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Archive: June 2015
jun 30

Best Credit Cards for Travel Insurance

If the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, makes you think about... travel insurance, we've got some tips for you.
jun 30

JetBlue Will End Its Free Baggage Check Policy

JetBlue's new three-tiered fare scale will eliminate free baggage check for bargain fares.
jun 29
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Traveling to Greece? Bring Your Own Euros

If you haven't already heard, Greece has been having some financial problems lately. Translation: Bring your own cash.
jun 29

Take a Day Trip to Historic Hudson Valley

Visiting New York City? Take a short drive up the Hudson River—and back in time!
jun 26
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Don't Miss These Summer Travel Sales!

Tour packages, hotels, cruises, and train travel are all on sale this summer. Here's what you need to know.
jun 25
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Carnival’s New Mega Ships Will Carry 7,000 Passengers and Crew

Carnival Cruise Line is expanding its fleet with four new ships that will transport a record number of passengers and crew members.
jun 24
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The World's Cleanest Airlines

If a clean aircraft is a must when purchasing a ticket, you may want to consider flying on Asian carriers.
jun 23
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Her Cruise Waiter Became the Love of Her Life

Yahoo Travel profiles readers who came back from a trip with the best souvenir ever—true love.
jun 22

Our Favorite Random Act of Travel Kindness

When a 6-year-old boy lost his stuffed tiger at the airport, employees responded so thoughtfully, you may not believe it.
jun 17
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15 Dances to Learn Around the World

Grab your passport and take on a calorie burning challenge with these dances to watch and learn around the world.
jun 16
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Where To Find The Best Pizza in Cusco, Peru

If all the hawking around town leaves you craving that cheesy pie, here are the three best places to satisfy your hunger.
jun 15

Escape NYC and Head to the Tri-State Area's Best Summer Festivals

Ready to beat the heat? You'll find great food, beer, wine, crafts, art, and music at these delightful summer celebrations, each in a beautiful natural setting that's an easy day trip from NYC.
jun 11
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Ireland Definitely Wants to Be Your Top Gay Wedding Destination

Just days after Ireland votes in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, Tourism Ireland launches a campaign to attract same-sex couples to the island to wed.
jun 08
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Google Celebrates World Oceans Day With Underwater Street View

Google has released its latest version of Street View featuring underwater scenes from around the world at the click of a button.
jun 04

18 Great Places to Go Camping

Enjoy some of North America's sweetest natural wonders way up close, by spending the night, or a weekend, or a week, camping in one of our top picks.
jun 04
Hotel Fashion Bar

New 'Mini Fashion Bar' Lets You Buy High-Style Clothes in Your Hotel Room—Affordably!

A recent European innovation puts a closet of trendy, hand-picked new clothes at your disposal, without the hotel mini bar markup.
jun 03

Do Airport Screeners Know What They’re Doing?

A test of TSA airport screeners suggests it’s too easy to get banned items through the screening process.
jun 02

Hogwarts Comes to Hollywood

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will open at Universal Studios Hollywood in spring 2016.
jun 01
Gorilla in Africa

WATCH: Wild Animals in Africa See Themselves in the Mirror and Freak Out!

See priceless reactions from leopards, chimpanzees, a gorilla, and more who've just glimpsed their own reflection.
jun 01

Heading to Europe This Summer? Here's How to Beat the Crowds

This may be Europe’s biggest travel summer EVER, and BT has the inside scoop on the stylish steals, locals-only advice, and some quirky off-the-radar destinations you’ve never heard of.

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