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Adventure Travel: Kayaking in Argentina

Jacada Travel | Posted 09.17.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

We speak to accomplished Argentinian kayaker, and founder of SDK Kayaks, Ricardo Kruszewski on the most extraordinary kayaking spots in Argentina and ...

Dude Totally Loses It When His Kayak Sinks

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.18.2014 | Comedy

Hey, don't pretend you haven't had any melodramatic meltdowns in front of your friends. It's just a matter of time before those videos surface. In...

Paddle Into History in the First Los Angles River Boat Race

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 10.12.2014 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Still can't imagine a race in the L.A. River that doesn't involve cars, motorcycles and a film crew? Too strange to be true? Here is more about the race from George Wolfe, the founder and president of L.A. River Expeditions, the event organizer.

Gigantic Whale Gently Lifts A Kayak Out Of The Water With Its Head

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green

Two adventurers kayaking in the blue waters near Puerto Madryn, Argentina crossed paths with some gentle giants of the sea. Gisela6652's video des...

One Woman Shows Us How to Make a Living Loving Life

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 09.06.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Kaiser

Annie represents what few people actually accomplish in life. Do what you love. Love what you do. This kayak girl knows how to make the most of every moment. Her go for it attitude has awarded her the luxury of a life many only dream of.

The Booking Battle: OTAs Break Into the Loyalty Market

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Facing steep competition from fellow booking websites, online travel agencies have been experimenting with travel rewards as a means of incentivizing consumer loyalty -- at the expense of straining relationships with the hotels with which they partner.

In Patagonia Like Bruce Chatwin (Had He Booked A Cruise)

Celeste Moure | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Celeste Moure

Back on the ship, I ate, drank and yes, I even played bingo with some of the most colorful characters I've ever met -- the kind of characters Chatwin might have written about had he ever sailed around Patagonia.

The Ultimate List Of Cheap Vacation Resources

The Huffington Post | Jenna Rak | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel

There are hundreds, maybe even thousands of travel websites and apps all claiming to be the best, but which ones are really worth your time and how do...

4 Ways to Book a "Round the World" Ticket for Cheaper Than You Thought

Paul Jury | Posted 05.31.2014 | Travel
Paul Jury

Yes, we're super lucky to be doing such a thing, and yes, we've had to save up a bit, but after a ton of research, I've learned that an Earth-lapping adventure-of-a-lifetime is not such an unattainable thing.

WATCH: What It's Like To Plunge Down A 60-Foot Waterfall

Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports

If "going over a waterfall" is on your bucket list but you don't want to get wet, here's the next best thing. Kayaker Dane Jackson went over the 6...

LOOK: Does This Ad Make Fun Of Senior Abuse?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Is Kayak up a creek for its recent ad? The travel aggregator has been scolded for its treatment of an elderly character in a spot called "Stairlift." ...

Generosity: The Lucky Helping Those Less Lucky Than Them

Rachael Chong | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Rachael Chong

As for all the people we've profiled in this series, what ties them all together is that they share is a common and unmistakable trait: they truly believe that who they are and what they have is due in large part to luck.

Green Luxury in the Grenadines

Jeanine Barone | Posted 11.12.2013 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

It's said that good things come to those who wait. That's certainly true for travel to the Grenadines, given that visitors will be spending almost an entire day in airports, on planes or in ferry terminals before arriving at this out-of-the-way paradise. But a myriad of pleasures await.

How to Save Money When Booking Travel Online

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.22.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Finding a good price online (especially during the holiday season) requires diligence and patience, not to mention a great deal of savvy. To help you get the most bang for your buck on your next DIY travel booking, we talked to the experts.

The Cofounder of Kayak Is an Entrepreneur So He Can Give More Money Away

Rachael Chong | Posted 11.10.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

You'd think it would be easy for Paul English, CTO and Founder of Kayak to convince someone to take a trip with him. And yet, his attempts to get wealthy people to accompany him to volunteer in Haiti have proven to be unbelievably difficult.

My Favorite Travel Apps, From Seth Kugel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

iPhone apps can make travel so much easier. Frugal Traveler columnist for The New York Times Seth Kugel spoke about his favorite travel apps when he j...

Brisbane Brings it On: How to do Adventure in Queensland's Capital City

Megan Snedden | Posted 08.27.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

Where Brisbane truly lets its hair down is off the eastern coast at Stradbroke Island, or Straddie as locals call it. Australians affectionately refer to many things by their diminutive form. Sunglasses: sunnies. Board shorts: boardies. Barbeque: Barbie. An island should be no exception.

Traveling the Turkish Islands by Sea (PHOTOS)

Jamal Hammadi | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Jamal Hammadi

The most memorable moments were spent kayaking in the morning, taking a swim around the boat or stopping off on small beautiful islands as we made our way down to Bodrum.

8 Must-Have Apps For Stress-Free Travel

Posted 04.16.2013 | Travel

We know how stressful travel can be: Flight delays, lodging mishaps, language barriers can easily turn what was meant to be a relaxing trip into one b...

How to Plan Your Next Great Adventure - Part 1 of 2

Minh Chau | Posted 05.28.2013 | Travel
Minh Chau

Having completed a round-the-world trip across 3 continents, 8 countries and 19 cities, and getting ready to hop around Latin America for a couple of months, I've learned a few "best practices" to make the planning phase smoother and less of a pull-your-hair-out experience.

The New Travel Tech Debate And Why It Matters

Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

Booking trips on Kayak and Expedia is easy but far from transparent. Though the search function on those sites allows savvy travelers to trawl for dea...

Paddling 4,000 Miles To Florida

AP | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A kayaker has arrived in Key West after paddling some 4,000 miles — from the northernmost spots in lower 48 states to the co...

Google Flights As Entertainment

Andrew Burmon | Posted 04.07.2013 | Travel
Andrew Burmon

Map searching allows travelers to be open to options rather than requiring that they have an encyclopedic knowledge of the world's cities.

New Tool Predicts Airfares

Posted 01.15.2013 | Travel

Fliers no longer have to worry about booking at the wrong time, at least if Kayak's new "Price Forecast" tool has anything to say about it. A new w...

Kayak Flirted With Others Before Tying the Knot With Priceline

Skift | Posted 03.09.2013 | Business
Skift

Priceline's pending $1.8 billion acquisition of Kayak may have come as a shock to most of the travel industry, but Priceline and Kayak conducted high-level discussions about it "from time to time over the past few years."