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8 Destinations That Cater to Every Vice

Vices are often tied to the seven deadly sins — greed, gluttony, lust, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride — but these behaviors don’t always have to be so dramatic. Generally speaking, a vice is defined as an act that is viewed as pleasurable for some and wicked or detrimental to others. Far be it from…

Airplane Etiquette: 8 Things Every Considerate Traveler Does When Flying

Austrian Airlines/Flickr What is it about flying? The rules of civility seem to get canceled as frequently as flights in a storm. As travel editors and frequent flyers, we’ve seen it all, from drunken rowdiness to nail-clipping. And that’s why a considerate traveler is an absolute godsend. These are the thoughtful, compassionate folks who make…

7 of the Best Trips for Introverts

Introverts are often thought to be shy and timid, though recent studies have shown that this isn’t always the case. Sure, introverts may relish their alone time, but some just function better in smaller groups or in shorter social periods. Introverts will likely want to skip places where public interaction is inescapable and it’s hard…

7 Countries With the Highest Life Expectancy

Eat more greens. Drink less booze. Exercise every day. There are many things we do to stay healthy and (hopefully) live longer. And thanks to this combination of a healthy diet, increased activity, and high-quality healthcare, residents of some countries can expect — on average — to live longer than others. The World Economic Forum’s…

The Best Summer Trips for Couples Under 30

Cartagena, Colombia/Oyster Traveling with family and friends can be great, but a romantic vacation with your significant other is truly something special. In fact, a report from the U.S. Travel Association found that couples who travel together tend to have longer-lasting relationships than those who don’t. Plus, traveling sweethearts are likely to be more communicative,…

5 Travel Experiences That Support Women

March is distinguished as Women’s History Month in the U.S., and March 8 marks the global celebration of International Women’s Day. In celebration and support of the many great achievements of women around the world, we’d like to highlight the entrepreneurship, leadership, and talents of five international tourist operations run by women. Each unique experience…

5 of the Best Islands for Retirement

Whether you’re fleeing for warmer temperatures, looking for a cheaper cost of living, or have a desire to experience a late-in-life adventure, retiring to an island is an option that ticks all the boxes. While various visa restrictions can mean some places are harder to move to than others, there are plenty of islands around…

9 Companies With the Best Travel Benefits

A good vacation doesn’t just add pretty photos to your Instagram feed. It can make you more productive, healthier, and more open-minded according to multiple studies. That’s why companies often encourage their employees to take time off. They know a little vacay can boost workplace morale and productivity overall. But few companies go above and…

Where Else We Would Live if We Could

Bridge Street/Oyster Wanderlust runs rampant in this office. Everyone is always “off to” or “just back from,” and there’s a steady stream of chatter about trips and destinations. Many of us plan to call New York home for the long haul, but in spending our days consumed with all things travel, thoughts about living in…