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Eight Quirky Detours in the Southwest U.S.

Beautiful Death Valley is worth a road trip detour.

If you’re road tripping and looking to explore some off-the-beaten-path locations in the Southwest U.S. while en route to your destination, here are a few quirky detours to help break up the drive.

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September 21, 2015 by | Comments Off on Eight Quirky Detours in the Southwest U.S.

The Beginner’s Guide to Food in Ljubljana

Discover Ljubuljana's culinary delights.

The Slovenes adore food and the ceremony of eating with family and friends; they are proud of their national cuisine and one of the best-loved sayings is “love comes through the stomach.” Their food is heavily influenced by the country’s history and surroundings. Arising from the ashes of the bitter break up of former Yugoslavia […]

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September 4, 2015 by | Comments Off on The Beginner’s Guide to Food in Ljubljana

How to Road Trip by Campervan

Road Trip By Campervan

Campervan road trips don’t run on gas—they run on unbridled freedom. It’s heeding the call of the open road and its maze of possibility, where every junction, twist, and turn can lead to new adventures. It’s the feeling of being self-sufficient and gloriously untethered, where an itinerary, route, or destination can literally change on a […]

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September 3, 2015 by | Comments Off on How to Road Trip by Campervan

Six Tips for Surviving a Road Trip

Take time to stretch your legs

Summer is the best time for a road trip, especially if you’re looking for a bit of adventure and spontaneity. The open road can provide spectacular views and crazy stories … or leave you and your carmates stir crazy and desperate for an escape. Whether the drive is the means to a vacation destination or […]

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July 16, 2015 by | Comments Off on Six Tips for Surviving a Road Trip

Best Practices for Keeping Your Gear Safe While Traveling

Since you can’t fit everything into a backpack or suitcase, most of what gets packed for trips are the essentials. Few things disrupt a trip more than lost, stolen or damaged gear. Losing a laptop or camera while on the road can make a person feel like a turtle without a shell. Fortunately, most theft […]

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July 8, 2015 by | Comments Off on Best Practices for Keeping Your Gear Safe While Traveling

12 Great Travel Gifts to Show Mom You Care on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching — it’s May 10th this year — and for those who haven’t yet planned something special, there is still time. Instead of simply getting a gift or taking mom to dinner, think about treating her to a special experience you both can enjoy together. Here are our top picks for […]

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May 8, 2015 by | Comments Off on 12 Great Travel Gifts to Show Mom You Care on Mother’s Day

How To Stay Healthy and Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling

Stay healthy while you travel!

Actively thinking about how to stay healthy while traveling, exercising caution, and arming yourself with knowledge of what to do if you do get sick should be on the top of every traveler’s priority list. The following information comes from veteran travelers, doctors, and healthcare professionals. Adopt these practices and keep yourself healthy and alive.

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April 1, 2015 by | Comments Off on How To Stay Healthy and Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling

Top Travel Fears and How to Conquer Them

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Travel fears may start small, but they can take over and quash the very spirit that inspires us to explore the world. Here are ways to manage some of the most common fears associated with travel, from flight phobias to the specter of food poisoning.

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January 28, 2015 by | Comments Off on Top Travel Fears and How to Conquer Them

20 Festivals Worth Traveling for in January

If you aren’t partied-out after New Year’s Eve, the rest of January awaits you. Consisting of some of the world’s most interesting – even controversial – festivals, the rest of the month puts New Year’s Eve to shame.

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January 9, 2015 by | Comments Off on 20 Festivals Worth Traveling for in January

Where to Go in December

A gorgeous view of a Vienna Christmas Market.

Winter is here, so break out your coats and scarves — or sunglasses depending on where you’re going — and get ready for our great deals for the month of December.

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December 6, 2014 by | Comments Off on Where to Go in December