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Louis Cruises sails on the Aegean

Why You Need an Aegean Cruise

This is part 2 in Caitlin Martin’s recap of her 7-day Aegean adventure with Louis Cruises. Check out part 1 here, and … Read More

Where’s Johnny?

Inside Amtrak Acela Express train (Business Class)

The Good, Bad and Ugly about Taking Amtrak’s Acela Express Train

Last week I took Amtrak’s Acela Express train for the first time in a few years and I realized I'd completely forgotten … Read More

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Adventure and solitude at the JW Marriott Guanacaste in Costa Rica, in words and pictures

Chairs at the beach

For years I’ve heard stories describing Costa Rica and all it has to offer and for years, I’ve been eager to experience a particular region of this country. Recently my quest to visit Central America came to fruition and Guanacaste, Costa Rica didn’t in any … Read More

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Canada + Your Global Entry Card

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Canada + Your Global Entry Card Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Corey of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, who says: "If you're going to Canada and back to the US and have Global Entry (and … Read More

Travel Style: Brian David Bruns

Brian David Bruns

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Brian David Bruns Occupation: Author, Sometimes … Read More

British Airways Customers Can Now Pay $10 To Hold Their Flight Bookings

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British Airways announced today that anyone searching for airline deals on BA.com will now be able to hold their flights for up to 72 hours with a deposit of $10. This new option gives customers the time and flexibility to make sure they’re happy with their … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Don’t Follow the Crowd when Crossing the Street

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Don’t Follow the Crowd when Crossing the Street While in New York City last week I saw some tourists almost get killed because they weren't paying attention and crossed the street when the person in front of them did. That was almost a huge mistake. They … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Last-Night Phone Charging

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Last-Night Phone Charging I'm sure one of the most common things travelers leave behind in their hotel room is their phone charger. I used to be that person, too. Now when I charge my phone on my last night in a hotel room, I put my carry-on bag near the … Read More

The Tuscany Hotel in New York City

The Tuscany Hotel

These days all the major hotel chains are getting so big and dominant that it’s starting to affect my purchasing decisions—and I’m probably not the only one. And that’s a huge mistake. I admit I often have to remind myself that it’s okay to stay at a hotel … Read More

The Good, Bad and Ugly about Taking Amtrak’s Acela Express Train

Inside Amtrak Acela Express train (Business Class)

Last week I took Amtrak’s Acela Express train for the first time in a few years and I realized I'd completely forgotten what it was like. I was traveling from New York’s Penn Station (one of America’s worst train stations) to Wilmington, Delaware. Since it had … Read More