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The 2018 World's Best Cities

In 2018, Mexico reigns supreme. For the second year in a row, San Miguel de Allende, a colonial oasis in the country’s central highlands, comes in …

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25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

This Gorgeous New Glamping Site Is the Best Way to See Mount Rushmore

Our new series, Reasons to Travel Now, highlights the news, events, and openings that have us scoping out plane tickets each day.<p>Each year, 3 million …

The 10 Best National Parks in the U.S.

A few are even free.<p>From swampy marshes to soaring canyons, from pristine glaciers to scorching deserts, America’s national parks encompass nearly …

I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

11 Must-See Cities in Spain That Take You Beyond Barcelona

As peak vacation season approaches, many of us are daydreaming of warm weather and a nice glass of something refreshing. If you're looking for an exciting European adventure, where better to head than the land of sangria, sunshine, and sweaty dance halls: Spain!<p>If you've grown tired of marching …

The Simple Request That Will Get You a Bigger Hotel Room for Free (Video)

Travelers are always looking for tricks to get the most out of their vacation budgets.<p>While surprise free upgrades are always nice, you can’t rely on …

Hospitality

The Best Rome Travel Tips From Our Readers

Rome wasn’t toured in a day. “Remember you cannot possibly do it all,” says reader neededaname. “Living there full time for about a year and a half …

This Airline Will Fly Kids for Free So You Can Take a Family Vacation to Scandinavia (Video)

If you’re looking for a budget-friendly way to explore the Scandinavian countries of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, or the countless natural sights of …

35 beautiful cities you must see in your lifetime

The Ultimate Arizona & Utah Road Trip Guide: 15 Days Of Scenic Byways, Canyons, Hiking And Exploring

Arizona and Utah are amongst my favourite places on Earth. The stunning natural beauty speaks for itself. Jaw-dropping canyons, snaking rivers, rusty …

35 trips every couple should take in their lifetime

There's nothing quite like travel to put any relationship to the test, no matter whether you and your SO are adventure-seekers, lovers of luxury, or …

The rise of slow travel: 20 adventures to take at a leisurely pace

Time was when slow was pretty much a bad thing. Slow service, slow trains, slow-witted, slow to act… But now, not so much: slow has become desirable, a word paired with all manner of activities you never imagined had any sort of speed, never mind slow.<p>I’ll spare you the full list – it’s a long one …

Travel

10 Popular Travel Destinations You Can Actually Skip This Year—and Where to Go Instead

Just as amazing, but far more affordable.<p>Travel trends can sometimes seem inexplicable: A destination may get a boost from a hot movie, or a currency …

14 Under-the-radar Islands for the Ultimate Romantic Honeymoon

Whether you’re agonizing over seating charts or skipping venue fees and marrying your person at city hall, one thing is for certain: You’re going to …

Weddings

The best time to book to save money on flights in the US

There’s so much advice on how to score a cheap flight, it can be hard to know which to follow. But, since avid travellers are likely to try anything for a deal, it’s worth considering the results of yet another airfare study.<p>The latest recommendations come from CheapAir.com’s 2018 Annual Airfare …

Air Travel

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

Travel

30 Of The Best Hong Kong Photography Spots (inc Map!)

I typically don’t advocate traveling for the perfect Instagram shot (and I don’t for one second think it should be the <i>only</i> reason you visit Hong …

Hong Kong

6 Reasons You Need To Book A Trip To Malta ASAP

The Mediterranean island paradise you’ve probably never heard of—Malta—has frequently flown under-the-radar when planning a cheeky European …

European Travel

The Budget Traveler’s Guide to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Centrally located along the Tennessee-North Carolina border and boasting incredible mountain views, old-growth forests, and family-friendly …

National Parks

Universal Is Opening a Rooftop Bar With Unparalleled Views of Hogwarts (Video)

And you won’t need a Flying Ford Anglia to get there.<p>Just because muggles can’t enroll at Hogwarts doesn’t mean they can’t soar as high as Harry, …

Walt Disney Company

5 international destinations gaining the most American tourists

Tomas Sereda | Getty Images<p>| @ZhaoMeow<p>Ready to book summer travel plans but don't know where to go? You may want to consider these five …

European Travel

10 great walking holidays in Europe

We round up some of the best guided and self-guided walks that explore the continent’s high peaks, deep fjords and rare wildlife<p>The far east of …

Ranked: The 10 Happiest Countries In The World In 2018

Happiness is a pretty tough thing to try and quantify.<p>Just ask the remote kingdom of Bhutan, who’s guiding principle is to satisfy the well-being and collective happiness of its residents through an index of measurable and attainable life goals, called Gross National Happiness (GNH). Their previous …

European Travel

Elsewhere: The Scenic City of Trebinje, Bosnia Herzegovina

Sometimes you visit a place because they’re simply on the way to elsewhere. While travelling to Montenegro through <b>Bosnia Herzegovina</b>, that place for …

European Travel

The 8 Winners of This Year's Smithsonian Photo Contest Will Completely Blow You Away

After reviewing 48,000 submissions from photographers from around the globe, the photo editors at <b>Smithsonian</b> magazine narrowed its 60 photo contest finalists down to eight well-deserving winners. Contestants had the opportunity to submit their work in the following categories: Natural World, the …

Extreme Sports

The Best New Way to See Kyoto

Why not give those feet a break?<p>We're all for strolling around Kyoto—indeed, Japan's ancient capital is one of the country's most walkable cities. But starting March 29, one of the best "new" ways to see Kyoto will actually be, well, pretty old: For the first time in 67 years, boating through the …

Japan

Living the digital nomad dream: The best places around the world to work remotely

<b>Digital nomads: those mythical, magical people who travel around the world while working on their laptop.</b><p>Designing websites while sipping mojitos on …

Digital Nomads

TSA Asking Some Passengers to Take Snacks Out of Bags

The Transportation Security Administration might be adding one more step to the security-screening process: the removal of snacks from carry-on …

Flying