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The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

5 Must-try Experiences for First-time Visitors to Asia

With Asia’s sheer size and quantity of disparate cultures, it’s easy for first-time travelers to the continent to feel overwhelmed. If you’re looking …

South-east Asia

The one place you can't miss if Japan is on your travel bucket list

When you hear the name “Japan,” the first places that come to mind are probably Tokyo, Kyoto, or Osaka.<p>But if that’s the case then you’d better add …

10 Breathtaking Trips Everyone Needs to Take In Their Lifetime

It's time to take those Pinterest boards and bucket lists and turn them into reality. TripAdvisor, a travel planning and booking site, announced its …

The travel perks on this new credit card are so good that it might just be worth the $450 annual fee

In late August, JPMorgan Chase revealed its newest rewards card, the Chase Sapphire Reserve, and it's packed with even more benefits. Its arrival is making waves among consumers — specifically young people with a penchant for travel — despite its steep $450 annual fee (by comparison, the Sapphire …

Personal Finance

A Data Scientist Has Mapped The Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

Travel In Nature ! 30 Amazing Places To Visit

Etiquette Tips For Visiting Japan

Long Layover? Take a Free City Tour at One of These Airports

<i>TPG Contributor Lori Zaino highlights seven airports where you can take advantage of complimentary city tours, a special perk offered by airlines for</i> …

Airports

20 One-week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

The best way to get ready for a new job? Take a vacation!<p>Getting a new full-time gig is thrilling, and the very best way to start a new position is …

The Chefs at This Restaurant Cook Your Food Over a Volcano

If one-of-a-kind restaurant experiences are the kind of thing your vacation itinerary dreams are made of, you're going to want to put El Diablo on …

11 everyday items that can save your life when you're traveling

Basically, safety while traveling is an important consideration, and leaving the planning for later isn't smart. My first suggestion is to take a self-defense class to learn how to protect yourself without weapons and to use your wits to get out of a situation. Some cities, like NYC where I live, …

Olympic National Park is a truly amazing place to visit

Olympic National Park can be found in the far northwest corner of the United States in the state of Washington. The Olympic National Park is one of …

National Parks

9 places you must go camping

Looking for somewhere truly spectacular to pitch your tent? Camp at any of these ‘pitches’ and you’ll never want to stay in a hotel again.<p>1. Wild …

Natural History Museums

Why you shouldn’t work 9-5

IT’S 7PM ON A MONDAY NIGHT. You have everything open from Facebook to TechCrunch on your browser tabs, except for the work you actually need to get …

Time Management

19 natural wonders everyone should see before they disappear

America is home to some of the world's most stunning natural wonders, but many of these sights are increasingly under threat from climate change and pollution.<p>While some are slowly experiencing change, others are deteriorating at a more rapid rate.<p>We've put together a list 0f 19 incredible and …

What it's like to stay at the best hotel in Ireland

Dating back to 1228, the castle has luxurious rooms with plush beds and almost every activity guests can imagine, from cycling to lessons at Ireland's oldest falconry school.<p>The hotel ranked 4th on our list of the best hotels in Europe and was our top-ranked hotel in Ireland, in addition to being …

A traveler's guide to keeping germs at bay on airplane

Catharine Hamm's column had many helpful suggestions ["Make Sure Germs Don't Hitch a Ride," On the Spot, March 8].<p>I travel well over 100,000 miles annually and used to get sick often during my travels. I finally decided to do what I could within reason to reduce this.<p>I wipe down the seat, seat belt …

Marlon Brando

Best outdoor activities in Seattle

In most US metropolises, you have to venture miles outside the city limits to enjoy anything remotely resembling an ‘outdoor’ experience. But, in Seattle, the urban-rural juxtaposition is a little less demarcated. Here are our top picks for outdoor activities in Seattle.<p>Often referred to as the …

9 Reasons To Head To Belize For Your Next Vacation Getaway

For non-stateside beach getaways, most Americans typically go with the usual options -- Mexico, the Caribbean or one of the Hawaiian islands. But what if you wanted all the trappings of a faraway beach vacation, just with less tourists? Then you've got to head to Belize.<p>Belize is way less crowded …

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>…

European Travel

March Vacation Deals

<b>Curaçao: 52% off from Kura Hulanda’s sister properties</b><p>Best of Both Worlds package includes:<br>• Two nights in a Resort Deluxe room in town and two …

Top 10 Historic Trail Drives

Three hundred years of U.S. history come alive along these ten roadways.<p><i>From the October 2010 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler <i>and the National Geographic book</i> Drives of a Lifetime<p><b>Three hundred years of U.S. history come alive along these ten roadways.</b><p><b>George Washington Memorial Parkway, …

National Parks

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TripAdvisor's New Math for Hotel Listings Brings Properties Cost Surprises

TripAdvisor has changed its revenue model for Business Listings and now charges hotels an annual flat fee based on estimated page views and potential …

5 'International' Flights for Americans Without a Passport

An immense diversity of climates and terrains are encompassed within the broad sweep of the United States of America: "from the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters," as Woody Guthrie sang back in the 1940s. But there's still a vast world to explore beyond the country's borders, a fact that can …

Florida's 15 Most Popular Beaches, Ranked

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p>Florida does a lot of things wrong. We can't vote. We beat people with lizards. We have alligators in our swimming pools, politicians in our public bathrooms, and an entire Twitter account devoted to stupid things our male citizens do. And yet we just passed New York to become the …

5 Absolutely Magical Places to Visit in Iceland

I started off my Euro trip on an island, but warm weather and coconut cocktails weren't on the menu. I was in search of adventure, majestic sights -- I wanted to change my perspective on the world, and come back a new person.<p><b>Iceland did just that. It changed my life forever.</b><p>Touring the South Coast …

The 10 Biggest Style Turn-Offs for Women

Have you ever wondered if there's something you're doing with how you dress -- either consciously or unconsciously -- that might be causing women to react less favorably to you than you'd like? Humans are visual creatures, and first impressions matter quite a bit. With Valentine's Day coming up, …

Top 10 Underground Cities

In cities large and small around the global, there's a whole other world lying beneath the streets. Shaped by history, weather and geography, these underground cities are fascinating foundations and reflections of life above. While many of these subterranean worlds have long since become obsolete, …