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Thanks to the Pandemic, I Could Finally Afford to Book a Safari

Safari lodges and tour operators in Zambia have always depended on foreign tourists for revenue, but as the pandemic drags on, they are luring local travelers with deep discounts.


The Dazzling Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks This Month — Here's How to See Shooting Stars

If you can brave the cold, you'll be treated to one of the best astronomical displays of the year.


A Hawaii Blizzard Warning Is in Effect — Making Volcano Skiing a Real Possibility

A blizzard hitting the Big Island is expected to leave behind more than 12 inches of snow on higher elevations.


We Reviewed the CDC-Approved COVID Home Tests for International Travel—Here’s What to Know

We road tested the BINAXNow, Ellume COVID-19, and Cue home tests to see how they actually fare while traveling.


This 'Nutcracker'-Themed Hotel Package Includes VIP Treatment at the Ballet and 2 Nights in a Suite

The Langham, Boston has partnered with the Boston Ballet for a magical holiday-themed hotel stay.


The One Song Prince William Says Always Reminds Him of His Mother, Princess Diana

Princess Diana loved to sing in the car at the top of her lungs, just like us.


Why snow isn't white and other wonderful weather facts

The world is a curious place and so is the weather. A hot topic of conversation wherever you are, our climate never ceases to surprise, delight and upset us. From unbelievable records to animals that can tell the temperature, these are the mind-blowing facts about the world's weather you probably didn't know.


12 Sommelier-approved Red Wines to Buy Right Now

A bottle for every kind of red wine drinker, to open now or age to perfection.


Why United’s elite status extension leaves me shaking my head

In case you missed it, United quietly extended Premier elite status for many of its frequent flyers this weekend. Officially, the airline said that only those impacted by closed borders, international travel restrictions and company travel constraints received another year of status, through January 2023. But the vague terms left everyone wondering who exactly was …


Corona Beer Plans to Open Its Own Branded Island Off the Coast of Colombia

Where happy hour and island time are one.


The Best European Islands You Haven't Heard of Yet

Time to update your bucket list.


Act fast: Buy one, get one for just taxes and fees on Alaska Airlines

Just in time for holiday travel shopping, Alaska Airlines is offering a buy one, get one free promotion. You’ll just have to pay taxes and fees on the second ticket. Among the deals? You could fly between the West Coast and cities like New York or Newark for as low as $374 round-trip for two …


7 Countries Added to CDC's 'Avoid Travel' List, Including Tourist Destinations in Europe

Photo by dietmint/Shutterstock The Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreading around the world, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added another seven countries to its "avoid travel" list. The additions on December 6 include one of the top destinations for US tourists, France. The rest of the group includes Andorra, Cyprus, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Portugal, and Tanzania. All of these countries were given the Level 4...


50 Amazing Places In the U.S. You've Got to Take Your Kids To

This country is incredible.


Celebrity Cruises Announces Epic New Sailings to South America, Antarctica, Iceland, and More

Celebrity's 2023 lineup includes exciting itineraries for all types of travelers.


America's ghost theme parks left to rot

The USA is famed for its larger-than-life theme parks – but not all of them have had staying power and, like America's Gold Rush-era ghost towns, these abandoned attractions have an intrigue all of their own. From a forgotten Six Flags to a slew of fated water parks, we peek inside some of America's deserted adventure playgrounds.


Vintage photographs of Hollywood stars on vacation

Hankering after a getaway right now? These vintage photographs of stars’ vacations from years gone by are sure to provide some wanderlust. We’ve rounded up the luxurious vacation destinations of the rich and famous over the decades so that you don’t have to – from iconic movie stars to royals, supermodels, singers and more.


This Best-selling Comforter Makes Amazon Shoppers Feel Like They're in a Five-star Hotel

It has more than 26,000 five-star ratings.


11 Everlane Travel Essentials Our Readers Love

Our readers can't get enough of these cashmere sweaters, recycled leather sneakers, and more.


Sleep Surrounded By Hundreds of Nutcrackers at This California Hotel

The nutcrackers pay homage to the area's nut farming history.


The 10 Top River Cruise Lines

Sail through Europe, Asia, the U.S. and more on one of these exquisite river cruise lines.


20 Must Visit Businesses in Maui

Discover fun places and delicious eateries across Maui.


World's most colorful natural wonders

In a time when we all need a little pick-me-up, here are some of the world's most striking and colorful sights found in the natural world.


Heads up: American awards not bookable on the British Airways Avios website

British Airways Executive Club has had some major issues over the past few weeks. The program experienced scheduled downtime in late November, where Avios bookings and other website functions were scheduled to be down for four days. This quickly turned into a more extended downtime, and a couple of weeks later some Executive Club members …


What It Took to Plan the Roys' Trip to Italy in the Latest Season of 'Succession'

When HBO asked her to become a consultant on Succession, travel specialist Emily FitzRoy signed on to create a version of Tuscany for TV's backstabbiest billionaires. Here's how she did it.


