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I Traveled Around the World With Only a Carry-on Suitcase, and These Are the Things I Wish I Hadn't Packed

Even a month into my trip, it was clear there were things I just wasn't going to use, weren't right for traveling long term, or were taking up valuable real estate.

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These are the best — and worst — times to buy plane tickets if you're trying to save money

If you want to save major cash booking your next vacation, here are the best — and worst — times to buy your plane tickets, according to CheapAir.com.

Science & Technology | Social Media

A New App Will Plan Your Next Vacation Based on an Instagram Photo | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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Hilton Jumps on the Hostel Bandwagon With a Budget Brand

The hotel chain is introducing Motto, a hostel-like new brand that it describes as "a micro-hotel with an urban vibe in prime global locations."

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10 places to go in Arizona that will make you forget you're in the desert

Arizona's surprisingly diverse landscape is more than deserts.  Did you know it includes palm trees, lakes and even a white sand beach?

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20 Ultimate Things to Do in New York City – Fodors

In the city that never sleeps, it can be tempting to want to do it all. But instead of trying to see, eat, and drink it all, put these 20 musts—from iconic landmarks to local favorites—at the top of your list.

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How to Avoid Checked Baggage Fees on Major Domestic Airlines

A look at the checked bag fee policies at the major US airlines, along with tips and strategies for how to avoid paying them.

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Southwest Has $47 Flights This Fall in This Epic 86-City Sale - Thrillist

The latest massive flash sale from Southwest Airlines has $47 one-way flights from a number of major cities.

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The 16 Best Disney Rides You Must Go on at Least Once

So many rides, so little time. If you’re going to stand in line, make sure the payoff is worth the wait.

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Overlooked U.S. Routes That Make for Incredible Road Trips

Up for end of summer road trip? Here are some suggestions to get you started.

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HotelTonight Will Offer Extra Discounts on Hotel Rooms — But You'll Have to Act Fast | Travel Leisure

The booking app HotelTonight released a new feature this week that lets users in on personalized deals, if they can catch them.

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Presto Nomad Review: A Portable Slow-Cooker With Serious Smarts | WIRED

It looks like a cooler, but it's a slow cooker that's made to travel.

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7 fantastic reasons to put Beersheva on your travel itinerary!

Nicknamed B7, the unofficial capital of the Negev is emerging as an alternative cultural destination to bigger sisters Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa.

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The Art-Lover's Guide To Traveling The World

Where to head if you're after high art, architecture, food and museums

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Seven NYC Tours Every Visitor (and Local) Should Take

All of those who have visited know the avenues and alleys of New York City are made for walking.

Science & Technology | Tech

The 6 Apps
Every Driver Needs This Summer

Essential tech tools to make driving way more fun (and affordable too).

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25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

Here are the top destinations in North America, from a man who drove 22,000 miles through the U.S. and Canada.

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CNN recommends Tel Aviv as the top destination to visit this June!

From the sun-kissed shores of Tel Aviv, Israel, to the popular mountain town of Asheville, North Carolina, here are five great places you may wish to visit in June.

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There's an art to travel. Here's how to master it.

It all comes down to understanding the purpose of travel, knowing the right people and processes and having a productive attitude, experts say.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Travel snacks, as picked by nutritionists - CNN

Don't let flights and car trips mess with your good eating habits. Just bring these healthy on-the-go foods with you.

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Malibu Is the Best Beach Town to Visit Right Now (If You Can Avoid the Clichés)

Surfers. Hiking. Hippies. Seafood. The chill life of this SoCal beach town has never been more happening, thanks to a new crop of hotels and a tribe of locals repping laid-back, washed-out, West Coast cool.

Miscellaneous | Mid Century

First look inside the TWA Hotel’s sleek, midcentury-inspired rooms - Curbed NY

Get a peek inside the TWA Hotel’s new hotel rooms, which are inspired by midcentury modern design.

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9 Ways You Can Go on a Cruise While Barely Spending a Dime on Board

Cruises are a great travel option for several reasons: they're mostly all-inclusive, you're able to hit multiple ports on a single trip, and they give you more

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

The 25 Best Museums in New York City!

