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17 Ways To Avoid Vacation Stress

17 Ways To Avoid Vacation Stress

If you’re one of those people that feels frazzled before you go on vacation and not much better after you return, you’re not alone. According to surveys, nearly 60 percent of people feel that taking a vacation doesn’t relieve their stress. What’s even worse, a quarter of respondents say they feel even more stressed when... read more
Introducing Our New Cruising & Photography Contributor, Mary Fiore

Introducing Our New Cruising & Photography Contributor, Mary Fiore

Here at Wanderplex, we’re all about sharing advice and bringing you the best insider tips to help you get the most out of your travels. The site already covers unique destination ideas, packing and gear guides and all manner of travel tips, and now I’m excited to announce that we’ll be expanding our coverage to... read more
7 Ways To Travel More This Year

7 Ways To Travel More This Year

I gave up making New Year’s resolutions a long time ago – it’s a fun concept, but inevitably, a few weeks into January (at best) I’ll already have broken them. Or sometimes, the resolutions are just so big and overwhelming, I never really even get started. Since resolutions have a way of making me feel... read more
Strange Christmas Traditions From Around The World

Strange Christmas Traditions From Around The World

If your idea of a Christmas tradition involves decorating a tree, stringing up lights and baking cookies, then prepare to be surprised. Different countries around the world have developed their own unique customs to celebrate the holidays – relating to everything from pickles, to roller skates and even KFC (yes, Kentucky Fried Chicken). So whether... read more
Heading Home For The Holidays? Here Are 6 Tips For Flying With Gifts

Heading Home For The Holidays? Here Are 6 Tips For Flying With Gifts

If you’re flying home over the Christmas break, one thing is almost certainly on your packing list: gifts. You probably spent a ton of time planning and shopping for your Christmas presents, but have you given a thought to how you’ll pack them? It’s something you ought to consider if you want to avoid having... read more
Why I Think Airline Fees Are Good

Why I Think Airline Fees Are Good

Do you remember the good old days of flying when all you did was make one payment for your ticket and that was it? No fees for meals, no charges for checking a bag, no surcharge for seats with extra legroom, and no paying for headphones so you could watch the in-flight movie. Those were... read more
Holiday Gift Guide For Every Kind Of Traveler

Holiday Gift Guide For Every Kind Of Traveler

Whether you’re searching for a Christmas present for the traveler in your life, or you’re looking to treat yourself to a little something this year, look no further. This year’s Wanderplex holiday gift guide features products and accessories for every kind of traveler – from the parent, to the business traveler to the foodie at... read more
The Ultimate Guide To Finding Great Food When Traveling

The Ultimate Guide To Finding Great Food When Traveling

Have you ever traveled someplace famous for its great food only to sit down to a meal that tasted like a reheated frozen dinner? I have. I was in Italy – the home of pizza and pasta – and after years of hearing about how the dough was fresher, the sauce was richer, and cheese... read more
How to get free wi-fi, traveling with kids & more holiday travel advice from ’round the web

How to get free wi-fi, traveling with kids & more holiday travel advice from ’round the web

Your roundup of the hottest travel links across the net. This week the spotlight is on holiday travel advice: 1. Constant access to the internet is something we’ve all come to expect, but a surprising number of hotels, airports and public spaces continue to charge exorbitant fees for wi-fi. So how can you get around... read more
The Ultimate List Of Thanksgiving Travel Tips

The Ultimate List Of Thanksgiving Travel Tips

The days surrounding Thanksgiving rank as some of the busiest travel days of the year, so if you’ll be heading off to spend the holiday with family, you’d best be prepared to deal with the chaos. Whether you plan to drive or fly, there are a number of things you can do to make sure... read more
The World’s Smallest Camera Tripod

The World’s Smallest Camera Tripod

Isn’t it funny how when you go through people’s facebook photos, you can almost always tell which ones were self-portraits? Generally, those images consist of 90% faces and 10% wonky background and a disproportionately fat arm extending into the foreground to hold the camera. Not exactly a good look. Unfortunately, the alternative way of taking... read more
Photo of the week: Bhutanese Monks

Photo of the week: Bhutanese Monks

{Novice monks in Wangdue Phodrang, Bhutan} read more