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When you’re ready to upgrade your travel experience, it’s time to read up. We’re not talking about splurging on first class — we’re talking about learning how to pack your bag, tips for planning, and more.

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Take it from a relentless traveler: These are the best travel gifts for men

Travelers love to receive items that are interesting, useful, and relevant to their lifestyle. Check out our list to find the top travel gifts for men.
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Flying with booze: How to pack beer and wine in your luggage

A couple navigate their way through David Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv, Israel

The ultimate travel essentials checklist: Don’t leave home without these items

The South Rim of the Grand Canyon (Arizona)

Grand Canyon and Northern Arizona Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Do, and More

Fingers holding a map and compass in the outdoors.

Ditch the GPS: How to Navigate Using a Map and Compass

A stunning tropical cove in Puerto Escondido.

Oaxaca Travel Guide: Where To Stay, Where To Eat, and More

Beach in Key West in early morning.

Key West Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Do, and More

A bird's eye view of the coastline and buildings in South Florida.

South Florida Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

Costa Rican sunset over the Caribbean Sea.

Our Top 6 Sustainable Tourism Destinations You Should Visit

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6 Small Cities in Mexico You Should Visit That Aren’t Cancun

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Stowe Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

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Miami Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

A bird's eye view of Clearwater Beach in Florida.

Florida Vacation Travel Guide: How to Plan a Great Getaway

Florida Vacation Travel Guide: How to Plan a Great Getaway

The Sunshine State has a spot for everyone. Learn about some of the best places to visit in this Florida vacation travel guide.
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How to Survive a Road Trip Breakdown in the Dead of Winter

How to Survive a Road Trip Breakdown in the Dead of Winter

If your cold-weather road trip will take you to a more remote part of the country, here’s how to survive a breakdown in the dead of winter.
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Puerto Escondido Travel Guide: Where to Stay, Where to Eat, and More

Puerto Escondido Travel Guide: Where to Stay, Where to Eat, and More

Puerto Escondido, Mexico, is rapidly becoming one of the most popular destinations in Mexico. Here's out guide to the best places to surf, eat, stay, and more.
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The Best Dive Spots in the U.S. During the Winter Months

The Best Dive Spots in the U.S. During the Winter Months

Winter is an ideal time for a subaquatic adventure and there are plenty of diving destinations in the U.S.
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Philadelphia Travel Guide: Where to Eat, Stay, and Play

Philadelphia Travel Guide: Where to Eat, Stay, and Play

Here’s the lowdown on where to stay, what to do, and where to eat in the City of Brotherly Love.
Puerto Vallarta Beach, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta Travel Guide: Where To Stay, What To Eat, and More

Puerto Vallarta Travel Guide: Where To Stay, What To Eat, and More

Puerto Vallarta has beautiful beaches, a thriving culinary scene, and great nightlife. If you plan to book a trip, here are a few reasons to book a getaway.
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Curaçao Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

Curaçao Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

The tiny tropical nation may be small in size, but it has an array of outstanding attractions. These are the best ways to explore Curacao.
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Atlanta Travel Guide: Where To Stay, What To Eat, and More

Atlanta Travel Guide: Where To Stay, What To Eat, and More

Atlanta is a city with grand views and attractions. So, if you're planning on taking a vacation here, here's a guide on where to stay, what to eat, and more.

How to Plan an Unforgettable Staycation at Home in 2021

How to Plan an Unforgettable Staycation at Home in 2021

Stay safe, make new memories, and create the ideal staycation by checking out our favorite activities that you can do at home.

Los Angeles Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

Los Angeles Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

There's lots to see and do in LA. Here are the best hotels, restaurants, and destinations to visit now without having to worry about breaking a bank.
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Aruba Travel Guide: Where To Stay, What To Eat, and More

Aruba Travel Guide: Where To Stay, What To Eat, and More

A former Dutch colony, this Caribbean island off the coast of Venezuela is an extremely safe tourist paradise.
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Washington, DC Travel Guide: Where To Stay, What To Eat, and More

Washington, DC Travel Guide: Where To Stay, What To Eat, and More

Our travel guide lets you explore the nooks and crannies of Washington, DC— a dynamic capital that is home to one of the best museums and monuments in the US.
Aerial view of the busy highways of Houston, Texas.

Houston, Texas Travel Guide: Where To Stay, What To Eat, and More

Houston, Texas Travel Guide: Where To Stay, What To Eat, and More

Houston, Texas is one of the South's lesser-visited cities. But as one of the largest in the country, Houston has so much to offer.
Aji Native American inspired spa in Phoenix.

