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On a River Cruise Through the Douro Valley, Finding a Real Taste of Portugal

Sailing through Portugal's Douro Valley, Marisa Meltzer finds that a river cruise is a great way to travel on her own terms.

Bombas Are (Really) the Best Compression Socks for Travel—and They’re 20 Percent off Right Now

You should always wear compression socks when you fly. Get our favorite pair for only $19 during Bomba’s Big Holiday Sale.

These Flight Attendant-Approved Two-Wheeled Suitcases Are on Sale Now

It will make your life a whole lot easier and help you avoid the painful (and underreported) “suitcase elbow.”

What’s ‘Priest Strangler’? Or ‘Camel Spit’? The 15 Most Bizarrely Named Foods in the World

22 of the Most Beautiful Cathedrals in the World

These magnificent structures are awe-inspiring inside and out.

Vintage Photos of Cities Around the World

Go back in time with these photos of some of your favorite spots.

Shopper-loved Suitcases Are Just $80 Apiece Now That This Luggage Set Is on Sale for Black Friday

You’ll save more than $200.

48 Beautiful Places to Satisfy Your Wanderlust From Afar

Go globe-trotting (virtually).

What it was like to cover my first airshow: A Dubai Airshow recap

I’ve been on the airline and broader travel beat for about five years now, and I’ve loved almost every minute of it (aside from the first 12 months of the pandemic, which were devastating for the airline industry and depressing to report on.) But until now, I’d never made it to the pinnacle events of …

The Best European Islands You Haven't Heard of Yet

Time to update your bucket list.

Everything you need to know about traveling to Israel as a vaccinated tourist

Around the world, we’ve seen countries adopt different strategies and timelines for reopening their borders. Some welcomed back tourists just months after the virus came stateside, and others took much longer. Despite one of the world’s most aggressive vaccine rollouts, Israel has been one of the slowest to reopen. Throughout much of the pandemic, the …

Find Paradise in All Forms at Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa

Your dream Jamaican getaway starts here.

Read This Before Your Next Food Tour

Sitting on the deck of the 500Rai Farmhouse, dinner is served. No menus are present and the food is cooked up from whatever ingredients the cook was able to procure, the family-style meal is a Thai delight and as authentic as they come. But, not all food tourism experiences are as easy as just being … Continued

The 10 Top River Cruise Lines

Sail through Europe, Asia, the U.S. and more on one of these exquisite river cruise lines.

10 Native and Indigenous Restaurants to Dine at Across the United States

Amazing historic photos charting the history of cruising

While we might not be able to cross oceans on a cruise ship right now, we can still sail down memory lane. From the earliest trans-Atlantic voyages and golden age ships to today's glittering juggernauts, we reveal 30 nostalgic images that chronicle cruise history.

Where Can You Travel if You're Vaccinated?

Americans who have received a COVID-19 vaccine can travel with fewer restrictions. Here's what to know.

15 Best Face Mask Deals You Can Shop This Black Friday

From Amazon, Nordstrom, and more.

42 Photos from Miami's Most Iconic Decade: The '80s

A.K.A. the Miami Vice era.

US to impose travel restrictions on 8 African countries as alarm over new variant spreads

U.S. officials will impose travel restrictions on travelers from eight countries in Southern Africa, the latest nation to implement travel restrictions in that region in response to the new B.1.1.529 variant, according to Reuters. Want more airline-specific news? Sign up for TPG’s free new biweekly Aviation newsletter! The new restriction will restrict non-U.S. citizen travelers …

37 ways to raise quick cash for the holidays

The Most Popular Black Friday Deals to Shop Right Now

Unsplash/Markus Spiske Curious what bargains are getting people most excited this year? Rather than watch the mad-dash for discounted big screen 4K TVs and air fryers from the sidelines, you can trust us to keep tabs on the hottest sellers so you can swoop in and grab them before they're gone. All day long, we'll be tracking the most popular buys from a huge selection of retailers, and keeping a running list below. So check back in periodically...

These Oprah-approved Sleep Earbuds 'Are So Darn Comfortable' — and on Sale for Black Friday

The noise-cancelling headphones are perfect for travel.

Tour inside the world's most impressive stately homes

From sprawling estates with vineyards to elaborate palaces and properties, we peek inside the world’s most incredible stately homes.

This is the Oldest Town in Every State

Head to these spots for a fun and historical experience.

Breaking: Masks now required outdoors in Paris

Editor’s note: This is a continually updated story Due to a spike in new COVID-19 cases across Paris, face masks are now required in certain outdoor spaces following an order issued by the Paris Police Prefecture on Nov. 26. The police order requires people to wear masks outside in many public spaces, even just waiting …

The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Are you ready for the best road trip of your life?

