Travel Resources & Tips

Father’s Day: 9 Top Gifts for Your Traveling Dad

Father’s Day: 9 Top Gifts for Your Traveling Dad
Don’t assume he’s the man who has everything! If he’s the traveling type, you’re bound to find the perfect present for Dad on our ultimate Father’s Day gift list! If you’ve got a wandering spirit, chances are, Dad probably does too (didn’t you know that wanderlust is hereditary?). But whether he...

Travel Gift Guide: 10 Ideas for 2013 Graduates

Travel Gift Guide: 10 Ideas for 2013 Graduates
Give the gift of happier, safer travel to a guy or girl about to take on the world! It’s the first day of the rest of their life – and you’ve got to find the perfect present. What could be a better gift than something—that inspires, eases or helps document their post-collegiate explorations of the...

How to Plan a Better Group Vacation

How to Plan a Better Group Vacation
Got tapped to plan your group’s big getaway? Don’t panic! Lonely Planet Editor Robert Reid offers up five easy, budget-friendly tips and organizing solutions to make your next adventure a no-stress success. It all started when someone tossed out the idea of getting everyone together...for a family...

Protect Your Bags and Belongings While Traveling

Protect Your Bags and Belongings While Traveling
If you strategize for safety—and plan ahead—you can avoid becoming a victim of theft on the road. Keep these eight tips as you start packing up for your next getaway. When traveling and exploring unfamiliar territory, your belongings become more vulnerable to being lost or stolen. That said, you...

Best Android and iPhone 5 Apps: On a Road Trip

Best Android and iPhone 5 Apps: On a Road Trip
Thousands of smartphone apps are vying for your attention, but these are the ones you really need to have on your iPhone 5 or Android device if you’re hitting the road this summer. In the “olden days”—aka, the 1990s or before—taking a road trip meant collecting books of maps and planning out your...

Blogger Packing List: What to Pack for a Beach Vacation

Blogger Packing List: What to Pack for a Beach Vacation
Find out which surprising “extras” top travel experts toss in their bags when they prepare to hit the surf and sand. Your flights are booked, hotels are reserved and a spot in the sand is being daydreamed about. Your beach vacation is almost here. All that’s left to do? Pack. You’d have to be...

Foodie Adventures: The Top 5 BBQ Destinations in America

Foodie Adventures: The Top 5 BBQ Destinations in America
From the Carolinas to Memphis, and even NYC, America does BBQ right. Embark on a foodie adventure to one of these places with the best barbecue in the USA! BBQ is something that either is, or should be, as synonymous with America as apple pie and baseball. However, just because you can find it all...

Best Android and iPhone 5 Apps for Travelers

Best Android and iPhone 5 Apps for Travelers
Everything you need to book a better trip can be found in the palm of your hand, thanks to the release of travel apps for Android and iPhone5. Read this—then start downloading. Welcome to 2013: in place of stacks of guidebooks, piles of printed out flight confirmations, and notebooks filled with...

So, You'd Like to Take a Trip This Summer

So, You'd Like to Take a Trip This Summer
View the infographic in full screen, and then click on the bags to learn more about their features and benefits.

Spring Break Ideas: Alternative Spring Break

Spring Break Ideas: Alternative Spring Break
Looking for something a little more fulfilling from your spring break this year? Why not spend it volunteering and doing something to help other people? We list the best options for your volunteer spring break. American high school and college students don’t have to think hard to call up mental...

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