Articles on Travel

How to Take the World's Most Efficient Shower

When your hot water's lacking but your body odor isn't, clean off fast with this quick, water saving shower technique.

5 Amazing, Cheap Places to Live as an Expat

Looking for adventure overseas but don't know how to afford it? These five places welcome expats, and you may even fly home with more in savings.

25 Secrets From the World's Most Frugal Frequent Travelers

From booking to baggage, these frequent travelers have been there and done that. Here are their best tips for taking the hassle and hidden expenses out of travel.

Here's How the Major Airlines Determine When and How You Board

Up the odds of scoring a bulkhead or an emergency exit seat and avoid the middle seat with this guide to airline boarding practices.

37 Hidden Travel Fees You've Probably Paid But Shouldn't Have

On your next trip, keep your wallet and your calculator close, and carry this list to help you spot the hidden fees on everything from water to Wi-Fi.

10 Things You're Paying Too Much for When You Travel (and How to Pay Less)

With all the hassles of travel, it's easy to get nickel and dimed. Look for these common overcharges and learn how to get the same service for less.

10 Ways to Save on Your Next Car Rental Without Even Trying Hard

The car rental companies have come up with a lot of ways to get you to pay more for a rental. Drive away richer with these tips on spending less.

15 Packing Secrets From a Professional Traveler

What to bring along — and how — bedevils many travelers. Find out how a professional wanderer has been doing it for seven years and counting.

Tricks to Make Flying in Coach Feel (Almost) Luxurious

Flying long distance is rarely comfortable, especially in economy. Improve the experience with these travel secrets.

9 Free Things to Do in Any City You Visit

Wherever you travel, chances are you will find plenty of fun — and free — places and happenings to experience the people and culture. Here's where to start looking.

11 Vacation Destinations That Stretch Your Dollar

Your travel dollar will go a long, long, long way if you decide to visit any of these budget-friendly international destinations.

15 Easy-to-Pack, Delicious, and Cheap Airline Snacks

Be prepared for flight delays, and keep your blood sugar — and your mood — in good shape with one of these delicious snacks that travel well.

10 Fun, Free Ways to Entertain Yourself During a Flight Delay

If you're facing a long layover and a shortage of power outlets, forgo the tablet and try one of these inspired — and free — ways to pass the time.

How to Travel This Holiday Season Without Getting Sick

Get where you're going without picking up any bacteriological hitchhikers by using these holiday travel precautions.

7 No-Fuss Wine Destinations Anyone Can Visit (and Enjoy!)

A wine tasting weekend doesn't have to be expensive and snooty. These grape growing regions offer great wine country experiences (and wine!), at a fraction of Napa's cost.

How to Get Through the Airport Faster

Too often the worst part of travel is navigating the airport. Get through it quickly and easily with this collection of tips and advice.

10 Ways to Get Free (or Almost Free) Airline Tickets

Airfare isn't cheap, and it's rarely free. But if you can be flexible with your travel plans and know whom to ask (and how), you really can fly for free.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money at the Airport

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money at the airport, moving your money to a new bank, and resisting the hard sell.

The Ultimate Guide to Flying During the Holidays

Holiday travel adventures are fast approaching. Take some of the frustration out of the trip with some clever advice on planning, packing, and persevering.

20 Secrets of Last-Minute Travel

If you have the urge to roam, but don't care too much about where you wind up, these planning tips will get you there cheap, wherever "there" happens to be.