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Flying Solo: Everything You Need to Know About Traveling Alone

Learn how to make the most of your next solo travel adventure with these tips from the experts.

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    35 Amazing—and Easy!—Solo Trips

    From the beaches of Belize to the heights of the Himalayas, there's no need to wait when the world is calling! Here, Budget Travel readers' favorite solo travel adventures.

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    12 Must-Read Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

    What’s better than going on a dream getaway? Taking your best furry friend along for the ride. These expert tips will save you time and money, keep your pet safe and happy, and help you have more fun than EVER.

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    There's more to Las Vegas than the Strip! The city's Downtown is making a comeback, offering rock-bottom hotel prices in an authentic, old-school atmosphere.

  • World's Most Beautiful Sacred Places

    These places have been inspiring more than just vacation ideas for centuries. Long revered for their gorgeous scenery and spiritual significance, here are 11 beautiful sacred spots—from the Holy Land to the American Southwest—that welcome visitors of all faiths.

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    See the Incredible Detroit Renaissance!

    Detroit is in the midst of a comeback unlike that of any other major American city, including more than 70 new restaurants in two years, gorgeous adaptive re-use of historic hotels and other buildings, and the revitalization of its riverfront. Here, a look at the people and places that are writing the city’s next chapter.

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    India’s West Coast & Rajasthan by Rail, Tours, 11 Nights, From $1,199 (Budget Travel)

    Work your way through Rajasthan and down India’s west coast from New Delhi to Goa on this trip of a lifetime that also includes time in Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, and Mumbai.

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    Somewhere between a fully guided coach tour and a do-it-yourself expedition lies a category that sounds a bit like an oxymoron: the independent traveler tour.

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