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5 New Orleans Festivals You Should Visit (That Aren't Mardi Gras)

(1) Comments | Posted September 18, 2015 | 3:14 PM

By Mary Walker Baus

Despite the swampy heat and humidity, the people of New Orleans don't sweat the small stuff. Instead, they let the good times roll throughout the year celebrating any and everything they can. From cultural celebrations to culinary creations, New Orleans has a festival for every occasion...

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13 Must-Visit Places Across Ireland & Northern Ireland

(0) Comments | Posted September 4, 2015 | 4:10 PM

As a traveler, it can be hard to feel like you've really seen and experienced all a new-to-you country has to offer on a visit, but with Ireland's small size, it's easy to cover a lot of ground in a weeklong visit. Here are some places we've dubbed essentially Irish...

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5 Things to Love About Cape Cod

(1) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 3:32 PM

By Emily Wright


There's a magical moment as you crest the Sagamore Bridge, after sitting in hours of Cape Cod-bound traffic, when the Christmas Tree Shops' windmill comes into focus and you breathe in the fresh ocean air. It makes the horrific ride...

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To Cruise Big, Think Small (Ships, That Is)

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2015 | 9:35 PM


By Erin Oliveri

Ah, cruising... a relaxing, all-inclusive vacation where travelers hop effortlessly from one exciting port to the next, while gliding on a vast ocean in a massive ship -- right?

Well, all but one of these points is accurate; a common...

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4 Reasons Why Nevis Is Worth Finding on a Map

(1) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 4:43 PM


By Jodi Burns

One of the Caribbean's best-kept secrets is a relatively unknown island in the West Indies called Nevis. As full-time working parents of two young girls (ages 4 and 2), my husband and I long to get away from it all...

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4 Reasons to Let Your Kid Plan Your Next Vacation

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 4:40 PM

After becoming a father for the first time a few weeks ago, you look back over your childhood and think how to take the hard-earned lessons from your parents and pass them on to the next generation.

That's why -- one of these days -- I'll be letting my daughter...

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Do's and Don'ts for an Unforgettable Tuscany Road Trip

(1) Comments | Posted July 17, 2015 | 1:16 PM



Few places in the world stir our collective romantic wanderlust like Tuscany. Whether it's the allure of the rolling hills dotted with cypress trees and olive groves or the idea of wandering cobbled streets and sipping local varietals, hitting the open...

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The 10 Things I Learned on My First Cruise

(13) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 9:27 AM


By Angie Shannon

Each week, Travelzoo's Top 20 brings members cruise deals -- from multi-night Transatlantic cruises to two-night $299 cruises -- offering something for nearly everybody. But the cruise industry reports that only 20% of Americans have ever taken a cruise.


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64 Percent of Americans Pee In Pools: Travelzoo Survey Reveals

(6) Comments | Posted June 17, 2015 | 10:40 AM

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We all have habits we prefer to keep classified but as people prepare to leave on summer vacations, a new global survey released by Travelzoo, one of the largest publisher of travel deals, reveals the dirty little secrets of...

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NYC Reaches New Heights: Visiting One World Observatory

(0) Comments | Posted June 8, 2015 | 3:49 PM


By Gabe Saglie, Senior Editor, Travelzoo

Opening day at the One World Observatory -- May 29, 2015 -- talk about your high expectations. After all, I knew that I was headed into the tallest watchtower in the Western Hemisphere. And 102 stories later,...

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Shooting for the Moon: Adler Planetarium Curator Talks About 'Rock Stars'

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 10:32 AM


What's it like working for the oldest planetarium in North America? How do the exhibitions seen by hundreds of thousands of people come together behind the scenes? When your workplace has moon rocks and space capsules and one of the world's most advanced...

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Dieting's a Trip: How to Stay the Course on Vacation

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 9:50 AM


By Mandy Levy, Travelzoo

The very best things about summertime-cross-country road tripping are, in order of ascending wonderfulness:

1. Windows down, music up
2. Sunrises
3. Sunsets
4. "World's Largest Artichoke" and/or UFO sightings
5. That thing where you...

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How To Select The Best Cruise Ship Cabins

(11) Comments | Posted May 4, 2015 | 10:47 AM

Photo: Flickr

For those travelers planning their next cruise vacation, it can be overwhelming picking between cabin types on a variety of cruise lines. Here are some tips to ensure your cruise will be smooth sailing.

Feeling lucky?

Often times the lowest price...

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Absolute Beginners Guide to Enjoying Casinos

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2015 | 4:11 PM


I'll admit it: I used to hate casinos. I'm frugal with my disposable income, and I never understood the appeal of sitting in a smoky, windowless space, throwing away perfectly good money and -- more often than not -- getting nothing in return....

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시차증을 극복하는 현명한 방법 10

(0) Comments | Posted April 7, 2015 | 11:24 AM

멀리 여행을 떠난 사람이라면 한 번쯤 겪어본 '시차증(jet lag)'. 미리 대비한다면 여행의 마지막 순간까지 즐길 수 있다. 계획을 잘 짜면 시간을 활용하는 데에도 도움이 되고 최대로 많은 활동을 즐길 수 있다.

아래 10가지 힌트를 참고해 시차증을 이겨보자.

1. 수면 스케줄을 정하자.

나는 이상적인 상황에서도 잠을 잘 못...

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10 Genius Ways To Beat Jet Lag

(6) Comments | Posted April 2, 2015 | 9:49 AM

Enjoy every last second of your next international jaunt by planning ahead to fight jet lag. With the proper preparations, you can maximize the most of your time away and soak up as much sunlight as possible.

Follow these 10 tips to beat jet lag:

1. Make a sleep schedule:...

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All-Inclusive Newbie? Try These 11 Tips & Tricks

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 3:52 PM

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A tried-and-true favorite for the initiated, all-inclusive vacations may scare off people who haven't been on one before. Taking your first all-inclusive vacation or want to know how to travel this way? To make sure you're getting the most of...

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A Job That Rocks: An Interview With a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Curator

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 4:32 PM


It's the home of some of rock and roll's most sacred and iconic artifacts, like Michael Jackson's white glove, Elvis' jumpsuits and Jimi Hendrix's guitar. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, is home to over 10,000 items of music...

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Going to Vegas? Don't Miss the Grand Canyon

(0) Comments | Posted March 10, 2015 | 10:10 AM


I've got a lot of "musts" to check off each time I visit Las Vegas -- $1 Wheel of Fortune slots at the Flamingo, late-night boozy milkshakes at Holstein's and a vanilla latte breakfast at Wynn's Terrace Point Café -- but after a...

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15 Seconds of Fame: How to Get Tickets to TV Show Tapings

(0) Comments | Posted March 2, 2015 | 9:34 AM


If you're planning a trip to LA or New York City, attending a TV show taping is a must. It's fun, it's free and there's a high potential for celebrity sightings. But spots in the audiences aren't easy to...

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