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The Best Christmas Markets in Cologne

Cologne has a variety of Christmas markets, as befits its status as the fourth largest city in Germany. The most popular and best-known is in front of the famous Cologne Cathedral, Cologne Cathedral Christmas Market Christmas Markets But there are quite a few others....

How to Travel Internationally With Kids

Even for young children, travel offers many benefits. They remember more than you realize (researchers at Harvard University have shown that children as young as 17 months retain long-term memories), and exposure to different cultures, languages, and even food can...

26 Big Travel Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

I remember the first time my credit card was declined because I hadn’t called the bank in advance to notify them of my travels. I was traveling alone to Belgrade, Serbia, and I’d just found an ATM machine at the airport to get cash so I could pay for a taxi to the...
Why Monday is the Worst Day to Fly

Why Monday is the Worst Day to Fly

As it turns out, procrastinating on buying your holiday airfare isn’t a total fail—you just have to be a little more strategic about it. A new report from Stratos Jet Charters deciphered data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics to pinpoint the best days,...