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The Intense World of Flamenco in Southern Spain (Video)

Kate Thomas | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
Kate Thomas

It has been a dream of mine for years to go to Southern Spain to experience Flamenco. Growing up with the Gypsy Kings and hearing the music along my travels, there was something about the art form that called to my soul.

How Locals Do Tapas in Spain (VIDEO)

Kate Thomas | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Kate Thomas

Tapas and Spain go together like baguettes and France. And the southern Spanish region of Andalucia poses no exception to this rule. On a recent trip to Sevilla, Spain (an hour plane flight from Madrid) I got an inside look at tapas in one for the most thriving local neighborhoods in town.

Flying Private Is Becoming Affordable

Kate Thomas | Posted 06.29.2014 | Travel
Kate Thomas

What is your ultimate fantasy? As a travel filmmaker and journalist, mine is the ability to fly exclusively on private jets -- cutting out the hassl...

Traveling for Fashion in Vancouver

Kate Thomas | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Kate Thomas

I recently visited the beautiful city of Vancouver, Canada, where I got an inside look at local fashion. To be specific, I spent a day hopping around to the many boutique clothing stores around the city. And it suffices to say, I was impressed by what I discovered.

A Piece From My Niece!

Marlo Thomas | Posted 05.10.2014 | Home
Marlo Thomas

If there's one thing that runs in my family, it's the love of storytelling. My father, Danny Thomas, started that ball rolling. He became a nightclub star not just because of his talent for keeping his audiences in stitches, but also because he could spin a yarn that kept them perched forward in their seats. Dad passed that passion along to my sister and brother and me (when we all get together, we can't wait to tell each other a story!), and now it's moved on to the next generation: My niece, writer and filmmaker Kate Thomas, tells stories every day on her website, Travel With Kate; and this week, she's written one that truly touched my heart.

Don't Date a Guy Who Doesn't Travel

Kate Thomas | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Kate Thomas

Don't date a boy who doesn't travel. He's trapped in the safety of his routine habits. He doesn't like to try new restaurants or order something he doesn't know he already likes on the menu. He shuts down when you try to mix things up.

Lost in Dublin (VIDEO)

Kate Thomas | Posted 02.02.2014 | Travel
Kate Thomas

Because I only had a very brief amount of time in the Irish capital, I decided to try something new -- ambush total strangers and see if someone might be my local guide.

Americans In London: The Expat Experience On Travel With Kate (WATCH)

Posted 10.03.2013 | Home

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live abroad? My niece, travel journalist Kate Thomas, traveled to London and spoke with members of the...

Travel The World And Support St. Jude

Posted 09.23.2013 | Home

This month, Expedia has put together an exciting campaign to raise awareness and funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Expedia recruited my...

How to Make Solo Travel Less Solo (VIDEO)

Kate Thomas | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Kate Thomas

Solo travel is one of the most transformative experiences we can plan in life. It leads us to new truths, helps form a resilient sense of self and can be wildly fulfilling.

3 Tips to Get Hyper-Local Experiences While Traveling (VIDEO)

Kate Thomas | Posted 08.19.2013 | Travel
Kate Thomas

While traveling, if I don't get the opportunity to escape the tourist infrastructure of my destination and connect with locals, I'm not a happy camper. With this concern in mind, here are three fail-safe tips to plan an immersive trip.

Summer Weekend Getaway Packing Guide (VIDEO)

Kate Thomas | Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel
Kate Thomas

This is a step-by-step packing guide for summer weekend trips, for women. Follow the steps and you'll take out all the emotion behind packing. And you'll get it all done quickly.

Being an Expat in London (VIDEO)

Kate Thomas | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
Kate Thomas

Maybe its those adorable accents, the vibrant multicultural and metropolitan feel of the city or the lush greenery. Whatever it is, I have fallen in love with London.

Great Make-Out Spots in London

Kate Thomas | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Kate Thomas

London is a very romantic city.

A Boozy Pub Crawl in London

Kate Thomas | Posted 05.31.2013 | Travel
Kate Thomas

In the British capital, I met up with James Dowdeswell, a local comedian who actually grew up in a pub! The plan was to sample a few brews at his favorite boozers in East London but our pub crawl got interrupted! And I'm glad it did.

How to Speak with a British Accent (VIDEO)

Kate Thomas | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
Kate Thomas

I'm in London right now. And as I walk through the streets I can't help but to mimic the accents I hear. But the honest truth is that I'm not so good at it!

Can't-Miss Foodie Experiences in London (VIDEO)

Kate Thomas | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
Kate Thomas

Street food in London is becoming an increasingly popular phenomenon. The food is cheap. The food is good. And the trend provides a communal, party atmosphere that conventional dining cannot touch.

Top Tips For Budget Travel

Posted 10.15.2014 | Home

It’s the dead of winter, which means cold weather, an early sunset and more time trapped indoors -- but that doesn’t mean you can’t dream of bei...

Need To Know: Holiday Travel With Kate Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 12.06.2012 | Home

The holiday season creeps up fast, and sometimes you're left with little time to arrange travel plans. Kate Thomas of gave her advi...

WATCH: A Little More Summer In NYC

Kate Thomas | Posted 11.26.2012 | Travel
Kate Thomas

The summer just officially ended. But the weather is still great. Let's pretend it's still summer on Pier 84 at West 44th St. in Manhattan.

WATCH: How To Stand Up Paddle Board

Kate Thomas | Posted 11.21.2012 | Travel
Kate Thomas

Hanalei Bay is a massive cove on the North side of the Hawaiian island of Kauai, well known for surfing in the wintertime.