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Gratuity guide: Rules for tipping in the United States

Gratuity guide: Rules for tipping in the United States

Doling out gratuities can be a minefield. Here's your free guide to keeping everyone happy (service charge not included)
18 wacky hotels in the United States

18 wacky hotels in the United States

Where to sleep under the sea, inside a giant beagle or in a tree house six stories above the ground
Things expats love and hate about returning to the United States

Things expats love and hate about returning to the United States

Water pressure, massive legroom, real cheese. What makes it cool to return home and what makes us want to leave again
Ultimate checklist for returning U.S. expats

Ultimate checklist for returning U.S. expats

From tax tactics to TV shows to gay ice cream, this primer will ease your transition home
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Cycling around the world
Taking the long way home on two wheels is going to be tough. We're here to smooth the ride

CULINARY JOURNEYS

Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine dim sum
What happens when you merge possibly the two best things on Earth? Hello Kitty dim sum

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American Southwest photo
A photo pro explains how to capture some of America's most famous landmarks while dealing the summer travel crowds