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The Everglades: Take a walk on the wild side

As the only subtropical preserve on the North American continent, much of Florida’s Everglades National Park consists of wetlands and a maze of mangroves. However, just past the coastal area (near Naples and Everglades City) are the Ten Thousand Islands. … Continue reading

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10Best: Weird ways to eat french fries

Though it’s not definitively known where French fries originated – Belgium or France – one thing is for sure, we love our fries! Known as chips in England, eaten with garlic mayonnaise in Ireland, or covered with gravy and cheese … Continue reading

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Ice climbing: For when rocks are too warm

Kick, kick. Punch, punch. Pull. Kick, kick. Punch, punch. Pull. These are the instructions I repeated to myself and my body, over and over, as I attempted to scale my first-ever frozen waterfall. Not a rock climber, other than lessons … Continue reading

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The 13 biggest misconceptions about finding low airfares

An airplane passes a nearly full moon as it approaches Philadelphia International Airport on Sept. 7, 2014.(Photo: Matt Rourke, AP) I’ve been analyzing airfares for about 20 years now, and I’ve come up with a baker’s dozen of airfare fallacies. … Continue reading

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The country’s most creative takes on Thanksgiving food

When most Americans think of Thanksgiving dinners, images of golden-brown turkeys and mounds of mashed potatoes come to mind. Or perhaps it’s their aunts’ dreaded green bean casserole. But across America, there’s a myriad of options for a unique Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Adrenaline rush: The five best ziplines in the Caribbean

Some zipline experiences just deliver more thrills than others. These ziplines do it by stretching the boundaries of how far, how fast or how twisted you can go. If a person is new to the zipline experience and intent on … Continue reading

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Give us bigger seats! Fatter profits might follow

JetBlue has announced plans to add more seats to its cabins, but some experts say airlines could actually make more money with fewer — and more comfortable — seats.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) One of the most troubling travel stories of 2014 … Continue reading

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Five myths about hotel housekeeping

Housekeepers perform the most physically demanding work, cleaning an average of 10 to 14 rooms a day, yet are often invisible to the typical guest.(Photo: Joshua Anderson for USA TODAY) The housekeeper’s job must be most thankless job at any … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season for celebratory spirits

The holidays are approaching, which probably means your spirits display could use some sprucing. A few favorite brands happen to be celebrating excitement of their own with newly released bottles perfect for the holiday season. Martell celebrates its 300th anniversary … Continue reading

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Las Vegas’ most presidential places

President Obama is making a stop in Las Vegas on Friday to speak at local high school about his immigration reform policy. To honor POTUS, we tracked down some our favorite spots that make us want to chant “U-S-A! U-S-A!” … Continue reading

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