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10 Finest Cruise Scheduling Tips

I'm often asked for my absolute best cruise reservation tips. What cruise should I take? When is the best time to book? Where should my cabin be? And obviously, should I reserve with a travel agent? I'll be giving you my best advice and all my insider pointers! 1....

Don’t Be a Target: Protect Yourself When You Travel

  When traveling to unfamiliar areas, whether it be a new city within the United States or traveling abroad, it’s important to travel smart in order to not present yourself as an easy target. The main topic to keep in mind when traveling: Blend in. We’ve all been...

Experts Predict Future Travel Trends

When we talked to our 2018 Travel Vanguard, we asked them the big questions: Why they love travel and how they hope to make the world a better place. We also asked these world travelers about where they see travel going. Here are their predictions, from slow travel to...

10 Tips to Take Better Travel Photos with your Smartphone

We all know the story of Jimmy Buffett writing the song “Margaritaville.” (You’ve heard it right?) He was simply observing the the scenes of vacationers and documented it by writing out his experience in the form of a song. Ok, so we’re not all poets who can craft a...

Travel insurance: The need to disclose pre-existing health conditions

Kristen Dineen, 31, who has lived in Bali since a working holiday five years ago, thought she had a sinus infection but a doctor’s visit last week delivered a shocking diagnosis: she had five masses on her brain, the largest of which was on her skull, 5cm in diameter....

A London Bar Will Pay You to Travel the World and Drink Gin

  The London-based bar group, Mr. Fogg’s, has teamed with Bombay Sapphire to send gin-lovers on an adventure around the world. If you have an unquenchable thirst for adventure—and a great cocktail—then consider yourself in luck. A London-based bar group wants to...

33 Tips for Backpacking Thailand That You Need to Know

Backpacking Thailand is often the starting point for many people’s Southeast Asia trip. Though you can never be fully prepared for Southeast Asia (it’s full of surprises) you can be as prepared as possible with these Thailand backpacking tips to help you save some...

How to travel like a science geek – Lonely Planet

Pop quiz: does peering through a telescope at distant stars sound like a fun night out? Would you rather examine giant sloth fossils than relax on the beach? And when you’re at the beach, would you prefer to follow hermit crabs and peer in tide pools instead of...