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The World's Greatest Traveler's Go/No-Go List for 2014

Depending on where you stand, this is either the last travel list of 2013 -- or your first one for 2014! Every week, in the course of book signing engagements, travel talks or media interviews, I always, and I mean always get asked, <i>"Where are you traveling to next?</i>" Well, mum is usually the word …

8 Travel Resolutions for 2014

Want to travel better (and more) in 2014? Set some goals. Maybe your goal is to check off three new countries for passport stamps, or to visit more states. Maybe you want to catch up with your former best friends at their homes across the country. But when setting those quantity goals, also be …

Travel

River Cruising: What’s New in 2014

The art of river cruising has evolved in surprising ways over the past few years and 2014 promises to bring even more pivotal changes. Cruise …

Budapest City Life

European Travel

Five Must-Knows About Hogmanay

The word Hogmanay sounds like it belongs in Harry Potter’s world, but in Scotland, it’s synonymous with December 31 and welcoming the new year.<p>In the land of wild, rugged landscapes and small-but-significant urban centers, revelers celebrate Hogmanay in a huge way with spectacular fireworks, A-list …

14 Travel Predictions for 2014

<i>by Wendy Perrin</i><p>Coming up with the ten biggest changes in travel of 2013 got me contemplating what 2014 might have in store. Here are a few …

11 Ways to Cook Short Ribs

Cooking

Top 10 Museums and Galleries

Experience fine art at one of the top ten museums and galleries in the world.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.</b> <br>The Smithsonian is the world’s largest research and museum complex, with 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological …

Don't Trust The Pictures Hotels Post On Their Websites

Professional reviewers from hotel review website Oyster visited vacation properties from Barbados to Boston, and the photos they took didn't quite match up with the online fantasy.<p>If you're thinking of booking a warm getaway as the cold weather sets in, let these "photo fakeouts" serve as a …

Five Tips for Hassle-Free Flying

Traveling can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be that way.<p>Give yourself a much deserved break this holiday season with these five secrets to hassle-free flying from travel industry insider and airfarewatchdog.com founder <b>George Hobica</b>:<p><b>1. Get preapproved.</b> At some U.S. airports, enrollees of the …

19 Things You'll Only Understand If You Studied Abroad

Because as someone famous once said, "the best things you learn aren't learned in a classroom."<p><b>1. Contrary to every mother's belief, you won’t even feel sick if you eat gelato for every meal.</b> Or pizza. Or crepes. Or empanadas. Or anything in the top, bad-for-you section of the food pyramid. We’re …

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Kitchen of Your Dreams: Contemporary Flair Meets Traditional Elegance

Combining functionality and captivating form in a brilliant, bold manner, the <b>Atelier lineup of kitchen designs</b> presents a refreshing new take on …

Costa Rica Photos

See photos of Costa Rica (including the rain forest, beach, San Juan, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Baltimore, MD: 10 Patriotic and Peculiar Places You Probably Missed on Your First Visit

Baltimore. It's the city that inspired native-born Barry Levinson (<i>Diner</i>, <i>Rainman</i>) and John Waters (<i>Hairspray</i>), as well as the man who penned "The Star Spangled Banner", Francis Scott Key. We all know about the successful inner harbor redevelopment that brought tourists and condo-dwellers to …

Click! The 15 Best Spots to Take Pictures in Italy

No matter if you are snapping with a smartphone or the most complex DSLR, Italy is probably one of the most picturesque and photogenic countries in the world. You can take snapshots of cobblestoned streets, sparkling seas, church domes and medieval towers. The photography possibilities are …

Appetizer Recipes That Will Guarantee A Flawless Holiday Party

Cooking for the holidays is a little tricky, and pretty unfair. We spend the whole year figuring out how to make healthy, filling meal ... and now all of a sudden, everything has to be insanely rich and gorgeous while also fitting on a miniature plate. You have to cook it all in advance, worry …

Party Protocol: What Booze You Should Bring to Every Kind of Party

Everyone has a booze-bum friend who never contributes any alcohol to the party, but has zero qualms about beelining straight for the top-shelf stuff as soon as it's set down. Are you that friend? Oh man, you might be that friend.<p>And while some are simply unabashed mooches, others are merely …

How to Choose the Right Color Palette for your Home

Nothing is as personal as color. Choosing a color palette is both the most important part and yet the most daunting part for many when it comes to …

Patagonia Parks: How Can You Pick Just One?

Not everything has a Hunger Games ending where two winners are chosen. So, what happens when you have two equally gorgeous parks in one of the most picturesque places on the globe, but can only choose one? The vast region of Patagonia covers two countries, 800,000 square kilometers, and is one of …

5 Stupidest Things Americans Do Overseas

<i>Photo Courtesy of Steers. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Don't get us wrong: We're darn proud to be Americans, and we don't mind saying so -- whether we're here at our New York City headquarters or standing on foreign soil. But unfortunately, we've all seen the embarrassing …

40 Bedroom Colors That Will Make You Wake Up Happier

Because beige is no way to start the day.<p>These take-notice bedroom color ideas are total mood boosters. Once you've gotten all the inspiration you can here, check out our most stylish bedroom ideas.

Interior Design

21 Travel Resolutions To Make For 2015

It's true... many of us are pretty lousy at keeping up our New Year's resolutions. (Let's be honest: How often did you really go to the gym this year?) But next year, vow to stick to it and master something anything on your list.<p>First of all: Vow to travel (more) in the New Year. It's good for …

Argentina Photos

See photos of Argentina (including Buenos Aires, the Pampas, gauchos, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Travel Photography

Free Things to Do in Prague

Not long ago, Prague was hailed—in hushed tones—as one of the greatest European cities vacationers had yet to discover. Those days are gone, and the city is now well known as a major destination for art, history, and culture. Naturally, its prices have grown along with its reputation. With these …

European Travel