7 Things Every Teen Should Do In London

When I first went to London 11 years ago, I was fascinated by its beauty, liveliness, cultural diversity and rich history. I’ve since made many more trips there, each time learning more about — and discovering more of — the UK’s storied capital. With its wide variety of free museums, unique shops and consistently vibrant…

Anthony Bourdain on His Memorable Meal With President Obama and the Two Things He Refuses to Eat

Anthony Bourdain is a hard core road warrior — the adventurous host of CNN’s acclaimed and consistently entertaining hit, ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown,’ is on the road a whopping 250 days per year. Here, the travel guru reveals his favorite destination, what he won’t eat and what it’s like to to slurp noodles in Vietnam with…

5 Easy Ways Students Can Maximize Points & Miles During College Interview Season

College interview season is in full swing at many universities across the country. Despite all the sweaty palms, awkward handshakes and confusing questions involved, interviews are an important milestone, offering colleges the chance to get to know their potential pupils and young people the opportunity to investigate the schools they’ll be spending the next few years…

American Airlines Handing out Junior Aviator Logbooks to Young Travelers

For many, flying with children is an overwhelming experience. Even though I’ve done it nearly 30 times with my two-year-old and six times with both my two-year-old and 12-week-old, it doesn’t get easier. That’s why it really makes a difference when an airline goes above and beyond to make flying with children a bit more fun. Last…

The Cheapest Award Flights for Intracontinental Travel

When headed on an international award trip, most of us book the over-water segments segments first. This often leaves booking intra-destination flights at the bottom of our to-do list, and can result in making poor choices in using miles for flights within a foreign continent. With the ongoing trend of airlines eliminating stopovers and open jaws from award tickets,…

US Airlines Are Predicting Record-High Thanksgiving Travel

Just when it seemed as if the painful security line waits of 2016 were firmly in the past, airports across America are bracing for what’s expected to be a record-breaking Thanksgiving travel season. Airlines for America, an airline trade group, recently announced that it’s expecting approximately 27.3 million people to make their way through airports across…

Cash in Your Points for a Presidential Party in D.C. This January

Between Donald Trump’s tweets and Hillary Clinton’s emails, the 24-hour news cycle has been working overtime in what has to be the strangest election season in US history. And while today may be the big decision day, some hotels in Washington, D.C. are already looking forward to another important date on the calendar: Inauguration Day. Regardless…

Flight Review: American Airlines (A321T) Business Class from Boston to New York

It’s usually pretty tough for college students like me to travel, mostly because of financial and time constraints. However, after experiencing American Airlines’ A321T business-class product earlier this summer, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to fly in that same lie-flat seat again — and this time for just under $39. Booking Several airlines routinely fly internationally configured…

My 5 Travel Essentials: Celebrity Pastry Chef and Cronut Creator Dominique Ansel

In September, celebrity pastry chef Dominique Ansel opened a London outpost of his eponymous bakery, which already has locations in New York and Tokyo. As the inventor of the croissant/donut hybrid that spawned a thousand imitations, Ansel is no stranger to success. “On opening day, there were more than 200 people in line before we opened our doors,”…

Those Over-the-Top Safety Videos May Be Causing Passengers to Miss the “Safety” Part Altogether

In September, the “wacky airline video” trend claimed yet another victim when American Airlines debuted a perfectly choreographed in-flight safety video (which you can see below) to accompany the carrier’s spiffy new Cole Haan-designed uniforms, donned by more than 70,000 airline employees. As with the uniforms, reviews of the new safety video were also mixed….