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The Truth Behind My Travel Photos

Joanna Zelman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Joanna Zelman

Pretty travel photos mask the work it takes to reach the destination. There is no shortcut to Easter Island. But with a little patience, the journey often becomes the best part.

Getting Lost And Finding My Way

Julia Rosien | Posted 06.20.2014 | Travel
Julia Rosien

Maybe we all need a getaway plane to escape our own mediocrity. If you ask me, that's worth the price a plane ticket -- anywhere.

10 Packing Questions That Will Save You Money and Suitcase Space

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

What can I leave at home and will be more stressful if I don't?

10 Ways To Make Traveling Easier For People With Disabilities

Cathy Chester | Posted 05.25.2014 | Travel
Cathy Chester

Stand up once in awhile during the flight to stretch your legs to avoid leg cramps. If you can't walk up and down the aisle, stand in place and stretch your neck, arms and legs as best as you can.

The Airplane Smells Like Farts... And 4 Other Travel Annoyances

Caitlyn Becker | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Caitlyn Becker

With the crazy expensive cost of flying these days one would think that you would have a pleasant, even 5 star experience traveling the friendly skies. But, if you're like most people, you're shelling out a big chunk of change to fly coach and there is little, if anything, friendly about it.

The Wekerle Estate: Budapest's Hidden Garden City

Jennifer Walker | Posted 03.26.2014 | Travel
Jennifer Walker

The sun illuminates the square and I sit back and watch the children playing through the window of the warm café. For them, it's just an ordinary Sunday, but for me, it's more.

The Hidden Cost of Car Rentals in Mexico

Matt Gibson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
Matt Gibson

You know what they say about deals that sound too good to be true.

13 Ways To Stay Safe While Traveling

Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel

These days, it's almost impossible to imagine leaving the house, not to mention traveling to a foreign country, without a smartphone. How would you av...

The Best Travel Advice We've Ever Heard

Posted 07.17.2013 | OWN

From booking flights to packing light, these experts' advice will make traveling a whole lot easier. Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on F...

6 Solid Ways to Ward off Creepers While Traveling

Kelly Lewis | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Kelly Lewis

Did any of these experiences ruin my time abroad? No, but I could've certainly done without them.

A Traveler's Worst Nightmare: Getting Sick on Vacation

John Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel
John Blumenthal

You've been looking forward to your European jaunt for months; you're all packed; you board the plane; you register at the hotel; you do some sightseeing; you eat dinner at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the city; the next morning you have a scratchy throat; by nightfall you have a fever.

Spend The Perfect Day In Monterey

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

While history-rich Monterey is the ideal destination for those hoping to learn more about California's colonial past, it is also chock-full of scenic views, stunning art, and delicious food.

Travel Tips from a Yoga Road Warrior

Kino MacGregor | Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

Yoga helps me adjust to the exhaustion of changing time zones, sitting on airplanes for endless hours and being in new places all the time.

12 Mandatory Medicines For Adventurers

Food Republic | Posted 03.13.2013 | Travel
Food Republic

Take one before you take on that ghost chili curry.

6 Great Gift Ideas For The Traveling Boomer

Posted 11.15.2013 | Fifty

It has been said that experiences are far more valuable than materials -- but that doesn’t mean we don't need materials to make the most of our expe...

Really Unusual Thing You Can Do With A Straw

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 11.21.2012 | HuffPost Home

Unusual yet very helpful.

Technology To Make Traveling Easy And Fun Again

Carley Knobloch | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Carley Knobloch

Holiday travel is upon us.

36 Top Credit Cards Without Foreign Transaction Fees

Ellen Cannon | Posted 07.23.2012 | Money
Ellen Cannon

Now, as card issuers seek to attract and retain low-risk cardholders who swipe their cards for everything from a daily coffee to a first-class ticket to Hong Kong, many issuers have dropped the FTF on their travel cards.

Avoid Rude Rental Car Surprises

Jason Alderman | Posted 07.23.2012 | Money
Jason Alderman

I'm usually a pretty savvy traveler, but a recent car rental mishap reminded me that even when you take every precaution, things still can go awry.

Top 10 Ways To Avoid Killing Your Partner While Traveling

Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols | Posted 05.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols

It was a big adjustment to shift from our independent daily routines to spending 24/7 together. But since then, we've made some changes in our relationship. Here are the top 10 ways we've managed to avoid killing one another.

You Might Not Want To Go Here For Spring Break

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | College

AUSTIN, Texas -- A law enforcement agency in Texas has raised safety concerns and advised students on spring break to avoid Mexico. The Department of...

13 Travel Tips From a Worrywart (PHOTOS)

Susan Orlins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Orlins

Summer arrives with myriad burdens for a worrywart on the go. Here are some tips that will help you feel assured that you're well prepared for what stresses might come your way.