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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: 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: 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: 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 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…

Read more: Under The Radar Music Festivals Worth Traveling For

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor Did you miss out on Coachella but still want that festival experience? We understand that music festivals can be expensive, especially for those who have to travel to the destination. Often times, there are many awesome (and affordable) festivals that get overshadowed by the big wigs. We've compiled a list…

Read more: Earth Day 2018: Tips & Tricks On Traveling Green

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor In celebration of Earth Day 2018, we've compiled a list of tips and tricks on how to travel green. We know traveling isn't always the most eco-friendly activity, but there are plenty of ways to reduce your carbon footprint while creating incredible memories across the globe. Earth Day has become…

Read more: Here Are The Hottest Travel Trends For 2017

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by Jessica Bisesto Senior Editor It's hard to believe another year is coming to an end, but this just means you have more travel adventures to plan! Here are the up-and-coming travel trends of 2017 for those who need a little inspiration. Whether you're looking for a culinary vacation, an off-the-grid adventure, or ideas on…

Read more: 5 Autism Friendly Family Vacation Ideas

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All kinds of people feel called to the adventure of the pirate's life, and with that in mind we've put together a list of autism-friendly travel experiences for families with autistic children or adults. A pirate knows no bounds, so prepare to embrace the freedom of the pirate life with this list of cruises and…