Traveling long distances in cars and planes over the holidays could put you at risk for deep vein thrombosis -- potentially deadly blood clots in the deep veins of the lower legs and thighs, an expert says.
Pack up and take your pick of these primo family-friendly routes.
The days of being forced to turn off your gadgets before takeoff and landing will soon be a thing of the past. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration announced today that it will allow airlines to permit the use of most portable electronic devices during all portions of flights.
Every Halloween, some of the best opportunities for touring and staying in haunted houses arise, including historic homes with fascinating architectural and cultural histories.
Looking to plan a family vacation that is both entertaining and educational? Go historical.
The first time I fell for the market in Cádiz it was because of the annealing sensuality of its produce and the friendship I found there. The second time I discovered an equally intense but more studious passion.
Where to stay, where to eat, and what to do during your visit.
When you think about it, a family vacation by train is a no-brainer. The price is right, the scenery terrific, and everyone’s in a good mood.
Check out this list of what all fashion fiends should include in their getaway suitcases this season.
Whether you’re hopping in the car with the family for a weekend getaway or flying across the country, you can follow these simple tips to total vacation bliss.
In the movies, you can get lost in the Luxembourg Gardens and encounter your soul mate. In real life, your face will be buried in a map too long to ever see him. What you need is a travel guide.
Americans who live in cities are less likely to die from accidental injuries than those who live in rural areas, a new study says.
What's the best way to score honeymoon deals? Should you book a honeymoon package or plan excursions on your own? World-renowned travel planners answer these questions.
Here are five sandy locations that offer something for everyone.
Check out these tips on where to visit in Naples, Italy.
Chef Chris Shepherd gives his take on what to eat, where to go, and what to do in his city, from family-run dim sum and BBQ joints to a pristine local farm.
People who opt for nonsmoking rooms in hotels with a partial smoking ban are not fully protected from harmful exposure to so-called "thirdhand" smoke, according to a new study.
Weird accommodation options are part of Airbnb's charm, so we'd like to propose seven current listings that should be verified immediately. If these folks are offering what they say they're offering, we just might book a night or two.
A dozen things to eat and see in Maui, from globally-influenced dining at Amasia to a hundred-year-old bakery and off-the-tourist-beat ramen.
The best dishes, grandest places, and most colorful culinary history. The heritage of Big Easy dining is alive, well, and thriving.
Where to eat, what to do, and where to stay when visiting Chengdu, China.
Virginia is now once again a place that raises many happy oysters.
After days of sampling every dish that your destination has to offer, it should come as no surprise when your jeans begin to feel tight. In order to avoid weight gain, try these 10 tips.
Would you fancy sailing on the replica of a ship that 100 years earlier sank with the loss of more than 1500 lives?
There's something about travel -- whether you're flying, driving or sailing -- that brings out the jerk in all of us.
For one Madison, Wis., native, a visit home always evokes a sort of a happy anxiety—so much to eat, so little time.
I need to work on my laptop during a flight, he needs to lean his seat back. Where do we find the point of compromise and how do the airlines take part in the final decision?
Every now and then you'll see signs that say, 'What's your hurry?' which are nothing more than oblique warnings of an approaching speed trap. But should we read them another way?
Here's how to keep the family healthy while you're away -- plus what to do if sickness does strike.
You don't need to take out a second mortgage for a DSLR to take great photos. Here are Digital Trends' favorite cameras that will do it for under $300.
One of the hot discussions this summer centered around the rights of mothers to nurse their babies on a plane.
If you find yourself dreading the journey before you're able to enjoy the destination, perhaps it's time to stop accepting inadequate service from airlines, hotels and cruise lines.
Frommer's reveals the truth behind some common myths about codesharing, or how airlines may deceive its passengers.
Ever find yourself saying you need a vacation after your vacation? Here's how you can truly relax while you're away.
When it comes to red-eye flights, who has more rights -- the crying baby and the parents, or the tired passenger who desperately wants to sleep?
Travelers are often criticized for under-tipping, but what happens when travelers inadvertently over-tip? Beware of businesses that include gratuities on bills 'for your convenience.'
Summer clothes are so lightweight and versatile, you won't even need to check a bag, whether you're spending a weekend at the beach or a week in Paris.
This Mercedes Benz G-Wagen, affectionately named Otto, has carried Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine on an incredible 500,000 mile journey around the world.
How can something that's complimentary end up costing you a few bucks? Leave it to some sneaky hotels to find a way.
From poolside smartphones to on-demand movies anywhere, technology has changed what it means to "get away from it all," for better and worse.
From difficult refund processes to bin-hogging passengers, this summer is poised to be another frustrating season for travelers.
From palm-size pocket cams to full-fledged camcorders, here's how to choose a video camera that will work for you.
Got a collection of plastic hotel room keys from your last vacation? Don't throw them away because they'll actually come in handy for your next trip.
If you want to see the famously faulty Italian tower, you're going to have to follow these rules very carefully.
Today's explorers want to stay connected even in the wilderness. And they can thanks to a wide range of products that let campers stay in touch with music, media content and more.
In only four days, one family saw the 1400s, 1800s, mid-twentieth century and a glimpse of the future -- all without leaving the West Midlands. Here's how they did it.
Tubohotel recycles tube pipes into unique accommodations in the exotic camping grounds of a Mexican city.
What you need to know before you trade in that urban hotel for a house in the Italian countryside.
The tragedy aboard Costa Concordia has focused the spotlight on the cruise industry. Two experts offer their take on how to be prepared for onboard emergencies.
Without question, traveling with young children over an extended period of time requires planning. Here are some tips to help you get over the river and through the woods without too much anxiety.
The controversial "backscatter" X-ray body scanners will no longer be used at European airports due to health risks associated with the technology.