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Wear Overalls to Keep Yourself Safe From Thieves  Wear Overalls to Keep Yourself Safe From Thieves 

I have just returned from a two-week European vacation, and I am wiser for it. Not only did I spend some time at Oxford University, and learn how to make a towering soufflé in the home of Julia Child herself, but I also learned that overalls are the key to preventing pickpocketing.

If You Love to Travel, You Need These Apps  If You Love to Travel, You Need These Apps 

In addition to the stress of packing, the stress of making sure you have every electronic device securely stowed somewhere, the stress of remembering every cable you’ll need to keep your devices charged during your trip, and the stress of making sure your pets are fed and your plants are watered, there’s also the…

Bestsellers: Cabeau Evolution Travel Pillow Bestsellers: Cabeau Evolution Travel Pillow

Our readers named the Cabeau Evolution their favorite travel pillow by a longshot, so it’s no surprise that it’s the first such pillow to become a Kinja bestseller.

Tell Us Your San Antonio Travel Tips Tell Us Your San Antonio Travel Tips

Forget the Alamo—what else is good in San Antonio? We’ve already taken Hack Your City to Houston and Austin, but San Antonio is the country’s seventh-biggest city, and it gets over 30 million visitors a year. What do those visitors miss if they just do the greatest hits?

The Ultimate Guide to Chase Ultimate Rewards The Ultimate Guide to Chase Ultimate Rewards

Now that we’ve explored each of the cards in Chase’s Ultimate Rewards ecosystem individually and in depth, we’re going to discuss the value of holding multiple or all of them. When used in concert with each other effectively, there’s no greater return on your spending.

For When You Want to Keep Your Pants on in the Woods: Arcade Belts [Updated] For When You Want to Keep Your Pants on in the Woods: Arcade Belts [Updated]

We were all buckled up to weave an in-depth comparison of the outdoor belt space, but Arcade’s Futureweave caught the competition with their pants down.

How to See the Real Prices for Airbnb Listings How to See the Real Prices for Airbnb Listings

Airbnb, your UI sucks. I’m not talking about the pictures and presentation of the pretty homes and apartments I can rent for upcoming vacations; I’m talking about the prices. When I’m looking at listings, I want to see actual daily prices—with fees and everything included in the daily average, since I’m using Airbnb…

How to Use Microsoft Translator's Enhanced Offline Languages How to Use Microsoft Translator's Enhanced Offline Languages

Microsoft just updated its Translator app for iOS, Android, and Amazon Fire devices to support new optimized language packs that are (allegedly) up to 23 percent better at helping you figure out how to say “where is the bathroom” on your next vacation. They also eat up around half as much space on your phone when you…

Hotel Review: The Dean, Providence Hotel Review: The Dean, Providence

Lifehack: add trips to your work trips. On the way back from PAX East in Boston, I decided to tack on a night in Providence, which turned out to be a great decision.

Reminder: Your Oxygen Mask Should Go Over Your Mouth and Nose Reminder: Your Oxygen Mask Should Go Over Your Mouth and Nose

If you’ve ever flown in an airplane, you’ve heard the spiel about the oxygen mask. If you looked up from your phone, you’ve even seen a flight attendant demonstrate exactly how to put it on. And yet, people on the recent Southwest flight still got it wrong:

The Best Dublin Travel Tips From Our Readers The Best Dublin Travel Tips From Our Readers

Our Dublin readers were generous and friendly with their tips this week (so friendly that as New Yorkers, we’re worried we’re being conned). Several readers posted long guides with all kinds of suggestions; head to the original request post to read them all. We’ve collected the highlights below.

Chase Sapphire Reserve v. American Express Platinum: Why Not Both? Chase Sapphire Reserve v. American Express Platinum: Why Not Both?

A thousand dollars in annual credit card fees might seem crazier than... well, the cost of a first class seat bought with cash, but the two best premium travel rewards cards really aren’t in direct competition, and those fees feel very different in practice than they look on paper.

Our Readers' Favorite Rolling Carry-On Bags Slimmed Down Our Readers' Favorite Rolling Carry-On Bags Slimmed Down

Our readers named the Travelpro Maxlite 3 their favorite rolling carry-on back in 2016, and the line is better (and lighter) than ever with the release of several new Maxlite 5s.

Hotel Review: The Liberty, Boston Hotel Review: The Liberty, Boston

I headed to Boston for my first PAX last week and, having waited way too long to book, took the opportunity to stay at The Liberty, a Luxury Collection Hotel within the Starwood brand, and as good a place to launch our hotel coverage as any.

How to Make Sure a Budget or Foreign Airline Is Safe How to Make Sure a Budget or Foreign Airline Is Safe

Budget airlines are a decent option for cheap travel, but they’re also known to be uncomfortable, they nickel and dime you for every little thing, and now, people are questioning the overall safety of these low-cost flights. These four tips will help you pick a budget or foreign airline that meets all the right safety…

Before You Visit a City, Read Its Subreddit Before You Visit a City, Read Its Subreddit

Every major American city has an active forum on Reddit, as do many cities around the world. And if you plan to visit any of these cities, you can learn a lot of tourism advice without even asking, by digging through the archives.

Get a Sign-Up Bonus for Your Side Hustle with Chase Ink Get a Sign-Up Bonus for Your Side Hustle with Chase Ink

Not only is the Chase Ink Business Preferred Card a great way to rack up some Ultimate Rewards Points on your business spending, it comes with the most lucrative sign-up bonus of any current credit card.

Tell Us Your Dublin Travel Tips Tell Us Your Dublin Travel Tips

A new Hack Your City’s a-bubblin’ And so all of you we’ll be troublin’ To share all your tips And inscrutable quips For a town that’s not Limerick: Dublin.

Now You Can Ask Alexa When a Flight Lands Now You Can Ask Alexa When a Flight Lands

Picking people up from the airport is a complicated job. If your friend’s flight gets delayed, then you can end up spending more time than you’d like in the airport’s cell phone lot, and if a flight arrives early, the person you’re going to pick up might end up spending a bit more time than they’d like sitting on the…

The Best Travel Destinations, According to TripAdvisor Users The Best Travel Destinations, According to TripAdvisor Users

When you’re planning an epic vacation, you want to be sure you’re headed somewhere incredible in more ways than one. You want fascinating culture and history, eye-popping beauty, and of course, incredible food. You want a location that millions of travelers can recommend.

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