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    A new study finds a nicer hotel room isn’t necessarily the cleanest. (Photo: iStock) By Sid Lipsey for Yahoo! Travel You may not like who you’re sharing your hotel with. A new study titled “Hotel Hygiene Exposed” finds that the average hotel room is teaming with more icky bacteria than a typical home, airplane... Read More

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    By Leah Ginsberg for Yahoo! Travel It’s not always easy eating when you’re traveling. But these 25 easy tricks, tips, and hacks will help you eat better and healthier no matter where your journey takes you. HACKS AT THE HOTEL: Choose wisely from the free hotel breakfasts. Staying at a hotel that offers... Read More

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    Comfortable walking shoes are like pillows for your feet. (Illustration by Erik Mace for Yahoo Travel) By Elycia Rubin for Yahoo! Travel Heading out of town almost always entails one thing… lots of walking. Hoofing it on ancient cobble stone streets, city pavement, or even tropical sands calls for proper footwear.... Read More

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    A bigger airport doesn’t necessarily mean it’s better. (Photo: iStock)  By Sid Lipsey for Yahoo! Travel The holidays mean a great many things: family, traditions, and the re-airing of your favorite Christmas cartoons. But what turns many of us into Grinches is the fact that the holidays also mean flying to... Read More

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    If the car you reserved is unavailable, don’t automatically pay for an upgrade. Ask the company to honor your rate, or negotiate a better one. (Photo: iStock/Tramino) This story is part of a new Yahoo Travel series, #StressFreeTravel, dedicated to making travel better in every way possible. By Charles McCool / McCool... Read More

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    A beautiful bouquet AND a trip? What more could you want? (Photo: Kristen Curette/Stocksy) By Jo Piazza for Yahoo! Travel I don’t think anyone out there actually likes spending money. But there are a few things that can make emptying your bank account a little more palatable, one of them being... Read More

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    There have been some outstanding movies about plane travel over the years – Airplane! of course, United 93, and um, Airplane II. Then there were some flawed-but-entertaining popcorn flicks we can’t help but enjoy – we’re looking at you, Die Hard 2 and Con Air. But today we celebrate something... Read More

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    So many suitcases to choose from, but how do you know what to look for? (Photo: iStock) By Melinda Crow for Yahoo! Travel I recently found myself in the unenviable position of having two luggage breakdowns at the same time. First, the wheel broke on my rolling carry-on, and then my... Read More

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    AP Photo Pablo Martinez Monsivais By Jo Piazza for Yahoo! Travel Some of us travel for adventure, for culture, for the opportunity to meet new people. And some of us travel to see all of the adorable animals. Don’t get me wrong. I love the adventure, the culture and most of the people... Read More

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    Kuala Lumpur is full of bargain hotel rates, including the award-winning Capri by Fraser, Kuala Lumpur, which can be had for $70 per night. (Courtesy: Capri by Fraser, Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia) It’s well known by now that Europe is a cheaper place to travel this year. But if you’ve been putting... Read More

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    A new scam in the Philippines will make you extra cautious the next time your bag goes through security at the airport. (Photo: Thinkstock) By Brittany Jones-Cooper for Yahoo! Travel Airports always warn passengers not to trust strangers with their luggage, but as news of a new travel scam surfaces, it... Read More

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    New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans have always been known as foodie destinations, but with that reputation comes tons of tourists and high prices. So Booking.com looked at data for the fastest growing cities according to American traveler’s food endorsements to find the best emerging culinary scenes. Here are the top... Read More

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    Amy Schumer and Vanessa Bayer play flight attendants who get carried away while singing the flight announcements. (Photo: NBC Contributor) By Brittany Jones Cooper for Yahoo! Travel On Oct. 10, Amy Schumer hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time ever. Naturally, many of her skits were hilarious, but the one... Read More

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    By Sid Lipsey for Yahoo! Travel Few things are more self-defeating than taking extreme measures to catch a flight. An Italian man learned that lesson the hard way. According to the Daily Mail and the Italian newspaper La Stampa, a 46-year-old passenger was running late for his Alitalia flight from Turin... Read More

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    The quickest way to ruin a road trip is to get stuck in traffic. (Photo: Thinkstock) By Brittany Jones-Cooper for Yahoo! Travel You finally did it. You used vacation days, packed up the car, and set off on that cross-country road trip you always dreamed of taking. You’ve programmed your GPS... Read More