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Literary themed hotel is basically a bookworm's dream with its own library and a gin bar

Calling all bookworms - there's a literary themed hotel that needs to go on your bucket lists right now.<p>The Literary Man Hotel has everything you …

Books

Virginia tourism paid 'The Bachelorette' $536K to film episode in Richmond

Virginia tourism officials paid ABC $536,000 to lure the network's popular reality show “The Bachelorette” to the state.<p>The Richmond Times-Dispatch …

thebachelorette

'The Bachelorette' gets $536K, and Richmond gets a rose

Virginia tourism officials paid the reality show "The Bachelorette" more than $500,000 to film an episode of the show in Richmond.<p>The Richmond …

Tourism

The world's 15 most underrated destinations

Authors recommend 11 US bookstores worth traveling for

Reading material, whether destination-related or just a way to while away the journey, is an essential packing list item. But cozy, well-curated independent bookstores are often trip-worthy in their own right. We asked 11 best-selling writers to tell us which shops are worth a detour for …

Top 10 Countries to Visit 2018 - Bucket List Traveler

Introduction<p>There currently 195 UN recognized countries in the world, leaving no shortage of unique and exciting places to visit. After visiting over …

A Complete 2 Week Japan Itinerary for Travellers Seeking Affordable Luxury (Including With Kids)

As far as I am concerned, 2 weeks in Japan is not nearly enough because this small country packs so much into its borders. Needs must though – adults …

World’s Most Amazing Caves and Grottos

Hamilton Pool<p>This amazing natural grotto pool in Texas was created thousands of years ago due to the collapse of the dome of an underground river. …

These are the Essential Apps Globetrotters Won't Travel Without

Apps have revolutionized the way we travel in so many ways. From booking the best points and miles hotels to helping us pack for a last-minute trip, …

8 New Things to Do in NYC in 2018

In search of the “new” in New York City? In dynamic Gotham, there is always something fresh and exciting just around the bend. So mark your 2018 …

New York City

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

TOKYO, JAPAN: Things To Do, Tourist Spots and Attractions

<b>Tokyo</b> is the bustling capital of Japan. It is considered as "one of the most visited cities" and the "most heavily populated metropolitan area in the …

14 hostels you won’t believe aren’t luxury hotels

When you think of hostels, images of dirty, insect-ridden bunk beds in a tiny dorm room may come to mind.<p>But thanks to technology and social media, …

Chiang Rai

Two days in Brisbane

It seems odd that Brisbane – Australia’s third-largest city and the Queensland state capital – could readily be described as ‘undiscovered’. But as the 2.24 million residents attest, this is precisely the case. Sydney has the beaches, the architecture, the celebrity chefs; Melbourne has the coffee, …

Australia

25 Places to Visit Before You're 40, 50 and 60

If you don't have a travel bucket list, then it's time to start building one. Life is short and the world is big, so why not plot out all the …

20 Amazing Places In Asia You Must Visit Before You Die : Asia Travel

Asia is brimming with indescribable beauty, both natural and man-made, and frankly, it is hard to say whether a whole lifetime is enough to …

Zim tourism industry has grown since Mugabe's exit

INTERNATIONAL - Zimbabwe's tourism industry has started to pick up, with arrivals seen growing this year following the exit of former leader Robert …

Spain breaks tourism records and overtakes USA as second most-visited country in the world

The number of international tourists visiting Spain broke records for a fifth straight year in 2017, despite Islamist militant attacks in Catalonia …

6 reasons you should pick Indonesia as your next destination

opinion<p>Travel writer and hopeless hippie, documenting her travels one mishap at a time at GradGoneGlobal<p><b>There is no denying it: Indonesia is a</b> …

Indonesia

Keeping in touch with trends for the year ahead

This is a viewpoint from David Chapple, event director for Travel Technology Europe.There are so many innovations in hotel and travel technology at …

London startup CityStasher raises $1.1M for its ‘Airbnb for luggage’

London-based CityStasher is building what it calls an ‘Airbnb for luggage’, a network of brick and mortar businesses across Europe that will store your luggage for a few hours after you have checked out or are waiting to check into your travel accommodation.<p>To help with this mission, CityStasher …

Startups

The Sin City Bucket List: 50 Things You Have to Do in Vegas Before You Die

With Las Vegas casinos offering so many over-the-top gambling, dining, and entertainment options now, you can take a trip there and never feel a need …

The 10 solo adventures you must tackle in your lifetime, according to Levison Wood

The British explorer suggests 10 daring trips to do on your own in 2018.<p>1. Nicaragua<p>Most first-time visitors to Central America flock to the eco-lodges of Costa Rica. For the truly intrepid traveller, though, Nicaragua is a far better bet. It’s cheaper, and in my opinion has a more authentic feel. …

5 Under-the-Radar Travel Destinations to Visit in 2018

Every year brings a new, thoroughly subjective list of the “best places to visit.” Our list is no less subjective, but it is carefully considered. …

Places to go in Peru that aren't Machu Picchu - Travelgal Nicole

Places to go in Peru that aren’t Machu Picchu<p>When most people arrive in Peru its usually in Lima and then they make their way to Cusco to go to Machu …

South America

How to Plan an Indochina Tour in 2018 and 2019

Categories: Best OfTravelingBody: <b>Indochina</b>, which was originally termed Indo-China, consists of the countries in Southeast Asia now known as <b>Cambodia,</b> …

How to cover everything worth seeing in Cambodia in two weeks

Cambodia… Where to start? It’s one of my favorite travel destinations. A country with a terrible history. Cambodia might be a corrupted and poor …

National Parks

18 Places to Go in 2018

Christopher William Adach/Flickr<p>Wondering where to travel in 2018? We’ve got you covered.<p>It’s never easy to decide which destinations to feature in …

20 under-the-radar travel destinations to visit before they get too popular

Every year, the United Nations World Tourism Organization tracks travel trends to predict the newest up-and-coming destinations.<p>The organization tracks international visitors and presents information about which countries are spiking interest. And over the past year, some unlikely countries have …

The 25 places you need to visit in 2018, according to the world's top travel experts

The more you travel, the more you realise there's so much of the world still to discover.<p>In order to help you put together your 2018 travel bucket list, Business Insider asked the world's most esteemed travel experts — from the likes of Airbnb and Lonely Planet to independent bloggers and …