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10 of the Best Places to Jump out of a Plane
Adventure Travel & Sports / Featured Posts / Specialized Travel

10 of the Best Places to Jump out of a Plane

We talk a lot about what you should know when you fly—like which airlines are the safest, how you should sit to avoid back pain, and which luggage best suits… Read More…

Travel Tip: What The TSA Actually Finds In Your Luggage
Airlines & Airports / Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What The TSA Actually Finds In Your Luggage

When the TSA searches your luggage at the airport, they have the right to confiscate items. And as it turns out, some of the stuff they’ve found is pretty wild…. Read More…

The Most Reliable Airports and Airlines in the World
Airlines & Airports

The Most Reliable Airports and Airlines in the World

It’s apparent to anyone who has purchased a plane ticket recently that things are rapidly changing when it comes to the total flying experience. But while we have watched things slip… Read More…

Travel Tip: Book Now to Save On Summer Travel
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Book Now to Save On Summer Travel

Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning your spring and summer travels. In some cases, you have to jump on these deals right now. In Latin America and… Read More…

Tongue-in-Cheek JetBlue Flight Etiquette Videos School Bad Flyers
Airlines & Airports / Videos

Tongue-in-Cheek JetBlue Flight Etiquette Videos School Bad Flyers

When someone asks, “How was your flight?” we have a few different ways to respond. We can talk about turbulence or a flight delay, but let’s be honest: most of… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hidden Travel Perks in Your Credit Card
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Hidden Travel Perks in Your Credit Card

You probably have a credit card or two in your wallet, and you might be overlooking some perks when you’re on the road. Did you know your credit card could… Read More…

Giving Back in Africa
Africa / Voluntourism

Giving Back in Africa

Contributing writer Sarah Pew skipped the traditional, white sandy beach honeymoon for the trip of a lifetime in Africa. The most memorable part of her trip? Participating in a voluntourism… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotel Rates are (Probably) Going Up
Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Hotel Rates are (Probably) Going Up

Listen up, travelers. Hotel rates may be going up this year, so pay attention before you book. According to the research firm STR, U.S. hotels actually hit a record in… Read More…

Image credit: Flickr user Danny Castaneda
The Travel Detective® Blog

Travel Detective Blog: A Tribute to Bob Simon

I first met him twenty years ago, while covering the Middle East. At the end of that meeting, a friend of mine outside the news business asked me who I… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where to Celebrate Chinese New Year
Culture / Specialized Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Do you know what year it is? Yes, it’s 2015, but it’s also the Year of the Sheep…or Goat, depending on who you ask. I’m talking about Chinese New Year,… Read More…

Air Travel Health Risks — and How to Avoid Them
Health & Fitness

Air Travel Health Risks — and How to Avoid Them

The number of people traveling by aircraft worldwide is already more than 1 billion a year—and, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this number is expected to… Read More…