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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…

Read more: 10 Best Budget Travel Destinations In Asia

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor So you're looking to get the best bang for your buck on the biggest continent? We've created a list of some of our favorite budget destinations in Asia below. Whether you're on a shoe-string budget, a two-week #YOLO budget, or just looking for a great vacation without spending a lot,…

Read more: We're Heading To Joshua Tree With Or Without You

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor It's the 30th anniversary of U2's Joshua Tree album release, which means it's time to talk about the drop-dead gorgeousness of Joshua Tree National Park. Located in stunning Southern California, this unique landscape offers guests plenty of things to do and see. Whether you're into hiking, camping, stargazing or just…

Read more: Best Budget Destinations: South America

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor Looking for low-cost destinations south of the border? We've compiled a list of some of our favorite budget destinations in South America. Regardless what type of travel experience you're seeking, these cities offer a fantastic combination of culture and affordability, no matter how much you're looking to spend. 1. La…

Read more: 10 Best Places To Visit In Sunny San Diego

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor Palm trees, perfect weather, the Pacific Ocean and a laid back vibe—San Diego has it all. Skip the traffic jams and pollution of Los Angeles and head to California's gemstone city. Looking for the perfect combination of work and play? Add a dash of fish tacos and wash it down…

Read more: Pura Vida: Incredible Things To Do In Costa Rica

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor ¡Pura vida, pirates! This small Central American country packs a big punch. Costa Rica offers stunning beaches, beautiful jungles, unique cloud forests, and contains 5% of the world's biodiversity. Whether you're into surfing, hiking, adrenalin-inducing activities, or just looking for a place to relax, this country has something for everyone.…

Read more: O, Canada! Celebrating Canada Day

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor O, Canada! July 1st is known as Canada Day. A day where red and white maple leaves can be found everywhere, and a whole lot of patriotism is demonstrated. Parades, contests, the Grey Cup, and plenty of celebrating takes place. Whether you're a fan of "the great one", Baywatch, peanut…

Read more: Best Beaches Around the U.S. for Camping & S'mores

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Ahoy, pirates! Pack your tents and your swimsuits, because here are the best beaches around the U.S. that allow camping and campfires. ⛺️ Massachusetts Less than an hour north of Boston is Salisbury Beach State Reservation. Pitch your tent behind the sand dunes, and take a dip in the Atlantic (but be prepared, ocean temperatures…

Read more: Singapore's New Airport Terminal Is Out Of This World

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by Katryna Balboni Senior Editor Singapore is known for it's inventive, glittering skyscrapers and lush gardens. So perhaps we could have predicted that its new airport terminal would be a world-class, glass-plated, plant-filled architectural wonder. But no amount of foresight could have prepared us for the scale of awesomeness that was recently unveiled. Set to…

Read more: Celebrate National Wine Day, Because Wine Not?

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor National Wine Day falls on May 25th each year, and as we've learned there are many ways to celebrate. Wine is one of the oldest drinks known to man, and also provides some pretty cool health benefits. Whether you're a fan of Reisling, Merlot, or drinking Rosé (all day), pour…

Read more: Where To Travel Based On Your Favorite Liquor

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by Katryna Balboni Senior Editor Pick your poison, pirates! No vacation is complete without a glass or two (or twelve?) of the strong stuff. But what you drink often depends on where you travel. So instead of wandering the streets of Beijing looking for a decent margarita, why not plan your next vacation according to…