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Family Travel on a Budget: Our Top 14 Tips

The best vacations with kids: Pauline Frommer on where to go, places to stay, getting there, food, sightseeing, and great experiences. The cost of travel has been rising faster than inflation this year. That’s a rough situation for all travelers, but when you’re on vacation with your…

Beach Safety Tips for Avoiding Rip Currents

The most dangerous thing about swimming in the ocean isn't sharks, jellyfish, toxic red tides, or, despite what your mom might say, getting in the water too soon after eating.  Going by the number of lifeguard rescues, the biggest hazard at the beach—by far—is encountering a rip current. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…