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6 Unique Vacations Perfect For Empty-Nesters

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 10.12.2016 | Parents

We’re guessing that over the years, your family vacations have included plenty of theme parks, petting zoos and all-inclusive resorts. And your kids...

Laugh at Pre-Travel Stress With This Simple Plan

Dave Tomlinson | Posted 06.07.2016 | Travel
Dave Tomlinson

I can still clearly remember the night before my first overseas trip. I was rushing around but didn't seem to be making progress. I glanced at the c...

5 Scientific Reasons You Should Go On Vacation

O, The Oprah Magazine | Joann Pan | Posted 05.26.2016 | OWN

Discover the incredible physical and emotional perks of planning your next trip. Americans ditched roughly half their earned vacation days in 2014, a...

6 Essential Weather Report Details Every Camper and Backpacker Should Know Before Heading Into the Elements

Hartley | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green

You probably already know how to read temperature and precipitation forecasts. Those are the ones you check every morning to decide which jacket to grab as you're heading out the door.

The Hottest Place on Earth (and How To Get There)

Map Happy | Posted 04.28.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Do proverbs say anything about April snow? This post originally appeared on Map Happy. We just got a few inches up in Boston. In April. Mere days af...

Empty Kitchen? These Tips Will Prevent You From Being Hangry After a Trip

Map Happy | Posted 04.20.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Nothing is worse than coming home to an empty fridge. The second worst thing? Being forced to eat greasy takeout. This post originally appeared on Ma...

This Tool Will Calculate the Exact Cost of All Different Flight Options

Map Happy | Posted 04.19.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Different airlines, airports, and days. Not to mention the baggage. That's a whole lot of variables to track. This post originally appeared on Map H...

Download These Apps to Keep Young Kids Happy While Traveling

Map Happy | Posted 04.12.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Electronic babysitter, commence. Each of these apps will provide enough entertainment and learning opportunities to make everyone happy. This post...

15 Ways to Entertain Kids on a Plane

Christine Johnson | Posted 03.29.2016 | Travel
Christine Johnson

Before I had kids I was a horrible flyer. When turbulence would hit I'd practically sit on the lap of the person seated next to me. (Awkward!) But a...

Why You Might Want To Think Twice About Using Airbnb Internationally

Map Happy | Posted 03.11.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Because I understand the pitfalls of traveling internationally (there are so many things that can go wrong) and the weakness of some of Airbnb's claim...

Exploding Batteries! What You Can and Can't Bring On Board

Map Happy | Posted 03.04.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Rest assured that our phones are safe for the time being. Other products, however, may not be so fortunate. Here's a handy chart provided by the Federal Aviation Administration.

How Long Does It Take To Drive Lonely Planet's Great American Road Trip?

Map Happy | Posted 02.18.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Low gas prices got you itching for a road trip this summer? Well, now there are two reasons to fill the tank and go -- because Lonely Planet just rel...

The Best Gifts and Gadgets for Serious Travelers

Map Happy | Posted 12.11.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Drink snobs should drink up. This cocktail kit describes exactly what it does: it's a toolkit for boozing it up. It's actually not the greatest gadget on the planet but it is definitely the perfect gadget for adding a little bit of spice to the holidays... and your plane flight.

The Only Time You Can Recline Your Seat And Other Travel Tips

Lewis Krell | Posted 11.10.2016 | Travel
Lewis Krell

In regular society, your neighbor does not have the right to any part of your backyard and no man is allowed to purposely block your path to a fire escape in a crowded place. Somehow during air travel all of these agreed upon laws and social customs are completely ignored.

What to Do With 36 Hours in Amsterdam

Heather Keleher | Posted 07.16.2016 | Travel
Heather Keleher

I recently found myself back in the picturesque city of Amsterdam for just a day-and-a-half, intrigued by the question of what to do from the seemingly endless possibilities!

Family Travel Tips

Findery | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel

Summer is here! And with that comes summer vacation. Whether you're heading to Europe to take advantage of this year's great exchange rates or you're simply visiting nearby grandparents, your summer will most likely involve some sort of family travel.

Best Villa Rental Agencies

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

These days, many villa rental agencies double as personal concierges, organizing private tours of museums, hands-on cooking classes, and more. These experts have you covered.

10 Glorious Ways to Enjoy Your Holiday Downtime

PureWow | Posted 02.23.2015 | HuffPost Home

See you next year, boss. Hasta la vista, daily commute. If you're the lucky recipient of a holiday break, here are our favorite ideas for how to relax during those fabulous free days.

The Easiest Step-By-Step Guide to Start Traveling

Amanda Walkins | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

If you want to go somewhere else, get up and move. No one else can do it for you. At the end of the day, this whole travel thing is being made out to be so complicated and convoluted.

Top 10 Travel Mistakes and How Not to Make Them

Budget Travel | Posted 09.13.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Even the most meticulously planned trip is subject to snafus, but with a little insider know-how, you can avoid making the common mistakes that can derail a vacation. Stick to these guidelines and your trip will be memorable not for lost luggage but for the thrill of discovering a new place.

24 Travel Apps to Download Now

Fathom | Posted 08.17.2013 | Travel

The best travel apps that help us pack our bags and see the world.

Is Booking A Trip With A Travel Agent Really A Better Option?

Elevate Destinations | Posted 06.29.2013 | Travel
Elevate Destinations

Hello there, fellow young, adventurous travelers. I know you. You probably stumbled onto this post in the midst of reading hundreds of reviews and b...

5 Common Myths About Cruise Travel

Viator | Posted 06.19.2012 | Travel

While you could easily spend all your time on board the ship, enjoying all the comforts of home (and way more), the only thing stopping you from having incredible, unforgettable experiences in port are your own misconceptions about cruise travel.

Why Women Are Better Than Men At Travel Planning

Yen Lee | Posted 02.10.2012 | Travel
Yen Lee

Women seem to better understand what studies have demonstrated: It's what you do when you actually get to your destination that matters, and that's where the memories are made.

Holiday Travel Tips That Can Save You Money | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

Follow these simple suggestions for booking holiday travel to save money and stay calm during the rush....