Transcontinental flights can be trying for even the most seasoned traveler. From spending six hours in the same spot to adjusting to new time zones, preparing for a long-haul trip is important to make sure your travel is as pleasant and as comfortable as possible
Perched on a cliff overlooking the natural park of mountainous Haut-Languedoc, the rooms here have unbeatable views.
Many countries have taken heed of the traveler's plight and simplified their visa processes. Here is a list of countries that have recently updated their visa requirements -- see how those updates affect you.
Each of the cheap countries for travel has plenty to offer travelers on tight budgets, even if their cities and historic sites may not be as famous.
To travel cross-country in France is to find a fantastic meal, a great view, a medieval ruin, a special museum exhibit, a sweet mountain trail. To live somewhere unfamiliar, however, as isolating as it can sometimes be, is to pry open a culture's door just a crack, to begin, just a bit, to belong.
The first time I saw dolphins was in Slovenia, when it was still called Yugoslavia, while on vacation with my parents. We lived in Paris and most summers my parents rented a small flat of two rooms in the coastal village of Piran, where we usually spent a few weeks at the time.
Facing steep competition from fellow booking websites, online travel agencies have been experimenting with travel rewards as a means of incentivizing consumer loyalty -- at the expense of straining relationships with the hotels with which they partner.
Like all theme parks, France Miniature also offers rides and games for children of all ages. I was always a big fan of doll houses, tree houses, and all things miniature, like model trains and mini copies of actual cities.
For my third "Finds of the Month" video, I have found three things that will keep your eyes, feet, and the tech geek in you very happy.
Who doesn't want to stay at the very best of the best when traveling? Five-star luxury hotels are a world apart. The linen seems crisper, the service simultaneously more discreet and attentive, the accommodations that little bit more pampering. But you pay for what you get.
There's a lot to see here, a lot to like here. Particularly if you show up on a sunny summer weekend. Here are just of a few of the reasons I keep going back.
You've finally racked up enough vacation days for a momentous vacation and after months of deliberation, you've gone ahead and dropped a significant sum on plane tickets, hotel rooms or cruise fees. Flash forward to a few days prior to your departure and, for one reason or another, you can't go.
As tunes have evolved, some cities have garnered more of a reputation than others for preserving music's narrative.
I'd never heard from the United and Delta media relations people before (hey, I've only been writing and/or tweeting about air travel for 25 years). But I sure got an earful.
This is a short and simple trick that can make all the difference. Ever wonder why men always look so crisp and tidy even after a ten hour trip? Their secret: they know how to fold a jacket.
American (as well as Delta and United) have fairly new carry-on bag limits, including a 14-inch maximum width -- and my bag is 15 inches wide, as are many carry-ons.