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5 Changes That Have Made Flying Safer

Technology helps, but learning from previous mistakes helps too.

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U.S. Airlines to Start Scheduled Flights to Cuba

Six airlines won permission Friday to resume scheduled commercial air service from the U.S. to Cuba for the first time in more than five decades.

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9 Under-The-Radar Attractions In The U.S.

The Grand Canyon. The Statue of Liberty. Mount Rushmore. These iconic tourist attractions are definitely on everyone's must-see list, but there are also a number of hidden gems throughout the country that often go unnoticed. From a ride through the m...

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11 American Behaviors That Are Considered Rude Around the World

Just because you’ve mastered the art of not looking like an uncultured, uncouth slob in your country doesn’t mean those skills translate to the rest of the world. In fact, many things considered innocuous or even polite where you’re from might raise (or sternly lower) eyebrows in other parts of the world. With that in mind, here are 11 behaviors that are widely viewed as acceptable in the United States but considered rude in other corners of the globe.

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8 Spring Break Beach Bars For Grown-Ups | The Go List | OutsideOnline.com

Feet in sand, cold beer in hand—does life get any better? Not really, which is why the highlight of a tropical beach vacation is often the moment you stumble upon a simple beach bar where the lobster is perfectly done, the proprietor tells stories for h

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The PDX factor: Portland airport's carpet inspires microbrews, memes and more - CNN.com

Portlanders are mourning the loss of their local airport carpet with tattoos, special-edition beers and T-shirts.

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7 Hotels That Don't Look A Thing Like Their Ads

Throughout our hours and hours of travel and hotel investigating at Oyster.com, we've come across quite a few photo fakeouts: Situations where the hotel website showed the property as one way, and we found it to be a totally different way when we a...

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Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in February? | Lonely Planet

If you want to find out the best place to be on any day of the year--today, tomorrow, your birthday or wedding anniversary--check out our interactive calendar....

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Yup, Hotels Can Track Those Towels That You Steal

There's something utterly delicious about hotel beds... and towels... and robes. They're so decadently fluffy and epically cozy, we'd totally steal them if we could. And much of the time, we do. Towels are among the most-stolen items in hotels, Th...

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The simple way to get a good seat on a plane without paying extra

Just because it looks hopeless doesn’t mean you should give up hope for scoring a seat up front. Even if it looks like you’ve got a snowball’s chance in hell...

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10 Things You Won't Be Able To Do Anymore If SkyMall Goes Away | Mental Floss

SkyMall, in-flight purveyors of the weird and useless, is in danger of disappearing from your seat-back pocket completely. Today, the magazine's parent firm Xhibit Corp. filed for federal bankruptcy court protection...

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The Most Affordable dream trips for 2015

This is the year to go someplace epic. In 2015, exotic places are trending and new destinations are emerging.

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7 Gadgets You Should Never Use on a Plane | SmarterTravel

There are some things you just shouldn't bring on a plane: smelly cheese, inappropriate clothing, porn. But gadgets that annoy, intrude upon others, or foster in-flight conflict are at the very top of the list....

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15 Delightfully Quirky Airports and Airstrips

Today is International Civil Aviation Day, which makes it the perfect time to celebrate some of the globe’s most amazing places to land.

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15 Under-the-Radar Vacation Destinations!

The world is full of destinations on the well-trodden path, where the number of visitors seems to go up every year and the crowds can sometimes feel endless. Don't you want to go somewhere different for a change? No matter what corner of the globe yo...

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Attendees of this festival slept on hammocks that hung across the Italian alps » Lost At E Minor: For creative people

That’s definitely going on my NOT-bucket-list list. At Italy’s biggest slackline festival, the International Highline Meeting, attendees (or slackers, as t

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Turbulence Is Random, But You Shouldn't Be Afraid Of It

Turbulence is, in our opinion, the hands-down scariest part of flying -- and yet we’ve always heard it’s nothing to worry about. But when the plane bumps hard enough to send potato chips soaring like miniature eagles, isn’t some...

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How to Fund Your Travel Lifestyle | Cliff Hsia

If the lack of money is stopping you from achieving your travel dreams, with a little flexibility, creativity, and resourcefulness, you'll be able to live your travel dreams on any budget....

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The 10 Cities You'll Be Talking About In 2015

Lonely Planet is on a roll. The travel company released their Best in Travel lists this week, including the countries you need to be visiting (hint: Singapore) and the budget destinations to hit up next year. Also on the list, of course, are the ...

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Celebrating the Open Road: Our Favorite Stops on an Iconic Road Trip | Black Tomato

Behind the wheel of a Bentley Mulsanne, a pinnacle of British design and style, Tom encountered the epic landscapes and fascinating people on this epic journey. Here we look at a few favorite stops along the route....

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Is It a Luxury Apartment Building or a Hotel? Hotels With Gorgeous Apartment-Style Rooms | Oyster

These days, more and more hotels are catering to the ever-growing crowd that seeks a home-away-from-home vibe by offering guests super-sized suites with tricked-out amenities....