9 Iconic Foods Everyone Needs to Eat on a Florida Vacation

Florida's food scene—from fresh seafood to Publix subs to Mickey-shaped treats—is worth writing home about.

When the Best Meteor Shower of the Year, the Perseids, Peaks in 2022

Photo by Shutterstock Unfortunately a full moon will brighten the skies on August 11, the same night the Perseids peak in 2022. December’s Geminids are known for being the strongest meteor shower of the year, typically generating 75 visible meteors per hour in a rural and moonless sky. But the best meteor shower to watch each year in the Northern Hemisphere? That title goes to the Perseids, because they peak on warm summer nights each August and...

3 ways to avoid checking your bag at the gate

U.S. air travel volume reached pre-pandemic numbers for the first time over the July 4 weekend, and there were nearly 20,000 flights with cancellations or delays. Although I’ve always been team carry-on only, the headache that air travel has been this summer has only reinforced my distaste for checking a bag. Even if you’re like …

Yellowstone National Park Officials Issue New Alert on "Unpredictable" Threat

Officials from Yellowstone National Park have issued a new alert to stay away from bison after they recently injured multiple visitors.

Everything Fun to Do in Atlanta This Weekend

ASW Whiskey Exchange If you’ve had a hard time recovering from the long Fourth of July weekend and getting back into the swing of things this week, don’t stress yourself out because another weekend is already almost here. For those trying to recoup—physically and financially—from the holiday festivities, there are several events and activities over the next few days that you can get into without expending too much energy or too much money, and...

8 Most Beautiful Lodges Just Outside U.S. National Parks

Because staying outside the park is totally in.

Whimsical but worn: A review of JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa

As an architecture enthusiast and avowed Bill Bensley fan, I’d heard rave reviews about one of his larger hotel projects, the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa in Vietnam, since it opened in December 2016. The other hotels I’ve visited that were conceived by the hyper-imaginative, Bangkok-based hospitality designer — Capella Ubud, …

Bad News: No, Air Travel Won’t Get Better Anytime Soon

Its a gigantic mess!

8 Exciting Restaurant Openings In NYC This Week

Photo courtesy of Kaizen While the long holiday weekend might be over, our appetite for the city’s most exciting new food destinations is a year-round thing—and we’ve got all of the intel on the latest class of culinary debuts. Along with soul food at the newest location of Melba’s at Wollman Rink or the limited-time picnic experience atop Radio City Music Hall, dubbed Dine at Radio Park, with offerings from top talent like chef JJ Johnson,...

Miami Beach's Newest Luxury Residential Building Is an Instagram Dream — With Super-sleek Design and Panoramic Ocean Views

The property's landscaping was done by the firm responsible for redesigning the green spaces at the Eiffel Tower.

Deal alert: Get up to 75% off round-trip domestic flights

Frontier Airlines is turning 28 years old this month, and they’re offering flyers up to 75% off round-trip flights to celebrate. The discount is for round-trip, nonstop domestic flights only and you must use the promo code BIRTHDAY when you check out. As part of this sale, we found round-trip flights starting at $44. For …

The 10 Best West Coast Beach Towns

From surfing spots in California to the moody coastlines of the Pacific Northwest.

Only in America: the best travel experiences in the United States

Few countries pack in such diverse landscapes and experiences as the USA. Where else could you drive down some of the world's most famous highways, hike through red-rock canyons, see wine country from the air and have Elvis officiate your wedding? That might be a bit much to do in one day, but it's all possible in this vast country. From touring Alcatraz to cruising down Route 66, here's our pick of the best one-of-a-kind experiences you can only have in America. It's worth checking state travel advisories and individual attraction websites before planning a trip.

Never Travel Without This Item, Flight Attendant Says

Getting ready for a big trip? According to flight attendants, you should never, ever travel without this one important item.

How to Spend a Weekend in One of Canada’s Most Creative Cities

Photo by Brydon McCluskey/Unsplash Despite attempts to put Winnipeg in a box, the city is bursting with its own artistic energy. There was a time when Winnipeg was a punchline on U.S. sitcoms like The Simpsons and The Office. Little wonder: The isolated Canadian prairie city has winter temperatures that sometimes match those of Mars. But now, Winnipeggers are starting to think that living in -50 degree weather is something to brag...

