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5 Hotel Booking Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

TripAdvisor | Posted 04.12.2016 | Travel

By Wendy Perrin, TripAdvisor travel advocate If you think the path to the lowest hotel price is to book as far ahead as possible or to wait for a las...

15 Things Nobody Tells You About Visiting Washington D.C.

TripAdvisor | Posted 03.26.2017 | Travel

15 Things Nobody Tells You About Visiting Washington, D.C. With the cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C., about to hit their peak bloom, now is one ...

5 Ways Travel Improves Your Health, According To Science

TripAdvisor | Posted 11.09.2016 | Travel

Americans leave 429 million vacation days unused every year. In fact, as a nation we're taking a week's less vacation annually than we did 15 years ago.

10 Tips for Dining Overseas and Eating Like a Local

TripAdvisor | Posted 10.19.2016 | Travel

One of the big reasons many of us travel is for the food. We want to try those specialties that don't taste the same at home, not to mention those foods we can't even get at home -- think mangosteens in Southeast Asia, or a pint of Guinness in Ireland -- and, of course, we want to dine in local hangouts rather than tourist traps.

The Pros and Cons of Off-Season Travel

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.03.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

With fewer crowds, you can enjoy a more intimate experience at some top attractions in a destination, which may be impossible during busy peak times.

5 Things Every Smart Traveler Should Do This Month

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

2. Save 25 percent on Memorial Weekend flights. Fly on Saturday morning (instead of Friday) and return on Tuesday (rather than Monday). While holiday-weekend airfares are rising, they're still probably cheaper than the high domestic summer fares that will kick in around June 8.

Three Ways To Find The Lowest Airfare

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Whatever airfare search site you're using, just leave your Web browser window open on your computer screen and hit "Refresh" at least four times a day.

Six things Every Smart Traveler Should Do This Month

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By Wendy Perrin, Condé Nast Traveler A look at Canada's Lake Louise. (Photo: FStop Images/Brian Caissie) How did it get to be March alread...

12 Expert Solutions to Common Holiday Travel Problems

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

With millions of people flying to their holiday vacation destinations this weekend, and with severe weather expected to disrupt some of those travel plans, I thought it might help to provide some tips for coping with common holiday travel problems.

5 Island Resorts You Didn't Know You Wanted to Visit

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

For those of you thinking about where to find a little barefoot luxury in 2014, here are five places to dream about.

How to Fit Everything You Need into One Carry-On

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

You can't be a slave to the fashionistas when you're a slave to the overhead storage bin. My system may not be stylish, but it has stood the test of hundreds of thousands of air miles. Here is the unvarnished truth about what my wheelie looks like when you open it.

How to Stay Safe Abroad in Uncertain Times

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

While I'm no counterterrorism expert, I think I'm in a position to suggest a few smart things that travelers headed to uncertain areas can do, say, carry, and wear. I'm headed to Morocco myself in November. Go ahead and travel. Just be smart about it. How? Read on.

Beat Jet Lag

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

I can't sleep on planes -- at least, not in coach. So I work on my laptop throughout the flight and then, upon arrival, shut off the laptop and make the rest of the day about getting outdoor exercise and sunlight. I usually walk around all day, sightseeing, and don't stop moving till 7 p.m.

When Is a Cruise Cabin Upgrade Worth the Money?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.22.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

It's a very hard question to answer. I'm naturally a bit biased against splurging on a suite in general. I'm simply the sort of person who would rather spend my money on as many trips as possible, staying in basic accommodations. So here's a second opinion.

7 Celebs & Travel Experts Dish on Their Go-To Travel Item

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 01.13.2013 | Travel
Elizabeth Thorp

Poshbrood caught up with some travel experts, road warriors and celebs to find out their must-have travel items to help make their travels more enjoyable.

How To Turn A Deal Into A Dream Trip

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.08.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Sometimes a "deal" is no deal at all. But sometimes it's just a few tweaks away from the trip of a lifetime. This is the story of how I turned a low-budget Caribbean cruise -- on a crowded megaship with a run-of-the-mill ­itinerary -- into my family's best vacation in years.

10 Travel Twitterers to Follow and Why

Johnny Jet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Johnny Jet

To find out what's happening in the travel industry, follow these 10 Twitterers. Some provide links to travel news, deals and tips while others share experiences and pictures around the globe.