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Where We’d Travel If Money Was No Object

Traveling is eye-opening, fun, and breathtaking, but let’s face it: It can be hard on the wallet. So while we’d love to jet off to the Maldives for a two-week stay at an expensive resort, or go on an around-the-world cruise, that’s not always doable. For a minute though, we suspended disbelief to imagine where…

Where to Cruise in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and Beyond

Carnival Liberty/Oyster Cruising is popular for travelers of all ages, as it has a similar experience to an all-inclusive resort — dining, drinks, and entertainment are all generally included — with the added benefit of sailing around to visit different locations. Some sailing destinations and cruise ships are geared toward party-minded young adults, while others…

5 International Trips That Are Cheaper Than a Weekend in London

London/Oyster We’ve already told you how expensive two days in New York City can be, but there are plenty of other destinations that will break the bank in no time at all. London is one of those places. The popular European city drew a record 19 million international visitors in 2016 alone, according to the…

Where to Travel Along the Equator

Thanks to year-round pleasant weather and fairly consistent flight and hotel costs, traveling near the equator is an attractive option. Plus, getting to stand on (or close to) that zero-degree latitude is a fun bucket-list item. Although the equator passes through 13 countries, it doesn’t lie along any major city. That said, there are still…

8 Bucket List Cruises Every Traveler Should Take

Avid cruisers seem to break down into two types: Those that gladly sail to the same sunny destinations again and again and those that have a bucket list of ports that keep getting more and more far flung. And while we’re happy to hoist a fruity drink with that first group, we’re proudly in the…

6 Ideas for Retirement Travel

Now that you’re officially off the clock, it’s time to start a new hobby, learn a new language, and see the world. Speaking of the latter, there are few places that are best saved for your golden years — when you have money in the bank, time on your hands, and a renewed spark of…

The Best National Parks for Wildlife Spotting

If the possibility of seeing lions, tigers, and bears (oh my!) gets your heart pumping in an excited way, there are several places to spot these wondrous animals outside of city zoos. National parks provide a true glimpse at how mammals and birds live in the wild, from arid desert landscapes to mountainous regions with…

7 Places to See Penguins in the Wild

Emperor penguins in Antarctica. Courtesy of Flickr/Antarctica Bound Happy World Penguin Day! In honor of the adorable flightless birds, we’re taking a look at their natural habitats, rounding up seven places you can actually visit to observe them. Though you might imagine all penguins to live in icy climates, several of the 17 to 20…