Travel Blog

What does the TSA do with confiscated items?
Despite your best intentions, it’s possible to accidentally carry prohibited items through airport security. Whether it’s toothpaste, a bottle of water, or ... Read More
Is my nonrefundable ticket really nonrefundable?
Sometimes travel plans can change, and flights need to be canceled. But a glance at the fees associated with altering your itinerary can give one pause — ai... Read More
Vail Acquires Park City Mountain Resort, Plans Country's Largest Ski Area
Good news for Vail Epic Pass holders: you now have access to yet another world-class ski mountain. Vail Resorts just announced the acquisition (for a cool $... Read More
How Much Should You Tip Your Bellman?
Whether you're traveling around the United States or somewhere across the pond, you're likely to encounter a helpful bellman during your hotel stay. No matt... Read More
Travel Laundry Detergent Solutions For Messy Travelers
Never pay for pricey hotel laundry service again. Instead, take matters into your own hands with these five carry-on ready, on-the-road alternatives. Consid... Read More
How to Rent Camera Lenses Before Your Next Trip
Before you head on your next great adventure, arm yourself with the best possible camera—just don’t pay full price. How? By hitting up The... Read More
Why Do Airplanes Dim Lights on Takeoff? (Video)
No matter the airline, the departure airport, the destination, or the time of day, travelers can rely on a few familiar features on every flight. Like th... Read More
What Should I Look for in a Sunscreen?
Whether you’re heading on a mid-winter escape or a summer beach weekend, there’s one thing you can’t leave home without: sunscreen. We talked to Dr. Doris D... Read More
Trip Doctor: New Index Ranks International Cities by Cost
  Newsflash: Oslo (pictured) is an expensive city. Actually, according to a recent study by TripAdvisor, the Norwegian capital is the most expens... Read More
#TravelShaming Twitter Chat, Tuesday February 10
Social media users have been calling attention to rude and wacky travelers across the globe with hashtags like #PassengerShaming and #CarryonShame. Find out... Read More
Icelandair Debuts a Northern Lights-Themed Plane
Ever dream of seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland? Now you can before even touching down in Reykjavik thanks to Icelandair’s new aurora borealis-themed He... Read More
TODAY Show: 5 Travel Troubles and How to Avoid Them
Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Travel + Leisure International Editor Mark Orwoll shares his best advice ... Read More
Twitter Chat Recap: Miami Food
If you missed our latest Twitter Chat on Miami's hot new food scene, here are the day's best tweets describing where to eat and what to order from Miami Bea... Read More
Richard Branson's Virgin Hotels Debut in Chicago
Sir Richard Branson just wants a damn cup of tea. Is that so hard to find? When the 64-year-old tycoon is on the road, the answer, apparently, is yes. “M... Read More
Around the World With Zynga’s New Game
If you’ve never played Zynga’s mindlessly addicting games (Farmville, Words With Friends), chances are they’ve cluttered your Facebook feed. Now there’s rea... Read More
Over-The-Top Omnia Nightclub Comes to The Strip This Spring
Following on the heels of the world’s swankiest Ferris wheel and a series of other extravagant Las Vegas debuts is Omnia Nightclub, Hakkasan Group’s glitzy ... Read More
Time Inc. Launches "The Daily Cut" Video Destination
It's no secret that the small screen is making big waves. Today marks the launch of The Daily Cut, the web’s newest destination for video content from some ... Read More
The New Micro Hoteliers
  A new breed of vacation-rental owners is taking a page from hotels and bringing more polish and professionalism to the industry. Two years ago,... Read More
A Vacation Rental for Every Type of Traveler
Niche rental companies are cropping up to address travelers’ hyper-specific needs, whether that means a house with a high chair or a condo with a concierg... Read More
Traveling in a Time of Insecurity
UPDATE: The U.S. Department of State has issued an updated Worldwide Caution alert following the terrorists attacks in Paris, saying they "serve as a remind... Read More