Airbnb Is Making Its No Party Rule Permanent — What That Means for Guests

Airbnb will be asking guests who make local reservations to sign "anti-party attestations," as part of the new policy.

4 Powerful Photography Exhibitions Will Debut at the National Portrait Gallery This Year

Photo by Brian Lanker/Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery This photograph of actress Cicely Louise Tyson will be featured in the National Portrait Gallery's "I Dream a World" exhibit. The saying goes that good things come in threes, but four good things are coming to Washington, D.C.’s Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery this year. Over the course of the summer and fall, the museum will show four new exhibits that examine what it means...

New Chase Aeroplan cardholders can earn up to 19 points per dollar this summer

If you have the Aeroplan Credit Card from Chase, it just became the best credit card to use for your spending outside the U.S. this summer. On top of the card’s already strong benefits, the earning rate just got a significant boost. Cardmembers can earn 10 points per dollar on international purchases through Sep. 30, …

Are these the world's deadliest treasure hunts?

We reveal the most ill-fated treasure hunts.

Puerto Rico Travel: What You Need To Know Before Visiting This Summer

The vibrant US territory is ready to host your next Caribbean vacation.

Disney Wish: Photo Tour of Disney Cruise Line's Newest Cruise Ship

A first-hand look at the magic offerings onboard this brand new cruise ship.

How I save money on expensive hotel stays by buying points

While many travelers will tell you to avoid buying points and miles, there are times when it can make a lot of sense. If there’s any way to earn points other than purchasing them, it’s better to do that. For example, if you can open an IHG credit card and earn 140,000 points from a …

The Iconic Colony Hotel Is Redesigning Its Guest Rooms in Honor of Its 75th Anniversary

The Palm Beach hotel is closing its doors starting today—here's when you can book a room to see the new design.

All Is Not Lost! Here’s Something You Can Do

An easy guide.

Where to Eat Fried Chicken in Dallas

Pollo Campero USA Few comfort-food favorites have the versatility—and crowd-pleasability—of good old-fashioned fried chicken. On-the-bone. Off-the-bone. Strips. Tenders. Fingers. Nuggets. Southern-style. Korean-style. Spicy. Nashville Hot. Thermonuclear Meltdown. A similar argument can be made for how it’s served. On a plate. In a bucket. On a biscuit. Between two buns. Atop a waffle. With a side of gravy. In your hands. If you’re a carnivore...

Notre Dame's Design Plan Was Just Released — and It Includes a Park, Underground Walkway, and More

"The project rethinks the emblematic public spaces around Notre Dame as a sequence of climatic atmospheres," the design firm said.

Great Florida Beaches for Camping

From Bahia Honda to St. George Island, these spots are perfect for camping fans. The post Great Florida Beaches for Camping appeared first on Florida Travel + Life.

Denver Used to Have a Historic Trolley System — and You Can Ride in the Last Remaining Car This Summer

The last remaining tram car will take passengers along historic Route 84.

How a 5-minute trip to the airport rescued me from months of TSA PreCheck purgatory

The more I fly, the more I appreciate — and, to be honest, completely depend on — TSA PreCheck. It’s my key tool for navigating airport chaos across the country, especially in my overcrowded, always-an-eye-popping-line home airport of Newark Liberty International (EWR), not to mention the neighboring options of LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and John F. …

Still hoping to visit Alaska this year? No problem: Late summer and fall are the perfect time to go

The summer 2022 travel season is a mess, and while Alaska’s remoteness might seem to offer a respite from the chaos, availability is low and prices are high. That doesn’t mean it’s too late to book a trip, though. With 17 national park units — spanning rivers, monuments, preserves and historical parks — and 16 …

Monster of Rock Cruise announces 2023 lineup and Port Canaveral as departing port

Tesla, Winger, Queensrÿche, Saxon, Extreme, Autograph are among the biggest names that will perform on the 11th voyage of the Monsters of Rock Cruise, organizers have announced. The five-day/five-night full-ship music charter will set sail April 29 through May 4, 2023 aboard Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas and depart out of Port Canaveral. More […] The post Monster of Rock Cruise announces 2023 lineup and Port Canaveral as departing port...

