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Paris’ 12 Palace Hotels and Their More Affordable Alternatives

For hotels from Beverly Hills to Beijing, a neat row of five stars is the universal symbol for luxury—absolute, utmost,…

COVID-19 Travel Updates: Hotel Cancellation Policies and Closures

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the globe, travelers’ plans have been disrupted near and far. It’s an incredibly difficult…

The 10 Most Striking Landscapes in the World

As we continue to stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re more inspired than ever to use our vacation…

Quarantine Snack Smackdown: How These Frozen Treats Stack Up

If there’s one thing getting us through the COVID-19 lockdown these days, it’s food. Sure, baking sourdough bread from scratch…

How Waiting to #GoLater Can Actually Boost Your Mood, According to Experts

Postponing a planned trip isn’t the worst case scenario in these uncertain COVID-19 times. But that doesn’t mean you’re not…

Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming Real ID Rules

For now, traveling isn’t possible due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That being said, the upcoming Real ID Rules will have…

Cocktail Hour: 10 International Drinks to Help You Pretend You’re on a Beach Somewhere

If your family Spring Break trip to the Caribbean or romantic getaway to Europe’s beaches was postponed, we feel your…

The 6 Biggest Myths About Hotel Room Upgrades (And How to Score One)

As we know firsthand here at Oyster, not all hotel rooms are created equal. It’s been a longstanding part of…

Where Should Dr. Anthony Fauci #GoLater? We Have Some Ideas

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all been looking for calm, collected, and smart leaders. Perhaps no one has filled that…

12 Destinations Where you Can Legally Drink Alcohol in Public (Once Bars are Open Again)

Attitudes towards alcohol vary widely from one country to the next — and even from one state to another in…

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