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Warning: You'll Never Get These Items Through Customs!

Budget Travel | Posted 09.11.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

There are a few no-no's that U.S. customs will confiscate if you try to get them past the border --some for health reasons, others for complex economic and cultural reasons. In the interest of saving you time, money -- and embarrassment! -- here are a few you should be wary of.

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

minube | Posted 09.11.2013 | Travel

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor.

Columbus, Here I Come..!

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I just returned from a short trip to a city that, to be honest, I knew very little about. So why did I bother? Out of the blue, I received an invita...

10 Travel Tips for NFL Fans

Travelzoo | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel

Football season is about to kickoff, and soon parking lots will be filled with that oh-so-sweet smelling BBQ and cries of "Bear Down!" Check out your team's road schedule and make a long weekend of it to explore another city, and cheer on your team come Sunday.

WATCH: Hotels Check In To Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 11.09.2013 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Maybe you've heard about the Instagram hotel, or the Twitter hotel. Gimmicks? Well, okay. But they're signs that hotels understand the need to include...

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in the USA

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If a trip to Germany isn't in the budget this year, you can still partake in the merrymaking festivities closer to home. Here are seven of the best Oktoberfest celebrations across the United States.

Should This Video Convince You That It's Safe to Travel to Egypt?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.10.2013 | World
Conde Nast Traveler

Egypt's Arab Spring was a revolution fanned if not ignited by social media, its participants say, so perhaps it should be no surprise that Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou took to YouTube recently to assuage fears that his country should be off-limits to tourists.

6 Unorthodox Reasons to Attend America's Cup in San Francisco

Lanee Lee | Posted 11.10.2013 | Travel
Lanee Lee

Since I'm not particularly into the art of sailing, when I went during the Louis Vuitton's Cup (preliminary races), I discovered plenty of other entertaining aspects. Here are six quirky reasons to head to San Francisco to watch an America's Cup race.

How to Find the Right Theme Cruise | Posted 11.10.2013 | Travel

Chances are excellent that somewhere, a theme cruise celebrating your passion is being organized. Cruises are themed about everything from antiques to art, cycling, crafts, knitting, history, literature, film, wellness, and wine. Here's how you can find your own fantasy theme cruise.

People Who Live in Concrete Houses - Part 2

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 11.10.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

We've done remodels on several places in Latin America now, and each time, we vow not to be present while the tear-out is being done. So far, for reasons we cannot fathom, we haven't managed to do that yet.

This Week's Travel Tuesday Is...

Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel

On Sunday, it was announced that Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympics -- winning out over Madrid and Istanbul. Though that's a while from now, why no...

Shoulder Season

Viator | Posted 08.20.2013 | Travel

Imagine... traveling to Europe when the crowds are thin, the weather is pleasant, and the costs are slashed. Don't think it exists? It does. Europe's shoulder seasons are ideal times to plan international travel.

Fare Enough -- How Smart Technology Could Waste Commuter Time and Money

Sua Son | Posted 11.09.2013 | Impact
Sua Son

With new emerging transport technology, you can now easily plan, track, record, and share your daily commute with others. However, can smart technology become too smart when it comes to travel?

10 Airport Foods You Should Never Eat

SmarterTravel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Travel

Whether you're dashing to make a flight or stranded at the gate for hours, start your trip off right by avoiding these super unhealthy choices for airport food and drink.

10 Food Fads Worth Traveling for

SmarterTravel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Travel

From cronuts to crookies, and umami burgers to Japadogs, these latest food fads are worth traveling for, so pack a fork and hit the road.

Traveling With Kids

Michele Bigley | Posted 11.09.2013 | Travel
Michele Bigley

Family travel isn't always easy. But I like to travel with my kids. I can't get enough of experiencing the world at large through my children's eyes. In order to salvage an ounce of sanity, each day I tailor at least one activity for my kids. The real fun starts when I let them guide for a day.

Vacation Escapes to Take Your Mind off Summer's End

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.09.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

A little depressed that summer's winding down? We get it. Check out these 10 sunny island escapes to take your mind off it.

Why People are Flocking to Berlin

This Is My City | Posted 11.09.2013 | Travel
This Is My City

Berlin is distinctly anti-capitalist and it puts humanity and culture before money. It's a city where people go to live for cheap while they make things -- art, music, cultural output in general. It's also a place where people go to dance the night away.

Kindness ONE: Crossing the Atlantic on an Ocean of Kindness

Leon Logothetis | Posted 11.09.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

Finding that elusive shipping company willing to take Kindness ONE® and I across the Atlantic Ocean (for free) was no easy task.

Royal Air Maroc + Customer Service = 0

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.09.2013 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

I've always enjoyed traveling to Morocco. It's a beautiful country with lots to offer, except when things go wrong and it becomes surreal. On a two-d...

A Travel Manifesto

Caz Craig Makepeace | Posted 11.09.2013 | Travel
Caz Craig Makepeace

Make it your mission to learn as much as you can and engage with those around you. Share your own culture as well. Help bring the world closer together and show how similar we really all are. You are an ambassador for your home country; represent it in the BEST light. Expand your horizons and embrace those who are completely different to you.

Best Dive Bar in New Orleans

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 11.09.2013 | Travel
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

What makes Snake and Jake's Christmas Club Lounge one of the best dives we've ever been to is its ability to stave off the world outside and provide a timeless, windowless pocket in which to immerse yourself and be alone.

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Amsterdam

Posted 09.08.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Jessica Lacey of Ireland. I used to live near Amsterdam so it is one of my favourite cities ...

Are You a Bad Traveler?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Deadbeats. Gate lice. Entitleds. Pull back the curtain on the service industry and you can hear them talking about us -- often in unflattering terms.

Take Your Bachelor/ette Party to a New Level: Visit Edinburgh!

Christina Kelly | Posted 09.06.2013 | Travel
Christina Kelly

Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, is known for its rich history from the Burke and Hare murders, to the poetry of Robert Burns, all overseen by the ominous castle atop the hill. While the past is very important to this city, so is the present.