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Cancun vs. Cabo: Which Mexico Travel Destination Is Better for You?

Mexico is as popular a travel destination as ever (approximately 44.8 million visitors are expected to visit in 2019, a 5.6 percent increase from 2018). While beach towns like Sayulita, Tulum, and Playa Espiritu are coming into their own, Cancun and Los Cabos are still major draws for tourists. The two destinations emerged in the…

Which Atlantis Is For You? An Expert Breakdown of the Massive Resort

One of the biggest resort developments in the Caribbean, the Atlantis Bahamas compound on Paradise Island can be more than a little overwhelming — at first glance, it can even be exhausting to comprehend. There are also a few misconceptions that come with the Atlantis Bahamas. You might think of the resorts here and picture…

Could This CBD Pillow Cure Your Insomnia?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is shown to help sleep—so what happens when you put it in a pillow? Could it be the cure for your sleepless nights? We tested out SensorPEDIC’s new CBD pillow to find out. The innovative pillow is filled with a traditional hypoallergenic fiber, but the cover is infused with micro-encapsulated CBD. The micro-encapsulation…

7 iPhone Accessories to Help You Take Better Instagram Photos

Susanne Nilsson/Flickr Whether you’ve got 100 followers or 100,000, we all want to take better Instagram photos. Influencers inspire us to travel with their incredible views from Hawaiian beaches to California deserts, rice fields in Bali to snow-capped mountains in New Zealand. With the right accessories, you can capture incredible shots like that too –…

The 6 Best National Parks for Winter Wildlife Spotting

Enjoying the national parks may be the highlight of summer vacations but visiting in the winter has its own perks. The crowds are long gone and depending on when you go, you might just feel you have the whole park to yourself. If you’re brave enough to embrace the low temperatures with lots of snowfall…

Maui vs. Kauai: Which Hawaiian Island Is Better for You?

Whether you’re after adventure, nightlife, beautiful beaches, scenic views, or cultural highlights, booking a vacation to Hawaii is an easy decision. But unless you are lucky enough to have plenty of time (and money), you have a second, tougher decision to make: which Hawaiian island should you visit? Each one offers its own unique experience.  The two that often…

12 Things to Know Before Traveling to St. Lucia

Jade Mountain Resort, St. Lucia/OysterInstantly recognizable for its towering Pitons, St. Lucia is a Caribbean island paradise that combines rugged volcanic mountains, tropical rainforest, and sandy beaches. It strikes a balance between a developed, tourist-friendly island and a rustic destination full of local charm and unspoiled natural landscape, making it the perfect getaway for honeymooners…

11 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid on Your Caribbean Vacation

Beach at the Anse Chastanet Resort; Laura Hinely/Oyster Most Americans fantasize about escaping on a sunny Caribbean winter break every year. Just thinking the word “Caribbean” conjures of images of white beaches, crystal clear water, tropical fruit rum drinks, and sun-soaked days. If you’re actually headed south for a Caribbean vacation, you’re in for a…

12 Easy Ways to Keep Yourself Calm and Relaxed

Whether you get anxious from travel or reading the latest headlines, it’s important to have multiple ways to cope. We found 12 products on Amazon that can easily help you relax, calm down, and feel better. From adult coloring books to scalp massagers to weighted blankets, relief is on the way. Here’s how to make…

The 12 Most Beautiful Resorts in Jamaica

The third-largest island in the Caribbean, Jamaica is famed for its beautiful beaches, reggae music, and tasty jerk chicken. Its reef-lined shores, dramatic coastline, and laid-back vibe beckon travelers looking for a gorgeous escape. Meanwhile, travelers who peel themselves away from the coast are rewarded with stunning mountain hikes, rushing waterfalls, and insight into local…