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Best New Hotels 2017 | Hot List - Condé Nast Traveler

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The World's Most Beautiful Places In Photos

Lonely Planet has been guiding travelers to destinations across the globe for 40 years.<p>In celebration of those four decades, the company's travel experts handpicked images of the world's most beautiful places and compiled them into a book, <i>Lonely Planet's Beautiful World</i>.<p>Check out some of the …

10 great places to see waterfalls

Not only are waterfalls gorgeous, but visiting one could be good for you, says <b>Bryan Swan</b>, co-founder of WorldWaterfallDatabase.com. "Research suggests that the flowing water stimulates brain activity," he says. Plus, they provide a great destination for a hike or outing: "You get a sense of awe and …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Adventure Video Of The Year: A Lovable American Douchebag in Kyrgyzstan

In summer 2011, American alpinist and Piolet d’Or winner Kyle Dempster, sponsored by mountain gear maker Outdoor Research, took off on his bike …

The planet’s most spellbinding sights

Most everyday experiences are lessons in the inevitable pull of the future: books are replaced with e-books, laptops are replaced with tablet computers, billions of dollars are replaced with trillions of dollars, fresh is replaced with cling-wrapped. When travelling, however, you may find fragile …

Nine Jaw-Dropping Hotel-Room Views Around the World (Photos)

Stunning<p>The sightseeing doesn’t have to stop when you get back to your hotel room. Check out these fabulous hotels that are even better looking out …

Britain's Largest Cave, Gaping Gill, Is Magical And You Can Explore It

Ever since discovering the magic of Son Doong, the world's largest cave, we've realized that everyone loves a good cave.<p>Gaping Gill, located in North Yorkshire, England, is Britain's largest cave and it's open to explorers. Spelunking dreams do come true.<p>According to the Daily Mail, cavers can make …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …