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Airbnb Sending 5 People on Bahamas 'Sabbatical'

Airbnb wants to fund your next adventure to the Bahamas. The company has teamed up with Bahamas National Trust, a local NGO that protects 32 national parks in the country, to offer five lucky participants a once-in-a-lifetime two-month island sabbatical. According to the statement, the sabbatical...
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Village That Inspired 'Frozen' Is 'Overwhelmed' With Hordes of Tourists

These tourists just can’t “let it go.” An increase in tourism is usually a good thing, but when it comes to the tiny Austrian village of Hallstatt, the cons outweigh the pros. The once-peaceful lakeside village, with a population of 800, is now swarming with tourists after gaining notoriety as the...
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Cheapest Places to Travel Every Month of 2020

It’s hard not to get excited about all the possibilities 2020 brings. It’s a new decade, a new chance to finally live that globetrotting, adventurous lifestyle you’ve always dreamed about — even if your finances still look a lot like they did in the aughts. Luckily, some 20 years into the new...
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Airport Employees Decorate Christmas Tree with Items Confiscated by Security

If you’ve ever wondered what happens to all the items that have been confiscated by airport security, well, here’s your answer. The employees at the Vilnius Airport in Lithuania gave confiscated items a second chance at life by turning them into a crafty holiday project. They used prohibited items...
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8 Apps to Help Families Survive the Holiday Season

Smartphone apps already help you get around your hometown, find restaurants, and entertain yourself during downtime, while your kids likely already have their own favorites. So why not rely on them to help you and your offspring during the most harried time of the year? Winter holiday travel doesn’...
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2 Big Storms Could Affect Your Thanksgiving Travel

The Thanksgiving travel rush is now underway, as many head off to their holiday destinations. According to AAA , 55.3 million people are expected to drive and take a plane or train during Thanksgiving week. The travel organization is predicting an increase of 1.6 million travelers compared to last...
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Three Things You Should Never Drink On An Airplane

A recent study of water served by the airlines revealed some unsettling results. The 2019 Airline Water Study ranked airlines by the quality of water they provided onboard its flights. Each airline was given a “Water Health Score” from 0-5, with 5 being the highest. The score was based on 10...
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Use Your Vacation Days!

Millions of people don't use their vacation days. These are days where you get paid NOT to work. There are a variety of reasons people give for not using vacation time, but if you want to do yourself a favor, take some time. You'll feel better, emotionally, physically and spiritually. Workers who...
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You Can Now Spend the Night in a Giant Avocado with a View

Avocado toast is so last year, now it’s all about the avocado condo! The “Avo-Condo,” as it is being called by Booking.com, is an avocado-shaped camper that the travel website is giving guacamole-obsessed fans the opportunity to stay in for the night, according to Delish. Now in order to make your...
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Angel Falls in Venezuela

A 21-Year-Old from California Became the Youngest Person to Visit Every Country in the World

For many people, the highlight of being 21 is the ability to legally down a bunch of Dollaritas during happy hour. For Lexie Alford her highlight was a bit more involved. On May 31 Alford became the youngest person to visit every country in the world, al 196 of them. A post shared by Lexie Alford...
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