Family Travel Tips

A few family travel tips can go a long way. Read up on travel safety and budgeting for the family on vacation.


Thinking about making some extra cash with Airbnb? Pick your profile photo carefully. New research finds that it matters more than you think.

Fall is a time for amazing tree colors and fun activities. Look through this gallery to see beautiful fall pictures and events.

After a day in the car or a few hours on the plane, even stylish travelers can look rumpled and dingy at their destinations. What are some smart tips for traveling in style?

Travel broadens the mind, but the airport can kill your enthusiasm for exploring the world. Don't cancel that trip – get the know-how you need to make it to your destination with minimal hassle.

Not all parties are as wild as Edward Russell's 1694 bash, where guests took eight days to polish off the cocktail offerings. These 10 fêtes run the gamut of soirée styles, from staid, formal affairs to creative events with unusual themes.

Buying plane tickets these days is like placing a bet. You just feel it -- now's the time: Click it now! Is there any rhyme or reason to the airfare pricing game?

In India, springtime is marked by an explosion of color when revelers take to the street with fistfuls of powdered pigment to celebrate Holi. What's the history of the holiday, and how did color-throwing become the main event?

Since 1986, Burners have celebrated radical inclusion and self-expression at a weeklong festival in Nevada's Black Rock Desert. How did Burning Man start, and what does the Man symbolize?

Carnival festivities are all about local flavor, and in Rio, that means samba. At the most famous Carnival in Brazil, you'll find dancers, musicians and over-the-top extravagance.

Eat like a local wherever you go with these 5 tips for finding excellent restaurants while you're on the road.

Travel broadens the mind, but it can also shrink your wallet. Here are five apps that can help save you cash on the road.

In cities across the United States, entrepreneurs in carts and trailers are offering some of the most original, authentic and creative dishes in town.

Smartphone users can unlock a world of restaurant information simply by downloading a few key apps. Read about our favorite foodie apps.

The details of frequent flyer programs can be bewildering to some travelers -- it seems that every airline offers one. Sure, it's confusing, but do you know how to get the most bang for your flying buck?

Unless you live near a big city like New York, your choice of plays and musicals is likely limited. But once you're in the theatre district, how do you get the best seats or find tickets to sold-out shows?

In this travel-heavy world we live in, airline frequent flyer miles are almost as valuable as cash. But what if you want to sell your miles for cash? You can do it -- technically -- but it won't be easy.

Some things prevent flying from being fun -- small seats, crowded legroom and snoring seatmates top the list. But we've found 10 ways to stay healthy, rested and entertained during your flight.

You used to call your travel agent when you wanted to plan a trip. Thanks to the Internet, you can now book everything with just a few clicks of your computer keyboard. However, when it comes to booking online, a little research can go a long way.

Everyone deserves the VIP treatment -- yes, even you. So why not try to score a few hotel and airline upgrades for yourself? It's easier than you think, as long as you're discreet.

In the movies, when the leading man wants a table at a fancy restaurant, he slips the host a bill. Does that work in real life?

If you're overwhelmed from work responsibilities or burnt out from life in general, a weekend getaway is a refreshing break from your daily obligations. Check out these 10 perfect-for-the-weekend destinations.

Conventional wisdom says booking your trip two weeks out will help keep your costs down. But is there a better way to determine the best time to make your travel plans?

Your travel time is precious -- there's a lot to see and do, and very little time to do it in. The relaxing trip you planned may turn hectic. What should you do to experience a city on a weekend trip?

Whether you're looking to rekindle the flame or celebrate your recent nuptials, you'll need a romantic spot to set the mood. Where should you go?