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Food Festivals You Can Visit Around the Country this Fall
CBS News / Culinary Travel / Fall / Festivals

Food Festivals You Can Visit Around the Country this Fall

Labor Day may signal the official end of summer, but it doesn’t mean the end of fun or some long standing American traditions—food festivals. Many of them continue through October… Read More…

How One Cruise Ship is Navigating the Northwest Passage
CBS News / Cruise Travel

How One Cruise Ship is Navigating the Northwest Passage

In 1903, one explorer tried to navigate the difficult Northwest Passage—from Seward, Alaska all the way to the East Coast. It took him three years to do so. This week,… Read More…

How an 88-Year-Old Woman Made a Cruise Ship Her Home
CBS News / Cruise Travel

How an 88-Year-Old Woman Made a Cruise Ship Her Home

This year, an estimated 24 million people are expected to take a cruise. Part of the popularity of cruising is that you don’t have to unpack and pack, and cooking,… Read More…

After the Brexit Vote: How You Can Save on Travel This Summer
CBS News / Europe / Money, Currency & Credit

After the Brexit Vote: How You Can Save on Travel This Summer

When the vote came in and Brexit prevailed, the impact on financial markets was quick. But no industry felt the sting quite like the travel sector. In one 24-hour period,… Read More…

All-Inclusive Resorts: Why You Need to Read the Fine Print
CBS News / Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit

All-Inclusive Resorts: Why You Need to Read the Fine Print

All-inclusive resorts have been around for more than 60 years. In a growing world of nickel and diming, the all-inclusive concept is certainly attractive. But if you’re thinking of staying… Read More…

What’s Behind the TSA Delays?
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

What’s Behind the TSA Delays?

We’ve been hearing about long delays at the airport at TSA security lines. There’s a good chance if you’re flying this holiday weekend—or for that matter, the rest of the… Read More…

Why You Might Have to Pay to Avoid the Dreaded Middle Seat
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Why You Might Have to Pay to Avoid the Dreaded Middle Seat

Some veteran travelers have a name for it: agony by design. There are first class, business class, premium economy, and economy seats. If you happen to get stuck in the dreaded… Read More…

Ways You Can Make the Most of Your Frequent Flyer Miles
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Mileage & Reward Programs

Ways You Can Make the Most of Your Frequent Flyer Miles

According to one study, nearly 60 percent of Americans with frequent flyer miles admit they don’t know how airline reward programs work. The Economist estimates there are 17.5 trillion unused… Read More…

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2016
Africa / Canada / Caribbean / CBS News / National Parks / Polar Regions / South America / USA

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2016

If you’re looking for the hot new spots for the new year, Peter Greenberg has compiled his hot destinations for 2016: they are accessible; thanks to a strengthening U.S. Dollar,… Read More…

Peter Greenberg’s Insider Holiday Travel Tips
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Christmas

Peter Greenberg’s Insider Holiday Travel Tips

The holiday season is upon us, and that means many Americans will be traveling to visit their loved ones. This year, AAA predicts more than 100 million people will travel—90… Read More…

Why This Is A Great Time to Buy Airplane Tickets
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

Why This Is A Great Time to Buy Airplane Tickets

It’s been a record breaking year for airlines, with the highest profits seen since the Wright brothers first took to the sky. While U.S. carriers are expected to fly 38.1… Read More…

How Heightened Security Could Affect Holiday Travel 2015
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Travel Safety

How Heightened Security Could Affect Holiday Travel 2015

The Sunday after Thanksgiving is traditionally the busiest travel day of the year, and this year about 2.7 million people will return home on that day. This comes on the… Read More…

Wisconsin: Where First Time DUI Offenders Aren’t Criminalized
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Wisconsin: Where First Time DUI Offenders Aren’t Criminalized

It might surprise—and disturb you—to learn that Wisconsin is the only state in America that doesn’t criminalize first-time drinking and driving offenses. It is also a state where police sobriety… Read More…

Kate McCue: America’s First Female Cruise Ship Captain
CBS News / Cruise Travel

Kate McCue: America’s First Female Cruise Ship Captain

When the 91,000-ton Celebrity Summit set sail yesterday for a typical fall cruise through New England and Canada, what wasn’t typical was who was in command. Kate McCue is the… Read More…