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The Best Gear for Travel

The New York Times · 68 min

Traveling well can be one of life’s great pleasures, whether you’re alone or with family and friends—and this is true now more than ever, after two years of sticking close to home.

Should You Subscribe to Your Next Vacation?

The New York Times · 9 min

You can subscribe to music and movies. Why not travel? New services target frequent travelers, luxury lovers, bargain shoppers and even Tesla fans. To hear more audio stories from publications like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android.

You can get unlimited summer travel for $9.50 in this European country

CNN · 2 min

So pack your bags, because the most affordable travel destination this summer, if we're going by transport, appears to be Germany. The German government has today approved the creation of a €9 ($9.50) monthly public transport ticket. It will be launched in June -- just in time for a summer trip.

A Woman Alone in Oman: Three Weeks Along the Arabian Coast

The New York Times · 16 min

I was on my way to Masirah, Oman’s largest island, when the surrounding terrain turned into a massive salt flat. At its edge, near the road, two Bangladeshi workers were up to their ankles in the mixture of liquid and minerals, pushing the salt flakes into pyramid-shaped piles.

Travel Hacks: How to Get TSA PreCheck, Global Entry and Clear for Free

CNET · 4 min

Waiting for hours to get through airport security can put a damper on any trip -- especially if you're traveling for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Programs like TSA PreCheck, Global Entry and Clear, however, offer a way to cut these lines and reduce your overall wait time.