François Cantin

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5 Countries to Visit for Under $500

[section]One of the biggest misconceptions of international travel is that most people cannot afford it. While there are certainly places in the …

Island Life - 5 Spots You Probably Never Heard About

Top 9 Hotels for Nature Lovers

Bugaboo Lodge, Purcell Mountains, B.C.<p>Book it: <i>Bugaboo Lodge</i><p>Say good morning to the glacier―from your warm, cushy bed. Next, tackle the …

Insider Secrets of Hawaii

The historical sites of Oahu. The out-of-this-world volcanic landscape of the Big Island. And of course the beaches! Here are 20 tips for visiting …

7 Beach Resorts That are Affordable and Awesome

Most of us have to stick to a budget when we plan a vacation, and we know that hotel's value is just as important as its rooms and features. It's …

4 Places to Go Before You Have Kids

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Danielle Contray, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Having kids doesn't mean you can never travel again, of course. Yet once you've gone from packing a suitcase and two carry-ons to dealing with travel cribs, car seats, strollers, and diaper bags (not to mention …

10 hidden gems near top vacation destinations

Sometimes you need to ditch your guide, says <b>Brice King</b> of RoamRight.com, a travel insurance company geared to independent travelers. As you plan trips for 2014, he suggests looking outside the package tour. "Once you're on a tour you go into autopilot," he says. "You can't just wander off." He …

5 Island Resorts You Didn't Know You Wanted to Visit

These resorts are on islands so far-flung you’ve probably never heard of them. For those of you thinking about where to find a little barefoot luxury in 2014, here are five places—including two brand-new ones—to dream about.

5 Trips To Book After A Breakup

Let's face it: after a breakup, sitting teary-eyed on your couch while eating copious amounts of chocolate can get old pretty darn fast.<p>And while the thought of being alone may be horrifying and emotionally impossible, a new adventure may be just what you need to rediscover yourself.<p>After all, no …

6 Up-And-Coming Global Destinations, According To Trip Advisor

One of the thrills of traveling is the feeling -- however misguided -- that you have discovered a destination before the masses have. You were in Angkor Wat before restoration projects began, you saw Bruges before Colin Farrell publicized it as a f-ing fairytale, and Croatia? Please, you were there …

9 Most Colorful Beaches in the World

The classic beach scene is beige sand, blue water. Yawn. On these nine beaches, you'll find sand ranging from purple to green to orange, plus one …

Hit the Slopes: The Best Ski Resorts and Hotels in the U.S. (Photos)

Powder & Pampering<p>At the end of a long day on the slopes, there’s only one thing you can think of: a comfy bed to fall into. At these top 10 ski …

The Top 10 Marvels of the Modern World

When we think about the wonders of the world, evocative images of ancient structures in Rome, Giza, Peru, or Southeast Asia typically come to mind. And while the ancient wonders of the world are indeed spectacular, this most recent millennium also has its fair share of jaw-dropping testaments to …

Seeing the World Through an Airplane Window

Whenever I fly I always ask for a window seat. Seeing the world from above gives you a different perspective on the world. Patterns emerge, nature …

21 Roads You Have to Drive in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing like a road trip to really experience a country. From coastal highways and dizzying mountain passes, to scenic routes through …

Experience Travel

10 exciting destinations at the edge of the world

Miles away from anything that's even remotely familiar to most travelers, these 10 secret edge-of-the-world vacations are the types of fantastic, faraway places you never thought you'd make it to. They're extreme destinations that inspire soul-searching as you stand at Earth's outermost reaches and …

Best Budget Destinations for 2014

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Conditions are perfect for visiting these near- and far-flung, culture-rich locales: Price-wise, 2014 is their year. Dipping hotel rates, new attractions, and some perennially affordable sights and eats make these …

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7 Two-Faced Places Where Winter Is Just As Awesome As Summer

There are "summer places," like beaches, who totally lose their zing during the frigidity of winter. Then there are "winter places," like some ski resorts, who become empty wastelands in summer.<p>Here are seven special spots, however, who cheat the seasons by being awesome in either one.<p><b>Banff and</b> …

Photos de l'année 2013 par l'AFP et Reuters

Comme à chaque fin d’année les agences de presse AFP et Reuters publient leur sélection de photos de l’année. Ces deux agences qui récupèrent et …