I will let you in on a little secret. I love to travel, love being on the road, rarely relish the idea of coming home but once I do, I turn into a homebody and getting up the will to leave again is hard to do.I have self-diagnosed myself with pre-travel anxiety. This...
For travelers, southern Italy just got even more appealing: The country’s first coral reef has been discovered off the coast of Puglia, near the seaside town of Monopoli.Researchers at the University of Bari, led by department director Giuseppe Corriero, discovered the extremely rare mesophotic (meaning it can exist in low light) coral reef, which reportedly stretches...
Planning your first European river cruise? Picking a waterway, dates, and budget seem easy enough. Then you find there's an overwhelming choice of boats out there, and with seemingly similar appearances, routes, amenities—even cost. What to do? Read on for our river cruising guide, which will help you learn the distinct personalities and perks of the major river cruise...
A 15-member bachelorette party intended to fly from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas to celebrate, but they got stranded during a stopover in Phoenix.According to the bride, her mother hadn't flown in 20 years and was nervous, so she had some alcohol before the first flight and became nauseous upon landing.She said an American Airlines staff member...
Planning a vacation can be stressful. With limited vacation time and infinite destination options, many prospective travelers bear the burden of making the right choices.Luckily, for those who are admittedly indecisive, a new travel trend could help alleviate some of that pressure.Fire and ice trips — one jaunt that juxtaposes...
Vacations are supposed to be a way to unwind and relax. But for many Americans, they are a source of stress. More than one-third of vacationers recently surveyed by Wyndham Vacation Rentals admitted that they’d delayed or canceled a trip before due to the pressure of planning it.“We have such busy lives...
Norwegian Cruise Line is launching a campaign to show its appreciation for educators by giving away free cruises to inspirational teachers.Ahead of Teacher Appreciation Week in May, the cruise line is seeking nominations of educators who are “spreading the joy of learning” in their classrooms. From now through April 12, 2019, anyone in the...
For the uninitiated, choosing the right time to book travel can feel like one of life’s great mysteries. Indeed, prices are constantly moving up and down—and those changes can make or break your travel budget. Happily, for those inclined toward more impulsive last-minute trips, a little savvy can go a long way in not busting your budget.
This weekend, in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Niagara Falls will be putting on its version of a “Kiss me I’m Irish” t-shirt.On Sunday, March 17, the famous waterfall will turn green as part of its partnership with Tourism Ireland’s “Global Greening” campaign.According to the Niagara Falls Illumination Board, the process happens thanks...
When planning a grand European road trip, there are plenty of practical driving tips to keep in mind. But many countries have obscure, quirky, and archaic rules on the books as well. Some are purely practical, a few are hard to monitor and hard to enforce, and others are simply out of date, but they’re all worth knowing on...

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