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Traveling with Your Pet: 7 Luxury Hotels that are Pet-Friendly

Good news for those who prefer vacationing with their dogs: More and more hotels are not only allowing pets, they’re catering to them. Here are 7 luxury hotels who love dogs—and will give both you and your pet the VIP treatment! Calistoga Ranch, Napa Valley, California Calistoga Ranch is a […]

5 Amazing National Parks in the United States

5 Amazing National Parks in the United States

Visiting National Parks provides a unique opportunity to see some of the best landscapes that America has to offer! Thanks to the National Park Services, these locations have all been preserved so everyone can enjoy the beauty of nature untouched by humanity. Each of these parks is enjoyable whether you […]

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Ho Chi Minh City In A Day

Ho Chi Minh City. Saigon. No matter what you call it, Vietnam’s capital city is quickly becoming a must-see destination for backpackers and vacationers around the world. From the vibrant markets to the upscale eateries, the city is quickly establishing itself as a contender for one of the most interesting […]

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Travel Dictionary: Deciphering Today’s Travel Lingo

Heading on a foodcation anytime soon? Don’t forget to post a braggie from your poshtel room. It’s all the rage these days. If you’re scratching your head, not to fret; we’ve assembled a handy travel dictionary to help you translate the latest travel trends and terms into plain language. Whether […]

Vientiane In a Day

Vientiane In a Day

Vientiane, the sleepy capital city of Laos, has been little more than a pit stop on the backpacker circuit for the last few years. Recent strides by local officials have begun to make it a prime destination for tourists, and it might be worth a visit before the city loses the […]

Discover Luang Prabang In A Day

Discover Luang Prabang In A Day

As Laos continues to pull itself out of the lingering effects of the Vietnam War, a bustling little town in the northern region is proving to be one of the strongest and most vibrant cultural points in the country. Luang Prabang, a favorite among backpackers, is steadily overshadowing the capital […]

Top 14 Escapes to Celebrate Easter

Top 14 Escapes to Celebrate Easter

Easter—it may just be one holiday, but as the 14 countries on this list can attest, there are plenty of different ways to celebrate it. If you’re after a cultural getaway this Easter, you have several fantastic options to explore, from traditional to religious to tasty. Here are some of […]

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The 6 Best Places to Visit With Your Squad

With the right group of people, even a trip to the garbage dump can be fun. So imagine how epic it will be when you are your besties touch down on the runway in the fabulous destinations that follow. Whether you’re after adrenaline-fueled adventures, fine food and even finer cocktails, […]

4 Brilliant Natural Wonders in Central America

4 Brilliant Natural Wonders in Central America

Some people head to Central America for the beaches and warm weather. Others arrive to visit the colonial towns and soak in the history. But lesser known are Central America’s natural wonders. Between the rough coastline, odd geological formations, and a string of volcanoes from north to south, you’ll find […]

Embrace the Force: 6 Filming Locations for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Embrace the Force: 6 Filming Locations for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

It’s not hard to see why Star Wars is such a beloved staple of movie cinema. Epic light saber battles, spaceship shootouts, distinctive costumes, strange alien species, and one family’s never ending soap opera come together to form one of the greatest stories of all time. All of this is […]