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Vacation Tips

10 Ways to Recover From a Vacation Hangover

MiniTime | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel

Always exhausted after your vacation? Here are a few tried and tested tips to combat vacation hangovers. (Flickr: Jude Freeman) Although a vacation...

Essential Tips for Renting a Car Overseas

Thrillist | Posted 03.02.2016 | Travel

By: Tim Ebner Credit: Flickr/Nicolas Grevet Renting a car is usually pretty easy. In fact, these days travelers often bypass the customer service c...

How to Prep for a Vacation: 8 Things to Do Before Taking Time Off Work

Glamour | Posted 01.22.2016 | Women

By Jillian Kramer, Glamour Photo: Sante Forlano Baby, it's cold outside--and if you're thinking of checking out of work and checking onto a cruise,...

12 Essential Tips for Vacationing Alone

Thrillist | Posted 01.07.2016 | Travel

By: Matt Meltzer Credit: Shutterstock A wise French dude once proclaimed, "Hell is other people" -- we can only guess he said this after spend...

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Planning Your Disney Vacation

MiniTime | Posted 09.14.2016 | Travel

No one wants to waste time or money during a family vacation in Anaheim or Orlando, but you also don't want to tie yourselves in knots trying to maximize every move. Here are five mistakes that are easy to make... and prevent.

5 Tips For Planning A Budget Beach Trip Right Now

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.25.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Whether you've booked your vacation in advance or at the last minute, there are certain times of the year when everyone wants to be in the same place. For the warmer months that's the beach.

The 15 Worst Decisions You Can Make On Vacation

Thrillist | Posted 06.03.2016 | Travel

You know just how important it is to make every ounce of that paid time off count.

7 Inspiring Vacation Journal Writing Prompts

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 06.02.2016 | Women
Dr. Gail Gross

Journaling is an excellent habit to incorporate into daily life, and vacation gives you ample time to dive deep into your thoughts and emotions, unfiltered and without daily obligations tugging at your sleeve.

8 Hotel Booking Hacks Every Traveler Needs to Know

Thrillist | Posted 05.21.2016 | Travel

Sure, you know how to book a hotel on your own because you've got a credit card and the Internet. But chances are you're not booking a hotel as well or as cheaply as you could. To turn you from hotel amateur to hotel pro, we've probed the minds of lodging experts to hear their tips on saving the most money and maximizing every hotel stay you book.

Your 10-Step Guide to Traveling the World

Tausha Cowan | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel
Tausha Cowan

I am not saying drop everything and go travel right this minute, but you can start to put a plan in place to make it happen at some point in the future. Here are 10 steps you can take today to help you travel the world.

Ask These 6 Questions to Save Money on Your Next Vacation

U.S. News Travel | Posted 05.25.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

After you've found a cheap flight online and used social media to scoop up some perks, your next method for scoring the best travel deals is to get off the computer and start asking questions.

13 Signs You're A Basic Tourist

Thrillist | Posted 05.25.2015 | Travel

While most of us have learned about "basic behavior" (and how to avoid it), it still seems to be as ubiquitous as a selfie stick. Which is why, in the spirit of awareness (self or otherwise), we've compiled this list of things that, if you find yourself doing them, probably make you a basic tourist.

5 Ways to Stay Fit on Vacation

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.01.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

It can be easy to let fitness go by the wayside when you travel. After all, isn't that what vacation is for -- taking a break from your normal routine? But staying fit on the road doesn't have to be difficult.

8 Ways to Fight Jet Lag on Your Cruise

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.01.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

You've spent months comparing itineraries, cabin types and shore excursions, and now, you're ready for the international cruise of a lifetime. But if you're cruising abroad, you could lose precious vacation time to travel sleepiness.

How To Take Your Dream Vacation Without A Guidebook Or Expensive Cell Charges

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel

Taking a trip to an unfamiliar destination is thrilling, but it also requires careful planning to ensure travelers enjoy the fun of exploration withou...

Overpacked and Under Pressure

Edward Piegza | Posted 12.16.2014 | Travel
Edward Piegza

Liquids, gels, pastes and creams are heavy. Oversized or half-empty bottles and tubes take up valuable space. If you weight it all separately, you'll be surprise at how it adds up. It's a rare hotel that doesn't provide everything you need.

11 Common-Sense Rules To Follow On Your Next Vacation

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter & Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.19.2014 | Travel

We've already showed you how you're traveling "wrong," and after some recent events (cough, Knee Defender, cough), we feel like we have to highlight t...

22 No-Hassle Travel Tricks That Keep You Zen On The Go

Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living

Pro travelers inspire jealousy everywhere they go: they glide through the airport, calm and serene, seemingly untouched by airport security lines and ...

What You Need to Know Before Traveling to South Africa

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

South Africa has an immense range of opportunities for travelers, whether you're looking for a rugged adventure, a food and wine tour or a spiritual experience. Here's everything you need to know before you travel to South Africa.

Top 10 Quick Tips for Caribbean Cruisers

Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon

Feeling chilly on a Caribbean cruise? Trust me, it can happen. Once you get out into the open sea blustery nights are common even in Caribbean waters, and they'll put the kibosh on a romantic evening stroll on deck faster than a case of Norovirus.

WATCH: Travel Experts' Best Tips For A Stress-Free Vacation

Posted 10.30.2013 | Travel

Vacations are fabulous, but travel can be a killer. The key to a great trip is not allowing the stressors of traveling to take a toll when you're s...

Family Vacation Escape From Sibling Rivalry

Sally Black | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Sally Black

The rules for family vacations should really be about what is best for your family at this very moment in time. In reality, a vacation away from one another may be the exact vacation your family really needs, and may be a secret for bringing a family back together.

7 Ways To Make Your Summer Buzz Last All Fall

Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Sunday, Sept. 22 marks the official start of Fall, meaning it's once again time to trade in swimsuits for cozy sweaters and iced teas for Pumpkin Spic...

5 Hacks To Optimize Your 3-Day Weekend

Posted 08.30.2013 | Healthy Living

It's a sad fact of life that vacations -- that precious time off reserved specifically for the purpose of relaxing -- can often cause us additional st...

Here's How To Keep Your Vacation Going Once It Ends

Posted 08.19.2013 | Travel

It's Monday and you've got a pile of dirty laundry in the corner of your bedroom that smells a little like sunscreen and a little like that odd scent ...