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The Suite Life in Florence

Jinna Yang | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

This is one of the most luxurious hotels in Italy, and if you've been thinking of doing something special for your mom, wife, and/or hubby (you go, you sugar mama, you), I would most definitely recommend bringing them here to treat them for a night of two.

9 Family-friendly Labor Day Getaways You Can Afford

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If you should go on any vacation, it should be during the upcoming Labor Day weekend from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1. The holiday is, after all, dedicated to American workers and their contributions to the country.

10 Trips That Are Better Taken Solo

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

If you have the will (and the way), you can travel just about anywhere, but some trips beg for solo exploration.

Czechs on Water - When Ahoj Means Ahoy

Olena Kagui | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Olena Kagui

Experiencing what the Czechs do every summer brought me closer to understanding them and their wonderful culture. I only went for two days but some Czechs spend weeks traveling from camp to camp along the river.

Take a Peek Inside Yellowstone's Abandoned Mansion

Roadtrippers | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel

It's hard to drive past The Smith Mansion on the Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway and not wonder what the hell it is. It looks like the work of a madman-- each story of the 75 foot structure is precariously stacked, held up by what seem like impossibly unstable 2x4s nailed together by hand.

These Are Possibly The Most Relaxing Places On Earth

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel

Some days you just need to sit back and enjoy some beautiful scenery. Today is that day. Friday (August 15) is National Relaxation Day; in honor o...

The 1 Minute Blog. God's Architect.

Peg Melnik | Posted 10.14.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

Anthony Gaudi has been coined "God's Architect" because religious images appear in many of his works. Gaudi's most notable structure is the Sagrada Fa...

A 'Little Summer' in Costa Rica

Travelzoo | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel

The period of reprieve from the rain, lasting only a few weeks, can occur sometime between July and August -- a time when prices at the hotels and resorts can be as much as half off the cost of staying later in the year.

NYC's Regency Bar and Grill Re-Opens With a Focus on Food

John Mariani | Posted 10.14.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Time being so valuable in an ever more hectic New York, the Business Breakfast is still a way for executives, media types and politicians to hobnob over eggs.

Cheap Stays: Where Are the World's Most Popular Hostels? | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel

Hostels are usually found in the most convenient of locations and increasing numbers of travelers -- both young and old -- are recognizing the benefits booking into such affordable accommodation.

Celebrate Flight During National Aviation Week

Tracy Christoph | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

This National Aviation Week, take a moment to glance up at the sky and reflect on the past, present and future of air travel and all those who make it possible.

The Man Bigger Than Bigfoot

Carla Moreno | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Carla Moreno

It's not too often one gets to meet a true cowboy, especially if that cowboy happens to be the legendary Bob Gimlin, the man who encountered Bigfoot on that fateful day of October 20, 1967.

You Can Now Walk To Mont Saint-Michel

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel

In a day and age when supersonic jets and solar-powered drones are all the rage, it's nice to know a simple footbridge can still draw crowds. In l...

Travel Photography How-tos: People Add Perspective

Megan Snedden | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel
Megan Snedden

For me, seeing a person in an image makes it more memorable because it tells a greater story than a landscape ever could. It also adds cultural reference.

6 Ways to Hack Your Travel

Vayable | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel

Even the most frugal individual can find themselves (and their wallets) overwhelmed by something as seemingly simple as booking a trip. Luckily, there are a few tricks out there to help keep your budget in check -- not to mention your sanity.

Flying With Someone? You May Have to Pay Extra to Sit Together

George Hobica | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

Finding seats together when you fly isn't always easy these days unless you pay sometimes exorbitant fees for "main cabin extra," "economy plus," or other "preferred" economy seats because that's all that's available when booking a flight.

Top 10 Fall Trips for Food Lovers

Fodor's | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel

Attention, gourmands: There's no better time than September through November to take your taste buds on vacation. As the summer rush winds down, hard-...

Great Getaways: Puerto Rico

Budget Travel | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

If you're looking for a fun, affordable beach getaway, visit Puerto Rico, home to plenty of beaches and nightlife, and enough options to satisfy every foodie, nature lover, and history buff.

5 Ski Resort Beer Festivals Not to Miss

Liftopia | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel

Ski resorts offer large open venues, great views, and a population of eager enthusiasts (AKA skiers) ready to knock back a few pints.

On the Menu: 7 Questions for Chef Spike Mendelsohn

Lesley Nagy | Posted 10.13.2014 | Taste
Lesley Nagy

Well known for his television appearances, Chef Spike Mendelsohn runs a slew of popular restaurants when he's not traveling the country.

Babymoon Like a Celeb: Six Gorgeous Hotels Where Celebrities Celebrated Their Babymoons

Oyster | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel

We're always looking for an excuse to go on vacation, and thanks in large part to pregnant celebrities, "babymoons" are becoming a very real thing.

The Comeback Kids: 5 Former Danger Zones That Are Ready for Travel

Gogobot | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel

Travel warnings and restrictions are a traveler's worst nightmare, and a sobering reminder that the world is a complicated place, but you can take solace in knowing that a once-dangerous area can make a comeback.


Marcia Liss | Posted 10.13.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


8 Reasons Why Monte Cristi Is Magical

Sonia Gil | Posted 10.12.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

There is nothing better than warm, green waters, tropical deserted beaches and the perfect sunset. Monte Cristi, Santo Domingo offers all of this, and so much more!

Are you a Traveler or a Tourist?

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 10.12.2014 | Travel
Nikki Fotheringham

If you dream of setting foot on distant shores, of strolling beneath foreign stars or if you can't wait to pack a bag and leave behind the familiar and the comfortable, then you, kindred soul, are a traveler.