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Why Crimes on Cruises Are Such a Maddening — And Persistent — Problem

“If you want to murder somebody,” says Jamie Barnett, “take them on a cruise.” Barnett knows this all too well. On October 15, 2005, her…

Three Men on the Worst Vacations They’ve Ever Taken

Vacations: They’re supposed to be fun! That’s the whole goddamn point. But when they go wrong, they can go really wrong, as we found out…

Why Does Just Seeing a Bug Cause My Skin to Itch?

Two weeks ago, I took a road trip to see how motels are surviving in 2019. At the first motel I stopped at in Barstow,…

An Overstuffed Cultural History of the All-You-Can-Eat/-Drink Resort

Any iPhone owner wields the tools necessary to book a vacation on the other side of the globe. Between TripAdvisor, Lonely Planet, Yelp and the…