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How To Combat Jet Lag

How To Combat Jet Lag

If there’s one thing that’ll put a damper on the excitement of traveling to the other side of the world, it’s the jet lag that comes as part of the deal. Unfortunately, when you’re only on a short vacation or returning home and heading back to work, you just can’t afford to lose time to... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

 {A local woman at a market in Mucuma, Angola} read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{Ploenlein (otherwise known as Little Square) in Rothenburg, Germany}   read more
Headphone splitters

Headphone splitters

If you’re traveling with a buddy, a headphone splitter is a great way to get twice as much out of your entertainment gizmos. In case you’re not familiar with how they work, a splitter is basically a short, wishbone-shaped cable that lets you plug two pairs of headphones into a device that has a single... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 12/30/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 12/30/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Did you know that in some airports, having sweaty armpits could set off those new full body scanners? Or that you can buy a perfume that allows you to smell like the nation of Lithuania (might be useful if you’re suffering from the... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{Church of Agios Nikolaos on the rocks of Mpalos (Akrotiri) in Santorini, Greece} read more
How To Travel With Friends And Family Without Killing Them

How To Travel With Friends And Family Without Killing Them

Even if you’re the kind of person that enjoys traveling on your own, it’s pretty much inevitable that at some point you’ll end up taking a vacation with friends or family members. That’s the kind of thing that can seem like a great idea when you’re back at home, the office, or at school, excitedly... read more
Finally, There's Something Cool To Do With All Those Travel Photos

Finally, There’s Something Cool To Do With All Those Travel Photos

Ever since digital cameras became the norm, I’ve noticed that I rarely print photos anymore. I literally take thousands of pictures whenever I travel but just a handful of them end up shared with friends and family via facebook and almost none find their way into a physical photo album. Mostly, my photos remain somewhere... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 12/23/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 12/23/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Getting a little tired of eating candy canes, seeing Christmas trees and hearing those same carols over and over? Take a break by reading about some unique ways of celebrating the holidays – from smashing plates to carving giant radishes, here are six... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

 {A reindeer sleigh ride in Kuusamo, Lapland, located in the north-eastern part of Finland} This kind of takes you back to those magical Christmas fantasies you had as a child, right? read more
Chile's Magic Mountain

Chile’s Magic Mountain

One look at the Magic Mountain Lodge in Huilo Huilo, Chile, and the first thing that jumps to mind is the Lord of the Rings. This volcano-shaped hotel really looks like something Tolkien would have dreamed up – from the conical walls built out of local wood and stone, to the trees that threaten to... read more
The Ultimate Guide To Avoiding Pesky Airline Fees

The Ultimate Guide To Avoiding Pesky Airline Fees

Airlines, which struggled for years to stay afloat, have finally come up with a formula for success – but it comes at a price and you’re the one that’s footing the bill. Over the past couple of years, carriers have been adding fees left, right and center for everything from checked baggage to food and... read more