Finding the perfect place to celebrate New Year’s Eve is always a little stressful. Whether you’re looking to party hard, bring the kids or just chill out, there’s no doubt expectations run high. To help settle your holiday anxieties, we’ve picked the best places to ring in 2020 around the country. So, make those reservations,
©Jonathan Stokes/Lonely Planet Different cultures follow different rules and traditions. Here’s what not to do when you travel. Exploring new places and cultures is part of the thrill of travel, but it’s important to keep in mind that, just like when you’re a guest in someone else’s home, when you’re overseas, you’re a guest in
Start your new year off right with these budget trips you can pack into a weekend. The idea of planning a major European jaunt or an exotic island excursion can seem like an overwhelming feat. Long vacations can be extremely pleasurable, but they do come with large price tags and hours on end of planning.
If you don’t need luxury, it’s fairly easy to travel pretty much anywhere in comfort for $1000 per person or less a week, flights included! I choose to travel economically in order to travel more. Fortunately, there are many ways to enjoy a budget trip without sacrificing comfort and enjoyment, even if you travel solo.
It’s not particularly pleasant to think about, but sometimes passengers die on board an aircraft — although it’s very rare, so don’t preoccupy yourself unnecessarily with doom and gloom. Here’s what happens when a passenger passes away during a flight. All airlines have their own procedures for what happens if and when somebody dies on
Downhill skiing at Alpine Meadows ski resort above Lake Tahoe © Christiannafzger | Dreamstime.com It may sound far-fetched, but there are plenty of choices for zipping from the friendly skies to the powdery peaks within an hour. That first moment standing atop a mountain, goggles clear and skis waxed, can be the ultimate winter bliss.
Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the hit show from Amazon Prime Video, not only fueled nostalgia for 1950s New York City, it brought us to vintage Paris streets and summers in the Catskills. Now, with the premier of season 3, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is taking her show on the road. Want to follow along? Here are
Canadian wine is tough to find outside the country’s borders, so you’ll have to travel one of the top five wine regions in Canada instead. Despite its chilly reputation, Canadian wine has been winning awards and making a name for itself for years. That includes chardonnay from Prince Edward County, appellation wine in Nova Scotia
Answer these questions to determine what lodging option is right for you. The battle between hotels and Airbnbs has been waging since the peer-to-peer vacation rental company launched in 2008 – spurring a great debate between these two types of accommodations. Deciding where to stay on your next trip, though, depends on what’s most important
Few trips are as complex – and exciting – as an African safari, but with these steps you can be sure to have an unforgettable experience. Gearing up for an African safari requires more planning than most trips. Strategies around everything from clothing and photography, to safety and basic comforts are key – not to mention
With 350 sunny days each year, Tucson is easily one of the sunniest cities in America. It’s also a superb desert to take in the great outdoors. From cactus-spotting in Saguaro National Park and biking down Mount Lemmon to mountains on all four sides and southwestern sunsets that seemingly last forever, Tucson is brimming with
Key West, FL, has a party-hearty rep, and it won’t disappoint those who come here seeking the hard-drinking spirit of Ernest Hemingway. But it also offers Victorian homes, kayaking, art galleries, and beautiful beaches. Book a great hotel deal here. Puerto Rico is rebuilding in the wake of Hurricane Maria and will be welcoming winter
© Marchello74 | Dreamstime.com Some destinations just look better from the air – and for adventurous travelers, a helicopter tour offers the ultimate sightseeing experience. We set out to find the most breathtaking helicopter excursions, from beautiful coral reefs and active volcanoes to stunning waterfalls and iconic city skylines. Here are our top ten helicopter
© Bigapplestock | Dreamstime.com With a casual atmosphere, familiar greasy spoon fare and a distinctive lingo all their own, roadside diners hold a nostalgic place within the greater scope of American restaurant culture. Whether you’re stopping in for a burger, fries and a milkshake or breakfast all day with a bottomless cup of coffee poured
Sunset-gazing and beach walks are only the beginning of the story on the 150-plus islands that make up southwest Florida’s coast. Famous for vast wildlife preserves, leafy mangroves, world-class tarpon fishing, stellar seashells, and a laid-back way of life, Sanibel Island and its surrounding cays attract an array of vacationers, from regular beach-loving folks to
The Nordic nations of Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway and Iceland are some of the safest countries in the world to visit, according to a new report from security specialists at International SOS. The organization released its 11th annual Travel Risk Map, an interactive map which predicts the safest and most dangerous places to travel in
Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC, continues to hold plays in the historic playhouse. New York City is the theater capital of America, and Broadway is its shining star, but that doesn’t mean the Great White Way has a monopoly over the medium. While the bright lights of the Big Apple may overshadow smaller theater scenes
Tomas1111 | Dreamstime.com There are trips you take to a specific destination because it’s a place you’re dying to see, and then there are trips you take because the opportunity to see said destination presents itself, and you’d be remiss to turn it down. An unexpectedly cheap flight can facilitate the latter, and to help
Bjørn Hovdal/Dreamstime Our “Book a Hotel” tool makes it easy to find a great hotel deal We’ve made it easier than ever to see more for less. We love asking “Where will you go next?” and then showing you how to seal the deal, pack your bags, and go. Our Book a Hotel tool (see
As the weather turns chilly in the Northern Hemisphere, the southern half of the globe is just beginning to heat up. These are our favorite getaways for winter sun in the Southern Hemisphere. As the northern half of the planet settles down for some winter hibernation, the Southern Hemisphere is gearing up for fun in