The city's museum scene can be a dizzying one—but our list has you covered.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

Take a look at the 25 best Chicago attractions

These Chicago attractions should be at the top of everyone's list. Discover Chicago's incredible museums, skyscrapers, parks and more things to do.

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11 Things Not to Do When Visiting Hawaii

Our tips for things to avoid when you visiting Hawaii to ensure that you have a safe and better vacation.

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How to Take Epic Weekend Trips on the Cheap!

These insider tips will help you master the elusive, YOLO-y art of weekend travel.

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Best Places to Visit in 2018 Before They Get Too Popular - Thrillist

These places around the world are becoming more affordable, more accessible, and more intriguing than ever this year. Get there before th...

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Airbnb now lets you book with a 50% deposit | VentureBeat

Airbnb announced that it will now let guests book with a deposit, marking a notable shift from the current state of play that requires you to pay the full amount up front.

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Here's Everything You Can Get for Free While Stuck at the Airport

Take a yoga class, pet a therapy animal, stay hyrdated, and more for free while at the airport.

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Cheap Flight Deals: Best Places to Travel This January - Thrillist

The data gurus at the app Hopper have crunched flight data to predict 20 cities where flight prices are getting ready to get a lot cheaper.

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Stay in Your Own ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ With These Wes Anderson-Themed Vacations

Eight Airbnb rentals available now for people looking to take a Wes Anderson-themed vacation.

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Flight Attendant Packing Secrets to Up Your Carry-On Game

Flight attendants are basically professional packers. Here are their tips to be a better traveler and carry-on wielder.

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These Luxe, Boozy Trains Make Us Rethink Air Travel

Ditch the plane and take a train instead! These opulent trains boast luxury accommodations and bar cars that you don’t want to miss.

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You Could Win a Year of Unlimited Free Flights on JetBlue. This is How.

How to score an All You Can Jet pass with JetBlue, giving you a year of unlimited trips to anywhere the airline flies.

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How to Skip Airport Security Lines: TSA Pre-Check & Travel Hacks - Thrillist

Here's how to beat nine of the most unpleasant lines at the airport. Bathroom not included.

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8 Crafty Ways to Make Your Hotel Room Feel Like Home | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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Things to Do on a Plane to Survive Long Flights Without Wifi - Thrillist

In-flight Wi-Fi is notoriously unreliable, so here's how to watch, read, and listen to everything you want even without a web connection.

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$69 Will Buy You a Flight to Europe Right Now, Even from the West Coast

Iceland-based WOW Air is ratcheting up the European flight price war, with airfare to Paris, London, Berlin, Brussels, Dublin from only $69.

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20 Quick Getaways for Labor Day

These destinations are fun, quirky, beautiful and curiousity-inducing retreats outside 10 major cities across the country, perfect for last-minute Labor Day weekend adventures. Load up and head to these spots to make new memories with family and frie

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A Pro Traveler Reveals the 5 Scams American Tourists Fall for Every Time

A professional traveler reveals the biggest travel scams U.S. tourists always fall for—and how to avoid them.

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How Much It Costs to Take an Epic 2,400 Mile Road Trip on Route 66

"If you ever plan to motor West, take the highway that is best."

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The worst tourist trap in every state - Business Insider

Save your money and avoid these terrible tourist attractions at all costs.

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12 Ways Airports Are Secretly Manipulating You | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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10 Mexico Hotels With Incredible Swim-Up Suites

Mexico’s top resorts are typically not without beautiful pools, but there’s something to be said about the hotels that allow you to swim right up to your room.

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10 Brilliant Disney Theme Park Hacks | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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The 50 Best Driving Songs Ever, in One Banging Road Trip Mix - Thrillist

A road trip is inseparable from its songs. There's a reason, after all, we call them "tracks."

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World's most extreme tours with wild animals

Reindeer in Russia. Pandas in China. Elephants in Gabon. These are some of the most thrilling encounters with animals in the wild you can see on a tour.

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The 10 Best Food Podcasts for a Road Trip | Kitchn

Want to gain insight into the food industry? Be enlightened by a food celebrity? Dive deep into a particular ingredient? There's a food podcast for you.

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Baby overheated as United Airlines jet sat on tarmac, mom says

Passenger Emily France said her baby became overheated recently on a delayed flight as the aircraft waited on the Denver International Airport tarmac.

