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$10,000 could land you that lighthouse you've always wanted

If you've ever dreamed of moving into your own lighthouse, then the government might just help that dream come true. Read more


Ed Perkins on Travel: Two new travel insurance gotchas

Over the years I've devoted lots of ink and pixels to travel insurance, but recent developments with a Boston-area tour operator have raised two new — or at least new-to-me — potential pitfalls. Both deal with a subject once more prominent than now: failure to pay legitimate claims. And to understand the situation more clearly, I'll start with a bit of background. Read more


Go away with ... B.I

A rapper, singer, songwriter and producer, Kim Han-bin has been known professionally as B.I since his 2015 debut with the South Korean group iKON. The multi-hyphenate musician is a solo artist now and is promoting his latest album, “To Die For.” That title along with the promotional poster’s YOLO message – dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today – may lead people to speculate that the 26-year-old musician’s own mortality was on his mind when he composed his songs. In many ways, it was. “I realized time and time again how precious each day of living is,” B.I said in an interview from Seoul. “When my last day comes, I hope to be able to smile without any regrets. To make that happen, I believe living each day as if it were the last day on earth is the way to go.” Read more


Rick Steves’ Europe: Bern, Switzerland’s classy yet fun capital

The sidewalk along the Aare River is congested with wet and happy Swiss, hiking upstream in swimsuits just to float back into town. I join them – marveling at how this exercise brings out the silly in a people who are generally anything but goofy. Read more


Taking the kids: And including a museum on your summer travels

Look in the mirror. Read more


Where U.S. Travelers are Globe-Trotting in Summer 2023

U.S. travelers are still hungry to travel, despite the potential of an economic slowdown. The number of U.S. passengers flying to international destinations in April increased 28% compared with the same month last year, according to the International Trade Administration. “Demand is strong this summer for international trips as it is the first full summer... Read more


Ed Perkins on Travel: Great public transit rides – 2023

No matter which big U.S. cities you might visit, you'll find plenty of local sightseeing tours. But you don't have to pay top dollar for a private tour. In many cities, public transit trips serve spectacular routes at inexpensive transit fares, offering flexible schedules and avoiding extended stops at schlocky souvenir shops. Here are three favorite public trips in the U.S. that should be on your “must” list whenever you visit the region. I update this list every few years to show current service levels and fares. Read more


Offbeat adventures: Travel to the coolest hidden wonders in every U.S. state

Fuel your offbeat travel dreams. Stacker found the coolest hidden wonders in all 50 U.S. states (plus D.C.) using data from Atlas Obscura. Read more


Remembering Carrie Fisher of "Star Wars," 1956-2016

Actress Carrie Fisher, who found enduring fame as Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars," died as the latest film wrapped up production.… Read more


Oldest cities in America

Though the United States doesn't have as long of a history as some Old World countries, it still has plenty of historical charm. Stacker br… Read more

Air travel heats up: Are Americans in for another chaotic summer?

(CNN) — Last Memorial Day weekend was the inaugural mess in a summer of air travel chaos. With significantly more Americans expected to head to airports this holiday weekend, the strained system is facing its first big seasonal crush. Are travelers in for another hellacious summer? Read more

4 Steps to Having a Debt-Free Summer Vacation in 2024

It’s nearly summertime, and you know what that means: time to figure out how to pay for next year’s summer vacation! OK, maybe that’s not top of mind, but according to a new NerdWallet survey on summer travel, 26% of 2023 summer travelers will use a credit card to pay for those travel expenses but... Read more

How to Plan a Disneyland Trip for the Disney100 Celebration

The Walt Disney Co. is set to turn 100 years old this year, and the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, is celebrating with new shows and a Mickey-themed attraction across its two theme parks: Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Both parks will also be decked out with new decor.Festivities officially begin on Jan. 27. And... Read more

Edinburgh Travel Guide: Where To Stay, Eat And Explore

Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and is the second most visited city in the U.K. after London. With its medieval architecture and stunning views, it’s no wonder that so many people choose to visit every year. The city of Edinburgh is the seat of the Scottish Parliament and the […] Read more

Travel Prices Are Coming Back to Earth

Skyrocketing airfares earlier this year and recent headlines about persistent inflation may be discouraging potential travelers. Yet recent data suggest that prices for hotels, air travel and rental cars are… Read more