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2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Best Travel Gifts for Parents

2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Best Travel Gifts for Parents
Does passion for travel run in your family? If so, your parents will get a ton of mileage out of these 10 super-versatile travel gifts! The Snuggie you gave them last year was such a great gift idea—in theory. Sure, Mom and Dad made a show of lounging under the tree in the “so-cheesy-its-cool”...

2013 Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Travel Gifts for Her

It’s clear that she’s got the gift for travel—so present her with the essential gear she needs to stay safe, comfortable, and stylish on her next journey. The writing’s on her wall—literally! If her ongoing Facebook updates about favorite vacation spots, last-minute getaways, and top travel quotes...

What to Pack for Europe: The 5-Step System

What to Pack for Europe: The 5-Step System
Whether you’re planning to spend a long weekend in London, a semester abroad in Italy, or an entire summer traveling around the continent by Eurorail, don’t start packing your bags without referencing this Ultimate European Packing list! Once you start planning, it’s tempting to expand your...

How to Protect Your Electronics While Traveling

How to Protect Your Electronics While Traveling
Use these tips to make sure your electronic gadgets (like your iPhone and tablet) are safe, charged, accessorized, and organized when you’re on the go. Traveling with electronics can be useful but stressful, since these expensive little items can be easily lost, stolen, broken, or rendered useless...

Travel Headphones Buying Guide

Travel Headphones Buying Guide
Whether you use headphones on the road for listening to music, canceling out white noise, or chatting with colleagues, friends, and family, this handbook will help you find the perfect pair. Relaxing to music on a plane, following audio guidebooks as you walk around a new city, calling home to...

Surviving Holiday Travel: Getting Home for Thanksgiving

Surviving Holiday Travel: Getting Home for Thanksgiving
Heading out of town for your family’s annual turkey fest? Don’t stress! Find out how you can deal with (or avoid) super-crowded airports, gridlocked highways, and other Thanksgiving travel annoyances. Millions of Americans take advantage of the extra days off during Thanksgiving week to visit their...

RFID Safety: Protect Your Credit Cards and Passport

RFID Safety: Protect Your Credit Cards and Passport
Don’t get hacked! Here’s how to keep your personal and financial data safe from scammers—and prevent data theft—when you’re on the go. RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification, and you may already own something that contains an RFID chip in your wallet. These tiny chips, which transmit data,...

Spa Hacking: Get Five Worldly Treatments on the Cheap

Spa Hacking: Get Five Worldly Treatments on the Cheap
Paying exorbitant prices to get ultra-basic massages in uninspiring surroundings? Find out how your can stretch your dollar (and your back!) at these alternative-and-relaxing (and cheap) spa destinations! Almost everyone likes massages and treating themselves to a spa day. Hardly anyone likes to...

Europe By Rail: 6 Off-The-Beaten-Path Destinations

Europe By Rail: 6 Off-The-Beaten-Path Destinations
Sure, you could be like everyone else and hop on the train to visit Paris, Rome, Barcelona, and Munich. But why not avoid the crowds and explore these lesser-known, breathtaking cities? Europe is one of the easiest continents to explore by rail, since so many of its countries are connected by train...

Travel Trend: Starting a Honeymoon Registry

Travel Trend: Starting a Honeymoon Registry
Are you anticipating the honeymoon more than the wedding? Bypass boring wedding gifts and register for the vacation of your dreams instead! In our modern society, where many couples live together before they tie the knot, traditional gift registries filled with pots, pans, and bath towels are...

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