Feeling a bit worn out by winter? Then the time is right for a peaceful getaway, where snow shovels and polar vortexes are but a distant dream.
Travel fears may start small, but they can take over and quash the very spirit that inspires us to explore the world. Here are ways to manage some of the most common fears associated with travel, from flight phobias to the specter of food poisoning.
Staying in a rental home can be a smart way to save money, particularly when traveling as a family or with a group. But there is a strategy to ensuring you score a great deal. Here are five ways to keep more cash in your wallet when you're ready to book your stay.
I recently worked out that I have spent 15 of the last 20 years working abroad; ranging from tending bar and waiting tables, to teaching, to working on a stall that sold missiles at an arms fair (no experience necessary apparently).
Since President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. would ease diplomatic relations with Cuba, the number of people looking to travel to the largest country in the Caribbean has steeply risen. There are still a lot of unanswered questions about how the recent decision will affect Americans traveling in Cuba, but there are reasons to be optimistic.
Let's face it: Any year is great for a Hawaiian getaway, but 2015 brings some big hotel openings, renovations, and new cultural excursions that sweeten the deal. And on top of all that, new airline service to one of Hawaii's last hidden-gem islands makes this the year to travel to the Aloha State.
Route expansions may not seem like exciting news, but they're a bigger deal than you probably think. Why? Because they often spark competition between airlines and drive down fares on multiple carriers. If your New Year's resolution involves traveling more, it may be time to give one of these new routes a try.
The new year brings the promise of 365 new days to plan trips and see the world. And 2015 is shaping up to be rather interesting for travelers. From wellness retreats to ultra-affordable luxury, here are the burgeoning travel trends we're most excited about.
Confession: I used to travel with a baby-blue JanSport backpack that I'd had since sixth grade. It had highlighter doodles, it was thoroughly unfashionable, and once, an elderly man at the airport told me to stay in school and study hard (I was 24.)
It's a no-win situation, and can hardly be the outcome that Skiplagged's founder desired.
Sometimes, you may find yourself as frustrated upon returning home as you were when you first immersed yourself in another culture. Welcome to the disorientation that is reverse culture shock. Here's what it is and how to overcome it.
In my early days of collecting points and miles, there were many things I was clueless about. Since wising up, I've talked to countless travelers who made some of the same mistakes.
Hurray!! The holiday season is right around the corner! And that means... shopping! That's why I have come up with a foolproof holiday gift guide that will make any traveler very happy.
A big part of securing ongoing coverage is about relationships. Journalists and travel writers need to know who you are, and you need to know who they are. If you have a personal connection, that's a great way to cement your brand further in their minds.
When it comes to holiday travel, scenes from Steve Martin's miserable journey in the movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles undoubtedly come to mind.
Town squares lit with strings of sparkling lights. Christmas carolers in bonnets and tails. Horse-drawn carriages and snowcapped roofs. If you ...