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Editorials from our staff traveling through the world. We share our best travel tips, and how to get a better value out of your travel insurance.

6 Top Ski Destinations for Foodies

If you’re either a skier who loves wonderful cuisine or a foodie who loves the slopes, here are 6 fascinating destinations that offer the best of both experiences.

2014 Travel Predictions? Here are 14 + 4

What’s ahead for travelers in 2014? Quite a bit, according to almost everyone we talk to. Here are 14 predictions from Wendy Perrin of Conde Nast Traveler and 4 more of our own. Enjoy!

Need a Visa? Most Countries Require One.

When traveling outside the U.S., it pays to investigate visa requirements for the countries you are planning to visit, sometimes well in advance of your trip. Here are a few tips to keep in mind.

Traveling with a Laptop or Tablet—8 Tips

Where in the world do people take their laptops and tablets these days? The answer is “just about everywhere.” But, even if they are portable, these devices are not indestructible. Here are 8 tips to assure that they don’t become casualties of travel.

Budget Airlines: Pros, Cons, and Tips

Budget airlines: they’re becoming more and more popular. Here are some thoughts on what’s good about them, what’s not, and what to consider when flying on them.

Ranking Cruise Lines for 2014

What are the best cruise lines for categories such as romance, luxury, and value? After evaluating 15 different lines, here is what one major publication found.

Travel Research Tips

Starting your research in preparation for a big trip? Here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind.

Travel Insurance for a Ski Trip—A Very Smart Idea!

I’m often asked if travel insurance makes sense for a ski trip, even a trip within the U.S. And, I strongly support the idea. Here are some key reasons why as well as tips on what to consider when you buy.

Best Value Travel Destinations for 2014

Interest in taking the roads (and air routes) less traveled to find great, low-cost experiences is on the rise. Here are 5 high-value destinations for 2014.

6 Smartphone Travel Apps

Of all the smartphone travel apps out there, here are 6 many veteran travelers consider their “go-to” tools.

Calling the U.S. Free from Overseas

With the proliferation of wifi around the world, calling the U.S. while abroad can be easy and — to many travelers’ great delight — free. Here’s how you can do it.

Best Airlines for Food

We’ve all heard the jokes about airline food, but some airlines take great pride in bringing “gourmet goodness” to the flying experience. Here are some examples.

4 Ridiculously Remote and Totally Worth-It Destinations

You’ve probably never heard of any of these destinations — and you’d have to travel on helicopters, hydrofoils, or even cargo ships to visit some of them. But, according to 1 travel writer, they are totally worth the effort.

Etiquette When Flying

With so many people in such confined spaces on airliners these days, good etiquette is a critical ingredient of a positive flying experience. Here are a few things to consider when flying.

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