Take a Tour of The Bahamas’ All-Inclusive Riu Palace Paradise Island

This all-inclusive, adults-only resort is located on Paradise Island in The Bahamas.

The Best Inns in Every State for a Charm-Filled Getaway

From Alabama to Wyoming, here's where to stay in the USA!

50 Amazing Places In the U.S. You've Got to Take Your Kids To

This country is incredible.

5 ways to get your hotel breakfast for free

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information and offers. We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but odds are that on most days, breakfast at home is a pretty hasty affair. If we manage wheat toast, jam and a piece of fruit, we’re doing …

14 Top Overwater Bungalows Around the World

Enjoy scenic views and relaxing atmospheres at these resorts.

This Top-rated Electric Toothbrush Is Perfect for Travel — and It's Half Off Today

You only have a few more hours to shop it for just $100.

Top Trending Travel Destinations for 2022

From Australia to New York City, here are some destinations expected to trend in the new year.

Your state's most pretty lakeside town

The US has lakes in pretty much every size and shape imaginable, from small “ponds” to bodies of water so huge it’s impossible to see from one shore to another. There are lakes shaped like gnarled fingers (New York) and surrounded by wineries, while others are dotted with islands. And, while many of these watery wonders are in national parks, others are in towns or small cities with homes, parks and beaches hugging their shorelines. We’ve picked the most charming lakeside town or small city in every state. (If you're planning a trip, be sure to check for any state travel restrictions before you go.)

This Easy-to-Pack Puffer Jacket Is Flight Attendant-approved — and Under $35 for Black Friday

“This is the best packable coat for the best price.”

Facts You Didn't Know About National Historic Landmarks

Buildings, sites, and structures with fascinating backgrounds

8 festive hotels for people who really love the holidays

Ready or not, the holidays are here, and that means twinking lights, garland, hot cocoa, ornate trees, menorahs and — for many people around the world — travel. If you’re looking to make a stop somewhere this year that really gets in the holiday spirit, why not head to a hotel that takes the season seriously …

These 20 Comfy Shoes Are Massively Discounted for Black Friday — but Only for a Limited Time

Score up to 67 percent off cozy Isotoner slippers, and more.

These 3 simple strategies can help you get through customs faster

We’ve all been there: Waiting for what seems like an endless amount of time for your customs and immigration documents to be examined, whether you’re abroad or arriving back to the United States. At New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), one of the nation’s busiest, wait times for customs screening on a recent …

6 Perfect Winter Weekend Getaways in the U.S.

Whether you’re craving winter sun or a snowy wonderland, these spots are great for a short break.

Deal alert: Cyber Monday Amtrak sale — buy one, get one free for Northeast travel

Starting today, Amtrak customers can buy one train ticket and get one free ticket for a friend to travel together via select routes throughout the Northeast as part of the rail company’s annual Track Friday Sale. BOGO tickets can be booked through Nov. 29. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign …

Everlane's Black Friday Sale Has Clothing, Shoes, and Accessories for Travelers for Up to 60% Off

Our top picks start at $24.

Here's How Virgin Voyages is Reinventing Cruising

Scarlet Lady is changing the game.

40 award-winning images of the world's historic places

Depicting everything from crumbling ruins lit up by the moonlight to medieval castles cloaked in fog, these spellbinding images show off the beauty of some of the world’s most historic places. They were unveiled as part of Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2021, which attracted both amateur and professional submissions from all over the world. Here, we’ve included the three winners and shortlisted entries.

The most amazing space experiences on Earth

As space tourism looks closer than ever to becoming a reality, there are still plenty of out-of-this world experiences you can have without leaving the planet – and for a fraction of the price, too. Intrigued? From awe-inspiring museums and planetariums to stargazing spots and space camps, here are the best ways to get a slice of space life right here on Earth. As always, please be sure to check international and local COVID-19 restrictions before you travel.

These French Skincare Products Have Serious Anti-Aging Prowess — and They're All on Sale for Black Friday

Shop everything from eye creams to face serums.

The Italian Palazzo From House of Gucci Is Now on Airbnb

The 17th-century Lake Como home is opening to Airbnb guests for one night only.

Are these the world's weirdest properties?

All over the world, innovative architects are pushing the boundaries of residential architecture into the realm of abstract artistry. From an invisible mirrored home in rural Slovenia to a custom-built mansion shaped like Darth Vader's helmet, these spectacular properties are anything but predictable...

Scandinavia's Wine Scene Is Growing, Partially Due to Climate Change

Rising temperatures and resilient grapes have enabled Denmark and Sweden to produce unique wines.