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From giraffes to Airstreams: Top 9 glamping destinations in California

Camping is always fun. Camping with no tent set-up and an actual bed? Even better. Here are 9 of the best California glamping destinations, from Santa Barbara’s El Capitan Canyon to the Russi…

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

The 50 Best Drive-In Restaurants in the U.S. | Mental Floss

The prime of American drive-ins might be behind us, but there are still plenty of these nostalgic roadside eateries available. Whether you're looking for a quick bite or a more specialty meal, drive-ins offer one benefit that most other restaurants simply can't—fries and floats from the comfort of your own vehicle.

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A Frequent Flier's Guide to Travel Gear That Works | Outside Online

Air travel is like backpacking, just with shittier food and the possibility of encountering an attractive member of the opposite sex with an accent.

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10 Gadgets for Surviving a Noisy Flight

From noise canceling headphones to portable VR headsets, these gadgets should help you block out distractions.

Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

One-of-a-kind Father's Day Travel Experiences | Travel | The Manual

Upgrade your gift-giving skills this Father's Day with three badass, once-in-a-lifetime Father's Day travel experiences that Pops will never forget.

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7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

These little-known tricks will save you tons of time.

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

Have a Great Business Idea? Italy Will Give You a Free Castle | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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Looking to Score a Cheap Vacation? Try Being a Pet Sitter | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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Route 66 Museum Opens in Abandoned Roadside Diner

The Mill served hungry travelers along the route in its heyday.

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American Cities With European Culture - U.S. Cities That Look Like Europe

All of these cities in the United States feel like they're more European than American.

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The cheapest places to travel for each month of the year

Plot your calendar for the best domestic and international destination deals

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America's Greatest Living Hobos Share Their Secrets to Riding the Rails

Three past and present kings and queens of America's annual Hobo Convention explain how and why they ride the rails. It ain't always pretty.

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This $213 Train Ride Shows You All of America's Most Beautiful Sights

According to travel blogger Derek Low, you can see some of the most beautiful scenery in the US by taking Amtrak across the country for a little over $200.

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How to Pack a Suitcase Using Army Backpack Packing Tips - Thrillist

Service members are taught to pack as if their lives depend on it. Here's what they know that most civilians don't.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

The best tours of off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods in NYC

From Washington Heights to the South Bronx, it’s time to explore the NYC neighborhoods that lie off the beaten path

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The 10 best travel destinations for couples | The Independent

Solo travel can be a liberating time of self-discovery, but there's nothing quite like seeing the world with your significant other. Even when things don't go according to plan, you find ways of making each other laugh, keeping each other sane, and buildi

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9 travel hacks you'll wish you knew all along

Already taking a trip or just planning your next one? These tips will help you save time, money and sanity.

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Route 66's Best Kitschy Roadside Attractions

After it was replaced by the Interstate System during the 1950s and 60s, Route 66 has now become home to numerous kitschy monuments, hotels, and rest stops that give a glimpse into a bygone era of American history.

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The first thing I do when I visit a new city is a travel secret hidden in plain sight

I never gave tour buses a second thought — other than "that was fun!" — until I landed in Amsterdam

Health & Fitness | Wheels

How to Bicycle Around the World | Travel Leisure

Read on for a personal account and what to expect when touring the world by bike.

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JetBlue Is Offering $39 Flights In An Epic 2-Day Flash Sale

Flights under $40 for a cheap fall getaway? YES, please!

JetBlue is currently offering one-way flights as low as $39 in an epic 2-day “Autumn’s Up” flash sale

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Here’s How You Can Get a Flight to Europe for $150

If you’re already thinking about how you’re going to spend your time away from the office this holiday season, please allow us to offer up a few suggestions: Why not catch a show in London’s West End or take a wander along the picturesque canals of Amsterdam?

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5 Changes That Have Made Flying Safer

Technology helps, but learning from previous mistakes helps too.

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Trippy.com Announces the World's Most Underrated Destinations

Although it seems counterintuitive, the only thing that can be more annoying than discovering a destination is overloaded with tourists, is discovering a...

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Who Uses a Travel Agent in This Day and Age?

Industry veterans such as Kerl Commock say that some travelers still prefer booking through an agency because it saves them time and makes flight cancellations less stressful.

