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The 20 Best Islands for Dream Getaways: Readers' Choice Awards 2015

A palm-fringed island of perfect snorkeling and shady hammocks may seem like a dream, but it's a fantasy found in many destinations around the world. Whether your passion is for wildlife, wild waves, or simply wild cocktail recipes, these 20 islands should be at the top of your list.<p>Raja Ampat …

Sea Turtles

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

European Travel

16 perfect gifts for the world traveler

Thankfully, there are tools designed specifically for the travel-savvy that can make the experience much more pleasant.<p>Whether traveling for business or pleasure, these fun gifts are sure to make any trip a bit nicer.<p>From luggage that delivers flight information to your phone to a swanky watch that …

Headphones

40 Airport Secrets Only Insiders Know

<i>By Melanie Lockert, Contributor</i><p>Airports often mean long lines, big crowds and a looming headache for travelers. While traveling might be a hassle to some people, frequent travelers and insiders know the secrets to living the good life while traveling and avoiding the headaches most normal travelers …

Flying

Complete List Of Prize Winners In The 2015 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève | Quill & Pad

by Ian Skellern<p>On the evening of Thursday, October 29, 2015 the red-carpet gala evening for the presentation of prizes in the 2015 Grand Prix …

This guy used a frequent-flyer loophole to take a $60,000 trip in a first-class suite on Emirates — here's what it was like

Travel blogger Sam Huang recently cashed in his Alaska Airlines frequent-flyer miles for a $60,000 trip around the world, and luckily he took plenty of pictures documenting what it was like.<p>"Unlimited Dom Perignon, wild caviar, and a shower spa while flying 40,000 feet in the air — it's no wonder …

Dining Rooms

G-RO: Revolutionary Carry-On Luggage

Agent Move-on Suitcases Work As A Stroller, Surf Board Or A Seat (video)

Luggage is luggage, but every once and a while a company comes along and rethinks the game. While we still prefer the Biometric protected suitcases, …

Ballanza Mini Is The Smallest Ballanza Yet

The Mini is the smallest handheld Ballanza digital luggage scale made so far by the company. And that’s saying something, since they’re the first to …

Luggage

BMW M2 vs Porsche Cayman GT4

The M2 is BMW’s latest offering from its storied M Division and could possibly overtake its iconic M3 as the enthusiasts favorite BMW. At least until …

The TrakDot Keeps Tabs on Your Luggage so You Don't Have To

Traveling can be a hassle. Lose your bags and that hassle can become a nightmare. No clean underwear, no toiletries, and no rain coat for those …

Luggage

The SeV Tropiformer Travel Jacket/Vest is Like Luggage You Can Wear

Thanks to handbags, ladies can look stylish while also toting their smartphones, wallets, iPods and even small pets. But what is a gentleman to do, …

Pack Wisely With The Rise & Hang Weekender Bag

Get ready for your summer adventures with the Rise & Hang Weekender Bag that will take all the troubles and hassles out of packing! While you can use …

Backpacking

The Man Behind the World's Most Expensive Watches

Ten watches — that is all Roger Smith and his small team of craftsmen produce every year. Their workshop, a cottage on the scenic Isle of Man, has …

Watch out, Slack and Google Docs: Pingpad might be the next big thing

There are greats apps for groups to complete tasks and great apps for group communication. In Pingpad, the group has a single app that allows for both.<p>Pingpad is a stew of many different first generation apps for notes, lists, calendars and instant messaging. In one space, a group can work across …

Apps

Top 30 Watch Trends in October

Although there are dozens of high-tech watches that seem to be taking over, the top October 2015 watch ideas show that there is more than enough room …

Trends

4 Must-Have Apps to Make Air Travel Easier

The Problem: Lost luggage<p>Traveling with luggage has only gotten more expensive. In 2014, airlines collected more than $3.5 million in baggage fees. …

The Best New Ways to Book Your Flights

Innovative new apps are one-upping the online travel tools you already know and love. And they’re about to make planning trips faster, easier, and …

The 15 Best Adults-Only Resorts in the Caribbean

There are times when getting away with the kids is great, and times when getting away <i>from</i> them sounds even better. For those latter moments, here are this year's 15 best adult-only resorts in the Caribbean. Plan your visit for early 2016 now and you'll get your pick of hotel rooms and packages.<p><i>--</i> …

Dominican Republic

The Best Places To Visit Off-Season

The key to off-peak adventures is picking the right time and place. Here, we've rounded up a roster of spots you'll actually want to go and where you'll definitely save a dollar or two.<p>Barbados: Late June to November. <b>View panoramic & read more</b>.<p>Loire Valley, France: September to October. <b>View</b> …

Panoramic Photography

The 50 best B&Bs in America

Our friends at Bedandbreakfast.com curated a list of the best bed and breakfasts and inns in America.<p>In order to come up with the list, Bedandbreakfast took properties from the Diamond Collection, an exclusive group of inns that are professionally inspected and evaluated on a 200-point scale.<p>They …

The Many Faces of Sustainable Tourism - My Week in Bali

Do you know the difference between ecotourism, sustainable travel, responsible travel and volunteer vacationing? While there is a lot of overlap with each of these terms, they all have one common theme - that is to improve lives through travel and tourism.<p>On a recent Yoga Retreat in Bali, Indonesia …

Bali

Stay in a Midtown NYC Hotel For $2 a Night (Yes, Really)

If you've ever wanted to experience tried-and-true NYC luxury without completely depleting your bank account, now's your time to shine. The …

12 Secret Hideaway Islands in Europe

Whether you arrive by plane, ferry or a little taxi boat, there's something particularly romantic about marooning yourself on an island. Europe's most popular vacation islands - including Mallorca, Corfu and Ibiza - are well known, but there are hundreds of other smaller, less developed islands …

European Travel