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News Update: Royal Caribbean, Up for Auction in Italy, and John Muir Way
// Our latest video travel round-up includes Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas; an Italian island goes up for auction; and honoring naturalis... Read More
San Francisco's Painted Ladies Have New Competition in Santa Clara
// A Victorian residence painted to look like the house in the Pixar movie "Up" is angering neighbors, but perhaps it'll be a new attraction for ... Read More
Le Fooding Releases an English App
Given the rate of their output, if Le Fooding, the indispensable French restaurant guide, has been taking long French-style vacations, well, they’re obvio... Read More
Travel with Pets Twitter Chat on Tuesday, April 29
Social media has gone to the dogs! Some of the biggest celebrities out in the social-sphere are also favorite travel companions: your pets. We’re discussing... Read More
Win a Suite Weekend in a Palace
Champagne, chocolates, and the Jewel Suite—oh my! The New York Palace doesn’t skimp when it comes to luxury, which means when they offer a Facebook “Suite... Read More
Donate Miles for a Cause: Make-A-Wish Reveals Kids' Top Destinations
The Make-A-Wish Foundation, which grants wishes to children with life-threatening conditions, has released its list of the world's top destinations for Wi... Read More
Daily Transporter: Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way
Winding 1,500 miles along Ireland’s western coast, the newly christened Wild Atlantic Way is now the world’s longest uninterrupted coastal road. See the ... Read More
Map Your Way to the Best Cookbooks In America
America’s melting pot is boiling over with revived regional cuisine and distinctive flavor profiles.  Amazon Books’ Food Editor, Mari Malcolm, was inspire... Read More
Daily Transporter: Dominican Republic
A Canadian hypnotist who tried to sue the Dominican Republic because it rained during his vacation lost not only his lawsuit but also his right to sue any... Read More
Selfie Scavenger Hunt
Ready, set, #selfie! Kimpton’s Muse Hotel in New York City is inviting guests to explore Manhattan on a Selfie Scavenger Hunt. Guests are provided a list... Read More
Daily Transporter: Pretzels
April 26 is National Pretzel Day. The EU recently added the soft Bavarian pretzel to its protected origins list (where it joins the likes of Stilton chees... Read More
Google Adds Time Machine to Maps
Here's how I'll be spending much of this upcoming weekend: enjoying some quality armchair (time) travel courtesy of Google Maps' new Time Machine feature.... Read More
A Little Paris in NYC: "Madeline" Exhibit Opens Summer 2014 at New York Historical Society
"In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines, lived twelve little girls in two straight lines ..." I've never forgotten my introduction to Madeli... Read More
Strongest Sandstorm in Decades Hits Northern China
Travelers beware! On Wednesday, a massive sandstorm swept through parts of northwest China’s Gansu province, turning the air a yellow-orange hue and reduc... Read More
May Vacation Deals
Germany: 44% off at the Althoff Seehotel Überfahrt Bavarian Luxury package includes: • 2 nights in a Deluxe room at the Althoff Seehotel Überfahrt, a 13... Read More
Daily Transporter: Virginia Garden Week
In 1927, a Garden Club of Virginia flower show raised $7,000 to save some trees planted by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello. That initiative inspired Virgin... Read More
The World's 6 Most Insane Ziplines
Combining speed, height, and a totally flimsy harness that in no way looks like it can hold you up, ziplining is sheer excitement meets pure terror – an e... Read More
The Best Beaches in the World
Here's the brutal truth: Americans leave literally hundreds of millions of vacation days on the table every year. That's hundreds of millions of days w... Read More
Orbitz Launches New Credit Card To Rival Most Travel Cards
  The battle of the OTAs is heating up—first there was a wave of loyalty programs, and now, they’re each outdoing one another when it comes to credi... Read More
The Duke and Duchess Make Fairytale Trip to Uluru
  This week, Catherine Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, visited the breathtaking World Heritage landm... Read More