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49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Best Business Class Seats to Book With Chase Ultimate Rewards

Chase Ultimate Rewards points are some of the most popular and most valued points among frequent and infrequent travelers alike — and for good …

Singapore Airlines

Best hostels in the world, according to Hostelworld.com

Popular hostel booking site Hostelworld.com has revealed the winners of this year’s Hoscar awards (yes, really) for the best in backpacker accommodation<p>Reminding us once again that a good hostel is so much more than a bunk and a blanket, booking site Hostelworld.com has revealed the best in …

The world's best hostels

From Beijing to Berlin and Miami to Madrid, a guide to the world's best hostels, including the top places to stay for rooftop bars, characterful dorms, private rooms, spectacular views and outdoor pools.<p><b>Where to stay in Amsterdam</b><p>Generator Hostel Amsterdam<p>Amsterdam, Netherlands<p>8 Telegraph expert …

10 Fun Ways to Use 50,000 Ultimate Rewards Points

<i>Now that the Chase Sapphire has a permanently increased sign-up bonus, it’s a better time than ever to apply for this card if you don’t already have</i> …

50 Stunning Hotels You Can Actually Afford

<i>This post was originally published on December 30, 2015.</i><p>Now is the time to say goodbye to hotel FOMO forever. How so? We've come up with a list of …

This map shows all of the 'Star Wars' filming locations you can actually visit

The adventures you see in "Star Wars" may happen in a galaxy far, far away, but it turns out that it's not all that difficult to visit the sites where the movies were filmed.<p>With "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" set to premiere this week, online travel site Cyplon Holidays has created an infographic …

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 …

30 Places To See Before You're 30

Seeing the world is a surefire way to enrich your life and learn, and some destinations are best visited while in your twenties. Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set. These spots might be more physically challenging or …

9 of the Most Exciting New Restaurant Openings in Prague

Finding quality Czech food in Prague is easy if you know who to ask (*ahem* our Prague food tour guides). What we're excited about this fall are the harder-to-find cuisines popping up around the city. These new restaurants, from burgers to burritos, have the potential to become local favorites fast.<p>…

How to Find Your Travel Soulmate, According to a Matchmaker

Traveling takes a toll on even the best of friends—but it doesn't have to.<p>Your travel soulmate usually isn’t your spouse, girlfriend or boyfriend, or …

Virgin Atlantic

A Prague Food Crawl: What to Eat and Where to Find It

Food lovers know that meals can be just as memorable as monuments. The warmth and flavor of Czech food are as much a part of the culture as Prague's must-see sites. An ideal Prague food crawl will keep you energized while exploring everything from castles to cobblestoned streets. Here are a few of …

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

10 Tips to Beating the Crowds at Prague's Top Attractions

Tourists like Prague. And they eat up attractions like the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge and Old Town Square. We get it. They're reasons why we've chosen to reside in the magical capital city. But sometimes, well, we'll confess: oftentimes, we need a break from the crowds. And we're guessing …

Top 10 Ways to Make Travel Rewards Programs Go the Distance

On March 1, United joined Delta, jetBlue and Southwest in rewarding price paid for a flight rather than miles flown in its frequent flyer loyalty program. Other airlines around the world have or are expected to make similar shifts. As points become harder to acquire and quick to expire, the price …

11 Clever Tips For Bagging a Hotel Bargain

<i>By Alycia Simons, HotelsCombined.com</i><p>Have you ever told the hotel reception clerk that it's your honeymoon in the hope of an upgrade? Or did you wait until the very last minute to book to try and score a discounted rate? We've all tried one way or another to reduce the cost of hotel accommodation -- …

21 Best Watch Blogs

Sending you to other blogs, again? You must think we’re mad. Well, we are. Mad about style. Mad about gear. And today we’re mad about watches.<p>A good …

Watches

Eight Hostels for When You're Too Old to Stay at a Hostel

Sure, college students and party animals may seek out hostels as an ideal way to meet other young travelers and save money on the road, but there comes a point in every traveler's life when showering with flip-flops and playing drinking games with strangers becomes less appealing, and clean bedding …

Hospitality

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is …

Success

Sydney's top 10 hotel bars

Melbourne may be known for its rooftop and laneway bars, but when it comes to hotel bars Sydney has the standouts. From popular stalwarts to hip new arrivals, we’ve rounded up 10 city hotels that offer travellers more than just a place to sleep.<p><b>Gilt Lounge, QT,</b> <b>49 Market Street, Sydney</b><p>Overlooking …

Australia

New Zealand’s South Island: Adventure Country

See trip details for South Island, New Zealand, one of 30 suggested family trips from National Geographic.<p>New Zealand Guide<p>More Family Trips<p>Seventy percent of New Zealanders (aka Kiwis) live on the more urban North Island. But the South Island is full of places to explore. Renting a camper van and …

UNESCO's newest World Heritage Sites | CNN Travel

World Cup Fans Can Find Heavy Discounts on Hotel Rooms

World Cup soccer fans who showed patience in booking hotel rooms in Brazil now can score discounted deals.<p>With the month-long tournament set to begin …

FIFA Tweet 1st Look at 2014 World Cup Match Tickets for Brazil

Most of us won't be lucky enough to go to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil this summer, but that doesn't mean you won't be able to see an official match ticket.<p>FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke has released the image, with those fans going to the games able to collect the real things …

Two Friends Quit Their New York Jobs To Spend Seven Months Backpacking Across Asia

Over the course of their journey, Jennifer Diamond and Hilary Walke, both 26, made friends from around the world, hiked volcanoes, saw gorgeous scenery, and created unforgettable memories. In total, they visited 12 different countries in Asia.<p>They were just catching up on each other's lives when …

American Tax Hustle For U.S. Citizens Abroad

U.S. citizens abroad face an array of tax compliance dilemmas for themselves and their families. Americans must report their worldwide income regardless of whether they are paying local taxes where they live. They also must report their non-U.S. bank accounts on FBARs (now FinCEN Form 114) and file …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2014's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to skiing in Japan, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their …

New Zealand

While New Zealand might be located at virtually the end of the world, that hasn’t stopped travelers from making the journey to the “Land of the Long …