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...

WOW Air Snapchat competition

If you're a constant Snapchat user with videos of your life, food and travel peppering your account's story then you might have a shot at getting paid to travel and take Snapchat videos this summer. The Icelandic, budget-friendly carrier WOW Air announced a new selection process for its #...

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...

America's Cup in New York City

Some of the best sailors in the world soon will be hoping for strong, steady winds in New York Harbor. The America's Cup will return to New York Harbor for the first time in almost a century for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in May 2016. On Saturday, May 7, and Sunday, May 8,...

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...

A portion of Hadrian's Wall

Making our way down Bowness-on-Solway’s winding stone roads to the Solway Firth estuary’s pebbly shore was an exercise in balance. This tiny village sits on the border between England and Scotland, and it's from there that we were embarking on a seven-day hike across England’s breathtaking...

SOUTH Restaurant and Jazz Parlor, Philadelphia

Although the name begs to differ, SOUTH is situated along North Broad Street (you’ll find it next to a popular event space and another local favorite—Alla Spina), so it’s not a spot that gets a lot of foot traffic. But at first entry—there’s an outdoor garden with a long wooden table sitting...

Apps provide running routes for travelers

Picture this: You’re in your dream city and you want to go on a long run, or bike ride, to explore. As you start to lace up a local jogs out in front of you, offering to show you the city sights. Unfortunately there are no actual athletes who come trotting down the road to aid you, and most...

Pages