Your guide to at-home COVID-19 tests for international travel

As of Monday, Dec. 6, the U.S. is requiring all incoming air travelers over the age of 2 to submit a negative COVID-19 test taken within one day of departure. To ensure you get test results in time, consider using an at-home COVID-19 that can be administered remotely while abroad. The U.S. Centers for Disease …


Top Travel Deals for December

As the year winds down, the opportunities for travel savings and perks are just beginning.


15 Experience Gifts for the Traveler Who Already Has Everything

The memories from these experiences will last a lot longer than physical gifts.


2021 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays: What to Eat, Drink, See and Ride

Here are some of the best things to eat, drink, watch and ride at this year’s festival.


A Massive Star Was Just Added to Barcelona's Sagrada Família — and You Can Watch the Illumination Ceremony Online

The star will be illuminated during a special mass on Dec. 8.


The Best Mountain Towns to Visit in America

Deb Snelson/Moment/Getty Images When you consider the ideal vacation, the mind usually drifts into a dreamy coastal village or a cottage by the lake. But if you're living life exclusively at sea level, you're missing out on the surreal magic of the mountains—where life slows down but the world opens up into majestic vistas, dense forests, and mirror-like lakes. People tend to associate mountain towns with ski trips, and they're not wrong. But...


Travelers beware: Kids must show proof of partial vaccination to eat indoors in NYC starting Dec. 14

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with new information. New York City is the first U.S. city to extend partial vaccination requirements to children between the ages of 5 and 11 wishing to eat indoors or attend entertainment and fitness establishments starting Dec. 14, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Dec. 6. Children ages …


U.K. Now Requiring Pre- and Post-Arrival COVID Test

In light of the new Omicron variant, the United Kingdom has implemented some new entry protocols for travelers.


The Best Thermal Base Layers for Skiing, Hiking, and Strolling City Streets This Winter

Stay warm in cold temperatures with these layers.


Astonishing Titanic artifacts that survived the ship's sinking

The stories behind sensational Titanic artifacts recovered from the doomed ship and sold.


14 Top Overwater Bungalows Around the World

Enjoy scenic views and relaxing atmospheres at these resorts.


One of the World's Best Hotels Just Reopened With a New Penthouse Suite and Luxury Ski Packages

St. Moritz, Switzerland is the place to be this winter.


Deal alert: Fly to Belize round-trip for under $220

Beaches, beautiful rain forests, Mayan ruins and a renowned barrier reef are but a few reasons why Belize should be in your travel sights. Add to that the fact that Belize is the only Central American country that is primarily English-speaking. And did we mention that you can get there for a song, thanks to …


16 Resorts That Are Perfect for Family ReunionsEven During COVID


17 People Tested Positive for COVID-19 on a Norwegian Cruise Line Ship Headed to New Orleans

At least one is suspected to have contracted the new omicron variant.


International Travel Bloggers Are Drawing Attention to PakistanBut Is That a Good Thing?

As Pakistan grapples with an influx of mass tourism brought on by foreign travel bloggers, the voices of its locals are missing from the conversation.


Your state's best bed and breakfast revealed

While big chains and business hotels have their place, many people will be looking for smaller, quieter places to stop over on their travels right now. There are hundreds of places to stay in every state, but these small boutique properties and bed and breakfasts all have oodles of charm. Read on to discover the top B&Bs in America and, if you're planning a trip, remember to check state travel advisories and up-to-date information on individual accommodations before you go.


Get $10 back after spending $40 on airport dining with this Amex offer

If you’re flying this month, this new offer for American Express cardholders will help you pass the time at the airport. An airport restaurant, that is. From now until Dec. 31, cardholders can earn a one-time $10 statement credit after spending $40 or more at a sit-down restaurant at airport terminals across the country. It’s …


Cruise vs. All-Inclusive Resort: Which Is Better?

Find out the pros and cons of each and see which option is right for you.


Abandoned airports and hotels you won't want to check in to

We take a look at the most astonishing abandoned spots that are now playgrounds for urban explorers, photographers and ghost hunters alike.


8 Cruises From NYC to Europe, the Caribbean, and More

These cruises from New York take passengers to some of the world's best destinations in Europe, the Caribbean, and more.


25 of the most hair-raising bridges in the world


Disney Genie and Disney Genie+ to debut at Disneyland on Dec. 8

The long-awaited successor to FASTPASS at the Disneyland Resort finally has a launch date! For guests who have had no way to shortcut long attraction lines since Disneyland reopened last spring, this change comes at a crucial time right before the busy holiday season. On Dec. 8, 2021, Disney Genie, Disney Genie+, and Lightning Lane …


Snowed under: houses facing the deep freeze

Snowy scenes can be magical – think chocolate box cottages with a light dusting of snow, icicles shimmering in the sun and powdery snow drifts. However, when a snowstorm hits it can bury houses, collapse roofs and leave people stranded. Take a look at the homes battling for survival


Abandoned places hiding in plain sight in London

Hidden among the sparkling skyscrapers and bustling streets of London are some truly unexpected treasures that reveal another side of England’s historic capital.