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Five Reasons Greek Tourism is Still at the Top of its Game

Maria Paravantes | Posted 07.07.2016 | Travel
Maria Paravantes

The battle ahead for Greece is only beginning against a giant who seems to have grown too big for his own boots. In the meantime, the strongest weapon in this battle and the healthiest component of the Greek economy, tourism, is being badgered by its own.

The History of In-Flight Peanuts and Snacks (and Which Airlines Offer Great Selections)

Hipmunk | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel

Airplanes and peanuts: The two go together like movies and popcorn or ball games and franks. But how (and why) did those free baggies became such an airborne institution?

8 Ways to A Painless Long Term Flight

Hipmunk | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel

Whether flying for pleasure to Bangkok or taking a regular business trip to Sydney, the long term flight can be hard on the body, mind, and soul. Though the thrill of adventure might keep things interesting for the first few hours, eventually, things are going to get boring and uncomfortable.

Visiting the Caribbean on the Cheap: The Top 8 Budget Tips

Hipmunk | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel

Think of the Caribbean: palm trees, white sand, and crystal waters probably come to mind. While it's often considered a dream destination, jetting off to an island paradise can quickly get pricey.

Hotel Entertainment Thanks to Google

Hipmunk | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel

One of the hidden costs of travel is getting charged for watching on-demand movies in your hotel room. Now, thanks to Google's Chromecast dongle, you can stream your own entertainment to your hotel television.

7 Geeky Places to Visit in Orlando, FL

Hipmunk | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel

If "Orlando vacation" makes you think of tacky souvenirs and mouse ears, think again. The City Beautiful is turning into The City Cthulhu-ful as Orlando becomes a destination for gamers, comic-book nerds and pop-culture enthusiasts. Add these places to your vacation itinerary and get your geek on.

4 Great Lobster Rolls in New England

Hipmunk | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel

Ask four people where to find the best lobster roll in New England and you'll probably get four different answers. Seems simple enough: lobster meat in a hot dog bun. True lobster lovers know it's not that easy. Here are four suggestions to get your lobster mojo going.

The Science Behind Why You Can't Read in the Car

Thrillist | Posted 07.07.2016 | Travel

Why do some of us fall violently ill just by glancing at a book in a moving car, while others can read through an entire road trip without any problem at all? Here's the scientific lowdown on what makes carsickness tick, as well as what you can do to prevent (or at least minimize) its wickedly brutal effects.

Insert Earplugs and... Wheels Up!

Hipmunk | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel

Traveling by air is fast and convenient, but unfortunately, it can sometimes be noisy. From the moment you step on the plane, your ears are accosted with announcements, people chatting away (rarely in their library voice) and, invariably, one or more screaming children.

La Bastide de Moustiers Provence: LuxEcoLiving's Best Gastronomic Inns in the World

LuxEco Living | Posted 07.02.2015 | Taste
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World LuxEcoLiving "If I can't have too many truffles, I'll do without ...

How To Perfect The Art Of Haggling On Airbnb

Map Happy | Posted 06.12.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

My general policy as a host is to turn away hagglers because it signals a problem guest. It's still possible, though, to get a confirmed booking and save some money without irritating a host so much they end up declining a guest's inquiry outright. The trick is learning how to do it delicately.

8 Tourist Traps You Can Totally Skip

PureWow | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel

If you've ever waited on a three-hour line only to find the Eiffel Tower just...meh, then you know the value of avoiding tourist traps. Here are eight places we firmly think you can skip -- and what to do with your time instead.

Israel Family Travel: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and the Golan Heights

David Code | Posted 07.02.2016 | Travel
David Code

"Walk out till you're at least knee-deep in the water, then just sit down as if you're falling into an easy chair." It seemed impossible, but as I fell back into the water, the Dead Sea gently caught me and I floated like I was on a space walk with no gravity.

What Growing Up Traveling With My Family Taught Me

Sonya Matejko | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel
Sonya Matejko

I was brought up at home as well as abroad therefore learning that there is more to discover than just a city's history when traveling with family. You learn about your kin, your parent's past, and your sibling's dreams. You understand more about yourself, as well as where you came from.

How To Eat Your Way Through Coastal Maine

Food52 | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel

My boyfriend and I had strategized our weekend trip to Maine with a carefully mapped selection of local favorites, return-worthy lobster rolls, and breathtaking views from our road trip the year before. We snacked, shopped, and chatted our way up to our destination.

Finders Keepers: Unclaimed Baggage

Dane Steele Green | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

If you ever lost your luggage, permanently, there is a good chance it eventually made its way to this treasure trove in the far northeast corner of the Cotton State.

What Do Chihuly, Rodin and Renoir Have in Common? Find Out at The Corning Museum of Glass

Cathy Chester | Posted 07.04.2016 | Travel
Cathy Chester

I enjoy reviewing destinations that are both accessible and fun. On a recent vacation we took in the Finger Lakes region of New York State we had a private tour of the beautiful Corning Museum of Glass. Not only is their new 100,000 square foot contemporary wing fully accessible, but it is breathtaking as well.

How to Save Money at the Airport Before You Get On the Plane

Clark Howard | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel
Clark Howard

Nobody knows if Southwest will continue with their liberal "no baggage fees" policy. But it certainly has made for some strong imaging for them. You can see their "no baggage fees" commercials on constant rotation during heavily watched sports events.

3 Unusual Ways to Save Money on Accommodations

Clark Howard | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel
Clark Howard

As longtime listeners to my show are aware, it's now become commonplace when you're looking for a deal to rent a condo or a home directly from the homeowner rather than renting a traditional hotel.

The Lacquer Box

John Feffer | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel
John Feffer

My wife and I lived in Tokyo for three years. At the end of our time there, we threw a going away party for ourselves. "No gifts," we told all our friends. Instead, they could bring something for the potluck meal. Oh, and they had to take something away with them.

14 Places To Swim Before You Die

Hipmunk | Posted 07.05.2016 | Travel

One of the best things about a warm-weather getaway is the thrill of throwing on a bathing suit and going for a swim. In putting together this list, we chose places, pools, and locales that created truly incredible, one-of-a-kind swimming experiences.

The Most Dangerous Beaches for Shark Attacks in the U.S.

The Active Times | Posted 07.05.2016 | Travel
The Active Times

As you head to the coast for summer vacation, the slim possibility of a shark attack might be in the back of your mind. Chances are you've got nothing to worry about, but just in case, you should probably know where most shark attacks happen in the U.S.

15 Things To Bring On Your Summer Adventures | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel

Whether you're in a hammock, at your desk or flying through the clouds, this little velvety journal from the folks at Live Happy magazine reminds you to stay positive, be grateful, and jot down all those summer adventures.

Walking in Williamsburg: A Guide to Styles, Snacks, and Sounds

Shoptiques | Posted 07.02.2016 | New York

Photo by Jaspermaz via Wikimedia Commons A hipster paradise within the sprawling boroughs of New York, Williamsburg is just a short ride on the L tra...

Experience an All-American Coastal Summer in 9 Easy Tips

Findery | Posted 07.02.2016 | Travel

You'll find many coastal summer ideas on my Findery notemap, but here are nine tips on how to perfect a coastal family summer. Please note, I'm not even going to mention swimming and enjoying nature, because I hope everyone takes those as a given!