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The Best Credit Cards for Online Shopping

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Travel Book of the Week: “Wild Life” by Keena Roberts

Fodor’s recently featured a post titled “16 Books to Inspire Your Travels This Fall.” One of the books that caught my interest—and that I decided to feature this week—was “Wild Life: Dispatches From a Childhood of Baboons and Button-Downs” by ...

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 30, 2019

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New Uber Visa Credit Card Updates (Up to 5% Back on Purchases)

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Video: Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, Day 3

Earlier this month, the annual Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta—the world’s largest balloon festival—returned to New Mexico. “For nine days in October,” says the website, “the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® creates an enchanted world of ...

How to Get Faster Wi-Fi in Your House or Rental

The Google Wi-Fi system is more of a life product than a travel product, unless you own a vacation home that you rent out and your guests demand fast, high-speed Wi-Fi in every corner of the place. At my house, we just wanted faster Wi-Fi for our ...

These Tips Can Help Passengers of Size Fly More Comfortably

My friend Andrea M. Rotondo wrote a very eye-opening and informational post for TPG titled “Plus-size flying: Tips for a more comfortable flight from a ‘passenger of size.'” She says the term “passenger of size” is “used for anyone who’s ...

This Interactive Map Shows You What Dinosaurs Lived in Your Area

Photo by Fausto García on Unsplash Like many toddlers, my son is fascinated with dinosaurs. So when my wife read an article titled “This Map Lets You Plug in Your Address to See How It’s Changed Over the Past 750 Million Years“ in Smithsonian ...

You Can Now See How Safe a Destination Is at Different Times of Day With TripIt

Credit: TripIt I’ve been a big fan of TripIt for a while (I even made this video fro them). TripIt’s free tool and app make it easy to keep track of your travel plans by storing and organizing them. Anytime you book a flight, hotel, rental car, ...

Myanmar Travel Guide

Bein’s Bridge at sunset. Photo credit Monique Skidmore. Table of Contents Your introduction to Myanmar travel includes travel tips and best places to visit By guest writer Monique Skidmore of Trip Anthropologist. For many years, Myanmar was ...

Best Credit Cards for House Flippers

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Travel Style: Ian Terry Tcheliebou

Ian Terry Tcheliebou Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Ian Terry Tcheliebou  ...

All 3 Major U.S. Carriers Now Offer Boarding Alerts With Their Free Apps

Photo by Joshua Hanson on Unsplash As I wrote in my post on my trip to Florida (where I flew into Kennedy Space Center!), last week I tried out a new feature included with the free American Airlines app: boarding alerts. In short, if you’re ...

Visit Big Cities on a Sunday

If you’re visiting a big city on almost any continent and are looking to stretch your budget, try to time your travels so that you will have all of Sunday there. It’s often the best time to bike around or take a walk without dodging cars. It’s ...

There’s a New Pickup Area at LAX for Passengers Taking Ubers, Lyfts and Taxis

Credit: Los Angeles World Airports Starting tomorrow—Tuesday, October 29—a new taxi and rideshare policy at LAX will prohibit taxis, Ubers, Lyfts, and Opolis from picking up passengers at their arriving terminals. Instead, passengers will have ...

My Trip to Florida for Embraer Media Day and a Private Flight to Kennedy Space Center

Last week, I got on a plane for the first time in two months. It was the longest I’ve been grounded in 25 years, and it felt really good. It was actually quite difficult to get on the plane because I now have two little ones at home and I don’t ...

Travel Style: K.J. Matthews

K.J. Matthews Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: K.J. Matthews Occupation: TV Writer ...

How to Do a Weekend Detox Right in San Diego, California

Healthy California dreamin’ in San Diego at the Kimpton Solamar Sunny San Diego is consistently rated one of the best cities in the U.S. for yoga—so what better destination could there be for a wellness vacation than this laid-back beach city? ...

What It’s Like to Fly Turkish Airlines Business Class from New York to Istanbul

Turkish Airlines Lounge Business at IST is open to Turkish Airlines business class flyers If there’s ever a good time to fly business class, it’s when you have a long-haul flight and you’ve got work waiting on the other end. Last week, en route ...

Travel Instagrammer of the Week: Ralph Hogenbirk

Ralph Hogenbirk (shaggyfpv) is a professional drone racer from the Netherlands. He makes incredible videos using FPV drones, which he often posts from his Instagram handle. (FPV stands for “first-person view”; I had to look it up, too.) His ...

Capital One Transfer Partners: Which Ones are the Best?

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This Country Is a Huge Bargain and a Favorite Reader Destination

Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Martin K., who wrote in with a passionate endorsement of travel to Mexico: “Hello Johnny, just wanted to tell you that I love receiving ...

What Is a Known Traveler Number and How Do You Get One?

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Takeaways from the 2019 Turkish Airlines Corporate Club Conference in Istanbul

Some of the 1,200 attendees at the 2019 Turkish Airlines Corporate Club Conference in Istanbul (I’m on the floor on the right) On October 8, over 1,200 business travel experts from 75 countries convened in Istanbul for the 2019 Turkish Airlines ...

Merrick Bank Credit Card Review: A Great Way to Build Credit?

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