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10 Best Luxury Hotels To Visit In The Off-Season

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2014 | 5:16 PM

For some travelers, cold weather means an escape to hot beaches; for others, it's a chance to take part in winter sports like skiing and snowboarding. But what about travelers looking for something a little different? It may not seem intuitive to visit places like Long Island or...

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How to Use Apple Pay When You Travel

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2014 | 5:00 PM

With the release of a software update for its iPhone operating system today, Apple has officially launched Apple Pay, the tech giant's mobile payment system that uses NFC-based technology to allow consumers to pay for a variety of services with their phones. Time will tell how revolutionary this...

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24 Splurge-Worthy Hotels for Luxury Seekers

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2014 | 11:41 AM

It takes a special hotel that delivers the right mix of pampering, fine dining, and premium accommodations to warrant a high price tag. Many properties around the world have mastered this trifecta, attracting loyal guests who keep coming back for more. Go all out in style at any of these...

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The Everything Guide To Planning A Cruise

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2014 | 10:56 AM

Whether you like it or not, cruises touch on a tantalizing vacation trifecta: good value, hassle-free planning, and the promise of adventure. Pay an upfront rate and you've got a floating hotel, three meals a day, ample entertainment and activities, luxe services, and an expert itinerary in multiple destinations. Now...

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20 of the World's Best Romantic Hotels

(1) Comments | Posted October 17, 2014 | 2:19 PM

The right room in the right hotel can transform a typical trip for two into the romantic getaway of your dreams. Candlelit sunset dinners, Champagne-soaked yacht cruises, and private butler service contribute to the rejuvenating quality at these urban oases and country retreats. Plan a trip to one of our...

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13 Family-Friendly Hotels For Your Next Big Vacation

(1) Comments | Posted October 17, 2014 | 12:14 PM

There's no need to skimp on luxury when you're booking a hotel that'll keep both the kids and the parents entertained. Whether you prefer to stay in a castle or on a beach, enjoying breakfast on a private terrace or a picnic lunch on a remote island, you're sure to...

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5 Reasons to Visit Cleveland Now

(2) Comments | Posted October 17, 2014 | 11:53 AM

Unlike Chicago, its Rust Belt brother to the West, Cleveland and its charms require an appetite for discovery. Many are familiar with "Iron Chef" Michael Symon, basketball megastar LeBron James, and the city's I.M. Pei-designed Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame, but for most, Cleveland remains a mere...

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15 Jaw-Dropping Hotels In The Caribbean

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2014 | 3:07 PM

Choosing the right hotel is an important part of any successful vacation, but there's something about the Caribbean, more than other parts of the world, that makes you want to find the perfect property. More than 7,000 islands are found in the Caribbean, 13 of which are independent islands. That...

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10 Places Where Summer Lasts Longer

(0) Comments | Posted September 29, 2014 | 2:25 PM

Labor Day has come and gone, and the official end of summer is here, but that doesn't mean you have to say goodbye to warm weather. For those who want to enjoy every possible minute of fun in the sun, these destinations will make you forget all about the changing...

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How To Use Your Cell Phone Internationally

(3) Comments | Posted September 29, 2014 | 11:46 AM

Using your cell phone internationally can lead to exorbitant bills if you're not careful. Here are a few steps you can take to make sure you stay connected to friends and family while traveling--without paying more than you have to.

Not all cell phones will...

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Where To Go This Thanksgiving

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2014 | 3:49 PM

Thanksgiving is still a couple of months away, but if you want to take a trip over the holiday, now's the time to book--especially if you want to travel as a family. While Thanksgiving is traditionally spent at home or with relatives in other parts of the country, it's also...

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How To Tip When Traveling Around The World

(8) Comments | Posted September 22, 2014 | 3:33 PM

There is nothing more vexing than trying to figure out who to tip, how much, and when--especially when you're in a foreign country. You'll come face to face with employees at airports and train stations, hotels and bed and breakfasts, restaurants and cafés. Do you have to tip everyone? What...

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The 10 Best Fall Foliage Trips In The U.S.

(22) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 10:50 AM

You don't have to travel far to take in the phenomenon of fall foliage. All across the U.S., from New England to the Pacific Northwest, deciduous trees put on their dazzling display of color. In fact, leaf viewing is one of the easiest (and least expensive) ways to experience America's...

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America's Best Oktoberfests

(2) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 10:35 AM

Celebrating Oktoberfest in Munich is a cherished memory for many, but you're mistaken if you think you need to head to Germany to partake in this annual beer-soaked festival. If you look closer to home, you'll find no shortage of Oktoberfests right here in the U.S, so get ready for...

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10 Books To Read Before You Go To Paris

(3) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 4:44 PM

An iconic character in films, plays, and books, Paris has morphed into a destination so romanticized that it's easy for travelers to be skeptical about the city's charms. And yet the city's bridges, bistros, and bookshops inspire wonder time after time--they are just as we imagined, just as...

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10 Things NOT To Do At Walt Disney World

(270) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 4:35 PM

Walt Disney World is the most-visited vacation resort in the world. Yet as magical as it is, it can also be extremely overwhelming for parents, grandparents, and even children themselves. For over 20 years, Fodor's Travel has helped families travel smarter to Disney with its annual Walt Disney...

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How to Become a Travel Writer

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 1:54 PM

The life of a travel writer may look glamorous, but there's a lot more to the job than lounging in exotic locales. Organized press trips and customized "familiarization" junkets feature rigorous schedules that last from sunrise until well into the evening, attempting to squeeze as much as possible in to...

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Fall 2014 Guide to Paris

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 1:46 PM

The arts steal the limelight this autumn in Paris, with the long-awaited openings of three important cultural centers and scores of spectacular world-class art events and exhibitions. Plus, the best of the new boutiques and grand luxury hotels--a delicious enticement to get to Paris in the coming months!


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How to Rent a Car on Vacation

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 1:35 PM

Though renting a car can seem easy, it's important to know a handful of basic, but important facts--age restrictions, insurance coverage options, discount codes--before you get started to make sure there are no surprises when you pick your car up or drop it off at the end of your trip....

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Where to Eat in Montreal Now

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 3:53 PM

That Montreal's food scene is impressive is hardly news, but a spate of new restaurants embracing the locavore ethos means there are more reasons than ever to visit this island city. The Mile End district continues to lead the hipster foodie boom, while well-trodden, developed, and still-undergoing-gentrification neighborhoods all boast...

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