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Airstream unveils a camper van that you can take off-road

With a starting price of about $214,000, the Interstate 24X has knobby off-road tires and all-wheel-drive, allowing it to crawl along muddy rutted trails with less chance of getting stuck. Read more

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Love Harry Potter or Wonder Woman? Here’s a sneak peek of Warner Bros.’ revamped studio tour

Grasp Wonder Woman’s magic lasso during the new Warner Bros. Studio Tour, and it begins to glow. Read more

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Go away with ... Gregg Daniel

“My wife and I have taken frequent road trips in order to ensure our sanity during this tumultuous time,” said actor Gregg Daniel (“True Blood,” “Insecure,” “For Life”). “In all our trips, we wore masks and maintained social distancing. There are several places heading due north we love visiting, especially the coastal communities – Ventura, Ojai, Summerland, Montecito and Santa Barbara. I find it remarkable that not more than 90 miles from Los Angeles (where we reside), you can find yourself in an entirely different atmosphere.” Daniel is one of the stars of “7th and Union,” the boxing film that recently premiered at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival. Fans may stay in touch with the actor on Twitter (https://twitter.com/RealGreggDaniel), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ActorGreggDaniel) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/officialgreggdaniel/). Read more

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Ed Perkins on Travel: Airport lounge in your future?

Capital One and Chase both just announced that they're entering the airport lounge business. Capital One will start with locations in Dallas-Ft. Worth and Washington/Dulles; Chase at Boston; both probably opening in 2022, and both programs planned for additional big-airport locations. These big card issuers follow American Express, which already operates Centurion and American Express Lounges at 27 big airports worldwide and plans for a handful more. Read more

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Smart Money Podcast: When Travel Insurance Is Worth It and Buying an Electric Car

Welcome to NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, where we answer your real-world money questions. This week’s episode starts with a discussion about travel insurance — what it offers, how much it… Read more

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Taking the kids: And celebrating Dads (and Granddads) cooking prowess – at home and on vacation –18+ gift ideas

Is the dad in your life suddenly waxing eloquent about camping trip meals? Has grandpa become an oenophile during the pandemic? Read more

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Rick Steves’ Europe: Hair-trigger flamenco in Andalucía

As we’ve had to postpone our travels because of the pandemic, I believe a weekly dose of travel dreaming can be good medicine. Here’s one of my favorite European memories from the south of Spain — a reminder of the fun that awaits us at the other end of this crisis. Read more

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Most popular national parks in America

Stacker compiled data from the National Park Service on the number of recreational visits each site had in 2020 to determine the most popul… Read more

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These 11 charts show you vaccination and virus trends in our state and nation

See for yourself how and where vaccinations are ramping up, plus how COVID-19 infections and deaths still persist in most states. Read more

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Woman on her thru-hike of the Ice Age Trail in winter: 'Me being me'

Emily Ford says yes to things. Read more

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Images: London tourism braces for slow recovery

Images as London prepares for tourism to recover. Read more

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These 8 Marriott Hotels Provide Extraordinary Value For Your Points

The Marriott Bonvoy program should be part of every traveler’s arsenal. With properties in 131 countries, you’ll likely find a hotel everywhere you’re headed. Plus, with thirty brands to choose from, you can earn points on everything from basic overnights to lavish escapes (more importantly, you can redeem on the full spectrum, too). Earning free […] Read more

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Mexico City

Note: Save these destinations for when it’s safe to travel again. Be sure to check the travel rules before visiting Mexico. Read more

Do You Need Travel Insurance for Cruise Shore Excursions?

Part of the value of cruising is that you unpack once and you’re able to visit different ports during one trip. Cruise excursions come in all shapes and sizes. “Tours may include live performances, biking, hiking, all-day sightseeing tours, adventure sports activities and a plethora of other activities,” says Scott Adamski, a spokesperson for AIG […] Read more