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33 Genius Three-Ingredient Recipes

Yep, it really can be this easy.

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15 Golden Giveaways

Travelzoo, a global Internet media company, is celebrating its 15th birthday with a "Golden Giveaway" campaign. The giveaway offers travelers the chance to win one of 15 dream vacations, including a luxury seven-night Tanzania safari, a five-night Cook Islands break, a vacation to Paris with a posh …

Top 5 Tools for Travel Writers

I can be convinced to part with my hair dryer, but there are a few things I won't leave home without.<p><b>Olloclip:</b> I'm horribly lazy when it comes to toting around my camera, but I'm as attached to my iPhone as anyone. It'll shoot a decent picture in a pinch, but 8 megapixels or not, naturally, it has …

Hawaiian Islands Impose New Beach Smoking Ban - Vagabondish

The Hawaiian islands are taking new measures to staying green and preserving their iconic beaches.<p>Starting Jan. 1, 2014 smoking will be banned at …

The City of Angels by Bike

“I’m the poster child for a car-free L.A.!” our tour guide, Ryan Bartz, said as she led our motley crew through the coastal suburb of Santa Monica on rented bikes.<p>We were approaching the half-way point in our 32-mile L.A. in a Day tour, and I had just finished telling Ryan what an oxymoron a …

8 Can't-Lose Labor Day Escapes

(photo: The Phoenician)<p>No plans for Labor Day weekend? It's not too late to score a great getaway. The three-day holiday weekend offers a golden opportunity for one last summer escape, as destinations and resorts around the country roll out family-friendly events and activities. Here's a sampling …

Speak Like a Local with Fodor’s Travel Phrases App

You’ve booked flights, packed bags, plotted itineraries, and made it out of the airport in one piece. But nothing is catches you more off-guard than …

O'ahu's top surf spots

Haleiwa<p>An unruly, wild, wintertime break that picks up pretty much any north or west swell. A split-peak with a better right, it breaks from two feet to 12 and can either be a lot of fun or one of the scariest places you'll ever surf. The current out of the Haleiwa Harbor's relentless, so make sure …

Keep on truckin': a guide to overlanding

So you fancy an epic adventure, but don't want to go it alone...<p>Overland trips can offer a good balance of offbeat exploration and independence, guaranteeing transport but leaving you free to decide what to do once you've rolled into town.<p>A typical day<p>Life on a truck requires plenty of community …

The Biggest Airline Battle Being Fought On Transcontinental Routes

<i>Editor’s Note: This comprehensive analysis by Airchive.com was written prior to the antitrust lawsuit filed against the American Airlines-US Airways</i> …

Labor Day Dreaming: Week in Review

This week, we gave you an excuse to daydream—with Labor Day around the corner (and all the deals that come with it) there’s no reason not to. We …

What if You Were On No-Fly List with No Explanation? Suit Asks Why

It’s been 2 ½ years since Gulet Mohamed, then 19, found himself stuck in Kuwait, unable to return to the United States because of his apparent …

When Airlines Behave Badly, Coordinate Pricing and Punish Competitors

If there is to be a courtroom battle pitting the Justice Department against American Airlines and US Airways over their plans to merge and form the …