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10 Rookie Travel Mistakes, And How To Avoid Them

Even the most seasoned travelers can encounter unexpected snafus, from flight delays and inclement weather to lost passports. But while you can’t do much to prevent those mishaps, there are certain things you can do to make sure you’re as prepared as possible if and when they happen.

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9 useful apps for the savvy traveller

Here are a selection of travel apps that will make life easier and take the stress out of all that planning and preparation.

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How to Prepare your iPad for International Travel

Whether you’re the occasional traveler, or you frequently leave the country for work excursions, even the most seasoned veteran commuters can become flummoxed when it comes to using your iOS …

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You can book Aaron Paul's ridiculously gorgeous home for $400 on Airbnb

If you've ever wondered how a Breaking Bad star lives, it's in a palatial, two-bedroom house in the bustling city of Boise, Idaho. And now's your chance to get a taste of the action.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

17 Offbeat, Kinda Weird, But Totally Cool Things to Do in L.A.

Los Angeles is a strange place full of fascinating, fun, and offbeat things to be done and seen. Here are a few favorites.

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Why Airlines Can Kick You Off a Plane So Easily | MONEY

What are passengers and customers' rights on airplanes, and why it's so easy for airlines to racially profile or kick you off a flight.

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5 Rules for a Vacation that’s Truly Worth It

Approach your vacations with the same tenacity as your vocations.

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10 Benefits Of Travelling Alone

The benefits of travelling alone and why you need to do it at least once in your life!

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5 Tips for Getting Bumped Up to First Class | MONEY

Knowing how to ask goes a long way. As does being flexible and part of the airlines' loyalty program.

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How the Most Experienced Business Travelers Overcome Flight Delays

When your travel plans get disrupted, you don't have to take it lying down. Follow these tips to make the most of an annoying situation.

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My Top 6 Packing Tips

Hawaii to South-East Asia to Australia and New Zealand to Southern Africa: 8 countries, 3 continents, summer, winter, and a supreme packing challenge. So how do you pack for a multi-month, multi-location trip? Here are my tips to packing a diverse and compact suitcase!

Visual Arts | Art & Design

Where to Find the World's Most Iconic Pieces of Art | Mental Floss

While traveling the world, the most spectacular sightseeing opportunities are sometimes indoors. Next time you’re touring Europe, visiting Chicago, or passing through New York, take some time off from touring famous monuments to duck into an art museum.

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6 Remote Private Islands Where You Can Vacation Like a Royal

When even the most remote overwater bungalow just won’t do, true solitude-seekers chart a course for private islands. The earliest rumblings of the island craze began in 1938 when wealthy aviator Charles Lindbergh purchased Illiec, off France’s Brittany coast.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

New York's 20 coolest out of town spots

Discover the top travel-worthy destinations this state has to offer barely beyond the city limits

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10 Coolest Vacation Spots to Travel Solo | Brit + Co

New Year’s Resolution check-in time: How many of us resolved to travel more often as part of our 2016 plans? And how many of us still have their overnight bags collecting dust on their closet floors?

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The World's Most Beautiful Places You've Never Heard of

It's a big world out there full of stunning scenery you've probably never laid eyes on -- until now. Here are 20 of the most…

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BBC - Travel - An island only helicopters can reach

The only way in or out of the amphitheatre-shaped valley is by foot – or, in a pinch, by helicopter.

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You can rent this Vincent van Gogh-inspired Airbnb for just $10 a night | The Verge

In order to publicize an upcoming exhibition on the domestic spaces painted by Vincent van Gogh, the Art Institute of Chicago has recreated one of van Gogh's most famous paintings — The Bedroom —...

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How To Sleep Better And Relax On A Long Flight

The Mistral is a ferocious and loud wind that, when it blows incessantly for weeks, drives people mad in Provence. There's an old saying that a murder committed after a week of Mistral should be forgiven.

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

OneGo Provides Unlimited Flights Per Month

Love flying? Hate fluctuating air fares? Travel for business constantly or have tons of free time on your hands? There's lots of reasons to download and sign up to OneGo -- a new subscription-based ai...

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America's weirdest tourist attractions - Business Insider

America is home to a wide variety of tourist attractions, some of which are fascinatingly wacky. Whether you're looking for a museum dedicated to bananas or a house made of paper, odds are it can be found somewhere in the US.

