St. Louis Arch

We love St. Louis. With its vibrant history as the gateway to the American West, its legacy in jazz and blues music and its hip, urban hangouts of today, St. Louis delivers the goods for travelers. But how well do you know the city's story? Take our 10-question quiz and find out.

Baby turtles, Florida coast

Long before humans invented the beach blanket, massive umbrellas and sunglasses, Florida's beaches were the domain of wildlife. Today, the beaches do double duty, serving vacationing sun-worshippers while remaining the habitat and nesting grounds for aquatic creatures—with none more adorable to...

A beautiful view of the Vancouver skyline.

Canada gets labeled "the great white north" too often. Yes, there can be a surplus of snow in some regions during the winter, but there are also wonderful seasons for traveling when parkas aren't required. You will find stunning skylines, great food, diverse people, plenty of warm days and—if you...

Great finds at Clover Market

For many local Philadelphians, summertime means weekends at the Jersey Shore, spending long days at the beach with an ice cream cone in hand and coming back to work Monday morning with a sun kissed glow. And although I love the beach (I am from South Florida), the thing that excites me the most...

Hot air balloons in Turkey

We’re excited to continue our series of #WhereChat Twitter conversations on Thursday, June 23. Summer will have officially kicked off (at least for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere), and we'll be talking summer travel destinations, dream trips and travel plans. Come share your travel ideas...

Consumer drone with video cameras

As consumer drone prices have come down dramatically and as the payloads have increased (meaning more cameras), we've seen an explosion of travel videos created with drones. There's no question why we love these videos: What once would have costs thousands of dollars an hour to film via helicopter...

Art Institute of Chicago

Love museums? Your credit or debit card might get you into some of them for free. If you're holding a card from Bank of America (or its Merrill Lynch division), you can get into any of 150 participating museums in 101 U.S. cities for free on the first full weekend every month in 2016. In a press...

Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janiero, Brazil

As the 2016 Summer Olympics approach in August, Zika cases are up in Brazil and ticket sales for the games are down. Brazilian newspaper Folha de S. Paulo recently reported that so far in 2016, Brazil has investigated more than 91,000 probable cases of the Zika virus and a new rise in chikungunya...

Foreign-transaction fees on credit cards

Getting ready for your first trip abroad to claim your inaugural passport stamp? Don't make a common mistake that many travelers do and get hit with costly foreign-transaction fees. The tips below are also useful even when you make an online purchase from a foreign retailer.   First, it helps to...

Multi-destination (multi-segment) airfare increase

A recent increase on the price of multiple-destination flights has some people, especially business travelers, concerned. Most travelers, who simply book round trips, will not be affected since the change doesn't affect standard flights that simply make brief connections through multiple airports...

hotel room upgrade

“Upgrade.” The word itself conjures images of bigger and better. And in the world of travel, that usually is true. Get an upgrade on your airplane seat, and you’re likely to wind up in first class instead of crammed in the back. Get an upgrade on your hotel room, and you could find yourself in a...

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