singaporean photographer named Aram Pan was given permission to film his flight over North Korea’s capital of Pyongyang. He filmed it in May 2016 …

North Korea

10 Tips for Drinking Alcohol Abroad From an Insurance Provider

Following reports of authorities seizing 10,000 gallons of tainted alcohol in Mexico, it’s important to take a minute to review safe travel …

Insurance

My Awesome Sports Weekend in Arlington, Texas

If you’re following me on social (my handles are below!) then you know that I was in Texas for an unforgettable long weekend with my...The post My …

Airlines

Travel Product of the Week: Bose QuietComfort 20i Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones

Here’s another product that’s definitely going to be included in my traveler’s holiday gift guide: Bose QuietComfort 20i Acoustic Noise Cancelling …

Headphones

Bring an External Charger

Before my recent American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Charlotte, I noticed that there were no power outlets on the plane while doublechecking …

Airlines

The Marriott Rescue in St. Thomas: What Happened?

The worst of Hurricane Irma has passed, and there is devastation in its wake. This photo series from The Atlantic offers a stirring glimpse at …

Marriott International

Windowless window seats spark viral 'wheresmywindow' hashtag

Here's the new rule for booking the window seat: don’t assume it comes with a window.<p>Or else you’ll wind up as frustrated as these unfortunate passengers.<p>The hashtag #wheresmywindow has been building in popularity on Twitter as ripped-off flyers take to social media to complain about the lack of …

Airlines

Top Travel Websites for Planning Your Next Adventure

Before you go on your next adventure, you might spend hours planning for it. These top travel websites can help you make planning your next trip a breeze.<p>Airbnb<p>In addition to booking a place to stay, you can also select experiences and use local city guide to plan your next adventure<p>Airbnb started …

Air Travel

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17 Ways to Find Cheap Flights

Everyone always wants to know how they can find cheap flights. The truth is that there are always new websites and apps emerging to help you get the …

Air Travel

What Is the Best Hilton Honors Credit Card?

We receive compensation from our advertising partners for links on the blog. Here’s our full Advertiser Policy. The Hilton Honors program is the …

Compensation

Travel Instagrammer of the Week: Sorelle Amore

Sorelle Amore (sorelleamore) Time magazine recently published a story on a videographer/Instagrammer named Sorelle Amore that won ThirdHome’s “Best …

Time Inc.

Travel Webcam of the Week: Miami, FL

Miami, FL (miamiandbeaches.com/plan-your-trip/see-miami-webcams) A good portion of the United States and the Caribbean could use our love this week …

Hurricane Irma

Tips to Bringing Your Airline Ticket Cost Down with Google Flights

Are you looking to purchase an airline ticket soon? Maybe you’re hoping to take your family to San Diego or Paris? Australia or Tokyo? Or maybe you’ve been putting off booking that airline ticket for a friend’s wedding? If the cost of air travel seems almost frightening, relax. There are many ways …

Air Travel

Travel Style: Entrepreneur Garrett Gee

Garrett Gee<p>Want 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

There’s Now an All-Female Taxi Service in Paris

I know many women who don’t feel comfortable taking a taxi or a rideshare service (Uber, Lyft) because they’ve read about or seen stories of...The …

Taxicabs

American Airlines flight cancelled after a scorpion was found on board

An American Airlines flight from Sacramento to Chicago was cancelled Sunday due to a small but unwelcome passenger on board.<p>After a scorpion was seen on the Boeing 737, crew members alerted over 100 passengers waiting at the gate, according to the Sacramento Bee.<p>The plane had been in Phoenix the …

Aviation

Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter facing blowback on Hurricane Irma comments

Hurricane Irma may have passed but the blowback on two conservative pundits' skepticism about the hurricanes' danger continues to swirl.<p>As Irma barreled into Florida over the weekend, columnist Ann Coulter and talk radio host Rush Limbaugh were making an unusual — some said dangerous — counterpoint …

Weather

Here’s What America Can Do for the Post-Irma Caribbean

The Caribbean has been hard hit by Hurricane Irma, which caused extensive damage to Barbuda, French St. Martin and Dutch St. Maarten, the U.S. and …

Caribbean

New airport scanner to allow passengers to keep laptops and liquids in their bags

Air passengers might soon be free from the hassle of having to remove their iPads and laptops from their bags when going through security.<p>New scanners using CT (computed tomography) technology and 3D imaging will also mean travellers no longer have to repackage their liquids into small plastic bags …

Airports

Plane crash-lands after slamming into tree

A pilot survived a dramatic crash landing in a parking lot in Connecticut.

Aviation

Keep the Vent Above Your Seat on

Last week, I talked about the lesson in this story on the radio—and because it’s important, I’m making it a tip. A doctor interviewed by Travel …

Travel

12 of the Craziest Travel Selfies on Instagram

I started taking selfies long before selfies were even a thing. But the craziest travel selfie I’ve ever taken was probably when I swam with sharks …

Travel

Don’t Leave Spare Hotel Keys Lying Around

Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Rob W., who says: “Last...The post …

Hotels

Hurricane Irma Travel Resource Page

Hurricane Irma is officially a category 5 storm and with her sustained winds of 185mph, Irma is now stronger than Katrina was at its peak!<p>We’re …

Hurricane Irma

Models accused of being 'tone deaf' over Hurricane Irma racy bikini and lingerie posts

Several models have been accused of insensitivity for posting good-will messages to the victims of Hurricane Irma - accompanied by racy bikini and lingerie pictures.<p>Kara Del Toro, a 25-year-old American model, posted a picture on social media of her in a bikini on a beach on the Turks and Caicos …

Hurricane Irma

The Long-Awaited Louvre Abu Dhabi is Finally Opening

The Jean Nouvel–designed museum is the perfect excuse for a winter escape to the UAE.<p>Culture vultures have been waiting with baited breath for the …

Museums