To tip or not to tip? That is the question. Tipping in the U.S. is fairly black and white, but the rules get complicated — and incredibly varied — when traveling abroad. If you don’t know the guidelines, you’re likely either throwing away money or overlooking the people who rely on your tip as part of their income.
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After a brutal winter for much of the country, Americans might be ready to get away. But one part of traveling isn’t very relaxing: delays.
Though frugal and concerned about their futures, millennials value seeing the world up close and in person — which comes at a price. Here are over 30 savings tips, sites and resources millennials and older generations alike can take advantage of to save on travel costs.
Disneyland is celebrating 60 years of magic with a Diamond Celebration set to begin May 22. Here are 25 things you need to know if you are planning to celebrate with Mickey.
Unlike our top 10 most affordable cities for vacations, travelers to these 10 cities will spend significantly more for their time off. From expensive airfare to overpriced restaurants, you might want to think twice before you book a trip to one of these destinations (or start saving now).
The many costs of planning a vacation will put a stress on most people’s finances, but where you actually choose to go can be what really makes or breaks your travel budget.
My 6-year-old daughter plays the cello. It is incredibly, heart-ticklingly awesome. Not so awesome? Traveling with a cello.
For frequent travelers, overpacking is one of the cardinal sins of travel. Here are three reasons it pays to travel light.
Lee Thompson became an Internet sensation when he became the first ever person to snap a selfie from the top of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue. In an act of selfie selflessness, he’s offered to share his top tips for capturing those memorable mugshot moments.
If you’re looking to break away from the “get there as fast as we can” mentality, there are plenty of natural wonders and photo-worthy attractions just off the beaten path of I-15.
Much of the world is on sale for Americans right now since the U.S. dollar is enjoying one of the strongest moments in modern history. If you were dreaming of a vacation to a far off destination, now is the time.
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.
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.
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