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Travel Podcast Ep. #5: “Holiday Booking Travel Hacks”

Expedia | October 7, 2019
When’s the best time to fly around Thanksgiving? How do you get the whole family (plus presents) to Christmas dinner on time? We're covering all of the holiday travel hacks your family needs to know on this episode of Out Travel The System.

Two double-decker buses in front of Big Ben in London.

Top London Travel Tips

Chloe Mulliner | October 3, 2019
Hop across the pond and you’ll arrive in lovely London. Yes, Londoners may speak the same language as us, but you’ll be pleasantly surprised to uncover the many splendid differences between the states and the UK. For example, did you ...

European car drives along the cobbled streets of Paris.

Paris Travel Tips for First-Timers

Jennifer Cuellar | October 1, 2019
Tips for exploring Paris for the first time

Travel Podcast Ep. #4: “National Parks”

Expedia | September 23, 2019
32,000 miles. That's how far Minh-Chau and Vu Chu, a.k.a. "The Traveling Chus" drove with their 4-year-old son, Harvey, on an epic 8-month road trip visiting 51 US National Parks.

Travel Podcast Ep. #3: “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge”

Expedia | September 6, 2019
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Empire State Building in New York, and Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland. They all pack the same punch for Star Wars fans Kent and Canaan Reiersgaard from ‘No Vacation Required.'

Three friends wearing hats and swimwear dip their feet in the hotel pool during a bachelorette party in Las Vegas

The Best Bachelorette Party in Las Vegas

Chloe Mulliner | September 5, 2019
Celebrating with your favorite friends in Las Vegas

Things to Do

Umbrella - rainy day

Things to Do When It Rains in Gatlinburg

Expedia | October 14, 2019
Even when it rains in Gatlinburg, there's still plenty to do

Virginia Beach

How to Spend a Weekend in Virginia Beach

Expedia | October 10, 2019
A Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Virginia Beach

Radnor Lake Ducks outdoor activities Nashvile

Outdoor Activities in Nashville

Expedia | October 10, 2019
Your guide to some of the best outdoor activities in Nashville

Neptuno Statue in Virginia Beach Boardwalk

Everything You Need to Know About Virginia Beach Boardwalk

Expedia | October 9, 2019
A guide to Virginia Beach Boardwalk

Giant Gundam Statue seen on an anime tour of Tokyo

Best Tours in Tokyo for Anime Fans

Camille Meyers | October 4, 2019
Discover the best places in Japan for otaku on an anime tour of Tokyo. Go shopping in Akihabara, get tickets to the Ghibli Museum, and cosplay in Tokyo.

Boy feeding animals at Nashville Zoo

The Complete Guide to Nashville Zoo

Expedia | September 24, 2019
Animal fun at Nashville Zoo

Hotels

places to unwind

10 Vacation Spots to Unplug

Expedia | August 15, 2019
The winter months are a great time to visit any and all of these destinations, so now’s the perfect time to start planning a trip

Top Rated Dog-Friendly Hotels in the US

Christie Hudson | August 9, 2019
Don't leave your furry friend at home during your next travel adventure

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The 8 Best Hotels in Los Angeles for Families

Expedia | August 2, 2019
Whether you want to take the kids to the Griffith Observatory or tour old Hollywood, Los Angeles is a magical place for families.

Where to stay in Boston

Where to stay in Boston when traveling

Expedia | December 21, 2018
Historic grandeur and cool, contemporary attractions all await in Boston. Here are the best areas where you can settle and explore.

Shanghai Places to See

Best places to stay in Shanghai

Expedia | December 13, 2018
From modern marvels to millennia-old edifices, a visit to Shanghai is time travel at its best

Where to stay in Tokyo

Expedia | November 21, 2018
Japan's capital is a vast, sprawling, exhilarating metropolis. So how do you decide where to unpack? Here are some ideas.

Itineraries

Fitness Breaks: A Day in Seattle

Expedia Guest Author | January 31, 2017
Spending the day in Seattle with a fitness-focused itinerary

Fitness Itinerary for Washington DC

Turning National Mall into D.C.’s Best Gym: A 5-Mile Running Circuit

Expedia Guest Author | January 31, 2017
A scenic ten-stop, 5-mile route around Washington, D.C., for any season

A Montreal Fitness Break Itinerary

Expedia Guest Author | January 31, 2017
Montreal is a city brimming with inspirational places. It is not known as one of the world’s most eclectic cities for nothing! The city is home to all kinds of unique and original shops, restaurants and cafés. If you happen ...

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A Seattle Fitness Break Itinerary

Expedia Guest Author | January 31, 2017
An itinerary to see some of Seattle's sights while staying active and logging at least 10,000 steps in the process

Barcelona Fitness Itinerary

A Barcelona Fitness Break Itinerary

Expedia Guest Author | January 31, 2017
Barcelona is a very popular city all around the world, especially for its modernist architecture, its nightlife and cuisine. It’s a city that offers so much more, though, especially if you’re willing to get up early and exercise. Here’s a ...

A Rio de Janeiro Fitness Break Itinerary

Expedia Guest Author | January 31, 2017
Rio is an outdoor lovers’ dream, and it’s easy to understand why. The city has myriad natural beauties. The “Cariocas”, as the residents are called, love to exercise, swim in the sea, hike and admire the sunset after mountain climbing ...

