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The Best Travel Shoes

The Best Travel Shoes
Whatever type of traveler you are, make sure you buy the perfect shoes for your next trip. No matter how big your luggage is, there's never enough room for every pair of travel shoes that you want to bring. Even after listing the pros and cons of your favorite pairs, you may still have trouble...

Think Outside the Suitcase: The New Smart Luggage

Think Outside the Suitcase: The New Smart Luggage
Worried about your current luggage lagging behind? When it comes to the latest travel trends, these bags are leading the way. Luggage has come a long way since the days of the horizontal leather suitcases and camping rucksacks. Durable materials, lightweight frames, and wheels have transformed...

Most Notorious Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Most Notorious Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them
Travelers beware: Don’t be taken by these all-too-common scams. When traveling to a new destination, it’s easy to lose yourself in your new surroundings. Perhaps you take a few moments to admire a beautiful cathedral in Florence, have a sip of Guinness in a Dublin pub, or watch flamenco dancers in...

Luggage Drama: Dealing with a Broken Bag on Vacation

Luggage Drama: Dealing with a Broken Bag on Vacation
Dealing with a damaged luggage situation quickly can help salvage your vacation. It’s a scene from every seasoned traveler’s nightmare. The baggage claim belt begins to move. The luggage from the flight slowly starts appearing. You finally see your bag…or, well, one part of it. And then another...

Should You Study Abroad or Do an Internship?

Should You Study Abroad or Do an Internship?
Stuck between applying for a summer internship or a doing a semester abroad? Consider these factors in your decision. Summer is still here, but application deadlines for internships and study abroad programs are right around the corner. Still deciding whether to spend your semester exploring new...

5 Best iPhone and Android Apps for Business Travelers

5 Best iPhone and Android Apps for Business Travelers
If your smartphone is your favorite travel companion, make it even more invaluable and efficient by loading it up with the top 5 apps for business travelers. You may have some trusted travel buddies in your life, but few can hold a candle to the best travel companion of them all: a smartphone! For...

How to Pack for a Destination Wedding

How to Pack for a Destination Wedding
Heading somewhere exotic to witness one of your favorite couples tie the knot? Make sure you’ve packed all the essentials for the ceremony, reception—and your own built-in mini-break! Wedding season is in full swing—which means that you’re maybe starting to notice invitations to destination...

Rolling Luggage or Travel Pack: Which Should You Take?

Rolling Luggage or Travel Pack: Which Should You Take?
Does your next big adventure call for a travel bag that’s on wheels—or strapped to your body? Ask yourself these questions to help make the final call. You’ve final mastered the art of packing a carry on bag for every trip (go you!) but now it’s time to select which bag will join you on your next...

2014 Father’s Day Gift Guide: Travel Gifts For Dad

2014 Father’s Day Gift Guide: Travel Gifts For Dad
Struggling to think of a present that’s not boring for Father’s Day? We’ve gone way outside the tie and cuff link department to source the top 10 gifts for outdoorsy dads who love to travel! There are only so many “World’s Best Dad” mugs, t-shirts and chef’s aprons you can give him before your...

2014 Graduation Gift Guide: Travel Gifts for Grads

2014 Graduation Gift Guide: Travel Gifts for Grads
Say congrats on a job well done—and celebrate that hard earned new diploma!—with presents for graduates who love to travel. It’s graduation season! While there’s still no comprehensive how to guide for the “real world” for a college grad, we’re spotlighting several gifts that will help them...

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