Amazon Enters the Travel and Tourism Market

Amazon has quietly entered the online travel agent space that's currently occupied by giants like Booking.com, Airbnb and Expedia, which acquired Orbitz earlier this February.

Taking a Different Flight in Exchange for a Voucher

On changing your travel plans in exchange for a voucher.

Updates From a Plane

After reading all of your advice (both for and against) renters insurance, I ended up purchasing the Geico plan. I mean, it took me until last Saturday to finally push go on that, but I did it.

Let’s All Run Away to Europe Together

The dollar is strong and the euro is weakening.

A Honeymoon Remembered in Receipts

A story in receipts.

Survey: Does It Always Make Sense to Go for the Lowest Fare?

I'm considering traveling to Norway in the next few months and was presented with the above options on the Norwegian Air Shuttle site. The lowest fare seems to make the most sense since I only travel with a carry-on and could probably purchase my own meal for less, but perhaps I'm missing something. What do you think?

The Cost of Losing a Passport: The Tangible Losses and Intangible Gains

Discovering that you have lost your passport while in another country and with an impending deadline for an enormous feature can make you feel as if there is a mass of trumpets screaming inside your head. The guilt from your Chinese upbringing and 12 years of Catholic education only deepen your urge to crawl into a hole.

The Cost of Feeding Myself On Travel

My general travel philosophy, honed after years of dragging my guitar from convention to convention, is that you get one "real meal" per day, "real" being defined as "a hot meal with more than one food item included, maybe even served on a non-disposable plate."

A Human and Her Glass of Whisky Attempt to Buy Multi-city Plane Tickets

I don't like any of what I see on Hipmunk. I want a flight that leaves DCA at 9 a.m. and arrives in FLL at noon and doesn't cost four hundred dollars.