Lori Wade

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7 Beach Resorts That are Affordable and Awesome

Most of us have to stick to a budget when we plan a vacation, and we know that hotel's value is just as important as its rooms and features. It's …

7 Best Warm Weather Trips Without a Passport

As we reach the final months of the year, the idea of a winter getaway to somewhere sunny—the Caribbean, Mexico, the Pacific—sounds sweeter and …

Palm Springs

5 Island Resorts You Didn't Know You Wanted to Visit

These resorts are on islands so far-flung you’ve probably never heard of them. For those of you thinking about where to find a little barefoot luxury in 2014, here are five places—including two brand-new ones—to dream about.

7 Great Tips for Visiting Paris in Springtime

With flowering public gardens and boulevards made for strolling hand-in-hand, this is the perfect time of year to visit the City of Light. Here, we …

9 Most Colorful Beaches in the World

The classic beach scene is beige sand, blue water. Yawn. On these nine beaches, you'll find sand ranging from purple to green to orange, plus one …

Beaches

7 Under-The-Radar All-Inclusive Resorts

<i>By Chanize Thorpe</i><p>While it’s no secret that all-inclusive resorts offer a great-value vacation, happily, the secret’s not yet out on these 7 …

Best Budget Destinations for 2014

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Conditions are perfect for visiting these near- and far-flung, culture-rich locales: Price-wise, 2014 is their year. Dipping hotel rates, new attractions, and some perennially affordable sights and eats make these …

3 Charming and Affordable European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello Budget Travel.</i><p><b>BIRMINGHAM, U.K.: A foodie destination in England's heartland</b><p>Anybody visiting a city from which both J.R.R. Tolkien and Ozzy Osbourne sprang should be prepared for a dose of cognitive dissonance, and Birmingham (or …

14 Destinations For Your 2014 Travel Bucket List

The new year is rapidly approaching and we're making resolutions and wish lists for the year of travel ahead.<p>If you crossed some adventures off your 2013 travel bucket list, surely you'll need some new additions. Check out these awesome, under-the-radar destinations you should add to your list for …

Endless Summer: 4 American Islands That Are Warm NOW

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Mark Sullivan, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>You don't need to splurge on a trip to the Caribbean to spend time on the beach this winter. These four U.S. islands have the sandy shores, seafood shacks, and sunny skies that will have you thinking it's summer -- …

Budget Travel

The 7 Best Island Escapes

7 Perfect Island Getaways Around the Globe<p>From cheap hideaways to epic fishing and diving spots, we dug up seven crowd-free island escapes for every type of adventurer.<p>Water World: Maalifushi, Maldives<p>7 incredible island getaways from around the globe<p>The English word atoll comes from ­Dhivehi, the …

Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

42 Places You'd Rather Be Right Now

Summer has officially started, but here you are, back at work after an amazing three-day weekend. If the thought of meetings, deadlines, and any sort of responsibility whatsoever is bringing you down this morning, let these exotic locales inspire a little daydreaming about warmer climes, sandy …

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Top 10 Hideaways & Inns

Travel<p>Top 10 Hideaways & Inns from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Auberge du Soleil<br>Rutherford, California <br>www.aubergedusoleil.com</b> <br>Napa Valley's magical wine country is the backdrop for this elegant hotel, opened in 1985. The accommodations feature …

How to Get Amazing Skin in 30 Days—No Matter What Your Skin Type!

New year, new you. The first step: your skin. If year-long New Year's resolutions aren't your thing, we've put together a step-by-step skincare plan …

Get a Body Like Sofia Vergara with Exclusive Tips From Her Trainer!

Sofia Vergara isn't afraid to flaunt her voluptuous hour-glass frame (nor should she be)! The actress has one of the most coveted bodies in …

Forever 21 Released a Collection of Leather Shoes, Hillary Clinton Got Bangs, and More

1. Kick off the new year with Forever 21's premium leather shoe collection starting at $49. [Fashionista]<p>2. Hillary Clinton debuted a fresh hair cut …

Sneaking Off for a Winter Beach Getaway? Add Pret-à-Surf x Thakoon's Go Surfer Girl Chic Swimwear Collaboration to Your Suitcase

With all this winter weather upon us, we are longing for warmer days! If you're lucky enough to be hitting the beach sometime soon—or just dreaming …