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An Insider's Look at Germany

College Tourist | November 25, 2015 | Travel
With Oktoberfest, the Berlin Wall, and beautiful cathedrals in every city, Germany is the perfect spot for any college traveler. Filled with culture and treasures found off the beaten path, Germany has plenty to enjoy, and with an insider's help, you can experience it all.
Steve Backshall

The Ethics of Tourism

Steve Backshall | November 25, 2015 | UK Entertainment
At the end of the summer, I did something out of character. I went on holiday. Usually if I get time off I go and climb a mountain and come back more tired and haggard than I was before, but this was a proper break in Namibia. It gave me the unusual privilege of seeing the safari business from a tourist's perspective.
Sarah Stodola

6 Great Global Cities Made Affordable by the Strong Dollar

Sarah Stodola | November 25, 2015 | Travel
The American buck has been having a rip-roaring time of it against a number of other currencies around the world, as well. As a result, some cities we think of as prohibitively expensive have suddenly become accessible.
College Tourist

11 Things to Know Before You Go to Morocco

College Tourist | November 25, 2015 | Travel
Morocco will easily become one of your favorite trips simply because it's so different from most other destinations. You don't want to miss out on the incredible culture, impressive landscapes and that amazing desert sky!
Marion Franck

Our Plane to Paris Leaves Soon; Will We Be on It?

Marion Franck | November 25, 2015 | Travel
Part of our trip to Paris will be somber, but I hope it will expand my knowledge and experience, the main reason I travel in the first place.
Rick Steves

A Letter From Paris

Rick Steves | November 25, 2015 | Travel
Thank you for all of your responses to my post about terrorism and travel. I appreciated them all, but this one was extra special: "Hello there Rick Steves! My name is Amber, my family and I are currently vacationing in Paris for a week with your...
Rick Steves

Join Me in Supporting the Work of Bread for the World

Rick Steves | November 25, 2015 | Travel
Supporting the work of Bread for the World is one of the most effective ways we can help stabilize our world. If you're one of the many who have responded so generously, thank you. Consider sharing this challenge with your friends so we can further leverage our concern.
Malcolm Harris

Eye On Mexico: San Miguel de Allende - City of Culture, Cool and Progress

Malcolm Harris | November 25, 2015 | Arts
I am the worst secret keeper on the planet and therefore must confess I've been bewitched, beguiled, and bewildered by the magical town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
Robert Naiman

Yalla, Let's All Speak Arabic on the Plane Today

Robert Naiman | November 25, 2015 | Travel
If somebody is trying to use a marker to marginalize the vulnerable, it is time to undermine the marginalization by appropriating the marker for the multitude. That's why we should all speak a little Arabic on the plane today.
Elevate Destinations

Vacation Trend: Slow Travel for Families Living in the Fast Lane

Elevate Destinations | November 25, 2015 | Travel
The demand from families looking for time out, time to talk with their kids, and for spouses to reconnect with each other, is on the rise. Many parents have conceded the traditional family dinner -- everyone is on their own schedule.
College Tourist

Being in Paris During the Attacks: What It Taught Me

College Tourist | November 25, 2015 | Travel
Never once in my life did I think I would hear an actual explosion, nor did I expect to be in walking distance of a terrorist attack. No one ever plans for these things, nor are you ever really prepared. My experience in Paris reshaped the way I look at studying abroad. In no way will it stop me from traveling, but it will make go about it in a different way.

How To Navigate The Airport Like A Pro During The Holidays

SmarterTravel | November 25, 2015 | Travel
The airport game is different during the holiday travel season. The tips and tricks you usually employ over the course of the year may not work so well between Thanksgiving and Christmas. This year, don't be the turkey who misses his flight or holds up security.

30 Ways to Use Your Smartphone When You Travel

Travelzoo | November 25, 2015 | Travel
One of the best gadgets for travelers may already be in your pocket. From first researching a trip to remembering where you went once you get back, here are 30 ways to put your smartphone to use when you travel.
Mark Chesnut

Should You Ditch Your Puerto Rico & Dominican Republic Vacation & Go To Cuba Instead?

Mark Chesnut | November 25, 2015 | Travel
There are plenty of reasons to consider a trip to Cuba and also a vacation in Puerto Rico or the Dominican Republic. But the experiences you'll have in Cuba, if you're a U.S. citizen, are likely very different from what you'll have on the other two islands.
Travel + Leisure

In Praise of Ditching Thanksgiving Dinner and Traveling Instead

Travel + Leisure | November 25, 2015 | Travel
The merits of spending Thanksgiving with friends as opposed to family are obvious. No arguing about politics with belligerent uncles, no depressing conversations with senile grandparents, no having to eat the fat-free desserts your perpetually dieting cousin always brings...
Jeryl Brunner

Where Would You Go On a Bucket List Trip? Celebrities Share Their Dream Destinations

Jeryl Brunner | November 25, 2015 | Travel
When Edward Norton thinks about a trip of a lifetime, visiting Campi ya Kanzi, the Maasai community-owned eco-lodge in the Chyulu Hills of Kenya holds a top spot on his bucket list.
Kathleen Peddicord

10 Questions You Must Ask Before Buying Property Overseas

Kathleen Peddicord | November 25, 2015 | Fifty
Buying real estate overseas is fundamentally about diversification. This is true whether you buy for investment or for retirement and argues in favor of buying for retirement rather than renting.

6 Best Hotels Just Outside Disney World

CheapTickets | November 25, 2015 | Travel
With the price of tickets to Walt Disney World, soaring into the triple digits earlier this year, parkgoers need to be savvier than ever about where they stay. Consider hotels just outside Disney World, but not technically on the park's property.
George Hobica

Planning Your First Trip to Bangkok?

George Hobica | November 25, 2015 | Travel
What they say about Thailand being the "land of smiles" is not hype. And if you love Thai food ("real" Thai food, not the Americanized versions), super inexpensive massages, vibrant nightlife, and a very favorable exchange rate with the U.S. dollar, Bangkok is bang on.

The Most Clichéd Places To Throw A Bachelor Party

Thrillist | November 24, 2015 | Travel
Complain as we might, it's time to accept that bachelor parties are now all-weekend affairs. Affairs that cost half your rent, involve a long flight, and generally leave you in need of another vacation. So why not at least go somewhere original?
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