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30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

The most beautiful clifftop hotels in the world

Private plunge pools aside, there are few things more thrilling and luxurious than a clifftop hotel.<p>Perhaps it’s the sheer seclusion, or the unobstructed views, or the feeling that you’re living on the edge—quite literally. From lofty hideouts on the Amalfi Coast to precariously-perched Balinese …

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

T+L Editors Share the Trips on Their Bucket List

Since the first time I saw photos of Torres de Paine National Park, I have wanted to go to Patagonia. I don't know if it's because of the …

National Parks

The eerie grave of 200,000 monks

Adam H Graham takes a spiritual retreat to one of Koya-san’s 54 shukubo: inns where guests are encouraged to meditate, commune and eat vegetarian cuisine with the monks or nuns.<p>It was dusk when we entered the cemetery. A stone path, faintly lit with lanterns, snaked under the towering hemlock and …

One Simple Act That Can Change How You Travel

<i>Of all places in the world, Japan</i> would <i>have a combination vintage furniture store/pour-over coffee shop,</i> I thought to myself, as we stood in front of the window display of Artek stools.<p>It was January in Kanazawa, the capital city of Ishikawa prefecture, and after a several-hours-long walk in …

Japan

Where 7 Travel Pros Want to Go in 2016

The hardest part of planning a trip (other than finding the time) is deciding where in this wide, wonderful world to go. So I called on a few of my travel writer and photographer friends to inspire me for 2016. Herein, their personal destination picks for the new year.<p><b>Syl Tang, @hipguide</b><p>"I'd go to</b> …

The 10 Most Beautiful Snow Castles In the World

With stunning scenery and majestic fortresses, these are the cold-weather climes we actually wouldn't mind visiting.

European Travel

Guide To Hiking The Milford Track

Quick Tips: What You Need To Know<p><b>Getting There:</b> Air New Zealand flies direct from Vancouver, San Francisco and Los Angeles to Auckland, and features new planes and great in-flight dining options. From Auckland, transfer to a 90-minute flight to Queenstown. Be sure to get a window seat for the …

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of possibilities could be definitive. So …

The Italian town with an ancient secret

Made in the Sicilian town of Modica, this Aztec-inspired chocolate is one of the world’s best-kept secrets.<p>One hot day in May, I opened the door of a tiny Sicilian café and found a lone elderly woman sitting in the dark. Not realising the café was closed, I told her – in poor Italian – of my quest …

Italy

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Rakotzbrücke (Rakotz Bridge): Kromlau, Germany<p>Salar de Uyuni: Bolivia<p>Valle de Cocora: Quindío, Colombia<p>Mendenhall Ice Caves: Juneau, Alaska<p>Angel …

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World 2017

Pinpointing all of the most beautiful places in the world could take a lifetime, but we think that these 50 otherworldly landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list. This piece was originally published in 2015 and has been updated.<p>Cliffs of …

The 25 best cities for foodies around the world

One of the best parts about traveling is getting to indulge in regional delicacies from around the world.<p>We combed through a recent Quora thread on the best cities for foodies and pulled out the top food cities where you'll find everything from high-end Michelin-starred restaurants to scrumptious …

Better Food Photos With Natural Light

Photographer Jenny Woodward recently uploaded a fantastic instructional video to Vimeo on how to get better food photos with window light. The even …

The Ultimate Bucket-List Travel Guide

The world’s top chefs, authors, actors and other globe-trotters—from Anne Rice to Ruth Reichl—share the places they’re dying to see before they die. Take note, then take off. Bon voyage!<p>By<p>Lauren Lipton<p><b>ROBIN ESROCK,</b> whose book “The Great Global Bucket List” will be published next year, has traveled …

Bucket Lists

New Pill Will Let People With Celiac Disease Eat Gluten-Filled Meals Of Their Dreams

Bring on the gluten<p>All Hoon Sunwoo wanted was to drink a beer with his friend. But his friend has celiac disease, an autoimmune condition in which a person generates an immune response to gluten, a mix of proteins found in anything from pasta to soy sauce. The resulting inflammation limits that …

Most beautiful places to see in France | CNN Travel

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16 mouthwatering pasta dishes from around Italy

And although most pasta varieties are available around the world, there are some more traditional dishes that are best when tasted in the region they're originally from.<p>From gnocchi baked in tomato sauce and mozzarella to pappardelle cooked with wild boar ragu, we rounded up 16 authentic pasta …

10 tourist traps you should avoid in Italy — and where to go instead

But Italy is big, and it can be overwhelming for first timers, who inevitably, bowled over by choice, fall into overpriced tourist traps.<p>Here are the places you should avoid, and the often cheaper, always more authentic alternatives you should hit instead.<p>If we told you to go see a tilting old …

10 Mediterranean islands you've never heard of | CNN Travel

Travel

15 Money-Saving Hacks When Traveling to Rome

At first Rome might seem like it's an expensive city, but if you know what to pay for (and more importantly, what not to pay for), it can be quite affordable. When compared to many other capitals in Europe, Rome has prices that correspond to quality. For example, a dinner out with a bottle of wine …

The best tour companies for solo travel

And for good reason— it allows you much more freedom and a greater opportunity to connect with locals.<p>According to the 2015 Visa Global Travel Intentions study, which surveyed over 13,000 travelers from 25 different countries, 24% of travelers traveled alone on their most recent leisure trip. …

Hyperfocal Distance: A Landscape Photographer's Friend

We have all seen those wonderful shots, those beautiful landscapes that are in focus from what seems like inches in front of the lens element to …

Landscape Photography

Prescription Pill Makes You Forget To Be Addicted To Drugs

Already prescribed for high blood pressure, but shown to help addicted rats<p>Addiction is more complex than a chemical need for a particular substance—it’s a conjunction of circumstantial and social cues that remind an addict that they need to take a hit. Now researchers from the University of Texas …

12 incredible US destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent Quora thread discussed unique places in the United States that aren't frequently visited by tourists.<p>From the picturesque False Kiva in Utah's Canyonlands National Park, whose exact destination remains a secret, to the crystal-blue Havasupai Falls in Grand Canyon National Park, here are 12 …

Nine Green Spaces You Need to Explore in Singapore

<b>From futuristic vertical gardens to lush primary rainforest, find out why Singapore is also named 'the Garden City' by visiting the city-state's most captivating green spaces.</b><p><b>1. GARDENS BY THE BAY</b><p><i>Image by Jirka Matousek</i><p><b>Wander along a suspended walkway between vertical gardens and through a misty</b> …