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Ask A Concierge: The RiSE Lantern Festival in the Mojave Desert
Ask A Concierge / California

Ask A Concierge: The RiSE Lantern Festival in the Mojave Desert

Have you ever watched one of those small hot air luminary ceremonies on YouTube and suddenly wanted to be a part of one? Me too. It’s so funny how the birth… Read More…

Luxe Lavs: Celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary
Canada / Luxe Lavs

Luxe Lavs: Celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary

This year marks the sesquicentennial anniversary of the formation of the Canadian Confederation. Counties, cities, and provinces across Canada are celebrating the 150th birthday. In honor of this anniversary, Luxe… Read More…

Ask A Concierge: Up Close & Personal With the Cabazon Dinosaurs
Ask A Concierge / USA

Ask A Concierge: Up Close & Personal With the Cabazon Dinosaurs

For years, Sarah Dandashy of Ask A Concierge drove by the Cabazon Dinosaurs. If you’ve ever driven to or from Palm Springs on the 10 freeway, you’ve likely passed them… Read More…

Haunted Hotels & Halloween Events Around the Country
Halloween / Luxe Lodgings / USA

Haunted Hotels & Halloween Events Around the Country

With fall upon us, the weather is cooling off, the leaves are changing, the days are shortening, and creatures begin restlessly stirring for the Halloween season. Luxe Lodgings contributor Angela… Read More…

Ask A Concierge: Local Favorites in San Diego, California
Ask A Concierge / California

Ask A Concierge: Local Favorites in San Diego, California

If you’ve already caught up on the places you should see during your first trip to San Diego, take time to explore some popular sights and some lesser-known neighborhoods. From… Read More…

Image Credit: Stephanie Ervin
Travel Tips / USA

Travel Tip: Survey Finds the Happiest States in America 2017

What’s your favorite U.S. travel destination—and what metric do you apply to determine that? Is it cost? Entertainment? Activities? How about just how happy the place is? Recently, personal finance… Read More…

Ask A Concierge: Unique Sights and Activities in Prague
Ask A Concierge / Europe

Ask A Concierge: Unique Sights and Activities in Prague

Whether it’s your first or twentieth visit to Prague, travel experts will probably tell you to see the Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, and the Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square…. Read More…

Tools For The Traveler: Where to Go During the Last Days of Summer
Travel Tools / Destinations / Summer

Tools For The Traveler: Where to Go During the Last Days of Summer

Contributing writers Natalie Compagno and Greg Freitas find the best Tools for the Traveler each month, mapping out the most efficient ways to see a destination and the best techniques… Read More…

Ask A Concierge: Can’t-Miss Sights for Your First Trip to San Diego
Ask A Concierge / California

Ask A Concierge: Can’t-Miss Sights for Your First Trip to San Diego

America’s eighth largest city offers plenty to do, so it isn’t hard to see why it has become such a popular destination. San Diego has the culture, nightlife and vibe… Read More…

Last-Minute Labor Day Deals
Travel Deals / Labor Day / USA

Last-Minute Labor Day Deals

Saying farewell to summer is always bittersweet, but why not end the season with a memorable getaway with family and friends for Labor Day weekend? Whether you want to partake… Read More…

Space Needles & Sundaes: Family-Friendly Activities in Seattle
Family/Kids Travel / West

Space Needles & Sundaes: Family-Friendly Activities in Seattle

Seattle, Washington is a popular destination for travelers. But did you know that the Space Needle serves a sundae that dates back to the World’s Fair? Contributing writer Margot Black… Read More…

Ask A Concierge: Taking a Deeper Look at Berlin
Ask A Concierge / Germany & the Netherlands

Ask A Concierge: Taking a Deeper Look at Berlin

Once you have visited Berlin, you’ll want to return. Beyond the must-see sights in Germany’s capital city, you’ll find opportunities to take a deeper look into the region’s culture. Sarah… Read More…

Travel Tip: Can’t-Miss Rest Stops For Your Next Road Trip
Travel Tips / Car Travel / Road Trips / USA

Travel Tip: Can’t-Miss Rest Stops For Your Next Road Trip

If you’ve done any long-distance driving, you understand the need for a rest stop. In the recent past, that was just a place to pull over for a bathroom break… Read More…

Family-Friendly Adventures in Washington’s San Juan Islands
Adventure Travel & Sports / Family/Kids Travel / USA

Family-Friendly Adventures in Washington’s San Juan Islands

Looking for a unique, family-friendly way to explore the Pacific Northwest? Contributing family travel writer Margot Black visited the San Juan Islands in Washington state with her family, which have some… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where People are Traveling to See the Solar Eclipse
Travel Tips / USA

Travel Tip: Where People are Traveling to See the Solar Eclipse

If you haven’t already heard, there’s going to be a total eclipse of the sun on August 21. If you plan properly, you can be in a perfect position to… Read More…

How Millennials are Helping RVs Make a Comeback
Adventure Travel & Sports / Summer / CBS News / National Parks

How Millennials are Helping RVs Make a Comeback

Camping has historically been a great barometer for the American economy. Low unemployment leads to discretionary spending for things like camping. Kampgrounds of America (KOA) reports sales for camping are… Read More…

Travel Tip: U.S. Cities With the Highest & Lowest Divorce Rates
Travel Tips / USA

Travel Tip: U.S. Cities With the Highest & Lowest Divorce Rates

If you’re looking for more harmony when you travel—especially in terms of your relationships—consider this. The good news is that the divorce rate in the United States has fallen from… Read More…

Ask A Concierge: The Last of LA’s Great Bookstores
Ask A Concierge / California

Ask A Concierge: The Last of LA’s Great Bookstores

Bookstores are a dying breed within the U.S., and it is no different in Los Angeles. Even though it is getting harder to find a local shop where you can… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Car Travel / USA

Travel Tip: The Best & Worst Cities for Drivers in the United States

Gas prices are dropping to their lowest point in 12 years. But that doesn’t mean the traffic is getting any better. It’s estimated Americans lose $124 billion annually in wasted… Read More…