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Flying Solo: Everything You Need to Know About Traveling Alone

Learn how to make the most of your next solo travel adventure with these tips from the experts.

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    35 Amazing—and Easy!—Solo Trips

    From the beaches of Belize to the heights of the Himalayas, there's no need to wait when the world is calling! Here, Budget Travel readers' favorite solo travel adventures.

  • A beautiful beach scene in Tulum, Mexico

    35 Most Beautiful Places in MEXICO!

    From the spectacular Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza to the crystal-blue waters of the Caribbean, the only possible problem with visiting Mexico is deciding where to start. Here, BT readers' best photos of this fascinating country.

  • The Buried Life in a Fiat in Italy

    10 Things To Add To Your Italy Travel Bucket List

    We've always been big fans of The Buried Life, first an MTV show, then a NY Times bestseller encouraging people to make their bucket list dreams come true. So when we heard #56 on their bucket list was to write for a major publication, we couldn't resist! Here's the Buried Life's ultimate travel bucket list for Italy.

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    7 Incredible Grand Tours You Can Actually Afford

    Sometimes a one-week vacation just isn't enough. From a safari journey around Africa to an extensive cross-country tour of the U.S., we've rounded up seven grand tours that give you the largest amount of adventure for the smallest amount of money per day.

  • Fall Foliage on Kebler Pass near Crested Butte in Colorado.

    12 Best Places to See Fall Colors

    It's that time of year again. We're deep in the heart of leaf-peeping season and the leaves, they are a-changin'. Whether you're a fall foliage fanatic or just in the mood for a scenic drive—or train ride—through the fabulous fall scenery, you won't want to miss these great seasonal spots.

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  • El Calafate in Patagonia, Argentina

    Patagonia, Tours, 8 Nights, From $1,100 (Budget Travel)

    Spend some time exploring three of Argentina and Chile’s most popular National Parks—Tierra del Fuego, Los Glaciares, and Torres del Paine—with this land-only travel deal that includes a 10 percent discount for Budget Travel readers.

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  • Laos: A Tour That Even Loners Can Love

    Somewhere between a fully guided coach tour and a do-it-yourself expedition lies a category that sounds a bit like an oxymoron: the independent traveler tour.

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