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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.

How Traveling With Kids Changes Parents and Kids

Michele Bigley | Posted 11.17.2013 | Travel
Michele Bigley

The reason I had children is to experience all there is to living; and never before have I experienced such a blissful adventure. Traveling with Kai and Nikko is my new adventure.

A Croatian Adventure - Canoeing, Caving & Cycling!

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

I had arrived in Zagreb a week earlier to meet five fellow seasoned travelers to explore some of Croatia's incredible outdoor activities and culinary delights. We were looking forward to the stunning countryside, preserved parks and gastronomic specialties.

Beautiful Beach Town Bargains for Fall

Budget Travel | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

One of the benefits of hitting the shore in autumn is affordable hotel rates, putting dream destinations like Hilton Head, Montauk, Laguna Beach, and even Nantucket within your reach. Here are our favorite American beach towns with fall rates that say, "Welcome!"

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.

The Most Affordable Place To Retire South Of The Border

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 11.17.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Are prices going up in Latin America? Yes. They never go down anywhere, do they? Unless, of course, there is a housing crisis such as the U.S. experienced in recent years. But still, places like Ecuador remain a bargain.

Hidden Gems in Times Square

NewYork.com | Posted 11.17.2013 | Travel
NewYork.com

Times Square has been rebuilt from the ground up with glittering skyscrapers, chain restaurants and megastores. These surviving gems are worth your time and money for their history, niche wares and individualized character in an area that is only becoming more homogenized.

Leave It at Home

Christina Kelly | Posted 11.17.2013 | Travel
Christina Kelly

Over packing for a vacation -- we're all guilty of it, whether we want to admit it or not. There are a few tips I've learned (some of them the hard way) on over-packing. A lot of them may be common sense, but to a person in suitcase mode, common sense may be hard to come by.

A Return to Taiwan (video)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Michal Shapiro

The trip to Taiwan promised a great deal of culture and concerts, but Hurricane Soulik blew that second element away. Still, there is so much that is fascinating about Taiwan's culture.

Kindness ONE: A Sidecar Named Desire (or How Learned to Make It Through the Rain)

Leon Logothetis | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

"Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you." -- Denis Waitely When I began this adventure...

The Best Fall Travel Deals

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.16.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Scotland's capital of culture is a deal for two reasons this season: Both airfares and hotel rates will be very competitive, particularly when stacked up against other, pricey European destinations.

Croatia Part 2: Wine, Grappa, Truffle Hunting & an ER Visit! (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

One of the highlights of the trip was walking the paths and slatted wood planks in Plitvice Lakes National Park, the oldest national park in Southeast Europe.

Gooey Girls Gone Wild for Wings

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 11.16.2013 | Weird News
Mark DeCarlo

Truthfully, the reason I've been back to Buffalo three times and counting now, is the same reason the fans show up. The Spectacle. The raw carnage. The experience for which words alone can not do justice.

Fall TV Premieres That Make Us Want to Travel

Travelzoo | Posted 09.16.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

It's the most wonderful time of the year for television lovers -- fall TV premieres! Season finales left us on edge wondering how we could make it through summer with the futures of our favorite characters in limbo.

Discovering Dominica: Jungle of the Windies

Richard Powell | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Richard Powell

I'd headed to Dominica for its annual DiveFest: the country's festival of all things scuba, held each July. As you might expect on such a secluded island, its terrestrial and marine wildlife thrives in relatively untouched jungles and along sparingly fished, quiet coastlines.

TSA Has Met Its Match

Renee Fisher | Posted 11.16.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

There is only one way to end a perfect, blissful, stress-free vacation. And that is to create mayhem on the trip back.

What to Eat, Drink and Discover in Penang

Lina Eroh | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Lina Eroh

Have you heard of Penang? If so, it's probably because you're a foodie. Often referred to as the "Food Paradise of Asia," Penang does offer amazing eats, but it also plays host to a number of other delicious experiences.

What Does a Government Travel Warning Mean for Your Trip?

Shermans Travel | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Shermans Travel

A travel warning doesn't actually prohibit anyone from traveling. It's just meant to make the traveler more aware. What these advisories fail to tell us is the reality of being on the ground. Tourism boards, national airlines and hotels will often provide current, relevant tips for travelers.

Leaf Peeping Season!

Roadtrippers | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Now that summer is over, it's almost time to throw on a warm sweater, jump in the car, and enjoy watching the trees turn into beautiful hues of red, yellow, and orange. To help you make the most of the fall, we've compiled a list of five of the most gorgeous scenic autumn drives in the country.

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Skylines

Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Pristine Remolona. Her photo gives a new meaning to "skyline." Of her photo, Remolona said: ...

7 Ways to Travel Spontaneously Like a Savvy Digital Native

Triposo | Posted 11.13.2013 | Travel
Triposo

Mobile technology has changed our lives in a myriad of ways, including completely transforming the way we travel. Ttoday's smartphone-savvy mobile traveler is much more spontaneous than the guidebook-reliant travelers of yore, for example.

Expedition Mentality - Rehumanizing Your Approach

Crawford Hill | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact
Crawford Hill

Our kinds of expeditions are about creating a comfortable environment even in challenging conditions - whether those conditions be physical, social or emotional. They are about probing far beyond the superficial level of virtually all ecotourism and creating opportunities for eco-immersion.

Goin' Whole Hog in Memphis

Kerri Allen | Posted 11.13.2013 | Travel
Kerri Allen

The Memphis I returned to was not the one I'd last seen in 2003. It got a bit hipper. I got a bit older. And maybe a tad more adventuresome with my culinary choices.

The Forest for the Trees

Ari Andersen | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Ari Andersen

Living in the information-saturated world that we live in, it is much more of a choice. The choice where to put my focus, my energy, my attention, when there are so many things to think about and do and get accomplished.

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.