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10 Best Underwater Adventures in the World

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 11:57 AM

Life on land offers plenty of tantalizing options for adventure travelers, but there's a whole other world of excitement waiting under the sea. You don't have to be a daredevil to take on these deep-sea adventures, but a visit to any one of these amazing spots will require some guts....

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Global Entry vs. TSA PreCheck: Which One Is Right for You?

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 10:49 AM

If you travel frequently, streamlining the process is essential to getting in and out of airports (and to wherever you're going) as quickly as possible. For domestic and international travelers, Global Entry and TSA PreCheck have made clearing security and customs much easier, allowing you to skip the lines at...

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25 Things To Do In New York This Fall

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 10:30 AM

New York is an exciting place any time of year, but the ideal time to visit is fall. Following the relatively slow summer months, the cultural calendar swiftly kicks into high gear with film festivals, Broadway openings, and more, while the trees in Central Park turn to beautiful shades of...

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Ultimate Guide to European Rail Passes

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 1:42 PM

Whether you're a twenty-something backpacker or retirees who've finally made the time to see the world, traveling across Europe by rail is a right of passage. The major cities are home to romantic, grand stations while the countryside is dotted with charming little depots. Train travel has been a staple...

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10 Places To Go This Fall

(1) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 1:28 PM

Summer may not be over yet, but now is the time to start planning your fall getaways. Airfares and hotel prices are starting to drop for the autumn months, even though that's when the weather is at its best in many areas. Fall is a radiant time of year, and...

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Top 10 Fall Trips for Food Lovers

(1) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 2:36 PM

Attention, gourmands: There's no better time than September through November to take your taste buds on vacation. As the summer rush winds down, hard-to-score tables at esteemed restaurants are easier to secure, plus it's harvest season in the northern hemisphere, with plenty of foods ready to enjoy at their peak....

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How to Drive in Europe

(3) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 2:03 PM

If you're planning a European vacation, you'll no doubt want to know if you can legally drive a car during your stay using an American driver's license. Luckily, many European countries recognize U.S.-issued driver's licenses and others simply require that you also carry an International Driving Permit. Here are some...

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Top 10 Luxury Ranches Around the World

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 2:03 PM

If you think vacationing on a ranch means roughing it, think again. All over the world, there are spots that combine the best of the great outdoors with five-star amenities, so get ready to saddle up for an active day on the trail before settling down for pampering at the...

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Where to Drink in Brooklyn

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 1:13 PM

Merging cutting-edge flair with homegrown roots, Brooklyn's drinking scene is worth a trip across the river if you usually stick to Manhattan. Two wineries (Brooklyn Winery, The Red Hook Winery) and three breweries (Brooklyn Brewery, KelSo, and Sixpoint Brewery) proudly call the borough home, while bars and lounges run the...

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10 Stunning Hotels in Unexpected Places

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 3:51 PM

While cities such as Shanghai, Dubai, and Toronto have long been known for their futuristic-looking hotels, they've hardly cornered the market on cutting-edge properties. These days, some of the world's most innovatively designed accommodations are popping up in less cosmopolitan places, from a national park in Iceland to the misty...

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10 Charming Midwestern Towns to Visit This Summer

(19) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 2:30 PM

While New England hamlets are perhaps the epitome of small towns, the Midwest has its fair share of quaint communities with a unique charm all their own. During the summer season, these towns can nearly double in size on any given weekend, with the promise of relaxed sailing and throwback...

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How to Use Twitter to Rebook a Canceled Flight

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 1:30 PM

If you've traveled from, through, or to the Northeast or Midwest in the dead of winter, chances are you've run into a delay or cancelation. But while a few feet of snow or hurricanes can shut down major international gateways for days at a time, less significant weather can throw...

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Last-Minute Beach Getaways for Summer

(2) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 12:38 PM

You're dreaming of sun-kissed days on the sand and the sounds of the ocean, but you haven't made your summer vacation plans yet. No need to worry--there's still time to book a beach getaway. We've tracked down 10 spots enjoyable for all types of travelers, whether you're a foodie, a...

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Best Credit Cards for Travelers

(17) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 12:24 PM

Travel credit cards that offer rewards are everywhere. You can't escape the fliers, emails, and commercials touting "exclusive perks," and with so many options, finding a credit card that is right for you can be overwhelming. Here are four questions you should ask yourself that will help you choose the...

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9 Restaurants Worth a Day Trip in Europe

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 12:19 PM

Everyone knows that European capitals like Paris, London, and Rome are brimming with world-class gastronomy, but some of the world's best restaurants lie outside the city limits. Located in mountain hamlets, industrial suburbs, historic villages, and underappreciated provincial capitals, these 9 spots (all found on The World's 50...

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How to Renew Your Passport

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 12:27 PM

If you're like most Fodor's readers, your passport is one of your most-prized possessions, your ticket to exploring the world. With that in mind, you'll want to make sure your passport is up-to-date, so we've compiled this handy guide to helping you renew it.

Renew Your Passport by Mail


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20 Best Day Trips in the U.S.

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 3:12 PM

Whether you're a local or a visitor, one of the best things to do in a city is escape for a while. And sometimes all you need is a day to recharge, which is why we've selected 20 outstanding trips that only take an hour or two from the country's...

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America's Best Boardwalks

(15) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 1:57 PM

Fresh seafood, kitschy shops, and deep-fried Oreos are just a few of the things you'll find along the boardwalks that hug America's shorelines, but they're not all carbon copies. Some boardwalks are quirky, some family-friendly, while others are geared toward thrill-seekers. No matter what, the best boardwalks offer unforgettable experiences...

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10 Best Ski Resorts for Summer Fun

(1) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 12:45 PM

The snow has melted and ski season has long been over, but that doesn't mean resorts close their doors until the next frost settles. On the contrary, the best resorts in the country ramp up their offerings and really come alive in the summer months. Biking, alpine slides, golf, and...

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10 Best Surfing Spots in the U.S.

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 11:12 AM

As surfing has become more and more popular over the decades, the number of spots known for great waves has grown as well. With summer's arrival, now's the time for novices and pros alike to seek out the best surf they can find. We've selected a diverse mix of charming,...

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