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overtourism around the world

Traveling to Places That Need You (Instead of Overtouristed Ones)

There’s a travel term you’re going to be hearing a lot of in the coming year: “overtourism.” I know this because I’ve been hearing it a lot at tourism conferences over the past year and the intensity is increasing. The term
hotel deal in Luxor, Egypt

Using the Wrong Booking Service Could Cost You Extra Money

Are you overpaying when you book your hotel or flight? You could be if you’re using the wrong booking site. Or just trying to reserve everything online from your own country could be resulting in higher rates. There’s been a narrowing
museum of surveilance Tirana

Exploring the Dark History of Communist Albania

Albania is hurtling forward into a future that looks brighter all the time, but as the most recent country to shun communism, it is haunted by a repressive past. This is true for many ex-communist countries of course, but for this
europe travel summer

For Americans, This is a Great Year to Splurge on Travel

What happens to the travel landscape when Europe seems dangerous, the pound and euro plummet, and the price of jet fuel stays low? If you’re looking to splurge on travel, those factors can mean that a summer vacation in Europe is
ski cheap in Slovakia at Jasna

Where to Ski for Cheap in Europe

How much will it cost you to go skiing in Europe? Not so much actually if you hit the cheapest ski resorts. If you’re traveling on a budget, it’s no secret that prices in Europe come down quite a lot in