Vacation Tips & Advice

All Aboard: 5 Ways to Satisfy Your Love of Train Travel

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The era of train travel may have come and gone but for many a journey by train continues to stir nostalgia and a desire to connect with the past. It may be faster to get from point A to point B by plane, but when you board a train there's something magical about experiencing the ...

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5 Reasons to Visit Myanmar in 2015

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Myanmar (formerly Burma) is authentic, affordable and remarkable, and it should be added to your travel bucket list.

Called "The Golden Land" thanks to the thousands of gilded pagodas scattered around the country, Myanmar today is similar to what Thailand was like 25 years ago — before shopping chains took over and popular movies like "The ...

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Spring Break Ideas for Every Budget

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Whether your ideal spring break involves joining the throngs of college students at the beach or squeezing in a spur-of-the-moment family getaway, chances are, you're ready for a recess. After all, it's been a mind-numbingly cold winter. And with plenty of outdoor festivals and reasonably priced lodging options in vibrant locales, there's hardly a ...

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2015's Standout Spring Break Spots

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Through even the worst of winter, everyone knows there's something to look forward to: spring. The season brings warmer weather, blooming flowers and, of course, the rite of passage that is spring break. But with so many warm-weather destinations to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which sunny spot is right for you. That ...

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Quiz: Which Spring Trip is Right for You?

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Wondering where to travel this spring? Ready to soak up sun and samba in Rio? Or perhaps strolling along boutique-lined boulevards in Paris piques your interest. We’ve charted six top spring ideas (based on our 2015 Spring Vacation rankings) to help point you in the right direction.


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Do Discount Travel Booking Sites Really Save You Money?

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Thanks to our social media feeds, Netflix queues, Amazon accounts and Google search results, we've come to expect our online search results to cater specifically to our interests and needs — including when it comes to travel.

Whenever we enter an online travel search, it's our assumption that these deals are made just for us and ...

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