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    What Hotel Buffets Look Like Now, Post-Pandemic

    Plated meals, an increased reliance on waitstaff, and higher costs may become the new normal for this popular hotel staple.

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    10 Things Flight Attendants Aren’t Allowed to Do Anymore

    Between ongoing coronavirus infections and lingering fear, the pandemic has altered the way we fly, including what flight attendants are...


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    14 Photos You Should Carry with You at All Times—But Don’t

    It's a little-used life hack, but your photo library can save you time and frustration by putting important information literally...


    9 Hidden Features on Cruise Ships You Had No Idea Existed

    Whether you're a seasoned salty sailor, or a newbie to that cruise life, chances are you don't know all the...


    The Simple Trick to Pay Less for Your Airfare

    Traveling with a few friends or family members? Here's why airfare goes up the more tickets you buy—and how to...

    50 Mini Vacations That Won’t Break the Bank

    These mini vacations offer big fun on a tight timetable. We've rounded up choices all around the country, so a...


    Best Florida Beaches Locals Want to Keep Secret

    Follow the locals to these Florida beaches that are off the beaten path.

    50 of the Best Beach House Rentals

    Whether you’re interested in stunning sunsets over the Pacific or the white sand of Florida, these beach house rentals will...


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    This Is Why Airplane Windows are Round

    They used to be square—so what gives?


    16 Things You Shouldn’t Ask Hotel Staff

    Think twice before asking these questions at a hotel that may come across as rude, unsafe, or unrealistic—and ultimately won't...


    The Best Firework Displays in America

    Happy Birthday, America! Find out where to see the most incredible 4th of July fireworks across the country to celebrate...

    12 Best Wellness Retreats to Help You Relax and Recharge

    Looking for some serious R&R? Make your physical, mental, and spiritual health a top priority at these amazing wellness-oriented getaways.


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    6 Things You Won’t Be Able to Do on Airplanes Anymore

    In the long run, air travel might not change as drastically as you might think. But some of the short-term...


    I’ve Been to Every Theme Park in America—And These 13 Are My Favorites

    You can definitely trust the opinion of a man who’s been to 333 amusement parks around the globe and ridden...


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    5 Things You Won’t See in Hotels Anymore—And 2 You Will

    As hotels welcome guests in a post-coronavirus world, some of the measures they put in place at the start of...


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    45 Things Pilots Wish Airline Passengers Knew

    Pilots might seem like mysterious figures keeping things running smoothly at the front of your plane. Well, several of them...

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    32 Things Your Flight Attendant Won’t Tell You

    These secrets about air travel will make flying a happier, safer experience for all.


    25 of the Best Girls’ Weekend Getaways Across America

    Pack your bags, grab your best gal pals, and head to one of these fun and affordable destinations for the...


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    15 Dog-Friendly Beaches Your Pooch Will Love

    Pack up your beach umbrella, water bowl, and leash—it's time for some fun in the sun.


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    Here’s the Only Time You Should Use Your Hazard Lights

    The rules vary state by state, so make sure you know the guidelines before you buckle up and drive.


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    Southwest Airlines Is Offering 50 Percent Off Fall Flights—Here’s How to Book

    Here's how to save cash when booking a fall flight with Southwest (for a limited time).


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    Why You Shouldn’t Throw Out Your Boarding Pass

    Be careful where you leave that printout.


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    50 of the Cheapest Airbnbs in Every State

    We've got some of the most beautiful, best-reviewed, and popular Airbnb rentals in every single state—and all under $200 a...


    22 Things You Shouldn’t Do on an Airplane

    Traveling is stressful as it is, so let’s not add the burden of getting sick from the flight to your...

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    You Could Live Anywhere in the World for Free with Airbnb’s Year-Long Program

    Alpine chalet? City canal houseboat? Desert yurt? Applying to Airbnb's Live Anywhere program could see you staying in these places...


    25 Natural Wonders of the World You Can Still Visit

    Looking for some bucket-list travel ideas? You can't go wrong with these natural wonders—though you might not believe your eyes,...


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    Here’s Why You Should Always Open Your Car Door with Your Right Hand

    Opening the door with your right hand can save a biker's life.



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    11 Things You Won’t See in Airports Anymore

    Even with more people traveling now, things still won't be completely back to normal for quite some time.


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    10 Things You Can Take from Planes—And 6 Things You Can’t

    Avoid getting into trouble with this helpful guide of what you can take from a plane.