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To run or not to run—with the bulls, in Pamplona, Spain

The Fiesta of San Fermin takes place in Pamplona, Spain, for eight days in early July. At the heart of the fiesta is the … Read More

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Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes, California

10 Reasons to Stay at Terranea Resort

Thirty minutes south of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on the Palos Verdes Peninsula coast lies arguably the … Read More

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11 Ways to Find Cheap Holiday Flights

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The most popular question I get this time of year is this: “How can find cheap holiday flights?” I feel like saying, “Don’t you remember what I told you last year, and the year before?” Strategies don’t change that much—just dates. So instead of losing my … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Mind the Upcoming Weather

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Mind the Upcoming Weather Today is already one of the busiest travel days of the year, and now all the forecasts are suggesting today is going to be a messy travel day. A storm is moving into the northeast, which means all of those delay-prone airports could … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Bring Earphones/Headphones/Earbuds

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Bring Earphones/Headphones/Earbuds This is a simple one. These days, most airlines are offering either free or paid in-flight entertainment. To save a few dollars (usually $2-$5), bring your own earphones/headsets/earbuds so you aren’t forced to buy the … Read More

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of November 25, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Airbus seeks patent for 'flying doughnut' Alcohol and Pork off the Menu as UK's First Sharia Hotel Opens for Business Canadian couple face $1M bill after woman gives birth in U.S. Delta to buy 50 wide-bodied … Read More

Travel Contests: Week of November 25, 2014

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This week's travel contests include: Win a trip for two to Australia Win one of three Polaroid Pic-300 Instant Print Cameras (on Twitter) Win an exquisite watch, plus a trip to Paris to show it off, from Travel and Leisure Win a spa vacation in the … Read More

Where to stay in Tel Aviv + 10 notes on travel there

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Tel Aviv, to me, may as well have been in California. It's a city of tremendous geographic heritage, with proximity to some of the world's furthest documented reaches, but in all the best ways, it felt like California to me. With palms and heat and long, … Read More

Modern-day Macau: A vibrant mix of Portuguese & Chinese cultures

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Thanks to its past, Macau has a unique blend of cultures and entertainment options alive here for travelers of all types. Modern-day Macau is much more than just gambling. There’s rich heritage to explore walking through old Chinese neighborhoods, … Read More

Travel Product of the Week: TP-LINK TL-PB10400 Dual-Port Ultra External Battery Portable USB Charger Power Bank

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Here’s a product you'll want to get your favorite traveler for the holidays. This portable USB charger power bank—the TP-LINK TL-PB10400 Dual-Port Ultra External Battery Portable USB Charger Power Bank—has dual USB ports for charging two devices at the same … Read More