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10 peer-to-peer websites changing the way we travel

10 peer-to-peer websites changing the way we travel

Want to rent out your garden to campers? Find a dog sitter? Airbnb isn't the only site that's tapped into the sharing economy for travelers
The world's best place to watch weekend's solar eclipse

The world's best place to watch weekend's solar eclipse

Even if the skies aren't clear for this month's rare cosmic event, there's plenty to gaze at in the Faroe Islands
What's up with all the strange hotel names?

What's up with all the strange hotel names?

Feeling Blu? Full of Moxy? According to experts, it's all part of a calculated plan to attract adventurous travelers in search of new experiences
Touring Ho Chi Minh City in a retro Vespa mob

Touring Ho Chi Minh City in a retro Vespa mob

Traffic in the Vietnamese city can be overwhelming -- but not if you're on the back of a scooter and going with the flow
Best case scenario: Pro packing tips for stress-free travel

Best case scenario: Pro packing tips for stress-free travel

Pack right and your vacation will be a joy. Pack wrong and spend it with 18 pairs of unsuitable shoes
7 of the world's coolest commutes

7 of the world's coolest commutes

Is there any struggle more universally dreaded than the daily commute? Not if you use one of these public transit systems
World's best rail network? How to get on track in Germany

World's best rail network? How to get on track in Germany

Germany's rail system is a great way to tour the country. It's cheap. It's (usually) punctual. And it has amazing views
Opinion: Why the selfie stick must die!

Opinion: Why the selfie stick must die!

Melodramatic or pragmatic? Both, apparently. How a simple stick is tearing the world apart
Qantas cracks down on badly dressed lounge visitors

Qantas cracks down on badly dressed lounge visitors

The Aussie airline says customers may be refused lounge entry if they fail to meet the "smart casual" dress guidelines
Bleep blorp: New Japanese hotel to be staffed by robots

Bleep blorp: New Japanese hotel to be staffed by robots

Huis Ten Bosch theme park plans to introduce a cost-saving hotel run by porter-bots and reception-bots
'Am I going down?' New app analyzes the odds of your flight crashing

'Am I going down?' New app analyzes the odds of your flight crashing

Aimed at easing the nerves of fearful fliers, the app uses crash stats and airline data to demonstrate how safe flying really is