Nick Bowen

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Airport Survival: 5 Easy Ways to Keep Your "Cool" When Traveling

Unless you're traveling on your own private jet on your time table, the "getting there" is almost never without problems. Here are some of my most effective insider tips to help you travel smarter.<p>Let's face it; traveling and navigating crowded airports is stressful -- especially during family …

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What's the Best Travel Rewards Credit Card? It Depends

When a reader has multiple cards racking up miles and points, what's the best way to consolidate them? And should he? Wendy Perrin has some advice.<p>Question:<p>Hi Wendy,<p>I opened a Chase credit card after reading your recommendation last year that it's the best card to earn one-to-one partner airline …

12 New Rules for Riding the Paris Métro

The Paris Métro has released a “politeness manual” with 12 rules for proper behavior in the city’s underground. It's a welcome—and hilarious—guide that should make riding the subway in Paris more pleasant.<p>The Paris Métro has released a “politeness manual” with 12 rules for proper behavior in the …

Best New Hotels 2017 | Hot List - Condé Nast Traveler

Previous<p>The 40 Most Beautiful Countries in the World<p>Our Favorite American Road Trips<p>The Best Hidden Beaches in Italy<p>The Most Beautiful Places in France<p>The Best Islands in the World<p>Next<p>Road Trippin<p>Whether you're hurtling down Route 66 or taking your time along the PCH, the joy is all the …

Canceled Flight? Stranded at an Airport? Try These Tips to Get Home

Whether there's a polar vortex or just a bad storm, here are tips on how to avoid getting stranded in an airport.<p>Whether there's a polar vortex going on or just your standard issue snow storm, no one wants to be stranded in an airport or on hold with an airline trying to find a way home. But that's …

A Quick Trick to Get a Room at a Sold-Out Hotel

Trying to get a room in a sold-out hotel? Here's a strategy that I've used for years, and it still works.<p>Trying to get a room in a sold-out hotel? Here's a strategy that I've used for years, and it still works: Call the hotel directly (not the 800 number) and ask on what date cancellation penalties …

What to Do When a Kid Won't Stop Kicking Your Airline Seat

When you’re stuck in an airplane seat in front of a kid who won’t stop kicking the back of your seat, what should you do?<p>When you’re stuck in an airplane seat in front of a kid who won’t stop kicking the back of your seat, what should you do? The question was raised by Gary Leff of View From the …

How to Skip the Longest Lines in Paris

Tourists from all over the world queue up outside Paris museums and monuments, but the worst lines are at the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre. Here's how to avoid the wait at both attractions.<p>Tourists from all over the world queue up outside Paris museums and monuments, but the worst lines are at the …