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Travel Tip: What to Pack in Your Daybag

Sonia Gil | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

This is a question that you guys have asked time and time again. When I travel, there are a few things that are always in my bag. These keep me out of sticky situations and have made all the difference when I travel.

Q+A: An Outlander Tour of Scotland

Diane Vadino | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Diane Vadino

"Outlander" might be new to TV, but "Claire and Jamie" tours based on Diana Gabaldon's long-running book series have run for over a decade--and they're newly in demand, thanks no doubt to the early success of the Starz adaptation.

This Country Has The Best Beachfront Hotels

AP | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel

BANGKOK (AP) — Experiencing a dramatic surge in tourism, Thailand has surpassed the United States in the number of hotels truly set on its beaches, ...

Miami Summers: Pure Luxury and Hidden Gems

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Conventional wisdom says book a room in South Beach. But if you want a different look at Miami, head downtown.

Ten Places to Go Before They Disappear

Jacada Travel | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

It is a sad reality that some of the world's most beautiful sights are at risk of disappearing. Some of the world's natural wonders are under threat from development, mass tourism and environmental change, making it crucial to travel to these places before it's too late.

24 Hours in Athens, Greece

Leora Novick | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Leora Novick

"You really don't need more than a day in Athens." Everyone says it. Whether it is true or not, Athens is the red headed stepchild of the Greek Islands.

Why Well Traveled Kids Make The Most Successful Adults

Ombretta Di Dio | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Ombretta Di Dio

I started traveling at a young age and I never stopped, thanks to my parents, who nourished and incited my passion to discover different cultures and realities.

World's Best Boozy Hotels

Jetsetter.com | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

What could be more convenient than boozing just steps from your bedside?

The Suite Life in Florence

Jinna Yang | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

This is one of the most luxurious hotels in Italy, and if you've been thinking of doing something special for your mom, wife, and/or hubby (you go, you sugar mama, you), I would most definitely recommend bringing them here to treat them for a night of two.

9 Family-friendly Labor Day Getaways You Can Afford

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If you should go on any vacation, it should be during the upcoming Labor Day weekend from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1. The holiday is, after all, dedicated to American workers and their contributions to the country.

10 Trips That Are Better Taken Solo

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

If you have the will (and the way), you can travel just about anywhere, but some trips beg for solo exploration.

Czechs on Water - When Ahoj Means Ahoy

Olena Kagui | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Olena Kagui

Experiencing what the Czechs do every summer brought me closer to understanding them and their wonderful culture. I only went for two days but some Czechs spend weeks traveling from camp to camp along the river.

Take a Peek Inside Yellowstone's Abandoned Mansion

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

It's hard to drive past The Smith Mansion on the Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway and not wonder what the hell it is. It looks like the work of a madman-- each story of the 75 foot structure is precariously stacked, held up by what seem like impossibly unstable 2x4s nailed together by hand.

These Are Possibly The Most Relaxing Places On Earth

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel

Some days you just need to sit back and enjoy some beautiful scenery. Today is that day. Friday (August 15) is National Relaxation Day; in honor o...

The 1 Minute Blog. God's Architect.

Peg Melnik | Posted 08.16.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

Anthony Gaudi has been coined "God's Architect" because religious images appear in many of his works. Gaudi's most notable structure is the Sagrada Fa...

A 'Little Summer' in Costa Rica

Travelzoo | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

The period of reprieve from the rain, lasting only a few weeks, can occur sometime between July and August -- a time when prices at the hotels and resorts can be as much as half off the cost of staying later in the year.

NYC's Regency Bar and Grill Re-Opens With a Focus on Food

John Mariani | Posted 08.14.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Time being so valuable in an ever more hectic New York, the Business Breakfast is still a way for executives, media types and politicians to hobnob over eggs.

Cheap Stays: Where Are the World's Most Popular Hostels?

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

Hostels are usually found in the most convenient of locations and increasing numbers of travelers -- both young and old -- are recognizing the benefits booking into such affordable accommodation.

Celebrate Flight During National Aviation Week

Tracy Christoph | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

This National Aviation Week, take a moment to glance up at the sky and reflect on the past, present and future of air travel and all those who make it possible.

You Can Now Walk To Mont Saint-Michel

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel

In a day and age when supersonic jets and solar-powered drones are all the rage, it's nice to know a simple footbridge can still draw crowds. In l...

Travel Photography How-tos: People Add Perspective

Megan Snedden | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Megan Snedden

For me, seeing a person in an image makes it more memorable because it tells a greater story than a landscape ever could. It also adds cultural reference.

6 Ways to Hack Your Travel

Vayable | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Vayable

Even the most frugal individual can find themselves (and their wallets) overwhelmed by something as seemingly simple as booking a trip. Luckily, there are a few tricks out there to help keep your budget in check -- not to mention your sanity.

Flying With Someone? You May Have to Pay Extra to Sit Together

George Hobica | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

Finding seats together when you fly isn't always easy these days unless you pay sometimes exorbitant fees for "main cabin extra," "economy plus," or other "preferred" economy seats because that's all that's available when booking a flight.

Top 10 Fall Trips for Food Lovers

Fodor's | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

Attention, gourmands: There's no better time than September through November to take your taste buds on vacation. As the summer rush winds down, hard-...

5 Ski Resort Beer Festivals Not to Miss

Liftopia | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Ski resorts offer large open venues, great views, and a population of eager enthusiasts (AKA skiers) ready to knock back a few pints.