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22 Rules to Follow Next Time You Fly

Avoid these mistakes for a smooth flight.


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Disneyland vs. Disney World: 11 Differences You Never Knew Existed

Read on to find out what makes Disneyland "The Happiest Place on Earth," while Walt Disney World is "The Most...


17 Best Laptop Backpacks for Every Style and Budget

Laptops follow their owners everywhere these days. These are the best options for safely and comfortably toting yours around.


The 25 Best Wineries in the United States

Looking for the perfect weekend escape? You can’t go wrong with a trip to one of the best wineries in...


20 Best Beach Boardwalks in America

These fun-filled boardwalks offer gorgeous water views and an incredible array of activities and attractions right next to some of...


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The 3 Words Disney Employees Aren’t Allowed to Say

If you ask a Disney park employee a question, don't expect this lackluster response!


50 Best Family Vacation Ideas That All Ages Will Love

You don’t need to wipe out your savings take an amazing trip with your kids. These surprisingly affordable destinations will...


Best Labor Day Weekend Getaways in Every State

Here's what to do and where to go in every state for your Labor Day weekend getaway to celebrate the...

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What Hotel Buffets Look Like Now, Post-Pandemic

Plated meals, an increased reliance on waitstaff, and higher costs may become the new normal for this popular hotel staple.


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10 Things Flight Attendants Aren’t Allowed to Do Anymore

Between ongoing coronavirus infections and lingering fear, the pandemic has altered the way we fly, including what flight attendants are...


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14 Photos You Should Carry with You at All Times—But Don’t

It's a little-used life hack, but your photo library can save you time and frustration by putting important information literally...


9 Hidden Features on Cruise Ships You Had No Idea Existed

Whether you're a seasoned salty sailor, or a newbie to that cruise life, chances are you don't know all the...


The Simple Trick to Pay Less for Your Airfare

Traveling with a few friends or family members? Here's why airfare goes up the more tickets you buy—and how to...


Best Florida Beaches Locals Want to Keep Secret

Follow the locals to these Florida beaches that are off the beaten path.


50 of the Best Beach House Rentals

Whether you’re interested in stunning sunsets over the Pacific or the white sand of Florida, these beach house rentals will...


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This Is Why Airplane Windows are Round

They used to be square—so what gives?

16 Things You Shouldn’t Ask Hotel Staff

Think twice before asking these questions at a hotel that may come across as rude, unsafe, or unrealistic—and ultimately won't...


The Best Firework Displays in America

Happy Birthday, America! Find out where to see the most incredible 4th of July fireworks across the country to celebrate...


12 Best Wellness Retreats to Help You Relax and Recharge

Looking for some serious R&R? Make your physical, mental, and spiritual health a top priority at these amazing wellness-oriented getaways.


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6 Things You Won’t Be Able to Do on Airplanes Anymore

In the long run, air travel might not change as drastically as you might think. But some of the short-term...


I’ve Been to Every Theme Park in America—And These 13 Are My Favorites

You can definitely trust the opinion of a man who’s been to 333 amusement parks around the globe and ridden...

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45 Things Pilots Wish Airline Passengers Knew

Pilots might seem like mysterious figures keeping things running smoothly at the front of your plane. Well, several of them...


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32 Things Your Flight Attendant Won’t Tell You

These secrets about air travel will make flying a happier, safer experience for all.


25 of the Best Girls’ Weekend Getaways Across America

Pack your bags, grab your best gal pals, and head to one of these fun and affordable destinations for the...


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15 Dog-Friendly Beaches Your Pooch Will Love

Pack up your beach umbrella, water bowl, and leash—it's time for some fun in the sun.


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Here’s the Only Time You Should Use Your Hazard Lights

The rules vary state by state, so make sure you know the guidelines before you buckle up and drive.


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Southwest Airlines Is Offering 50 Percent Off Fall Flights—Here’s How to Book

Here's how to save cash when booking a fall flight with Southwest (for a limited time).