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Rick Steves

Cultural Encounters Without Any Clashes

Rick Steves | July 7, 2015 | Travel
Tomorrow I kick off my summer trip series -- reporting from Germany. But today you can drop by our Travelers Café for two great travel blogs. Cameron Hewitt is in France and my kids are in Vietnam.
Conde Nast Traveler

The Scariest Airports to Fly Into

Conde Nast Traveler | July 7, 2015 | Travel
Flying might be one of the safest modes of transportation, but you must admit -- landing at one of these airports will make even the most confident flier grip the arm rest.
Shermans Travel

4 Excellent Post-Breakup Road Trips

Shermans Travel | July 7, 2015 | Travel
After a relationship has tanked to the point of no return, there's nothing quite like getting in the car -- either by yourself or with a bestie or two -- and taking your mind off everything on the open road.
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

You Can Eat Well and Enjoy Your Vacation

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | July 7, 2015 | Healthy Living
I've got some great ideas for you that will ensure that sticking around town in the sticky weather isn't the only way to cure a case of the vacation induced regrets. Read up on my tips and recommendations and you'll always be prepared to have both a happy and healthy vacation!
Ethan Gelber

The Changing Faces of Family Travel

Ethan Gelber | July 7, 2015 | Travel
In light of the U.S. Supreme Court's affirmation of the Constitutional guarantee of marriage equality, the truth is there for all of us to see: the face of families has changed enormously. And with those changes has come a major metamorphosis in the faces of family travel.
Clark Howard

3 Ways to Maximize a Staycation

Clark Howard | July 7, 2015 | Travel
Don't despair if going on a far-flung vacation to a beautiful locale isn't in the books for you this summer.
Travel + Leisure

The Secret Vegas Hotel Rooms You Didn't Know Existed

Travel + Leisure | July 7, 2015 | Travel
In a city where everything seems possible with a show of your billfold, there are some experiences that simply can't be bought. Take, for instance, the hotel villas dotting the Vegas Strip that are swathed in secrecy -- many with their own guarded entrances -- and available only to each casino's favorite guests.
Maria Paravantes

Five Reasons Greek Tourism is Still at the Top of its Game

Maria Paravantes | July 7, 2015 | Travel
The battle ahead for Greece is only beginning against a giant who seems to have grown too big for his own boots. In the meantime, the strongest weapon in this battle and the healthiest component of the Greek economy, tourism, is being badgered by its own.

Slovenia: One of Europe's Hottest Nature Destinations

Findery | July 7, 2015 | Travel
Like many of the growing numbers of tourists visiting the Adriatic coastal region, I've been to Slovenia numerous times. What keeps attracting me back to explore more each time is the combination of pure nature, wine and gastronomical offerings, and the hospitality of the local people.

The Science Behind Why You Can't Read in the Car

Thrillist | July 7, 2015 | Travel
By: Gianni Jaccoma Credit: Gianni Jaccoma/Thrillist For many of us, carsickness is the bane of every automotive experience: it's always there, preventing us from navigating with our phone or even reading a book to pass the time without the sudden...
Clark Howard

4 Things to Know Before Thinking About Medical Tourism

Clark Howard | July 7, 2015 | Healthy Living
Some of the criticisms of medical tourism include that there are fewer regulations in the industry; bringing malpractice litigation can be difficult; you typically have a lack of adequate follow-up care; and the culture shock and jet lag can sometimes be too much for patients.
Richard Bangs

Most Scenic Drive in the World? Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Richard Bangs | July 7, 2015 | Travel
I shoulder my pack and begin the hike upwards. Stopping at an overview I feel like I've been slipped a mild tranquilizer. I swallow a set of tears. Is it the wind, or the view? The air is the freshest I've ever breathed, a salt wash for the soul.
Rich Grant

A Ramble in the English Countryside

Rich Grant | July 7, 2015 | Travel
London is magnificent, but it can also be big, noisy and crowded with swarms of international tourists following guides holding up umbrellas. If you want to see the real England - or at least, the Harry Potter fantasy version of what Shakespeare called "this green and pleasant land," you need to get to the Cotswolds.
Adam Williams

Austin: My Time in Texas' Liberal Haven

Adam Williams | July 7, 2015 | Travel
When my good friend Tommas informed me he was going to propose to his Texan fiance Jordan, the excitement of a venture to Texas immediately flipped my stomach.

Lowest Airfare in at Least Four Years on the Way | July 7, 2015 | Travel
It looks like low fuel prices are finally passing along (small) savings to consumers. Additionally, low-cost carriers are helping to bring airfares down, with increased service from Norwegian Air Shuttle, Icelandair, JetBlue and more.

Americans' Favorite International Summer City Is...

trivago | July 7, 2015 | Travel
Hotel search analyzed the most popular international destinations for Americans traveling out of country this summer and discovered that culture and historic cities are the most sought after sights for 2015.
AK Turner

Boise's Best Family Staycation

AK Turner | July 7, 2015 | Travel
Two weeks ago we faced a forecast of temperatures over 105 degrees (as high as 109) for 9 days in a row. And it was still June. Global warming? End times? General penance?
Jo Brothers

Trey Ratcliff's Mega Photo Walk Tour: 12 destinations across the USA

Jo Brothers | July 7, 2015 | Travel
Today is Trey Ratcliff's birthday and it is also the day he announced his latest photographic challenge - a Mega Photo Walk Tour of the USA reaching 13 destinations.
Samantha Daniels

Greek Isles: How to Make It Your Most Romantic Vacation Ever

Samantha Daniels | July 7, 2015 | Travel
As we hit the heart of summer, many people are planning that trip away. Husbands and wives, lovers as well as people in a relationship all look to a vacation to rekindle romance or jumpstart affection.

8 Tourist Traps You Can Totally Skip

PureWow | July 7, 2015 | Travel
If you've ever waited on a three-hour line only to find the Eiffel Tower just...meh, then you know the value of avoiding tourist traps. Here are eight places we firmly think you can skip -- and what to do with your time instead.
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