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The Best Places to Travel in April and May: 5 Top Shoulder Season Destinations

The Best Places to Travel in April and May: 5 Top Shoulder Season Destinations
Avoid crowds and enjoy picture-perfect weather by visiting these locales during the spring season. Do you hear the birds chirping and see the flowers blooming? After a particularly harsh winter, springtime has finally arrived. Hallelujah! So why not celebrate by packing your travel gear and taking...

How to Keep Your Luggage for a Lifetime

How to Keep Your Luggage for a Lifetime
Find out how cleaning and storing your bags properly can help make them last longer. Ever buy a brand new travel backpack or rolling suitcase and notice that it’s torn, dirty or stained (or worse—stinky!) just a few vacations later? For those of us who lament the loss of that “new luggage look,”...

February is National Pack Smarter Month!

February is National Pack Smarter Month!
Learn professional packing tips so you can bring “just the essentials” on trips—and keep your gear in better condition as you go! Ever come back from a trip only to realize that the dirt on the bottom of your sneakers made its way onto your nicest dress shirt during the return trip home? Or that...

Best Hut-to-Hut Hikes in the World

Best Hut-to-Hut Hikes in the World
Travel the globe to trek these three paths for breathtaking views of nature at its finest. Itching to go on a multi-day hike, but don’t feel like camping in the woods? You’re not alone. After all, carrying and pitching a tent, dealing with bugs, and having to use a hole in the ground as a bathroom...

Best Portable Wireless Speakers for Travelers

Best Portable Wireless Speakers for Travelers
When you pack your travel bag, don’t forget to pack portable speakers. This buying guide will help you narrow down your choices and choose a style that suits your personal listening style. Whether you love listening to music, audio books, or podcasts, when you’re on the road, you don’t want to lug...

Top Outdoor Adventures in Sochi

Top Outdoor Adventures in Sochi
Find out what this Russian city—and home to the 2014 Winter Olympics—has to offer. When you think about great adventure destinations, the American Rockies, Interlaken, Switzerland or just about anywhere in New Zealand may come to mind. This year, after watching the Winter 2014 Olympics, you’ll...

Foodie Adventures: How the World Eats Chocolate

Foodie Adventures: How the World Eats Chocolate
Candy bars may hit the sweet spot, but they’re not the only way to get your chocolate fix—especially if you’re traveling internationally. Try these five crave-worthy ways to get go “cocoa loco” around the globe! We here in the States sure do love our Hershey’s kisses and our hot chocolate, but most...

Digital Detox Vacations: 3 Unplugged Getaways

Digital Detox Vacations: 3 Unplugged Getaways
If the first thing you do when you go on vacation is check your work email, then you need a digital detox! Head to one of these hideaways, where you won’t be tempted by email, phone, TV, or Internet. Ring! Buzz! Click! Technology certainly makes life easier in many ways, but it’s essential to...

Urban Adventures in Boston

Urban Adventures in Boston
Bean town may be steeped in American history, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend your whole vacation visiting cultural landmarks! Get a more adventurous perspective of the city’s sights by signing up for these quirky Boston tours, runs and excursions! When visiting Boston, you could take a...