Quick tip: Low airfare awaits on Twitter…

Looking for low airfare? You may want to stay glued to Twitter. Sites like Airfare Watchdog (@airfarewatchdog) and Scott’s Cheap Flights (@scottsflights) regularly post massive fare sales for routes around the globe. If you followed @JetBlue, you would have known about their crazy Halloween sale where they offered all one-way flights on Halloween for just…

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Stay. Ireland. Live Your Own Game of Thrones in One of Ireland’s Many, Many Castles.

What: Dromoland Castle Where: Dromoland, County Clare, Ireland What makes it special It’s not often you get to stay in a 15th Century castle built on ancestral lands that have been overseen for over a thousand years, but Dromoland Castle gives you that chance. Don’t worry about that medieval stank, because the whole place was renovated to…

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Eat. Japan. Taste the Best Tuna in Nara.

What: Maguro Koya Where: Nara, Japan What makes it special Japanese restaurants are usually known for one specific thing, be it udon noodles or tempura or sushi. Some, though, go even further and specialize in a single ingredient. That’s the case with Maguro Koya in the Japanese city of Nara where the name of the game is…

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Your Oyster, Volume 4

The Beauty of Turning Four Do you remember turning four? I don’t. I do, however, know that I had a birthday party at Pizza Hut and the photos my mom has are proof that I was *so excited*. I’m equally excited that Your Oyster has now turned four. Not four years old, mind you, but four…

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Your Oyster, Volume 3

Three’s a charm! The third edition of Your Oyster is here and we love hearing how much you love our travel pearls. This is actually the very first edition of Your Oyster where all three pearls come directly from readers. Lauren and I are grateful for your submissions! On that note, the really special thing…

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Your Oyster, Volume 2

We’re off and running! It’s official: we’re not a one-hit wonder! We’re thrilled to be sending you Your Oyster, Volume 2. We had a tremendous response to our first newsletter and we’re so grateful to everyone for reading and sending in their own pearls. We can’t wait to share the incredible recommendations from others readers just…

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Quick Tip: The Southwest Boarding Hack

If you ever fly Southwest, you know the agony and ecstasy of their boarding policy. With no assigned seats, it’s every person for themselves once you board the plane. There’s a bit of a shortcut, though, if you’re flying out of the right airport. While most airports have a single entry point onto the aircraft,…

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