Josie Rubio is a Brooklyn-based freelance editor and writer, who has interviewed everyone from Britney Spears to ghost experts during her 15-year journalism career. She has visited five continents so far and loves to write about travel, food, nutrition, health, gardening... and pretty much everything. She was most recently a senior editor at VIVmag and her byline has appeared in Shape, Brooklyn Based, The Red Hook Star-Revue, The Local, The Agit Reader, Music’s Bottom Line, Columbus Monthly, and Mid Ohio Golfer.
With the hectic holiday season upon us, it might be the perfect time to take advantage of these airfare deals to gift yourself with a little getaway. Or perhaps you could surprise a lucky someone with tickets to an exotic locale or favorite vacation destination. Whether you want to fly across the country or halfway around the world, check out these airfare deals to California, Las Vegas, Europe, South Africa, Hong Kong, and more.
Most of us at DealNews have stayed up late to watch just one more episode of Breaking Bad or devoted an entire rainy Saturday to catching up with The Walking Dead. And thanks to streaming TV services like Netflix and Amazon Instant Video, the common practice of "binge-watching" affords viewers the ability to view back-to-back episodes of a series — sometimes taking in entire seasons of addicting TV shows within weeks. So then why is Amazon debuting new episodes of its original series on a weekly basis?
The skies are about to become a bit friendlier, but that's not necessarily a good thing. It came to light last week that several major airlines are adding an extra seat to aisles in coach in order to boost their bottom line. Even frequent and elite travelers aren't exempt from airline changes: the Consumerist discovered that some airlines have done away with free checked bags and a number of Premium Economy seats on popular routes.
Is there anyone who didn't dream of backpacking through Europe after high school or college? Embarking on a European adventure still sounds like an unforgettable experience — minus the backpack and shared bathrooms of crowded youth hostels. Thankfully, it's still possible to explore Europe on a budget with these vacation deals that offer convenient transportation and luxurious accommodations. (Backpack optional.)
From the gold rush to the modern-day lure of Hollywood, California has long captured the imaginations and hearts of many seeking wild success and some laid back fun in the sun. Now, we're about to show you why the West Coast claims to be the "best coast" and the best place to vacation on a budget!
When it comes to paying recurring bills, signing up for automatic payments may seem like the easy — and responsible — way to go. But the convenience of autopay can backfire, making it conveniently easy to not keep track of your spending. Before signing up for automatic bill payments, consider these possible drawbacks.
Whether you don a cheese hat, wave a Terrible Towel, or hoist a foam finger, there are plenty of ways to show your team spirit at the stadium. Fortunately there are also other ways to root for your team at home, when you've got friends over watching the big game.
Latin America has long been a popular tourist spot for travelers seeking everything from relaxing tropical getaways to trekking adventures or rich urban nightlife. Whether your ideal vacation includes sipping Chilean wines, exploring ancient Incan ruins, or pampering yourself in an all-inclusive resort, there's a Latin American getaway that's right for you.