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Winter Travel

How to Drive in the Snow Like a Pro

Map Happy | Posted 02.16.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Slow down. I mean it. Go as slowly as necessary. Don't just reduce the vehicle's speed. Brake sooner than usual and more softly, accelerate more gently and for longer. Treat every action like the car could shatter at any moment.

8 Broadway Musicals to Catch this Winter

Findery | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Findery

As the temperature drops in NYC over the next few months, it's a good time to venture to Broadway to sit in a warm theater and take in a play.

Winter Survival Kit: 20 Items To Save Your Life

The Active Times | Posted 02.11.2016 | Travel
The Active Times

Imagine that you're visiting friends in their country house and you get a flat after spinning on ice. It's the countryside so the reception is not goo...

6 Easy, Affordable Warm-Weather Escapes

Spot | Posted 03.09.2016 | Travel
Spot

Whether you're knee-deep in snow or looking for a post-holidays pick-me-up, consider heading south to chill out, thaw out, and soak up some much-needed Vitamin D.

Winter Vacation Ideas: Ice Hotels around the World

Gogobot | Posted 01.27.2016 | Travel
Gogobot

If you're looking for some new winter vacation ideas, forget snowboarding and skiing and get into something really wild: ice hotels. They're cropping ...

Outta My Comfort Zone and Into the Ice in Finland

Christine Negroni | Posted 01.22.2016 | Travel
Christine Negroni

In Miami, where I grew up, swimming in the ocean was akin to stepping into the tub; no discernable difference in temperature between the water and the...

9 Beach Destinations to Visit This Winter

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.15.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Thailand's Koh Samui lures visitors in search of white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters and beautiful tropical scenery. Across the island, you'll find tucked-away Buddhist temples, a myriad of high-end resorts and plenty of fine-dining establishments.

Tahoe Vintage and Modern

Kerri Allen | Posted 12.29.2015 | Travel
Kerri Allen

Lake Tahoe first emerged as a tourist destination in the 1930s as a post-WWI ski spot, and has evolved into a world-class brand. This precious stretch of the Sierra Nevada range straddles Nevada and California, and travelers can experience a rugged backcountry adventure or modern mountainside luxury. Or possibly a bit of both.

The 11 Most Spectacular Cities to See In The Winter

PureWow | Posted 12.31.2015 | Travel
PureWow

There comes a time every winter when all you want to do is make like a bear and hibernate, armed with ah-mazing snacks and a good movie. After all, it...

The Older Skier's Guide To America's Biggest Ski Resort

Jon Weisberg | Posted 12.29.2015 | Fifty
Jon Weisberg

If you're a senior skier with Park City in mind, here's what you need to know to maximize the experience with the greatest comfort and lowest impact on your budget.

Dude, Leave the Winter Coat at the Airport

Map Happy | Posted 12.07.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Do you know what sucks? Lugging around a parka like a winter Eskimo. This post originally appeared on Map Happy. Turns out a few select airports of...

10 Affordable Hot vs. Cold Destinations for Winter

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 12.02.2015 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

Winter usually means cold weather for many people, but don't forget that half of the world is in the opposite season! Well, technically even for some ...

The 10 Best Places To Travel In January

PureWow | Posted 12.01.2015 | Travel
PureWow

You planned Thanksgiving. You're hosting Christmas. You deserve a vacation, dammit. Here, 10 terrific places to go when January hits and you're ready to get the hell out of Dodge.

This Is Your Bible for Surviving the Holiday Travel Season

Map Happy | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Instead of rehashing the same stuff over and over, we'll just listicle it up for you all nice and pretty. Go forth with these words of wisdom: Learn it, live it and have the airline's phone numbers on speed dial. (And pay it forward, because it actually pays to be nice.)

Europe's Best Winter Getaways (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 11.16.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The concept of a European winter getaway is changing. Seaside towns and off-season resort areas are seeing an uptick of visitors who come for digital detoxes and crowd-free retreats that can cost a quarter as much as a ski weekend. Sagres, in Portugal, for instance, is experiencing an increase in visitors, namely golfers seeking a bit of cool January sun and surfers coming for the winter swells.

Winter Cruising the Blues Away

Suzanne Fluhr | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel
Suzanne Fluhr

Now that Labor Day is in the record books, it's time to plan for winter survival if you live above about 39 degrees latitude in the northern hemisphere like I do as a denizen of Philadelphia. Every year, my Seasonal Affective Disorder seems worse. By February, I am wallowing in despair. I have learned that I need to preemptively plan a trip to somewhere warm. One option is a cruise.

2014-15 Ski Industry Statistics & Trends: Facts, Stats & Skier Visits

Liftopia | Posted 07.28.2016 | Travel
Liftopia

So how was your season? Maybe you skied more days than last year, or maybe not. Did you try a new resort this year, or just stick close to home? Did you buy a season pass or get day ticket? Ski areas are also asking themselves these same questions as they wrap up their season and tally statistics from the winter.

Just Looking at This Ice Hotel Is Making Our Eyeballs Freeze

Oyster | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Oyster

Baby, it's cold inside. If your kids love Frozen, or you're looking for an excuse to do some serious snuggling up with your honey, this ice hotel in Quebec -- the Hotel de Glace -- might just make the perfect getaway.

Dog Sledding in Nunavut, Arctic Canada: Nanook of the North on the Looney Front -- Part 2

Mike Arkus | Posted 05.17.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I'm flailing about like a balloon, and he has to pull me upright. We drive out to where the dogs are chained up -- 14 absolutely magnificent furry and friendly animals, barking, caterwauling, yelping and howling in one mighty cacophony.

This One Tip Will Make Or Break Your Next Trip

Gina Ciliberto | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel
Gina Ciliberto

It's easy for a lack of planning to result in stress. However, for us, the opposite happened. We had the advantage of traveling during low season; while some sites were closed, most lodging options, and even the roads, were empty.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Skiing in New Mexico

Liftopia | Posted 05.13.2015 | Travel
Liftopia

New Mexico may not receive the same attention as its neighboring states of Colorado or Utah, but the Land of Enchantment has its fair share of great skiing.

The Guide to Bringing Sports Equipment Onboard

Map Happy | Posted 05.06.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Some gear you'll be forced check in because of TSA policy, whether you want to or not and incur the baggage fee. Other sports equipment fall within the normal checked baggage and oversize/overweight policy.

'Worst Winter Ever': Get Out There and Enjoy It!

Kevin Richberg | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

The amount of energy extracted in freezing portions of one of the world's three greatest waterfalls boggles the mind. But there it is, segments of the American Falls (and columns of the Horseshoe Falls) frozen in time, literally.

6 Hacks for Saving Money This Ski Season

Liftopia | Posted 04.22.2015 | Travel
Liftopia

Equipment, gear, lodging, lift tickets. The costs can add up. But do not despair! There are still simple ways to ski on a budget. Ladies and gentlemen, don your Guy Fawkes mask: It's time to democratize skiing with these six ways for saving big bucks this season.

Too Cold? These Are The Undiscovered Tropical Islands Closest To You

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.15.2015 | Travel

Are you dreaming of sipping daiquiris on a tropical island far, far away? Us, too. But while you may not have the luxury of escaping to an exo...