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How to Save Money When Booking Travel Online

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.22.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Finding a good price online (especially during the holiday season) requires diligence and patience, not to mention a great deal of savvy. To help you get the most bang for your buck on your next DIY travel booking, we talked to the experts.

Announcing A Winning Idea For The Future of Travel

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.22.2013 | Travel
Shira Lazar

I recently posted about 'Crowd Sourcing the Future of Travel' and my experience participating in the launch of Marriott Hotels' ...

Why I'm So Disappointed In Betty White

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 12.22.2013 | Fifty
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The beloved 91-year-old comedian Betty White has a new starring role in Air New Zealand's latest in-flight safety video. I don't think it's one of her finest performances.

From Coast to Coast | Posted 12.22.2013 | Travel

With 12,383 miles of coastline in the United States, finding the best beach escape is no small task. Here are our eight picks for great sandy spots from coast to coast.

How to Rack Up Miles to Fly for Free

Off Track Planet | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Racking up miles may feel like clipping coupons, but knocking down the cost of airfare is one less barrier to discovering the world. You'll be glad you held up the check-out line with your thousands of pudding cups like a senior citizen when boarding that flight the fuck out of here.

The Weekly Rune: Raidho

Kelley Harrell | Posted 12.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

Raidho -- travel -- Seldom has Raidho come up in the Weekly Rune column. Anytime it appears in a cast, I pause, because it draws on all the things mo...

With Confederations Cup in the Rear-View, Brazil Looks to the World Cup

Robert L. Quigley, MD, D.Phil. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Robert L. Quigley, MD, D.Phil.

As international soccer/football fans know, the 2013 Confederations Cup had been anticipated as a full dress rehearsal for next year's World Cup. What lessons were learned this past June and what did Brazil's international visitors take away that will help others have an easier time next summer?

Croatia Travel: Explore Magical Cities, Islands and Fishing Ports | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Today, Croatia is pulling out all the stops. Trees froth with blossom, fields are speckled gold with wildflowers, and there's the scent of summer in the air. The temperature is 68 F. Perfect for boat trips, islands and exploring fishing ports.

A Local's Guide to New York

Bart van Poll | Posted 12.21.2013 | Travel
Bart van Poll

Now obviously there's plenty to do in New York, but where do you start? Following the suggestions of these seven locals you could eat at Chinatown's exception, Mexicue, dine at Beyoglu, or drink bourbon at Maysville.

Friendship And Travel Summed Up In One Epic Time-Lapse Video

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel

While many people toy with the notion of quitting their jobs to simply travel the world, three friends turned that very dream into a reality -- and th...

Is This The World's Cheapest Airline?

Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel

The world's cheapest airline is Ryanair, correct? According to some research conducted by, Ryanair is actually only the fourth c...

This View From The Great Wall Is Breathtaking

Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel

If you haven't made a trip to the Great Wall of China, you're missing out on one of the most impressive sites -- and some of the most impressive views...

Sleepless in Portland

Alison Rosen | Posted 12.20.2013 | Comedy
Alison Rosen

If you are in that phase of life where sleep comes easy but is somewhat optional, take advantage of it. Stay awake from 19 to 23 because no one tells you that one day you won't feel like yourself for at least a year, possibly two, because you made the mistake of taking a red eye.

Hotels With Beautiful Art

Hipmunk | Posted 12.20.2013 | Travel

When traveling, many people don't realize they can experience beautiful art exhibits without stepping foot outside their hotel. From hotel hallways adorned with beautiful paintings to full art museums, these hotels come with a guaranteed beautiful view.

10 Great Supernatural Spots

Fodor's | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

With Halloween on the horizon, how about a seasonal getaway where you'll have a good chance of seeing something plenty more freaky than fall foliage? No matter which you visit, you're guaranteed some spirited sightseeing, indeed.

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Safaris

Posted 11.01.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Susan Portnoy of The Insatiable Traveler. Her photo was taken on a trip to Kenya's Mara Triangle...

Kindness One: A passage to India From Turkey, Thanks to Good Hearts

Leon Logothetis | Posted 12.19.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

I had to find a way to get from Turkey to India without traveling overland. This left me with two options: by sea or by air. Unfortunately I couldn't find a workable sea option, but I had met a guy in Istanbul who seemed connected and also had put me up for the night...

Rollin' on the (L.A.) River

Duane Wells | Posted 12.19.2013 | Travel
Duane Wells

On that quiet, solemn walk I came to understand that the last few hours had been a defining moment for me. I realized for the first time that in travel, as in life, you have to know who you are. Who I am is a luxury travel writer. Who I am not is an adventure travel writer. And that's ok.

New Happenings in Napa

PureWow | Posted 12.19.2013 | San Francisco

Let's be honest: There's never really a terrible time to gaze at Napa's sun-dappled hills and drink from the fruit of its vines. But October and November just might be our favorite time to go. Here's our itinerary for your next Napa trip.

Dear Luxury Hotels, You Are Almost Perfect, Except...

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 12.19.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

I have stayed in thousands of luxury hotels ( From 5 to 7 star) over my years in travel and they are usually wonderful -- but most with some small exc...

14 New, Must-See Public Artworks Across the Globe

ARTINFO | Posted 10.19.2013 | Arts

Here we go. 1. Hamburg, Germany: "Crossing the Elbe" by Anthony McCall Anthony McCall "Crossing the Elbe" in Hamburg, Germany -- © Martin Rog...

11 Awesome Footbridges Around the World

Findery | Posted 10.19.2013 | Travel

Modern and old, organic and manufactured, quaint and high, inviting and terrifying. Here's a list of 11 remarkable footbridges around the world.

A (Small) Dash of Soviet Nostalgia

Ryan O'Rourke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Ryan O'Rourke

Jolted back to life by the screeching of iron, I quickly sat up in my bunk and glanced through the foggy window of my Soviet-era train at an ever-slowing blur of Cyrillic letters. In mere moments I would finally step into the mysterious capital of Belarus, the notorious "last dictatorship in Europe."

Iceland With a Toddler - A Photo Blog

Limari Colon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Limari Colon

"Why Iceland?" My friends ask me when I tell them I just returned from an awesome trip. I'm happy to report it was our best trip yet! We had the time of our lives and I've got pictures to prove it. Here's what you can do if you're planning a trip to Iceland with a toddler:

5 Hip and Cool Yoga Destinations

Alison Lewis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Alison Lewis

Take your yoga practice to new heights with these beautiful destinations with unique, hip and cool yoga classes. Regardless of the style of yoga you typically practice, you will find life-changing experiences here. Grab your mat and check out my top five picks.