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10 Oktoberfests to Visit If You Can't Make it To Munich

These 10 Cities Hate Tourists The Most, According To Tweets

Certain U.S. cities are known as pretty friendly destinations -- the kinds of places where you'll be greeted with a friendly smile and locals will always point you in the right direction. But there are those not-so-kind places (hellooo, NYC!) where folks would rather <i>not</i> welcome tourists. Thanks to …

Social Media

The World's 13 Most Inspiring Trees

Whether it's the world's most famous Joshua tree or a lonely island palm, the members of travel website Trippy.com have come across some absolutely amazing trees in their travels. As you can see, they definitely found what they were looking for.<p>Click here to share your favorite tree picture or to …

Hawaii

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2015: the best entries so far

What Is Killing America's Bees and What Does It Mean for Us?

Pollinators are vanishing, and a silent spring could become a horrifying reality. So why won't the EPA do more?<p>There was a moment last year when …

7 Airport Tech Hacks Every Traveler Should Know

<i>By: Alex Bracetti</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/scanrail</i><p>Airports are pretty bad in and of themselves, but the hassles and restrictions they place on our gadgets are the worst. No Wi-Fi, weak cellular reception, and three power outlets per terminal? Come on.<p>But not every trip to JFK or LAX has to be a brutal …

Gear & Gadgets

The best money saving travel apps

<i>Chris Guillebeau is a writer, world traveler, entrepreneur, and lifelong learner. To learn more travel hacking tips and tricks,</i> <i>watch Chris’ workshop on creativeLIVE</i><i>. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisGuillebeau.</i><p>You don’t make it to every country in the world without learning a thing or two about how to …

The Best Hotels for Your Next Staycation, from New York City to Los Angeles

It’s Monday night at 11:00 p.m. and you’re scrolling through Instagram. One person is jumping off a yacht into the crystal-clear waters of Greece, another has taken a tide-fall selfie at McWay Falls in Big Sur. FOMO hits. But the thought of going through the motions required to book a vacation are …

The 8 Worst Decisions You Can Make at a Hotel

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock (edited)</i><p>Making bad decisions is as much a part of traveling as packing your suitcase and losing followers on Instagram (really, we get it, you're having fun on vacation). When you're visiting a place you know nothing about, you're bound to get some stuff wrong. …

Inside the Mad, Mad World of TripAdvisor

The Koryo Hotel does pretty well on TripAdvisor, all things considered. The Internet never—and I mean never—works. The towels are “thin,” the sheet thread count low, and the milk powdered. Watch out for the “giant mutant cockroach snake hybrid“ in the shower. Guests even have to pay for the …

Hospitality

#TheLIST: The New Places to Honeymoon in 2015

Our picks for the the hottest untapped romantic getaways.<p>A honeymoon is meant to be anything but typical and, let's face it, a little about bragging rights. Tried-and-true standbys may work for any old holiday, but this special trip should be once in a lifetime. For the newly-engaged couple or …

World Calendar: Must-Attend April Events

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in April:</b><p>In the mood to party? Head to <b>Seville, Spain</b>, for the <b>Feria de Abril</b> (April 21-26), which celebrates the arrival of spring with characteristic Andalusian élan. Join Sevillanos as …

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

New Jersey

The 10 Airlines With the Best Economy Class Seats

With ever-rising airfare rates, along with taxes and baggage fees to contend with, flying economy is the only possible option for the vast majority of travelers. That doesn't necessarily have to mean skimping on comfort and amenities, though -- by doing a bit of research before booking, it's easy …

Flying

World's most visited palaces and castles | CNN Travel

Castles

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Past the Centre Pompidou: the unsung museums of Paris

If there's one thing that rivals a Parisian's obsession with food, it's art. This passion for art, and culture in general, is reflected in the vast number of museums in Paris. According to the municipality there are well over 100 of them, one of the highest concentrations in the world.<p>Everyone …

France

On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

<i>This is part of the #BorderlessTravels series - featuring tips on your upcoming trips.</i><p>The world is becoming more accessible, with airlines, accommodation and everything in between available at budget-friendly prices.<p>If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a …

Travel Deals

And the happiest state in America is ...

Where's the heart of U.S. well-being? If you guessed Hawaii for its sandy serenity, or Colorado for its Rocky Mountain highs, you're close. Both consistently hit the annual top 10. But the state where residents feel most content: Alaska.<p>Locals in "the last frontier" share the strongest sense of …

Happiness

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

18 Movies to Watch on Netflix Before They're Gone in March

Ali, Seven, Thief, Dumb and Dumber, and more titles you need to see before February is over.<p>Netflix may be delivering a bounty of new films and TV shows come Sunday, but as always, the beginning of a month also signals the expiration of many popular titles on the streaming service. That's …

Entertainment

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

Mapped: These are the quietest spots in America

If you want some peace and quiet, get away from people and water and trek to the valleys in between western US mountains.<p>The US National Park Service released new maps of the loudest and quietest parts of the country, and the winner for the quietest overall area is the Basin and Range region, which …

National Parks

National Geographic Travel

The Top 5 U.S. Travel Spots of 2015

Luxe travel consortiumVirtuoso has unveiled its annual Luxury Travel Report for 2015, highlighting the hottest vacations to book now. Here, we're spotlighting America's top vacation spots to travel to this year—and the chicest hotels to stay at.<p><b>1) New York, New York</b><p>For the second year in a row, The …

The simple way to get a good seat on a plane without paying extra

Just because it looks hopeless doesn’t mean you should give up hope for scoring a seat up front. Even if it looks like you’ve got a snowball’s chance in hell.<p>In fact, even in the bleakest of airplane rides, when the economy cabin looks close to filling up and the only three choices are middle seats …

Hacking

The Best Spots in the World to Be Naked

<i>By Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Because showing up naked to Wednesday-night volleyball is almost never received as well as you'd hope (even if the hot setter is wearing a "Co-ed Naked Volleyball" tee), here's a guide to the best -- and most welcoming -- places in the world to let it all …

Yachts

Articles about 8-weekend-getaway-essentials-design-lovers on Dwell.com - Dwell

Here are 5 key ingredients to a great home cooked brunch and breakfast in bed.<p>Casa Da Rampa - a perfect vacation spot in Sintra, Portugal.<p>A quilt represents love, tradition, friendship – and warmth, of course.<p>Sit back and get ready for a grand tour of some of the best cabins in The Americas, …

Home Tours

All the Thanksgiving Decor You Can DIY in Under 30 Minutes

Between picking out the perfect turkey recipe and planning your savory side dishes, we know you’re extra busy around Thanksgiving. That’s why we’ve collected 14 easy DIY decor options, from mantel garlands and table centerpieces to place cards and wreaths, all of which take under 30 minutes to …

Chemicals

50 Cool Fall Flowers Décor Ideas For Your Home

Everyone uses leaves, pumpkins, squashes, corn and fruit for fall décor but we’ve forgotten about more traditional décor – flowers. Fall flowers are …

Wreaths