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A Conversation On The Importance Of Rest For Success And Happiness

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business

On the eve of the launch of United’s new business class experience, United Polaris, Arianna Huffington and United President and CEO Oscar Munoz sat ...

7 Secrets Your TSA Agent May Be Burning To Tell You

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.22.2016 | Travel

Few travelers enjoy going through airpot security -- long lines, grumpy passengers, having to unpack belongings you finally got to fit in your carry-o...

21 Airport and Flight Tips, Fun, and Tricks: A Rough Guide

Stephen Harris | Posted 12.15.2015 | Travel
Stephen Harris

Keep your passport upside-down when you have it out. Remain mysterious and keep people guessing.

How Upgraded Amenities May Change Air Travel as We Know It

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.08.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

kanegen/ Flickr As a growing number of airlines continue to scale back some of the benefits frequent fliers once took for granted, such as compliment...

Carry-on Essentials for Long Flights

CheapTickets | Posted 11.05.2015 | Travel
CheapTickets

When it comes to long flights and even longer layovers, let's be honest, it sucks. There are few things in life I really hate, and long flights is right up there with diarrhea and Donald Trump (arguably synonymous, but I digress).

When It's Worthwhile to Pay Extra Airline Fees

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.15.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Whether or not the trend will spark even more industry fees is up for debate, but one thing is clear: Some extra costs are simply not worth splurging on.

Little Things That Make Travel Way Easier

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 05.29.2016 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

Good things come in small packages, and here are some of our favorite travel items from the petite end of the spectrum.

9 Reasons You Should Never Drink On A Plane

Thrillist | Posted 05.28.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

Yes, when done properly, drinking on an airplane is the best. Emphasis on "done properly". A lot of times, though, it's not a great idea.

How to Reduce Jet Lag

Don Saladino | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Don Saladino

For the past 15 years, I have been dealing with clients who change time zones on a weekly basis. In fact I have done a bit of traveling myself and know firsthand that jet lag is vicious and can wreak havoc to the body. Here are a few simple ways to be proactive about jet lag and get your body back to normal as quickly as possible.

Airfare Trends on the Rise in 2015

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

According to a new report from Expedia, it's a great year to be a traveler. The report, released in December 2014 and co-produced with data from the Airlines Reporting Corporation, offers mostly encouraging news for travelers

How to Recover From Weather Delays

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

You've packed your bags, checked in online and arrived at the airport on time when you find out your flight is delayed -- indefinitely.

Travel Nirvana: 22 Tips to Bring the Joy Back to Air Travel

Mark Chesnut | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

To be happy when we head to the airport, we need to find the mindset for enjoying air travel, regardless of what the airline CEOs, airport administrators and government security forces decide to subject us to. With that in mind, I've spent some time thinking while sitting in airports and on planes.

Going Viral: Japan's Mania for Masks Is Finally Cool

Gail Nakada | Posted 12.30.2014 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Good manners in this country demand masks for any cold symptom. Parents get their children used to wearing them by pre-school.

Travel Tips: How to Avoid Cankles When Flying

Sonia Gil | Posted 12.22.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

Everybody knows it, but not everybody does it! Bring water with you and drink lots of it! Many of us don't drink enough water so that we won't have to go to the bathroom every five minutes. Go to the bathroom! DO NOT retain liquids!

Airline Courtesy: Shrinking Seat Etiquette

Diane Gottsman | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
Diane Gottsman

As airplanes become increasingly cramped and uncomfortable, good etiquette is more important than ever. Here are the new rules for air travel.

Why Following the Rules of Air Travel Matters

Kara Mulder | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Kara Mulder

There are dangers to not listening to the flight attendant; dangers to your safety, and the safety of other passengers as well as the crew. Some act as if the only reason a flight attendant enforces the rules is due to a need to feel superior.

The Exceptional Traveler: City and Country

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Whether you have a week, ten days or two weeks to get away from it all, a well established travel philosophy of mine is to visit both city and countryside on every trip.

The Exceptional Traveler: The Currency Exchange Game

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Many people like to have some cash when they arrive in a new country. I know I do. Airports and hotels worldwide are notorious for low conversion rates, so you need to do a little research at home before leaving.

The Family that Flies Together...

Tracy Christoph | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

As a seasoned traveler who's vacationed plenty with my own kids and meets new families flying every day, I pulled together some tips that all parents should keep in mind so they can spend less time stressing at the airport and more time relaxing with loved ones.

The Exceptional Traveler: The Mileage Game

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Tickets to Europe that were $500 two years ago, are now $1,000. If you look closely at the breakdown, you'll see that the base ticket price is still the same $500; it's the increased taxes, security fees, fuel surcharges, etc. that account for the whopping additional $500!

The Exceptional Traveler: Travel and Volunteer

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Depending upon what you enjoy doing, you can combine travel and volunteering in virtually any part of the world. Here's one suggestion for people who like to drive, take beautiful walks, be dazzled by nature and world-class views, relish peace and quiet, and seriously love animals.

The Exceptional Traveler: Live a Good Life

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 11.18.2013 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Whatever you do, do it well. If your dream is to travel, it doesn't matter if you're afraid. Go anyway. Make it a good life.

The Exceptional Traveler: Think Globally, Not Locally

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

I want you to "think outside the box," or in this case more precisely, "think outside the country."

The Best Travel Advice We've Ever Heard

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

From booking flights to packing light, these experts' advice will make traveling a whole lot easier. Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Faceb...

Muddling Through Won't Do

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics
Jerry Jasinowski

Muddling through will not do. The deal on the air traffic controllers last week, which was a jerry-built contraption if ever I saw one, offers a discouraging preview of what is in store as Congress scrambles to deal with specific budget crises without addressing the underlying big issues.