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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?

The Least Dangerous Countries for Tourists

The Active Times | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Countries have different notions of what constitutes a crime, different social standards that affect which crimes get reported by victims to police, and differing levels of confidence in police that may discourage victims from reporting a crime altogether.

Steaked Out: Where to Eat in Buenos Aires When You Don't Want Beef

Jacada Travel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

We all know Buenos Aires and Argentina is well known for its beef. You've come to the right place for that. However some find they are looking for something a little different, lighter or wishing to explore another gastronomic side to the city.

70th Anniversary of D-Day: In Normandy, the Echoes Are Still Strong

Edward Piegza | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Edward Piegza

To stand ankle-deep in that sand -- back to the water, facing the bluffs that were lined with wall-to-wall firepower -- is a moment that etches itself in the imagination.

5 Reasons Why Disney World Is Better Than Ever

George Hobica | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

Despite any downsides, Orlando -- and, quite specifically, Walt Disney World -- is the trip of a lifetime. You can pretend otherwise, but I'm not going to.

10 Places Where You Can Cook With Famous Chefs

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

We all know how to eat when we travel -- but what if you want to cook, too?

12 Beach Vacations With No Passport Needed

Travelzoo | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel

Shaded cabanas, bright beach towels, shell-collecting, sunscreen and sand between your toes -- a little sun and beach time can do wonders.

5 Tasty Beer Museums You Must See

Off Track Planet | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Beer and brewery museums aren't just great tourist attractions, they're also places to get in touch with the lifestyle of the locals. After hitting a brew-seum, keep your buzz riding at local pub and show off your new found knowledge.

Grand Bahama Island: This Is The Adventure-Filled Escape You've Been Looking For | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel

On the heels of particularly brutal, icy, long winter, as spring was slow to show its face, nothing was as welcome as an escape to a warmer, happier p...

Beauty and Art, Everywhere...

Paula H. Noe | Posted 05.21.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

In Florence, a city dense with beauty and stimulation, the shop windows are gorgeous and enticing.

[Not] Cooking Off The Cuff: On The Road Again

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.21.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

We'll be going through quite a bit of milk and cream from our favorite farmers' market vendors.

5 Amazing Lesser-Known African Wonders You Have to See [PHOTOS]

Susan Portnoy | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

If you swoon over baby animals, the southern Serengeti in February is the place to be.

Their Dream Becomes a Reality: 50 States in 50 Days

Diane Propsner | Posted 07.20.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Photo Credit: Meredith Jacob Meet Madeline Carl and Meredith Jacob, two college filmmakers who are traveling 50 states in 50 days by car. Although...

5 Very Stylish Reasons to Visit Beverly Hills in 2014

Karin E. Baker | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
Karin E. Baker

Unique and gorgeous, each has a theme, such as film noir, the golden age inspired by Marilyn Monroe, high-gloss 1970s glamour, a stylishly sophisticated view of the 1960s, and the birth of modern glamour.

"Mad" King Ludwig's Castle

Rick Steves | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

Tour guides love to refer to Bavaria's Ludwig II as "Mad" King Ludwig for building his three extravagant castles in the foothills of the Alps, here in...

Driving in a Foreign Country: What You Need to Know

Rita Anya Nara | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
Rita Anya Nara

Getting from Point A to Point B in a foreign land is a fundamental part of traveling -- and should be one of the more enjoyable aspects of exploring a new country. So what do you need to know before you get behind the wheel for the ultimate private tour?

America's Vacation Deficit Disorder: Our Little Trillion Dollar Problem

William D. Chalmers | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

The end of May used to mark the unofficial start of vacation season in America. Summer was bookended by long weekends: Memorial and Labor Day. Three g...

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Travel

Inga Batur | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
Inga Batur

I don't care if it's the love of your life, nobody should make walk up and down the streets of Amsterdam if that's not what you like. It's a lose-lose for both of you. You hate it; they hate you for ruining the experience you all probably paid too much money for.

Get Up and Go!

Michael Benson | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
Michael Benson

Having just returned from China -- my third trip there in as many years -- I came away even more impressed by the invaluable lessons one can learn by merely getting out and seeing the world.

5 Things You Need to Know About Travel Insurance

The Active Times | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

The last thing we're going to do is spin some sad story about that one time we were on a trip and had our camera, laptop, [insert other expensive item here] stolen or damaged beyond repair. We all know it happens, we all think it won't happen to us and one more story won't change that.

The 19 Most Stunning Sacred Places Around the World

minube | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel

From mountaintop monasteries to super-modern temples, these amazing places will make you believe.

EccentriCities: Horchaterias, the Holy Grail and Hemingway in Valencia

Katherine LaGrave | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Katherine LaGrave

If good things really do come in threes, then Valencia -- Spain's third-largest city after Madrid and Barcelona -- perfectly completes the trifecta.

5 Things That Will Probably Happen On Your Next Road Trip -- and How to Prepare for Them

Susan Gregg Koger | Posted 07.19.2014 | Style
Susan Gregg Koger

If you follow me on Instagram (if not, you totally should -- @susangkoger), you know that I spend A LOT of time on the road and in the air travelin...

Memorial Day Road Trip Travel Etiquette

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Diane Gottsman

If you are tired, let someone else do some driving. Respect your exhaustion. Never risk the safety of yourselves and those around you to try to get to your vacation spot a little earlier. It's just not worth the risk.

8 Super Romantic Spas in Europe

Oyster | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel

A spa day is a relatively romantic endeavor on its own, but move that spa day to Europe and it's nearly guaranteed to spark some l'amour.