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Eight Ways to Make Summer 2014 Your Season to Travel

I’m so sick of hearing my friends' excuses for not having enough money to travel, and then seeing them get $5 Starbucks … Read More

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Albino Wallaroo at Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort

39 Reasons to Stay at the Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in Australia

I got invited by Destination NSW (tourism marketing company for the state of New South Wales) to go to Sydney, Australia … Read More

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Travel Tip of the Day: Talk Softly on the Phone

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Talk Softly on the Phone I’m sure you’ve come across those people on planes, airports, hotels, restaurants, boats and other public places: It's the 21st century, and they still haven’t figured out that we don’t need to talk really LOUD into cell phones for … Read More

Travel Style: Alice Rose

Alice Rose

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: Alice Rose Occupation: Book editor and … Read More

Travel News: Week of April 23, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines tail

Top Travel News U.S. Teen 'Lucky' to Be Alive After Stowing Away in wheel way on Calif.-Hawaii Flight  After deaths of 13, Everest Sherpas say they are abandoning climbing season Vueling launches world’s first ‘smart watch’ boarding pass Oregon wines … Read More

Booking Mileage Ticket Tricks to Europe

Delta at LAX

I fly over 100,000 miles a year but I don’t play the mileage game (paying more and/or making a stop just to fly one particular airline) anymore since I learned that it’s not worth it, and that the airlines really don’t care about their “frequent fliers” unless … Read More

Travel Contests: Week of April 23, 2014

The Emerald Sky in Budapest

This week's travel contests include: Extended for another month: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win your dream trip in Switchfly’s Twitter Dream Destination Contest Win an all-inclusive … Read More

Travel Product of the Week: Virtual Post Mail

Virtual Post Mail

Virtual Post Mail is a pretty novel idea: It's an online mailbox for your real U.S. post. Basically, you set up an account, which starts at $5 a month, and are assigned a mailbox. Your mail then gets sent to that mailbox and then you can access it online by … Read More

Travel Video of the Week: Southwest Flight Attendant Safety Briefing

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One of the joys of flying Southwest Airlines is that they have some really funny flight attendants—and this three-minute viral video captured by a co-worker shows you exactly what I’m talking about. … Read More

Travel Website of the Week: Utrip

Utrip

For some people, planning a trip is a thrill. For other, and probably more, people, it can be exhausting—and that's why there's Utrip. Utrip is a quick and easy online way to build your dream trip, even (and especially) if you haven't fleshed it out all the … Read More