Travel tips

20 China travel tips

20 China travel tips

Don't be intimidated, says a local expert. Here's how to do China without the hassles
This 50-cent toy could save your trip

This 50-cent toy could save your trip

Feet sore, back aching after a long flight? The writer found this cheap plastic ball can help as much as a massage
How to buy a million air miles for $6,500

How to buy a million air miles for $6,500

An entrepreneur is 150,000 miles into a scheme to earn 1 million air miles -- and it's only going to cost him the price of a few gift cards
Best travel site rewards programs

Best travel site rewards programs

Sites like Expedia, Orbitz and Priceline are making it much easier to earn and redeem points for actual benefits than the airlines do. Here's what you need to know
Updates on Bangkok travel amid protests, violence

Updates on Bangkok travel amid protests, violence

Visitors shouldn't wear solid red clothes or buy T-shirts that say "Popcorn Army"; advised to remain on high alert in Thai capital
Doh! 20 biggest travel mistakes

Doh! 20 biggest travel mistakes

How many of these classic travel blunders have you made?
9 not-in-the-guidebook Africa safari tips

9 not-in-the-guidebook Africa safari tips

Bring dental floss, a needle and a shower cap -- though not for the reasons you'd expect
9 not-in-the-guidebook tips for an Africa safari

9 not-in-the-guidebook tips for an Africa safari

Bring dental floss, a needle, and a shower cap -- though not for the reasons you'd expect
Stress-free travel: Experts share their tips

Stress-free travel: Experts share their tips

Advice on frequent flying, time management and how to pack the perfect bag (keep it monochrome!)
Terrifying critters around the world

Terrifying critters around the world

These unexpected threats can turn a vacation into a nightmare
Bid now: Airline upgrades go under the hammer

Bid now: Airline upgrades go under the hammer

Iberia has become the latest carrier to roll out an online auction scheme that allows customers to bid for seating upgrades
Wisdom from the sea: 'React fast or be swept away'

Wisdom from the sea: 'React fast or be swept away'

Three record-breaking sailors reveal what they learned from their time on the waves
Travel tips from tennis ace Rafael Nadal

Travel tips from tennis ace Rafael Nadal

Jet-setting around the globe since he was 15, "the King of Clay" counts good friends, sea views and lots of space among his travel needs
11 things to know before visiting Myanmar

11 things to know before visiting Myanmar

Newfound political freedom has brought a surge in tourism to Myanmar, and a place worth getting up to speed on
How to avoid airline delays and debacles

How to avoid airline delays and debacles

Consider your options even before you book
Stealing, lying and other outrageous things you do while traveling

Stealing, lying and other outrageous things you do while traveling

You may not believe the outlandish ways some tourists save money on the road. What are your money-skimping secrets?
5 photo/video apps for awesome travel shots

5 photo/video apps for awesome travel shots

No more over-saturated, under-exposed nightmares -- pro photog John Barnett picks the smartest apps for smart phone photos