Whether you’re 18 or 80, a springtime getaway is a cure-all for the winter blues. Here are 10 tips for having a blast without busting your travel budget.
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When you have kids, traveling is difficult. While it might be faster to fly somewhere, flights are expensive, and they mean more time confined in one place. While driving may be a good solution financially, it’s also overwhelming to think about spending that much time in a car with kids. Here are some ideas to make traveling with your kids something to look forward to.
I am a firm believer in taking family vacations. I think it is a great way to build lasting memories and bonds with your children that will stick with them throughout their lives, but I also think it is important to take a vacation without the kids. Here is why.
Las Vegas is a popular spring break destination for couples, families and groups of friends. In fact, Sin City is predicted to be one of the top vacation spots for spring this year, reports the Los Angeles Times. Due to the warm weather, variety of activities and endless entertainment options, it’s easy to see why.
A New Zealand bar manager and two Burmese colleagues were sentenced to two and a half years in jail in a Yangon court on Tuesday for posting a Facebook image of a Buddha wearing headphones to promote an event last December.
After all the security adjustments members of the flying public have endured post-9/11, they once again have to revisit their trepidation over airline travel. But have no fear. Airline crews are by no means cavalier about unruly passengers or hijack threats.
A vacation doesn’t feel like much of a getaway if your kids are still whining, crying and clinging to you 24/7. Thankfully, it’s possible to get a babysitter when you’re on vacation. Here’s how to make it work
Tipping was once so hated in America that six U.S. states officially outlawed it in the early 20th century. And, yet, tipping in America has survived. And thrived.
Visiting the Grand Canyon is one of those iconic experiences that we Americans often take for granted. I regularly meet people who’ve never been, even though they grew up in the West. Meanwhile, tourists from all over the world detour thousands of miles just to see the magnificent canyon carved by the Colorado River.
Survival and rescue stories from the deadly crash of TransAsia Airways Flight 235 in Taiwan are inspiring as well as intriguing. They raise the question: Why do some passengers survive plane crashes and others tragically don’t?
Long distance trails inspire contradictory tales of solitude and camaraderie, pleasure and pain. The idea of covering thousands of miles on foot is itself barely believable. Perhaps that’s what makes these adventures so memorable.
Cheap gas is in abundance this winter. If you’re looking for the absolute best price, there are dozens of apps that can save you money at the pump. But each has pros and cons.
Fans of the popular British period drama “Downton Abbey” can visit a number of sites depicted in the television series about life among the upper crust early last century.
There are some unusual museums across the nation, from a funeral museum to an attraction devoted to wet wipes, of all things. They’re all worth a stop, but probably shouldn’t be your only reason for buying a plane ticket.
Heading home for the holidays can come with a hefty price tag. Although gas prices are the lowest they’ve been in years, if you’re renting a car, increased demand during the season means you’ll likely encounter higher prices — especially if you haven’t already locked in a rate.
The dark days of December are being lit up with holiday sparkle all over the map, from creative Christmas trees to giant menorahs. Gingerbread houses, light displays and train shows are part of the fun, too. Here are a few of the biggest and best-known events around the country.
When it comes to changing hotel reservations, the concept of “last-minute” is about to get a bit longer.
Shopping, romance, bucket lists, inspiration and information: All of these things and more can be found in books for travelers that are out this season in time for the holidays. In addition to being gift-worthy, some of the titles make a nice addition to your own coffee-table collection; others are useful for trip planning or may serve as fodder for travel dreams.
For most, an adrenaline high in Las Vegas comes only from a heavy bet at the roulette table. But some thrill-seekers may be looking for something a little more physical. For the true adrenaline junkie, finding something more extreme means wandering away from the bright lights of the strip, and into the large expanse of nature that the Las Vegas valley offers.
In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and ticket prices at resorts across the country have consistently increased in the years since. The trend has raised a question that has dogged the ski industry for years: Is the sport becoming unaffordable for the middle class?
The holiday season has some of the busiest and priciest travel days of the year. Luckily, rising prices and packed flights can be worked around. We collected these expert tips to find prices in your budget — even on peak travel days.
Nowadays, more and more air carriers are happy to charge us fees for all the extras that were once complimentary on a flight. If you’ll be flying to see family or friends this holiday season, click through to see some of the most affordable fees we’ve compiled by category and their major airline carriers.
Unless you’ve been stuck in a mine shaft for the past few decades, chances are you’ve heard of Bob Marley and Usain Bolt. Beyond reggae and track icons, however, there are many fascinating things less widely known about Jamaica that make this island of just 3 million people stand out.
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