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How to Find Hidden Cameras in Any Place You Stay

The prospect of getting spied on when you're staying in a hotel is scary. Here's how to find hidden cameras in your room, plus other ways to protect yourself.

25 of the Most Romantic Resorts in the World

Have you ever wished that your love life was more like a romance novel? It can be at one of...


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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.


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...


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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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...


The 15 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

Take your family on a vacation they'll never forget...without wiping out your savings.

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Airbnb Scams: The 5 Most Common Ones and How to Avoid Them

Airbnb scams can really ruin your vacation, but there are some reliable ways to spot one.


Airbnb vs. Hotel: What’s the Difference?

Is it time to book a vacation? Then it's time to pick a side in the great Airbnb vs. hotel...


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The Most Beautiful Lake House Rentals in America

They’re in demand—and for good reason. For stunning scenery and complete serenity near you, it’s hard to beat these relaxing...


10 Signs You’re About to Fall for a Bad Airbnb Listing

There are a lot of amazing rentals on Airbnb—and a lot of not-so-great ones. Here, experts shed light on key...

The First 15 Things You Should Check for in a Hotel Room

Don't commit to a stay until you've scoured the room for these conveniences and health risks.


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The 12 Dirtiest Spots in Every Hotel Room

These days, you can’t be too careful—so don’t even think about using those glasses in the bathroom.


12 Red Flags You’re About to Stay at a Bad Hotel

No hotel is perfect, but unfortunately, some are so imperfect that staying there can turn your dream vacation into a...


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18 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Be Doing in a Hotel Room

These common mistakes could turn your dream vacation into a travel nightmare. Travel experts share the biggest hotel no-no's.


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14 Gross Things Hotels Are Still Doing to Save Money

Hotels say they're cleaning more thoroughly than ever because of COVID...but are they doing enough? Before you kick off your...

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How to Find Budget Accommodations on a Road Trip

You don't need to break the bank to have a comfortable, restful, and COVID-safe stay during your great American road...


11 Hotel Secrets from a Former Hotel Inspector

After reviewing several hundred hotels on five continents, a former hotel inspector shares her secrets.


13 Craziest Things People Have Seen in Hotel Rooms

These unsuspecting employees and guests share their strangest (and for some, scariest) experiences at hotels around the world.


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The Most Extravagant Airbnb Listing in Every State

Wish you could live like royalty? You can—at least for a few days—by staying at one of these stunning rentals...


Tripadvisor’s 25 Most Saved Hotels of 2020

Where are travelers dreaming about going in the United States as soon as it's safe to travel again? The answers...


25 Most Magical Treehouse Hotels in the World

Live out your childhood fantasies and take to the skies at one of these amazing (and very grown-up) treehouse hotels.


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11 Things You’ll Find in Hotels Now That Didn’t Exist Last Year

With hotel occupancy at a historic low, hoteliers have had to rely on new sources of revenue to keep the...


12 Affordable Private Travel Experiences Perfect for the Pandemic

Leery of hitting your usual vacation spots right now? You're not alone. But these amazing retreats will make social distancing...

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21 Overwater Bungalows That Are Truly Like Heaven on Earth

The only thing that can make turquoise waters paired with sun and sand even more of a paradise are these...


30 Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in America

These hotels around the country are a real treat for you and your furry friends!


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10 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Order from Hotel Room Service

Because not every food can survive under a vented lid.


11 Breathtaking Underwater Hotels Around the World

Your new dream vacation spot is 20 feet below sea level.


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Which Hotels Have Handled COVID-19 the Best?

From prioritizing your safety to offering flexible cancellation policies, these hotel chains earn the highest marks.