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Booking a Vacation Rental: 20 Mistakes to Avoid
You've had it with hotels, but you need a break from home. A vacation rental could be a relaxing alternative, and they are becoming increasingly popular among travelers. Before you book, avoid these common rental mistakes with tips from our editors.
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Eight Tours for People Who Don't Like Tours
You're an explorer, not one of the pack, so a typical tour isn't for you. But that doesn't mean you should eschew all tours. Go off the beaten path with these eight options.
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Leave on a jet plane to London, Mumbai or Manila with flight deals that make international travel a breeze.
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12 Best Mexico Experiences
From dramatic canyons and lush jungles to sunny beaches and historic cities, explore a few of the truly unique experiences that await in Mexico.
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How to Escape While Staying Connected
Is it better to unplug while on vacation or does staying connected help you relax more? Check out our tips on how to stay connected without ruining your vacation.
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11 Things Not to Do When Booking a Hotel
A car rental is ultimately a car, and a flight is a flight, but hotel rooms are different -- you have to live in them. Find out what not to do when booking a hotel.
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6 Unusual Dining Experiences Around the World
If you've ever cared to eat from a toilet or drink wine from a baby bottle while writing on the walls, it's all possible at these unusual dining experiences around the world.

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