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Travel Tips / Winter / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: 2016 Ski Passes Are On Sale Now

It may still feel like summer out there, but it’s time to start planning for ski season. Here’s how you can get the best deals on 2016 ski passes. The… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Winter / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: How You Can Save on 2016 Ski Passes

I know, I know, most of you don’t even want to hear the word “snow.” But believe or not, next year’s winter ski passes are going on sale, so the… Read More…

Winter Activities at Ski Resorts for Non-Skiers
CBS News / Winter / Winter Sports

Winter Activities at Ski Resorts for Non-Skiers

It’s been an extreme winter thus far, which is good news for skiers and snowboarders. In many cases, we’ve seen record snowfall levels. But what if you don’t ski? What are the ski… Read More…

Travel Tip: What to Know About this Flu Season
Cold & Flu Season / Health & Fitness / Travel Tips / Winter

Travel Tip: What to Know About this Flu Season

We’re in the midst of a pretty severe flu season, and for travelers, that can be bad news. Here’s what you need to know about what’s out there. Travelers are especially… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Snow and Ice Attractions
Culture / Travel Tips / Winter

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Snow and Ice Attractions

Sure, you’ve heard of ice hotels, but those aren’t the only places to get your snow fix. There are some crazy, ice-cold attractions to visit this winter. In the northern… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Need In A Winter Emergency Kit
Travel Safety / Travel Tips / Winter

Travel Tip: What You Need In A Winter Emergency Kit

Now that we’re in the thick of winter, it’s critical to have a winter emergency kit stashed in the back of your car. Here are some items that are essential… Read More…

Commemorative Events for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Culture / USA / Winter

Commemorative Events for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

If Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were still alive, he would be turning 86 this year—on Thursday, January 15. In honor of his birthday, and in light of the recent… Read More…

Travel Tip: Flying with Skis and Snowboards
Travel Tips / Winter / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Flying with Skis and Snowboards

A lot of skiers and snowboarders choose mountains that are within driving distance…and for good reason. Flying with all that equipment is cumbersome. But there are ways of flying with… Read More…

Travel Tip: Find Cruise Deals During Dead Week
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips / Winter

Travel Tip: Find Cruise Deals During Dead Week

We’re now in one of the best times of the year for travel—known in the industry as the “dead week”—and cruises are some of the best places to find deals… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Year’s Events at Ski Resorts
New Year's Eve / Travel Tips / Winter / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: New Year’s Events at Ski Resorts

We’re coming up on New Year’s Eve, and that means some major celebrations are happening around the world. Want to know where you can see some of the coolest spectacles?… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Seasonal Winter Food
Culinary Travel / Travel Tips / Winter

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Seasonal Winter Food

You might think that the fall means the end of the growing season, but for some local delicacies, winter can be a really special time. Check out these seasonal winter food… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can See the Northern Lights in North America
Travel Tips / Winter / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Where You Can See the Northern Lights in North America

The Northern Lights, or aurora borealis, is a natural light display based on solar activity, which becomes more visible the farther north you get. You’re even more likely to catch a glimpse… Read More…

Extravagant Holiday Light Displays Around the World
Christmas / Destinations / Pop Culture Travel / Winter

Extravagant Holiday Light Displays Around the World

At one point in history, holiday light displays were limited to a few candles here and there simply to add an extra glow, but now we’ve taken this pastime to an art… Read More…

Travel Tip: Holiday Driving Tips
Car Travel / Travel Tips / Winter

Travel Tip: Holiday Driving Tips

The holidays are some of the busiest driving times of the year—and generally the most dangerous. Here are a few holiday driving tips to protect yourself on the road. Don’t… Read More…

Worried About the Winter Forecast? Keep Warm with Travel Gear
Travel Gear / Winter

Worried About the Winter Forecast? Keep Warm with Travel Gear

Winter is apparently arriving early this year, and a number of weather and climate experts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and national weather resource center, AccuWeather, are saying that this winter season could… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where to Stay in a Real Igloo
Travel Tips / Winter

Travel Tip: Where to Stay in a Real Igloo

As long as the weather is getting colder, you may as well embrace it, right? How about sleeping inside a real igloo? Ever heard of the Igloo Village? It’s a… Read More…

Travel Tip: Early Ski Season Deals
Travel Tips / Winter / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Early Ski Season Deals

It’s hard to believe that we’re talking about ski season already. But some people are already hitting the slopes. Here’s where you can catch the earliest ski season deals of… Read More…

Ice Sculpture Events: Where to See Sculptors Work Their Winter Magic
Festivals / Winter

Ice Sculpture Events: Where to See Sculptors Work Their Winter Magic

Winter is quickly approaching, and with that come winter events. But if you want to go beyond ice skating, consider checking out ice sculpture festivals and events. Contributing writers Jim and… Read More…

Travel Tip: Alternative Winter Cruises
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips / Winter

Travel Tip: Alternative Winter Cruises

You might associate a winter cruise with sailing to places like the Caribbean or Mexico. But winter can be the best time to cruise to some alternative destinations. Here’s why…. Read More…