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Cheapest Scuba Diving Destinations

Cheapest Scuba Diving Destinations
Take the plunge—without getting soaked!—by learning to dive in one of these three inexpensive scuba hotspots. By: Alex Baackes, executive editor, alexinwanderland.com Scuba diving is the ideal activity for the active travel enthusiast – not only can you explore other-worldly terrain below sea level...

Your First Backpack: 6 Ways to Ensure a Perfect Fit

Your First Backpack: 6 Ways to Ensure a Perfect Fit
Don’t rush the process of buying your first backpack or travel pack—it may just be the most important item you’ll take with you on the road. Here, travel blogger and packing guru Stephanie Yoder shares expert tips for honing in on best-fitting, most durable pack for your travel needs. When you’re...

Holiday Travel Season: 8 Sanity-Saving Tips

Holiday Travel Season: 8 Sanity-Saving Tips
Whether you’re taking a train, plane or car to see family and friends this holiday season, it can sometimes be tough to stay calm and stress-free as you get from A to B. Use these smart strategies to arrive with your holiday cheer firmly intact. by: Alex Baackes, executive editor, alexinwanderland...

Free Stuff to Do in New York City

Free Stuff to Do in New York City
The Big Apple can be an expensive time during the holidays, so here are six free activities that won’t cost you a dime! Free. It’s a refreshing word -- especially in an expensive place like New York City. Although a Knicks-Nets game at Madison Square Garden may be $190 or a seat at Book of Mormon...

How to Get Through the Airport Faster

How to Get Through the Airport Faster
Yes, it is possible to get through the airport stress-free during the holidays! Find out how to ahead to ensure that you (and your luggage) arrive at your destination on time—and in high spirits. by: Angie Orth, Editor-in-Chief at AngieAway.com Holiday travel isn’t for the faint of heart,...

Top Holiday Treats from Travel Experts

Top Holiday Treats from Travel Experts
The most wonderful time of year is all about holiday festivities, family togetherness and of course—feasting! Find out which dishes give top travel experts like Johnny Jet, Kathryn O’Shea Evans, Amanda Pressner and Stephen Jermanok a much-needed taste of home. The holiday season is almost here—and...

Fall Asleep Anywhere: How to Avoid Jet Lag

Fall Asleep Anywhere: How to Avoid Jet Lag
The symptoms of jet lag can ruin even the most well-planned travels. Here are some tips on how to sync up to local time and have the best trip ever. The mere mention of jet lag sends a shiver down the spine of any long-distance traveler, who will inevitably have memories of sleepless nights and...

The Best Hikes Around LA

The Best Hikes Around LA
Get moving on these trails to enjoy gorgeous weather, celebrity sightings, and a little low-key exercise in Hollywood. It’s a known fact that Angelenos love to get fit in the sun, so it’s no surprise that some of the country’s best hikes can be found in Los Angeles. There are tons of urban,...

Four Last-Minute Adventure Destinations for Late Fall

Four Last-Minute Adventure Destinations for Late Fall
Make the most of what’s left of autumn’s awesome glory with these decidedly nature-focused trips. The weather may be getting chillier, but that’s hardly reason to pack away your adventure gear . In fact, when the mercury plunges, that’s actually an ideal time to hit the road to catch a few thrills...

Pinspiration: 7 Top Pinterest Travel Boards

Pinspiration: 7 Top Pinterest Travel Boards
Many of the best travel brands and travelers are using Pinterest. This hit list of top pinners should come in handy as you plan your travels…or simply plan to be inspired. While words may move some people to travel, it’s nearly always images that truly inspire us to take action and commit to the...

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