13 Top Brazil Beaches

Explore the best spots for iconic sandy beaches and picture-worthy sunsets.

Get Paid to to Be a Vegas Buffet Taste Tester — How to Apply

The official winner will dine at Bacchanal Buffet, The Buffet at Bellagio, Wicked Spoon, and Wynn Las Vegas.

13 Things to Do in Chicago After Dark

BigPineapple/Shutterstock Chicago may not be the city that never sleeps, but it’s definitely a night owl. By day, this world-class metropolis dazzles with museums, boat tours, buzzy brunches, and daredevil skyscraper attractions, but after dark, the city comes alive in a whole new way. Under the twinkling glow of one of the best skylines in the world, twilight is a time for luminous boat rides, sexy speakeasies, and radiant art shows. Far beyond...

Breitling Brings an Array of Colors to Its New Superocean Divers

The watches are faithful to the OG Superocean Slow Motion from the '60s—with a few modern refinements, of course.

American Express adds new transfer partners table to make transfers simpler

We are big fans of easy-to-use tools that keep things simple and organized. Much to our excitement, American Express just added a new points transfer tool that puts all transfer partners in a simple table, and our first impression is positive. Let’s take a look at this new tool from American Express and understand how …

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Points With Purpose Collects 4 Million Miles—and Counting—for People Seeking Abortions

Photo by Stephanie Kenner / Shutterstock On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending the decades-long right to abortion in the United States. No person should have to travel for access to healthcare. Including an abortion. But as abortion clinics shut their doors across the United States, the reality is that traveling across state lines will increasingly become necessary. Abortions will still happen. But the distances people...

Why I don’t think premium economy is worth the ticket price

Premium economy is a hot trend in aviation right now. Airlines have realized there’s good money to be made in this middle ground between economy and business class. The seats take up far less real estate than business class and carriers can charge a significant “premium” over normal economy-class seats. Originally introduced by Taiwanese airline …

18 Top Finger Lakes Wineries to Visit

In New York's winemaking region, riesling reigns supreme.

Airline News: Top Air Travel Stories From The Past Month

The last 30 days or so have been topsy-turvy.

These Under-the-Radar Spots Have the Clearest Water in Florida

There's a New Tulum-inspired Beach Club on NYC's Governors Island — With Imported Sand and a Gorgeous Dining Tent

Escape to Tulum, Mexico, without leaving New York City.

Virgin Atlantic launches new Tampa-London route

Virgin Atlantic will add a new route connecting Tampa International Airport (TPA) with London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) beginning Nov. 3. The flights, announced Wednesday, will operate year-round, beginning with service four times a week and expanding to daily flights as of Nov. 28. Tickets go on sale July 13, with basic economy fares starting at …

A Scottish man bought an abandoned stone cottage in his village and turned it into his first tiny home over the course of 11 months — check it out

"The floor was basically just ground and mud. There was no concrete floor. The windows were bad, the roof needed quite a lot of work."

Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Winnipeg, Canada

Manitoba's capital city has an abundance of cuisines and cultural activities.

Teen NASA intern discovers a planet on his third day at work

Sometimes interns are OK, sometimes they're not. But every once in a while, they're pretty stellar. Heavenly even.Wolf Cukier is an example of that latter group. See, Culkier, a 17-year-old from upstate New York, starting interning at NASA this year at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Why's he stellar? Or even heavenly?Maybe he m...

The Oldest-Known Footage of New Orleans Found in Europe

The historic film shows two minutes of the 1898 Mardi Gras parade.

What’s Next for Luxury Safaris?

Photo by Andrew Andrawes Nicky Fitzgerald has just retired from the safari industry after spending 40 years conceptualizing, building, operating, and marketing 60 luxury properties across sub-Saharan Africa and India. She spent 15 years at the luxury adventure travel company &Beyond. In 2015, she became the founder, CEO, and shareholder of the award-winning 60-bed safari lodge Angama Mara, in the Masai Mara Conservancy in Kenya. This is Nicky’s...

Where to Ski in the Southern Hemisphere—From Australia to Chile

Take advantage of the Austral Winter and keep skiing year-round.