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The Difference Between Solo And Group Travel

Map Happy | Posted 05.02.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Sometimes, my memories have become so bound up to who I was with at the time, it's hard to say whether I enjoyed the place because I actually enjoyed the place or because I enjoyed the time I spent with that person.

Family Travel Planning for Outdoor Adventures- Los Tweens

Cristy Clavijo-Kish | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Cristy Clavijo-Kish

Our family absolutely loves the National Parks. We planned and waited until our twin girls turned eight so we could head out on our first real adventure including hiking in Yellowstone National Park.

Four Family Reunion Themes to Make Time with Your Relatives a Pleasure

Home Away | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
Home Away

For families spread out across the country who aren't able to get together under one roof very often, reunions are well worth the effort they take to organize. It may seem like a daunting task at the offset, but the memories you'll create are invaluable.

9 Reasons to Plan Your Vacations Around Eating

Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 08.16.2014 | Travel
Eliza Sankar-Gorton

Everyone knows that museums, galleries, scenic tours, and even shopping are downright difficult when you're hungry. At a certain point you realize: just like a toddler, if you're hungry, you're crabby. Who wants to spend a vacation in a crabby mood?

Countdown To Vacation: Travel Planning With Kids

Alison Chino | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Alison Chino

Chances are you already have your airplane tickets and your hotel booked for your next vacation, but what about everything else?

Two Days in Anegada, British Virgin Islands

Michelle Won | Posted 03.08.2014 | Travel
Michelle Won

My husband and I have been to many warm destinations when the New York temps start to threaten frostbite. We've done the typical: Miami, California. We've done the cultural: Argentina, Brazil, Chile. But we had yet to do the tropical.

'How to Not Get Sick in India,' and Six Other Lessons From a Trip Around the World

Daniel Kronovet | Posted 10.12.2013 | Travel
Daniel Kronovet

These things aren't obvious and generally ran against my initial assumptions. If you're planning a similar trip abroad, these might save you some trouble. If you're not, they might (hopefully) whet the palate.

Travel Apps You Need

Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel

There are so many excellent travel apps out there to help you find affordable airfare (here's looking at you, OnTheFly), flight status and even where ...

Multi-Generational Vacationing

Tracy Christoph | Posted 07.31.2013 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

It doesn't have to be Mother's Day to celebrate three great generations of women.

5 Steps to a Stress-Free Family Vacation

Home Away | Posted 07.05.2013 | Travel
Home Away

It's no secret vacations are important to families - or that they can be stressful. Our new HomeAway survey found that even though 46 percent of U.S. ...

When Did Traveling Become So Exhausting?

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 03.31.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Traveling used to be so easy. I remember throwing a change of underwear and a few clean shirts into a backpack and just taking off. Not anymore.

5 Ways to Pay for Next Year's Family Vacation

MiniTime | Posted 02.24.2013 | Travel

As 2012 draws to a close, now is the perfect time to start thinking about next year's family vacation. Admittedly, the least fun part of trip-planning is figuring out how you're going to pay for it.

6 Ways To Spend Less On Your Honeymoon

Charles Tran | Posted 02.17.2013 | Weddings
Charles Tran

If you're not interested in paying several grand for the honeymoon, check out these six tips for slashing your honeymoon costs

One Note (Or Two) On Planning A Trip With Kids

Kari Haugeto | Posted 02.17.2013 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

If you think pulling together a complex trip is the kind of organizational nightmare that'll make you feel like you're in a bad remake of a Vacationmovie -- don't worry. There's an app for that. Take it from me: I've been on the road with my family for the better part of a year, often for weeks at a time.

Travelista Tips: How To Plan The Perfect Girlfriends' Getaway

The Huffington Post | Travelistas | Posted 07.27.2012 | Black Voices

The experience of a vacation with your closest girlfriends is an unforgettable one. It gives you the chance to reinforce the bonds that you have and a...

The Ultimate Checklist For Exotic Trips

Fodor's | Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel

Criss-crossing the globe is a traveler's dream. But far-flung locales require more prep work than domestic ones. Here are the top 10 things to do and gadgets to grab before you go off the grid.

Giving Lift To Your Perfect Summer Trip

Tracy Christoph | Posted 07.24.2012 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

As the days turn warmer and stretch longer, and we feel like escaping our day-to-day routine and heading out into the sun, these summer travel tips and tricks will help make this summer's vacation a memory of a lifetime (and an affordable one at that).

20 Tips For Trouble-Free Trips

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.02.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Our time-tested advice on how to solve the 20 problems that crop up most frequently. Read on to maximize your chances of truly happy trails.

Why Women Are Better Than Men At Travel Planning

Yen Lee | Posted 02.10.2012 | Travel
Yen Lee

Women seem to better understand what studies have demonstrated: It's what you do when you actually get to your destination that matters, and that's where the memories are made.

Holiday Travel Tips That Can Save You Money | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

Follow these simple suggestions for booking holiday travel to save money and stay calm during the rush. ...

Overpacking: A Traveler's Lament

Suzan Crane | Posted 01.08.2012 | Travel
Suzan Crane

To be honest, I'm a bit of a "bourgeois hippie," which basically means that while I can sleep in tents, crash in squats and otherwise rough it, I maintain my inviolable right to pack personal style alongside my sleeping bag.

Craving a Career Break to Travel? Meet, Plan, Go!

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 12.03.2011 | Travel
Marie Elena Martinez

As we said over and over again at Meet, Plan, Go, there's no such thing as travel regret, and I imagine this year's panelists will inspire a whole new cadre of world warriors to action.

Before You Travel Together, Take This Compatibility Quiz

Sophia Dembling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sophia Dembling

Traveling with someone for the first time can be tricky. I've taken trips that have cemented friendships and trips that put cracks in friendships' foundations.