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The 10 Hottest Travel Destinations Right Now

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, Americans are most concerned with their health, according to the social media monitoring company Digimind. However, with 12,224 mentions on social media, travel is the second most popular topic of discussion, logging 12,224 mentions in the waning days of 2015.

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These Are the 20 Quirkiest Towns in America

From Provincetown to Boulder, these towns march to the beat of a different drummer

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10 Hotel Secrets from Behind the Front Desk | Mental Floss

Jacob Tomsky has worked on the front lines of hotels for more than a decade, and he has some hospitality secrets to spill.

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11 Brilliant Gifts for the Traveler in Your Life | Mental Floss

Surprise the globe-trotter in your life with a gift guaranteed to give them better mileage.

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How to find the best airfare on short notice

Buying airline tickets is a lot like gambling or day-trading stocks. Fares go up and down unpredictably.

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The 13 hottest US cities for 2016 - Business Insider

We've found the 15 hottest US cities for 2016, all of which will be booming next year thanks to new jobs, growing industries, burgeoning art and food scenes, and affordable real estate.

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People who are living the dream without spending a fortune - Business Insider

Think you can't afford to travel the world? Take some pointers from people who are doing it.

Business & Finance | Business

How Smart Entrepreneurs Prepare for Business Travel

Running a business often requires running around the country (or even the world) in order to meet with investors, connect with clients, and build a support network. If you're traveling regularly for w

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Disney World vs. Disneyland: Where You Should Go Right Now

Disneyland Disneyland turned 60 in 2015, and the Diamond Celebration has been going on all year long. Brand-new Star Wars attractions will transform the park into a Jedi training ground filled with more magic and excitement than ever before.  Main Attrac

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8 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Travel | Maria Rodale

This year, if you're joining the millions of other Americans hitting the road (or skies) during November and December, make your journey -- not just your destination -- as comforting and relaxing as a slice of warm apple pie with these simple steps for a

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Get Through Customs By Taking a Selfie - Condé Nast Traveler

What if we told you there is a way (a completely free way) to bypass the lines at immigration and customs when re-entering the U.S. at select airports—and all you needed was your smartphone?

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What travelers should know before visiting Japan

“In Japan, there are many rules, so don’t forget your manners when traveling there."

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10 Ways to Make Your Flight More Comfortable | Mental Floss

Just because you're confined to your seat, it doesn’t mean you have to be uncomfortable. Some basic tricks will help ease you through your trip.

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23 Cruise Tips That Will Change the Way You Cruise | Orbitz.com

There's a reason the cruise world has its army of dedicated followers who spend as many of their vacation days as possible plying the seas. The whole experience is relatively stress free, with planned meals, excursions and onboard entertainment.

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Disney U.S. parks to change pricing for the first time in 60 years

The changes are supposed to make the park more magical, but only at the non-peak times of year.

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How to Travel Cross-Country For Only $213

The most romantic way to journey from California to New York might also be the cheapest.

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Redwood Forest Cabin Offers Beautiful Solitude, Emersion With Nature - Our Explorers

This is an intimate cabin tucked away within the redwoods of California, beautifully clad with vertically placed wood boards designed to mirror nature.

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11 Vacation Destinations Where You Can Interact With Wildlife

Zoos are fascinating, but if you really want to interact with wildlife, get behind the wheel and head for one of these treasures.

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Stop Dressing Like a Slob When You’re Traveling

On evenings before I travel, it is my custom to set out the following day’s clothes on my bedroom chair. I do this in tandem with packing my suitcase, attending as much to the details of my travel costume as to the items being curated for use later

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12 Reasons Why Big Sur Is The Greatest Place On The Planet

If you've been there, you already know. Take a #76Longcut and enjoy the scenery, the open road, and your car...

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Six hotels that will give you a free ticket to Disneyland - LA Times

These Costa Mesa hotels have a present for Disneyland fans during the theme park's 60th anniversary: a free adult ticket to Disneyland or California Adventure for those who stay at least two nights by early September.  1. Avenue of the Arts Wyndh

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11 must-see San Francisco destinations that most people don't know about

A few spots you need to check out next time you're in San Francisco. Or, with Google Maps, you can pay a visit from your computer browser.