iOS app Android app


Europe's 11 Most Underrated Small Cities

Thrillist | Posted 04.30.2015 | Travel

Say "Europe," and informed Americans will think of "The Final Countdown." Because informed Americans love '80s arena rock. Everyone else will likely envision London, Paris or Rome. But there's a lot more to the continent than its mega-cities.

5 Best EMV Chip Cards For Your Summer Travel Plans | Posted 04.29.2015 | Money

Whether you're planning a European vacation this summer or just looking for a great travel card that also has the EMV technology, we've detailed five of the best travel rewards credit cards.

Faithful Shopper -- More for Mom

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.29.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Flowers, chocolates, perfume -- it's what most of us give the moms in our lives on Mother's Day. But why be conventional? After all, moms have many lives -- they work, they travel, they lead. Get a gift for the woman she is besides a mom.

50th Reunion Tales, Part I

Renee Fisher | Posted 04.29.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

LBL has spent most of the 50 years since graduation proving that a sharp intellect and an outstanding education is still no guarantee that a human being can function adequately on the planet.

Every Question You've Ever Had About Flying, Answered By A Pilot

Supercompressor | Posted 05.01.2015 | Travel

Let's just put it right out there: flying is a king-sized pain in the ass. The cramped seats, the recycled air, the turbulence, the mysterious noises. Determined to conquer my own personal fear, I sought out Tom Bunn -- an experienced airline captain and licensed therapist.

Your Summer Flight Just Got Cheaper -- Here's Why

SmarterTravel | Posted 04.29.2015 | Travel

Finally, a small sliver of good news for air travelers: Summer airfares are falling. According to a report from the Airlines Reporting Corp, domestic airfares are $2.01 cheaper compared to last summer; that's a less than 1 percent drop.

10 Hungarian Habits I Lost When I Moved to the US

Kat Gal | Posted 05.01.2015 | Travel
Kat Gal

At age 17 I left my home country, Hungary and moved to the US. After nearly 9 years of living, studying and working here, yet again, I took another courageous step and I left. Since then I've only been back as a visitor as part of my on-going travels.

Book Review: Sri Lanka: The New Country

Taylor Dibbert | Posted 04.29.2015 | Books
Taylor Dibbert

I was excited when I discovered Sri Lanka: The New Country online. The book came out recently and -- having covered the country for many years -- seasoned journalist Padma Rao Sundarji seems well-placed to write a longer work on post-war Sri Lanka.

Nine Reasons to Travel to Easter Island

Jacada Travel | Posted 04.29.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Rapa Nui's enigmatic stone statues have long drawn travellers to this isolated Pacific island, but with its wealth of outdoor pursuits and culture there's so much more to discover.

These Are the Absolute Cheapest Flights in the U.S. | Posted 04.29.2015 | Travel

There's nothing worse for the budding traveler than when the wanderlust takes hold and the bank balance doesn't agree. Well, don't worry, because all is not lost! At least, not with Hopper at hand to set would-­be travelers straight.

Should I Apply for a Credit Card?

Robert Harrow | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
Robert Harrow

Recent trends have shown that Americans, particularly millennials, are weary of using credit cards. The problem largely stems from the way credit cards are viewed today. They are typically perceived as a "last resort" for consumers who can't afford to pay for their purchases.

You CAN Teach an Old Dog a New Trick

Mathy Wasserman | Posted 04.28.2015 | Fifty
Mathy Wasserman

When my son was young, he thought the idiom was "You CAN teach an old dog new tricks!" How optimistic, sweet and naive... especially as his "old dog" mom was heading towards 50. Turns out he may have been right.

The Shocking Secret of the Green Tea Kit Kat

SmarterTravel | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel

They could have asked for anything -- beautiful paper, handmade ceramics, cutting-edge electronics -- but all they wanted was candy. Easy enough, I thought. Break me off a piece of that.

Young and Entrepreneurial: How April Cuenca's Journey to 51 Provinces in the Philippines Led to the Creation of Tourism Startup FlipTrip

David Ongchoco | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel
David Ongchoco

Cuenca explained, "Fliptrip is your gateway to finding new destinations. Find an unexpected paradise and have a great adventure right here in the Philippines." FlipTrip connects tourists to local communities, organizing you transportation, activities, accommodation and itinerary.

How to Enjoy Roller Coasters When They Scare You to Death

Quora | Posted 04.28.2015 | Entertainment

Don't worry about keeping your "cool" on a roller coaster -- scream as much as you want.

Canada by Plane, Train, Boat, or Automobile

Findery | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel

Canada is an amazing country for long road trips. In fact, there is so much to see that you kind of want to have your own car to drive around and explore.

Confessions Of A Cruise Ship Butler

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.29.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

We've always been impressed by the service on Crystal Cruises' pair of luxury ships. So, we wondered, what goes on behind the scenes to make it happen? We caught up with Executive Vice President Thomas Mazloum to find out.

Expats Share Their Top 20 Tips for Moving Abroad

Thrillist | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel

In an effort to help aspiring -- and possibly anxious -- globetrotters, we chatted with a bunch of expats around the world to find out exactly what they wish they'd known before making the big move.

Democrats Are Rollers, and Republicans Are Folders

Hipmunk | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel

Do you think "vacation" equals Las Vegas resort or New York City adventure? Would you use a public bathroom on a long flight? Your answers show your party lines more clearly than you could have imagined.

Hello, Winter The Dolphin! It's Me, Eliza

Meg Harris | Posted 04.27.2015 | Parents
Meg Harris

From the first time that Eliza watched the movie Dolphin Tale, she fell in love with Winter, a young dolphin who loses her tail. Eliza seemed to innately understand the dolphin's struggles.

How to Pack Truly Healthy Snacks for Travel

Shermans Travel | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

We all want to travel smart and healthy -- but that's often easier said than done. Long layovers at the airport, tight connections, and tired caffeine and carb crashes can lead to making bad choices. The best tool for making the right decisions is being prepared.

Finding the Perfect Apartment in Paris... This One Is a Rare Jewel!

LuxEco Living | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

Can you keep a secret? No seriously. I have discovered a rare jewel in Paris on Avenue Rodin. A home away from home. It felt like we were living in a museum... surrounded by art, literature and fine furnishings.

How I Handle My Travel Anxiety: 5 Pill-Free Tactics

Starre Vartan | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel
Starre Vartan

My wanderlust is so strong that it manifests as a physical ache (like someone with their hand pushing on my back) and itchy feet. But as much as I love traveling, it brings with it significant anxiety.

Travel Hacks for Families

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 04.27.2015 | Parents
Jacqui Zadik

Summer is coming up and if you ask a mother what her idea of a vacation is, I'll bet you she censors her answer. What runs through her mind is, "a trip without the kids!" That's not what she says, though... until now. After reading these hacks, moms will be rushing to their favorite booking site or travel agent, scooping up the best deals!

America's 10 Best Party Islands

Thrillist | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel

Much like party lakes are all about bringing the fun to the water, on a party island, the entire landmass is your playground. But not all islands are created equal -- you'll know a party island when you see one.