Justin Seitz

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Dohop lets you book flights without worrying about price changes

Dohop (as in “Do hop on a plane and bring those human transplant organs with you, would you, dear?”) is a newly reorganized flight, hotel, and rental car search service that was launched in 2005 but relaunched worldwide a few years ago.<p>The service now offers FLYR Fare Protection, as well, which …

The best castles to see in Germany — Yahoo Travel Inspirations

What is a vacation to Germany without a peek at its famous castles? Capturing important moments in history from as far back as the 11th and 12th …

The world's 15 most complicated subway maps

New York and Paris both have it topped—at least in the eyes of one group of theoretical physicists and mathematicians.<p>Researchers Riccardo Gallotti and Marc Barthelemy of the CEA-Saclay in France and Mason Porter of the University of Oxford in the U.K. recently set out to calculate the maximium …

Urban Design

Crossing the Pacific in a 737: the United Airlines Island Hopper

i’ve long considered the Island Hopper an #avgeek (someone who geeks out about aviation) and travel enthusiast rite of passage. these routes used to …

United Airlines

The 6 most luxurious first class airplane suites in the world

Not all first class suites are created equal.<p>While some airlines offer first class passengers complimentary champagne and gourmet meals, others take it one step further, offering personal butler service and full private bathrooms.<p>Orbitz analyzed several airlines' first class offerings and ranked …

Aviation

Meet Nördlingen, The Little Town In A Crater

Well this place is a <i>hole</i> bunch of fun.<p>The town of Nördlingen -- a stop on Germany's Romantic Road -- sits entirely within a crater, made when a half-mile-wide meteorite smacked into Earth about 15 million years ago.<p>The town's founders likely weren't aware they were settling in such a phenomenon -- …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Germany

Beer Tour Alert: 9 Craft Beer Hotspots in Munich to Visit on Your Beer Trip to Germany

<b>The best beer in Munich is not at the Hofbräuhaus. Beer awesomeness awaits you, but not necessarily at the places you've heard about.</b><p>Mormons gravitate to Salt Lake City, Muslims to Mecca and Catholics to the Vatican. For beer-lovers across the world, true north is Germany, the global home of beer …

How to Maximize Rewards Points Credit Cards

In a few weeks, my husband, daughter and I will be stretched out in our lie-flat business class seats on a flight to London. Once we land, we’ll be …

Flying Private Is More Affordable Than You Think

By Barbara S. Peterson, CNTraveler.com<p>The party at Manhattan's Intrepid aviation museum was over the top even by hedge fund standards: While some guests sampled caviar and $200-a-bottle cabernet, others took turns test-driving a Rolls-Royce. But the real attraction was jet maker Bombardier's latest …

Wine-Tasting, Hiking, Rudesheim and the Rheingau (Why Rick Steves Might Want to Reconsider)

<i>I was smack in the middle of wrapping up work, deciding on what to pack and squeezing in a few last-minute doctor appointments when it hit me: "I need a Rick Steves," I thought. Two minutes on Amazon, and it was done. Rick Steve's "Germany" would be delivered the day before I was flying out. But it</i> …

Wiesbaden (Why I Like It and Why Rick Steves Should Reconsider)

<i>I was smack in the middle of wrapping up loose ends with work, deciding on what to pack and squeezing in a few last-minute doctor appointments when it hit me. "I need a Rick Steves," I thought. Two minutes on Amazon and it was done. Rick Steve's "Germany" would be delivered the day before I was</i> …

Day 0: The Wines of Germany, Frankfurt Bound

After planning out each detail of my trip, including lists of items and places, I arrive bright and early at the airport, zip through security with fifty minutes to spare and after a couple of phone calls attempting to get a few last-minute items in order for my Germany holiday, make my way over to …

Why Rick Steves Is Wrong About Wiesbaden, Mainz and Rudesheim

<i>I was smack in the middle of wrapping up loose ends with work, deciding on what to pack and squeezing in a few last-minute doctor appointments when it hit me. "I need a Rick Steves," I thought. Two minutes on Amazon and it was done. Rick Steve's "Germany" would be delivered the day before I was</i> …

The Dogs of War

Here is Marine Corporal Jose Armenta in his tent on the night before getting blown up in Afghanistan. He jokes with Mulrooney and Berry and the medic the guys have nicknamed “Christ.” He feeds and waters his dog, Zenit, a sable-coat German shepherd. He lets Buyes, who will be dead in three months, …

Camp Pendleton

Best Airlines for Free Stopovers

The secret to getting two vacations for nearly the price of one? Free stopovers. A lot of major airlines offer free or low-cost stops in hub cities to flyers continuing on to other end-point destinations. Tiresome layovers or breakneck connections these are not. Stopovers are overnight or …

Three Ways to Find the Lowest Airfare

By Wendy Perrin, CNTraveler.com<p>"Google 'best time to buy airfare' and you'll find 50 different competing theories. And they're all wrong," George Hobica told me over lunch the other day. George is the founder of AirfareWatchdog, the airfare deals site that includes some low fares not found on other …

Finally, Someone Is Disrupting The Towel

Showering is great, I’m a big fan. But drying off? Laaaaammmmmeeee. All that towelling, it’s enough to make you need another shower, am I right? New York-based startup The Body Dryer realizes this, and they’ve created a device to help you skip the towel and get dry a better way.<p>The Body Dryer dries …

I Heart My City: Oliver’s Frankfurt

<b>Oliver Weiss</b> is a born and bred Frankfurter. And though he’s a fervent traveler, he’s always happy to return to his home base–which he describes as a village with a “touch of city.” In fact, Oliver has so much love for his hometown that he’s willing to share his insider intel with the world for …

European Travel

Munich Reveals Its Dark History to Visitors Via Tour Guides, Interactive Websites

With all of the cheery things to see and do in this sumptuous city just north of the Alps — drink beer, admire palaces and old churches, visit …

World History

Pan Am Flies Again

9 New Airlines You Haven't Heard of Yet

The airline business—like show business—somehow keeps attracting would-be operators into what has largely been, over the years, an investor's black hole. Since deregulation, about 200 new airlines were started in the U.S. and Canada, but only a handful survive: Allegiant, (the new) Frontier, …

Munich Creates Urban Naked Zones Because Nudity Is Awesome

Nude beaches are great and all, but Munich is stepping its naked game up to an unparalleled level.<p>The German city has legalized public nudity and created six designated "urban naked zones" where anyone can strip down to their birthday suit and channel their inner nudist.<p>This fun little change came …

Germany's Biggest Shopping Mall Opens in Berlin Amid Tourism Boom

When Harald Huth bought the former Wertheim department store site in central Berlin, he planned to build a mall with 200 shops for about 400 million …

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Germany

In May I'll give myself a little vacation. This year, I'm booked on our Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour--the same route I drove in my minibus back in the 1970s and 1980s. It collects Europe's greatest hits into an amazing three-week route. We'll spend a total of three nights in Germany.<p>Of the …

30 crazy camping tricks that will make your life easier

We’ve entered the age where ‘glamping’ is a thing. Glamor camping, for those who mercifully had not heard about it till now, is a type of outing …