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I’ve Been to Every Country in the World—Here’s How It Made Me Wiser

While very few people are able to travel the world quite like this, these lessons can change your perspective in some important ways

This Is the No. 1 Trending Vacation Destination in the U.S.—and You’ll Want to Book a Trip The...

Can you guess which Tripadvisor favorite will be the buzziest destination of 2024?


9 Best Culinary Cruises for the Most Delicious Trip You’ll Ever Take

From onboard menus crafted by celebrity chefs to foodie-based excursions at the world’s most amazing ports, these culinary cruises will...


I Have a Disability—Here’s Why Small-Ship Cruising Is an Ideal Way to Travel

As a traveler with a disability, I have always avoided cruises. This expedition-style small-ship cruise changed my mind.


I Tried This Sustainable Luggage Brand and Its Carbon-Neutral Carry-On Is My New Go-To

Paravel luggage screams luxury, but it's also as sustainable as they come.

The Surprising Reason Airline Crews Dim the Cabin Lights (It’s Not to Help You Sleep)

Why are airplane lights dimmed during takeoff and landing? An aviation expert explains.


The Surprising Reason You Shouldn’t Bring Camouflage Clothing on a Cruise

Sailing the Caribbean? Consider leaving those camouflage threads at home. Here's what you need to know.

New Study: The Top 3 Mistakes That Are Slowing You Down at Airport Security

Avoid these common missteps to get through TSA checkpoints faster—and get to the airport earlier in a few particularly "inefficient"...


18 Best Places to Travel in 2024

Get your suitcase ready, because we came up with the definitive list of the best places to travel this year....


I’m a Gen Zer and I Found the Perfect Cruise

This nontraditional sailing was a perfect fit for me as a 20-something


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20 Best Places to Travel in 2023

We're calling it: 2023 is the year travel returns in a big way, and we've found all the best places...

12 Best Mediterranean Cruises for Exploring Europe’s Hottest Destinations

Have your heart set on a Mediterranean cruise but don't know where to begin? This list will point your cruise...


The Best Time to Visit Greece, According to a Local

From ancient sites to awe-inspiring islands, there's a lot to love about this Mediterranean country. A local explains the best...


The Best Places to See the Northern Lights for the Experience of a Lifetime

From Alaska and the Arctic to the Lower 48 and European escapes, here's where to see the northern lights this...


Review: I Cut Down on Baggage Fees Thanks to This Family-Sized Suitcase

Stop paying to check multiple bags and invest in one large suitcase for the whole family with the Briggs &...


Why Adventures by Disney Makes the Best Vacations—for Adults

No, Mickey doesn't drive the bus, but Disney magic does turn these global trips into amazing getaways for travelers of...

13 Best Winter Vacations in the U.S. You’ll Want to Book Now

Whether you love sandy beaches or prefer snowy mountains, these winter vacation ideas will get you dreaming of a cold-weather...


We Tried Saying Yes to Everything on Vacation—Here’s How It Pushed Us Out of Our Comfort Zone

What started out as a way to get my son to try new foods opened up a world of adventure...


10 Adventure Vacations for Explorers of All Ages

You don’t have to be an adrenaline junkie to shake things up. These adventure vacations offer just the right...


Here’s How to Decode the Secret Meanings Behind Your Flight Number

You hear them called out every time you fly, but what do those flight numbers really mean—and how important are...


What Does It Mean When You See “SSSS” on Your Boarding Pass?

What's that mysterious "SSSS" on your boarding pass? Find out what those four letters mean and how to navigate this...


I Travel More Than 200 Days a Year—These Hotel Rewards Programs Have the Best Savings and Perks

The best hotel rewards program can save you time and money. In fact, my favorite has saved me thousands.


Is Carl Friedrik’s Luxury Hard-Shell Suitcase Worth the Splurge? We Tested It to Find Out

Curious if the Carl Friedrik luggage lives up to the hype? So were we, which is why we put it...


New Report: This Is the Top-Rated Tourist Attraction in the U.S.—and It’s Completely Free!

From an urban oasis to slices of history, these are the top U.S. attractions as rated by American travelers—and most...


How Early Should You Get to the Airport If You Don’t Want to Miss Your Flight?

Whether you're a frequent flier, an anxious traveler or both, here's how early you should get to the airport so...

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This Door Stop Alarm Gave Me Peace of Mind When Staying at an Airbnb

I finally have peace of mind while traveling thanks to the door stop alarm.


11 Best Warm Winter Getaways to Escape the Cold

Leave your coat at home! These warm places to visit in December turn up the heat when you need a...


This Is the Exact Date Airfare for Holiday Travel Will Rise in 2023

Timing your holiday airfare purchases can save you quite a bit of cash. Here's when to book, according to experts.


This Is Why You Should Always Remove Those Small Baggage Stickers After Flying

One simple mistake could send your bag on a very different trip than you intended


It’s Not Your Imagination, Air Turbulence Is Getting Worse—Here’s Why

Flights are getting bumpier, and experts say they know what's to blame. Fasten your seatbelts—here's why air turbulence incidents are...


Review: This Viral Amazon Travel Backpack Fits Everything A Carry-On Would

This Amazon travel backpack is a frugal traveler's dream.