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Travel Tip: Everything You Need to Know About Wine Shipping Rules
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Travel Tip: Everything You Need to Know About Wine Shipping Rules

Believe it or not, sending home a bottle of wine from your travels could actually be a felony. No, that’s not a joke! Wine shipping laws are complicated and vary… Read More…

Travel Tip: Can You Still Find a Bargain with Duty-Free
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Travel Tip: Can You Still Find a Bargain with Duty-Free

Duty-free shops at airports all advertise great bargains, but are they a good deal? Here’s the first rule of thumb: for casual items, duty free is rarely a real value…. Read More…

Why Travel Agents Still Matter
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Why Travel Agents Still Matter

In the past month, both Women’s Day and CareerCast received heavy backlash when they questioned whether travel agents still matter in this economy. CareerCast called out travel agents as one… Read More…

Why I Don’t Bargain with the Embera: Hidden Gems of Panama
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Why I Don’t Bargain with the Embera: Hidden Gems of Panama

If you go just an hour outside Panama City, you’ll get a chance to meet a very special group of people: the indigenous Embera tribe. The tribe is committed to… Read More…

The Best Luggage for Summer Travel
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The Best Luggage for Summer Travel

From a weekend bag to a carry-on that can sustain you for weeks of travel, we have tracked down this summer’s hottest suitcases and luggage. For summer, luggage has to… Read More…

8 Gift Ideas for Grads Who Travel
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8 Gift Ideas for Grads Who Travel

Pretty soon the verses of Alice Coopers’s “School’s Out for Summer” will be blasting from the radio. It’s the time of year for caps and gowns, bittersweet endings, and new… Read More…

Hot Destinations 2013: Finding the Locals’ Istanbul
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Hot Destinations 2013: Finding the Locals’ Istanbul

We can do better than the old cliche of Istanbul as “East meets West.” Instead, Courtney Crockett seeks out the vibrant local experience–the real hamam culture, Türk kahvehane and the… Read More…

Last-Minute Gift Guide: The Best Stocking Stuffers for Travelers
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Last-Minute Gift Guide: The Best Stocking Stuffers for Travelers

From luggage to tablets to smartphones, you might have taken care of the big-ticket holiday gifts, but what about the stocking stuffers? If you’re looking for some last-minute extra gifts… Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Find the Best Gifts for Travelers
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Know Before You Go: How to Find the Best Gifts for Travelers

Are you still searching for the the perfect gift for the traveler in your life?  They probably own luggage, a laptop, a tablet and all the necessities. So if  you… Read More…

Last-Minute Gift Guide: 12 New & Innovative Ideas for Travelers
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Last-Minute Gift Guide: 12 New & Innovative Ideas for Travelers

The big gifts for the techie traveler in your life are obvious — tablets, e-book readers, cameras and computers. Instead of going with the expected, Phil Baker tests out a… Read More…

Believe it or Not: 9 Surprising Finds from Baggage Battles
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Believe it or Not: 9 Surprising Finds from Baggage Battles

We’re well into the second season of the Travel Channel’s Baggage Battles, which Peter co-executive produced with Michael Yudin. So far we’ve introduced you to stars Bill Leroy, Mark Meyer and Laurence… Read More…