Remember when the dollar could take you anywhere? You could go to Canada, backpack around Europe, or head Down Under in search of kangaroos for next to nothing. Sadly, the dollar's value has declined greatly over the last 15 years. That means traveling around the world costs a lot more these days.
Summer Travel Plans We're Drooling Over: This summer you'll find Michelle Smith, MILLY founder and designer, indulging in good food and wine along Italy's Amalfi Coast. "I love Italian culture—the food, the people, the history," she says. In their downtime (along with her husband and kids), they'll head to Carlino, at the Il San Pietro Di Positano hotel. "I love to eat fresh fresh, line-caught fish, and of course, my family and I will be indulging in pizza and pasta," she says. #SELFmagazine
The 12 Best Bang-For-Your-Buck All-Inclusives EVER
An all-inclusive resort often seems like the obvious choice when planning a budget-friendly vacation. Everything is (supposedly) included, so (supposedly) what you pay upfront is the only fee you'll incur, and you can (supposedly) drink, dine, and play till your heart's content. But unfortunately, some hotels that bill themselves as "all-inclusive" have plenty of caveats: VIP-only pools, limited dining hours, and hefty fees for just about anything extra -- to name just a few. So you won't…