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Airlines & Airports / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Eat Locally at Airports

It’s one thing to eat and shop locally when you’re in a city. These days, even airports are forgoing the Cinnabons in favor of more local options. In Austin, getting… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Therapy Dogs at Airports
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Therapy Dogs at Airports

You may have heard me rant about travelers gaming the system with their so-called emotional support animals—A.K.A. pets that have no certification but fly for free. Well, that may be… Read More…

Old Train Tracks Become New Hiking & Biking Trails
CBS News / Hiking & Biking / USA

Old Train Tracks Become New Hiking & Biking Trails

Many of America’s railroads began their decline in the 1960s, leaving behind thousands of miles of abandoned and unused tracks. But thanks to the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, started in 1986, these… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to See the World on a Private Jet
Airlines & Airports / Luxury Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to See the World on a Private Jet

Have you ever wondered how the 1 percent prefer to get around? I have two words for you: private jet. In a handful of cases, you can travel that way… Read More…

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Cruise Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Family-Friendly River Cruises Around the World

River cruising is one of the fastest-growing segments of the travel industry, and now families are getting on board. Traditionally, river cruising has attracted an older crowd—usually couples and retirees—and… Read More…

Red, White, and Green Wine in Eastern Europe
Culinary Travel / Eastern Europe

Red, White, and Green Wine in Eastern Europe

On the hunt for something special to wet your palate?  There are some unique finds, whether you prefer red, white, or even “green” wine in Eastern Europe. Contributing writer Rachel… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Install a Car Seat Safely
Car Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Install a Car Seat Safely

Even if you don’t have small kids, you may be tasked with driving the children of family or friends during summer road trip season. You definitely want to be prepared…. Read More…

Emotional Support Animals: How More People Fly With Their Pets
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Travel with Pets

Emotional Support Animals: How More People Fly With Their Pets

Do you think you’ve been seeing a lot more animals at the airport recently? It’s not your imagination—it’s easier than ever for animals to ride on airplanes. The Air Carrier… Read More…

Travel Tip: Are Airlines Going Green?
Airlines & Airports / Eco Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Are Airlines Going Green?

By definition, air travel leaves behind a pretty significant carbon footprint. But things are improving, and some airlines are making efforts toward going green. Recently, Hainan Airlines made the first… Read More…

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Adventure Travel & Sports / Summer / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Summer Activities at Mountain Resorts

We’re quickly approaching one of the best times of the year to visit ski resorts…when the snow is gone and the mountains are officially open for business. Here are some… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know Before Volunteering Abroad
Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know Before Volunteering Abroad

A big trend has been to give back to local communities during travel by volunteering abroad. But it’s your responsibility to vet the project before you sign on. The problem… Read More…