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Fly direct from the United States to the Amalfi Coast, Italy

Fly direct from the United States to the Amalfi Coast, Italy

United Airlines has announced 31 new international routes for summer, including brand a new flight between New York and Naples, Italy. 1 week in Italy itinerary: Planning your trip [maps and photos] United's new flight is the only direct flight between the United...

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3 days in Beijing itinerary: Visiting Beijing, China

3 days in Beijing itinerary: Visiting Beijing, China

If you are planning on visiting China, Beijing is a must-see city, for so many reasons. Beijing, China is full of history, culture, and of course, the Great Wall of China. But even if you only have a few days to visit Beijing, you can still see a lot of it. Here is...

Visiting the best breweries in Bend, Oregon

Visiting the best breweries in Bend, Oregon

Visiting Bend, Oregon is any nature lover's dream. With hundreds of hiking trails only miles from town (and some actually in town), it might be easy to overlook some of the other great things the town has to offer. However, in recent years, Bend's beer scene has been...

Marriott is removing single-use toiletries in all hotel rooms

Marriott is removing single-use toiletries in all hotel rooms

Marriott International is planning to eliminate single-use toiletry bottles of shampoo, conditioner, and bath gel in all hotel rooms. The hotel brand will be replacing the toiletries with larger, pump-topped bottles. Marriott began testing the change in the last few...

How to avoid being pickpocketed, according to Rick Steves

How to avoid being pickpocketed, according to Rick Steves

Pickpocketing can be a real issue when traveling anywhere (even within your own country), and no one is immune. Even experienced travelers like Rick Steves, who have been traveling to Europe for decades, has been the target of a pickpocket scheme. Below are Rick...

7 Things to do in Hong Kong (in only 3 days)

7 Things to do in Hong Kong (in only 3 days)

Hong Kong is an amazing destination to visit, and there are so many things to do in such a small area. I had never considered visiting, but we decided to end our China trip in Hong Kong and then my family joined us for that section. We only had three days in the city,...

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I have spent more than 15 years in digital marketing, media, and journalism. I never left the country until I was 32 years old — and even then it was only because someone else bought me a ticket. It was a life-changing experience, one that taught me traveling does not have to be difficult, or expensive.

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