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Read more: 10 Best Passport-Free Spring Break Destinations

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor Spring break is the perfect time to explore a new and sunny destination. Although Mexico and Costa Rica may be towards the top of spring break destinations, we've rounded up ten incredible options that allow you to leave the passport at home. Whether you're looking for a city trip, beach…

Read more: 25 Magical Christmas Markets Worth Traveling For

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by Katryna Balboni Senior Editor There's nothing like a snowy, shimmery, glühwein-y Christmas market to get even the grinchiest among us in the holiday spirit. We've rounded up 25 of the most magical markets around the world, from Switzerland to Singapore — that's two markets for every one of the twelve days of Christmas (plus…

Read more: Spookiest Cities Around The World—Read, If You Dare

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor Halloween is upon us, pirates, and who doesn't love a good scare? Across the globe travelers will find cities filled with an eerie ambiance, sinister stories, and rich histories of spine-chilling horrors. Whether you're looking for a creepy small town, maybe one that's close to home, or a grisly international…

Read more: 6 Of The World's Coolest Halloween Celebrations

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by Alanna Smith Content Quality Editor Fall is officially here, mateys, which means it's practically Halloween. October 31 is definitely our favorite fall festival, so before you thrown on your plaid scarf and run out to grab a pumpkin spice latte, check out some of the awesome ways Halloween is celebrated around the world. Castle…

Read more: Reasons To Visit Greece Now While It's Cheap

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor As the U.S. dollar continues to demonstrate dominance over many other currencies, now is a great time for Americans to travel. Prices to many European countries have seen a significant decline as competition between airlines increases, which has created more and more opportunities to hop across the Atlantic Ocean and…

Read more: 15 Incredible Waterfalls You Have To See For Yourself

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor We know that TLC has a whole song about waterfalls, and encourages the audience to avoid chasing after them. We also know that there are some absolutely jaw-dropping waterfalls around the world that deserve a visit. Whether you're looking for a quiet cascade or thunderous rapids, these stunning waterfalls below…

Read more: 6 Very Good Reasons To Travel This Fall

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by Katryna Balboni Senior Editor There are so many reasons to love the fall — from cozy sweaters to crunchy leaves to pumpkin everything (okay, maybe pumpkin spice Pringles are a step too far, but to each their own). Our favorite thing about the fall? Travel, of course! Here are six reasons why: 1. It’s…

Read more: Travel During The Fall Shoulder Season: Where & Why

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor For travelers looking for less crowds, and lower prices, the fall shoulder season months between September and November is a great time to enjoy a vacation. Summer tourists have gone home, snow birds have not left their respective homes, and prices on hotels and attractions drop. Autumn offers comfortable weather,…

Read more: 11 Romantic Destinations To Check Out With Your Significant Other That Aren't Paris

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor Looking for a romantic getaway with your significant other that's not Paris? We love the City of Lights, but sometimes the lesser-known destinations bring about the peace and quiet you're seeking. Grab your sweetie, pack your bags and celebrate an anniversary, honeymoon or Valentine's Day in one of these picturesque…

Read more: Travel In America Explained To The British

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor As the world's third largest, and third most populated nation, we understand that traveling through the United States can be overwhelming and downright intimidating! We call the same thing by different names depending on geographic location (i.e. soda verses pop), we embrace funky fashion trends, and can't get enough memes.…

Read more: 8 Fascinating Fall Festivals Around The World

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by Alanna Smith Content Quality Editor If you're anything like us, then you're probably ready to break out the pumpkins and candy bowls as soon as the first leaf hits the ground. In America, autumn marks the unofficial beginning of the holiday season. Should you find yourself traveling this September through November, you can check…

Read more: Best Destinations For Runners

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor Whether you're a daily jogger or casual running enthusiast, lacing up your running shoes while you're on vacation is a great way to take in the scenery. As summer approaches and the incredible weather continues, we thought we'd offer a few suggestions on some fantastic locations around the globe that…

Read more: 5 Ways To Travel To Iceland On The Cheap

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Iceland is a place of gorgeous natural landscapes, acres of wildlife and seemingly-undiscovered sights. We know you've seen Iceland pop up in your newsfeed and asked yourself, "Should I finally take the plunge?" Well, the answer is yes. We've put together our own list of tips and tricks to travel to Iceland on the cheap,…

Read more: 5 Common Travel Myths Debunked

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by Alanna Smith Content Quality Editor Pirates, we get it. Life is crazy, and between student loans, work deadlines and social obligations, it's hard to imagine taking several weeks off to backpack through Europe or sunbathe in the Caribbean. Here are five common excuses we hear from our crew mates afraid to travel—and why we…

Read more: 10 Instagrams That Will Make You Want To Visit Banff National Park, Like Yesterday

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor Pirates, are you dreaming of stunning mountains, incredible hiking trails, and a beautiful blue lake? Head north to jaw-dropping Banff National Park and feast your eyes on some of the most picturesque backdrops you've ever seen. Located just a 90 minutes from Calgary, Canada, this must-see destination is everything a…

Read more: You've Gotta Check Out The Stunning Dubai Miracle Garden—Largest Garden In The World!

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor Dubai is known for many things, such as sprawling desert landscapes, luxurious accommodations and lifestyles, and towering skyscrapers. But did you know it's also home to the world's largest garden? The Dubai Miracle Garden offers visitors nearly 18 acres of beautiful scenery with more than 109 million planted flowers! This…

Read more: The 6 Best Travel Credit Cards

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by Alanna Smith Content Quality Editor It's a question that many frequent travelers ask themselves: "What travel credit card should I get?" Travel credit cards often come with a wealth of desirable perks: airline miles, travel insurance, priority boarding, or even lounge access! But with so many choices to research, picking the best card can…