travel tips

10 Ways to Avoid Germs on Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Public transportation can get awfully germy. Make sure you protect yourself from those grimy surfaces.

How a Family of 4 Can See Italy for $1,000 or Less

Italy is home to beautiful views and sought-after experiences, but it's also expensive to reach. This guide can help you see this amazing destination for $1,000 or less.

12 Preflight Tricks That Make Long Flights Bearable

Before you squeeze into your seat on that long flight, do these things first.

5 Breathtaking Multiday Treks to Do in National Parks This Summer

Backpacking is a great way to discover the scenery and drama that can be found within our nation's parks. And these multiday treks are worth the effort.

6 Breathtaking and Affordable Alaskan Destinations

Alaska is an absolutely gorgeous state, with sights that will take your breath away. Unfortunately, it's also expensive to visit. But don't worry. We got you.

5 Affordable and Unforgettable Experiences to Have in National Parks This Summer

Summertime fun in national parks can become surprisingly costly if you aren't careful. But these affordable activities will create memories that'll last a lifetime.

8 Best U.S. Historical Sites You Can Actually Afford to Visit

The summer is the perfect time to dig into American history, and these U.S. historical sites are actually affordable.

5 Destinations in Mexico That Are Safer Than Playa Del Carmen and Cancun

The news can be grim sometimes, but Mexico is still very safe for travelers, especially these five destinations.

7 Ways to Manage Your Travel Anxiety

Is anxiety holding you back from traveling the globe? Don't let it. You can crush those fears and have fun seeing the world.

How to Score a First or Business Class Seat With Rewards Points

Is first class unattainable to the average person? Not if you play your points right.

How to Save Big on Last-Minute Travel

The early bird always gets the worm, right? Wrong! There are plenty of ways to save big on last-minute travel.

How to Score an Empty Seat Next to You on Your Next Flight

Having an empty middle seat is almost like being in first class. Here's how to score that extra space on your next flight.

6 Affordable Kid-Free Vacation Ideas

You've earned some time away from the kiddos. These trips will let you enjoy some kid-free time without breaking the bank.

How to Take a 7-Day Cross Country Road Trip for $350 or Less

We all want to hit the open road and drive across the country, but costs can add up quickly. Luckily, we found a way to do it for $350 or less.

How to Score a European Cruise for $1,000 or Less

If Europe is on your bucket list, but you need to maximize your time and your budget, a cruise can help.

6 Ways to Find Child Care While Traveling

Traveling with your kids is a great way to bond as a family, but there is such a thing as "too much" togetherness.

Yes, It's Still Safe to Visit Hawaii During the Volcanic Eruption

Despite the recent Kilauea Volcano eruption, most of the Big Island and the rest of the Hawaiian Islands remain safe.

9 Must-Have Items You Need to Create the Perfect Remote Office

Working from anywhere in the world is a freelancer's dream, but in order to make it a reality, you need the right office items.

7 Common Travel Myths That People Need to Stop Believing

You've always wanted to travel more, but you worry about the cost or the risks or the inconvenience. Good news -- your worries are probably unfounded.

12 Cool Travel Items for Your Summer Vacation

Your summer vacation is bound to be a blast, and you can make it even better by packing these cool and convenient bits of travel kit.