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PARIS — Taxi drivers across Europe went on strike for one day earlier this week to protest competition from Uber.<p>As a political strategy, it was a boneheaded move. Its effect was to drive even more customers into Uber’s arms, and to make taxi drivers look like petulant, technology-hating fools.<p>In …

10 Cities That Make For Unpopular Destinations

We've shown you the 10 most disappointing destinations in the world, given you a head's up on the world's most violent cities (aka don't even THINK of vacationing here) and even tipped you off on the 25 most overrated places this planet has to offer. Now, we'd like to take you (not literally, of …

10 Dazzling Photos That Are Proof Prague Is Europe's Prettiest City

(Photo: Getty Images)<p>Prague isn't typically at the top of travelers' bucket lists, but just because it isn't Europe's biggest metropolis doesn't mean that this stunning city should be ignored. Seriously, the place is downright dazzling. Oh, and the beer is delicious (and historically cheaper than …

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Success!<p>Featured videos<p>Featured videos<p>Travel inspiration<p>Staying safe and healthy on the road<p>Travel is all about adventure, discovering new places and meeting new people. But spending time on the road also presents its own unique set of hazards. In our latest gear reviews, we test a range of …

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Tour de dessert: Europe’s most delicious pastries, cakes and tarts

American cafe culture has come a long way in the last two decades: corporate coffee has spawned near two generations of independent cafes that offer more than the old standby of roadside diner joe and pie. But in Europe, grand salons with wrap-around pastry cases have more in common with jewellery …

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First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

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How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

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10 most affordable Caribbean hot spots | CNN Travel

7 Rookie Mistakes of First-Time Cruisers

Make sure your suitcases are shallow enough (or soft enough) to stash under the bed.<p><i>Photo by Fuse / Thinkstock</i><p>If you’re new to cruising, don’t fall prey to these potential pitfalls. Here are the top seven mistakes cruise newbies make and how to avoid them for smooth sailing, from the minute you …

The Exceptional Traveler: Travel on $1200 a Month! Part II

"Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living." -- Miriam Beard<p>Palma, Mallorca<p>The response to my last post, "Travel On $1200 a Month!" was enthusiastic, but I received many emails from people wondering if I could travel so cheaply …