Phoenix Travel Guide: Where To Stay, What To Eat, and More

Phoenix Travel Guide: Where To Stay, What To Eat, and More

The Valley of the Sun has it all: Warm desert breezes, swaying palms, southwestern cuisine, and endless shopping. Here are the top spots in Phoenix.
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Austin, Texas Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

Austin, Texas Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

Austin likes to call itself the 'live music capital of the world,' but there's more to it than music. Here's an Austin, Texas travel guide for your next visit.
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How to Live in Your Car Comfortably for a Few Weeks

How to Live in Your Car Comfortably for a Few Weeks

Here’s everything you’ll need to stay safe, sane, and happy when you choose to live out of your car for a little while if you ever want or need to.
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9 Travel Memberships and Subscriptions That Are Worth the Money in 2022

9 Travel Memberships and Subscriptions That Are Worth the Money in 2022

Some subscription services make sense -- and cents -- for travelers. These are the best travel memberships and subscriptions that are worth the money in 2022.
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Savannah, Georgia City Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

Savannah, Georgia City Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

From the beaches of Tybee Island and fishing the waterways of the Low Country to wandering the historic squares, Savannah, Georgia has so much to offer.
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The 7 Best Packing Apps for Travelers Who Hate to Pack

The 7 Best Packing Apps for Travelers Who Hate to Pack

If you’re not a masochist traveler who enjoys packing, technology is here to help. These mobile apps make packing as quick and painless as possible.
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An Introductory Guide to Train Travel in the United States

An Introductory Guide to Train Travel in the United States

The golden age of leisurely travel in America may have passed, but you can recapture the experience by going by rail.
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How Do Hotel Star Ratings Actually Work?

How Do Hotel Star Ratings Actually Work?

In theory, hotel star ratings were designed to help travelers comparison shop. In reality, they're often arbitrary and have mostly only complicated things.
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Why You Should Reconsider Charging Your Phone at the Airport

Why You Should Reconsider Charging Your Phone at the Airport

Most of us scurry to find electrical outlets at every layover. It turns out public USB outlets like those at airports aren’t as harmless as you might expect. Now, tech security experts are warning against a new kind of USB hacking called “juice-jacking.”
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The Best Tech to Pack on Your Next Overlanding Trip

The Best Tech to Pack on Your Next Overlanding Trip

While the purpose of overlanding is often to go off the grid, using the latest technology will make your trip safer and more enjoyable. Here’s a quick list of the best tech to master before going on a long trip in remote areas.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Planning Your First Cross-Country Overland Trip

A Beginner’s Guide to Planning Your First Cross-Country Overland Trip

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The Best Portable Coffee Options for Making Joe on the Go

The Best Portable Coffee Options for Making Joe on the Go

Wander far enough and you’re guaranteed to find yourself in need of a good cup of joe without a decent option in sight. Here are four of our favorite alternatives for making coffee on the go. From cowboy coffee to handheld espresso makers, you can have a decent cup of joe anywhere, anytime.
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Pickpocket Prevention: Don’t Become a Mark While Traveling

Pickpocket Prevention: Don’t Become a Mark While Traveling

Pickpocketing is still the most prevalent non-violent crime in the world's major cities. While many of us know what we should do to avoid becoming a mark, it’s all too easy to let our guard down while on vacation. Here are the best ways to tip the odds in your favor.
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Professional Nomads Show Off How They Renovated an Airstream

Professional Nomads Show Off How They Renovated an Airstream

Kyle and Olivia of mobile lifestyle brand Drivin' and Vibin' recently renovated an Airstream to become their new home. Here's how.
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Stick to this 20-Minute Hotel Room Workout the Next Time You Travel

Stick to this 20-Minute Hotel Room Workout the Next Time You Travel

Kenta Seki, certified trainer for workout app FitOn, created this five-move, 20-minute, total-body workout you can easily do in your hotel room — no equipment required.
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5 Best Travel Clothes Brands You Can Get Away with Not Washing

5 Best Travel Clothes Brands You Can Get Away with Not Washing

By blending traditional fibers like cotton with premium materials like merino wool — sometimes a dash of precious metals — these high-tech, premium travel clothing brands are comfortable, quick-drying, odor-resistant, and infinitely wearable.
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Onsen Etiquette: 7 Basic Rules for Hot Springs in Japan

Onsen Etiquette: 7 Basic Rules for Hot Springs in Japan

For a worry-free experience at a traditional Japanese hot spring, follow these rules of onsen etiquette and you'll be soaking peacefully in no time.
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4 Best Travel Gear Brands with Lifetime Warranties

4 Best Travel Gear Brands with Lifetime Warranties

We believe in paying more once for a well-built product rather than saving a few bucks at a time only to have to replace your gear every few years. With that in mind, here are four of our favorite travel brands with near-bulletproof lifetime warranties.