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    Should You Really Buy Noise-Canceling Headphones for Your Next Flight?

    Travelers are constantly searching for new technologies to help them endure long-distance flights. Noise-canceling headphones are one of the latest additions to the travel tech scene. Although Bose has been manufacturing noise-canceling headphones for more than 15 years, it wasn’t until recent years that the market became saturated with headphones claiming the best noise-canceling capabilities, sound quality, and comfort in one easy-to-store package. However, these headphones are characteristically expensive, and many budget-minded travelers are unsure whether the noise-reduction capabilities are…

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    How to Have a Luxury Family Vacation in North Lake Tahoe

    If you’ve been looking for a watering hole in the sky, whose waters are swirling with unpretentious grandeur, family friendly thrills and mega-yummy food, pack up your swim suits (or snow suits) and hoof it to North Lake Tahoe. To minimize the stress pangs birthed from figuring out the logistics of a vacation (especially when humans under the age of 21 are involved!) I’ve collected my North Tahoe faves, and those of my nearest and dearest who called North Tahoe…


    East Cape: Road Tripping New Zealand’s Sleepy Hidden Gem

    By Zebunnisa Mirza   There is no shortage of breathtakingly beautiful driving routes in the tiny island nation of New Zealand. But if you’re visiting during the summer high season and looking to get away from the crowds, a trip along East Cape is just the ticket. I spent 9 months travelling through New Zealand and this was my favourite road trip. Here’s why this sleepy, untouched East Coast of New Zealand’s north island is a must-do for those looking…


    Australia’s Top 50 Small Towns

    The results are in — our month-long contest has located the most irresistible, exotic, historic and postcard-worthy small towns in Australia. It’s no surprise that some of the country’s most populated states, like New South Wales and Victoria, are home to a large number of the coolest hidden gems of the Land Down Under. However, less populated areas, like the far reaches of Western Australia and Tasmania, earned places on our list for their surprisingly huge selections of towns with out-of-this-world coastal scenery, rugged…

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    4 Australian Destinations Every Diver Should Visit

    Australia has always been a destination for adventurers. From the Outback to the famous surfing beaches and the Daintree Rainforest, it’s impossible not to be active in the Land Down Under. One of the best ways to explore Australia’s natural beauty is from beneath the surface of the ocean. The Great Barrier Reef is undeniably the country’s most famous scuba diving destination, but an abundance of shipwrecks, piers, islands and additional reefs are what make the country one of the best…

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    8 Things You’re Missing By Not Visiting Western Australia

    Western Australia is far more than the country’s largest state. The rugged yet relaxed atmosphere of the state that often feels like its own country is one that invites the wildest adventurers, animal lovers, beachcombers and more to indulge in its sensational beaches, waterfalls, surf spots, hikes, charming towns and so much more. The following are eight things you’re missing by not visiting Western Australia.

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    The Orenair Logo Will No Longer Be Seen in the Skies

    If you’ve visited Eastern Europe, especially Russia, you’ve probably seen or flown with the Orenair airline. The airline, based at Orenburg Tsentralny Airport, operated domestic and international passenger services, tour charters and special flights. The once popular airline operated hubs at Orsk Airport in the Russian city of Orsk and Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow. 

    V Australia Airlines Struggles to Succeed

    Few travelers had a chance to fly V Australia Airlines during the airline’s short two years in flight. The airline, founded by Virgin Australia Holdings, was created to run long-haul international flights from Australia to the United States and the United Arab Emirates.

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    First time to the US? 7 Things Your Travel Guide Forgot to Mention That May Shock You

    Growing up watching American TV shows and movies like The Simpsons and Forrest Gump helps paint a stereotypical picture of what life in America might be like. While often portrayed as fun, exciting and adventurous, the media also spins certain stereotypes that may lead you believe that we only eat McDonalds, worship Walmart and carry guns everywhere we go. But that’s not necessarily true (even though we do love our Walmart and McDonalds). Your travel guide may mention a few things…