Six Sneaky Travel Fees You Can (and Should) Avoid

by Sarah Pascarella, SmarterTravel.com Staff – May 25, 2009 Have you experienced travel sticker shock lately? Maybe you showed up at the airport with two suitcases and walked away with a much lighter wallet after visiting the baggage-check desk. Perhaps you rented a car and drove away with a few hundred dollars in collision-damage waiver … More Six Sneaky Travel Fees You Can (and Should) Avoid

Viva Tel Aviv!!

Conde Nast Traveler – June 2009by Adam LeBor In its centenary year, Adam LeBor traces how a city founded on a beach has become a 24/7 phenomenon of hyperactive Mediterranean style Here’s the answer to the Arab-Israeli conflict. Not two but three states: Israel, Palestine, and Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv is already a world of … More Viva Tel Aviv!!

Walking down: 5 tips for avoiding the latest hotel scam

Tripsoby Christopher ElliottJack Taras and his friends thought they would be checking in to the Occidental Grand hotel on the Dominican Republic’s postcard-perfect Eastern shore for Spring Break. But when Taras, a 19-year-old sophomore from Providence College, arrived at the resort, he was greeted with the hotel industry’s latest trick: he was walked down. “They … More Walking down: 5 tips for avoiding the latest hotel scam