Five Getaways, One Carry-on: A Packing Guide

Don’t want to check your luggage? Here’s how to pack a carry-on for everything from a high-powered business trip to an end-of-summer getaway.

Hit the Road

Nine great destinations that are worth the drive.

8 Budget Destinations That Don't Feel That Way

Got a travel itch but trying to stick to your budget? As it turns out, there’s often an amazing (and cheaper!) alternative to the pricey destination you’ve been dreaming about.

8 Travel Apps That Will Save You Money

Spring is prime vacation season (yesss!). But that doesn’t mean you need to pay top dollar to travel. There are apps that can help you save on everything from hotels to currency exchanges—they're so efficient, they practically hand you money. Of...

Don’t Hoard Loyalty Points

Psyched about all the frequent flyer miles you’ve managed to hoard? You’re not alone—by some estimates, there are more than 15 trillion frequent flyer miles outstanding. But it’s time to reroute your thinking. “Free” flights have been getting...

You NEED Another Vacay. Really.

Don’t fall into the typical New Year’s trap and resolve to eat healthier and exercise more regularly (been there, haven’t done that, right?).  Instead, get something far more valuable out of 2013: Commit to planning at least two great vacations...

Insider's Guide to Luxe Stays for Less

Don’t let the misguided reputation of house swaps—budget friendly but you never-know-what-you’ll get!—deter you from exploring the luxurious side of this amazing travel opportunity.My family and I have been swapping for years now, and we’ve done...

Why Successful People Unplug—or Should

When I take a vacation, I really do try to leave work behind (sometimes I’m even  brave enough to leave my laptop at home). But like most people, I can’t resist the urge to check e-mail. Next thing I know, I find myself pecking long-form answers...