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Courtesy G-RO Meet SIX, which may be the ultimate carry-on. A celebrity-backed luggage brand launches a new carry-on Kickstarter. Say goodbye to the suitcase as you know it. Anyone who’s struggled to maneuver a carry-on down a narrow airplane aisle knows that boarding can be tricky, but one luggage company is aiming to simplify the
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​There’s still time to plan an epic summer vacation, and each of these incredible destinations—recommended by Budget Travelers—will stay with you forever.​ The days of summer have arrived, and there’s still time to book an epic vacation. From road trips out west to gorgeous lake shores to affordable cities, we’ve got you covered—each of our
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Bignai/Dreamstime If you thought airport security couldn’t get any more stressful, think again. Sit down and take a deep breath before you read this. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials are warning that an expected increase in airline passengers, and an insufficient increase in TSA staffing, will lead to longer airport security lines, reports the Washington
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There’s plenty of reasons to love the Emerald City. Some cost money, others are fabulously free. Seattle can be expensive. Look in the right places, though, and there are still plenty of free ways to spend time in Emerald City without spending a penny. 1. Explore Pike Place Market Touristy, but justifiably so, Pike Place
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Creative restaurants, live music, and entrepreneurial energy are fueling an exciting renaissance in historic Detroit. Though its ups and downs, Detroit has never lacked in creativity or industriousness. In fact, you can say that’s what made it a world-class city to begin with, what with its trail-blazing motor vehicle industry and, of course, Motown, easily
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Christinlola/Dreamstime Frolicking in the great outdoors isn’t just fun—it’s good for your health. You can start today. In fact, stop reading this and get outside! The news that there are positive health benefits to spending just two hours in nature per week should inspire people to get travelling more to woodlands, beaches and parks. A
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Courtesy Visit Oakland Oakland has a unique sense of style that is increasingly drawing fashion-forward shoppers to the Bay Area city. The city’s diverse designers and boutiques are attracting fashion-forward shoppers. Visitors to Northern California’s Bay Area have a legendary array of sights to see and experiences to savor, from the natural beauty of Marin
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Dmitry Panchenko/Dreamstime The Get Out Fest, in Northeast Washington State, will include mountain biking activities led by outfitter REI. The inaugural Get Out Fest is attracting visitors to a little corner of Northeast Washington where you’ll find pristine trails, lakes, mountains, and maybe even grizzlies. We love introducing you to places you’ve possibly never heard
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Learn what it’s going to cost you for a carry-on (for real), choice of seat (uh-huh), a pillow (we’re not making this up), and other former freebies. Airline fees are flying high. In 2016, U.S. travelers paid a whopping $7.1 billion in checked bag fees and flight changes alone, up from $6.3 billion in 2010,
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Boston may have a reputation for posh living and pricey lodging, but it’s also home to an array of freebies. Bostonians pay notoriously high prices for baseball tickets and real estate. But fortunately, budget travelers can experience the best of Boston without paying a cent. Here’s the scoop on 21 free (or nearly free) things
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Highs in the 60s and 70s? Lows in the 40s and 50s? When the summer heat soars, those temperatures may sound too good to be true. But when the mercury climbs, these 10 beautiful destinations stay refreshingly cool all summer. From Maine to Alaska, from California to Atlantic Canada, there are places not too far
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Nick Verbelchuck/Courtesy Experience Olympia & Beyond Olympia, Washington, has a beautiful waterfront that is only one of its many charms. There’s no better guide to a city than someone who lives there, so we asked Olympian Riana Nelson, a musician and cultural ambassador for the U.S.A., with a global perspective,for her take on culture, food,
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Phillip Danze/Dreamstime New rules are mostly aimed at protecting Rome from over-tourism. From the sensible (don’t jump in the fountains) to the head-scratchers (don’t hang your laundry out to dry), the Eternal City is implementing some far-reaching new rules that will affect your next visit. Rome has introduced a spate of new rules and regulations
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The Irish capital beckons to Americans with a short flight, easy customs, an array of affordable hotels and restaurants, and the friendliest locals on the planet. Please enjoy our “day in the life” video of Dublin, above. And should you wish to re-trace the steps of videographer Chalkley Calderwood, here’s how: Dublinbikes To explore Dublin
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