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Vacation Tips

8 Ways to Fight Jet Lag on Your Cruise

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.02.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

You've spent months comparing itineraries, cabin types and shore excursions, and now, you're ready for the international cruise of a lifetime. But if you're cruising abroad, you could lose precious vacation time to travel sleepiness.

How To Take Your Dream Vacation Without A Guidebook Or Expensive Cell Charges

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel

Taking a trip to an unfamiliar destination is thrilling, but it also requires careful planning to ensure travelers enjoy the fun of exploration withou...

Overpacked and Under Pressure

Edward Piegza | Posted 12.16.2014 | Travel
Edward Piegza

Liquids, gels, pastes and creams are heavy. Oversized or half-empty bottles and tubes take up valuable space. If you weight it all separately, you'll be surprise at how it adds up. It's a rare hotel that doesn't provide everything you need.

11 Common-Sense Rules To Follow On Your Next Vacation

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter & Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.19.2014 | Travel

We've already showed you how you're traveling "wrong," and after some recent events (cough, Knee Defender, cough), we feel like we have to highlight t...

22 No-Hassle Travel Tricks That Keep You Zen On The Go

Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living

Pro travelers inspire jealousy everywhere they go: they glide through the airport, calm and serene, seemingly untouched by airport security lines and ...

What You Need to Know Before Traveling to South Africa

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

South Africa has an immense range of opportunities for travelers, whether you're looking for a rugged adventure, a food and wine tour or a spiritual experience. Here's everything you need to know before you travel to South Africa.

Top 10 Quick Tips for Caribbean Cruisers

Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon

Feeling chilly on a Caribbean cruise? Trust me, it can happen. Once you get out into the open sea blustery nights are common even in Caribbean waters, and they'll put the kibosh on a romantic evening stroll on deck faster than a case of Norovirus.

WATCH: Travel Experts' Best Tips For A Stress-Free Vacation

Posted 10.30.2013 | Travel

Vacations are fabulous, but travel can be a killer. The key to a great trip is not allowing the stressors of traveling to take a toll when you're s...

Family Vacation Escape From Sibling Rivalry

Sally Black | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Sally Black

The rules for family vacations should really be about what is best for your family at this very moment in time. In reality, a vacation away from one another may be the exact vacation your family really needs, and may be a secret for bringing a family back together.

7 Ways To Make Your Summer Buzz Last All Fall

Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Sunday, Sept. 22 marks the official start of Fall, meaning it's once again time to trade in swimsuits for cozy sweaters and iced teas for Pumpkin Spic...

5 Hacks To Optimize Your 3-Day Weekend

Posted 08.30.2013 | Healthy Living

It's a sad fact of life that vacations -- that precious time off reserved specifically for the purpose of relaxing -- can often cause us additional st...

Here's How To Keep Your Vacation Going Once It Ends

Posted 08.19.2013 | Travel

It's Monday and you've got a pile of dirty laundry in the corner of your bedroom that smells a little like sunscreen and a little like that odd scent ...

3 Steps To A Vacation That Lasts

Daniel Goleman | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Daniel Goleman

Compare the usual, quick-fading vacation with one where you study a mental discipline like yoga, Tai Chi, or meditation, or master an exercise for physical relaxation. These give us a method for an inner vacation that we can continue once we are back, a way to regularly prime our better moods.

The 4 Keys To Buying A Vacation Home

Posted 07.25.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Jodi Helmer The second-home market is getting nutty, so follow these tips before making an offer Diane Daniel, 55...

How To Really Unplug When You're On Vacation

meQuilibrium | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living

If you say you're off the grid for vacation, you act that way. Because as soon as you respond to one work email, you change the game -- and the expectations. In fact, what you're doing is telling people not to believe what you say, because you do something different.

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...

Making Sure Your Vacation Doesn't Suck

Laurie Gerber | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

My vacation was mostly great, but I made one mistake. My hope is that I catch you before you leave for your vacations and help you design them, so you maximize relaxing and having fun with your loved ones. This is an important area of life.

No More Boring Out Of Office Replies!

Maile Keone | Posted 05.18.2013 | Travel
Maile Keone

"While you are sitting in a meeting, I'm sitting on the beach."

A Dreamy Destination In Big Sur

Suzanne Aaronson | Posted 03.25.2013 | Travel
Suzanne Aaronson

I'd been reading about and wanting to visit Post Ranch Inn for at least 10 years. Suffice it to say, it is for very good reason that this property is known to be one of the very best in the world.

Deal Experts' On-Board Travel Essentials

Travelzoo | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel

Each year, Travelzoo's Deal Experts log hundreds of thousands of miles in the air, traveling from office to office as well as taking part in Travelzoo's Experience program, where we take the same vacations booked by our 25 million subscribers worldwide. Along the way, we've racked up our favorite travel essentials: that one thing that we wouldn't leave home without.

5 Ways To Avoid Family Vacations From Hell

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 09.08.2012 | Parents
David Valdes Greenwood

Not every family vacation has to devolve into insanity. It's not repeatedly traveling that yields trauma; it's repeating the same bad habits while ignoring their outcomes.

PHOTOS: 10 Island Escapes To Take Your Mind Off Winter

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.11.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

These 10 sunny island escapes should be a panacea for the winter blues.

The Ultimate Guide To Staying Connected On Vacation Abroad

Techland | Posted 08.27.2011 | Technology

Does being cut off from the outside world give you the heebie jeebies? It's summertime, which means it's time to hit the boarding gates of the near...

The Hottest Travel Destinations For 2011 (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

A new year, a new slate of holidays to plan! In 2011, the hottest travel destinations are a combination of tried-and-true favorites, exotic beaches, a...

My Dreamy Little Family Vacation

Sandy Henson Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sandy Henson Corso

I call this a "little" vacation, not because it was in any way little, but because I live in Connecticut. And going on vacation in my own state seems a little "small" since it is so close.