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Navigating the globe—especially one that changes as often as ours—can be confusing and intimidating. How much gratuity should you leave in Italy? Will you need a guided tour to explore the Taj Mahal? How early do you have to get in line for ferry tickets to Culebra? Travel + Leisure has authoritative travel advice about these matters and more, along with the latest on airline news, travel deals and discounts, the best gear and gadgets, and totally trendy or entirely off-the-beaten-path travel ideas.Finding the Best Travel AdviceAt Travel + Leisure, we're constantly expanding and updating our in-depth city, region, and country guides. But our expert insight doesn't end there. We're here to offer informed reviews of products, hotels, restaurants, and routes, and provide our take on the latest travel news (or anything that might affect your ability to relax, explore, or hit the road). That includes consumer industry news, breaking weather events, political shifts, and hyper-local cultural events.T+L’s annual “World’s Best” survey asks readers to rank travel experiences across the globe—including cities and islands, hotels and cruise lines, even destination spas, airlines, tours operators, and safaris. We also scour data to determine the cheapest day to fly over the summer, and when to book your hotel reservation. At T+L, we also carefully craft travel ideas and itineraries, from perfect three-day weekends to five must-do activities in destinations around the Earth. Everything you need to plan your perfect trip is right here.But Travel + Leisure is not all planning. We reserve the right to ask such pressing questions: What sort of collection does a vampire museum have on display? What is it like to be a professional mermaid? What does the world’s youngest billionaire do when she’s on vacation? Why is this a favorite brand of luggage among celebrities and A-listers? What is it like to eat at a nude restaurant? How many pies could be made out of the world’s largest pumpkin? You may not need to know these answers but—you’ve got to admit—that doesn’t mean you don’t want to.

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For Black Americans, a Heritage Trip to West Africa Can Be Life-changing

African Americans have lately gravitated toward ancestral homelands like Benin, Ghana, and Togo. Special planning helps these heritage travelers have a positive experience.

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After protests calling for racial justice, travelers are seeking out Black-centric storytelling in the places they visit.

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Richard Branson Talks Vaccines and Return of Travel in New Interview

"Hopefully there will be a proof-of-vaccination piece of paper that people can use to be able to get on a plane without having to be tested or without having to quarantine," Branson said. 

FAA Announces Unruly Passengers Could Now Face Fines, Jail Time

The new policy will be in place through March 30.