Visual

8 of the World’s Most Beautiful National Parks as Illustrated Topographic Maps

Expedia | October 11, 2019
We illustrated topographic maps of the world's most beautiful national parks to inspire outdoor adventures.

Hubbard Glacier, Alaska

12 of the most scenic spots in Alaska

Erik Owomoyela | October 11, 2019
The 49th state is home to some of North America’s most extreme and incredible scenery. From the snowcapped mountains rising over Juneau to the vast skies over Fairbanks and the glaciers of Denali, Alaska is filled with some of the ...

folded soccer jerseys on yellow background

Soccer Jerseys Inspired by Regions of Europe

Expedia | March 3, 2019
Jerseys that create teams inspired by the regions of Europe.

Most Scenic Drives in America, Pixel Art Style

Expedia | February 19, 2019
Come on a journey through pixel art gifs across the USA.

7 Floor plans of famous hotel rooms from film

7 floor plans of famous hotel rooms from film

Expedia | December 11, 2018
Explore the most famous hotel rooms from film with our detailed floor plan designs

6 of the most amazing hotels never built

Expedia | October 16, 2018
Exploring the most amazing hotels that never reached the final building stage

Photography

Hubbard Glacier, Alaska

12 of the most scenic spots in Alaska

Erik Owomoyela | October 11, 2019
The 49th state is home to some of North America’s most extreme and incredible scenery. From the snowcapped mountains rising over Juneau to the vast skies over Fairbanks and the glaciers of Denali, Alaska is filled with some of the ...

Coliseum at The Macao Fisherman’s Wharf

The Top 7 Instagram Hotspots in Macao

Expedia Guest Author | October 10, 2019
After exploring the sights and scenes of Macao, traveler and photographer James Relf-Dyer (@jamesrelfdyer) is giving us the inside scoop on the top places to visit and where to capture that perfect Instagram photo.  Ever wondered about visiting Macao? After ...

North Dakota, Off the Beaten Path

Carol Cain | October 3, 2019
Experiencing this Midwest destination beyond its most recognized highlights.

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10 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in the United States

Expedia | October 1, 2019
Catching fall's changing colors is one of the season's highlights. Here are the top ten areas for leaf viewing in the country. 

Why Hire a Professional Vacation Photographer

Camille Meyers | June 28, 2019
Avoid awkward selfies, blurry photos taken by strangers, and always being stuck behind the lens by hiring a vacation photographer.

A woman laying down and a troup of people marching into her open mouth taken using forced perspective to create the optical illusion in the Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia

9 Ideas for Fun Family Vacation Photos

Camille Meyers | June 24, 2019
Turn taking family vacation photos into a game the whole family wants to play with these fun and funny photo ideas for your next trip.

Video

Bora Bora

Bora Bora Vacation Ideas for Planning an Itinerary

Expedia | October 9, 2019
Here’s how to live the island life to the max at one of the world’s most dazzling beach vacation destinations.

St. Louis

St. Louis Vacation Ideas for Planning an Itinerary

Expedia | September 26, 2019
St. Louis thrives on its sports-mad culture, scrumptious food scene and strong music heritage. We’ve put together the top St. Louis attractions to inspire the perfect itinerary.

Nashville Tennessee

Nashville Vacation Ideas for Planning an Itinerary

Expedia | September 12, 2019
Nashville is not just a city, it’s a stage for some of the most legendary music in America and one of the most memorable vacation experiences.

St. Petersburg, Florida

St. Petersburg, Florida Vacation Ideas for Planning an Itinerary

Expedia | August 21, 2019
Sun-seekers hit gold on the shores of St. Petersburg, but there’s more than just gorgeous beaches on offer here.

Barcelona Spain

Barcelona Vacation Ideas for Planning an Itinerary

Expedia | August 11, 2019
Here are our favorite vacation ideas for Barcelona, one of Europe’s premier cultural destinations.

Monterey California

Monterey Vacation Ideas for Planning an Itinerary

Expedia | July 24, 2019
Plan your trip to Monterey, the perfect coastal hideaway for romantic weekend escapes, family vacations, and solo adventures.

Top lists

Marconi beach in Cape Cod

The Best Beaches on Cape Cod

Expedia | September 23, 2019
The best sun, sea and sand on Cape Cod

Top Rated Dog-Friendly Hotels in the US

Christie Hudson | August 9, 2019
Don't leave your furry friend at home during your next travel adventure

Best Places to Travel with Friends in the US

Camille Meyers | August 2, 2019
Traveling with friends is a great way have adventure, deepen bonds, and explore awesome places across the US.

5 Best Ways to Experience Florence in a Day

Expedia Local Expert | July 25, 2019
Discover the best of Florence in a single day with guided tours that take you to all the city's top sights.

Snow covers alpine trees in one of the best places to visit on Christmas.

The best US places to spend a white Christmas

Chloe Mulliner | December 3, 2018
Waking up to snow on Christmas morning in these top destinations

Top honeymoon destinations in the US

Chloe Mulliner | October 8, 2018
Falling in love all over again in these vacation spots