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I’ve been to 113 countries, and this is why I don’t want to visit...

It seems impossible to visit every country in the world, yet a handful of people on our planet can proudly say they’ve accomplished this. Talk about the 1 percent. In...

5 winter holiday travel tips to save you hundreds of dollars

About 54 million Americans will travel for Thanksgiving, according to AAA, and many will be guilty of the same mistakes: they will buy their flight at the last minute,...

8 TIPS: How to survive super long flights without destroying your body

Nothing is more epic than a far-flung adventure trip across the globe—but getting there can often be a drag. In fact, a long-haul flight can be brutal—a blow to...

4 tips on how to afford the Maldives, the most exclusive (and romantic) place...

Let's cut to the chase. The Maldives is the the most exclusive, most glam, most over-the-top destination in the world. I like to call it "extreme luxury." There are...

Luxury travelers (as in: non-backpackers) do these five things in Phuket

Phuket obviously has a reputation as a backpacker sanctuary (thanks to the book/movie The Beach, which brought global attention to budget travelers back in the late 90s). The allure is...

7 things you need to know about flying first class in the USA

On my last flight from Chicago, I paid for a first class ticket (I don't have status with United). It was $278 one-way but, after I did the math,...

I tried cryotherapy for a month… is it worth the money?

Earlier this year, I had negative 148-degree cold air blasting at my body for three minutes. I wore only gloves and slippers, and I did it once a week...

The one thing you should never steal from your hotel room

There are no hard rules on what you can and cannot take from your hotel room. A lot of it rests on common sense. Robes? You’ll be charged. Pillows?...

Photos: Flying All Nippon Airways new business class seat… with Steve Aoki?

Last week, I attended a private event hosted by All Nippon Airways (ANA) at Pier 36. "The ANA Experience" promised a journey from New York City to "Neon Future"...

I’m having a staycation at Refinery Hotel in Midtown

I checked into Refinery Hotel in Midtown, New York City. Why? The past few weeks have been insane, so I needed a staycation. Honestly, I’ve been working 14 hour days, 7...

The Rockettes Christmas Spectacular Review: Is it worth it this year? 

The Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall in New York City are legendary and iconic. The precision dance group started performing in 1932, and you’ve likely seen them taking...

Airbnb reveals the most trending U.S. city for 2020 – and it’s surprising

Based on booking data, Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the most trending U.S. city for 2020 on Airbnb.  Airbnb unveiled the top cities in the world to book for 2020 after forecasting...

New video uploaded to YouTube (Hack for Packing)

My video this week is one of my favorite tips: The one thing you should always pack on a flight. I've taken hundreds of flights (nearly one million air miles...

One crucial item you must pack for every flight — it’s only 5 bucks

I'm always offering valuable packing advice, and after taking hundreds of flights, I thought I'd offer my one crucial packing tip you're probably not applying. When you're packing for your...

Why you should never watch an in-flight movie (you might regret it)

One of my favorite things to do on a plane is watch in-flight entertainment... well, it was one of my favorite things. Now, I download movies and watch them on...

The serious health risk with traveling — and how to prevent it

While traveling the world can bring happiness and relieve stress, there are some risks involved. I hate to be a Debbie Downer here, but the Word Health Organization suggests...