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Travelling is not something that is known for being cheap – and things like air ticket prices can make or break your entire travel budget. And when you hear the words ‘’budget travel’’ chances are there are images of dirty pack packers, cantankerous old busses, hitch hiking and uncomfortable overnight trips on barges that spring to mind. But in fact there are a number of ways you can save money when travelling without having to sacrifice what is considered to be creature comforts or having to rough it with rustic transport and...

These are the best travel movies ever (in my opinion). You can watch these films over & over again, and never get sick of them. Which ones are your favorites? I started to realize I had a travel obsession when all my favorite movies were based on crazy travel adventures. So here is my personal list of the Best Travel Movies of all time. Once I’ve finished watching any of these movies, I feel the instant urge to pack up everything and head out to explore the world. The best travel movies have always helped to inspire my own personal...

My longtime beau, Andy, and I will be celebrating our ten-year anniversary next week. We spent our first anniversary in Paris. Since then, we’ve taken a pickup truck across Texas, a train across Europe, and a plane to the Middle East. Travel has been the backdrop of our decade together. Having visited 15 countries and almost two thirds of the States, we joke that we could win The Amazing Race, the...

For pet owners, deciding to take a vacation can be a daunting undertaking. Unless you have family who are ready, willing, and able to pitch in, and take care of your pet until you get back home, the decision can be unnerving. Resolving to board your dog is something that many owners are not willing to do. Some owners decide to leave their pet home and hire a pet-sitter instead. (Here are 5 things you need to know before you hire one.) However, if you are not comfortable with traditional boarding, you might want to check out DogVacay,...

The Appalachian Trail (A.T.) runs through historic Harpers Ferry, where the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers meet in what Thomas Jefferson described as “perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in nature.” Start or end an A.T. day hike here, and be back in time for supper and a soak at a quaint B&B. When to Go: June-August; June 22 for an all-day event, The Birth of a State: 150th Anniversary of the State of West Virginia Where to Stay: Four-room Laurel Lodge is a restored, Craftsman-style stone bungalow a block away from...

Has Olso priced even itself out of the city? These days, the most appealing areas in the famously expensive Norwegian capital lie on the periphery of the city center, in its newly trendy neighborhoods — hip Grunerlokka to the northeast, glamorous Tjuvholmen to the southwest — and beyond, in the glorious landscapes of the Oslo Fjord and the sprawling northern forests. Granted, downtown still harbors a version of “The Scream,” by Norway’s best-known painter, Edvard Munch, whose birth 150 years ago is being celebrated here all year....

Travelfore | Tips, features and photography from destinations all over the globe. Published: June 12, 2013 Opening with the tiniest click, the door swung wide to reveal the furnishings of a classic Old World grand hotel suite. On the far wall, the late-afternoon light of the Italian coastline filtered through gauzy curtains, striking the worn velvet seat of an old Empire settee and filling the room with a funereal glow. In the next room, a padded headboard spanned the bed where the room’s regular resident, the great Italian director...

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Travelfore | Tips, features and photography from destinations all over the globe. Published: June 12, 2013  This year, take the kids on a vacation they’ll never forget. Hike Machu Picchu, get citified in Manhattan, explore bazaars in Marrakech—or take an unforgettable cable car ride above Rio de Janeiro or a road trip on Iceland’s Ring Road. For more great family trips, buy 100 Places That Can Change Your Child’s Life and plan your family’s next great adventure. window._aybollw=window._aybollw||[];_aybollw.push(["id",...