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How to Make Sure a Budget or Foreign Airline Is Safe

Budget airlines are a decent option for cheap travel, but they’re also known to be uncomfortable, they nickel and dime you for every little thing, …

Aviation

The Complete App Toolkit For Your Next Budget Travel Adventure

Travel expands the mind, broadens your palette (and your palate), opens your worldview and, for many, drains your wallet. But travel doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, it can often be a more enriching experience to show up with a budget, because it means you look more closely at the places you …

Apps

My Favorite Places To Visit in Kyoto During Summer

One of the most annoying parts about visiting Japan is that a lot of the traditional temples and shrines you would think are ideal for golden hour …

Japan

10 Apps You Need For Your Next Trip

Your smartphone just might become your most trusted travel companion.

Apps

There's an All-out Airfare War for Flights to Hawaii — Here's How to Take Advantage (Video)

Since last June, we’ve been closely following an airfare war that’s entangled almost every major domestic carrier, including United, Hawaiian, and …

Flying

How to Decode an Airbnb Review

The good, the bad, the downright nasty... Airbnb reviews can range from sci-fi fantasies to dystopian nightmares. Here, a common-sense approach to …

Germany’s Most Underrated City Is the Place to Go in 2018

They're calling it "Mainhattan."<p>For its central location, Frankfurt is known as the “Gateway to Europe" — and travelers often only pass through, …

The best travel sites to help you plan the perfect trip

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Use These Awesome Flight And Tour Deals To Plan Your 2018 Travels

January is a great time to travel. The cold and grey winter doldrums offer all the motivation we need to get out and find some sunshine. January is also a great time to book travel for the coming year. Traffic is low and sales abound, as airlines and travel companies vie for your tourist …

Los Angeles

It's Official: These are the Countries You Should Stay in an Airbnb Over a Hotel

When it comes to visiting a new destination, your first decision will likely revolve around where to stay. While Airbnbs often provide a more …

Hospitality

4 Bucket List Road Trips

Road Trips

8 Best Family Vacation Websites (Plus: Indispensable Apps You Need Now)

Ready for an unforgettable family vacation? Combining our know-how with intel from Rainer Jenss, president and founder of the Family Travel …

Majestic views and grand adventures await on a weekend escape to Kings Canyon National Park

Who doesn't love the grandeur of Sequoia's redwood trees?But this year for a more adrenaline-spiked adventure, we traveled farther north to Kings Canyon National Park. An eight-mile round-trip hike up Mist Falls Trail offered cascade views alongside the rapidly rushing, muscular Kings River. A …

My 4 Favorite Airfare Deal Websites: The Flight Deal, Fare Deal Alert, Exit Fares & GTFO Flights

Good afternoon everyone. When I first meet people who love to travel but are not into travel hacking, they usually ask me what website I use to find …

Flying

Super Cheap Summer Flights to Iceland Starting at $245 Round-trip

It’s not just that these fares are affordable — it’s that they’re incredibly inexpensive for the season.<p>Peak season is beginning in Iceland, and some …

Flying

This Might Be The Prettiest Starbucks In The World

Instagram THIS.

Coffee

From giraffes to Airstreams: Top 9 glamping destinations in California

We love sleeping bags and tents as much as any happy camper, but there’s something beguiling about glamping — the portmanteau name for glamorous …

The 50 best travel websites

The experts:<p><i>Mark Hodson founded 101holidays.co.uk, and 101honeymoons.co.uk</i><p><i>Abigail King is a travel writer and blogger, insidethetravellab.com</i><p><i>Srin</i> …

Travel guide: Japan in 10 days and 5 cities

What can I give my fiance for his birthday? <b>A trip to Japan</b>, why not? This is what our Valentina Ferragni gave her partner Luca. Their trip was <b>about</b> …

Japan

Historical Japan with Toukiden Kiwami – Age of Honor

<b>All game screenshots are owned by Omega Force and Tecmo Koei Games.</b> <b><br>Please support their great work by getting a copy of Toukiden Kiwami!</b><p><b>The First Two</b> …

Japan

Historical Japan with Toukiden Kiwami – Age of Peace

<b>All game screenshots are owned by Omega Force and Tecmo Koei Games.</b> <b><br>Please support their great work by getting a copy of Toukiden Kiwami!</b><p><b>The Edo Period</b><p>…

Japan

Japan by JR Lines Rail Pass: The Best Way To Travel

The Best Way to See Japan is with a Railpass<p>By Kurt Jacobson<p>“Tell me you remembered the rail passes.” My wife said as we were about to catch our …

Japan

2 days to explore Mount Fuji

<b>A guide for climbing Mount Fuji from Tokyo</b><p>The legendary Mount Fuji, known to locals as Fujisan, is the highest mountain and the most recognizable …

Japan

What to do in Tokyo in 5 days

<b>Are you planning a trip to Japan? Do you want to visit Tokyo? In this post you’ll find a 5 day itinerary to this amazing city.</b><p>Japan is part of all …

Mt Fuji Trip with Heritage Walking Tour from Tokyo 2018

Marvel at one of Japan’s most iconic natural landmarks on a full-day tour of Mt Fuji’s 5th Station and its spectacular surroundings. Ascend to the …

Japan

A Maze of Pink and Purple Flowers Are in Bloom in Japan

IMAGE Instagram @ichiban_japan<p>Whenever we hear of cherry blossoms, we immediately think of Japan (even if the official cherry blossom capital is …

Cherry Blossom

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Kyoto

No traveler’s stay in Japan is complete without a stop in Kyoto. World-famous for its many shrines and temples built during the 1,000 years it served …

Japan

16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

Apps

Five Tahoe Area Lakes You Might Not Know About

When they're not skiing, most visitors to Tahoe go to see and play in Big Blue, but there are dozens of smaller lakes in the area that are open …