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Delta Completes 600th Plane With Seat Back Video While American Prepares to Remove Theirs

American Airlines says they have a problem earning premium revenue while Delta is earning a revenue premium with customers willing to spend more …

American Airlines

In horrifying detail, women accuse U.S. customs officers of invasive body searches

Tameika Lovell was retrieving luggage at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport when Customs and Border Protection officers detained her for a random search. It was Nov. 27, 2016, the Sunday after Thanksgiving, and the school counselor from Long Island had just returned from a short …

Airports

Matt's funniest cartoons about travel

Heathrow

Eco-Friendly Adventures in Riviera Maya

It was about 15 minutes into a Natural Trail Excursion last fall when Tatiana Morfin, Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya's ecology and corporate social …

10 of the world's most magical autumn escapes

Paul Bloomfield picks the best places to see autumn’s changing colours, from northern Finland to South Korea.<p>1. Get active in Japan<p>While spring sparks hanami cherry blossom-viewing parties, in October and November it’s koyo (or momiji – blazing foliage) that draws the crowds on Honshu, Japan’s …

National Parks

You Won't Believe This Gorgeous Island Is Just Off the Coast of Michigan

In the age of globalization, it’s increasingly difficult to find a place that feels wholly unique. But off the coast of Michigan is a secret hideaway …

Native Americans

Watch a Young Boy Challenge a TSA Officer to a Truly Adorable Dance-off

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents may be on the job when you’re going through airport security, but that doesn’t mean they can’t …

Dance Off

Tokyo’s New Digital Art Museum Is Designed to Blow Your Mind

When the <b>Mori Building Digital Art Museum</b> opened in Tokyo in June, it became the world’s first museum dedicated solely to digital art—which is …

Digital Art

I Traveled Through Nine Countries With Just a Carry-on — and I'm Never Checking a Bag Again

When I found myself between jobs, I decided to fulfill my longtime desire to travel in my twenties. I planned a four-month trip across three …

Backpacking

The TSA searches me every time I travel. Is it because I’m Muslim?

<i>Zainab Merchant is a graduate student at Harvard University and founder and editor of the website Zainab Rights .</i><p>I realized my life had entered a new phase while crossing into the United States from Canada in September 2016.<p>“You both have to come inside,” the border officer said to my husband and …

Harvard

Southwest Limits Emotional Support Animals to Only Dogs and Cats

Southwest Airlines announced new changes to its emotional support animal policy on Tuesday.<p>The low-cost carrier is limiting emotional support animals …

Low-Cost Carriers

Widow sues American Airlines after dispute over eye drops leads to 'terroristic threat' charge

Richard S. Cardarelli only wanted to retrieve some eye drops from the carry-on bag he had just given an American Airlines employee at Philadelphia International Airport.<p>They weren't just eye drops, either. They were medications necessary for his health, owing to a cornea transplant years …

Flying

Every Tourist in Madrid Makes the Same 12 Mistakes

We’ve all committed major tourist errors in some way or another — especially when traveling abroad and immersing ourselves in a new culture or …

War

Learn a Foreign Language Through Immersion Using TV Shows and Books With This App

When you’re trying to learn a foreign language, there’s no better way than being immersed in it. Language immersion, after all, is how most of us …

Language Learning

50,000 passengers expected to be affected by airline strike

Ryanair employees are on strike in Germany, Ireland, Sweden, Belgium and the Netherlands, forcing the firm to cancel 394 flights.

Air Travel

A Local in Greece Gave Me a Tip for Visiting the Country, and It's the Opposite of Everything You've Been Told

Use this tip on your next trip.<p>Traveling to Greece during the peak summer months can feel both like a dream and a nightmare.<p>The islands are warm, …

European Travel

Delta is Rolling Out Three Course Meals and Bubbly Wine in Economy

Delta is testing out 'welcome bubbles' and three course meals served restaurant style in Economy class.The post Delta is Rolling Out Three Course …

Ice Cream

This New Cruise Will Take You to 56 Famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites on 6 Continents

If you’re looking for a trip that lets you explore the ancient history, natural beauty, and rich culture that make UNESCO's most famed World Heritage …

South America

Best Airbnbs in Reykjavík

Sleep steps from Reykjavík's most iconic landmarks, and watch the Northern Lights from your backyard.<p>If you're traveling with family or a group of friends, hotel rooms in Reykjavík can add up, <i>fast.</i> That's where Airbnb comes in. These seven homes and apartments—some right in the city center, and …

Travel

This Delta Baggage Handler is Everything That’s Wrong With Air Travel

It’s often been said that there are two kinds of luggage: carry on and lost. It turns out there's a third kind.<b>Joshua Dwain Frith</b> captured a Delta …

Flying

Europe's heat wave shows how climate change could change tourism

LISBON, Portugal — The blistering heat and extreme weather currently gripping Europe may leave the continent's historic cities and Mediterranean beaches less bustling in the summers to come, experts say.<p>Rising temperatures will affect how people plan their dream trips to European destinations as …

Climate Change

Travel fraud is on the rise: what to watch for

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Beau Bergman had planned a romantic evening in Paris with his girlfriend, but the two were …

Identity Theft

Parents: Airline didn't tell them children's flight was diverted

The parents say no one asked for their permission to put the children in a hotel overnight with other kids either.

Airlines

Amsterdam Cracks Down on Tourists in Red Light District

With its charming canals, intoxicating coffee shops and bike friendly streets it’s no surprise that Amsterdam is bursting at the seams with tourists …

Food & Dining

In two months some US citizens may need a passport to fly domestically

US citizens planning to travel domestically in the future need to be aware of the changes that are taking place in relation to state-issued identification. This ID must be compliant with the requirements set out by a US Congress act if you are to be allowed to board domestic flights or access …

Flying

Yosemite National Park Is Closed Indefinitely. Here’s Where to Go Instead.

Every year, millions of visitors make their way to the eastern end of California to marvel at the magnificent Yosemite National Park. But those …

National Parks

Europe's biggest holiday rip-offs (and how to avoid them)

From Venice’s “music surcharges” to the world’s most expensive club sandwich, we track down some of Europe’s biggest holiday rip-offs.<p>The St Mark’s Square surcharges<p>As one visitor to Venice discovered this week, the restaurants that line St Mark’s Square weren’t created with budget travellers in …

London Bridge

The 8 Best Machu Picchu Tours to Book in 2018

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South America

Comical proof that all travel bloggers' Instagram photos are essentially clones

Hold on to your hats, and get ready for an onslaught of near-identical Instagram shots. An account fast-growing in popularity on the social media platform is collating photos from travel bloggers, ‘influencers’ and adventurers which bear an uncanny resemblance to one another, and the results are …

Social Media

Always Be Careful With Hotel Special Offers

Frequently when a hotel bundles services in with your rate your rate you’re going to pay a lot for very little. Those ‘romance packages’ may cost an …

Hospitality