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Archive: November 2013
nov 29
Zip lining in Santa Teresa, Peru

Santa Teresa: Machu Picchu's Jungle Gateway

If you don't have time to get to the beaches of Northern Peru or to the jungle, you might want to take a short side trip to Santa Teresa while you are visiting Machu Picchu.
nov 28
Beautiful view at Torres del Paine in Chilean Patagonia.

Best Places to Hike in Patagonia

Whether you are interested in an easy afternoon walk, a challenging multi-day hike, or something in between, this region has options for everyone. Here's a look at our favorite hikes.
nov 26
Social media sites like Pinterest are making it easier to plan—and take—your dream vacation.

Do you use Pinterest for Vacation Ideas?

Believe it or not, Pinterest just got more addicting. Here's how you can use the site to plan—and map out—your dream trip!
nov 25

7 of the U.K.'s Best Christmas Markets

There's something for everyone on your list at these charming and festive pieces of shopper's heaven!
nov 22

Will Cell Phones Ruin Air Travel?

Federal regulators just can't wait for the dude in the seat next to you to start yammering on his phone.
nov 21
Traveling the Amazon by boat

6 Ways to Travel the Amazon by Boat

The dense jungles of the Peruvian rainforest make boat travel the most common form of transport in the region. Here's how to do it right.
nov 19

5 Lessons Learned From A Visit To Venice

Use these savvy tips to get the most out of your time and money in Venice.
nov 14

How to Win Budget Travel's Coolest Small Towns Contest!

How does it feel to live in America's Coolest Small Town? We invite you to give it a shot!
nov 12

Save Big by Traveling During "Shoulder Season"!

Fewer crowds + nice weather + great deals = Shoulder Season! Here's how to do it right.
nov 08
Navy Pier Ferris Wheel Chicago

Great Getaways: Chicago

Whether you're in town for the week or the weekend, we've rounded up eight affordable, family-friendly adventures in the Windy City that should be on your radar.
nov 05
The Sacre Coeur in Paris

4 Scams To Watch Out For In Paris

Budget Travel's Digital Editor gives you the inside scoop on four scams she encountered in the City of Light, and how you can avoid them.
nov 04
Kuthodaw Pagoda in Myanmar

6 Reasons to Visit Myanmar

One writer investigates the incredible sites and attractions Myanmar is known for.
nov 01
Polar Bear in Churchill

Is Travel the Secret to Living to 100?

Inspiring traveler Elsa Bailey is still checking off items from her extensive travel bucket list, skiing Arapahoe Basin on her 100th birthday, and visiting the polar bears in Churchill.

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