Travel Blog

Is My Nonrefundable Ticket Really Nonrefundable?
You know the drill: you’re checking out on Orbitz or Expedia, and a pesky pop-up offers you trip insurance, practically daring you to fly on a non-refundabl... Read More
T+L Twitter Chat on Photography on Wednesday, August 21
Are you a novice photographer looking for the right camera or more experienced and hoping to refine your snapshots? Want tips on the best digital editing ... Read More
Locals Reveal What to Do in San Francisco
T+L asked a few of the city’s in-the-know denizens to reveal their favorite haunts. Jeremy Morony, Software engineer, Carbon Five“Four Barrel Coffee is t... Read More
Karl Lagerfeld's New Travel Projects
Among fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld’s new side projects? A Monte Carlo pool with serious style cred. T+L reports. “Work is making a living out of being... Read More
Family Friday: Lufthansa's New Family-Friendly Check-In
If there’s anything more challenging than a flight with your young kids, it’s trying to keep them entertained at the airport. On my last trip, I spent two... Read More
Must-Reads for the Week Ending August 16, 2013
Pandas are ALWAYS news. Here, Circa News reports on the birth of a rare giant panda in Vienna's Schönbrunn Zoo. (Adrien Glover) Also from Circa News, sci... Read More
Cruise Lines Ban Smoking on Balconies
  Disney became the third cruise line this week to announce new smoking bans on private balconies, following similar moves from Cunard and P&O. ... Read More
Guess Where? Colorful Buildings
Can you guess where this colorful neighborhood is? Head over to our Facebook page and leave your guesses there. Check back on Monday for the answer. For ... Read More
Trip Doctor: How to Haggle
Do... • Determine what you’d like to pay. Ask trusted locals what they’d spend. • Enjoy yourself. A sense of humor and patience are equally important. D... Read More
Contest Watch: Iceland's Airwaves Music Festival
Iceland’s Reyka Vodka is running a contest for two lucky bands to win an all-expense paid trip to Iceland to play the stage at Iceland Airwaves October 30... Read More
Tech Thursday: Google Takes on Siri
In a move that many might see as either Orwellian or plain-old useful, Google has just launched a new feature that lets you canvass all your personal info... Read More
Trip Doctor: T+L’s Favorite Camera Bag
Made with water-resistant canvas and full-grain leather, ONA’s stylish Brixton is designed to hold a camera, several lenses, and various accessories—all u... Read More
Contest Watch: W Hotels of New York’s #WJOYRIDE
Citi Bikes are one of the most buzzed about rides in New York and W Hotels of NY Union Square wants you to get in on it. Launching the Instagram #WJOYRIDE... Read More
Pet Travel Wednesdays: Doggie Massages in Maine
The dog days of summer may be coming to a close, but perks in pet travel continue to unfold—and for some luxury hotels, “pet-friendly” is an understatemen... Read More
100 Ways to Travel Better: The Trick to a Smoother Flight
Looking for the best travel tips around? Travel + Leisure has teamed up with CNN to bring you 100 Ways to Travel Better, the definitive resource for top t... Read More
Newfoundland’s New Fogo Island Inn
It’s an incongruous sight: sleek white boxes on stilts above the rocky, windswept coast of a small island off northeastern Newfoundland. But the 29-room F... Read More
T+L Twitter Chat Recap: “Summer Travel” from Industry Experts
Our most recent T+L Twitter Chat covered tips on quick weekend getaways, and the best restaurants, things to do, beaches, or destinations to visit in the ... Read More
Beauty Road Test: Plantation London Darjeeling Travel Collection
Are the latest beauty and wellness products worthy of a spot in your teensy carry-on? T+L Associate Editor Kathryn O’Shea-Evans shares her take. The prod... Read More
Department of Justice Fights to Block American-US Airways Merger
The Department of Justice, joined by six states and Washington, D.C., filed an antitrust suit this morning in efforts to halt the proposed merger between ... Read More
"Hyperloop" Revealed: Creator Elon Musk Shares Details of His Ultra High-Speed Transportation
  The much-awaited news is in: Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has unveiled details about his supersonic “Hyperloop,” which promises to transport p... Read More